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March 31, 2023 - Event News

Virginia Home Grown - PBS

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Honor Flight Veterans supported by Covenant Woods Guild

May 9, 2023 - Event News

The Honor Flight Network is a national non-profit organization built to celebrate America’s veterans and their sacrifices by inviting them to see the memorials in Washington, D.C., all expenses paid. This trip allows veterans to share stories and experiences with other veterans and to remember friends and comrades. The Honor Flight Network is currently serving […]

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EMS Medical CentER

April 6, 2023 - Press Releases

Meet Haneefah Rhodes, Lead Nurse Practitioner, and Karen White, EMT, the faces of EMS Medical CentER at Covenant Woods. EMS Medical CentER acts as a comprehensive on-site healthcare resource for residents and staff with the goals of providing a continuity of care, access to health care, and satisfying urgent needs. They are a full-service outpatient […]

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J. Edwin Givens Fund Awards 16 Scholarships

March 22, 2023 - Event News

The J. Edwin Givens Scholarship fund supports deserving staff who choose to continue their education.  On Thursday, March 16, 2023, the newest scholarship recipients were awarded.  Sixteen employees were granted awards that will allow them to continue their education to become CNA’s, LPN’s, RN’s, lawyers and more. Since its inception in 2009, the Fund has […]

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Opening Minds Through Art

February 22, 2023 - Trail Talk

Over the past six months, Covenant Woods participated in the award-winning program Opening Minds through Art (OMA). OMA is an intergenerational art program for seniors that provides opportunities for creative self-expression and social engagement. Over the course of six weeks, residents, staff, and volunteers worked together to create abstract art in a social atmosphere, specifically […]

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The Honor of CARF Accreditation

July 13, 2022 - Press Releases

In 2020, the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) recognized Covenant Woods, a Life Plan Community located in Mechanicsville, with its third consecutive five-year accreditation. As one of fifteen CARF-accredited retirement communities located in the state of Virginia, Covenant Woods takes pride in this accomplishment. Less than 10% of all Continuing Care Retirement Communities […]

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Covenant Woods Voted Category Winner for Best Retirement Community in Virginia Living’s “Best of Virginia” Magazine

June 17, 2022 - Press Releases

The 11th annual Virginia Living’s “Best of Virginia” series hit newsstands just over a month ago, and Covenant Woods is once again listed as “the best.” With the utmost excitement, we are grateful to announce that Covenant Woods has been awarded 1st place for Best Retirement Community within the central region of Virginia. (Pictured: Erin […]

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Welcoming Jett Black, Covenant Woods’ Chief Petting Officer

March 3, 2022 - Trail Talk

“It is amazing how much love and laughter they bring into our lives and even how much closer we become with each other because of them.” – John Grogan, American Journalist.  Covenant Woods has recently created a new role among our Leadership team. This position couldn’t be filled by just anyone, it had to be […]

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Covenant Woods: Creating Connections Through Cutting Edge Technology

November 9, 2021 - Trail Talk

A new form of communication was introduced to the Covenant Woods community just a few months ago and has shifted the landscape for ease of access to information ever since. CATIE – Communication & Access To Information Everywhere, was distributed to the Independent Living Residents of Covenant Woods back in August. The cutting-edge information and communication […]

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Covenant Woods Awarded Virginia Living’s Best of 2021

November 5, 2021 - Press Releases

We are thrilled to announce that Virginia Living’s annual “Best of Virginia” issue has named Covenant Woods as one of this year’s Best Retirement Communities. Covenant Woods placed in the top three for Retirement Homes within this region of Virginia.  Virginia Living’s “Best of Virginia” is a guide to all the best businesses in the state […]

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A Pandemic Story: Making a Difference at Covenant Woods One Packet of Tissues at a Time

October 15, 2021 - Trail Talk

by Jean Wright, Vice President of The Guild Question: What do packets of tissues, 55 bottles of nail polish, 40 pairs of scissors, and bars of Dove soap have in common? Answer: During a pandemic, they meant everything to the residents of Manor East! These are just a fraction of the items the Guild of […]

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