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Heart-Smart Cuisine Simple ways to reduce your risk for cardiovascular disease.


ardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. And as we all know, diet plays an important role in the development of major heart-attack risk factors such as hypertension, obesity, diabetes and arthrosclerosis. Changing your diet and implementing diet-based prevention methods is not only more feasible, but ultimately more cost-effective than relying on drugs. Here’s how to get started:

LIMIT UNHEATHLY FATS Believe it or not, fat is an important nutrient to have in your diet. But it’s all about the types of fat you choose. Fats are a vital structural component of cell membranes and are required for absorption of fat-soluble vitamins A, D, E and K. Limiting foods high in trans or saturated fats will lessen the risk of cardiovascular disease. Limit the amount of solid fats you consume, such as butter, margarine, shortening, fried food and fast food. Include more polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats, which can help lower so-called “bad” cholesterol. Good sources for these fats include olive oil, canola oil, nuts, seeds, fish and avocados.

Have fish at least twice a week, especially salmon, mackerel, and herring, which contain omega 3 fatty acids. These fatty acids help to lower undesirable blood fats known as triglycerides. Also, make sure meat is never fried and that milk is low-fat or skim, not whole.

EAT FRUITS AND VEGGIES Fruits and vegetables contain many nutrients that may benefit the heart, including folate, potassium, plant sterols (shown to lower cholesterol) and antioxidants such as vitamin C and flavonoids. They’re also a great source of fiber. Snacking and filling up with more fruits and vegetables helps you to eat less high-fat food, such as meat, cheese and processed products.


GO FOR WHOLE GRAINS Whole grains are another great source of fiber and other nutrients that help regulate blood pressure and play a role in heart health. You can increase your whole grains by finding substitutes for refinedgrain products. Look for whole-grain cereal, oatmeal, quinoa, brown rice, whole-wheat bread and flaxseed.

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gest healthy adults consume no more than 2,300 milligrams of sodium a day, which is the equivalent of about 1 teaspoon. If you’re aged 51 or older, African-American or have high blood pressure, diabetes or chronic kidney disease, then you should consume no more than 1,500 milligrams per day. Putting down the saltshaker is the first step toward reducing the amount of salt you use daily. However, many processed foods, such as canned soups and frozen entrées, contain high amounts of salt. So, eating more fresh food and making your own meals is your best bet. If you aren’t much of a cook and rely on the convenience of prepared meals, look for reduced sodium options.

CONTROL PORTIONS It’s way too easy to eat too much – especially at restaurants, where portions are often so large. Knowing proper portion sizes is important in learning how much to eat and when to stop. It may take some time to be able to visually decipher what exactly a cup or half cup looks like, so it’s OK to initially measure things out. Here are some general guidelines: 3 ounces of meat = size of a deck of cards 1/3 cup = 1 serving of pasta or rice ½ cup = 1 serving of fruit ½ cup cooked, 1 cup raw = 1 serving of vegetables 1 slice = 1 serving of bread ½ cup dry cereal or oatmeal = 1 serving of grain 8 ounces (1 cup) = 1 serving of milk 4 ounces (1/2 cup) = 1 serving of fruit juice ■ Tara Gidus, MS, RD, is a nationally recognized expert and media spokesperson on topics related to nutrition, fitness and health. She currently appears biweekly as the “Diet Diva” on the national morning television show, The Daily Buzz. She’s also the team dietitian for the Orlando Magic and has served as a national spokesperson for the American Dietetic Association. Her new book is Pregnancy Cooking & Nutrition For Dummies (John Wiley). Check out her website,

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llness, taxes and death. Since all are inevitable, it only makes

sense to prepare for them. That way, you’ll make certain that your welfare and wealth don’t fall into the hands of the courts – or ne’er-do-well relatives. When it comes to estate planning, Floridians are already at an advantage, tax-wise. The state doesn’t levy an estate tax – or an income tax, for that matter – so only the federal estate tax comes into play. And that particular tax has been in an almost constant state of flux for the past several years. Under the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001, the federal estate tax was eliminated in 2010. It returned in 2011, but exempted estates valued at $5 million or less for individuals and $10 million or less for couples. As of Jan. 1, 2012, the exemption increases to $5.12 million for individuals and $10.24 million for couples. The portability provision introduced in 2011 remains in effect in 2012, mean-

ing that the surviving spouse, in addition to his or her own $5.12 million exemption, will be able to use any portion of the deceased spouse’s exemption that went unused. Also in Florida, the state’s constitution specifically exempts an individual’s homestead from almost all creditor claims, except for mechanic’s liens, taxes and mortgages. Life insurance and annuities, because they vest directly to the surviving spouse and aren’t subject to probate, are also generally protected. “Florida is one of the best debtor states in the country, if not the best,” says Evelyn W. Cloninger, partner in Cloninger & Files, an Oviedo law firm specializing in eldercare issues. “It sounds strange to say, but some people retire here specifically because the laws are so favorable regarding the estates of people who die while they’re residents.” To protect your wealth and well being, here’s a discussion of several essential estate-planning documents.

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ADVANCE DIRECTIVE What would happen if you experienced a serious medical problem and couldn’t speak for yourself? Would anyone know your wishes regarding medical care, life support and other interventions? “In my opinion, if you’re going to have only one document, it should be an advance directive,” says Merrell Bailey, managing partner with Bailey Zobel Pilcher, an Orlando law firm specializing in estate planning. “It has the greatest capacity to improve your quality of life. I call it the momma document. The rest are baby documents.” Advance directives are legal documents designed to ensure that your wishes are carried out. There are two types of advance directives: the living will and the Designation of Health Care Surrogate form. In a living will, you specify how aggressively you wish to be treated if you’re suffering from a terminal condition in its end stages or have irreversible brain damage. High-profile cases such as those of Terri Schiavo and Karen Ann Quinlan – young women kept artificially alive as family members, healthcare providers, politicians and judges bitterly wrangled over their fate – demonstrate the value of living wills. It’s wise to make such arrangements at almost any age, says Cloninger, since disability or brain damage can occur unexpectedly as a result of a health problem or even a freak accident. “Doctors and nurses will tell you that a great percentage of their patients in the trauma center come from motorcycle accidents or men falling off ladders while trying to hang holiday lights on their homes,” says Cloninger. The living will and the Designation of Health Care Surrogate form are really two sides of the same coin. The living will is a document that outlines your wishes in advance. But a document can’t anticipate every eventuality. The surrogate form allows you to appoint another person to speak for you when you’re unable to speak for yourself. That person will make medical decisions on your behalf, consent to – or refuse – certain medical procedures, select physicians and advocate for you in healthcare matters. Cloninger advises her clients to provide a copy of the advance directive to a physician and a family member, along with instructions on how to locate the original. Most people, she says, choose spouses or other family members as their healthcare surrogates. “Clients often joke about whether the selected person will ‘pull the plug’ too quickly,” says Cloninger. “I assure them that the patient must be suffering from the end stages of a terminal illness, or be lacking in cognitive function with no reasonable medical probability of improvement, before the question of terminating life support even applies.”

