Facility: Ohio Living Dorothy Love
Phone Number: 937-498-2391
Medicaid Accepted? (Y/N): Yes, for long-term are and assisted living.
Length of private pay period (if none, then so indicate): None.
Type of facility (Independent/Assisted Living/Custodial): Independent Living, Assisted Living, Custodial-Long-Term Care and Memory Care
Why should families choose this community? Since 1922, Ohio Living Dorothy Love has defined the highest standards of quality of life for adults. Ohio Living Dorothy Love gives you the freedom to live life your way. As a life plan community, we provide the opportunity to choose housing that complements your lifestyle.
Customized on-site amenities, features and services provide freedom from chores, opportunities for growth, and the security of knowing quality care and services are close at hand.
We believe in serving the whole person and as such offer a myriad of services and activities to enhance your physical, mental and spiritual well-being. Join friends for an exercise class or utilize the equipment in the fitness center. Express yourself through the arts or spend some private moments with a good book in the library. Nurture your spiritual life through worship service and inspirational programs.
Ohio Living Dorothy Love is designed to meet your needs now, and in the future.
We believe in serving the whole person – physically, mentally and spiritually. Every day, life at Ohio Living Dorothy Love takes on a new energy. Enjoy the style of living you desire and the peace of mind you deserve.
Express yourself through the arts, travel to new destinations, connect with a friend over coffee, lace up your shoes for a brisk walk, surf the net or spend some private moments with a good book in the library – at Ohio Living Dorothy Love you’ll find the possibilities are endless.
Nurture your spiritual life through our Bible studies, worship services and inspirational programs. We welcome persons of all faiths and believe in a spirit of inclusiveness. Your participation is welcome, and your privacy will be respected. The choice is yours.
Some of our many programs and activities include:
Social and cultural opportunities:
Theme parties, Card parties, Day trips, Quilting club, Volunteer activities, Shopping trips, Dining out, Sporting events, Shuffleboard, Resident Association, Art exhibits, Craft classes, Choir, Bible study
Computer lab and classes, Lectures, Book reviews, Investment club, Lifelong learning seminars, Writing classes, Art classes, Dakim BrainFitness System
Centers and services offered on campus:
State-of-the-art fitness center, Fitness classes, Walking paths, Indoor walking track, Outpatient therapy, Banking services, Library, Clergy service
Honorable Service Grants
Ohio Living Communities celebrate your service. Retired veterans who have faithfully served our country and retired clergy, missionaries and church staff members may be eligible for either the Veterans Honorable Service Grant or the Church Employee Grant. Call us today at 937-498-2391 for more information.
Dakim Brain Fitness
Ohio Living Dorothy Love residents are having a great time keeping mentally fit thanks to the
Dakim BrainFitness System, an investment that promises to help our residents reduce their risk of memory loss and dementia. The Dakim system is designed for use by virtually all older adults, from those with the sharpest minds to those who have mild cognitive impairment. It’s also of aid to those at risk for Alzheimer’s disease and even people with moderate dementia. The technology is fun, engaging, friendly and inviting.
It’s Never 2 Late
Another great technological program at Dorothy Love is It’s Never 2 Late (IN2L). IN2L combines high tech with high touch in a new computer system designed specifically for older adults with the belief that it’s never too late to join the digital revolution. From using e-mail to connecting with family and friends, to enjoying mind-stimulating activities and improving hand-eye coordination, residents with a wide range of physical and cognitive abilities are now enjoying technology using systems adapted especially for them.
INDEPENDENT LIVING RESIDENCES
Ohio Living Dorothy Love is located on 294 country-like acres near Sidney, Ohio. In addition to our many on-campus amenities, our beautiful walking paths around the ponds and landscaped grounds are a favorite for our residents. We are also conveniently located just minutes away from shopping, restaurants, medical services, churches and entertainment. Houses and apartments provide the freedom from home upkeep and maintenance so that you can live life your way. Each style of living offers a unique range of sizes, designs, features, services and amenities. There is certain to be an option that fits perfectly with your personal lifestyle.
