Your Questions about our Continuing Care Retirement Community Answered
1. What is a continuing care retirement community?
A continuing care retirement community (CCRC), or Life Plan Community, offers various levels of senior housing options and care services designed to meet residents’ specific needs. The Oaks at Denville is a nonprofit, full-service premier continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in New Jersey, providing a campus setting for active and vibrant seniors 62 and greater. Located in the heart of Denville, The Oaks offers comfortable and spacious apartments, as well as a health center should you or your spouse’s health needs shift. Back to top ^
2. Where is The Oaks at Denville located?
The Oaks is located in the quaint town of Denville, New Jersey which boasts great shopping, dining and within close proximity to New York City. Back to top ^
3. When I move to The Oaks, do I own my independent living residence?
Like all continuing care retirement communities, you enter into a service agreement at The Oaks at Denville. This agreement gives you use of your home at The Oaks campus, as well as access to our array of services, amenities, and programs. It is not a real estate transaction, so you do not own your residence. Back to top ^
4. I am still very active. Are there activities at The Oaks?
Not only can you continue to enjoy your current interests, you will have a myriad of new cultural, educational and recreational opportunities to explore. Swim laps in our heated indoor pool, practice your putting on our on-campus putting green or join a discussion group with your friends. Additionally, you can head to Denville or New York City any time you like, with scheduled outings off campus occurring regularly. Back to top ^
5. Does The Oaks offer dining choices?
Yes, in fact, we offer one of the most flexible dining choices you'll find! Whether you choose casual dining in our new Bistro or more traditional dining in our beautiful dining room, you will enjoy delicious, healthy food. We also offer very popular brunches and buffets throughout the week. Additional private dining options are available if you and your family wish to celebrate a special occasion – reserve the private dining room and select your menu with the help of our chef or have him cater the event in your home. And, guests are always welcome! Back to top ^
6. Do you allow wine with dinner?
Aside from our complimentary Happy Hour every week, you may bring wine or beer to dinner. Back to top ^
7. Can guests stay in my home at The Oaks?
Friends and family are welcome to visit with you! Need more room? We offer a guest room for a small fee. All visitors are registered for the safety of all residents and guests. Back to top ^
8. May I bring my pet with me?
Pets are part of our families, so of course, we accept well behaved domestic pets. Back to top ^
9. What does “movement through the continuum of care” mean?
If your health needs change, additional services are available right on campus. You can access personal care services in your home, or move to the onsite health center. No need to move from The Oaks campus to access assistance, whether it is temporary or permanent. This is just another reason why The Oaks is a desirable continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in New Jersey. Back to top ^
10. What happens if I run out of money – how do I pay for the cost of senior living at The Oaks?
We have a financial qualifying process that is conservative in nature and is based on your age at entry, your assets and your income. If through no fault of your own, you cannot make your full monthly payment The Springpoint Senior Living Foundation offers a Resident Financial Assistance program to provide financial assistance on your behalf. Springpoint has never asked a resident to leave due to inability to pay. Back to top ^