• Sun Health and Friendship Village of Bloomington Named “Best in Wellness”

    Twenty-five communities have been recognized with the 2019 ICAA NuStep Beacon Award for their “Best in Wellness” achievements, including Masterpiece Living Partners, Sun Health and Friendship Village of Bloomington. The Beacon is awarded to communities that successfully foster a wellness culture and an environment that supports wellness for all who live and work there. CLICK […]

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  • Beacon Hill Resident Featured in the Daily Herald

    Max Briggs is a retired art teacher of 36 years, who now teaches painting and drawing classes at Lifespace’s Beacon Hill (a Center for Successful Aging). “Successful aging isn’t just a program, it’s our culture here at Beacon Hill,” says Bridgette Walshe, executive director at Beacon Hill. “We live and breathe it daily, and it […]

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  • Earth Day at Cathedral Village (Valuing Gray 2019 Award Recipients!)

    The residents at Cathedral Village have a strong connection to nature and care a great deal about their campus and the environment. They sent Masterpiece Living a video to demonstrate how they are Valuing Gray. The Valuing Gray Award recognizes organizations that develop systems for leveraging the value, skills, talents, wisdom and experience of older adults to solve […]

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  • Masterpiece Living Partners in the News

    This November, several Masterpiece Living partner communities were featured in the news discussing outreach efforts to change the perception of aging, empower older adults to age successfully, and to field questions about what it’s like moving into a retirement community. Read more about partners from Westminster Woods in Huntingdon, Kirkland Village, and Homestead at Hamilton.  […]

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  • Bee of Good Cheer

    By: Danielle Palli  When I phoned Gloria Casper to learn more about the monthly “Bee of Good Cheer” program she manages at the Beacon Hill community (where she is a resident), the interview took an unexpected turn. What I got, instead, was a lesson in what it takes to live a life of gratitude, and […]

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  • The Science Behind Happiness

    Did you know that 50 percent of your happiness is predetermined by your genetic make-up? That means the other half of the formula is influenced largely by you! A research study conducted by the University of Minnesota found that human beings are born with a “happiness set-point,” or in other words, a default happiness level […]

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  • Let it Ripple Character Day – September 26, 2018

    We encourage your community to join the MPL team and over 130,000 groups across 150 countries participating in Character Day on September 26. Organized by the nonprofit, Let it Ripple, Character Day is one of several initiatives supported by Let it Ripple’s mission to “use film, technology, discussion materials, and live and virtual events to […]

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  • What’s Your Data Story?

    What is your organization’s data story? What are your brand promises, and can you prove them? Those who are a part of the Masterpiece Living Network are part of a powerful group that mind what they measure. CLICK HERE to learn more.

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  • Cathedral Village Receives Best of the Best Award from Masterpiece Living for Green Practices!

    The Best of the Best Award was created by Masterpiece Living (MPL) to shine a spotlight on truly outstanding practices and programs that are more comprehensive, systematic and measurable than typically found in the aging field. The Best of the Best Award recognizes those in the MPL network who are inspiring growth and pushing the limits […]

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  • 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. […]

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