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Medical Connections Specific to Watercrest Naples


NCH Heart Institute

399 9th St N


Naples, FL 34102

(239) 624-4200

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People know the NCH Healthcare System is the only place they can be sure of getting all the care they need. Only the NCH Healthcare System offers advanced heart, cancer, obstetric, newborn, and pediatric care.

Our NCH Heart Institute offers the most progressive cardiac care in southwest Florida. We use direct infarct angioplasty, "Code Save-A-Heart", in a new way to treat heart attacks by unblocking arteries immediately.


Naples Community Hospital
350 7th St N,

Naples, FL 34102

(239) 624-5000


NCH North Naples Hospital

11190 Health Park Blvd

Naples, FL 34110

(239) 354-6000

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NCH Baker Hospital Downtown and NCH North Naples Hospital provide personalized care for over 40,000 patients a year in our two-hospital, 716 bed system. NCH's outstanding reputation is confirmed by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), in its award of accreditation to both NCH hospitals.

In August 2012, the NCH Healthcare System became a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. NCH is the first member of the network in Florida and the Southeast region of the United States.




Physicians Regional Medical Center- Pine Ridge

6101 Pine Ridge Rd

Naples, FL 34119

(239) 348-4000




Physicians Regional Medical Center- Collier Blvd

8300 Collier Blvd

Naples, FL 34114

(239) 354-6000

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Today, Physicians Regional Healthcare System is comprised of two premier Naples hospitals in Collier County with 201 licensed beds, an affiliated multispecialty physician group, and a medical staff of over 300 physicians who are highly trained and exceptionally skilled within their fields. The Healthcare System offers vital services such as Neurovascular, Stroke and Orthopedics to the Naples Community.




Landmark Hospital

1285 Creekside Blvd

Naples, FL 34109

(239) 529-1800

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As a Long-Term Acute Care hospital, Landmark is unique in its ability to care for medically complex patients who benefit from extended recovery time. At Landmark Hospitals, we care for difficult to treat, chronically critically ill patients who require specialized and aggressive goal-directed care over an extended period of time. Typical patients have multiple co-morbidities, multi organ system failure, and significant loss of independence; most following a traditional hospital stay. The average length of stay is 25-30 days, and the majority of our admissions come from short-term hospitals; typically from the intensive care and step down units.




VA Naples Clinic

2685 Horseshoe Dr.

S # 101

Naples, FL 34104

(239) 659-9188

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Services Available:

Health Promotion

Disease Prevention

Diagnosis and Treatment of Acute and Chronic Medical Conditions

Referral to Specialty Care

Mental Healthcare Services

EKG Service

Phlebotomy Service

Women's Healthcare




Collier Neurologic Specialists

730 Goodlette Road North


Naples, FL 34102

(239) 262-8971

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Dedicated to providing the highest quality of medical, surgical and psychological care to the people of our community. We provide the professional services of Board Certified Neurologists, Neurosurgeons, Physiatrists,  Psychologists, Certified Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Radiology Technicians, Registered Nurses, and Electrodiagnostic Technicians.


Our group specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of nerve disorders, back pain, headache, memory and balance disorders, epilepsy, stroke, brain tumors and aneurysms, spine surgery, carotid artery stenosis, pain management, psychological testing, counseling and biofeedback.   Our in-house neurodiagnostic services consist of nerve conduction studies, electromyography, EEG, carotid doppler studies, and  balance testing. The group’s psychology department is staffed by licensed psychologists who provide patient evaluation, counseling, testing and treatment in both the office and hospital settings. We provide in house interventional spinal procedures and diagnostic services including: CT and MRI and MRA scans.




NASA- Neuroscience and Spine Associate P.L. & NASA Orthopedics

1660 Medical Blvd


Naples, FL 34110

(239) 566-3434

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Established in 1996, a group of experienced neurologists and neurosurgeons joined together to establish Neuroscience and Spine Associates, P.L. As Florida’s leading practitioners in neurology, neurosurgery, pain management, orthopedics, rehabilitation and diagnostics, their combined resources and expertise, provide patients with the highest quality, most technologically advanced medical care.




Spiritual Connections Specific to Watercrest Naples


St. William Catholic Church

601 Seagate Dr.

Naples, FL 34108

(239) 261-4883

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As a Christ-centered Catholic community, Saint William Parish will respond to the spiritual, physical, and emotional needs of God's people through active programs to address the issues of spiritual life, social justice and the needs of our youth.  The primary concerns of our parish are: Spiritual Life and Worship, Social Ministry, and Youth & Young Adult Ministries.

