Health & Wellness

Inside The Studio

By Candace DeGiovine The much-anticipated opening of “The Studio” did not disappoint when the grand opening was held in December. The Studio was collaboratively put together by a committee comprised of both residents and staff. The group diligently worked on completing the room by preparing, cleaning, painting, and even reupholstering… Read More

Love Your Heart: Four Ways to Celebrate Cardiovascular Month Every Day

Did you know that more than one in three U.S. adults suffer from some form of cardiovascular disease? That’s 83.6+ million adults, according to the American Heart Association! Tragically, around 659,000 of those people succumb to cardiovascular disease every year, making it the leading cause of death in our country. Read More

Best Skilled Nursing Service in Florida: Newsweek Ranks Majestic Oaks # 1

In a state with 691 licensed nursing homes, Majestic Oaks at John Knox Village of Central Florida stands apart as the #1 skilled nursing service, but also as one of the best Life Plan Communities. Recognized on Newsweek’s list of Best Nursing Homes in 2024, this achievement reflects our unwavering… Read More

Two Feet, Four Feet, One Community: Residents’ Pets Are Welcome!

John Knox Village of Central Florida is as firmly committed to welcoming our residents’ pets as we are to the residents themselves. Why? Companionship and healthy aging! Read More

September Is Healthy Aging Month—At John Knox Village, It’s a Way of Life

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

Don’t Just Live—Live Well at John Knox Village of Central Florida

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

Fall Prevention

By Trung BUI, DPT Did you know… Falls are the leading cause of injury and death by injury in adults over age 65? One out of four Americans age 65 and older fall each year? Every second an older adult falls? In 2018, this led to:– 36 million falls– 8… Read More

The Benefits of Social Activities for Seniors

How Social Activities and Retirement Communities Benefit Seniors As Aristotle said, “Man is by nature a social animal.” We may quibble about the animal part, but we know how important social interaction is, especially as we age. Building and maintaining social relationships and friendships can have a huge impact on… Read More