Runk & Pratt Smith Mountain Lake

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byeou be well be connected

at smith mt. lake


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.

welcome! y o u r g u i d e t o R u n k & P r a t t s e n i o r l i v i n g a t s m i t h m t. l a k e

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 Runk & Pratt at Smith Mt. Lake unique?

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

Runk & Pratt at Smith Mountain Lake is an idyllic rural retreat adjacent to Smith Mountain Lake, the renowned “Jewel of the Blue Ridge Mountains.” Tucked behind Westlake Towne Center, our 25-acre campus is just a short distance away from shopping, groceries, a movie theatre, and numerous restaurants. The campus itself features a main senior living community surrounded by private, independently owned Runk & Pratt cottages. Residents of our SML community enjoy three levels of care: assisted living, independent living, and memory support.

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

Resting on 25 acres, Runk & Pratt at Smith Mountain Lake is a spacious, resort-style community focused on assisted living and memory support, with customizable individual cottages for independent living. This community provides residents with a comfortable private or semiprivate room or with apartmentstyle suites with kitchenette options. All rooms are spacious and airy and have their own individual heating and cooling units. Cable television and telephone services are included in the cost of care.

ask about our

new studio suites

luxurious apartment-style living at our Smith Mountain lake campus

care and support medical services available • on-site physical, occupational, and speech therapy • in-house physician/ licensed nurse practitioner • licensed staff monitors healthcare needs • assistance with daily living

• medication administration and/or monitoring • pharmacy services • phone available in all rooms for emergencies • assistance with incontinence • podiatry and x-ray services

At Runk & Pratt at Smith Mountain Lake, we offer three types of care — independent living, assisted living, and memory support — each with varying services and amenities that cater to the unique needs of each of our seniors. Upon admission, we develop an individualized service plan with input from resident, family, and doctor. Weekly physician appointments, physical therapy sessions, and lab services are performed on-site. Highly trained nurses are staffed 24/7, providing immediate attention for emergency medical issues. Should a resident show signs of dementia or Alzheimer’s over time, we will seamlessly facilitate a transition from assisted living to memory support to ensure the resident is receiving the best possible care.

assisted living

independent living

memory support

Enjoy personalized care and quality amenities for seniors who need assistance with daily living. Our licensed medical service director, licensed nurse practitioner, and on-staff registered nurses oversee all medical activity.

Independent living residents enjoy a private cottage adjacent to the main community, complete with Carilion Wellness Center membership and access to medical amenities in the central building. Proximity to the main community means that should the need arise, a transition in levels of care is quick and easy.

We pride ourselves on our industry-leading dementia and Alzheimer’s care that ensures residents feel at home while also receiving around-the-clock care. Our secured memory support wing features gated gardens and patio space, plus a soothing multi-sensory therapy environment.

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 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

At our Smith Mountain Lake community, fulltime activities directors work with health care professionals to keep a calendar filled with events designed to engage residents in mind, body, and spirit. From cooking classes and pet visits to shopping trips and boat rides, these activities allow seniors to continue to do what they love in a happy, healthy environment.

Âť membership included! Smith Mt. Lake residents enjoy an included membership to Carilion Wellness at West Lake, which features an indoor pool, hot tub, pickleball courts, golf simulator, and more!

Check out Smith Mountain Lake’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

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