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The Land Around Us:

Ormond Memorial Art Museum & Gardens By Louise Caccamise and Photos by Shannon Finley The Ormond Memorial Art Museum & Gardens date to 1946, when a dedication ceremony was held on December 29. That date represented the culmination of much planning at a time when World War II was just… 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

Our dining is a haven for residents, where they’re “Cravin’ for Ravin!”

Everyone knows that a favorite dining spot can be a welcoming haven. Now imagine living where there are five favorite dining spots! That’s the dining experience at John Knox Village of Central Florida, where Executive Chef Ravin Bissoonduit oversees the creation of everything from magnificently plated masterpieces to down-to-earth comfort… Read More

Right Time to Move to John Knox Village?

If you have been thinking about relocating to John Knox Village of Central Florida, now is the time to schedule a tour.   Entry Fees in many Continuing Care Retirement Communities/Life Plan Communities like John Knox Village of Central Florida, are scheduled to go up on January 1, 2024. 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

Feather Your Retirement Nest at Beautiful John Knox Village!

Imagine a 200-acre setting centered on freshwater lakes, visited by sandhill cranes and home to magnificent live oaks draped in Spanish moss. Now imagine that same setting bustling with activity and being home to some of the area’s most beautiful, modern retirement residences. Welcome to John Knox Village of Central… Read More

Move-In Ready Cottages… Why Wait to Enjoy Every Day, Your Way?

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—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

Hurricane Idalia Update

Keep up to date on all Village operation changes as Hurricane Idalia approaches Florida. 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

Make a Plan to Rightsize Your Living Space

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