Join Green House Project founder Dr. Bill Thomas, Green House adopter Matt Trimble of Saint Elizabeth Community, and Navigator Elder Homes of New England CEO Renee Lohman for a discussion about Navigator's new Green House-inspired development on Martha's Vineyard, as well as the overall future of elder-directed care.
"We need small. Green House is a model that is very exciting. They have small locations of care. Maybe 12 individuals live in a setting. It’s personalized. It would look more like your living room than [...]
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“Emotion-focused care is the way we need to care for our seniors,” Levin said. “We have seen evidence of this globally with the Eden Alternative, the Butterfly Model, the Green House Project, that to [...]
"Once fully funded and all regulatory boxes checked, elders needing nursing support or rehabilitation will have the option of communal living with private bedrooms and baths, shared living and dining space, a country kitchen, and a sense of independence. In other words, a place that provides licensed, skilled nursing, but contained in a setting that feels and looks more like home."
“'The Leonard Florence Center for Living is the nation’s first urban model Green House,'” Barry Berman said. ... Today there are 35 people living at the Leonard Florence Center for Living, ten of which [...]
"AARP Michigan advocacy manager Lisa Dedden Cooper added AARP is calling on Michigan to use some of its funds from the American Rescue Plan to invest in alternative long-term care delivery models."
"The non-profit has invested at least $81 million in its small house campuses, with a $12 million expansion underway that will see two rooms added to each house across its portfolio as Pamela Richmond, chief strategy [...]
"In the Covid era, these alternatives are getting new attention. Research shows that Green House homes weathered the early pandemic far better than traditional facilities. The need for innovation and reform in the industry is glaring. As [...]
"The authors acknowledge that the advantage of Green House homes comes from more than mere size. They have the advantage of private bedrooms and bathrooms, limited ancillary staff, and fewer admissions. Together these factors [...]
“'The Lord has really blessed me in going to the Green House,' Dorothy Foot, an 83-year-old resident, said. 'The fact that every one of us has our own room gives us dignity. And I [...]