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2,400-resident campus. “But part of the Shell Point charm and appeal is we have that small-town feel, where everyone knows your name and keeps an eye out for each other.” Shell Point is a non-profit ministry of The Christian and Missionary Alliance Foundation, Inc., rooted in Judeo- 70 Innovative Health Magazine Christian faith. “Our mission says it best, we are dedicated to the service of God and the care of His people,” says David. As a continuing care retirement community (CCRC), Shell Point features independent living, assisted living, and skilled-nursing care, all on a gorgeous 600-acre, resort-style setting in Fort Myers, just two miles from the Sanibel Causeway. ‘‘ ‘‘ Lifestyle amenities include a championship 18-hole golf course, marina, aquatic center, and so many monthly concerts, education programs, outings, and events that they literally fill a book! Lifecare features full-time on-site physicians, pharmacy and medical facilities, short- and long-term rehabilitation, and hospice and memory care units. “The breadth of activities combined with the top-tier medical services make this a place where our residents feel happy and fulfilled,” David says. “Shell Point provides endless opportunities for an active, healthy life, with the peace of mind that comes from knowing one’s future healthcare is already covered, from our newest residents to those living here more than 20 years, year-round to seasonal.” A prime component is the LifeQuest program that is a positive approach to wellness and active aging based on six dimensions: physical, emotional, spiritual, educational, community and social, and natural environment. David describes LifeQuest as “an active lifestyle that feeds your mind, body, and spirit through a balance of the six dimensions to promote overall well-being and happiness.” Seniors Share Talents, Common Interests While it has unmatched amenities, its people make Shell Point remarkable. “Many of our instructors are residents with a personal passion for a topic or hobby, and a willingness to volunteer their talents for their neighbors’ benefit. Inevitably we find others with the same interests, and they come together in a socially-engaging, productive, and fun manner,” says David. Shell Point boasts residents who are former major league baseball players and Navy Cross recipients, corporate executives, retired pastors, missionaries, and jet pilots. “A gentleman with a truly melodic voice reads interesting messages The breadth of activities combined with the top-tier medical services make this a place where our residents feel happy and fulfilled


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