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Is the Time Right for Senior Living?

Senior living offers a lifestyle built on amenities and services that will keep you feeling your best. If you are feeling lonely at home or isolated from regular social opportunities, senior living can give you the connection you are seeking. If you are looking for peace of mind, you’ll find quick access to team members round the clock. If you are ready to feel good, feel confident, and make new friends, then senior living is right for you.

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We’re Here for You

The Lakeside at Amelia Island is operated by The Arbor Company. For more than 30 years, we’ve been dedicated to providing the lifestyle and care seniors need to stay healthy and feel connected. We are passionate about forging meaningful relationships with everyone who steps through our doors and providing a lifestyle that will make healthy aging easier than it is at home. From our engaging activities, to our chef-prepared meals, to our outstanding Wellness Program, you can find a home here. And it’s all backed by our exclusive 60-day satisfaction guarantee

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It Begins with a Conversation

Finding a senior living community begins by talking about it with your loved ones or friends. Your physician may mention the option, your family members may tentatively bring it up, or you may take control and advocate for your own desire to choose The Lakeside lifestyle. Our team members are ready to answer your questions at every step of your senior living journey.

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More Affordable Than You May Think

Senior living is likely much more affordable than you may think. When you take into consideration your current mortgage, utility bills, landscaping or other home-maintenance costs, and other fees you pay to attend your favorite activities or go out to eat, senior living often costs less monthly — and gets you access to so much more! Let us help you discover additional programs, such as veteran’s benefits, that could help offset assisted living and dementia care costs.

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Making the Most of Your Move

The team at The Lakeside will make sure your move into your new home goes smoothly. You’ll feel welcome right away, and it won’t be long before you are settling right into your new routine. Why wait until your move-in day to experience life here? Schedule your tour today, as well as a time to join us for a meal in our dining room. We’d love to have you as our guest and introduce you to some of the people who make The Lakeside at Amelia Island such a special place.

Options to Meet Your Needs

The Lakeside offers independent living apartments, cottages and homes, assisted living, and dementia care options for our residents. We provide individualized care and assistance for each level of care, personalized according to the preferences of the seniors who call our community home.

Independent Living

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

Assisted Living

Extra peace of mind and assistance will give you the confidence you need to stay active and healthy.

Dementia Care

Specially designed for seniors living with Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia, you will find safety, comfort, and meaningful relationships.

Getting Started FAQs

I don’t know anyone who lives in your community. How can I make new friends?

There are always friendly faces at The Lakeside at Amelia Island! Our residents tend to become fast friends, and you can meet new friends easily. Try joining one of our community clubs, attending a social program, or simply saying hello to a few new people you see in the halls.

How do I know which type of senior living is best for me?

We’d love to help guide you through that decision. Our team can learn more about you and any challenges or worries you may have before you decide to move. We have years of experience and can confidently lead you in the direction of the senior living option that is best for you.

The Lakeside at Amelia Island offers five types of senior living options on one campus: independent living apartments, cottages and homes, assisted living, and dementia care. No matter where you live, you will enjoy the amenities, the activities, and The Lakeside lifestyle, including personalized care and deep connections with those around you. However, assisted living, and dementia care offer more specialized care and additional assistance, which is ideal if you could benefit from easy access to caregivers, or are living with Alzheimer’s disease or another type of dementia.

I’m a bit shy. Do I have to attend group activities?

At The Lakeside at Amelia Island, you always get to make your own decisions! We know everyone has unique personalities and preferences, and our team works hard to develop opportunities everyone will enjoy. You may choose to skip out on large group activities but participate in a lecture or book club. If you don’t see something that interests you, tell us! We are always looking for new ideas.

I have a special diet. Can I still eat in the dining room?

Our chefs are trained and prepared to offer a variety of entree options for any diet. Our dining team strives to cook healthy meals with very little added sugar and no added salt — but with plenty of flavor! We cater to many different tastes and dietary needs, and will work hard to help you meet your health goals.

How do I schedule a tour?

We’d love to meet you and show you what life is like inside The Lakeside at Amelia Island! Call our team to schedule a tour or to set up a time to join in on an activity or a meal. We would love to introduce you to some of the residents and staff that make The Lakeside so special.

Is there a buy-in fee?

You won’t have to worry about a buy-in fee when you choose The Lakeside. Instead, you pay for the services you need when you need them, month by month.

Can I come and go as I please?

Absolutely! You can head out to meet your friends at a favorite restaurant or attend a family dinner. For the safety of our dementia care residents, our Evergreen neighborhood is secured. Residents can still go out, but need to be accompanied by a staff member, family member, or friend.

Are meals included?

Assisted living, and dementia care services feature three chef-prepared meals each day in our social dining room so that you can enjoy meals with your friends and neighbors. Independent living apartment and cottages residents enjoy breakfast and dinner every day in the dining room. Residents of The Preserve enjoy 10 meals per month, per person, free of charge in the dining room as well. 

Want to share your meal experience with family members or friends? We’d love to serve them as well. You can order guest meals for your visitors to enjoy in the dining room as well.

The Receptionist, Hannah, was so helpful in putting together a special event for my father. All the staff have been have been so gracious and helpful getting Dad settled in his new home.

Family Member

I used to sit home and skip meals rather than eat alone. Now I enjoy the company of friends and I’m eating three meals a day. I have a regimented exercise program that includes a nice morning walk on the grounds.

Resident

Beautiful setting. Sun rise to sun set over the lake. Must see!

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