Inspired Living at Sarasota
1900 Phillippi Shores Drive
Sarasota, FL 34231
About our Community
Located just off the South Tamiami Trail, Inspired Living at Sarasota provides personalized care with assisted living services specifically designed for those with Alzheimer’s disease, dementia or other memory impairments. Residents are truly at the center of their care, forming the foundation for a unique approach tailored to meet individual needs and preferences.
Our community is the perfect balance of form and function – a warm, welcoming place that feels like home, is alive with activity, and is carefully designed to enhance the lives of those with memory impairments. But it is our people who make a tremendous difference. The passion of our dedicated staff is driven by a sense of purpose and deep respect for our residents, their families and loved ones.
From our expansive, secure courtyard with walking paths, a shaded gazebo and butterfly garden – to nutritious, chef-prepared dining options where residents can enjoy delicious meals and snacks at their leisure – we provide a worry-free, nurturing and compassionate environment. Discover the difference we can make in your loved one’s life … and in yours.
Levels of Care
Our caregivers, specially trained in memory loss, help design a lifestyle and care plan to suit each resident’s needs. Along with our enriching programming and activities, we integrate individual resident location technology, key-less entry system and security cameras to help promote independence and enhance resident security
Should a health issue arise, assisted living services are available. You can be confident knowing that you can remain in your apartment, with services customized to your needs. Licensed nursing care is available seven days a week. Monthly rates are adjusted based on changes to care.
- Personalized care tailored to each resident’s abilities and preferences.
- Nutritious, chef-prepared menu choices approved by a certified dietitian.
- Leading-edge resident location technology to enhance safety.
- Engaging and enriching programming, activities and off-site events.
- Licensed nursing care available 24/7.
- Forever plans lock in all-inclusive pricing for onsite personal care.
- A variety of support groups for family members and caregivers.
- Pet Friendly
- 24 Hour Security System
- Beauty/Barber Shop
- Courtyard and Garden
- Walking Paths
Meet our Director
Leah Melvin brings ten years of experience as a licensed Assisted Living Facility Administrator to complement her role as Executive Director of Inspired Living. Leah possesses extensive experience and knowledge in C.M.S., federal and state regulations for assisted living and long term care, Medicare and Medicaid, third-party reimbursement and Department of Health guidelines. Ms. Melvin has experience developing policy & procedures for general L.T.C. regulations as well as specific nursing and administrative issues. In addition, Ms. Melvin has a proven track record for developing and implementing community improvement programs. Melvin is knowledgeable in Risk Management and has trained as an Assistant Nursing Home Administrator and was a Skilled Nursing Facility Director of Nursing for more than eight years. Leah is a good communicator, a good educator and has excellent interpersonal relationship skills. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from State College of Florida and is currently pursuing her Master’s degree in Health Care Administration.