About The Oaks
The Oaks at Menorah Park – offering independent living in a comfortable, secure setting. In this very special community, you will find an atmosphere and resources designed to make the next years of your life comfortable and secure.
Elegant senior apartments are set on spacious, beautiful grounds, where you’ll find superior services – including scheduled transportation and stimulating activities. If you’re an active adult who cherishes privacy and independence, The Oaks is the place for you.
Oaks senior housing residents have the reassurance of knowing that their needs can be met on our continuum-of-care campus. If you experience a change in health status, the clinical care team at Menorah Park is available to assist you and your family in transitioning to a more appropriate level of care.
How We're Addressing COVID
Since the beginning of this pandemic, we have made our residents’, families’ and staffs’ health and safety our top priority. While independent living facilities are not required to adhere to the same guidelines that assisted living and skilled nursing must follow, here are some of the ongoing measures we’ve instated to prevent COVID cases at The Oaks:
- Screening ALL visitors for signs and symptoms and taking temperatures
- Limiting unessential vendors
- Hand sanitizer located throughout the commons area
- Socially-distanced seating in our formal diningroom
- Masks are required at ALL TIMES by staff and residents in the common areas
- Requiring that all new residents complete a 14-day quarantine before using the common areas
- All family members are required to stay in the resident’s apartment or have a socially-distanced visit outside of the facility.
At the Oaks
• Dinner daily (Mon-Sat) with choice of menu – residents can choose to eat in our dining room socially distanced or in their apartments
• Sunday brunch
• Continental breakfast daily
• All utilities, including cable TV and WiFi
• Emergency pull-cords in each apartment for 24-hour peace of mind
• Multi-purpose rooms for socially distanced games, crafts, and lectures
• Monthly housekeeping
• Full kitchens
• Socially-distanced social hours
• Valet parking
• Snow and ice removal
• 24-hour building security
• Building and grounds maintenance
• Weekly transportation to grocery stores
• Scheduled transportation to shopping and appointments
Additional services available to residents
• Beauty salon/barbershop
• Lunch daily in Court Yard Café, with options available from The Bistro
• Pharmacy delivery
• Check cashing services
• Dry cleaning pickup and delivery
• Personal laundry service
• Additional housekeeping
• Transport to medical appointments ($5 within a 10-mile radius)
• Handyman services
In-house activities & entertainment
It can be a challenge to balance safety with the benefits of engagement and activity. That’s why our dedicated activities team produces stimulating programming with our residents’ safety and well-being, top of mind.
- Varied musicians & entertainers
- Lectures on current events, local history, art, etc.
- Exercise: chair yoga, Tai Chi, Zumba, strength & balance, movement- to music class and walking club
- Monthly visit by DeWitt Library
- Monthly themed luncheons & dinners
- Weekly social hour before dinner
- Visits with therapy dogs
- Weekly movies
- New resident welcome tea
- Resident birthday parties
- Wii game system
- Resident book club
- Summer concert series
- Resident council meetings
- Monthly nutrition talks
One bedroom with den
Deluxe two bedroom / two baths
• Living room
• Fully equipped kitchen
• Modern safety features in all bathrooms
• Spacious closets
• Wall-to-wall carpeting
• Individually controlled heating & air conditioning
• Basic cable TV / WIFI
• Emergency call system includes:
Emergency response system
Pull cords in bedrooms and baths
Morning check-in system
Everything you need and more
• Elegant full-service dining room
• Private dining room for special occasions and parties
• Beautiful lounges
• Spectacular courtyard
• Scenic walking path
• Private mailboxes
• Social center / meeting room
• Movie room
• Fitness center
• Wellness program
• Recreation and social activities
• Parking for residents (valet parking is available for residents in inclement weather)
• Laundry lounges equipped with complimentary washers and dryers
• Back-up generator for the entire building
From formal dinners to a casual trip to the cafe.
Exceptionally delicious kosher cuisine is served every evening for dinner and Sunday brunch. Residents can choose to eat in our formal dining room or the privacy of their apartments . Lunch is served daily in our Courtyard Cafe. Please see our seasonal menu below, to get an idea of our formal and casual dining options.
Want to be part of our community? Download an application!
The Oaks is an independent retirement community located on the beautiful Menorah Park Campus. We have one-bedroom, one-bedroom with den, and two-bedroom apartments – some are even available a la carte. Residents at The Oaks are active seniors that enjoy the convenience of having services like meals and housekeeping available to them.
All new residents are invited to meet with one of our campus nurses prior to admission to have a pre-admission discussion outlining basic health issues. The purpose of this discussion is to give us appropriate information that we can pass along in the event of a health-related emergency as well as to confirm that our new resident is safely able to maintain an independent lifestyle.