News from Edgewood Summit

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.


The Importance of Mom and Dad Creating a Care Plan

A care plan is essential for a successful retirement. However, many people are unaware of what care planning is and the incredible value it provides for older adults and their family members. That’s why the experts at Edgewood Summit put together this quick guide. Learn the basics and hear from one of our residents to …

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Emotional Wellness for Seniors

Emotional wellness is the ability to successfully work through your feelings and thoughts, both positive and negative, in order to cope with stress, adapt to change and handle life’s many challenges. It’s the active progress toward stress reduction, self-care, maintaining mindfulness and cultivating a positive attitude towards life. Look at this quick guide on how …

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The Value of Assisted Living in Charleston, WV

Senior living communities, like ours in Charleston, WV., that offer assisted living services are a great option for older adults who just need a little personal care assistance with daily activities and want access to care only as they need it. Plus, these communities come with an incredible variety of benefits that enrich life and …

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Common Myths About Assisted Living

When it’s time for a change and you need a little extra help with daily activities, assisted living services in Charleston, WV. can offer the support you need to thrive through retirement. However, there are a lot of common misconceptions about assisted living that might make you reconsider these incredible communities.  Assisted living offers an …

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What Is Assisted Living in Charleston, WV?

While every community is different in certain ways, all assisted living communities offer a special combination of housing, individualized supportive services, and health care designed to meet the needs of older adults who need support with activities of daily living.  Residents are still active, but may need support with activities like bathing, dressing, and grooming. …

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COVID-19 Update | June 27, 2022

Thank you to everyone who cooperated with our COVID testing last Thursday.  We have received all of the results from the testing and have the updated totals below.   No new positive cases were identified.  Therefore, no further testing is required at this time.  However, should you develop symptoms or are exposed to someone who is …

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COVID-19 Update | June 21, 2022

Happy first day of Summer! It has come to our attention by the Kanawha Charleston Health Department today that they are requiring two weeks of negative testing before they can stop monitoring COVID outbreaks. This unfortunately means that Edgewood Summit Independent Living residents and staff members will need to test another week. We apologize for …

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COVID-19 Update | June 20, 2022

Happy WV Day to all! Thank you to everyone who cooperated with our COVID testing last Thursday.  We have received all of the results from the testing and have the updated totals below.   The one new case in Independent Living was traveled related and not due to onsite exposure.  The Ridgemont is not affected at …

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COVID 19 Update I June 13, 2022

Thank you to everyone who cooperated with our COVID testing last Thursday. We have received all of the results from the testing and have the updated totals below. The Ridgemont and the Hodges Center are not affected at this time. If you have tested positive for COVID within the past 90 days, you do not …

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COVID-19 Update | June 1, 2022

With cases on the rise at Edgewood Summit and within Kanawha County, we began to implement increased protocols for Independent Living on Tuesday, May 31, 2022 due to positive cases.  We apologize for any mixed information you may have received yesterday as the events were still unfolding and changes were occurring quickly.  The Ridgemont and …

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