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Independent Living, Assisted Living, & Dementia Care in Amelia Island, FL

649 Amelia Island Pkwy, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034

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About Our Community
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The Lakeside at Amelia Island has the delightful charm of a suburban neighborhood, the luxury of a five-star hotel and the accommodations an independent lifestyle craves, all while maintaining the quality of care and dedicated service needed for individuals looking to transition into the next phase of senior living. The Lakeside at Amelia Island offers exceptional independent retirement living, assisted living and memory care services and is committed to ensuring each and every resident’s needs are cared for on a personable, engaging and dignified level.

Come take a tour of The Lakeside at Amelia Island, and experience The Arbor Way for yourself.

Living Options Provided:

  • Independent Senior Living Apartments and Freestanding Cottages
  • Our independent full service communities offer a maintenance-free lifestyle with numerous amenities and luxury services to fit your every wants and needs. These amenities include: 

    • Freestanding cottages or senior living apartment living options
    • A broad range of activities, social events and wellness programs
    • Concierge services
    • Regular housekeeping and linen laundering
    • Fine dining offered daily
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  • Assisted Living
  • We offer levels of care to our assisted living residents to ensure that each person receives individualized assistance. Our Resident Care Director and a licensed nurse determines the appropriate level of care for each resident by completing an assessment of each resident’s individual abilities and needs. 

    • Emergency call system with 24-hour response
    • Access to Arbor's wellness program supervised by a licensed nurse
    • Round-the-clock-trained professional staff
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  • Alzheimer's and Dementia Care
  • The Evergreen and Bridges Programs in Arbor communities is our neighborhood that specializes in caring for those with Alzheimer’s and other memory impairments. Evergreen has its own full-time program director to provide individualized care and programs to meet each resident’s unique needs.

    • Individual plan of care for each resident
    • Medication supervision provided by a licensed nurse
    • Structured guidance and activities program, integrating daily tasks of living and engaging residents at all levels
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Upscale Restaurant Style Dining


Upscale Restaurant-Style Dining

Joining a community does not have to mean giving up delicious, home-cooked meals. Enjoy chef-prepared dining that is catered to your individual dietary needs and preferences in one of our beautiful dining rooms. All without having to lift a finger (except to raise your fork).

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Neighborhood Living Rooms


Neighborhood Living Rooms

Enjoy a book or magazine in our library, take a stroll through the garden, surf the Internet in our business center, or catch a film in our private movie theater. Whether looking to join a game or just relax, our inviting community has a space to suit all of your needs.

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Senior-Friendly Design


Senior-Friendly Design

Our community is designed with each level of care in mind, inside and out. Residents enjoy a community floor plan and apartment layout expertly crafted to reduce falls and confusion while maximizing independence and freedom. Rest assured these spaces blend the perfect mix of safety with the comforts of home.

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On-Site Wellness Center


On-Site Wellness Center

Our wellness center has on-site physical, occupational and speech therapy and exercise, including a state-of-the-art fitness center. Participate in Yoga or Tai Chi with our highly-trained senior wellness experts, join a walking group, or enjoy quiet meditation and reflection at your leisure in any of our wellness spaces.

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Fitness & Therapy Rooms


Fitness Therapy Rooms

Our fitness therapy rooms have on-site physical, occupational and speech therapy and exercise, including a state-of-the-art fitness center. Participate in Yoga or Tai Chi with our highly-trained senior wellness experts, join a walking group, or enjoy quiet meditation and reflection at your leisure in any of our wellness spaces.

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Lush Outdoor Spaces


Lush Outdoor Spaces

Enjoy our grounds and patios, adorned with beautiful flower beds and a lovely gazebo, all surrounded by a peaceful, park-like setting. We offer:

  • Relaxing resort-style living rooms
  • Professionally landscaped gardens
  • Sunny courtyards and shady porches with cozy rocking chairs

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What's Happening

Why Living Here Is Different

Why settle for anything but the best in senior living? Our community is operated by The Arbor Company. Arbor has 30 years of experience in senior living. We are so confident in our excellence that we are prepared to give your money back if you aren’t satisfied.

Visit today and see what the residents have to say!