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Treating physicians are not going to approve disconnecting life-support systems unless the appropriate criteria are met. A bioethics committee and independent physicians must be consulted as well as family members. “I emphasize to clients that by making advance directives and living wills, they make their own decisions,” says Cloninger. “It prevents family disputes or spouses having to agonize over what’s right.” With an advance directive, it’s important that you specifically waive privacy and security rules outlined in The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Otherwise, hospitals and physicians aren’t authorized to share medical information with your surrogate

DURABLE POWER OF ATTORNEY Durable power of attorney designates someone you trust to take care of your business affairs. Such an agreement is entered into while you’re still competent and, unlike limited or general powers of attorney, remains in effect if you become incapacitated. A person with durable power of attorney is authorized to handle such matters as buying or selling property and investments, opening and closing bank accounts, filing lawsuits, paying bills, handling taxes and more. The recipient of the power of attorney – the person who is given the power to act on your behalf – is called the “attorneyin-fact,” or sometimes the “agent.” However, not all agents are attorneys-in-fact. You should grant durable power of attorney only to someone you trust implicitly, says Carla DeLoach-Bryant, a downtown Orlando attorney who specializes in estate and tax planning. Such authority can be abused – although wrongful use is actionable. “The No. 1 problem with any power-of-attorney arrangement is appointing the wrong person,” says DeLoach-Bryant. “If someone is disorganized and can’t pay their bills, then they’re not likely to do any better with your bills. If someone is a spendthrift, or has a spouse who’s a spendthrift, then you could have a problem. Someone who’s not honest won’t suddenly become honest when they have your power of attorney.” Making matters more complex, the state legislature recently expanded the rules regarding power-of-attorney arrangements. “A durable power of attorney used to be seven pages, and now it’s 44 pages,” notes Bailey. That’s because everything the attorney-in-fact is allowed to do must now be specifically enumerated. “Before, my power of attorney could just read, ‘I appoint my husband to do anything I could do,’” Bailey explains. “Now, it has to say, ‘I appoint my husband to do anything I could do, as long as it’s listed in this document.’” forever young



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LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT Unlike an advance directive and a power of attorney, which are implemented while a person is still alive, a will doesn’t go into effect until after death. A will is a written legal document that specifies how you want your assets to be distributed. It must be filed with the Florida Probate Court upon death, and the court then supervises the distribution of your assets.  Many people incorrectly believe that if their estate is modest and not  subject to estate taxes, there’s no need for probate. However, any estate in which assets must be distributed in accordance with a will is subject to probate, regardless of whether the estate is taxable. If you die without a will – the legal term is “intestate” – then the state determines, by statute, how your assets are divided and who your beneficiaries will be. The statutes are rigid, and no exceptions are made for unusual circumstances or exceptional needs.     “Your will speaks at death,” says Cloninger. “Your power of attorney speaks during your lifetime and is terminated by your death.” Preparing a will involves making a number of tough decisions. Who will be the heirs? How much should each receive? Should they receive it outright, or in trust? If in trust, what kind, and what are the tax implications? Who should be the trustee, and who are the successor beneficiaries if an heir dies?

REVOCABLE TRUST A revocable trust is a document created to manage your assets during your lifetime and distribute the remaining assets after your death. The person who creates a trust is called the “grantor,” or “settlor.” The person responsible for the management of the trust assets is the “trustee.” Assuming he or she is competent to do so, the grantor often also serves as the trustee. The trust is termed revocable since you may modify or terminate it during your lifetime, as long as you’re not incapacitated. The trust provides for a successor to take over when the original trustee becomes disabled, incapacitated or dies. The successor trustee – usually a spouse, child, friend, lawyer or professional trustee from a qualified financial institution – is authorized to continue managing your trust assets, paying your bills and making investment decisions. Upon your death, the trustee is responsible for paying all claims and taxes, and then distributing the assets to your ben10


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eficiaries as described in the trust agreement. A well-crafted trust is comprehensive and lengthy, detailing powers of handling assets and affairs such as buying, selling, renting, leasing, suing, hiring or firing. Disgruntled family members can challenge a trust, but it isn’t easy, particularly if it has been operated effectively and efficiently over a number of years. A will, on the other hand, is usually first revealed to the family after a death – and those disappointed by its contents are more prone to mount legal challenges. “Your trust should be adjusted to reflect your situation in life,” says Cloninger. “For instance, at age 55, you may still have a young family. So your trust might focus on providing for your children’s education rather than setting them up as adults.” You might also specify a different arrangement for each beneficiary. One child might receive his or her share outright, for example, while another, who’s less settled and responsible, might have to wait several years. If you’re older, and your adult offspring are well established, you might consider naming a charity as a beneficiary.

REVISIT AND REVISE Making sure the proper documents are in place is a critical first step, but just as important is reviewing and updating those documents on a regular basis to adjust to changes in your life. Deaths, births, marriages, divorces, bankruptcy – any of these significant family and life events can have an impact on your estate and healthcare planning. For example, if you’re not careful, an estranged ex-spouse might end up with your worldly goods and decision-making powers over your healthcare. Bailey says that due to the poor economy, some estranged couples are now simply separating instead of divorcing. But if a separated spouse dies without having changed his or her will – or without a will at all – then assets are distributed as though the marriage were still intact. “This is happening lot these days,” she notes. You don’t have to be affluent to benefit from estate planning. Having proper documents in place before you need someone to look after your medical and financial needs will protect your interests in the ways you’ve specified – instead of leaving you in the care of someone you may not know or trust. n Editor’s Note: This story was intended to provide an overview of issues related to estate planning. But there’s no substitute for legal advice, particularly regarding matters so complex and so important. Check out the directory elsewhere in this issue for a selected list of attorneys specializing in wills, estates and trusts. WINTER 2012



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Not Shackled by Forgotten Words and Bonds by Randy Noles

Bolstered by family and fans, Glen Campbell fights Alzheimer’s with the power of music.


y the summer of 2011, it was apparent even from the cheap seats that something was wrong with Glen Campbell. His concerts had become erratic affairs, marked less by exquisite musicianship and more by forgotten lyrics and rambling banter. The Country Music Hall of Famer was, after all, 75 years old. But he still looked and sounded substantially like the boyish hit-maker who charmed late-1960s’ television audiences with his down-home humor and soaring voice. In early June, after Campbell performed at the Palladium near Indianapolis, a reviewer described the singer as “unprepared at best and disoriented at worst.” At the Grand Casino Mille Lacs near Minneapolis, another reviewer lamented Campbell’s use of Teleprompters and commented on his apparent inability to remember who had written his biggest-selling records, or in which key they were played. Perhaps, some whispered, he was drinking again. In 2003, he had been jailed in Phoenix after being convicted of drunk driving and leaving the scene of an accident. And in the early 1980s, cocaine use and a volatile romance with 21-year-old Tanya Tucker had made him a tabloid fixture. Or, as yet another reviewer opined, after 50 years on the road perhaps Glen Campbell just didn’t care anymore. But none of those explanations were true. In late June, Campbell and his wife of nearly 30 years, Kim Woolen, announced that the man whose music helped shape the soundtrack of the baby-boom generation was battling Alzheimer’s disease. The diagnosis had been delivered six months prior, following several years of short-term memory loss and occasional erratic behavior. Then, the pair sprung another surprise.



