• Building a Culture of Successful Aging

    By: Penny Vittoria (Successful Aging Coach, Acacia Creek) When you walk through Acacia Creek Retirement Community, it feels different from other communities. One visitor remarked, “I think my mom would live longer if she moved here.” What she felt is what most people feel at Acacia Creek, an aliveness that comes from people who are […]

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  • A Successful Aging Approach to Purposeful Inclusivity

    “If there is one place in society where an elder should be accepted and honored, no matter how frail and no matter what challenges he or she is living with, shouldn’t it be a retirement community?” This was the question posed in an article by LeadingAge entitled, “Creating Inclusivity in Aging Services.” Not long ago […]

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  • It’s Never Too Late to Do Something Amazing

    Three Clermont Park residents were recently featured on Fox31 in Denver illustrating how it’s never too late to learn something new and do something amazing. Clermont Park is a Masterpiece Living partner and a Center for Successful Aging. In this segment, Shirley Swedeen, Evelyn Lyons, and Jean Johnston share more about their scuba diving and […]

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  • Friendship Village of Bloomington Announces Launch of Masterpiece Living

    With research to back it up, science has a few things to say about whether we’ll continue to live active, passionate lives as we age. With that in mind, Friendship Village of Bloomington announces the launch of Masterpiece Living. The suburban Minneapolis-St. Paul retirement community will implement the research-based system on Monday, June 13, as a […]

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  • Masterpiece Living Featured in a 42-Page Senior Housing News Special Report for its Expertise in Measuring Wellness

    The senior living industry boasts of its multimillion dollar wellness programs; but which ones are worth it? Senior Housing News (SHN) recently released a 42-page report featuring new research proving that measuring wellness can result in significant return on investment (ROI) for health care providers and organizations. In this special report, SHN illustrates how Masterpiece Living (MPL) is leading […]

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  • Dr. David Gobble, Renowned Expert on Aging, Visits The Buckingham

    Dr. David Gobble, Director of the Masterpiece Living Academy and a member of the MPL speakers bureau, recently visited The Buckingham (a MPL partner) to present, “This Journey We Call Life.” Dr. Gobble is considered to be one of the top 100 wellness experts in the world and focusses his work on the potential for […]

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  • Inaugural Masterpiece Living Awards Honor Older Adults Who Are Making a Difference

    Recently, The Woodlands at Furman (a MPL Partner in Greenville, SC) honored five older adults who embody what it means to age successfully, and empower others along the way, at their inaugural Masterpiece Living Awards. The Masterpiece Living Awards are the first of their kind and recognize the four pillars of successful aging – physical, […]

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  • MPL’s Centers for Successful Aging Set a New Benchmark for Older Adult Organizations Nationwide

    When it comes to providing a culture of successful aging, how does your organization stack up? A landmark ten-year study by the MacArthur Foundation revealed that 70% of physical aging and approximately 50% of mental aging is determined by the lifestyle choices that we make every day. Utilizing this information, Masterpiece Living (MPL) introduced the groundbreaking Centers […]

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  • The State of the MPL Network (How do older adults you know stack up to these findings?)

    Masterpiece Living’s comprehensive database on physical, intellectual, social and spiritual health is helping older adults around the country grow, assisting organizations in improvement, distinguishing communities from local competition, and shaping public policy. The following is a glimpse of the state of the Masterpiece Living network with regard to specific factors that influence successful aging. How do older adults you […]

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  • Better Connections Lead to Better Lives

    The Four Pointes Center for Successful Aging is a Masterpiece Living partner who is always looking for ways to bring the greater community together for physical, social, spiritual, and intellectual pursuits that lead to a better life, and a better aging experience, for all. They recently shared with us a story of how their community […]

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