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» The Community is Invited to help SCSO host Christmas Village and Santa’s Toy Store for Area Youth in Need

Each December, the Seminole County Sheriff’s Foundation joins with community care providers and local business partners to host a “Christmas Village” to help provide a brighter holiday for children in foster care, as well as those who have faced abuse or neglect. Volunteers hold toy drives and raise funds to obtain thousands of toys, then set up a festive Christmas Village, complete with games, cookie decorating, crafts, and visits with Santa. While the children enjoy the activities, their parents and caregivers secretly shop for…

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» Every Day is Veterans Day: One Senior Place hosts free event in Altamonte Springs Sept. 22

A Fitting Tribute to Veterans One Senior Place Greater Orlando is hosting Every Day is Veterans Day, an annual event that recognizes our country’s veterans. In order to celebrate and honor the service of U.S. veterans, One Senior Place Greater Orlando, along with Honor Flight Central Florida and VITAS Healthcare, will host Every Day is Veterans Day on Friday, September 22 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at its offices in Altamonte Springs. Free and open to the public, the event has become a tradition at…

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» Honor Flight Presents ‘Every Day is Veterans Day’ Sept 22

Patriotic musical salute at popular annual event in Altamonte Springs   (ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, FL)  September 12, 2017 –  Honor Flight Central Florida presents Every Day is Veterans Day, a patriotic concert and special free event for veterans on Friday, September 22 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM at 715 Douglas Avenue in Altamonte Springs. Co-sponsored by VITAS Healthcare and One Senior Place Greater Orlando,  the event will begin with a Posting of the Colors by the award-winning Dorie Miller Memorial Post 331 of Orlando Color Guard. Rousing marches by John Philip Sousa as well…

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» Exclusive Q & A with Don Kramer about “Every Day Is Veterans Day”!

*SPECIAL EVENT* “Every Day Is Veterans Day” on September 30th from 3-6pm An Exclusive Q & A with Don Kramer, Founder and CEO of One Senior Place How has the event grown since its inception five years ago? DK: Initially, we hosted the Every Day is Veterans Day at One Senior Place. The response was overwhelming, and we had to scramble a bit to squeeze nearly 200 people in. This year, we expect over 800 attendees, a full house at the Scott Center for…

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» Long-Term Care Scorecard Finds States Have Room for Improvement

Submitted by: Kathleen Flammia, P.A., Board Certified Elder Law Attorney, One Senior Place Resident Business A new report finds that states have made incremental improvements in providing long-term care, but need to make more improvements in order to meet the needs of the growing number of people who require long-term care services. According to the 2017 Long-Term Services and Supports State Scorecard, while long-term care remains unaffordable for middle class families, there has been some progress in other areas. The scorecard, a collaboration between the AARP, The Commonwealth Fund,…

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» ‘Every Day is Veterans Day’ A Patriotic Musical Salute September 9

‘Every Day is Veterans Day’ a Patriotic Musical Salute September 9 Rousing marches and American songs at popular annual event    (SUNTREE, FL)  August 28, 2017 –  One Senior Place, the Viera marketplace for senior resources, presents the fifth annual Every Day is Veterans Day, a patriotic concert at the Scott Center for the Performing Arts at Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy in Suntree on Saturday, September 9.  The public is invited to the free musical salute to veterans at 5625 Holy Trinity Drive in…

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» Don’t Let Health Care Providers Use the Improvement Standard to Deny Medicare Coverage

Submitted by: Kathleen Flammia, P.A., Board Certified Elder Law Attorney, One Senior Place Resident Business Have you or a loved one been denied Medicare-covered services because you’re “not improving”? Many health care providers are still not aware that Medicare is required to cover skilled nursing and home care even if a patient is not showing improvement. If you are denied coverage based on this outdated standard, you have the right to appeal. For decades Medicare, skilled nursing facilities, and visiting nurse associations applied the so-called…

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» “Keep Your Motor Running” Event Q & A with One Senior Place Director Kathi Ridner

*SPECIAL EVENT* “Keep Your Motor Running” on August 25th from 1-4pm at One Senior Place Greater Orlando An Exclusive Q & A with Kathi Ridner, Director of One Senior Place Why is it important that seniors get this information now? KR: The mere thought of discussing intimacy and sexual health is enough to make most people blush. But, while sexual health can generate embarrassment and awkwardness, it’s an integral part of our lives at every age. Quality of life is an important focus, and…

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» “Keep Your Motor Running” Event Q & A with One Senior Place Director Kathi Ridner

*SPECIAL EVENT* “Keep Your Motor Running” on August 18th from 2-5pm An Exclusive Q & A with Kathi Ridner, Director of One Senior Place Why is it important that seniors get this information now? KR: The mere thought of discussing intimacy and sexual health is enough to make most people blush.  But, while sexual health can generate embarrassment and awkwardness, it’s an integral part of our lives at every age.  Quality of life is an important focus, and loss of intimacy negatively impacts this. …

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» Using a Prepaid Funeral Contract to Spend Down Assets for Medicaid

Submitted by: Kathleen Flammia, P.A., Board Certified Elder Law Attorney, One Senior Place Resident Business No one wants to think about his or her death, but a little preparation in the form of a prepaid funeral contract can be useful. In addition to helping your family after your death, a prepaid funeral contract can be a good way to spend down assets in order to qualify for Medicaid. A prepaid or pre-need funeral contract allows you to purchase funeral goods and services before you die….

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» Courtenay Springs Village Awarded with Five-Star Rating

Courtenay Springs Village of Merritt Island, Florida has been awarded the Five-Star Rating on the Nursing Home Compare website The five-star rating measures the Overall Quality, Health Inspection, Quality Measures, Staffing, and RN Staffing, using data submitted through June 2017. Courtenay Springs Village provides Skilled Nursing Care, Rehabilitation, Assisted Living, and Residential Independent Living with amenities. Courtenay Springs Village is located at 1100 South Courtenay Parkway, Merritt Island, Florida 32952. For more information call 321-452-1233.  

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