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Dockside Assisted Living in the Atlantic Beach Area of Jacksonville, FL

Jacksonville FL assisted living apartment at Anthem Lakes

Dockside is the name of our building where Assisted Living and Supportive Independent Living residents reside. Located on Assisi Lane in the Atlantic Beach area of Jacksonville, FL, the location provides peaceful seclusion with lakefront views, a nature preserve and majestic live oak trees. There are no noisy street views here! Beautiful and serene surroundings attract wood ducks and herons who regularly visit – not cars speeding by your window.

Anthem Lakes prides itself in providing superior services to all residents. Our assisted living staff is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year! And, yes, every fourth year, 366 days!

Why Assisted Living?

Jacksonville FL assisted living apartment at Anthem Lakes

Are you struggling to care for your spouse? Or, perhaps you are having a hard time taking a shower or remembering to take medication.

Are you a son or daughter? Did you just visit Mom and Dad and notice changes in their ability to care for themselves or their home?

These are the types of circumstances that indicate our loved ones may need some additional help talking care of the activities of daily life. That’s where Anthem Lakes Assisted Living can help.

You have a million questions. We’re happy to answer them.

We pride ourselves on providing assisted living care that is customized to the unique likes and dislikes of each individual.

It’s easy to get started. Give us a call today to schedule a visit to learn about our large array of available services.

Anthem Lakes Assisted Living Brings Freedom!

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Needing a bit of assistance with some aspects of daily living is not a reason to stop your active lifestyle. Stay vibrant and engaged while enjoying life at Anthem Lakes in the Atlantic Beach area of Jacksonville, FL.

Our assisted living staff is highly trained to provide seamless care without interrupting your lifestyle. It’s very freeing, for example, to no longer wonder whether medications are correct, are the right dosage, or were taken.

This peace of mind is true not only for our assisted living residents but also their spouses, children and other family members. Knowing that your spouse, mom, dad, aunt or uncle is getting the correct medication is immensely reassuring.

Did you know that the definition of the term “assisted living” and services provided within it, depends on both the state you live in and provider in question? You may learn more by visiting the Florida Elder Affairs website

Some assisted living services available at the Anthem Lakes, Jacksonville, FL location include:

  • Medication management
  • Bathing assistance
  • Dressing
  • Escorts to meals and activities
  • Toileting
  • Transferring
  • Insulin injections by an RN

For a complete list or explanation of all of our assisted living services, give us a call, as there are large differences between retirement communities.

We have a total of ninety-one Assisted Living and Supportive Independent Living apartments ranging from 364 square feet to 747 square feet. All our apartments are designed according to Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance requirements.

Below are just a few of the ADA considerations in our Assisted Living and Supportive Independent Living apartments:

  • Door and hallway widths
  • Force needed to open doors
  • Ability to enter a residence without the use of stairs
  • Available ramps that are not too steep to navigate with a scooter, walker or wheelchair
  • Grips in bathrooms
  • And much more – the ADA checklist is 89 pages long!


Anthem Lakes assisted living community lobby in Atlantic Beach Florida

The privacy and well-being of our Assisted Living residents is our top priority. We pride ourselves on having attentive and friendly staff.

Our nursing staff is available to assist with medications and activities of daily living as determined by the care plan developed during the move-in process. The Anthem Lakes Assisted Living Care Plan is created before move-in with the input of our residents, family and staff members so that appropriate expectations are set, and peace-of-mind is achieved. Our professional staff upholds the highest standard of assisted living care while compassionately maintaining the dignity of each resident.

Anthem Lakes has a preferred pharmacy partner that delivers prescriptions in individual packaging to our assisted living residents based on dosing and time of day to provide safe, accurate medicine tracking.

We are a Category IV building structure, should a hurricane come near the Jacksonville, FL area. We also have a two standby generators onsite just in case there is need of emergency power. Having the generators in emergencies is one more way we meet the needs of our residents.

Holistic Approach

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Anthem Lakes in Jacksonville believes staying mentally and physically active should be part of a lifestyle for all our residents, regardless of care level. (Good advice for people of ALL ages.)

All supportive independent, assisted and Alzheimer’s/memory care residents can participate in many scheduled activities. Flexibility of choice is critical for continued quality-of-life and aging well. While there may be areas where our residents need assistance, we strive to not let that inhibit them from enjoying all our community has to offer.

We encourage Assisted Living residents to involve themselves in our programs to form friendships and stay connected with the local Jacksonville and Atlantic Beach community.

We believe in wellness for the whole person which includes physical and emotional well-being, nutritious meals, active lifestyle and meaningful interactions with others of all ages. All of this is driven by the resident’s customized care plan.

We believe in an open campus, which means we encourage all our residents to invite friends and family to visit and enjoy the natural setting. Invite them for a game, a walk, a dinner or a chat. Your grandkids will love our walking trails, the aviary and lake with viewing dock, or playing with your dog at the dog park.

Our 14-acre campus provides great opportunities for short or longer strolls – with much of it accessible for those using a walker or wheelchair. It encourages an active lifestyle you and your loved ones will enjoy with…

  • Water views
  • Ponds and lakes
  • Gazebo
  • Walking trails
  • Putting green
  • Sunrooms
  • Fitness equipment
  • Outdoor dog park

Easy Living

Assisted Living residents enjoy most of the same amenities as our other services levels. These include:

  • Consolidated billing
  • Linen services
  • Housekeeping
  • Flat screen TV in every apartment
  • Cable subscription
  • Wireless Internet
  • Three nutritious and delicious meals per day
  • Transportation to appointments
  • Spa and salon services
  • Medication consolidation and delivery
  • Pet grooming
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Let Us Do the Housekeeping

Never worry about what food to put on the table or washing the sheets and towels anymore. Our housekeeping service will keep your apartment clean and fresh. Your housekeeper is likely to become a friend as well! It is not uncommon for our housekeeping staff to visit with a resident after their shift just to check in. That’s real community.

Let’s Not Forget the FOOD!

Let us show off all the wonderful options we have for our residents. Lunch during your visit is on us, so you can even experience the fine delicacies our chef prepares for us. Not only is the food delicious, the presentation is simply gorgeous. It’s a feast for both the eyes and the palette. Want to learn a little more about us? Check out Google reviews.

We’ll Help You Every Step of the Way

Contact us today for a visit. There is no cost or commitment. We’ll help you through the various options, pricing and considerations. There is a lot to think about, but we’re here to make it easy.

We think you and your family will agree, Anthem Lakes in Jacksonville is the perfect match.

Please feel free to compare us to others! Since we are a community that offers Supportive Independent Living, Assisted Living and Alzheimer’s/Memory Care services, we can advise you across the spectrum of senior health care services.

We look forward to receiving your call to understand your needs for senior retirement living.


Anthem Lakes Resident

Ed H.

“This time last year we were having mother’s 90th birthday and we were wondering what the best place was going to be [for her]…”

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