independent living

What's the Difference?

Up until the 1980s, seniors who could not live safely in their own home or with family had little access to institutional care. Since the 1980s, senior living has developed from adult care homes to a variety of vibrant lifestyles and progression of care options ranging between Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care. We […]

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Experiencing Our Communities in a Virtual World

Since stay-at-home orders began in mid-March, we have all learned to adjust to a new normal. This meant those rainy Saturdays spent at movie theaters, dinner reservations at our favorite restaurants, and lingering walks through museums would be put on hold for now. At the same time, the world began to adapt and respond to […]

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Is Senior Living Safe Right Now?

At a time when headlines show increasing cases of corona virus around the globe and provide guidance on isolation and social distancing with additional precautions recommended for seniors, it may seem counterintuitive to consider senior living. However, for many families, the support and unique lifestyle senior living offers is essential to their peace of mind. […]

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Music and Memory

Do you ever hear a song that instantly brings you back to a specific memory or feeling?  At Commonwealth Senior Living, we know that music is a vital part of living a meaningful life, and it’s especially important for people with Alzheimer’s and dementia.  In fact, recent studies have shown there is a significant connection […]

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Helping Families Make the Right Choice: Try Our Online Assessment

Over the last 16 years, we have seen many families struggle on their path to find the perfect fit for their loved one. So often, an adult child or spouse will recognize that they need additional help, but it is hard to decipher exactly what type of care makes the most sense. In fact, all […]

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Recipe from Chef Andre: Autumn Salad

At Commonwealth Senior Living, we are proud to serve our residents nutritious, filling, and delicious meals made from locally-sourced ingredients.  We also know that caregivers need to take care of themselves by eating nutrient-dense foods, which will provide plenty of energy. No matter who you are, you can use a quick, easy, delicious meal like […]

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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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