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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…

Introducing our new Executive Director

April 24, 2017

Upon the announcement of Nancy Brechtelsbauer’s retirement in December of 2016, the search for a new Cedarfield executive director was launched. After several months of searching, Virginia United Methodist Homes, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Shaw to the position starting April 2017. Shaw brings seventeen years of senior living experience to …Read More…

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, …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…

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.