Cypress Cove Events
January 3, 2024
Jeanne Backe

Jeanne Backe – Medical Care Miracle

“I actually didn’t think I was going to get better!” That was Jeanne’s thought three years ago when she was bedridden at another nursing center, requiring a lift to get out of bed and suffering unpleasant side effects from the massive steroids she was taking to treat polymyositis. The chronic condition paralyzes muscles, causing her […]
November 15, 2023
Walter and Judith Siewert Cypress Cove

A Glance Back – Walter Siewert

Sharing His Love of Music with All By Cypress Cove Resident Donna Miceli On any given day, residents may hear the sound of accordion music coming from one of the common areas on the first or second floor. The person behind the music is Walter Siewert, who has been entertaining residents since he moved to […]
November 7, 2023
Maria Cerda

Maria Cerda: Showing Heart and Soul

Cypress Cove has a shining star who has been brightening the community since April 2018. Maria Cerda has devoted herself to ensuring that every day is a joyful one for the residents she serves. Maria’s journey at Cypress Cove has been marked by versatility and dedication. With experience in every building on campus and cross-training […]
October 6, 2023
The Fords at Cypress Cove

When it Come to Adventure, the Fords Have Done it All

David and Arline Ford’s life together has been filled with adventure—from hiking, biking and mountain climbing to skiing and camping… They have done it all! The Fords have known each other since they were teens living in the suburbs of Baltimore, Maryland. David was a native and Arline, who was born in Miami, Florida, grew […]
September 15, 2023
Maria Vazquez

Long Term Team Member Profile: Maria Vazquez

Maria Vazquez: 18 Years of Dedication and Compassion In the heart of Cypress Cove, there is a beacon of unwavering dedication and kindness that has been shining bright for nearly two decades. Maria Vazquez, a beloved member of the Cypress Cove environmental services team, has dedicated 18 years of her life to ensuring that every […]
September 12, 2023
Cypress Scholar Abigayle Pierre

Cultivating Excellence – The Journey of Cypress Scholar Abigayle Pierre

By Cypress Cove Resident Marsha Addis, Member, Cypress Scholarship Committee Abigayle “Abby” Pierre is the daughter of Marjorie Saintheard, a dietary aide at Cypress Cove for the last 12 years. Abby is also a remarkable Cypress scholar. Soon to be a graduate of Florida Southwestern State College, Abby’s associate degree in nursing will be the […]
September 6, 2023
David and Anne Joffe

Anne Joffe – She Sells Sea Shells

When she was a child, Anne Joffe loved spending time collecting shells on the beach where her grandmother lived, but she—nor her grandmother—could never have imagined that her childhood interest in shells would one day lead to a successful business. Born and raised in Brookline, Massachusetts, Anne attended Mt. Ida College, a private girls college […]
July 31, 2023

Suri and Edda Sehgal – Global Citizens

By Cypress Cove Resident Bev Lisle The first time Suri and Edda were forced to flee from their homes was due to the violence of political turmoil. (“Get out or get killed.”) In 1947, when Suri was 13, his father pushed the older son, the youngest three daughters and, at the last minute, Suri, onto […]
July 14, 2023
Cypress Cove Residents Carol and Ted Stanley

Our “Can Do” Carol the Card Lady

By Cypress Cove Resident Ted Stanley, husband of 60 years “People may not believe what you say, but they will always believe what you do!”“If it is to be – it’s up to me!”“Someone has to go first – might as well be me!”“Find a need and fill it!”“Some people watch things happen. Some people […]