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 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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Medical Breakthroughs & Discoveries speaker series offers four free educational seminars at Shell Point  

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Photo 1: On Tuesday, Jan. 22, Dr. Shane Shapiro of the Mayo Clinic will discuss topics that include regenerative medicine, and the misleading myths accompanying such treatments, during this Shell Point Medical Breakthroughs & Discoveries presentation.
Photo 2: Dr. Amanda Smith of Byrd Alzheimer’s Center and Research Institute will establish an understanding for Alzheimer’s and dementias, cover current treatment and review the most recent research during a Shell Point Medical Breakthroughs & Discoveries address on Monday, Jan. 28.
Photo 3: Learn about the reverse effects of eating healthy from internationally recognized author and speaker Dr. Michael Klaper during a Shell Point Medical Breakthroughs & Discoveries session on Thursday, Feb. 28.
Photo 4: Join Dr. Malissa Wood of Massachusetts General Hospital on Tuesday, March 26, as she covers lifestyle approaches that positively impact one’s cardiovascular and overall health, during the final Shell Point Medical Breakthroughs & Discoveries session.

Medical Breakthroughs & Discoveries speaker series offers four free educational seminars at Shell Point

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Jan. 2, 2019) – Shell Point has announced the roster for its fourth annual 2019 Medical Breakthroughs & Discoveries speaker series, a free community health care resource for residents in the greater Fort Myers area.

This educational series, sponsored by The Legacy Foundation at Shell Point in conjunction with Shell Point Wellness Connections, will feature prominent local and national experts who will address recent advances in the fields of regenerative medicine, Alzheimer’s disease, nutrition, chronic disease and more.

“Each year the caliber of our speakers has grown. This year we are excited to welcome health care experts to share updates on the latest advances in medical research and health care practice,” said Jeff Cory, executive director of The Legacy Foundation at Shell Point.

  • Tuesday, Jan. 22, at 7 p.m. – “Clinical Applications of Regenerative Medicine,” presented by Dr. Shane Shapiro, Mayo Clinic
  • Monday, Jan. 28 at 2 p.m. – “Advances in Alzheimer’s Disease,” presented by Dr. Amanda Smith, Byrd Alzheimer’s Center and Research Institute at the University of South Florida Health
  • Thursday, Feb. 28 at 2 p.m. – “Nutrition Meets Modern Medicine: The Key to Reversing Chronic Disease,” presented by Dr. Michael Klaper, internationally recognized author and speaker
  • Tuesday, March 26 at 7 p.m. – “Make This the Healthiest Year of Your Life Yet!,” presented by Dr. Malissa Wood, Massachusetts General Hospital

All four Medical Breakthroughs & Discoveries presentations are free to the public, and will be held at the Village Church Auditorium on The Island at Shell Point, 15100 Shell Point Blvd. in Fort Myers. Reservations are required for each program by calling 239-433-7936. To learn more, visit www.legacyshellpoint.org.

The 2019 season of Medical Breakthroughs & Discoveries presentations is sponsored in part by: Lee Health Foundation, UBS Wealth Management and Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A.

Academy of Lifelong Learning at Shell Point to host September classes on history of Iran, Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

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CUTLINE: Florida SouthWestern State College Professor Adrian Kerr will join the Academy of Lifelong Learning for a two-part series on “Iran: Its History and Today” and “The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World,” taking place in September at Shell Point.

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Aug. 21, 2018) – The Academy of Lifelong Learning at Shell Point Retirement Community invites the Southwest Florida community to attend its September Academy classes, which will feature informative discussions on some of the world’s oldest continuous civilizations and archaeological history. Classes will take place at 4:30 p.m. on Sept. 11, Sept. 18, Sept. 25 and Sept. 27 at Shell Point in Fort Myers.

