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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.

Williamsburg Landing Appoints Debbie Whybra Director of Adult Day Services

Greg Storer, President and CEO of Williamsburg Landing, has announced the appointment of Debbie Whybra, BSW as the Director of Adult Day Services. Williamsburg Landing’s expansion project includes the addition of a new wellness Adult Day program, the first of its kind in Williamsburg, which will be open to the general public. The program is anticipated to open in January 2018.

All your questions about downsizing … answered!

Thinking about downsizing? Overwhelmed by all of your stuff? One of our local organizing and downsizing companies, Arange, can answer all of your questions on the downsizing process.

At some point in life, almost everyone goes through the process of moving from a larger home to one with a bit less space. Despite that, there is very little information about how to get it done. So many questions with so few answers. So, we’re sharing some of the most common questions we hear with the answers we’ve developed after helping hundreds of families here in Hampton Roads.

2017 National Mature Media Awards

Williamsburg Landing’s resident website won a Gold Award in the 2017 National Mature Media Awards. Residents at Williamsburg Landing are able to utilize this website to make dining reservations, view activities and fitness calendars, stay up to date on community news, and much more.

Williamsburg Landing Expansion Update

2017 LeadingAge Virginia Virtual Art Show

Amongst their busy schedules, many of our residents spend their time creating artwork in a variety of mediums. Whether it be photography, woodworking, knitting, or even ceramics, our residents take great pride in the pieces that they create. Each year, LeadingAge Virginia holds a virtual art show that residents are able to submit artwork in three categories: Photography, Painting and Mixed Media (Quilting, Sculptures, etc.). This year we had five residents participate, and ten pieces of artwork submitted in a variety of mediums.