Rivermont Independent Living
Rivermont Independent Living is a senior residence located in Norman, OK dedicated to providing the highest levels of personal service and a warm, comfortable and actively social environment that will enrich your life. Our approach to care celebrates your unique personality and lifestyle with services designed especially for your needs, so you’ll thrive in an environment of friendship, family and support that values and respects your privacy, dignity and independence.
At Rivermont Independent Living, you’ll find a vibrant atmosphere that values both community and individuality. Every aspect of the community is designed to make residents’ lives more engaging, convenient and social, while a variety of residential floorplans offer comfortable, private retreats in which you can express your individual taste and lifestyle.
Here, you’ll feel your world grow as you meet new neighbors, get involved and take advantage of the many opportunities we offer to learn, grow and indulge your interests. With a wide range of convenient amenities and activities only steps from your door, life will become more vibrant, and your days will fill with laughter, friendship and an ever-changing calendar of fun and interesting things to do.
Meet the Residence Director
Fond Of You Fondue 13 Feb 2020 1:00 PM
Join us for a fun food tasting where you can savor the flavors of fondue and make new memories with family and friends. Some flavors are sweet and some are savory - much like love! You’ll enjoy the fellowship and fabulous fondue prepared by our very own Chef Luther. On the menu: Sweet and Savory FondueYes, save me a seat
Art Is Therapy 30 Jan 2020 2:00 PM
Unlock your child-like spirit in this unique opportunity to discover wonder through art. Registered art therapist, licensed professional counselor and OU art professor Kris Newlin will help us exercise compassionate curiosity and discover the wonder in art making by celebrating the beauty all around us and within us. We will make mixed media art with images and words focusing on finding wonder. “Always be on the lookout for the presence of wonder.” E.B. WhiteYes, save me a seat
Bloom Away The Gloom 22 Jan 2020 1:00 PM
Being social keeps you healthy and happy! And that can be a struggle during the winter! Let’s Bloom Away The Gloom! Dr. Tracy Loper will discuss the benefits of socialization, and ways to combat depression. Then, Uniquely Home by Karrie will help you create your own beautiful floral arrangement!
Holiday Swap 05 Dec 2019 10:00 AM
Bring your favorite holiday cookies and cookbooks and be ready to swap. Sample delicious holiday cookies, pick out your favorites and go home armed with new holiday recipes and a box of cookies to savor. Enjoy music and a cocoa bar too, so invite your neighbors.
Deck The Halls With Reclaimed Warehouse 07 Nov 2019 3:00 PM
It’s time to deck your halls for the holidays! Join us for some inspiration on beautiful ways to adorn your home with warm farmhouse and other trendy styles for the season. Learn the tricks of the trade and get some great professional tips on how to make your home holiday ready! Guest Speakers: Mary Newell and Karen McKinzey, Reclaimed Warehouse
Oktoberfest 24 Oct 2019 4:00 PM- 6:00 PM
Prost! We invite you to join Rivermont for a Bavarianstyle folk festival. Mingle with fellow guests as you enjoy traditional German fare at our beautiful community. “BRAT HAUS”, GLUCK PRETZEL BAR, BOHEMIAN KNIGHTS (GERMAN “OOM PAH” BAND) OODLES OF STRUDEL, GAMES AND MORE!
Independent Living Floor Plans
Offering a vibrant lifestyle and the best in maintenance-free living, Independent Living at Legend® gives you the freedom to enjoy life on your terms among friends and neighbors who share your passion for life. Come and go as you please, relax, travel, contribute to the community, rekindle old interests — or even explore new ones — all while knowing that our helpful associates are committed to helping you create the lifestyle of your dreams.
Choose from spacious one, two and three bedroom apartment floorplans, featuring:
- Private verandas
- Fully equipped kitchens
- Washer and dryer connections
- Generous closet space
- Individually controlled heating and air conditioning
- Fire and smoke sprinkler systems
- Emergency Response System
Good health is vital to maintaining your independence. Our Health and Wellness programs include regular monitoring, while an on-site Home Health Care office will see to your health care needs in the privacy of your own home. It’s all part of keeping you healthy and happy, so you can enjoy the lifestyle you’ve earned.
What can I expect from a move to Independent Living?
