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Community News, The Lakeside at Amelia Island Active Aging Week: The Lakeside at Amelia

Variety is the key when it comes to exercise offerings at The Lakeside at Amelia.

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Community News, The Lakeside at Amelia Island Furry Angels Bring Love to Amelia Island Residents

“Some angels choose fur instead of wings.”

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Community News, The Lakeside at Amelia Island Loving Life is Dee Dee’s Mantra at 97

How often do we hear that life is short so we must live every day as if it was the last? Dee Dee Bartels seems to have taken that mantra to heart because at age 97, she has probably lived one of the most fulfilling lives you will ever hear about. 

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Dementia Care 5 Things to Know About Dementia Care on Amelia Island

Amelia Island has a vibrant, thriving senior community with a wealth of resources that cater to local residents at every stage of their retirement years. With beautiful beaches, lush Florida landscapes, and warm weather year-round, Amelia Island and Fernandina Beach provide a welcoming environment that attracts seniors from across the country.

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senior living community The Life You Deserve During Your Senior Years

All of us, at some point during our lives, have thought about what life will look like once we reach our senior years. Will I still be with my partner? How many grandchildren will I have? Will I be in good health? Will I still be living in my own home? 

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Senior Activities Senior-Friendly 4th of July Activities on Fernandina Beach

Because of COVID-19 health concerns, Fernandina Beach’s annual Fourth of July fireworks display has been canceled. But don’t let the lack of a giant communitywide celebration spoil your July 4 fun. There are plenty of ways for seniors to enjoy America’s favorite summer holiday at home. 

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A 77th Birthday Surprise Serenade

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, The Lakeside at Amelia Island families are getting creative in staying connected with loved ones and creating meaningful moments to celebrate their special milestones. Estrella’s daughter did just that when recently faced with how to best help her mom celebrate her seventy-seventh birthday, while still complying with social distancing guidelines.

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Senior Safety, Health & Safety Tips to Prevent Heat Exhaustion in Seniors on Amelia Island

Summer in a beautiful beach town like Amelia Island is a slice of paradise. With endless outdoor recreation opportunities in the region, there is always something to do. But seniors need to take care when outside in the Florida heat because they are at higher risk for heat-related illness such as heat exhaustion.

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Activities for Seniors 10 Books About Amelia Island That You Should Add to Your Reading List

From pirates to Spanish conquerors to a special role in U.S. civil rights, Amelia Island and Fernandina Beach have a long and illustrious history. 

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Activities for Seniors 5 Aquatic Exercises You Can Do at the Atlantic Recreation Center

Water aerobics is a popular way for seniors to exercise in a safe, fun environment, and there are many health benefits that can help seniors meet their fitness goals and improve their health and well-being. No pool? No problem! Seniors living in Amelia Island and the surrounding area can visit the Atlantic Recreation Center and use their heated pool for a nominal fee.

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