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Emeritus at Sarasota

5501 Swift Road
Sarasota, FL 34231
941-441-2913

About Our Community

We have promised ourselves that we shall always treat our residents as we would our own loved ones. Nothing less than our best will do.

This is the promise that the staff at Emeritus at Sarasota – and throughout Brookdale Senior Living communities – has shared since our community first opened its doors. It’s a simple promise to be compassionate and kind, understanding and respectful – a promise to become extended family to the seniors entrusted in our care and to our residents who have chosen our senior retirement community for its active lifestyle.

The Perfect Location

Set on five acres of beautifully landscaped grounds with an outdoor courtyard, Emeritus at Sarasota is one of the Gulf Coast’s premier assisted living and Alzheimer’s communities. Located on Swift Road just north of Clark Road near Stickney Point, our upscale senior retirement community offers 96 apartments on two floors.

Emeritus at Sarasota is in a quiet residential area near Siesta Key Beach with many conveniences located close by including shopping malls, post office, grocery stores and pharmacies as well as Sarasota Memorial and Doctors Hospitals and a nursing rehabilitation center. Enjoying the wonderful weather Sarasota affords is even more attractive when one takes advantage of the many museums and cultural activities available.

A Wonderful Place to Live

At Emeritus at Sarasota, we value our residents’ opinions relying on their suggestions to plan activities. The calendar is enhanced monthly by new events and ideas. Competitive bowling matches, musical events, word games and armchair travels are examples of ways social, physical, mental, spiritual, cultural and creative activities are blended into the mix. Live entertainment, off-site excursions, lunch bunch outings and a myriad of cultural activities abound for the residents.

Our beautiful two-story community offers a variety of activities and social spaces such as our chapel, library, game room, activity room, outdoor garden and gazebo, and ice cream parlor. We offer a wide range of activities each month, home-style cooking and off-site excursions. Each day at Emeritus at Sarasota is about living life to the fullest and letting us take care of all the mundane daily chores.

Strong, Caring Professional Relationships

Emeritus at Sarasota strives to visit with area hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, rehabilitation centers and area physicians and other key support professionals to enhance daily working relationships. We also provide a rapid response with professionals to meet the needs of potential and current residents. Our goal is to assure a continuum of care for our residents.

Our Staff

The management team is led by our executive director who has 6 years experience as an Brookdale executive director, and the care team is fortunate to have an RN as leader that is well seasoned, connected and a published author on the subject of Alzheimer’s. Emeritus at Sarasota is proud of the many staff who have been serving our residents for a number of years. Our management team is comprised of professionals representing many years of expertise in senior care. As new staff members are blended into the team, every effort is made to assure that they are a caring addition.

See more of the Sarasota retirement communities that are part of the Brookdale family.

Our Community Lifestyle

A Wonderful Place to Live

At Emeritus at Sarasota senior living community, we value our residents’ opinions relying on their suggestions to plan activities. The calendar is enhanced monthly by new events and ideas. Competitive bowling matches, musical events, word games and armchair travels are examples of ways social, physical, mental, spiritual, cultural and creative activities are blended into the mix. Live entertainment, off-site excursions, lunch bunch outings and a myriad of cultural activities abound for the residents.

Residents and family look forward each year to the annual holiday party. Our dining services director is well known for her tantalizing buffet. Theme weeks and day-to-day varied activities together with live entertainment and celebrating every possible holiday, keep everyone engaged throughout the year.

Partnering with the Local Community

Emeritus at Sarasota participates each year in the Alzheimer’s walk. We also host professional groups, provide seminars for residents, professionals and the community, and we hold appreciation breakfasts for different professional groups and service organizations that provide assistance to our residents throughout the year.

Emeritus at Sarasota is known for their tantalizing buffets, appetizers, special events and hospitality. In addition to holding seminars and hosting professional meetings, we encourage various opportunities for the community to view us as a resource.

Fine Dining

Our dining director at Emeritus at Sarasota has served our residents for over 11 years and is well-respected and well known in the Sarasota community. Emeritus at Sarasota is known for our community events as well as our daily dining service. Any event with food involved is sure to attract a handsome crowd of professionals. For the residents, home-style meals are the order of the day. Hearty homemade soups are featured every lunch time. Our dining staff assures each resident and guest is served and waited on in style. Each meal menu affords a number of choices and few leave lunch or dinner without experiencing one of the dessert selections. Meals are served on fine china in a restaurant style atmosphere. The airy dining room faces a beautifully appointed courtyard.

Community News

Shade Brigade Seeks to Keep Seniors Cool

In an effort to help combat the summer heat, Emeritus communities at Beneva Park, Colonial Park and Sarasota have launched the Shade Brigade, a community outreach program. Members will deliver coolers of water, popsicles, juice, fruit and safety tips to nominated seniors in the area. Read the article here.