Flexible Care for Every Resident

Residents are provided a full range of services, from independent living to supported care to nursing care. Offering all levels of care, assures that each resident receives the right level of care and services, at the right time. Residents can remain within the Altenheim family even as their needs change.

Our continuum of care and services assures stability and familiarity for residents and their families. Our residents have the comfort of knowing many levels of care and service needs can be met at one community.




living at the altenheim is an excellent value for your retirement future. You’ll be glad to know that many of our services and amenities are included in the fee and Are not an extra charge.


Independent Living

At the Altenheim, Independent Living means lovely surroundings, activity-filled days, a complete list of amenities, light-filled rooms, and the comfort that comes with a full continuum of care.


Supportive Living

The Altenheim provides Supported Living for our residents who need assistance with some activities: dressing, bathing, medication management, meals, laundry and housekeeping.


Respite care

A change of scenery is a nice break for an older person as well as the caregiver and also provides an opportunity to “try” the Altenheim before making a move-in decision.


Nursing Care

Our professional health care staff provides 24-hour licensed nursing care. Private and semi-private bedrooms are available.


Bavaria Memory Care

Bavaria Memory Care focuses on security and care for each individual we serve in order to provide your loved one with the highest level of life-enrichment and independence in a secure environment.

The Altenheim offers the comfort and convenience of home in a secure setting. The variety of weekly activities will assure that each resident is provided an opportunity for socialization and fun.


St. Louis Altenheim is a truly pleasurable experience and one full of choices. These include dining with friends, family, guests or neighbors in our beautifully appointed dining room, or hosting parties for friends and family members.

When dining at the Altenheim, residents are offered a variety of healthy menu items, meals designed for special health needs, and the chance for individual preference requests. Holiday, theme and birthday celebrations add variety and joy to the communal spirit at The Altenheim.


Wellness programs, including exercise, music and lectures on current topics are all part of promoting personal growth here at St. Louis Altenheim.

Some of our features include a library, activity room, hair salon, sitting rooms, and even a guest suite for out-of-town visitors. There are garden clubs, men’s clubs, movie clubs, day trips and computer classes.


As a resident’s needs change, our professional staff is responsive to both the resident and the family. With an in-depth resident assessment, we are able to evaluate Individual Preferences and where specific areas where assistance may be required.


Amenities Include:

  • Choice of attractive room

  • Private bathrooms

  • Wall-to-wall carpeting

  • Smoke-free environment

  • Beautifully manicured and maintained landscaping, gardens, and grounds

  • Fire-resistant, with sprinkler system

  • Fresh flowers throughout the residence

  • Lovely dining room with a wide scenic view overlooking the Mississippi River

  • Reserved resident parking

  • Some small pets, including cats allowed in resident’s rooms.


People change and so do their needs. At St. louis Altenheim, we offer services to meet each resident’s needs, while maintaining the highest level of privacy, respect and individuality. Our goal is to enhance the quality of life for each resident at every level of care.


We’re Here to Serve You

Our professional staff is responsive to both the resident and the family. With an in-depth resident assessment, we are able to evaluate specific areas where assistance may be required.

Fresh Flowers Adorn Every Living Area at St. Louis Altenheim

The following services and amenities are included in our monthly fee:

  • 24-hour access to trained professional staff

  • 24-hour emergency response system in every resident room

  • Full-time and part-time licensed nurses

  • On-going health evaluation

  • Housekeeping and linen service

  • Three delicious and well-balanced meals a day

  • Gracious restaurant-style dining

  • All utilities except telephone and cable

  • Scheduled transportation

  • Full complement of social, spiritual, educational, and recreational programs

  • On-site medical consulting

  • Medication management


Dining with a View

Dining at St. Louis Altenheim is everyone’s favorite part of the day. The spacious, elegant dining room is surrounded by windows, giving every table a view from the historic bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River. Residents and guests enjoy a perfect view of nature at every season.

Main Dining Room for Altenheim Residents.

Three delightful meals are served every day, and food is available anytime. During breakfast, lunch/dinner, and supper; residents can choose from a menu of delicious entrees, side dishes and desserts that changes daily as well as from our “Always Available” menu. Our professional wait staff provides unhurried, exceptional service. We also make every effort to respond to dietary restrictions and special requests with compassion and respect.

We are happy to take whatever steps needed to meet the dietary needs of every resident, while allowing for as much autonomy and freedom of choice as possible. Our staff will take the time to go over the daily menu options with residents and answer every question.

If you have any specific question or concern about our menu, please contact us.

Several Senior Residents Enjoying Breakfast Together in the Dining Room.



The St. Louis Altenheim is the perfect destination for our residents. Not only do we offer an amazingly beautiful location on the majestic Mississippi, but we have the perfect accommodations as well!


A Perfect New Home

At St. Louis Altenheim, all resident rooms include individually controlled heating and air conditioning, and wall-to-wall carpeting.

Additional features include:

  • We are very proud to offer private rooms, something hard to find in long-term care homes.

  • Safety enhanced private bath with step in shower

  • Telephone outlets and security intercoms

  • Great views of the Mississippi River, as well as the Carondelet and Holly Hills Neighborhoods.

Elevators are conveniently located near residents’ rooms on each floor. Residents may bring furniture and accessories to personalize their new living area and decorate their rooms to their own taste and style.


Floor Plans


Please note: 

Floor plans are for marketing purposes and may not be exact. Please contact us for more accurate information. If exact square footage is a concern, the unit should be independently measured.


*One-time admission fee and discount for multiple family members do apply.

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