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 September!

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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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Featured Artist:

Dixie K Clare

Dixie K Clare lives in her native state of Colorado.

She was influenced towards the arts at an early age by her great aunt, a portrait painter from Hungry. Clare is a full time working artist; from her studio she produces several original pieces a year!

Her favorite media is pencil; her favorite subject is the horse. Her skills include illustration, scratchboard, acrylic, oils, sign design, murals, and design consulting.

Clare’s drawings and paintings have been featured in such places as the National Cowgirl Hall of Game and Western Heritage Center (Texas), XIT Museum and Gallery (Texas), National Cowboy Symposium (Texas), Beef Empire Days (Kansas), and the “Once upon a Time in the West” western art show in Cripple Creek.

Dixie K Clare Studio
P.O. Box 126
Florissant, CO 80816


Fun facts

The birthstone for September is the sapphire, which symbolizes intuition, clarity of thought, peacefulness, as well as loyalty and trust!

There are 3 traditional flowers for September, the aster, the forget-me-not, and the morning glory.


Labor Day is the first Monday in September every year!

National Grandparent’s Day will be September 8th this year!


Musical Events for September!


Rick Blessings is performing a Tribute to Frank Sinatra at 1:30 pm on September 3rd

Skip Moore will perform at 2:30 pm on September 12th

Trailer Park Patsy will join us again at 2:30 pm on September 22nd



Other Reoccurring Events:

Every Sunday we have a Church Service at 11:00 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!