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  • By: Dr. Roger Landry, MD, MPH Most of what they told us in medical school about the brain . . . was wrong! Back then, the prevailing belief was that once we reached physical maturity, our brains ceased to make new brain tissue. We thought that aging gradually depleted the neurons of our brains, leading […]

  • By: Dr. Rob Winningham I am frequently asked the question “What is the difference between dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease?” The answer is quite simple: Alzheimer’s Disease is simply a type of dementia, actually the most common type of dementia. There are many different types of dementia, but the majority of cases are probably of the […]

  • 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.  […]

  • By: Danielle Palli  When I phoned Gloria Casper to learn more about the monthly “Bee of Good Cheer” program she manages at the Beacon Hill community (where she is a resident), the interview took an unexpected turn. What I got, instead, was a lesson in what it takes to live a life of gratitude, and […]

  • By: Dr. Roger Landry, MD, MPH There is a scene in the movie The Bucket List where Morgan Freeman tells Jack Nicholson that in ancient Egypt, in order to enter heaven a person is asked two questions:   1. Have you found joy in your life?  2. Has your life brought joy to others?  In conversations […]