Altenheim St. Louis

5408 S Broadway Saint Louis MO 63111

866-465-5993

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Overview of Altenheim St. Louis in Saint Louis, Missouri

At Altenheim St. Louis, we have a myriad of community features. Cats and dogs are welcome in private quarters. Our property is conveniently located near reachable public transit. We have free wi-fi. Free resident parking and guest parking is available at our location. Our purpose-built community has the aid of specialized care; every facet of the community is designed to cater to the particular needs of its residents.

Dining Amenities

We provide residents with meals throughout the day. We love to entertain visiting guests, meals included. Dining includes restaurant-style dining, room service, and specialized dining programs available to meet the needs of residents. We offer specified meal choices such as vegetarian food and low/no sodium options.

On-Site Activities

Residents can exercise their physical and mental abilities with specially curated on-site activities. To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and recreation, we employ a full-time activities director. The exercise program includes stretching classes. We love to celebrate with holiday parties, birthday parties and BBQ's, picnics, and outdoor parties. Residents enjoy regular trips and outings to local neighborhoods and towns. Our communal space has a piano centerpiece for musically inclined residents and scheduled performances. Residents may participate in community service programs. We provide regular musical entertainment for the use of our residents - and in some instances, to take a trip down memory lane. Our entertainment center includes Wii Sports(add TM) Bowling for bowling enthusiasts. Residents may engage in recreational activities such as art classes designed to inspire and stimulate mental well-being and instructive community cooking classes. Residents can also join our gardening club. Our community activities cycle includes trivia nights, regular educational lectures covering a wide range of academic topics, and frequent wine-tasting nights with a wide-spectrum of vintages and flavor palettes to sample and then compare notes on with friends and fellow residents. Happy hour has a positive impact on the community; residents enjoy lively camaraderie.

Outdoor Common Areas

Outdoor common areas are designed with accessibility, flow, and movement in mind. Our community grounds includes raised gardening beds available to residents during their leisure hours, an outside patio garden accessible to all residents, and indoor and outdoor walking paths for the pleasure and convenience of our residents.

Indoor Common Areas

Indoor common areas are quiet and a nice place to enjoy the company of fellow residents or just to relax. Residents have access to our communal spaces including a TV lounge, perfect for catching the latest episode of your favorite show or enjoying sports programming with other residents, our community library, complete with a diverse selection of titles, a movie room, and a fully-stocked arts and crafts center. At our community we have our own bar where residents gather, socialize, and enjoy tasty libations. Our community is secured to ensure the safety of our residents. The building design comes together with its airy, bright atrium space.

Languages Spoken at Altenheim St. Louis

Spanish speaking staff members are present at our community.

Community Attributes at Altenheim St. Louis

Living Options and Amenities

We offer 1-bedroom units, wheelchair accessible units, and studio units. Northern, Eastern, Southern, and Western-facing and ground floor quarters are available. We have free wi-fi for all of our residents. To accommodate our residents, our community has air conditioning, and temperatures are regulated to optimize comfort and safety. Resident quarters featuring wheelchair accessible showers are available.

Featured Services at Altenheim St. Louis

Transportation

Our community provides complimentary transportation services. We provide residents access to transportation services at a reasonable cost.

Personal Services

We have a beautician conveniently located on-site - residents can easily receive beauty treatments for all occasions. Personal housekeeping services are provided as needed. Our on-site beauty salon provides hair care and beauty treatments, and our on-site barbershop can take care of all your grooming needs. We offer laundry and dry cleaning services as well.

Religious Services

We offer on-site devotional services, so residents can practice or worship in the privacy of our community. Catholic and Protestant religious services are available, provided by a visiting chaplain. There are also several churches located within the surrounding neighborhood.

