Oakmont, at 1401 Civic Court, also will hold a job fair on July 27 and intends to employ 70 local residents. They will be hir- ing care providers, housekeepers, dining services staff and medication technicians.
The community features 54 assisted living apartments, ranging from studios to one and two bedrooms units. Each apartment includes either a full kitchen with stove top and convection microwave oven with granite counters, or a kitchenette with a refrigerator, microwave, sink and granite countertops.
The accompanying Traditions neighborhood is a 26 apartment secured memory care section for those who require additional redirection, individualized engagement and care due to cognitive impairment.
An expansive foyer with 30-foot ceilings and a bistro with a large fireplace welcomes residents. A concierge will answer questions, provide information about the day’s activities and dining selections and assist residents in making an appointment.
Just past the grand staircase, a comfortable living room includes a fireplace, numerous seating areas and floor to ceiling windows to let in natural light. The area also includes a library where a chess or card game may be in progress in front of a third fireplace. Just down the wide hallway is the activities room, where a painting class, entertainer or a fun game of bingo can be found. Oakmont will offer residents excursions, including wine tasting, area casinos, sporting events and the Lesher Center for the Arts.
The Wellness Center has a large gym with senior-friendly equipment, a massage room, a full-service beauty salon and an office for the concierge MD, who can see residents in the community.The Wellness office will also be home to a mobile dentist and mobile podiatrist.
Oakmont specializes in managing diabetes. The four-point program includes nursing care, diabetic-friendly cuisine, an exercise program and a diabetes support group.
Just beyond the Wellness Center is the dining room, featuring an exhibition kitchen with wood-burning fireplace for hand-crafted pizzas, another fireplace and floor to ceiling glass doors to let in sunlight. Residents can also visit the out- side terrace to enjoy al fresco dining. Each meal is cooked to order, not mass-produced.
Residents can reserve a private guest suite for visitors. Guests may join residents in a private dining room, perfect for family reunions or holiday get-togethers.