As senior housing professionals, we’re well aware of the many opportunities that Life Plan Communities offer residents. The programs, amenities, services, and health care provided create an opportunity-rich environment that we believe supports wellness. It’s a big part of the reason we do what we do.
But this widely held belief has not yet been proven. In fact, very little research has been done to support the notion that the opportunities to find fulfillment provided in a Life Plan Community, and the sense of community, can actually impact health in a positive way.