FORT MYERS, Fla. (January 24, 2014) – Visitors to the Shell Point Gift Shop will find all types of books—from mysteries to cookbooks—written by resident authors. On Monday, Feb. 10, the authors of the Gift Shop books will be on hand from 10 a.m. to noon to share back stories, details, and insights behind the books they’ve written. The authors will also personally autograph Gift Shop book purchases.
In addition to meeting the Gift Shop authors, guests will have an opportunity to win prizes, including a gift certificate redeemable at the Shell Point Gift Shop.
The Shell Point Gift Shop accepts cash or checks and is located on The Island at Shell Point. For more information, please call Melody Desilets, volunteer coordinator at (239) 454-2290 or visit www.shellpoint.org.
Shell Point Retirement Community is located in Fort Myers just off Summerlin Road and McGregor Boulevard, two miles before the Sanibel causeway. The community offers retirement living in a resort-style environment with a newly renovated 18-hole championship golf course, salons, restaurants, deep water boating access, and recreational and fitness facilities. To learn more about Shell Point Retirement Community, visit us at www.shellpoint.org or call 1-800-780-1131.
FORT MYERS, FL (January 23, 2014) – The Academy of Lifelong Learning recognizes the 450th anniversary of the birth of The Bard with two February sessions of “A Salute to Shakespeare” scheduled on
- Thursday, Feb. 6: Session one offers an examination of one of Shakespeare’s greatest tragedies, Othello. The discussion will first explore the dramatic elements that support a true tragedy and how Shakespeare incorporated them into his plays. The class will then focus on this play’s source, plot, characters, and themes.
- Thursday, Feb. 20: Session two highlights one of the playwright’s romance plays, the tragicomedy The Winter’s Tale. This story presents a plot that deals with jealousy and redemption while incorporating a companion set of contrasting actions that are truly entertaining. The play also contains a stage direction that has both amused and horrified audiences for more than 400 years.
FORT MYERS, Fla. ( January 13 , 2014)
According to the Assisted Living Federation of America, more than one million senior adults currently live in assisted living communities. But locating and evaluating a facility can be a daunting task.
McKenzie Millis and Vivian Ciulla, The Assisted Living experts at Shell Point, are hosting an informational presentation on Friday, January 24th at 10 a.m. at The Springs at Shell Point. Admission to this seminar is free; however, seating is limited and reservations are required by calling 239-454-2077.
Navigating the many decisions involved in determining if assisted living is right for you or your loved one is just plain difficult. Levels of care, different facilities, quality, and affordability are just some of the factors to consider when selecting an assisted living facility that will ensure optimal quality of life. Together, Millis and Ciulla are available to help senior adults and their family members learn the facts and weigh the benefits of assisted living for themselves or a loved one.