First Presbyterian Church
250 6th St S

Naples, FL 34102

(239) 262-1311

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St. John’s Episcopal Church

500 Park Shore Dr, Naples, FL 34103


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The first worship service was held on Sunday, April 26, 1970 in the community

room of a Naples bank located at 2400 N. Tamiami Trail. The Rev. Tom Moss, Vicar conducted the service for the ten persons attending. Trinity-by-the-Cove parish, Naples, was the “mother parish,” assisting theorganizers in a number of ways including giving the property at 605 Parkview on which the Vicarage was built. One of these ways was working with Raymond Lutgert, developer of the Park Shore neighborhood. Mr. Lutgert donated the 3.5 acres of property on which the church is built.

The group soon grew to thirty-two and, by October 1970, St. John’s was

granted official mission status by the Diocese of Southwest Florida.

Groundbreaking for the Church building took place on February 21, 1971, and the

completed building was dedicated in November 1972. Full parish status was achieved in October 1980.

First United Methodist Church

388 1st Ave S

Naples, FL 34102

(239) 262-1033

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First Church is the earliest established congregation in Naples.  We've welcomed worshipers from all walks of life since 1891. We have a Traditional service on Sunday Morning and a Wednesday Evening Café Worship, casual and friendly.  Whether you're just passing through the area or looking for a church home, we welcome you to First Church.

First Baptist Church of Naples

3000 Orange Blossom Dr, Naples, FL 34109

(239) 597-6057

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When you set foot on the campus of First Baptist Church Naples you will discover a warm group of real people dedicated to following our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. We seek to understand our cultural context and share the love & truth of Jesus Christ with everyone in our community. From the moment you walk up to the building you can expect.

Temple Shalom

4630 Pine Ridge Rd

Naples, FL 34119

(239) 455-3030


For over fifty years, Temple Shalom, a Reform Jewish congregation affiliated with the Union for Reform Judaism, has represented the great diversity of the Jewish population, enjoying a sense of identity, attachment and family through temple membership. It is a place where women and men are equal partners in making our world whole and holy, and where all members are part of one family as we work together to support one another, live Jewish values, and build the next generation.




Fitness and Things To Do Specific to Watercrest Naples


River Park Community Center

280 Riverside Circle

Naples FL 34102


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River Park Community Center is located between Goodlette-Frank Rd. and US 41 on the corner of 3rd Ave North and 11th St North in downtown Naples. The 11,000 square foot community center opened in December 2002

Facility Amenities:

• Auditorium with stage and a large dance floor

• Commercial Kitchen

• Computer Training Lab

• Library

• Fitness Center

• Meeting Rooms

• Covered Stage and Grass Sitting Area

Recreational Classes Offered:

• Yoga

• Tap Dance

• Zumba

• Ballroom

• Cycling

• Drawing Class (Oil, Watercolor, and Acrylic)

RiverPark Aquatic Center

280 Riverside Circle

Naples, FL 34102

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River Park Aquatic Center features year-round FREE general admission.  The heated (or chilled when the weather is hot!) pool offers six lap lanes connected to a teaching pool which leads to a beach entry pool with interactive water feature.  The bath house offers two family restrooms, men’s and women’s restrooms, all with showers as well.  A large shaded pavilion, with ceiling fans and vending machines allows you to enjoy snacks or the lunches you brought in.

The Norris Center

755 8th Ave S, Naples, FL 34102

(239) 213-3058

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The Norris Community Center, which opened in March 2004, has an auditorium with stage, two meeting rooms, dance studio, conference room, game room, art gallery, and an amphitheater. The center offers many cultural and recreation classes including, watercolor class, open painting class, adult dance, acting, and languages.

Greater Naples YMCA

5450 Y M C A Rd

Naples, FL 34109

(239) 597-8431

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Physical activity is essential in maintaining a higher quality of life and independence among seniors. Regular exercise provides many practical benefits, including reducing the risk of diseases and conditions such as diabetes, osteoporosis, coronary artery disease and high blood pressure. Stronger muscles, better balance and coordination, and higher energy levels all work together to maintain or improve basic living skills. The Naples YMCA has structured classes designed specifically for the older adult population.



Collier County Super 60 Softball

101 Forest Lakes Blvd


Naples, FL 34105

(239) 298-4582

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If you are 60 or older and enjoy softball, we would love to have you join us for the 2018 season. This is a league that accepts players from Naples, Ft. Myers, Bonita Springs and Greater Collier County.




