News and views from The Preserve

News from The Preserve as well as current topics of interest for the people we serve, their families and our community.



Shedding light on Alzheimer’s Awareness at The Preserve

Alzheimer’s disease affects nearly 6.7 million older Americans. At the Preserve, a senior living community in Fort Myers, nearly 20 residents have a form of dementia, including Alzheimer’s. Ralph Marshall, a resident of The Preserve, and his wife, Maggie Marshall, took the time to shar…


Pastor Cheryl Leftwich joins The Preserve as full-time pastor

Cheryl Leftwich, a local pastor and longtime member of the Volunteers of America National Services family, has joined The Preserve as a full-time pastor. As pastor of The Preserve, a senior living community in Fort Myers, Leftwich will conduct weekly services, provide end-of-life and grief…


The Preserve hires Kelsey Daniell as life enrichment director

The Preserve, a skilled nursing, assisted living and memory care community in Fort Myers, has hired Kelsey Daniell as the life enrichment director. In this position, Daniell will develop and deliver daily programs of individual and group activities so residents can engage in cultural, spir…


Lee County High School seniors plan prom

You’re never too old to go to prom! High school seniors in Lee County helped a senior living community have a very special prom night. The idea started when Riverdale High School senior, Nikole Thomas, reached out to The Preserve for a class project, Thomas wanted to throw a prom for th…


Sarah Richard is promoted to assistant administrator

The Preserve has promoted Sarah Richard, MHA, LNHA, to assistant administrator. In this role, Richard’s responsibilities include oversight of planning, organization, operations and management, financial resources, human resources and leadership. A primary function is helping lead day-to-…