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Future Resident in the Spotlight: Marion Dailey

As interviewed by Bill Weisé Currently living in Deland, Marion Dailey has her roots in Winter Park. Her family moved there when she was a small child and she graduated from Winter Park High School. She went on to receive her under­graduate degree in Elementary Education from St. Leo University, outside of Tam­pa. Marion loved …

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Future Residents in the Spotlight: Ida and Gary Cobb

As interviewed by Patricia Appleton Although Ida and Gary Cobb currently live in Deland, their journey to Legacy Pointe really began about two years ago. This adventuresome couple was settled in the cozy little town of Hart, Georgia. Every morning as they sipped their coffee, they gazed upon the peaceful waters of Lake Hartwell. Free …

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Future Residents in the Spotlight: Frank and Wendy Jamison

As interviewed by Patricia Appleton August 12, 2019 As a member of the Women’s Club at UCF, Wendy Jamison became intrigued by rumors a few years ago about a senior living community affiliated with the university. A visit to the Legacy Pointe Information Center with her husband Frank clinched the deal. The couple was impressed …

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Hurricane Dorian Update: 8/30/2019, 1:20 p.m. EDT

As we monitor the path of Hurricane Dorian, our top priority is the well-being of those we serve. We’re fully prepared to be a source of communication for you and your loved ones should the need arise. Please visit our website frequently, as we’ll be updating information regularly. Or if we can help facilitate communications …

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Orlando Senior Soaring to New Heights for 80th Birthday

Dr. Dick Tucker will celebrate his 80th birthday by soaring through the skies of Orlando. On Wednesday, August 28, at 8:00 a.m., Dr. Tucker will take a tandem hang gliding flight from Wallaby Ranch. This is the second bucket list item to be checked off by the Director for University of Central Florida Initiative on …

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Meet Susan Pantellias

Future Legacy Pointe Resident Susan Pantellias may have thought her college days were over when she graduated from UCF. But now, thanks to Legacy Pointe’s affiliation with the university, she’s looking forward to getting right back in the middle of the UCF community. “They will cart us to and from games. I can go to …

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Meet Nancy and Dennis Wood

What attracted Nancy and Dennis to Legacy Pointe is the affiliation with UCF, as the university has always been a big part of their lives. “Our connection with UCF is that 20 years ago I was faculty in the computer science department and Dennis was a student in the computer science department at UCF. Since …

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Meet Ross and Mary Lynn Williams

When Mary Lynn and Ross heard about Legacy Pointe at UCF, they knew right away they wanted to be part of the community. It is no surprise the Williamses became the first depositors at the only university-based senior living community in Central Florida. But their story really goes back to their college days. They met …

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Why It Is Important to Get Your Yearly Flu Vaccine

As flu season approaches, it’s important to receive your yearly shot. Doctors recommend getting one before Halloween to prevent contracting and spreading the flu. Types of flu vaccines Any flu shot will offer you protection, but the CDC recommends trivalent and quadrivalent vaccines for the 2018-2019 flu season. “Both will offer you adequate protection from …

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