Support Groups and Senior Resources Specific to Watercrest Naples




Alzheimer’s Support Network

660 Tamiami Trail N


Naples, FL 34102

(239) 262-8388

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The Alzheimer's Support Network is a 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation dedicated to serving the thousands of families dealing with Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia in Collier County, and beyond.


One in three families is affected by Alzheimer's disease. The progression of this fatal illness ranges from two to 20 years. Presently, there is no known treatment or cure. Due to the nature of the caregiving burden, Alzheimer's disease seriously impacts the lives of everyone in the family.

 Often the only help available is through organizations like ours. In the 34 years that this organization has been in existence, countless families have sought and received our help. Currently, we serve over 5,600 families in Southwest Florida.


Funding for the Alzheimer's Support Network is entirely through individual and corporate donations. One fund raising event, called "Elephant Fest" is held each year. All of the funds raised stay in the community and are used for direct service.




Alzheimer’s Association

9220 Bonita Beach Rd SE


Bonita Springs, FL 34135

(239) 221-7503

(800) 272-3900 (24 Hour Helpline)

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The Alzheimer's Association - Florida Gulf Coast Chapter is a tax-exempt, 501(c)(3) nonprofit, donor-supported organization. Programs and services are made possible through contributions from individuals, corporations and foundations. The Florida Gulf Coast Chapter utilizes 80% of all funds raised for programs, services and research efforts.




Area Agency on Aging for Southwest Florida

15201 N Cleveland Ave


North Fort Myers, FL 33903

(239) 652-6900

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Our website is devoted to members of our population aged 60 and over, and their caregivers, loved ones and those who serve them. The objective of this website is to provide you with as much information as possible to enable you, or your caregiver support network, to make informed decisions regarding your care choices. We recognize that a tiny bit of assistance can make the difference between remaining independent or premature placement in assisted living or nursing home settings.

We are an Aging and Disability Resource Center that has a customer-focused system for information and referrals to public and private pay long-term support options. By being the point of entry to long-term care programs, fragmentation is reduced and optimal use of all resources is assured to assist those in need. Our service area includes: Charlotte, Collier, Desoto, Glades, Hendry, Lee and Sarasota counties.

Areas that the Area Agency on Aging assists Seniors with in finding services for:

• Assistance with Adult Day Care

• Case Management

• Home Services

• Housing

• Nutrition

• Senior Center and Transportation

American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)


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Avow Hospice

1095 Whippoorwill Lane

Naples, FL 34105

(239) 261-4404

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When illness, death, grief and loss touch your life, or the life of someone close to you, you need loving care and professional guidance to get through. Here in southwest Florida, Avow is that source of expert care.We compassionately serve those who are:

• Living with chronic, serious or terminal illness

• Caring for a frail senior or someone who is seriously ill

• Grieving any loss: a family member, friend, coworker, fellow student or pet

Avow was founded by area residents in 1983 as a not-for-profit hospice. Today, Avow is one of the area’s premier health care providers with programs of support for everyone in southwest Florida from newborns to our most senior citizens.


VITAS Hospice

8300 Collier Blvd

3rd Floor, Naples, FL 34114

(239) 354-6185

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VITAS Healthcare provides end-of-life hospice and palliative care for adult and pediatric patients with life-limiting illnesses. We work with patients and families in Collier County and Naples to provide comfort and preserve dignity in the face of terminal illness. Explore this site to find out more about our comprehensive hospice services, including pain and symptom management, emotional and spiritual support for patients and bereavement support for families. Discover why VITAS is the nation’s leading hospice provider.


Elder Care Locator

(800) 963-5337 or (407) 849-2356


Connects older Americans and their caregivers with sources of information on senior services.

Mental Health Association

2335 9th St N

Naples, FL 34103

(239) 261-5405

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For more than 55 years, we have served the SWFL community in working for

wellness, mental health and victory over mental and substance use conditions.

Von Arx Diabetes & Nutrition Health Center

399 Tamiami Trail N


Naples, FL 34102

(239) 624-3450

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Parkinson’s Association of SW Florida

5926 Premier Way #114

Naples, Fl. 34109

Email: ​office@pasfi.org


The Parkinson Association of Southwest Florida Inc. is dedicated to promoting the quality of life for persons with Parkinson Disease(PD) and their partners.




