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Terry Acton

Alderman Oaks periodically hosts Veteran Benefits Seminars and, as a regular practice, assists residents and their families in learning about important financial benefits related to being a veteran or spouse of a veteran.

Our seminar presenter and area advocate is Terry Acton (USAF Ret), Veteran Services Officer for Sarasota County.

During our programs Terry shares how County Veteran Services provides assistance to veterans and their families with filing claims for veterans benefits.

Seminar topics include:

  • Compensation for Service Related Disabilities
  • Medical Benefits
  • Survivor Benefits
  • Pension for Wartime Veterans with Non-Service Related Disabilities
  • Death Benefits

Click Here to visit Sarasota County Veteran Services website.



  • 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
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  • Choice of studio, one bedroom, or two bedroom Floor Plans
  • Able to transition into Assisted Living if needed


MEDICAL MARIJUANA FORUM

Join Us at Alderman Oaks for a Forum About the Current Status, Health Benefits, and Qualifying Process for Medical Marijuana.

Friday, January 11, 2019
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Attendees will learn about the assessment process and how to be approved for a medical marijuana card. They will also hear about the many ways medical marijuana can be used and how it is tailored to individual needs.

The program will conclude with a Panel Discussion, allowing for an important time of questions and answers.

Program Presenters


Dr. Steven Reichbach, MD
Certified Marijuana Physician


Renee Legere
Community Educator


Susan Vowels, RN
Owner and Administrator

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and to RSVP.