• LeadingAge President and CEO, Larry Minnix, Receives the 2015 Robert L. Kahn Award

    The Robert L. Kahn award was established in 2008 to recognize exceptional contributions to the propagation and application of principles of successful aging. Recipients of the Kahn award are leaders in shaping societal views of aging, identifying and tapping the unique human potential of older adults and contributing to the cultural transformation of the aging […]

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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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  • Journey to Greater Wellness: Julie Worley’s Story

    Inspired by a presentation that Dr. David Gobble gave at The Renaissance (a Masterpiece Living partner), resident Julie Worley decided to accept his “70% challenge.” Several years later and 90 pounds lighter, Julie shared with us her journey to wellness… When I moved to The Renaissance in April, 2010, the good news was that the food […]

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  • Throwback Thursday at Westminster Village Allentown

    Westminster Village (a Masterpiece Living partner) kicked it back a few decades with its very own version of  #TBT (Throwback Thursday). Team members and residents from all levels of living came together to share photographs, precious keepsakes, and items from their past to reminisce and share their experiences with one another. One resident brought an angel that […]

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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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  • 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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  • Dr. Roger Landry Featured in the Huffington Post and on Growing Bolder

    The successful aging movement continues as Dr. Roger Landry, MPL President and award-winning author of Live Long, Die Short: A Guide to Authentic Health and Successful Aging, is offered a home as contributor for the Huffington Post and a TV spot as aging expert on Growing Bolder. The Huffington Post Bookmark Dr. Landry`s blog page for informative articles and expert advice about aging [...]

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  • Dr. Roger Landry Featured in the Los Angeles Daily News

    The successful aging movement has been catching fire recently, never more evident than with the massive media attention that Masterpiece Living President, Dr. Roger Landry, has received surrounding his book, Live Long, Die Short: A Guide to Authentic Health and Successful Aging. Most recently, Helen Dennis of the Los Angeles Daily News has shared two installments of her series focussing […]

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