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September 17: COVID-19 Update

Dear Lakewood Family, We are delighted to share with you as of Friday, September 17, 2021, Lakewood’s Health Services Building will allow visitation to parts of the building. Beginning September 17, 2021, visitation of family and visitors has resumed to healthcare on the second floor, second and third hallways (rooms 217 – 248) and on …

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September 13: COVID-19 Update

Dear Lakewood Family, The Lakewood leadership team learned Monday, September 13, 2021, that a healthcare resident on the second floor tested positive for COVID-19. VDH is aware of this case, and the Lakewood team is following all guidance and recommendations for the health and well-being of our residents and team members. Contact tracing is underway. …

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September 9: COVID-19 Update

Dear Lakewood Family, The Lakewood leadership team learned on September 9 that an independent living resident in Brook has tested positive for COVID-19. The resident is self-quarantining at home per the guidance from Virginia Department of Health (VDH) and CDC. Contact tracing is currently underway. Anyone who is identified as having close contact with the …

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September 9: HC COVID-19 Update

Dear Lakewood Family, The Lakewood leadership team learned Thursday, September 9, 2021, that two healthcare team members tested positive for COVID-19. These team members are self-quarantining at home pending completion of the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) return-to-work criteria. VDH is aware of these cases, and the Lakewood team is following all guidance and recommendations …

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September 6: COVID-19 Update

Dear Lakewood Family, The Lakewood leadership team learned Monday, September 6, 2021, that two healthcare team members tested positive for COVID-19. These team members are self-quarantining at home pending completion of the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) return-to-work criteria. VDH is aware of these cases, and the Lakewood team is following all guidance and recommendations …

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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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September 3: COVID-19 Update

Dear Lakewood Family, The Lakewood leadership team learned Friday, September 3, 2021, that a healthcare team member tested positive for COVID-19. The team member is self-quarantining at home pending completion of the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) return-to-work criteria. VDH is aware of this case, and the Lakewood team is following all guidance and recommendations …

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September 1: COVID-19 Update

Dear Lakewood Family, The Lakewood leadership team learned Wednesday, September 1, 2021, that a healthcare team member tested positive for COVID-19. The team member is self-quarantining at home pending completion of the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) return-to-work criteria. VDH is aware of these cases, and the Lakewood team is following all guidance and recommendations …

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Why Tai Chi for Seniors Is Good for Self-Care

What Is Self Care and Why is it Important? You may have heard the term “self-care,” but what does it mean in practice? Quite simply, it means engaging in activities that promote well-being and reduce stress to take care of your mind, body and soul. And while self-care is important at any age, it’s not …

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August 26: LifeSpire COVID-19 Mandate Update

On August 26, 2021, LifeSpire announced to its team members that the organization will be instating a vaccine mandate across all LifeSpire communities and the home office. This decision was carefully considered for several months by team members in the Home Office and from the communities. LifeSpire is following guidance received from The Centers for …

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