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As the population ages, the demand for senior living options
that prioritize both luxury and comprehensive care has increased. In the heart
of Sarasota, Florida, Elance stands as a beacon of sophisticated senior living,
offering a range of care levels, from independent and residential living to
assisted living and specialized memory care. With an unwavering commitment to
providing top-tier amenities, personalized care, and a vibrant community,
Elance redefines luxury senior living while ensuring the well-being and comfort
of its residents.
Elance of Sarasota, situated in a serene and picturesque
location, sets itself apart by seamlessly blending luxury accommodations with
comprehensive care services tailored to meet the diverse needs of its
residents. Their dedication to providing an enriching and fulfilling lifestyle
distinguishes Elance as a premier destination for seniors seeking a luxurious
yet supportive living environment.
Independent and Residential Living
Elance's independent and residential living options are
designed for seniors seeking an active and independent lifestyle while
relishing the convenience and comfort of a luxury community. Residents in this
level of care enjoy spacious, well-appointed residences with access to a
variety of amenities and services tailored to enhance their quality of life.
For those requiring additional support with daily
activities, Elance's assisted living program offers personalized care plans to
meet individual needs. Trained professionals provide assistance with tasks such
as medication management, dressing, grooming, and other activities, fostering
an environment that promotes autonomy while ensuring safety and well-being.
Elance's specialized memory care program is dedicated to
supporting individuals living with Alzheimer's disease, dementia, or other
memory-related conditions. The memory care community is designed with a focus
on safety, comfort, and specialized programming to engage residents and support
their cognitive and emotional needs.
Luxurious Accommodations: Elance boasts elegant and spacious
residences, ranging from well-appointed apartments to stylish villas, each
designed to offer comfort and sophistication. The living spaces are equipped
with modern amenities, ensuring a luxurious yet homely atmosphere for
Elance of Sarasota represents the epitome of luxury senior
living, where residents experience a harmonious blend of opulence, personalized
care, and a vibrant community. Their commitment to providing a nurturing and
engaging environment for seniors seeking diverse levels of care sets a
benchmark for excellence in the realm of senior living.
Youve been on a waiting list for a senior living facility for years. In the meantime, your dream cruise is planned and that family reunion is around the corner...then you get the call." If youre like many downsizing Seniors the question echoing in your mind is; What do I do about the house? Here is a quick guide that can give you the confidence and structure that you need. First, take a breathyou can do this! Next, identify a trusted Realtor who has genuine experience helping Seniors. Start by looking for Realtors that have the Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES) designation. Seniors and their families need a Realtor to help navigate the maze of financial, legal, and emotional issues accompanying the sale of your memory filled home. Im a longtime SRES and still depend on this special training to help Seniors through the process. It may sound old school, but a Realtor who listens deeply and communicates with a smile, handshake, and a visit is a must. Skills like patience, planning, and guiding are critical. Invite your Realtor in as early as possible to walk through the home to learn its unique character and story! Look for a Realtor who can translate the story into a plan to market that uniqueness. Part of their role will be to help you understand how to prepare your home for the marketwhat projects to tackle, which ones to ignore, and how to not go overboard as you prepare to sell. Like all top Realtors, we have a handy list of trusted resources to help tackle agreed upon projects. Pricing should be based on reality and facts, not hopes and dreams. Location, size, and amenities are part of the equation as are market activity, market trends, and area competition. Over the years, weve developed a very customized, yet simple, tool to accurately forecast list and sale prices. All top Realtors will have something similar in their tool belt. Be comfortable asking questionsworking with a Realtor should be a collaboration, not a dictatorship. Using a professional stager and photographer is another must do in todays market. Digital marketing demands high quality, properly lit, compelling photos of an expertly staged homed so that it shines and tells its story clearly. Every Realtor handles this differently, but we believe in this concept so strongly that we provide both a stager and photographer at no cost to our listing clientsit is just too important to skip. These are the steps that lead to the For Sale signand hopefully the ability to breathe a bit easier. This article was written by Mike Julian, Managing Broker, Realty One Group Unlimited.
