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Fostering Connection

Meaningful relationships are the cornerstone of our Fernandina Beach senior living community. We create and value deep connections with our residents, their families, and our team. The closer we know our residents, the better we can customize our care and programs to their unique interests and needs. 

The Best in Senior Living

For more than 30 years, The Arbor Company has dedicated itself to providing seniors with luxurious lifestyle options and amenities to ensure they live their best lives.

Art icon Learn, Play, Get Inspired Stimulate your mind and passions by learning a new skill or rediscovering an old hobby or craft.
three people in blue outline icon Connect with Others Connect with your neighbors in a tight-knit, supportive community that nurtures your spirit and soul.
Women stretching in blue outline icon Holistic Wellness Programs Dive into our enriching programs crafted for a sharp mind, enhanced mobility, and fulfilling wellness.
Purposeful Living Live Your Purpose Make a meaningful impact in your community. Volunteer, get involved, and discover more ways to give back.
Person walkning dog icon So Much Fun To Be Had Whether it's a big family celebration or intimate little gatherings, we've got something for everyone. Invite your loved ones, too!
Praying hands icon Nurture Your Spirit Nourish your soul as you do your body. We offer religious and spiritual activities and ample space for personal reflection.
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Our Passion for Senior Living

For more than 30 years, The Arbor Company has been enhancing senior living. What sets us apart is our deep experience and unmatched passion for seniors’ wellness. We are committed to fostering relationships that enrich lives. The Arbor Company also enables its staff to work with latest industry resources and the best practices and education in senior care.

Meet the The Lakeside at Amelia Island Team

Each member of our team brings a heart for service, a passion for seniors, and the experience to create exceptional opportunities for our residents.

Linda Jones

Linda Jones

Executive Director

Linda’s career started in Neuro Intensive Care after earning her RN degree. In 2013 she began working for the senior living center formerly known as Arbor Terrace Ortega as the Resident Care Director before moving her way up to Executive Director of Arbor Terrace Ponte Vedra in 2017. Management changed hands and Linda is thrilled to be back with the Arbor Company as Executive Director here at Lakeside at Amelia Island. Linda is married with five children, eleven grandchildren, and a furbaby named Tinker. When not working, Linda serves as a Stephen Minister and enjoys being by the water. 

Jen Riesenberger

Jen Riesenberger

Director of Sales

Jen is a trusted resource, knowledgeable in the multifaceted aspects of senior living, who guides seniors and families with compassion as they navigate the journey through senior living. Prior to coming to The Lakeside at Amelia Island, Jen served as the Director of Sales for several senior living communities in Sarasota, FL. In addition, she has served the Senior Friendship Centers of Sarasota as an Americorps Vista volunteer and Senior Center Manager and has been a Meals on Wheels volunteer for many years. Jen’s expertise in senior living has helped hundreds of seniors and families find the perfect community in which they can flourish. She is devoted to making the lives of our seniors the best they can be.

Justin Sloper

Justin Sloper

Maintenance Director

Justin Sloper joined The Lakeside at Amelia Island in 2019 after relocating from Seattle Washington. Justin’s experience as a Facilities Maintenance Operator is extensive. He has held numerous positions with Non-profit, and Senior Living Corporations. He is a skilled Carpenter, specializes in preventative maintenance, facilities management, and relationship management. His passion for people, especially the senior population make him a favorite among residents and staff. Justin has four children and five grandchildren. He is an avid fisherman, and enjoys family time.

Marilyn Bailey

Marilyn Bailey

Resident Relations Director

Marilyn hails from the beautiful city of Cape Town, South Africa where she was born and raised. She lived there for most of her life until she and her husband, Gerry relocated to the USA (living in the UK for 2 years en route) to be Grandparents to Grandsons, Caden and Ian.

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