The Renaissance Community Overview


The Renaissance Retirement Campus is Eliza Jennings’ premier community for older adults. Located on more than 50 acres of manicured lawns, pristine gardens and walking trails, the Renaissance offers choices for individuals seeking everything from Independent Living to Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation. At the Renaissance you will be able to enjoy every amenity imaginably. Plus, you can develop new friendships, foster your interests, and simply enjoy all life has to offer.

And as the area’s outstanding Continuing Care Community, the Renaissance provides older adults with the peace of mind in knowing they will have a home for life with Eliza Jennings.

We are conveniently located in Olmsted Township, a historically rich suburban community on Cleveland’s West Side. You’re also close enough to Greater Cleveland to enjoy all it has to offer, from world-class museums and professional sports to numerous cultural events.

The Renaissance is maintenance free living, giving you more time for the things you enjoy and deserve.

Experience The Renaissance Retirement Campus


  • Variety of Indoor Dining Venues
  • Al Fresco Patio Dining
  • Tap Room Lounge and Billiards
  • Modern Fitness Center
  • Fitness Classes
  • Saltwater Swimming Pool
  • Water Exercise Classes
  • Full-Service Salon
  • Massotherapy
  • Gift Shop
  • Large Lending Library
  • Technology Center
  • Spiritual Center
  • Guest Suite Accommodations
  • Woodworking Shop
  • Art Gallery
  • Craft/Sewing Room


  • Amish Country
  • Baldwin Wallace University Music Theatre Programs
  • Clague Playhouse Community Theatre
  • Cleveland Indians
  • Cleveland Orchestra
  • French Creek Theatre
  • Kulas Music Theatre
  • Lakeside day trip
  • Cleveland Metroparks walks and Nature Center
  • Museums
  • Ohio Light Opera
  • Playhouse Square
  • Stock Theatre


  • 50 acres of scenic landscaping
  • Beautiful views
  • Walking trails including 3/4 mile paved, wooded walking path
  • Two stocked fishing lakes
  • Certified Wildlife Habitat
  • Outdoor and indoor resident parking


  • Renaissance Resident Association
  • A variety of clubs and vocational opportunities including Nature Club, Marketing Ambassador, Reception desk, and Gift Shop volunteer
  • Inter-generational mentorship programs with local schools.


  • Bible Study
  • Billiards
  • Bingo
  • Book Club
  • Crafts
  • Family Fun Days
  • Fitness Classes (including aquatic)
  • Game Groups
  • Lectures
  • Mens Group
  • Ladies Group
  • Line Dancing
  • Movies
  • Musical Entertainment/Performers
  • Spiritual Programs & Services
  • Volleyball
  • And so much more.

Independent Living

Our independent living community is the ideal choice for older adults who wish to enjoy a fulfilling life. You will have choices about how you want to live, ranging from a spacious apartment to a luxurious villa. You will be able to enjoy every amenity imaginable at the Renaissance.

Built with exceptional quality, comfort and beauty, the residences at the Renaissance are a step above the rest in retirement living. Beautiful villas and apartments - no matter which floorplan you choose, you'll enjoy the finest of amenities and living spaces.

Assisted Living at the Renaissance

Located on campus, Assisted Living at the Renaissance is the perfect solution for older adults who are not able to manage living on their own, but do not yet require extensive medical care provided through skilled nursing. Our staff can provide 24-hour assistance with activities of daily living such as dressing, grooming, eating, mobility, medication management, and hygiene offering a middle ground between independent living and skilled nursing care.


  • Private residences with modern appliances, including full-size washer and dryers
  • Utilities included (except telephone)
  • Individually controlled heating and air conditioning
  • Routine housekeeping
  • Maintenance and grounds care
  • Expanded Cable with optional upgrades, and high-speed internet
  • Garages included with Villas and Apartments
  • 24-hour security
  • Choice of meal plan
  • Clinic and physician services


  • Solid surface counter tops
  • Modern appliances
  • Carpet color choice
  • Sun Room or Patio
  • Low profile shower
  • Moving expense credit


  • Solid surface counter tops
  • Modern appliances
  • Balcony or Patio
  • Low profile shower
  • Moving expense credit

The Health Center Skilled Nursing

Onsite at the Renaissance Retirement Campus, the Health Center is the ideal choice for individuals who require ongoing medical care with physician oversight, yet do not require hospitalization.

Personal caregivers know each resident by name and are able to respond quickly to their changing needs. Teams are composed of all areas of expertise, including, but not limited to administration, nursing, activities, and dietary staff.

Here are just a few of the many features and services offered at the Renaissance:

  • 24 Hour Skilled RN Staffing
  • Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Diabetic Care and Management
  • Hospice
  • IV Therapy
  • Masso Therapy
  • Neurological Care
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Ostomy Care
  • Physical Therapy
  • Respiratory Care
  • Respite Care
  • Short Term Rehabilitation
  • Specialized Wound and Post-Surgical Care
  • Speech Therapy
  • Tracheostomy Care – Respiratory Therapy On-Call
  • Wound Care – WOCN-NP, VAC Dressing

Additional features:

  • Accept Hospice Patients
  • Private Accommodations
  • 7 days a wee
  • Free Cable Television
  • Chef Prepared Meals
  • All Major Insurances Accepted, including Medicaid
  • Not for Profit, Serving Older Adults for more than 130 years



Leadership At The Renaissance

Sandy Skerda - Executive Director At The Renaissance

Sandy Skerda is the Executive Director of the Renaissance Retirement Campus, an Eliza Jennings Community in Olmsted Township.

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Diane Banning - Sales Manager

“I have the privilege of helping people decide that the Renaissance is the place they want to call home!” In her role of Independent Living Sales Manager at the Renaissance Retirement Campus, Diane Banning meets with prospective residents and assists them throughout the decision-making process and move-in.

Give her a call: 440.235.7112
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Mary Teconchuk - Admissions Coordinator

As admissions coordinator at the Renaissance Health Center, Mary develops relationships with patients, families, hospital case managers, and health care professionals. She provides assistance and support throughout the resident admissions process. Mary joined Eliza Jennings in 2015. She has nearly 15 years of experience in long-term care admissions and social services. Mary earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Social Work from Mercyhurst University, Erie, PA.

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Amanda Ritchie, LNHA - Administrator

Administrator Amanda Ritchie is a licensed nursing home administrator (LNHA) and oversees skilled nursing, long-term care, rehabilitation services, and assisted living at the Renaissance Retirement Campus. Amanda joined the Renaissance in 2002 and previously held the positions of director of life enrichment for the Health Center and assisted living, and director of wellness for independent living, prior to completing the Administrator-In-Training (AIT) program on Campus. Amanda has an Associate of Arts Degree in public administration from Lorain County Community College. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in non-profit administration and Certificate of Public Management from Cleveland State University.

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