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About Brightview Senior Living Communities

Making a difference in the lives of seniors

Award Winning Senior Living Communities in Eight States

In 1999, Brightview Senior Living was founded to provide seniors with a vibrant place to live. Today, Brightview builds, owns, and operates more than 35 communities with over 4,000 associates. We deliver award-winning rental senior living communities in eight states along the East Coast: Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Virginia. We offer rental apartment homes with no large entrance fee for senior Independent Living, Assisted Living, Enhanced Care, and Wellspring Village®, a specialized neighborhood for people living with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.

Each of our Brightview Senior Living communities focuses on five elements of wellness which we call SPICE. Spiritual, Physical, Intellectual, Cultural, and Emotional. Our amenities and programs encourage active senior living communities and development in these areas, keeping residents active and healthy.

Creating vibrant senior living communities by providing excellent service is Brightview's mission. Residents live in an environment of possibilities, independence and choice where they can receive the support they need to make the most of each day.

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Brightview Senior Living is a great place to work and associates play an important role in caring for our residents — not just physically, but emotionally. When you work at Brightview Senior Living, you'll work at a place where you can develop relationships and really connect with people.

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Mission and Core Values

Brightview creates vibrant senior living communities for seniors by providing excellent service to all of our residents and their families. Our senior living communities are a great place for our residents to live and a great place for our associates to work.

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Leadership

Brightview Senior Living was created by The Shelter Group, a privately-held company that was founded in 1977. The Shelter Group developed, managed, and owned residential real estate, specializing in multi-family and senior living communities. In 2018, The Shelter Group was renamed Brightview Senior Living, a reflection of our singular focus on creating vibrant senior living communities. The same trusted and experienced management team remains active in the business today.

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New Community Development

Brightview Senior Living Development focuses on creating quality senior living communities to meet marketplace needs. By taking the time to understand individual markets while building relationships with neighborhood, government, business, and financial partners, Brightview Senior Living Development has successfully developed and acquired more than $2 billion in senior living residential communities.

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SPICE in Motion Program

 
Our innovative SPICE Initiative is the foundation for ongoing wellness efforts and the model on which resident programming is based. Including five holistic elements of wellness – Spiritual, Physical, Intellectual, Cultural, and Emotional – the SPICE approach uses a blend of programs to create meaningful, healthy, stimulating, and positive lifestyles – for residents and associates. Residents enjoy a daily calendar full of enriching and inspiring SPICE programs, important for the well- being of people of all ages. Learn more about our innovative SPICE in Motion program powered by Bayada.

What Separates a Brightview Senior Living Community from others?

  1. The “Flourishing at Brightview” program – before residents move in, Brightview associates take the time to learn each resident’s likes, dislikes, careers, past and present hobbies, and aspirations to ensure they receive the most of what Brightview offers. New residents are introduced to current residents with similar interests, and invitations to meals and other activities make it easier to make friends quickly.
  2. Brightview’s approach to care is centered on Possibilities, Independence, and Choice. Residents who require a helping hand are encouraged to maintain their independence and choice in their activities of daily living. We believe that each person, no matter how old or frail, has the possibility to grow and experience joy every day.
  3. To ensure the highest quality living experience for residents and their families, residents and associates complete an annual, confidential satisfaction survey, and action plans are developed by the company to address feedback.
  4. Brightview’s activities are based on a philosophy that incorporates all dimensions of wellness: Spiritual, Physical, Intellectual, Cultural and Emotional (SPICE). With activities like guest speakers, trips to the theater, and friendly games of poker, Brightview residents remain engaged. Brightview and our partner Bayada also offer the SPICE in Motion program, an exercise class which has been statistically proven to increase the health and well-being of residents. Residents experience increased mobility, faster recovery from surgeries, and significantly lower re-hospitalization rates.
  5. Brightview builds and operates Brightview Senior Living communities, which means that from the initial design of the building through daily operations, everything is centered on creating an exceptional experience for our residents.

Choose the Lifestyle to meet your needs

Whether you are looking for independent living or assisted living support, or help with managing Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia care, the experienced team at Brightview Senior Living offers exceptional, supportive care. No matter which option you choose, you’ll enjoy all the amenities offered in our beautiful community and the full calendar of events that comes with our Vibrant Living program!

Types of Living

Video: Experience Active Independent Senior Living

Experience a Day in the Life at Brightview Senior Living. We recently connected with a previous Assisted Living resident who now resides in Independent Living to showcase our vibrant senior living communities. Our active independent senior living and assisted living retirement communities offer newfound freedom of maintenance-free living combined with the added convenience of everyday amenities and activities.

Video: Experience Brightview Assisted Living

 
Hear from Brightview Residents, Family Members, and Associates to learn more about Vibrant Assisted Living at Brightview. Assisted Living is designed for the senior who wants to live in a private apartment but may need a helping hand with certain daily activities, such as taking medications, dressing, or bathing. Our assisted living communities provide an all-encompassing lifestyle where residents can also connect and socialize with others. In addition, assisted living communities may come equipped with amenities, such as a cafe, pub, theater, fitness center, library, beauty salon, community store, and more.

Video: Explore Brightview Memory Care

 
Hear from Brightview Residents, Family Members, and Associates to learn more about Innovative Memory Care living. Brightview Senior Living has dedicated Wellspring Village memory care communities to provide services to those seniors with forms of dementia, such as Alzheimer's disease, or other forms of memory impairments. Our communities offer apartments specifically designed to make a resident feel like they never left home. At Brightview, our approach to care is centered around possibilities, independence, and choice. Learn more today!

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