From ACV Guest to Employee to Volunteer to MemberAdvent Christian Village (ACV) member, Gladys Ezell celebrated her 99th birthday recently at ACV’s Dacier Manor. Gladys and her brother were raised by their widowed mother on the family farm in Mayo, Florida. After high school, she took her first job as the manager of the Dollar Store in Mayo where she made $1.00/day. However, it wasn’t long before this small-town girl was ready for some big c
What is an Emergency Kit?You never know when an emergency might occur, but there is a way you can be proactive and prepared by creating your own emergency kit . An emergency kit is a collection of simple household items you might need in the event of a crisis. By putting together your own kit containing items like food and water that has an extensive shelf life, you will be better equipped to face an emergency.
What is Emotional Wellness?Do you find yourself feeling run down, anxious, tired or irritable often? These are common feelings that everyone experiences at one point or another. But did you know that how you’re feeling each day can affect your everyday life? If you don’t take care of your emotional wellness, you may find yourself unable to properly control your thoughts, feelings and behaviors. Emotional wellness in
The Hopefulness of Alzheimer’sThe mere mention today of Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) elicits feelings of dread in those aware of the damage and loss it can inflict on its victims and their families. Words such as hopeless, helpless, and senseless are often used to describe the condition. Those with Alzheimer’s and their families may have to face the fact that over time Alzheimer’s will most likely affect every aspect of da