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October Dogwood Village Monthly Newsletter

Updated: Nov 4, 2023

Dogwood Village wants to thank Lee Frame for his many years of service to our Health Center Commission, Senior Living Board and Foundation Board. Lee started volunteering on our boards in 2010 and has been a huge resource for the facility. Lee has been a strong advocate for both residents and employees and has been instrumental in providing additional services and benefits for both. At his last meeting, Lee thanked staff for their dedication, care and compassion that is shown every day to our residents. Lee is moving to Colorado and will be missed by all of us!

Fall at Dogwood Village

Mary Lou and Kristen

Resident Spotlight: Ms. Alberta Mahanes

Ms. Alberta Mahanes has been a resident of Dogwood Village Health & Rehab since March of 2023. She was born and raised in Albemarle County, VA and has been a caregiver and nanny for the majority of her life. She shared with worker “I love taking care of people and its been wonderful”. Besides taking care of her parents and several family members,

Alberta worked for a famous actress for over thirty years, caring for her children. She enjoys sharing her stories of her travels, family photos and her love for flowers. Ms. Alberta likes to stay active, socializes with others, works on puzzle books , crafts and attends lots of activities!


Welcome New Resident Spotlight: James “Jim” Cluff

James “Jim” Cluff came to live at Dogwood Senior Living in September of 2023. He was proud to share that is has lived in Orange Va for 87 years. He was married to his wife Mabel for 56. He was eager to share how he met her on a blind date at a piano recital. He has two children and several grandchildren. He attended Richmond Professional College and later was owner of Cosby Cluff in Orange. He is a member of Orange Baptist Church and has enjoyed volunteering with missionary work in varies place. His hobbies are watching television and talking with others however his favorite is watching his grandchildren play sports. He served 2 years in the US Army. He shared his greatest accomplishment in life was being a family man and putting them first! Stop by and give him a warm welcome.


Staff Spotlight

Village Voice October 2023
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Dispatch Oct 2023
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