Bethany Place: Congregate care and assisted living for seniors in Fremont, Ohio

Bethany Place is a market-rate senior apartment community that provides individuals, age 55 years or older, with an inviting place to call home. Located on the west side of Fremont, next door to the Sandusky County YMCA and near the county fairgrounds, this vibrant community is also conveniently close to shopping, entertainment venues, and medical care facilities.

Congregate care affords residents the ability to live as independently as possible, while also sharing meals with other residents and enjoying numerous other services, amenities, and opportunities to engage in social activities. Bethany Place also offers assisted living for residents who are no longer able to live independently, but who do not require constant care. Assisted living residents may take advantage of all the services and amenities available to independent seniors, thus empowering all residents to embrace life to its fullest.

Like many Genacross Lutheran Services housing sites, Bethany Place has a spiritual foundation and seniors of all faiths are welcome.

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  • Features and Amenities

    Bethany place offers 33 independent living and 12 assisted living apartments. Following are some of the features and amenities provided:

    • One-bedroom apartment with a living room, a kitchenette with a sink and mini refrigerator, and a full bathroom
    • Individually controlled heat and air conditioning
    • Cable TV (included)
    • Carports
    • Library
    • Spacious lounge areas
    • Large outdoor wooden deck
    • Lighted exercise walkways
    • Beauty salon/barber shop
    • Two laundry facilities
    • Emergency call system
    • Smoke detectors and sprinkler system
    • Non-smoking campus

  • Services

    Life at Bethany Place is made easier for residents because they are freed from the chores and worries of maintaining a home. The following services and amenities are included:

    • A continental breakfast and two home-cooked meals, served daily in our dining room
    • Light housekeeping and laundry services (twice monthly)
    • Individualized, locked mailboxes and daily outgoing mail service
    • Professional landscaping, lawn care and snow removal
    • Interior and exterior maintenance


    In addition, enhanced independent living services are available for a fee.  When needed, these services can help residents remain living independently for as long as possible.

    A wide variety of social opportunities are made available to residents, if they wish to participate. Activities vary and may include card parties, bingo, Bible studies, exercise classes, wellness programs, lunch outings, and monthly birthday parties. Check the monthly activity calendar for a full schedule of events and the monthly menu for dining options.

    The Genacross housing ministry also has several buses that can be used for scheduled outings at little or no cost to residents. Transportation also can be arranged through local senior transportation services.

    Service Coordination

    Genacross is committed to helping residents age in the setting of their choice and maintain their independence. A service coordinator is available onsite to assist residents with medical bills or insurance claims, to procure durable medical equipment, or arrange for home health care — all of which can help in maintaining an independent lifestyle. The service coordinator can also assist residents in evaluating services available to them through a network of area providers.

  • Assisted Living

    Bethany Place offers assisted living for residents who are no longer able to live independently, but who do not require constant care. Assisted living expands the continuum of care by offering access to around-the-clock nursing care and help with activities of daily living such as:

    • Eating
    • Bathing
    • Dressing
    • Walking
    • Laundry and housekeeping
    • Medication management

    In many cases, assisted living bridges the gap between independent living and nursing care, and it is an appropriate level of care for older adults who wish to remain as active and independent as possible. Residents receive the support of a professional, caring staff and services tailored to their interests and abilities.

    Assisted living services

    Assisted living residents receive all the services and amenities available to independent living residents as well as these additional services:

    • 24-hour nursing care, seven days a week
    • Daily monitoring
    • Weekly housekeeping and laundry (includes changing bed linens)
    • Personal care assistance*
    • Medication management*
    • Therapy services*

    *Additional fees may apply.

    Individual plan of care

    When a resident is admitted to Bethany Place assisted living, our staff works to develop a plan of care in cooperation with the resident and his or her family members. Resident needs are evaluated in two areas: nursing care services and personal care services. The results of these evaluations determine the level of assistance each resident may require. The care plan is updated regularly to ensure that it keeps pace as a resident’s needs change.

  • Cost

    Rent is paid on a month-to-month basis, with no endowment or long-term lease required. Rent varies depending on the layout of the apartment and the level of care required, but rent for all apartments includes three meals daily, housekeeping, laundry services, utilities (except telephone), and interior and exterior maintenance. Service charges for assisted living are also billed monthly.

    For current rates, please contact the administrator at BPeiffer@Genacross.org.

To learn more, call Bethany Place at 419.334.5500. You may also fill out our contact form.

Congregate Care & Assisted Living

Genacross Lutheran Services adheres to federal law which forbids discrimination in housing or services, directly or indirectly, on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, familial status, or disability. Alleged violations may be referred to a HUD regional office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity.