For more than 40 years, Copeland Oaks has attracted independently minded seniors throughout the Canton and Youngstown areas. Our retirement community in Ohio is open to adults who are 55 years of age and older from across the state and throughout the country. Representing different backgrounds and faiths, our residents share a zest for life and new experiences. They come to Copeland Oaks to embrace life, while feeling secure.
We encourage you to move to Copeland Oaks while you are still young and active so you can take advantage of all the activities and opportunities the community offers. You will also enjoy living among interesting people who bring a wonderful uniqueness to our community. Click on the links below to learn about some of our residents. Then, we encourage you to visit and meet our residents in person. To schedule a visit, please call 800-222-4640 (toll-free).
Copeland Oaks resident George Weimer is more than just an avid fan of the University of Mount Union, located a short distance from Copeland Oaks. He’s the school’s most enthusiastic ambassador. In addition to serving as a trustee and hosting a college radio show, George regularly spends time on campus meeting with students, attending sporting events, and auditing classes.
On any given day, George can be seen sporting Mount Union’s royal purple and white colors. He even has a purple walking stick and purple scooter to show his pride. He and his wife Shirley are both Mount Union graduates. The Weimers value the school’s partnership with Copeland Oaks, which enables residents to take classes, attend sporting events, enjoy recitals and more— all free of charge. This special partnership offers opportunities you won't find in other senior living communities.
Just as important, they treasure the strong sense of community and camaraderie that Copeland Oaks offers. They describe the community as an enriching, activity-filled place where it’s easy to make friends and people genuinely care about one another. George and Shirley Weimer say their only regret is not having moved to Copeland Oaks sooner.
Adventurer Mary Ebert moved to Copeland Oaks six years ago because the community provides “wonderful opportunities to stay on the growing edge of life.” Mary has traveled to all seven continents and every state in the U.S. Living in the senior apartments at Copeland Oaks enables her to continue doing the things she loves — traveling, learning, and experiencing new things, all from a retirement community in Ohio.
This includes serving as an anchorwoman on Copeland Oaks’ in-house television station, where she recently taped a program aboard the Goodyear Blimp. When she’s not broadcasting a television show, Mary may be seen leading her monthly travel series called “Where in the World is Mary Ebert,” where she showcases different countries and cultures for residents.
She is also involved in a variety of Copeland Oaks committees and chairs the “Adventures in Learning” group that arranges community lecture programs with visiting professors from nearby University of Mount Union. Above all, Mary says what she treasures most about living at Copeland Oaks is the wonderful people who live and work in the community. The caring, supportive environment is extraordinary.
Don and Mary Swegan
Don and Mary Swegan didn’t expect to find true love a second time. Yet, they did just that while living at Copeland Oaks. After each of their beloved spouses passed away, mutual friends and similar interests brought them together. They were married four years ago and are enjoying a new chapter in life together.
The Swegans share a commitment to volunteerism and give their time regularly to help others. Don and Mary participate in a number of resident programs and committees. Among them, Mary is involved in the Copeland Oaks chorale, which has more than 50 talented participants. Don works with the art committee that is responsible for an impressive art collection that graces the community’s halls, dining rooms and social areas.
They both appreciate the community’s strong focus on wellness and take advantage of the Copeland Oaks aquatics and fitness center, hiking trails, wellness classes, fishing lake, and free golfing at Sebring Country Club. Don and Mary say living at Copeland Oaks enables them to live life to the fullest while always feeling safe and secure.