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Why Retire in Greater Gainesville?

Scott Medley, M.D. We have had the good fortune to live, work and raise a family in Gainesville for the past 36 years. My wife and I have also enjoyed being retired here for the past five years. So, what’s s...

Why Greater Gainesville?

Barzella Papa President and CEO, Community Foundation of North Central Florida Seventeen years ago, my husband and I relocated to Gainesville from Washington, D.C. with the thought this would be a temporary...

Why Greater Gainesville?

Charlie Lane Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, University of Florida I moved to Gainesville in 2014 after working in Los Angeles at the University of Southern California for more than 20 ye...

Why Greater Gainesville?

Deborah Bowie President and CEO, United Way of North Central Florida It’s hard to believe, but it’s been nearly four years since I relocated to Gainesville, Florida. It was April 2013 when I was recruited t...

Why Greater Gainesville?

John Barli Regional Director, Catholic Charities — Gainesville Regional Office I first experienced Gainesville when I came here to attend the University of Florida in the fall of 1974, as an 18-year- old fr...

Why Greater Gainesville?

Star Bradbury Director of Sales and Marketing, Oak Hammock at the University of Florida Yes, Gainesville really is a special place! Ok, I admit I am partial. Gainesville has been my home since 1978. To the ...

Why Greater Gainesville?

Rev. Steve Price & Rev. Catherine Fluck Price Senior Co-Pastors, Trinity United Methodist Church Catherine and I moved to Gainesville this summer to become the new co-pastors of Trinity United Methodist...

Faith and Worship

Greater Gainesville has an amazingly diverse culture of faith, with well over 20 denominations represented in over 500 houses of worship. From Buddhist Temples to Baptist Churches to Interfaith Alliances, resid...

List of Senior Resources & Activities

Select listing of continuing care, retirement communities and assisted living facilities for our senior residents. Atrium at Gainesville  2431 NW 41 St. Gainesville, FL 32606 (352) 261-0858 fb.com/Atri...

Oak Hammock

The residents at Oak Hammock take academic classes, workout in a 20,000-square-ft. gym and are active volunteers in the Gainesville community. No, they’re not college students — the residents are primarily seni...