Professional Care With a Personal Touch

Located in Topeka, Kansas, Oak Creek Senior Living is a residential care community for assisted living that provides a family-like, cozy and welcoming environment for seniors who desire independence and companionship with the security of having an expert, caring staff on hand to assist in activities of daily living where needed.

With our patient-centered care approach, focusing on your health and well-being while maintaining an informal, friendly and genuinely fun atmosphere, we know you will feel right at home at our residence.

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Our Mission

At Oak Creek, we strive to be a comfortable and caring senior living facility. With our long-serving and experienced staff, we seek to create a fun, familial atmosphere that encourages our residents to engage in the community, while at the same time ensuring our focus is always on up-to-date medical care and management. We endeavor to make our home your home.

Our Staff, Your Family

At Oak Creek, we strive to be a comfortable and caring senior living facility. With our long-serving and experienced staff, we seek to create a fun, familial atmosphere that encourages our residents to engage in the community, while at the same time ensuring our focus is always on up-to-date medical care and management. We endeavor to make our home your home.

Winona Kegin

Winona is an LPN and Executive Director of Oak Creek Senior Living Center, LLC.  Winona’s responsibilities include managing the day to day operations and state compliance including dietary, nursing, maintenance, activities and housekeeping.  Winona’s daily goal is to make Oak Creek feel like home and have fun with the residents while ensuring resident’s overall well-being is maintained.

Winona was born in Topeka, Kansas and now resides in Lawrence, Kansas with her husband and two children. Winona received her LPN in 1994 from Flint Hills Technical College, located in Emporia, Kansas. She also received her Kansas Adult Care Home Operators License in 2013.

Winona joined Oak Creek Senior Living Center in 2013. With over 20 years of long-term care experience working as a Charge Nurse, an Infection Control Coordinator, at an Alzheimer's Unit, as a care plan coordinator and as an LPN, Adult Care Home Operator, Winona recognizes and understands what the needs are of the residents here.

In Winona’s free time she loves to hang out with her family, play games, cook, go camping, listen to live music and bands, and be outdoors.

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A Message From Winona

“Caring for the elderly has been my passion since I started my nursing career in 1994. As Director, my approach to operations is one of fun and caring, while making sure that clear communication and follow-up exists with and between staff, residents and families.  I love getting to know my residents and their loved ones, and can honestly say they become family to me.

Please call me directly, or email us, with any questions you may have.”

Winona Kegin, Director

Vickie Hoffhines

Vickie Hoffhines, who just celebrated 5 years with us, was born in Saigon, Vietnam and moved to the United States when she was six years old. She is a mother of four children; three daughters and one son. She has six grandchildren; three granddaughters and three grandsons. Vickie enjoys spending time with her family, animals and cooking. Vickie has worked in the culinary field for 20 years. She really enjoys baking and working with the elderly. Vickie wanted to assist the elderly population form a young age after seeing her granny reside in a nursing home. She said when she saw the food being served she knew she could do better than that. She is a firm believer that food is the way to the soul and can brighten anyone’s day. For the last 20 years, Vickie has done just that.

Anna Ard

Anna is a CMA and the Shift Manager for Day Shift at Oak Creek. Anna’s responsibilities include administering medication to residents, checking resident’s vitals and checking blood sugar, order medication from the pharmacy and assisting Holly, who is the Resident Care Coordinator. Anna’s daily goal is to enjoy her residents as much as she can.

Anna is originally from Topeka, Kansas and now resides in Carbondale, Kansas with her husband. Anna graduated from Allen County Community College in 1987 as a Certified Medical Assistant.

Anna joined Oak Creek Senior Living Center in 2011. Anna has worked in long-term care her entire nursing career. Before coming to us, Anna was the Shift Manager at Fairlawn Heights Assisted Living for 10 years. While at Fairlawn Heights, Anna provided care, administered medication and checked resident’s blood sugar. As the Shift Manager for Day Shift, Anna understands and ensures that each resident’s accommodations are met at Oak Creek Senior Living Center.

Anna enjoys watching TV, doing needlepoint, sitting outside, planting flowers/gardening, and enjoying arts and crafts.

Shane and Lucy Horsch

Shane & Lucy were fortunate enough to discover Oak Creek and became the new owners on October 1st, 2017.  They have a toddler-aged son that on occasion can provide some excitement in the halls of Oak Creek as toddlers tend to do from time to time as well as a near retirement English setter named Rosie.

Lucy has worked in group care and assisted/skilled nursing settings in various facilities in the Wichita area and is presently pursuing her Bachelor's degree in nursing here in Topeka.  Lucy's passion for caring for the elderly gradually rubbed off on Shane who has a background in the real estate and insurance industries among various other jack of all trades pursuits.  Lucy enjoys the challenge of being a student again, however certainly looks forward to achieving a lifelong goal of having her bachelors in nursing soon.  She enjoys being a mom first and foremost and in what little free time she has you may catch her and the family casually exploring the backroads of Kansas or out in the garden. Shane's free time pursuits usually consist of traveling to some remote part of Kansas in the fall with his hunting dog and a couple of friends in pursuit of upland game or in neighboring plains states. He's an avid KC Royals and Nebraska Cornhusker fan and certainly hopes his son can share the same passion.

In our short time at Oak Creek, we've developed a deep appreciation for the staff and our residents and know that will only continue to grow as time goes on.  When we looked at the business for the first time you could feel the positive upbeat energy here, and we've heard many guests make similar comments during their visits. If you see us in the halls please feel free to stop us and say hello!

Senior Residences: Comfortable Rooms, Quiet Grounds

With several types of private living arrangements along with our tranquil, relaxed grounds, Oak Creek has the right style of living for you. We have four apartment styles, including

  1. Suite with full bath
  2. Private apartment with full bath
  3. Private apartment with ½ bath
  4. Private shared apartment with ½ bath

All rooms are private, but we do have an option for a semi-private room depending on availability. All rooms come with heating/air-conditioning units, a closet and a call light. We have two outdoor patios for you to enjoy, including our large deck in the back where you can watch wildlife pass through the woods beyond our garden. There is a nice grassy area where you can exercise and walk.

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