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 series of complimentary webinars that […]
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 VILLAGE, BLOOMINGTON MN Resident’s Report; […]
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.
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 HERE to read more.
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 and to like yourself, and […]
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, I spoke with filmmaker Sky […]
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. Residents and staff from Westminster […]
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 officially deemed an “urban species” […]
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 health. Learn healthy approaches for […]
January is National Reach Your Potential Month. How will you step out of your comfort zone and challenge yourself to reach YOUR unique potential?