Shell Point’s 2019-2020 Fine & Performing Arts Series welcomes Peter and Will Anderson Jan. 2

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CUTLINE: Shell Point Retirement Community welcomes jazz performers Peter and Will Anderson on Thursday, Jan. 2 at 7 p.m. as part of the Concerts & Conversations program of Shell Point’s 2019-2020 Fine and Performing Arts Series.

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Nov. 21, 2019) – Shell Point Retirement Community continues the Concerts & Conversations program of its 2019-2020 Fine and Performing Arts Series with a jazz performance by Peter and Will Anderson at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 2 at the Grand Cypress Room at The Woodlands at Shell Point, 14441 Woodsong Lane in Fort Myers. Tickets for this event cost $30 and can be purchased online at www.shellpoint.org/concerts or by phone at 239-454-2067.

Acclaimed as “virtuosos on clarinet and saxophone” by the New York Times, identical twins Peter and Will Anderson are recognized as extraordinary jazz woodwind players. The Anderson brothers have performed in major venues in more than 40 states, in addition to playing throughout Brazil, Japan and the United Kingdom.

As part of Shell Point’s Concerts & Conversations program, guests can enjoy fellowship and a dessert reception with the performers following the concert.

Shell Point’s 2019-2020 Fine and Performing Arts Series presents “Christmas in Paradise” Dec. 13

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CUTLINE: Shell Point Retirement Community continues its 2019-2020 Fine and Performing Arts Series with a performance of “Christmas in Paradise” by the Southwest Florida Symphony and guest artist Tony DeSare at 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 13. 

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Nov. 14, 2019)Shell Point Retirement Community kicks off the Southwest Florida Symphony installation of its 2019-2020 Fine and Performing Arts Series with a performance of “Christmas in Paradise” at 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 13 at The Village Church on The Island at Shell Point, 15100 Shell Point Blvd. in Fort Myers. Tickets for this event cost $25 and can be purchased online at www.shellpoint.org/concerts or by phone at 239-454-2067.

Maestro Nir Kabaretti will conduct the Southwest Florida Symphony’s sparkling Holiday Pops: Christmas in Paradise program with a sophisticated twist. The performance will also include the return of featured guest artist Tony DeSare, a post-modern crooner and dazzling pianist who will give Rat Pack flair to all the traditional holiday favorites.

Shell Point’s 2019-2020 Fine & Performing Arts Series presents Chamber Music with a Twist Nov. 12

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CUTLINE: Shell Point Retirement Community welcomes Chamber Music with a Twist on Tuesday, Nov. 12, as part of the Concerts & Conversations program of Shell Point’s 2019-2020 Fine and Performing Arts Series.

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Oct. 23, 2019) – Shell Point Retirement Community kicks off the Concerts & Conversations program of its 2019-2020 Fine and Performing Arts Series with a performance by Chamber Music with a Twist, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 12 at the Grand Cypress Room at The Woodlands at Shell Point, 14441 Woodsong Lane in Fort Myers. Tickets for this event cost $30 and can be purchased online at www.shellpoint.org/concerts or by phone at 239-454-2067.

Chamber Music with a Twist is a premier chamber group comprised of world-famous musicians Francisca Mendoza on the violin, Elaine Rinaldi on the piano and Anne Tormela, an international opera and Broadway singer. The trio performs user-friendly classical chamber pieces, artistically woven in with beloved popular tunes and Broadway gems.

During this performance, the talented trio will include music from classical chamber musical pieces, art songs and popular music. As part of Shell Point’s Concerts & Conversations program, guests can enjoy fellowship and a dessert reception with the performers following the concert.

Shell Point Retirement Community receives multiple recognitions for “Best Nursing Home” and high quality of care

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CUTLINE: The Larsen Pavilion Skilled Nursing Center at Shell Point Retirement Community recently earned the “Best Nursing Home” recognition for its high quality of care rating by Newsweek and U.S. News & World Report.

