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Best of Orange County 2017: Best senior living community

Nestled on more than 7 acres, Freedom Village has been providing seniors with carefree independent and assisted living and skilled nursing care for 30 years.

About 400 residents reside in the facility’s spacious, all-inclusive apartment homes. Transportation, housekeeping, meals, maintenance and activities are provided by Freedom Village’s staff, allowing residents to fully savor their golden years.

By SCOTT SCHWEBKE | | Orange County Register
September 20, 2017 at 10:00 pm

(Featured Photo by Erik Sogn for FVCCRC)

Read the rest of the OC Register Article Here

By | 2017-10-19T06:57:05+00:00 October 9th, 2017|In the News|

Active Senior Moves to a Continuing Care Retirement Community

A Freedom Village independent resident shares why she chose to move to a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) from a 55 plus retirement community (Laguna Woods), Three months later she was blessed with a quick rehab recovery at Freedom Village Skilled Nursing Care after breaking her hip. Author Diane Masson shares a tip from her book, “Your Senior Housing Options.”



By | 2017-04-05T11:50:53+00:00 July 27th, 2016|In the News, Uncategorized|

Proactive Senior Plans Ahead at 73 Years Old

Learn the reasons why a 73 year old senior would plan ahead. After living in a 55-plus retirement community for 15 years and watching neighbors struggle as they age, she and her husband wanted to live in a supportive environment that offers future health care. They selected Freedom Village in Lake Forest, California.



By | 2017-04-05T11:55:33+00:00 March 11th, 2016|In the News, Uncategorized|

Senior Housing Options Including a Dementia Scenario

Here’s a quick summary of “Your Senior Housing Options,” including the costs and consequences from It walks you through a dementia scenario including all the choices for a vulnerable senior. This video can empower an independent senior to plan ahead or help an adult child put their parent in a quality senior community.


By | 2017-04-05T12:02:18+00:00 January 16th, 2016|In the News, Uncategorized|

Freedom Village Receives 5-Star Medicare Rating

independent wellness2Medicare recently awarded Freedom Village Skilled Nursing in Lake Forest, CA the highest quality recognition seal that can be received, the 5-Star Medicare rating. Freedom Village is one of a select few skilled nursing communities to receive such a high rating in all of Orange County.

How does a senior or their family member select a QUALITY skilled nursing community?

  1. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) created the 5-Star quality rating system to help patients and their families evaluate and compare nursing homes.
  2. The CMS Nursing Home Compare Website features this quality rating system which gives nursing homes a 1 to 5 star rating. Nursing homes with 5-stars are considered to have quality much above average, while nursing homes with 1-star are considered to have quality much below average.
  3. The rating is made up from the following areas: Health Inspections, Staffing and Quality Measures. Each of these areas is given a separate rating and then combined for an overall rating for the nursing home.  Freedom Village Skilled Nursing is proud to have Registered Nurses on the floor around the clock.
  4. Families and caregivers are encouraged to use the 5-star rating in conjunction with visiting skilled nursing communities, asking questions, and using other resources to help determine the best option for their loved one.

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“Freedom Village Healthcare Center is proud to serve the residents of South Orange County.  Our comprehensive coordinated care with local hospitals, physicians, and other medical professionals has greatly assisted in achieving this excellent Medicare 5-Star rating.”

-Joel Niblett, MHA, Administrator of Freedom Village Healthcare Center for 12 plus years

Freedom Village, a Continuing Care Retirement Community offering Independent Living, Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing has been providing residents of Freedom Village and those in the local area with excellent care for the past 28 years. Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing are open to the public.

You are invited to come and visit Freedom Village Skilled Nursing if you have an upcoming elective surgery scheduled (such as a knee replacement), or one of your loved ones is in the hospital and will need rehabilitation in order to regain independence, or if you are curious to see for yourself the level of quality care provided at Freedom Village Skilled Nursing.  Call (949) 472-4733 or learn more online at:

By | 2017-05-08T10:54:37+00:00 September 22nd, 2015|In the News, Uncategorized|