Top Clinical Expertise

You benefit from our unsurpassed wellness care even before your first day here. A comprehensive assessment is provided prior to move-in and your wellness is carefully and routinely monitored.  And there’s no need to travel for podiatry or dental care- both are provided onsite along with rehabilitation, physical therapy, and senior-friendly exercise.

Best Trained Team

We don’t just select the most dedicated, experienced, and credentialed people in the field, we provide over three months of specialized training to each team member. Then we independently certify preparedness to guarantee an unsurpassed level of care.

Dining with Dignity®

Food is among our favorite ways of bringing joy to people’s lives. Our trained chefs prepare new menus daily in both restaurant-style dining rooms and casual bistros. And our award-winning Dining with Dignity® program restores the joy of food for anyone with eating challenges, thanks to innovative handheld cuisine that’s beautifully presented and nutritionally-sound.

Superb Surroundings

It’s what’s on the inside that counts, and The Lakeside at Amelia Island is devoted to a culture of deep connections to seniors and their families. It’s reflected in a welcoming sense of warmth that we think you’ll notice right away. So please pay us a visit, talk to residents and staff, and experience the difference for yourself!

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“Your employees are your very best asset! We are so pleased with everything about Barrington Terrace!”


- Family Member

“We moved our mother into the Evergreen (memory care) neighborhood at Barrington Terrace from another local community. She is a new person, much happier, and all of our stress levels have dropped dramatically.”


- Family Member

“Barrington Terrace staff are always approachable and friendly. They always take the time to help out in whatever way they can. Each time I enter the community I am so grateful to have such a caring place for mom to live.”


- Family Member

Get To Know Our Team
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Melissa Sloper

Executive Director

About Melissa Sloper

Melissa has 20 years of Senior Living Experience and a background in education. She has managed many Senior Living Communities on the East and West Coast as a Divisional Director of Operations before joining The Arbor Company. Melissa is dedicated to coaching and mentoring high quality teams. She is passionate about serving seniors.

Recently Melissa and her family relocated from Washington State, trading in their rain coats for suntan lotion to join the team on Amelia Island.
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Yvonne Reese

Senior Care Counselor

About Yvonne Reese

Yvonne Reese is passionate about seniors, dementia care and working in a culture that enriches the lives of everyone she comes across. Since 2010, she has enthusiastically educated communities about healthy aging, dementia awareness, and the power of healing that exist in music and laughter.
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Kelli Allen

Director of Business Development

About Kelli Allen

Kelli has more than 25 years of clinical and operational experience in the healthcare industry. She is an enthusiastic relational leader and a dynamic communicator. Kelli obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Speech Pathology from Oklahoma State University and a Master of Science Degree from The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. She knew from a very early age that she wanted to work with seniors and is deeply committed to serving the residents, families and staff at The Lakeside at Amelia Island. Kelli, a native Oklahoman, now lives in Fernandina Beach on Amelia Island and happily traded tornadoes for the salty air, sunshine and a bit of sand between her toes.
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Independent Living - The Amelia

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Assisted Living - The Nassau

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Memory Care - The Azalea

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Independent Living - The Talbot

1 Bed, 1.5 Bath | 778 Square Feet

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Independent Living - The Talbot

1 Bed, 1Bath | 898 Square Feet

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Independent Living - The Fernandina

1 Bed, 1.5 Bath | 903 Square Feet w/Den

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Independent Living - The Fernandina

1 Bed, 1.5 Bath | 881 Square Feet w/Den

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Independent Living - The Fernandina

1 Bed, 1.5 Bath | 1,003 Square Feet w/Den

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Independent Living - The Plantation

2 Bed, 2 Bath | 1,095 Square Feet

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Independent Living - Cottage

2 Bed, 2 Bath | 2,049 Square Feet Includes Garage and Porch

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Assisted Living - The Atlantic

1 Bed, 1 Bath | 520 Square Feet

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Assisted Living - The Atlantic

1 Bed, 1 Bath | 632 Square Feet

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Assisted Living - The TradeWinds

2 Bed, 2 Bath | 857 Square Feet

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Memory Care - The Hibiscus

2 Bed, 1 Bath (Shared) | 605 Square Feet



Our pricing is based on the apartment style you choose and the level of care your loved one needs.

At The Lakeside at Amelia Island, we guarantee your satisfaction, giving you the peace of mind to know you are choosing the right senior living community.

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