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It’s the Gift of a Lifetime!

It’s the Gift of a Lifetime!

Not all holiday presents come in a box. In fact, one of the most important gifts you can ever give your loved ones is one you can’t buy online or at the mall. It’s the assurance that your financial future is secure … that your long-term health needs will be taken care...

400 Years of Thanks, Tradition (and Turkey!)

400 Years of Thanks, Tradition (and Turkey!)

“And although it be not always so plentiful,” wrote Edward Winslow in 1621, “it was at this time with us, yet by the goodness of God.” For the Pilgrims of Plymouth Colony, it was a hard-won harvest. But despite months of hardship and privation, they had much to be...

Those Who Served: Honoring Veterans at The Mayflower

Those Who Served: Honoring Veterans at The Mayflower

At 11 a.m. on November 11, 1918 – the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month – World War I drew to a hard-won close. As soldiers cheered and bells rang out across continental Europe, Americans came together to celebrate a day of peace … and to...

Expectations: Exceeded!

Expectations: Exceeded!

Emmett and Jo Clary never turn down an adventure. The couple, who met in high school and are bilingual in Spanish and English, have traveled and worked in Mexico and Puerto Rico, as well as across the United States. Once, they drove across the country coast-to-coast,...

A Simple Solution: Letting Go of Life’s Worries

A Simple Solution: Letting Go of Life’s Worries

As a proud alumna of Florida Technological University’s (now UCF’s) first-ever freshman class, Cathy Everett has always been a trailblazer of sorts. In her 35-year career in computer science, she bucked the stereotypes of a male-dominated field to become a project...

A Take-Charge Approach

A Take-Charge Approach

Martha and Jim Williamson didn’t have to wonder whether or not they’d like living at The Mayflower. They already knew … long before they moved in. That’s because the couple had joined the Captain’s Club, and they were able to take advantage of a long list of perks...

“Be proactive about your health”

“Be proactive about your health”

For Dr. Marty and Joyce Zeluck, a move to The Mayflower seemed “way down the road” — even though they knew the community well through friends who lived there. “We always knew that The Mayflower was the premier community in the area, but we weren’t ready just yet,”...

Four simple tips to stage your home – and maximize your value

Four simple tips to stage your home – and maximize your value

The temperature is rising … but that’s not all that’s hot here in Central Florida. The real estate market is on the move, and now is the time to take advantage of it. “Florida is experiencing a huge surge in demand for property right now. Part of it is caused by a...

Art Collection Reflects Suzanne Schneider’s Colorful Life Story

Art Collection Reflects Suzanne Schneider’s Colorful Life Story

If a picture is worth a thousand words, Suzanne Schneider’s Mayflower residence speaks volumes. Every wall is hung with paintings and artworks gathered in her travels across the globe. And — from the machiner’s chests once used to store women’s jewelry to the...

Meet the Mayflower: Lawrie Platt Hall: A Lifetime of Achievements

Meet the Mayflower: Lawrie Platt Hall: A Lifetime of Achievements

Corporate communicator … consultant … mentor … non-profit organizer ... volunteer. Lawrie Platt Hall has done it all. And for a career filled with accomplishments, she was fittingly honored with the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce’s Women of Influence Lifetime...

Meet The Mayflower: “Moving Here Changed My Life”

Meet The Mayflower: “Moving Here Changed My Life”

Henry Morrell moved to The Mayflower seeking the security of long-term healthcare. What he found was a whole new life. “After my wife passed away, the house got quieter and quieter – and my world was getting smaller,” he says. “I didn’t want to live alone – and I...

What’s a Senior Living Community Really Like? Ask the Residents!

What’s a Senior Living Community Really Like? Ask the Residents!

When you’re planning a move to a senior living community, there are countless factors to consider, research, and compare: location, ambience, types of residences, services and amenities, programs, healthcare options, pricing – just for starters. Gathering all that...

Raising the Bar: Top Trends in Senior Living

Raising the Bar: Top Trends in Senior Living

By 2030, all Baby Boomers — more than 61 million people — will be over the age of 65. And with healthcare technology getting better by the day, they’re likely to live longer, healthier lives than any generation before them. That heralds change for senior living,...

By Design: The Latest in Luxury

By Design: The Latest in Luxury

How would you describe the upcoming Waterside Residences at Bristol Landing? In a word: inspired. From open-concept living spaces to an abundance of natural light and greenery, our designers and architects are using best-in-class techniques to create homes that...

Landmark Expansion Raises the Bar for Senior Living

Landmark Expansion Raises the Bar for Senior Living

On a picture-perfect day in February, The Mayflower officially broke ground on Bristol Landing, beginning a new chapter in the community’s history. Community leaders and dignitaries gathered for a ceremony broadcast on Facebook to celebrate the occasion – and the...