Oak Hammock at the University of Florida
- Retirement - Community
- Rehabilitation - Nursing Home
- Retirement - Assisted Living
Oak Hammock’s history is steeped in academic research and the belief in a better life in retirement. Based on Professor of Sociology Gordon Streib’s research on the benefits of living in a retirement community, retired faculty and alumni encouraged leaders at the University of Florida to consider sponsoring a Continuing Care Retirement Community, or CCRC.
In 1997, Dr. Streib and Dr. Ray Coward, director of the University of Florida’s Institute of Gerontology, arranged for President John Lombardi and a key group of UF and UF Foundation staff members to attend a presentation regarding the development of a CCRC sponsored by UF.
Following the presentation and further research, a not-for-profit was formed to separate the financial and legal obligations of the CCRC from UF. Formal incorporation of Oak Hammock at the University of Florida, Inc. occurred in early 1
Whom to Contact
- Andrew DaveyChief Financial Officer
From I-75: Take exit 382, east for approx.one mile on Williston Road (SR 331). Turn right onto SW 25th Terr. From US 441: Turn west on Williston Road (SR 331). Turn left onto SW 25th Terr.