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The History of Assisted Living and How to Find the Right Community for You

What we know today as “assisted living” came about over the course of numerous decades of study, advances in care, and developments within senior living facilities. In this post, we’ll chronicle the history of assisted living for seniors, what you should look for in assisted living resources, and more.

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8 Charities and Organizations Making Strides Toward a Cure for Breast Cancer

Keep on reading to see which notable charities you should consider donating to, which brands are doing their part to help, and the history behind the annual awareness campaign’s origins.

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4 Mistakes to Avoid When Searching for an Assisted Living or Memory Care Community

When it is time to start looking into assisted living and memory care communities, you want the absolute best for your parent or loved one.

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10 Wholesome Hobbies That Retired Seniors Can Pursue This Summer

No matter your age, it’s important to keep your mind sharp and engaged. By picking up a hobby in retirement, you’ll keep your mind stimulated all while doing something that you genuinely enjoy!

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Vacationing in Florida This Summer? Visit Our Assisted Living Facility in Bradenton

The next time you choose to vacation in Florida or are simply in the Bradenton area, be sure to stop by Water’s Edge of Bradenton!

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6 Things to Look for When Deciding on a Memory Care Community

Are you a senior who has thought about joining a community for assisted living with memory care in Bradenton? If so, it’s worth taking the time to learn as much about this type of care as possible.

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4 Outdoor Safety Tips for Seniors to Keep in Mind This Spring

Come see our four simple tips on staying safe in the spring, and year-round as well!

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Looking for Things to Do in Bradenton? Go to a Marauders Game This Summer!

There are a wealth of hidden treasures within the city, but one memorable place for seniors to get some fresh air and have some fun is LECOM Park.

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4 Ways Seniors Can Make the Most Out of Daylight Saving Time

Are you ready to spring forward? Get prepared for the time change with these great tips from Water’s Edge of Bradenton!

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20 Healthy Living Books for Seniors to Add to Their Bookshelves

Looking to add some more books to your collection, or just need a list of good reads to check out at the library? You’ve come to the right place!

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15 Practical Smartphone Apps for Seniors to Download Today

When thinking about who regularly uses a smartphone, senior citizens may not be the first demographic that comes to mind. However, digital technology has been incorporated in our everyday lives more than ever, and it now seems that seniors are on board as well.

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Ease Into 2018 by Adding These Low-Impact Exercises to Your Routine

Looking to make your health a focus in 2018 but unsure where to start? Get your body back into the rhythm of exercising with these low-impact methods!

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New Year, New Home: Your Next Chapter Can Begin at Our Senior Living Facility

Unless you’re already lucky enough to call Florida home, the winter can be pretty cold and dreary for those in many parts of the country. And while there are a lot of worthwhile retirement options for seniors looking to escape the cold, it’s without a doubt that Florida is one of the best places to retire.

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10 Healthy New Year's Resolutions to Put on Your Checklist for 2018

Can’t think of any goals or things to work on in the new year? Don’t fret because we’ve created a great list of 10 things that can help you improve physically, mentally, and more!

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We Offer Faith-Based Retirement in the Heart of Bradenton, Florida

Do you live in the Bradenton, FL area and are curious about Christian senior living communities? Keep on reading to learn more about our faith-based retirement community!

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5 Daily Activities You Can Do to Stimulate Your Brain and Stay Sharp

Seniors, if you are looking to keep your brain sharp and need ways to stimulate it, here are a few daily activities you can start engaging in!

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Getting to Know Gaetano Cannata – Chef and Owner of Ortygia Restaurant

We had the owner and head chef, Gaetano Cannata, answer some questions for us so our readers can get to know him and the restaurant a little better!

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Traveling This Holiday Season? Here Are 7 Safety Tips to Keep in Mind

Are you or your loved ones traveling this holiday season? Be sure to keep these safety tips in mind for yourself, or pass them along to your relatives!

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Meet the Water's Edge of Bradenton Team Walking to End Alzheimer's

Read this post to get to know the women from Water's Edge of Bradenton who participated in the walk!

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35 of Our Favorite Restaurants in the Bradenton Area

Check out this list of the best restaurants in the Bradenton area!

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Our Community Is a Proud Sponsor of the 2017 Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Bradenton, Florida

Learn about how we will be a part of the 2017 Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Bradenton, Florida on October 21, 2017!

