In order to find the top assisted living communities in the Indianapolis area, our team of researchers sorted through 213 communities using our unique methodology. Our team:

  • Spent over 37 hours researching assisted living communities in Indianapolis
  • Interviewed 18 facility staff members
  • Read more than 200 reviews left by residents and their family members

After filtering out facilities that didn’t meet our high standards, we were left with 25 assisted living communities that earned our seal of approval. Through this process we discovered that the average cost of assisted living in the city of Indianapolis is $5,053, which is considerably higher than the state average of $4,385 and the national average of $4,000.

Jonathan Frank
Licensed Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner
Jonathan Frank
Licensed Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner

Jonathan Frank is a Licensed Social Worker with over 10 years experience working with the geriatric population in a variety of different settings. He received his Masters degree from Rutgers University with a certificate in Aging and Gerontological Services. Additionally, he is a Certified Dementia Practitioner accredited by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. Jonathan also has Bachelors degree in psychology and worked as an Emergency Medical Technician for 14 years. His passion lies with the elderly and ensuring they age with dignity.

Read on for in-depth information about the top assisted living facilities in Indianapolis, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 213 communities in the Indianapolis area.

Assisted Living Research Institute Trusted Communities

The Assisted Living Research Institute spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Indianapolis area to allow seniors and their families to find the community that’s right for them. Click through the facilities listed below to read in-depth reviews, what residents are saying, and details such as base pricing, room types, and more.

*Altenheim Family-First Senior Living
87
Studio, 1BR
Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care
$1,854
Altenheim Family-First Senior Living is an assisted living community located in Indianapolis, Indiana. Set on 32 beautiful acres in the Beech Grove area, this facility is great for seniors who may need a little extra help with activities of daily living and enjoy quiet, suburban living. Altenheim offers individualized assessments and development of personalized care plans along the continuum of care. Residents age in place while receiving comprehensive services. Nursing services are available 24/7 to ensure optimum wellness and personal safety. Medication management and scheduled transportation to appointments and excursions provide added convenience. Apartment homes at Altenheim offer traditional style with a modern approach. Residents can choose their apartment home floor plan in studio or one-bedroom accommodations that come appointed with a kitchenette that includes a microwave oven and a small refrigerator.
What Residents are Saying:
Residents and family members alike enjoy the quality of service at Altenheim Family-First Senior Living. One reviewer says, "Altenheim is a Methodist facility, and it is a very nice place. The people are very kind and nice too. The rooms and apartments were nicely done. They played games; someone plays the piano, and there are activities all the time."
3.7
(16) Reviews
3525 East Hanna Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46237
*Stonecrest of Meridian Hills
*Traditions at Solana
Aspen Trace
Bickford of Greenwood
Bloom at Eagle Creek
Bloom at German Church
Crown Senior Living
CrownPointe of Carmel
CrownPointe of Indianapolis
Demaree Crossing
Elmcroft at Fort Harrison
Evergreen Crossing & Loft
Greenwood Village South
Magnolia Springs SouthPointe
Marquette Senior Living
Miller's Senior Living Community
Oasis at 30th
Rittenhouse Village at Northside
The Barrington of Carmel
The Hearth at Stones Crossing
The Hearth at Tudor Gardens
Traditions at North Willow
Westside Garden Plaza
Willow Lake Place

Our Methodology

At the Assisted Living Research Institute, our goal is to tackle the challenges that come with aging by combining real-world expertise with data-driven metrics and the latest research methodologies. To accomplish this, our team of industry experts and in-house researchers joined forces to develop a methodology that uncovers the best assisted living communities in a given location. We search for facilities that use science-backed best practices and the latest therapies in caring for their residents, and those that have the most amenities and opportunities for residents to live an active, independent lifestyle.

Facility Features (40%)

Facility Health Services Graded on health services provided
on the facility including, but not
limited to, on-site nursing,
pharmacy, skilled nursing,
medicine administration, etc

Facility Amenities Graded on the available
amenities.

Affordability Financial assistance acceptance
and overall costs and value.

Residential Quality (40%)

Resident Satisfaction Polling & survey of overall facility satisfaction.

Facility Complaint and Violations Number of complaints and violations the facility had. Taking into account improvement over time.

Online Reviews Aggregated verified online reviews.

Location (20%)

Location-Based Benefits Including, but not limited to, proximity to
hospitals, ambulance response times, senior
resources available, and state and city
financial assistance.

Location Quality Local crime rates, incidents against older
adults, air quality, climate.

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