Experience Premier Retirement Living at Parkvue, a Senior Living Community in Sandusky, Ohio

Welcome to The Parkvue, a United Church Homes Community

When you are at Parkvue, you can feel the sense of community that makes it more than a senior living campus — it feels like you are part of a larger family. Our residents, staff and families remain a close-knit group who truly get to know one another on a personal level to create a warm and welcoming community.

Our dedicated team, highly engaged residents and beautiful campus combine to make Parkvue a very special place. Located on Ohio’s north coast, Parkvue residents live in the heart of an active community that inspires:

  • A sense of belonging
  • Purposeful living in mind, body and spirit
  • Freedom to do what you want each day
  • Welcoming and affirming culture

At Parkvue, you shape the life you want. Enjoy the company of friends. Pick up a new hobby. Head to Lake Erie or Sandusky for recreation or entertainment. Whatever you’re looking for, you’ll find it at Parkvue.

See how we LIVE IT! at Parkvue

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 Living Options

Retirement Community Amenities

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

What’s Included?

About Parkvue Senior Living Community

Parkvue offers a full range of lifestyle and healthcare services.

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About the Community

Parkvue Senior LivingExperience the best in coastal retirement living on Ohio’s north shore! Located along the Lake Erie waterfront in Sandusky, Ohio, Parkvue offers exceptional living options and amenities in a well-established, trusted and active senior living community.

Parkvue provides independent living, assisted living, skilled nursing, Fast Track Rehab and memory care on one campus. Take a dip in the saltwater pool, relax in the spa or join a water yoga class at the Aquatic Center. Enjoy wine and cheese around the fire pit. Stroll walking paths and explore beautiful landscaping and community spaces on our 26-acre campus.

Feed the ducks or float in a paddleboat on our lake, or take a ferry to the Lake Erie Islands, just minutes away. Parkvue is located within 5 miles of shopping, dining and Sandusky’s business and historical districts.

At Parkvue Senior Living, we focus on experiencing all that life has to offer. Choice. Flexibility. Freedom. It’s all yours at Parkvue Community.

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Independent Living at Parkvue

Independent Living at Parkvue

Trade home maintenance for worry-free retirement living at Parkvue. No matter the weather, you can go for a swim then enjoy lunch in the well-appointed dining room. On nice days, read a book by the lake. Choose an apartment in the middle of our bustling community, or opt for a private cottage home in our newest neighborhood, the Cove at Parkvue.

Maybe independent living at Parkvue Community sounds appealing, but you have questions.

What will it cost?

How will your life change?

How will you downsize your belongings?

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

I like my independence.

I don’t want to give up my daily routine.

I’m not sure I can afford it.

Are these reasons you give for not looking into independent living in a senior living community? When you compare your current expenses with Parkvue independent living, you may be surprised at just how affordable it can be!

Give yourself the freedom to do what you want to do, when you want to do it.
It’s all on your terms!

Learn More About Independent Living at Parkvue Community

Cottage Living at the Cove!

Learn more about cottage living in Parkvue’s newest neighborhood,
the Cove at Parkvue!

To learn more about Parkvue,
call (419) 621-1900 or contact us to schedule your visit today.

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Senior Community Amenities

  • Beautiful 26-acre campus with walking trails, trees and lake
  • Restaurant-style dining served in well-appointed dining rooms
  • Full-time chaplain and onsite chapel
  • Full community calendar of onsite events and cultural programs
  • Many amenities included in monthly fee
  • Onsite indoor aquatic center
  • Onsite fitness center
  • Onsite crafts and activities rooms
  • Onsite library
  • Small-pet friendly
  • SAGECare certified to meet the needs of LGBT older adults
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Our Leadership Team

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    Dan Miller
    Executive Director

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    Sharon Loomis
    RN, CRRN, WCC, BCPM, Reiki Master
    Director of Nursing

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    Shannon Graver
    LPN, CEAL, CDP, IPCO, Reiki Master
    Director of Resident Services

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    Laura Nemeth
    Director of Marketing

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    Deb Fedele
    Admissions Coordinator

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    Melanie Smoot
    Business Office Manager

  • aParkvue-8-Kim-Carmen

    Kim Carmen
    Human Resources Manager

Are you ready to LIVE IT! at Parkvue?
To learn more call (419) 621-1900, 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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