Centers for healthy living designed for 21st century wellness

June 20, 2017

Outdated senior living communities are repositioning themselves to stay competitive, and many of them are revamping their wellness programs, according to an article on the McKnights website.

Senior living providers need to accommodate each person's pursuit of their individual wellness goals. One solution is a new facility type called the center for healthy living, or CHL. 

A CHL usually contains spaces for preventive care medical appointments, cognitive assessments, continuing education classes/lectures, healthy dining, social encounters, arts and cultural programs, physical fitness training, and spa and beauty treatments, the article said.

Located primarily on life plan community campuses, these facilities often will group all program areas into one large building or neighboring buildings.

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