Elizabeth Dammeyer

Harbourway at Atlantic Shores Receives National Awards

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA – August 31, 2017 – – Harbourway at Atlantic Shores, Southeastern Virginia’s premier Assisted Living facility, has been honored with recent national awards for its exceptional programs and staff. Located at Atlantic Shores Retirement Community in Virginia Beach, Virginia, Harbourway was selected as among the top Assisted Living facilities in the country,…

Atlantic Shores resisdents Keith and Ann

Downsizing Your Life

Sometimes less really is more. A growing number of retirees are discovering the freedom of going small. As soon as Keith and Ann Armistead’s youngest child graduated from high school, they made a trade. At age 54, they relocated from a 3,000-square-foot house with a spacious yard and pool to a much smaller home with…


Atlantic Shores Continues Award-Winning Cuisine Tradition

Chef’s “Nouveau-Senior Cuisine” Impresses Foodie Residents and Area Judges Atlantic Shores Retirement Community in Virginia Beach, Virginia, has extended its reputation as culinary leader in their industry and region with the recent addition of Executive Chef Bryan Haines. In his position, Bryan oversees every culinary aspect of Atlantic Shores’ three on-site restaurants, developing original, delicious…

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Helping Residents Embrace Technology

Atlantic Shores’ technology initiatives were featured in a national story in the March-April issue of LeadingAge Magazine, one of the country’s top trade publications.  An observation by Sara Hamm, vice president of successful aging and health services at Lifespace Communities, sums up a challenge to providers as we approach the 3rd decade of the 21st…


CovaBiz Community Awards 2016

Atlantic Shores has been honored with the CoVa BIZ Magazine Community Impact Award, as one of the top 10 local businesses consistently and creatively making an impact in our community by giving back. We’re proud of how our staff and residents share their gifts and talents to make the world a better place through a variety of community…

The Pilot

Col. William Jenkins, U.S. Navy

Navy Reserved, National Guard In 1942, WWII was heating up and Bill Jenkins, age 18, was not a man to let a mere 4-F classification stand in the way of his plans to serve in military. “I had decided I wanted to be a Navy pilot,” recalls Jenkins. “So I went to the recruiting station…


Lt. William Stanley Army Air Corps

GROTTAGLIE, ITALY 1944 The Worrybird, a brand new B-24 carrying a rookie crew just out of training, was loaded with bombs and heading for a target in Bucharest, Hungary. In the bombardier’s seat? Second Lieutenant Bill Stanley, a farm boy from Kansas. It was them first of 50 missions he’d fly over Italy, France, Germany,…