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We are Otterbein Lebanon.

Life at Otterbein Lebanon

Beautiful and bustling with activity, our 1,200 gently rolling acres are located only minutes from I-75 in southwest Ohio between Dayton and Cincinnati. When you visit Otterbein SeniorLife Lebanon, historic Marble Hall welcomes you with its grand facade as our gardens and ponds beckon. The lovely view of wooded hills changes with the seasons.

On this continuing care retirement community (CCRC) campus, you’ll find ranch-style homes, apartments, assisted living, and skilled nursing care. There are so many options to choose from among Otterbein Lebanon’s many modern, comfortable spaces, all with a 24-hour call system with your safety in mind.

At Otterbein Lebanon, you’ll find yourself among friends who enjoy working in the garden, art studio, or woodshop. Play shuffleboard or bocce ball on a sunny day or Wii games indoors. Maybe grab a game of golf with friends or take a swim in our indoor pool. The choice is yours!

What does Independent Living at Otterbein look like?

Get a look at our campus and explore our senior independent living options, including apartments and patio homes.

Lifestyle Choices

We offer a range of choices in independent living with plenty of living space, including:

  • 1- and 2-bedroom apartments
  • 1-, 2-, and 3-bedroom patio and ranch homes

Types of Services at Otterbein Lebanon

Our services at Otterbein Lebanon include:

  • Wellness checks, screening, and support for independent senior living residents
  • Independent living for those who can live without assistance or support, but want the peace of mind of being at a retirement community where care is available if needed
  • Assisted living for individuals who need regular help with some of the activities of daily living (bathing, dressing, grooming, etc.)
  • Skilled nursing/long-term care for individuals who need round-the-clock medical care
  • Post-acute care and rehabilitation for individuals who need short-term care and/or therapy after a surgery, unexpected injury, or illness
  • Memory care program for individuals with dementia and/or Alzheimer’s disease who need regular assistance and care
  • Respite care for families and/or caregivers who need to arrange for temporary care for a loved one
  • Adult day services for individuals who require supervision with the activities of daily living along with a wide range of health and wellness services.

Life enrichment is another focus at Otterbein Lebanon, so every Lebanon resident works with a counselor to create a personal development plan for their physical, spiritual, intellectual, social, emotional, and vocational well-being.

The Aurora Assisted Living at Otterbein Lebanon

If you need a little help with daily activities, our private assisted living suites will fit your needs. At our beautiful new assisted living community on campus, The Aurora, you’re within reach of all of the campus activities in a comforting, caring environment with nursing assistance available 24/7.


Otterbein Lebanon is the place to be for those with an active lifestyle because there’s so much to do here. Our amenities include:

  • Indoor pool
  • Fitness center (with YMCA programming)
  • Walking track
  • Coffee shop
  • Greenhouse
  • Creative arts center
  • Woodshop
  • Movie theater
  • Spa
  • Access to 18-hole golf course
  • 110-acre lake
  • Walking paths

On campus, there are book groups and coffee clubs, games and parties, concerts, lectures and educational classes, prayer groups, and choir practice. Once you’re out and about with all these friendly people, Otterbein Lebanon soon feels like a second family.

In addition, the Otterbein Lebanon Community Church is located at the heart of our community in our 200-seat chapel. The congregation includes people from a variety of faith backgrounds, and all services and activities are open to anyone who wishes to attend.

If you’re looking to get away, there’s never a shortage of excursions and local sightseeing opportunities at Otterbein Lebanon because it’s central to so many attractions. You can explore the historic town of Lebanon, catch a Cincinnati Reds game, visit the U.S. Air Force Museum in Dayton, and more. At Otterbein Lebanon, we’re just keeping up with you!


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Is Otterbein Lebanon a Good Financial Fit for You?

Answer seven simple questions to see if Otterbein SeniorLife Lebanon is an affordable option for you. Our financial calculator, powered by MyLifeSite, will give you a preliminary overview of affordability for independent living in our continuing care retirement community (CCRC).


Where is Otterbein Lebanon located?

