A Highly Engaged Community in Beautiful Marietta, Ohio

Welcome to Glenwood, a United Church Homes Community

Tucked away in 70 wooded acres, Glenwood Community is a vibrant independent and assisted living community in Marietta, Ohio. You’ll feel like you’re in the countryside, even though you’re just minutes away from the conveniences of a thriving historic town. Our beautiful campus provides a comfortable environment where friendships flourish. Visit our campus to experience a day filled with enriching community life and unparalleled dining or head out for a day on the town. You have the freedom to do what you want every day!

Our resident community is active and engaged both on and off campus. In fact, Holleran designated us 2018 CHOICE Community for Resident Engagement. Our Reader’s Theatre program and large community garden make Glenwood Community unique. Not to mention, we’re one of the best local venues in town for social and professional events!

You’ll feel the difference and the camaraderie when you stroll our halls and beautifully landscaped grounds. Visit our community in Marietta, Ohio, to see how we do things differently.

Services we offer at Glenwood

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    Independent Living
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    Assisted Living

Events and Monthly Activities


October 2019 Glenwood Event Calendar

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October 2019 Glenwood Pines Event Calendar

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“We said for years that someday we would move into Glenwood and kept putting it off. We are so glad we finally made the decision.”

Bob and Nancy, Glenwood residents

Living Options

Choose the living type and layout that fits your needs!

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Community Amenities

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

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About Glenwood

Glenwood offers a full range of lifestyle and healthcare services.

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About the Community

As one of Ohio Magazine’s 2018 top 10 small towns in Ohio, Marietta is filled with culture and charm, and Glenwood Community is no exception. We offer independent and assisted living in a wooded oasis just minutes from the historic city center.

Our trusted staff offers more than just a community. We provide highly personalized attention in a comfortable environment and focus on experiencing all that life has to offer — physically, emotionally and spiritually. Choice. Flexibility. Freedom. It’s all yours at Glenwood Community.

Independent Living at Glenwood

At Glenwood Community, residents enjoy maintenance- and hassle-free independent living. Scheduled outings, educational and cultural programs and a very active resident life means you’ll never get bored. Not to mention, Glenwood provides all the amenities you’ll need in one convenient monthly rate.

Our community is warm and welcoming. The dedication of our staff, the civic and community engagement of our residents and the beauty of our community all make Glenwood a truly special place to call home.

To learn more about Glenwood, call
(740) 376-0535, or contact us to schedule your visit today.

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Community Amenities

  • Beautiful campus in the hills
  • Restaurant-style dining with an acclaimed chef
  • Close to shopping on nationally designated Main Street in Marietta
  • Scheduled outings and transportation assistance
  • Full community calendar of life enrichment activities
  • Faith-inspired community with a dedicated chaplain
  • Learning in Retirement program hosted by Marietta College
  • Small-pet friendly
  • SAGECare certified to meet the needs of LGBT older adults
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Visit us at Glenwood today!
To learn more, call (740) 376-0535, or contact us today to schedule your visit.

Leadership Team

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    Linda Dailey
    CEAL
    Executive Director

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    Teresa Billingsley
    RN, CEAL
    Director of Nursing

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    Rev. Patricia Vargas-Standish
    Chaplain

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    Ashley Bills
    Director of Marketing

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    Tyson Whistler
    Chef

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    Alisa Blake
    Human Resources Manager

Latest Community News

Glenwood Community, Harmar Place Donor Appreciation Dinner Recognizes Giving

Honored Guests - Glenwood Appreciation Dinner
Glenwood Community and Harmar Place, both United Church Homes communities, honored a couple and three individuals for their faithful support at the annual Donor Appreciation Dinner on July 13, 2019. Pictured are (from row, from left) Sally Roberts, Rev. Dr. Ben M. Herbster Award for Glenwood; Sharon Sutton, Glenwood resident and volunteer, Spirit Award; Sue Boulton, Harmar Place administrator; (back row) Linda Dailey, Glenwood executive director; Roger Roberts, Rev. Dr. Ben M. Herbster Award for Glenwood; and Stephen Carr, volunteer, Spirit Award for Harmar Place.

MARIETTA – Glenwood Community and Harmar Place, both United Church Homes communities, hosted their Donor Appreciation Dinner on Aug. 13, 2019. The event honored individuals who donate time and offer financial support to the UCH mission.

This year, the communities gave two awards: the Ben M. Herbster Award to devoted donors and the Spirit Award to faithful volunteers.

Roger and Sally Roberts, residents of Glenwood Community, and the late Phyllis Buckley Ayers received the prestigious Ben M. Herbster Award for their financial support of Glenwood and Harmar Place, respectively.

The Robertses have lived at Glenwood since July 2010. They were instrumental as liaisons between Marietta Memorial Health System, United Church Homes and Glenwood residents when UCH merged with Glenwood in 2016. More recently, they spearheaded an effort to establish an endowment fund for Glenwood, which will be administered by United Church Homes to benefit Glenwood for years to come.

Ayers was a resident of Belpre, Ohio, and 91 at the time of her passing Nov. 1, 2016. Prior to her passing, Ayers visited Harmar Place regularly as her brother, Howard, was a resident there. She was pleased with the care provided to him and became like family with staff.

After her passing, Harmar Place learned that Ayers had made a generous estate gift to the community, totaling over $90,000. With the gift, Harmar Place purchased a new bus to transport residents to medical appointments and on activities trips.

Sharon Sutton, a Glenwood resident, and Stephen Carr received the 2019 Spirit Award for Glenwood and Harmar Place, respectively.

When Sutton moved to Glenwood, she found great interest among residents in starting a bell choir. She now leads a bells group that has been making music for about four years. In addition, Sutton crochets lap blankets and donates them to local causes, such as Strecker Cancer Center at Marietta Memorial Hospital.

“What an honor it is to be rewarded for something you really enjoy doing,” Sutton said. “The staff at Glenwood creates opportunities to live a full and enjoyable life. … Adventures abound at Glenwood. I’m really thankful to be in a place where I can be active in many ways.”

Carr’s first involvement with Harmar Place was as a trustee of Marietta Memorial Health System. He became more personally involved with the compassionate services provided when his mother moved to Glenwood Community. Over many years, Stephen’s mother transitioned from Glenwood to the Pines Assisted Living and then Harmar Place. She spent her final years in the Haven memory care neighborhood at Harmar.

In addition to thanking these outstanding individuals, more than 110 additional donors and volunteers attended the event. Gloria Hurwitz, vice president of advancement and communications, praised them for living UCH’s mission, vision and values.

“Your gifts transform aging by helping us build a culture of community, wholeness and peace,” she said. “Your advocacy for the residents and families we serve at Glenwood and Harmar Place makes a huge difference in their lives, each and every day.”

In 2018, over $140,000 in donations, including charitable estate gifts, were invested at Glenwood and Harmar Place.

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Media Contact: Alissa Paolella, Communications Coordinator, (740) 382-4885 or apaolella@uchinc.org


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