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 | October 19, 2020

Edgewood Summit had begun testing all Residents and Employees at the Arthur B. Hodges Center (Hodges Center) twice per week as part of the outbreak protocol following one Employee in the Memory Support Unit who tested positive.  The results of the COVID testing on Thursday, October 15, 2020 have reported No new positive cases!  We …

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Covid-19 Update | October 15, 2020

It is with a heavy heart that we share the news that two Residents from the Arthur B. Hodges Center (Hodges Center) recently passed away after testing positive for COVID-19. All deaths are difficult to absorb and these are no different. We are deeply saddened and our condolences and prayers go out to their families …

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COVID-19 Update | October 12, 2020

It is with a heavy heart that we share the news that one of our residents recently passed away following a positive COVID-19 test result. All deaths are difficult to absorb and this one is no different. We are deeply saddened, and our condolences and prayers go out to this person’s family and loved ones. …

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COVID-19 Update | October 7, 2020

Edgewood Summit has begun testing all Residents and Employees at the Arthur B. Hodges Center (Hodges Center) twice per week as part of the outbreak protocol following one Employee in the Memory Support Unit who tested positive.  On Tuesday, October 6, 2020 our laboratory reported three additional Hodges Residents have tested positive for COVID-19 as …

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COVID-19 Update | October 5, 2020

Edgewood Summit began testing all Residents and Employees at the Arthur B. Hodges Center (Hodges Center) twice per week as part of the outbreak protocol after one Employee in the Memory Support Unit tested positive.  On Saturday, October 3, 2020 our laboratory reported three Residents in the Memory Support Unit have tested positive for COVID-19.  …

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COVID-19 Update | October 3, 2020

Edgewood Summit tested all Residents and Employees on this past Thursday as part of our outbreak protocol. The results received today indicate three Residents were positive from the Hodges Memory Support  floor. All three Residents have been isolated from others and are resting comfortably with mild or no symptoms at this time. Families, Residents and …

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The Difference Between a CCRC and a Nursing Home

Modern-day senior living options have come a long way from the traditional nursing homes of the past. A Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) today is as different from a nursing home as a nail salon is from a resort spa. But exactly what is a nursing home and what is a CCRC? And what are …

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COVID-19 Update – September 29, 2020

Information became available today of an Employee at the Arthur B. Hodges Center (Hodges Center) who tested positive for COVID-19 through the rapid antigen test as a result of having symptoms.  The results are being confirmed with a nonrapid test and more should be known within the next 48 hours.  As a result of the …

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COVID-19 Orange Update

The COVID positive cases in our county have decreased and our metric map is back to the orange color code. We are able to resume small group activities, salon and social distance dining as appropriate.

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Red Phase COVID-19 Update

Edgewood Summit continues to monitor and communicate with numerous City, State and Federal officials on our Covid-19 situation. As a result of today’s news of Kanawha County moving from orange to red on the state’s COVID-19 metric map, Edgewood Summit will be making some necessary changes until our county can move into a safer color phase.

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