Area Interests


Alderman Oaks is located in the heart of downtown Sarasota, a significant element of the Alderman Oaks lifestyle is the ability of our Residents to enjoy all of the culture, restaurants, shopping and entertainment in the heart of Sarasota. A plethora of opportunities to go out are presented daily. Whether you enjoy live theatre, movies, a quiet stroll through the Ringling Art Museum or just dinner overlooking Sarasota Bay, your choices are endless.

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The Friendship Center  is a non-profit with services to meet the needs of people 50 and older, and extend into the community with volunteer opportunities for all ages. Since the early 1970s this organization has led the country in developing innovative, cost-effective approaches to address the health and wellness needs of older adults.

The Mall at University Town Center  is the dominant fashion-shopping destination in Sarasota. The shopping center features many distinctive retailers not found anywhere else in the local market. The center also includes a combination of upscale fashion and lifestyle retailers as well as a selection of sit down restaurants.

Doctors Hospital of Sarasota
5731 Bee Ridge Road
Sarasota, FL 34233
(941) 342-1100

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John & Mable Ringling Museum
5401 Bay Shore Road
Sarasota, FL 34243
(941) 359-5700

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Players Theatre
838 North Tamiami Trail

Sarasota, FL 34236
(941) 365-2494

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Regal Hollywood Stadium 20 – Sarasota

1993 Main Street
Sarasota, FL 34236
(941) 954-5768

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Sarasota Memorial Hospital
1700 South Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34239
(800) 764-8255

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Sarasota Family YMCA

Selby Botanical Gardens
811 South Palm Avenue

Sarasota, FL 34236
(941) 366-5731
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Selby Public Library
1331 1st Street
Sarasota, FL 34236
(941) 861-1100

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Friendship Centers
1888 Brother Geenen Way
Sarasota, FL 34236
(941) 955-2122

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Westfield Southgate Mall
3501 South Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34239
(941) 955-0900
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  • Loving, caring ownership and staff
  • Services catering to different lifestyle needs
  • Active Resident Council and Committees
  • Located in "Heart" of Downtown Sarasota
  • Regular Spiritual Opportunities
  • Flexible Transportation
  • Exercises, health diets, and access to an on-site Wellness Center
  • Weekly Happy Hour with Live Entertainment (We dance!)
  • Just Around the Corner From the Friendship Center
  • Rental Only Apartments (No buy-in required)
  • Choice of studio, one bedroom, or two bedroom Floor Plans
  • Able to transition into Assisted Living if needed