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Heather Locke is a Licensed Administrator, Certified Nursing assistant, mother of two and serves Circle of Life as the assistant at Oakridge . Heather has been a dedicated employee of Oakridge Assisted Living Facility since 2014. Heather enjoys the interacting with the culturally diverse groups of people, she has the opportunity of coming in contact with as a member of the Circle of Life Assisted Living Communities team. Heather enjoys hunting and spending time with her family. She believes that providing care with love, compassion, and a smile is the key to providing quality for the aging population of residents we serve.

Circle of Life takes an active role in the community through local sponsorship and involvement. 

On behalf of Circle of Life Assisted Living Communities, Mike Bay receives Lifetime Honorary Member Award presented by Janet Sampson of Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches.

Our commitment is to provide non-institutional community retirement living. We believe this commitment allows our residents to age in place with dignity, purpose, meaning, value, significance, love, joy, peace, security, hope, and wonder.

​​Jessica Murphy grew up in South Georgia and North Florida.  She has been happily married to her high school sweetheart, for the past 15 years. With five children, Jessica and her family stay extremely busy.  Jessica has worked with Circle of Life Assisted Living Communities since 2014. She believes the most important part of her job, as an administrator is providing the best possible care to her residents. Jessica fully comprehends the significance of her role and successfully provides residents care in a loving and stable environment. As a Licensed Administrator, Certified Nursing Assistant, and Pharmacy Tech with over 13 years in the medical field, Jessica understands what it takes to manage a Memory Care Unit and care compliance.

About Us

​At Circle Of Life Assisted Living Communities, we are a diverse group of successful professionals lending unique perspectives to all aspects of retirement living and long term care. We follow a purpose driven approach to care, developed by our senior management team.

In each of our communities, our suites offer class and comfort. With our modern and fun motif, you're sure to enjoy your stay with us; whether you're here for respite care, or consider us your home.  You can sleep soundly knowing you or your loved ones are being cared for by our extensively trained, loving, and cheerful staff. 

​In each of our communities, we offer a variety of amenities:

Community Environments

Quiet Residential Locations

Minutes from Hospitals, Healthcare, and Shopping.

Weekly Planned Activities

Our communities offer 24 hour care with extensively trained and caring staff.

Whitney Brinkley is a part of our Circle of Life Communities through our Limited Mental Health Assisted Living Facility, Whitney is a lifelong Floridian. Whitney has worked in the medical field for over ten years. Whitney has been an employee of Circle of Life Assisted Living Communities since 2013. Managing a LMHF takes a unique individual who is not afraid to step up to the plate to make sure everyone is taken care of. Whitney possesses an exceptional understanding of what it takes to get the job done. When she is not spending her days ensuring our residents are safe, happy, and thriving; she is spending time with her husband and daughters. Whitney is an important part of our organization and we appreciate her dedication to The Plantation and our residents.

Why us? Watch the video below to learn more about our approach and why we are the best of the best. We LOVE what we do and you will too!

Milton Smith of Circle of Life Communities talks storm preparedness and why living in one of our facilities is the best choice.

Mike Bay is from Fort White, Florida and has worked and owned assisted living facilities for the past 12 years. He is happily married with two children and enjoys hunting, classic cars, and outdoor activities. He is an integral part of Circle of Life Communities. As one of our licensed Administrators, he provides daily admission coordination for each of our communities.  Mike works closely with all of our facilities to ensure AHCA compliance and assists with routine evaluations of incoming residents. Holding a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from University of Florida allows for him to have a unique understanding of the inner workings of our business model. His perspective paired with an unparalleled compassion for people proves him an invaluable asset to Circle of Life.

April Millard is a Registered Nurse with 11 years of nursing experience, specializing in geriatric care. April is a lifelong resident of Live Oak, Florida and is married with 2 daughters. April is the Administrator at Rising Oaks Assisted Living in Live Oak, Florida. April fully understands the intricacies involved in working with the elderly. April enjoys interacting with the residents and building relationships with their families. She appreciates the daily opportunities provided to her through Circle of Life Communities and looks forward to what the future brings as we move forward.

Ashley Morgan has been with Circle Of Life Assisted Living Communities since 2014. She is happily married and a mother of two. Ashley is licensed as a Certified Nursing Assistant with several years of experience. She recently became Licensed as an Assisted Living Facility Administrator. Homewood Lodge Assisted Living is Circle Of Life's only memory care community providing services to those who suffer from dementia and Alzheimer's. Ashley enjoys working with residents and their families. She strives to create an open relationship to provide the best continuity of care for her residents.