We’re Nationally Recognized for Our Senior-Friendly Approach to Memory Care

shineAt Discovery Village, we understand the challenges people with dementia face. When your loved one enters our Memory Care community, we’ll guide and support them using a person-centered approach that’s rated among the nation’s very best.

Our SHINE® Memory Care curriculum has received a National Certificate of Recognition from the Alzheimer’s Association®, the country’s leading, voluntary health organization dedicated to Alzheimer’s care and research. The distinction is one that we share with a small and elite group of U.S. memory care providers. That’s proof of the quality of SHINE®.

It’s also an approach that’s unique and personalized to memory care which utilizes scientific principles to promote comprehension, lifestyle quality, and engagement for family members living with Alzheimer’s Disease, dementia as well as other memory-related conditions.

With ongoing education and specialized training in memory care diseases that both our nurses and certified nurse assistants are currently undergoing, for each resident, they chart a course that touches upon many important aspects of life. The SHINE® Memory Care program is intended to rebuild and preserve what was lost due to their affliction. From the best meals to personalized care and attention, your loved ones are in the best hands and receiving the finest quality care. You have our word, so you can rest easy.

What Is the SHINE® Memory Care Program?

At Discovery Village At Sarasota Bay, residents will get to experience a friendly, social environment that consists of beautiful dining rooms, warm common areas, and naturally cultivate friendships in the state-of-the-art activity centers. Those with Alzheimer’s disease and/or dementia deserve to get both guidance and compassion – and will receive the level of care they need from our Memory Care team members who are expertly trained.

Our SHINE® Memory Care Program provides long-term care designed to meet the needs of these residents through a supervised environment, assistance with daily living activities, and medical monitoring. Throughout the day, we also provide residents activities to enrich their lives by keeping them engaged as well as filled with purpose.

There are some benefits that our memory care communities include such as the assistance of specially trained team members, the peace of mind that comes with knowing your loved one is in a safe, secure environment, and opportunities for residents to interact and socialize. If you have considered a memory care program for your loved ones, Discovery Village At Sarasota Bay offers high-quality care in our stylish, comfortable community.

The SHINE® Memory Care Program

Discover Independence, Confidence, and Self-Esteem

At Discovery Village senior living communities, we know the impact of the following:

  • Encouraging active participation in all activities of daily living
  • Celebrating each small success one at a time
  • Promoting stimulating mental activity, physical exercise, and helping to maintain social and religious contacts
  • Focus more on strengths than limitations

Discover Dining Delights

  • Dining in a serene environment at the same time each day – which allows residents to focus on enjoying their meals
  • Assistance provided as needed during active participation in dining
  • Promote overall good health with nutrient-dense gourmet meals
  • “Food on the Run” for residents who are no longer able to focus on mealtime or frequently wander

Discover Fun and Engaging Activities


  • Opportunities that match residents’ attention spans
  • Activities geared towards residents’ present abilities and time of day
  • Activities that are noncompetitive, failure-free and age-appropriate
  • Purpose-driven activities in small groups or on a one-to-one basis

Discover Friendships and Belonging

  • Active participation and support in personal care activities help maintain a maximum sense of control and independence
  • Personal care activities that define how a person is perceived by their peers, family, and friends
  • Gain a sense of worth and personal success through work or productive activities
  • Promoting friendship and pleasure, increasing the quality of life through play or leisure activities

Contact Discovery Village at Sarasota Bay’s Retirement Community Today

Our SHINE® Memory Care programs emphasize the following in their holistic, personalized treatment plans:

  • Superior communication with residents and families
  • Extensive training for our team members
  • Group and one-on-one activities, sensory experiences, and quiet, relaxed moments
  • For each resident, they’ll be given a handcrafted “My Story” book
  • Subtle sciences are used to stimulate interaction, appetite, participation, and awareness in your dining experience
  • Safe, secure neighborhoods created with your loved one’s convenience, health, and happiness in mind

Please contact a senior lifestyle coordinator with our convenient online form or at 941.257.0929  for more details on our SHINE® Memory Care Program and to experience “A Day in the Life” of one of our residents. We would be delighted to discuss the personal lifestyle needs of your loved ones – and you’re more than welcome to schedule a tour and explore our community. If you have any questions or concerns, we’ll gladly cover them to subside your doubts.

To learn more about our SHINE® Memory Care program, please complete the form below to connect with a Senior Lifestyle Counselor: