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November 22: Visitation Update

The Glebe Visitation Update As the holiday season approaches, The Glebe’s leadership team is pleased to announce that our community will now allow indoor visitation and for all residents—including assisted living, memory support and healthcare. The community will no longer limit the frequency or length of visits for residents, the number of visitors or require …

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What are Smart Homes at The Glebe Senior Living Community

LifeSmart Available at The Glebe At The Glebe, maintenance-free independent living is just the beginning. Today, seniors can enjoy our LifeSmart technology in their new independent living senior apartment or cottage. Our smart home features include: Google Nest Learning Thermostat and One Nest Temperature Sensor 3 Wyze Smart Bulbs 3 Wyze Smart Outlets 8-inch Alexa …

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November 3: Community Update

LifeSpire Announces New COO, Tracy Jennings to Begin December 2021: Jonathan Cook, LifeSpire of Virginia president and CEO, announced Tracey Jennings as the organization’s chosen chief operating officer. Tracy will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of the five LifeSpire communities.  Tracey has 20 years of leadership experience in senior living and health care. Tracy …

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Golf, Cornhole Tournament Winners Announced

The 4th annual Glebe Memorial Green Short Game and Cornhole Tournament took place October 22–23. The Virginia Baptist Homes (VBH) Foundation is excited to announce that participants raised a total of $7,800—a record-breaking amount—for The Glebe Endowed Fund for Benevolence. Gifts to this fund are invested and grown, with earnings used to support the current …

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October 26: Community Update

Vaccine / Booster Update: On Friday, October 22, The Glebe hosted Michael’s Pharmacy for a COVID booster clinic. Approximately 151 independent living residents, 55 licensed area residents and 50 team members received a vaccine or booster. The booster clinical, coupled with the vaccine mandate, will positively impact efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID within …

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Introducing the New Director of Marketing and Sales

The Glebe’s leadership team is pleased to announce that Shelli Schinkus has been selected as the community’s new director of sales and marketing. Shelli will assume responsibility for daily operations and oversight of the sales and marketing department, supporting the current sales and marketing team, actively marketing current apartments and cottages and pre-marketing for The …

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Did You Know Senior Living Communities like The Glebe Allow Pets?

It’s no wonder everyone from babies to seniors loves dogs. They provide unconditional love and acceptance. They can help keep us active and are a great way to meet new people. So if you’re considering a move to an Independent Living community and want to bring your furry friend, you can. That’s because many communities …

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October 14: COVID-19 Update

Independent Living Update: In the October 6th community update we announced that all resident tests results in Independent Living were negative, therefore we resumed normal operating hours in the Alleghany Dining Room and the Depot Café. Based on recent discussion with LifeSpire VP of Clinical Services, Paula Bolton and input from our sister communities, residents …

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October 6: COVID-19 Update

Independent Living Testing Update: Last week we began testing individuals residing in Independent Living who had possible direct exposure to COVID 19. Today, we are happy to report that everyone tested negative and remains healthy.  Beginning Thursday, October 7th the Alleghany Dining Room and the Depot Café will resume normal operating hours. We are still …

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September 30: COVID-19 Update

The Glebe COVID-19 Update September 2021 Last week, The Glebe updated residents regarding positive test results of residents residing in Assisted Living community after baseline testing was conducted due to a team member testing positive for COVID-19. Response to those positive test results included the following: Contact tracing and testing of individuals that may have …

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