Legacy Reserve at Fritz Farm

Resident´s Birthdays

Anita Honeycutt 2nd
Wilma McGuire 3rd
Jacqueline Minella 8th
Vickie Waddill 12th
Elaine Lambert 16th
Sue Allen 27th
Susan Hopkins 29th

Celebrating April

Scottish Highland Day on 4/11
Day Trip to the Beaumont Inn in Harrodsburg on 4/18
Movie & Pizza: Queen Bees 4/19
Scenic Drives are Back on 4/29

Community Events

Spring Fling: Who is the BINGO KING OR QUEEN? on 4/17 at 7:00pm in the Bar

Keeping Senior Minds Active

Mental Stimulation Power

Cognitive activities improve memory, problem-solving, and mental flexibility. Regular mental exercise can reduce cognitive deterioration and boost well-being.

Ways to engage minds

Promote lifelong learning through community workshops, seminars, and programs. Explore new topics or dig deeper into established ones to engage the brain and feel accomplished.

Creative Expressions: Art, music, and writing stimulate distinct brain regions and provide a creative outlet. Arts and crafts, music therapy, and creative writing activities foster self-expression and cognitive progress.

Puzzles and Games: Crosswords, Sudoku, chess, and card games are great cerebral exercises. Socializing is another benefit of group games.

Physical activity, especially coordination and balance exercises, boosts cognition. Our wellness programs include tai chi, yoga, and gentle aerobics for physical and emotional health.

Social connections: Meaningful interactions and community events boost mental health and cognition. Social interactions boost linguistic and emotional regulation brain regions, sharpening the thinking.


Legacy Reserve Fritz Farm promotes holistic wellbeing by keeping inhabitants’ minds busy. We provide a carefully curated mix of activities and events to maintain cognitive health and give our elders joy, purpose, and community. Keeping elderly minds active improves quality of life at every stage, not just cognitive capacities.


National Park

Located in the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California, spans 761,269 acre of land.


Yosemite is famous for its giant sequoia trees; these trees can grow to be about 30 feet wide and more than 250 feet tall

Music Therapy for Memory Care

Music Therapy for Memory Care

At Legacy Reserve Fritz Farm, we prioritize the well-being of our Memory Care residents through innovative therapies, notably music therapy. This method is more than leisure; it’s a bridge to the past, unlocking memories and emotions through familiar melodies, offering cognitive and emotional benefits. Music stimulates memory, improves mood, and encourages social interaction, making it an invaluable tool in memory care.

We are committed to enhancing our residents’ quality of life and proudly offer music therapy sessions twice a month, led by a professional music therapist. These sessions are tailored to meet the unique needs of our community, providing a safe, joyful, and therapeutic environment. Through music, we create moments of connection and happiness, underscoring our holistic approach to care. Music therapy stands as a testament to our dedication to supporting our residents’ cognitive health and emotional well-being, making every note a step towards enrichment and joy in our Memory Care Support Neighborhood.

Resident of the Month

Letitia King

Letitia King Resident of the Month

This month, Legacy Reserve Fritz Farm proudly highlights Letitia King, whose transition from a private writer to a beloved community storyteller embodies the transformative power of sharing creativity. Letitia, initially reserved in sharing her work, has blossomed into a central figure in our community’s cultural life, hosting monthly readings that have quickly become a highlight for many residents.


Her journey is a testament to the role of community in encouraging individual growth and the importance of stepping out of one’s comfort zone. Letitia’s poetry and short stories, shared in a now eagerly anticipated hour-long session, have not only entertained but deeply connected with residents, providing emotional resonance and a shared sense of exploration.

The impact of Letitia’s contributions goes beyond mere entertainment; it serves as a therapeutic outlet and a catalyst for social interaction, vital components of our holistic wellness approach. Her willingness to share her inner world has encouraged others to explore and express their own creativity, fostering a vibrant atmosphere of communal engagement and support.

Moreover, Letitia’s story exemplifies the essence of overcoming personal barriers through the support of a nurturing community. It highlights the importance of creating safe spaces for individuals to share their talents and passions, enriching the community’s cultural tapestry.

In celebrating Letitia King this month, we not only recognize her literary talents but also the broader impact of her actions. She has inspired both residents and staff to pursue new avenues of expression and connection, reinforcing the value of inclusive community activities that enhance our collective well-being.

Letitia’s contributions remind us of the boundless potential within our community for growth, connection, and inspiration. Her story serves as a beacon, encouraging us all to embrace our creativity and share it with those around us, further enriching the vibrant life at Legacy Reserve Fritz Farm.

