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Gulf Coast Village creates ‘Pamper Day’ to offer afternoon of relaxation to devoted caregivers in Southwest Florida

2018-11-05T21:14:42+00:00November 5th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

To thank caregivers for their selfless dedication, Palmview at Gulf Coast Village is hosting a community-wide “Pamper Day” on Nov. 13 so caregivers can relax and learn in a stress-free environment. With a theme of “It’s all about you,” Pamper Day participants can choose from yoga and light exercise classes, facials, chair massages and salon [...]

Gulf Coast Village opens new ‘Faith and Fitness Trail’ to promote healthy living, spirituality at its Cape Coral campus

2018-10-20T00:30:10+00:00October 20th, 2018|Categories: Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Gulf Coast Village, the premier Continuing Care Retirement Community in Cape Coral, has completed its new Faith and Fitness Trail for residents to appreciate the natural beauty of their surroundings while maintaining a healthy lifestyle. The 0.6-mile shaded path winds through mature trees on Gulf Coast Village’s 36-acre residential campus on Santa Barbara Boulevard in [...]

Gulf Coast Village pastor Tom Hafer releases ‘Everybody’s Beautiful,’ a new book aiming to bridge divisiveness through religion

2018-09-24T19:40:00+00:00September 24th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Gulf Coast Village pastor and physical therapist Tom Hafer has released his eighth book to address divisive ideologies that are fragmenting the human population. Everybody’s Beautiful, now available on Amazon, carries a tagline of “One Love. One God. One Human Tribe.” The book discusses how loving faith communities can become fragmented, hostile tribes when the [...]

Leadership University brings health care leadership series to Southwest Florida in 2018-19

2018-09-13T20:40:32+00:00September 13th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Leaders in health care will converge in Southwest Florida for an exclusive eight-month Leadership University program beginning December 2018. Presented by Gulf Coast Village, Volunteers of America and LindaShell.com, Leadership University is a nationally proven program for long-term care, acute and clinical health professionals. The program features six days of powerful teaching, interactive activities, discussions, [...]

Keiser University recognizes Gulf Coast Village for its strong occupational therapy internship program

2018-05-10T22:29:07+00:00May 10th, 2018|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Keiser University has recognized Gulf Coast Village as the top local site for its occupational therapy students during the 2017-18 academic year. Gulf Coast Village earned the university’s “Best Fieldwork Site” award after developing a mutually beneficial program in which Keiser students complete their clinical internships at the premier continuing care retirement community. The annual [...]

Gulf Coast Village to host free memory support event at Palmview Nov. 1

2017-10-03T16:12:37+00:00October 3rd, 2017|Categories: Events, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Gulf Coast Village is partnering with the Alzheimer’s Association to host a memory support event on Wednesday, Nov. 1 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Palmview, the new assisted living and memory support residences at Gulf Coast Village in Cape Coral. With the goal of spreading awareness and educating those on Alzheimer’s disease and [...]

Gulf Coast Village’s Pastor Tom Hafer teaches Faith & Fitness at annual Dr. Piper Center event

2017-08-16T10:41:34+00:00August 16th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Pastor Tom Hafer, director of spiritual services for Gulf Coast Village, a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) in Cape Coral, recently spoke at Dr. Piper Center for Social Services, Inc.’s annual orientation for Foster Grandparent volunteers, held on July 27 at Southwest Florida Safety Council in Fort Myers. Hafer spoke to Foster Grandparent volunteers about [...]

Gulf Coast Village’s Pastor Tom Hafer hosts book signing event Aug. 24

2017-08-10T11:44:00+00:00August 10th, 2017|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Pastor Tom Hafer, director of spiritual services for Gulf Coast Village in Cape Coral and ordained minister with Volunteers of America (VOA), will host a motivational wellness lecture and book signing event for his sixth book, titled Ramble On. Free and open to the public, the event will take place at 3 p.m. on Aug. [...]

Gulf Coast Village introduces new Independent Living residences

2017-07-19T15:49:10+00:00July 19th, 2017|Categories: Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

A limited number of residences now available, including dog-friendly units Gulf Coast Village is now accepting reservations for the community’s newly renovated and well-appointed Independent Living residences at 1333 Santa Barbara Blvd. in Cape Coral. Gulf Coast Village community, a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC), offers the full continuum of care for adults over 62, [...]

Volunteer opportunities now available within Gulf Coast Village’s newly launched volunteer program

2017-07-17T16:43:27+00:00July 17th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Health and Wellness, Jobs, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Diana Nicol joins Gulf Coast Village as Life Enrichment Volunteer Coordinator Gulf Coast Village is pleased to announce the launch of a new volunteer program within its community, dedicated to enhancing the activity program for residents through volunteer engagement. The program is led by Diana Nicol, who recently joined the Gulf Coast Village team as Life [...]

