A Small-Town Feel in a Full-Service Senior Living Community in Canal Fulton, Ohio

Welcome to The Chapel Hill, a United Church Homes Community

At Chapel Hill Senior Living Community, our beautiful country campus is surrounded by nature. When you look out the windows you’ll see hills, trees and a pretty pond, yet you’re still just a short drive from charming and historic downtown Canal Fulton, Ohio. Our Life Plan Community offers options for every stage of life, whether you’re looking for a retirement community or long-term care.

Chapel Hill Senior Living Community

Our vibrant and established community has a true sense of family and heritage. In fact, we have generations of families living here! Our active residents enjoy the chance to explore a variety of interests, activities and friendships. Our experienced and committed staff members offer more than just a community — they offer a rich lifestyle which focuses on helping each resident achieve peace, joy and a purpose-filled quality of life.

You’ll feel right at home here. We can’t wait to welcome you to our community at Chapel Hill!

See how we LIVE IT! at Chapel Hill

Our culture of compassion and respect sets United Church Homes apart, and our LIVE IT! standards aim to show that we don’t just say it — we bring those values to life. Our LIVE IT! program is based on three core goals we help residents achieve: Living Life with Purpose, Creating Social Connections and Living Safe and Sound.

Senior Living Options

Senior Living Options

Choose the living type and layout that fits your needs!

Your Living Options

Senior Community Amenities

Senior Community

Our amenities cater to your lifestyle. You decide what you want!

What’s Included?

About Chapel Hill in Canal Fulton

Chapel Hill Canal Fulton, Ohio

Chapel Hill offers a full range of lifestyle and healthcare services.

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About Our Senior Living Community

Senior Living Community

Chapel Hill is a full-service Life Plan Community in Canal Fulton, Ohio. Whether you’re looking for independent living, assisted living, long-term, rehabilitative or memory care, we’re here to serve you.

We focus on holistic care — physical, intellectual and spiritual — that’s person-directed. When medical care is needed, our expert staff is dedicated to helping you and your loved ones receive the highest quality care in a peaceful atmosphere.

Independent Living at Chapel Hill

Are you ready to trade home maintenance and yard work to do the things that you enjoy most? Maybe independent living at Chapel Hill Community sounds appealing, but you have questions. How much will it cost? How will you downsize your belongings? How will your life change?

At Chapel Hill, you’ll gain the perfect blend of maintenance-free living in a trusted, vibrant community. When you add life enrichment activities, fine dining and recreational programs, as well as proximity to local shopping and amenities, then you have just about everything you ever wanted in a retirement community.

I don’t want to give up my daily routine. I like my independence. Are these reasons you list for not moving to a senior living community? Independent living at Chapel Hill means enjoying the freedom to do what you want, when you want. It’s all on your terms!

Contact Us

Contact Chapel Hill

To learn more about Chapel Hill,
call (330) 854-4177, or contact us to schedule your visit today.

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Senior Living Community Amenities

  • Gorgeous cottages available in a scenic setting
  • Close to shopping, restaurants and the historic Towpath Trail for walking and biking
  • Restaurant-style dining with a la carte options for every meal
  • Physical, occupational and speech therapy available seven days a week
  • Scheduled outings and transportation assistance
  • Full community calendar of life enrichment activities
  • Faith-inspired community with full-time chaplain
  • Chapel that seats over 100
  • Music & Memory program
  • Opening Minds through Art program
  • SAGECare certified to meet the needs of LGBT older adults
  • Comfort Matters® accreditation
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Leadership Team

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    Debra Durbin, RN, MBA
    Executive Director

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    Rev. Erin Proie

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    Jerry Martin, LPN
    Director of Marketing

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    Cheryl Baughman
    Business Office Manager

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    Marc Dye, RN
    Director of Nursing

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    Josh Kerr, LNHA
    Assistant Administrator

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    Jennifer Conley
    Director of Human Resources

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    Shawn Harkless
    Admissions Coordinator

Are you ready to LIVE IT! at Chapel Hill?
To learn more call (330) 854-4177, or contact us today to schedule your visit.

Latest Community News

5 Reasons to Move Into Senior Living


There are a lot of reasons why people move into senior living. Some people decide it’s time for a change in lifestyle, others to simply right-size and some have to move because they can no longer live on their own. In either case, there are many benefits that come with moving into a senior community and we bet you’ll find at least one of them compelling enough to make the leap! 

One bedroom apartment at The Polaris Community

Financial Security

A lot of people think that senior living is much more expensive than it actually is. In fact, you can save thousands of dollars each year by moving into a senior living community. Rent, food, maintenance and utilities are usually included in your monthly payment–so there’s no need for those additional expenses like lawn care, home repair and overbuying at the grocery store. Plus, you’ll save on transportation costs if the community offers free shuttle service. This means no more car payments or gas money spent on driving yourself around town! 

Peace of Mind

Two friends and residents at The Glenwood Community in Marietta, Ohio.

Senior housing provides a safe, secure environment where everything is taken care of. In fact, if you start to need additional support, check on the status of in-home caregivers or service coordinators that will come alongside you should you need the added help (this service typically comes with additional fees). Senior housing also provides social interaction, which is key to maintaining your mental health as you age. Older adults who live in senior communities have been shown to have fewer hospitalizations, better physical health and lower rates of depression than those who live alone or with family members who don’t share their interests or values. 

Active Lifestyle

In senior living, older adults have a variety of activities to choose from, including things like yoga and tai chi classes, group fitness classes, sports leagues and games. There are also plenty of opportunities for socialization with friends and neighbors at community events like concerts or holiday parties. Many communities also have walking paths and fitness centers to keep you on your feet! 

Social Connections

Residents playing pool at The Polaris Community in Columbus, Ohio.

Senior living communities offer residents the chance to connect with people who share similar interests. Many residents feel that this helps them feel less isolated since they can talk about things they enjoy doing together as well as share stories about past experiences that may be meaningful to them. In a senior living community, you have access to a wide range of programs that can help you socialize with other residents. These include: social clubs, volunteer opportunities and community events. 

In addition to these opportunities for socializing with other people in your age group, there are also ways for you to interact with younger generations as well. This can be beneficial because it gives younger people an opportunity to learn about the experiences of their elders. Or connect with older adults from diverse backgrounds, learn about other cultures, religious celebrations and experience different perspectives.  

Friends and residents gather at The Polaris Community in Columbus, Ohio.

Improved Quality of Life 

Quality of life is an important factor for older adults, and it’s one that senior living communities can help you achieve. In addition to the variety of activities and social opportunities, senior living communities employ staff members who are trained to help older adults with their needs. If you’ve ever considered moving into a senior living community, now is the time! 


A cottage at The Parkvue Community in Sandusky, Ohio.

Senior housing is here to stay.  

The number of people over 65 is growing rapidly. In fact, according to a report from the Administration on Aging, more than 1 in 6 were 65 or older in 2020 and the U.S. Census Bureau’s predicts there will be more than 72 million Americans over 65 years old in 2023–an increase from 43 million in 2010!  

A resident at The Glenwood Community enjoys a Kona Ice!

There are more older adults than ever before, they’re living longer and staying active longer as a result. 

So, if you’re considering senior living for yourself or a loved one, we hope this article has given you some insight into why it’s the right choice. Senior housing offers so many benefits that can make life easier and more enjoyable for older adults. We know it can be difficult to make such a big decision but we understand your journey! We can help you find the perfect place for your needs and budget while also providing expert guidance throughout the process. 


See this article for 7 Tips for Moving into A Senior Living Community

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