Our thanks to Barbara Peters Smith and Zac Anderson for including us in recent articles related to Hurrican Irma.

Friday, September 15, 2017

“Outages show plans for elder-care facilities are wanting”
By Zac Anderson, Political Editor and Barbara Peters Smith, Staff Writer
Click Here to read article.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

“Power losses add to ordeal for those with health needs”
By Barbara Peters Smith, Staff Writer
Click Here to read article.

Hurricane Irma Blog Updates


Visit our Blog to review two letters to the Sarasota Herald-Tribune Opinion Editor regarding thoughts on the aftermath of Hurricane Irma.

October 21, 2017 — I am responding to the October 17, 2017 Editor’s request “to hear from customers about their power restoration times” from the outages caused by hurricane Irma. 

October 8, 2017 — Our thanks to the Sarasota-Manatee Herald-Tribune for allowing Rusty Blix, owner of Alderman Oaks, to be a guest columnist in the Sunday, October 8, 2017 (Opinion Section) issue of their newspaper.  The column is entitled “Nursing-Home Mandate Illogical.”

Click Here to view the information on our Blog.




  • 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


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

Click Here for More Information
and to RSVP.