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Heartwarming Thank You Notes

July 17th, 2020
Heartwarming Thank You Notes

Oak Park Senior Living staff received a very kind and heartwarming thank you from a resident’s family member following a recent social distance visit:

“I wanted to thank the Oak Park staff for their willingness to arrange a brief outdoor visit for my mom and two of her granddaughters. Travel plans suddenly changed and this was their only opportunity to see her as they were passing through town.

Although I didn’t want my dear mother out in the awful heat for too long, the short time we had was extremely precious to all of us. Seeing her in person again after such a long time brought me to tears, and I know my nieces and mom felt extreme joy being able to visit and talk with each other.

So, although I thanked your staff repeatedly (especially Sue, who called to get special permission for the extra-short visit), I wanted to share again how very much we appreciated it, how much it meant to us, and how much it lifted my mom’s spirits.

I know the COVID constraints are causing a lot of stress and extra work for all of you, but we truly appreciate everything you do. Even these seemingly little things mean the world to us.” -Mary S.

Thank you for the kind words, Mary! We are so happy things worked out and your family had an amazing visit. ❤️

Oak Park Senior Living’s Residence Director, Terri Pratt, received another message of gratitude from a resident’s family member recently:

“My family and I couldn’t be happier about how you and everyone at Oak Park have been handling this crazy COVID situation. We really appreciate the updates and your efforts to keep everyone safe while also understanding their need for socialization. That’s a difficult line to walk, and I want you to know our family thinks you all are handling it well.

Our father, Richard, has loved living in your community, and we appreciate everyone who helps him on a daily basis. Thank you SO much and keep up the excellent work!” -Jeff K.

We always prioritize the safety, well-being, and happiness of our residents at Oak Park, especially during these difficult times. Thank you so much for the lovely message, Jeff!

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Balcony Serenade

June 26th, 2020

Oak Park Senior Living celebrated summer with a “balcony serenade” on a beautiful, sunny afternoon recently. Musician Michael Riddle performed a 30-minute show on each side of our building. Residents came out onto their balconies to listen and boogie down with Michael and his “backup dancers” (a.k.a. Oak Park’s activity staff and Residence Director, Terri Pratt). Everyone had a great time and we’re all looking forward to another serenade soon!

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Heartwarming Gesture of Gratitude

May 29th, 2020

One grateful family member recently made a heartwarming gesture of gratitude for our incredible staff. To show her appreciation, she handwrote personal notes for each member and gave them all their own bag of Dove chocolates to enjoy. We also appreciate our awesome, caring staff here at Oak Park Senior Living, and we can’t tell you how much this amazing and thoughtful gesture means to us. Thank you! ❤️

A heartwarming gesture of gratitude for our incredible staff from a thankful family member.
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Fun and Music-Filled Parade

April 30th, 2020

We recently put on a fun and music-filled parade for our Oak Park Senior Living members. They sat on their balconies and patios to watch and sing along to some classic favorites. It’s hard to say who enjoyed the parade more – the participants or the audience!

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Oak Park Senior Living Halloween Party & Winning Recipe

November 8th, 2019

We held our annual Oak Park Senior Living Halloween party on October 31st. The afternoon was filled with music, singing, and dancing courtesy of Wayne and The Boys. As you can see, many tenants got in the spirit and dressed up for the occasion! 🎃🧚‍♀️🍉

Oak Park Senior Living’s very own Head Chef, Joel Carlson, took 3rd place in the Minor’s Flavor Expedition Recipe Contest using their required ingredient of cilantro pesto. He made cilantro pesto beef baked chile rellenos with tomato crema and pickled vegetables. Congratulations, Joel! 👨‍🍳🎉

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Mother’s Day Wishes and Senior Prom at Oak Park Senior Living

May 17th, 2019

Mother’s Day Wishes and Senior Prom at Oak Park Senior Living!

This past Sunday, we celebrated the never-ending love and bond of motherhood. Once again, we want to wish a happy (belated) Mother’s Day to all the mothers, grandmothers, and great-grandmothers at Oak Park Senior Living!

Oak Park held its Senior Prom on May 9th with a “back to the ‘50s” theme. Many of our tenants were going to their actual prom back in the ‘50s, so everyone was excited to relive some fun memories from their youth.

There were special treats prepared by our talented kitchen staff and champagne for all to enjoy. For this year’s entertainment, we were very lucky to have the ’50s doo-wop band, the TC Cats, to keep the crowd singing, clapping, and dancing 🎉🍾💃🕺

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Trick or Treat

November 1st, 2017

Oak Park Senior Living | Trick or Treat

On Sunday, October 29th, Oak Park Senior Living held its 2nd annual “Trick or Treat”. The staff and tenant’s friends and families came out to show off their crazy costumes and grab some early treats.

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Second Annual Alzheimer’s Fundraiser!

August 14th, 2017

Oak Park held its second annual Alzheimer’s fundraiser on Thursday, August 10th. Family, friends, tenants and staff came together to raise money to help find a cure for Alzheimer’s. We enjoyed good food and excellent entertainment from Wayne and the Boys and Will Bauermeister. A Silent Auction was also held with around $2700 being raised for the Alzheimer’s Association.

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Oak Park Senior Living Walking Tour Video

August 3rd, 2017

At Oak Park Senior Living we offer a high quality of life for our Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Memory Care Living apartments. Get a sneak peak at our beautiful facilities designed to fit the lifestyle and evolving needs of our residents in our Walking Tour video. Or schedule a tour to experience Oak Park Senior Living for yourself!

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