Nestled on 18 lush and wooded acres, our property is conveniently located on Bee Ridge Road, just west of I-75. We are a short drive from Siesta Key and Longboat Key beaches, and close to the area’s finest shopping and dining opportunities. Our community’s tropical campus surrounds a natural lake with fountain.
With well-appointed interiors and a wide array of services and amenities, you’ll find it easy to make friends and try new things. We offer something for everyone, and our dedicated staff is available 24-hours a day, ensuring we will meet all of your needs.
Every day is like a get-together with good friends and family. A supportive approach makes living in our senior community very special. We are very proud of the fulfilling lifestyle and many wonderful features we have to offer those who are seeking a lively and satisfying retirement lifestyle. Whatever your interests, we work hard to plan meaningful activities and educational programs that will provide you with numerous choices.
Popular classes include Aquacise, tai chi, yoga, Brain Busters and Mind Aerobics. Enjoy a delightful, restaurant-style meal among friends in our comfortable, full-service dining room, complete with table-side service, explore your creative side in our arts and crafts studio or take a swim in the heated, outdoor swimming pool. Conveniences such as an on-site fitness center and beauty/barber shop, will allow you to always look and feel your best.
Optimum Life is a bold initiative that defines the way we live. By balancing six key dimensions of wellness with purpose, emotional, physical, social, spiritual and intellectual fulfillment, Optimum Life helps you live at your peak level within a lifestyle that promotes health and wholeness. Intended as a journey of self- examination and discovery, it includes services, features and benefits that allow each resident to reach these goals, regardless of real or perceived limitations.
Brookdale’s substantial investments in our Culinary Arts Training Program and staffing allow us to provide mealtime experiences that set our communities apart from the competition. From community chefs, to select seasonings and bakery options, we have created one of the industry’s leading dining services. We continue to satisfy the preferences of each resident with amazing dining choices that meet dietary requirements from a registered dietician.
Delicious foods are served restaurant-style, three times a day in our warm and friendly dining room. Each meal consists of two entree selections as well as alternate menu items to choose from. A knowledgable and trained staff makes certain that meals are nutritionally balanced and supportive of the health and well-being of our residents. We can always accommodate special requests and dietary restrictions, and snacks are available throughout the day.
As the population ages, more people are discovering senior living and the benefits and peace of mind we offer. Sarasota Central provides a retirement or Independent Living community, as well as solutions for those in need of limited care through Assisted Living. A personal approach focuses on being a trusted partner and listening to your needs, understanding the life you want for yourself or your loved one and customizing a solution that puts that life within reach.
Brookdale Sarasota Central includes two levels of care:
Moving to a retirement community is a big decision and our friendly staff is here to make that transition easy. If your needs change, we are with you every step of the way. The services we offer, combined with our partnerships to reputable healthcare professionals, give you the peace of mind you desire. We encourage residents to stay active and enjoy the many amenities that await them right outside their door.
The customized services we provide, create a way of life that enriches the lives of others through compassion, respect, excellence and integrity. We help ease each resident through lifestyle transitions that complement their vision for all the things they want in their life. At Brookdale, our wide range of services provide an exceptional senior experience for adults who can live independently and for those needing some assistance.
We are dedicated to maintain professional relationships with visiting physician groups, home health agencies and hospice agencies, as well as professional companion companies to support you and your loved one. These relationships allow residents to remain in their home here, and often prevent the need to relocate to a nursing home.
Our community has tremendous pride and is fortunate to have longevity and tenure of its caregiving, nursing, dietary and housekeeping staff. Team members are committed to making a difference for the seniors we serve and take time to know each resident and their individual needs. At Brookdale, we are a family and the care we provide is truly exceptional.
We have witnessed first-hand the wide range of physical and emotional benefits that pets have provided for our residents. Not only do they offer companionship, they can also lower the risk for heart disease and help ease any feelings of stress, depression or loneliness.
We invite you to experience the comfortable lifestyle we offer. Please call us today to learn more about our services or to schedule a tour. We would love to show you our home!