Campbell was not quietly retiring; he was embarking on a worldwide Goodbye Tour. While the move was widely regarded as courageous, friends and fans nonetheless worried that the rigors of traveling and performing would exact a huge physical and emotional toll – and that the concerts would be more painful than poignant. But the skeptics hadn’t counted on Campbell’s indomitable spirit – and on the way in which music can resist, for a time at least, the memory-destroying progression of this incurable disease. “There is a true desire on their part to perform a public service,” Campbell’s doctor, Cedars-Sinai neurologist Hart Cohen, told the Los Angeles Times. “They want to make this condition something people aren’t embarrassed to talk about, by letting them know that even people of prominence are vulnerable. Then, hopefully, people who have it can get the medical attention and support they need. It’s not necessarily going to be of benefit to him, but it will benefit others.” nnn Although Alzheimer’s does severely affect memory and speech, there are studies hinting that people who cease to be intellectually active decline more quickly than those who remain engaged in life and in pursuing their passions. Music, in particular, clearly benefits Alzheimer’s patients, whether they’re musicians or not. Music therapy, in which patients listen to familiar songs, is known to have a calming effect, perhaps because the songs unlock pleasing memories and associations. Anecdotal evidence also suggests that playing a musical instrument somehow slows progression of the disease. Now there’s research indicating that songs, even unfamiliar ones, forever young 15


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who played on hit records by Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley, Dean help Alzheimer’s patients learn and retain new information. Martin, Merle Haggard and the Beach Boys, among others In a study completed last year at the Boston University The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour ran from 1968 to 1972 School of Medicine, both Alzheimer’s patients and a control on CBS and made Campbell one of the most popular engroup of healthy elderly people heard the lyrics of 40 songs, tertainers in the country. A chain of hits, mostly written by either spoken or sung with full musical accompaniment. In Jimmy Webb, are now considered among the best pop records an effort to ensure that the songs were unknown to the parever made. ticipants, researchers used relatively current children’s music. “By the Time I Get to Phoenix,” “Gentle on My Mind,” Subjects with Alzheimer’s recalled the musical versions “Galveston” and others rocketed to the top of the charts and at a far greater rate than the spoken versions, which the rebecame standards. “Southern Nights,” “Country Boy” and searchers expected. But they were surprised to find that the “Rhinestone Cowboy” kept Campbell on the radio into the Alzheimer’s patients even outperformed the control group. 1980s. The results point to a fundamental difference in how paAlthough his recording career faded in recent years, he retients with Alzheimer’s and healthy older adults process and mained a reliable concert draw. The venues may have been retrieve musical stimuli, says Brandon Ally, Ph.D., an assistant off the beaten track, but they were usually full, demonstratprofessor of neurology and director of Neuropsychology Reing that nostalgia can sustain an search at the university’s Cenartist’s career for decades – parter for Translational Cognitive ticularly an artist with Campbell’s Neuroscience. talent and body of work. “Music processing encomHowever, since the Alzheimer’s passes a complex neural network announcement and the subsethat recruits from all areas of the quent tour, the erstwhile oldies brain, which is affected at a slowact has found himself back in the er rate in Alzheimer’s compared musical mainstream. to the areas of the brain typically At first, the attention may have associated with memory,” Ally been spurred primarily by morbid adds. “Understanding the nature curiosity. But as Campbell and his of musical processing and memband, consisting of Kim and his ory in patients with Alzheimer’s talented children, barnstormed may allow the development of the United Kingdom and played more therapies.” to packed houses, even people Dr. Ira Goodman, a neurolowho had never bought a Glen gist and researcher at The ComCampbell record found thempass Clinic in Orlando, agrees selves pulling for him. that music therapy is “an under“I should have said at the outset, utilized modality” that may have Ghost on the Canvas, Campbell’s farewell it’s not my intention to make this applications far beyond behavior modification in Alzheimer’s album, showcases his guitar wizardry and a sound as though it was a sad and dozen poignant new songs, some of which sorry occasion,” wrote a reviewer patients. in York, England. “Campbell had “We haven’t yet gotten to the reflect on his life and career. his sellout audience laughing, core of all the ways in which mucheering, whistling and clapping sic affects memory disorders,” through 80 minutes of nonstop hits, some slow and melodic, Goodman says. “But there’s a lot of incredible research hapsome up-tempo, and when I was crying, you need to know I pening. We’ve also found that music therapy is helpful for pawas smiling as well.” tients with Parkinson’s and other movement disorders.” Added a reviewer in Birmingham, who acknowledged a few As for musicians, researchers have long known that some Alnervous moments when Campbell forgot a lyric or flubbed zheimer’s patients can continue to read music long after they can a note: “I won’t be as patronizing as to suggest people with no longer read words. And some can continue to play musical debilitating, incurable diseases show it every day. But if what instruments even after they can no longer dress themselves. Campbell showed during his hour-plus set didn’t constitute nnn bravery of some form, I don’t know what does.” Campbell, the seventh of 10 children born to sharecropper Campbell’s new album, Ghost on the Canvas, is also earnparents near Delight, Ark., came to California in the 1950s ing raves. Producer Julian Raymond, who co-wrote a number and quickly became one of the busiest session guitarists in of songs with Campbell for the project, lauded the singer’s Hollywood. commitment. The album was completed after the Alzheimer’s He was a member of the legendary group of L.A. studio diagnosis – and in spite of the difficulty learning new lyrics. musicians known as the Wrecking Crew, an A-list contingent 16






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Here are a few very simple recommendations anyone can follow for using music therapeutically with loved ones suffering from Alzheimer’s: ■ Live music. Patients in the early stages of dementia may enjoy being taken to concerts. Also, you may consider inviting a musician or very small group of performers to your home. ■ Recorded music. Listening to recorded music is somewhat less engaging than listening to live music because, unlike live music, it doesn’t provide visual stimulation. It does, however, have the advantage of being available any time. ■ Singalong. In memory-care facilities, the most common type of musical activity is the singalong. For patients living at home, singalongs with family and friends can be fun and effective. ■ Individual patient performances. Because they require no musical talent or experience, drums, tambourines or other simple percussion instruments may be given to patients to play in addition to, or instead of, singing. Whether listening to live performances or recordings, choose whatever type of music the patient liked most before he or she contracted Alzheimer’s. So you might play Ella Fitzgerald for one patient and Bach for another. To avoid overstimulating or making the patient agitated, avoid loud, dissonant or frenetic-sounding music. Also be careful to avoid sad music that patients may connect to some specific event in their past.

“He’s from that school,” Raymond says. “It’s an unusual breed of people. They do their homework, they listen to the songs, they come into the studio, they get the job done.” While some of Campbell’s faculties are fading, his astonishing guitar prowess remains largely undiminished, as evidenced by his blazing guitar solo on “In My Arms.” “He did that solo on the third take,” recalls Raymond. “It was so fast and so amazing. Everybody in the studio was going, ‘Oh my God, did I just hear what I just heard?’ It’s ridiculously fast and it’s so good. He’s just that good. I don’t know what to say.” So far, Campbell is in good physical shape. The tour has moved back to the States for dates stretching, perhaps optimistically, well into 2012. Despite slightly slurred speech and difficulty with his memory, his mood remains tremendously upbeat. “He wakes up every day so happy,” says Kim, who now acts as her husband’s spokesperson since one-on-one interviews have become increasingly stressful. “I wish I were more like him.” FOREVERYOUNGORLANDOMAG.COM



Goodman, who has not studied Campbell’s case, speculates that his skills may be a combination of procedural memories – such as riding a bicycle – and deeply ingrained musical memories through which the ability to play, sing and interpret songs remains intact as a result of some yet-to-be-explained neurological process. “It’s impossible to say how long [Campbell] will be able to do this,” Goodman says. “The progression of Alzheimer’s isn’t linear. Eventually, of course, he’ll deteriorate to the point that his musical skills will also erode. But I can say that what he’s doing now will do him nothing but good in terms of dealing with the disease.” Although Campbell has some difficulty with spoken language, his music speaks for him. He closes each show with a new song, “A Better Place,” which packs all the emotional punch of Johnny Cash’s musical epitaph, “Hurt.” I’ve tried and I have failed, Lord, I’ve won and I have lost. I’ve lived and I have loved, Lord, Sometimes, at such a cost. Some days I’m so confused, Lord, My past gets in my way. I need the ones I love, Lord, More and more each day. One thing I know, The world’s been good to me. A better place, Awaits you’ll see. ■

