FORT MYERS, Fla. ( August 6 , 2013)
Shell Point President Peter Dys has been reappointed to the Continuing Care Advisory Council by Governor Rick Scott for a term continuing through September 30, 2014.
“It has been my honor to serve on the Governor’s Continuing Care Advisory Council since 2005,” said Dys. “I’m privileged to take part in another productive year with the CCAC and help continue its important mission of ensuring high standards of care for Florida’s seniors.”
Dys has provided consistent involvement and assistance to Florida Representatives and Senators on issues regarding senior care. The Continuing Care Advisory Council acts in an advisory capacity to the Office of Insurance Regulation. The Council recommends to the Office any changes in statutes and rules pertaining to Continuing Care Retirement Communities. Additionally, upon the request of the Office, the Council assists with any corrective action, rehabilitation or cessation of business plan for a provider.
Dys has served as President and CEO of Shell Point Retirement Community since August, 1985, after serving on its Board of Directors from 1981-1985. He previously served as the Founder and Executive Director of the Lancaster County Office of Aging in Lancaster, Pennsylvania from 1974-1985, where he was responsible for a broad array of community-based services to assist older persons to remain as independent and autonomous as possible. In 2008, Dys received the Distinguished Service Award from Florida Association of Homes and Services for the Aging for his outstanding achievements in the retirement and life care industry.
Shell Point Retirement Community is a not-for-profit continuing care retirement community located in Fort Myers just off Summerlin Road and McGregor Boulevard, 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 that is open to the public, deep water boating access with free boat dockage, and recreational and fitness facilities. To learn more about Shell Point, visit us at www.shellpoint.org or call 1-800-780-1131.