Explore Independent Living at Otterbein Cridersville

Small-town comfort. Big-town amenities.

Why move to a big city when you’ve always enjoyed the peace of rural life? At Otterbein Cridersville, a continuing care retirement community (CCRC), you’ll find countryside charm with the care, services, and support you need all in one place.

Our Cridersville campus, which is conveniently located off I-75 close to Lima, Ohio, blends the energy of urban life with the beauty of a rural retreat. When you visit this beautiful, 120-acre, you’ll see tidy homes sitting on friendly streets with generous views of sky, woods, fields, and water.

See why life is easier and more enjoyable when you choose independent living at Otterbein Cridersville.

Experience Maintenance-Free Living at Otterbein Cridersville

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Community Amenities

  • 120-acre campus
  • Paved roads for walking and biking
  • Three fishing ponds
  • Shuffleboard courts
  • Picnic area
  • Gazebo
  • Resident gardens
  • Fitness center
  • Heated indoor pool
  • Woodshop and craft room
  • Campus cinema
  • Chaplain
  • Community rooms
  • Scheduled transportation services
  • Full calendar of activities and special events

Experience an Active Lifestyle

When you move into independent living at Otterbein Cridersville, you’ll have access to the full spectrum of health care services if you ever need them later on. You’ll enjoy an active lifestyle surrounded by friends, wellness opportunities, and fun.

Here’s what you can expect in our independent living community:

  • Relax with maintenence-free living in a patio or ranch home.
  • Enjoy the convenience of dining at the newly-renovated Red Oak Café.
  • Feel peace of mind in knowing your future care needs can be addressed on campus.
  • Take part in fun social and recreational activities in the community.
  • Nurture your whole self – nine different dimensions of wellness.
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“There’s so much to do. You can do as little or as much as you want. Every day is filled with choices.” 

-Marcille S., Otterbein Cridersville resident

Headshot of residents Paul and Ruby K smiling at the camera at a st. pattys party

Meet Paul and Ruby K.

When independent living residents Paul and Ruby K. were searching for a retirement community, they knew they wanted a home with plenty of living space as well as a garage.

“We love that we have a garage where we can pull right in and unload our groceries,” says Ruby. “We don’t have to climb stairs to go to our home.”

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Does Otterbein Cridersville Sound Like a Good Fit?

Visit our community from the comfort of your own home with a video tour. We may also be able to hold some independent living tours in person, following safety guidelines. Simply fill out our form below and we’ll be in touch to arrange details.

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