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In 1961, senior minister at First Community Church Dr. Roy Burkhart had a vision of creating a retirement community for Upper Arlington. And since 1963, First Community Village has combined hometown pride and tradition with a community for seniors ideal for embracing retirement with luxury and comfort.

So if you are planning for retirement in Upper Arlington, keep reading to see why First Community Village should be your first choice as an active 55+ community.

Our Retirement Living Options

Senior Manor Homes

Our manor home residents receive the full slate of amazing amenities that our senior living community has to offer. We provide 1- or 2-bedroom options, as well as homes with floor plans that include dens. 

If you are looking for a large amount of independence, as well as privacy and space, our manor homes might be the right fit for you. Plus, they allow you to live maintenance-free and avoid tedious tasks such as tiresome yard work.

Want to learn more about our manor homes? Check out our detailed blog post to get the scoop: “5 Essential Things to Know About Our Luxurious Manor Homes.” 

The Chelsea

These apartments make First Community Village among the best retirement communities in Upper Arlington for many, many reasons. Not only are you provided with luxurious living in your home, but your vehicle receives deluxe treatment as well with our heated, private underground parking garage.

The Chelsea has both 1- and 2-bedroom options available, with patios and/or balconies offered depending on the selected floor plan. You can get a look at what the Chelsea is like on its floor plan page

What You Gain When You Join One of the Best Places to Retire in Upper Arlington

When you join our community for independent living, you gain access to all of these great amenities and services on First Community Village’s Upper Arlington campus:

  • Artistically landscaped grounds and courtyards
  • Chapel/religious services
  • Creative arts studio
  • Luxurious dining room, café bistro, and pub
  • Exceptional dining options
  • Fitness center with classes and personal trainers
  • Full-service beauty salon
  • Indoor pool
  • Library
  • On-site ATM and banking
  • Priority access to assisted living, memory care and skilled nursing (if needed)
  • Scheduled transportation
  • Structured, enclosed,
    underground parking available
  • Wellness and health clinic

Retirement Made Easy with Our Independent Living Premier Plan

With long-term financial benefits, our Independent Living Premier Plan is a great way to take control of your future and have an investment that is worth your while. Take a glance at our Independent Living Premier Plan page today to see pricing and details.

What Separates First Community Village from Other Active 55+ Communities in Upper Arlington?

First Community Village is one of the best places to retire in the Upper Arlington area for a wide range of reasons. Check out these four things that make us stand out from other communities in the area:

  • You Can Stay Active with Resident Programs
    We want to make sure that our residents stay active to maintain their health as they age. Activities are also a great way to make new friends and meet your neighbors. From movie nights to book clubs, we ensure you will never be bored!

  • Care for Every Stage of Your Life
    Not only do we offer luxurious retirement options, but we also provide assisted living, memory care, and hospice if you were to ever require additional medical care.

  • On-site Specialty Therapists
    As part of our dedicated care team, we have skilled physical, occupational, and speech therapists on campus ready to help you get back on track to good health should you need their assistance.

  • Have Fun and Be a Part of the Local Community
    Not only do we host our own events, such as watch parties for the Ohio State Buckeyes, but we also stay involved with events going on outside of our campus in Upper Arlington! For example, we recently participated in the 2017 Walk to End Alzheimer’s.

Why Retire in Upper Arlington, Ohio?

The answer to that question is simple. There are endless possibilities for adventure and activities in and near Upper Arlington! Here are some wonderful places you will have access to when you choose our active 55+ community: 


Travel Made Easy in Central Ohio

Being conveniently located in central Ohio puts us in the perfect spot for trips to other great cities and attractions in Ohio and beyond. Check out this quick guide to see just how easy it is to travel from First Community Village in Upper Arlington:

  • Dayton, OH ~ 1.5 hours
  • Cincinnati, OH~ 2 hours
  • Cleveland, OH ~ 2.5 hours
  • Indianapolis, IN ~ 3 hours
  • Louisville, KY ~ 3.25 hours
  • Pittsburgh, PA ~ 3.5 hours

About National Church Residents

With our headquarters located in Upper Arlington, Ohio, we are the nation’s largest not-for-profit provider of affordable senior housing and services. We have been a leader in providing housing, nursing care, hospice, therapy and other services for seniors who need our help.

In total, we have over 340 communities in 28 states and Puerto Rico. Our traditions and mission have always been focused on serving those who need us, relying on faith-based values to keep us striving toward giving back and helping seniors every step of the way as they enjoy retirement. 

Learn More About Planning for Retirement on Our Blog!

If you enjoyed this article, you might want to check out our blog for some others we have written about retirement and living in the local Upper Arlington area. 

Contact the Best Place to Retire in Upper Arlington Today

Are you ready to join one of the best retirement communities in Upper Arlington, OH? Reach out to us today to talk to a staff member about how you can join our amazing community.