11230 State Route 364
St. Marys, Ohio 45885

Independent Living: (419)394-6184
Assisted Living: (419)394-6227
Long or Short Term Nursing:
Main: (419) 394-2366
Fax: (419) 394 2367

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Life at Otterbein St. Marys

Life at Otterbein St. Marys means lakeside living. Excellently located for an on-the-go life in northwest Ohio, our campus sits on the shore of Ohio’s largest inland lake near the city of St. Marys.

From the moment you arrive on campus, you hear the lake water lapping at the shore and the birds singing overhead. Life at this CCRC is like a vacation home for every stage of your life.

We have waterfront ranch-style homes, apartments, assisted living, and nursing care, with amenities such as events in our community room and the Life Enrichment Center with its warm-water pool. Take a ride on the campus shuttle and experience life at Otterbein St. Marys.

Whether you want to relax and enjoy the sunset or take a boat ride, there’s always something for you to do at our St. Marys community.

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Lifestyle Choices & Types of Care

You’ll find something to love every day at Otterbein St. Marys. Picture a sunny home with plenty of amenities and enriching activities. Look forward to watching the beautiful sunset over Grand Lake St. Marys. Otterbein St. Marys offers the active lifestyle you’ve been dreaming of.

Lifestyle Options

Our modern independent living homes on the shores of Grand Lake St. Marys are available in several spacious floor plans and are safe and comfortable with 24-hour call systems. Our patio homes range from studios to large two bedrooms, and our ranch-style homes, complete with sunrooms, go up to four bedrooms.

If you prefer independent living but don’t want to worry about traveling to the campus center, Otterbein St. Marys has a variety of apartment options to choose from. There are indoor and outdoor entrances, meaning you’re just steps away from everything with call systems to keep you safe.

If you need a little more one-on-one care but still want your independence, our assisted living suites are for you. You can enjoy a spacious, personalized living area and still have access to nurses 24/7.

Your health is our top priority and with our shared or private nursing care suites, you get access to the best skilled care. At Otterbein, everything is personalized, so you get to do what you want and when — for example, if you take your coffee at 10 a.m. every day, we’ll bring it to you right on time.

Care Services

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

At Otterbein St. Marys, your activities counselor works with you to create a life enrichment plan, which encompasses your physical, spiritual, intellectual, social, emotional, and vocational well-being.

We take care of your basic needs, freeing you to become the person God wants you to be. And you become that person by doing things that are educational, cultural, healthful, or just plain fun.



Living on the lake has its perks. While at Otterbein St. Marys, you will find yourself among friends who enjoy taking in the beautiful surroundings, playing shuffleboard, or even fishing from a pontoon exclusively for residents’ use.

There’s also the nearby Grand Lake St. Marys State Park, which features trails and amenities all its own, in addition to three lighthouses.

Like all of Otterbein’s locations, St. Marys is designed for active lifestyles and has a vibrant social scene. The Life Enrichment Center on campus offers YMCA-run programs, a 30 feet x 50 feet ADA-compliant pool, fitness equipment, exercise room, lounge, and patio, as well as a large library to support your wellness. The Life Enrichment Center is also open to non-resident members who are 55+ and fully vaccinated. Just fill out the form below for details.

With convenient, on-campus transportation, it’s easy to get out and about if you want to attend symphony concerts, yearlong festivals, or visit historic sites filled with stories of America’s rough and ready past. If you just need a ride to the campus center for one of its special programs, lectures, parties and entertainment, and movies, you get picked up and dropped off right at your doorstep.

While at the center, you can also attend church services, use bank and postal services, visit the woodshop or craft area, or visit the beauty and barber shop. There’s something for everyone at Otterbein St. Marys!

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A Day in the Life

Otterbein St. Marys

Week at a Glance


Surry Rides
Bible Study

Music & Memory
Movie Night

Pick-N-Mix Treats

Balloon Pop
Drum Circle
Snack & Chat

Coffee Hour
Movie Time

Church Service
Evening Movie

Sample Menu

Oven Fried Chicken
Cabbage Rolls in Tomato Gravy
Pot Roast with Vegetables and Potatoes
Homemade Chili with Cornbread
Bruschetta Chicken with Fresh Mozzarella and Basil
Spinach Salad with Warm Bacon Dressing

Macaroni and Cheese
Cooked Cabbage
Spinach-Mushroom Bake
Onion Rings
House-Made Hash Brown Casserole
Garden Beans
Baked Sweet Potato with Brown Sugar and Butter

Chocolate Chip Cookie
Strawberry Shortcake