Assisted living residents are encouraged to be as active and involved as possible, knowing that a helping hand is available whenever it is needed. Whether it’s managing medications, taking care of meals or attending to personal needs like grooming, our assisted living services are tailored to each person we serve. Our idea of assisted living is as individual as you are.
Assisted Living features:
Individually controlled heating and air conditioning, Walk-in showers with bench seats and grab bars, Sinks with vanities, Wall-to-wall carpeting, Pre-wired for telephone and cable TV, Spacious closets, Window treatments, Emergency call system, Sprinklers and smoke/fire alarms.
Monthly fee includes:
Daily nutritious meals and snacks (3), Reminders and guidance for daily activities, Housekeeping and personal laundry services, Bathing and/or dressing assistance, Medication management, Bed and bath linens, Basic cable TV and all utilities except phone, Daily trash removal, 24-hour personal care assistance, Nursing services around-the-clock, 24-hour security.
For an additional fee:
Ohio Living Home Health & Hospice, Medication assistance/supervision, Transportation to appointments, Professional beauty/barber shop, Alterations, Dry cleaning service, Physician and pharmacy services, Podiatry services, Dental care, Ancillary supplies, Respite care.
THE REHAB STUDIOS
Designed for those who need short-term rehabilitation, our Rehab Studios offer the perfect environment for rehabilitation in a beautiful, private and comfortable place. In this relaxing atmosphere, you can concentrate on healing and your return home.
We believe the transfer from the hospital should be a smooth transition. To ensure this, our Admissions Case Manager will visit you in the hospital. Your questions will be answered, insurance coverage verified, and your transfer arrangements will be coordinated.
We understand that to reach your goal, you need well-qualified therapists. At Ohio Living Dorothy Love that means physical, occupational and speech therapy are delivered by our certified professionals.
Rehab Studios feature:
A private studio with private walk-in showers with built-in benches, Television with cable access, Telephone service, Mini refrigerator, Dynamic therapy gym with training kitchen, bath and courtyard, Care coordination from hospital to Ohio Living Dorothy Love to home, Around-the-clock nursing care, A personalized plan for recovery, Scheduled transportation to medical appointments, Cooked-to-order meals, Beautifully-appointed furnishings, Daily housekeeping, 24-hour security, Individual heating and cooling controls, Full-time chaplain services, A daily schedule of activities, Access to all amenities located on campus
For an additional fee:
Additional transportation services, Ohio Living Home Health & Hospice, Aquatic therapy Physical, occupational and speech therapies, Professional beauty/barber shop, Physician services, Pharmacy services, Podiatry services, Dental care, Dry cleaning service, Gift shop.
Ohio Living Dorothy Love offers compassionate care for our residents with a focus on quality of life. We serve the families of our residents as well – giving them the peace of mind that comes from knowing their loved one is well cared for. Whether you are a son or daughter, husband or wife, you can rest assured that when you cannot be there, we are.
Our belief is simple: our residents do not live in our workplace; we work in their home. We treat our residents as individuals, with dignity and help them to be as independent as possible.
Fully-furnished rooms including hospital beds, Emergency call system, Private closets and dressers, Individual heating/cooling controls, All utilities except telephone, Basic cable TV.
24-hour nursing care and security, Daily nutritious meals and snacks (3), Housekeeping/maintenance services, Personal laundry services, Social, recreational/spiritual programming, Social services, Scheduled transportation
For an additional fee:
Dining and catering services, Guest suite, Professional beauty/barber shop, Dry cleaning services, Personalized transportation services, Ohio Living Home Health & Hospice, Physician services, Podiatry services, Dental services, Physical, speech and occupational therapies, Pharmacy services and ancillary supplies, Respite care.
Ohio Living Dorothy Love provides a compassionate, supportive and secure environment where specially-trained caregivers provide an individual approach for those who live with Alzheimer’s or other memory-related diseases.
