• American Seniors Housing Association and Masterpiece Living Team to Help Senior Living Organizations

    Covid-19 has hit the senior living industry hard – financially and operationally. The media’s portrayal of this disease’s prevalence within communities has tarnished the industry’s image and created an additional source of hesitation for the consumer. The American Seniors Housing Association (ASHA) and Masterpiece Living (MPL) have teamed up to develop a Where You Live Matters video […]

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  • Master-PEACE Living at Friendship Village (a Resident Report)

    Chloris Wendt is a long-time resident of Friendship Village of Bloomington, a Masterpiece Living Center for Successful Aging in Bloomington, MN. Below, she writes about the positive experiences she, her husband (Harry), and other residents have had at their community, and the support they are receiving during the Covid-19 pandemic… *** MASTERPIECE LIVING – FRIENDSHIP […]

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  • Living Better with Successful Aging at Peconic Landing

    Masterpiece Living partner and Center for Successful Aging, Peconic Landing, was recently featured in LeadingAge magazine, discussing the mindset of growth and potential, and aging well, at any age. READ MORE.

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  • 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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  • Lessons in Happiness: An Interview with Barbara Herrera

    By: Danielle Palli  “We are here to learn certain lessons, and to teach certain lessons,” Barbara Herrera, resident engagement team leader at Westminster Woods of Huntingdon, told me. When I asked her to share one a lesson that she’s learned over the years, she said, “It’s important to take time to get to know yourself […]

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  • Finding Meaning in Life: An Interview with Filmmaker Sky Bergman

    By: Danielle Palli  “An Indian chief once said, ‘you’ll be remembered by the tracks you leave behind,’ and I’m trying to leave good tracks.” ~Santi Visalli  What does it mean to live a meaningful life? How can we find a renewed sense of purpose during those times when purpose feels elusive? To answer these questions, […]

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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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  • Nature Necessities

    By: Teresa Amaral Beshwate John Muir, mountaineer and father of the national parks famously wrote, “Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity.” Although John Muir lived only until 1914, his words could not be truer today.  Humans were […]

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  • Dr. Roger Landry On How Our Thoughts About Aging Affect Our Experience

    Due to popular demand, Dr. Roger Landry was invited back for a second podcast interview to continue the conversation on how our language, thoughts and behavior affect how healthy we are as we age. In this Birdland Media Works interview, he shares how language impacts how we think, which – in turn – affects our […]

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  • National Reach Your Potential Month

    January is National Reach Your Potential Month. How will you step out of your comfort zone and challenge yourself to reach YOUR unique potential?

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