Creekside at the Village Independent Living

2200 Welcome Place, Columbus, OH, 43209

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Questions About Creekside at the Village

Describe the overall population of independent living residents at Creekside at the Village. What is their average age? What are their favorite things to do?

We have approximately 90 residents ranging in age from 59 to 100. 35% of our residents are on a "level of care" which means they are receiving some sort of assistance. Some are just receiving a minimal amount such as medication administration. Others receive more as needed. The average age of a Creekside Resident is 85 years old. A good majority of our residents are still very active and enjoy lectures, exercise, outings, music, theater and the arts. We have happy hour three times a week which is a very popular and well attended event. Residents can enjoy their favorite alcohol beverage or soda and snacks while discussing the latest news events and Creekside gossip. We have a wonderful activity director who is constantly conferring with our residents to make sure their wants and needs are met. Of course we have the typical activities such as bingo, maj jong, bridge and movies.

What places are nearby for independent living residents to enjoy?

Creekside at the Village is right next door to the Jewish Community Center (JCC) which has been a popular gathering place for the eastside Columbus community for over 80 years. Residents can also enjoy many churches and synagogues that are very close by. In addition, we are just minutes from Capital University and the town of Bexley which offers a wide variety of American and ethnic cuisine, salons, ice cream parlors, parks, movies and shops. Downtown Columbus is also just 10 minutes away offering museums, restaurants, theater, movies, sporting events, bars, shops and the Statehouse.,

What are some recent off-site events that the community activity director at Creekside at the Village has organized?

Columbus Museum of Art, State parks, a variety of restaurants, Columbus Symphony, Casino, concerts, lectures, Apple picking, theater productions, pizza parlor, steak & rib restaurant, tour of the city and department stores.

What transportation services does Creekside at the Village offer to independent living residents?

We offer complimentary transportation to all medical appointments to everyone (independent and assisted living) and complimentary transportation to everyone weekly to the grocery stores, drug stores, library, bank, dollar stores and target.

What makes the chef or dining program at Creekside at the Village exceptional? What kind of menu can independent living residents expect?

Food is very important to residents of Creekside at the Village. That is why we hire only the greatest chefs and cooks that will provide the highest variety, creativity and delicious food for our residents. For breakfast, our residents can essentially get almost anything they would like for breakfast including hot/cold cereal, omelets (eggs any way they would like), fresh fruit, yogurt, breads, potatoes, juices, pancakes and waffles and much more. The dinner menu changes every day, however there are always two soups, three different salads, two or three entrees, a variety of side dishes and lots of dessert from which to choose. Members can also have their meals delivered for a small fee or order their meals for "take out" at no extra charge.

What common areas are available for independent living residents?

At the end of every hallway on all five floors we have lovely sitting areas for our residents and their guests to enjoy. In addition, we have a beautiful piano parlor with a café, free coffee and water station and fireplace.

Does Creekside at the Village work with an agency or registry to provide nursing and medical assistance as needed?

Creekside at the Village is on the campus of Wexner Heritage Village. We have lots of wonderful care services available to our residents and the community-at-large. We have our own Wexner Therapy which includes physical, occupational and speech therapy, Home Care (companion care), inpatient and outpatient Hospice (Zussman House), dialysis, campus physician with nurse practitioners who make "house calls", medical clinic with physicians who specialize in geriatric care, skilled nursing facility (Wexner Heritage House), Image and Lab (in house and mobile). Our nursing team helps residents coordinate whatever additional services of care they may need. We also have on staff a member service relations person who is also a social worker.

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Features of Creekside at the Village


  • All Inclusive Rent
  • Rent Plus Care Fees

Room and housing options

  • 1-bedroom apartments
  • 2-bedroom apartments
  • Companion Suites: We Offer Companion Suites


  • Minimum Age: 55
  • Pets: Small Pets Allowed

About Creekside at the Village

Located on the campus of Wexner Heritage Village, Creekside at the Village offers elegant, upscale apartments in a lavish yet cozy environment. Offering both independent and assisted living, Creekside provides a menu of flexible care options fully customizable so that each member receives just what they need. Through wellness, fitness, cultural and social programs, we are committed to enriching the lives of individuals who seek not only to maintain their independence but to enhance their quality of life.

Amenities & Services

Creekside at the Village provides an array of personalized services and amenities to enhance the experience of our clients.

  • The Oak Room—“table service” dining for breakfast and dinner
  • Private dining room available
  • Café Helen for casual dining at lunch
  • Elegant rooms for private events
  • Library with Internet access
  • New fitness center - 2016
  • Free transportation to medical appointments
  • Close proximity to the Jewish Community Center
  • Spiritual support with Jewish and Christian chaplains
  • Creekside Plus personalized services
  • On-site primary care, optometry, podiatry, audiology, radiology and clinical laboratory services
  • Onsite outpatient therapy services
  • Nursing care available 24/7
  • Beauty and barber service
  • Housekeeping services every other week
  • All interior and exterior maintenance
  • Security team 24/7
  • Extra storage space available
  • Upscale apartments with several floor plan options

Apartment Features

  • One and two bedroom apartments
  • Several floor plan options, including patios, balconies, fireplaces
  • Fully equipped kitchens
  • Washer and dryer in every apartment
  • Cable TV service
  • Choose from an array of personalized services and amenities
  • Utilities included, except phone and internet
  • Emergency Response System in every room
  • Individually controlled heating/cooling
  • Automatic fire alarm system
  • Bathrooms with safety features

Come visit Creekside at the Village, and see why Wexner Heritage Village is one of Ohio’s oldest and most trusted source of senior healthcare and housing.

What Makes Us Special

Creekside members receive PRIORITY ACCESS to Wexner Heritage Village’s full line of services, including post-acute rehabilitation, memory care and hospice. Creekside at the Village is a faith-based non-profit community welcoming people of all faiths.

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