LGBT Retirement Community Santa Rosa 2017-10-17T15:23:10+00:00

Update – October 15, 2017 6:20 PM

SANTA ROSA, CA. – All Oakmont Senior Living residents are accounted for, safe, and settling into new living arrangements after wildfires forced evacuation of our four Assisted Living and Memory Care communities in Santa Rosa. Our primary goal is to ensure the safety of our residents and to reassure their families. We are proud of how well our staff, neighbors, residents’ families and authorities worked together to simultaneously evacuate the four communities. We are now assessing when the communities can be repaired or rebuilt so that our family of residents can return.

Oakmont hotlines

*   For residents, family members and loved ones: (707) 353-5052;

*   Housing and Care Placement Services: (877) 896-9249;

*   For all Oakmont employees: (707) 584-6217.

*   If you need to reach us directly, please call (707) 353-5052 and leave a message. We will return your call as soon as possible.

Donations of help

In response to the many requests and generous offers we received, we set up donation pages for the Oakmont of Villa Capri residents and Oakmont Employees who lost their home and all of their belongings due to the wildfires:



Our two evacuation sites are also taking donations of clothes and supplies for our residents. If you are interested in donating, please call our Oakmont of Montecito Community in the East Bay at (925) 692-5838

Evacuation orders remain in effect

Absolutely NO entry until evacuation zones are lifted. Those trying to enter will be turned away by law enforcement. Our Oakmont Community will remain closed until it is fully safe to reopen. However, if you need access to urgent personal items, please contact varenna@oakmontmg.com or fgl@oakmontmg.com and we can do our best to help you retrieve those items.

Communities evacuated and relocated

1. Varenna, 1401 Fountaingrove Pkwy, Santa Rosa, CA 95403 (163 units);

2. Fountaingrove Lodge, 4210 Thomas Lake Harris Drive (70 units);

3. The Terraces, 4200 Thomas Lake Harris Drive (33 units); and

4. Oakmont of Villa Capri, 1397 Fountaingrove Pkwy (63 units).

Status of our communities

· Oakmont of Villa Capri was unfortunately destroyed by the fire. We have reached out to all residents and their families. If you have not yet spoken to our team, please call (877) 896-9249. We have housing and placement options for our residents. We plan to rebuild the Villa Capri community but estimate it could take up to 18 months.

· Varenna sustained damage to the northern end of the property and to one of its casitas. We are assessing the damage and determining a timeline of our reopening.

· At Fountaingrove Lodge and The Terraces, we anticipate extensive smoke damage. After we can begin restoration, we anticipate reopening both communities in 3-5 weeks.

On October 14, 2017, an email went out to our residents and families of Varenna, Fountaingrove Lodge and The Terraces regarding renter’s insurance, personal Items and restoration. If you did not receive this letter please call (858) 935-6089 and leave your insurance information.

If you lived at an evacuated Oakmont community and have a pet that is unaccounted for, please call (585) 208-2497. We have a list and are checking on pets and their safety.

“Our focus continues to be on the care, welfare, and safety of our residents and staff,” said Chris Kasulka, President & CEO of Oakmont Management Group.  “We want to thank our staff, residents, and Oakmont families for all of their support during this difficult time.”

This process took an incredible amount of cooperation and partnership between community’s, staff members, residents, families, and local authorities, we are so thankful everyone is safe.


More Than a Beautiful Home…

When it comes to selecting a development, a community, a location, and a home to spend your very best years, we know that you have many options. We also know that from your very first visit to Fountaingrove Lodge you will have found home. Click here to learn more.


More Than an Amazing Lifestyle…

Fountaingrove Lodge provides luxury living that cannot be explained but must be experienced. With a full-time concierge, health & fitness programs, world-class chefs, and even chauffeur service. Schedule a tour today to experience the luxury. Click here to learn more.


A Community Like No Other!

While having an award-winning developer is great, we know that the biggest piece of the puzzle is the community itself. That is why we are proud to have built a dedicated LGBT and Friends community just for you, we can’t wait to welcome you home. Click here to learn more.

Fountaingrove Lodge is the nation’s first lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT), and Friends focused independent senior community with the option of continuing care services. From gourmet dining and concierge services, to pet parks and resident gardens, Fountaingrove Lodge offers more than just a home.

This incredible project is now open and accepting deposits from future residents. Reserve your new home on our lush 10-acre campus with golf course, oak grove, or mountain views in the heart of Sonoma County. With all that Fountaingrove Lodge has to offer we would like to invite you to experience the lifestyle firsthand with a full tour and meal from our Executive Chef. Click here to schedule your tour and fine dining experience at Fountaingrove Lodge today.

Life in Sonoma County is full of opportunities for relaxation as well as excitement. While Sonoma is known for its lush vineyards, beautiful natural landscape, and breathtaking views, it is also a magnificent place to take on exciting new hobbies. With a number of world-class golf courses, majestic hiking trails, and even hot air balloon tours available your sense of adventure will definitely not find any sense of restlessness while exploring your surroundings in beautiful Sonoma County. If you are ever in the area we would love to show you around. We look forward to meeting you soon and can’t wait to share the many wonders of Fountaingrove Lodge and Sonoma County with you. Click here to learn more.
Residents feel peace of mind knowing they have the option of Fountaingrove Lodge’s Signature in-home continued care services. Offering the best care available and staff who become like family, Fountaingrove Lodge’s care keeps you safe and comfortable in your own home. A variety of support services are provided on-site. We offer temporary home health care, follow-up care during recuperation from short-term illness or injury, full time care in the privacy of your own home, and even our Concierge Medical Program. Services are appropriately tailored to each resident’s needs and professional staff provides individualized assistance 24 hours a day.
Here at Fountaingrove Lodge we have a variety of outdoor amenities to fit just about any interests or hobbies. These amenities include a Swimming Pool, Orchard, Bocce Court, Pet Park, Lanai Dining, and Resident Gardens. We are also adjacent to Golf, Tennis, Hiking, and a Scenic Park for your enjoyment.
Activity Room, Computer / Business Center, Art Studio, Card Room, Library, Wellness Center, Wine Cave / Cellar, Fitness Center, Great Hall for Special Events / Dancing, Movie Theater, Bank, Salon / Day Spa, Private Dining Room, Bistro, Cocktail Lounge, Formal Dining Room, and even a Gift Shop.
Maid services once per week, thorough twice a year house cleaning, concierge service, maintenance of residence, maintenance of public areas, maintenance of buildings as well as grounds, safety / security systems, professional staffing 24 hours a day, all utilities except phone and premium cable channels, fitness program, lodge-sponsored activities, scheduled chauffeured transportation within 10 miles, continental breakfast and 21 flexible meals, educational programs, social programs, recreational programs, 24-hour emergency call system, valet service, limited tray service in the event of illness.
No matter what your likes or hobbies include Sonoma County has many well known areas to explore as well as some hidden gems our staff would love to share with you. Hiking and walking trails run the gamut from city parks and redwood groves to riverbanks and ocean beaches. Fountaingrove Lodge provides easy access to local markets, lesbian and gay clubs, wineries, and boutiques. There are miles of scenic back roads for bicycling and exploring by car. The Russian River, Spring Lake, and Lake Sonoma offer a variety of water activities.

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