WAUKESHA - On Wednesday,
Capri Senior Communities announced it has purchased Heritage Place
of Brookfield, a 90-unit senior living community located near North
Avenue and Calhoun Road.
Capri Senior Communities, a
provider of independent lifestyle communities for older adults, has
expanded into several communities recently, including Grafton and
"Heritage Place of Brookfield
is an outstanding senior community in a premier location, and we
look forward to continuing the tradition of excellence that the
former owners have established since it opened in 1985," said James
Tarantino, founder and principal of Capri Senior Communities and its
development arm Tarantino & Company, in a statement.
"Each one of our campuses and
communities is designed to provide for the unique needs and desires
of today's seniors. We look forward to continuing the high level of
service and care that residents have come to expect from the
excellent staff at Heritage Place."
Tarantino said Capri plans to
retain the current staff and maintain all services and programs now
offered at Heritage Place. He said Capri will also invest in both
interior and exterior upgrades, introduce new services and offer
expanded dining options aimed at helping residents maintain the
quality of life that they are used to as independently as possible.
In addition, according to the
announcement, Capri will explore adding more personal and health
care services so people can stay in the community as they continue
"The market is responding
well to our business model and service offerings, and the decision
to acquire Heritage Place is another step forward in our plans for
continued growth," Tarantino said.