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  • Research tells us that a sedentary lifestyle puts us at greater risk for heart disease, some cancers, type 2 diabetes, stroke, bone loss, dementia, and a host of other chronic conditions. With this in mind, Masterpiece Living (MPL) created Movement Matters®. Movement Matters® is a month-long signature campaign by Masterpiece Living (MPL) designed to inspire and […]

  • August is legacy month and a great time to reflect on your past and present contributions to the world or your family! How will YOU be remembered?

  • By: Bob Kleinfelder, Birches Assisted Living resident (Excerpt from July 25, 2017 article published in the Birches Blog) Why are some people so desperately lonely? The reasons are many. Social isolation because of physical impairment, the loss of one’s job, a sense of uselessness when old age deprives a person of skills that were once […]

  • Dr. Rob Winningham We all have different levels of social needs; but, recent research has shown that satisfying those varying levels of social needs can be good for our health. We know that people who rate the quality of their social support networks as being better are actually less likely to have all sorts of […]

  • By: Dr. Roger Landry “The soul is healed by being with children.” These famous words by author Fyodor Dostoevsky still resonate true to many of us today. Fellow writer, Leo Tolstoy, shared in Dostoevsky’s regard for young people, and went on to found 13 schools for peasant children. Both of these formidable writers were very […]