• 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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  • Dr. Roger Landry on Boomers & Beyond SIG

    Masterpiece Living President, Dr. Roger Landry, was a recent guest on the Boomers and Beyond special interest group, hosted by Dori Mintzer. Boomers and Beyond is a free call open to multidisciplinary professionals who are themselves in the boomers and beyond age group and/or work with clients in the second half of life. In case you […]

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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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  • Dr. Roger Landry on the Patricia Raskin Show

    Dr. Roger Landry and host Patricia Raskin dispel the myths of aging and discuss practical tips for a better aging experience. In this interview, Dr. Landry shares how lifestyle and a positive attitude can actually suppress genes that would otherwise cause impairment, and how learning new things causes our brains to make new cells and […]

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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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  • 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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  • From Wellness to Transformation

    “Before wellness models can truly make a difference, those who work with older adults need to embrace changes themselves,” says ICAA’s founder/CEO Colin Milner in the recent article by Marilynn Larkin, From Wellness to Transformation: Next Steps for Active-Aging Leaders. Milner also discusses how aging stereotypes and fear may hold people back from reaching their potential. […]

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