Belmont Village Senior Living reached a construction milestone with the “topping out” of its 27th community at 24141 Ventura Blvd. in Calabasas.
Contractor W.E. O’Neil has completed the concrete structure of the three-story building with the final roof placement. Continue reading “Senior community construction in Calabasas reaches milestone”
The centenarians had their portraits taken, each with some of their dearest possessions. The occasion? Belmont Village Senior Living is putting together a calendar featuring pictures of its oldest residents across the country. Five live in a Belmont community in Carol Stream.
They posed, not with academic degrees or some other accolade, but with simple keepsakes. During the photo shoot, they also freely gave advice from well-lived lives.
“They’re full of wisdom,” said Tom Sanders, their photographer this week. Continue reading “Some life advice from Carol Stream centenarians”
There are more than 18 million veterans living in the United States. Every single one has sacrificed so that we may succeed. All soldiers have stories from their service. Some are more willing to share them than others. We found many of them right here in Kentuckiana.
Louisville’s Belmont Village may be a far cry from boot camp. Its bright building is a stark contrast from the barracks and bases, but many here remember when those other places were home.
They’ve now been out of the military far longer than they were in it. The decades have come and gone, but those years are far from faded.
Continue reading “Honoring the Greatest Generation: Veterans share stories of service”
Senior living projects in city centers are not for the faint of heart. Between high land and construction costs, site scarcity, lengthy entitlement processes and sticker shock for lenders, taking on this type of development is no easy endeavor—and that’s not to mention design constraints.
But given the unique strategies the majority of senior living communities employ in order to fit into specific city settings, whether that’s high-rise structures or mixed-use construction, there’s much opportunity for creativity, innovation and success. Continue reading “Senior Living and the City: Hottest Urban Design Trends”
When it comes to finding a cure to Alzheimer’s disease, doctors say we are still a long ways to go, but are making progress.
Jim Ray, Ph.D., director of Neuroscience at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, addressed Dallas residents during an educational event at Belmont Village Turtle Creek on the short- and long-term goals of the Neurodegeneration Consortium (NDC), established through a $25 million donation to MD Anderson to better understand the underlying biology of the disease and translate this knowledge into therapeutic interventions.
The goal is to effectively alleviate symptoms by delaying, reversing and/or eliminating the pathology of the disease. Continue reading “Belmont Village Hosts Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease Event with NDC Director, Dr. Jim Ray”
Dorothy Schleider is a witty and tolerant woman. Those are just two reasons she and Ben Schleider have been happily married for 70 years, said Ben Tuesday while the couple sat together on a small couch in an upstairs parlor at Belmont Village Senior Living in Hunter’s Creek. The two celebrated their seventh decade together April 3 with other community members at the Village.
Ben, a former lawyer and World War II veteran, said the first time he met “Dot” it was her wit and beauty that hooked him on the 20-year-old woman his sister introduced him to because she was worried that at 26, he may not ever get married.
“When I met her, it was electric shocks that eventually evolved into marriage,” said Ben. Continue reading “Couple celebrates 70 years together, and life filled with historic memories”
Belmont Village, a senior living center in Rancho Palos Verdes, celebrated its 13th anniversary this month.
The center opened in 2004 on the Peninsula and provides a range of care options for seniors, from independent living in private apartments to increased assistance for seniors with greater needs. In addition to its independent and assisted living programs, the center offers their Circle of Friends program for seniors in the early stages of memory loss or those with mild cognitive impairment, according to the Belmont Village website. Continue reading “Belmont Village Rancho Palos Verdes celebrates 13th anniversary”
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
5:30 – 7:00 PM
Albany Community Center
The Community Room
1249 Marin Avenue
Albany, CA 94706
Continue reading “The Brain Game: Mastering Whole Brain Fitness”
Jim Ray spends much of his time in the lab at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. It’s where Ray, who came to MD Anderson Cancer Center in 2013 with an extensive background in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries, leads a team of researchers who are seeking to develop gene therapies to treat Alzheimer’s, a neurodegenerative disease that impacts more than 5 million, mostly elderly, Americans.
The lab time is important, but in his fight against Alzheimer’s, Ray says he needs to find time for fact finding missions. He needs to get out into the community, speak to the families afflicted and gather as much information as possible. Continue reading “Houston-based scientist leads Alzheimer’s panel April 20”