A Warm and Inviting Senior Living Community in the Heart of Historic Marietta, Ohio

Welcome to The Harmar Place, a United Church Homes Community

At The Harmar Place Community in Marietta, Ohio, our residents and staff form strong bonds in our warm and inviting community. Families appreciate the level of care their loved ones receive as well as the continuity of care providers. The nurturing environment is evident from the moment you walk through our doors, where residents and families mingle with staff and our resident pet companions.

Senior Living Community in Marietta, Ohio

At Harmar Place, we take pride in our award-winning care and sterling reputation as a top healthcare provider for Marietta’s older adults.

Welcome home to Harmar Place!

Services we offer at The Harmar Place

See how we LIVE IT! at Harmar Place

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

Choose the living type and layout that fits your needs!

Your Senior Living Options

Senior Community Amenities

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

What’s Included?

About Harmar Place in Marietta, Ohio

Harmar Place offers a full range of healthcare services.

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About the Senior Living Community

Senior Living Community

Located in Harmar Village in historic Marietta, Ohio, Harmar Place has a rich history of providing exceptional healthcare services and amenities for older adults. Our community is nestled in a quiet residential neighborhood near the confluence of the Ohio and Muskingum rivers.

Harmar Place seamlessly blends small-town charm and values with innovative rehabilitative and healthcare services. Our compassionate, dependable staff offers a personal focus on belonging, contentment and good health. Residents explore a variety of interests, life enrichment programs and relationships. Our community dogs and cats provide companionship and a touch of humor for all who live, work and visit Harmar Place.

Comfortable gathering spaces give residents and families a place to reconnect and enjoy one another. Choose a book from our library and get comfortable in front of the fireplace in the quiet reading lounge. Enjoy a card game or TV show with neighbors. On sunny days, eat a picnic lunch outdoors on the courtyard or patio.

Whether you’re looking for skilled nursing, rehabilitative care or memory care, our faith-inspired atmosphere empowers residents to make their own choices. At Harmar Place, we focus on experiencing all that life has to offer — physically, emotionally and spiritually.

Senior Community Amenities

  • Located in historic downtown Marietta
  • Nutritious meals
  • Full calendar of life enrichment programs
  • Faith-inspired community with a dedicated chaplain
  • Onsite beauty and barber salon
  • Onsite library
  • Community gathering spaces
  • Outdoor courtyard and patio
  • Scheduled outings and transportation
  • Welcome and affirming culture
  • Small-pet friendly
  • SAGECare certified to meet the needs of LGBT older adults
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Visit Harmar Place in Marietta, Ohio today!
To learn more, call (740) 376-5600 or contact us today to schedule your visit.

Leadership Team

  • aSusan-Bolton

    Susan Boulton
    LNHA, MBA
    Administrator

  • aTricia-LaBarre

    Tricia LaBarre
    RN
    Director of Nursing

  • aLisa-Meyers

    Lisa Meyer
    Business Office Manager

  • aAlisa-Blake

    Alisa Blake
    Human Resources Manager

  • aRachel-Jones

    Rachel Jones
    Director of Activities

  • aPatricia-Vargas

    Rev. Patricia Vargas
    Chaplain

  • aTerri-Schneider-2

    Terri Schneider
    Marketing and Admissions Coordinator

Are you ready to LIVE IT! at Harmar Place?
To learn more call (740) 376-5600, or contact us today to schedule your visit.

Latest Community News

Helping Residents Navigate COVID Challenges By Staying Safe & Sound

With the uptick of COVID cases across the country, United Church Homes (UCH) and the Clinical Service team led by Patti Klingel, Executive Director of Compliance and Clinical Services, remind us that Safe and Sound isn’t just a saying —it’s a core pillar of our mission to help our residents Live It!

Patti Klingel, Director of Compliance and Clinical Service

Since the beginning of the pandemic, Klingel and her team monitor state and federal directives daily from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and up to 30 state departments of health where UCH has communities.

“We all experienced the fear and unease those first few months of sheltering-in-place brought, and our goal is to not return to that level of isolation,” shared Klingel. “We have a continued commitment to outbreak prevention and infection control so that we can maintain a sense of normalcy for our residents and staff.”

Communal activities are central to the engagement that residents desire. The staff remains focused on keeping residents connected, by maintaining open dining rooms whenever possible and encouraging safe family visitation, particularly those in memory care programs.

“Throughout the pandemic, we’ve been extra sensitive to our memory care residents,” said Klingel. “The fear and confusion that comes with the ever-changing restrictions can be traumatizing. We work extremely hard to balance safety and limit exposure with regular personal interaction, so residents get the individualized care they need to maintain their overall wellness.”

Limiting exposure risk goes a long way in infection control. Chances of viral transmission from resident to resident, who have remained within the community, is lower than the risk associated with visitors from outside the community. Knowing this, outdoor visitation with friends and family is highly encouraged.

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Additionally, Klingel and her team have completed a trial of an advanced telehealth program where residents in need of evaluation can remain in the building and potentially avoid visiting an ER or hospital. “Challenging times are the breeding ground of innovation. COVID is no different in that regard, and the success of the telehealth program is proof,” stated Klingel. “Over the past 18 months, 75%-80% of the residents potentially needing medical intervention were able to remain here in the building rather than having to be transported to a medical facility. Fewer trips outside the building mean less exposure risk and less trauma while still receiving excellent medical care.”

Even with rigorous safety protocols, potential exposures do happen. “Our team has a detailed communication procedure when a positive case occurs. From emails and phone messages for family members to letters to residents, our goal is to keep everyone informed as events happen,” added Klingel. While there may be a momentary pause of communal activities while testing takes place, the aim is to keep those pauses minimal and life in the community up and running.

“This pandemic has lasted longer than many of us expected. The persistence and grace exhibited by staff and residents throughout it all remind us that not only can we persevere in the face of uncertainty, but we can innovate, imagine and encourage,” said Klingel. “We can use it to forge stronger bonds between members of this community. We can build deeper connections, we can reengage with our life’s purpose, and we can help keep each other safe and sound.”


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