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February 3, 2022

Erin Willems Named Community Living Solutions Construction Project Engineer

We’re happy to announce our latest hire, Erin Willems, as our new Construction Project Engineer.  Based in De Pere, Wisconsin, Willems comes to us with a knowledgeable perspective on both sides of the infrastructure world, bringing experience from working with engineering firms and construction contractors.   Willems graduated from UW-Platteville with a bachelor’s in Civil Engineering, with a focus on structural engineering and construction project management. Self-described as “contagiously enthusiastic,” Willems is inspired by a project’s possibilities…

July 31, 2019

Creating Communities with Pocket Neighborhoods for Seniors

Pocket neighborhoods – the future of senior living As the number of retirees continues to increase, so does the demand for housing that matches the wants and needs of seniors ages 55 or more. And what do seniors want and need? They are looking for social interactions with people their own age, they want some…

March 5, 2019

Senior Living Construction Opens in Keystone, Iowa

Facility celebrates with ribbon cutting Community Living Solutions and Keystone Nursing Care Center in Keystone, Iowa, celebrated completion of phase one on a 12,350-square-foot senior living construction project, hosting a ribbon cutting in late February. The first stage of CLS’ design-build project included a one-story addition with 10 short-term rehabilitation beds, four long-term skilled care…

February 21, 2019

Clark County Senior Living Construction Project

Clark County Rehabilitation & Living Center opens Community Living Solutions and the Clark County Rehabilitation & Living Center in Owen, Wis., celebrated the opening of the senior living facility’s short-term rehabilitation suites on Feb. 15. CLS broke ground on the 23,570-square-foot, single-story addition in May 2018. The new addition connects to the existing 1920s-era building….

November 29, 2018

Remodeling and Adaptive Reuse Projects

Finding more affordable ways to improve marketability As architects specializing in senior living design and construction, we hear it often—care facility owners and executives like you are challenged with appealing to more discerning clients (and their children) while keeping costs in check. So, what happens when your senior living community is years out of date…

August 27, 2018

Senior Living Construction with Community Living Solutions

How we bring the pieces of the puzzle together At Community Living Solutions, designing and building senior living communities isn’t all we do. We think beyond brick and mortar to ensure our clients are making the best decisions for their future. How do we do that? With a comprehensive planning process, a commitment to active…

May 29, 2018

How to Launch a Successful Senior Living Construction Project

Tips for building a senior living facility Facility construction, remodeling or additions are perhaps among the largest projects senior living community leadership will undertake during their tenure. It is most certainly an exciting time, but launching a successful senior living construction project takes months of planning, even before a contract is awarded. It also takes…

May 15, 2018

Senior Living Construction Project Officially Kicks Off in Iowa

Keystone Nursing Care Center to expand Community Living Solutions officially broke ground May 15, 2018, on a 12,350-square-foot expansion at Keystone Nursing Care Center in Keystone, Iowa. The 45-bed nursing home is adding 10 beds dedicated to providing short-term rehabilitation care. The one-story addition also will include four private rooms for long-term skilled nursing care,…

May 11, 2018

CLS Breaks Ground on Senior Living Construction Project

Clark County Rehabilitation & Living Center set for expansion Community Living Solutions and the Clark County Rehabilitation & Living Center in Owen, Wis., kicked off their senior living construction project May 11, 2018, with an official groundbreaking. The facility, which provides rehabilitative, skilled nursing and CBRF care, is expanding on the site of its current…

June 28, 2017

St. Joseph Residence Senior Living Construction Project

Renovations now underway in New London Community Living Solutions broke ground recently on facility updates to St. Joseph Residence, a senior living community that has served the New London area for 50 years. The senior living construction project involves renovating St. Joseph’s skilled nursing facility and adding a new short-term rehabilitation area. Project details The…

May 17, 2017

Boost Marketability with These 5 Senior Living Design Trends

Trends to attract seniors and staff As competition for residents and staff heats up among senior living communities, leaders of these communities are looking for ways to be more attractive within their market. Many have found that updating and refreshing their living spaces have prospective residents walking through their doors. Today’s seniors, often prompted by…

March 28, 2017

Baby Boomers Driving Senior Living Trends

See what baby boomers desire in retirement living If you take a close look, trends influenced by the baby-boom generation are all around us. Whether due to their generational likes and dislikes or due to the sheer number of boomers, they’ve had a significant influence on all of our lives. And now, as they enter…

January 17, 2017

St. Paul Elder Services Building Project

Comprehensive senior living facility project Community Living Solutions was proud to help St. Paul Elder Services celebrate after completing several projects on the St. Paul campus in Kaukauna, Wis. St. Paul, which offers rehabilitation services, as well as assisted living and long-term skilled nursing care, worked with CLS to complete several facility updates and a…