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.


Tips for Retirement Downsizing

8/21/17 One of the main reasons older adults put off downsizing or moving to a retirement community is the need to deal with all the “stuff” they’ve accumulated over the years. Yet, if done right, the process of downsizing may not be as daunting as you think. It may even be enjoyable — even refreshing. […]

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NOW HIRING: Executive Director of The Glebe

08/17/18 RICHMOND, Virginia—LifeSpire of Virginia is seeking to hire an executive director for The Glebe, a not-for-profit life plan community in Daleville, Virginia. The Glebe is one of four communities owned and operated by LifeSpire of Virginia, based in Richmond, Virginia. The Glebe currently consists of 154 independent living apartments/cottages, 32 assisted living beds, and 32 […]

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Botetourt County High School ‘KidWind’ champions visit The Glebe

08/14/17 By Vanessa Houston The Botetourt County high school engineering team, “Off the Grid,” had a meet and greet August 1 at The Glebe, a LifeSpire of Virginia continuing care retirement community. The team brought their award-winning turbine model and shared with The Glebe’s residents the process of creating and building the design as well […]

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The Glebe celebrates National Senior Health & Fitness Day®

06/13/17 DALEVILLE, Virginia —The Glebe, a LifeSpire of Virginia continuing care retirement community in Daleville, joined an estimated 1,000 local groups to celebrate the 24th Annual National Senior Health & Fitness Day (NSHFD) May 31. More than 80 attendees at The Glebe joined with an estimated 100,000 seniors across the country to promote active, healthy […]

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The Glebe to host June 27 performance of ‘The Jungle Book’

DALEVILLE, Virginia—The Glebe, a LifeSpire of Virginia continuing care retirement community in Daleville, is pleased to host Mill Mountain Theatre’s production of “The Jungle Book” June 27 at 11 a.m. The short play, based on the classic stories by Rudyard Kipling, is Mill Mountain Theatre’s summer outreach production, which features the 2017 summer apprentice company. […]

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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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