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By: Danielle Palli and Verna M. Cavey, PhD In Juliet Kerlin’s delightful Lyceum 2017 presentation, The Fun Theory: Transformation Through Person-Based Technology, we learned how fun can be a great motivator! In one study, research demonstrated that people are 66% more likely to use the stairs when steps are transformed into piano keys that played […]
By: Dr. Roger Landry Early Sunday morning on October 23, 1983 in Beirut, Lebanon and during the Lebanese Civil War, two suicide truck bombers struck the barracks of the multinational peacekeeping force, killing 241 US marines, sailors and soldiers, 58 French peacekeepers and six civilians. I was serving at the Air Force Headquarters Europe in […]
By: Cera Meintzer “Wherever you put the mind, the body will follow,” Chaplain Jim Kok, Executive Director of Chaplain Services at Christian Living Communities, told us. He began his presentation on mindful aging by citing the work of researcher Ellen Langer. In the ’90s, Langer studied the mind-body connection and specifically how your thoughts and […]
By: Danielle Palli Residents and team members from more than 80 partner communities gathered in Denver for Lyceum 2017: The Summit of Change. The theme of this year’s Masterpiece Living conference was change … social change and advocacy, the changing landscape of technology, and the changing perspective of older adults and how older adults are […]
Steve Moran of Senior Housing Forum joined us for this year’s Masterpiece Living Lyceum: Summit of Change. Following our annual conference, Moran published two articles in SHF. In “What the Heck is a Lyceum?” he gives his initial impression of who Masterpiece Living is and what we provide, to include a look at purposeful living, […]