Aging population
11:07 pm
Wed December 10, 2014

After Outcry And Anger, Oakville Senior Living Opens To Capacity

Geneva Moran moved into National Church Residences Telegraph Road this summer. She said she's had a great experience, even though the facility was often mired in controversy.
Credit Jason Rosenbaum, St. Louis Public Radio

On Tuesday afternoon, residents of a newly-minted senior living facility in south St. Louis County were ready for a party.

After officially opening in June, officials with the South County Chamber of Commerce helped cut the ribbon on National Church Residences Telegraph Road.  Inside a room with shiny wooden floors and hip artwork and decor, the $5.2 million building was officially welcomed into the unincorporated St. Louis County township of Oakville.

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Primary Election 2014
3:31 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

In Ad On Controversial Oakville Project, Dooley Hopes To Appeal To Senior Voters

This rendering shows what the National Church Residences facility in Oakville will look like after construction is complete.
Credit National Church Residences

St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley’s latest attack ad focuses on a divisive south St. Louis County housing complex for the elderly. The ad is an attempt to attack Dooley's Democratic rival, Councilman Steve Stenger, and also appeal to elderly voters.

If history repeats itself, the elderly will be among the largest voting blocs in the Aug. 5 primary.

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4:38 am
Tue July 16, 2013

Residents Continue To Raise Concerns About Oakville Senior Housing Development

Republican Mo. State Rep. Marsha Haefner speaks against the location of a housing development for low income seniors in Oakville.
Tim Lloyd St. Louis Public Radio

The St. Louis County Planning and Zoning Commission heard public comments Monday night about a low income housing development in Oakville that has become the source of intense concern from some residents.

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