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12 Essential Senior Nutrition Tips

If you're looking for tips for senior nutrition, find out Water’s Edge of Bradenton’s list of things you should know.

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15 Hidden Treasures in the Bradenton Gulf Area

Check out this list of awesome places you can go in the area with family, friends, or just by yourself!!

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Enjoy Our Luxurious Senior Living Near Palmetto, Florida

Find out why our senior living facility near Palmetto, Florida is the perfect place for you or your loved ones to start a new chapter of life!

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13 Tips for Caring for Someone with Dementia or Alzheimer’s

Read our post to find the effective ways to care for your loved one if they’re struggling with dementia or Alzheimer’s.

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14 Fun Things to Do in Terra Ceia, Florida This Summer

It is no secret that Florida in the summer is a place for fun. Check out these 14 great things to do!

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6 Reasons Why You Should Spend Your Retirement in Florida

Check out these 6 reasons why you should spend your retirement in Florida and discover all Florida and Water’s Edge of Bradenton can offer!

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How to Take Advantage of Our Outdoor Heated Pool

From kicking back and relaxing to soaking up some sunshine to getting a good workout in, there are a variety of benefits you can gain by taking advantage of our outdoor heated pool.

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Water’s Edge of Bradenton Offers Compassionate Memory Care

It was a brief moment in Paul Kivlehan’s life that shaped the way he cares for senior citizens. Read more of his story in our blog post.

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20 Adventurous Things to Do in Sarasota

With so many fun things to do in Sarasota, Florida, you’ll find yourself visiting again and again! We’ve created a list to help you begin your exploration in Sarasota.

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4 Fun Ways to Stay Fit in Bradenton and Manatee County, Florida

We understand that staying healthy as you age is vital for your wellbeing. With that in mind, here is a list of four different ways that you can stay active and be your best!

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6 Reasons to Take Advantage of Our Bradenton, Florida Senior Living

Come turn your Florida retirement dreams into a reality. With long days by the pool, soaking up the warm Florida sun, and living in your own apartment that’s just steps away from a café, movie theatre and fitness center, what could be better?

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Why You Need to Take Advantage of Our Assisted Living Near St. Petersburg, FL

Are you a senior who is interested in utilizing the care that comes with assisted living in St. Petersburg, Florida? Water's Edge of Brandenton is the perfect option for senior living near St. Petersburg, find out why.

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 Budgeting for Your Florida Retirement

Entering retirement means taking a closer look at your finances. Obviously you want to live comfortably during your golden years, but you also probably want to afford some extras and be able to leave something for your children.

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5 Reasons to Choose Our Assisted Living in Bradenton

When it comes to selecting an assisted living community, there are a lot of factors to take into consideration. The level of care and the available facilities and amenities offered are certainly vital, but the location and nearby attractions are important as well.

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Looking for 62+ Communities in Bradenton, FL?

As seniors begin to plan for retirement, they often find they need to educate themselves on matters they hadn’t previously explored.

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The Best Assisted Living Near Sarasota, Florida

Entering a senior living community like Water’s Edge of Bradenton brings with it the opportunity to enjoy hundreds of great activities with like-minded seniors in a comfortable and welcoming atmosphere.

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10 Fun Things for Seniors to Do in Bradenton, Florida

Independent living in Bradenton, FL means having access to all the cosmopolitan delights of major cities like Tampa, Sarasota and St. Petersburg, but it also means being able to get great enjoyment from a wealth of activities just outside your door.

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15 Bradenton, Florida & Gulf Coast Blogs You Need to Be Reading

If you’re looking to get the most out of independent living in Bradenton, Florida, that means tapping into the numerous social events and rich culture the area, and the greater Florida region, supplies.

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7 Ways to Take Advantage of Independent Living in Florida

Florida is known for being a state full of fun and sun. While millions of people visit each year to check out the state’s sandy beaches or attractions, others choose to remain here year-round. With numerous parks, museums and great weather, it’s no surprise that Florida is considered one of the best places to retire.

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The Keys to Senior Living in Bradenton, Florida

When most people think about retirement, they think about Florida and everything it has to offer. With warm weather, a low cost of living, plenty of water, sunshine, beaches and more, what’s not to love?

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Looking for Retirement Communities Near St. Petersburg, FL?

If you’re looking for retirement communities in the St. Petersburg, Florida area, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a better location than Water’s Edge of Bradenton when it comes to a thriving social atmosphere, ease of travel and enriching cultural activities.

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