PURCHASE, NEW YORK – (March 3, 2023) – Purchase College Student Government Chancellor Red Addis and Vice Chancellor Meghan Moynihan learned more about the new Broadview at Purchase Senior Living Community currently under construction on campus through a virtual reality (VR) tour.
Students donned Oculus VR headsets and Broadview executive director Ashley Wade explained the many features of the community, including swimming pools, fitness centers, movie theaters, spas and salons, dining facilities, and on-site health centers. explained. The visit was filmed by Purchase College Senior Her Toby Nickles and his fellow film major Kungachoefel. “It’s very real,” Meghan commented. “Very cool,” said Red.
Purchase at Broadview is one of the few senior living communities using virtual reality for marketing. Future residents can get a very realistic tour of the property and all of its amenities before the property is built.
Broadview hired SPINE, an award-winning Miami-based interactive media and 3D visualization studio, to create custom VR tours. According to Wade, Broadview is one of the first companies to adopt this technology in senior living spaces to showcase the community. She said the technology was a boon during the pandemic when prospective residents were unable to visit the office for tours.
“It’s very real,” said Wade. “It was a convenient way for future residents to see what we were like in an era when people weren’t going out.”
Broadview at Purchase champions intergenerational connectivity and lifelong learning. A unique concept, the Founders Learning Commons building is designed for students and Broadview residents to learn together. With 95% of the residences reserved, Broadview at Purchase has over 300 charter members (future residents who have reserved the residences), already forming a sense of community.
Broadview offers a complete suite of services including independent living, assisted living, enhanced assisted living, and memory care. The community has 220 senior housing and vacation homes, 20% of which are reserved for residents meeting certain average income requirements.
Broadview is co-developed by Senior Care Development, LLC and LCS Development, LLC and operated by Life Care Services®. With over 50 years of senior living and housing experience, LCS manages over 140 senior living communities nationwide. For the fourth year in a row, LCS is rated highest in independent senior living community customer satisfaction by JD Power. For more information, visit Broadview Online.
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Broadview Senior Living is a college-based retirement community located on the SUNY campus of Purchase College in Purchase, New York, part of Westchester County. Broadview’s design hinges on lifelong learning and intergenerational friendship. Residents can audit courses and attend performances, lectures, events, and more. All of this takes place on the campus of Purchase College. Broadview consists of 220 living apartments and villas for seniors aged 62 and over, offering assisted living apartments and memory care suites on site. Broadview is currently under construction and is scheduled to open in the fall of 2023. For more information, please visit https://broadviewseniorliving.org/.
About SUNY Purchase College
Purchase College is part of the State University of New York (SUNY) network of 64 colleges and colleges, founded in 1967 by Governor Nelson Rockefeller. His desire to purchase a dynamic campus that combines conservatory training in the visual and performing arts with liberal arts and science programs to inspire an appreciation of both intellectual and artistic talent in all students. Today, SUNY’s Purchase College is a community of students, faculty and friends whose open-minded engagement with the creative process leads to a lifetime of intellectual growth and professional opportunities. . For more information on the College, please visit www.purchase.edu.
About Life Care Service®
Life Care Services, an LCS company, is committed to developing new lifestyle and wellness initiatives to improve community financial performance, increase occupancy, meet consumer expectations and help communities thrive. have the necessary experience. Life Care Services’ long track record of excellence sets us apart from other senior living companies with our unique and comprehensive portfolio of support services. Life Care Services is the second largest operator of senior living communities in the United States, with expertise in managing both life planning and rental communities. Life care services are all about the experience, from independent living to assisted living, skilled nursing to memory care. For more information, visit lifecareservicesLCS.com.