Independent Living

The lifestyle you want for the retirement you deserve. The Kenwood offers a sophisticated, resort-like atmosphere, world-class services and amenities and a full continuum of care on one campus.

If you're seeking the benefits of retirement like high-end amenities with the freedom of living at home then look no further than The Kenwood, Cincinnati's premier retirement community.


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for your care needs with this quick survey.

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Is it the right time to downsize?

Learn more about your options and decide the best fit for your care needs with this quick survey.

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What is Independent Living?

How retirement was meant to be.

Independent Living at The Kenwood is how retirement was always intended to be: a time of freedom, fun and fulfillment. You no longer have the hassle of mowing the lawn, cleaning the house and cooking three meals a day because we take care of the chores for you so you can fully enjoy all like has to offer here. You now have the time to pursue your favorite hobbies, start yoga, catch up on all those books you intended to read, spend more time in nature, have leisurely lunches with friends or go on local excursions. Our monthly calendars are filled with possibilities!


Is Independent Living right for you?

Are you ready to enjoy retirement?

If you’d enjoy a vibrant lifestyle in a community of warm, friendly faces who quickly become like family then you have found just the place! Not to mention a setting that’s as comfortable as it is beautiful. Independent living is ideal for individuals, couples and even siblings who are ready to enjoy retirement and live their lives freely with easy access to high-end amenities like restaurant-style dining, fitness center, and so much more. 

What to expect from our Cincinnati-Area Independent Living Community

High-End Amenities. High-Quality Care. Excellent Quality of Life.

While it’s much easier to make the most of life when you have the peace of mind that care is onsite should you need it, being in a setting that’s bustling with social and enrichment opportunities for every interest goes a long way too! Not to mention amenities that include:

  • 24-hour front desk staff
  • Multiple bar and restaurant areas
  • Wellness Center featuring indoor pool and whirlpool, exercise studio, weight room, cardio training equipment, and gym with Shapemaster® and Nu-Step® machines
  • Marquis theatre and media room
  • The Moonlight Terrace –16th floor entertaining venue with panoramic views of the Queen City
  • Full service salon/day spa
  • Library and art studio
  • Scheduled transportation and valet services
  • Climate controlled underground parking
  • Computer lab

Residents also love the beautiful location nestled among the bluffs between Kenwood and Mariemont, as well as the convenience of having a range of shopping, dining and entertainment options nearby.

Independent Living Apartments and Floor Plans

Spacious Floor Plans. Incredible Views. Care When You Need it.

Our Independent Living floor plans provide you with the perfect combination of freedom and support. You'll find a variety of spacious, modern floor plans in Independent Living with features that include:

  • One-, two-, and three-bedroom options
  • High-ceilings, large windows and generous closets
  • Spacious kitchens equipped with high-end finishes and all major appliances
  • In-home laundry room with washer and dryer
  • Light housekeeping services and laundry service provided weekly
  • Complimentary maintenance
  • All utilities, internet, cable and maintenance are included

More than a lifestyle, it's a community

At The Kenwood life comes with a range of amenities designed for convenience, happiness, and fulfillment.

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The best way to learn about our community is to experience it for yourself.

Schedule time to talk with a Senior Living Specialist to learn more about if Independent Living is right for you or schedule an in-person or virtual tour of our community.
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Independent Living Programs

Zumba Gold®

Participants enjoy the combination of Latin-inspired and international dance rhythms and easy, exhilarating movements.

Shape Master®

Senior Star residents enjoy top of the line fitness equipment provided by ShapeMaster®.

Dakim® brainfitness

BrainFitness machines provide a fun digital learning experience designed to keep your mind sharp through interactive games.


BikeAround  features an innovative approach to holistic wellness. From the cognitive benefits created by reminiscing to the physical benefits of moving the bike’s pedals, anyone who jumps on this modified version of a stationary bike will have a one-of-a-kind experience.