Developers pursue new plans for university-based communities while drawing on lessons learned from past experience
Developers are going back to school by teaming up with universities to build and expand retirement communities on campus. The move comes after an extended slowdown of university-based projects in the wake of the Great Recession, which curtailed home sales and limited the ability of seniors to move.... Read more from Seniors Housing Business
Facing the Challenges of Leadership Recruiting: New Approaches and Achievements
Lasell Village, Newton, MA, is fully integrated with Lasell College and zoned as an educational institution, with some 215 residents and 150 employees. In this unusual arrangement, residents are required to participate in 450 hours of educationally oriented activities. They design their own learning plans, .. Read more from The Leading Age Magazine
Going Back to School, Without the Pressure
Some communities are also tightly intertwined with colleges, bringing students and residents together. Lasell Village, on the campus of Lasell College in Newton, Mass., is managed by the college. Residents are required to take 450 hours of classes every calendar year... Read more from The New York Times
Finding Communities That Connect and Nurture the Like-Minded
Three years ago, Dorothy Adelman, 99, moved into Lasell Village, on the campus of Lasell College, in Newton, Mass. All 210 residents of the village, which opened in 2000, are required to participate in 450 hours of education a year — about nine hours a week. ...Read More
Lasell Village appoints new president amidst improved financial picture
Lasell College has named Anne E. Doyle, a former executive with tech firm Connected Living Inc., as the president of Lasell Village, the senior living community on Lasell's Newton campus.
Doyle, who started in her new role on March 30, was chief operating officer at Connected Living, a company that provides engagement opportunities to seniors. Doyle also has served as the chief operating officer at...Read More
Student Newspaper Highlights Carolyn Eastman as she went to Cambodia for a Community Service Trip
In an article written by Lasell College student Morgan Brittany Austin, Communications Major, class of 2015, Lasell Village resident Carolyn Eastman gives a candid interview of her community service trip to Cambodia through a nonprofit organization known as The Sharing Foundation.
You can read the full interview on the 1851 Chronicle's web site: