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Curious about what is going on at John Knox Village of Central Florida next week? Download this week’s issue of the Village Weekly! The Village Weekly is published each Friday and distributed to residents by a dedicated team of volunteers that deliver the publication door to door. Click on the… Read More
A lot has been happening in the Village this summer. Residents have been taking full advantage of the summer programs being offered by our Resident Services team such as arts and craft classes, guest speakers from fields including health care and NASA, trips to concerts and other stage performances. Read More
September is Healthy Aging Month! Truth be told, and as any resident of John Knox Village of Central Florida will tell you, every month here is healthy aging month. With nearly 56 million U.S. citizens older than the age of 65—and with the world’s population growing older rapidly—there are more… Read More
Keep up to date on all Village operation changes as Hurricane Idalia approaches Florida. Read More
By Ron Wiggins August is National Wellness Month, a time to care for yourself, reduce stress, and live healthier. This August, thousands of people nationwide take a pledge to prioritize small daily acts of self-care. The creators of this month-long celebration offer a number of free resources to help you… Read More
By Hannah Bailey, Move-In Coordinator We know downsizing can be a difficult task, but there are also many advantages to rightsizing your living. So, here are a few suggestions to get you started. Have a Plan! The first step in our checklist for downsizing is to develop a plan. Doing… Read More
While there is no right or wrong answer to this question, many would argue that the best time to move to a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) is as early as possible. In an article published in the November 2022 edition of US News and World Report, the typical… Read More
Investing in your retirement is one of the most important decisions you can make. There are many different types of communities out there to choose from to meet not only your lifestyle requirements, but also your financial requirements. When researching which type of community, two of the most frequently asked… Read More
John Knox Village of Central Florida is one of approximately 1,700 Continuing Care Retirement Communities in the United States. CCRCs, also known as Life Plan Communities are typically gated communities that feature a range of home styles from apartments to small homes. These communities also provide various levels of care… Read More
After much anticipation as well as a few delays, John Knox Village began scheduling moves to the first phase of Valencia Landing starting with Joe and Suzy Rudolph on July 20. More residents moved to Phase One shortly after. The Rudolphs may look familiar to many here at John Knox… Read More
By Louise Caccamise In this month’s edition of the Land Around Us, we travel just up the road to DeLand and the Athens Theatre to explore the rich history within the community. The Athens Theatre in DeLand, where many of us have enjoyed plays, has a history that dates to… Read More
When the Valencia Landing Fitness Center opened in March, one of the highlights was the HUR pneumatic resistance fitness equipment which takes center stage in the room. The equipment utilizes an air compressor system to create a steady level of resistance for the user. Whether you begin your exercise program… Read More