Independent Living at Calumet Trace is made for more than just moving into a right sized, maintenance-free apartment home – it’s made for older adults seeking a new, exciting active lifestyle. As part of Charter Senior Living, Calumet Trace Independent Living residents do more, enjoy more, and live more because they simply have less to worry about.

Discover a liberating lifestyle met with opportunities to pursue new passions and more time to rediscover past ones through various social activities and programs and convenient services and amenities. You won’t have to think about home maintenance or escalating monthly costs, and you especially won’t have to worry about what happens if your health needs change. With levels of care like Personal Care and Memory Care on site, we’ll provide the appropriate support when needed.


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Life here emphasizes exceptional well-being, which is evident in the abundant programming and senior living options we offer. From innovative life-enrichment programs that allow residents to choose what they want to participate in to a casual lunch with friends or quiet time with a favorite book, residents enjoy freedom to choose where their day goes.

Whether it’s taking a fitness class, dog walking around campus, making new friends, or discovering new hobbies, there are many reasons for you to choose Independent Living at Calumet Trace. At the heart of our community, you’ll find the healthy and rewarding active retirement lifestyle you’ve been seeking, supported by experienced staff members and welcoming neighbors.

Comfortable Living Defined

Residents at Calumet Trace will enjoy a first-class community – both inside and out.

Inside, you’ll find comfort and familiarity around every corner. From modern apartments to thoughtfully designed community spaces, activity areas, and multiple dining venues, Calumet Trace provides an inviting environment.

Well-designed, spacious apartment homes come in a variety of floor plans. Residents can choose from studio, one-, and two-bedroom layouts. Weekly housekeeping, laundry services, 24-hour security, and an in-unit emergency response system are just a few of the “peace of mind” conveniences we offer at Calumet Trace – and they are all included in the monthly rent.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Independent Living?

Independent Living is just as it sounds; it is a community living space designed for independent and active older adults. Independent Living residents do not need medical supervision, medication management, or assistance with activities of daily living like dressing or bathing. Independent Living residents choose how they live each day and are free to come and go from the community as they please.

How much does Independent Living cost at Calumet Trace?

The cost of Independent Living at Calumet Trace begins at $2,550/month and varies depending upon apartment selection. Please reach out to a member of our team today to go over additional pricing information, as well as the cost of transitioning to Personal Care or Memory Care.

What is the difference between Assisted Living and Independent Living?

In Kentucky, Assisted Living is better known as Personal Care. The differences between Independent and Assisted Living/Personal Care is that residents in Independent Living do not need daily support or medical oversight, while residents in Assisted Living or Personal Care require some level of daily assistance and supervision.

If you’re unsure whether you or a loved one could better benefit from Independent Living or Assisted Living/Personal Care, take our Aging Choices Lifestyle Quiz to learn more. A team member will be in touch with you shortly after to help clarify questions and concerns.

What are the benefits of moving to a senior living community like Calumet Trace?

The best part about moving to Independent Living at Calumet Trace is that your new lifestyle will be met with zero responsibilities. Well, except one: the responsibility to live retirement to the fullest. It’s our mission to enhance the human spirit, and we do so by making living easy. We take care of all household chores and maintenance and provide a vast array of programs, activities, and opportunities for you to live your best life. And if your health needs should change, we offer convenient levels of care right here on campus.

Are you a pet-friendly senior living community?

Yes we are. Independent Living residents are free to have their aquatic or furry friends live with them in their apartment home. Many residents enjoy exploring the beautiful grounds with their pets and bonding with fellow animal lovers.