Veterans Day Celebration Honors Resident Veterans at Watercrest Buena Vista Senior Living Community in The Villages
The Floridant/10252219

VERO BEACH, Fla., Nov. 16, 2023 ~ Last week, Watercrest Buena Vista Senior Living Community in The Villages of Central Florida held their annual Veterans Day event to honor the veterans and veteran spouses who reside there. With the help of local community partners, the Watercrest team ensured each veteran was recognized for their military service with respect and appreciation.

Residents, family members, and community partners gathered in a symbolic display of red, white and blue. Many veterans proudly donned their uniforms adorned with medals and badges of honor. Guests joined in the National Anthem, Pledge of Allegiance and dedication to the veterans with traditional music played by Janice Martin.

Watercrest associates and representatives from VITAS honored 67 resident veterans with certificates and a pinning ceremony, recognizing each veteran in their branch of service for their dedication and sacrifice. A moment of silence ensued as flowers were delivered to the widowed men and women whose spouses had served in the military.

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Jennifer Butler, Executive Director of Watercrest Buena Vista said: "We are so thankful for the community collaboration in honoring our resident veterans with respect and appreciation for their service to our country."

The Veterans Day celebration is part of Watercrest CARES, a company-wide movement by Watercrest Senior Living Group encompassing their common unity initiatives such as Connectivity. The goal is to support residents in staying connected in meaningful ways while inspiring a sense of community at each location.

Watercrest Buena Vista is an independent, assisted living and memory care community located in The Villages area of Central Florida. Residents enjoy Southern style balconies and outdoor gathering spaces, manicured lawns and walking paths, resort-style pool and patios, as well as purposeful health and fitness programming. Additionally, they offer signature culinary offerings including flatbreads, charcuterie, private label wines, seasonal beers, coffees and desserts that can be enjoyed indoors or outdoors.

For more information about Watercrest Buena Vista Senior Living Community contact them at 352-604-5119 or visit them at 5867 E County Road in The Villages.
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