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Bon Appetit: CCRCs Opening Their Dining Facilities to the Public

I read an article this past week about several Pennsylvania retirement communities, including some continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs or life plan communities), that are opening up their dining facilities to the public. While non-residents are jumping at this new restaurant option, the eateries’ open-door policy benefits the retirement communities and their residents too. A [...]

By |2021-04-18T05:56:12-04:00October 21st, 2019|

Christwood: A Profile of Innovative CCRC Design

Last week, I had the pleasure of visiting Christwood retirement community to speak at a marketing event. Christwood is a continuing care retirement community (CCRC, or life plan community) located about 45 minutes from New Orleans, just across Lake Pontchartrain. Marketing director Elizabeth Jackson, who has been working at Christwood for about 6 years, was [...]

By |2021-04-12T14:34:58-04:00October 7th, 2019|

Ensuring Proper Nutrition for Seniors (…and How CCRCs Can Help)

March is National Nutrition Month. Created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, this annual campaign puts a spotlight on the importance of making informed choices about food and developing healthy habits around eating and physical activity. When it comes to proper nutrition for older people, it’s important that their loved ones be attuned to their [...]

By |2021-04-18T07:32:15-04:00March 19th, 2018|
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