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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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» City of Lake Mary to Host 12th SHRED-A-THON

The City of Lake Mary and the Lake Mary Elder Affairs Commission will host the 12th annual Shred-A-Thon on Saturday, January 26, 2019 from 9:00am until 1:00pm. The event will be held at 660 Century Point, in the Digital Risk parking lot. Located a short distance from the Senior Center, exit Rinehart Road on Wallace Court and then turn right on Century Point. In January 2018, the event attracted more than 1,300 citizens and small businesses who shredded more than 49 tons of material….

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» Beltone Food Drive at One Senior Place in Altamonte Springs

  Beltone at One Senior Place in Altamonte Springs is conducting a food drive! For details, please call Karen at 407-949-6737.

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» Job & Volunteer Fair for Seniors in Viera

Job & Volunteer Fair for Seniors in Viera One Senior Place Hosts Mega Event August 22   (VIERA, FL)  August 6, 2018 –  Seniors have long ago dispelled the idea that a fulfilling retirement means rocking away their golden years in exclusively restful pursuits. Increasingly, seniors are looking for opportunities to stay active, give back to the community and supplement their retirement income. And from the standpoint of employers and non-profit organizations, seniors have years of experience and an enviable work ethic that can’t…

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» Chateau Madeleine – Suntree’s Only Senior Living Community To Open Soon!

Age in Place at Chateau Madeleine in Suntree Meet the staff of Suntree’s only senior living community at One Senior Place August 13   (VIERA, FL)  July 30, 2018 –  Viera-based One Senior Place, the Experts in Aging, will host the executive team from Chateau Madeleine, for a public event to introduce Suntree’s only senior living community on Monday, August 13 at 11:30 AM.  Luncheon will be provided courtesy of Chateau Madeleine at One Senior Place, the Viera marketplace for senior resources at 8085…

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» PAID POLL POSITIONS AVAILABLE!

The Brevard County Elections Office is looking for individuals interested in working on Election Day, August 28th from 5:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at one of the 115 polling locations throughout Brevard County. These paid positions vary in responsibility.  There are numerous paid positions available that vary in responsibility.  The descriptions of each job are included on the flyer below, along with the information on training and voting day protocols. Interested individuals should contact Ms. Johnnie Lastrap by phone at 321.428.4965 or email her…

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» Major General John Cleland Posthumously Honored

Major General John Cleland Posthumously Honored Pineda flyover bridge to be named for Indian River Colony Club resident   (VIERA, FL) June 14, 2018 – One of the military heroes of Indian River Colony Club in Viera was posthumously honored at the May 22 meeting of the Brevard County Board of County Commissioners, with a Resolution naming the soon-to-be constructed bridge over the Florida East Coast railroad on the Pineda Causeway as the Major General John Cleland Memorial Bridge. General Cleland passed away in 2017…

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» IRCC Named To Top 20 Golf Communities List

IRCC Named to Top 20 Golf Communities List Indian River Colony Club in Viera has culture, amenities that set it apart   (VIERA, FL) June 1, 2018 – Ever wondered what’s behind the walls at Indian River Colony Club in Viera?  Just one of the Top 20 Golf Communities in North America, according to the editors of GolfCourseHome.com, a leading online real estate website for U.S. golf properties.  Editors acknowledge that golf is no longer an all-encompassing pastime, noting that, “progressive country club communities have…

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» $2000 Donation To Thrift Store Helps Homeless Veterans

$2,000 Donation to Thrift Store Helps Homeless Veterans Indian River Colony Club patriotic culture centered on service to others   (VIERA, FL) May 14, 2018 –  The bonds forged by brothers and sisters in arms remain strong long after discharge from military service.  So it should come as no surprise that the debt of service is uppermost in the minds of the retired residents of Indian River Colony Club in Viera. On May 1, the charitable foundation for the patriotic neighborhood of military veterans…

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» SPECIAL May Elder Law Month Workshop

In honor of May National Elder Law Month, we are offering a *FREE* and *SPECIAL* Workshop. This event will take place on Tuesday, May 22nd from 1:00-4:00 p.m. at One Senior Place located at 715 Douglas Avenue, Altamonte Springs, Florida 32714. During the first half of the workshop I will be discussing the in’s and out’s of Elder Law, what documents you need and what you need to do to save your assets from the always growing Nursing Home costs! The last portion of…

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» When Stroke Strikes Home

By Vel Johnson, Vasaj Communications The call came at 4:00 in the afternoon, Sunday, May 7, 2017. My mother was on the other end. “Hi Baby.” “Hi Mom. How are you?” It was the usual way we’d begin most phone calls. But this time there was a momentary, almost menacing silence, as she replied, “I don’t know. … I’m not feeling quite right.” Mom then asked if I’d come over and “bring my clothes” to spend the night. I knew SOMETHING had to be…

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