We believe the way you live your life should be completely up to you. That’s why we offer a wide range of choices — from floorplans and services to a full calendar of fun, rewarding and educational activities that bring a world of possibilities to your door. You will enjoy services and features such as:
- Gold Leaf Dining – Restaurant-style dining created with your nutrition needs in mind
- Cultural and community events
- Education programs and religious services
- Entertaining outings
- Outside speakers
- Housekeeping services
- Covered porches and patios
- Lakeside walking paths
- Covered front entry
- Garages with openers (optional)
In addition, a wide range of amenities provide options for any interest. Stay fit, indulge your favorite hobbies, pamper yourself at our salon or catch a film at our theater. Independent Living is all about possibilities, and you’ll find a world of them right here.
How much does Independent Living cost?
Because of the variety of apartment and service options available, Independent Living rates can vary. We encourage you to contact us for assistance in determining monthly costs based on your unique situation.
To learn more about monthly rates in your area, find a Legend community, schedule an appointment and visit the community. We can help you estimate costs and make an informed decision.
Gold Leaf Dining
Lively conversations, rich aromas and exquisite flavors. At Legend®, dining is an experience that delights all the senses.
Legend’s holistic approach to dining is more than just delicious food. We place the highest priority on the nutrition and hydration that nourishes your body and mind. Nutritious, flavorful dishes served in an inviting, enjoyable atmosphere are important to enhancing wellness and adding wholeness to life.
Expertly planned by dieticians and prepared by our team of Gold Leaf Chefs, meals are an experience you’ll want to savor while catching up with friends and neighbors. Choose from a menu of delicious entrees or order something from our Café Menu in the comfort of the main dining room. If you miss a mealtime or just have a craving, order from our Anytime Dining selections. Even submit your own special recipe. At Legend, you’ll gather around our table and enjoy great food and good company every time you dine with us.
Sometimes, you may need an extra hand or a friendly ear. Our Companion Services provide personal assistance with a wide range of tasks, or simply the company of someone who cares, to promote independence and free up time for family or caregivers.
Companions Services can include:
- Socialization and support
- Encouraging participation in activities
- Helping with correspondence
- Reading, visiting
- Sharing interests and talents
- Participating in hobbies and crafts
- Aiding in personal shopping
- Escorting for family dinner or social events
- Additional housekeeping
- Information source
- Additional assistance with personal care
- Range of motion exercises
- Assistance with walking and transfers
- Assistance with morning/nighttime routines
They can also provide companionship for a few hours, offering friendly, supportive company and someone to talk to.
Whether you’d rather relax or fill your days with fun and rewarding activities, life at Legend® offers options perfectly suited to your unique style of living. You’ll feel your world grow every day as you meet neighbors and take advantage of opportunities to learn, grow and indulge your interests. Choose from a variety of fun and enriching activities planned by our dedicated Life Enrichment Directors, including:
- Group games
- Arts and crafts
- Musical entertainment
- Cultural events
- Group outings
- Educational sessions
In addition, chapel services, Bible studies and transportation to local worship services provide spiritual guidance and promote growth.
We’re constantly innovating to provide new programs, practices and services to enrich your life and enhance your health and well-being every day.
Wellness at Legend Senior Living® is more than just a program. Designed to enhance the overall health and well-being of the residents, resident wellness at a Legend® residence is our daily focus.
We care for the entire person - mind, spirit, and body. Socialization, physical activity, spiritual and emotional support, medication management, nutritional counseling, and assistance with activities of daily living are all addressed individually for each resident and support is provided for their family.
We customize our services and meet each resident and their families at their personal point of need with care and service plans designed especially for their needs. Our Healthcare staff monitors each resident's progress daily and adjusts the plan and service delivery approach as needed. Resident and family communication and counseling meetings are conducted regularly to ensure that all are confident and secure in their knowledge of the individual care plan, while our nurses act as a liaison with the resident's primary physician to coordinate medical care and integrate their instructions into the resident’s tailored service plan.
Legend offers a variety of programs designed to enhance the well-being of our residents. Fitness and exercise programs offer activities such as chair aerobics, walking clubs and fitness classes designed to enhance balance, ease arthritis pain and more. Our Companion Services provide personal companionship and assistance with tasks, delivering caring support and a friendly ear when needed.
Because at Legend, wellness extends far beyond the physical. It’s a priority that nurtures the mind, body and spirit equally and leads to a more fulfilling lifestyle.