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Berkshire of Castleton
8480 Craig St
Indianapolis, IN


Berkshire of Castleton is a retirement community located in Indianapolis, Illinois that offers independent living and assisted living options for seniors. It is owned and operated by Brookedale Senior Living Solutions, a company that specializes in retirement living for seniors with communities located across the United States. It offers a community-like atmosphere that is warm, inviting and welcoming.

The community is conveniently located only moments away from the Castle Square Mall, dining and local attractions. The grounds also has its own private park setting with a lake a beautiful natural scenery.

The staff at Berkshire is helpful and caring. Staff members are available 24 hours a day and will help members with anything they need help with, like medication reminders and assistance with everyday chores. Every resident receives individualized care that is tailored to each members special and unique needs. Berkshire does its best to balance every aspect of wellness, like emotional, physical, spiritual, social and intellectual.

Residents have access to a list of services and amenities. Examples of services include transportation, concierge services, housekeeping, a wellness center, on-site banking and on-site postal services. Examples of amenities include laundry facilities, a general convenience store, an arts and crafts studio, guest accommodations, a private dining room, a beauty and barber shop, outdoor gardening areas, an exercise room, a library and computer lounge, walking paths and a community room. There is also covered resident and guest parking available and resident storage space.

Activities are also planned to keep residents engaged and promote socialization. Examples of activities include gardening, arts and crafts, exercise programs, billiards, card and board games, among many others.

Three restaurant-style meals are served to residents on a daily basis. Meals are prepared by chefs and served by wait staff. Meals are promised to include fresh ingredients and promote healthy eating.

Indianapolis is the capital city of Indiana. It is located inland and is about two hours northeast of Cincinnati, Ohio. It is the 12th largest city in the country and is known as a historical and government city. It has a vibrant downtown area with hundreds of retail shops, restaurants as well as museums, art galleries and parks. In January, the average daily average temperature is about 25 degrees Fahrenheit and can fall to a low of about 18 degrees. In July, the average temperature is about 75 degrees Fahrenheit and can reach a high of 85 degrees.

Features and Amenities


  • Barber/Beauty Shop
  • Computer Access
  • Crafts Room
  • Dining Room
  • Exercise Room
  • Games Room
  • Gardening
  • Laundry
  • Library
  • Lounges
  • Parking
  • Pets Allowed
  • Pets Allowed (Small)
  • Private Dining Room
  • Resident Parking
  • Scheduled transportation
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Community Features


  • Private
  • Studio
  • 1-bedroom
  • 2-bedroom
  • Apartment
  • Assisted Living Program
  • Independent Living Program
  • Short Term Stays - Trial / Vacation / Respite / Convalescent

Accommodation Details

  • Locks
  • Storage
  • Kitchen
  • Fridge
  • Carpeting
  • Window Coverings
  • Patio / Balcony
  • Thermostats
  • Light Fixtures
  • Fire Alarms
  • Smoke Detector
  • Sprinkler
  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable TV
  • Call Bell System
  • Bathrooms
  • Climate Control In-suite
  • Walk-in Showers
  • Wall-to-wall Broadloom

Recreational Facilities

  • Exercise Room
  • Garden
  • BBQ Area
  • Card Room
  • Fitness Center
  • In-House Movies

Recreational Programs

  • Exercise
  • Shopping
  • Computer
  • Theatre
  • Parties
  • Entertainment
  • Art
  • Recreational Programs
  • Bingo
  • Cards

Health Services

  • Medication administration
  • Medication supervision
  • Monitor vitals
  • Oxygen assistance
  • Catheter care
  • Bathing assistance
  • Dressing assistance
  • Completion care plans
  • Visiting lab service
  • Home health services
  • Physical Therapy
  • Podiatry
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Vision
  • Dental
  • RN/RPN on duty 24 hours

Dining Services

  • Carry-out service
  • Continental Breakfast
  • Lunch & Dinner
  • Full services - 3 meals / day & refreshments
  • Guest meals
  • Independent Living Dining
  • Optional meal plans
  • Party facilities
  • Tray service in suite

Special Diets