Due to damage experience during the 2017 hurricane season, Governor, Rick Scott, issued the Governor’s Emergency Rules requiring all assisted living facilities to have emergency generators to provide a minimum of 20 square feet per resident at 81 degrees or less. This mandate is especially challenging for Residential Plaza at Blue Lagoon, a 14-story facility with 350 beds, including 54 residents diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and other dementia-related disorders who live within our Memory Care Program.
Residential Plaza at Blue Lagoon provides an aﬀordable home with assisted living services so that 350 elders can live in a safe, caring and supportive environment while maintaining their dignity, independence, and purpose. Seventy percent (70%) of Residential Plaza’s residents are low-income older adults.
Currently, Residential Plaza seeks to provide our residents with a safer environment during emergencies.
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Residential Plazas must comply with the Governor’s Emergency Rules or risks losing its license, which translates into displacing 350 elderly in our community, including 54 diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and other dementia-related disorders who live at our Memory Care Program.
Assistance to the Elderly, Inc. is a non-profit that enables low-income vulnerable older adults to lead meaningful and dignified lives by providing safe, supportive housing, quality services, community education, and advocacy. Assistance to the Elderly, Inc. owns Residential Plaza at Blue Lagoon, the largest assisted living community in Florida.