Located in the “Heart” of Downtown Sarasota we are a privately-owned retirement residence with a Leadership Team that ranges from 7 to over 20 years of service.

Rusty Blix
Founder & President

Theresa McKenzie
Assistant Administrator

Fred Grady

Denise Leonhard
Director of Resident Services

Shirin McComb
HealthCare Compliance 

Don Fitts
Director of  Marketing

Mary Joseph
Head Chef

Elise Hampton
Healthcare Supervisor


  • 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