Heron House


Senior Lifestyle 33rd Anniversary

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We're located at

3221 Fruitville Rd.
Sarasota, FL 34237

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  • Assisted Living
  • Memory Care

rates starting at

  • $1,850 /month

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Heron House Assisted Living

Go with the Flow at Heron House

Discover for yourself just how good it can get. At Heron House Assisted Living in Sarasota, FL, we provide the care and support to live your life to the fullest while only a short drive from the action of Sarasota. Our assisted living and memory care community is located near award-winning beaches, a trendy downtown area and spectacular shopping at St. Armands Circle. We offer five levels of care tailored to your needs. It’s our top priority to provide you all the services and amenities you need to live life the way only you know how! Read more to see what makes the Heron House Sarasota a special and unique senior living community.

The comforts of home, and then some

Step through our doors and be welcomed into our gracious assisted living and memory care community where new friends and familiar comforts await. Sip your coffee and enjoy a good book on our porch as you look onto our quiet garden, have friends over for a delicious restaurant style meal, take a shopping excursion to one of our favorite hotspots in town, or join the Wii bowling team! The lovely common areas at our community are as cozy as your own living room, perfect for a quiet moment or entertaining family and friends. A variety of activities each day assures you can be as busy or quiet as you like.

Care that’s always there

The Heron House assisted living residents and residents’ families receive valuable peace of mind knowing that a certified nurse is on staff 24 hours a day and a security system is in place for residents with mild dementia. Our outstanding senior living experience employs specialists to assist both our assisted living and memory care residents who have an ongoing passion for daily service excellence. When necessary, we enlist the highest quality community resources available, including the finest in home health care, physical therapy, and visiting physicians.

Worry-free lifestyle with just a simple lease

While some communities insist on new residents putting down huge, non-refundable payments up-front, we like to do things a little differently. We care about not only the physical and emotional well-being of our residents, but their financial health as well. That’s why we offer our residents all the perks of country club living without the expensive buy-in—just a simple lease. Our community for memory care and assisted living in Sarasota, FL consists of 90 apartments, with three different floor plans and a number of amenities listed below.

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Dining at Heron House

Live Well, Dine Well

Allow our professionally trained service staff to present you with delicious dishes made from locally sourced ingredients for breakfast, lunch and dinner. At Senior Lifestyle, dining is an integral part of the resident experience, and we do everything we can to delight you with a personalized dining experience.

Dining Directors and Executive Chefs meet with residents to discuss and incorporate enhancements to the menu, special requests, favorite recipes or foods, and unless otherwise specified by state regulations we offer therapeutic diets such as reduced concentrated sweets, mechanical soft and purée. Residents can select healthy, locally sourced options based on the nutritional information, or they can simply opt to choose their favorites. And we always encourage residents and relatives to make special arrangements when expecting a family visit!

Services at Heron House

Our Service Culture Makes the Difference

It’s the service culture at every Senior Living community that sets us apart. Our experienced, highly trained staff find everyday fulfillment as they help residents live life to the fullest. Below you will find the services and amenities available that are specific to this Sarasota Independent Living location, organized by lifestyle option.

A La Carte

  • Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy
  • Routine Physician Visits
  • Routine Podiatry Visits

Assisted Living

  • Restaurant-style service for Breaskfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Weekly Housekeeping
  • On-Site Maintenance Personnel
  • Personal Laundry
  • Availability of Professional Service Staff 24-hours per day
  • Utilities
  • 24-Hour Emergency Call Response
  • Daily Up and About Check
  • Nutritious Snacks available throughout the day
  • Transportation

Memory Care

  • Restaurant-style service for Breaskfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Weekly Housekeeping
  • On-Site Maintenance Personnel
  • Personal Laundry
  • Utilities
  • Basic Cable
  • Personalized Care Plans
  • Daily Up and About Check
  • Nutritious Snacks available throughout the day
  • Secured exterior courtyard with walking path and professionally manicured landscapes and gardens

General Amenities

  • Beauty and Barber Shop
  • Emergency Call System
  • Main Dining Room
  • Private Dining Room
  • Planned Social Activities
  • Outdoor Garden Area
  • Spacious Community Rooms with TV’s and DVD’s
  • Library
  • Guest Parking
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Courtyard
  • Smoke-Free Environment
  • Pet Friendly
  • Individually Controlled Heat and Air

Points of Interest

Senior Lifestyle communities are located near many cultural, culinary and spiritual points of interest. We encourage residents to explore their local communities however they like. We arrange for scheduled trips to local markets, theaters and more, but we also love it when residents create their own trips!

