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Oakwood Hills is an active retirement community in the scenic Chippewa Valley of Eau Claire, WI. Here, senior living is enhanced by the holistic benefits of nature. At the back of the grounds is a wooded lot where you can spot doe, rabbits and red-tail hawks. With the community sitting along a main road that provides easy access to downtown, independent living is not only comfortable here but convenient.
Meet friends for lunch at any of the surrounding cafes. Or spend an afternoon immersed in a movie at the Oakwood Mall, located right across the street. The community is also a 15-minute drive from the city’s best parks. Enjoy a baseball game or a serene walk around Braun’s Bay at Carson Park. Downtown’s Phoenix Park is also a popular spot for events like farmers markets and concerts.
Oakwood Hills is an award-winning, independent senior living community. Awards include the 2020 Great Place to Work certification and the 2019 Great Place to Work certification.
Keeping You Informed
Our commitment to helping older people live better means sharing important and timely information to help you make an informed decision to live in a Holiday community. Oakwood Hills operates with extensive protocols that mitigate the spreading of COVID-19. If a resident tests positive for COVID-19, we notify residents and their designated contacts, our employees, and the local health department. In addition, the number of active cases is shared here. We are so proud of our team’s efforts and hard work to protect our community. See here for more information on our prevention and response measures.
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If you'd like to speak with us about joining our senior living community, please use this form. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff will respond promptly. You can even schedule a personalized virtual tour. We're here 7 days a week and offer visits to suit your schedule.
In the neighborhood
Moving to a new home can be challenging, but you’ll find familiar comforts and discover new favorites at Oakwood Hills and in the surrounding Eau Claire area. With so many entertainment options and transportation services, residents at Oakwood Hills enjoy a lifestyle that’s anything but boring.
Floor Plans & Room Planner
Oakwood Hills features inviting floor plans designed to maximize resident access and everyday comfort in your new home. Use this convenient guide to choose from the many available room sizes and layouts, then use our room planning tool to help arrange the furniture in your new home.
Community Amenities and Services
- Activity Room
- Barber/Beauty Salon
- Billiard Lounge
- Computer Room with Internet Access
- Community Fireplace
- Community Grounds
- Fitness Equipment
- Game Room
- Large Screen TV Lounge
- Laundry Facilities
- Lounge Area
- Patio Area
- Pets Welcome
- Private Dining Room
- Resident Kitchen
- Walking Paths
- Garage Parking
- Wheelchair Accessible
- Locked Mailboxes
- Safety Rails
- Smoke Alarm and Sprinkler System
- Guest Suite
- Renters Liability Insurance Program
- Telephone Hookups
- Patio or Balcony
- Kitchenette in Units
- Basic Cable TV
- Carpet and Window Treatments
- Full Kitchen in Units
- Individually Controlled Heating and Air Conditioning
- Walk-in Tub
- Wheelchair Accessible Units
Services Included with Monthly Rent
- Common Area WiFi
- Light Linen Service
- Full Calendar of Enriching Activities
- Weekly Housekeeping
- Lively Mobile Plus Personal Emergency Response Device
- Three Chef Prepared Meals Daily
- Complimentary Scheduled Transportation
- Exclusive Travel and Stay Program
- Most Utilities Included
Connection isn’t our goal. It’s our promise.
That’s why life at Holiday Retirement isn’t prescriptive, it’s personal. This is an era of opportunity to find passions that spark curiosity and people that inspire us to learn who one is. Life at Holiday Retirement isn’t about a building or amenities, it’s about the ways those simple pleasures and the people we share them with transform us every day. A meal becomes a memory. A trip to the store becomes an adventure. And a walk around the grounds becomes a tradition between friends. We are Holiday Retirement and we believe life is best lived among friends on your terms.
What are your interests?
Beauty Care Needs Met On-Site
The convenience of Oakwood Hills' on-site beauty salon and barber means all you have to do is walk in to get your hair and nails done. Of course, appointments are available.
And while you're being pampered, you can enjoy the view. The salon overlooks a beautiful area that's home to turkeys, deer, fox, and red-tailed hawk.
Fitness Right at Home
Oakwood Hills residents enjoy a variety of health and fitness activities, from weekly group exercise classes to anytime access to on-site fitness equipment.
A couple of our signature classes that residents really enjoy are Chair Chi and Outside Balance Instruction.
Let Us Serve You
Enjoy restaurant-style dining served with courtesy and caring by our staff who know you. Chef-prepared meals are served every day in Oakwood Hills' dining room. Sit with friends or invite your family for a special occasion in our private dining room. Each meal is designed to meet the unique nutritional needs of community members.
The chef makes just about everything homemade, and is incredibly accomplished. He won a major food and wine pairing competition in California, covering seven different wineries. He won multiple events, and best overall. He hosts a monthly roundtable with the residents to ensure the menu is a collaborative effort, and often uses resident recipes. Some of his specialties include Chicken Cordon Bleu, Beef Burgundy, and Eggs Benedict.
Make Memories Exploring the Surrounding Community
There’s so much to explore in the Eau Claire area and Oakwood Hills makes sure that residents experience as much as possible. Regular outings to favorite restaurants, local events, and more introduce residents to all their neighborhood has to offer and connect them to the surrounding community.
Oakwood Hills schedules weekly lunch outings, alternating the restaurant selections, which are made by residents. People also enjoy taking the bus to fun destinations such as, the casino, wineries, the creamery, apple orchards, The Eagle Center, musical shows, and picnics in the park.
Life is Never Boring
Oakwood Hills' comprehensive calendar is packed with both recurring activities and special events. The variety of available activities is meant to enrich the whole person by stimulating physical, emotional, spiritual, intellectual, creative, social or vocational wellness.
For anyone with a green thumb, there are two raised beds for herbs and cut flowers. And three butterfly areas will be planted in the spring. Residents also like to gather for Green Bay Packer and Wisconsin Badger tailgates. There's tons of team spirit all around the community.
Pets Make Life Better
Furry friends are welcomed as residents at Oakwood Hills. We understand how important the companionship and bond that seniors share with their pets. We’re delighted to have cats, dogs, birds, and even bunnies as part of our community.
For those without pets, animals from the ASPCA and pound come to the community to play and cuddle. And like we mentioned, there is plenty of local wildlife to keep everyone entertained.
Stay Connected with Technology and Wifi
Oakwood Hills is equipped with WiFi access to help you stay connected throughout common areas. You can use a community desktop computer to stay up to date or connect your personal devices to the WiFi.
Travel and Adventure is Always Available
The exclusive Travel & Stay program offers residents exciting opportunities to travel around the country, with free stays of up to seven days at any of Holiday Retirement’s more than 260 communities. Three chef-prepared meals are included with each trip. Visit all 43 states or just choose a favorite new location or two.
Lend a Helping Hand
We have empowered residents to become resident ambassadors. These individuals have often lived in the community for quite some time and enjoy helping new residents get acclimated to senior living. They encourage new residents to take their time settling in and them feel comfortable in their new home.
Join us for a Complimentary Meal
At Holiday Retirement, we love our food and know you will too. We invite you and a guest to join us for a flavorful meal and the opportunity to see first-hand if independent retirement living is right for you.
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