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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

Buena Vida Celebrates the Holidays

The holidays are a very special time of year, and the same can be said of holidays at Buena Vida. There are decorated trees all over the community and parties to bring everyone together. Recently, residents were treated to carriage rides to help keep the Christmas cheer in the air. This has become an annual [...]

By |2018-12-20T19:34:16+00:00December 20th, 2018|Blog Post|Comments Off on Buena Vida Celebrates the Holidays

Featured Residents: Nancy, Sandy, and Pat

A friendship that has spanned more than 40 years, deeply rooted in a love of the arts, has now reunited in Melbourne, Florida. Buena Vida residents Nancy and Pat met around 1970 while living and teaching in Miami. They were both teachers and each had a creative spirit. They met mutual friend Sandy, and the [...]

By |2018-11-26T18:50:37+00:00November 26th, 2018|Featured Resident|Comments Off on Featured Residents: Nancy, Sandy, and Pat

Artistic Friends Find Creative Freedoms at Buena Vida

Residents Nancy, Sandy, and Pat have been friends for over 40 years. A friendship that has spanned more than 40 years, deeply rooted in a love of the arts, has now reunited in Melbourne, Florida. Buena Vida residents Nancy and Pat met around 1970 while living and teaching in Miami. They were both [...]

By |2018-11-06T18:45:05+00:00November 6th, 2018|Blog Post|Comments Off on Artistic Friends Find Creative Freedoms at Buena Vida

Featured Resident: Terence Slane

Terence “Terry” Slane has his sister to thank for introducing him to the Buena Vida “Good Life”. His sister Christina O’Shea (featured in an earlier article) invited Terry to visit, they would have dinner often and eventually he decided to make Buena Vida his home too. Born in 1929 in New York City to European [...]

By |2018-10-22T16:00:40+00:00October 22nd, 2018|Featured Resident|Comments Off on Featured Resident: Terence Slane

Resident Celebrates 100th Birthday by Ringing Commemorative Bell

The date was October 3, 1918 – a little girl named Josephine was born in New Jersey to Lithuanian parents. When she was two years old her father sent her and her mother back to Lithuania to live with family while he worked to save money to bring them back to the United States.  Her [...]

By |2018-10-03T13:50:07+00:00October 3rd, 2018|Blog Post|Comments Off on Resident Celebrates 100th Birthday by Ringing Commemorative Bell

Featured Resident: Christina O’Shea

When we talk about Living the Good Life at Buena Vida that’s something resident Christina O’Shea will attest she is actively doing. Christina was born in 1923 in England. Her parents moved the family to New York City when she was young. Her NYC neighborhood was so diverse, because no one was native to America [...]

By |2018-10-02T13:15:36+00:00September 19th, 2018|Featured Resident|Comments Off on Featured Resident: Christina O’Shea

Fitness in the Good Life

Fitness Instructor Joanne Puglia The health and wellness of Buena Vida residents is in strong hands thanks to exercise enthusiast and instructor Joanne Puglia. Joanne has been part of the Buena Vida community for over ten years.  She was introduced to the good life by a client, and once she entered the front [...]

By |2018-08-29T17:41:09+00:00August 29th, 2018|Blog Post|Comments Off on Fitness in the Good Life
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