Cypress Cove Events
February 3, 2022
Cypress Cove Fort Myers Scholar Travis Whiddon

Cypress Cove Scholar: Former Cook Travis Whiddon

While we would love for all our scholarship recipients to work at Cypress Cove forever, we understand that their career goals may take them away from senior living. We recently caught up with Travis Whiddon, geotechnical engineer at Universal Engineering Sciences, to see how he is doing. Travis worked at Cypress Cove full time as […]
February 2, 2022

Resident Story: Marlene Mackey’s Lifetime of Nursing and Adventure

By Cypress Cove Resident Donna Miceli Marlene Mackey always knew she wanted to go to college. At one time, she thought she might want to be a reporter—like the woman she admired who wrote for the local paper. “It was unusual to have a woman reporting the news back then,” she recalled. However, when the […]
January 26, 2022

Cypress Cove Scholar: Tily Sayeh, LNHA, Assistant Skilled Nursing Facility Administrator, 10 Years of Service

What started as a part-time job in dining services as a teenager 10 years ago for Tily Sayeh has led to a rewarding career in health care administration. Tily, now a licensed nursing home administrator (LNHA), recently completed the rigorous administrator-in-training program through the Florida Board of Nursing Home Administrators and upon completion became Cypress […]
January 24, 2022
Cypress Cove and Cypress at Home Drop-in Job Fair

Cypress Cove & Cypress at Home Drop-In Job Fair

Cypress Cove and Cypress at Home will host a drop-in job fair from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Friday, February 11 at Cypress Cove life plan retirement community located at 10200 Cypress Cove Drive in South Fort Myers. Hiring managers will be on hand to answer questions and conduct interviews for various culinary, healthcare […]
January 24, 2022

Staff Profile: Rainne Brown, 20+ Years of Service

Cypress Cove staff and residents are fortunate to have a tremendous resource in Rainne Brown, accounts receivable specialist in the accounting department for more than 20 years. She is a billing specialist with the capability of handling all accounting functions, stepping in as needed when department co-workers are out. “We greatly appreciate Rainne’s knowledge,” said […]
January 13, 2022

Resident Story: Wally Hay’s Spectacular Career in Criminal Justice

By Cypress Cove Resident Donna Miceli In 1950, at age 21, Wallace, (“Wally”) Hay made a decision that, although he couldn’t have known it at the time, started him on a life-long career path in law enforcement and criminal justice where, according to Wally, “every day was interesting and challenging.” A native of New York […]
January 7, 2022
Senior Living Resident Story, Pat Y

Resident Story: Tech Savvy Leads to Exciting Career With United Nations

Behind her quiet unassuming delivery is a confident, resourceful woman who fashioned an information technology career with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Office for Project Services (UNOPS) during a time when data technology advances were just beginning. At the time, it didn’t necessarily feel like technology was fast-tracking. But by the time […]
December 29, 2021

Rita McSharry Named to Cypress Cove Board of Directors

FORT MYERS, Fla. (January 3, 2022) Cypress Cove Resident Rita McSharry has been selected as a representative to the Cypress Cove board of directors. The appointment, approved by the HealthPark Florida life plan community’s parent company Cypress Living (also known as Lee Healthcare Resources), is a three-year term. The position as resident representative to the […]
December 28, 2021

Philanthropy at Cypress Cove: The Goldberg & Papier Families Endowed Scholarship

Philanthropy at Cypress Cove: The Goldberg & Papier Families Endowed Scholarship Giving is a family tradition for the Goldbergs and Papiers, two Cypress Cove couples. Joe Goldberg and his Cypress Cove ping pong buddy, Chuck Papier, wanted to surprise their wives, Marcia and Judith, with a scholarship in their honor. They privately met with the […]