Green House homes called ‘promising model’ for nursing home reinvention. But are they replicable?
To hear John Ponthie tell it, you have to visit a Green House Project nursing home to truly know what they’re like … ‘This doesn’t look like a nursing home. This doesn’t smell like a nursing home. This doesn’t feel like a nursing home,’ he said. ‘This looks like a big home — a 7,500-square-foot home where these 12 elders live this rich life together, as rich as it can be given their functional decline.”