A Few Words About Us


Douglas knew from early on in his relationship with Darla that they would someday be heavily involved with Seniors. After all, the only type of movies that Darla wanted to watch when dating were movies like "Driving Miss Daisy" and "On Golden Pond". 

So it was inevitable that sooner or later they would start their own care center.     read more...



Philosophy of Care

Dementia is a a disease process which assaults the very core of personhood and impacts every facet of one's life It is a devastating attack on individual uniqueness. That is why it is the philosophy of Lakeside Gardens to help each resident maintain their individuality...     read more...

Our Setting & Environment

Lakeside Gardens is a senior care home which overlooks the calm waters of Wiser Lake in Lynden, Washington. This serene setting is also home to many eagles, a nest of blue herons, trumpeter swans, and numerous wild and domestic geese and ducks which we enjoy watching from the comfort of our lovely home. Our residents can enjoy picnicking and feeding the local ducks right at the waters edge.

Surrounding the home is over an acre and a half of beautiful gardens which have won awards in Whatcom County in Bloom contests. Each private room has a lovely view of either the gardens or the lake. And several of the rooms have their own private patio in the old fashioned fragrance garden.



“you have a gift for making people feel special & loved, not just the residents but all the people you come in contact with.”



“Because of you and your home, Mom is able to have a full, productive life, even after her stroke. We all rest assured that Mom is okay and is content and loved.”


“You have made our lives so much more relaxed and happy because of the care we know our mother is getting. You make a REAL difference in the world. Thank-you”

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