• 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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  • Beyond Bistros – A Special Web Conference by MPL and Cappella Living Solutions

    Masterpiece Living recently had the opportunity to interview Jill Vitale-Aussem, Chief Operating Officer for Cappella Living Solutions, as part of its monthly network call. Network calls are typically exclusive to Masterpiece Living Partners. However, for one time only, MPL, in collaboration with Cappella Living Solutions, wanted to share this insightful free web conference publicly. The information is […]

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  • Colorado Ranked Among the Happiest and Healthiest Places to Live: Masterpiece Living Knows Why

    US News and World Report recently named Colorado as the Best State for Aging based on data collected from reputable sources such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, Genworth Cost of Care Survey, Kaiser Family Foundation, Missouri Economic Research and Information Center, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, and the […]

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  • Ann’s Dance (Judson Park)

    “Could I have this dance,” Ken Ray, fitness coordinator at Judson Park, asked resident Ann Toth. The community was hosting a dance as part of Masterpiece Living’s Movement Matters campaign. “I’d love to,” she answered. “But I can’t dance anymore.” After Ann’s husband died, she was unable to go anywhere that had big band music […]

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  • Redefining the Perception of Aging

    Masterpiece Living is working with its partners to debunk some of the most common and deeply rooted myths held toward aging in our country. Take a look at these data outcomes from the Masterpiece Living national database…

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