The news coming out of The Village at Orchard Ridge tells the story of real progress in senior living. From home designs to health care, everything at our new community represents the most forward-thinking ideas. Please bookmark this page to keep abreast of milestones at our growing community.
TVOR Supports Parkinson's Awareness
April 10, 2014
This April, millions of people around the world will recognize April as Parkinson’s Awareness Month. Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurological disorder that affects nearly one million people in the United States. Although promising research is being conducted, there is currently no cure for or definitive cause of Parkinson’s... Read More
NLCS Awards First Grant to Diakon Adult Day Services
April 09, 2014
ROCKVILLE, MD- National Lutheran Communities & Services’ (NLCS) Community Impact Council awarded $15,000 to Diakon Adult Day Services at Ravenwood to provide expanded support to in-home caregivers. As one of two recipients, their Caregiver Support Initiative will be implemented in collaboration with local congregations, agencies and associations.
The Community Impact Program... Read More
NLCS Receives Home Care License in VA
February 20, 2014
National Lutheran Communities & Services’ (NLCS) was granted licensure from the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Department of Health on Dec. 31, 2013 to begin providing in-home health services to seniors. myPotential at Home—A National Lutheran Service will begin its first phase of offerings in March 2014 on the campus of NLCS’... Read More
Orchard Ridge Partners with Eastern Mennonite Seminary
July 09, 2013
Theological students from Eastern Mennonite Seminary, along with clergy and laypersons pursuing Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) will now be able to earn credits toward their denominational ordination requirements and/or certification as professional chaplains at The Village at Orchard Ridge—A National Lutheran Community (TVOR).
Program participants gain hands-on ministry experience through supervised... Read More
Joan Lunden Speaks at Orchard Ridge's Grand Opening Celebration
June 18, 2013
(WINCHESTER, Va.) The Village at Orchard Ridge—A National Lutheran Community (TVOR) commemorated their community-wide Grand Opening Celebration on Monday, June 17 with caregiving and wellness advocate Joan Lunden and approximately 700 guests.
Lunden, the longest-running Good Morning America host, New York Times best-selling author and spokesperson for A Place for Mom,... Read More
The Village at Orchard Ridge is sponsored by National Lutheran Communities & Services, a faith-based, not-for-profit ministry of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, serving people of all beliefs.