Expertise...When it matters the most!

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Feb 28, 2024


Florida - Sarasota, Bradenton & Charlotte Counties , Florida - Southwest , National , New Jersey - Essex, Hudson & Union Counties , Pennsylvania - Greater Pittsburgh Area , Pennsylvania - South Central PA

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Expertise, when it matters the most….

The Value of Senior Housing Solutions 

Nicknamed The Matchmaker of Senior Housing, Senior Housing Solutions owner Bruce Rosenblatt has over 30 years of experience in senior housing and is considered the foremost expert on senior housing in our area.  He has overseen 75 senior living communities in 14 states including 3 in SWFL. 

Our Background:

In 2008, Bruce formed Senior Housing Solutions as a way to help people navigate through the uncharted waters of senior housing.    

Bruce is knowledgeable, caring, and resourceful. He is a certified dementia care practitioner and sensitive to the complexities of the aging process.  He provides concierge-level services to his clients and stays current with the over 100 senior living options in our area as well as future trends in this industry. 

As a long time SWFL resident, Bruce is active with the Parkinson’s Association of SWFL. the Alzheimer’s Association and other senior-related organizations. Bruce is a frequent guest speaker at many local clubs and organizations and is a presenter with Florida Gulf Coast University’s Academy for Learning for Life program. 

The Analysis:

By staying current with all the senior communities in the area, Bruce looks beyond the fancy décor and glossy brochures to evaluate communities on quality of care and services, financial viability, operational stability, resident satisfaction, staff turnover, management responsiveness, hurricane preparedness and overall lifestyle.  He has developed a proprietary matrix database with this critical information to assist people in making a sound and well-thought-out decision.    

The Process: 

Through an initial consultation, many times in the comfort of your own home, Bruce will discuss your needs, budget, health concerns, timing, and lifestyle preferences.  By listening to you, the “Matchmaker” is able to determine which senior living options best meet your parameters. 

Our discussion includes an understanding of the types and costs of various places, wait list details, medical and financial qualifications, refund programs and demographics of each place. 

We will schedule visits for you and if desired, will join you on your tours.  Bruce will help you understand the differences and assist you in narrowing down the choices.  If appropriate, he can assist with negotiating and provide a non-legal review of the residency agreement.  Since family involvement is important, Bruce can either meet with your family in-person or virtually to review all the options with them. 

Should a move not be imminent, Bruce can help you develop your future plan and recommend home health care to provide a helping hand prior to the move.    

Bruce has helped hundreds of people with this decision and fully understands many people aren’t ready to move but want a plan in place when they are ready. 

The Outcome: 

Once the decision is made, Bruce can provide resources to help make your move so smoothly.  As a longtime resident of SWFL, Bruce has developed relationships with a wide range of specialists including downsizers, Realtors, home health, long term care insurance experts, financial advisors. attorneys and medical professionals.   

Bruce will assist you every step of the way.  He will also follow up with you after you move to make sure all is going well and if necessary, speak to the administration on your behalf.  As a key referral source to these communities, having Bruce in your corner is invaluable. 

For those considering a move outside of SWFL, Bruce has established a national network of like-minded advisors who can offer assistance in those specific markets.

How are we paid: 

Most of the time, Senior Housing Solutions services are 100% free to our clients since we are paid a referral fee from the community after you move in; however, if you have already done extensive research and are actively engaging with the senior communities or planning to move in 3 or more years, we do charge a consulting fee for our services. Please reach out to us for more details.

For More Information:

Please call 239-595-0207 or visit

Bruce Rosenblatt, CDP

Owner, Senior Housing Expert

The Matchmaker of Senior Housing

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