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Wednesday, September 21, 2016
See what our residents Artha and Mike are up to ...Read the rest...
Thursday, September 01, 2016
So, you are planning to make a move to Waterman Village, and you currently have a Medicare Advantage Plan, and you are wondering what Medicare Advantage Plans are available in Lake County, Florida. ...Read the rest...
Monday, August 01, 2016
Many people ask us . . . can you give me an idea as to what the former professions/occupations were of your residents? ...Read the rest...
Waterman Village Retirement Community concludes its first 25 years of operation. Looks forward to the next 25 years.
Friday, July 01, 2016
Waterman Village was established and opened for occupancy in 1989 as part of Waterman Health Care Systems, Inc. ...Read the rest...
Wednesday, June 01, 2016
Waterman Village Retirement Community In Mount Dora, Florida (Central Florida-Orlando Area) was recently recognized as one of eight Great Small American Towns To Retire To (only one in the State of Florida), by "Where To Retire To Magazine', America's foremost authority on retirement relocation. ...Read the rest...
Sunday, May 01, 2016
As I've mentioned in previous blogs, I've worked in the senior living / continuing care retirement community field for over 25 years. Six years as an administrator and the rest in admissions/community information. ...Read the rest...
Friday, April 01, 2016
Waterman Village Retirement Community has opened up a full-service, on-campus, pharmacy. Residents, staff members, and the general public, can now have their prescriptions filled and picked up right on the Waterman Village campus. The pharmacy will also deliver prescriptions directly to Estate, Villa and Manor Homes at no additional charge. The pharmacy also sells a variety of over-the-counter medications and other health/personal/beauty-aide items. Greeting cards are also available for sale. Most insurance plans are accepted. ...Read the rest...
Thursday, March 24, 2016
Having worked in retirement communities for close to 30 years, I've met
many people, of all ages, who've developed a regular practice of contemplative and/or meditative prayer. Rhonda Jones, founder of TheChristianMeditator.com,
talks about how she suffered with depression for four years, before she received her healing breakthrough. She said, “I stood in the healing lines, I prayed till I was red in the face, I sought out mental health professionals, I cried mountains of tears, and I STILL continued to suffer. Then, it was a random encounter with God, while I sat in my mini-van one day, when my breakthrough happened. Those are the times that I knew that it was God and it had nothing to do with me.”
When I was ‘in the pit’ myself at one point in my life, and suffering in body, mind, and spirit, rather than work my faculties more and more (go to church more, read more books, pray more, etc.),
I learned from others, that one of the best things I could do was to simply 'Be Still' in a contemplative or meditative prayer practice. I read a book called 'The Happiness Hypothesis', by popular social psychologist Dr. Jonathan Haidt. In his book, Dr. Haidt says: "Suppose you read about a pill that you could take once a day to reduce anxiety and increase your contentment. Would you take it? Suppose further that the pill has a great variety of side effects, all of them good; increased self-esteem, empathy, trust; it even improves memory. Suppose finally, that the pill is all natural and costs nothing. Now would you take it? The pill exists. It is meditation".
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Monday, February 15, 2016
Waterman Village Retirement Community now offers ‘campus-wide’ home care services, allowing residents to receive complete home care services, right in their Estate, Manor, or Villa Home, or Bridgewater Assisted Living apartment. Services include: nursing services, nursing assistant services, and companion-aide services. Having these services so close by, has enabled many Estate, Manor, and Villa Home residents to remain in their homes longer, delaying, or all together avoiding, a move to the assisted living or nursing home areas. ...Read the rest...