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Now hiring: Corporate Director of Communications

QUALIFICATIONS: LifeSpire of Virginia is currently recruiting for a Corporate Director of Communications.  This person will be responsible for coordinating and implementing a communications and public relations plan for external and internal communications and will serve as the primary liaison between LifeSpire communities and the media.  Key qualifications and duties for this position are: Bachelor’s… Read more

Just Keep Singing: Music And Dementia

By Ann Lovell Bernice Thomas* sits down at the piano. Her hair is professionally styled, as always, and her pink blouse gives her skin a healthy glow. Her smile is infectious. “What do you want me to play?” she asks. “Play a hymn,” her daughter encourages. “Play ‘Jesus loves me.’” Thomas thinks for a moment…. Read more

Averett University And Lifespire Sign Partnership Agreement

RICHMOND, Va. — Averett University and LifeSpire of Virginia launched the first-ever educational partnership for LifeSpire in a ceremony June 7 at Lakewood, a LifeSpire of Virginia continuing care retirement community in Richmond’s west end. Averett University President Tiffany Franks and LifeSpire of Virginia’s President and CEO Jonathan Cook signed an agreement that includes a three-pronged… Read more

Lifespire Welcomes Tiffany Flora As Corporate Controller

By Ann Lovell RICHMOND, Virginia—LifeSpire of Virginia recently named Tiffany Flora as the organization’s Corporate Controller. In this role, Flora leads LifeSpire’s accounting team and is responsible for all aspects of accounting information, production, compliance and management pertaining to LifeSpire and its affiliates. In addition, she monitors and manages the company’s cash position and its nonprofit… Read more

Now Hiring: Corporate Director Of Construction Management

LifeSpire of Virginia is seeking a Corporate Director of Construction Management to lead and manage the construction and renovation projects of our organization. The Corporate Director of Construction Management directly supervises all major construction and renovation projects and works closely with the CEO, CFO and Executive Directors at each community. This person will be responsible… Read more

Lakewood At Home Offers New Choice For Seniors In The Richmond, Virginia, Area

By Ann Lovell RICHMOND, Virginia—Today it’s called creative disruption. In the 90s it would have been known as a paradigm shift. Whatever terminology you use, Lakewood at Home is changing the landscape of senior living in the Richmond area. Hilton and Margaret Almond are charter members of Lakewood at Home. They have lived in their… Read more

Growth Opportunity: Associate Administrator (AIT)

LifeSpire of Virginia, a multi-campus premier provider of senior living services throughout Virginia, is seeking a dynamic, energetic individual who desires to grow professionally with us by becoming a leader in the senior living industry. Through our leadership development program, you will grow as both a leader and professional, becoming a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator… Read more

Now Hiring: Corporate Controller

April 16, 2019 The LifeSpire of Virginia home office is currently recruiting for a full-time Corporate Controller to help lead the home office accounting team. This important financial management position reports to the Chief Financial Officer, and is responsible for all aspects of accounting information, production, compliance, and management pertaining to LifeSpire and its affiliates. … Read more

Markwith Named Chief Financial Officer

By Ann Lovell RICHMOND, Virginia—LifeSpire of Virginia, which manages four continuing care retirement communities throughout Virginia and Lakewood at Home, a membership-based program for seniors in Richmond, is pleased to announce that Chris Markwith has been selected as the organization’s Chief Financial Officer. In this role, Markwith will be responsible for directing overall financial operations… Read more

Now Hiring: Staff Accountant

LifeSpire of Virginia is currently recruiting for a full-time staff accountant to support its home office accounting team. This position is responsible for assisting the corporate controller and chief financial officer in maintaining accounting/financial information and systems required for the timely production of accurate financial statements and other financial reports. This position also supports LifeSpire… Read more