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Renaissance of Annandale Residents Making a Difference and Staying Engaged During Coronavirus

 

Senior living residents lean on old trades and learn new technology to stay engaged and active during shelter in place initiatives.

 

ANNANDALE, Va. (April 11, 2020) – Renaissance of Annandale continues to serve residents through life enriching activities in order to promote health and wellness, as part of a family of 14 assisted living and memory care communities operated by Legacy Senior Living across the Southeast.

Along with its sister facilities, Renaissance of Annandale has implemented visitor restrictions but has taken numerous extra steps to keep residents connected with loved ones and in positive spirits. From introducing old hobbies to experiencing new technology, every day is fostering precious moments for those who call Renaissance of Annandale home. Residents have chipped in with staff members by sharing their time and talent to sew cloth mask covers and ear guards, definitely outshining the younger generations with their mastery of the needle and thread.

Residents also remain connected to loved ones through technology available to us today. Many have experienced their first Facetime video call, quickly becoming accustomed, and enjoying seeing the smiles on the faces of their family. Our residents are also featured in our regular Facebook updates, and even online birthday celebrations with those they love.

“We understand the spiritual well-being of our residents is as important as their physical needs, especially as we face the challenges of the Coronavirus pandemic. Renaissance of Annandale is grateful for all the families who have joined us in our efforts to minimize residents’ exposure to this virus while still lifting them up with video chats and windowside visits,” said Russell Williams, executive director of Renaissance of Annandale.

Residents have shared joyful Facetime and windowside experiences on Facebook, which have been very encouraging to them. The senior living community continues to encourage families and friends to contact them to arrange these remote video meetings with their loved ones.

Renaissance of Annandale has also taken extra measures to keep residents active and healthy during this time, ensuring they get some fresh air and sunshine while practicing social distancing during activities and installing Immunity Boost Stations throughout the facility. The stations offer healthy foods and vitamin-infused hydration with the goal to help boost immunity and combat anxiety.

“The immunity stations are designed to promote overall wellness through natural means such as staying well hydrated, getting proper rest, and staying connected with family and friends. Even during this difficult time, our mission continues to prioritize the quality of life for the greatest generation of Americans who reside in our communities. We believe these proactive wellness efforts can give residents a positive outlook, a sense of calm and perhaps even a stronger immune system,” said Bryan Cook, co-founder and president of Legacy Senior Living, which operates Renaissance of Annandale.

 


 

Click Below for Previous Updates

 

March 31, 2020:


Families Taking Care of Families: Renaissance of Annandale’s COVID-19 Preparedness Prioritizing Frontline Staff Morale, Safety and Support

 

March 19, 2020:


Renaissance of Annandale Installs Immunity Boost Station to Promote Wellness for Residents and Caregivers

 

March 12, 2020:


Renaissance of Annandale Announces Coronavirus Safety Measures for Residents, Caregivers

 


 

“We are investing in the wellness of our residents to help them stay as healthy as possible during this stressful time. As we continue to aggressively follow CDC guidelines for health care facilities, we are equally committed to the spiritual and social well-being for our residents and our team members,”

Barry Ray, co-founder and chief executive officer of Legacy Senior Living

 


 

How to Reach Us

If you have any questions regarding Legacy Senior Living’s preparedness for the Coronavirus or the precautions that all our local facilities are taking, please call Renaissance of Annandale – Annandale, VA – (703) 256-2525.

 


 

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