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By Lisa McCracken, Director, Senior Living Research & Development, Ziegler  Ziegler recently priced $297.03 million of tax-exempt bonds for Enso Village, a new community in Healdsburg, California, sponsored by The Kendal Corporation--headquartered in Pennsylvania--and the San Francisco Zen Center. Despite the pandemic and the challenges of the past year, the Kendal team was able to garner significant attention among prospective residents and hit 95% pre-sales in a record nine months!
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By Sandy Longenecker, PCHA, LPN, Director of Personal Care, Fairmount Homes  I see you. You are reading the sign on the door that says "No Visitors effective March 13, 2020."

By Margaret Yu, Associate AIA, Director of Client Experience, RLPS  Architects  When social distancing became a priority, outdoor venues provided critical opportunities to safely gather in small groups. At RLPS Architects, we have been pleased to see communities taking a more deliberate approach to activating and extending the use of outdoor spaces--for dining, gathering, and wellness.
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By Erin McDermott  I knew from a very early age I wanted a career where I could help others. While I went to college with the goal of working with young children and families, a human development and family studies course began the discussion about the benefits of working in senior living and I had a lightbulb moment: I was meant to work with older adults.
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By Jennifer Kristovensky, Marketing Director, Benecon and ConnectCare3  Happy Mental Health Awareness Month! Since 1949, May has been observed by Mental Health America and many other organizations as a time to promote mental health screenings and the de-stigmatization of diagnosis and treatment options.

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