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10 Tips for a Safe Summer

Take a look at the forecast for the summer, and you’ll see that most days are projected to be well over 90 degrees. According to the Center for Disease Control, almost 40% of heat related fatalities in the United States from 2004-2018 were among individuals 65 years or older. As we age, our bodies become […]

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Welcome to Commonwealth Senior Living at the Eastern Shore

Watch a short video about life at Commonwealth Senior Living at the Eastern Shore.

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Welcome to Commonwealth Senior Living at Churchland House

Watch a short video about life at Commonwealth Senior Living at Churchland House.

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The Longest Day

Each year during Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month in June, we celebrate the Longest Day. This day always occurs on the summer solstice, or the longest day of sunshine during the calendar year. We are excited that there is so much passionate research around Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias being done as well as the personalized […]

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Traveling the World with MyndVR

At Commonwealth Senior Living, just as Paula Harder, Vice President of Resident Programs, says, “A really big part of our company culture is focusing on how much joy can we give our residents on any given day.” Imagine being able to revisit the street you played on as a child from the comfort of your […]

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Recipe from Chef Andre: Hot & Spicy Grilled Salmon Lettuce Wraps

Chef Andre of Commonwealth Senior Living at Gloucester House made a visit to Virginia This Morning on CBS 6 to share his recipe for Hot & Spicy Grilled Salmon Lettuce Wraps! This delicious recipe combines our home grown greens from our Babylon Micro-Farms with fresh seafood from our Today from the Bay program. The result […]

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Life at Commonwealth Senior Living at Christiansburg

Commonwealth Senior Living is proud to serve our residents and their families in Christiansburg, Virginia. Our community offers both Assisted Living with three different floorplan options, and Memory Care, with two different floorplan options, allowing our residents to age in place. This means that while an individual’s care needs may change, their home, hobbies, and […]

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Preparing to Visit Senior Living Communities

As we discussed previously, there are several signs that a loved one is not getting the support they deserve and starting that conversation is best when you’ve already researched options in the area.  It’s best to start preparing a plan for the future you both would feel comfortable with now rather than being forced to […]

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Starting the Conversation: How to Talk About Adding Support 

June 2022  We understand starting the conversation about adding support may be intimidating, but we want you to know you are not alone. Remember that you have an army of supporters and people like us who are available to assist you on your journey. Don’t get us wrong, it will not be easy. You may […]

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Life at Commonwealth Senior Living at Cedar Bluff

Commonwealth Senior Living at Cedar Bluff not only offers our residents a wide variety of amenities and engaging activities within our doors, but also a stunning view of the Appalachian Mountains. And though the community is nestled in a serene setting, its location allows easy access to Clinh Valley Medical Center and Clinch Valley Urgent […]

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