Veterans Resources Specific to Watercrest Naples


You may be eligible for VA benefits if you are:


• A veteran

• A veteran’s dependent

• A surviving spouse or child of a deceased veteran

• A member of the Reserves or National Guard

• An Active Duty Service Member


The Veterans Service Division can assist you with:


• Service connected compensation

• Non-service connected pension

• Health care

• Education

• Home loan guarantees

• Burial benefits

• Dependent/survivors benefits

• Lost military records/application to request DD214

• Property tax exemptions

• Transportation to your scheduled VA Medical Center appointments




Veterans Suicide Crisis Hotline

(800) 273-8255

VA Medical Center



(877) 424-3838

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National Call Line for Veterans that are homeless, facing homelessness or needing support with VA Home Loans. Also offers Job Training Assistance, Employment and Income Benefits, Education Benefits and assistance.


Collier County Veterans Services

3339 Tamiami Trail E


Naples, FL 34112

(239) 252-8999

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Veterans Support Center

6839 Porto Fino Cir

Fort Myers, FL 33912

(239) 344-9852

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We help veterans' families in Southwest Florida understand long term care benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).




Areas of Interest Specific to Watercrest Naples


GulfShore Playhouse

755 8th Ave S

Naples, FL 34102

(239) 261-7529

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Enjoy theatre at its finest at Gulfshore Playhouse in the heart of Naples. Their mission statement will give you insight into the passion for performance.

Gulfshore Playhouse is passionately committed to enriching the cultural landscape of our region by producing professional theatre to the highest artistic standards and providing unique educational opportunities to diverse groups of people in a spirit of service, adventure, and excitement. Our work is inspired by a belief in the magic of theatre to expand the imagination, challenge the senses, provoke discussion, and revitalize in our audience an understanding of our common humanity. This belief drives the care with which we treat our artists, audiences, students, staff, and members of the greater community.




Naples Zoo

1590 Goodlette-Frank Rd

Naples, FL 34102

(239) 262-5409

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Naples Zoo is a nationally accredited zoo and yet much more than a walk-through zoo. The nonprofit 501(c)(3) charitable institution also features a full day of fun activities. The paved path winds nearly a mile past rare and beautiful animals residing within a historic tropical garden of exotic plants first planted in 1919 with a fascinating history.

In this tropical setting, you can take delight at seeing many of your favorite animals like lions, giraffes, monkeys, pythons, and bears. In addition, you'll also discover feature exhibits and an array of more rarely seen creatures like the fosas of Madagascar or an Asian deer that barks and eats meat.

Combining conservation and recreation, Naples Zoo offers fun for every generation. You'll also discover a number of ways to get involved in helping animals. The zoo is accredited by the prestigious Association of Zoos and Aquariums and is an institutional member of the American Association of Zoo Keepers.

Clam Pass County Park

Seagate Drive

Naples, FL 34103


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This beach adventure begins with a tram ride across a three-quarter-mile boardwalk through a mangrove estuary, so you get to experience at least two different Naples habitats within minutes. The park fronts the Naples Grande Beach Resort, located adjacent to its parking lot, which means it can be heavily populated, especially in the winter and spring season. The lovely coastal habitat spans 35 acres and also includes a tidal bay area where beachgoers can observe wading shorebirds, osprey and other marine life. Boat and cabana rentals are available at the county-operated facility, plus there are restrooms, showers and a resort food concession.




East West Fine Art

9115 Strada Pl

Naples, FL 34108

(239) 220-7503

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East West Fine Art (EWFA) exhibits the finest works of Russian, American and European academically trained contemporary artists. Recognized for its contributions to economic and cultural development by the Collier County Government, East West Fine Art’s mission is to bring work by academically trained, world renowned artists to Naples.

In addition to bringing to the US some of the finest and rarest paintings from the Eastern Hemisphere, the gallery organizes various cultural events, engaging the community in an informal educational process.

Olga and Leeza have prepared an exciting program for the 2017-2018 season of live artist shows, and interactive presentations on Russian art and culture. Please stay tuned for non-commercial exhibitions and events at our non-profit – the Russian-American Museum of Art: RAMA.


2500 Horseshoe Dr S

Naples, FL 34104

(239) 643-5783

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The Revs Institute is the premier destination for automotive research and historical study. The Revs Institute in Naples, Florida is a 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Revs presents the Collier Collection of over one hundred significant automobiles built between 1896 and 1995. The automobiles on display at Revs are some of the rarest and most important cars ever built at anytime, anywhere. They are the ones that variously blazed technical pathways, redefined aesthetic standards, made history, and changed the world.

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