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New Perspective Senior Living Leader Earns Esteemed Award

(MINNETONKA, Minn.), May 18, 2022—New Perspective is proud to announce that Anthony Vaughns, the company’s executive director at their Waukesha, WI location, has been named the winner of Argentum’s 2022 Community Leadership Award. The designation, which recognizes a senior living professional showing exemplary leadership in senior living community management, is fitting for a professional like Vaughns who, with the help

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Bickford, Merrill Gardens, New Perspective Leaders Envision ‘Transformational Change’ for Senior Living Industry

Leaders of Bickford Senior Living, Merrill Gardens and New Perspective agree: the senior living industry is in need of “transformational change” in the years to come. Looking across the senior living industry today, they see many opportunities for change, from solving workforce challenges to finding new and better ways to care for residents amid the challenges of the pandemic. And

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Senior Living is Still Searching for Answers to Worker Shortage, Says C-Suite Panel at Argentum Conference

MINNEAPOLIS — The worker shortage situation in seniors housing has improved marginally in recent months, but remains a “crisis,” said Tana Gall, president of Seattle-based Merrill Gardens, an owner-operator with a portfolio of 72 communities across 20 states. The veteran executive urged the industry to leave no stone unturned in its quest to find new employees, but discouraged the practice

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Sources for Funding Senior Care and Housing

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Some of the biggest questions that many older adults face concerns the cost of senior living and specifically, long-term care—can they afford it? How will they pay for it? Can’t they just stay at home and save money? It’s important to know your options for funding senior care before suddenly having to make a decision. The good news is there

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New Perspective Expands Presence in Illinois

Exterior of New Perspective Long Grove, Illinois

Long Grove senior living community is the latest property to be added to the company’s portfolio Minnesota-based New Perspective is on its way to meeting a goal of helping 10,000 seniors to Live Life on Purpose by 2025. The company’s Purpose First Partners venture with Boldt Capital continues to expand with the newest addition to the portfolio in Chicagoland. Formerly

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Insurance Options for Paying for Senior Living

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Value is important, especially when it comes to senior living—whether you are considering independent living for yourself, or you are helping a loved one find the right assisted living or memory care setting. You want to be sure you are making the right choice. And you want to explore every possible source of funding—including how you could use insurance for

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Why Socialization is So Important for Older Adults

Group Of Senior Friends Meeting At Home For Coffee

There’s just something about being around people you really like. Having good friends who listen, lift you up and remind you how much you matter. And modern science concurs:  good company is good for your mental, emotional, and physical health. It’s one big reason why socialization for seniors is so important. At New Perspective, our vibrant welcoming communities and team

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6 Senior Living Safety Features That Help You Feel Secure

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Choosing a senior living community that is both safe and supportive as well as welcoming and vibrant is probably high on your list for yourself, or for a loved one. You want to find the right community that has everything in place to help keep residents as happy and healthy as possible.  That’s what makes a senior living community like

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How Daily Routines Help Dementia & Alzheimer’s Patients

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Alzheimer’s or another form of a dementia diagnosis can be devastating, with uncertainty about you or your loved one’s future. Whether it’s the fear of the unknown, worry about the loss of independence, or concern with how much control one may have going forward — there are ways to help and make life easier for someone struggling with any form

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