Gulf Coast Village is hosting a free Lunch and Learn seminar on Sept. 24 featuring John C. Spooner, a national expert on senior living communities and financial security for retirees.

Spooner, co-chief executive officer of the senior living consulting firm Greystone, will review options for senior living, including the value proposition of Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs), nonprofit vs. for-profit retirement communities, and the costs of CCRCs, rental communities and continuing to live at home. Greystone has worked with more than 500 nursing homes, assisted living facilities, hospitals and senior living organizations over the past 37 years.

As CEO, Spooner is responsible for managing and driving annual business performance, formulating and executing strategies for clients, and interacting with clients, employees, investors and other stakeholders. Spooner earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in public administration/economics from Drake University and an advanced fellowship in economics from the University of London; he also completed graduate work in marketing at the University of Pittsburgh.

Gulf Coast Village, Cape Coral’s premier Continuing Care Retirement Community, regularly hosts Lunch and Learn events outlining options that local seniors have for housing and health care. Gulf Coast Village offers a full continuum of care for adults over age 62, including independent living, assisted living, specialized memory support, skilled nursing, home health and rehabilitation services.

The Lunch and Learn event runs from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 24 at Gulf Coast Village, 1333 Santa Barbara Blvd. in Cape Coral. The event is free, but seating is limited. RSVP by visiting GulfCoastVillage.com/events or by calling 239-567-9411.

About Gulf Coast Village

Founded 30 years ago, Gulf Coast Village is the premier Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) in Cape Coral, Florida. Residents enjoy active living in an unparalleled lifestyle of comfort and convenience with a rich array of services and amenities that are focused on living well. The community also offers the security of knowing there is the full continuum of care when needed including:  assisted living, skilled nursing, secured memory support, home health and outpatient services. Gulf Coast Village is located at 1333 Santa Barbara Blvd., Cape Coral, FL 33991. For more information call 239-772-1333 or visit www.GulfCoastVillage.com.

Gulf Coast Village is sponsored by Volunteers of America, a national nonprofit faith-based organization dedicated to helping those in need rebuild their lives and reach their full potential. Volunteers of America was founded in 1896 and is one of the nation’s largest nonprofit providers of quality, affordable housing for seniors and a provider of professional long-term care including assisted living, home health care and nursing home care.