Associate of the Month

Emma Spurlock

Emma Spurlock April 2024 Associate of the Month

At Legacy Reserve Fritz Farm, the warmth and richness of our community life are often experienced through the culinary delights that grace our tables, especially the desserts that mark the perfect end to our meals. This month, we take immense pride in recognizing Emma Spurlock as our Associate of the Month, a distinction she earns through her exceptional talents in baking and her unwavering dedication to enhancing the dining experience of our residents.


Emma’s journey with Legacy Reserve began when she was a teenager, a testament to her deep-rooted connection with our community and her evolving culinary expertise. Over the years, Emma has become an indispensable part of our Dining Services department, where her passion for baking has found its true expression. Her ability to transform simple ingredients into exquisite desserts speaks volumes of her skill, creativity, and commitment to culinary excellence.

Emma’s desserts are not just meals but an experience—a blend of taste, tradition, and innovation. From classic pastries to inventive confections, each dessert she creates is a reflection of her dedication to bringing joy and satisfaction to our residents. Emma’s work goes beyond mere food preparation; it is an art form that enhances the overall dining experience, making each meal memorable and something our residents look forward to.

What sets Emma apart is her ability to infuse her creations with a sense of home and comfort, making each dessert feel personalized and special. Her knack for understanding the preferences of our residents and tailoring her creations to suit diverse tastes is remarkable. This personal touch has not only endeared her to our community but also elevated the standard of our dining services.

Emma’s contribution to Legacy Reserve Fritz Farm extends beyond the kitchen. Her passion and talent inspire her colleagues and embody the spirit of excellence we strive for in all aspects of our service. Emma’s journey from a young, aspiring baker to a key member of our Dining Services department is a shining example of growth, passion, and dedication.

As we celebrate Emma Spurlock this month, we not only acknowledge her exceptional talent and hard work but also the profound impact she has on our community’s life. Her desserts do more than satiate our sweet cravings; they weave happiness and togetherness into our daily lives, making Legacy Reserve Fritz Farm not just a place to live but a place to thrive.

Emma’s story is a reminder of the significance of nurturing talent and passion within our team. It highlights the importance of recognizing and celebrating the contributions of our associates, who play a crucial role in creating a vibrant, warm, and welcoming environment for our residents. As we honor Emma, we are reminded of the collective effort it takes to make our community a home, and we are grateful for having her as part of our Legacy Reserve family.

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Recipe of the Month

Oatmeal Banana Muffins with Walnuts

Oatmeal Banana Muffins with Walnuts


2 ripe bananas, mashed
1 cup rolled oats
3/4 cup whole wheat flour
1/2 cup milk (any kind)
1/4 cup honey or maple syrup
2 eggs
1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 cup walnuts, chopped (plus extra for topping)


Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a muffin tin with paper liners.
In a large bowl, combine the mashed bananas, milk, honey, eggs, and applesauce. Mix until well combined.
In another bowl, mix together the rolled oats, whole wheat flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt.
Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, stirring until just combined. Fold in the chopped walnuts.
Fill each muffin cup about 3/4 full and sprinkle additional walnuts on top.
Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean.
Let the muffins cool in the pan for 5 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
Enjoy these wholesome oatmeal banana muffins as a healthy treat or a nutritious breakfast option!

Movie and Pizza Matinees

At Legacy Reserve Fritz Farm, our Movie and Pizza Matinees have quickly become a highlight of community life, offering residents a delightful blend of entertainment and culinary enjoyment. These events, featuring a mix of classic films and new releases paired with delicious pizza, provide an ideal setting for relaxation, socialization, and laughter.


The popularity of these matinees underscores their value in fostering friendships and a sense of belonging among residents. As a staple of our monthly calendar, they contribute significantly to the vibrancy and warmth of our community, enhancing overall well-being and happiness.

Our commitment to enriching residents’ lives shines through in these gatherings, reflecting our dedication to creating a lively, inclusive environment. As we continue to celebrate these moments of joy and connection, the Movie and Pizza Matinees stand as a testament to the spirited community at Legacy Reserve Fritz Farm. This month we are showing the movie Queen Bees on April 19th at 12:30pm.


Yosemite is home to a “firefall.” While it’s not actually fire, the Horsetail Fall on the eastern edge of El Capitan in the Yosemite Valley gives off the illusion of a fiery orange fall when the sunset hits at just the right angle for a few short weeks in February


The park is best known for its waterfalls, On October 1, 1890, Yosemite became a national park


Legacy Reserve at Fritz Farm | Mallory Runnels, Executive Director
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Madison Price Academy Director Legacy Ridge at Fritz Farm
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