Elegant, boutique senior living, at affordable rates


The charm of the St. Louis Altenheim begins with its magnificent location on the banks of the scenic Mississippi River. From the moment you walk in, you will feel at home in the most delightful surroundings. Independent living, supported care, memory care and skilled care are available in this senior living residence in the historic Carondelet Neighborhood. The Altenheim also offers respite care, to provide a rest for caregivers or for those needing assistance for a shorter period of time.


We are proud to be recognized by US News and World Report as one of the Best Homes in the nation. This honor recognizes the high quality of care and services provided by our professional and caring staff.


A continuum of care

St. Louis Altenheim provides private rooms for independent living, supported living, memory care, skilled nursing care and respite stays.


Learn how boutique senior living is perfect for you

We want you to be proud to call St. Louis Altenheim home. We have the pleasure of accommodating wonderful residents who are full of spirit and character.


A Historical, Local LandmarK

The St. Louis Altenheim (German for “Elder Home”) is a historical and local St. Louis Landmark. Today, the Altenheim still occupies the same historic plot of land from more than a century ago. In 1972, the original residence was completely replaced by the current beautiful building we use today.



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The charm of St. Louis Altenheim begins with its magnificent location on the banks of the scenic Mississippi and includes many activities in the facility and in the community. From the moment you walk in, you'll feel at home in this continuing senior living residence in St. Louis.


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Our Mission

The mission of the St. Louis Altenheim, a not-for-profit corporation, is to provide a hospitable haven to all elderly citizens regardless of religious or natural background, so each person can experience a high quality of life.


St. Louis Altenheim is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization