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Enjoy a lively senior living experience at the University Oaks retirement community in Mobile, AL. This independent living community is located on the edge of a quiet subdivision, next to a host of shops and amenities. Stroll among the trees of Malibar Heights Park, located just around the corner from the community.
Mobile is considered one of the region’s top cultural destinations. At University Oaks, you’re less than five miles from the 10,000+ works of art on display at the Mobile Museum of Art. It’s also just 15 miles to the Mobile Symphony Orchestra venue and the USS Alabama Memorial Park, home to "the Mighty A" battleship and an impressive collection of Cold War and WWII-era aircraft. Colorful, cool and cultured, this coastal town has a vibrant history.
University Oaks is an award-winning, independent senior living community. Awards include the 2020 Great Place to Work certification, the 2019 Great Place to Work certification, and the 2018 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. University Oaks 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 University Oaks and in the surrounding Mobile area. With so many entertainment options and transportation services, residents at University Oaks enjoy a lifestyle that’s anything but boring.
Floor Plans & Room Planner
University Oaks 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 Grounds
- Community Fireplace
- Fitness Equipment
- Game Room
- Large Screen TV Lounge
- Laundry Facilities
- Lounge Area
- Patio Area
- Pets Welcome
- Private Dining Room
- Resident Kitchen
- Walking Paths
- Washer and Dryer
- Locked Mailboxes
- Safety Rails
- Smoke Alarm and Sprinkler System
- Guest Suite
- Renters Liability Insurance Program
- Wheelchair Accessible
- Telephone Hookups
- Patio or Balcony
- Basic Cable TV
- Carpet and Window Treatments
- Individually Controlled Heating and Air Conditioning
- Kitchenette in Units
- 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 University Oaks' 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
Outside clients are welcome in to enjoy the salon services as well.
Fitness Right at Home
University Oaks residents enjoy a variety of health and fitness activities, from weekly group exercise classes to anytime access to on-site fitness equipment.
Let Us Serve You
Enjoy restaurant-style dining served with courtesy and care by our staff who know you. Chef-prepared meals are served every day in University Oaks' 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.
Everything is cooked from scratch, and you must try the Chef's Fried Chicken...residents rave about it!
Make Memories Exploring the Surrounding Community
There’s so much to explore in the Mobile area and University Oaks' 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.
Life is Never Boring
University Oaks' 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.
Residents enjoy a community garden where food and herbs are grown and used in chef dishes. The community gathers weekly for football watching and enjoys cookouts regularly.
Pets Make Life Better
Furry friends are welcomed as residents at University Oaks. We understand the importance of the companionship and bond that seniors share with their pets is. We’re delighted to have cats, dogs, birds, and even bunnies as part of our community.
Stay Connected with Technology and Wifi
University Oaks residents enjoy WiFi access throughout the entire building, as well as a computer for resident use, and a Wii for fun. University Oaks is highly responsive when it comes to resident needs for technology.
Our residents enjoy a "Tech Tuesday" program where their resident experience coordinator addresses their technology needs weekly.
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
At University Oaks, many residents find a sense of fulfillment in donating their time and skills to a cause close to their hearts. The community knits hats for premature babies at the local hospital and regularly donates to cancer research. Youth groups visit the community regularly to volunteer.
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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