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The Lakeside at Amelia Island The Lakeside at Amelia Island Celebrates Grandparents Day

The Lakeside at Amelia Island recently celebrated the grandparents in our senior living community and asked them what they would like to pass on to their grandchildren.

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The Lakeside at Amelia Island The Lakeside at Amelia Island Veterans Memorial

By Linda Jones, Executive Director When I came to The Lakeside at Amelia Island, the previous engagement director had been working with the veterans to build a “wall of bricks.” The original idea, planning, and ordering was all done by the veterans. Unfortunately, their initial plan to place the red bricks on the entrance wall fell apart. Since we don’t personally own the wall, as a privately owned community, the project came to a screeching halt. The veterans had already collected money, ordered bricks, and had started the process when we realized we could not attach the bricks to the entrance wall.

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News The Lakeside at Amelia Island Wins 2022 Pinnacle Award

We are ecstatic to share that The Lakeside at Amelia Island has won a 2022 Pinnacle Customer Experience Award for providing a superior customer experience for our residents.

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Senior Living Options Infographic: Senior Living Options in Fernandina Beach, Florida

When it comes to senior living, the options can seem endless. We created this chart to help you understand the different levels of care, and identify which best fits your or your loved one's needs.

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Senior Activities, The Lakeside at Amelia Island Residents Showcase Their Talent at The Lakeside at Amelia Island!

We are lucky to have so many talented residents who are willing to share their gifts with our community, including painter Janet, pianist Betty, and floral designer Rich, who hosts workshops.

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Dementia, Resources for Senior Citizens, Dementia Care 16 Florida Dementia Care Resources

More than 5 million Americans are living with dementia; 540,000 of them—more than 10 percent of the national total—live in Florida. Yet when you’re caring for someone with dementia, it’s easy to feel alone. Florida’s senior population is booming, thanks to year-round outdoor activities, a thriving economy, and a favorable tax climate. As a result, the state has acted quickly to respond to the needs of people living with dementia. These resources can help you support your loved one, preserve your own mental health, and seek the help your family needs.

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Senior living What You Need to Know About Senior Living in Amelia Island, FL

Senior living in Amelia Island offers exceptional luxury, as well as the peace of mind that comes from knowing help is always available if you need it. You don’t have to compromise your independence or destroy your budget to live out your retirement dreams. The right senior living community offers everything in one place — and under one convenient price tag. Here’s what you should know about senior living in Amelia Island, Florida.

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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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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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