News from Edgewood Summit.

Check here often to find the latest stories and senior living trends. From glimpses of life and events at Edgewood Summit to commentary on important retirement topics, you’ll find valuable information to read and share with family and friends.


Mather CEO: Age Well Findings Show Value of Life Plan Communities in Pandemic

CCRC’s are still a great choice for seniors, even during a pandemic. Click link below to learn more. https://seniorhousingnews.com/2021/01/21/mather-ceo-age-well-findings-show-value-of-life-plan-communities-in-pandemic/?_hsmi=107960328&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8Covdubk_GISn5CbXYr5dn0BeIm4I8njQBwMV6mdRCp4GDC36SkTUisOsWz4A_53JCczTPdCrlQd28HuMY7tOmmOP12w

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COVID19 Update

Edgewood Summit has had three positive Employee COVID cases at the Hodges Center building this week.  All Employees are in Direct Care. The Employees have shown no symptoms and subsequent COVID tests have been negative.  All are self-isolating at home and are doing well.  As a result of the testing results differing, Edgewood Summit is …

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COVID19 Update

Edgewood Summit has had no positive COVID cases in over 20 days and no longer is using outbreak protocols on our campus.  The previously reported positive cases have all recovered with the exception of two Residents we lost in October 2020. The COVID #2 Vaccination Clinic was completed last week with second doses given to …

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What is a CCRC?

Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs) are senior living communities that offer a continuum of care on-site in addition to independent living. Assisted living, memory care, skilled nursing and rehabilitation are typically  provided within the same community, or the community coordinates access to such services with nearby care providers. At most CCRCs, independent living residents can …

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COVID19 Update

The Arthur B. Hodges Center at Edgewood Summit has had one additional positive COVID test reported on December 23, 2020 as a result of our weekly mandated testing.  The positive case is a Memory Support resident.  The resident is asymptomatic and self-isolating.   Out of an abundance of caution, The Arthur B. Hodges Center is now …

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Covid19 Vaccination Update

The Kanawha Charleston Health Department will be onsite at Edgewood Summit on Tuesday, December 15 thru Thursday, December 17, to administer COVID vaccine to our Residents and Employees according to the schedule which follows.  It is very important to have read the COVID Fact Sheet which was distributed to all today and complete and sign …

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Covid19 Update

Thankfully, as a result of twice weekly mandated antigen testing of all Employees, Edgewood Summit has had no additional positive COVID tests reported as of Monday, November 30. Employees who previously tested positive remain in self-isolation at home and we wish each of them a speedy recovery.  The Hodges Center has had 14 consecutive days …

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Design Ideas That Will Elevate the Look of Your Senior Apartment Balcony

7 Design Ideas to Elevate the Look of Your Independent Living Apartment Balcony Moving to an independent living apartment often means rightsizing your belongings to a more manageable state. But it also gives seniors an opportunity to decorate their new home exactly how they want. In many independent living communities, you’ll have the luxury of …

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COVID-19 Update | November 24, 2020

November 24, 2020 COVID-19 Update Yesterday, Edgewood Summit identified two additional positive cases of COVID-19 among Team Members as a result of our twice weekly mandated antigen testing of all Staff.  The newly impacted individuals are dining Employees. Both are asymptomatic and are self-isolating at home. We wish them a full recovery and have provided …

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Covid19 Update

Earlier today, Edgewood Summit identified two new positive cases of COVID-19 among Team Members at  Edgewood Summit as a result of our twice weekly mandated antigen testing of all Staff.  The cases include a culinary Team Member and a privately employed caregiver. This brings the total number of positive Team Member cases communitywide to six. …

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