Main Office: (304) 242-3340 Resources & Referrals: (304) 243-0996
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Retirement Community

Altenheim Retirement Community has been a presence in Wheeling since 1891.  We now offer stylish housing for independent men, women and couples who are 65 years of age and older.  Eight free-standing cottages are rented on a monthly basis and are equipped with stove, refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave, washer and dryer. Amenities include lawn care, snow removal, general maintenance, meals, activities, and more!  Rent does not include utilities.  There is no admission fee.

We have an active community!  Dinners out, movies, special meals in summer and on holidays are just some of the events scheduled for retirement community residents!

Contact our Executive Director for more information or to apply!


Check out the Photo Gallery for pictures of our cottages and Retirement Community happenings!


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Senior/Caregiver Resources & Referral Services

We have our Fall Program Schedule set up!  Check our CALENDAR for scheduled programs which are free and open to all who are interested.

Our Medicare Open Enrollment program scheduled for October 20 has been cancelled. 

We will still have the Medicare Open Enrollment Program on Tuesday, November 15.  Hope to see you then!  Please call us and reserve your seat for November 15!



Our "CHOOSING WISELY" program will be presented on November 14.  Unforseen circumstances have arisen with our special guest presenter Lisa Diehl who is with West Virginians for Affordable Care.  The program has been rescheduled and will be held on Monday, November 14 at First Christian Church, Wheeling, 1343 National Road, Wheeling.  Sign in is at 12:30 and the program will run from 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm.

Reservations are required by November 10 and you can call us at 304 243-0996, email me at or send an email through our website to reserve your seat. 

Our programs are face-to-face (not web-based) and there are no continuing education credits for our Fall 2016 programs.  Certificates will be provided upon request.

CHOOSING WISELY is a national initiative to educate providers and patients on the appropriate use of health care services.  Under the leadership of the American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation, more than 60 physicians and nursing organizations have each identified more than 250 tests, procedures or drugs that have questionable value.  CHOOSING WISELY in West Virginia is a group that is partnering with the national effort to promote high value health care in the state.

 CAN WE HELP YOU?  Do you need to know what services you can consider to help a loved one remain independent?  Perhaps you need some help.  Do you need information on dementia?  Contact us!  We'll discuss your situation and your needs - free and confidential!

Check out our calendar and add our events to your list!

LET US BE YOUR GATEWAY TO SENIOR CARE!  Finding assistance for our aging family members or for ourselves can be challenging.  There are many services to meet needs and to provide information but sometimes the choices add to the confusion.  Let us help!

Altenheim Resource & Referral Services has been a division of Altenheim since 1995, providing assistance to seniors and caregivers without regard to income or location. We receive no federal, state or local funding, and offer unbiased information on services and aging issues for those needing help.  Free services include assessment, resource information, and free personal enrichment programs for all who want to learn.

Workshops with continuing education credit are offered for social workers and nurses. Free Personal Enrichment programs are offered on a variety of topics and are open to all who are interested. (Contact us with program suggestions!)  We will also come to you to do presentations on aging, caregiving or on our Altenheim Retirement Community at no charge, and your group's size doesn't matter!  

Seniors, family caregivers, and professional caregivers are encouraged to contact us for information on service options, available resources, and caregiving concerns. We can help you with the aging and caregiving journey.

Altenheim Resource & Referral Service's (ARRS) Events and Programs section lists upcoming programs with Resource Services programs listed in CAPS.

Check out our Blog section for questions and answers pertaining to aging and caregiving! 


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Contact Altenheim

1387 National Road
Wheeling, WV 26003

Main Office:
(304) 242-3340

Resource & Referral Services:
(304) 243-0996


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