Lake Howard Heights, Winter Haven FL
Lake Howard Heights is a residential care community in sunny Winter Haven, FL offering long-term independent living and assisted living for people who need help with their daily activities. The community’s convenient location in central Florida makes it a popular choice for retirees throughout the country, giving them a chance to enjoy their retirement without snow or cold weather. With dozens of practical and recreational amenities residents enjoy, living life to the fullest has never been easier than it is at Lake Howard Heights.
Located between Orlando and Tampa, Lake Howard Heights is less than an hour drive from Florida’s most popular attractions. The community sponsors group outings regularly, giving residents a chance to experience all of the incredible resources nearby. Residents enjoy trips to nearby aquariums, theme parks, museums, and beaches, among other landmarks and sightseeing opportunities. Other popular outings include trips to nearby stores and restaurants, like Publix or Walmart.
Staying active is a crucial part of healthy aging and Lake Howard Heights embraces this ideology by providing dozens of recreational amenities. The community’s social events calendar is full every month, featuring a new selection of activities every day. Residents never have to worry about getting bored, thanks to the ever-changing nature of the events calendar. One day, a person may take a fitness class in the morning after breakfast and go bird watching with their friends in the afternoon, and the next day they may start with a painting lesson in the morning and watch a classic movie screening with their friends at night. Whatever a person does for fun is up to them, and the community encourages everyone to participate in as many events as they please, stimulating their minds and fostering long-term friendships.
To help residents plan their days ahead of time, Lake Howard Heights publishes its social events calendar online. The calendar is different every month, and may include activities like:
- Pet therapy
- Live musical and theatre performances
- Devotional meetings, like prayer groups and Bible studies
- Community gardening
- Happy hours and other party-like events
- Fitness classes and exercise programs
- Classic movie screenings
- Billiards and card game nights
- Board game competitions
- Arts and crafts sessions (like painting or photography classes)
- Guest speakers, lectures, and other lifelong learning opportunities
- Group outings and hikes to nearby sightseeing landmarks, shopping malls, and more
Having fun during retirement is important, but many older adults worry about having enough time to pursue their hobbies. Lake Howard Heights wants everyone to have time for entertainment, providing practical amenities to make life as easy as possible for residents. Instead of spending valuable time running errands in town, residents can tend to many of their responsibilities without leaving campus. The on-campus hair salon offers a full menu of haircuts, beard trims, and barber services, open to all residents. When residents have to send mail, they can use the on-site mailing service instead of going to the post office. Other amenities include an on-campus library where people can check out their favorite book and a business center, complete with computers, printers, copiers, and other office equipment.
The community’s most popular amenity is its on-site restaurant, the Bistro. Residents love the Bistro’s nutritious, home-style meals and the communal dining setting gives them an excellent chance to mingle with friends. The Bistro’s staff pay close attention to detail when preparing meals, ensuring each recipe meets ⅓ of each person’s daily nutritional needs. Breakfasts are served buffet-style, while lunch and dinner are prepared in the kitchen. The staff creates delicious creations based on classic favorites, including meals like roast beef with dinner rolls and potatoes, macaroni and cheese, and baked tilapia with lemon. If anyone needs meal substitutions to accommodate their special dietary needs (like a kosher diet or a vegetarian diet), the staff are happy to assist.
To learn more about Lake Howard Heights, the community’s amenities, or their long-term care services, use the links above to make an inquiry or schedule a tour. Touring the community is the best way to see everything it has to offer, from its beautifully-landscaped gardens to its spacious apartments. Families are welcome to tour any day of the week and are encouraged to schedule their appointment ahead of time to guarantee tours are open. During the tour, staff members are happy to explain what makes Lake Howard Heights such a special community, helping families understand what sets it apart from other assisted living facilities and independent living communities in the area. For more information, read the frequently asked questions (FAQ) below.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Q: What is the minimum age requirement to live at Lake Howard Heights?
To live at Lake Howard Heights, a person must be age 62 or older unless special circumstances apply. For more information, use the link above to make an inquiry.
Q: How do the Lake Howard Heights trained staff help people on a daily basis? What types of personal assistance do they offer?
Lake Howard Heights’ highly-trained staff are compassionate and understanding, treating each resident with the dignity and respect they deserve. They help residents get to the restaurant to enjoy three meals a day and conduct wellness check-ins every morning to make sure their needs are being met. As part of the community’s continuum of care philosophy, residents can upgrade from senior independent living to assisted living when they need additional help with their activities of daily living, ensuring residents get the care they need even when their levels of care change. Staff members help residents get social and provide assistance getting to and from recreational activities, making it easy for everyone to get where they want to go without worry. Additionally, the staff provide weekly housekeeping and laundry services, freeing up residents’ time to do things they enjoy and spend time with friends.
To learn more about the senior care services staff provide at Lake Howard Heights, use the link above to make an inquiry.
Q: Does Lake Howard Heights offer skilled nursing care or Alzheimer’s care?
No. Lake Howard Heights is a non-medical senior living community specializing in personal assistance. Their staff is not equipped to provide skilled nursing care or Alzheimer’s care for people who require those services. If a person needs ongoing medical attention or memory care to preserve their quality of life, Lake Howard Heights make not be a suitable community, depending on their levels of care. To learn more about Lake Howard Heights’ long-term care services and their commitment to upholding a high quality of life for all of their residents, use the link above to make an inquiry.
From The Owner
You can find Lake Howard Heights in beautiful Winter Haven, Fla. Our high-rise community overlooks majestic Lake Howard, so you can expect inspirational views at the close of each day as the sun gently descends upon the lake. Providing both Winter Haven Independent Living and Assisted Living lifestyle options, it’s our top priority to provide you all the services and amenities you need to live life the way only you know how! Enter our community, and you’ll be welcomed by a large lobby and seating area, a stately library, a relaxing dining room overlooking the lake, a multipurpose room for activities, meetings or family gatherings, and a full-service beauty salon and barber shop. We are centrally located in Florida, an easy drive to a number of attractions, including the newly opened Legoland—the largest of its kind in the world! We’re also just an hour away from Walt Disney World theme parks and two hours in either direction from Florida’s beautiful beaches. Life at Lake Howard Heig... Keep Reading