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Life at Otterbein Marblehead

Nestled in 46 acres of woods, located halfway between Sandusky and Port Clinton, our campus at Otterbein Marblehead offers lake view vistas that will take your cares away.

When you visit Otterbein Marblehead, you will fall in love with the resort-style retirement living offered in our friendly neighborhood of independent living homes and apartments, assisted living, and skilled nursing care. It truly is an extraordinary experience.

Located on Ohio’s Marblehead Peninsula, this is an area rich in history, culture, and recreational offerings – perfect for relaxing or participating in Otterbein Marblehead’s vibrant social scene. Attend an event in historic Lakeside Chautauqua, take the ferry to the islands, or tour a winery. It’s like you’re on vacation every day on Ohio’s north shore.

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Lifestyle & Care

Lifestyle Choices & Types of Care

As a CCRC, we offer a continuum of care that adjusts to your needs. Otterbein Marblehead features homes grouped in neighborhoods, with modern, safe, and comfortable spaces which have 24-hour call systems.

Lifestyle Choices

Enjoy a comfortable, gracious lifestyle in a lakeside wooded grove with our charming community of independent living home styles, which combine personal space with social opportunities. Our ranch-style, one- and two-bedroom patio homes feature oversized garages and come unfurnished, ready for all of your belongings.

If you prefer apartment-style independent living, all of our apartments at Otterbein Marblehead are connected to our main building, so each apartment has an indoor and outdoor entry. With studio, one- and two-bedroom options, there’s something for everyone.

Our specially-designed and furnished assisted living home-like apartments — which come in studio suites or larger rooms — are part of our main building so you are only steps away from dining and campus activities. For your peace of mind, our nurses and resident assistants are ready to help 24 hours a day.

Nursing care at Otterbein Marblehead is truly unique. Otterbein Marblehead is home to the Jane Baker House, which is the prototype of our innovative “small house” skilled care neighborhoods and provides inpatient rehab. And our brand-new skilled nursing small house, Cornerstone Cottage, is our latest addition to provide the compassionate care you need. At Otterbein Marblehead, you are cared for and among friends, and can even entertain family and guests.

Care Services

Our services at Otterbein Marblehead include wellness support for independent living to keep you in the best of health and assisted living to keep you enjoying life as comfortably as possible, as well as skilled nursing, rehabilitative care, and transitional care. We also have memory support and respite care for caregivers.

At Otterbein Marblehead, we believe in life enrichment, so every resident meets with an activities counselor to create a plan for personal development for your physical, spiritual, intellectual, social, emotional, and vocational well-being.



Like all Otterbein campuses, Otterbein Marblehead is made for active lifestyles. Exercise options, parties and dining, a library, a woodshop, art studios, and learning opportunities keep things lively at Otterbein Marblehead.

Our living spaces at Otterbein Marblehead open to all of the amenities in the main building. Within just a few steps you will find a spacious multi-purpose room for exercise, special programs, parties and entertaining, dining rooms for independent living and assisted living, wellness services, banking services, a beauty and barber shop, and more!

When you visit, you’ll see our location can’t be beat — you’re always near the action at Otterbein Marblehead. Enjoy a lakeside symphony concert, grab a friend for a stroll along our nature walking trails, or fish from the pier. Play a game of shuffleboard outside or go birdwatching with a friend. We have something for everyone’s interests!

It’s easy to get in and out at Otterbein Marblehead, and if you ever want to get out for a bit, the campus shuttle will pick you up for organized activities and return you safely to your doorstep.

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Floor Plans
Day in the Life

Week at a Glance

Men’s Coffee Club
Music & Manicure

Wii Bowling
Shopping Trip

Worship Service
Chair Aerobics

Sweet Shoppe

Chair Aerobics
Movie Matinee

Puzzle Day

Church Service

Sample Menu

Beef Pepper Steak & Gravy
Beer Battered Tilapia
Cheese Stuffed Shells w/ Marinara
BBQ Chicken Quarter
Grilled Ham & Cheese Sandwich

White Rice
Fried Potato Wedges
Steamed Broccoli
Mandarin Cole Slaw

Bread Pudding
Fresh Baked Cookie
Vanilla Ice Cream


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