We have often heard the cliché, “20-20 is hindsight,” right? At no other time in recent memory could this be more accurate! The year 2020 brought families unprecedented disruption, loneliness, separation, and often times, fear. However, 2021 is just around the proverbial corner of the calendar and it is our opportunity to celebrate the special people in our lives who matter most.
In the United States, we celebrate our seniors during the month of May. We focus on their contributions in our lives and in their senior living communities. Led by the Administration for Community Living (ACL), the annual observance which began in 1963 offers a special opportunity to learn about, support, and recognize our nation’s more mature citizens.
At Victoria Landing in Melbourne, FL, we celebrate our seniors every day. Our mission is to provide consistently excellent service to those we touch combining independence and personal care in a residential setting. Our residents and their families have our commitment that our assisted living, memory care, and senior living community in Melbourne is built with character and spirit. It is a place full of pride. It is a place all of us would like to call home.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there are about 52 million people age 65 or older. By 2060, our revered elderly population will comprise 95 million people. This means that 1 in 5 people will be senior citizens; they are predicted to outnumber children in the next 10 years.
Appreciating aging with a bit of humor, wrinkles, and wisdom
It was a former U.S. President who said, “I’ve often thought that the aging process could only be slowed down if it had to go through Congress.”
Another famous actress once stated, “Gravity and wrinkles are fine with me. They’re a small price to pay for the new wisdom inside my head and my heart.”
However you view the hindsight of 2020 bewilderment or perhaps the bright light of 2021 ahead, we remind you that John and Barbara Rumpel, founders of Victoria Landing, a carefree, assisted living community in Brevard County, always see you as their neighbor and not a guest.
Celebrating and Inspiring our Victoria Landing Neighbors and Revisiting our History
Nearly 20 years ago, the Rumpels used their real estate investment as an investment in their future, a sanctuary for senior living. John wanted to create a caring community that was worthy of a resident like his mother, Joya Paterson, who after a lifetime of achievements and acclaim, deserved a carefree, rewarding quality of life. At that point, the vision of Victoria Landing a waterfront, resort-like, assisted living facility was born. John and Barbara Rumpel also make their home at Victoria Landing. Welcoming you and your family with open arms, the Rumpels as your neighbor.
Victoria Landing gets its name from Victoria Rumpel. Victoria was John’s daughter who died tragically at 19 years old in a scuba diving accident. John honors the memory of his daughter with the Victoria Landing name. With that honor comes the responsibility to make Victoria Landing the very best it can be…in commemoration of Victoria and in celebration of everything life can and should be. Life is simply too precious.
In leaving 2020 in hindsight and foreseeing 2021, what are you looking forward to for yourself, for your loved ones? As the Rumpels stated, “life is simply too precious” to not be looking at what can and should be.
Carefree assisted living and memory care in Melbourne, FL comes to life at Victoria Landing in the heart of Downtown Eau Gallie on the shores of the Indian River.