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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

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
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