Yearly Archives: 2019

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Hurricane Preparedness at Buena Vida Estates

Hurricane season is a scary time for everyone, but it can be especially scary when you have an elderly relative that lives alone or if you are the elderly individual. 49% of people who perish during hurricanes are over the age of 75. According to the American Red Cross, the fatality rate is so high [...]

By |2019-09-17T15:44:20+00:00September 17th, 2019|Blog Post|Comments Off on Hurricane Preparedness at Buena Vida Estates

Featured Resident – Joan Sayyah

Joan Sayyah is a woman of heart and true lover of others. With her husband in the military, Joan was constantly on the move not only in housing but also in whatever community she came to. Joan moved to Naples, Italy back in 1966 and taught in a military school there for 4 years before [...]

By |2019-09-05T18:18:21+00:00September 5th, 2019|Blog Post, Featured Resident|Comments Off on Featured Resident – Joan Sayyah

Featured Resident – Joe Cataldo

Joe Cataldo began his adult life working in manufacturing in New York. This would take a huge turn from machinery to marathoning when he eventually moved to the Space Coast in 2004. Joe always had a passion for running, and would complete up to 10 miles in a day. He has run 40 NYC marathons, [...]

By |2019-08-30T14:50:01+00:00August 21st, 2019|Blog Post|Comments Off on Featured Resident – Joe Cataldo

Featured Resident – Hugh Nicolay

Hugh Nicolay is a true Floridian and has always been near the beach. He graduated from high school in Daytona Beach, and a few years later, at 27, made his way down to the Space Coast. He arrived in 1969, where he would start a successful career at Harris, remaining there for 27 years [...]

By |2019-08-19T15:08:16+00:00August 19th, 2019|Blog Post|Comments Off on Featured Resident – Hugh Nicolay

New program aims to increase residents’ quality of life

The GoodLife isn’t just a slogan, it’s a genuine way of life at Buena Vida Estates. Recently a joint venture, in partnership with the Cognitive Health Institute in Tampa, has presented residents with a comprehensive program to increase overall health, cognition, and quality of life. The program arose from a belief that many chronic [...]

By |2019-06-18T15:24:09+00:00June 4th, 2019|Blog Post|Comments Off on New program aims to increase residents’ quality of life

The Buena Vida Foundation – Celebrating Another Year of Service

The Buena Vida Foundation, which celebrates its anniversary this month, is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to serving residents of Buena Vida and promoting the wellbeing of seniors. Its mission has broadened to positively impact the lives of residents and those in the community. Governed by a Board of Directors that is comprised of residents [...]

By |2019-04-25T19:09:47+00:00April 25th, 2019|Blog Post|Comments Off on The Buena Vida Foundation – Celebrating Another Year of Service

Featured Resident – Cynthia Connor

A life of adventure is what Cynthia Connor always wanted. And that’s what she’s had. Cynthia was born in New England but raised in a suburb of Chicago. After high school she couldn’t wait to stretch her wings and fly, so she enrolled in college at the University of New Mexico to study Latin American [...]

By |2019-04-09T19:27:22+00:00April 9th, 2019|Featured Resident|Comments Off on Featured Resident – Cynthia Connor

Featured Resident – David Vogeding

Buena Vida resident David was born in 1942 in West Union, West Virginia – a small town by most standards. As of the latest census West Union had 825 residents. His father started the First Cinema Show theater in the town, so David’s love of the arts came naturally. Shortly after David was born the [...]

By |2019-03-01T20:16:05+00:00March 1st, 2019|Featured Resident|Comments Off on Featured Resident – David Vogeding

Featured Resident – Ruby Baker

Born south of Nashville in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee – walking horse area, as she described it – Ruby Baker tells of a life where her father doted on her, where Southern women were catered to, and where her mother never learned to drive a car. Her father was a welder, her mother a homemaker. Schools in [...]

By |2019-02-13T16:22:25+00:00February 13th, 2019|Featured Resident|Comments Off on Featured Resident – Ruby Baker

Buena Vida Says Bittersweet Goodbye, Welcomes New Marketing Director

After serving as Marketing Director for Buena Vida Estates for more than a decade, Doreen Boudreau has announced her retirement. Doreen has been part of the family at Buena Vida Estates for more than 15 years, serving as Marketing Director for the last 12 years. She has been an active member of the community serving [...]

By |2019-01-31T15:49:49+00:00January 31st, 2019|Blog Post|Comments Off on Buena Vida Says Bittersweet Goodbye, Welcomes New Marketing Director
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