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These interventions include, but are not limited to: Screening all individuals who enter 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, except during dining Residents, team members and visitors are encouraged to maintain …

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Medication Management: A Guide for Seniors

As we live longer and find new ways to treat chronic illnesses, knowing proper medication management for seniors is vital for your loved one’s health. But what is medication management? Designed to help seniors take their medications on time, all the time, medication management helps avoid the dangers of incorrect administration of meds.  What are …

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Baseline Test Results Show Good News

The management team at The Chesapeake is working together to keep residents, families and team members safe during the Covid-19 pandemic.  As such, we are committed to transparency related to COVID-19 testing results.  On July 23, 2020 our licensed neighborhood (Health Care, Assisted Living and Memory Care) residents and team members completed the State required …

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Benefits of Staying at a Senior Rehab Center

If you or your loved one has had a stroke, serious illness, major injury or other medical issue, including joint replacement surgery, your doctor may suggest recovering in a senior rehabilitation center before you return home. Choosing to stay in a senior rehab center allows you to fully focus on your recovery with daily rehab …

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The Chesapeake Confirms Positive Case of COVID-19 in Team Member

The management team at The Chesapeake is working together to keep residents, families and team members safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Transparency related to COVID-19 testing results is a chief concern. A team member working within the licensed area of The Chesapeake tested positive for COVID-19 on July 17. The team member is recovering at …

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COVID-19 Baseline Testing Schedule

Thank you to Chesapeake residents, families and staff for adherence to the precautions and guidelines which have been put in place over the last several months. The Chesapeake’s proactive approach to these precautions has proven thus far to be beneficial to all. As the Chesapeake team continues to be vigilant with our efforts to control …

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10 Reasons to Love The Chesapeake

If you’re reading this article, it’s likely you’re considering a senior living community for yourself or a parent. We know there are a lot of retirement communities in Virginia to choose from. But what you really should look at is the premier option. When you look at all the reasons people choose The Chesapeake senior …

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Memorial Day Tribute: Benefits for Senior Veterans

If you’ve served in the military during combat situations, you know what it means to lose friends. People who, in some instances, were closer than family. At The Chesapeake, like elsewhere around the country, Memorial Day is a time to remember the ultimate sacrifice some members of our military made so all of us could …

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COVID Coupling: Chesapeake Duo Weds

A global pandemic couldn’t keep a couple at The Chesapeake from commemorating their love. On May 13, Leo Walsh and Madalene Hardison got married in the community chapel. Chaplain Sonja Oliver performed the quick ceremony.  When asked what it was like to plan a wedding during the COVID-19 crisis, Madalene said it was easier than …

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The Chesapeake Now Hiring A Social Worker

The Chesapeake, a LifeSpire of Virginia continuing care retirement community in Newport News, Va., is now hiring full-time social worker. Full-time positions offer competitive salaries and benefits. Benefits package includes options for health, dental, life insurance, retirement plan and generous paid time off. EOE. To apply email resume to employment@thechesapeake.org. Social Worker The Chesapeake, a …

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