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October 20: COVID-19 Update

During routine testing for covid, the Chesapeake’s management team became aware of a maintenance team member who works in Health Care that tested positive for COVID-19. The team member last worked on Friday October 15, 2021 and tested negative at that time. During routine testing on Tuesday, the team member tested positive and was sent …

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October 15: COVID-19 Update

The Chesapeake’s management team has become aware of a resident in Memory Care as well as an Assisted Living team member who tested positive for COVID-19.  The resident and team member are both fully vaccinated. The team member is asymptomatic and was sent home immediately to isolate and recover. All other team members have been …

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October 13: COVID-19 Update

The Chesapeake’s management team has become aware of a resident in Memory Care who tested positive for COVID-19.  The resident is fully vaccinated but displayed cold-like symptoms on October 13.  All other residents and team members in Memory Care were tested on October 13 and during testing, a second resident was also found to be …

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October 12: COVID-19 Update

Dear Residents and Families, The Chesapeake’s management team learned on October 12 that a team member who works in the health care center tested positive for COVID-19. This fully vaccinated team member was identified as part of routine testing and was immediately sent home to quarantine. Contact tracing was conducted immediately. As a proactive measure, …

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October 8: COVID-19 Update

Dear Residents and Families, The Chesapeake’s management team learned on October7th that an independent living resident tested positive for COVID-19. This resident was asymptomatic and was identified as part of testing due to a possible exposure.   On October 8th, a second independent living resident tested positive.  Both individuals are currently under quarantine in their homes. …

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How Continuing Care Retirement Communities Are a Solution!

Recent events like the spring and early summer’s hot housing market combined with changing social connections during COVID-19 have many area seniors asking questions about their futures. Is a retirement community a good idea? If so, is now the time to move? What option would work best for me?  If you’re considering retirement communities in …

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September 28: COVID-19 Update

The Chesapeake’s leadership team learned on September 28 that a team member from The Chesapeake’s Assisted Living neighborhood has had family members test positive for COVID-19. The team member is symptomatic and will be quarantining at home for the next 14 days due to the high-risk exposure. Team members that are currently unvaccinated were tested …

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September 22: COVID-19 Update

The Chesapeake’s leadership team learned on September 21 that a team member from The Chesapeake’s Home Care team for Independent Living, Healthcare, and Assisted Living, has tested positive for COVID-19. The team member is asymptomatic and will be quarantining at home for the next 10 days. The residents in the Independent Living, Healthcare and Assisted …

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September 22: Memory Care COVID-19 Update

The Chesapeake’s leadership team would like to announce the restoring of visitation to our Cornerstone (Memory Care) neighborhood as of today at 10 am.   All required testing has been performed and we have received the proper number of negative results from state mandated testing to re-open for visitation. The Chesapeake’s team urges all residents and …

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Benefits of Wellness Programs in a Senior Living Community

Why Is Wellness Important as We Age?  Just  a few decades ago, retirement was seen as a time to relax and take it easy. And it was commonly thought that if your parents and/or grandparents enjoyed a long life, so would you! But today, research shows that only 30% of physical aging is genetics and …

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