With so many senior living options that exist, it can be difficult to understand the differences between them. However, choosing a senior living option doesn’t have to be difficult. Discovery Village At Sarasota Bay will provide you with the information you need to make an informed decision. We’ve compiled a list of frequently asked questions people have about senior living programs. If your question is not on this list, don’t worry! You can contact our friendly team and we’ll gladly answer any question you may have.

What Type of Medical Services Are Offered in The Retirement Community?

Different senior living communities offer different types of medical services. Many of them have on-site healthcare professionals who will conduct regular home visits for the convenience of their residents. Some communities also provide physical therapy, occupational therapy, and on-site chiropractic services.

Discovery Village At Sarasota Bay provides customized care plans for each resident so they can receive targeted care for their needs and requirements. We have a 24/7 professional care team as well as safety and emergency response monitoring to ensure the continued health and safety of our residents. Other than on-site therapy and regular health screenings, we also have an indoor therapy pool for our residents to enjoy.

How Do I Determine the Level of Care Required?

The healthcare professionals at Discovery Village At Sarasota Bay will carry out in-depth assessments for you or your loved ones. This assessment will be used to identify the level of care you need so the best senior living option can be recommended to you. Using the data, our professional team will create an individualized care plan so you’ll be able to live your best life with us. We’ll make sure that your healthcare needs and requirements are all met.

How Do I Pay for the Costs of Senior Living?

There are a few ways to cover senior living costs. This includes personal funds, annuity insurance payouts, Social Security Pensions and retirement benefits, as well as Veteran Aid (VA) Aid and Attendance (A&A) pension benefits. If you require any help with the costs of senior living, you can contact our team of community advisors who are here to assist you. They will answer queries on financial resources and provide cost-savings tips.

What are the Differences between Senior Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care?

At Discovery Village At Sarasota Bay, we offer independent living, assisting living, and memory care living options for you and your loved ones. Here’s some information about them.

  • Senior Independent Living: Senior independent living is perfect for active, independent residents who want help with services such as dining, transportation, housekeeping, and concierge services. They’ll also have access to additional assistance if they need it.
  • Senior Assisted Living: Assisted living provides residents with extra assistance in daily activities so they can thrive in the community. This includes things like personal grooming, showering, medication management, and more.

Memory Care: Memory Care is suitable for residents who deal with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. Our Memory Care program will provide a holistic and gentle learning-centered environment to delay the progression of the condition. Residents will receive personalized memory care based on their needs, including close monitoring if they are prone to wandering.