Otterbein Cridersville Residents Find Silver Linings Through Pandemic

Posted by Otterbein SeniorLife on January 26, 2021

From their very first visit, Otterbein independent living residents Charlie and Kathleen F. knew that Otterbein Cridersville was right for them. The intimate, rural setting closely resembled their hometown of Botkins, Ohio, and the amenities and activities available were complementary to their tastes and hobbies.

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Category: Life Enrichment


Assisted Living: Top Tips for Starting Your Search

Posted by Otterbein SeniorLife on January 26, 2021

We get it: Choosing the right place for your loved one is a big decision. It can be an overwhelming process, especially if you’re completely new to the terminology. If you’re just beginning your search for assisted living for your parent or loved one, our guide can help you get off to a good start.

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Category: Assisted Living


What is Hospice?

Posted by Otterbein SeniorLife on January 20, 2021

“May you live every day of your life.” —Jonathan Swift

Hospice care is often associated with finality: the realization that someone’s battle with illness will soon be lost. Although most people associate hospice with specialized care for those with life-limiting diseases or conditions, you may have little understanding about how it actually works.

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Category: Skilled Nursing


Sleep: Tips for Catching Your Needed Zs

Posted by Otterbein SeniorLife on January 19, 2021

Sleep is essential to human life, and getting an appropriate amount of sleep allows us to concentrate and remain engaged in various settings. But as we age, many of us experience difficulty falling—and staying—asleep.

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Category: Life Enrichment