SHELL POINT OPENS DOORS FOR ASSISTED LIVING OPEN HOUSE AND HEALTH FAIR

FORT MYERS, Fla. (December 30, 2011) – Shell Point Retirement Community will host an Assisted Living Open House on Saturday, January 7, from 10am to 3pm at the Arbor Assisted Living facility located in the Woodlands at Shell Point. Guests will have the opportunity to learn more about the assisted living options at Shell Point, as well as visit the mini-health fair that will offer vision screenings, blood pressure checks, and balance assessments. While at the open house, individuals can participate in personally-guided tours of the building and attend an informative presentation about the lifestyle and care assisted living residents receive.
Story Photo“As our aging seniors in Southwest Florida struggle during tough economic times we want to make sure that our community can offer a variety of choices for their lifestyles and needs,” said Rita Southern, director of assisted living facilities and resident support services. “Assisted Living offers individuals more of a home-like environment, while improving the daily quality of life through a variety of amenities.”

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Residents of Southwest Florida Invited to Informational Meetings at Shell Point

FORT MYERS, Fla. (December 22, 2011) – Residents of Southwest Florida who would like to learn about resort style retirement options and lifecare, are invited to attend one of several informational meetings at Shell Point Retirement Community. One of Shell Point’s experienced retirement counselors will explain the numerous benefits received when becoming a resident at Shell Point.
Story PhotoThe informational meetings will be held at 10:00am on the following dates in the main Commons located in The Woodlands neighborhood at Shell Point.

 

 

The presentations will take place on the following dates:
• January 10, 18, and 24
• February 1, 7, 15, and 28
• March 7, 13, 21, and 27
• April 4, 10, 18, and 24

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SHELL POINT’S GIFT SHOP WILL BE OPEN LONGER FOR THE PUBLIC TO SHOP!

FORT MYERS, Fla. (December 20, 2011) – Residents of Shell Point Retirement Community have many talents, and many of these residents use their talents to create unique items that are sold in the Shell Point Gift Shop. The Gift Shop is open to the public for anyone who is searching for unique handcrafted gifts. The shop is located on The Island at Shell Point next to the Guest House and from October 1 to May 31 the hours are from 9:30am to 3:30pm Monday through Saturday.

Story Photo“The crafts created by the Shell Point resident artisans span the creative continuum from jewelry to woodworking, to fine needlework. Some of the painting and photography is represented in one-of-a-kind greeting cards,” said Teri Kollath, manager of The Academy of Lifelong Learning and Volunteer Services for Shell Point. “A lot of time and dedication goes into each item sold there, and additionally the entire Gift Shop is operated by resident volunteers. Many items are created in our resident woodshop, pottery studio, stained glass and lapidary studio, painting studio and even books from resident authors are represented.”

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SHELL POINT’S SALON & SPA RECEIVES ITS OWN “MAKEOVER”

FORT MYERS, Fla. (December 19, 2011) – Shell Point Retirement Community offers on-site salon and spa services to its residents, as well as the general public, in The Salon & Spa at Shell Point. They recently completed major renovations that have expanded their services to meet a greater number of clients.

Story Photo“We are so excited with the recent improvement and additions to The Salon & Spa at Shell Point,” said Robyn Church, salon manager for Shell Point Retirement Community. “With the renovations complete, we can now offer more services to more people. We have always had a full service salon, but now we can add new clients while also making sure that our current clientele continues to receive great service.”

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SHELL POINT WELCOMES TIM ZIMMERMAN & THE KING’S BRASS

Story PhotoBack by popular demand, Tim Zimmerman and the King’s Brass will be back to perform at Shell Point and audience members will be privileged to participate in live video recordings of the King’s Brass concerts. Renowned for their presentations of hymn classics with a contemporary flair, the King’s Brass features three trumpets, three trombones, a tuba, percussion, and keyboards. Each instrument blends together to create a show of innovative worship for the enjoyment of all generations.

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THE SHELL POINT RED WHITE AND BLUE SCRAMBLE WAS A HUGE SUCCESS

FORT MYERS, Fla. (December 7, 2011) – The “Red, White and Blue Scramble”, Shell Point’s 8th annual charity Shell Point Open Golf Tournament, raised $20,000 that will benefit the Waterside Medical Complex which offers medical and healthcare services to residents of Shell Point and the surrounding local community.  This complex includes the Larsen Pavilion (a 219 bed skilled nursing facility), a state-of-art rehabilitation center, and many more healthcare services.
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This year the tournament took place on Friday, November 11, 2011, at the Shell Point Golf Club, and a special ceremony was held to recognize the courageous efforts of all veterans. Before the tee off, all the veterans who were present gathered for a group photo[1] and received a special patriotic golf marker.

“This year we hosted the tournament on a very special day, 11-11-11. It was truly an honor to meet all those in attendance who have, and still do serve our amazing country,” said Timothy Stephenson, executive director of the Legacy Foundation. “This was our 8th year hosting the Shell Point Open, and every year we continue to receive overwhelming support. Golfers and sponsors alike continue to support and enjoy this tournament because of developing friendships and the opportunity to help a worthwhile cause.”

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SHELL POINT ASSISTED LIVING HOSTS ‘HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS’ EVENT

FORT MYERS, Fla. (December 5, 2011) – Shell Point Retirement Community’s Assisted Living facilities will host a “Home for the Holidays” event to allow individuals the opportunity to learn more about the assisted living options at Shell Point. This event will take place on December 22, 23, 26, and 27 from 10am to 4pm at the Arbor Assisted Living located in the Woodlands at Shell Point.
Story PhotoThe holidays are a time when families gather together to celebrate; however, they can also be a time for discussing the future. If you are concerned for a parent or loved one, but find it difficult to discuss such serious issues as healthcare, transportation, driving, and even a decline in their health recently, you can get more information on how to approach this conversation from experienced professionals at Shell Point.

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