• 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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  • Masterpiece Living Designates Four New Centers for Successful Aging

    By 2050, an estimated one in five Americans will be over the age of 65, and as a society, we need to adapt to the growing older adult population. Furthermore, 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 […]

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  • Neal Miller Featured in Retirement Living Magazine

    MPL Senior Partnership & Outcomes Specialist, Neal Miller, was interviewed by journalist Laurie Wink for the cover story for Retirement Living magazine. In “Dynamic Aging,” Miller discusses wellbeing, human potential and what aging can and will be in the near future. “If people don’t believe they can make improvements as they age, they’re not going to try,” […]

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  • Masterpiece Living’s Lyceum

    The Masterpiece Living Lyceum is an invitation-only gathering of Masterpiece Living partners, a place for sharing innovative ideas and non-traditional thought. Aptly named after Aristotle’s Lyceum, which served as early milestones in the development of Western science and philosophy, the Masterpiece Living Lyceum was created to inspire change in the traditional ideas of aging. This […]

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  • Successful Aging for All

    By: Teresa Amaral Beshwate, MPH The mission of Masterpiece Living is no small task: to change the experience and perception of aging. Our vision is a society in which aging means growth, engagement, vitality and purpose. We believe that all people should be able to age successfully, no matter where they live. In late 2011, […]

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  • Joan Devine Explains Why There’s No Room for the Word “Still” When It Comes to Successful Aging

    If only everyone had a Golden Retriever like CC as a personal trainer to ensure we never missed a workout! We recently spoke with Joan Devine, Director of Performance Improvement at Lutheran Senior Services who is supporting the launches of Masterpiece Living at Heisinger Bluffs, Merdian Village and Breeze Park. Joan wanted to share her […]

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  • Elim Park’s Summer Challenge Is On!

    “Mastering the Art of Living” is the tagline, and “Why not?” is the question … To inspire residents to challenge themselves, Elim Park Wellness Director, Barbara Womer, asked participants to pick a simple personal goal that could begin and end between July 1 and Labor Day as part of their Summer Challenge. They displayed a […]

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  • Plymouth Village’s Tree Walk Inspires People to Get Outside and Get Walking!

    Think you could identify a Sycamore, Birch or Myrtle tree by sight? Thanks to the Tree Walk initiative by Plymouth Village resident Judy Bushnell and Fitness and Lifestyle Coordinator Candace Galusha, many Plymouth Village residents can! Judy moved to California from Colorado, and while she was a tree expert in her former stomping grounds, she […]

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  • Successful Aging Begins Now

    Ryan Knisely Shares How MPL Has Changed His Life in Some Pretty Remarkable Ways   “You realize how valuable Masterpiece Living is when it begins popping up in everyday conversation,” Ryan Knisely, Independent Living Sales Director at Quincy Village (a MPL partner and Presbyterian Senior Living community) told us. “I can be out socializing with […]

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  • Masterpiece Living’s 6th Annual Walk to Wellness Takes Record-Breaking Steps

    Masterpiece Living (MPL) is continually making strides toward a healthier aging experience! MPL recently hosted a record-breaking Walk to Wellness event. Inspired by research that links brisk walking with reduced body fat, lower blood pressure, lower cholesterol, and reduced risks of bone fracture and heart disease, Walk to Wellness aims to increase physical activity levels for all team […]

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