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Franklin, VA.

THE VILLAGE BEAT

Make your move this spring at The Village at Woods Edge.
REAL ESTATE EXPO
Wednesday, May 18th, 2022  ·  11:30AM
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Join us this spring for lunch and an educational event as local real estate experts share their top tips and tricks from listing to selling. RSVP is required and seating is limited!

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COVID-19 Featured News
COVID-19 vaccine UPDATES
Support Services & Staying Connected

2021 has proven to be the start of a strong year here at The Village. We are filled with gratitude to the team at CVS and the volunteers with the Virginia Department of Health who took care of our staff and residents to deliver both doses of the COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine. Staff and residents of all levels of living received their first dose on January 30th, and second on February 20th. Continue Reading to learn more...

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Virtual Tour Featured News
in-person & VIRTUAL TOURS
Experience Life at The Village at Woods Edge

We are pleased to now offer safe-minded, in-person tours by appointment of our apartments and cottages. Our Director of Sales and Marketing, Franci Jackson welcomes all inquiries and is happy to take you on a guided tour suited to your personal comfort level. Give us a call at 757-517-0743 or submit a form to schedule a tour.

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Blog

The Neighborhood Block Party Returns to The Village!
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The Neighborhood Block Party Returns to The Village!
Published on
May 4, 2022

Among the many exciting things about 2022 is the return of the Neighborhood Block Party to The Village! Now in its sixth year (with a two-year break for the pandemic), this special fundraiser to support the Alzheimer’s Association was held Thursday, April 28, and was great fun for everyone at The Village as well as our Franklin and Southampton County communities.

Community Garden: The Latest Wellness Benefit at The Village
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Community Garden: The Latest Wellness Benefit at The Village
Published on
April 21, 2022

Home gardens are becoming increasingly popular as many search for varied pastimes or alternatives to ensure healthier eating. This month, we’re happy to announce a new and exciting initiative at The Village: We’re establishing a community garden!

Meet Resident Cindy Hunting: A Woman in Wellness at The Village
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Meet Resident Cindy Hunting: A Woman in Wellness at The Village
Published on
March 29, 2022

March is Women’s History Month, and in recognition of this occasion, we are excited to share the story of a true “woman in wellness” at The Village. Cindy Hunting joined our community in June 2019 and is living retirement on her own terms.

It’s American Heart Month
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It’s American Heart Month
Published on
February 8, 2022

February is American Heart Month so let’s get up and get moving. Dancing is a fun activity to improve your stamina and overall heart health.

Tips for Your Daily Dose of Laughter
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Tips for Your Daily Dose of Laughter
Published on
January 13, 2022

What is a doll’s favorite food? Barbie-que! What did the pickle say to the cucumber? I’m kind of a big “dill” around here! These are cheesy “dad jokes,” but there’s nothing like the delight that comes from a pithy play on words or a story that gets you roaring. An old adage says that laughter is the best medicine, but humor is particularly important during this time of year when the days are short, the air is cold and the news is grim. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 64% of people report being affected by post-holiday depression.

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year for a Conversation
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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year for a Conversation
Published on
December 22, 2021

As you celebrate the holiday season, you may find yourself with some unhurried time to have important discussions. Make the most of this opportunity to gather insights about your loved ones plans for the future, and where they hope to spend their golden years. The sooner you talk to your parents or loved ones about their retirement plans and where they plan to live, the better. Partner with your family to arrive at the best choice — before they have to make a move.

Board Games for Brain Health? 10 Ideas for Your Next Game Night
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Board Games for Brain Health? 10 Ideas for Your Next Game Night
Published on
December 13, 2021

We live in a golden age for people in their golden years, with more opportunities for wellness than at any time in history. At the Village at Woods Edge we strive to support our residents and healthy aging by focusing on wellness and all of its dimensions – body mind and spirit.

In the Swim of Things: How Time at the Pool Can Change Your Health
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In the Swim of Things: How Time at the Pool Can Change Your Health
Published on
October 12, 2021

There are many ways swimming improves health especially as we age. As a senior now’s a great time to rediscover the joy of swimming and its health benefits

3 Reasons You’ll Love Our Maintenance-Free Community
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3 Reasons You’ll Love Our Maintenance-Free Community
Published on
September 17, 2021

The decision to move into an Independent Living community may seem daunting, but once you leap, you will find it’s one of the best moves you could make

Counting Steps to Count the Days to Norway
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Counting Steps to Count the Days to Norway
Published on
August 20, 2021

Meet resident Pat Cleveland, who has a vigorous walking regimen and exciting plans for next year. We’re so excited to share her amazing story!

COVID-19 Updates
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COVID-19 Updates
Published on
May 20, 2021

At The Village, we continue to adjust services as recommended by trusted health officials as information and recommendations on COVID-19 emerge daily.

The Impact of our Vaccination Clinics
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The Impact of our Vaccination Clinics
Published on
April 22, 2021

With so many residents from The Village at Woods Edge fully vaccinated at their clinics, we are starting to enjoy life on the other side of the pandemic

Money Management: What’s My Investment for a Retirement Community?
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Money Management: What’s My Investment for a Retirement Community?
Published on
April 1, 2021

Ever wondered what it costs to move into a retirement community? This blog post summarizes the types of fees for moving into a senior living community

Don’t Let the Winter Slow You Down
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Don’t Let the Winter Slow You Down
Published on
January 27, 2021

Baby, it’s cold outside! But don’t let the winter weather slow you down. Keep reading for a few ideas for staying active and healthy through the winter

Despite the Isolation, You Are Not Alone
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Despite the Isolation, You Are Not Alone
Published on
December 31, 2020

The Village at Woods Edge encourages you to connect, even if it’s by using new technologies or channels you haven’t used before. You can do it!

Cottage Open House: Holiday Edition
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Cottage Open House: Holiday Edition
Published on
December 1, 2020

Home is a reflection of style and a place of comfort, without the hassle. Join us for a VIP cottage tour & learn more about your special savings gift!

4 Ways Wellness Matters at The Village
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4 Ways Wellness Matters at The Village
Published on
October 13, 2020

Wellness is a crucial part of life for older adults. Many research studies have shown the health benefits from staying active in body, mind, and soul

Levels of Care Give You Peace of Mind
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Levels of Care Give You Peace of Mind
Published on
July 13, 2020

Older adults want a sense of belonging, friends who are like family, an intimate support group, and the general sense that home really feels like home.

Introducing The Village Superheroes
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Introducing The Village Superheroes
Published on
June 9, 2020

More than a month into the coronavirus crisis, everyone at The Village at Woods Edge is trucking along, trying to keep our spirits gladdened.

Staying Connected at The Village at Woods Edge
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Staying Connected at The Village at Woods Edge
Published on
June 9, 2020

When we spend time together, we’re doing what we’re hard-wired for as human beings: Connection. It matters for our social, emotional, & physical health

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