On August 2, 2019, my Mom, Frances, gained her wings. She had spent the last 6 years of her life at Lake Forest Park, her last 5 months in Memory Care. I would like to express my sincere thanks and appreciation to the Staff. They are all truly phenomenal caregivers. From the receptionist, to the hairdresser to the laundry staff, to housekeeping, to maintenance, to the kitchen staff. They are all just such wonderful, caring people. I have to mention here the extremely kind gesture from the kitchen staff who came to mom's room to see her just before she passed. Mom ...Show More
Promoting Social Connections in Senior Living Communities Back
Social interactions are important for keeping the mind, body, and soul healthy. Believe it or not, social connections have a strong tie to physical and cognitive function. The lack of social relationships leads to loneliness, isolation, unhealthy behaviors, and depression. At Lake Forest Park, it is our goal to promote social activities and interaction to keep residents engaged, healthy, and happy.
It starts with the personal relationship between the staff and residents. Our memory care, independent living and assisted living community in Ft. Pierce, Florida has one thing in mind, the well being of our residents. Each of our residents are important to us and our staff has personal relationships with every one of our cherished residents. Even while we continue to socially distance, we encourage residents to interact with our team and other residents. The memory care and assisted living community at Lake Forest Park has a private area for activities and events where residents can engage in a safe environment. The independent senior living community offers more flexibility and engagement between residents and staff through family style events in the arts and crafts room, library, and other areas.
Residents in memory care, assisted living and independent living have the opportunity to participate in clubs offered daily within the community. At Lake Forest Park, we offer just about everything from playing cards to exercising. These clubs are created and led by our friendly residents who are passionate about the simple joys of life. Our endless list of activities encourage those with similar interests to build and solidify friendships. All of our planned activities, outings, services, and events are safely and strategically developed to ensure there are opportunities for everyone.
Engagement, interaction, and communication are important within our community of wonderful residents. Positive social health is significant in helping you live happily at Lake Forest Park. We believe that nobody should live life alone. When you choose living at Lake Forest Park, you choose friendships, relationships, and support.
Having lived at Lake Forest Park for 10 years, I am very happy and feel lucky to be here. It is a very pretty place, the staff is friendly and helpful, and the food is good. I love the trivia games and puzzles they offer on the activity calendar; they keep my mind alert. Living here is like belonging to a huge family; we all get along great. I don't have to cook and clean anymore, so I am getting lazy and fat! I never thought I'd live to see that! I am grateful each day.
I love it at Lake Forest Park! It is now my home. The other residents are my loving extended family. The staff is always courteous, knowledgeable and helpful. Dining and housekeeping staff are always cheerful, conscientious and highly, highly efficient. It is a pleasure seeing the staff smiling and keeping us happy and content. Our activities are varied with something for everyone. We all enjoy participating in activities. I am happy to call Lake Forest Park home.
When I first moved to Lake Forest Park, it was the most difficult time of my life. Now, after being here 9 months, I have made friends and am really enjoying myself. Everyone is like family to me; we are so close and we have a lot of fun.
I visited this facility. This building is beautiful, from the moment you walk in the airy sheer curtains the décor, the music, the atmosphere is wonderful. We met a very cute young girl who gave a great tour of the building. The entire management team made it a point to introduce themselves, the head young lady was so warm and eased our concerns. We were shocked that fort pierce had anything as nice as this. When we left everyone wished us well. The folks living there look healthy. It didn't smell either.
I am a senior who has lived and worked in St. Lucie County since the fall of 1972. I have worked as both a teacher and a minister for a large part of that time and have had the opportunity to visit many different retirement facilities over the years. I am presently a part of a group that meets once a month at Lake Forest Park for a luncheon. I have also toured their facilities and am quite impressed. They provide a secure and challenging program of activities and I know of no other place that I would rather consider ...Show More