Atria at Lake Forest

Atria at Lake Forest

5433 West State Road 46
Sanford, FL 32771
407.624.4992
  • Independent Living
  • Assisted Living
  • Memory Care
OpGrow - Lake Forest

Welcome to an Exceptional Senior Living Community in Central Florida

Under Atria’s new management, our residents benefit from some of the most rigorous quality standards in the industry – standards that often reach beyond what’s required on state requirements.

Surrounded by majestic oak trees on a beautiful eight-acre campus, Atria at Lake Forest offers a thriving senior living community just minutes from downtown Sanford, the Seminole Mall, and nearby Orlando and Mt. Dora. Our residents enjoy comfortable amenities, delicious restaurant-style dining, dynamic calendars with more than 200 monthly events, and the freedom to choose which opportunities to explore next.

Atria at Lake Forest offers living options that can be customized to your needs as they change. Select an apartment from more than 200 suites in various sizes, including studio, and one- and two-bedroom floor plans. Then, choose from the active retirement lifestyle of our independent living option, the discreet support of our assisted living option, or the innovative memory care offered in our Life Guidance® neighborhood for those with Alzheimer’s or dementia.

With Atria at Lake Forest, the choice is yours. Visit us today, and see what exceptional assisted living in Sanford, FL is all about.

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Services

  • 24-hour wellness staffing
  • A choice of floor plans
  • A full-time events director
  • All utilities provided, except phone
  • An emergency call system in every apartment
  • Assistance with activities of daily living
  • Concierge
  • Delicious meals served restaurant-style daily
  • Emergency call pendants/wristbands
  • Housekeeping and linen services
  • Individually controlled heating and air 
    – Residents enjoy individual climate control in every apartment. 
  • Laundry services
  • Medication assistance
  • On-site physical therapy provider 
    – In partnership with outside, licensed providers, Atria offers on-site physical therapy for residents and area seniors who need therapy to recover from a stroke, accident or other physical disability. 
  • Retreat/temporary stays 
    – Atria offers a respite (retreat) program for seniors who need assisted living services on a short-term basis. Atria Retreat permits seniors to test the waters of senior living. By allowing guests to stay for a short time in an Atria community, potential residents can decide if senior living is right for them. The retreat program is also an alternative to high-cost inpatient rehabilitation following an illness or surgery. Should a patient be ready to leave the hospital but not ready to go home, Atria offers the comforts of home and 24-hour assistance until they get back on their feet. All of our Retreat guests enjoy the same great amenities as our full-time residents, including delicious meals served daily, a full calendar of social activities, scheduled transportation service and more. 
  • Scheduled local transportation 
    – Local scheduled transportation is available to residents for medical appointments, shopping, religious services and other desired local destinations. 
  • Trained staff available 24 hours a day

