Resident Spotlight

Meet Mary Ann and Richard

The greatest love stories are often filled with chance encounters, extraordinary circumstances, and plenty of meant-to-bes. For Richard and Mary Ann, residents of Oakmont Manor and a married couple of more than 40 years, their story is no different. True love found a way to win in the end. A Tale of Two Cities A native Michigander, Mary Ann was born into the heavily Polish neighborhood of Hamtramck – a small annex within the city limits of Detroit. Her mother …Read more  »...

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Meet Angela

Walk through the lobby of Oakmont Manor, and there’s a good chance you’ll run into Angela, surrounded by neighbors and friends, holding court in the café. Of her many talents, bringing people together is perhaps the most evident off of the bat – but get to know her better, and you’ll realize she’s a trailblazer from the Big City who lives every moment to the fullest. Big City Roots with a Small Town Upbringing Life for Angela began in the …Read more  »...

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Meet Harold

Few people can say that their work, and their influence, can be seen in lasting structures around the world – but Oakmont Manor resident Harold is one of them. Born in Detroit in the late 1920s, Harold spent most of his life helping to build things – a passion that started when he was just a few years old. “As a kid, I was always kind of a carpenter,” he said. “I just loved to do any kind of carpentry …Read more  »...

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Meet Jerry & Peggy

Making friends and having fun? That comes pretty naturally for Jerry and Peggy, who have lived at Oakmont Manor for four years. “It didn’t take us long to acclimate. But we like it here,” Jerry said. “It’s just our nature. We’d have parties all the time when we were younger. When we were setting up our first house, we had parties and didn’t even have furniture.” “Absolutely,” she said. “Let’s get something going here, it’s too quiet.” Their happy attitude …Read more  »...

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Meet Maryanne

“You don’t mind taking the stairs, do you?” asked Maryanne, who bounced away from the elevator and into the stairwell. “I just prefer to use the stairs. It’s good exercise.” On the way up, she explains how a neighbor once asked why she exercises every day, considering what good shape Maryanne is in. “I think maybe that’s why I’m in good shape…Once I told her, she started coming to exercise, too.” If you haven’t guessed, Maryanne has a rather take-charge, …Read more  »...

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Words from Our Residents

Guess what? I live at Oakmont and this smile on my face says it all!

Kathy

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It was lovely to acknowledge the veterans on this very special night.

Jean M.

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I like the people and the staff. They are outgoing and great!

Dave

 
I like the people here, they are so nice. The food is great and my room is very cozy and pleasant!

Dottie

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The tea party was very nice! There are a lot of my friends that live here at Oakmont.

Pearl

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Oakmont Independent Living provides everything I need to make the most of my retirement years!

Rose

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I loved our day at Belle Isle. It’s a beautiful place to visit have a picnic and enjoy some fun in the sun.

Just one of the many activities we are fortunate to have available to use an Oakmont Manor.

Jan H.

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An outing & concert with my very dearest friends.

Rosella

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It was nice to see Scott Fountain again at Belle Isle. We had our wedding pictures taken there. It was such a beautiful day, we really enjoyed it.

Gerry and Richard D.

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I enjoy living here and the tea party was great fun.

Helen

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I always enjoy Oakmont functions. I enjoyed my night out and loved the food.

Bernie U.

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I am always happy to share the events with my daughter Sandy and granddaughter Erin.

Wilma

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Oakmont is the greatest place to live. I have been here 4 years and I am still loving it!

Marion

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I like it at Oakmont Livonia, it is so friendly and everyone makes me feel at home!

Fran

 
I like the path around the building. It is beautiful and great for walking!

Forest

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I was so very pleased to be at this party with my granddaughter and 2 great granddaughters. Oakmont is always having beautiful parties and décor.

Hazel

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It was a great day! I especially enjoyed dancing and the music!

Jo An K.

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Everything was planned real nice. I got see my former friends from the previous Oakmont I lived in! “Wonderful Day”

Jean S.

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I LOVE that I can bring my best friend Mingo with me!

Louise

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From the beautiful entrance, to the great meals and activities, Oakmont is always alive! There is also friendship everywhere!

Philip

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Thank you for the trip to Belle Isle. You order a sunny day. When we arrived, the picnic area was all set up. Fresh hot dogs and hamburgers were cooking on the grill. We also had live music and even dancing! Thank you for a fun day!

Wanda P.

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It was a delightful tea party!

Doretta

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A good day at Oakmont Northville; Friendship and Fun.

Max N.

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I’m very thankful and grateful that they had a tea party for us! Living at Oakmont is very comfortable.

Helen

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I had a fantastic time at Belle Isle with the Oakmont communities!

Clara O.

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