Rankings

Sarasota Ranked No. 3 Most Popular Retirement Destination for Seniors

Weather and retiree-friendly tax laws are a major draw.

05/17/2019 By Staff

Data

Sarasota Named One of the Nation's Top 100 Retirement Destinations

The city was recently named one of the country's top 100 places in which to retire by Where to Retire magazine.

12/11/2018 By Staff

Finance

Wealth Management Firm Launches New Division for Businesses, Nonprofits

The Venice firm Pinkerton, Harkins & Mehserle Private Wealth recently launched FourThought Institutions.

12/05/2018 By Staff

Retirement

'Boomer Conference' Takes Place Nov. 16

The keynote speaker is Jeri Sedlar, co-author of Don’t Retire: Rewire!

11/06/2018 By Staff

Services

Retirement Community Named Top Spot for Workers

The Fountains at Lake Pointe Woods and its Arizona-based management company were recently ranked No. 23 in a list of 'The 50 Best Workplaces for Aging Services.'

10/19/2018 By Staff

Aging

New Assisted Living Community Holds Open House

More than 600 guests attended an open house for Aravilla, a new $25.5 million resort-style assisted living community.

10/11/2018 By Staff

Retirement

Sarasota Ranked as Top City in Which to Retire

55places.com selected the top cities by analyzing cost of living, geographical landmarks, property taxes, economic opportunities and more.

09/27/2018 By Staff

Health care

Health and Wellness Nurse Named Statewide 'Employee of the Year'

Mary Ann Ociesa of Village on the Isle was recently honored by LeadingAge Florida at the nonprofit's 55th annual conference.

08/24/2018 By Staff

Publishing

Magazine Names Sarasota One of America's Top Cities in Which to Retire

Sarasota was named one of America's top cities for 'downtown living' by Where to Retire magazine, which cited the city's extensive cultural offerings.

06/11/2018 By Staff

Media

Bradenton Herald Editor Stepping Down

Joan Krauter is stepping down as the Herald's executive editor after nearly 20 years in the role.

04/23/2018 By Staff

Happily Ever After

Venice Named a Great Place to Retire

Where to Retire magazine highlights Venice.

03/05/2018 By Pam Daniel

New business

In-Home Care Provider Opens Sarasota Office

ComForCare recently opened a local office led by owner Kelly Brown.

02/14/2018 By Staff

New hires

Nonprofit Living Center Hires Seven

Plymouth Harbor recently hired Stephanie Leathers, Marty Martel, April Gillespie, Brian Bly, Elizabeth Goldsmith, Sande Esparza and Alena Scandur.

02/02/2018 By Staff

Education

Manatee County Judge Retires From University Teaching Job After 30 Years

Douglas Henderson recently retired from a part-time teaching job he had held at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee since 1978.

01/31/2018 By Staff

Construction

Assisted-Living Facility Announces Modernization Project

The Pines of Sarasota assisted-living facility in Sarasota will undergo a major renovation intended to modernize the facility.

01/25/2018 By Staff

Philanthropy

Longtime Nonprofit Leader Steps Down

JFCS of the Suncoast CEO emeritus Rose Chapman recently retired after 25 years with the organization.

01/18/2018 By staff

Education

Conference Focuses on Baby Boomer Retirement

The Ringling College of Lifelong Learning is holding a conference on Thursday, Feb. 1, dedicated to issue facing Baby Boomers as they prepare to retire.

01/15/2018 By staff

Data

Sarasota Ranks Highly in List of 'Best Places to Retire'

Sarasota was recently ranked as the ninth best city in Florida in which to retire by SmartAsset, a financial technology company.

05/15/2017 By staff

The Rest of Your Life

How to Retire to Sarasota

Forget about driving your golf cart into the sunset. Boomers want more from retirement.

02/07/2017 By Ilene Denton

Home Sweet Second Home

How Much Does It Cost to Own a Sarasota Vacation Getaway?

How much do you have to spend to get the Sarasota vacation home you’ve been dreaming about? Real estate blogger Robert Plunket runs the numbers.

11/30/2016 By Robert Plunket