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

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 or call 1-800-780-1131.


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