Senior Community contributes over 10,000 volunteer hours this year

December 31, 2017

SUFFOLK – Lake Prince Woods Senior Community takes time to give back to their community through volunteering. Over 10,000 volunteer hours were served by Lake Prince Woods volunteers in 2017.  58 residents at Lake Prince Woods volunteer within as well as outside of the community. The community volunteers take on tasks including but not limited to participating in life enrichment programming, work in the gift shop, sing in the Golden Voices choir and Gospel Coral, crochet hats for the local hospital, visit Healthcare residents, lead Bible studies, serve as hostess in the dining room, and serve on a variety of committees.

There are 15 volunteers from the greater community, who assist in healthcare, assisted living and Memory Care, also contributed.  These volunteers participate in pet therapy, serve as musicians at the Sunday Vesper services, and assist the Healthcare life enrichment department. “We volunteer because we love giving back. I would want someone to do the same for me,” said Louise Perkins, resident at Lake Prince Woods.

Lake Prince Woods, an award winning residential retirement community, offering an array of lifestyle choices.  Located in Suffolk, Virginia, the community is nestled among 172 lovely wooded acres bordering Lake Prince.  As a continuing care retirement community, Lake Prince Woods offers residential living, assisted living, memory care and skilled nursing care.  To learn more, visit the website: www.lakeprincewoods.org.