Services and Amenities

A Life Well-lived

At The Retreat at Buford, our Live, Love, Learn philosophy is integrated into everything we do. We build daily activities, calendared events, and programs based on the National Wellness Institute’s Six Dimensions of Wellness: Physical, Cognitive, Social, Emotional, Occupational (Sense of Purpose), and Spiritual Wellness. Our team of skilled associates works together to provide seamless, full days where each of the six dimensions of wellness are practiced. A person with a strong wellbeing may exhibit the following habits or actions:

  • Sets goals – Sense of Purpose
  • Exhibits a positive attitude – Emotional Wellness
  • Socializes with friends and family – Social Wellness
  • Exercises regularly – Physical Wellness
  • Spends time in prayer and/or meditation – Spiritual Wellness
  • Engages in intellectual or cultural activity – Cognitive Wellness

Engaging our Seniors

Geriatric depression is commonly diagnosed in seniors who are not socially active, which can lead to a degradation of their overall wellness. The executives and associates at The Retreat at Buford design activity programs to keep seniors engaged. The Retreat at Buford programs are outlined in an activity guide book, which is made accessible to all associates, providing very descriptive programming instructions, as well as identifying our residents’ preferences.

Activities offered include:

  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Dakim BrainFitness
  • Nature exploration
  • Tai Chi/Qi Gong
  • Worship opportunities
  • Arts and crafts
  • Stress reduction exercise
  • Cocktail hours
  • Themed social gatherings

DINING

A Culinary Experience

Choice meats, fresh seasonings, and nutritious garden vegetables are served with culinary precision at The Retreat at Buford. Mealtime is made special every day with our restaurant style dining in a setting that promotes social wellness. Our chef is happy to accommodate modified or restricted meal plans to meet special dietary needs. Our deliciously wholesome meals atop beautifully adorned tables create a grand culinary treat from breakfast to dinner. We invite you to stop by and taste the difference for yourself!


Sample Menu

Breakfast
Berry Berry Pancakes
Fluffy Pancakes made with fresh berries and grilled to a golden brown, served with a Maple Syrup & creamy butter

Lunch
Chicken Salad with Fresh Berries
Diced chicken, tossed with a Creole Mustard, mayonnaise, honey, diced pimento, and green onions. All served on a bed of mixed greens
Grilled Grouper served with fresh spinach and tomatoes on a Hoagie Bun and topped with a garlic mayonnaise, served with chef’s choice of sides.

Dinner
Corn Bread Crusted Fish
(Fish of the Day) topped with crumbled cornbread served with black eyed peas, smoked sausage, peppers, onions, red wine & garlic sautéed together and topped with fresh tomato relish.

Dessert
Our Signature Berry Loaf Bread

ACTIVITIES & EVENTS

Our Healthy Lifestyle!

The Retreat at Buford is a premier assisted living property with an extensive list of planned activities and events designed to support our Live, Love, Learn philosophy. Our balanced lifestyle approach presents each resident with the opportunity to participate in activities that facilitate their individual wellness. Courses with certified instructors, literary events, local entertainment, and organized games are just a few types of activities available. Fun is always around the corner with various themed evening events and day excursions. Whether it’s enjoying a culinary masterpiece from our chef, an intimate conversation with friends, or a great read from our library, there is always a stimulating activity for seniors to engage in at The Retreat at Buford.

Crème de la Crème

At The Retreat at Buford, we take pride in the seniors that reside with us who carry decades of professional experience and various areas of expertise and interest. Because our seniors enjoy sharing their individual skill sets with younger generations, we actively engage them in educational, interactive events with the outside community such as:

  • Scouting projects
  • Literary events
  • Crafting