Testimonial Letter From David Bean

Testimonial Letter From David Bean

Nov 01 2021

Our thanks for this heartfelt letter from David H Bean, Jr. on September 23, 2021.

Dear Alderman Oaks,

Combined, my parents were residents of your wonderful facility for approximately 610 days. From inception, the process was without challenge, delay, and flowed quite well. It all began with a visit and an invitation to your 2019 Christmas Party.
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Stay at Home or Move to a Senior Community?

Stay at Home or Move to a Senior Community?

Feb 14 2021

By Rusty Blix, Founder and President of Alderman Oaks Retirement Center in Downtown Sarasota.

Seniors eventually find they need help to continue enjoying life. Most seniors who are finding it a struggle to live independently, choose to stay at home to carry on by themselves or receive family help, and/or obtain paid assistance. Very often family
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Finances as it Affects Seniors Housing Decisions

Finances as it Affects Seniors Housing Decisions

Oct 26 2020

By Rusty Blix, Founder
Alderman Oaks Retirement Center

Today, as I am writing, the stock market is down over 3%, about 900 points   In my last blog I wrote about the accepted model that financial advisors always preach, “less and less risk as investors get older”.  I understand that there are those fortunate people who have plenty
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The Very Active Local Housing Market Is a Great Opportunity to Transition into Senior Housing!

The Very Active Local Housing Market Is a Great Opportunity to Transition into Senior Housing!

Sep 15 2020

By Rusty Blix, Founder
Alderman Oaks Retirement Center

When the Covid-19 Virus first hit, housing sales stagnated. It appeared that there was a real chance that the housing market would freeze as it did in the great recession of 2008-2010. Now, at least for a short time, the housing market nationally (and in Sarasota) has opened
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What Will the Future Look Like for Assisted Living After the Worst of the Pandemic

What Will the Future Look Like for Assisted Living After the Worst of the Pandemic

Jun 10 2020

By Rusty Blix, Founder
Alderman Oaks Retirement Residence

We hear through media that an effective vaccination needs to be available before everyone will be safe and the virus emergency is behind us. It would be great if an effective vaccine were developed, but experts say that there is no guarantee that one will ever be available. Viruses
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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