Non-Profit Organisation Awards 2022

4 Acquisition International - Non-Profit Organisation Awards 2022 Apr22443 Best Older Adult Philanthropic Support Organization 2022 In terms of funding and government support, the elderly population often fly under the radar. However, the John Knox Village of Florida is on a mission to change this for good – indeed, it hopes to provide retirees with a happy and healthy life post-retirement. As such, 16 years ago, the John Knox Village of Florida Foundation, an organization that acquires funding and donations for the village and its mission, was established. veryone gets older – it’s inevitable. Therefore, it’s never too early to consider what your retirement plans are, for example, do you plan to stay at home or move into a retirement home or life plan community? Both options offer numerous benefits; however, taking up residence in a life plan community can open you up to a whole host of new experiences. Indeed, John Knox Village of Florida offers just this – a resort to retreat to for you to age gracefully. There are a range of residential options available, including comfortable apartments and luxurious bungalows, each coming equipped with security options that always ensure safety. Moreover, for over 50 years John Knox Village of Florida has been providing a vibrant community, complete with leading-edge amenities for the aging population, encapsulating what can only be described as a ‘relaxed, upscale South Florida beach vibe.’ Serving as a premium retirement village, John Knox Village of Florida is the place ‘where possibility plays.’ In essence, it prioritises health and wellbeing, ensuring that you get the most out of your years of freedom. Henceforth, everyday its residents get to wake up in a maintenance-free abode, from where they can partake in ‘healthy endeavours, socializing, creative and intellectual pursuits, sunny adventures, or simply relaxing.’ From yoga classes to art classes, and massages to libraries, there is so much to do and see both on and off-site. Additionally, in the event of an emergency, there is a full-scale emergency response team on standby. Each residence is fitted with emergency alert cords, daily check-in systems, and smoke detectors, and is further protected by 24/7 security. Not only is the gated community equipped to cope with small-scale emergencies, but it is also able to handle natural disasters – the village’s emergency response team, trained and maintained by John Knox Village, guarantees that no resident will ever face another hurricane or other potential disaster alone. ‘As I mentioned in the survey previously, making the decision to move to JKV was one of the best decisions I ever made. My experiences E Mark Dobosz – Executive Director