• 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.  […]

    Continue reading
  • 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 […]

    Continue reading
  • 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 […]

    Continue reading
  • 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 […]

    Continue reading
  • 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.

    Continue reading
  • 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 […]

    Continue reading
  • 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. […]

    Continue reading
  • Keep Moving! It’s Good for Your Body and Your Brain

    By: Danielle Palli  David Griffith is a self-described farm boy from Ohio who graduated from Ohio State. He went on to teach agriculture, while also serving in the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) – a commitment that led to a four-year stay in Japan. Conversely, Charlie Davis was a city boy born in Washington, DC […]

    Continue reading
  • Sun Health’s Successful Aging Series

    Sun Health’s Grandview Terrace, La Loma Village and The Colonnade are three Masterpiece Living partner organizations located in Arizona. Sun Health recently wrote a series of articles defining successful aging and demonstrating ways to incorporate lifestyle approaches within a community and as an individual. In part one, Spirituality at retirement communities, they explore the importance of a […]

    Continue reading
  • 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 […]

    Continue reading