The Glebe Continuing Care Retirement Community blog

Information and stories about life at The Glebe are added regularly.

New information is added regularly to our blog. Updates on our community and other interesting stories that relate to the active senior lifestyle are shared here.


Not Too Big, Not Too Small … Cottage Living is Just Right

For independent seniors looking to downsize from their large family home, cottages are great options. These bright and spacious residences offer the privacy of a home, without the daunting worry of maintenance. The staff at The Glebe can take care of any issue with your home no matter how big or small. Speaking of big […]

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One Secret to Healthy Aging

Everyone knows that eating right and getting plenty of exercise are important parts of wellness, but the key to healthy aging may be more than what you do — but who you’re with. Socialization is a valuable part of staying healthy and well, and at The Glebe you’ll find a supportive, close-knit community. Each month, […]

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Order Up! Get Your Fill of Wellness at The Glebe.

Resident wellness is an important part of The Glebe lifestyle. Each and every aspect of our community — amenities, fitness, care, residences, dining — are designed to support your health and well-being. New improvements to our dining program enhance not only the experience of eating at The Glebe, but the nutritional benefits as well. Enjoy […]

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It’s Nice to Be Part of a Family

The Glebe is one member of a multi-community corporate family known as LifeSpire of Virginia. Based in Richmond, Virginia, LifeSpire operates four Continuing Care Retirement Communities throughout the state: The Chesapeake in Newport News, The Culpeper in Culpeper, The Glebe in Daleville, and Lakewood in Richmond. As a faith-based nonprofit, LifeSpire has served Virginia’s seniors […]

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Add More Life to Your Years at The Glebe

At The Glebe, life feels younger with so much to enjoy — the scenery, the amenities, the social life, and more. We are also a Life Care Community. This means residents can invest in the best care for their future, today, and live with peace of mind that their needs will always be taken care […]

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Get In the Loop with the Circle of Friends

You already know you love The Glebe — but maybe the home you want is not yet available. That’s why we’ve created the Circle of Friends where you can enjoy the benefits of retirement and become a member of this priority group. You’ll join our waitlist and get first access to your desired apartment, and you’ll […]

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The Glebe and Lakewood named ‘Best Nursing Homes’

By Ann Lovell RICHMOND, Virginia—Two LifeSpire of Virginia continuing care retirement communities recently received the distinction of “Best Nursing Home” by U.S. News & World Report. Lakewood in Richmond’s West End and The Glebe in Daleville were two of 38 retirement communities in Virginia — out of slightly more than 2,000 nationwide — that received […]

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Compare us with other CCRCs

Choosing a continuing care retirement community is one of the most important decisions you will ever make, and knowing and comparing your options is an important part of the selection process. “Where you live matters,” a website sponsored by the American Seniors Housing Association, has developed a CCRC visit checklist to help you identify the […]

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Make Connections with the Circle of Friends

When you join The Glebe’s Circle of Friends program, you not only get the opportunity to make new friendships, but you gain some of the privileges and benefits that come with the lifestyle of The Glebe. Joining the future residency list is just the beginning. While you get a head start on planning your ideal […]

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The Glebe: A Success Story

The Glebe’s road to financial success was paved with challenges, but with hard work and faith, The Glebe overcame these adversities.  Today The Glebe is proud to report a flourishing community with strong leadership and residents from throughout Virginia, Maryland and other states from around the county. This success story is one of a community […]

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