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!

Our residents love when Dennis comes by, he poses for pics with each resident!

Valentines Day Family Night Party in Blue Spruce

Theme was "Love Italian Style". Spaghetti was served and families who attended brought their favorite desserts!

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

Forest Ridge Activities Director Kathy Dixon introducing volunteer Frank Vigilanese at the Teller County Cares award ceremony.

Frank Vigilanese accepting his award for the 2017 Teller County Cares Volunteer Service Award

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

Father's Day Gifts ready to deliver to all our special Dad's!

One Voice missionary Choir from Springfield, IL performing for us

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

TCRAS Donations getting bigger by the day

Upcoming Events

 

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Join the team; Forest Ridge Senior Living 

 

Help us be the first to find a cure for Alzheimer’s!

Join us September 15th, 2018 at 9 am, pre-registration will be with Kathy Dixon at Forest Ridge or 7:30 am at America the Beautiful Park on September 15th.

Donations to get your very own Forest Ridge T-shirt:

Alzheimer’s walk will be held:

America the Beautiful Park
126 Cimino Dr Colorado Springs, CO 80903

 

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!

Featured Artist:

Sheila Silfvenius – style of work – Photo Nature/Landscape

Sheila is a photographer and owner of Tayashi Images.  Sheila has been fortunate and blessed to have lived in the mountains of Colorado for the past 40 years and has loved taking pictures since she was a child.

Now semi-retired from the world of public school finance she now has the time to pursue her true passion of photography.

Inspired by all the beauty of Colorado, she now spends her time experiencing nature at its best.

Visit her website at Tayashiimages.smugmug.com

Fun facts

Independence day commemorates the signing of the Declaration of Independence by the Continental Congress in 1776.

Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) was discovered by Dr. Alois Alzheimer in 1906. As you can tell they named it after the founder.

Celebrate Sharks July 14th, that is the annual date for Shark Awareness Day.

July 20th, 1969 Moon Day! This day is the anniversary of Neil Armstrong and Eldwin “Buzz” Aldrin, Jr. landing on the moon. “Here men from the planet Earth first set foot upon the Moon. July 1969 AD. We came in peace for all mankind” – Neil Armstrong

July 27th, 1940 is the famous rabbit Bugs Bunny’s birthday!

Major Events for August

Thursday August 9th
Skip Moore is performing at 2:30 pm

Saturday August 25th
A trip to the Cultural Center to see “Pikes Peak Brass Band.”

 

 

 

Thursday August 30th
Visiting the Garden of the Gods at 9:30 am

Every Sunday we have a church service at 11 am and a Bingo Afternoon every Monday Wednesday and Friday at 3:00 pm!