A Lutheran Life Community inspiring the best since 1937.

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Welcome to Pleasant View

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    Your Pet and Your Estate: No Joke

    If your pet isn’t in your estate plans, it’s time to remedy that

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  • tick

    Keep Your Family Safe From Animal-Borne Diseases

    Some of these, like hantaviruses and Lyme disease, are on the rise

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  • hospice

    Common Myths of Hospice Care Debunked

    Five things you may think about hospice that aren’t true

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  • friends

    How to Stay Friends When Times Get Tough

    These four duos show how to remain friends through tough circumstances

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Living at Pleasant View offers the best in retirement living today along with a plan in place for your future. You’ll have a level of assurance and security that is truly invaluable. True peace of mind comes from knowing a full continuum of care is available on campus should you ever need it. Pleasant View is the first and only Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) in Ottawa—and the area’s only faith-based CCRC offering Independent Living, Assisted Living, Healthcare/Skilled Nursing, Memory Support, and Physical, Occupational and Speech Rehabilitation Therapies.


Pleasant View welcomes people of all faiths, beliefs and traditions. Pledging to the letter and spirit of U. S. policy for the advancement of equal housing opportunity throughout the Nation, we offer options in which there are no barriers to obtaining housing because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin.