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COVID-19 Communications Hub

These interventions include, but are not limited to: Screening all individuals who enter the community Temperature screening terminals are in place throughout the community Ongoing education for team members and residents regarding infection control practices Appropriate cleaning and disinfecting, particularly for common areas, shared spaces and high-touch surfaces Wearing facemasks for everyone, except during dining …

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Flash Mob Breaks Out in the Alleghany Dining Room

Every other Saturday, residents at The Glebe gather for a resident-run series titled, “Saturday Matinee.” The popular, well-attended event features a playlist of YouTube videos for resident enjoyment. At a recent gathering, the playlist featured videos of flash mobs—large, public gatherings at which people perform an unusual or seemingly random act and then disperse. Many …

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VBH Foundation Accepting 2021 Scholarship Applications

The Virginia Baptist Homes (VBH) Foundation team is pleased to announce that the application period for this year’s tuition reimbursements and educational scholarships is now open. This financial aid is made available through the Foundation’s Employee Education Fund. Eligible team members include current full-time or part-time team members at The Glebe—or the child or grandchild …

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The Glebe Hosts Annual Carole Edwards Piano Concert

On March 20 and 21, dozens gathered for the 48th annual Carole Edwards and Friends Piano Ensemble Concert. The event marked the 16th held at The Glebe. The ensemble includes Jackie Werb, Deanne Vance, Erica Sipes and Glebe residents Shirley Fike and Carole Edwards. The concert began with a rendition of the “Star Spangled Banner” …

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Early Signs of Dementia

Early Signs of Dementia While Alzheimer’s disease accounts for 60%-80% of dementia cases, dementia isn’t a single disease but actually a wide range of specific medical conditions. The different signs of dementia are associated with brain cell damage in particular regions of the brain and can be severe enough to impair daily life and independent …

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The Glebe Hires New Clinic, Home Care Nurse Manager

The Glebe’s leadership team is pleased to introduce Gigi Mulhauser as the community’s new clinic and home care nurse manager. Mulhauser joins the team from KinergyCare, where she served as a nurse manager providing chronic care and disease management to multiple federally qualified health centers.  Mulhauser has work in various levels of nursing, nurse management …

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The Glebe Names New Director of Health Services

The Glebe’s leadership team is pleased to announce the promotion of Stephanie Clower to the position of director of health services. Clower will oversee all clinical and licensed areas of the community, including healthcare, assisted living, memory support, the clinic and home health. Clower joined The Glebe’s team as director of nursing in January 2017. …

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Is Long-Term Care Necessary for Your Loved One?

The phrase “long-term care” can be used to describe a variety of services, including simple assistance for older adults or more intensive services for those with a chronic illness, injury or disability who cannot care for themselves.   For the purposes of this article, we’ll focus on the former: Assisted Living for older adults. Your parent …

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Visitation and Community Life Update

The Glebe hosted three COVID-19 vaccine clinics in the past two months. As a result, approximately 96% of residents in all levels of care and 40% of team members are fully vaccinated—which, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) means two weeks has passed since receiving the last required dose. Because of …

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LifeSpire Issues Guidance on New CDC Mask Use Protocol

LifeSpire of Virginia’s priority continues to be serving residents in a safe manner while re-engaging and reconnecting those served to each other and to those outside of our communities. LifeSpire community teams evaluate and adjust operations frequently based on new information and data received from various agencies, experts and consultants. We continue with steps to …

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