Lakeside Park

  • Extraordinary assisted living specializing in dementia care.

The Best in Memory Care in Oakland

Lakeside Park located in Oakland, California is a retirement community that offers Memory Care on a comfortable senior campus notable for its positive, safe, residential environment as well as the best in memory care services. Lakeside Park’s charming location is near scenic Lake Merritt and the popular Lakeside Park with close access to shopping, dining, entertainment and healthcare in Berkeley and all points in the East Bay.

Choose from a private studio or shared suite. Meals are centered upon fresh, local and healthy food choices, allowing residents to eat when they are hungry, while still providing a variety of healthy and delicious snacks.

Residents of Lakeside Park, a nationally recognized community providing the highest level of care for those with Alzheimer’s, enjoy services and amenities catered specifically to each individual.

Life at Lakeside Park

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Preparing for the Holidays

Our residents are preparing for the holidays by making stockings which will be hung by their doors.

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Enjoying great music and great company during High Tea & Jazz!

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Happy Holidays from the Team at Lakeside Park

Lakeside Park wishes everyone a very Happy and Safe Holiday Season!

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Resident Voices

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Graham’s Corner: Train Stuff

By Graham Henry, Resident Train Expert, May 7th, 2014 Speaking of whistles. A dash (-) is a long blast. An o is a short blast. Before moving, the engineer will turn on the locomotive bell, indicating he is getting ready to move the locomotive or train. oo means he is going to move forward. ooo […]

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Trains

Graham’s Corner: Train Stuff

By Graham Henry, Resident Train Expert, April 9th, 2014 As far as I can find out, the 4014 is still in Colton, California. It will take several days to go to Cheyenne, as the towing speed appears to be about 20 miles per hour. The first safety rule I learned when I went to work […]

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Stories Told Through the Eyes of the Residents

By Marsha Peoples, March 19th, 2014 Time Slips is the name of a group we hold every other Friday. Storytelling groups are the most fun, because we get to experience what other people see when they look at a photo. We ask open-ended questions: “What are they doing? What are their names? Where are they […]

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Out and About

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Lake Merritt Outing

Three friends enjoying the afternoon at Lake Merritt!

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Woman’s Group – Fentons Creamery

Enjoying ice cream at Fentons Creamery!

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Outing to Lake Chabot

Lake Chabot is nestled in Castro Valley and is very well known for its hiking trails, bird watching and fishing. Our residents love to sit on the deck and watch the birds and the people coming off the boats after a day of fishing. Our Maintenance Director, TJ, fishes at Lake Chabot on his days […]

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On Aging

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How do you know if your loved one needs dementia care?

Memory lapses aren’t always a sign of dementia—sometimes they’re normal, and people of every age can have trouble remembering things from time to time. Only a qualified physician can determine whether a person has Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. However, knowing the signs of memory loss can help you determine whether your elderly loved one may […]

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Avoid Caregiver Burnout: Consider Respite Care

Providing care for an elderly loved one can bring great joy and pride, but it also can also take emotional tolls that are often overlooked, even by the caregivers themselves. What’s the number one way to avoid caregiver burnout? Being honest with yourself and knowing when you need a break. And when you need a […]

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Do Your Parents Have Alzheimer’s Disease?

Memory lapses are normal at any age. We all occasionally forget where we left our keys, or why we entered a room. But if you’ve been noticing increasing memory lapses in your elderly parents, you might be wondering if one or even both of your parents have Alzheimer’s disease. How can you know if your […]

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Dining

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Weekly Menu (11/16 – 11/22)

You can just taste the love that our Dining Service Director has for us through the food that he cooks! Check out what he has in store for us this week! » Click to download menu

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Lakeside Park’s Herb Garden

When Barbara Egelhof and Shirley F. heard about Chef Jojo needing an herb garden they were off and running to our favorite Ace nursery. At the nursery Shirley picked out only the healthiest plants for our garden. Please help us honor Maureen for working so dilegently and maintaining everything in the garden, even the squirrrels. […]

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Resident Recipe: Haystacks

By Joseph Ferrer, January 29th, 2014 Things you will need: Rubber spatula Microwavable bowl Large bowl 2 teaspoons Wax paper 11oz. (2 cups) butterscotch chips 11 oz. semi-sweet chocolate chips 6 oz. pkg. of chow mein noodles 1 cup cocktail peanuts Melt butterscotch and chocolate chips in the bowl, 1-½ minutes at a time. Look […]

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Reviews

Caring.com Review – Freedom to Be.

AgeSong is an incredible eldercare community. Elders with dementia are treated with love and compassion and above all, respect. The elders come from all different backgrounds, sexual orientations, socioeconomic statuses, and so on. The motto of the place is “Freedom to Be”. That says it all, to me. The staff is warm and friendly, and […]

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Yelp Review – A two thumbs up!

I logged onto the Yelp site to post an update to my original 11/27/13 review of Lakeside Park in Oakland. To my surprise I found that my review was missing in action.  I contacted Yelp help to see what was up and they said that their software automatically screens for inappropriate reviews and deletes them. […]

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Yelp Review – The standard of care has taken a tremendous load off of our families shoulders.

We are newbies to the Lakeside Park “community” but by no means greenhorns to the assisted living/memory care experience.  Both of my Grandmothers end days were spent in traditional skilled nursing facilities [SNF's], my Father eventually had to move into a rehab/SNF due to his advancing Parkinson’s disease before passing, and my Mother has resided […]

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