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


My Journey to Otterbein: The Metzger Family

Posted by Otterbein SeniorLife on August 27, 2020

When Jed Metzger’s mother, Ruth, needed a higher level of care, they knew Otterbein Cridersville was the right place.

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Category: Skilled Nursing


How Much Does Nursing Care at Otterbein Cost?

Posted by Otterbein SeniorLife on July 15, 2020

Paying for nursing care for yourself or a loved one can be confusing. In this article, we’ll help you understand approximately how much skilled nursing care costs at Otterbein, how Medicare and Medicaid come into play, and more. 

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Category: Skilled Nursing


New Small House at Otterbein Marblehead Now Open

Posted by Otterbein SeniorLife on June 3, 2020

Otterbein SeniorLife is currently the largest provider of an innovative skilled nursing home model that is changing the way America cares for elders and rehab guests. Our “small houses” are a unique concept designed to de-institutionalize traditional skilled nursing home care. 

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Category: Skilled Nursing, News & Events