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Nov. 7, 2019) — Shell Point Retirement Community’s skilled nursing center, The Larsen Pavilion, recently earned multiple recognitions for its high quality of care and overall performance ratings by Newsweek, U.S. News & World Report and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

“We are honored to receive these rankings,” said Christy Skinner, senior director of healthcare at Shell Point. “It shows that our resident care and quality are among the best based on national and federal ratings, which are not easy to obtain. This is a major achievement, and we are proud to have earned these recognitions.”

Newsweek and global data research firm Statista Inc. evaluated more than 15,000 nursing homes to establish a ranking of “Best Nursing Homes” in the U.S. Factors included overall performance ratings, staffing, reputation and health inspections, as well as quality measures of resident care.

Among the 54 best nursing homes recognized in Florida, Shell Point ranked number four on the list.

U.S. News & World Report included Shell Point’s 219-bed Larsen Pavilion skilled nursing facility in its 2019-2020 Best Nursing Homes report, which is based on the community’s high performance ratings in short-term and long-term care, as well as patient satisfaction.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) credited The Larsen Pavilion with a coveted five out of five star rating overall, as well as five out of five stars in the categories of quality measures and staffing. The ratings provide potential residents and their families with an easy-to-understand assessment of nursing home quality, and to make meaningful distinctions between high- and low-performing nursing homes.

Located in the Waterside Medical Complex on The Island at Shell Point, the 219-bed Larsen Pavilion skilled nursing facility offers personalized and compassionate healthcare. The Larsen Pavilion also provides memory care for medical conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease or stroke-related dementia. Its state-of-the-art Rehabilitation Center offers inpatient and outpatient rehabilitative and individualized therapy to the Southwest Florida community, as well as to Shell Point residents.

The Larsen Pavilion welcomes individuals from anywhere in Southwest Florida and is Medicare-approved. For information about admissions in the Larsen Pavilion or for outpatient services through Shell Point’s Rehabilitation Center, call 239-415-5432.

Shell Point Retirement Community, founded in 1968, is a nonprofit continuing care retirement community (CCRC) located along the Caloosahatchee River in Fort Myers, Florida, just two miles before Sanibel Island. Shell Point offers independent retirement living, assisted living, and skilled nursing in an active, resort-style environment for 2,500 residents. To learn more, visit www.shellpoint.org or call 1-800-780-1131.

Shell Point’s 2019-2020 Fine & Performing Arts Series presents Duo Beaux Arts Dec. 3

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CUTLINE: Shell Point Retirement Community welcomes Duo Beaux Arts on Tuesday, Dec. 3 at 7 p.m. as part of the Concerts & Conversations program of Shell Point’s 2019-2020 Fine and Performing Arts Series.

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Nov. 6, 2019) – Shell Point Retirement Community continues the Concerts & Conversations program of its 2019-2020 Fine and Performing Arts Series with a performance by Duo Beaux Arts at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 3 at the Grand Cypress Room at The Woodlands at Shell Point, 14441 Woodsong Lane in Fort Myers. Tickets for this event cost $30 and can be purchased online at www.shellpoint.org/concerts or by phone at 239-454-2067.

Formed in 2008, Duo Beaux Arts is made up of talented duo and internationally renowned husband-and-wife concert pianists Dr. Catherine Lan and Steinway Artist Tao Lin. The duo is well-known for their four-handed and solo pieces, specializing in music from the Baroque era to the contemporary, mixing semi-classical and fun pop tunes, as well as playing tango and ragtime.

Recent performances include concerts in France, Switzerland, Spain, Estonia, Netherland, Finland, Asia and the United States. Duo Beaux Arts are also the founders of the Beaux Arts Chamber Music Series in Naples, which invites pre-eminent chamber groups in the world to perform in a wonderfully intimate setting.

As part of Shell Point’s Concerts & Conversations program, guests can enjoy fellowship and a dessert reception with the performers following the concert.