A senior living community designed for successful aging.

The Masterpiece Living® Lifestyles at First & Main of New Albany.

A 10-year study funded by the renowned MacArthur Foundation in collaboration with the Mayo Clinic proved that growing older doesn’t have to be a slow, steady decline. Instead it can be a time of continued growth throughout all aspects of life – socially, intellectually, physically and spiritually.

Seniors who wish to forego the work and maintenance of living at home can find this in a retirement community. But, if their goal is to live healthier and happier, they must choose a senior living community that provides a specific plan, overarching culture and proven system for measuring success. That’s where Masterpiece Living at First & Main of New Albany comes in – a meaningful, person-centered dedication to wellness.

The Masterpiece Living lifestyle is a direct result of the 10-year groundbreaking “Successful Aging” study, and is statistically proven as a path to a longer, healthier life. With a focus on holistic wellness that’s unique to Masterpiece Living, First & Main of New Albany brings together all of the physical, mental, social and spiritual elements shown to promote overall health and wellness. First & Main’s entire culture revolves around these core ideas and best practices, which helps each resident of our senior living community grow as individuals and lead more fulfilled, happier lives.

First & Main New Albany’s commitment to Masterpiece Living can be seen throughout our  programming calendar, as well as the diverse list of club-like amenities we offer each of our residents.  An onsite movie theater, courtyard putting green, computer rooms, and arts and crafts areas all contribute to the mentally stimulating lifestyle goals of residents, while an onsite chapel and tranquil outdoor greenspace provide moments of reflection and spiritual growth. Our onsite state-of-the-art exercise and therapy gym, as well as our salon and day spa serve the physical needs and goals of our residents, while our robust calendar of social events, including live entertainment in The Courtyard and happy hours at our bistro, provide opportunities for residents to build lasting friendships and stay active socially.

Individuals choosing our senior living community have the unique opportunity to embrace the Masterpiece Living lifestyle. Now that lifestyle choices have been found to account for up to 70 percent of how we age, it’s not just about eating healthy and staying active. So many other factors account for our quality of life and overall lifespan, and at First & Main, we offer a multitude of resources and opportunities for residents to thrive while aging in our senior living community. Using the Masterpiece Living program as the true center of what we are, we stand out among retirement homes as a place to live life to the fullest.

Masterpiece Living Tools

Measurement Devices
Customized reports and tools enabling residents to track their progress over time and compare their results to research guidelines and national norms.

Outcome Tracking
Aggregate measurements to track overall health, target specific needs and create successful aging benchmarks not only for individuals, but for the entire Masterpiece Living population.

Integration Road Map
A customized strategic approach for community-wide engagement and unity between Masterpiece Living associates and residents.

Research-based resident programs – representing over 650 hours of development – that support a Successful Aging culture.

Access to all of the successful aging information residents and staff need via the secure Masterpiece Living website.

What’s needed for successful aging?

  • A physically active and mentally stimulating lifestyle
  • Strong social engagement
  • Purpose and meaning in your life
  • Environments that support this lifestyle

Dr. Roger Landry is a preventative medicine physician specializing in empowering older adults to take control of their own aging. He is a nationally known speaker on successful aging, and has keynoted and presented at local, state and national conferences on aging. He is the award-winning author of “Live Long…Die Short: A Guide for Authentic Health and Successful Aging.” As a lecturer, researcher and consultant, he has written extensively and is frequently called upon as a media expert on the topic of successful aging.
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Dr. David Gobble has been recognized by the National Wellness Institute as one of the top 100 wellness experts in the world, and he serves on the national board of Wellness Councils of America, and has been a leader in promoting health and productivity of older workers and retirees. He has served on multiple academic journal editorial boards, and has been published in several academic disciplines.
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