5675 Ponderosa Dr Columbus, Ohio, 43231

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Assisted Living

Retain Independence With Assisted Living at Friendship Village Columbus

Your life, your way

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.

In our welcoming environment, we offer a choice of studio, one-, and two-bedroom suites on three floors, including newly remodeled suites on the first floor of our main building. Open floor plans and plentiful windows create bright, airy spaces and a central lounge includes comfortable seating for gathering with friends and family.

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
•    Dressing
•    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.

Independent Living

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 homeownership and maintenance. Trade housework and yard upkeep for leisure activities and more quality time spent with family and friends.

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
•    Transportation
•    housekeeping


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