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Apprenticeships at Commonwealth Senior Living

At Commonwealth Senior Living, our goal is to improve the lives of seniors, their families, and each other. We wouldn’t be able to accomplish this mission without our dedicated frontline associates living out our Core Values each day. We invest in our people and “DO the RIGHT thing” by making sure we provide our associates […]

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Why We Do What We Do - National Assisted Living Week

At Commonwealth Senior Living, our mission is to improve the lives of seniors, their families, and each other. This year, as we celebrated National Assisted Living Week in our communities, we asked our associates who fulfill our mission each day the questions – “Why did you choose a career in senior living?” and “What does […]

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"Why" We Chose Senior Living

For our associates, their jobs are not only a job, but a passion. Everything we do is based on our Core Values. These values were built primarily by our frontline associates and guide us in what we do every day. We asked our associates why they chose a career in senior living, and here is […]

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National Nurses Week

As National Nurses Week comes to a close, we want to take a moment to celebrate and honor the amazing nurses we are fortunate enough to have on the Commonwealth Senior Living team. Throughout history, nurses have played a major role in healing humanity, and our nurses at CSL have certainly done the same. Earl […]

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The Meaning Behind the Pineapple

Do you know what the pineapple symbol represents? When speaking with people that interact with our company, only about half of them knew the meaning behind the pineapple and its rich history of hospitality. The origins of the pineapple as a symbol of hospitality date back to the late 15th century and Christopher Columbus’ voyage […]

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Celebrating Our 2019 Award Winners

Earlier this year, Commonwealth Senior Living leadership teams met for our annual winter conference for continuing education, sharing best practices, and celebrating those individuals and communities who went above and beyond to listen, love, care, and serve our residents in 2019. We are incredibly proud of these associates who improve the lives of seniors, their […]

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Growing a Lasting Career with Commonwealth

We recently received a letter from a former employee who we consider an important part of the Commonwealth family. Ariel is now a Registered Nurse at Sentara Life Care, but her journey began with us 5 years ago at Commonwealth Senior Living at Kings Grant. We were so touched by her words, and we think […]

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Recognizing Our Team Members Who Go Above & Beyond

Each year, we invite our Executive Directors, Resident Care Directors, and Sales and Marketing Directors to Charlottesville for a conference designed around sharpening our skills, improving our resident experience, and recognizing those team members who have gone above and beyond to improve the lives of seniors and their families. Improving the lives of seniors can […]

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Commonwealth Senior Living Expands to Eastern Shore of Virginia

Hermitage Eastern Shore to Join Commonwealth Senior Living (CSL) communities and Add Independent Living and Memory Care services. On October 10, 2018 CSL announced that it has entered into an agreement with Pinnacle Living to purchase Hermitage Eastern Shore in Onancock. CSL has committed to investing $3 million in capital improvements to the senior living […]

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Commonwealth Cares Golf Classic

At Commonwealth Senior Living, we care about people, and that includes not only seniors and their families, but also our associates.  That’s why he host the annual Commonwealth Cares Golf Classic to benefit our 501(c)3 nonprofit organization devoted to helping our associates experiencing a financial crisis.  Chief Human Resource Officer, Tommy Comer said, “Many of […]

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