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Experience the charm of small-town senior living at The Lodge at Wake Forest retirement community in Wake Forest, NC. Our independent living community is located near a quaint subdivision within a half-mile of a variety of amenities. Pick up some fresh-baked bread at the neighborhood bakery or take a quilting class at the local craft store. There are also several cafes and markets just down the street.
Downtown Wake Forest, with its family-owned gift shops and old-fashioned candy counters, is only a mile away. Check out a book from the city library or take your pup for a stroll through the trees at HL Miller Park. Residents also enjoy living just 3 miles from the Wakefield Commons shopping center, where you can catch the latest blockbuster at Marquee Cinemas, the city’s top movie theatre.
The Lodge at Wake Forest is an award-winning, independent senior living community. Awards include the 2020 Great Place to Work certification and the 2019 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. The Lodge at Wake Forest 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 The Lodge at Wake Forest and in the surrounding Wake Forest area. With so many entertainment options and transportation services, residents at The Lodge at Wake Forest enjoy a lifestyle that’s anything but boring.
Floor Plans & Room Planner
The Lodge at Wake Forest 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
- Community Fireplace
- Community Grounds
- Computer Room with Internet Access
- Fitness Equipment
- Game Room
- Garage Parking
- 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
- Trash Chutes
- Walking Paths
- Wheelchair Accessible
- Billiard Lounge
- Guest Suite
- Renters Liability Insurance Program
- Basic Cable TV
- Carpet and Window Treatments
- 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
What are your interests?
Beauty Care Needs Met On-Site
The convenience of The Lodge at Wake Forest’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.
Our "Shear Perfection" hair studio is located on-site. A podiatrist comes in monthly for services.
Fitness Right at Home
The Lodge at Wake Forest's residents enjoy a variety of health and fitness activities, from weekly group exercise classes to anytime access to on-site fitness equipment.
Many residents enjoy getting their exercise by walking along Main Street, the center of Wake Forest’s downtown area. A walking club meets weekly. Residents have access to physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy on-site through one of our health partners. We also offer home healthcare aids on-site.
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 The Lodge at Wake Forest’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.
Our meals are made from scratch three times per day. Our residents love Chef Keith because he responds to residents' requests. We also have "Dinner and a Movie" nights and "Taste of America" nights with selected regional favorites from around the nation.
Make Memories Exploring the Surrounding Community
There’s so much to explore in the Wake Forest area, and The Lodge at Wake Forest makes sure that residents get to experience as much of it as possible. Outings to favorite restaurants, local events and more introduce residents to all their neighborhood has to offer.
Life is Never Boring
The Lodge at Wake Forest’s comprehensive calendar is packed with recurring activities and special events. The variety of activities is meant to enrich the whole person by stimulating physical, emotional, spiritual, intellectual, creative, social or vocational wellness.
At The Lodge at Wake Forest, we have community flower boxes and other plants that residents care for.
Pets Make Life Better
Furry friends are welcomed as residents at The Lodge at Wake Forest. 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.
Our residents have weekly pet playdate visits with one another's furry friends.
Stay Connected with Technology and Wifi
The Lodge at Wake Forest is equipped with WiFi access in common areas to help you connect to friends, family and important information. You can use a community desktop to stay up-to-date or connect your personal devices to the WiFi in common areas, so you'll never miss a thing.
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.
Our chef hosts "Taste of America" nights with selected regional favorites from around the nation.
Lend a Helping Hand
At The Lodge at Wake Forest, many residents find a sense of fulfillment in donating their time and skills to a cause close to their hearts. For example, the community hosts a school supply drive for Ethiopia. Through The Arc program, special needs adolescents visit the residents and help us with small projects.
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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