Pearls of Life at Runk & Pratt

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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.

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about us

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 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.

At Runk & Pratt, continue to do the unique things that make you who you are. We will take care of the rest.

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 Pearls of Life at Liberty Ridge unique?

• certified dementia trainer and practitioners on staff • medical oversight • medication management • secure facility with coded entry • two multi-sensory rooms • life skills center • private and semi-private bedrooms • private dining rooms • enclosed courtyards with gardens • beauty parlor/barber shop • qualified staff available 24/7 • housekeeping/linen service • emergency response pull-cords and nurse call

Located adjacent to Runk & Pratt at Liberty Ridge, Pearls of Life at Liberty Ridge is our premier dedicated memory support community, created specifically for seniors living with Alzheimer’s Disease or other forms of dementia. Pearls of Life offers a secure, peaceful setting with spacious common areas, an abundance of windows and light, and a simple, continuous floor plan. Along with industry-leading care and medical oversight, we provide the region’s most innovative advances in memory support, designed to soothe residents and promote positive interactions with staff and family members.

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 at Liberty Ridge is a unique memory support community informed by the leading Alzheimer’s and dementia medical research. Studies show that continuous hallway layouts, access to safe and secure courtyards, and plenty of natural light reduce confusion, disorientation, and frustration. All bedrooms in Pearls of Life provide residents with a true sense of privacy while keeping them close to the community’s dining rooms, common areas, and care team.

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care and support 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 • assistance with incontinence • assistance with daily living • podiatry and x-ray services

care that goes

above & beyond

As a memory care community, Pearls of Life at Liberty Ridge features industry-leading technology that is designed to create a calming effect on residents living with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Hallways integrate one-of-a-kind interactive projectors where residents can draw shapes, play games, and move objects around simply by touching the wall. Our unique life skill centers are equipped with familiar objects, such as a rotary telephone, display train set, military uniforms, vintage ovens, cabinets, cribs, and washing machines that enable residents to interact, be stimulated, and recall everyday life experiences.

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 work 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 as 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 that 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 our Pearls of Life community, full-time activities directors work with health care professionals to keep a calendar filled with events designed to engage residents in mind, body, and spirit. These activities 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 events allow seniors to continue to do what they love in a happy, healthy environment.

Check out Pearls of Life’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 c e :

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

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