Frequently Asked Questions

Tessera of Brandon is committed to bringing you assisted living and memory care services in a comfortable and engaging environment. That’s why we’ve collected the most common questions about our community and the numerous amenities and services we provide. See these questions and their answers, below.

+Q: What is Tessera of Brandon?

Tessera of Brandon is a new senior living community located at the intersection of Pauls Drive and Oakfield Drive.

+Q: What size is the community?

The community has a total of 138 apartments including:

  • 89 assisted living apartments
  • 49 apartments for residents with memory-related impairments

+Q: Are there a variety of floor plans to choose from?

Tessera of Brandon offers a variety of residences for assisted living including studio, one bedroom and two bedroom apartments ranging in size from 430 –750 square feet. All apartments feature large walk-in closets and have been thoughtfully designed to maximize living spaces and natural light. The residences in the Valeo™ neighborhood have private bathrooms and roll-in showers.

+Q: What is the vision behind Tessera of Brandon?

Tessera of Brandon embodies the future of successful aging. It is designed to provide quality supportive assisted living and memory care services that honor your legacy, enhance your wellness and focus on your personal goals by offering whole-person wellness programs, a wide variety of amenities, numerous dining choices and superior customer service. Tessera offers these amenities and services with no large upfront entrance fee. The community’s pricing is based on a monthly service fee and an annual lease, enabling residents to have more flexibility and control over their living situation and finances. Simply put, Tessera is a community where you can continue to live your story, your way.

+Q: What types of amenities are available?

  • The Palm, The Sago and Palmetto restaurants
  • Bismarck Bistro
  • Event Center
  • Fitness Gym with HUR equipment
  • Library
  • Hibiscus Salon and Spa
  • Wellness Center
  • Fitness and wellness programs
  • The Sabal private dining room
  • Entertainment, social and educational programs and events
  • Courtyards
  • Fitness paths
  • Outdoor patio with fire pit, gazebo and gardens
  • Bark Park

+Q: Do you offer wellness programs?

Tessera of Brandon embraces a whole-person wellness philosophy through Salus™ by Solvere powered by Masterpiece Living®, a multi-faceted approach to wellness that focuses on every residents’ potential to achieve his or her personal wellness goals regardless of physical or emotional challenges.

For residents with memory impairments, our Valeo™ Signature Program is integrated into every aspect. Valeo allows residents to thrive and have meaningful interactions through one-on-one interactions, build relationships with others and grow connections.

+Q: Who constructed the community?

Tessera of Brandon is being developed by Pridgen Development, LLC and Lindell Investments, Inc., a joint owner. Lindell is the developer of Tessera of Westchase. Grady Pridgen, CEO of St. Petersburg-based Pridgen Development, brings decades of experience in the development of commercial, office, industrial, retail, multi-family and senior living communities. Tampa-based Lindell Investments was established in 1997 by Carl Lindell Jr., who has invested in and developed commercial and residential real estate for more than 35 years. The company recently has focused on the housing, rental, senior housing and townhomes markets.

+Q: Who manages the community?

The community is managed by Solvere Living, LLC. Solvere Living is providing the vision to bring a standard of excellence to Tessera of Brandon and to meet and exceed the expectations of residents and families. Integrity, transparency and loyalty are the values that form the basis of the management philosophy.

The Solvere team includes highly credentialed executives with proven expertise in the areas of Operations Management, Sales and Marketing, Finance, Wellness and Development Services.

+Q: What is the fee structure?

The community has a one-time community fee and monthly service fees for assisted living and memory care residences. Tessera offers annual leases with a thirty day termination clause.

+Q: What is included in the monthly service fee?

  • Multiple dining venues with all day dining from 7:00 am– 7:00 pm
  • Weekly housekeeping and personal laundry and linens
  • Scheduled transportation
  • Entertainment, social, and educational programs and events
  • Fitness programs and exercise classes
  • Salus™ and Valeo™ wellness programs
  • 24-hour health monitoring
  • All utilities, except telephone
  • Basic Cable and Wi-Fi
  • Maintenance and repairs
  • Concierge services
  • Trash removal
  • Landscaping
  • Emergency response system in each residence
  • Security 24 hours a day, 7 days per week
  • Generator

+Q: I’d like to learn more about becoming a resident. What is the process?

A fully refundable, non-interest bearing $1,000 deposit will reserve an apartment while you complete the application process. Once you have completed the application process, you will convert your deposit into an apartment reservation for a specific apartment and begin the move-in process.

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