Resident Spotlight

Resident Spotlight: Meet Jean

If you’ve spent any time in and around Oakmont Parkway over the last several years, it would be impossible not to recognize Jean. Always ready with a friendly smile and always involved in what’s going on at the community, she’s become Parkway’s unofficial resident ambassador, bringing smiles and good feelings everywhere she goes. Though she’s called Michigan home for the last 80-plus years, Jean’s story actually starts in the Keystone State. Here’s her story: From Pennsylvania to Packard Born in …Read more  »...

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Meet Joe

For many Detroiters, the Motor City runs in their blood. Cars, music, hard work – the defining factors of our City become the defining factors of their character, creating one-of-a-kind personalities and exceptional people. Without question, Joe, who lives at Oakmont Parkway, is one of those folks. Cars Run in the Family A native Detroiter, Joe grew up in the city, eventually graduating from St. Joseph High School on Detroit’s east side. He got his first job at Sears and Roebuck …Read more  »...

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Meet Pauline

If you walk down the hallways of Oakmont Parkway and hear the faint whirring of a sewing machine, chances are it is Pauline – a 94-year-old resident who is all about giving back and staying busy. “I’m the kind [of person] that has to keep my hands busy, as a rule,” she said, smiling. “I always have to be doing something with my hands, and so when I heard a story about the little dresses for Africa, I got involved.” …Read more  »...

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Meet Arno

You would be hard-pressed to think he would ever miss a meal. After all, Arno — a resident at Oakmont Parkway — did so much for his country during World War II. And that included getting by on some pretty skimpy rations over extended periods of time. But that wasn’t the hardest part of his tour of duty in Europe. Arno spent 3-½ years with the Army’s famed 101st Airborne Division. His mission was not only a remarkable one, but …Read more  »...

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Meet Rosella

On some Saturdays and Sundays, finding a priest to administer Holy Communion during church services isn’t always easy. Rosella decided there was something she could do about that. “We were getting Communion occasionally, and sometimes they couldn’t come,” said Rosella, 96, of Oakmont Parkway. “I just got to thinking, maybe if I became a Eucharistic Minister, we wouldn’t have that trouble.” As a Eucharistic Minister, Rosella is able to provide Communion to those who desire it. She also leads prayers …Read more  »...

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It was a delightful tea party!

Doretta

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

Philip

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

Helen

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A good day at Oakmont Northville; Friendship and Fun.

Max N.

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

Bernie U.

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

Jean M.

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

Wilma

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

Pearl

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An outing & concert with my very dearest friends.

Rosella

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

Jo An K.

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

Clara O.

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

Louise

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

Rose

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

Kathy

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