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  • By: Sarah King  Studies have shown that processing speed (the pace at which you take in information, make sense of it, and begin to respond) is one of the strongest predictors of cognitive performance in older adults. Did you know that processing speed slows down as we age? By engaging in stimulating cognitive exercises, you […]

  • 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 […]

  • By: Dr. Roger Landry, MD, MPH When author, political journalist and world peace advocate, Norman Cousins, learned that he had a degenerative spinal disease, he did what no one would have expected … he laughed. Armed with Marx Brothers movies and reruns of Candid Camera, he immediately noticed that within ten minutes of laughing, his […]

  • 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, […]

  • By: Dr. Roger Landry, MD, MPH The Masterpiece Living Team is most saddened at the recent passing of our dear colleague, sage, and mentor, Dr. Robert Kahn at age 100 … a role model for successful aging to the very end. Dr. Kahn had a long, productive and illustrious career with the University of Michigan’s […]