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2012-08-14 10:24:45

CHICAGO, Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Vi - the developer, owner and operator of older adult living communities - is celebrating its 25(th) anniversary in August. Vi operates 10 continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) nationwide. "We are extremely proud of the accomplishments we have achieved during the past 25 years," said Randy Richardson, President of Vi. "In an era of uncertainty, our employees and residents can take pride in the fact we are a stable, national presence within the...

2012-08-10 23:02:44

Resident Care Team Leaders at West Seattle Senior Living Community Has Nearly 80 Years as Caregivers West Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) August 10, 2012 Daystar Retirement Village, a Seattle Retirement Community, today announces the hiring of Ed Carr, RN as Director of Resident Services “I´m very excited for this opportunity to offer care to Daystar residents,” said Carr. “Many people have given me so much in life that it seems natural to pass that on to others who are...

2012-06-26 23:02:07

Embittered homeowners looking for good news in the May home sales report were disappointed by the National Association of Realtors´ recent finding that home sales fell 1.9% during the month. But the report did contain a silver lining — when compared to May 2011, sales were up 9.6%. Karen Nichols who is the executive director of Cascades Verdae, a continuing care retirement community in Greenville, S.C., says the report is consistent with the experiences of many of the older adults...

2012-06-24 23:02:38

Embittered homeowners looking for good news in the May home sales report were disappointed by the National Association of Realtors´ recent finding that home sales fell 1.9% during the month. Karen McHenry who is the executive director of The Lakes at Pointe West, a local retirement community in Vero Beach, Fla., says the report is consistent with the experiences of many the older adults who finance a move into her community through the sale of their home. Vero Beach, FL (PRWEB) June 24,...

2012-01-04 09:00:00

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla., Jan. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lend Lease has been selected by SantaFe Senior Living, a SantaFe HealthCare company, to provide construction management services for The Terraces at Bonita Springs, a retirement community in Bonita Springs, Florida. Greystone Communities was selected as the development consultant to SantaFe. Lend Lease began construction on the project November 4, 2011. "The Terraces", a 383,000 square-foot continuing care retirement community...

2011-12-08 11:00:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Dec. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ken Dychtwald, Ph.D., today challenged five "prevailing myths and misperceptions" about the senior living concept known as the continuing care retirement community, or CCRC. Dychtwald, psychologist, gerontologist, best-selling author, and CEO of Age Wave, expressed his comments in a new report presented today at Vi at Silverstone, a Vi and Plaza Companies Community. "There are prevailing myths and misperceptions about CCRCs which do...

2011-10-13 14:00:00

In response to a trend of dissatisfaction with life after retirement, Seniors Guide has launched an online tool to help retirees choose the right path to their comfort and care. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) October 13, 2011 Seniors Guideâs new online tool, called âœAssessing Senior Care Solutions,â is a series of questions intended to help evaluate whether the retiree should pursue independent living, active adult homes, continuing care, assisted...

2011-09-07 07:00:00

Vi has announced that on September 1, 2011, Senior Housing Properties Trust agreed to purchase Viâs portfolio of nine Classic Residence rental communities from affiliates of CC-Development Group, Inc. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 07, 2011 Vi has announced that on September 1, 2011, Senior Housing Properties Trust agreed to purchase Viâs portfolio of nine Classic Residence rental communities from affiliates of CC-Development Group, Inc. The communities are...

2011-08-17 00:00:31

Changes in population and cost influenced Seniors Guide to increase education for seniors, caregivers, and adult children. Along with improved navigation and a clean new design, the new version of SeniorsGuideOnline.com features detailed care level pages. SeniorsProductsServices.com aims to provide accessible information and shopping for all the latest in senior-friendly technology. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) August 16, 2011 The ever-increasing population of senior citizens in the United States...

2011-07-28 15:15:00

ORLAND PARK, Ill., July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Smith Crossing, a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) at 10501 Emilie Lane in Orland Park, announced today that the balance of its bank financing is in place with FirstMerit Bank and Associated Bank. Construction on two new wings for 76 additional independent living residences and major renovations of the common areas begins this week. When it is completed in early fall of 2012, this $37 million expansion will increase the retirement...