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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

Living the Good Life Around the Globe

Buena Vida is a slice of paradise - everything you need to live the best life possible is all in one place! Our residents are still as active as ever and love to explore the rest of the world. The Heine’s couple is a prime example of this. Their love of travel and desire [...]

By |2018-08-14T18:48:45+00:00August 14th, 2018|Blog Post|Comments Off on Living the Good Life Around the Globe

Buena Vida residents honor Commander William Foster and all Veterans through flag raising ceremony. (video)

The American Spirit is alive and well here at Buena Vida Estates! Hundreds of veterans call Buena Vida home and we are so thankful for their service and for choosing to live the Good Life™ with us. Their stories of patriotism, courage and dedication are an integral component of the [...]

By |2018-08-14T18:46:09+00:00July 17th, 2018|Blog Post|Comments Off on Buena Vida residents honor Commander William Foster and all Veterans through flag raising ceremony. (video)

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. Here at Buena Vida Estates, we work tirelessly to ensure our residents’ safety and create a comforting atmosphere to weather any storm. We want to make [...]

By |2018-07-09T19:27:51+00:00July 9th, 2018|Blog Post|Comments Off on Hurricane Preparedness at Buena Vida Estates

Featured Resident: Nancy Eller [video]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ghQNLUGAvG4 Not many can say they have touched thousands of lives, but for Nancy Eller that number is no exaggeration. Her passion for music began at age four when her mother enrolled her in weekly piano lessons. Her wish for a flute came true on her birthday while she was in the 5th grade.  [...]

By |2018-07-02T20:06:43+00:00July 2nd, 2018|Featured Resident|Comments Off on Featured Resident: Nancy Eller [video]

Transportation Services at Buena Vida Estates go the extra mile

At Buena Vida Estates, we’re a senior living community which means you’re not living like someone who’s letting life pass them by. In fact, you live the GoodLife here! Part of that is going out and doing the activities you did before you came to be with us. We want our residents to transition to our [...]

By |2018-06-20T13:16:51+00:00June 26th, 2018|Blog Post|Comments Off on Transportation Services at Buena Vida Estates go the extra mile
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