Glenwood Assisted Living Selected as Readers’ Choice Pick

Glenwood Community - A UCH CommunityMARIETTA – Glenwood Community’s the Pines Assisted Living neighborhood once again has received the Marietta Times’ Readers’ Choice Award.

The Pines at Glenwood Community, 200 Timberline Drive, is a vibrant neighborhood of comfortable, private apartments and suites where residents remain active through daily activities. Glenwood offers independent and assisted living on a beautiful 70-acre campus.

“Glenwood Community and the Pines Assisted Living are honored to be recognized as the Readers’ Choice Community for Assisted Living in Marietta,” Executive Director Linda Dailey said. “It is an honor to serve our residents every day. What makes Glenwood so special for those who call us home is the unique partnership between residents and staff, engaging together in meaningful ways each day.”

Every day at Glenwood Community is a new experience in living abundantly. Residents recently had a garden party where they enjoyed mimosas and light refreshments. Other popular activities included a traveling petting zoo and a pizza party with Phillips Elementary School students. History buffs recently enjoyed a presentation by Bill Reynolds, president of the Marietta Historical Society. Additionally, Glenwood residents took a trip to The Wilds, a 10,000-acre adventure park.

Glenwood Community was recognized with the 2019 Bronze – Commitment to Quality Award by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living for its commitment to improving the lives of residents through quality care.

In addition, Glenwood has achieved the highest safety and quality performance measures from the Ohio Department of Health for the past two years.

State officials evaluate senior living communities and skilled nursing centers following an extensive, unannounced survey, which is conducted on-site at the center for several days. Inspectors judge a community’s performance on safety measures, quality of care, medication management, hygiene, food service and more.

Less than 10 percent of communities nationwide earned a deficiency-free designation, according to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Glenwood’s amenities include restaurant-style dining with an acclaimed chef, scheduled outings and transportation assistance, a full community calendar of life enrichment activities and the Learning in Retirement program hosted by Marietta College. The community is small-pet friendly and is close to shopping on a nationally designated Main Street in Marietta. It is a faith-inspired community with a dedicated chaplain.

Glenwood is part of the United Church Homes family of senior living communities and a sister community to Harmar Place in downtown Marietta. Glenwood is home to roughly 120 residents and offers independent cottage and apartment living and 48 studio and one-bedroom apartments in assisted living.

For more information about Glenwood or to schedule a tour, visit glenwoodretirement.org or call (740) 376-0535.

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