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Unique to Bethany

TOP 25 in Ohio

Top 25 Ohio Nursing Homes for Family Satisfaction as determined by the Ohio Department of Aging. Bethany was in the top 2% in 2012!


Top 5 in Stark County

Only facility in Stark County to be named in the Top 5 for both nursing home and assisted living by the Ohio Department of Aging.


US News & World Report

Named a Best Nursing Home in the U.S. 2013


Top 11 Ohio High Performing Nursing Home

Miami University, Scripps Gerontology 2012


Family Owned and Operated

Bethany Nursing Home is owned by John F. Baum N.H.A. & his wife, Elizabeth E. Baum M.D. (Betsy).   John’s son, Robert Baum, manages the staffing and personnel at Bethany, while his daughter, Abbey Baum Beigie RN, ANP-BC, FGNLA joins her mother as a full time medial provider at Bethany. John has three sisters as well: Bonnie Baum Lenos, licensed social worker, is the manager of the kitchen and all the auxiliary services; Beth Baum is a Licensed Practical Nurse working full time on the clinical side of the operation, and Mary Baum Meyer.   Bonnie’s husband, George, is a retired chef who comes routinely to dazzle the residents with his delicious and unique meals and prepares homemade soup every week, and George and Bonnie’s son, Nicholas, is the Head Chef.  Susan Kelly, Dr. Baum’s sister, is our Business Manager.  Mimi McKinney is the Chief Executive Director of Nursing overseeing the clinical side of Bethany, while childhood friend of John & Betsy, Bonnie Gregory, is the Executive Director of Nursing.