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Hilda Benson Turns 108 Years Old!

Hilda Benson

Altenheim Family-First Senior Living resident, Hilda Benson, celebrated another milestone turning an astonishing 108 years old. Hilda enjoyed her birthday celebration and was thankful for the birthday wishes. Happy birthday Hilda!


In Good Hands: Continuity of Care Creates Comfort and Trust


CarDon and Community Hospital partner for innovative hospitalist program “When patients leave the hospital atmosphere, we don’t want that to be the end of care for them. We in the healthcare industry have to join hands together to take care of our patients — I just never thought it would actually happen.” But it did […]


If I ran the zoo


Lions, tigers and bears oh my, along with giraffes, gorillas and hippos will be seen on July the 13th when Altenheim Health and Living goes on an outing to the Indianapolis Zoo. The bus leaves at 9:30am so the weather should be pleasant. Everyone will enjoy sack lunches and one on one attention. On the […]


10 Tips to Prevent a Fall

Doctor holding a senior patiens 's hand on a walking stick - special medical care concept for Alzheimer 's syndrome.

Falling down can be dangerous at any age, but seniors are particularly vulnerable to serious injuries and long recovery periods. According to the Centers for Disease Control, each year one in three adults age 65 and over takes a spill and it’s the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries. The following in-home adjustments can […]


Ribbon Cutting for Altenheim Senior Living


Congratulations to Altenheim Senior Living Community on their open house and ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of their 37 private rehabilitation suites and new therapy gym. And a special thanks to the Greater Beech Grove Chamber of Commerce! Altenheim Senior Living Community held their professional open house and ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, April 30 at 3525 E. Hanna Ave. […]


Join us for a Suite Retreat!


Experience “Suite” Living at Altenheim! Celebrate with us as we unveil our NEW Private Rehabilitation Suites & Therapy Gym. Open House: Sunday, May 3, 2015 1:00pm – 3:00pm View the map For more info call (317) 788-4261.


CarDon Walking Club at Greenwood Park Mall


Join CarDon at 8:00am at the food court at Greenwood Park Mall the first Monday of every month for fun and educational opportunities. The Greenwood Park Mall is open every day at 8:00am for anyone who would like to come and walk. To join the CarDon Walking Club, register at the Guest Services Desk.


Games Nourish the Brain


What if it were possible to exercise and stave off aspects of aging without leaving your chair? Wouldn’t it be great to feel better and be more mentally alert without breaking a sweat? Break out the games and turn off the T.V. Researchers have found that people who play some type of game at least […]


Je t’aime means I Love You


Many people agree that Paris is one of the most romantic cities on earth. So what better place to be, on Valentine’s Day, than in Paris? Altenheim Health and Living Community in Indianapolis took more than sixty residents to a Valentine’s Day dinner in Paris as part of their monthly arm chair travel series. The […]


Dottie Boesnberg


Generally when you ask someone “How you doing?” they say “Fine,” and carry on. Ask Dottie Boesnberg “How you doing?” and she’ll more than likely say “Any better I’d be dangerous.” Dottie is an impishly witty 91 year old, who lives in Altenheim Health and Living Community. She has the sly wry smile of someone […]