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COVID-19 Communications Hub

Screening all individuals who enter the community Temperature screening terminals are in place throughout the community Ongoing education for team members and residents regarding infection control practices Appropriate cleaning and disinfecting, particularly for common areas, shared spaces and high-touch surfaces Wearing facemasks for everyone on campus, except during dining Residents, team members and visitors are …

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Healthcare Visitation to Resume on March 1

The Lakewood leadership team is pleased to report that healthcare residents will now be able to welcome visitors, effective Monday, March 1. This exciting news comes as the COVID-19 positivity rate for Henrico County dropped below 10% this week and baseline testing resulted in all negative tests for the past two weeks. These two standards …

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Re-opening Guidelines for Assisted Living, Memory Support

Based on the resident vaccination rate and period of consistently having nopositive COVID-19 cases within assisted living, we have determined that it isappropriate to re-visit certain reopening guidelines. The following guidelines are effective Wednesday, February 24, 2021. Assisted Living Visitor Guidelines: Residents are limited to one scheduled visit per week from a family member or …

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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 …

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Lakewood to Re-Open Healthcare Salon

The Lakewood management team is excited to share that the salon for healthcare residents will re-open soon. The Shear Style Salon on the third floor of the Health Services Building (HSB) will open its doors on February 23. The salon hours will be Tuesday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 4 p.m. Appointments are required. Residents …

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Lakewood Names New Executive Director

The Lakewood management team is pleased to announce that Heather Crumbaugh was recently named executive director, 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 served as the regional …

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Alzheimer’s Association to Host Virtual Sessions for Lakewood Community

Lakewood’s team is pleased to announce it is teaming up with the Greater Richmond Alzheimer’s Association to spread awareness about dementia. The organization is hosting a series of virtual webinars over the next three months. The first webinar, “Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia,” will be held on Wednesday, February 17, from 6 – 7 p.m. Participants …

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Henrico County Planning Department, Lakewood to Host Public Meeting

As part of Lakewood’s master plan, an additional parking lot, a second entrance and a cottage expansion are in the works at the community. The Henrico County Planning Department will hold a virtual, public meeting on February 22, at 6:30 p.m., to allow community members to hear more about the construction projects. LifeSpire of Virginia’s …

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February is National Senior Independence Month

Its National Senior Independence Month! Anyone who’s been around a toddler knows the desire for more freedom and independence starts at a very early age. Once we learned the word “no” and were able to walk on our own, we’ve wanted to do what we wanted to do. Independence allows us the freedom to take …

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February 3: COVID-19 Update

The Lakewood leadership team learned on February 2 that seven team members tested positive for COVID-19. The positive cases were identified during state-mandated twice-weekly baseline testing. Three of the positive team members are nurses in the healthcare neighborhood, one is an admin nurse and three are members of the maintenance team. All seven team members …

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