Points of interest near this Senior Lifestyle community include:

  • Palms of Presbyterian
  • St. Jude’s Catholic Church
  • First Baptist Church
  • Sarasota Memorial
  • Doctors Hospital
  • Lakewood Ranch
  • SCAT
  • Yellow Taxi
  • Senior Friendship Center
  • Sarasota Commons
  • St. Armands Circle
  • Westfield Southgate
  • Golden Apple Dinner Theatre
  • Asolo
  • Banyon Theatre Company
  • Spanish Point
  • Ringling Museum
  • Classic Car Museum
  • Univeristy of South Florida
  • Keiser University

Floor plans at Heron House

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Programs at Heron House

Stop Dreaming—Start Doing!

Senior Living communities thrive because many of our residents are curious, interesting individuals who love to collaborate with their neighbors and our staff. They consistently make brilliant suggestions for interesting new programs and clubs, which we are more than happy to make a reality. We empower every resident to continue to grow, connect, move, and create at their own pace.

Executive Bio for Heron House

Meet Our Executive Director

Barry Landreth

Barry Landreth has been working in the senior living industry since 1987, having worked at Heron House for the past six and half years. His favorite part of the job as Executive Director has been making a difference in seniors’ lives.

“At Heron House, we work each day to create a homelike environment that enriches the lives of our residents in every way,” he says.

Barry says that what make’s our community special are the people, both residents and staff.

Barry enjoys baking from scratch, maintaining his saltwater aquarium, and entertaining guests and family at home.

Barry is excited for you to experience Heron House for yourself!

Awards for Heron House

Awards for Heron House

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Testimonials for Heron House

We can talk all day about how great our communities are, but we think you should hear from people who have experienced first-hand how we offer an unmatched quality of life at every senior living community.

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My mother was a resident at Heron House for about 6 years. She just passed in February of 2016. I live in Canada and really depended on the staff at Heron House to care for my mom as I could only get to Sarasota 3 or 4 times a year. She could not live with me in Canada because she was to a Canadian citizen. My mother and I were as close as a mother and daughter could be. She was my best friend! Without the amazing staff at Heron House I would not be able to sleep at night. Seth and his great staff in Legacy Court were the BEST!!!! They cared for my mother as if she was their own mother. My mother was very comfortable there. To everyone at Heron House, Thank you for being the caring, loving people that you are. When missing my mom, I think about all of you often. My mother and I were so lucky to have all of you as part of our family while she lived there. All the best, Nancy

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“My apartment at Heron House is very spacious and comfortable. The upkeep of my apartment and the general community is very good. I have had nice experioences with other residents and have met new friends. While I do not participate in every activity, the one’s that I do participate in I rather enjoy. Heron House takes good care of me and has a quick response to my needs. The nursing staff is outstanding, Michael the bus driver and Mo the lead housekeeper are wonderful people.” – N/A

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“I moved into Heron House two months ago. My apartment is beautiful and face the garden area which is home to many birds. I was nervous about making friends but it was easy to meet people and my neighbors are nice. My favorite things are the card games, fishing at the local piers and the food committee. The staff is kind and they work hard. I am glad that I am here because I feel safe.” – Thelma L.

Special Offer

Save $1,000 on Moving Expenses!*

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Senior Lifestyle is here to lessen the load. That’s why we’re offering $1,000 off your moving expenses for move-ins prior to 12/31. We take pride in making everyday a happy day. This even includes moving day.

Request more info to receive a coupon for $1,000 off your Moving Expenses. Print out the $1,000 off coupon and bring it with you when you visit the community!

*Participating communities only. Limited-time offer applicable to new residents only and must be presented at the time of deposit.

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Visiting Heron House

Our doors are always open, and we'd love to show you around! You'll get to meet staff and residents as you tour our beautiful community. We encourage you to learn more about everything we have to offer -- just click any of the links to the left. There is always something abuzz here, so every day is a great day to visit. We look forward to meeting you!

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3221 Fruitville Rd., Sarasota, FL 34237

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