Madison - Independent Living

Independent Living in Madison, WI

Your Lifestyle - The Arbors

The rental apartment homes in The Arbors come with much more than spacious layouts and custom finishes. The Arbors comes with a full array of activities and amenities to complement your lifestyle. With an on-site Executive Director, dedicated Chef, Director of Lifestyle Enrichment, and campus-wide Wellness and Fitness Coordinator you will have choice daily. Yoga or book club? Shopping trip or church service? Which dinner entrée? The choice is yours.

Worry Free Living

You'll simplify your life when you move into The Arbors. Oak Park® Place offers the freedom to live without the worries of everyday life. No entry fee means you can use your hard-earned money for you. Enjoy the freedom to pursue your passions. Stay. Go. Do as you please. We'll take care of the details so you're free to enjoy life.

No need to care for a lawn, shovel the snow from your driveway, or worry about home maintenance from a leaky faucet or a faulty water heater. Maintenance free is just that – a life free of chores and repairs, leaving you more time for the things you enjoy. Inclusive services at The Arbors consist of housekeeping, a dining program, and regularly scheduled transportation and activities. And pets are welcome!

An Active Community

At The Arbors, you'll find choices each day and can chart your own course – while making new friends and continuing to connect with those important in your life. Take a yoga class right at The Arbors, enjoy a lecture or join a book club – you'll find so much to do right on campus! But the choices don't end there. Take advantage of the complimentary scheduled transportation service and enjoy a trip with new friends to a club, museum, or show at The Overture Center.

Within The Arbors community, senior couples and individuals make quick friends and lasting relationships with their new neighbors in the fully developed Arbors campus. Find others with similar interests out and about in the many luxurious common areas of the campus and enjoy time spent together while maintaining privacy when you'd like in your own apartment space. Take a walk, enjoy the dining room for social hour, or head off for a day on the town! Together with your new community of friends or on your own, opportunities abound.

Residents may choose a busy lifestyle or just sit back and relax. The choice is theirs and opportunities are endless! Please click here for more information about the planned activities program at The Arbors or click here for the latest Oak Park® Place newsletter.

Resident Review

"One of the best decisions of my later life was to move to Oak Park® Place. There is great camaraderie, great food, and great activities."

- Martha, Independent Living Resident

Amenities Come Standard

There is no entry fee to live at The Arbors. And your monthly rent is all-inclusive, eliminating the worry of extra bills. Standard amenities include: basic satellite television, disposal, dishwasher, internet access, local phone, ovens, easy-care refrigerators, washer and dryer, underground parking, building security system, paid utilities, meal plans, doorstep removal of trash and recyclables, and housekeeping services.

The Arbors offers two meals daily – continental breakfast and a restaurant-style dinner served seven days a week. Alternate meal choices are also always available.

Please click here for a worksheet to help you compare the values of independent and at-home living options.

Supportive Services

Whether you're getting back on your feet after an injury or just in need of an extra hand, The Arbors can provide private home healthcare services for our independent residents. This includes medication management, diabetic monitoring, bathing, dressing, and other activities of daily living through our own Oak Park® Place direct care staff.

Luxury Living to Fit Your Lifestyle

The Arbors boasts four levels of luxury retirement apartments. Patios and balconies accent most units – and some apartments are equipped with gas fireplaces for added warmth, charm, and ambiance. Call our Leasing Office at (608) 663-8720 for more information.

Residents at THE ARBORS AT OAK PARK PLACE® independent living community may choose from a variety of floor plans. Unit types range from spacious one bedroom/one bathroom units to expansive two bedroom/two bath apartments. All have custom finishes including granite countertops, cherry cabinets, and extra storage, and many include walk-in closets. Each apartment is designed to be senior-friendly and incorporates the latest conveniences including easy-grasp door/cabinet/drawer handles, low-nap carpeting, height-appropriate breakfast bars, and patio doors. A washer and dryer is included and conveniently located within each apartment. And pets are welcome!

Independent Living Floor Plans:

Extra Value Outside Your Apartment Door

Most units include an extra-large patio or balcony for enjoying the beauty of the outdoors and a heated underground parking garage space with opener. Don't worry about scraping ice or snow off your car when you leave home in the winter – indoor parking will keep you and your car protected from winter weather and from the hot summer sun.

Convenience in its Location

Located just off I/39-90 on Madison's east side, THE ARBORS AT OAK PARK PLACE® independent living community offer seniors an independent living option in an active, family-centered neighborhood.

As a resident, you or your loved one will enjoy the views – including geese, ducks, and deer that regularly stop by nearby ponds or nestle in the groves of the mature trees. Walking trails surround our independent apartments, providing more up-close glimpses of Mother Nature. Many residents also enjoy views of Madison's skyline.

Oak Park® Place, a community within a community nestled between a park-like setting and a large pond, is located near shopping, churches, medical facilities, restaurants, theatres, banks, and recreation. From The Arbors, it's just a short trip to Sun Prairie, Monona, McFarland, Cottage Grove, and other outlying communities and attractions. Just down the road from us, residents enjoy local fare at the neighborhood farmer's market held weekly in season or dinner at the Great Dane's newest east-side location. Scheduled transportation is available and included Monday through Friday via The Arbors private vehicles.

Oak Park Place in Madison, WI