SOUTHERN NIGHTS IN CENTRAL FLORIDA Glen Campbell is bringing his Goodbye Tour to Florida, including two shows near Orlando. ■ March 23: King Center for the Performing Arts, Melbourne, ■ March 24: Silver Springs Twin Oaks Amphitheater, Ocala, FOREVER YOUNG



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The Wonder Years Here’s how, and where, baby boomers want to live.


hey’re savvy, they’re demanding and they account for

25 percent of the population. When you consider the impact that baby boomers have had on politics and pop culture, it comes as no surprise that they’re now helping to shape the future of homebuilding. More than 76 million baby boomers, defined as those born between 1946 and 1964, are retiring or quickly nearing retirement age. Because the youngest boomers turn 65 in 2029, their influence isn’t waning anytime soon. Whether they choose a smaller new home within an activeadult community, or to splurge and upsize with a luxurious estate home, this generation is definitely not headed to your grandparents’ retirement village. Homebuilders already knew boomers were smart and usually had cash on hand, even after the downturn. “A staggering amount,” says Rick Covell, president of Kolter Homes, who estimates that nearly 75 percent of boomers pay cash for their homes. “These people didn’t get in that position by being uninformed,” adds Covell, who has spent the last 15 years developing active-adult communities throughout Florida. So, not unexpectedly, boomers do their homework before making buying decisions. “When buyers come through the door, they know everything about the product,” Covell says. “In most cases they know more about the product than the salespeople. They’ve done their research.” Research has armed boomer buyers with the tools to demand more from builders – more options, more choices, more upgrades. According to the National Association of Home Builders, boomers have driven such trends as home offices, flex space, media centers, better lighting, bigger windows and aging-inplace features such as wider doors and hallways and first-floor bedrooms and bathrooms. Two developers, Kolter and Avatar Properties, lead the initiative to tap the baby boomer market locally. For more than 10 years, Avatar’s Solivita has defined the region’s active-adult lifestyle. The 4,300-acre master-planned community, located in Poinciana, has been named one of America’s best active-adult communities by Where to Retire magazine.

And “active” is what Solivita is all about. The community offers more than 120 clubs, ranging from scrapbooking to yoga to veteran’s affairs, along with two award-winning championship golf courses; 14 community pools; two state-of-the-art fitness centers; and a Tuscan-style village center with restaurants, an arts-and-crafts studio and a theater. Inside the gated community are a dozen distinct neighborhoods with homes offering an array of amenities and environmentally friendly features, including separate dens, large kitchens, swimming pools, outdoor living areas and dual master suites. Knowing that boomers appreciate flexibility and options, Solivita offers 19 floorplans ranging in size from 1,300 to 3,000 square feet. Prices start in the mid-$100s. “Boomers didn’t come from cookie-cutter homes, and they don’t want to retire in one either,” says Lauren Leetun, a spokesperson for the project. Solivita was named the world’s first “Younger Next Year” community for its focus on “turning the clock back.” The initiative, based on criteria from a popular 2005 wellness book of the same name, encourages residents to incorporate activity, community, healthy eating and physical fitness into their daily routines. A staff of fitness trainers, activity managers and chefs helps residents meet their wellness goals. In DeLand, Kolter is the developer behind Victoria Park, a 5,000-acre, master-planned development. Kolter, which has built several 55-plus communities in South Florida, purchased the project from The St. Joe Company in late 2009.  Within Victoria Park lies Victoria Gardens, a gated activeadult community. Lead builder Shea Homes offers floorplans that feature plenty of natural light, large great rooms for entertaining and “smart spaces,” which are rooms that can be used for arts and crafts or a home office. Homes, ranging in size from 1,436 to 3,236 square feet, are priced from the mid-$100s to $289,990. The community offers a full array of activities, with a 2,500square-foot clubhouse, a pool, an arts-and-crafts room, a fitness facility, a media center and a ballroom with daily buffets and themed dinners. Project Manager Carol Duchscher says Victoria Gardens residents are very specific about the types of amenities they want. If something is missing, they aren’t shy about asking

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Avatar’s Solivita, a active-adult community in Poinciana, was named one of the best of its kind in the country by Where to Retire magazine. A Tuscan-themed town center, two golf courses and 14 swimming pools are among the amenities. Buyers can choose from among a dozen distinct neighborhoods. that it be added. “Most of our residents are active and very energetic,” Duchscher adds. “They’re asking for a pickle-ball court. It’s a takeoff of badminton and tennis.” Del Webb, part of the Pulte Homes family, has focused on retirement communities since 1960. Today the company boasts more than 50 projects in 20 states. In Central Florida, Del Webb Stone Creek in Ocala and Del Webb Orlando in Davenport each offer several single-family options for active adults. “Over and over we’ve seen that these buyers are looking for



more than a place to live,” says Sean Strickler, vice president of sales, Pulte Homes North Florida Division. “Del Webb communities are full of clubs and activities where neighbors can become best friends.” Del Webb Stone Creek is a guard-gated community centered on Reflection Bay, a 29-acre recreation complex encompassing a state-of-the-art fitness center, indoor and outdoor heated pools, tennis courts and bocce ball courts. Residents also enjoy an 18hole championship golf course and 4 miles of walking trails. The gated community offers 14 two- and three-bedroom forever young 19


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fyi / home floorplans ranging in size from 1,157 to 2,611 square feet. Prices range from the $150s to the low $200s. Although Del Webb Orlando doesn’t offer golf, it features a brand-new, 30,800-square-foot clubhouse and offers many of the same amenities as its sister community in Ocala. Homes range in size from 1,515 to 2,238 square feet and are priced from the $160s to the $250s. In Lake County, Shea and Lennar Homes have created their own activeadult communities. Shea offers Trilogy, a community in Groveland, which features a 57,000square-foot clubhouse, an indoor/outdoor pool, a restaurant and a fitness center. Single-family homes at Trilogy start at $124,900. In Clermont, Lennar has opened Heritage Hills, a community that takes advantage of the area’s rolling topography. A hilltop gazebo offers a spectacular view of the nightly fireworks show staged by Walt Disney World. There’s even an on-site vineyard with a Bordeaux room, a 21,000-square-foot clubhouse, a fitness center, a golf simulator, a craft studio, and a pool and spa. Mark Methany, president of Lennar’s Central Florida division, says the biggest draw for Heritage Hills buyers is the company’s villa product line – singlestory, detached homes with about 1,200 square feet. “They’re choosing smaller homes that they don’t have to spend as much time maintaining,� Methany says. “We’re seeing a lot of customers who like to upgrade their homes with granite and stainless steel, but smaller square footage is important.� Centerline Homes has found success with boomer buyers by focusing on three key areas: the home’s entertainment area, its master suite and the relationship of key spaces to the outdoors. “Each home includes a large kitchen that can accommodate several people,� says Deb Marton, vice president of sales.








