Tucked in a quiet and serene area of beautiful Lakewood Ranch, Windsor Reflections specializes in offering memory care services to adults with Alzheimer's disease or another type of dementia. With our approach to personalized care, paired with a thoughtfully designed community, Windsor Reflections is easily one of the best memory care residences near Sarasota, FL.
Welcome to Windsor Reflections.
Offering Exceptional Dementia Care near Sarasota, FL
Windsor Reflections stands out among Sarasota senior living residences because we specialize in providing memory care services. Dementia care is all we do, which means we are exceptional at it. Specially trained caregivers and associates provide innovative and comforting dementia care in Sarasota, FL.
The difference in our approach to dementia care in Sarasota, FL, begins in the residence's thoughtful, intentional, home-like design. Windsor Reflections was made to support dignity and independence, enhance wellness for all residents who live here, and combat the challenges of cognitive decline. You'll find plenty of natural, non-glare lighting and low-pile carpeting to reduce the risk of falls and intentional color selection that supports those with low vision and makes the residence even easier to navigate. No detail was missed as we created a residence just for serving residents living with dementia.
At Windsor Reflections, residents enjoy amenities, services, and programs tailored to their personal preferences and interests in a residence that feels like home. We strive to maintain familiar daily routines so that residents always feel a part of the family because they are.
Windsor Reflections Memory Care
If your loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or another type of dementia, finding a comfortable, supportive, and engaging residence is the top priority. Windsor Reflections memory care is centered around providing person-centered interventions designed to meet each resident's unique needs and preferences. Caregivers encourage residents to remain as independent as possible and offers encouragement throughout the day to increase feelings of self-esteem.
Each associate is specially trained in best practices of dementia care, including the Best Friends Approach to Alzheimer's Care. It's common to see associates singing a favorite song while assisting a resident with a personal care task or pouring a cup of coffee for a resident just the way they like it. These small details make a big difference, and we love getting to know each of the residents we serve.
Residents at Windsor Reflections memory care also enjoy easy access to nature, dining, and socialization through our Gold Leaf Dining program and specially designed events throughout the day.
More About Windsor Reflections Memory Care in Sarasota
Windsor Reflections stands out among other options for memory care in Sarasota because memory care is all we do here. Our approach is innovative while still rooted in best practices for dementia care, and caregivers are experts in the field. We are constantly driven to provide only the most exceptional services to residents and to be a source of support for their family members.
Windsor Reflections residents also enjoy amenities and resources that include:
Around-the-clock support from trained associates
Personalized care and interventions based on history and preferences
Innovative memory care therapies
Vibrant programs and events
Onsite salon and spa
Enclosed courtyard with lush landscaping
Contact us to schedule your visit of the residence today. Associates are happy to answer your questions and give you more insight about what our days look like here.
Windsor Reflections Visitation Policy
Get Pampered Feb 22, 2023 11:30 AM- 2:00 PM
Family caregiving can take a lot of your energy. Good thing we’re here to support you and give you a moment to rejuvenate and refresh! You’re invited to a very special event, just for family caregivers like you. Enjoy a free lunch, massage, and pampering so that you can take a deep breath and fill your own cup. We’ll also offer a Virtual Dementia Tour and introduce you to the community resources that will support you as you return to your family caregiver role. We’ll have door prizes, a 50/50 raffle, and the chance to meet new friends. RSVP so we can save a special seat for you.
Happy & Healthy Cooking Class; Recipes for a Nutritious New Year Jan 24, 2023 2:30- 4:00 PM
The cookies, pies, and cakes were delicious while they lasted, but now’s the time to kick the extra sugar to the curb and start the new year off on the right plate. Join our Chef at Windsor Reflections to whip up some delicious and healthy recipes to add to your regular menu rotation. Equal parts comforting, seasonal, and nutritious, you’ll leave with plenty of new ideas to inspire you well into 2023. Bring your favorite healthy recipe to be featured in our Healthy Brain Cookbook.
Memory Care Floor Plans
Living with Alzheimer’s or other memory-related impairments is an intensely personal journey. While the loss of memories can be part of that journey, too many people become disconnected from their lives, loved ones and themselves along the way. At Legend Senior Living®, we strive to reinforce your loved one’s sense of self in our innovative and specially designed memory care apartments. Specially trained associates will leverage years of experience with memory-related impairments to identify where your loved one is on their journey and use that knowledge to meet them at their point of need with caring support and comfort.
