MD Anderson is not just a cancer hospital. It is the home of the Neurodegeneration Consortium (NDC), a collaboration among Baylor College of Medicine, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to discover new treatments that target Alzheimer’s using the latest research. The NDC scientists, led by Dr. Jim Ray, have developed a therapeutic treatment they think could potentially slow the loss of brain cells in Alzheimer’s patients and, in theory, give them a few extra years of normal brain function. Continue reading “MD Anderson Shares Insight on Alzheimer’s Research at Belmont Village Events”
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Getting older isn’t always easy, but a group of Louisville ladies is choosing to embrace the Golden Years. They have more than a few to choose from, too. These girls are part of a very exclusive club at their living community. They’ve all celebrated at least 100 birthdays, and unofficially make up the “100 Club” at Belmont Village in St. Matthews. Continue reading “The “100 Club” at Belmont Village St. Matthews”
Belmont Village Senior Living recently formed a collaborative agreement with TIRR Memorial Hermann, one of the top hospitals in the nation for rehabilitation.
TIRR has repurposed one of Belmont Village West University’s single-story buildings to serve as a new location for its cancer rehabilitation, lymphedema and limb-loss patients.
While convenient to Belmont Village residents who need the rehab care, TIRR’s presence also has meant more health and wellness activities for the community’s independent-living seniors.
Is Assisted Living or Memory Care the right choice? Sometimes the decision to move in to an Assisted Living or Memory Care community is made amidst many challenges. But according to the results of a recent survey by the California Assisted Living Association (CALA), Assisted Living and Memory Care can help create a sense of belonging and control for residents, easing the transition and fostering quality of life. Check out the results of this survey, which focus on the real-life experiences of residents and their family members.
Belmont Village St. Matthews resident, Marie Cassidy celebrated her 104th birthday with a special event on December 10, 2016. The birthday celebration featured a special performance by the Louisville Ethnic Dancers, a local dance troupe dedicated to folk dancing that Marie once was a member of and in a way helped start.
Green initiatives are making their way into retirement communities across the country. While swapping out light bulbs and installing smart water systems can save money, community executives say these moves are desired by residents as well.
Children from a Chabad Burbank Preschool brought some holiday cheer to residents of the Belmont Village assisted-living facility Monday morning.
Dressed as candles, Maccabees and donuts, about 25 preschoolers performed various songs about dreidels, latkes and Hanukkah. The children sang and sometimes screamed their lyrics while the Belmont residents shook noisemakers and clapped along. Continue reading “Preschoolers spread cheer at Belmont Village”
Meet Patricia Will, co-founder and CEO of Houston, Texas-based Belmont Village Senior Living. From the company’s first community opening in 1998 to today at 24 operating properties and counting, Will has led Belmont Village from the early startup days through the launch of the operating company and first community opening to today as a thriving senior living pioneer. Continue reading “Senior Housing News Leadership Series: Patricia Will, Co-Founder & CEO of Belmont Village”
The residents of the Belmont Village Senior Living Burbank got to take in the sights and sounds of the season from the comfort of their home, as the St. Bellarmine Elementary School’s Kindergarten class sang holiday favorites and created a live-action Nativity scene.