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Old Donation reveals mural for a retirement community.

The mural tells the story of the seniors living in Atlantic Shores. The Old Donation students combined pieces from everyone’s story and connected them in one mural. Click the link to watch full video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mpSM3NHaOUI      

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A Sweet Taste of the Season: Atlantic Shores Mini Strawberry Bundt Cakes

Summer is right around the corner, with fresh berries juicy and ready to be picked! Serve up a great taste of the season with our talented Pastry Chef Tara Nieves’ twist on the traditional strawberry shortcake. Go out to your favorite U-Pick, then create this sweet treat to share with the sweetest people in your […]

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At Your Service!

Living at Atlantic Shores means you can leave the chores to us, and enjoy the resort lifestyle with the services and amenities you desire. Want to soak up the sun? Hit the great outdoors on our walking paths. Try your green thumb in our Victory Garden. Unwind at our Lakefront Pier and Gazebo, or host […]

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Playing it “By The Book!”

Whether leaving written legacies for the next generation, or just writing for the sheer joy of it, the prolific community of resident writers at Atlantic Shores is expressing themselves in their own personal way, and giving back to the world with their talent. For almost 20 years, a rotating group of nearly 20 writers has been […]

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Atlantic Shores House-Made Chicken Stock

A flavorful stock is a great base for delicious dishes and sauces. It’s convenient to reach for store-bought, but homemade is easy and more flavorful. Chef Kyle’s easy go-to chicken stock is full of chicken flavor with a bit of heat! It can also be frozen to instantly use anytime. Makes: 3 quarts    Ingredients: 2 roasted […]

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Put on Your Dancing Shoes!

At Atlantic Shores, we love sharing knowledge and fun, both on our campus and out in the community. We partner with local experts to create classes, seminars and special events that enrich the lives of our residents, and fellow fun-loving seniors in the Virginia Beach area.   Like our Senior Advocate Lifelong Learning Institute hosted by […]

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Rosé Oysters a la Atlantic Shores

Chef Kyle created this beautiful, delicious starter for our 2019 Winter Wine Fest. It gets your taste buds working with tangy vinegar, sweet and dry from the brut rose, and saltiness from the fresh oyster.      Brut Rosé Mignonette Sauce Yields: 2 cups .75 cup red wine vinegar 1.25 cup Brut Rosé 2 Tablespoons […]

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Exceptional People, Extraordinary Care!

Our exceptional family of employees is just another reason our residents love to call Atlantic Shores home. A special bond exists between our team and our residents, which is especially evident in some of our long-term caregiving staff, some of whom have worked here almost two decades. Dara Wilson has been with us more than […]

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St. Patrick’s Day Treat — Atlantic Shores Honey Fennel Mustard Ham

Chef Kyle always has a new twist on holiday favorites, like his Honey Fennel Mustard Ham, rather than the traditional Corned Beef for St. Patty’s Day. It’s delicious served with whipped red bliss potatoes and sautéed cabbage and onions — and of course with a side of Irish soda bread! Serves: 8   Ingredients: 1- 6 […]

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Love is in the Air!

Love is ageless, as anyone who’s been married a long time can prove! Regardless of the years together, it’s always wonderful to give old love anew life. And that’s exactly what seven of our resident couples recently did on February 11, as they celebrated their love by re-dedicating their marriages in a very special vow […]

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