You set the pace at Otterbein. We just keep up with you! That’s why you’ll find myriad choice and ongoing innovation in our communities.

We often wonder why it’s called “retirement.” The senior population is such an active one. You travel, volunteer, work, serve in community leadership roles, and share lifetimes of wisdom and knowledge. And you know how to have fun.

You’ll find outlets for your energies, new friends, and a lively social scene at Otterbein. As for comfort and security, all five of our lifestyle communities offer a wide choice of houses, apartments and assisted living — with friendly compassionate, care as you need it.

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The Strength of Otterbein

Impeccable stewardship

Financial stability even in changing times. Otterbein ranks in the top 1% of all retirement communities in the U.S. with an S&P A- rating.

Choice second to none

Living spaces, care assistance and life enrichment activities are individually customized.

We invest in people, not profits

As a faith-based nonprofit, God calls us to serve with passion and love. Our mission flows from the United Methodist tradition.

Legacy of innovation

A century of continuously seeking better ways to enhance the physical, social and spiritual life of seniors.

If you live in Ohio, you're not far from Otterbein Senior Lifestyle Communities.

55 plus communities


A wonderful town-and-country lifestyle. Enjoy relaxing wooded hills and lakes. Get inspired by arts, culture, socializing and sight-seeing. You will always find something to do! (419) 645-5114

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adult living communities


Vibrant location, endless choice.  The campus hums with activity, from the life enrichment center to the nearby lake and golf course! Even enjoy historic downtown Lebanon. (513) 932-2020

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adult communities

North Shore

A caring community on Lake Erie’s shore. Every step leads to something interesting to do. Either on campus, in town, on the water or on an island! (419) 798-8203

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luxury retirement communities

Portage Valley

A peaceful valley near lively attractions.  Relax on the friendly, shady campus. Or head for Toledo. The play lands of northwest Ohio await! (419) 833-7000

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over 55 communities

St. Marys

Lakeside living and outdoor socializing. From sunrise to sunset on the lake, each day offers the active lifestyle you’ve been dreaming of. (419) 394-2366

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