Open! Discovery Village at the Forum!

Fort Myers’ newest and most luxurious independent living center is now formally opened and brand new! The formal ribbon-cutting ceremony took place August 2.

“Our residents are always top of mind, and Discovery Senior Living pride ourselves on providing the best lifestyle possible to promote overall well-being and happiness,” said Richard J. Hutchinson, CEO of Discovery Senior Living. “This new community is unmatched in regards to the amenities, the living arrangements, and the lifestyle. Our team put so much heart and thought into the construction and overall design of this new community. We hope all residents at Discovery Village at the Forum feel at home, in addition to living their best life.”

Open! Discovery Village at the Forum!

Heather Henning, President & CEO of Henning Florida, sixth from the left.

The new community offers an array of luxurious exterior and interior amenities. There is a grand ballroom for community events, a deluxe movie theater for relaxation and entertainment, and a resort-style pool, complete with over-sized cabanas and a covered, outdoor entertaining and dining area.

The facility, an addition to Discovery Village’s overall complex in Fort Myers, is another in a continuing series of construction projects by Henning Florida together with Discovery Senior Living, the award winning developer of senior living centers around Florida as well as Alabama, Georgia, Texas, the mid-Atlantic states and into the Midwest.

Henning Florida also built Discovery Village Naples (which garnered its own award) and Discovery Village Palm Beach.

Discovery Village at The Forum in Fort Myers was awarded in August the prestigious Grand Aurora Award for “Best Seniors Housing Community On the Boards” during the 35th annual Aurora Awards, presented by the Southeast Building Conference and Florida Home Builders Association.

Open! Discovery Village at the Forum!The Aurora Awards honors design and planning achievements in community and home design in residential and senior living specialty housing categories. Winners were chosen from over 300 entries from across the region.

“Aurora Award winners reflect our industry’s best, brightest and most innovative architects, designers, and builder/developers,” said Aurora Award Chairman Drew Smith of Two Trails.

“Our desire at Discovery Senior Living is to redefine senior-living communities with innovation, cutting-edge design, and superb conveniences to fulfill our residents’ needs and desires, and each and every one of our new communities is built with this goal in mind,” said Thomas J. Harrison, CEO and co-founder of Discovery Senior Living. “We are honored that Discovery Village At The Forum has received such high recognition from our industry peers.”

The Independent Living Center within Discovery Village at The Forum includes 176 individual and well-appointed apartments along with Sensations Elegant Dining Room, a private dining room, a Grande Living Room, the Legends Club & Bar, game and activity rooms, the Discovery Silver Cinema Movie Theater, the Discovery Zone Media Center and Library, the Grande Ballroom, a beauty salon and barber shop, a fitness center, a wellness center, a heated pool, a full calendar of recreational events and activities, group outings, scheduled transportation, weekly housekeeping and concierge services. All of this from a convenient location at 2625 Forum Boulevard in Fort Myers. Call 239-989-0444 or click here for information on residency.

Discovery Senior Living, a family of companies founded by Harrison and Hutchinson, includes: Discovery Management Group, Discovery Development Group, Discovery Realty Group, and Discovery At Home, a Medicare-certified home healthcare company. For more than 25 years, the award-winning management group has been developing, building, marketing and operating upscale, luxury senior-living communities across the United States. With a portfolio of more than 6,500 homes for seniors, Discovery Senior Living is a recognized industry leader in creating world-class resort-style communities.

Henning Florida is proud to be a partner with this distinguished company in provided top quality housing for our senior population.