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December 2019                                                    Viewpointe, Page 3

       Don’t Look Back

      By Judith Levy                                        I think about decisions I made, opportunities I missed,   twice the size you remember, so forget her. Take the time
                                                         chances I let go by, and I wonder why I was so timid, or   to find joy in the person you did choose. Your children
         When I was twenty,                              unwilling to reach for the success that was dancing before   didn’t quite turn out the way you expected? Forget about
      thirty and forty, I used to                        my eyes. Do you do that? Well, instead of beating yesterday   it and concentrate on their good points. They probably
      look forward. So many                              to death, why not concentrate on the good choices you did   have many if you give up your demand that they fit into
      challenges, so many                                make. The richest man in the world can’t get yesterday   a picture that you created that they never would or could
      mountains still to climb,                          back, and Lot’s wife turned into a pillar of salt when she   live up to. And why should they, when they have dreams
      so many dreams yet                                 looked back, and you really can’t go forward if you’re   of their own.
      unfulfilled. But since I’ve                        always looking in the rearview mirror, so stop doing it.      Today is called the present, because that’s what it is.
      passed seventy and now in                          Happiness is making a bouquet from the flowers within   A gift. Cherish it and make each day count. I don’t know
      my eighties, I find myself                         your reach. That old boyfriend you tossed aside, would   where you began, but I started out very far from Boca Raton.
      no longer looking forward but looking back.        never have brought you happiness. That old girlfriend is   I would never have believed I’d live in such opulence, buy
                                                                                                           clothes I want, eat meals I choose, go to shows I enjoy, and
                                                                                                           just have a retirement filled with choices and good times.
                                                                                                           I feel very fortunate and intend to count my blessings and
         Boca Regional And United Healthcare from page 1  UnitedHealthcare,” said Eric Shatanof, corporate vice   let yesterday be bygone, in the past, where it belongs.
                                                         president  and  chief  managed  care  officer  at  Baptist      HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!!
         customers and members as we worked on their behalf to   Health South Florida. We are pleased we can strengthen
         reach agreement with Boca Raton Regional Hospital, an   our commitment to the community by ensuring access      Judith Levy is the New York Times best-selling
         important healthcare provider in the Boca Raton area.”  to the high-quality health care at Boca Raton Regional   author  of  GRANDMOTHER  REMEMBERS  which
            When the two parties ended their relationship on   Hospital.”                                  has sold over four million copies and the mega best
         July 1, 2019, it meant that over 15,000 families had      Boca Pointe residents can now sleep a little better   seller  GRANDFATHER REMEMBERS, published by
         difficult choices to make regarding their health care. In   knowing this matter is finally settled.  HarperCollins. 
         many cases patients had to pay more for services they      On a more positive matter, pictured on Page 1 is the
         received, sometimes hundreds of dollars. Sometimes   new Schmidt Family parking garage scheduled to open
         they had to travel to another hospital in the Baptist   at  the Boca Raton  Regional Hospital next January.
         system.                                         This facility will accommodate almost 1,000 cars and   Social Calendar from page 1
            “Our new contract is a testament to the      should substantially ease the parking situation at the
         strong, longstanding relationship we have with   hospital.                                        Joel Odierno. For Chanukah, there will be a traditional
                                                                                                            Chanukah Candle Lighting and Dinner.
                                                                                                               To keep the calendar full, on Christmas Day, there
                                                                                                            is a pool party at the Sports and Fitness Complex along
                                     Board Of Directors                                                     with music and balloon twisting.
                                                                                                               The Holiday  Week includes Clowns On Call

                   April 2019 – April 2020 Officers/Executive Committee                                     “Wiggles and Giggles” Clown Show, rock painting and
                                                                                                            ice cream sundae, a Mad Science “Up & Away Show,”
                                                                                                            and a video game truck in the parking lot. There will
         Chairman and President  Barry J. Haberman       District 5 Dan Gabrielle (La Corniche)             also be Junior Golf & Tennis Clinics!
         Vice Chair          Steve Retzer                   Esplanada, Caravelle, Palomar, La Corniche,
         Vice President      Gail Ehrlich                   and El Dorado                                      Dinner during the Holiday Week will include face
         2nd Vice President      Jim Collins             District 6 Marvin Lazarowitz (Villa Stel)          painters one evening, caricaturists on another night,
         Secretary           Steve  King                    Villa Flora, Montego Bay, Villa Stel, and Palladium  and air brush tattoo artist another night.
         Treasurer           Harvey  Kaplan              District 7 Joyce Britt (Villa Sonrisa)                We love having a calendar full of fun … fun …
                                                            The Plum/Cortina and Villa Sonrisa              fun!
         District Directors                              District 8 Len Kagan (Costa del Sol)                  And who says membership at the Club at Boca
         District 1 Alvaro Fernandez Caballero (Encantada)     Costa del Sol and Costa Brava                Pointe doesn’t have its privileges?
            Encantada, Valencia and The Palms            District 9 Robin Gliboff (Edgewater)                  We would treasure having you as part of the Boca
         District 2 Steve King (Imperial Royale)            Edgewater Pointe Estates and Stratford Court    Pointe family! Why not call 561-864-8539 to learn
            Promenade, Imperial Royale, Imperial, Regency                                                   more about your membership options so you, too, can
            and Panaché                                  At Large Directors    At Large Directors
         District 3 Steve Retzer (La Mirada)             Through 2020          Through 2021                 enjoy this gem, the Club at Boca Pointe!!! 
            La Mirada and Meridiana                      Carsten Bethge (Valencia)  Howard Davis (La Corniche)
         District 4 Bob Greenstein (La Paz)              Jim Collins (Caravelle)  Gail Ehrlich (Villa Flora)
            El Viento, La Paz, and Southwinds            Harvey Kaplan (Meridiana) Barry J. Haberman  (Encantada)
                                                                                                            Lease Renewals

                                                                                                               Renters- If you plan to renew your lease at Boca
                                                                                                            Pointe, please provide the BPCA Management office
                                                                                                            a copy of your renewal lease and vehicle registration
                                   General Dentistry                                                        prior to your lease expiration date. Both items are
                                                                                                            needed to ensure that your transponder does not get
                                     Cosmetic & Laser                                                       deactivated when the lease ends. Our office is located
                                                                                                            at  6909  SW  18th  St.  Suite A120  in  the  Boardwalk
                                                                                                            shopping plaza.
                                                                                                               Thank you! 

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                                                                                                             Pointe Community

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        practicing dentistry for 32 years                                                                      Suites are overlooking the beautiful Lake Buttonwood
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