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The Good Life
April 19, 2012
The Valley Ridge housing redevelopment project will add 140 senior rentals.

Burnsville council debates wisdom of adding more senior housing

Some members and the mayor say the city has enough senior apartments and fret over its balance of owned vs. rented homes. But others want to consider luxury senior housing overlooking the river.
Local
April 16, 2012

Thursday roundup: Senior housing opens, city wins victory over landlord, Viking on trial

City news roundup for Thursday, March 8
Commercial
April 16, 2012
Tower Light On Wooddale Avenue
3601 Wooddale Av., St. Louis Park

Hot property: TowerLight on Wooddale Avenue, St. Louis Park

TowerLight on Wooddale Avenue 3601 Wooddale Av. S., St. Louis Park
Commercial
April 12, 2012
Chase Piepenburg of Frana Cos. cut off metal tabs before concrete was poured on the fifth floor of new apartments at 8055 Penn Av., Bloomington.

Multifamily sector is thriving

The vacancy rate is low enough that StuartCo is building more units and upgrading many of its older ones.
Minneapolis
March 8, 2012
Mary Arianejad, left, said her new apartment at the Thomas T. Feeny Manor “has everything I wanted.” With her are Marci Holley , center, and Heidi

Mpls. model seniors complex offers housing with peace of mind

New buildings include assisted living and memory care facility, plus a senior health and wellness center.
The Good Life
February 9, 2012
Mary Hollinger downsized from a large house in New Jersey to a condo in Edina.

Discovering the upside of downsizing

Many empty nesters see moving out of the family home as a chance to simplify and find a new social set.
North Metro
February 9, 2012

North news briefs: Work begins on senior housing in Anoka

Volunteers of America have broken ground for Homestead at Anoka, a senior-living campus at 4th Avenue and Grant Street. This first phase includes a 120-bed skilled-nursing facility and a 59-unit apartment complex offering both assisted- and independent-living units. It is expected to open in the spring of 2013. More units may be added in a second phase.
The Good Life
February 1, 2012
Barbara Perry, 88, at Big Sky Montana

Fit at 50 ... and beyond

For active seniors, a little variety goes a long way toward ensuring a healthy future.
The Good Life
February 1, 2012

National housing trends

From GLBT to RV, affinity housing is a growing trend nationwide.
The Good Life
February 1, 2012
Kay and Vince Mattison moved into Ecumen Seasons at Apple Valley in June. The couple celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary this month.

Not your grandma's nursing home

Today's senior residences offer all the amenities of luxury hotels.