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A Season of Celebrations: The Village’s 34th Anniversary

A Season of Celebrations: The Village’s 34th Anniversary

Posted on
April 25, 2024

As spring blooms with the promise of new beginnings, we at The Village at Woods Edge celebrate a milestone close to our hearts: our 34th anniversary. Since our founding, we've been honored to serve the vibrant community of Franklin, VA, and its surrounding areas. Each day, we embrace the opportunity to enrich the lives of our residents and their families, fostering a sense of belonging and companionship that truly defines our community.

Experience True Southern Comfort

Nestled in the heart of Franklin, The Village at Woods Edge has been a beacon of warmth and care since opening its doors more than 30 years ago. Founded in 1990, our community adopts the undeniable charm of life in a Southern town, creating an environment of warmth, care, and compassion. When you retire to The Village at Woods Edge, you embrace the beauty of living in Franklin — a hidden gem that's nostalgic and vibrant and truly encapsulates the sentiment of Southern charm.

Centrally located, our community offers convenient access to local amenities, such as the YMCA and the Cyprus Cove County Club. Just beyond your doorstep, experience the artistic flair of the Rawls Museum Arts or the bustling energy of our downtown shopping district. Get active and explore with a serene stroll along our riverfront parks or a thrilling bass fishing adventure. From farmers markets or antique car shows to summer concerts, countless events throughout the year bring the local community together to celebrate. In Franklin, every day is an adventure waiting to unfold, and with our off-campus outings and complimentary transportation, you never miss out on the action.

Our Mission

At The Village at Woods Edge, our resident-first philosophy is at the core of everything we do. A call to service is deeply ingrained in our staff's unwavering commitment to enriching the lives of our residents. From diverse social opportunities to organized outings, nutritious meals, and convenient transportation options, everything we offer at The Village is geared toward fostering physical, mental, and emotional well-being to enhance our residents' quality of life.

As a not-for-profit organization, we believe in growing and improving our community. Every dollar we earn is a dollar reinvested back into the community, so our residents can enjoy even more amenities and services.

Exceptional Amenities for Vibrant Living

At The Village at Woods Edge, wellness matters. Wellness isn't just about physical fitness — it's about nurturing every dimension of health on physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual levels. With our dynamic life enrichment programming, every day brings new opportunities for connection, growth, and enjoyment because life here is all about the three F's: food, fun, and friends! Residents thrive with a plethora of activities to choose from, including exercise classes and walking groups, Bible studies and worship services, social meet-ups, and lifelong learning seminars.

And, of course, there's The Back Porch & Grille — a favorite dining spot among residents and locals alike. From crab cake sandwiches and our signature chef's salad at lunchtime to hot honey fried chicken and rib-eye steak entrees in the evening, our premier dining venue offers a delightful array of Southern comfort foods and traditional American fare. Stop by for happy hour, hosted Wednesdays and Fridays between 4:30 and 5:30 p.m.

Compassionate Care at Every Stage

At The Village at Woods Edge, our full spectrum of senior care means you can live a vibrant life at every stage of aging. Embrace independence and live life on your terms with our Independent Living options. From home maintenance services to landscaping and household chores, everything is taken care of, so you can enjoy a worry-free experience. Fill your days however you choose, whether you start your day with an aqua fitness class at the YMCA, stroll through our landscaped grounds, or simply curl up with a good book.

Our Assisted Living neighborhood, The Manor, offers a balance of freedom and care. Explore new adventures, spend quality time with loved ones, and pursue your passions, all while receiving dedicated support as needed. Our experienced and compassionate staff provides personalized assistance, whether helping with daily care tasks or simply lending a helping hand. Enjoy three meals a day, weekly housekeeping, transportation, and a vibrant social calendar, with the added benefit of 24/7 emergency services for peace of mind.

For those facing memory loss, specialized dementia care is available in our innovative Memory Care community, Asa’s Neighborhood. The environment is designed to be safe and feel like home, with elements such as an enclosed garden, beautiful common areas, a fireside family room, and a relaxing spa area. Our highly trained staff members work closely with each resident, treating them like family. From delicious meals and daily housekeeping to medication management and transportation services, our personalized memory care services strive to meet our residents' unique physical, emotional, and nutritional needs.

Recovery from surgery, medical treatment, or illness takes time, and a comfortable and supportive environment can help you heal faster and stay healthy. Through our partnership with Powerback — Genesis Rehab, we offer comprehensive inpatient and outpatient Short-Term Rehab services to help you regain your strength and independence. With access to physical, occupational, and speech therapies, you receive the personalized care and attention you need to get back on your feet and return to enjoying life to its fullest.

Should the need for Skilled Nursing or long-term care arise, The Village at Woods Edge guides you through a seamless transition. Through our relationships with the medical community in Franklin, we can connect you and your family with trusted long-term care that's right for your needs. Our dedicated team provides support every step of the way, ensuring you receive the highest quality of care in this next journey of life.

Discover the Perks of Our Advantage Club

Joining The Village at Woods Edge's Advantage Club is your ticket to priority living in our vibrant community. With this program, you unlock exclusive privileges, including annual Advantage Club dinners and priority placement. Whether you're planning for your future move or ready to make the leap now, our dedicated team ensures you're matched with the perfect apartment or cottage floor plan. 

Ready to Move Now? 

We’ve been and continue to be proud of the way we serve residents and their families in Franklin, VA. During our 34 years of service, we’ve evolved to accommodate changing needs, interests, and are able to offer extended agreement options to allow flexibility and meet a wide range of budgets. One way we’ve been able to accommodate changing needs in our community is by offering one bedroom apartments with gated patios overlooking beautifully gated patios, and free standing cottage homes - with some floor plans as big as 2500 square feet!

Schedule a tour today to explore more about our community, our mission, and check out our amenities. Reach out to us today, or call us at 703-536-4344 to schedule a tour and experience firsthand the vibrant environment, personalized care, and enriching amenities that await you at The Village at Woods Edge. Our team is here to welcome you with open arms to help you find the perfect place to call home!

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