Legend Senior Living announced that it will be taking over management of Lionwood Independent Living on December 1, 2022. Merrill Gardens, of Seattle, WA was the prior management company. With headquarters in Wichita, KS, Legend Senior Living owns and operates 43 senior living residences in six states. Lionwood, at 12525 N. Pennsylvania Ave., will be Legend’s ninth community in Oklahoma and its fourth exclusively Independent Living residence.
“The Legend mission to serve seniors makes Lionwood a great addition to our Oklahoma family,” said Matt Buchanan, Legend’s Executive Vice President, in making the announcement. “We will bring to Lionwood the Legend concept of Vibrant Independent Living and Life Enrichment, emphasizing an active, social lifestyle and holistic wellness.”
As with other Legend residences, Lionwood Independent Living will remain a pets-welcome residence and retain a comprehensive list of amenities and services: 24-hour staff, chef-prepared meals, an Emergency Response System, included home maintenance, weekly housekeeping, on-site religious services, commons areas and lounges, transportation, game rooms, a beauty salon, and a library.
“Whether an existing building or new construction, we look for locations that are near hospitals, restaurants, shopping, and other attractions important to an active lifestyle,” said Buchanan. “The Lionwood community is a good fit because of its convenient location, long-standingreputation, great staff, and attractive updates to the property. We look forward to welcoming Lionwood residents and associates to the Legend family.”