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Loneliness: How it Affects Your Health

The American Medical Association recently published a special report, “What Doctors Wish Patients Knew About Loneliness and Health” (7/14/23).  It stated that even though we have become more connected through social media and other outlets, especially since the COVID-19 pandemic, many people, especially older adults, still feel lonely. According to the Center for Disease Control, […]

Pride Month Resident Spotlight: Terry Colli

Terry Colli moved to JKV with his partner, Jerry Oshinski, in December 2016 and he says that it was one of the best decisions of their lives. Jerry and Terry loved it here, but unfortunately, it was to be short-lived. Jerry passed away in August 2018 after 40 happy years together. As a retired official […]

Skyrocketing Condo Fees After Surfside’s Tragic Building Collapse: Why a Life Plan Senior Community May Be a Strategic Alternative

Surfside Ushered in a New Era for Condo Living On June 24, 2021, the Champlain Towers in Surfside, Florida, tragically collapsed, killing 98 people and leaving hundreds more temporarily homeless.  The upcoming third anniversary of this tragedy hits especially close to home, having occurred right here in our own South Florida community. In the aftermath […]

JKV Resident Spotlight: 2 Military Heroes

  Audrey Sutton, Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Army, Retired Lakeside Villa Resident In 1974, when JKV resident Audrey L. Sutton was the 26-year-old director of a community mental health center in Baltimore City, Maryland, she got an offer she couldn’t refuse.  A Colonel whom she respected very highly dared her to try out to be in […]

12 Quotes That Prove: Mother Really Does Know Best!

Moms make sure our beds are made, our teeth are brushed, and we eat our veggies – all things that set us up for a happy, healthy, successful life! But maybe most importantly, they dispense valuable advice that stands true throughout our lives. We asked some of our residents and team members to share what […]

Senior Discounts That’ll Stretch Your Dollar

In addition to having some well-earned wisdom, being a senior has its advantages. As prices keep soaring, older adults can still strike gold if they know where to look. Florida has some of the best senior discount programs in the U.S. There are easy ways to save money on food, entertainment, and more at many […]

7 Free Apps For Seniors Worth Downloading

Most of us rely on our smartphones and tablets to keep us connected to the world and our loved ones throughout the day. But are you taking full advantage of all that your phone can do for you? Apps on our mobile devices make it so easy to use technology to make our lives easier. […]

11 Fun Things To Do With Grandkids (And Great Grandkids!) In South Florida

One of the greatest things about living (or snow birding) in South Florida is that getting kids and grandkids to come visit isn’t a very hard sell! Our incredible sunny days and sparkling beaches make it a welcome spot for all generations. So now that they’re here, what to do? We’ve rounded up our 11 […]

Celebrate Earth Day Every Day – And Live a Long, Healthy Life

How it all began Over half a century ago, Earth Day was made official on April 22, 1970, marking the birth of the modern environmental movement. In previous years, Americans were true gas guzzlers driving massive and inefficient cars that emitted smoke, sludge, and air pollution without any concern for its impact on our environment. […]

JKV Spotlight on Executive Chef Frederic Delaire: His Journey from Michelin-Starred Restaurants to Senior Living

As an award-winning Life Plan community in Pompano Beach, Florida, John Knox Village prides itself on finding incredible talent, such as Chef Frederic, and offering the very best to its residents – from life enrichment and fitness to cultural arts and dining. Chef Frederic Delaire has been a fantastic addition to John Knox Village, and […]

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