The Roanoker - January/February 2017 - VL60
Residents at The Glebe stay active and enjoy activities like gardening.
can participate) and through Virginia Western's continuing education programs geared specifically to seniors and retirees."
Educational opportunities abound, and Virginia Commonwealth University at the Roanoke Higher Education Center has
just instituted a master's degree program in gerontology. The
Higher Ed Center has 14 resident colleges and universities, and
Hollins University and Roanoke College offer seniors' programs.
"Finally, I don't know of any region in Virginia where there exists more cultural/arts opportunities than here in the Roanoke/
Blacksburg area," says Emick. "The seemingly overwhelming
prospects contribute to strengthening our minds and keeping
our bodies active."n
We didn't invent perpetual care...
We introduced it to Roanoke 100 years ago.
Now Celebrating our second century of Forever!
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