A Calif.-based developer of resort senior communities, recently broke ground on a 3.28-acre site in Upland that will become a 75,000-square-foot luxury retirement community offering assisted living and memory care services. Construction on Oakmont of San Antonio Heights (http://oakmontofsanantonioheights.com) began in November of 2013 and is expected to be completed this summer.

The two-story community will help fill the need for more regional senior housing and provide Southern California residents 65 years or older with additional senior living and care services options.

Oakmont of San Antonio Heights, located on the corner of Euclid Avenue and 24th Street, is just minutes from the San Antonio Community Hospital and the Colonies Crossroads Shopping Center. Hosting 56 assisted living and 24 memory care apartments with studio, one and two bedroom floor options, the community will be a retirement oasis offering a combination of resort amenities and custom care services that promote continued wellness and independence.

The community’s amenities will include gourmet dining; daily on and off-site recreational and social activities; a library; a movie theater; a fully equipped fitness center with instructional exercise classes; activity rooms with scheduled social events, games, arts and crafts; a salon and day spa; a resident flower and vegetable garden; a walking paths; and a pet park.

Residents will also have access to full-time assisted living services provided by a compassionate and caring staff in the privacy of their own homes. Care options are customized to the needs of each resident and can include medication management, housekeeping, health monitoring and assessments, grooming assistance, dietary guidance, escort services to offsite appointments and activities, appointment coordination and temporary in-home care. For diabetic residents, the community offers a Diabetes Wellness Program that monitors and manages glucose levels with customized meals, exercise activities, glucometer readings and daily evaluations. A fully equipped wellness center and Concierge Medicine Program also allows outside physicians to visit participating residents onsite.

Oakmont of San Antonio Heights will also specialize in memory care and cater to individuals with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia, including early memory loss. In addition to the assisted living services, the community will offer special therapy programs that strengthen and engage dementia patients. The programs are designed to prolong a sense of independence, improve communication and mood, encourage physical activity, and drive social interaction among residents while providing the nurturing and safe atmosphere dementia patients need to maintain quality of life, health and happiness.

Oakmont of San Antonio Heights is Oakmont Senior Living’s sixth retirement community in Southern California and follows the recent completion of communities in Brea. Founded in 1997, the company currently has a portfolio of 13 signature Oakmont communities in the state, but has developed more than 30 retirement communities in the western U.S. Oakmont of San Antonio Heights is one of four communities Oakmont Senior living will construct this year.

Oakmont of San Antonio Heights is now accepting reservations. For more information or to set up an appointment with a Marketing Director contact (909) 981-4002.