DPA Will Attend The CALA Conference and Trade Show Palm Springs, CA Nov 5-7

The DPA Team is excited to attend the CALA 2018 Fall Conference & Trade Show!

Senior Living professionals are continually seeking ways to elevate care and services, while enhancing residents’ quality of life. Attend the Fall Conference & Trade Show and gain helpful insights and critical strategies to elevate:

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The DPA Team Will Attend LeadingAge 2018, October 28-31 2018

The DPA team is looking forward to attending LeadingAge 2018! The Annual Meeting EXPO is the largest gathering of goods and services related to our field all in one spot!

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Tips to Keep You Moving

Consistency is key to staying in shape for baby boomers.  Check out this article for one personal trainer's tips on how to stay faithful to your exercise routine!

Senior Center Resident is Granted Unusual Request

This adorable 102-year-old woman in a senior center gets to mark one unusual item off of her bucket list.

See the story here.

Don't Sweat Those Gray Hairs!

Don't let your age hold you back!

"Your life is a story — share it, and touch others with your presence."

Read the Huffington Post blog post here.

Grand Opening: The Pointe at Summit Hills

Douglas Pancake Architects proudly attended the grand opening for The Pointe at Summit Hills in Bakersfield, California.  This beautiful facility features both assisted living and memory care units with private courtyards.   Amenities abound which encourage socialization between residents, personal growth, and healthy, active aging.

Saving Your Muscle Tone for Retirement

A recent study shows that exercising when you're younger could be of great benefit to you in your senior years. Need more motivation?  Read the entire article here.

Arts for the Aging

A recent article by The New York Times discusses the benefits of incorporating the arts into the lives of the elderly.  As the article indicates, the studies speak for themselves: One study shows, "when older people become involved in culturally enriching programs, they experience a decline in depression, are less likely to fall and pay fewer visits to the doctor. In another study among people with Alzheimer’s disease, a sculpting program improved the participants’ mood and decreased their agitation even after the program ended."

Read the entire article here.

Where You Live Matters

"A new resource in senior living promises an 'enormous upside' for everyone in the industry..."