Featured Story

Marian’s Journey to Otterbein: Post-Acute Care and Rehabilitation


Assisted living resident Marian G. has had quite a journey – from a hospital stay to post-acute care to assisted living. And she’ll be the first to tell you that… Read more »

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Independent Living

Fun Things to Do Near St. Marys, Ohio


Topics: Independent Living

Otterbein St. Marys is located on the shore of Grand Lake, Ohio’s largest inland lake, near the city of St. Marys. Residents love living on the lake, fishing from our… Read more »

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Get the Scoop: Q&A With Otterbein SeniorLife Lebanon


Topics: Independent Living

Are you ready to learn more about Otterbein SeniorLife Lebanon, located on an active 1,200-acre campus just minutes from I-75 in southwest Ohio? Our continuing care retirement community has a… Read more »

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Resident Stories

Blessing the Animals at Otterbein Granville


Topics: Resident Stories

By Otterbein Granville resident Kathie H. Every Sunday afternoon at Otterbein Granville, there is an opportunity to attend a gathering for worship led by one of the clergy leaders from… Read more »

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Meet the Resident: Larry M.


Topics: Resident Stories

The residents help form the close-knit feel of our communities here at Otterbein SeniorLife. Each has a different story, unique purpose, and special place in our communities. We hope you… Read more »

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Wellness

11 Meaningful Activities Seniors Can Do Indoors


Topics: Wellness

For a variety of reasons, older adults may find themselves experiencing isolation and boredom at times.

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Exercise and Wellness Classes at Otterbein Granville


Topics: Wellness

By Otterbein Granville resident Mary Ellen H. I am the laziest person on earth.  When I went for therapy after a total knee replacement (that’s TKR for cool people), the... Read more » Read More

Skilled Nursing

How Much Does Nursing Care at Otterbein Cost?


Topics: Skilled Nursing

Paying for nursing care for yourself or a loved one can be confusing. In this article, we’ll help you understand approximately how much skilled nursing care costs at Otterbein, how… Read more »

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How to Successfully Transition to Long-Term Care


Topics: Skilled Nursing

If your loved one is preparing to transition to long-term care, you might be feeling anxious or lost. Moving to a long-term care community is a significant life event, and… Read more »

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News & Events

Otterbein Sponsors Toledo Zoo River Otter Exhibit Cam and Provides New Experience for Residents


Topics: News & Events

Otterbein SeniorLife Communities and Small House Neighborhoods celebrated World Otter Day with a new sponsorship and a fun adventure! Otterbein is the proud sponsor of the Toledo Zoo’s River Otter... Read more » Read More

Otterbein Pemberville Makes $20.2 Million Investment into Future Healthcare Needs of Area Seniors


Topics: News & Events

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Assisted Living

5 Signs It’s Time to Consider Assisted Living


Topics: Assisted Living

Adult children can feel caught between a rock and a hard place. Their parents have been calling the shots, either directly or subliminally, since birth. But now, as grown children… Read more »

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5 Things to Consider When Choosing an Assisted Living Community


Topics: Assisted Living

When you’re choosing an assisted living community for yourself or a loved one, there are many things you’ll want to consider. Will there be enough space for my belongings? Does… Read more »

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Hobbies

11 Meaningful Activities Seniors Can Do Indoors


Topics: Hobbies

For a variety of reasons, older adults may find themselves experiencing isolation and boredom at times.

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Denison Artist-In-Residence Leads Plein Air Painting at Otterbein Granville


Topics: Hobbies

By Otterbein Granville resident Kathie H.  The sun shone brightly — but not too hot. The Courtyard at Otterbein Granville, easily accessible from two sides on level ground, was showing… Read more »

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Downsizing & Retirement Planning

2024 Tax Tips and Deductions for Seniors


Topics: Downsizing & Retirement Planning

Updated in January 2024 As Ben Franklin famously stated, there are only two sure things in life, and one of them comes every April 15. Yes, we’re talking about tax… Read more »

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4 Reasons Now Is the Right Time for a Move to Otterbein


Topics: Downsizing & Retirement Planning

Many older adults may wonder why you’d consider moving if you’re in good health and happy in your current home.  Future planning may be the last thing on your mind,… Read more »

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Inpatient Post-Acute Care and Rehabilitation

Marian’s Journey to Otterbein: Post-Acute Care and Rehabilitation


Topics: Inpatient Post-Acute Care and Rehabilitation

Assisted living resident Marian G. has had quite a journey – from a hospital stay to post-acute care to assisted living. And she’ll be the first to tell you that… Read more »

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How to Prepare for Your Stay in a Rehab Setting


Topics: Inpatient Post-Acute Care and Rehabilitation

Planning for rehab care after surgery, illness, or an unexpected injury can be overwhelming. To recover, you might need wound care management or physical, occupational, and speech therapy services. But… Read more »

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Neighborhoods

Explore Resident Life in Otterbein SeniorLife Neighborhoods


Topics: Neighborhoods

Otterbein SeniorLife Neighborhoods provide skilled nursing, rehab, memory support, and long-term care for elders (residents). Our small house neighborhoods offer a unique approach to nursing care where each small house… Read more »

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“Space to Be My Own”: Otterbein Small House a Sanctuary for Elder Living With Multiple Sclerosis


Topics: Neighborhoods

When an older adult is unable to live alone at home and needs ongoing medical care, skilled nursing is often the best option. Typically, this happens in a later season… Read more »

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Meet Our Partners

Meet the Leadership Team at Otterbein Sunset Village


Posted by Gayle Young

Topics: Meet Our Partners

There’s a whole “village” — pun intended — ready and excited to be part of your journey at Otterbein Sunset Village. When considering a move here, you’ll meet many of… Read more »

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What Our Partners Love about Otterbein Cridersville


Topics: Meet Our Partners

You’ll often feel immersed in a family-like atmosphere at Otterbein SeniorLife communities. Residents form friendships with each other and with the staff, or partners, as they’re frequently referred to here…. Read more »

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Dining

Dining Around Granville, Ohio: Our Top Picks


Topics: Dining

This blog was published in 2021 and updated in April 2024. For many people, mealtime is increasingly seen as an experience rather than just a necessity, so having great food… Read more »

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Explore the Dining Experience at Otterbein Cridersville


Topics: Dining

Since we spend more than an hour each day eating, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, it’s important to enjoy our mealtimes. 

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