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Senior Housing Guide: Find Your New Home

Choosing your home away from home can be a difficult process. With all the varying factors to consider, finding the right spot for your comfortability is very important. N.W. Ohio is home to many excellent centers for senior living that can satisfy your needs. Check out these Senior Living Centers and their featured amenities to find the best place for you to settle down.


Otterbein SeniorLife

4020 Indian Road



At Otterbein SeniorLife, we offer a choice of different living options and levels of care at each retirement community so you choose how to live. We offer many services including independent living, assisted living, skilled nursing/long-term care, respite care and more.

Featured amenity: At Otterbein SeniorLife, we offer a choice of different living options and levels of care at each retirement community so you choose how to live, in addition to the Small House, Big Difference approach at our Perrysburg and Monclova Small House Ministries. Inspired by faith, we strive to enrich individual life journeys for all. That’s what makes the spirit ageless. That’s the life that inspires us all. We offer many services including independent living, assisted living, skilled nursing/long-term care, respite care and more. Otterbein is likely in your neighborhood at Otterbein Sunset House in Ottawa Hills, Otterbein Sunset Village in Sylvania, Otterbein Pemberville, Otterbein Marblehead near the shores of Lake Erie, as well as rehabilitation and long stay communities in Perrysburg and Monclova.


Ohio Living Swan Creek 

5916 Cresthaven Lane



As a life plan community, Ohio Living Swan Creek offers a variety of on-site housing options and health care services, plus many other features customized to meet your needs.

Featured amenity: Built on 34 wooded acres, Ohio Living Swan Creek offers resort-like living in the heart of the city. There are walking trails through the woods, plenty of places to exercise and ride a bicycle or simply take the opportunity to sit back and enjoy the pleasures of life. Our location also offers easy access to cultural, educational and sporting venues. We offer the I’m Still Here (ISH) program in our Memory Care. This program helps our residents living with dementia to prosper through engagement in life, family and community. Their programs engage our residents and their caregivers in arts, culture and community.


Westgate Residential Suites

3433 Oak Alley Court



Discover unparalleled comfort and luxury at Westgate Residential Senior Living, where we redefine 55+ senior apartments in Toledo, Ohio. Our active independent senior living community is designed to elevate your lifestyle with convenient features and amenities.

Featured amenity: The community room at Westgate Residential Suites is a vibrant hub fostering social connections and shared experiences. With its contemporary design and welcoming atmosphere, residents gather for events, meetings, and recreational activities. From daily coffee and pastries, to evening poker and bingo, to seasonal holiday parties, our community room is always full of friendly faces. This year’s holiday parties featured karaoke, a concert pianist, catered meals and even some Halloween costumes! The space transforms into a merry gathering spot, hosting lively holiday festivities that strengthen the sense of unity among neighbors.  


The Elizabeth Scott Community

2720 Albon Road



The Elizabeth Scott Community offers a variety of living units for seniors. Independent Living units are unfurnished one-bedroom and studio apartment models. Each apartment features walk-in closets (one-bedroom); with daily continental breakfast and dinner included. Amenities include a Resident Activity Center with fitness equipment; heated outdoor pool; daily social programs; utilities including Wi-Fi; and weekly housekeeping. Elizabeth Scott staff will also greet you every morning in your apartment. The Elizabeth Scott Community also offers two distinct levels of Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing if further care is needed. Additionally, the Skilled Rehabilitation facility offers state-of-the-art inpatient and outpatient treatment along with 14 private rooms with private baths. 


The Commons, A Promedica Senior Living Community 

10542 Fremont Pike



Conveniently located on Fremont Pike near Interstate 75, The Commons, a ProMedica Senior Living Community, offers all-inclusive monthly independent living rental options. The community is designed to facilitate an active and healthy lifestyle for those ages 55 and over. An array of six different floor plans including studios, one and two-bedroom apartments are available for month-to-month rent. Residents can also enjoy the common areas throughout the community, as well as a variety of other features, such as the onsite beauty/barber shop, computer lab, non-denominational chapel and a beautiful courtyard. At The Commons loved ones have peace of mind knowing that their senior is in a safe family-oriented environment with hot meals, activities and regular socialization. 


Inverness Community

6230 Lewis Ave., Temperance, MI 



Want a place to call your own? Consider living at Inverness Community in Temperance. This manufactured home neighborhood offers affordable housing for sale or lease, in a safe and supportive environment. Featuring professionals on site to help, a centralized location near a ton of great community options, plenty of on-site facilities for storage, parties and more, Inverness offers tremendous freedom while still giving residents security. They also offer discounts for seniors, so give them a call to set up a tour today.


Genacross Lutheran Services  

Ministry Support (Corporate) Office: 2021 N. McCord Rd., 419-861-4990. 

Toledo Campus: 131 N. Wheeling St., 419-724-1414. 

Napoleon Campus: 1036 S. Perry St., 419-592-1688. 

Wolf Creek Campus: 2001 Perrysburg-Holland Rd., 419-861-2233. 

Housing & Community Services: 2021 N. McCord Rd., 419-861-4990


Founded in 1860 by Lutheran pastor Johannes Doerfler, this non-profit social ministry organization serves northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan. Offering three care campuses, plus 12 independent living senior communities, Genacross Lutheran Services provides a robust range of services that are all committed to integrating spiritual care for residents and patients, all faiths are welcome to enjoy the organization’s compassionate care, social activities, engaging lifestyle options and friendly staff members. 

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