Adult Children on Their Parents Moving to a CCRC

The decision for seniors to move into a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) is a hard decision to make. It is a decision that impacts more than just prospective residents. The parent’s children are often the most affected by the move and act as the chief influencers for their parents. Many children are concerned that [...]

2019-12-02T20:36:48+00:00December 2nd, 2019|Blog Post|

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 [...]

2019-06-18T15:24:09+00:00June 4th, 2019|Blog Post|

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 [...]

2019-04-25T19:09:47+00:00April 25th, 2019|Blog Post|

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 [...]

2019-04-09T19:27:22+00:00April 9th, 2019|Featured Resident|

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 [...]

2019-03-01T20:16:05+00:00March 1st, 2019|Featured Resident|

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 [...]

2019-02-13T16:22:25+00:00February 13th, 2019|Featured Resident|
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