Westminster Canterbury on Chesapeake Bay

About Westminster Canterbury on Chesapeake Bay

Our Mission...
Creating community to foster joy and well-being.

Founded in 1982, Westminster Canterbury on Chesapeake Bay is a faith based, not-for-profit, True Life continuing care retirement community created by the Episcopal and Presbyterian churches to serve older adults of all beliefs, their families and the broader community.

Our waterfront community, located on the southern shore of Chesapeake Bay in Virginia Beach, provides an ideal resort-like setting, along with comprehensive supporting services designed to offer independent living, assisted living, and nursing care solutions for the challenges of retirement.

We take pride in our community, the quality of our services, and most importantly, the exceptional culture of our associates.

Our Values are to achieve Excellence by giving and expecting ...

RESPECT for each Person
PASSION for what we do


Recreational Therapy Intern

May 2019 - August 2019 Virginia Beach, VA
“During my internship, I really liked how much independence my supervisor gave me. By the end of the internship, I was completing tasks that I would be completed as a certified therapeutic recreational specialist. I loved working with the residents at Westminster and enjoyed being on the team to provide the best possible healthcare possible. ”

Restaurant Server

February 2018 Virginia Beach, VA
“I was able to meet a lot of the residents and learn about their lives before they ended up in the retirement home.”
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