Shell Point hosts Dr. Malissa Wood March 26 to address medical breakthroughs in health care

FORT MYERS, Fla. (March 13, 2019) – Shell Point hosts the final session of its fourth annual 2019 Medical Breakthroughs & Discoveries Series with a presentation by Dr. Malissa Wood of Massachusetts General Hospital at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 26 at the Village Church Auditorium at Shell Point. This educational health care presentation, entitled “Make This the Healthiest Year of Your Life Yet!”is free and open to the public. To learn more or to register, call 239-433-7936.

During this final presentation, Wood will discuss the benefits of exercise toward reducing effects of aging and improving heart health and overall well-being. She will also review helpful steps for adopting a healthy lifestyle, stress management and resiliency tips.

Wood is a full-time clinician, researcher and author with more than 20 years of experience, and currently serves on the leadership council of the American College of Cardiology Women in Cardiology Committee and is the governor-elect for the Massachusetts Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.

This presentation is part of Shell Point’s 2019 Medical Breakthroughs & Discoveries series, an annual community health care speaker program that serves as a resource for residents in the greater Fort Myers area. All Medical Breakthroughs & Discoveries events are free to the public, and will be held in the Village Church Auditorium at Shell Point, 15100 Shell Point Blvd. in Fort Myers. To learn more, visit www.legacyshellpoint.org.

About Shell Point Retirement Community

Shell Point Retirement Community, founded in 1968, is a nonprofit continuing care retirement community located in Fort Myers, Florida. Shell Point offers independent retirement living, assisted living, and skilled nursing for its 2,400 residents in an active, resort-style environment. Lifestyle amenities include deep-water boating access with free dockage, a championship 18-hole golf course, and other recreational and educational activities. To learn more, visit www.shellpoint.org or call 1-800-780-1131.

 

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Shell Point’s 2018-2019 Fine and Performing Arts Series presents “Back-to-Back Bach” March 21

FORT MYERS, Fla. (March 11, 2019) – Shell Point Retirement Community concludes the Southwest Florida Symphony installation of its 2018-2019 Fine and Performing Arts Series with a performance of “Back-to-Back Bach” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 21 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.

Pianist and arranger Matt Herskowitz opens a new window for experiencing the infamous works of Bach with a concert performance that reinterprets the composer’s music from a contemporary perspective, exploring its rich harmonies, fluid counterpoint and rhythmic groove in a multitude of musical styles.

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Shell Point’s 2018-2019 Fine and Performing Arts Series welcomes Boilermaker Jazz Band’s “Benny Goodman” March 14

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CUTLINE: Shell Point Retirement Community continues its 2018-2019 Fine and Performing Arts Series with a performance by Boilermaker Jazz Band at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 14.  

FORT MYERS, Fla. (March 5, 2019) – Shell Point Retirement Community’s 2018-2019 Fine and Performing Arts Series welcomes Boilermaker Jazz Band to the stage for a performance of “Benny Goodman: When Swing Was King.” The concert will take place at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 14 at The Village Church on The Island at Shell Point, 15100 Shell Point Blvd. in Fort Myers. Tickets for this event cost $40 and can be purchased online at www.shellpoint.org/concerts or by phone at 239-454-2067.

The acclaimed Boilermaker Jazz Band is led by Paul Cosentino on clarinet, full-time bandleader who founded the band in 1988 at Carnegie Mellon University. Jennifer McNulty lends her smooth and sultry vocal stylings to ballads, standards and bubblin’ swing numbers. The Boilermaker Jazz Band has performed at major international venues, including Lincoln Center and the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City and the Edinburgh International Festival in Scotland.

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Shell Point’s 2018-2019 Fine and Performing Arts Series welcomes The Sanibel Trio March 7

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CUTLINE: Shell Point Retirement Community continues its 2018-2019 Fine and Performing Arts Series with a performance by The Sanibel Trio at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 7. 

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Feb. 26, 2019) – Shell Point Retirement Community’s 2018-2019 Fine and Performing Arts Series continues its Concerts & Conversations program with a performance by The Sanibel Trio at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 7 in 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.

The Sanibel Trio is comprised of performers Renata Arado on violin, Espen Lilleslatten on viola, and Erik Entwistle on piano. Arado served as principal second violin of Norway’s Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra for 13 years, while her husband, Lilleslatten, served as concertmaster. Lilleslatten is an associate professor of violin at Louisiana State University. Both teach and perform at the Aspen Music Festival and School in Colorado and perform as a duo, including a recital at Carnegie Hall. Entwistle has been performing and teaching for more than 30 years. His recordings feature the music of Czech composer Bohuslav Martinu.

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Shell Point presents 2019 Shell Point Quilt Show March 2-4

 FORT MYERS, Fla. (Feb. 21, 2019) – Shell Point Retirement Community invites the public to join its 2019 Shell Point Quilt Show, “Great Expectations,” taking place from Saturday, March 2 through Monday, March 4 at Shell Point.

Hosted by the Shell Point Quilters, the biennial quilt show will showcase a beautiful display of quilts, lovingly and artistically created by residents of Shell Point. The custom creations exemplify the time-honored traditions passed from generation to generation, expressed through the detailed work of the quilters. A number of large quilts and smaller quilted items in a variety of traditional and contemporary designs will be on display and available for purchase throughout the event.

