Frequently Asked Questions: Memory Care

September 10, 2021 | Laura Tenpenny

What memory care services are provided at Lake Gibson Village? Our Reflections Memory Care neighborhood provides a Montessori approach to personal care services, assistance with the activities of daily living, emergency monitoring, and more. The philosophy behind Montessori is providing a failure-free environment for our residents and ensuring they remain independent for as long as […]


Memory Care Unit Coming Soon to Lake Gibson Village

April 8, 2021 | Lake Gibson Village

Lake Gibson Village is pleased to announce that construction is underway for a dedicated Memory Care neighborhood that will be opening to better serve residents and the Lakeland community in Summer 2021. A memory care unit is a secure area for staff to better be able to care for residents who are suffering from Alzheimer’s disease […]


Lake Gibson Village Now Offering Respite Care

February 17, 2021 | Lake Gibson Village

As Lake Gibson Village grows, we are able to expand the number of services we offer for the senior community. One of the most requested services by families is respite care. Lake Gibson Village is happy to announce that we are now offering respite care to the community. Respite is generally a short-term stay that allows […]


Home Is Where the Heart (and Happiness) Is

February 1, 2021 | Lake Gibson Village

Are you ready to par-tay? Of course, as we age, we’re no longer interested in living in a chaotic college dorm or going to wild frat parties, but most of us do enjoy being around people. Social interactions allow us to share our joys and problems, try new things and activities, and bring us happiness. […]


A Kids Summer Safety Guide for Parents and Grandparents

June 23, 2020 | Lake Gibson Village

Due to the closure and cancellations of many summer programs in response to the coronavirus pandemic, more children are expected to be home or in the care of grandparents this summer. And parents might be working at the same time, so lapses in supervision are a concern. With that said, now is a great time […]


‘It’s Important to Write’: Lakeland Seniors Looking for Pen Pals

June 15, 2020 | Lake Gibson Village

Lake Gibson Village sought out pen pals so residents facing restrictions due to COVID-19 precautions would have additional ways to communicate. Our Facebook post went viral and the response was overwhelming. We received messages from all over the world, including the United Kingdom, Australia, Taiwan, and Japan. WFLA NewsChannel 8 (the NBC affiliate in the […]


5 Quarantine-Friendly Father’s Day Gift Ideas

May 28, 2020 | Lake Gibson Village

Much like Mother’s Day, we’re facing a unique Father’s Day in June 2020. Traditional Father’s Day outings like a day on the golf course, taking in a ballgame, or gathering as a family for a large barbeque may not be possible in some areas. So, what can you do to show your appreciation to Dad? […]


Four Ways to Recession-Proof Your Retirement

May 11, 2020 | Lake Gibson Village

Monitoring our 401(k) and other retirement accounts can be a stressful endeavor when the markets are unstable. While the 2008 recession did a number on people’s savings, it’s unclear what the long-term effects of economic impacts from the coronavirus threat will be. The Dow Jones Industrial Average went from around 29,000 to 18,000 in March, […]


5 Gift Ideas for This Unique Mother’s Day

April 23, 2020 | Lake Gibson Village

For most of us used to spending time with Mom or the kids on Mother’s Day, both mothers and children are going to go through an adjustment for the 2020 version of this popular holiday. Thanks to social distancing measures that are expected to remain in place in much of the country, being able to […]


Ten Household Items That Store Germs to Keep on Your Cleaning List

April 3, 2020 | Lake Gibson Village

A byproduct of all the concerns and precautions regarding COVID-19, also known as coronavirus, is that standard precautions to keep us from catching viruses are taking hold. Things like washing your hands for 20 seconds, using hand sanitizer, and not touching your face are hopefully becoming second nature. But what about cleaning items that you […]