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Del Webb Orlando in Davenport offers lakeside walking trails and a new 30,800-square-foot clubhouse encompassing a state-of-the-art fitness center. Del Webb, a division of Pulte Homes, has a second active-adult community, Del Webb Stone Creek, in Ocala. Both emphasize social and recreational activities. “The kitchen opens onto another large living space. From there, it flows out to the courtyard and/or pool area. It’s a great place for entertaining, whether it’s a party for four or 40.” Centerline’s Eagle Creek in Southwest Orlando offers smaller, “jewel box” homes that include top-of-the-line luxuries and appeal to older boomers. For younger boomers who want to upsize, there’s an estate-home collection featuring larger, golffront homes with up to 5,000 square feet of living space. Marton says she knows that boomers can get what they want 22




– so if they don’t offer it, buyers will find it someplace else. “Our approach to boomers is simple: to offer a variety of beautiful homes that are designed just for them, in prestigious communities that offer the amenities they want.” As more boomers settle into retirement, Covell predicts they’ll continue to demand more from builders as their needs change. “Boomers are shaping the industry because they’re buying now,” he says. “And because they’re buying, they’re causing builders to really, really listen to them and to build what they want.” n WINTER 2012


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Thad Seymour, 83

Originally from: New York City n Family: Thad and his wife, Polly, who recently celebrated their 63rd wedding anniversary, have five children and 11 grandchildren. Both his father and father-in-law were national celebrities: Whitney North Seymour served in the Hoover Administration and later was president of the American Bar Association; John Gnagy taught millions to draw in the 1950s and ’60s with his long-running television program, You Are an Artist, and his Learn to Draw instructional book, which is still in print. n Former career: Best known as the former president of Rollins College (from 1978 to 1990), he actually had a longer career at Rollins as an English professor – teaching there from 1992 until 2008, the year he turned 80. “I concluded that the gap between 18 and 80 was more than I could handle.” His pre-Rollins resumé included stints as English professor, rowing coach and later dean of students at Dartmouth College; president



of Wabash College in Indiana; and membership in the International Brotherhood of Magicians. n Current activities: Once an elite college rower – he competed in the U.S. rowing trials for the 1948 Olympics – Thad stays in shape with regular mile-long walks and gym workouts on cardiovascular and weight machines. His even busier volunteer life includes serving as chairman of Habitat for Humanity’s Winter Park-Maitland chapter, membership on the advisory committee of the Independent Transportation Network-Orlando – “The biggest single challenge for older adults is transportation” – and helping Polly with her main passion, the Winter Park Library’s New Leaf Bookstore. Co-founded by Polly in 1995, it has raised more than $1 million for the public library. Its webpage is maintained by Thad, a computer (and Facebook) enthusiast. n Words of wisdom: “I wouldn’t presume to pontificate. I’m just trying to get from here to there.” forever young 23


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forever youngsters Eve Brinson, 88





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Originally from: Berlin, Germany n Family: A Berlin resident at the end of World War II, Eve met and married Master Sergeant John L. Brinson, who remained on active duty until 1959. During his military career the couple – who never had children – were stationed in numerous spots in the United States and overseas, including Kentucky, Turkey, Mississippi, France and Guam. When he retired the couple moved to Orlando, where Eve has lived ever since. Widowed in 1985, she has two sisters, both of whom live in Germany. n Former career: In Orlando, Eve spent 17 years as a medical technologist at Sunland Center, the state facility that cared for the mentally and physically disabled. She also was a Red Cross swimming instructor. Before coming to Orlando, she did a 1½year stint as a grade-school teacher when she and her husband were stationed in Guam. n Current activities: Eve is an active volunteer at the 1st Unitarian Church of Orlando, working once or twice a week for its fundraising thrift store. She plays bridge at least twice a week, including hosting a weekly game at her lakefront home. She only recently retired from a 15year volunteer job as a guide at Leu Gardens. “The memory is still there, but it’s slow. Ask me the name of a flower and I know it, but it takes me 10 minutes to say it. As a guide that’s not very good.” n Words of wisdom: “Get off your butt. I’m so disgusted with older people who sit there and don’t do anything. Do crossword puzzles; play cards; join a book club. Join something – you have to have contact with other people.”



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Charlie Futrell,91

Originally from: Greenville, N.C. n Family: Charlie has a son in Texas, a daughter in Kentucky and seven grandchildren. His wife of 62 years, Peggy, passed away two years ago. n Former career: A baseball star in high school and college, Charlie spent most of World War II in the Air Force as a physical-training instructor. After the war he spent a decade as a high school baseball and football coach and another two decades as a middle-school history teacher. When he retired from teaching in 1976, he weighed 226 pounds – 80 pounds more than he weighs now. He started jogging in 1978. n Current activities: Active in the Methodist Church, Charlie is best known as one of the world’s top age-group triathletes. His agegroup victories include winning the 70-and-over division at the 1992 Ironman World Championship Triathlon in Kona, Hawaii, and winning the 85-89 age group at the 2005 International Triathlon Union World Championship in Honolulu. Last summer in Clermont he became the oldest male competitor to finish a USAT-sanctioned duathlon, a race that starts with a 1-mile run, followed by a 10-mile bike portion and a finishing run of 3 miles. “I want to try to stay in top shape so I can continue to compete in triathlons and duathlons. I plan to keep competing as long as my body will let me.” n Words of Wisdom: “I’m 91, and people ask me, ‘Why do you punish your body?’ I tell them, ‘So I can become 92.’ I never say, ‘Take it easy’ to anybody; I think that’s what kills people. I say, ‘Step it up.’ When you’re over the hill, you pick up speed.”



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ew decisions are as confusing, emotionally wrenching and fraught with pitfalls as those related to the care of an aging parent or loved one. While it may be easier to put off thinking about it until later, the earlier you begin your research, the easier the process will be. Learn about the different types of senior housing, what choices may be best for you and how to navigate the emotional roadblocks that come with making smart choices. Waiting until you’re forced to act quickly only makes the process that much more difficult. On the following pages is a selective directory of active adult communities, assisted living facilities, elder law, estate planning, funeral homes, health plans, hospitals, homemaker and companion services, nurse registries, nursing homes, orthopedic surgeons and hospice care services. Providers who have shown a special interest in reaching Forever Young readers through advertising are highlighted. Most of the information was provided by the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (ACHA). For more, visit


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Adult day care offers social and health-related services in a safe, supportive and cheerful environment. Nutritious meals that accommodate special diets are typically included, along with an afternoon snack. Such facilities offer relief to family members or caregivers, allowing them the freedom to go to work, handle personal business or simply relax while knowing their loved ones are well cared for and safe.

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McCoy Adult Day Care Center 120 E. 20th Ave. Mount Dora, FL 32757 (352) 383-9770 Maximum Participants: 24

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Assisted living facilities offer housing alternatives for older adults who may need help with dressing, bathing, eating, and toileting, but don’t require the intensive medical and nursing care provided in nursing homes. Residents of assisted living facilities usually have their own units or apartment.

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Orlando Madison House 8001 Pin Oak Dr. Orlando, FL 32819 (407) 903-1808 Licensed Beds: 80

Spring Hills Hunters Creek 3800 Town Center Blvd. Orlando, FL 32837 (407) 251-8088 Licensed Beds: 108

Summer Time Retirement 909 N. Wymore Rd. Winter Park, FL 32789 (407) 645-5515 Licensed Beds: 95

Sutton Homes No. 1 2650 Derbyshire Dr. Maitland, FL 32751 (407) 740-8815 Licensed Beds: 5

Sutton Homes No. 2

4031 Quentia Dr. Winter Park, FL 32792 (407) 740-8815 Licensed Beds: 5

Sutton Homes No. 4

1481 Glastonberry Dr. Maitland, FL 32751 (407) 740-8815 Licensed Beds: 5

Sutton Homes No. 5 2216 Miscindy Place Orlando, FL 32806 (407) 740-8815 Licensed Beds: 5

Sutton Homes No. 8

6102 Sand Pines Estates Blvd. Orlando, FL 32819 (407) 740-8815 Licensed Beds: 5

Thornton Gardens 618 E. Central Blvd. Orlando, FL 32821 (407) 841-5417 Licensed Beds: 12

Westchester of Winter Park 558 N. Semoran Blvd. Winter Park FL 32792 (407) 679-5555 Licensed Beds: 121

