Grand opening event previews Grand Living at Wellen Park, a premier all-inclusive, luxury senior living community

VENICE, Fla. (Feb. 5, 2024) – Grand Living, Wellen Park’s new all-inclusive luxury senior living community, is celebrating its official grand opening Saturday, Feb. 24, from noon to 4 p.m. The event highlights the personalized care, fun-filled lifestyle, top-notch entertainment and amenities residents enjoy every day and includes tours of the four-story building’s independent living, assisted living and memory care residences.

            Now open in Downtown Wellen, Grand Living offers 156 independent and assisted living apartments, 36 memory care units and resort-style amenities, including a pool, outdoor hot tub, full-service Grand Spa and Fitness Center, 150-seat Forum theatre, putting green and an array of dining venues serving chef-prepared meals.

            “It’s been non-stop fun since we welcomed our first residents,” said Ashley Troutman, director of sales. “Grand Living Wellen Park offers a transformative social lifestyle, all-inclusive luxury senior resort living and engaging programs for every interest and all residents. We want each member of our community to experience first class happiness.”

            Grand Living has hosted a number of memorable events, from intimate gatherings and an inaugural New Year’s Eve bash to Midnight in Manhattan, a Big Apple-themed evening of martinis, Italian appetizers, Frank Sinatra and a dance floor filled by 150 guests. Residents also enjoyed an only-in-Florida holiday party – a poolside luau complete with pink flamingos and tropical drinks.

            The start of 2024 also brings more events, including brunch, a visit by Yale A Cappella and a romantic Valentine’s Day.

            Grand Living’s social calendar is complemented by rich amenities catering to health, wellness and places to gather with friends and family. Staffed by a full-time fitness director, the Grand Spa and Fitness Center features an exercise and fitness studio with state-of-the-art equipment, a full-service salon, massage rooms and offices for visiting medical providers and telehealth appointments. Complimentary chauffeured transportation to medical appointments is also available.

Grand Living offers art and game studios, a library, billiards, the Grand Lounge and bar, a chapel and meditation center, pet park and an alfresco fire pit lounge. Residents also enjoy the walkable convenience of dining, shopping, entertainment, events and outdoor recreation in Downtown Wellen.

The community offers Signature Suite studios and one- and two-bedroom apartments featuring 450 to 1,300 square feet of living space, luxury finishes, stainless steel appliances and options for dens. Twelve separate Grand Villas elevate independent living with two bedrooms, dens and two-car garages.

            For more information about Grand Living in Wellen Park, visit or call 941-759-6310.


About Grand Living

Grand Living, headquartered in Minneapolis, MN, is a leading provider of exceptional senior living communities, with independent living, assisted living and memory care service. Grand Living® created THE STERLING TOUCH® signature service in concert with luxury resort brands and it defines the way all staff serves residents. With a focus on offering luxurious accommodations, comprehensive care services, and an engaging all-inclusive resort lifestyle, Grand Living creates vibrant communities where residents can thrive and enjoy FIRST CLASS HAPPINESS®. With a team of more than 1,100 dedicated people, Grand Living is committed to delivering unparalleled experiences and elevating the standards of senior living. To learn more, visit

About Wellen Park

Ranked among the U.S.’s top 10 selling communities in 2023 by prominent real estate consulting firms RCLCO and John Burns, Wellen Park offers a mix of single-family and multifamily residential, commercial and recreational options. The community currently has approximately 9,500 residents, and at full buildout will have more than 50,000 residents and 22,500 homes within its three distinct districts: West Villages, Downtown Wellen and Playmore.

Wellen Park’s expanding residential choices include new-construction single-family homes in picturesque neighborhoods, a dynamic new lifestyle concept for active adults 55+, paired and attached villas, coach homes and condominiums for a low-maintenance lifestyle.

Rental options in Wellen Park range from one- to three-bedroom luxury apartments and single-family homes to an apartment community for adults 55 and older, and world-class independent, assisted living and memory care.

Wellen Park is close to top-ranked Gulf of Mexico beaches and the area’s many attractions, including the fully opened Downtown Wellen offering outdoor recreation, restaurants and retail.

To learn more about living at Wellen Park, call 941-960-7805, go to or visit the Welcome Center at 12275 Mercado Drive in Venice, Fla. The Welcome Center is open daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.



Jennifer Hamilton, Gravina, Smith, Matte & Arnold Marketing and PR, 239-275-5758, [email protected]

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