Tag: Green House Model

Assisted Living Facilities and Quality of Life

It is not often that a resident of an assisted living facility prompts a public dialogue about the nature of residing in an ALF. On July 9, the Washington Post published a provocative article written by Martin Bayne: a 62 years old  journalist, buddhist monk and publisher. He lives in an assisted living facility (ALF) due to young-onset Parkinson’s... Read more »

The Veterans Administration: An Exceptional Case

I credit several readers for their careful reading of Sunday’s post and thank them for bringing to my attention the new Green House recently opened in central Illinois. The VA Illiana Health Care System opened the first of a proposed 10 Green House’s on their downstate campus in Danville This exciting development marks the first... Read more »

Green House Model Offers Alternative

The Green House movement is in the news and I suspect that many are wondering why none of the 117 Green Houses across the country are located in Illinois. Good question! What is a Green House? As fully realized, a Green House is a building created around the Eden Alternative model of operating a skilled nursing... Read more »
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    Bruce Lederman has over 25 years experience in the senior care field as a direct care provider and thought leader. Bruce was CEO and president of his own firm that operated skilled nursing facilities in Illinois. He is a former nursing home administrator and has consulted to numerous elder care providers on planning for strategic growth as well as process improvement. Recently he served as board chair of CJE SeniorLife, a leading non-profit elder care provider in the Chicago area. Bruce is currently employed as chief strategy officer for a company providing skilled nursing services in communities throughout Illinois and Missouri.

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