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The 10 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Carmel, IN

One of the fastest-growing cities in Indiana, Carmel is a suburban community just north of Indianapolis. Year after year, Carmel finds itself ranked by a number of sources, including Money.com, as one of the best cities to live in America, so it's no surprise that Carmel has become a popular destination for retirees.

Carmel is a vibrant city with a wide variety of community amenities and attractions for seniors of diverse interests. For outdoor enthusiasts, the city boasts nearly 200 miles of trails and paths and many recreational opportunities. The city's world-renowned arts scene is perfect for cultural aficionados who can enjoy performances at the Palladium concert hall or spend the afternoon visiting local art galleries, showrooms, antique stores and restaurants in Carmel Arts and Design District. With its low crime rates, seniors can feel safe going about their daily activities. In fact, it is considered to be one of the safest cities in America.

According to the Genworth Cost of Care Survey 2019, at $4,100 per month, seniors living in Carmel will be paying about the same amount for assisted living services as they would on average in other cities across Indiana.

If you could envision your retirement in one of the best cities to live in America, take a look at this list of the top 10 assisted living facilities available to seniors in the Carmel area.

Sunrise on Old Meridian

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12130 Old Meridian Street

Carmel, IN 46032

(800) 385-2527

Located in a beautiful, small-town community, Sunrise on Old Meridian offers its residents all the comforts of home in a resort-style setting. We included it on our top 10 list because of the personalized touches that make the facility feel homey, such as the friendly residential dog, Buttercup, who is the perfect greeter. The highly trained, compassionate staff are on hand for companionship and support, and the facility has a variety of amenities for pampering and entertainment, including a theater room, fitness center and many cozy common areas for residents to relax and socialize. Chef-prepared meals, that can be tailored specific to diets, are served in an elegantly furnished dining area. Seniors can choose from a diverse range of living space options from studio to one- and two-bedroom apartments as well as companionship suites.

  • Indoor underground parking for residents
  • On-site nursing staff

Rose Senior Living at Carmel

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1285 Fairfax Manor Drive

Carmel, IN 46032

(800) 385-2527

Rose Senior Living at Carmel prides itself on nourishing residents with a high-quality menu of freshly prepared meals that takes medically recommended dietary requirements into consideration. We included Rose Senior Living on our top 10 list because they are highly commended for their diverse activity schedule that keeps residents busy with book clubs, games and crafts, as well as field trips to museums and the movies. The facility has an updated common area where seniors can unwind in a social environment outfitted with a fireplace and a big-screen TV.

  • Overnight guests are welcome
  • Laundry and house-keeping services

Bickford of Carmel

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5829 116th St. E

Carmel, IN 46033

(800) 385-2527

Communication is a priority for the staff at Bickford of Carmel. A modern messaging system immediately alerts them to resident needs as soon as they are requested, with a reportedly high response rate. Seniors can also keep in close contact with staff through personal care assistance and walking wheelchair assistance services. The well-maintained facility has updated furnishings and is spacious and easy to navigate so residents with different ambulatory needs are able to move around comfortably.

  • Pet-friendly
  • On-site nurses

Carmel Senior Living

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13390 N. Illinois Street

Carmel, IN 46032

(800) 385-2527

Carmel Senior Living is easy to access from Highway 31 and is located a short drive from a major shopping area. Many of the studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments have large windows that welcome in natural light, kitchenettes and an electronic emergency call system. This beautiful, spacious facility made the cut for our top10 facility list because it includes many amenities that bring neighbors and friends together, including the Sky lounge for happy hour, a game room with billiards and a theater room to enjoy movies. At Your Service Dining provides you with the flexibility to eat delicious, chef-prepared meals at anytime you choose.

  • Financial guidance programs
  • scheduled group and individual transportation

Magnolia Springs of Bridgewater

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14901 Carey Road

Carmel, IN 46033

(800) 385-2527

Residents of Magnolia Springs of Bridgewater can always find something engaging to do thanks to a varied activity schedule that includes music, games, yoga and gardening. A Thursday night cocktail hours gives seniors the opportunity to meet their neighbors and unwind with a drink, while a food counter is open every day for easy-to-grab snacks. The facility provides transportation so residents can attend doctor appointments or run errands.

  • Guests are invited to dinner and for overnight stays
  • Small pets are welcome

The Barrington of Carmel

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1335 S. Guilford Road

Carmel, IN 46032

(800) 385-2527

The Barrington of Carmel is well-renowned for its prime location which is easily accessed from two major highways, and a short drive from the Woodland Country Club and the Monon Greenway. Residents with dietary restrictions are well attended to by a chef who creates wonderful meals with fresh food that's prepared with special meal requirements in mind. The facility further offers a full range of interesting activities, so residents can stay busy playing Wii sports, attending religious services and enjoying outdoor excursions.

  • Hospice care, on-staff nurses and medication management
  • Laundry services

Woodland Terrace of Carmel

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689 Pro Med Lane

Carmel, IN 46032

(800) 385-2527

Seniors at Woodland Terrace of Carmel enjoy an upscale environment with spacious studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments that are complemented by tall windows, high ceilings and tasteful furnishings. The facility is well-equipped to support its residents' medical needs with on-staff nurses, a medication management program, hospice care and physical and occupational therapy services. Meals are prepared daily, and guests are welcome to join residents at lunch and dinner. Activities are plentiful with offerings that include dinner dances, book clubs, gardening and cooking classes.

  • Church services
  • Outdoor garden and patio area

Wellbrooke of Carmel

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12315 Pennsylvania Street

Carmel, IN 46032

(800) 385-2527

Wellbrooke of Carmel is an assisted living facility with a rehabilitation center that provides speech, physical and occupational therapy. The rooms are designed with residents safety and well-being in mind with in-room, wheelchair accessible showers and nurse call buttons. The staff work closely with the residents to keep them engaged with approachable activities, such as crossword puzzles, bingo and movie nights. A visiting library keeps residents stocked with new reading material, and every Friday, seniors are invited to socialize at happy hour complete with hors d'oeuvres.

  • Room service
  • Companion suites

The Hearth at Windermere

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9745 Olympia Drive

Fishers, IN 46037

(800) 385-2527

The staff at the Hearth at Windermere takes resident security very seriously with regular training in fire safety, disaster planning and dementia care. The facility itself is gated with locked doors that are only opened with official swipe cards and bathrooms that are equipped with emergency alert systems. A computer room, a barber shop and a shared dining room provide engaging spaces where seniors can socialize. Companionship is key at the Hearth at Windermere; residents are encouraged to live with their cats and small dogs, and guests are invited to dine with their family members at meal times.

  • Chapel, library and beauty salon
  • Full-service dining room

Traditions at Saloma

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7721 Battery Pointe Way

Indianapolis, IN 46240

(800) 385-2527

Traditions at Saloma provides independent living, assisted living and memory care services in a sprawling community bordering White River with central access to North Keystone avenue. Seniors benefit from financial guidance such as Va benefit consulting and general money-handling advice. An engaging array of activities are available daily, including arts and crafts classes, gardening and book club discussions. Family members take advantage of on-site guest parking and can accompany their loved ones during meals.

  • In-room cable and Internet
  • Barber shop and computer and TV room