Chestnut House


Senior Lifestyle 34th Anniversary

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We're located at

1065 Johnson Avenue
Newark, OH 43055

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  • Assisted Living*

rates starting at

  • $3,090 /month

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Chestnut House Assisted Living


Chestnut House is the preferred Assisted Living community in Newark, Ohio. Chestnut House offers residents a caring atmosphere, an active community, and a comfortable life. We would love for you to visit us with your family and loved ones and see for yourself!


With Chestnut House’s convenient location in Newark, a host of dedicated services, and a wide array of amenities, each resident’s wants and needs are carefully tended to in an atmosphere dedicated to the closeness of family and friends. Residents enjoy their favorite board games, movies, entertainment, and other social activities in our large and comfy lounge areas throughout the community. The many activity spaces, services, and amenities at Chestnut House allow our residents to kick back, relax, and enjoy themselves with friends and family.


Life at Chestnut  House includes our dining program featuring fresh, home-cooked meals prepared by our chef; housekeeping; engaging programs; daily wellness checks and more. Our community features a library, activity and crafts room, and an outdoor gardening area. We also have a private dining room, should you wish to host a more intimate gathering with your family. We arrange for transportation to restaurants and attractions, too. Shopping, including Kroger and Walmart are very close, and The Licking Memorial Hospital is nearby.


Our Assisted Living residents and residents’ families receive valuable peace of mind knowing that staff is available 24 hours a day. Prior to moving in, we speak with you and your physician to find just the right level of assistance that will allow you to enjoy your independence to the fullest. Together, we will compose an Individual Service Plan (ISP) to guide us in assisting you. We are here to help with medication reminders, special diet plans, shower assistance, dressing assistance, and more as needed. Our mission is to provide a lifestyle that fosters independence, actively engages the mind, invigorates the body and nurtures the spirit while offering you and your loved ones the peace of mind you deserve.


While some communities insist on new residents putting down huge, non-refundable payments up-front, we like to do things a little differently. We care about not only the physical and emotional well being of our residents, but their financial health as well. That’s why we offer our residents all the perks of country club living without the expensive buy-in—just a simple lease.

Chestnut House has 39 apartment homes to choose from, depending on availability. We have studio suites, deluxe studios and one bedroom apartments!


* This Community is Licensed as a Residential Care Facility


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Dining at Chestnut House

Live Well, Dine Well

Allow our professionally trained service staff to present you with delicious dishes made from locally sourced ingredients for breakfast, lunch and dinner. At Senior Lifestyle, dining is an integral part of the resident experience, and we do everything we can to delight you with a personalized dining experience.

Dining Directors and Executive Chefs meet with residents to discuss and incorporate enhancements to the menu, special requests, favorite recipes or foods, and unless otherwise specified by state regulations we offer therapeutic diets such as reduced concentrated sweets, mechanical soft and purée. Residents can select healthy, locally sourced options based on the nutritional information, or they can simply opt to choose their favorites. And we always encourage residents and relatives to make special arrangements when expecting a family visit!

Services at Chestnut House

Our Service Culture Makes the Difference

It’s the service culture at every Senior Living community that sets us apart. Our experienced, highly trained staff find everyday fulfillment as they help residents live life to the fullest. Below you will find the services and amenities available that are specific to this location, organized by lifestyle optio

General Amenities

  • Beauty and Barber Shop
  • Emergency Call System
  • Main Dining Room
  • Private Dining Room
  • Planned Social Activities
  • Outdoor Patio Area
  • Spacious Community Rooms with TV’s and DVD’s
  • Courtyard
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Smoke-Free Environment
  • Pet Friendly
  • Individually Controlled Heat and Air

A La Carte Services

  • Room Service
  • Routine Physician Visits
  • Routine Podiatry Visits

Independent Living

  • Restaurant-style service for Lunch and Dinner
  • Cuisine prepared with seasonal, locally sourced ingredients
  • Weekly Housekeeping
  • On-Site Maintenance Personnel
  • Utilities – excluding telephone and internet
  • 24-Hour Emergency Call Response
  • Transportation
  • Availability of Professional Service Staff 24-hours a day

Assisted Living

  • Restaurant-Style Service for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Weekly Housekeeping
  • Daily Housekeeping
  • On-Site Maintenance Personnel
  • Personal Laundry
  • Availability of Trained Clinical Staff 24-hours per day
  • Availability of Professional Service Staff 24-hours per day
  • Availability of Licensed Nursing Staff 24-hours per day
  • Utilities – Excluding Telephone and Internet
  • Personalized Care Plans
  • 24-Hour Emergency Call Response
  • Daily Up and About Check
  • Nutritious Snacks available throughout the day
  • Transportation
  • Resident Storage

Programs at Chestnut House

Executive Bio for Chestnut House

Betsy McPherson

Betsy has been working in senior care for more than two decades. Her favorite part about her role as Executive Director of Chestnut House has been the variety in her life that comes with living among so many fascinating residents. “We have a great team here, and most residents have been at Chestnut House for years,” Betsy says. “We’re a tight-knit community, and everyone watches out for one another.”

Betsy received her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work and Mental Health from Zane State College in Zanesville, Ohio. She currently serves on the board for the Arthritis Foundation in Columbus, Ohio. For fun, Betsy enjoys traveling and cheering on her son as he competes in triathlons.

Betsy is excited for you to experience Chestnut House for yourself!

Awards for Chestnut House

Awards for Chestnut House

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Testimonials for Chestnut House

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“I’ve got friends at the Chestnut House. It’s a pretty place and the staff seemed very attentive. It’s a small place, so it seemed that everybody knows everybody, and people were happy being there.”

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“I liked Chestnut house. Everything was locked, and it was secured. The dining area was nice and very well kept.”

Special Offer

Save $1,000 on Moving Expenses!*

Model Apartment

Senior Lifestyle is here to lessen the load. That’s why we’re offering $1,000 off your moving expenses for move-ins prior to 12/31. We take pride in making everyday a happy day. This even includes moving day.

Request more info to receive a coupon for $1,000 off your Moving Expenses. Print out the $1,000 off coupon and bring it with you when you visit the community!

*Participating communities only. Limited-time offer applicable to new residents only and must be presented at the time of deposit.

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Visiting Chestnut House

Our doors are always open, and we'd love to show you around! You'll get to meet staff and residents as you tour our beautiful community. We encourage you to learn more about everything we have to offer -- just click any of the links to the left. There is always something abuzz here, so every day is a great day to visit. We look forward to meeting you!

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1065 Johnson Avenue, Newark, OH 43055

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