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A Knew Day: Offering Specialized Memory Support to Seniors in Windermere, Florida

“When you have a loved one living with memory issues, you want to know that they’re receiving the best possible care,” says Ashley Lodi, Executive Director of Azpira at Windermere. “But more than that, you want to know that the care is being delivered by helping hands who understand how special and important your loved one is. You want your loved one to have a lifestyle that’s enriching, fulfilling and meaningful. You want them to be celebrated as the person they are, not as their disease. In other words, you want them to be cared for as if they were a beloved family member.”


Ashley says that residents and their loved ones in Windermere, Florida now have that caring, family-focused and celebratory option. “As one of the newest members of the Pathway to Living family, we are proud to provide a variety of senior living offerings to our community, including exceptional and innovative Memory Support services,” she says. “Our A Knew Day Memory Support, designed by our parent company, has helped countless older adults and their family members live a celebration of life that honors and uplifts them, and helps individuals living with memory loss to Live Well. Age Well. Be Well.”


A Knew Day® Memory Support is an evidence-based approach that embraces a unique philosophy. VIVA!SM meaning “long life” – is the foundation of life at Azpira at Windemere. It’s threaded throughout all aspects of our community, and that includes our approach to memory support.


VIVA!SM is a celebration of life that drives our daily mission of providing personalized, enriching, purpose-filled environments where our residents can experience opportunities to flourish. It’s about breaking down barriers, honoring the remaining abilities of every individual and partnering with our residents along life’s pathway.


A Knew Day® Memory Support stems from a person-centered culture. Our highly trained team members take time to become “in the know” with each resident. This allows us to support our residents’ well-being, empowerment and autonomy to the highest degree. It also allows us to design and deliver personalized programs that have been designed to spark joy, celebrate their unique life stories and honor the person they are. This approach not only provides our residents with a new day every day, but a “knew” day.​


Worry-Free, All-inclusive Living at Azpira at Windermere


Family members can have peace of mind when their loved one becomes a resident at our Memory Support community. They know that our caring team members have received intensive sensitivity training as well as ongoing education to ensure the best possible experience. They have comfort knowing that each team member has been selected for their empathy and compassion, and that everyone understands and celebrates the individual as they progress along their memory loss journey.


Family members also can relax, knowing that for one monthly fee, their loved one will receive all the personal care, attention, stimulation and joy they deserve and need. No hidden fees, no surprises, no extra add-ons. The monthly fee is all-inclusive and all-encompassing.


Memory Support residents live in their own personal, spacious studio apartment that provides privacy when desired and easy support when necessary. Housekeeping and maintenance are provided. Three times a day, residents gather in the dining room to receive chef-prepared meals straight from our Neighborhood Kitchen. If they’re hungry or thirsty between mealtimes, snacks and beverages are always available.


Every day, residents enjoy Pathway to Living’s award-winning VIVA!SM Programming, which includes arts and crafts, gardening, pet therapy and more. Compassionate care is threaded throughout the day as well, with assistance with the activities of daily living (ADLs), medication management and 24/7 support and security available.


Residents receive the best possible healthcare thanks to routine health and wellness programs, including weight monitoring, blood pressure checks, nurse consultations and coordination of licensed medical services. We also provide routine follow-up coordination with physicians and ancillary medical service providers such as therapy, home health and hospice.


Our beautiful, safe and secure community has been designed specifically for the needs of individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia. Our amenities include a spa and salon for pampering, the Monarch Room (a multisensory room for Memory Support), exercise and therapy gyms, and beautiful amenities for socializing, entertaining and much more. Residents are free to enjoy our outdoor courtyards (completely enclosed, so there’s no risk of wandering), spend time in the greenhouse or enjoy the company of others in our family room, activity room or family lounge.


Finally, Azpira at Windermere understands that dementia care doesn’t begin and end with the resident – we’re here to care for the families, too. Resident and family education and support are available through our VIVA! Link application, and we diligently keep families informed on a regular basis about the health, wellness and happiness of their loved one. We encourage family members to visit regularly, and offer many opportunities for them to be part of the life at our community. We know that you’re a part of this journey, too, and it’s our job to help you along the path as well.


For more information, or to schedule a visit to Azpira at Windermere, please contact us at 407-278-8508.

Live Well. Age Well. Be Well.

At Azpira at Windermere, located in Windermere, FL, we’re redefining how older adults Live Well. Age Well. Be Well. Our lifestyle is far from “typical.” Our vibrant and engaging Assisted Living and uplifting A Knew Day® Memory Support inspires our residents to live passionately with purpose, every single day.

Step outside your apartment and you’ll experience a community offering thoughtful and award-winning VIVA!SM programs that are proven to enhance your life spiritually, mentally and physically. Azpira at Windermere’s team of specially trained wellness professionals are passionate about building unique relationships with every resident and guiding older adults as they set new goals, forge new relationships and live life at their own pace.

Azpira is all about creating an environment that is ahead of the curve in wellness, fitness, spirituality, technology and preventative care. As the times and technology are changing, so are we. Residents and their families, along with a Resident Care Manager, will meticulously build a wellness plan that addresses medicine distribution, fitness objectives, nutrition needs and socialization goals.​

Get excited about life at Azpira at Windermere. Our team is eager to guide you on the path you want to live – whether it’s enjoying your own city, exploring new ones, spending time with old friends, or spearheading a program of your own, this is your time to live the life you want with the luxury you deserve.​