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Posted: Monday, July 27, 2015

91-year-old’s retirement dream comes true

It’s never too late to dream, or for dreams to come true. 

Just look at Barbara Beskind. At age 91, she’s finally landed her dream job. 

Barbara wanted to be an inventor when she was a girl. Growing up during the Great Depression, she had to be resourceful. She wanted a hobby horse, so she created one out of old tires. It turned out that she loved making new things. 

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WLR Blog
Posted: Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Rehab services voted Best of Prince William County

For the second year in a row, Westminster at Lake Ridge’s rehabilitation services have been recognized as the Best in Prince William County! 

The award has special meaning for Cathy Farmer, Director of Health Services, because it’s the result of votes cast by readers in Prince William Today’s Best of Prince William 2015 poll. More than 46,000 votes were cast in the reader poll in categories from agriculture to shopping. Westminster at Lake Ridge’s rehab services won in the Health and Medical category. 

“It’s really an honor to receive this award,” Farmer says. “It shows that in the community we are considered the best rehab facility. People in the community know us and have used us. We have lots of folks who always see if they can come to us again.”


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WLR Blog
Posted: Sunday, July 12, 2015

New gazebo dedicated to Encore Shop’s founder

Volunteers at Westminster at Lake Ridge show their love for the community in many ways. One of their finest efforts has been the Encore Shop, a resident-run thrift store that has provided the community with many enhancements to improve the lives of everyone.

The founder of the Encore Shop, Eethel Johnson, was honored June 15 when the retirement community’s new gazebo was dedicated.

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WLR Blog
Posted: Friday, July 10, 2015

What is Engaged Living?

It is connecting, touching each other’s lives, learning and teaching, giving and growing, sharing interests and passions, exchanging ideas and feelings, and contributing to our communities. It is living with joy, strength, vibrancy and creativity. It is the lifestyle our residents have pursued all their lives, and which they continue to pursue.

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