At this very special senior living community, making sure residents feel at home is their priority from day one.
Moving to a new home is a transition. At Paddock Ridge, they know that transitioning from your own home to a senior living community is a big, life-changing decision. They want you to know that the move to assisted living or memory care doesn’t have to be the end of your independence—it can be the beginning of an enjoyable, carefree lifestyle with the personal assistance you need to make it a joyful celebration of a well-lived life.
On your first visit to Paddock Ridge, you’ll notice bright, airy open spaces with plenty of natural light; cozy living rooms with plush sofas and fireplaces; and beautifully landscaped courtyards offering natural green spaces to enjoy the fresh air and Florida sunshine. You may notice the curated artwork, carefully selected to inspire and spark imagination. Or the carefully planned gourmet menus with a variety of fresh, nutritious palate-pleasing selections. It may be the many thoughtful touches that catch your attention, like hydration stations in each neighborhood offering chilled, fruit-infused water. But you’ll also notice something else—the warm, caring, atmosphere that envelops you like a soft blanket. It’s a feeling of being nurtured, and it emanates from the genuine smiles on the faces of the care staff. That’s how you know you’ve found your new home.
“We’re here to give you peace of mind,” says Operations Coordinator Cody Mansfield, “to address your concerns, and give you assurances that we care about your family. It’s a reflection on us and our commitment to the community.”
He explains that the local owners, his family and the Ryan family, created Paddock Ridge after seeing other senior residences and deciding “none of them were good enough” for their own family members.
A Grand Welcome
At Paddock Ridge, your move-in day is all about you. The care team will be waiting for you with welcome balloons and a card signed by each team member. You’ll personally meet each of the directors who are always available to answer your questions, and you’ll be introduced to the other residents in your neighborhood when you share a meal together. You’ll also be presented with a plush, cozy, embroidered blanket as a “welcome home” gift.
“When you come into your room it’s all set up, so you don’t have to worry about a thing. You just get to enjoy your space,” explains Brittney Graham, Paddock Ridge’s director of sales. The staff recommends to new residents that before they downsize, they consider bringing more than just family photos and mementos to make them feel connected to loved ones, but also consider bringing their framed art to decorate their walls and a few key pieces of furniture that made them feel comfortable in their own home.
Transition to Memory Care
The decision to move to memory care is difficult for those living with dementia or Alzheimer’s and for their families. Familiarity is key and Paddock Ridge’s care team recommends that families set up their loved one’s room to be as similar as possible to their previous home. Their experts offer each family thoughtful recommendations for downsizing while keeping items that bring the resident comfort.
Mansfield shares the story of one memory care resident who finds joy every day in the precious remembrances of loved ones she’s collected.
“Her room is so homey,” he remarks. “It was so touching to go in there and see she’s fit a lifetime of memories into a china cabinet. She goes through old pictures and tells you all her grandchildren’s names and all her family’s names. She just ran with it and made it home.”
Discover a variety of studio and one-bedroom apartment floor plans, and see for yourself how they roll out the red carpet on your personal tour of this one-of-a-kind community. The caring staff is ready to welcome you home to Paddock Ridge.
4001 SW 33rd Court, Ocala FL 34474