Your loved one will experience a unique blend of homelike comfort, innovative care, and experienced personal attention at any Legend memory care residence. Services are tailored to their unique needs, providing the support they need to thrive. Base services include:
- 24-hour, specially trained associates
- Licensed nurse
- Medication assistance
- Tailored therapeutic and recreational experiences
- Individualized service planning
- All meals and snacks, with assistance if needed, through Gold Leaf Dining
- All laundry and housekeeping services
- Family and community support groups
Upon request, additional services can provide personal assistance with:
- Incontinence management
What can I expect moving my loved one to Memory Care?
We’ll engage your loved one in meaningful activities that will lift their spirits, stimulate memories and provide a sense of value, connection, and purpose. Activities are based on your loved one’s unique life experiences combined with therapeutic activities and exercises that preserve sensory skills, mobility, and motor function.
Innovative therapies such as our award-winning Paro Seal program, which combines robotics and bio-feedback technologies to deliver the proven benefits of animal therapy, provide powerful experiences that will help keep your loved one engaged and fulfilled. Plus, they’ll be surrounded by ever-changing interactive vignettes designed to stir memories and interests.
At Legend® Memory Care, your loved one will enjoy an atmosphere designed with all the familiar warmth and comfort of home. Cozy common areas, beautiful outdoor spaces, and fun activity areas provide opportunities for companionship, while well-appointed suites and secluded quiet rooms satisfy the need for privacy and personal space.
Innovative Memory Care
Legend Senior Living offers innovative therapies for senior Memory Care residents, including the use of PARO, an FDA-approved therapeutic robotic seal. PARO combines robotics and bio-feedback technologies to respond to human interaction much like a living animal would.
Research shows that petting and interacting with this biofeedback seal helps reduce stress and depression in people living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias, providing powerful experiences that soothe residents struggling with anxiety, agitation, wandering, loneliness, and even physical pain. Interaction with a PARO uses neuroplasticity, or the brain’s ability to adapt by forming new neural pathways, to allow the brain to reconnect old memories and build new ones.
Biofeedback therapy with PARO is only one of many innovative, science-based therapies used at Legend Senior Living, which continues to lead the way in neuroplasticity programming for Memory Care.
Hear a Story, Share a Lifetime.
At Legend Senior Living, we recognize the importance of a life well lived and the value of those experiences. Each resident in our memory care residences have a book containing their life story; capturing significant events, personal interests, and fond memories. While focusing on the complete wellness of residents in our care, associates and residents will periodically revisit their life story, deepening their shared connections. Our approach to care is based on 20 years of our extensive research, experience, and knowledge. You and your family can be sure to find specialized care, comfort, and reassurance in an environment that incorporates care and service with the warmth and comfort of home.
How much does Memory Care cost?
Because our services are personalized to fit each individual’s unique needs, Memory Care rates can vary. We encourage you to contact us for assistance in determining monthly costs based on your loved one’s unique situation.
To learn more about monthly rates in your area, find a Legend Senior Living residence, schedule an appointment and visit the residence. We can help you estimate costs and make an informed decision.
In addition, there are several funding solutions you may wish to consider. We encourage you to explore the options thoroughly and would be happy to assist you with that process if needed.
How Memory Care Living Is Different From Other Living Options
Memory care living is perhaps the most specialized living option at Legend Senior Living. Memory care residences are designed especially for adults living with Alzheimer’s disease or another type of dementia. We have created the residence and our programming to meet the challenges that can come with cognitive decline.
What does this mean for you or your loved one? It means that associates work hard to create an environment that feels comfortable and secure so that you or your loved one feels comfortable and secure. It means associates learn best practices in dementia care and tailors our interventions to the preferences of your loved one so that we can help your loved one sleep better, socialize with new friends, and eat nutritious foods based on their own abilities. It also means we will adjust and adapt our interventions as your loved one’s condition evolves.
Is Memory Care a Good Fit for You or Your Loved One?
You or your loved one might be a good fit for memory care living if you can answer “yes” to any of the following questions:
- Is there a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease or another type of dementia?
