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Share photographs* of the unique and interesting activities taking place in your community via McKnight's Senior Living's In Focus feature! We welcome good-quality photographs, submitted with concise information explaining what each photograph depicts.


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In Focus Archive

Mock fire, real prep

Mock fire, real prep

A recent fire and disaster response drill at Friendship helped with staff and responder preparedness. Read more, and find out how to submit your photos!

The gift of hearing

The gift of hearing

A little more than a year after starting a new job as a dining room server at a memory care community in Oakland, CA, Michael Robinette's life changed forever when co-workers and managers at his employer helped purchase new hearing aids that enabled him to hear music and voices for the first time. Find out more, and learn how to submit your photos!

Five-minute films

Five-minute films

Brookdale Senior Living residents and staff recently worked together to create movies designed to change the perception of aging and communicate positive, uplifting or touching messages. Vote for the People's Choice Award, and learn how to submit photos of your special events to McKnight's Senior Living!

Saluting 70 years

Saluting 70 years

The Armed Forces Retirement Home was the setting for a recent celebration of the Air Force's 70th birthday by Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, members and veterans, including a 96-year-old resident. Find out more, and read how to submit your photos!

Summer songs

Summer songs

Residents of Front Porch's Villa Gardens in Pasadena, CA, who are members of the Joyful Hearts Chorus practiced twice a week for a recent talent show that welcomed more than 200 guests. Find out more, and learn how to submit your photos!

Making a connection

Making a connection

Residents of Poet's Walk, a Spring Hills memory care community in Henderson, NV, have smiles on their faces thanks to an 11-year-old boy who missed his late grandmother and was searching for a way to connect with other older adults. Read more, and find out how to submit your photos!

Paper and scissors? They rock!

Paper and scissors? They rock!

For the ninth consecutive year, residents of Vi at Bentley Village bought school supplies and stuffed backpacks in support of local students about to begin the new academic year. Find out more, and learn how to submit your photos!

Enjoying the eclipse

Enjoying the eclipse

Staff, residents and families at senior living communities and companies across the country enjoyed watching the eclipse on Monday. See the photos and learn how to submit photos of activities at your community!

'Pet therapy on steroids'

'Pet therapy on steroids'

It was "pet therapy on steroids" when a special visitor recently roamed the halls of The Village of East Harbor, according to Administrator Carolyn Martin. Read more, and learn how to submit your photos!

Grande dame

Grande dame

Resident Dorothy Nimmer from Gabriel's Villa, the assisted living residence on the Miravida Living retirement community campus in Oshkosh, WI, was all smiles July 22. Find out why, and learn how you can submit your photos!

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Oct. 11

Mock fire, real prep

Roanoke, VA

A recent fire and disaster response drill at Friendship helped with staff and responder preparedness.