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 December!

Tuesday Dec. 4th-  The WPHS Madrigal will Perform at 3:00PM

Thursday Dec. 6th-  A performance will be given by Rick Blessings at 2:30PM

Friday Dec. 7th- CSCS Children’s Choir will perform at 1:30PM

Tuesday Dec. 11th-  Musical nativity Story will be shared at 10:00AM

Thursday Dec. 13th-  A grand performance will be given by Skip Moore at 2:30PM

Saturday Dec. 15th-  Children’s Chorale will perform at 11:15AM in Blue Spruce

                                    Clarion Winds will perform in the Lobby at 2:30PM

Monday Dec. 17th- Let’s go see some Christmas Lights at 5:30PM

Wednesday Dec. 19th- The Summit Choir will perform at 4:30PM

Thursday Dec. 20th- At 9:30AM Holiday Card writing and exchange will take place

                                    At 3:30PM Holiday party with Santa will take place

Thursday Dec. 21st- The WPMS Odyssey Choir will come and perform at 9:15AM

Sunday Dec. 23rd- Oisten Family Music will be shared at 3:00PM

Tuesday Dec. 25th- MERRY CHRISTMAS! HAVE A WONDERFUL DAY

Monday Dec. 31st- LET’S RING IN THE NEW YEAR AT NOON

 

 

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

The first artificial Christmas tree was made in Germany, fashioned out of goose feathers that are dyed green.

Spiders and spider webs are considered good luck on Christmas

 

 

“Jingle bells” was composed in 1857, and not for Christmas – it was meant to be a Thanksgiving song

 

An ancient legend states that forest animals can speak in human language on Christmas Eve

Upcoming Movies

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Musical Events for December

Skip Moore is performing at 2:30 pm on Dec. 13
And there is much much more!!

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all!

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