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Happenings at Grand Villa of Fort Myers

At Grand Villa of Fort Myers, residents enjoy a wide variety of social, recreational, and cultural activities. Our packed calendar guarantees there is always something engaging to choose from!

Located in the heart of Southwest Florida, Grand Villa of Fort Myers is just minutes from the area’s most popular attractions and destinations.

  • Florida Gulf Beaches: Sanibel Island, Captiva, Fort Myers Beach
  • Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Center featuring world class performers
  • The Broadway Palm Dinner Theater
  • Abundant Shopping: Bell Tower Shoppes, Gulf Coast Town Center, Coconut Pointe

From ice cream socials, to Bridge, swimming, yoga, Happy Hour and Canasta, there is always something happening at Grand Villa of Fort Myers! On any given day you may choose to participate in:

  • Aquacise
  • Aerobics or Stretch and Flex Classes
  • Walk-Fit Program
  • Billiards
  • Arts and Crafts with expert instruction
  • Wii Bowling
  • Putt Putt Golf

Grand Villa of Fort Myers

(239) 288-0717

1499 S Brandywine Circle Fort Myers, FL 33919

Excursions

Our Lifestyle Program Coordinator plans thoughtful and relative programs including outside activities transported in our comfortable 15-passenger bus or sedan.

We also take regular excursions in and around Fort Myers, whether to take care of errands like shopping and banking, or to spend some time shopping at the many malls and taking in cultural attractions. One thing is always true – there’s never a dull moment!

To learn more about our Happenings and all that we offer at Grand Villa, call us at 239-829-4066 to speak to our friendly staff.

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Still Spry: Why Some Seniors Still Have Amazing Memory

As we age, normal memory loss is expected. As our bodies begin to wrinkle and ache, a majority of people notice a rise in forgetfulness and a once sharp mind starts to dull. However, a few seniors have been proven that expectation wrong.

We've all heard of superheroes. They're people with extraordinary abilities. As Next Avenue puts it, there is now a rise of super-agers. These aging adults still age physically, but mentally, they have the brain health of 18-32-year-olds. Scientists are baffled by this. What is one of the main reasons for this unique health advantage?

One theory is an involved and active mind. Socialization, hard work, a strong family life, and hobbies, have been noted as contributors. These super-agers have been noted to have active and social lives, and now continue to exhibit signs of quick thinking, resilience, and the ability to overcome obstacles. While it may seem subjective or dependent on an individual's attitude, it's not all psycho-sematic.

Researchers have noticed that the brain networks used for memory are "nearly untouched by age" in super-agers. They also found thick cortex in areas of the brain that produce tenacity and resilience. There are continued studies to determine if super-agers are immune to certain diseases that would usually cause molecules known as amyloids to accumulate in the brain, which thereby accelerates or worsen aging.

While originally thought that the study of super-agers might help those with dementia and Alzheimer's, researchers are still trying to understand the condition and learn how we may be able to utilize this knowledge towards a cure for mentally debilitating diseases.

For more information, check out Next Avenue