[VIDEO] Benefits of a CCRC: Q&A with Otterbein Marblehead

Posted on: July 15, 2022

Life at Otterbein Marblehead, a continuing care retirement community located on Ohio’s Marblehead Peninsula, combines lakeside living and resort-style amenities. You can fill your days with activities or spend them relaxing in your patio home or apartment. The choice is yours!

Learn more about Otterbein Marblehead in this video featuring Director of Marketing & Independent Living SeniorLife Counselor Mollie Rauscher and Social Services Director Stacy McMurray.

What is Life Like at Otterbein Marblehead?

Residents at Otterbein Marblehead enjoy an active lifestyle through daily activities such as exercise classes, book clubs, worship services, bingo, and more.

“We also provide a lot of group outings, such as visiting the lighthouse, going into Lakeside for ice cream, and visiting local shops,” says Stacy.

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The lighthouse near Otterbein Marblehead.

Who is a Good Fit for Living at Otterbein Marblehead?

“Active senior adults who are looking for a home that they don’t have to care for day-to-day — and need a little extra help with things like landscaping or house cleaning — are a great fit for independent living at Otterbein Marblehead,” says Mollie.

Otterbein SeniorLife is a continuing care retirement community. If your needs change, you can transition to different levels of care within the community without needing to move off campus. This can provide peace of mind for you and your loved ones knowing you will always be cared for in a comfortable, supportive, familiar environment among friends.

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What Wellness Services Are Available at Otterbein Marblehead?

Wellness services are offered at Otterbein Marblehead to keep residents as independent as possible. 

“And we provide medication management, nursing care services, laundry assistance, and housekeeping services to ensure we’re meeting you or your loved one’s needs,” adds Stacy.

Can You Offer Support with Downsizing?

Downsizing and moving from a home, especially one you’ve lived in for decades, can be an overwhelming experience. The Otterbein Marblehead team is available to assist you with this process to make it easier for you and your loved ones.

“We have creative solutions for this problem,” says Mollie. “We can help you pair with an auctioneer. We can help your family members pick out their favorite heirloom or help you donate those goods to a local resale shop.”

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Can I Afford to Live at Otterbein Marblehead?

One of the most frequently asked questions regarding moving to a continuing care retirement community is: how much does it cost? Surprisingly, the costs usually compare to what you currently pay for living expenses in your own home.

When you factor in what’s included in your monthly fee at Otterbein Marblehead — like maintenance, utilities, amenities, and activities — residents typically find the costs manageable. 

“We have a lot of flexible options for you, like a monthly rental model and 100% refundable deposit,” says Mollie.

You can take this short financial quiz to get a preliminary overview of affordability for independent living at Otterbein Marblehead. You’ll answer seven simple questions and receive an assessment upon completion to better understand if the costs fall within your budget.

Take the Financial Quiz: Go to the MoneyGauge Calculator >>

How Can I Get Additional Information About Otterbein Marblehead?

Visit our website to gather more details about our community. You’ll be able to see floor plans, watch videos, view sample menus and activities, and more. 


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