Your Retirement Oasis

This lovely, two-story, 24-unit building is situated on a beautiful site, highlighted by walking paths, flower, vegetable gardens, and outdoor living area.

Oak View Retirement Community

Oak View is located on .85 acres of the Buchanan Country Health Center campus on the eastern edge of Independence Iowa.

Quiet. Cozy. Active.

Quiet & Cozy

The library is the perfect place to relax with a great book and a warm cup of coffee.

Good Wood

The workshop is just one of the many amenities you'll enjoy at Oak View.

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Oak View News & Activities

There’s Always Something Fun Going On at Oak View

Our philosophy is to enable residents to be as social or as private as they like. Most residents enjoy sharing meals and social outings but, of course, all participation is voluntary.


Oak View to Host Open House Dec. 10th

Oak View Independent Living for Active Seniors, located on the campus of Buchanan County Health Center, will host an open house on Sunday, December 10th from 1-4pm.  The public is invited to view Oak View apartments, featuring three spacious floor plans for retired adults ages 60 and older.

Residency at Oak View is a unique [...]

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Oak View Independent Living at BCHC Introduces New Pricing Structure

Buchanan County Health Center (BCHC) is pleased to announce a new pricing structure for seniors interested in purchasing or renting an apartment within the retirement community of Oak View Independent Living.   Located on the campus of BCHC, Oak View Independent Living is a 24-unit apartment building, featuring three spacious and attractive floor plans.

Recently, the [...]

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Snoezelen® Room Opening at Lexington Estate

Lexington Estate is excited to announce the addition of a Snoezelen® room for our residents.

A Snoezelen® room is a controlled, multi-sensory environment that provides a steady stream of stimuli, automatically increasing awareness and understanding of surroundings. The Snoezelen® will have a variety of optical illusions combined with lighting effects, aromas, colors, textures and sounds [...]

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“It was just a match.” Local couple finds the comfort of home at Buchanan County Health Center

When Marlys Miller moved to Oak View in May of 2016, she knew right away that it was just a match. “You know when you drive by a place 50,000 times and never really stop to think what is all inside?  That’s what it was like for me when I drove by Oak View day [...]

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Cookies, Cocoa, & Claus at Oak View

Calling all families!  Oak View Independent Living, located on the campus of Buchanan County Health Center will be holding an open house from 1-3pm on Sunday, December 4th.  Open to the public, Mr. & Mrs. Claus will be at Oak View throughout the afternoon for photos and fun!  Cookies, cocoa, and treat bags will be [...]

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Welcome Amy Holle as Independent Living Manager

Buchanan County Health Center is pleased to announce the appointment of Amy Holle as Oak View Independent Living Manager.  Oak View Independent Living for Active Seniors, located on the campus of BCHC, features three floor-plans to fit the unique needs of individuals and couples over the ages of 60, seeking an independent and active community [...]

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