OUR HISTORY

A HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE & TIMELINE

It all started in 1991, when the first Aston Gardens began. Now, consisting of 11 world-class senior living communities throughout Florida, Aston Gardens set the precedent for the company’s success in developing senior living communities that far surpass industry standards.

Aston Gardens was just the beginning. Today, the Discovery Senior Living portfolio currently encompasses seven senior living brands throughout the Southeast including Florida, Georgia, Alabama and Texas.

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Major Company Milestones

1991

  • Company founded

1991 to 2006

  • Build, developed and managed 11 world-class senior living communities – six independent living and five assisted living communities under the Aston Gardens brand

2006 to 2010

  • Repositioned the award-winning Aston Gardens brand name and currently manage and operate 11 luxury senior living communities
  • Discovery Communities was founded

2010

  • Started Discovery At Home, a Medicare-certified Home Healthcare Agency

2011 to 2013

  • Discovery Villages was founded under the leadership of Thomas Harrison, CEO, and Richard Hutchinson, President and CFO. Development began on premier supervised independent living, assisted living and memory care communities, blending the best of senior living communities with comprehensive care and wellness

2013

  • Selected exclusive manager and operator of Regency Point, a senior living community in Rainbow City, Alabama
  • Groundbreaking and construction started on Discovery Village At The Forum in Fort Myers, FL

2014

  • Opened Discovery Village At The Forum, Fort Myers, FL in October 2014
  • Selected exclusive manager and operator of The Preserve at Palm-Aire senior living community in Florida
  • Selected exclusive manager and operator of Conservatory Senior Living communities with five locations in Texas. Discovery Senior Living also has ownership interest in these communities
  • Selected exclusive manager and operator of Stonebridge At Castle Hills senior living community in Texas
  • Selected exclusive manager and operator of Noble Village At Sugarloaf senior living community in Georgia
  • Groundbreaking of the Discovery Village At Naples senior Living community in Naples Florida
  • Groundbreaking of the Discovery Village At Sarasota Bay senior living community in Bradenton, Florida
  • Selected exclusive manager and operator of The Aspens At Twin Creek senior living community in Texas
  • Groundbreaking of the Discovery Village At Palm Beach Gardens senior living community in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida

2015

  • “Topping Out” ceremony held for Discovery Village At Sarasota Bay senior living community in Sarasota, Florida
  • Grand reopening of Discovery Village At Sugarloaf senior living community, formerly Noble Village At Sugarloaf in Suwanee, Georgia
  • Grand Reopening of Discovery Village At Twin Creeks senior living community, formerly The Aspens At Twin Creeks in Allen, Texas
  • Grand opening of Discovery Village At Naples senior living community in Naples, Florida
  • Discovery Village At Sarasota Bay opens Preview Gallery in Sarasota, Florida
  • Grand reopening of Discovery Village At Castle Hills senior living community, formerly Stonebridge At Castle Hills in Lewisville, Texas
  • Discovery Village At Palm Beach Gardens opens Preview Gallery in Palm Beach, Florida
  • Groundbreaking of Discovery Village At Tampa Palms senior living community in Tampa, Florida