15th Annual Silicon Valley Boomer Venture Summit

Masterpiece Living is a proud sponsor of the 15th Annual Silicon Valley Boomer Venture Summit and Business Plan Competition. It is the first, and one of the most significant, gathering of venture capitalists, angel investors, entrepreneurs, and corporate executives focused on the longevity economy. Attracting more than 300 leaders in the fields of aging and health, it is the place where […]

Lance Robertson and the Five Pillars

Lance Robertson, Asst. Secretary for Aging and Administrator of Community Living and Health and Human Services sent Lyceum attendees a special video message commending Masterpiece Living’s mission to change the experience and perception of aging in America. He shared his administration’s Five Pillars for promoting independence for older adults across the nation. They were: Expanding employment opportunities; connecting people to […]

Fighting Ageism and Celebrating Passion, Possibility and Purpose

“Prejudice fuels Ageism – or any ‘ism’. It’s not about how you look. It’s about how people in power assign meaning to how we look,” author and activist Ashton Applewhite said during her We’re All Aging! Let’s End Ageism keynote at Masterpiece Living’s 10th Annual Lyceum. “Ageism is the last acceptable ‘ism’.” As with all prejudice, it relies on “other-ing” and thinking […]

Highlights from Masterpiece Living’s 10th Annual Lyceum: Making Chronological Age Irrelevant

This Chair Rocks author and activist, Ashton Applewhite, is convinced that everyone is ageist (even though everyone is aging). Growing Bolder’s Marc Middleton wants to rebrand aging and deprogram the world from the insidious cult of youth. Hockey Hall of Famer, Jack O’Callahan, believes that perseverance and a good attitude are what brought the Miracle on Ice team an Olympic […]

Valentines for Veterans

Claridge Court (a Lifespace community and Masterpiece Living partner) teamed up with the Highlawn Montessori school to make sure veterans felt loved and remembered this Valentine’s Day. They created 150 cards that were delivered to a local VA hospital. The intergenerational event was featured by two local news stations, KCTV Channel 5 and KSHB Channel 41. Click on the link below […]

Friendship Village of Bloomington a Promising Practices Winner!

Friendship Village of Bloomington (a Lifespace Community and Masterpiece Living partner) was recently featured in the Mather LifeWays Institute on Aging’s annual Innovation at Work 2017 report as a Promising Practices Winner for the way that they are helping to reshape the aging services profession. In the article, “Promoting Wellness Through Resident Empowerment,” they share wellness initiatives such as Winterfit, […]

Masterpiece Living Announces the 2017 Movement Matters Winners!

Movement Matters is a month-long campaign created by Masterpiece Living to inspire and challenge its more than 80 partner organizations across the nation to move more and to tie purpose to movement. This year’s Movement Matters ran throughout the month of September, and included participants from every level of living. Research tells us that a sedentary lifestyle puts us at greater risk for heart […]

Masterpiece Living Featured in LeadingAge Magazine

In the recent article by LeadingAge Magazine, “Ageism and Workforce Education,” aging experts weigh in on what it takes to create a healthy workplace culture that avoids ageism and challenges aging stereotypes. Masterpiece Living’s Director of Operations, Teresa Beshwate, shares the importance of education for every team member within an organization … education that includes taking a person-centered approach. CLICK HERE […]