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Enjoy the convenience of the city without the frantic pace of city life at this independent senior living community in Lakeland, FL. Located in a gated community on the edge of Grasslands Golf Course, Azalea Park is a richly cultural neighborhood adjacent to Southpoint Medical Group and within a mile of the Lakeside Village, an open-air mall with shopping, dining and entertainment options.
Named for its 38 beautiful lakes, Lakeland is a town full of natural beauty and Old Florida charm. Remnants of its past, like the historic Polk Theatre, are still vital parts of the community. There's much to explore in Lakeland. One of Florida's premiere liberal arts colleges, Florida Southern College, is a short distance away. Its quaint, walkable downtown is infused with an infectious community spirit that will make you feel welcome and at home.
Azalea Park is an award-winning, independent senior living community. Awards include the 2020 Great Place to Work certification, the 2019 Great Place to Work certification, and the 2018 Great Place to Work certification.
Keeping You Informed
Our commitment to helping older people live better means sharing important and timely information to help you make an informed decision to live in a Holiday community. Azalea Park operates with extensive protocols that mitigate the spreading of COVID-19. If a resident tests positive for COVID-19, we notify residents and their designated contacts, our employees, and the local health department. In addition, the number of active cases is shared here. We are so proud of our team’s efforts and hard work to protect our community. See here for more information on our prevention and response measures.
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If you'd like to speak with us about joining our senior living community, please use this form. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff will respond promptly. You can even schedule a personalized virtual tour. We're here 7 days a week and offer visits to suit your schedule.
In the neighborhood
Moving to a new home can be challenging, but you’ll find familiar comforts and discover new favorites at Azalea Park and in the surrounding Lakeland area. With so many entertainment options and transportation services, residents at Azalea Park enjoy a lifestyle that’s anything but boring.
Floor Plans & Room Planner
Azalea Park features inviting floor plans designed to maximize resident access and everyday comfort in your new home. Use this convenient guide to choose from the many available room sizes and layouts, then use our room planning tool to help arrange the furniture in your new home.
Community Amenities and Services
- Activity Room
- Barber/Beauty Salon
- Billiard Lounge
- Bistro Area
- Community Fireplace
- Community Grounds
- Fitness Equipment
- Game Room
- Large Screen TV Lounge
- Laundry Facilities
- Locked Mailboxes
- Lounge Area
- Patio Area
- Pets Welcome
- Private Dining Room
- Resident Kitchen
- Safety Rails
- Smoke Alarm and Sprinkler System
- Walking Paths
- Wheelchair Accessible
- Guest Suite
- Renters Liability Insurance Program
- Basic Cable TV
- Carpet and Window Treatments
- Full Kitchen in Units
- Individually Controlled Heating and Air Conditioning
- Kitchenette in Units
- Patio or Balcony
- Telephone Hookups
- Walk-in Tub
- Wheelchair Accessible Units
Services Included with Monthly Rent
- Common Area WiFi
- Complimentary Scheduled Transportation
- Three Chef Prepared Meals Daily
- Full Calendar of Enriching Activities
- Light Linen Service
- Lively Mobile Plus Personal Emergency Response Device
- Weekly Housekeeping
- Exclusive Travel and Stay Program
- Most Utilities Included
Connection isn’t our goal. It’s our promise.
That’s why life at Holiday Retirement isn’t prescriptive, it’s personal. This is an era of opportunity to find passions that spark curiosity and people that inspire us to learn who one is. Life at Holiday Retirement isn’t about a building or amenities, it’s about the ways those simple pleasures and the people we share them with transform us every day. A meal becomes a memory. A trip to the store becomes an adventure. And a walk around the grounds becomes a tradition between friends. We are Holiday Retirement and we believe life is best lived among friends on your terms.
What are your interests?
Beauty Care Needs Met On-Site
The convenience of Azalea Park's on-site beauty salon and barber means all you have to do is walk in to get your hair and nails done. Of course, appointments are available. Outside visitors come for beauty appointments at Azalea Park a to see our popular onsite stylist.
Fitness Right at Home
Azalea Park residents enjoy a variety of health and fitness activities, from weekly group exercise classes to anytime access to on-site fitness equipment.
All our fitness classes are resident run with excellent participation. Currently, the community favorite is our yoga classes.
Let Us Serve You
Enjoy restaurant-style dining served with courtesy and caring by our staff who know you. Chef-prepared meals are served every day in Azalea Park’s dining room. Sit with friends or invite your family for a special occasion in our private dining room. Each meal is designed to meet the unique nutritional needs of community members.
Azalea Park's award-winning chef has a great relationship with residents and caters to their favorites. He hosts a monthly roundtable where he gathers feedback and ideas. Menus are diverse and ever-changing. Residents especially love his biscuits and gravy.
Make Memories Exploring the Surrounding Community
There’s so much to explore in the Lakeland area and Azalea Park makes sure that residents experience as much as possible. Regular outings to favorite restaurants, local events, and more introduce residents to all their neighborhood has to offer and connect them to the surrounding community.
Complimentary transportation provides residents with easy access to a variety of local activities, events, and attractions. Favorite field trips include visits to museums, wildlife reserves, concerts, and movies.
Life is Never Boring
Azalea Park’s comprehensive calendar is packed with both recurring activities and special events. The variety of available activities is meant to enrich the whole person by stimulating physical, emotional, spiritual, intellectual, creative, social or vocational wellness.
Pets Make Life Better
Furry friends are welcomed as residents at Azalea Park. We understand how important the companionship and bond that seniors share with their pets. We’re delighted to have cats, dogs, birds, and even bunnies as part of our community.
Pets feel the love, too, with a dog park on-site and treat stations throughout. Therapy animals pay regular visits to the community, bringing smiles and comfort to residents.
Stay Connected with Technology and Wifi
Azalea Park is equipped with WiFi access to help you stay connected throughout common areas. You can use community desktop computers to stay up to date, or you can connect your personal devices to the WiFi.
Residents have access to use the community Wii or the reader machine to assist in reading small print. Volunteers often host technology classes where residents can learn more about technology and ask questions about their devices.
Travel and Adventure is Always Available
The exclusive Travel & Stay program offers residents exciting opportunities to travel around the country, with free stays of up to seven days at any of Holiday Retirement’s more than 260 communities. Three chef-prepared meals are included with each trip. Visit all 43 states or just choose a favorite new location or two.
Lend a Helping Hand
As a community, we participate in school supply and food drives. The surrounding community gives back to Azalea Park, as many volunteers come by to visit with residents or help with activities and tasks.
We have empowered residents to become resident ambassadors. These individuals have often lived in the community for quite some time and enjoy helping new residents get acclimated to senior living. They encourage new residents to take their time settling in and them feel comfortable in their new home.
Join us for a Complimentary Meal
At Holiday Retirement, we love our food and know you will too. We invite you and a guest to join us for a flavorful meal and the opportunity to see first-hand if independent retirement living is right for you.
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