Sutton Homes News

Articles pertaining to Sutton Homes, our staff and our events.

Welcome to our newly updated website!

Sutton Homes is excited to announce the launch of our newly updated website, www.suttonhomes.com, to provide site visitors easy to find resources about our memory care homes and the most current and innovative information about Alzheimer’s disease/dementia. Some new features include links to our photo gallery, social media pages, and a side-by-side comparison of Sutton Homes to other providers.

Recognizing the Important Job of Family Caregivers

Sutton Homes Memory Care Celebrates National Family Caregiver Month. We recognize all the important care that family provides. Should caregivers need a break to attend to personal needs or take a vacation, Sutton Homes provides overnight respite care for their loved ones. Call to reserve a spot at
407-740-8815.

Read the article Care Comes Home on www.caregiveraction.org for more information about the importance and value of Family Caregivers.

The article begins:

Your loved one’s care does not always take place in hospitals, or nursing homes, or doctor offices, or medical clinics. Most care actually occurs in the home – and that’s a good thing. People are healthier at home and health care costs are reduced. Family caregivers have the best interests of their loved ones at heart. But caregiving at home can take its toll and it certainly takes a lot of planning. The Nation’s 90 million family caregivers are front and center in providing care every day …

Read full article.

Honor a Caregiver for National Caregiver Month

Sutton Homes Memory Care would like to join others in honoring families during National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness and Family Caregivers Month.

Visit Alz.org to honor them by sharing your personal tribute message today.

Avoid 5 Common Mistakes When Hiring a Caregiver

Caring for a loved one at home can be the right option for some families but having the right support is important. Here are some tips that might help make the search easier.

This recently published article in US News & World Report Money Section, is entitled 5 Mistakes to Avoid When Hiring a Caregiver for Your Parent.

The article gives 5 common mistakes people make when hiring a caregiver, why they make them and how to avoid them.

It begins:

You can’t do it all, and when you realize that, you either hire someone else for the task or spread the work around. Or you just let it go.

But if part of doing it all is taking care of an aging parent, you can’t let it go, and spreading the work among family and friends may be impractical or impossible. Depending on the type of care your parent needs, you may not be able to do much, even if you have the time. So if you’re considering hiring an in-home caregiver for your mother, father or a relative, here are five common mistakes you should avoid.

1. Putting it off

Read full article.

Invitation to Sutton Homes 20th Anniversary Party and Open House

We Have a Lot to Celebrate!

We cordially invite you to join us for our Sutton Homes Memory Care 20th Anniversary Open House!

This fun and informative event is taking place at our office, located at 2221 Lee Rd #13 in Winter Park on Thursday, September 18 at 4-6 pm.

If you are interested in joining us email jtrotter@suttonhomes.com to RSVP or just to get more information about the event.

Announcing a New Addition to Sutton Homes Care Team

Sutton Homes  New Activity Director John Collins, C.T.R.S.

Sutton Homes New Activity Director John Collins, C.T.R.S.

Sutton Homes Memory Care is pleased to announce a new addition to our care team. Join us in welcoming our new Activity Director John Collins, C.T.R.S.. John comes to us with over 25 years experience in Therapeutic Recreation. As a graduate of the University of Florida and a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist, John has a wealth of knowledge and experience in providing services to anyone with memory loss. For the past 15 years, John has been a healthcare educator around the state providing training to other activity professionals.

He became involved in memory care when his own grandmother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. He was close to her and wanted to find ways to enrich her life at the nursing home where she resided. John brings that compassion, experience, and creativity to our residents and is looking forward to enhancing their quality of life. Welcome!

Sutton Homes Memory Care Latest News

Greetings to everyone in our Central Florida, Orlando area community! We would like to keep you up to date on what is going on at Sutton Homes Memory Care.

Firstly, our office has moved. Our new office location is:

Sutton Homes Memory Care
2221 Lee Rd, Suite 13
Winter Park, FL 32789

Note that the phone number remains the same.

Secondly, Sutton Homes Memory Care is hiring. Full time, part time and on-call positions are available for qualified and passionate care providers. Please see our employment page for more details.

Contact us today to learn more about Alzheimer’s and dementia care and to schedule a time to tour our locally-owned assisted living facilities.

Sutton Homes Celebrates Our 20th Year

Sutton Homes - Celebrating 20 Years

Celebrating 20 Years
1994 – 2014

With locations in Altamonte Springs, Maitland, Mount Dora, Orlando, and Winter Park, FL, we at Sutton Homes are proud to have served the Central Florida community for 20 years this year!

Sutton Homes are assisted living facilities specializing in memory care. With eight Central Florida homes to keep our residents close to their loved ones, we provide an atmosphere like home. Our staff to resident ratio is low as we give each resident personal attention.

Sutton Homes is a leader in the area of self determination for our residents, encouraging them to maintain as much control over their lives as possible.

Our long standing reputation of quality service to our residents, their families and our community speaks for itself. Please contact us today with any questions you may have.

Our 9th Home is Almost Ready!

By Jennifer Gruber Trotter MA, LMFT, LMHC

Our 9th home is almost ready! We are accepting deposits immediately to reserve your room.

Located in the lovely Carmen Oaks subdivision in Altamonte Springs, our newest addition is a beautiful contemporary 5 bedroom brick home. On a quiet cul de sac, this home has privacy and lots of space.

Altamonte Oranole Front Door

A welcoming eat in kitchen, oversized windows and lots of living area make this a comfortable and inviting home for our residents.

Altamonte Oranole Kitchen

Families can expect the same excellent resident centered care for their loved ones that Sutton Homes Memory Care Homes are known for.

Altamonte Living Room

Central Florida’s original memory care facility, we currently have 9 secure homes located throughout Central Florida with all the support of a licensed assisted living facility. Call us anytime for a tour at 407-740-8815!

Jennifer Trotter is the Community Liaison for Sutton Homes Memory Care Homes. Locally owned and operated, Sutton Homes is Central Florida’s original memory care provider. Many people with memory problems do not want to leave their homes but care and keeping these individuals safe can become very difficult. Sutton Homes owns 8 homes in upscale neighborhoods where we care for 5 residents in each secure home. Our flat rate fee includes all the care, laundry, meals and snacks, and activities. A fully licensed assisted living facility, we provide resident centered care with attention to each individual’s preferences. Call today for a tour of the location nearest you at 407-740-8815 or visit our website for more information.

Sutton Homes Memory Care Assisted Living Facilities (ALF) Joining Walk to End Alzheimer’s at Lake Eola October 27

Sutton Homes Memory Care ALF is participating in the 2012 Walk to End Alzheimer’s™  at Lake Eola, in downtown Orlando on Saturday October 27th. We have a team made up of staff, family and residents. The walk is sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association and is biggest annual fundraiser. Registration and photos are at 9am. The walk is 2 miles and dogs are welcome! Come out an join us! Be sure to check back for photos of the event.

Read more information about the Walk to End Alzheimer’s ™ from our past post or go to the Alzheimer’s Association’s event FAQ page.  To signup to sponsor a walker, start a team, join a team or just walk register here.

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