Our program is designed to diminish anxiety and lessen confusion. Residents are encouraged to become involved in a variety of life-enriching activities, resulting in an enhanced sense of well-being.
Fully-furnished including hospital bed, Pre-wired for telephone and cable TV, Emergency call system, Private closet and dresser, Sink with vanity
Meeting and gathering rooms, Campus center, Wellness and fitness center, Gardens and arboretum, Chapel, Library.
24-hour nursing care, 24-hour security, Assistance with bathing and/or dressing, Daily nutritious meals and snacks, Housekeeping services, Personal laundry service. All utilities except telephone, Basic cable TV, Social, recreational and spiritual programming, Secured courtyard and garden.
For an additional fee:
Transportation to appointments, Ohio Living Home Health & Hospice, Physician services, Pharmacy services, Physical, occupational and speech therapies, Optometrist/ Ophthalmologist, Podiatry services, Dental care, Dry cleaning service, Professional beauty/barber shop
OHIO LIVING HOME HEALTH CARE & HOSPICE
Our home health service is an affordable, comprehensive program that provides the skilled health care services and assistance you need to stay at home, living life your way. Whether you’re living at home, hospitalized, in a skilled nursing center, retirement community, or if your doctor feels you need additional services, we can visit your location and assist with your home health plans. Our well-trained and carefully screened specialists are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Upon request, we will promptly schedule a home visit to evaluate your health care needs and consult with your doctor to develop your treatment plan. Our services are covered by most insurances and we are a Medicare-certified provider.
When Home Health is needed:
Recent hospitalization or rehabilitation center discharge, Skilled assessments and teaching, Occupational, speech or physical therapy, Medication changes, Wound care, Mobility training, IV therapy and injections, Increased weakness, Change in cognition, New to oxygen use in home, Change in swallowing or speech, Catheter or need for intermittent catheterization
Home Health provides:
Management of chronic illness, Care following a hospital or rehabilitation stay, Addressing fears and risk of falls.
Our Home Health Services include:
Skilled nursing, Physical therapy, Occupational therapy, Speech therapy, Home health aide
Social work services, Medicine administration, IV therapy and injections
Wound care management
The Sargeant Family Center for Aquatic Therapy & Rehab
Whether you are preparing for surgery or maintaining post-surgery success, the aquatic therapy pool in the Sargeant Family Center for Aquatic Therapy & Rehab will help patients to feel their best while maximizing their physical potential.
The center, which features the HydroWorx 2000 pool, provides enjoyable, low-impact exercise for individuals seeking to strengthen their muscle or to expand their cardiovascular capabilities. The therapy pool is perfect for increasing fitness before surgery because exercising in water puts less strain on joints, allowing individuals to exercise more with less pain than land-based programs.
Ohio Living Dorothy Love has the only HydroWorx 2000 in the Miami Valley region. After surgery, the pool can be used for a maintenance program because water-based exercise is a gentle, yet effective way to get moving and keep moving.
How Can Aquatic Therapy Help?
Aquatic therapy can be ideal for those who have a difficult time exercising on land. Treatment in water may benefit those with the following conditions: Chronic pain, arthritis, fibromyalgia, Neck, shoulder, lower back, knee or ankle injuries, Pre-surgical conditioning, Weight loss, Joint replacement, Parkinson’s disease, neuromuscular conditions, Problems with balance, strength or flexibility.
Why It Works
In water, the effects of gravity are greatly reduced, and functional activity and motion can occur. The properties of water allow exercise in a relative or “low or no impact” environment.
for more comfortable movement and enhanced range of motion. Water supports the body, reduces joint stress and provides resistance and assistance to movement. Patients can improve mobility, strengthen and function rapidly during the healing process.
Features of the HydroWorx 2000 include:
Adjustable floor and variable water depth, Variable water temperature, Computer integration, Support bars, Large treatment area (8′ x 12′, Handheld remote control, Variable speed underwater treadmill and Resistance jets.