Gulf Coast Village’s Pastor Tom Hafer releases sixth book, Ramble On

2017-07-11T14:44:01+00:00July 11th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Narrative highlights Hafer’s journey along the Appalachian Trail, journey for faith, fitness Pastor Tom Hafer, director of spiritual services for Gulf Coast Village in Cape Coral and ordained minister with Volunteers of America (VOA), has released his sixth book, titled Ramble On.   A nonfictional narrative inspired by Hafer’s personal hike along the Appalachian Trail, [...]

Gulf Coast Village hosts expansion celebration at Palmview, New Assisted Living and Memory Support Residences in Cape Coral

2017-05-17T18:31:22+00:00May 17th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Gulf Coast Village hosted a ribbon-cutting expansion celebration to officially open Palmview, a new assisted living and memory support residence in Cape Coral. Local dignitaries, business and health care professionals joined Gulf Coast Village employees and Volunteers of America leaders during a ribbon-cutting ceremony on May 11. Palmview is part of the Gulf Coast Village [...]

Gulf Coast Village Foundation awards $12,000 in scholarships to Gulf Coast Village employees

2017-05-16T16:45:41+00:00May 16th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Gulf Coast Village Foundation – a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization providing financial aid, educational opportunities and innovative services for all who live and work at Gulf Coast Village – recently presented a total of $12,000 in scholarship awards to 10 Gulf Coast Village employees during an awards ceremony on May 7. This year’s gifts ranged from [...]

Gulf Coast Village and Volunteers of America announce ordination, commission new minister

2017-05-01T16:35:14+00:00May 1st, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Gulf Coast Village, a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) in Cape Coral, and its sponsoring organization, Volunteers of America, have announced Bob Inkenbrandt, associate pastor, has successfully completed his ordination and welcomed Cheryl Leftwich, director of the Gulf Coast Village Foundation, to her additional role as associate pastor for the organizations. “Throughout the years, both [...]

Gulf Coast Village opens Palmview, New Assisted Living and Memory Support Residences in Cape Coral

2017-04-19T16:31:37+00:00April 19th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Gulf Coast Village is proud to announce the opening of Palmview, a new assisted living and memory support residence in Cape Coral. The community welcomed more than 50 residents during opening week, and several floor plans are still available in the new state-of-the-art, 130,980-square-foot residence located on the Gulf Coast Village campus at 1433 Santa [...]

Cape Coral pastor takes on the Appalachian Trail

2017-04-10T12:45:55+00:00April 6th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

 Gulf Coast Village’s Pastor Tom Hafer begins six-month journey for faith, fitness Pastor Tom Hafer, director of spiritual services for Gulf Coast Village in Cape Coral and ordained minister with Volunteers of America (VOA), will begin a 2,190-mile journey along the Appalachian Trail, beginning April 24 at Springer Mountain in Georgia and concluding October 15 at [...]

Gulf Coast Village now accepting reservations at Palmview, a new assisted living and memory care center in Cape Coral

2017-02-15T20:04:19+00:00February 15th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Events, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Seniors and families invited to learn more about Palmview at Feb. 22 event     Gulf Coast Village is now accepting reservations at Palmview, the new state-of-the-art, 130,980-square-foot assisted living and memory care support residence located next to the existing Gulf Coast Village campus at 1433 Santa Barbara Blvd. in Cape Coral. Opening in March, [...]

Gulf Coast Village joins Healthy Lee’s Million Mile Movement

2017-01-24T14:09:36+00:00January 24th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Events, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Gulf Coast Village, a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) in Cape Coral, has announced its participation in Healthy Lee’s Million Mile Movement, a community-wide challenge to the residents of Lee County to collectively move 1,000,000 miles in a 90-day period. The challenge runs through March 31. Gulf Coast Village’s latest fitness initiative is one of [...]

Gulf Coast Village’s Pastor Tom Hafer presents at Dr. Piper Center for Social Services volunteer appreciation event

2016-12-14T13:44:09+00:00December 13th, 2016|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Discussions, Events, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Pastor Tom Hafer, director of spiritual services for Gulf Coast Village, Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) in Cape Coral, recently served as keynote speaker at Dr. Piper Center for Social Services, Inc.’s 25th Annual Foster Grandparent & Senior Companion Volunteer Recognition event, held at Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre in Fort Myers. Hafer spoke to the [...]