The Glenview, Premier Place, and GlenCare embody excellence for independent living, skilled nursing, home care, and resident and family satisfaction, according to media and consumer research leaders Newsweek, U.S. News & World Report, J.D. Power and Guide to Florida. Recent honors for our luxury senior lifestyle community include: Best Florida Home Care Provider Best Independent Living Best Continuing Care Retirement Community Best Short-Term Rehab No.1 in Customer and Family Satisfaction for independent living, assisted living, and memory care. Navigating significant life decisions such as transitioning to independent living, selecting a home care provider, or picking a senior rehab or healthcare center can be daunting. With a wealth of information and choices, finding the right fit for your or a loved ones care needs can feel overwhelming and challenging. Awards from credible sources serve as valuable resources, filling informational voids, bolstering credibility, and assisting seniors and their families in making informed choices regarding communities and care centers catering to their unique preferences and requirements, says Daniel Gomez, executive director. Were proud of what makes The Glenview unique, and our team members collective accomplishments, hard work, and dedication. Residents are at the center of everything we do, and being recognized by reputable publications and authorities for our commitment to quality and care is a great honor. BEST INDEPENDENT LIVING AND BEST CONTINUING CARE RETIREMENT COMMUNITY The Glenview is not just a building; its a friendly community. The quality of entertainment and activities exceeds expectations. The best location in Southwest Florida. Very good food, friendly and caring staff, and many enjoyable and healthy activities. The dining experience is better than Napless 5-star restaurants. This type of sentiment from those who know us best helped us earn Best Independent Living and Best Continuing Care Retirement Community awards for 2023-24 from U.S. News & World Report. Surveyed residents and family members recognized our community performance in value, location and environment, activities and enrichment, food and dining, safety, management, and staff and hospitality. The Glenview also ranked 37th nationwide (top 15%) for Newsweeks first-ever list of top 250 CCRCs and ranked seventh among Florida CCRCsa significant milestone highlighting our positive impact on the senior lifestyle community landscape. BEST FLORIDA HOME CARE PROVIDER When it comes to home care providers, the GlenCare team has consistently stood out. For the second year, Guide to Florida readers and editors recognized us as top-tier. GlenCare Home Care Agency is a 2023 Best of Florida winner, a distinction earned through reader votes, editor input, and vetting that includes assessments from ranking sites, Better Business Bureau reports, and voting patterns. GlenCares services encompass meal preparation, errand running, home safety and fall risk assessments, medication assistance, and other home and health care needs. We offer this invaluable in-home support to The Glenview residents, as well as to seniors in Naples and the surrounding area. BEST SHORT-TERM REHABILITATION Premier Place, our onsite healthcare center, earned the Best Nursing Home distinction (5 out of 5 rating) for short-term rehabilitation from U.S. News & World Report. Open to The Glenview residents and the greater Naples community, the center provides post-acute care for patients recovering from a hospital stay following a stroke, heart attack, infection, or joint replacement rehab. More than 65% of patients could return home after being dischargeda key indicator of successful rehabilitationcompared to 52.9% in Florida and 53.7% nationally. HIGHEST SENIOR LIVING RESIDENT SATISFACTION Life Care Services, Glenviews management company, has achieved the highest customer satisfaction ranking among independent senior living providers for the fifth consecutive year. This year, they also secured the top position in Customer Satisfaction among Assisted Living/Memory Care Communities. With these accolades, Life Care Services is the nations most-awarded senior living provider. In its 2023 U.S. Senior Living Satisfaction Study, J.D. Power analyzed industrywide performance metrics for senior living providers. The study assessed overall satisfaction based on six key factors of the senior living experience, including community buildings and grounds, community staff, dining, price paid for services received, resident activities, and resident apartment/living unit. AN AWARD-WINNING CHOICE IN SENIOR LIVING Many seniors are proactively exploring options for the care they know theyll need, whether independent living, short-term skilled nursing or rehab, or in-home care. They seek guidance in making informed decisions about where to go for the best care. Being acknowledged by esteemed media and consumer insights organizations underscores our focus on the most significant part of The Glenviewour residents and their families, who have wholeheartedly expressed their trust and confidence in our community, services, and care through these prestigious awards, Gomez says. Come see what excellence in independent living, skilled nursing, and home care at a premier senior lifestyle community looks like. Contact us to schedule an in-person experience at The Glenview.
