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COVID-19 Communications Hub

Fast Facts As of May 22, no residents have tested positive for COVID-19. On March 3, The Glebe issued a memo to all residents, staff, families and vendors that outlined the procedures the company implemented to keep residents safe. At that time, The Glebe mandated that all visitors and staff be screened before entry into …

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Hidden Costs of Rental Communities

If you search online for “senior living communities near me,” you’ll undoubtedly find many different types of housing options available. The differences between them can be considerable, so it’s worth making sure you understand exactly what you’re getting with each to make an informed choice. Rental communities are a popular pick, and not coincidentally, often …

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May 4: COVID-19 Update

As an organization and community, The Glebe is an active member and partner of LeadingAge, an association supporting not-for-profit senior living providers, such as continuing care retirement communities, skilled nursing, assisted living and other older adult or senior living service types.  The mission of LeadingAge is to be the trusted voice of aging. The Glebe …

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April 22: COVID-19 Update

The pandemic and COVID-19 are all it seems we can talk about these days. Please know that you are not alone if you feel anxious or overwhelmed. I wanted to take a moment, however, and focus on some positive things in these trying times. Until this pandemic is over, The Glebe staff and I will …

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Going the Extra Mile: LifeSpire Delivers PPE

It takes five hours roundtrip to drive from the LifeSpire home office to the front entrance at The Glebe. On April 21, Vice President of the VBH Foundation Jodi Leonard made that trek to deliver much-needed supplies to her fellow team members in Daleville. She dropped off hundreds of face shields, hair covers, goggles, N95 …

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LifeSpire Works to Protect Front Line Team Members

As team members at The Glebe work diligently to prevent the spread of COVID-19, LifeSpire of Virginia continues its efforts to protect our colleagues on the front lines. A large shipment of face shields was delivered to the corporate office on April 17. Additional N95 respirators, surgical masks and gowns were also delivered. The personal …

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The Glebe Is Hiring Workers Displaced By COVID-19

One month ago today, President Donald Trump declared a national emergency as a result of COVID-19. Not long after, Gov, Ralph Northam issued an executive order mandating the closure of non-essential brick-and-mortar businesses that can’t ensure social distancing. These actions, while necessary to help stop the spread of the virus, have left many without a …

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April 10: COVID-19 Update

In last week’s update, we outlined the Governor’s Executive Order for all Virginians to “house in place” and stay home. This action is unprecedented in our state and signifies the seriousness of COVID-19. This week, I want share startling information about an outbreak in a Richmond area nursing and rehabilitative community that was recently mentioned …

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LifeSpire Delivers 4,400 Masks to The Glebe

On April 7, LifeSpire obtained 8,000 N95 respirators for distribution to caregivers in the assisted living, memory care and health care areas at each community as well as 9,600 surgical masks for all other staff to use. Two thousand respirators and 2,400 masks were delivered to The Glebe on April 8 to supplement the personal …

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What is Life Care?

The dream of an ideal retirement is closer than you could imagine thanks to Life Care. You may be asking, “What is Life Care?” In short, it’s complete peace of mind for seniors and their loved ones. One of the worries many people have about aging is what happens if they get sick. Will they …

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