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» Public Invited to ‘Holiday Toy Gala’ Dec. 7

One Senior Place Collects Toys, Serves up Good Time (VIERA, FL)  November 26, 2018 –  Not every Brevard child will wake up Christmas morning to a pile of gifts under the tree. For the thousands of Brevard parents who struggle to cover the essentials, Christmas presents for their kids are simply out of reach.  One Senior Place in Viera will be helping needy families cope, when they host a Holiday Toy Gala to benefit one of Brevard’s biggest toy drives on Friday, December 7…

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» Holiday Pet Food Drive at One Senior Place

The Seniors Intervention Group is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to sustaining and improving the quality of life for Seminole County seniors. While non-perishable food pantries are filling up over the holiday season, many seniors also struggle to feed their beloved pets. Please help us feed these pets by donating wet or dry cat and dog food this holiday season. Donations will be collected at One Senior Place Greater Orlando located at 715 Douglas Avenue in Altamonte Springs, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00…

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» Save the Date for Special Veterans Event!

March 2, 2019 Patriotic Musical Salute & More One Senior Place, the Viera marketplace for senior resources, will present the sixth annual Every Day is Veterans Day, a patriotic concert event at the Scott Center for the Performing Arts at Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy in Suntree on Saturday, March 2, 2019. The public is invited to the free musical salute to veterans at 5625 Holy Trinity Drive in north Melbourne, 32940.  Co-sponsored by VITAS Healthcare, Every Day is Veterans Day will feature a 3:00…

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» ‘Tea & Sweets’ with the Legacy Book Club

Author Donna Puglisi at One Senior Place November 8 (VIERA, FL)  October 29, 2018 –  With pinkies held high, attendees to the public meeting of the Legacy Book Club can enjoy Tea & Sweets on Thursday, November 8 at 1:00 PM at One Senior Place in Viera.  One Senior Place, the Experts in Aging, will host the Tea & Sweets event, featuring author/poet Donna Puglisi and members of the Cape Canaveral Pen Women, from the Florida State Association of the National League of American…

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» Make a Free Ribbon Wreath for the Holidays

Guided craft event at One Senior Place November 12 (VIERA, FL)  October 29, 2018 –  Up to 30 lucky participants can create a beautiful holiday decoration that will last for years to come, during the free Make a Wreath event on Monday, November 12 at 10:00 AM at One Senior Place in Viera.  One Senior Place, the Experts in Aging, will host Make a Wreath as the first in a series of four craft education events with the Cape Canaveral Pen Women at the…

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» IRCC Women a ‘Busty Bunch’

Viera Neighborhood of Military Veterans Raises Funds, Awareness for Breast Cancer (VIERA, FL) October 15, 2018 –  Dedication, belief in a cause and plenty of hard work have resulted in a record fundraising total estimated in excess of $7,000 for breast cancer research raised from the retired residents of Indian River Colony Club in Viera, the patriotic community with a culture of giving. The neighborhood of military veterans supported the organizing and fundraising efforts of staff member Maureen Reeder, who has championed the cause…

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» Orchestra Loosens Up ‘JAZZ Jam’

Central Florida’s top jazz musicians swing the greats in Suntree  (SUNTREE, FL) October 8, 2018 – The Space Coast Symphony JAZZ Orchestra presents a swinging October concert that highlights the many colors of jazz music, along with a dance exhibition. JAZZ Jam gets underway at 7:00 PM on Saturday, October 20 at the Scott Center for Performing Arts at Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy, 5625 Holy Trinity Drive in Suntree.  Jazz Trombone Professor at Valencia College, Frank Wosar leads some of Florida’s finest jazz musicians performing…

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» Suntree Pipe Organ Dedication is ‘Music for All Reasons’

Suntree United Methodist Church celebrates restored 1920′s era organ with grand concert, video tour (SUNTREE, FL) October 8, 2018 – An idea hatched in a mini-storage is set to become a full fledged community treasure.  A 1924 Hook & Hastings pipe organ once in thousands of parts, has been given new life and is ready for its official debut during Music for All Reasons, a grand concert and video tour of the restoration on Sunday, October 21 at 3:00 PM at Suntree United Methodist…

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» Chateau Madeleine Adds Multi-Sensory Environment to Aid in Central Florida Memory Care

State-of-the-art Therapy Room for Alzheimer’s, Dementia Patients at Suntree’s Only Senior Living Community  (SUNTREE, FL)  October 8, 2018 –  The new Chateau Madeleine, Suntree’s only senior living community will bring a little bit of Holland to Brevard, in the form of a 325 sq. ft. custom designed “multi-sensory therapy room” for use with Alzheimer’s and dementia residents.  Known as a Snoezelen®, the Dutch-conceived multi-sensory environment will be built inside the memory care and senior living community that is nearing completion adjacent to the Fresh…

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» AARP Explanation 2018 Florida Constitutional Amendments

AARP Explanation 2018 FL Constitutional Amendments

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» Openings in the SCSEP job training program

The Orlando Office of the Senior Community Service Employment Program has a several slots available for adults age 55+ who are looking to re-enter the job market.  Adults age 55+ who meet federal program guidelines are then matched with local nonprofits and government agencies so they can increase skills and build self-confidence, while earning a modest salary. This is a “job training” program and is a path toward permanent employment in the community.  Click here to see the AARP website for more details. Federal…

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» Can Medicaid Take My Florida Homestead?

Submitted by: The Law Offices of Hoyt & Bryan, Board Certified Elder Law Attorneys, One Senior Place Resident Business As elder law attorneys, one of the most common questions we are asked by clients is whether Medicaid can take their Florida homestead property. The simple answer is “No, generally Medicaid cannot take your homestead property during life, or, with proper planning, upon death.” But, as is the case with most legal questions, the answer isn’t always so straight forward. This article is a more complete…

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