Westminster Towers

70 W. Lucerne Circle Orlando, FL 32801 (407) 841-1310 Licensed Beds: 60

Winter Park Towers

1111 S. Lakemont Ave. Winter Park,FL 32792 (407) 647-4083 Licensed Beds: 73

Royal Gardens of St. Cloud 4511 Neptune Rd. St. Cloud, FL 34769 (407) 892-2290 Licensed Beds: 33

Savannah Court of St. Cloud 3791 Old Canoe Creek Rd. St. Cloud, FL 34769 (407) 892-8502 Licensed Beds: 36

Sunshine Quest Acres

2910 Old Canoe Creek Rd. St. Cloud, FL 34772 (407) 593-1524 Licensed Beds: 12

Seminole County Arden Courts Memory Care 1057 Willa Springs Dr. Winter Springs FL 32708 (407) 696-8400 Licensed Beds: 60

Chambrel at Island Lake

Horizon Bay Vibrant Retirement Living 443 360 Montgomery Rd. Altamonte Springs, FL 32714 (407) 786-5637 Licensed Beds: 115

Horizon Bay Vibrant Retirement Living 445 217 Boston Ave. Altamonte Springs, FL 32701 (407) 260-2345 Licensed Beds: 170

Lutheran Haven Assisted Living Facility 1525 Haven Dr., Oviedo, FL 32765 (407) 365-3456 Licensed Beds: 28

Renaissance Retirement Center 300 W. Airport Blvd. Sanford, FL 32771 (407) 323-7306 Licensed Beds: 115

Savannah Cottage of Oviedo 445 Alexandria Blvd. Oviedo, FL 32765 (407) 977-8786 Licensed Beds: 38

160 Islander Ct. Longwood, FL 32750 (407) 767-6600 Licensed Beds: 57

Savannah Court of Maitland

Cornerstone at Longwood, The

Savannah Court and Cottage of Oviedo

480 E. Church Ave. Longwood, FL 32750 (407) 767-0500 Licensed Beds: 90

Eastbrooke Gardens

1301 W. Maitland Blvd. Maitland, FL 32751 (407) 645-3990 Licensed Beds:112

395 Alafaya Woods Blvd. Oviedo, FL 32765 (407) 977-8786 Licensed Beds: 26

Savannah Court of Oviedo II

Osceola County All Seasons Assisted Living

Emeritus at Lake Mary

Serenades by Sonata Memory Care

509 W. Verona St. Kissimmee, FL 34741 (407) 931-3995 Licensed Beds: 75

Amber Lake Assisted Living 2411 Fortune Rd. Kissimmee, FL 34744 (407) 348-6100 Licensed Beds: 34

Bishop Grady Villas 401 Bishop Grady Ct. St. Cloud, FL 34770 (407) 892-6148 Licensed Beds: 48

Good Samaritan Society-Kissimmee Village 1471 Sungate Dr. Kissimmee, FL 34746 (407) 870-2210 Licensed Beds: 44

Homestead Retirement



1092 W. Donegan Ave. Kissimmee, FL 34741 (407) 846-3568 Licensed Beds: 50

201 Sunset Dr. Casselberry, FL 32707 (407) 699-5002 Licensed Beds: 78

1117 Massachusetts Ave. St. Cloud, FL 34769 (407) 892-3837 Licensed Beds: 34


Keystone Villas

150 Middle St. Lake Mary, FL 32746 (407) 321-7550 Licensed Beds: 92

Emeritus at Oviedo

1725 Pine Bark Point. Oviedo, FL 32765-6580 (407) 977-5250 Licensed Beds: 75

Emeritus at Tuskawilla 1016 Willa Springs Dr. Winter Springs, FL 32708 (407) 699-7999 Licensed Beds: 102

Grand Villa of Altamonte Springs

433 Orange Dr. Altamonte Springs, FL 32701 (407) 260-2433 Licensed Beds: 180

Heritage at Lake Forest, The

395 Alafaya Woods Blvd. Oviedo, FL 32765 (407) 977-8786 Licensed Beds: 36

425 S. Ronald Reagan Blvd. Longwood FL 32750 (407) 951-6450 Licensed Beds: 57

Spring Hills Lake Mary 3655 W. Lake Mary Blvd. Lake Mary, FL 32746 (407) 688-1660 Licensed Beds: 102

Sutton Homes No. 3

515 Tivoli Ct. Altamonte Springs, FL 32701 (407) 740-8815 Licensed Beds: 5

Volusia County Americare Assisted Living 2992 Day Rd. Deltona, FL 32738 (386) 789-8848 Licensed Beds: 36

5433 W. S.R. 46 Sanford, FL 32771 (407) 322-2207 Licensed Beds: 185

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fyi / resource directory Cloisters of DeLand, The 400 E. Howry Ave. DeLand, FL 32724 (386) 822-6900 Licensed Beds: 220

Forest Lake Manor

252 Forest Lake Blvd. Daytona Beach, FL 32119 (386) 760-7174 Licensed Beds: 75

Good Samaritan Society/ FLorida Lutheran 450 N. McDonald Ave. DeLand, FL 32724 (386) 738-0212 Licensed Beds: 45

Good Shepards of DeLand West, The

Kathleen FLammia, P.A.

Home Instead Senior Care No. 239

Visiting Angels

Law Offices of Hoyt & Bryan, The

Visiting Angels of Lake County

Seminole County

2707 W. Fairbanks Ave., Ste. 110 Winter Park, FL 32789 (407) 494-5298 254 Plaza Dr. Oviedo, FL 32765 (407) 977-8080

ESTATE PLANNING Estate & Business Planning Group 305 Douglas Ave. Altamonte Springs, FL 32714 (407) 389-1122

Price Financial Services

1200 W. New York Ave. DeLand, FL 32720 (386) 738-9986 Licensed Beds: 11

John Knox Village of Central FLorida

940 Centre Circle, Ste. 3016 Altamonte Springs, FL 32714 (407) 339-4500


216 N. Third St., Ste. A Leesburg, FL 34748 (352) 323-6100

655 W. Hwy. 50, Ste. 103 Clermont, FL 34711 (352) 241-6400

Orange County American Home Companions 1475 Lake Baldwin Ln., Ste. A Orlando, FL 32814 (407) 896-8989


410 N. Dillard St., Ste. 102 Winter Garden, FL 34787 (407) 877-0720

Cameron Group, The

3319 Maguire Blvd., Ste.100 Orlando, FL 32803 (407) 896-2010

Comfort Keepers

3501 W. Vine St., Ste. 351 Kissimmee, FL 34741 (407) 888-5999

Bright Star of West Seminole 7764 Islewood Ct. Sanford, FL 32771 (407) 921-8696

Bright Star of East Seminole County

800 Westwood Sq., Ste. E Oviedo, FL 32765 (407) 278-4570

Comfort Keepers

650 Douglas Ave., Ste.1027 Altamonte Springs, FL 32714 (407) 774-4457

Granny Nannies

1912 Boothe Circle, Ste. 300 Longwood, FL 32750 (407) 682-7758

101 Northlake Dr. Orange City, FL 32763 (386) 775-3840 Licensed Beds: 60


301 N.E. Ivanhoe Blvd. Orlando, FL 32804 (407) 898-8111

380 Semoran Commerce Place Ste. 206B Apopka, FL 32703 (407) 814-7070

Visiting Angels

Oak Manor

DeGusipe Funeral Home & Crematory

CSI/Nurse World

Volusia County

1771 W. Minnesota Ave. DeLand, FL 32720 (386) 736-7231 Licensed Beds: 11

Rose Manor

9001 N. Orlando Ave. Maitland, FL 32751 (407) 695-2273

FLorida Home Companion


120 W. North St. DeLand, FL 32720 (386) 738-5982 Licensed Beds: 10


Savannah Court of Orange City 202 Strawberry Oaks Dr. Orange City, FL 32763 (386) 775-3030 Licensed Beds: 45

