Cypress Cove Events
March 2, 2023
Cypress Cove resident participates in Read Across America

Cypress Cove Participates in Read Across America Program at The Heights Charter School

FORT MYERS, Fla. (March 2, 2023) Cypress Cove residents and team members joined forces with The Heights Charter School to participate in the annual Read Across America program. The program aims to promote literacy among children by encouraging them to read and providing them with access to books. The Cypress participants, some of whom are […]
February 17, 2023
Cypress Cove Resident Services Manager Greg Madsen

Welcome New Resident Services Manager

Greg Madsen, M.Ed. joined the Cypress family in January. He is responsible for providing non-medical support services to Harbour and Villas residents for their psychosocial and functional needs with compassionate care. He will also assist residents and their family members through healthcare transitions. His main responsibilities are assessing and collaborating care needs, serving as a […]
February 2, 2023
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Cypress Cove Featured on Top-Rated LTC Podcast

At Cypress Cove, we pride ourselves on our team’s ability to accommodate residents when needed, regardless of the situation. “Long-term care is fast-paced,” said Associate Executive Director Matthew Lessig on a recent appearance on LTC Heroes. “Things happen so quickly with residents on the clinical side, so you’re always trying to keep up with the […]
January 24, 2023

Cypress Cove Awards 18 Scholarships to Employees and Their Dependents Totaling $36,000

200 scholarships have been awarded since 2018 FORT MYERS, Fla. (January 24, 2023) Cypress Cove’s scholarship committee has awarded a total of $36,000 in Spring 2023 educational scholarships to 18 employees and employee dependents of its South Fort Myers luxury life plan community. The recent scholar selections mark 200 total scholarships awarded since the program’s […]
January 16, 2023
Cypress Cove Security Manager Stephen Boone

Security Has Our Backs

By Cypress Cove Resident Marcia Goldberg Stephen Boone, our security manager, begins his explanation of the department’s work by saying it’s there to “ensure the safety and well-being of our residents, visitors and employees.” And ensure they do, according to residents’ surveys, which rate Security highest of all our departments! There are 114 eyes watching […]
January 2, 2023
Cypress Cove Team member Promotions graphic

Congratulations to Our New ADONs!

Danielle Schaaf, RN has been promoted to Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) in our Assisted Living (AL) neighborhoods, The Inn and The Cottage. She has worked at Cypress Cove since 2013, starting as an LPN. She became an RN and served as a care plan coordinator, then a supervisor. Danielle is certified in wound care, […]
October 28, 2022

Cypress Employee Disaster Fund Reaches $300,000 Milestone

FORT MYERS, Fla. (October 28, 2022) Cypress Cove’s Community Advancement office announced today their successful ongoing campaign to raise funds for employees following the destruction caused by Hurricane Ian. Initiated with the support of Cypress Cove Residents Council immediately following the storm, $300,000 was raised by October 28. Additional donations are expected. “Cypress team members […]
September 13, 2022
Melody Desilets, Community Advancement Officer

Cypress Cove Welcomes Community Advancement Officer

FORT MYERS, Fla. (September 13, 2022) Cypress Cove has welcomed Melody Desilets as their new Community Advancement Officer. Desilets will work closely with leaders and team members across the Cypress family of companies and community at large to strategically plan and execute a growing, comprehensive planned giving and fundraising program. She will be responsible for […]
September 6, 2022
Cypress Cove Resident Life Manager Wendy Post

Women In Leadership – Wendy Post, Resident Life Manager

We continue our Women in Leadership video series with a few words from Resident Life Manager Wendy Post. Wendy shares her experience building a career at Cypress. Resident Life Manager Wendy Post graduated from not one, but two, leadership programs in 2022 — Leadership Lee County and LeadingAge Florida Leadership Academy. Wow! Congratulations, Wendy!