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!

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.

Upcoming Events


Sunday Oct. 7th- Ken Valles will present “The Golden Spike/Chapel Cars” Come hear the history of the joining of the rails and of ‘churches on wheels’
Thursday Oct. 11th- Skip Moore Happy Hour at 2:30 pm in the Aspen Neighborhood
Thursday Oct. 18th- Lets celebrate those residents who have a birthday in August, September, and October!
Saturday Oct. 20th- EXTRA PERFORMANCE by Skip Moore Happy Hour at 2:30 pm in Blue Spruce Neighborhood!
Tuesday Oct. 30th- Funky Hat Day! Brake out your funkiest hat in honor of Jerry Elliott, Forest’s Ridge very first resident. Residents will vote in each neighborhood on who has the “Funkiest Hat” (Staff, Family, and Volunteers). Winner will receive a $10 Starbucks card. Judging will take place before lunch and winner must be present to receive the prize!
Wednesday Oct. 31st-  Elvis Performance 3:00 pm in Aspen Neighborhood
At 5:00pm- All Neighborhoods, Mother and children of the “MOPS” group bring in their children dressed in their Halloween costume at dinner time. Residents will hand out candy!

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

Fun facts

More US Presidents have been born in October than any other month.


In the US October is National Pizza Month, Popcorn Month, Pork Month and Sausage Month.

Hawaii has a special October event called “The Aloha Festival,” sometimes described as the “Mardi Gras of the Pacific.”



October’s Flower is the calendula.

Upcoming Movies

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Musical Events for October

Thursday Oct. 11th and Saturday Oct 20th
Skip Moore is performing at 2:30 pm

Wednesday Oct. 31st
Elvis Performance at 3:00 pm

Tuesday Oct. 30th
Funky Hat Day! Wear your Funkiest Hat and to try and win a $10 Starbucks Gift Card!

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