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Want to hear from our residents, team members, and leadership? Catch up on life at Cedarfield through our blog! Learn more from resident stories, the desk of our leadership team, or updates on community-wide efforts of changes.

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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.

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…

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.

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…

Litte Penguin Jumpers

April 1, 2015

The Cedarfield Knitter Group is currently participating in Nature Abounds™ Knitters for Nature’s Critters™ program, by knitting jumpers for Little Penguins (also known as Little Blue or Blue Penguins). The Little Penguins are the first animal recipient through this program, in which the goals are: To help the Little Blue Penguins themselves in their time …Read More…