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Old south Toledo hotel finds new life as senior center

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TOLEDO, OH (Toledo News Now) -

A former Holiday Inn on Reynolds Road in south Toledo is back up and running, now as a senior center and living facility.

About 40 people are living at the Genesis Village right now, with 55 to 60 in the process of moving in. Officials say by the end of the year 180 people will be living there.

The center features a workout room, a movie theatre and a pool.

"The goal is twofold. To get residents socialize instead of being isolated and also to give them meaning and purpose," said owner and CEO Jim Oedy. "It just a great idea for seniors, it was a great idea for south Toledo."

Residents agree.

"It's like coming to a home to a big family, that's all I can say, it's wonderful," said Ruth Vogelbacher.

For more information, visit http://www.genesisvillage.org/.

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