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Cedarfield Celebrates Mission

April 11, 2018

By Michael Shaw Executive Director Think about those brands that you purchase from over and over, even when there are cheaper options out there. Do you usually fly on a particular airline? Do you buy your coffee from the same place every morning? Do you recommend a specific restaurant whenever out-of-towners ask for suggestions? Have …Read More…

Snow at Cedarfield

January 31, 2018

This month, Richmond, VA had several snow days, but the roads and sidewalks stayed clear here at Cedarfield. Thanks to our wonderful team, a little snow didn’t stop us. Cedarfield residents are able to resume their day to day. Our dining venues even deliver to-go orders to our cottage residents so they can enjoy the …Read More…

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 …Read More…

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.

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.

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 …Read More…

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 …Read More…

Pathways to Wellness

June 15, 2015

How would you describe “wellness?” A healthy lifestyle, good nutrition, daily exercise and adequate sleep are foundations for continued good health. Managing stress, keeping your mind active, tapping into your creative side – these components also define wellness. Cedarfield introduced a new initiative in November titled Pathways to Wellness which includes nine components: strength and …Read More…