Cypress Cove Events
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 […]
June 19, 2023

A Glance Back – Virginia Hanley

Virginia’s Addiction to Exercise Benefits Cypress Cove Residents By Cypress Cove Resident Donna Miceli “It’s hard to know how many hours of walking and exercise Virginia Hanley has totaled through her lifetime.” Thus began a story in the Spring 2015 issue of Cove Currents that officially introduced Virginia to Cypress Cove residents, many of whom […]
May 30, 2023

Inspiring Wellness Profiles

These wellness profiles are just a few examples of residents who enjoy Cypress Cove’s wide variety of wellness programs, amenities and offerings to stay active and healthy. We hope they will inspire you to stay active in all the dimensions of wellness! Rich Slomkowski is a former professional baseball player, PE teacher, athletic director and […]
May 10, 2023
Cypress Cove resident Louise Echols

When It Comes to World Travel, Louis Echols Takes the Prize

If Louise Echols had to choose a theme song, the perfect choice would probably be “I’ve Been Everywhere,” which was made popular by singer Johnny Cash. Louise literally has been everywhere—every state in the union, every continent in the world, and, at last count, 124 countries. As if that weren’t enough, she has been to […]
April 12, 2023

Dick Schoneker: Key Player in Sending MAN TO THE MOON