• Masterpiece Living Through the Eyes of One Acacia Creek Resident

    Recently, Wilma Grice, an Acacia Creek resident, wrote an article defining Masterpiece Living, and what it means to those at her community. Here, she illustrates the four components of successful aging, explains the meaning of gerotranscendence, and describes how positive thinking and a healthy lifestyle can make a difference… ACACIA CREEK AND MASTERPIECE LIVING Acacia Creek is partnered […]

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  • The Terraces of Los Gatos Build Habitat for Humanity Playhouse

    A group of more than 20 residents of ABHOW’s The Terraces of Los Gatos (a Masterpiece Living partner) recently joined forces with Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley to build a playhouse and raise funds for affordable housing in Santa Clara County. David Bowman, the chaplain at The Terraces, suggested bringing Habitat for Humanity’s Playhouse Program […]

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  • Grandview Terrace’s Adopt a Grandparent/Student Initiative

    Young scholars from the Odyssey Preparatory Academy (grades 5 through 8) sat with wide-eyed fascination as one resident from Grandview Terrace recounted his harrowing story of survival that fateful day during his time in the Navy several decades ago. This was one of many powerful stories shared that day in what turned out to be […]

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  • A Letter From Lynda About What It Means to Grow, Achieve, Invent and Celebrate Life

    “I have never heard anyone at Quincy Village say ‘no’ when it comes to the personal growth of an individual … I am allowed to recreate myself, to nurture my interests, to discover new lifestyles … to grow, achieve, learn, share, educate, create, invent and enjoy.” Lynda Kuckenbrod, a resident of Quincy Village (a Masterpiece Living […]

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  • Hank Mol Makes Walking to Wellness a Reality!

    When Hank Mol’s blood sugar levels inched him dangerously close to a type 2 diabetes diagnosis, he knew something had to change. At 81 years of age, he confessed, “I wasn’t too happy when the doctor told me I had prediabetes, especially since I considered myself to be fairly healthy. It was the wakeup call […]

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  • Humor-con at Kirkland Village

    Priscilla Brekus of Kirkland Village (a Presbyterian Senior Living Community) had the crowd in stitches at Humor-con this week. Kirkland Village, which is a Masterpiece Living partner community, hosted the event in honor of National Humor Month. The event included standup comedy acts, laughter yoga and a variety show. Click here to watch the video: […]

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  • Artful Living at The Birches

    Last week, residents of The Birches Assisted Living in Clarendon Hills (a Masterpiece Living Community) proved that creativity knows no age limit. Instructor, Lorna Nelson, guided participants in the creation of their own interpretation of Vincent Van Gogh’s Starry Night. Artistic expression is more than just fun; neurological research suggests that creativity and learning something […]

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  • Hot Air Balloons to Harleys … What’s On Your Bucket List?

    Riding a Harley had been Peggy Porter’s dream since she was 10 years old – ever since her parents bought a summer cottage in Tomahawk, WI near a Harley-Davidson plant. Riders from the Midwest would visit each year for the Tomahawk Fall Ride. Now, at age 90, Peggy got to scratch that off her bucket […]

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  • Boomers Rock focuses on Successful Aging

    Tom Matt of Boomers Rock radio is dedicated to helping people improve their health, fitness, finances and overall happiness through insightful interviews with experts in the successful aging field and articles that are most relevant to older adults who want to age in a better way. Most recently, Tom Matt featured MPL President, Dr. Roger Landry in […]

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  • SYNERGY: A New Benchmark in Purposeful Programming for Masterpiece Living Partners

      “First of all, I`m an ‘all-in` type of person,” Sloan Bentley, President and CEO of Lifespace Communities, said about Lifespace`s recent partnership with Masterpiece Living, and its plans for all twelve Lifespace communities to become Centers for Successful Aging within the next five years. “Lifespace has the tradition of being leaders in the industry. […]

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