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COVID-19 Communications Hub

Community Contacts If you have questions or concerns, please reach out to the community’s administrator of health care: The Chesapeake Barbara Jackson-Ingram – 757-223-1677 The Culpeper Jim Jacobsen – 540-321-1301 The Glebe Ellen D’Ardenne – 540-591-2104 Lakewood Felicity Wood – 804-521-9151 Lakewood At Home Tammy Mackey – 804-521-9243 Questions may be submitted via email at… Read more

LifeSpire Names New Corporate Controller

The LifeSpire management team is pleased to announce that Christine Moran was recently named the organization’s corporate controller. She has more than 25 years of experience in all aspects of accounting information, production, compliance and management. In this role, she will lead LifeSpire’s accounting team, monitor, manage the company’s cash position and its nonprofit foundation’s… Read more

LifeSpire Issues Post-Vaccine Guidance

The LifeSpire community teams are excited to share the COVID-19 vaccination clinics have been successful and work continues to ensure residents and team members are vaccinated. LifeSpire’s team members, families and residents should be tremendously proud of how the communities have rallied together, collaboratively, to fight the worst health crisis in a generation. The extended… Read more

LifeSpire Names New Lakewood Executive Director

The LifeSpire management team is pleased to announce that Heather Crumbaugh was recently named executive director of Lakewood Retirement Community, effective March 8. She has more than 15 years of experience in all aspects of senior living, including improving operational efficiencies and outcomes, team and census building, strategic planning and project management. Crumbaugh most recently… Read more

LifeSpire Welcomes Four New Trustees to Its Board

LifeSpire of Virginia is pleased to welcome four new members to its Board of Trustees. Sharon Brooks, John Jung, Jr., Pamela Parsons and John Poma officially joined the board on January 1. With more than 30 years of experience senior living, Brooks’ areas of expertise include market strategy, advertising, sales, consumer research and development planning…. Read more

Turkey Time: LifeSpire Team Members Hand Out Turkeys

On December 9, 15 and 16, members of the LifeSpire team braved the cold temperatures, snow, rain and, of course, sunshine to distribute turkeys to every LifeSpire team member. In total, 356 gobblers were given to each and every member of the team at Lakewood, 200 at The Glebe, 288 at The Chesapeake and 196… Read more

COVID Vaccine Update

The Federal Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the vaccine for COVID-19. As senior care providers, all of LifeSpire’s communities are on the list to be one of the first areas serviced by CVS and Walgreens clinics to vaccinate residents and team members through a federal partnership. There is still information pending from the Virginia Department… Read more

Glebe Residents Express Gratitude This Thanksgiving

The ongoing pandemic has forced all of LifeSpire’s teams to get creative when it comes to connecting residents with their loved ones. Because many residents at The Glebe will not be able to celebrate in person this Thanksgiving, they were given the opportunity to record video greetings for family members to express gratitude for their… Read more

Update on the Governor’s Nov. 13 Executive Order

Earlier this month, LifeSpire’s leadership team released communications regarding precautions for holiday celebrations for the safety of residents, families and team members. The previous memos stated that plans might need to change based on regulations and recommendations from various governing agencies. The governor released new guidance, which we would like to share with you. On… Read more

LifeSpire Hosts Statewide Opportunity Expo

On November 10 – 12, LifeSpire’s talent management team hosted its first ever statewide Opportunity Expo with a goal of filling dozens of positions. Careers available included everything from certified nursing assistants and licensed practical nurses to cooks and transportation team members. Over the course of the two-day talent search, organizers of the event were… Read more