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By Louise Caccamise | Photos by Bob Dunham Many of us hold a cherished memory of a small town at Christmas time. There is no better place to relive that memory than in our neighboring village of Lake Helen. A feeling of quietness and peace encompasses the nearby town. Here every other year,… Read More
Believe it or not, few seniors dream of spending their retirement coordinating lawn care, finding someone to repair the washer, unclog a sink or put on a new roof. Most retirees seldom wish they could spend more time cooking or cleaning. That’s because retirement is supposed to be a time… Read More
What Is Life Care? You’ve spent most of your adult life working, living and preparing for the time when you’ll be able to enjoy life exactly as you like. You deserve to live confidently about the future you’ve created for yourself. You deserve to live with all the benefits of… Read More
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
If you’re thinking about downsizing and moving to a senior apartment or retirement community in Central Florida or the Orange City area, you’re probably facing the question: What do I do with all my stuff? The prospect of downsizing can be overwhelming for seniors. In fact, even though 60% of… Read More
Decorating Tips for Your Senior Apartment Keep It Stylish, Smart & Uncluttered Transform your new Orange City residence into a homey, comfortable nest. Do it right, and this can be one of the most exciting transformations of the entire settling-in process. You’ll want to keep in mind that most… Read More
By Louise Caccamise | Photographs by Bob Dunham After visiting many of the towns near to us, this month we come home to Orange City. Individuals from Eau Claire, Wisconsin came to the area between 1875 and 1877. Among the streets today bearing the names of these and other early… Read More
Sharon Hardiman, MBA, BSN, RN, NEA-BCDirector of Home Health at John Knox Village As a clinical nursing leader with more than 30 years of experience in home health care, I am frequently asked, “What exactly is home health care and how can I arrange for it?” The short answer is,… Read More
Three Steps to Prevent Falls By Trung Bui, DPT On average, one in four seniors will fall each year. Out of those falls, one out of five will result in a severe injury. As we age, our chances of falling increases. The risk of falling is due to having less… Read More
Article by: Louise Caccamise | Photos by: Bob Dunham This month as we continue our “The Land Around Us” series, we will visit Deltona, a near neighbor to the east. Recently developed, compared to other towns in Volusia County, Deltona was a planned community that was officially started in November… Read More