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Westlake health science students volunteer at Belmont Village West Lake Hills

A new partnership between Belmont Village residents and Westlake High School students has created joy, understanding and friendship.

Students in the Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) organization, volunteered at the senior living community for a six-week internship this spring. Many also take health science classes at the high school. Continue reading “Westlake health science students volunteer at Belmont Village West Lake Hills”


Health System Invests in Seniors Housing – The Next Stage of Care Collaboration

A different kind of investor has jumped into the seniors housing market.  A big health system is now an equity partner in new developments—a sign that care collaboration is quickly moving into its next, and more deeply connected, phase.  

In the first deal of its kind, Houston-based Belmont Village Senior Living and Baptist Health South Florida, a nonprofit provider, recently announced a joint venture partnership to develop, own and operate senior living communities in the greater Miami area.   Continue reading “Health System Invests in Seniors Housing – The Next Stage of Care Collaboration”


Belmont Village CEO: Influx of Residential Developers Raises the Bar for Senior Living

In recent years, a growing number of residential real estate developers have trained their sights on senior living and launched project pipelines. This trend will continue, and well-established senior living players must up their game in response, according to Belmont Village CEO Patricia Will. Continue reading “Belmont Village CEO: Influx of Residential Developers Raises the Bar for Senior Living”


Two local mothers turn 100 this year, reflect on motherhood and their own ‘fantastic’ moms

As two mothers who turn 100 this year reflect on their lives, they praise their own moms and say that raising their children stands out as what they are most proud of.

Gertrude Manning will officially be a centenarian June 22, while Mildred Libman reached that on her April 15 birthday. Both women live in senior facilities, but maintain close mother-daughter relationships.

Manning was born and raised in Chicago, and worked as a secretary. She currently lives in Belmont Village Glenview, where she gets daily after-work visits from her daughter. Continue reading “Two local mothers turn 100 this year, reflect on motherhood and their own ‘fantastic’ moms”


The secrets to living longer than 90: coffee, alcohol, and activity.

What is the secret to a robust and long life?

Think food, drink, genetics and lifestyle.

With food and drink, it’s all about moderation. In a study of 1,600 people older than 90, researchers found people who drank moderate amounts of alcohol or caffeinated drinks lived longer than those who abstained. Continue reading “The secrets to living longer than 90: coffee, alcohol, and activity.”


Resident at Belmont Village leads meditation sessions for coping with ailments: ‘It helps people ground themselves’

At the sound of the chimes, the meditation started and the people in the room closed their eyes or lowered their heads and began to focus.

The 11 residents of Belmont Village Glenview followed directions as fellow resident, Sheila Dixon, led them in a guided meditation. Continue reading “Resident at Belmont Village leads meditation sessions for coping with ailments: ‘It helps people ground themselves’”