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2015

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Cedarfield Cases of Love Suitcase Drive
December 18, 2015

How many pieces of luggage do YOU have in your garage or attic? Is there a Barbie or Spiderman backpack hidden in a closet, long forgotten by your child, never to be used again? How can these items be put to good use once more? It’s called Cases of Love. Through the month of November, …

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Giving Back to the Community
December 3, 2015

Driven 2 Destiny Outreach Center is a non-profit providing outreach and resources to people and families experiencing temporary set-backs due to unemployment, illness or other life-changing events. The center provides vocational training, parenting classes and more. They also offer Christmas Camps that give children a safe place to spend the day when school is closed …

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Congratulations Cedarfield Team – Walk to End Alzheimer’s 2015
November 23, 2015

It was a rainy November day for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s this year, but Cedarfield residents, staff, family members and volunteers showed up strong to represent the community. The Cedarfield Team came in 2nd place for fundraising, topping off at $15,000. This total includes all resident contributions, staff fundraising, yard sale proceeds, purple sneaker …

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Cedarfield Veterans Honored
November 13, 2015

Over 85 of Cedarfield’s resident veterans were honored during the Veteran’s Day Celebration on November 11, 2015. The Henrico High School ROTC presented the colors before Cedarfield welcomed Capt. John F. Meier, first commanding officer of the USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), as the guest speaker. The USS Gerald R. Ford is the Navy’s …

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Active Aging Week
October 15, 2015

Cedarfield residents recently celebrated “Active Aging Week,” by participating in new and creative forms of exercise. Zumba, line dance and a special belly dance class were all big hits! Wellness and Leisure hosted a friendly competition during the week to encourage the community to engage in different classes and activities.

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Second Childhood
July 29, 2015

Cedarfield’s very own resident, Martha Newell, is living her second childhood at 93 years old. With the help of her American Girl Doll, Samantha, she has created over 150 outfits for her great-granddaughters’ dolls. Read her extraordinary story from the Richmond Times Dispatch here.

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Person-Centered Care: Exactly What is It?
July 8, 2015

A lot of talk is going around these days about person-centered care. Its not a new concept, but one that has been slow to take off, especially in nursing homes. Person-centered care focuses on the individual needs and desires of each resident, rather than institutional processes designed after hospital models, with strict schedules and no …

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Happy Fourth of July
July 3, 2015

A Happy 4th from all of us at the Hermitage Cedarfield

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Blood Drive Success
July 2, 2015

Cedarfield hosted its third annual blood drive this past week, in collaboration with Virginia Blood Services. Over 15 residents and employees participated in the drive. Thanks to our participants, Cedarfield was able to donate enough blood to save up to 45 people within the Richmond community.

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From Cedarfield Dietician
June 17, 2015

As the temperatures rise, so does your body’s need for water! To keep it functioning normally and to prevent dehydration, you body needs an ongoing water supply throughout the day – especially in extreme temperatures like we have experienced lately. -Drink up. If you’re thirsty, your body has already started to become dehydrated. Drink water …

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