Experience Luxury Senior Living in Fernandina Beach

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Independent Living

Independent living at The Lakeside at Amelia Island offers luxurious retirement with convenient amenities, top-notch service, and a multitude of engaging activities with wonderful people.

Apartments Starting at $4,920

Independent Living Cottages

The Independent Cottages at The Lakeside at Amelia Island offer you the highest privacy and luxury while indulging you with services and entertainment opportunities at your fingertips.

Cottages Starting at $6,690

Assisted Living

Assisted living at The Lakeside at Amelia Island provides you with extra customized care and assistance for peace of mind and upscale services to enjoy every day.

Apartments Starting at $5,240

Memory Care

The Evergreen memory care neighborhood was created specifically for seniors living with Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia.

Apartments Starting at $4,790

Wondering which senior living option is right for you? Take our senior living options quiz.

Transitioning into senior living can be a difficult process without having the right information. One of the biggest questions is determining which level of care is right for you or your loved one. The goal of this quiz is to answer that question and to help you take the next step with confidence.

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Why The Lakeside at Amelia Island

At The Lakeside at Amelia Island, our team creates close connections — we call them deep connections — with our residents and their families. We get to know you so that we can serve you better. 

Whether we can cook your favorite breakfast dish or organize a trip to a special place for you, we want to learn more about you so that we can build a meaningful relationship together. 

We also know that you love your pet. That’s why The Lakeside is pet friendly and welcomes your furry best friend. Ask us about our pet-friendly accommodations.

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A Full Life Awaits

When you call The Lakeside home, you’ll get to take part in activities and programs that connect you with your peers and the whole Amelia Island community. We’ve taken great care to design robust monthly social calendars filled with opportunities to get to know your neighbors and discover new or old interests. From small group activities to large events, you are sure to enjoy your days here and you’ll always have a friend here to enjoy them with. 

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Enjoy Peace of Mind

Imagine a retirement lifestyle focused on your wellness, engaging activities, and close friendships all within our assisted living services in Fernandina Beach, FL. Enjoy programs tailored to your interests, and meet our compassionate staff always ready to help with anything, big or small. We're here to support and promote your happiness and health, all around. 

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Setting the Standard in Senior Living: We are proud to be an award-winning community

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Senior Living Tailored to You

Our senior living services in Fernandina Beach are created for seniors like you. We know that seniors have various interests, needs, and abilities. That's why we've added many customizable areas in our programs and community, so you can fully feel at home.

Whether you’d like to host friends in your spacious apartment, or visit our library for some serenity and quiet—you can do as you please. 

Chat with friends or take a stroll through our beautiful outdoor spaces. Mingle with peers, invite family, or get pampered in our on-site spa. Our luxury amenities include award-winning dining services, safe transportation, and diligent housekeeping. We're here to provide the assistance you need while offering the fun and entertainment you desire.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What type of senior living options are found at The Lakeside at Amelia Island?

At The Lakeside at Amelia Island, seniors in the Fernandina Beach area can choose from luxury independent living and independent living cottages, assisted living, and memory care options. No matter which lifestyle suits you best, all of your needs will be met right here.

What amenities does The Lakeside at Amelia Island offer?

Experience a life of ease and comfort at The Lakeside at Amelia Island. Delight in our award-winning dining program, savor meals in our elegant restaurant-style dining room, and enjoy the convenience of our laundry and housekeeping services. Our concierge and transportation service is at your disposal, allowing you to effortlessly arrange future trips and ensure seamless transportation.

Explore our monthly programming calendar, packed with a variety of events, trips, and activities tailored to suit your preferences and needs. If you're in the mood for some physical activity, take a leisurely walk around our beautiful outdoor grounds with a friendly neighbor or join one of our invigorating on-site exercise classes.

Learn more about The Lakeside at Amelia Island’s services and amenities here.

How much does senior living cost in Fernandina Beach, FL?

According to Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey, the median cost of senior living in Florida in 2021 was $4,000 per month. The average monthly cost of assisted living facilities in Fernandina Beach is $4,023.

Use our free Senior Living Cost Calculator to learn more and estimate your monthly spend.

Why live at The Lakeside at Amelia Island instead of living at home?

Although aging at home may be appealing, it's not always the safest or healthiest option—concerns such as accessibility, socialization, isolation, and overall wellness can arise. Senior living communities like The Lakeside at Amelia Island are tailored for older adults, providing the care and attention they require to meet their diverse needs. At The Lakeside at Amelia Island, residents can engage in a varied range of activities, events, and programs aimed at fostering social interactions and creating meaningful relationships with other residents and staff.

Get assistance with medication management, personal care tasks, and other services from our team members who are available 24/7. They are conveniently located on site, ensuring they are aware of each resident and their individual preferences. At The Lakeside, we provide independent living, assisted living, and memory care to meet your every need.

What is the cost of memory care in Florida?

The cost of senior living within our Evergreen memory care neighborhood depends on your unique preferences and needs. To learn more about the cost of memory care, speak with one of our expert senior living advisors, or utilize our cost calculator to see if memory care is a financial fit for your loved one. 

How is assisted living different from at-home care in Fernandina Beach, FL?

While aging at home in Fernandina Beach may sound ideal, there are various concerns involving safety, accessibility, and socialization that can have an impact on a senior’s overall well-being. Unlike at-home care, which may only provide limited support and supervision, senior living communities like The Lakeside at Amelia Island, offer a comprehensive range of services and amenities specifically designed to enhance seniors’ quality of life. From chef-prepared meals and engaging activities to housekeeping and transportation services, residents at The Lakeside at Amelia Island can enjoy a worry-free lifestyle with everything they need conveniently located within our community.

At The Lakeside at Amelia Island, residents will experience a vibrant community where they can enjoy a fulfilling and socially active lifestyle while receiving personalized care and support. Our dedicated team provides round-the-clock assistance with activities of daily living, medication management, and healthcare coordination, ensuring that residents receive the care they need in a compassionate and respectful manner.


Independent Living

A luxury retirement lifestyle comes to life in your apartment, complete with activities focused on wellness and socialization.


Independent Living Cottages

Enjoy amenities, services, and peace of mind, while living in a spacious freestanding cottage.


Assisted Living

Experience peace of mind, with the added support and freedom to live a vibrant, healthy, and fulfilling retirement.


Memory Care

Designed for seniors with Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia, providing a safe, comfortable environment and meaningful relationships.

At The Lakeside at Amelia Island, relationships, personalized assistance, and peace of mind make all the difference. You’ll find a luxury lifestyle, coupled with access to our highly trained and caring staff, designed to keep you feeling your very best.

What's Happening at The Lakeside at Amelia Island

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Trip to the Ark


We love outings! Some of our residents from Legacy and our Evergreen neighborhood went for a visit to a local wildlife sanctuary, The Ark. We enjoyed hanging out with some pretty cool animals including deer, foxes, otters, and a nutria!

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Do you like sushi?


Our very own Chef Morgan led a sushi-making class!

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Lunch on the Beach


Our independent living residents always enjoy the opportunity to put their toes in the sand and enjoy a delicious lunch on beautiful Fernandina Beach!

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