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Services & Amenities

Living at Oakwood Village Prairie Ridge is an opportunity to enjoy newfound free time. Not sure where and how to start? A host of services and amenities available on campus may meet many of your needs. If we don’t have it here, we’ll help you get to the right place.

  • A community dining room that also offers private dining areas residents can reserve
  • Hobby and craft rooms
  • The Village Mercantile, a gift and grocery store
  • The Silver Shears Salon, offering haircutting, styling and nail services
  • A well-equipped exercise room with group instruction led by qualified instructors
  • The beautiful Tree of Life Chapel–also serving as an event and meeting venue
  • Lounges, gardens and patios for relaxation and conversation
  • Paved walking paths
  • Scheduled transportation to local shopping centers
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Social Life, Enriched

Our Life Enrichment Programming is unparalleled. Residents have access to a wide range of wellness activities, classes, cultural events, and social occasions, in addition to frequent opportunities to travel downtown and enjoy field trips to museums, concerts, shopping and more. Don't see what you're looking for? You can help create it. Residents have a say in programming, and some programs are organized by residents - for residents.

TODAY: July 16th, 2018

9:00am Group Circuit Walk Community Center

9:50am Bus Pick Up to Aldi, Hyvee and Festival Foods 1st Floor Settlers Ridge

9:55am Bus Pick Up to Aldi, Hyvee and Festival Foods 1st Floor Pioneer Prairie

10:00am TLC: Talk About the Lectionary with Chaplain Wayne Prairie Rose Inn

10:00am "Pick 2" Game 1st Floor Pioneer Prairie

10:00am Watercolor Class 1st Floor Settlers Ridge

1:30pm Warm Water Swim at The American Center UW Hospital Community Center

3:00pm Music & Movement Exercise Class 2nd Floor Health & Rehab Center

6:30pm Cards 1st Floor Pioneer Prairie

TOMORROW: July 17th, 2018

8:30am Tai Chi 4th Floor Settlers Ridge

1:00pm Cards 1st Floor Settlers Ridge

1:30pm Bible Study with Wayne Shannon 4th Floor Pioneer Prairie

2:00pm In the Gym with Liz Mighty Oaks Gym

6:30pm Bridge 1st Floor Pioneer Prairie

Olbrich Gardens

Now on display

A collection of photographs taken from Madison's Olbrich Botanical Gardens are on display. With 16 acres of outdoor gardens and a 10,000 square foot tropical conservatory, Olbrich is truly a Madison treasure.

“As you grow older, there is less time to do what you'd like because there is so much time required of you when you live in your own home. Here, I can relax and forget about those "responsibilities" that go along with home ownership and spend my days how I choose.”

Darlene D.

“There are so many things I like about living here. I feel very safe here. I look forward to our times in the dining room when we can meet new people and get to know our friends better.”

Lois E.

“I moved to Oakwood for human companionship. I was living out in the country and it got very lonely. I wanted to be with people, and I found what I was looking for here.”

Sharon H.

“We looked in other parts of the country and we found Oakwood to be the best value. We're pleased with the services and the people here.”

Oliver J.


Ginny N.

“It's not things that make our lives interesting, it's people. The people at Oakwood are so nice because they're willing to share, care and they always have a smiling face. That's what makes Oakwood such a nice place to live - the people.”

Ellsworth S.