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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

Good Life Tips for Downsizing!

Leaving behind a home that's filled with memories and downsizing your household items is no easy task. That's why we have a downloadable document for you to print!  Click Here! This document can help you sort and evaluate your belongings, and will give you ideas on how to sell or donate items before moving day. [...]

By | March 8th, 2017|Blog Post|Comments Off on Good Life Tips for Downsizing!

Featured Resident, Sandy Ford:

"While sailing the world with my husband Jim on our sailboat, with just us and our cat as crew, I was introduced to watercolor painting while in Europe. A sailing friend gave me some watercolor paints, a Dutch painter familiarized me with proper paint brushes, and an Italian painter made sure I used the proper [...]

By | February 7th, 2017|Featured Resident|Comments Off on Featured Resident, Sandy Ford:

Why Are We Different?

...because we are the ONLY Retirement Community in Brevard County licensed to offer you a TRUE continuum of care. “Baby Boomers like us are now retiring at a rate of 60,000/ day... so for the next 10+ years a lot will be looking for a good quality retirement community. We selected Buena Vida Estates because of [...]

By | January 27th, 2017|Blog Post|Comments Off on Why Are We Different?

What is a CCRC?

CCRC stands for Continuing Care Retirement Community. CCRCs provide the answer for a growing number of seniors looking for the opportunity to enjoy an active and enriching lifestyle now, while knowing they've planned for their future. Continuing Care Retirement Communities offer secure access to a continuum of care, as a resident needs it. They include options for [...]

By | November 22nd, 2016|Blog Post|Comments Off on What is a CCRC?

Nancy Lee

Nancy Lee believes in savoring life. "I moved to Buena Vida in 2013, and I haven’t looked back. I love, love, love it here." This featured Buena Vida Estates resident has had her share of hard knocks along the way of life, but she graciously and gracefully meets setbacks as part of the journey. Born in Nashua, New Hampshire, [...]

By | November 22nd, 2016|Featured Resident|Comments Off on Nancy Lee