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Smith Center Loan Documents Signed

The SunPorch Board met recently and signed the permanent loan documents for the new senior living campus.  David Barber of USDA Rural Development presented documents indicating that the agency would be providing $3 million in loan along with a $3 million loan from Local Initiative Support Corporation (LISC).  Closing onRead More

Small, intimate and friendly

Today I spent time with a group of planners, designers and forward thinking individuals about designing a new building for elders.  Our group focused on The Greenhouse model and all of the positive implications for quality of life it provides. Every detail of this model has been studied and nowRead More

Who will need long term care services in the future? 52% of elderly

A report LONG-TERM SERVICES AND SUPPORTS FOR OLDER AMERICANS: RISKS AND FINANCING by the office of HHS OFFICE OF THE ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR PLANNING AND EVALUATION OFFICE OF DISABILITY, AGING AND LONG-TERM CARE POLICY date February 2016 states: Most Americans underestimate the risk of developing a disability and needing long-term services and supports (LTSS).Read More