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The Exceptional John Knox Village Lifestyle

John Knox Village is a not-for-profit life-care retirement community where you can enjoy a lifestyle rich in opportunities and events. A full schedule of activities means there is always something going on in The Village.

Since 1967, The Village in South Florida has attracted realistic seniors who plan for the future. John Knox Village offers lifetime housing, home maintenance, social activities and on-site nursing care in the Fort Lauderdale and Pompano Beach area.

As a Village resident, you will receive a contract for lifetime life-care. It entitles you to unlimited use of Gardens West – our beautiful Assisted Living Facility, and the John Knox Health Center – our highly-rated skilled and custodial care nursing center. Your entry fee assures you a lifetime of life care without any time or financial limits on the services you receive.

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Decision Guide

The decision to move to a senior living com-munity is an important one that requires thoughtful consideration backed by thorough research and straight-forward information. This Decision Guide is intended to give you a way to educate yourself and the people you love about the many benefits of living at one of South Florida's premier retirement communities, John Knox Village.

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Events at John Knox Village
Long-Term Care Seminar

Release Date: 20-Nov-2014

Thursday, November 20 at 2:00 p.m. Have you become frustrated with the costs and limitation..

Lunch and Learn - Mrs. Sally and Dr. Paul Loree

Release Date: 09-Dec-2014

Tuesday, December 9 at 10:30 a.m. You are invited to a luncheon to learn about John Knox Vi..

The Annual John Knox Village Holiday Parade

Release Date: 11-Dec-2014

Thursday, December 11 at 4:30 p.m. Join in the fun of our Annual Holiday Parade. Staff, res..

Senior Connection Holiday Brunch

Release Date: 16-Dec-2014

Tuesday, December 16 at 10:00 a.m. Join other South Florida seniors for brunch in The Villa..

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Learn More About: The Woodlands at John Knox Village
Meaningful Life in a Loving Home

John Knox Village is in the process of building a new health center, The Woodlands at JKV, which will be the first skilled nursing center in the State of Florida to adopt The Green House model of care.

The Green House model, introduced by THE GREEN HOUSE Project, provides an innovative new level of person-centered care that gives seniors meaningful life in a real home. It also recognizes their individuality and honors their autonomy, choice, privacy and dignity. Finally, it empowers the staff to develop deep relationships with the residents.

For more information about The Woodlands at John Knox Village, visit the or e-mail (

Resident Life

As a resident – free from the mundane chores of everyday life - you'll have the time to pursue travel, bridge, crafts, and the joy of new friendships.The Village activities staff organizes escorted trips to popular destinations in Florida, the US and abroad. You'll enjoy trips to the theater or the symphony. There are shopping trips as well as visits to libraries, malls, and favorite restaurants. Visit surrounding communities and entertainment in the Fort Lauderdale area. The activities staff takes care of all the details and transportation.

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Our Homes

You have a choice of more than thirty different types of residences. Select the home style and floor plan that is perfect for your way of life. Choose from a wide selection of convenient apartments, or the more “home-like” living of a single story villa. These options provide you with the perfect South Florida retirement home to suit your needs.

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Lunch & Tour

Find out more about this South Florida retirement community, just minutes from Fort Lauderdale. John Knox Village offers a monthly Lunch and Learn Tour. This tour is designed to educate interested seniors in the importance of life-care in their lives. Plus you will have the opportunity to learn how John Knox Village is unique in its approach to life-care, wellness, involvement, resulting in a real “joy of living.”

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From Our Blog

from Ann Burnside Love - by Guest Blogger Nicole Jovel
"My head could just buzz with all the things I'd like to do for my family," said Ann Burnside Love as she thought about the upcoming holiday season. But Ann, founder and chair of Love & Company and resident of a suburban Maryland retirement community, has a plan. "Holidays require lead time and pacing," she said. Her plan is to think ahead, review her calendar, and pencil in down time to counterbalance the hustle and bustle of the season. "I occasionally have 'crash days' where I don't get dressed, catch up on the newspaper and listen to music all day. I might read a book with my feet up and order in the wonderful food they have on hand in my community so I don't have to go anywhere," Ann said. Read More...

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Photos from The Village's numerous events can be found on this Website, as well as on Facebook.

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Whether it is before, during and after a storm, visit The Village's Hurricane Page for updates and news.

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