Medical Care Services

Our 24-hour awake staff is at hand to assist your loved one in fulfilling time-sensitive needs, should they arise. All services are delivered by licensed practitioners who are on staff 24/7. There are licensed nurses on-site to administer injections when needed. Our medication-care managers organize the medication services available to our residents. Available services include on-site RN's and LPN's. We have registered nurses on our community staff. We have a registered dietician / nutritionist on site. We have a Medical Director on staff who is responsible for putting together healthcare programs for residents, including medication management. We have a Nurse Practitioner on staff who serves as a Medical Director, responsible for putting together healthcare programs for residents, including medication management. The facility offers 2-person assisted transfers, including sitting-to-standing, standing-to-sitting, etc. This facility is not licensed by the state to offer medication dispensing services, however, residents are supported in their self-medication efforts as much as possible. Caregivers at our facility receive specialized, relevant training in a variety of areas. We recruit first-class visiting podiatrists whose job it is to ensure our residents are happy, fit, and mobile. Regular visits from specialized occupational therapists are available to residents to aid development, recovery, improvements, and maintenance of skills needed for daily living. Speech therapy services are provided by trained and certified speech-pathologists. A visiting nurse is available to all residents. We always have a doctor on call to handle adjustments in medication, continued consultation, and urgent medical needs when they arise. A dentist pays regular visits to our facility. We offer on-site massage therapy to our residents. We offer skilled nursing care by licensed nurses, fully equipped to handle responsibilities such as wound care, tube feedings, and monitoring. At our community we offer adjunct therapies, such as reminiscence therapy, which stimulates sight, sound, smell, and touch faculties to encourage memory recall and the enjoyment of sensory experiences. On-site hospice care is provided. Our community offers respite care - a short-term stay at a senior living community - perfect for those recovering from a hospital visit, the interim during which a caregiver takes an extended vacation, or simply to experience a senior living trial period. This community provides ADL assistance, administered injections, medication administration, and licensed nurses are onsite to administer injections when needed. We can administer a sliding scale program to monitor insulin levels via glucose tests, and adjust medications based on the results. Our weight limit for assisted lifts and single-person transfers is 50 lbs. Services include incontinence care for bladder-related and bowel-related symptoms. Services for residents with Disorientation/Lack of Awareness issues ensure residents are well-directed (using queuing, for instance) and supported in a healthy lifestyle - nobody falls between the cracks. The facility supports outdoor leisure hours. Restless residents may wander to cope with the anxiety caused by Alzheimer's disease and dementia - our facility features a locked and secured neighborhood to ensure the safety of all. Our facilities are secure and the staff is specially trained in de-escalating exit-seeking behaviors.

Community information at Altenheim St. Louis

Community Certifications

The building was built in 1968, and last renovated in 2015. We accept residents from the age of 65 and above.

Local Emergency Assistance

Local fire, police, and EMT services are nearby and ready to respond.

Local Area Amenities

There are shopping centers and beautiful parks located in the surrounding neighborhood.

Pricing at Altenheim St. Louis

Room Type
Monthly Range* (USD)

Studio
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1 Bedroom
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Semi-Private
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*Prices quoted are monthly rental charges and are provided by the communities themselves. Actual prices may differ due to one-time fees, timing and care services required. Speak with your Senior Living Advisor to learn more.

Reviews of Altenheim St. Louis

4.2 of 5 Average rating
11 Reviews
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(6) A Place For Mom
(5) SeniorAdvisor.com
  • Review of Altenheim St. Louis

    Wonderful care! Like a family. Very personal care. Facility always clean and beautiful. When problems arise. staff listens and makes... more

    Review originally written on A Place For Mom

    Review of Altenheim St. Louis

    Wonderful care! Like a family. Very personal care. Facility always clean and beautiful. When problems arise. staff listens and makes adjustments. Only need is slight improvement to staff communication on transfer of care from... more

  • Not good for elderly who are unable to move independently.

    Interesting that none of the reviews show dates... My mother-in-law lived here for five years beginning in 2014. The facility was wonderful... more

    Review originally written on A Place For Mom

    Not good for elderly who are unable to move independently.

    Interesting that none of the reviews show dates... My mother-in-law lived here for five years beginning in 2014. The facility was wonderful and she was well cared for until about the last year. After suddenly being sent to the ER three... more

  • It was Nice

    This property was completely different than where my dad is now. It is a much larger place. It appeared to be staffed enough for a number of... more

    Review originally written on A Place For Mom

    It was Nice

    This property was completely different than where my dad is now. It is a much larger place. It appeared to be staffed enough for a number of residents there and they seemed friendly and helpful. The only issues that we came across are that... more

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Community Details at Altenheim St. Louis

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    • Altenheim St. Louis Amenities

      • Outdoor Common Areas
      • Meals Provided
      • Kosher
      • Activities Onsite
      • Vegetarian
      • Devotional Services Onsite
      • Beautician Onsite
      • Indoor Common Areas

    Senior Housing Types Provided at Altenheim St. Louis

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      • Assisted Living
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      • Independent Living
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