pathways to wellness

Let the Whole You Shine

The key to a healthy lifestyle is having the right choices to embrace the human spirit. That is why our innovative Pathways to Wellness program is at the heart of all we do at Cedarfield in Richmond, VA.

Pathways to Wellness empowers all our residents to reach their highest potential.

In our Pathways to Wellness Center, you can get your blood pumping in the spacious gym with areas for weight training and fitness classes. Make a splash in the Aquatic Center with a lap swim or exercise classes. Get in step in our aerobic studio. Even explore your artistic side in the creative arts studio, whether your chosen medium is watercolor, clay or glass.

Our dedicated team is here to help you get on your wellness journey from the moment you join us.

“The variety and uniqueness of choices developed by the team members are certainly challenging my stamina and my ability to prioritize! There is something exciting and enticing to do every day! I want to do everything!”
– Cedarfield Resident
Ten pathways to enrich your mind, body and spirit:
residents enjoying a fitness class together
Strength & Endurance

Cedarfield offers numerous opportunities to enhance your fitness level. From personal training and fitness classes to balance programs and water aerobics, Pathways to Wellness programs are a great way to keep you looking and feeling great!

residents painting on a canvas
Creative Expression

Even if you have never held a paintbrush or thrown a pot, we encourage artistic expression for all our residents through oil painting, woodworking, pottery, crafts and photography programs.

residents on their Ipad
Intellectual Growth

At Cedarfield, lifelong learning is a way of life. We offer stimulating group lectures, partnerships with local colleges and universities, museum trips, book clubs, computer classes and more to keep the mind healthy.

residents in a reading circle

Spiritual well-being is all about sharing in the journey of life. At Cedarfield, we celebrate all faiths through weekly worship services, healing services, Bible study groups, a lecture series and more.

residents enjoying a yoga class
Emotional Balance

Being emotionally well is more than just handling stress. It’s the ability to understand your feelings to cope with life’s challenges. At Cedarfield, you can achieve emotional balance through opportunities such as our resident support groups, yoga, tai chi, pet therapy and connections with nature.

Community Outreach

Many Cedarfield residents give back to the greater community by volunteering for causes important to them. You can also put your talents to work by serving on various committees and clubs, including our Resident Council, Knitters’ Group or Medical Escort Program.

Dining, Diet & Nutrition

We believe in nutritional foods to promote healthy eating habits for everyone through our renowned dining options. We also lend additional support with specific programs, like our popular cooking classes or “Ask an Expert” sessions.

resident playing card game
Social Connections

Social wellness is achieved through building healthy relationships, connecting with those around you and a support system that includes family and friends. At Cedarfield, we like to have fun and make it easy to stay connected throughout the community.

resident playing the piano
Brain Fitness

A healthy mind requires stimulating activities, creative endeavors, problem-solving and reasoning. At Cedarfield, intellectual wellness can be maintained and improved by regularly exercising the brain through stimulating endeavors such as piano lessons, Spanish classes, Jeopardy and word association games.

Residents Gardening

This pathway encompasses the many meanings of cultivation—gardening, environmental stewardship, developing new skills, following passions, nourishing friendships and more. Whether to create something or help someone, using your abilities provides a greater sense of purpose.