Otterbein Lebanon is located in Warren County in southwest Ohio between Dayton, Ohio, and Cincinnati, Ohio. Lebanon is easily accessible from Interstate 75 and is approximately 27 miles from Dayton, 31 miles from Cincinnati, and 78 miles from Columbus.

How much does it cost to live at Otterbein Lebanon?

In most cases, living at Otterbein is no more expensive than the cumulative costs of living at your current residence. The service fees vary based on the size of your home or apartment, type of residence, location on campus, and contract option.


You can use this free cost comparison guide to compare your current costs of living to the many included costs of living at Otterbein Lebanon.


You can also get a quick preliminary look at whether Otterbein Lebanon fits your budget with our free MoneyGauge calculator tool.

Is it really safe to move to a retirement community now?

Everyone's comfort level is different, so the final choice is always up to you. But know that we're doing everything we can to keep our residents safe and healthy during this time. You can read more about our plan here.


On top of safety precautions, there are some benefits to living at a retirement community during this time:


  • The majority of our partners are vaccinated and those who are unvaccinated are tested twice a week. Vaccinated partners are tested routinely. Because we comply with all government regulations and mandates, you can feel safer about being around other residents and partners (employees) on campus.
  • Staying social is important, so we're offering safe activities to keep you engaged and adding precautions as needed. 
  • We're keeping all residents informed of what's going on with the changing regulations. You can rest assured that we want all of our residents to stay as healthy and safe as possible.

I’m interested in one of your patio homes. What are they like?

Our patio homes are some of our most popular options and come in a variety of floor plans. You can get a look inside our featured home for a sampling of what we offer by clicking on the link below.


Explore independent living at Otterbein Lebanon >>

If I choose Otterbein, will I have to invest a large entrance fee or turn over my home and assets?

No! Otterbein Lebanon provides an array of payment options, including a standard month-to-month service fee with no required upfront investment. In no situation does Otterbein require you to turn over any of your existing assets, including your current home.

Does Otterbein Lebanon offer memory care?

Yes, we offer a full continuum of care at Otterbein Lebanon, including independent living, assisted living, skilled nursing, memory care, and post-acute/rehabilitation.


Learn more about what memory care at Otterbein includes >>

I don’t know anyone else at Otterbein. How can I meet people and make new friends?

You’re in luck ― there are plenty of ways to meet new people at Otterbein Lebanon. You can join one of our many resident groups to share common interests. From sports and fitness to chorus and Bible study to art and woodworking, there really is something for everyone.


Otterbein also puts on many special events, like the Otterbein Olympics, and programming, like live music and entertainment. You can also participate in off-campus outings, like attending a Cincinnati Reds game or visiting the U.S. Air Force Museum.

Meet Marilyn

Marilyn M. is a former teacher who is enjoying a fulfilling lifestyle as an independent living resident at Otterbein Lebanon. She has found many opportunities to nurture her passions at Otterbein. For example, she’s been able to develop a large rose garden near her patio home, fostering her passion for gardening.

“Otterbein doesn’t mind that you have an interest in gardening or trains or whatever it is that you like to do,” she said. “They, in fact, encourage all of our interests. They try to help us to accomplish all of that.”

A Day in the Life

Otterbein Lebanon

Week at a Glance

PickleBall Open Play
Scribblers Meet
Senior Aqua Pool

Prayer & Bible Study
Cornhole Open Play

Knit Wits Club
Scrabble Open Play
Line Dancing

Water Fit Class
Catholic Rosary
Euchre & Mexican Train Games

Chat & Craft
Friday Worship
Mason Kroger
Movie Night

Coffee & Conversation
Kentucky Derby Day Party

Worship Service
Piano Recital

Sample Menu

Broiled Sole
Bourbon Pork
Grilled Lamb Chops
Chicken Margherita
Fried Shrimp
Baked Cod

Grilled Chicken
Grilled Cheese, BLT
Grilled Burgers
Chicken Tenders
Grilled Reuben
Chicken & Waffles
Omelet, Chef Salad

Collard Greens & Polenta
Peas & Scalloped Yams & Apples
Fresh Green Beans & Sweet Potato Hash
Maui Veg & Bow Tie Pasta
Stewed Tomatoes & Roasted Potatoes
California Veg & New Potatoes

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