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.


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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Senior Living in Charleston, WV

Why Choose Senior Living? If you’ve begun researching your senior living options and educating yourself on the benefits, you’ve probably come across many senior living options. Which means you’ve probably got many questions, too.  That’s understandable. Not every retirement community with senior living options is the right fit for every older adult. Some independent living …

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COVID-19 Update – May 31, 2022

Edgewood Summit Update – COVID Protocols Increase  West Virginia and Kanawha County are seeing an increase in positive COVID rates once again in large part to the Omicron variant BA.2.  This new variant is more contagious and therefore has a quicker ability to spread from person to person.  The positivity rate is an increase of …

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COVID-19 Update | May 26, 2022

West Virginia and Kanawha County are seeing an increase in positive COVID rates once again in large part to the Omicron variant BA.2.  This new variant is more contagious and therefore has a quicker ability to spread from person to person.  The positivity rate is an increase of upwards of 9.0 percent per day and …

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You Don’t Have to Be Retired to Live in a Retirement Community

When most people think of a retirement community, they automatically think that it’s for people who are retired. This makes sense, given the name, but now more than ever, some older adults are considering the many advantages of senior living, even while they’re still working. A retirement community doesn’t require you to be retired, there’s …

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COVID-19 Update | April 11, 2022

Mask Guidance is based upon the COVID positive transmission rates in each county as per the CDC tracking and local reporting of positive cases.  As of today, Kanawha County is considered by the CDC to have moderate positivity rates for COVID.  With this in mind, Residents and Guests who are “up to date” (fully vaccinated …

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