Info Links

Following are website links to other valuable resources that we feel complement the programs and services of Alderman Oaks Retirement Residence.

Ace HomeCare

Ace HomeCare is a medicare-certified home health agency with a mission of empowering people towards proactive, holistic, and comprehensive health care in the comfort of their own home in synergy with their caregivers and the community. Ace HomeCare partners with the patient, the physician, the community, and the entire health team network in the common goal of restoring and maintaining health of the total person in body, mind, and spirit with optimum outcomes.

Downtown Sarasota Alliance (DSA)
The unified voice and guiding force making the City of Sarasota the best City in America to live, work, and visit.

Downtown Sarasota Condo Association (DSCA)
The Downtown Sarasota Condominium Association (DSCA) is the only organization that represents the exclusive interests of the condominium associations and their residents that are within the broadly defined area referred to as Downtown.  Our members include Condominiums within the area bounded on the North by 14th Street, on the South by Bahia Vista, on the East by Washington Boulevard, and on the West by the Bayfront.
Family First

The mission of Family first is to strengthen the family by establishing family as a top priority in people's lives and by promoting principles for building marriages and raising children.

Fellowship of Companies for Christ International
A marketplace ministry that encourages and equips Christian CEO's and Company Owners to operate their businesses and conduct their personal lives according to Biblical principles in pursuit of Christ's eternal objectives.

First Step of Sarasota

First Step of Sarasota has provided high quality, affordable substance abuse treatment and recovery programs on Florida’s Gulf Coast for 40 years.  We offer a variety of programs including a medical detox, residential and outpatient services for adolescents, adults and families. Making the decision to commit to a substance abuse treatment and recovery program is difficult. Finding a place that offers compassionate, confidential and professional care is important. At First Step, you or your loved one can learn to live a life of recovery.

Independent Lifestyle Solutions
Independent Lifestyle Solutions is an Aging-In-Place remodeling company dedicated to using universal design and green products to enhance the quality of life in your home. Our goal is to maintain an atmosphere of communication and support with our clients while providing high quality workmanship with uncompromising ethical standards.

ITN Sarasota (Dignified Transportation For Seniors and The Visually Impared)
oriented, quality transportation service for seniors and adults with visual impairment. ITNimagines a day when all seniors and adults with visual impairment will have transportation when they want it.

Jewish Family & Children's Services of Sarasota-Manatee Inc.
Individuals turn to JFCS when they are overwhelmed by the problems of everyday life. JFCS offers a helping hand and never turns clients away because they are unable to pay for services. Through comprehensive counseling, the agency empowers individuals by helping them identify their challenges and make life-altering changes to improve the quality of their lives. JFCS promotes self-sufficiency and provides people with the resources and internal tools to make positive choices and changes.

Sarasota County Aging Network (SCAN)
This directory is designed to help seniors, their families and the professionals who assist them, to find goods and services they need from companies and organizations with an interest in serving them.The print edition of the Sarasota County Aging Network (SCAN) Annual Senior Services Directory has been a primary resource of information on goods and services for the area's older adults for a decade-and-a-half. This on-line edition has offered this information to a worldwide audience for the last 5 years. As always, this year's print edition is free, thanks to the generous support of SCAN and our advertisers. You can help keep these services available in years to come by patronizing our advertisers and letting them know you learned about them from the SCAN Directory.

SCOPE (Sarasota County Openly Plans For Excellence)
SCOPE's mission is to connect and inspire citizens to create a better community. SCOPE provides opportunities where all citizens' voices are welcomed and heard. SCOPE brings together residents, business owners, government officials and organizations to listen, learn, and discuss issues that impact the quality of life in Sarasota County. SCOPE focuses on possibilities and the power of active citizens to create a better community. 

Senior Friendship Centers

Senior Friendship Centers, Inc., established in 1973, is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping older adults live with dignity and independence in Sarasota, Desoto, Charlotte, Lee and Collier counties. Funded in part by State and Federal agencies, and support from private foundations and individuals, Senior Friendship Centers serves more than 10,000 older adults annually.

Senior Moves
Senior Moves provides caring emotional support and experienced relocation services for seniors who are moving, and for their families. Whether it’s a local move within the Sarasota-Venice-Bradenton area, or a long-distance move into or out of this area, Senior Moves can help. We can even help you move your car! We understand that this is a difficult and stressful time for you and your family, and we are prepared to do whatever you need us to do to make the experience as smooth as possible. Just as a friend would do.

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County
We believe that the well being of each citizen is connected to that of every other and that the vitality of a community is determined by the quality of these relationships. We believe that when charitable giving in general grows, positive changes occur and our community is strengthened. We believe that well-directed leadership can help to create a better place to live.  The Community Foundation brings together citizens and organizations who care deeply about their community and who believe that people can act locally to improve the quality of life.

The Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce
The Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce is a major force in our community's economic prosperity and outstanding lifestyle. An award-winning not-for-profit membership organization, The Chamber provides the leadership to achieve a diverse balanced economy that enhances the quality of living and working in greater Sarasota. Our community enjoys "Good Life" and "Good Business."

The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

TideWell Hospice
When quantity of time is no longer possible, TideWell making the most of the time that remains. It's a concept of celebrating life and the relationships that make every day special. That can mean different things to different people. Perhaps it's simply a chance to spend time with loved ones in comfortable surroundings. Maybe it's reconnecting with someone who has been separated by miles, time or circumstances. For more than 25 years, TideWell has provided the highest quality care to patients and families dealing with advanced illness, while honoring human dignity and personal choice. TideWelland views the patient and his/her family as a unit. That's what makes us so unique in today's health care picture.

Veteran Services (Sarasota County)
County Veteran Services unit provides assistance to veterans and their families with filing claims for veterans benefits. Benefits include: compensation for service related disabilities, medical benefits, pension for wartime veterans with non service related disabilities, survivor benefits, and death benefits. The unit also provides county assistance for burials of unclaimed bodies and indigent emergency hospital care.

Youthful Aging Home Health
Youthful Aging Home Health delivers client-centered care designed to slow the loss of physical mobility and memory dexterity, enabling greater independence for as long as possible.

Alderman Oaks is a Sponsor at the Upcoming DSCA Forum on Optimal Aging and Life Planning


John McCarthy
Forum Moderator

Wednesday, Nov. 18
Buffet Lunch Included
At the Hyatt Regency Sarasota


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Hearing Loss Association of
Sarasota - Manatee


JoAnne DeVries


Alderman Oaks was the First Area Retirement Community to Provide Hear Loop Systems in our
Meeting Rooms


Based on Our Success We Are Now Installing Loops in Individual Resident Apartments



Hearing Loop Systems Enhance the Hearing of those Using Hearing Aids and Devices with T-coil Technology

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Susie and Me Days

Joy In the Shadow
of Dementia


View a Video Extract
from a Heart-Warming,

Life-Application Seminar Presented by Author & Caregiver Susan Garbett
at Alderman Oaks



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Downtown Sarasota
City Guide

We are in the Heart
of Downtown

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to Digital Version
of City Guide

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