About The Oak Park Arms Retirement Community

The Oak Park Arms is a rental retirement community which provides senior housing in the form of independent living and assisted livingThe Oak Park Arms is a rental retirement community that provides senior housing in the form of independent living and assisted living apartments.

The Oak Park Arms was once a luxury hotel in the middle of Oak Park. In the mid 1970’s, it was purchased by two friends who wanted to create active retirement living in a community that would be full of life, service and spirit. Their vision and their experience of  have created the Arms of today. For the past 30 years, the Oak Park Arms has offered exceptional senior care in an ideal setting. It is the leader of senior living and the model in developing other senior communities.

The Arms has been able to share space with the Oak Park Township Senior Services and the Lifelong Learning Center (the local Senior Center). It also provides office space for more than ten other providers of senior-centered care. Winner of awards, the Oak Park Arms has maintained its original charm and vision of being an affable and affordable home for older adults and a great resource to Oak Park and surrounding towns such as River Forest, Forest Park, Berwyn, Cicero, Riverside, Elmwood Park, Maywood and Chicago. The Oak Park Arms’ events and activities draw people of all ages. The large scale ballroom is frequently alive with “the sound of music” at monthly ballroom dances for residents and the public. The Oak Park Arms, an industry leader, provides unsurpassed services, amenities and programs.

The original vision continues to this day as the Oak Park Arms is still owned and operated by the same two men who created it. They remain involved and committed to excellence. Their strong support to the management staff ensures that the Arms continues its legacy of distinction.

For more information visit the Oak Park Arms website.