Shady Lane

2560 Shady Ln. Orange City, FL 32763 (386) 775-4453 Licensed Beds: 16

Sterling House of DeLand 1210 N. Stone St. DeLand, FL 32724 (386) 736-8100 Licensed Beds: 55

Woodland Towers 113 Chipola Ave. DeLand, FL 32720 (386) 738-2700 Licensed Beds: 175

ELDER LAW & WILLS, TRUSTS AND ESTATES Bailey Zobel Pilcher 610 S. Maitland Ave. Maitland, FL 32751 (407) 622-1900

106 Commerce Street, Ste. 101 Lake Mary, FL 32746 (407) 682-4111

Insurance Network for Seniors



FLorida Hospital Home Care Services 600 Courtland St., Ste. 300 Orlando, FL 32804 (407) 691-8205

Senior Helpers

home health and nurse registries

Spring Hills Care Services

Home health care helps seniors live independently for as long as possible, given the limits of their medical condition. It covers a wide range of services, including occupational and physical therapy, speech therapy and even skilled nursing. It may also involve helping with such daily activities as bathing, dressing and eating as well as cooking, cleaning and monitoring prescription and over-the-counter medications.

1850 Lee Rd., Ste.140 Winter Park, FL 32789 (407) 628-4357 3800 Town Center Blvd. Orlando, FL 32837 (407) 251-8088

Visiting Angels of Orlando/Ocoee

6220 S. Orange Blossom Tr., Ste. 194 Orlando, FL 32809 (407) 888-5999

Visiting Angels of Orlando Winter Park

Lake County

2221 Lee Rd., Ste. 26 Winter Park, FL 32789 (407) 236-9997

Christian Home Companionship

Visiting Nurse Association (VNA)

2204 Citrus Blvd., 2B Leesburg, FL 34748 (352) 787-0052

FLorida Hospital Waterman Home Care Services/Private Division


620 N. Wymore Rd., Ste. 260 Maitland, FL 32751 (407) 478-5469

715 Douglas Ave. Altamonte Springs, FL : 32714 (407) 314-2674

3270 Waterman Way Tavares, FL 32778 (352) 253-3900


2250 Lee Rd., Ste.102 Winter Park, FL 32789 (407) 629-1141

102 W. Pineloch Ave., Ste. 23 Orlando, FL 32806 (407) 854-3100

Osceola County True Help Services

526 Simpson Rd. Kissimmee, FL 34744 (407) 348-2383

655 W. Fulton St., Ste. 1 Sanford, FL 32771 (407) 302-4138

Companion Care Services 1036 Lyric Dr. Deltona, FL 32738 (321) 246-2898

Shepherd’s House of DeLand, The 138 North Boulevard Ct. DeLand, FL 32720 (386) 738-1908


301 S. Richey Rd., Ste. 101 Leesburg, FL 34748 (352) 323-5540

Long’s Home Medical Services & Equipment 3801 S.R. 19A, Ste. 408 Mount Dora, FL 32757 (352) 735-1120

Orange County Binson’s Home Health Care Centers 2069 Aloma Ave. Winter Park, FL 32792 (407) 679-2135

Colonial Medical Supplies 915 S. Orange Ave. Orlando, FL 32806 (407) 849-6455

Scooter Store Orlando 2457 Silver Star Rd. Orlando, FL 32804 (407) 522-3780



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Osceola County

Seminole County

Helping Hands Medical

Hospice of the Comforter

Padgett’s Medical & Ostomy Center

Volusia County

1316 N. John Young Pkwy., Ste. A Kissimmee, FL 34741 (407) 847-5933

4050 13th St. St. Cloud, FL 34769 (407) 892-3037

Seminole County Binson’s Home Health Care Centers

762 E. Altamonte Dr. Altamonte Springs, FL 32701 (407) 691-3009

Bonnie Hearing

715 Douglas Ave. Altamonte Springs, FL 32714 (321) 254-6141

Colonial Medical Supplies

614 E. Altamonte Dr. Altamonte Springs, FL 32701 (407) 849-6455

Volusia County Lincare

3063 Enterprise Rd., Ste. 23 DeBary, FL 32713 (386) 668-6599

Rotech Oxygen & Medical Equipment 919 N. Spring Garden Ave. DeLand, FL 32720 (386) 736-9666


Hospice programs are available to help terminally ill individuals live their remaining days with dignity. These programs can assist the family, or other designated caregivers, in making the patient as comfortable as possible. Assistance is available around the clock, seven days a week. Hospice care usually is provided in the patient’s home, although it is also available at special hospice residences.

Lake County Cornerstone Hospice & Palliative Care 2445 Lane Park Rd. Tavares, FL 32778-9648 (352) 343-1341 Licensed Beds: 36

Orange County Samaritan Care Hospice of FLorida

1300 N. Semoran Blvd., Ste. 210 Orlando, FL 32807-3567 (407) 514-1300 Licensed Beds: 0

Vitas Innovative Hospice Care 2201 Lucien Way Maitland, FL 32751 (407) 875-0028 Licensed Beds: 0

480 W. Central Pkwy. Altamonte Springs, FL 32714-2415 (407) 682-0808 Licensed Beds: 22

FLorida Hospital Hospice Care 770 W. Granada Blvd., Ste. 304 Ormond Beach, FL 32174-5180 (386) 671-2138 Licensed Beds: 8

Halifax Health Hospice of Volusia/FLagler

3800 Woodbriar Tr. Port Orange, FL 32129-9626 (386) 322-4701 Licensed Beds:18



7727 Lake Underhill Rd. Orlando, FL 32822 (407) 303-8110 Licensed Beds: 225

Health Central

10000 W. Colonial Dr. Ocoee, FL 34761 (407) 296-1000 Licensed Beds: 171

Orlando Regional Medical Center 1414 Kuhl Ave. Orlando, FL 32806 (407) 841-5111 Licensed Beds: 808

Winter Park Memorial Hospital 200 N. Lakemont Ave. Winter Park, FL 32792 (407) 646-7000 Licensed Beds: 307

FLorida Hospital Celebration Health

1000 Waterman Way Tavares, FL 32778 (352) 253-3300 Licensed Beds: 204

400 Celebration Place Celebration, FL 34747 (407) 764-4000 Licensed Beds: 174

Leesburg Regional Medical Center

FLorida Hospital Kissimmee

FLorida Hospital Waterman

600 E. Dixie Ave. Leesburg, FL 34748 (352) 323-5000 Licensed Beds: 294

Leesburg Regional Medical Center North 700 N. Palmetto St. Leesburg, FL 34748 (352) 323-5695 Licensed Beds: 22

South Lake Hospital

1900 Don Wickham Dr. Clermont, FL 34711 (352) 394-4071 Licensed Beds: 104

Orange County Arnold Palmer Medical Center 92 W. Miller St. Orlando, FL 32806 (407) 649-9111 Licensed Beds: 443

Dr. P. Phillips Hospital 9400 Turkey Lake Rd. Orlando, FL 32819 (407) 351-8500 Licensed Beds: 237

FLorida Hospital

601 E. Rollins St. Orlando, FL 32803 (407) 303-5600 Licensed Beds: 1067

FLorida Hospital Apopka 201 N. Park Ave. Apopka, FL 32703 (407) 889-1000 Licensed Beds: 50



