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Franklin, VA.

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The Village at Woods Edge
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Join us for a refreshing iced tea and explore our beautiful apartments and cottages on a guided tour. Get in touch with our sales team to schedule a date and time that works best for you!

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The Village at Woods Edge
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Plan ahead for the future

Take advantage of this amazing opportunity and join The Village’s Advantage Club. Those considering residency in a Cottage or Apartment home at The Village are invited to enroll in our Advantage Club. With a $1,000 refundable deposit, future residents will receive a taste of The Village life prior to securing a residence. 

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Blog
Independent Living at The Village at Woods Edge
The Retirement Community Dining Explore Arrow, Franklin
Independent Living at The Village at Woods Edge
Published on
May 20, 2024

Build your retirement experience your way at The Village at Woods Edge. Enjoy maintenance-free housing options, restaurant-style dining, and numerous amenities.

A Season of Celebrations: The Village’s 34th Anniversary
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A Season of Celebrations: The Village’s 34th Anniversary
Published on
April 25, 2024

Join us in celebrating The Village at Woods Edge's 34th anniversary! Discover the warmth of our community and our efforts to create an enriching environment.

How to Select an Independent Living Community
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How to Select an Independent Living Community
Published on
March 15, 2024

Independent Living provides maintenance free services and amenities within a larger community. Explore factors to consider when selecting an Independent Living community.

Winter Activities for Seniors With Dementia
The Retirement Community Dining Explore Arrow, Franklin
Winter Activities for Seniors With Dementia
Published on
February 15, 2024

Staying active during winter is essential for seniors with dementia. Explore these engaging winter activities to promote well-being and quality of life.

The Benefits of Moving to Independent Living in the Winter
The Retirement Community Dining Explore Arrow, Franklin
The Benefits of Moving to Independent Living in the Winter
Published on
January 18, 2024

Learn more about life at The Village at Woods Edge during winter and why seniors should consider making the switch before the spring thaw.

Top Tips for Spreading Holiday Cheer in Senior Living
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Top Tips for Spreading Holiday Cheer in Senior Living
Published on
December 11, 2023

Discover festive ways to keep the holiday spirit alive in senior living and create new, fun-filled memories with your closest friends and family members.

Alzheimer's Awareness Month: Honoring Those Impacted by Dementia
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Alzheimer's Awareness Month: Honoring Those Impacted by Dementia
Published on
November 10, 2023

Discover the importance of Alzheimer's Awareness Month. Learn more about Alzheimer's disease, how you can support those living with dementia, and ways that The Village at Woods Edge is working to make a difference in the lives of those impacted by this disease.

Autumn Activities for Senior Wellness
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Autumn Activities for Senior Wellness
Published on
October 19, 2023

Enhance your well-being this fall by embracing creativity and enjoying time outdoors. Discover four autumn activities for seniors in and around Franklin.

It's Tee Time: Golfing for Older Adults
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It's Tee Time: Golfing for Older Adults
Published on
September 27, 2023

Explore the many benefits of golf for seniors. Learn how residents of The Village at Woods Edge Independent Living community in Franklin, VA, hit the course.

Tech Devices to Make Life Easier for Seniors
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Tech Devices to Make Life Easier for Seniors
Published on
August 17, 2023

Technology allows seniors to live safely and independently. Learn more about the devices available to protect seniors living alone or in a retirement community.

The Best Seasonal Produce for Healthy and Delicious Summer Meals
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The Best Seasonal Produce for Healthy and Delicious Summer Meals
Published on
July 14, 2023

Summer is the ideal time to enjoy seasonal produce in your senior living community. Discover five of the best seasonal ingredients for senior wellness.

6 Safe & Low-Impact Workouts for Older Adults
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6 Safe & Low-Impact Workouts for Older Adults
Published on
June 23, 2023

Protect your joints and improve your fitness with a low-impact workout. This guide outlines six of the best ways to exercise for seniors.

Enjoy Your Space: Downsizing Tips for Seniors
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Enjoy Your Space: Downsizing Tips for Seniors
Published on
May 17, 2023

Downsizing for retirement can free up space as you move into a senior living community. It can also help simplify your life overall.

‘It’s a Home, It’s a Family’:  Resident Susan Little Shares Why She Loves Life at The Village
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‘It’s a Home, It’s a Family’: Resident Susan Little Shares Why She Loves Life at The Village
Published on
March 29, 2023

Not many people retire in reverse. But Susan Little did. She left sunny Florida in July 2022 and moved 700 miles north to The Village at Woods Edge.

The Benefits of Cardio Exercise for Seniors
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The Benefits of Cardio Exercise for Seniors
Published on
February 13, 2023

To mark American Heart Month, we are pleased to share some information about cardiovascular fitness and how our team is here to support you in retirement.

2023 is Your Year to be Positive, Open Minded and Grateful
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2023 is Your Year to be Positive, Open Minded and Grateful
Published on
February 1, 2023

A new year is a time for resolutions, and as you consider how to make the most of 2023, we encourage you to pursue the power of positive thinking.

Shhh … Holiday Baking Secrets from The Village
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Shhh … Holiday Baking Secrets from The Village
Published on
December 6, 2022

We love the holidays at The Village, and one of our favorite parts of the season is whipping up a buffet of baked goods … a panoply of pies …

Discover the Holiday Magic at The Village
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Discover the Holiday Magic at The Village
Published on
November 29, 2022

The holidays are coming, and this is always a special time at The Village. From festive decorations to exciting events, we love this season!

Long-Term Care at The Village
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Long-Term Care at The Village
Published on
October 18, 2022

Retirement at The Village is a thrilling time, giving you the freedom to do all the activities you love, connect with friends, and have fun!

Aging Gracefully Is Easier Than You Think
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Aging Gracefully Is Easier Than You Think
Published on
September 16, 2022

Thanks to technology, advancements in health care, and a better understanding of the aging process, now are possibly the best time to be an older adult.

Happiness Happens Month: The Keys to Aging Well
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Happiness Happens Month: The Keys to Aging Well
Published on
August 16, 2022

It’s no secret that the pursuit of happiness is one of life’s greatest treasures—and it’s especially important for older adults.

Celebrate Family Reunion Month This Summer
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Celebrate Family Reunion Month This Summer
Published on
July 21, 2022

July is National Family Reunion month, and since it is summer, now is the perfect opportunity to connect with your family and have fun. Click to read

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!

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

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. Read more

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

An adage says; laughter is the best medicine, but humor is critical during this time of year when the days are short, the air is cold, and the news is grim

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

It’s the most wonderful time of the year to gather insights about your loved one's plans for the future, and where they hope to spend their golden years.

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

Game nights are popular around the Village, particularly now that the weather is growing chilly. Looking for board game ideas? Here are a few of our favorites

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?
The Retirement Community Dining Explore Arrow, Franklin
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
The Retirement Community Dining Explore Arrow, Franklin
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
The Retirement Community Dining Explore Arrow, Franklin
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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