Discovery Village will introduce the preview gallery of its newest and most advanced senior-living community on Friday, July 24. Discovery Village At Sarasota Bay is a unique, first-of-its-kind, 126-unit residential community, offering the best options for resort-style senior-living combined with a state-of-the-art wellness center in the Sarasota-Bradenton area. The gallery is open to the public and guests are welcome to preview the community’s floor plans, color renderings and amenities and discover the many exceptional features and care options available to residents. The world-class community is currently under construction and is anticipated to open at the beginning of 2016. The community and preview gallery are located at 1414 69th Ave. W. in Bradenton, Florida, adjacent to Bowless Creek and Sarasota Bay. For more information, or to schedule an appointment with a Senior Lifestyle Counselor to visit the preview gallery, call 941-209-3466.

Discovery Village At Sarasota Bay brings a new level of supervised independent living, assisted-living and memory care to the Sarasota-Bradenton area by offering resiDiningdents world-class amenities and services that are more likely to be found within the clubhouse of a sizeable independent-living community. Assisted Living and Memory Care residents are offered the luxury of personalized, all-inclusive care plans that fulfill the needs of all levels of capability, eliminating the stress of varying assistance options.

“Discovery Village At Sarasota Bay offers seniors an active and luxurious living environment with world-class features that residents will really enjoy,” said Thomas J. Harrison, CEO and co-founder of Discovery Senior Living. “As a Discovery Senior Living community, residents at Discovery Village At Sarasota Bay will have access to an array of resort-style amenities and services that will encourage happy and healthy lifestyles.”

The 130,000-square-foot comLiving-Room-Social-Roommunity is unlike any other, offering a variety of features and amenities which include a Grande Clubhouse that offers fine dining with three gourmet meals with tableside service daily, bistro and ice cream parlor, bar and lounge, library, indoor heated wellness pool, senior-equipped fitness center, health and wellness center, arts and crafts studio, salon and barber services, Discovery Zone Media Center with Brain Fitness and Discovery Silver Cinema Movie Theater. Additional features and amenities include complimentary scheduled transportation, concierge services, housekeeping, social and recreational activities, an on-site medical director, on-site therapies, an on-site Medicare-certified home healthcare agency and 24/7 access to a team of experienced and licensed professionals. Accommodations include grande suites, and one- and two-bedroom senior-living apartment homes.

  • Discovery Village At Sarasota Bay is the design creation of Architectural Concepts Inc. (ACI) of Largo, Florida, under the leadership of founding partner Bo Russ. ACI provides architectural services to clients throughout the U.S., Bermuda and New Zealand, specializing in senior building design.
  • Wegman Design Group’s design principal, Lori Wegman, provided the creative and strategic interior design solutions. Wegman’s professionals have been providing innovative design since its startup in 2001.
  • The Douglas Company is the general building construction management firm in charge of construction. The Midwest-based firm has offices in Ohio and Florida and specializes in several types of construction, including senior housing.
  • Community & Southern Bank, Herbert J. Sims & Co. and Synovus Bank are the construction financing providers.

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About Discovery Senior Living

Discovery Senior Living, a family of companies founded by Thomas J. Harrison and Richard J. Hutchinson, includes: Discovery Management Group, Discovery Development Group, Discovery Realty Group, and Discovery At Home, a Medicare-certified home healthcare company. Discovery Senior Living also owns and operates a portfolio of senior-living communities in Florida, Georgia and Texas under the brand name of Discovery Village. Additionally, the firm has an ownership interest in, and is the exclusive manager and operator of, Aston Gardens senior-living communities in Florida and Conservatory senior-living communities in Texas. It also manages and operates senior-living communities Regency Pointe in Alabama and Stonebridge At Castle Hills in Texas.

For more than 25 years, Discovery Senior Living has developed, built and operated upscale, luxury senior-living communities. The award-winning management group has a flourishing portfolio of more than 4,000 homes for seniors, caring for almost 4,500 residents. Discovery Senior Living has become a recognized industry leader in the development, marketing and management of world‐class resort‐style communities. The corporate office is located at 3301 Bonita Beach Rd., Suite 113, Bonita Springs, Florida 34134. For more information, visit