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Outstanding Service to Seniors Award awarded to William S. Massey of Peninsula Agency on Aging

Vernon Baker and Kathy Kammer presented the second annual Williamsburg Landing Outstanding Service to Seniors Award to William S. Massey, CEO of Peninsula Agency on Aging. Bill was actively involved in the startup of the Center for Excellence in Aging, established a branch of PAA in Williamsburg, served as an advisor to the local Senior Services Coalition, and has served hundreds of seniors and their families in the community.

Williamsburg Landing Hosts VHCA-VCAL: CMS Emergency Preparedness Regulations

Williamsburg Landing Hosts VHCA-VCAL:
CMS Emergency Preparedness Regulations

The Virginia Health Care (VHCA) - Virginia Center for Assisted Living (VCAL) Richmond & Tidewater Districts combined their first meeting of 2018 at Williamsburg Landing. The topic, "How to be Ready: CMS Emergency Preparedness Regulation", was presented by April Payne, LNHA, VP of Quality Improvement & Director of VCAL and Kelly Parker, Director of Emergency Preparedness, Virginia Hospital & Healthcare

Association.

 

Williamsburg Landing's Outstanding Service to Seniors Award

When Older Americans Month was established in 1963, only 17 million living Americans had reached their 65th birthday. About a third of older Americans lived in poverty and there were few programs to meet their needs. Interest in older Americans and their concerns grew. In April 1963, President John F. Kennedy and the National Council of Senior Citizens designated May as “Senior Citizens Month,” the prelude to “Older Americans Month.”

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Williamsburg Landing Memory Support & Adult Day Center

November 30, 2017 – Williamsburg, Virginia - The first section of Williamsburg Landing’s expansion project kicked off to a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony last night.  The new Memory Support Home with its lower level Adult Day Center responds to demonstrated needs of Williamsburg Landing residents and the senior community in Greater Williamsburg for more options and services.   

Williamsburg Landing Announces Nathan Yowell as the Healthcare Administrator

Vernon M. Baker, Executive Vice President/COO, has announced the appointment of Nathan Yowell as our new Healthcare Administrator. 

Nathan brings with him a strong administrative background, having managed a 130-bed skilled nursing facility at Heritage Hall in King George and a 145-bed skilled nursing facility at Heritage Hall in Nassawadox, Virginia.  Nathan loves working in this industry and prides himself on getting to know all of his teammates and the residents he serves. 

Are there exercises that can help those with Parkinson’s disease?

By Britnee Cason, Assistant Director of the William A. Doig Health Club and Spa

Recent advances in research have shown that exercise plays an important role in maintaining and improving the quality of life of a person living with Parkinson’s disease. Evidence- based exercise programs specifically for people with PD can be a very effective way of combating some of the symptoms of this movement disorder, such as slowness of movement and postural instability.

Vonnie Adams, RN, BSN, Director of Assisted Living


Williamsburg Landing is pleased to announce that Vonnie Adams, RN, BSN, our Director of Assisted Living, has earned her Assisted Living Administrator's License. 

Vonnie earned her Nursing degree from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA. Before coming to Williamsburg Landing in March of 2016, Vonnie worked as Nurse Manager for Riverside Regional Medical Center in Newport News, VA for over 16 years.

Congratulations Vonnie!

5K for The Arc of Greater Williamsburg

Join us on our campus for the 8th Annual 5K for The Arc of Greater Williamsburg on October 7th! Register today online at thearcgw.org

Gifting Smart, Gifting Well

National Adult Day Services Week is this week, September 17th-23rd. As we get closer to the opening of Williamsburg Landing Adult Day Center in early 2018, our Senior Director of Development, Sally Wolfe, has created a guide on how to give well.

Like so many things in life, there is an art to philanthropy. “But”, you say, “I’m not a philanthropist!” I bet you are! I bet there are many causes you support. Have you made a gift to your church or your college? Maybe you’ve donated to the American Cancer Society or the Salvation Army? If so, you are a philanthropist!

Williamsburg Landing Appoints Nate Myers Executive Chef

Michael Gaudreau, Director of Culinary Services at Williamsburg Landing, has announced the appointment of Nate Myers as the new Executive Chef.  Prior to joining Williamsburg Landing’s Culinary Services team, Nate was the Executive Chef/Owner of Nate’s Trick Dog Café in Irvington, Virginia for eight years. He also is the owner of Chesapeake Bay Chip Company in Kilmarnock, Virginia which he founded in 2014.

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