Category: News


Rapid Growth Means New Team Members for Solvere

In addition to opening the new Homestead at Hamilton, Solvere is also rapidly expanding in other areas of the country as well. Solvere Senior Living has three more communities opening in 2018 in Florida and Texas and has an additional six communities coming under their management purview. Because of this growth, and to prepare for future opportunities, Solvere has strategically expanded their already best-in-class team: Marika Tufteskog-Johnson, Chief Strategy Officer Marika Johnson brings over 18 years of successful and progressive experience in the senior living industry in community, regional and corporate level positions. Her experience encompasses a broad range of …

Solvere Senior Living to Open Homestead at Hamilton

New Community Part of Company’s Continuing Expansion Hamilton Township, NJ: As part of its continuing expansion, Princeton, New Jersey-based Solvere Senior living will open its $59.1 million Homestead at Hamilton senior living community in historic Hamilton Township, New Jersey. The February 8th grand opening features a wide array of live entertainment, cuisine and refreshments. Mayor Kelly A. Yaede, area officials and the public will share in the festivities. Completed on time and at budget, the 24-acre site at 2560 Kuser Road is designed to help serve a growing demand for senior living in New Jersey’s Mercer County and the Trenton …

A Combination of Manager and Consultant

A Consultant Mindset What makes Solvere stand out from other senior living management companies? Kutac Ward’s response to this question is not what you might expect from a management company: “Our consulting mindset, and what I mean by that is we have processes, procedures and best practices that we implement and we brand.” This mentality is grounded in the fact that many of Solvere’s employees have been consultants in the field. “We will work with different owners in different ways. We will brand it or we won’t brand it if they want their name to be in the forefront versus …

Solvere Senior Living Expanding in Virginia

Company Assuming Management of Richmond and Williamsburg Communities As part of its expansion, Solvere Senior Living has assumed management of the Cadence at the Glen independent living community in Glen Allen, Virginia, as well as Verena at the Reserve independent living community in Williamsburg. Solvere is building their management platform and team largely focused on turnarounds and working with a number of owners and developers to manage and build new communities. Princeton, New Jersey-based Solvere already manages Berkeley Oaks memory care community in Williamsburg and in addition to Virginia they are also expanding in Texas and Florida, with more in …

Williamsburg mural connects generations, helps those with dementia

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (WVEC) — Memory care residents and local children came together to create a beautiful mural of a local garden motif.  At the Berkeley Oaks memory care community on Saturday, old and young worked together to paint a colorful creation. “We are purposefully creating the mural of something representative of the area since most of the residents are from this region,” said Leslie Jones, General Manager of Berkeley Oaks. “It is another way we acknowledge and honor the legacy of each of the residents by assisting them to create something reminiscent of who they are and what is familiar …

Solvere Senior Living Expanding in Florida, Texas and Virginia

Company to Provide Management Services to Five New Communities Princeton, NJ: August 30, 2017: Through new management contracts, both acquisitions and new development, Solvere Senior Living is rapidly expanding. Teaming with local developers and investors, Solvere will be managing new communities in Florida and Texas, as well as existing communities in Virginia, with more in the pipeline. Scheduled for completion in early 2018, Tessera of Brandon will be opening in Brandon, Florida. Tessera of Westchase has broken ground in Tampa and is slated to open in late 2018. Both will provide assisted living and memory care. Now under construction, The …

Resident Mural Project featured in The VA Gazette

Berkeley Oaks was featured in The Virginia Gazette this weekend, showcasing the latest pilot program, a mural project for residents and staff. As part of Valeo, Latin for to thrive, the Create and Compose program, of which the mural project is a part, capitalizes on the therapeutic benefits that art and music offer. Residents, their families, and Berkeley Oaks staff joined artist and project leader, Colleen Koziara, to paint imagery based on one of Colonial Williamsburg’s tulip gardens. Read more about the mural’s purpose, Berkeley Oaks’ philosophy, and residents reactions here. Source: http://www.berkeleyoaks.com/news/resident-mural-project-featured-va-gazette/  

Spectrum News reports “Renowned Author Makes a Visit to Staten Island Seniors”

Thursday’s Roadmap to Successful Aging event at The Brielle was a great “success”! Dr. Roger Landry, MD, MPH, developer and president of Masterpiece Living®, provided tips on the importance of staying active, avoiding stress and never acting your age. Dr. Landry is also the author of the award-winning book, Live Long, Die Short: A Guide to Authentic Health and Successful Aging. To learn more about this event, watch the news segment by Spectrum News NY1 here. Source: http://www.thebrielle.com/spectrum-news-reports-renowned-author-makes-visit-staten-island-seniors/

Memory Care Mural – Snug Harbor Botanical Garden

This past weekend, residents of The Brielle at Seaview’s Memory Care community took part in a new pilot program, where art and nature came together under one roof! Residents participated as a new wall mural was created of Snug Harbor Botanical Garden, a beautiful Staten Island landmark. The mural project is part of the Valeo Program, a proprietary wellness philosophy of Solvere Senior Living, The Brielle’s management firm. Latin for to thrive, Valeo focuses specifically on wellness initiatives for those with memory impairments and incorporates components that examine residents’ social, intellectual, spiritual and physical well-being. Create and Compose is one of …

Berkeley Oaks to Open in April

February 22nd Open Houses Welcome Public Senior Staff Has Been Appointed Williamsburg, VA: Berkeley Oaks memory care community in Williamsburg is set to open in early April. Managed by Solvere Senior Living, the new, state-of-the-art community will offer 48 memory care apartments, featuring three home-like, separate detached cottages to provide an intimate family environment. The public is invited to open houses from 1 -3 p.m. or 5 -7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22nd at Berkeley Oaks, 1807 Jamestown Road, Williamsburg, VA; 23185. Tours of the new community will be offered, along with information about the unique living options and memory care …