Cypress Cove Events
October 30, 2018

Residents and Employees Join Alzheimer’s Event

On October 27, Approximately 50 residents and employees of Cypress Cove at HealthPark Florida joined more than 650 Southwest Florida community participants in their show of support for the fight against Alzheimer’s during the Alzheimer’s Association (Gulf Coast Chapter) Walk to End Alzheimer’s event at Fort Myer’s Centennial Park. The Cypress Cove community, a major […]
October 10, 2018

New Cypress Cove Scholarship Offered for Lodge Staff

An educational scholarship fund named in memory of former Cypress Cove at HealthPark Florida resident, Anne Tatler, has been formed for employees of the Life Care community’s skilled nursing facility, The Lodge at Cypress Cove. Barbara Lewis, daughter of Anne Tatler, Tuesday announced the program’s initial scholarship fund gift of $10,000 in her mother’s memory […]
October 8, 2018

Sight Issues Don’t Limit Cypress Cove Resident’s Giving

The lights in Lionel Cornell’s Cypress Cove at HealthPark Florida apartment often flickers on at 3 a.m.  The retired Fort Myers school psychologist slowly scoots into his workshop (a converted second bedroom), grabs a colored pencil and begins to tediously color a pre-sketched drawing. It’s difficult, time-consuming work for Lionel, considering that his vision’s color […]
July 18, 2018

Cypress Cove Introduces Unique Camp for Kids

It’s summer camp time for tens of thousands of children throughout the United States. And Cypress Cove at HealthPark Florida – not wishing to be left behind in the summer camp craze – hosted on July 7 a unique one-day summer camp for children of employees and grandchildren of its Life Plan Community residents. The […]
January 30, 2018

Cypress Cove Scholarship Program Receives $30,000 Gift

Officials at the Fort Myers Life Plan Community of Cypress Cove at HealthPark Florida announced receipt recently of a $30,000 endowed gift to support its budding staff scholarship program. Community Philanthropy Specialist Allen Abbott says that the generous donation from Cypress Cove resident Bill Nichols “guarantees that the seven-month old scholarship program will have a […]
December 14, 2017

Cypress Cove Donates More Than 500 Toys

Over 500 toys, given by residents and staff of Cypress Cove at HealthPark Florida, were gifted Thursday to the Heights Center and Gladiolus Learning and Development Center for their annual toy drive.  The gifting of the toys occurred during a brief ceremony on Cypress Cove’s life plan community. The toy drive and gifting program has […]
December 5, 2017

Caps for Kids Surpasses 18,000 Milestone

Imagine a 7-year-old facing first-time surgery and waiting to be called at Golisano Children’s Hospital. Even though Mom is there, he’s scared and his stomach is churning, afraid the operation will hurt, afraid of having to go it alone. Then the nurses bring out a hatbox filled with colorful cloth caps. The fabrics are printed […]
November 6, 2017

Cypress Cove Awards Scholarships to Employees

Cypress Cove at HealthPark Florida recently awarded $24,000 in scholarship assistance to 12 of the South Fort Myers life plan community’s qualifying college student employees. The awards are the first presented by Cypress Cove’s newly formed staff scholarship program. “Funding for the program,” explained Resident Services Director Mary Franklin, “is the result of generous donations […]
January 12, 2017

Abbott Named to Philanthropy Post

Allen Abbott has been named Community Advancement Specialist for the south Fort Myers continuing care retirement community of Cypress Cove at HealthPark Florida. Abbott is responsible for developing Cypress Cove’s fund raising, major donor efforts, planned giving and capital campaign fund raising. The 48-acre campus with a full complement of quality living options, most recently […]