- Is there a history of confusion, including wandering out of the home?
- Are you worried about safety?
While someone living in the very early stage of dementia can manage safety and personal care tasks well, the need for support will increase as the disease progresses. Be sure you find a memory care residence sooner than later so that the senior can be involved with the process and so there is not an emergency situation.
Gold Leaf Dining
Lively conversations, rich aromas and exquisite flavors. At Legend®, dining is an experience that delights all the senses.
Legend’s holistic approach to dining is more than just delicious food. We place the highest priority on the nutrition and hydration that nourishes your body and mind. Nutritious, flavorful dishes served in an inviting, enjoyable atmosphere are important to enhancing wellness and adding wholeness to life.
Expertly planned by dieticians and prepared by our expert Gold Leaf Chefs, meals are an experience you’ll want to savor while catching up with friends and neighbors. Choose from a menu of delicious entrees or order something from our Café Menu in the comfort of the main dining room. Suppose you miss a mealtime or just have a craving, order from our Anytime Dining selections. Even submit your own special recipe. At Legend, you’ll gather around our table and enjoy great food and good company every time you dine with us.
More About Gold Leaf Dining
While all senior living residences offer meals served in a busy dining room, Legend Senior Living’s approach is more than just good food on a plate. We know the value of gathering for a meal, planning the day with friends over a cup of coffee and a stack of pancakes, or catching up with neighbors over an appetizer. At Legend Senior Living, dining is an event to look forward to.
When you visit a senior living residence, it’s important to take a look at the independent or assisted living food menu. Here at Legend, we offer a diverse menu so everyone can find something they love when ordering. You’ll find fresh, seasonal options and comfort foods that are just as good as mom used to make. Most importantly, residents always have a choice of what to enjoy next.
The Social Side of Dining
At Legend Senior Living, we pay close attention to the social well-being of the residents who reside here. After all, studies have demonstrated that feeling connected and supported by peers is an important indicator of physical and mental health. And while residents enjoy events and programs throughout the day, meals are a key time in the daily routine when connection is even easier.
You’ll find residents chatting and laughing around any Legend Senior Living dining room table. We also aim to make dining feel extra special by offering themed meals and live music before, during, or after a special meal.
In short, Legend dining rooms aren’t like other senior living food service companies. No, at Legend Senior Living, residents enjoy a true restaurant-style dining experience that will benefit all aspects of their overall health.
Join us to experience the difference! Contact a residence near you to schedule a visit and a meal. Bon appetit!
Here at Legend Senior Living, we are always searching for ways to meet the needs of the residents who call a Legend Senior Living residence home. Each resident is unique, so we have to get creative to meet their preferences. Our Companion Care Services are just one way we can give residents what they need in a personalized way.
What Are Companion Care Services?
Sometimes, you may need an extra hand or a friendly ear. Our Companion Services provide personal assistance with a wide range of tasks or simply the company of someone who cares to promote independence and free up time for family or caregivers.
Our Companion Care Services can include:
- Socialization and support
- Encouraging participation in activities
- Helping with correspondence
- Reading, visiting
- Sharing interests and talents
- Participating in hobbies and crafts
- Aiding in personal shopping
- Escorting for family dinners or social events
- Additional housekeeping
- Information source
- Additional assistance with personal care
- Range of motion exercises
- Assistance with walking and transfers
- Assistance with morning/nighttime routines
Our senior care companion services can also provide friendly visits for a few hours, offering residents the opportunity to receive one-on-one attention, a familiar face, and a listening ear.
Offering More Than Traditional Senior Companion Services
At Legend, we don't offer services that simply meet expectations or are the senior living norm. Instead, we find ways to create more personalized services tailored to each resident's individual preferences.
Our Companion Services are designed to offer that friendly and consistent check-in when residents need it and prefer it most. It's common to find a Legend associate stopping by for a cup of coffee and morning task assistance for a resident who is a self-proclaimed "early bird" who likes to get their day started with purpose. You can also find associates picking up a shopping list from a resident who prefers to get their groceries on Wednesdays, and the associate will already know their favorite brands and snacks.
Personal touches mean everything, and our Companion Services meet your expectations.
Learn More About Legend Senior Living
We would love to tell you more about the services that make life at Legend Senior Living a lot sweeter. Contact us to schedule your personalized visit today.
