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Independent living | Westerwood

Independent living on a 23-acre wooded campus.

We like to say that “our campus is your canvas” because we offer so many amenities, opportunities, and life-enriching experiences. Here, you can create a life you’ll love. As an independent living resident, you’ll be free from the many time-consuming responsibilities of homeownership, so you can finally pursue your interests on a campus full of possibilities and supportive services.

For many, moving to Westerwood allows them to prioritize their health and well-being. For others, it is a chance to explore their creativity or indulge their love of lifelong learning through Otterbein University. Others simply like living just steps away from a wooded nature preserve.

What will your reason be for choosing Westerwood?

Independent living | Westerwood

Independent Living Residences

Apartment Homes

In our main building, we offer various floor plans for studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom options for independent living. All of our apartment wings are conveniently located close to our common areas and dining. When you sign a contract, we’ll refresh your apartment home with paint, flooring and finishes. Plus, our interior design consultant will meet with you to discuss how to get the most out of your space.


Independent living residents enjoy the following amenities at a predictable, all-inclusive monthly rate:

  • Full-service dining room and private dining room available, with the chef and dining services director offering delicious daily menus for breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Fitness center with a complete schedule of exercise classes and a full-time fitness coordinator
  • Extensive outdoor spaces with beautiful courtyards and scenic nature trails through Friendship Woods, a certified natural refuge
  • Social activities and outings, with transportation, including access to the Otterbein’s lifelong learning program
  • On-site amenities including newly renovated coffee/soda shop area, computer center, fully appointed art studio, woodworking shop, billiard room, library, bank, and chapel
  • All utilities, including cable TV, internet, and Wi-Fi
  • Housekeeping on a semi-monthly basis
  • Weekly flat laundry service
  • Individual heating and air conditioning controls
  • Trash removal
  • Secured storage area
  • Access to the Westerwood Store and beauty salon/barbershop
  • Chaplain services
  • Wellness clinic and 24-hour nurse coverage
  • Transportation

One. Friendly. Place.

A typical first impression visitors have is the authentic friendliness of our residents and staff. While we recently changed our name from Friendship Village Columbus to Westerwood, that friendly vibe we’re renowned for continues. People really do seem friendlier here—but why?

  • Maybe it’s all the beautiful scenic nature that surrounds us?
  • Maybe it’s because our residents are encouraged to play an active role in community decisions and programs?
  • Maybe it’s because we’ve been voted the best place to work for more than five years running by Columbus CEO Magazine?
  • Maybe it’s all those wonderful amenities, activities, and arts programs?
  • Maybe it’s the terrific, chef-crafted meals made fresh daily?
  • Maybe it’s because our Director of Plant Operations worked for major hotels and believes in delivering concierge-quality services and hospitality?
  • Maybe it’s the peace of mind a Life Care community offers with a full continuum of care if you ever need it?
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