The first two-part series, entitled “Iran: Its History and Today,” will take place at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 11 and Tuesday, Sept. 18, tracing some of the world’s oldest settlements dating back to 4000 B.C. The first session will introduce the Indo-Europeans and uncover the rise and fall of the nation of Iran. The second session will discuss how the Islamic conquest of A.D. 650 was a turning point in Iranian history. Kerr will conclude this two-part discussion with a look at recent times and the major shift in Iranian leadership.

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Academy of Lifelong Learning at Shell Point to host June classes on history, successful writing practices

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CUTLINES: Photo 1: Florida SouthWestern State College Professor Adrian Kerr will join the Academy of Lifelong Learning for a series on “Vietnam: Its History and Culture,” taking place June 4, June 11 and June 18 at Shell Point.

Photo 2: The Academy of Lifelong Learning will welcome award-winning author and historian, Robert Macomber, for a workshop on successful writing, taking place at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 23 at Shell Point.

FORT MYERS, Fla. (May 29, 2018) – The Academy of Lifelong Learning at Shell Point Retirement Community invites the Southwest Florida community to attend its June Academy classes, which will feature informative discussions on Vietnamese history and successful writing practices. Classes will take place on June 4, June 11, June 18 and June 23 at Shell Point in Fort Myers.

“Vietnam: Its History and Culture” will trace the origins of the Vietnamese people and their heritage during a series of lectures, presented by Florida SouthWestern State College Professor Adrian Kerr. The first session, “Prehistory & Early Northern Kingdoms,” will delve into the foundation of the early northern kingdoms, colonization and the rise of communism. The second session, “The French War, American War, and Present-day Vietnam,” will utilize a sequence of photographs to depict how the Viet heritage has produced a vibrant, colorful and unique religion. The series will conclude with “Da Nang and the Ancient Capital Hue,” illustrating the still-evident divide between the North and South.

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Academy of Lifelong Learning at Shell Point offers May classes on history, environment and politics

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CUTLINES: Photo 1: Kristie Anders, education director at the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation, will join the Academy of Lifelong Learning for a presentation on waves, tides and currents of the sea, at 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 17 at The Woodlands at Shell Point.

Photo 2: The Academy of Lifelong Learning will welcome Lee County Supervisor of Elections Tommy Doyle for a presentation at 10:15 a.m. on Saturday, May 19 on The Island at Shell Point.

Photo 3: Florida SouthWestern State College Professor Adrian Kerr’s Academy of Lifelong Learning class will highlight The Viking Age at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 22 in The Woodlands at Shell Point.


FORT MYERS, Fla. (May 8, 2018)
– The Academy of Lifelong Learning at Shell Point Retirement Community invites the public to attend May classes that will discuss the environment, politics and history.

At 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 17, Kristie Anders, education director at the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation, will present “Tides and Currents” in the Grand Cypress Room at The Woodlands at Shell Point, 14441 Woodsong Lane in Fort Myers. This presentation will explore waves, tides and currents of the sea. During the lecture, Anders will explain not only what influences the tides, but also how they affect Southwest Florida residents. A short film by the Captiva Island Historical Society, entitled “Santiva,” will also be shown.

The Academy of Lifelong Learning will also welcome Lee County Supervisor of Elections Tommy Doyle for a free presentation at 10:15 a.m. on Saturday, May 19 in the Social Center on The Island at Shell Point, 15101 Shell Point Blvd. in Fort Myers. During his class, entitled “Lee County Supervisor of Elections Preparing for Mid-Term Elections,” Doyle will focus on politics and upcoming elections. As a lifelong resident of Lee County, Doyle has a deep-rooted passion for the county’s history and traditions. His fundamental belief in a representative form of government led him to run for office, and he was elected Supervisor of Elections in 2016.

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Shell Point Hosts Expert Oncologist to Address Audience on Medical Breakthroughs in Melanoma Treatments

FORT MYERS, Fla. ( February 4, 2016)

Expressive Egyptologist Examines Middle East Turmoil at Evening Academy Lecture at Shell Point

FORT MYERS, Fla. ( January 21, 2016)