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The Glebe Hosts Mother’s Day Tea

Residents and their family members gathered on May 5 to celebrate the community’s mothers, grandmothers and great-grandmothers. The Glebe’s team commemorated Mother’s Day weekend early with a tea party. The event featured pianist Al Broholm who played beautifully on the grand piano. Executive Chef Amy Gray created a delicious spread of petite pimento cheese, chicken …

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How the Walkability of Our Neighborhood Will Change Your Life

We’re always looking for ways to improve our quality of life. It can be tough to remain active when you feel like you’re stuck sitting inside, or need to drive to any activities. Walkable neighborhoods solve that problem, and provide engagement and activity, literally steps from your home! What makes a neighborhood walkable? Walkable neighborhoods …

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How Using Storage Can Help You Downsize On Your Timeline

Often, just the idea of downsizing can ruin a well-thought-out plan for moving into senior living. At The Glebe, we understand how stressful it can be to make a change that affects your daily environment, your memories, and your sense of home. Going through things you’ve collected throughout your life is something that needs to …

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Carole Edwards and Friends Perform 49th Annual Piano Concerts

Carole Edwards and Friends presented its 49th annual concert at The Glebe on Friday, April 1, and Saturday, April 2, at 2 p.m. This popular piano ensemble began in New York in 1974 where Carole performed professionally with her ensemble for 20 years. Following a move to Virginia, Carole’s concerts continued for 12 years at …

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The Glebe Honors 2020, 2021 VBHFoundation Influencers

Residents at The Glebe gathered in December to honor and celebrate both the Virginia Baptist Homes (VBH) Foundation 2020 Influencer, Pam Renga, and the 2021 Influencer, Carole Edwards. Because of the pandemic in 2020, the Foundation team did not have the opportunity to join in fellowship to honor Pam, so the 2021 event was a …

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Glebe Resident Linda Gast Takes Fitness the Extra Mile

It is 4 a.m. and Linda Gast is in The Glebe’s fitness room warming up. After an hour of stretching, she heads out for her daily morning walk, what she calls a “jumpstart.” “I’m not a cold weather person, but I’m challenging myself. I’m finding that I must get out and smell the fresh air …

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Writing Your Memoir: A How-To Guide for Seniors

Have you thought about leaving something of value behind for the people you love? Something even more personal than your personal assets? You might want to consider writing a memoir. You don’t have to be a professional writer or someone with connections in publishing. In fact, if you don’t try to be a “writer” and …

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February 7: COVID-19 Update

The Glebe’s leadership team appreciates your patience and understanding as COVID-19 cases are identified in the community. Please know we are doing all we can to keep you healthy and safe. New Positive Results to Report Are as Follows: One healthcare team member identified on February 7. The COVID-19 positive team member is quarantined at …

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January 24: COVID-19 Update

The Glebe’s leadership team appreciates your vigilance and support as COVID-19 cases are identified in the community. Please know we are doing all we can to keep you healthy and safe. New Positive Results to Report Are as Follows:• One environmental services team member who last worked on January 21. The positive case was identified …

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