At Legend Senior Living, we understand that the best connections between residents and associates happen over a shared experience. Our Life Enrichment programs are designed to provide the opportunity for you to enjoy any event, program, trip, or another opportunity during your day - you make the call about what comes next.
Benefits of Activity Programs for Seniors
Older adults are at an increased risk of isolation and feelings of loneliness due to shrinking social circles, lack of transportation, and mobility challenges. Fortunately, choosing senior living at a Legend Senior Living residence can decrease isolation and increase connection with new neighbors and friends.
We know that residents can benefit from consistent connections with neighbors because we see it daily in the residences. However, research has also demonstrated that senior enrichment programs and senior care activities have positive health outcomes, including:
- Decreased rates of depression and anxiety
- Reduced risk of heart disease
- Decreased risk of obesity
- Increased immune system response
- Decreased rate of cognitive decline
A busy social calendar has many mental and physical health benefits!
What to Expect From Legend’s Life Enrichment Programs
Whether you’d rather relax or fill your days with fun and rewarding activities, life at Legend® offers options perfectly suited to your unique style of living. You’ll feel your world grow every day as you meet neighbors and take advantage of opportunities to learn, grow and indulge your interests. Choose from a variety of fun and enriching activities planned by our dedicated Life Enrichment Directors, including:
- Group games
- Arts and crafts
- Musical entertainment
- Cultural events
- Group outings
- Educational sessions
In addition, chapel services, Bible studies, and transportation to local worship services also provide spiritual guidance and promote growth.
We’re constantly innovating to provide new programs, practices, and services to enrich your life and enhance your health and well-being every day.
You’ll find a vibrant and active event calendar in all Legend Senior Living residences, all tailored to the interests of the residents. While our activities for seniors in assisted living, independent living, and memory care vary a bit, it’s common to find events and programs like:
- Art workshops, like pottery making or photography
- Cooking demonstrations and tastings
- Trips to local shopping and dining destinations, museums, and nature preserves
- Walking clubs
- Fitness classes like yoga, tai chi, and group exercise
- Reminiscing and trivia
- Live concerts from local musicians
- Lectures about local history, health topics, and more
- Happy hour socials
Life is busy here but in the best way possible! We’d love to invite you to any residence near you to attend an event to see for yourself. Schedule your time today.
Wellness at Legend Senior Living® is more than just a program that encourages healthy living for seniors. Designed to enhance the overall health and well-being of the residents we serve, resident wellness at any Legend® residence is our daily focus.
Our Approach to Wellness for Seniors
We care for the entire person - mind, spirit, and body. Socialization, physical activity, spiritual and emotional support, medication management, nutritional counseling, and assistance with activities of daily living are all addressed individually for each resident, and support is provided for their family.
We customize our services and meet each resident and their families at their point of need with care and service plans designed especially for their needs. Our Healthcare associates monitors each resident's progress daily and adjusts the plan and service delivery approach as needed. Resident and family communication and counseling meetings are conducted regularly to ensure that all are confident and secure in their knowledge of the individual care plan, while nurses act as a liaison with the resident's primary physician to coordinate medical care and integrate their instructions into the resident's tailored service plan.
Legend offers a variety of programs designed to enhance the well-being of the residents. Fitness and exercise programs offer chair aerobics, walking clubs, and fitness classes designed to enhance balance, ease arthritis pain, and more. Our Companion Services provide personal companionship and assistance with tasks, delivering caring support and a friendly ear when needed.
Because at Legend, wellness extends far beyond the physical. It's a priority that nurtures the mind, body, and spirit equally and leads to a more fulfilling lifestyle.
Great Care Plus Attention to Holistic Wellness
At Legend Senior Living residences, associates, caregivers and nurses work hard to ensure we provide outstanding support, assistance, and care to residents who need it. And while we are exceedingly proud of that care, we are even more proud of the caregiving associates for paying attention to the overall wellness of everyone we serve.
Many health and wellness programs for seniors at other senior living residences aren't focused on residents' physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual needs. At Legend Senior Living, caregivers and other associates get to know residents so that they can notice when something seems different. We want to catch problems before they become a medical crisis and ensure residents have access to the resources they need to feel their best all the time.