Rochester Spotlight

Meet Rosemary

As one of the first two residents to move into Oakmont Rochester last spring, Rosemary’s upbeat personality and passion for helping others have helped shape Oakmont Rochester into a truly wonderful community. But it’s not only the community inside the walls of Oakmont that she makes better; through her volunteer efforts, she has also made a point to help countless people in need throughout all of Metro Detroit. But it all started in historic Corktown. Courting in Corktown Rosemary was …Read more  »...

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Meet James

It isn’t often that a Resident Spotlight can also serve as a Behind the Music, but when it comes to telling the story of Oakmont Rochester Independent resident James, you can’t have one without the other. Music has always been a part of his life, and whether it was using his piano skills to entertain Canadian Troops during the war, or forming a band with other residents at the age of 91, one thing is for certain: for James, the …Read more  »...

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Meet Carolyn

Carolyn and her husband John were both big sports fans. In fact, for their first time going to a game together, they attended a University of Michigan football game. “I warned him beforehand I might wear green and white,” said Carolyn, who attended Michigan State University. As it turns out, there are still many colors that run through their family, be it the green and white of the Spartans, the maize and blue of the Wolverines and even the scarlet …Read more  »...

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Meet Carolie

Experiencing a stroke a few years ago, Carolie’s active lifestyle may have been altered considerably, but it did not keep her from remaining active. “So that kind of hampered my style,” she said. “In Florida, I played tennis three to five days a week. I was active in the church, things like that, and then I moved up here.” Her stroke occurred while flying back after a three-week vacation to Europe. “They turned the plane around and we wound up …Read more  »...

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Meet Jean

In World War II, a manpower shortage – caused by the United States being at war in both Europe and the Pacific Theatre – created the need to tap into a new resource for the Marines, as well as the Army and Navy. That resource? Womanpower. Jean, a 96-year-old resident at Oakmont Rochester, recalled what happened when she decided she wanted to serve her country. “I joined the Marines to see the world and they sent me to Cleveland. It …Read more  »...

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

Jo An K.

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

Louise

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

Wilma

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

Bernie U.

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It was a delightful tea party!

Doretta

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

Rose

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A good day at Oakmont Northville; Friendship and Fun.

Max N.

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

Helen

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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 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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An outing & concert with my very dearest friends.

Rosella

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

Jean M.

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

Kathy

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

Clara O.

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

Helen

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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 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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