Category: News

It’s a Proud Time to Live at Lake Park. Our management company, Life Care Services®, an LCS® Company, ranked highest in customer satisfaction with independent living senior living communities two years in a row — and we have you to thank for it. This award demonstrates that residents and their families are receiving the care […]

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When it comes to making a long-term plan for how and where to live as we age, you’d be hard pressed to find many who don’t see the value in thinking through such an important issue. But according to a survey from The Conversation Project, while ninety percent of Americans say that talking to loved ones […]

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Most of us appreciate the importance of physical wellness both now and as we age. Intellectual wellness too has garnered more attention as we learn about the effects aging can have on our cognitive functions. But what many of us never consider is our emotional wellness and our ability to reduce anxiety, boost happiness, and […]

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We don’t fear the unknown; what we fear is losing the known. If you’re like most seniors, you want to retain as much freedom and self-direction as you can. You already know what you like and how you want to live. To many older adults, maintaining independence is their number one priority. While you may […]

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Coronavirus Update

To The Lake Park Retirement Community, The health and safety of residents living in our community is our top priority, and we are closely monitoring the ongoing situation regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19). We understand that COVID-19 is on everyone’s mind, and we want to be communicative and transparent in the steps Lake Park is taking […]

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Flu Prevention Tips for Seniors

Getting the flu is never fun; however, adults age 65 and up are often impacted by the illness far worse than any other age group. As your body ages, your immune system begins to weaken, which puts you at a greater risk of developing serious, even life-threatening complications. According to the CDC, around 50-70% of […]

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Ways Senior Living Improves Quality of Life

As you get older, the subject of retirement living options becomes a hot topic. Although many older adults want to continue living in their own home, this option may not be the best choice for them. Moving into a senior living community has numerous benefits you might want to take into account as you consider […]

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Signs You Should Consider an Assisted Living Community

The lifestyle of aging adults is vastly different today than it was just 20 years ago. Both men and women are living, and staying home, longer. Many are looking to retirement as a time of rest, relaxation, adventure and even luxury – all the things that are hard to find during career-building and child-rearing years. […]

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Home Safety Checklist for Older Adults

Even in senior communities such as Lake Park, where safety considerations have been carefully designed into each living space, additional steps can be taken to ensure a safe home environment. A home safety checklist is a great tool to assess your living space and determine any potential safety hazards. Although injuries are more likely to […]

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Skilled Nursing vs. Memory Care

Finding care for an individual with dementia means evaluating multiple options, and making the best choice can present challenges. If your relative has health conditions in addition to dementia, you may wonder about the pros and cons of memory care and skilled nursing. While the two types of care share some common features, they each […]

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