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Belmont Village Senior Living President Mercedes Kerr Named to California Master Plan for Aging Stakeholder Advisory Committee

California Health and Human Services (CHHS) Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly has announced the appointment of Mercedes Kerr, President of Belmont Village Senior Living, to a newly established Stakeholder Advisory Committee. The diverse committee, formed in response to Governor Gavin Newsom’s call for the creation of a Master Plan for Aging, includes 34 experts across public, private and non-profit health, research, social service, and long-term care sectors. The call comes in anticipation of the unprecedented growth projected for the over-60 population segment in California across the next decade. Continue reading “Belmont Village Senior Living President Mercedes Kerr Named to California Master Plan for Aging Stakeholder Advisory Committee”


Belmont Village Senior Living Named One of the Best Workplaces for Aging Services by FORTUNE and Great Place to Work® for Second Consecutive Year

Belmont Village Senior Living has earned a place on FORTUNE’S Best Workplaces for Aging Services list for the second consecutive year. The ranking was achieved after the consideration of more than 223,183 employee surveys from Great Place to Work-Certified organizations in the Aging Services industry, including Senior Housing & Care and At-Home Care. Continue reading “Belmont Village Senior Living Named One of the Best Workplaces for Aging Services by FORTUNE and Great Place to Work® for Second Consecutive Year”


Casual Dining Bistro at Belmont Village Fort Lauderdale

As senior population rises in Florida, lots more new housing is on the way for them

Attracted by a growing housing demand caused by the burgeoning senior citizen population in South Florida, a Houston-based developer is staking out Fort Lauderdale and Coral Gables as locations for multiple elder communities in the region.

Belmont Village Senior Living owns and operates 29 communities in major U.S. cities, as well as in Mexico City. The company recently broke ground on a rental project for the elderly on Seminole Drive in Fort Lauderdale near the Galleria Mall. The projected opening: the first quarter of 2020.

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Not your granny’s retirement home: Chicago developers up their game as more seniors demand posh amenities

Luxury, new technology, mental stimulation, fine dining — some seniors moving into retirement communities bring with them high standards.

And their demands are being met as more Chicago developers up their amenity game, challenging the traditional retirement experience and countering the stereotypes people may have about senior living.

Belmont Village Lincoln Park is Now Open

The entrance fee for new residents at Belmont Village is equal to one month’s rent, which starts at $6,500. This includes meals and snacks, weekly housekeeping, activities and transportation, and basic personal care, such as assistance with activities and daily living.

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When your spouse becomes your caregiver

On the first Thursday of each month, a small group gathers at Belmont Village Turtle Creek to support one another during a Parkinson’s and Tremors Support Group. Two regular attendees of the support group include Michael Draper and Terry Wick, who recently shared their story with the Dallas Voice. In addition to the support group, they are supporters of Belmont Village Turtle Creek’s annual Hope Squared event, benefiting CurePSP. The 2019 art auction and benefit raised more than $6,500 to support for patients, caregivers, researchers, and healthcare professionals on prime of life neurodegeneration diseases. You can read more about Michael and Terry’s experience with MSA, multiple system atrophy, below and learn more about Belmont Village’s support group here.

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