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The Glebe Urges Its Community Members to Get Vaccinated

Vaccination rates amongst independent living residents at The Glebe are at 94% or above, while the rates amongst licensed areas are at 85% or higher. These numbers have lagged a bit for team members. Until the community reaches 100% vaccination for all team members and residents, The Glebe’s leadership team will continue to provide resources, …

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Best Immune Boosters for Seniors

9 Tips to Help Seniors Boost Their Immune System Our immune system protects us from illness and infection. Bacteria, viruses, toxins, cancer cells, and other potentially harmful substances in the body are destroyed by white blood cells and other leukocytes manufactured by the immune system. It’s a vital role, and when the immune system is …

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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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New Visitation, Community Life Guidance

On April 27, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services updated guidance for long-term care communities in response to COVID-19 vaccinations. The following key changes have been made: Residents and visitors may visit without distancing and masks if alone in the resident’s room and the resident and visitor are …

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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 Senior Living Community. 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 …

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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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