Friendship Village Columbus

5800 Forest Hills Blvd

Columbus Ohio 43231

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Friendship Village Columbus


  • On-Site Medical Staff
  • Chef Prepared Meals
  • Dietary Accommodations
  • Transportation Services
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry Service
  • 24-Hour Staff
  • Medication Management
  • Security
  • Planned Activities
  • Pet Friendly
  • Multiple Floor Plans
  • Private Rooms
  • Fitness Center
  • Activity Space
  • Theater Room
  • Beauty Salon
  • Outdoor Patio
  • Walking Paths
  • Free Wi-Fi

Living Types

  • Senior Living
  • Assisted Living
  • Independent Living
  • Memory Care
  • Nursing Home
  • At-Home Care
  • Respite Care


Deeply rooted in friendship, purpose, and peace of mind.

An Option for Every Stage of Life — Under One Roof

Welcome home to Friendship Village Columbus

Are you ready to live the Village life?

Rooted in the northeast side since 1978, Friendship Village Columbus is nestled in a residential neighborhood bordered by Westerville, New Albany, and Worthington. Few senior living communities in central Ohio can match the FVC hallmarks of security, stability, and superior retirement living.

Friendship Village Columbus incorporates a wellness model that encompasses spiritual, physical, and emotional health at every age. FVC offers a variety of residential options and health services all under one roof.


Independent Living

Enjoy Independent Living Among Friends at Friendship Village Columbus

Your life, your way

Independent living at Friendship Village Columbus means you have the freedom to do what you want every day. Our residents enjoy life to the fullest without the responsibilities of home ownership and maintenance. Trade house work and yard upkeep for leisure activities and more quality time spent with family and friends.

It’s time to live the retirement you always imagined

We offer spacious studio, one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartments in the main building on our beautiful, 23-acre campus. Garden apartments are just a short walk from our main building. They provide the ideal blend of privacy and freedom while still allowing residents to enjoy our full range of amenities.

Independent living residents enjoy the following for an inclusive monthly rate:

Full-service dining room and private dining room available, with a chef and dining services director offering delicious daily menus for breakfast, lunch, and dinner
Fitness center with a complete schedule of exercise classes and a full-time fitness coordinator
Extensive outdoor space with beautiful courtyards and scenic nature trails through Friendship Woods, a designated natural refuge
Social activities and outings including transportation
Onsite amenities including a coffee/soda shop, computer center, arts and crafts studio, woodworking shop, billiard room, library, bank, and chapel
All utilities including cable TV, internet, and Wi-Fi
Housekeeping on a semi-monthly basis*

Our residents can choose to decorate their apartments in their own personal style. It will feel like home in no time. In addition to all the amenities we provide, our independent living apartments include:

Weekly flat laundry service**
Individual heating and air conditioning controls
Trash removal
Secured storage area
Access to the Village Store and beauty salon/barber shop
Chaplain services
Wellness clinic & 24 hour nurse coverage

* Monthly housekeeping for rental contracts

Assisted Living

Retain Independence With Assisted Living at Friendship Village Columbus

Ridgewood Assisted Living at Friendship Village Columbus offers the perfect balance of independence and assistance. Picture yourself or your loved one reading a book in the afternoon sunlight in our private courtyard or enjoying a hand of cards with friends next to our cozy fireplace.

Assisted living residents enjoy the following:

New dining room with a delicious, diverse daily menu and full-service breakfast, lunch, and dinner served seven days a week
Outdoor spaces including beautiful courtyards and accessible walking paths through Friendship Woods, a designated natural refuge
Mini-fridges and microwaves in suites for residents to enjoy morning coffee, light meals, and snacks
Spacious hallways with handrails for easy, accessible movement
Onsite amenities including a coffee/soda shop, computer center, arts and crafts studio, woodworking shop, billiard room, library, bank and chapel
Sizeable bedrooms along with ample closet space, and lighting and flooring chosen with older adults in mind
Private bathrooms are equipped with safety features including grab bars and pull cords to alert caregivers when assistance is needed
Walk-in showers with adjustable spray nozzles include a bench seat and non-slip flooring
Door levers are accessible from standing or seated positions

For those residents who are in need of more support on a daily basis, Ridgewood Assisted Living provides help with routine activities including:

Bathing and showering
Cognitive and social orientation
Bladder and bowel control
Cognitive and social orientation
Hygiene and grooming
Medication administration
Mobility assistance

In addition to daily living assistance, short-term respite stays and outpatient therapy programs are also available at Friendship Village Columbus.

Memory Support

Ridgewood Terrace Memory Support Provides the Right Balance of Dignity, Safety, and Peace of Mind

A secure place for residents experiencing memory loss

Ridgewood Terrace offers a homelike setting staffed by healthcare professionals who understand the unique needs of memory care residents. The neighborhood includes 14 spacious suites designed with privacy and well being in mind. Comfortable gathering areas promote interaction among residents, families, and staff, while structured daily activities stimulate mindfulness.

An enclosed courtyard allows residents to safely enjoy beautiful days and changes of scenery. It’s all about creating an environment that helps every resident reach their fullest potential every day.
Technology offers promising new ways to assist caregivers and improve the quality of life for older adults living with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia.

Ridgewood Terrace offers many amenities with an inclusive monthly fee that covers:

24-hour nursing care
Care planning and supervision by a registered nurse
Assistance with medication and activities of daily living, including bathing, dressing, and personal hygiene
Three daily meals
Structured activities and social support
Housekeeping and laundry service
Cable TV
Exercise classes
Chaplain services and spiritual support for residents and families
Short-term respite stays and outpatient therapy also are available

An inclusive monthly fee at our Health Care Center covers many amenities

24/7 nursing care
Weekend therapy
Multiple attending physicians and nurse practitioners
Physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy (VitalStim) available seven days a week *
Private and semi-private rooms
Cable TV
Local telephone service in all rooms
Three delicious meals per day, plus snacks
Complementary coffee/soda shoppe
Beauty salon *
Registered nurses on staff
Social services
Physician on call at all times
Activity programming promotes return to independence and provides needed social opportunities
Access to dental care, optometrist, podiatrist *
24-hour admissions

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