Activities

Social and Recreational Activities.

Forest Ridge Administrator Roger Call, volunteer award winner Frank Vigilanese, & Forest Ridge owner Bob Schleicher.

Lovely harp performance for our residents at FR.

So much fun watching Dennis Thornberry, aka Elvis put on a show!

We loved having artist Skip Moore play music for our residents!

Some of our residents enjoying Heritage Square in Cripple Creek!

Our Cripple Creek Adventure to Heritage Square!

Having a lunch outdoors, we love to be out and about, soaking up the sun

Getting ready for our donations for animals in the shelter, don't forget to donate!

TCRAS Donations getting bigger by the day

It was a great day at TCRAS!

Our resident's made some new friends!

Our resident's bonded with mans best friend.

The resident's lend a helping hand with the new mural

Everyone is excited and happy with the new mural!

The residents enjoyed a bright and sunny day at the Fossil Beds.

The Monument Creek Cankicker Band came and shared their musical talents.

Even our staff supported the cause for the Alzheimer's Walk.

Skip Moore shares his talents with the residents once again.

We have the wonderful honor of announcing that we have been voted one of America's Best Nursing Homes!

Upcoming Events

Events For November!

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Engaging Activities

At Forest Ridge we want to ensure each resident and/or guest has a fulfilling journey during their stay. Our trained experts have put an emphasis on creating a diverse range of multi-sensory activities to enjoy. Our dynamic array of programs provide opportunities for active and passive participation in a group, one-on-one, individual, and/or family setting. By promoting and engaging in the residents’ personal talents, interests, abilities, and needs our goal is to:

  • Get active and moving
  • Stimulate the senses
  • Expand knowledge
  • Reduce stress
  • Provide comfort
  • Give support
  • Build relationships
  • Have fun & stay sharp!

Call or email us today to learn more, or follow us here for a look at what Forest Ridge is up to next!

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  We love displaying and promoting our local artist. We welcome the community to come in and view the artist work and or make a purchase while you are there.  All of their work is for sale.  All proceeds go to the artist, not to Forest Ridge, so please support your local artist.

Featured Artists:

Linda Eno

I am a local artist currently based here in Woodland Park and a member of the Mountain Artists Art Association. By hosting the much loved Mountain Arts Festival every August, we provide scholarships to local high school students and recent grads to aide in artistic studies. This will be the 35th year of the festival to be held at the Ute Pass Cultural Center, August 1st and 2nd . We also host an indoor Holiday Art Festival the Saturday after Thanksgiving with plenty of one of a kind Christmas gifts. In addition, you will find my art at the Arati Gallery in Old Colorado Springs, 2425 West Colorado Avenue. 

If you are not familiar with the Annual Holly Berry House Folk Art Festival at Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site, come and see my display of art there this September 18, 19, 20, 2020. This event is in its 42nd year and is a real treat.

I have been involved in art for as long as I can remember and was fortunate to have a career as designer of Christmas decorations for Rene D. Lyon Company out of San Diego. Importing manufactured product produced from my designs out of Taiwan, Korea, and Hong Kong. With the production capacity of the Orient, it is fun to know that thousands of my ornaments accent trees across America, while hundreds of my paintings accent homes bringing a little bit of joy.

Ed McKay

In 1980 I began working in computer graphics, long before the days of personal computers or Apple products, serving as creative directive for several decades in video, animation, multi-media, web-design, publications, and exhibit design In December, 2016 my wife and I retired to Colorado Springs, Colorado where the landscapes, seasons, and wildlife provide endless inspiration. I have been enriched by membership and participation in multiple artist groups in Colorado. Studio painting is my passion, with a focus on wildlife, landscapes, and western art. Plein air painting has become a way for me to expand my creativity, meet many artists, and explore new techniques in order to render a subject.

 

Fun facts

November 3rd at 2 a.m. is the end of Daylight Savings Time! Set your clocks back one hour on Saturday night at bedtime!

 

 

November 11th is Veterans Day!

 

November 28th is Thanksgiving Day!

 

 

November 1st is National Cook for Your Pets Day!!

(I’m sure they would appreciate it if you did!)

 

 

Musical Events for November!

 

Skip Moore is performing at 2:30 pm on November 14th

 

Other Re-occurring Events:

Every Sunday we have a Church Service with Praise at 10:30 am

Bingo Afternoon every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 3:00 pm!

We have so many amazing activities every week here at Forest Ridge. Please feel free to stop by the front desk for an activities schedule to get involved!