Gulf Coast Village’s new CyberCycle takes senior fitness to a virtual level

2016-11-08T14:59:02+00:00September 26th, 2016|Categories: Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Gulf Coast Village, a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) in Cape Coral, is pleased to present its residents with a new virtual reality stationary bicycle, the CyberCycle. The bicycle was recently implemented at the community’s wellness center, kicking off Active Aging Week at Gulf Coast Village, which takes place Sept. 25 through Oct. 1. The [...]

Erin Benson named Personal Care Coordinator for Senior Choice at Home By Gulf Coast Village

2016-11-08T14:59:05+00:00August 23rd, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Jobs, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Senior Choice at Home By Gulf Coast Village has appointed Erin Benson to the role of Personal Care Coordinator. In this position, Benson works closely with Senior Choice at Home members and their families to help them maintain their independence and to coordinate their care needs including home safety inspections, health care service coordination and [...]

Gulf Coast Village announces three new hires

2016-11-08T14:59:09+00:00July 13th, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Jobs, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Gulf Coast Village is pleased to welcome Jimmy Grimes, Sofia Mendez-Bork and Tammy Thompson to its leadership team. Grimes will serve as Assisted Living Administrator, Mendez-Bork as Human Resources Manager – Clinical, and Thompson as Human Resources Manager – Non-Clinical for the Gulf Coast Village community. Grimes has more than 15 years of experience in [...]

Gulf Coast Village Foundation raises more than $3,400 for Gulf Coast Village’s The Village Chapel Haiti mission trip

2016-11-08T14:59:10+00:00July 5th, 2016|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Gulf Coast Village Foundation, with the help of Gulf Coast Village residents and employees and community supporters, has raised more than $3,400 to support the Village of Hope mission trip to Haiti. Village of Hope is a Christian fundraising organization committed to supporting programs and ministries that promote excellence in education, spiritual growth and [...]

Gulf Coast Village’s Kevin Ahmadi appointed to Cape Coral Community Foundation Board of Directors

2016-11-08T14:59:11+00:00June 29th, 2016|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Gulf Coast Village Executive Director Kevin Ahmadi has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Cape Coral Community Foundation, a charitable organization dedicated to stimulating philanthropy in order to enrich quality of life within the community through lasting and meaningful giving. As executive director of Gulf Coast Village, Ahmadi is responsible for overseeing [...]

Gulf Coast Village named Gold Fit-Friendly Worksite by American Heart Association

2016-11-08T14:59:11+00:00June 22nd, 2016|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Gulf Coast Village has been recognized by the American Heart Association as a Gold Fit-Friendly Worksite for its leadership in promoting health and well-being within the workplace, and its efforts to provide employees with healthy choices and an overall culture of wellness. “Employee wellness is a top priority for our team at Gulf Coast Village, [...]

Gulf Coast Village Foundation awards $19,000 in scholarships to Gulf Coast Village employees

2016-11-08T14:59:12+00:00June 9th, 2016|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Gulf Coast Village Foundation recently presented a total of $19,000 in scholarships to 17 Gulf Coast Village employees, with gifts ranging from $1,000 to $1,500. The foundation, which has awarded 87 scholarships since the scholarship program’s inception, is designed to provide financial aid, educational opportunities and innovative services for all who live and work [...]

Pastor Tom Hafer releases fourth book titled, Soul Man

2016-11-08T14:59:15+00:00June 1st, 2016|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Pastor Tom Hafer, director of spiritual services for Gulf Coast Village, Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) in Cape Coral, has released his fourth book titled, Soul Man by Xlibris Publishing. A fiction narrative, Soul Man takes readers on a long journey inward towards peace of mind, body, and soul. Hafer tells the story through the [...]

Senior citizens zoom into wellness at Gulf Coast Village’s Eighth Annual Wellness Expo on March 30

2016-11-08T14:59:21+00:00March 16th, 2016|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Gulf Coast Village, a continuing care retirement community in Cape Coral, invites the public to join a day of fun and fitness at its Eighth Annual Wellness Expo on Wednesday, March 30 from 1:30 to 4 p.m. at the Gulf Coast Village Auditorium. The theme of this year’s event is a “Zumba – Move to [...]

Gulf Coast Village’s Amy Hoffmann Schenk and Elizabeth Perez-Vasquez earn designation as Certified Dementia Practitioners

2016-11-08T14:59:27+00:00January 18th, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Gulf Coast Village, a continuing care retirement community in Cape Coral, has announced that two of its employees, Amy Hoffmann Schenk and Elizabeth Perez-Vasquez, have earned designations as Certified Dementia Practitioners. Schenk and Perez-Vasquez received their certifications from the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners, a worldwide leader in dementia education and certification for health [...]