Friendship endures, and that's certainly the case for lifelong pals Mary Sanders and Kathleen Murdoch. Their close-knit bond, which began in their early years, has stood the test of time and continues to flourish in their retirement years. These childhood friends took their friendship to the next level by becoming equity owners of apartment homes at The Glenview at Pelican Bay. Their decision to become neighbors in our luxurious retirement community ensures their cherished friendship will thrive as they gracefully age together. And to make their retirement even more fulfilling, they've been reunited with another dear friend from their past, John Madden, who purchased a residence right across the hall from theirs. Retirement is a time to relish newfound freedom, explore new interests, and savor the rewards of a life well-lived. In these later years, maintaining a robust social network and meeting seniors for friendship becomes paramount. And its within retirement communities that profound and meaningful friendships can truly flourish. Experts, including the National Institutes of Health, emphasize the pivotal role of social engagement in older adults' physical and mental health, underscoring the importance of making retirement friends and staying socially connected. In this blog, we'll share tips on how to make friends in retirement and highlight how living at The Glenview makes it easy to expand your social circle. Why Making Friends in Retirement Communities Is Easier As we age, the value of friendships often takes center stage. Retirement friends provide companionship, emotional support, and a sense of belonging, all of which contribute to a happier and healthier life. A senior living community is a welcoming environment for meeting seniors for friendship, and making retirement friends is a breeze for several reasons. Retirement communities often host a variety of activities and events tailored to the interests and hobbies of residents. Whether it's gardening, painting, tennis, or book clubs, these shared activities provide a natural platform for meeting like-minded individuals.Living near your neighbors in a retirement community makes spontaneous interactions more likely. A simple stroll down the hallway or a visit to the communal dining room can lead to friendly conversations and the start of new friendships. Everyone in a retirement community is at a similar stage in life, which fosters empathy and understanding. This common ground creates a strong foundation for forming connections. How To Make Friends in Retirement Communities Discovering the art of how to make friends as a senior citizen involves attending social events, immersing yourself in clubs and groups that align with your passions, finding fulfillment through volunteering, approaching situations with an open mind, and initiating conversations.Embrace social gatherings: Retirement communities often organize social events, from holiday parties to themed dinners and game nights. Participating in these activities can help you meet new people and break the ice. Become a member of clubs and associations: Most senior living communities have a variety of clubs and interest groups. Whether you have a passion for gardening, bridge, or dancing, joining these clubs is a fantastic way to connect with others who share your interests. Lend a helping hand: Volunteering not only gives you a sense of purpose, but it also introduces you to fellow residents who are passionate about making a positive impact on their community. Explore VolunteerMatch for ideas. Stay open-minded: Approach each interaction with an open heart and mind. Be curious about others and show genuine interest in their stories and experiences. Kickstart dialogues and connect: Don't hesitate to strike up conversations with your neighbors. A simple hello or asking about their day can lead to deeper connections. Tips on How To Make Friends After 60Although retirement communities provide a friendly environment for building connections, forging new friendships after 60 might present unique challenges. However, there are effective strategies to tackle them. If youre naturally shy or introverted, take small steps to increase your social interactions gradually. Start by attending low-pressure events or joining a small group. Building self-confidence can make it easier to approach new people. Engage in activities that make you feel good about yourself, and remember that everyone has unique qualities to offer. Physical limitations can sometimes make socializing more challenging. Look for activities that accommodate your needs and abilities, and dont be afraid to ask for assistance. Meeting Seniors for Friendship Is a Shared Journey At The Glenview, meeting seniors for friendship is a journey filled with opportunities for connection, laughter, and lasting bonds. A move to our community doesnt mean youll leave your social life behindit means youll add to your social circle. Here, we provide a vibrant array of activities and amenities designed to spark new friendships and enhance your overall experience. Whether you're an avid tennis player, card enthusiast, bookworm, or interested in joining Club Pelican Bay, there are many opportunities for like-minded older adults to come together. The Glenviews weekly cocktail parties feature live musical entertainment. We host educational seminars led by experts in various fields and offer onsite faith services. Our art and hobby studios, heated pool, spa, and sundeck provide spaces for unleashing your creativity, relaxing, and connecting with others. Theres also no shortage of ways to forge new bonds and build lasting friendships outside our senior living campus. Planned resident outings range from taking sunset cruises and strolling the Naples Botanical Garden to catching a Naples Philharmonic performance and browsing the Waterside Shops. Its easy to make new friends when youre surrounded by fellow homeowners in an active community with abundant activities and opportunities for social engagement. Explore our website to see what makes The Glenview such a vibrant community for making retirement friends, then contact us to visit one of our luxurious apartment homes or penthouses.