Public Invited to View Benefits of Assisted Living at Shell Point

FORT MYERS, Fla. (May 6, 2010) — Shell Point Retirement Community will host an Assisted Living Informational Event on Tuesday, May 25, at 5pm at the Kings Crown Assisted Living located on The Island at Shell Point.

Please join us for a relaxing cook out as you enjoy a presentation about Shell Point’s Assisted Living options presented by Rita Southern, Director of Assisted Living.  The presentation will be followed by a tour of the award-winning facility including the opportunity to view furnished residences.

“Assisted Living facilities allow prospective residents and their families an alternative to nursing care for parents who may need assistance with the activities of daily living, but do not require full time skilled nursing,” said Rita Southern, director of assisted living facilities. “Assisted Living offers individuals a comforting home-like environment, while improving the daily quality of life through a variety of amenities.”

Shell Point has two assisted living facilities on site, the King’s Crown Assisted Living and the Arbor Assisted Living.  The King’s Crown was recently renovated and features 120 residential units; an expansive beautifully appointed dining room; library; computer station; and a variety of activity and gathering spaces.

The Arbor Assisted Living is an elegant facility with a total of 132 units, and a variety of studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom floor plans.  Amenities on site for residents include a full-time activities staff, fitness center, salon, game rooms, chapel, library, and a number of social areas throughout the building.

Space is limited for this free event.  To reserve your spot, or for more information about the Assisted Living Sunset Cook Out Event to be held on Tuesday, May 25, at 5pm at the Kings Crown, please call McKenzie Boren (239) 454-2077.

Shell Point Retirement Community is a not-for-profit continuing care retirement community located in Fort Myers just off Summerlin Road, two miles before the Sanibel causeway. Shell Point has received national accreditation from CARF-CCAC, and is a nationally recognized leader in the retirement industry.  The community offers retirement living in a resort-style environment with an 18-hole championship golf course, deep water boating access, and recreational and fitness facilities.  To learn more about Shell Point, visit us at or call 1-800-780-1131.

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