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Westminster-Thurber Community



Photo of Trudy, a beloved 12 year-old Westminster-Thurber beagle, at the Halloween Parade with a resident friend (Trudy went to the parade dressed as "Snoopy").  

Type: Non-for-profit; part of a regional, multi-organization chain.
Executive Director: Steve LeMoine
Administrator: Michele Engelbach

Westminster-Thurber Community is a flourishing continuing care retirement community located in the heart of downtown Columbus, Ohio. It is owned and operated by Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services, Ohio's largest not-for-profit provider of continuing care retirement communities and services. Westminster-Thurber is an Eden Alternative Community with a mission to "provide older adults with caring and quality services toward the enhancement of physical, mental and spiritual well-being consistent with the Christian Gospel."

Westminster offers a variety of residential and community services including:

  • 82 person skilled nursing center;
  • The Pathway Home – an elder-centered, skilled certified, home for 10 elders;
  • 63 studio and one-bedroom apartments for assisted living;
  • 155 apartments for independent living; 
  • 31 assisted living "memory care" apartments; 
  • 18 short-term, subacute medical rehabilitation studios; 
  • Senior Independence home care options (including serving more than 10,000 meals per month to homebound seniors in the greater Columbus area).

Westminster-Thurber has a diverse workforce of 300 employees (full, part time and contingent) coming from seven surrounding counties.  Medicare, Medicaid, Third Party and Private Pay are all accepted payment types.

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