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When is the Best Time to Move to a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC)?

For many older adults who are currently independent but like the idea of living in a setting where healthcare services are available if needed down the road, a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) can be an ideal solution. A popular question among prospective CCRC residents is “When is the best time to make the move?”  [...]

By | November 14th, 2017|Blog Post|Comments Off on When is the Best Time to Move to a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC)?

How to Prepare Your Parents for Independent Living

Coming to the realization that your parents may no longer be capable of adequately caring for themselves can be an extremely stressful experience for adult children. These are the people you’ve relied on your entire life, the rocks who you turned to for help, not the other way around. This difficult experience is shared by [...]

By | October 23rd, 2017|Blog Post|Comments Off on How to Prepare Your Parents for Independent Living

4 Steps to Choosing the Right Retirement Community

You have decided independent living in a retirement community is a great option for you, or for a loved one. What now? The next step to take is finding the retirement community that will best meet your requirements. Not all retirement communities are created equal, which is why you must do your research before making [...]

By | October 10th, 2017|Blog Post|Comments Off on 4 Steps to Choosing the Right Retirement Community

Retirement is Anything but Boring!

One of the most difficult things about moving into a retirement home is leaving behind your home, especially if it’s a home you have lived in for many years and made so many memories in. This was true for Joseph and Bianca. Or at least, that is what the couple thought would be true prior [...]

By | September 26th, 2017|Blog Post|Comments Off on Retirement is Anything but Boring!

Resident Spotlight: Larry and Peggy

What makes Buena Vida Estates the obvious choice in choosing a place to retire? Larry and Peggy first visited Buena Vida Estates for a guest lunch in the Buena Vida dining room. Their first visit made such a positive and lasting impression that they decided to come back to take a complete tour of the [...]

By | September 12th, 2017|Blog Post|Comments Off on Resident Spotlight: Larry and Peggy

Buena Vida Estates Celebrates 35 Years of the Good Life!

This Friday, August 25 2017, Buena Vida Estates will be turning 35! 35 years is no small accomplishment, which is why we are so excited to announce our 35th Anniversary Celebration that will be taking place this Friday evening on August 25th. It will be an evening of good food, drinks, and a lot of [...]

By | August 23rd, 2017|Blog Post|Comments Off on Buena Vida Estates Celebrates 35 Years of the Good Life!

Creativity Rocks! Bridging the Generation Gap with Rock Painting

At Buena Vida Estates, we believe our residents’ spirits are young and full of creativity. In order to promote this creativity, bring together our residents here at Buena Vida, and to create a greater understanding between the generations, Buena Vida Estates reached out to the West Melbourne Police Athletic League (PAL) and hosted an event [...]

By | August 8th, 2017|Blog Post|Comments Off on Creativity Rocks! Bridging the Generation Gap with Rock Painting

Get to Know the Buena Vida Community!

History Opening in 1982 as Brevard County's only Continuing Care Retirement Community, Buena Vida Estates quickly became the premier retirement community in the county. It's ideal location, beautiful campus, excellent service, superb amenities, and unique comprehensive health care plan attracts active seniors from around the county. For over 35 years we have provided quality care [...]

By | July 25th, 2017|Blog Post|Comments Off on Get to Know the Buena Vida Community!

What Makes a CCRC the Best Choice for Retirement Living?

CCRC, or Continuing Care Retirement Communities (also called Life Care Retirement Communities,) are organized residential communities for retired people that provide long-term access to different levels of health care and other services in a single location. The levels of care range from "independent living" to "assisted living" to "skilled nursing care." Independent Living is much [...]

By | July 11th, 2017|Blog Post|Comments Off on What Makes a CCRC the Best Choice for Retirement Living?

A Reason For Everyone

Ralph Bishop didn’t have to do much research when he decided to move into Buena Vida Estates in West Melbourne. In fact, he was more appropriately a source of data for potential residents at the time. Bishop, who moved to the retirement community with his wife in 2014, had been working as the company’s chief [...]

By | June 12th, 2017|Blog Post|Comments Off on A Reason For Everyone
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