Runk & Pratt Forest

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byeou be well be connected

at forest


from our family to yours


ince we founded Runk & Pratt Senior Living Communities in 1992, we have taken great pride in providing personalized, industry-leading care to our residents. Working closely with you, your family, and trusted physicians, our desire is to put your needs first by creating a customized plan that ensures you receive only the best care we can offer, whether it’s independent living, assisted living, or memory support. From organized activities to personalized dining plans, we are committed to providing our residents with a safe, comfortable, and engaging environment in which they cay thrive physically, mentally, and spiritually. At Runk & Pratt, continue to do the unique things that make you who you are. We will take care of the rest.

welcome! yo u r g u i d e t o R u n k & P r at t s e n i o r l i v i n g at f o r e s t

about us At Runk & Pratt Senior Living Communities, we treat our residents like family. Our goal is not just to provide them with expert care and a comfortable place to live, but also to create an environment where they may truly be themselves. This passion for elevating the lifestyle of our seniors led us to going above and beyond to provide the absolute best in care, amenities, activities, and culinary programs for seniors in the greater Lynchburg and Smith Mountain Lake areas. As we share life with hundreds of seniors in Southwest Virginia, Runk & Pratt is committed to continuing a tradition of excellence that has lasted decades.

Let’s do life together,

The Runk family


community overview


our community What makes Runk & Pratt at Forest unique?

• physician appointments • medication management • wellness and prevention • on-site therapy • secured community • spacious common areas • enclosed courtyards with gardens • beauty parlor/ barber shop • multi-sensory room • activities and social events • dietician meal plans • housekeeping and linen service • high-speed internet and cable

Runk & Pratt at Forest specializes exclusively in memory support for residents living with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, no matter the stage or severity. Designed with an open feel and continuous layout, this secured residence creates a home-like environment that helps minimize the confusion and agitation that often accompanies these diseases. Our trained care team helps treat residents’ minds, bodies, and spirits by offering medical services, dietary meal plans, engaging organized activities, a state-of-the-art multi-sensory room, and the freedom and encouragement to remain active. With large bedrooms, enclosed courtyards, spacious common areas, and plenty of windows, Runk & Pratt at Forest offers peace of mind to residents and families alike.

multi-sensory room Our multi-sensory room surrounds residents with soothing, highly captivating stimuli that engage their senses of sight, sound, and touch. This environment promotes relaxation, sensory stimulation, and mental development, producing a calming effect in residents living with Alzheimer’s and dementia. Studies show these rooms can reduce the risk of aggressive behavior and self-injury by up to 75 percent.

living a place just for you

Runk & Pratt Forest community specializes exclusively in memory support and was built specifically to care for residents living with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. With an open floor plan and an abundance of windows, this secured residence creates a home-like environment to minimize confusion and agitation that often accompanies these illnesses. Residents may freely visit anywhere within the building, including three enclosed courtyards, a greenhouse, and our multi-sensory room.

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Visit us at to take a virtual tour of the community.

care and support a memory support community

medical services available • on-site physical, occupational, and speech therapy • in-house physician/licensed nurse practitioner • licensed staff monitors healthcare needs • medication administration and/or monitoring • pharmacy services • phone available in all rooms for emergencies • assistance with incontinence • assistance with daily living • podiatry and x-ray services

As a dedicated memory support community, Runk & Pratt at Forest boasts on-site certified nursing assistants, nursing assistants, and registered medication aides to ensure our residents receive the personalized care they deserve, placing emphasis on wellness of the body and mind. All medical activity is overseen by our licensed medical service director as well as our licensed nurse practitioner and consulting geriatric psychiatrist. All medication is available through a local, licensed pharmacy delivered directly to the community.

care that goes

above & beyond

We are proud to be a part of only 15 percent of assisted living facilities in the state of Virginia that not only meet but also exceed the state’s extensive licensing criteria.

dining healthy & tasty

As part of Runk & Pratt’s mission to encourage our residents to be well, our culinary teams have worked closely with expert dietitians to craft a varied and nutritious menu that pleases the palette and nourishes the body. Our dining rooms are designed to be open and inviting to provide a space for residents to connect with one another over a meal. Our chefs and dining room staff are sensitive to your every dietary need. We keep allergies, food sensitivities, and restrictions on file so we can help you achieve a healthy and satisfying daily diet.


Our sister company, Entwined Events, adds a layer of flavor and sophistication by utilizing a team of experienced chefs who provide gourmet meals for special events.

Activities for mind, body & spirit

As you age, it becomes increasingly important to maintain an active lifestyle. At each Runk & Pratt senior living community, full-time activities directors work with health care professionals to keep a calendar filled with activities designed to engage residents in mind, body, and spirit. These events aim to entertain our residents, but they also bring family, friends, and members of the community together to make new memories. From cooking classes and pet visits to shopping trips and baseball games, these activities allow seniors to continue to do what they love in a happy, healthy environment.

See what we are up to! Check out Forest’s current calendar of activities at

our communities Runk & Pratt owns and operates five senior living communities in the greater Lynchburg and Smith Mountain Lake areas, each offering varying levels of care and support. To learn more about each location, visit us online at


leesville road

liberty ridge

208 Gristmill Drive Forest, VA (p): 434.385.0251 care offered: memory support

20212 Leesville Road Lynchburg, VA (p): 434.237.7809 care offered: assisted living, memory support

30 Monica Boulevard Lynchburg, VA (p): 434.515.1247 care offered: assisted living, independent living


C o rp o rat e o f f i ce :

pearls of life

S m i t h M o u n ta i n l a k e

107 Monica Boulevard, Lynchburg, VA (p): 434.237.0251 care offered: memory support

115 Retirement Drive Hardy, VA (p): 540.719.1300 care offered: assisted living, independent living, memory support

at l i b e r t y r i d g e

5106 Waterlick Road Forest, VA 24551 434.237.2268