Amenities

  • Beautiful courtyard 
    – To complement our indoor community spaces, we also offer landscaped outdoor places of relaxation where residents can read a good book or socialize with friends. 
  • Cafe with complimentary snacks and beverages
  • Club and volunteer opportunities 
    – Atria recognizes that being older doesn't mean being inactive. Our communities offer clubs and options for volunteer work at everywhere from local schools to homeless shelters. The volunteer program affords our residents the opportunity to share their talents and knowledge with the local community. Feeling needed is an important part of staying active and independent, and the volunteer program shows all who participate how necessary they are to the local community. 
  • Cocktail hour 
    – Residents can socialize during cocktail hour while enjoying their favorite drinks. 
  • Community gardens 
    – Our community garden is a wonderful place to view the local wildlife and enjoy the flowers and various plants. 
  • Computers 
    – Our community provides computers with Internet access specifically for resident use. Staying in touch with family and friends and staying connected to the world is important to our residents, and we want to make it easy to shop online, research, play games and more. 
  • Engage Life programming 
    – Explore our events programming, tailored to nurture the mind, body and spirit of every resident. 
  • Fitness center 
    – We recognize the importance of your physical and emotional well-being. And we also know that regular exercise is key to good health. That's why our community offers an in-house fitness center with exercise equipment designed with older people in mind. 
  • Library 
    – The library features a wide variety of book selections and comfortable seating. 
  • Media room with large-screen TV 
    – No matter what your interests are (movies, sports, musicals, shows, etc.), enjoy them on the large-screen television in our media room. 
  • Nintendo® WiiTM game system 
    – A Nintendo Wii game system is available for resident use. Games such as WiiTM Bowling are very popular among Atria residents.  
  • On-site parking
  • Pets welcome 
    – We recognize pets are important members of the family. That's why our community allows them in residents' apartments. Moving to a new home doesn't have to mean leaving your furry friend behind – instead, they can enjoy the benefits of Atria with you. 
  • Red Hat Society 
    – Our community has an active Red Hat Society chapter, an organization for women over the age of 50 that is dedicated to creating a welcoming social network and having fun. Red Hat Society brings together women for special events like teas, theater outings, picnics and more. Wearing their distinctive red hats and purple outfits, the members of the Red Hat Society stand out in a crowd not only for their garb but also for their obvious enjoyment of life. 
  • Salon and barber shop 
    – Whether you're looking for a new hairstyle or a haircut, you will love the convenience of our in-house hair salon and barber shop. 
  • Theater 
    – Residents can watch movies or special presentations in the theater, which features a large screen and comfortable seating. 
  • Walking paths 
    – Walking paths are available nearby for exercise or a casual stroll with a friend. 
  • Worship space 
    – Religious services are offered in our community, and transportation may also be available to residents to any place of worship they choose. 

Floor Plans

Our floor plans illustrate the unique living options available to our residents.

Featured Events

Lions, Tigers, and Bears OH MY!
Apr
22
DateTuesday, April 22
Time1:00 PM
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The Environmental Study Center is bringing some of their finest to us.
Garden Club - Herbs
Apr
22
DateTuesday, April 22
Time2:00 PM
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We are growing our own herbs.
A little Greek with Sharon
Apr
25
DateFriday, April 25
Time2:30 PM
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Greek entertainment

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Testimonials

Executive Director
A Message from our Executive Director, Lori Okeon
Life at our community is tailored to the interests and desires of our residents. Here, seniors can live comfortably while taking advantage of opportunities they may not have had while staying at home alone. We take care of the cooking; we take care of the cleaning; we take care of the driving – that way, our residents can focus on doing what they love and choosing what they want to explore next. Welcome to a lifestyle that’s full of possibilities. Welcome home.

“I had been widowed for three years, living alone with the responsibility for maintaining a household. That’s when my daughter and I came up with criteria for an assisted living facility, which included food, price and an inviting and homey feel. I have been here for a year now, and I have made the right choice for me.“ 
Anna W., Atria at Lake Forest resident
“My husband and I have lived here now for 10 months, and I know that it’s the best decision we have ever made. We have three delicious meals in a beautiful dining room every day. There are so many activities that keep us busy and we are always laughing and having a good time. The staff is so wonderful and friendly and eager to please. Every need is taken care of.” 
Phyllis B., Atria at Lake Forest resident
“My mother moved in about three months ago and just loves it. Most importantly, since moving here her health is doing much better. The credit goes to the excellent staff. They consistently strive to make sure everything is just right. My mom said the first day, “I can’t believe everyone here knows my name, it is such a good feeling.” This place is outstanding. I cannot say enough nice things.” 
Gary B., family of Atria at Lake Forest resident Rose B.

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Atria Senior Living is proud to offer the best independent living communities, supportive living communities, and assisted living communities (sometimes searched as independent living facilities, supportive living facilities, and assisted living facilities). Many of our communities also offer short-term temporary stays, as well as memory care services for those challenged by Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia. A leader in the industry, we stand behind our mission to create vibrant senior assisted living and independent retirement communities that provide our residents with comfort, companionship and a wide choice of events that match individual interests. When searching for a retirement living community or senior apartment to call home, be sure to visit your nearest Atria Senior Living location. You will discover a wealth of amenities, outstanding dining options, and the right amount of discreet senior care to help residents enjoy the best that retirement communities have to offer.