“From heirloom quilts to modern creations, the variety and workmanship will impress even experienced quilters,” said Debbie Melchi, Shell Point resident and avid quilter.

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Shell Point informational seminar coming to Bonita Springs area March 14

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Feb. 20, 2019) – Bonita Springs-area residents will have the opportunity to learn about local retirement options during Shell Point Retirement Community’s “Shell Point Retirement Roadshow,” a free informational seminar taking place from 9 to 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 14 at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point, 5001 Coconut Road in Bonita Springs.

 

During this educational presentation, Shell Point’s experienced retirement counselors will offer guests an opportunity to learn about the comprehensive lifecare options and resort-style retirement offerings available in this nationally recognized retirement community in Fort Myers. The presentation will also provide an overview of the Shell Point community and will discuss the benefits of becoming a resident. Once the presentation is complete, guests will have the chance to ask specific questions and schedule a visit to the community for a personal tour.

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Shell Point informational seminar coming to Cape Coral area March 13

 

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Feb. 20, 2019) – Cape Coral-area residents will have the opportunity to learn about local retirement options during Shell Point Retirement Community’s “Shell Point Retirement Roadshow,” a free informational seminar taking place from 9 to 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 13 at The Westin Cape Coral, 5951 Silver King Blvd., in Cape Coral.

 

During this educational presentation, Shell Point’s experienced retirement counselors will offer guests an opportunity to learn about the comprehensive lifecare options and resort-style retirement offerings available in this nationally recognized retirement community in Fort Myers. The presentation will also provide an overview of the Shell Point community and will discuss the benefits of becoming a resident. Once the presentation is complete, guests will have the chance to ask specific questions and schedule a visit to the community for a personal tour.

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Shell Point informational seminar coming to Sanibel area March 20

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Feb. 20, 2019) – Sanibel-area residents will have the opportunity to learn about local retirement options during Shell Point Retirement Community’s “Shell Point Retirement Roadshow,” a free informational seminar taking place from 9 to 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 20 at the Sanibel Community House, 2173 Periwinkle Way in Sanibel.

 

During this educational presentation, Shell Point’s experienced retirement counselors will offer guests an opportunity to learn about the comprehensive lifecare options and resort-style retirement offerings available in this nationally recognized retirement community in Fort Myers near Sanibel Island. The presentation will also provide an overview of the Shell Point community and will discuss the benefits of becoming a resident. Once the presentation is complete, guests will have the chance to ask specific questions and schedule a visit to the community for a personal tour.

 

“For residents that may want to learn more about the community before crossing the bridge, we’re excited to travel to Sanibel and educate people on the many benefits that Shell Point has to offer,” says Ronette Icso, vice president of sales and marketing. “By bringing the presentation closer to their current homes, they can determine if it is an option they would like to consider for their life planning, and if it is, they can take the next step to come for a tour of our beautiful campus and see it for themselves.”

 

Admission to the seminar is free and refreshments will be served. Seating is limited, so reservations are required by calling 239-466-1131 or registering online at www.shellpoint.org/roadshow.

Shell Point informational seminar coming to Port Charlotte area March 19

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CUTLINE: On Tuesday, March 19, Port Charlotte residents are invited to learn about Shell Point’s comprehensive lifecare options and resort-style retirement offerings from an experienced retirement counselor during a free informational seminar at the Charlotte Harbor Convention Center.

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Feb. 20, 2019) – Port Charlotte-area residents will have the opportunity to learn about local retirement options during Shell Point Retirement Community’s “Shell Point Retirement Roadshow,” a free informational seminar taking place from 9 to 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 19 at the Charlotte Harbor Convention Center, 75 Taylor Street in Punta Gorda.

 

During this educational presentation, Shell Point’s experienced retirement counselors will offer guests an opportunity to learn about the comprehensive lifecare options and resort-style retirement offerings available in this nationally recognized retirement community in Fort Myers. The presentation will also provide an overview of the Shell Point community and will discuss the benefits of becoming a resident. Once the presentation is complete, guests will have the chance to ask specific questions and schedule a visit to the community for a personal tour.

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Shell Point informational seminar coming to Naples area March 12

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CUTLINE: On Tuesday, March 12, Naples residents are invited to learn about Shell Point’s comprehensive lifecare options and resort-style retirement offerings from an experienced retirement counselor during a free informational seminar at the Hilton Naples.

 

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Feb. 20, 2019) — Naples-area residents will have the opportunity to learn about local retirement options during Shell Point Retirement Community’s “Shell Point Retirement Roadshow,” a free informational seminar taking place from 9 to 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 12 at the Hilton Naples, 5111 Tamiami Trail N. in Naples.

 

During this educational presentation, Shell Point’s experienced retirement counselors will offer guests an opportunity to learn about the comprehensive lifecare options and resort-style retirement offerings available in this nationally recognized retirement community in Fort Myers. The presentation will also provide an overview of the Shell Point community and will discuss the benefits of becoming a resident. Once the presentation is complete, guests will have the chance to ask specific questions and schedule a visit to the community for a personal tour.

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