FLorida Hospital East Orlando

2450 N. Orange Blossom Tr. Kissimmee, FL 34744 (407) 846-4343 Licensed Beds: 83

Osceola Regional Medical Center

700 W. Oak St. Kissimmee, FL 34741 (407) 846-2266 Licensed Beds: 257

St. Cloud Regional Medical Center 2906 17th St. St. Cloud, FL 34769 (407) 892-2135 Licensed Beds: 84

Volusia County FLorida Hospital DeLand 701 W. Plymouth Ave. DeLand, FL 32721 (386) 943-4522 Licensed Beds: 156

FLorida Hospital Fish Memorial 1055 Saxon Blvd. Orange City, FL 32763 (386) 851-5000 Licensed Beds: 139

NURSING HOMES Lake County Edgewater at Waterman Village 300 Brookfield Ave. Mount Dora, FL 32757-9562 (352) 383-0051 Licensed Beds: 120

Freedom Pointe at The Villages Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center 1460 El Camino Real The Villages, FL 32159 (352) 750-3800 Licensed Beds: 72

Orange County Adventist Care Centers/ Courtland 730 Courtland St. Orlando, FL 32804 (407) 975-3800 Licensed Beds: 120

Commons at Orlando Lutheran Towers 210 Lake Ave. Orlando, FL 32801 (407) 872-7088 Licensed Beds: 135

Conway Lakes Health & Rehabilitation Center

Seminole County

5201 Curry Ford Rd. Orlando, FL 32812 (407) 384-8838 Licensed Beds: 120

Central FLorida Regional Hospital

Gardens at DePugh Nursing Center, The

FLorida Hospital Altamonte

Life Care Center of Orlando

1401 W. Seminole Blvd. Sanford, FL 32771 (407) 321-4500 Licensed Beds: 226

601 E. Altamonte Dr. Altamonte Springs, FL 32701 (407) 303-2200 Licensed Beds: 341

South Seminole Hospital 555 W. S.R. 434 Longwood, FL 32750 (407) 351-8500 Licensed Beds: 206

550 W. Morse Blvd. Winter Park, FL 32789 (407) 644-6634 Licensed Beds: 40 3211 Rouse Rd. Orlando, FL 32817 (407) 281-1070 Licensed Beds: 120

Manor Care Nursing & Rehabilitation Center 2075 Loch Lomond Dr. Winter Park, FL 32792 (407) 628-5418 Licensed Beds: 138

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fyi / resource directory MetroWest Nursing and Rehab Center 5900 Westgate Dr. Orlando, FL 32835 (407) 296-8164 Licensed Beds: 120

ORTHOPAEDICS Emergent Orthopaedic and Reconstructive Surgery

Orlando Health and Rehabilitation Center 830 W. 29th St. Orlando, FL 32805 (407) 843-3230 Licensed Beds: 420

Regents Park of Winter Park 558 N. Semoran Blvd. Winter Park, FL 32792 (407) 679-1515 Licensed Beds: 120

Savannah Cove

1301 W. Maitland Blvd. Maitland, FL 32751 (407) 645-3990 Licensed Beds: 39

Osceola County Consulate Health Care of Kissimmee

2511 John Young Pkwy. N. Kissimmee, FL 34741 (407) 931-3336 Licensed Beds: 120

Oaks of Kissimmee

320 N. Mitchell St. Kissimmee, FL 34741 (407) 847-7200 Licensed Beds: 59

Seminole County Lake Mary Health and Rehabilitation Center 710 N. Sun Dr. Lake Mary, FL 32746 (407) 805-3131 Licensed Beds: 120

Tuskawilla Nursing and Rehab Center

1024 Willa Springs Dr. Winter Springs, FL 32708 (407) 699-5506 Licensed Beds: 98

Village on the Green 500 Village Place Longwood, FL 32779 (407) 682-0230 Licensed Beds: 60

Volusia County Good Samaritan Society/ FLorida Lutheran 450 N. McDonald Ave. DeLand, FL 32724 (386) 738-0212 Licensed Beds: 60

Woodland Terrace Extended Care Center 120 Chipola Ave. DeLand, FL 32720 (386) 738-3433 Licensed Beds: 120

Longwood Healthcare Center 1520 S. Grant St. Longwood, FL 32750 (407) 339-9200

Important Phone Numbers

7350 Sand Lake Commons, Medplex B, Ste. 2205 Orlando, FL 32819 (407) 355-3120

Innovative Senior Care at Chambrel at Island Lake

Jewett Orthopaedic Clinic

Volusia County

(202) 783-2242

Brooks Rehabilitation Center

FLorida Adult Day Services Association

1285 Orange Ave. Winter Park, FL 32789 (407) 647-2287


Rehabilitation centers use a combination of therapy, small groups and individual sessions to facilitate recovery from an illness, an injury or a surgical procedure. Such facilities typically fall into one of four categories: occupational, physical, addiction and psych-social.

Lake County All Coast Therapy Services

13940 N. U.S. Hwy. 441, Bdg. 700, Ste. 702 Lady Lake, FL 32159 (352) 751-1095

Lake Centre for Rehabilitation 600 N. Blvd., Ste. D Leesburg, FL 34749 (352) 728-3000

Orange County Orlando Regional Rehabilitation Services

160 Islander Ct. Longwood, FL 32750 (407) 260-1161

820 Commed Blvd. Orange City, FL 32763-8321 (904) 775-7488

Premier Rehabilitation

911 N Spring Garden Ave. DeLand, FL 32720 (386) 736-3108

RELOCATION SERVICES Creating Divine Order 551 Sundown Tr. Casselberry, FL 32707 (407) 699-5600

Elder Move Managers 2520 Betty Street Orlando, FL 32803 (407) 761-4371

SENIOR RESOURCES Alzheimer’s & Dementia Resource Center 1506 Lake Highland Dr. Orlando, FL 32803 (407) 843-1910

Center for Memory Disorders

1301 Sligh Blvd. Orlando, FL 32806 (407) 649-6888

3901 E. Colonial Dr. Orlando, FL 32803 (407) 447-5971

Towers Rehabilitation Services

One Senior Place

210 S. Lake Ave., Ste. 200 Orlando, FL 32801 (407) 872-7088

Osceola County 311 W. Bass St. Kissimmee, FL 34741 (407) 870-5959

1012 W. Emmett St., Ste. C Kissimmee, FL 34741 (407) 933-0891

Seminole County Genesis Eldercare Rehabilitation Services

360 Montgomery Rd. Altamonte Springs, FL 32714 (407) 682-1057

(877) 342-3858

FLorida Agency for Health Care Administration

(888) 419-3456

FLorida Assisted Living Association (850) 383-1159

FLorida Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (850) 671-3700

FLorida Health Care Association (850) 224-3907

National Adult Day Services Association (877) 745-1440

National Center for Assisted Living (202) 842-4444

715 Douglas Ave. Altamonte Springs, FL 32714 (407) 949-6733

Cora Rehabilitation Clinics/Kissimmee

Spectrum Rehabilitation & Wellness

American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging

Senior Solutions & Services All in One Place. Featuring the Following Resident Businesses: AGED Medicaid Planning Alzheimer’s & Dementia Resource Center Arden Courts Memory Care Facility Baldwin-Fairchild Bonnie Hearing

CarePlus Health Plans. Creating Divine Order Elder Move Managers Estate & Business Planning Group The Law Offices of Hoyt & Bryan Humana Insurance Network for Seniors Leigh Manor Assisted Living Life Care Center of Altamonte Springs Life Care Center of Orlando Longwood Healthcare Center Orlando Senior Health Network Price Financial Services Savannah Court & Cottage of Oviedo Serenades by Sonata Memory Care VITAS Innovative Hospice Care of Orlando

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