Gulf Coast Village’s Jennifer Cohen earns Keiser University’s Outstanding Fieldwork Educator Award

2016-11-08T14:59:27+00:00January 15th, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Economic Development, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Certified occupational therapist assistant (COTA) Jennifer Cohen of Gulf Coast Village, a continuing care retirement community in Cape Coral, was recently awarded the Outstanding Fieldwork Educator Award from Keiser University during the university’s Associate of Science in Occupational Therapy Assisting (ASOTA) pinning and graduation ceremony. The award was presented to Cohen in recognition of her [...]

Gulf Coast Village hires Jill Waruszewski as administrator for home care services

2016-11-08T14:59:34+00:00December 1st, 2015|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Health and Wellness, Jobs, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Gulf Coast Village has welcomed Jill Waruszewski as the new administrator for home care services for the Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) in Cape Coral. With 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry, Waruszewski will now oversee all areas related to private duty Home Care by Gulf Coast Village. These services include personalized in-home [...]

Gulf Coast Village partners with Lee Physician Group for medical director leadership

2016-11-08T14:59:36+00:00November 16th, 2015|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Health and Wellness, Jobs, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Gulf Coast Village has appointed Dr. Vasyl Kasiyan with Lee Physician Group to serve as Gulf Coast Village’s new medical director. As part of a new agreement with Lee Physician Group, Dr. Kasiyan now provides Medical Director Leadership to Gulf Coast Village, overseeing the organization’s delivery of quality patient care, including staff education and care [...]

Gulf Coast Village welcomes Karyn Katz as new director of marketing and sales

2016-11-08T14:59:42+00:00September 29th, 2015|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Gulf Coast Village has hired Karyn Katz as director of marketing and sales for the Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) in Cape Coral. Katz has more than 20 years of experience in marketing and sales for senior living and hospice companies and has worked for a variety of well-known senior-living communities in this capacity. Katz [...]

Gulf Coast Village launches the first phase in a three-phase redevelopment project with a new assisted living and memory care center in Cape Coral

2016-11-08T14:59:43+00:00September 15th, 2015|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Economic Development, Events|Tags: , , , , , |

A new assisted living and memory care center is coming to Southwest Florida, part of a three-phase redevelopment project at Gulf Coast Village, a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) in Cape Coral. Gulf Coast Village has started construction of Palmview, a state-of-the-art, 130,980-square-foot assisted living and memory care support residence located next to the existing [...]

Gulf Coast Village appoints new assistant director of nursing, Kimberly Roth

2016-11-08T14:59:52+00:00August 3rd, 2015|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Health and Wellness, Jobs, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Gulf Coast Village has promoted Kimberly Roth, R.N. to assistant director of nursing for its Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) in Cape Coral. Roth brings more than 19 years of experience working in the field of post-acute healthcare and possesses extensive knowledge in the Minimum Data Set (MDS) process as well as Quality Improvement and [...]

Gulf Coast Village promotes Debbie Wheeler to director of nursing

2016-11-08T14:59:52+00:00July 28th, 2015|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Health and Wellness, Jobs, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Gulf Coast Village, a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) in Cape Coral, has promoted Debbie Wheeler, R.N. to director of nursing for the organization. Wheeler has 23 years of experience in the healthcare industry, with previous involvement in hospital, home health and skilled nursing settings. Wheeler has worked with Gulf Coast Village for more than [...]

Gulf Coast Village and Volunteers of America commission new minister, Bob Inkenbrandt

2016-11-08T14:59:53+00:00July 16th, 2015|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Health and Wellness, Jobs, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Gulf Coast Village, a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) in Cape Coral, and its sponsoring organization, Volunteers of America, have welcomed Bob Inkenbrandt to his new role as minister for the organizations. Inkenbrandt joined Gulf Coast Village as music director in 2012, became assistant minister to Rev. Tom Hafer in 2014 and was recently commissioned [...]

Gulf Coast Village receives the Greystone Diamond Award for superior community performance

2016-11-08T14:59:53+00:00July 13th, 2015|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Events, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Gulf Coast Village, a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) in Cape Coral, has earned the Greystone Diamond Award for service excellence. The annual award from Greystone, a senior living advisory group, honors senior living communities for extraordinary achievements in areas including financial performance, hospitality, leadership development and resident and employee satisfaction. As a recipient of [...]

Gulf Coast Village to host dress collection party July 29 to benefit PACE Center for Girls, Lee County

2016-11-08T14:59:54+00:00July 6th, 2015|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Gulf Coast Village, a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) in Cape Coral, is hosting a Sugar and Spice, Bring Something Nice dress collection party on July 29 from 5 to 7 p.m. to benefit PACE Center for Girls, Lee County’s Love That Dress! event. The party will feature a silent auction, live entertainment, 50/50 raffle, [...]