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Thursday, November 3

11:00 am


All men are welcome for a delicious meal and a fun performance by Danny Russel. President Abe Lincoln will be making a fun appearance. 


Friday, November 18

11:00 am


Join us for a great lunch and music by Jim Vanslambrook. Jim will be playing songs from The Great American Songbook. 


Tuesday, November 15

2:00 pm


Bring your friends and play some FREE Bingo. Prizes are given out to winners. Four cards max.


Friday, November 11

10:30 am

“Our debt to the heroic men and valiant women in the service of our country can never be repaid. They have earned our undying gratitude. America will never forget their sacrifices.” — Harry Truman.

If there is only one word to describe a military veteran, it would be sacrifice. May the flag wave boldly with its vibrant hues…honoring Veterans like you, with the beautiful red, white and blue! All Veterans and spouses, please join us for a wonderful program and lunch afterwards. We cannot thank you enough for your service. 




Executive Director

In 1789, George Washington declared Thursday, November 26, a Thanksgiving holiday, but only for that year, and it wasn’t connected to the Pilgrim feast but rather intended as a “public thanksgiving and prayer” devoted to “the service of that great and glorious Being who is the beneficent Author of all the good that was, that is, or that will be.

Hale, who was highly patriotic, read about the 1621 feast of the Pilgrims and became captivated with the idea of turning it into a national holiday. She published in the Godey’s Lady’s Book recipes for turkey and stuffing and pumpkin pie and started traditions that had nothing to do with the colonists. She began a lobbying campaign to persuade President Abraham Lincoln to make Thanksgiving an official annual holiday, using her magazine to build public support by writing an editorial every year starting in 1846. She also sent letters to all governors in the United States and territories. In 1863, Lincoln did set Thanksgiving as an official holiday to be celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November every year. Happy Thanksgiving to all our Crestwood Village Residents!




This month we are on the road to Nebraska. Nebraska was the first state to complete its segment of the nation’s mainline interstate system, a 455 mile stretch of four lane highway. The 911 system of emergency communications, now used nationwide, was developed and first used in Lincoln, Nebraska. Weeping Water is the nation’s largest limestone deposit and producer. The state nickname used to be the “Tree Planter’s State”, but was changed in 1945 to the “Cornhusker State”. Nebraska has more underground water reserves than any other state in the continental U.S. Spam (canned meat) is produced in Fremont.


Please welcome our newest team members Chris (head cook), Phyllis (cook) and Michael (server).

The Village Bistro gives residents the option to grab quick meals, snacks, and drinks to take home and enjoy or to eat in the dining room with friends and neighbors.


Regular Hours of Operation

Monday – Wednesday

11am – 5pm

Village Bistro Brunch

Tuesday & Thursday

11am – 1pm

Healthy Senior meals available through the CICOA and CWS partnership will be available along with the regular menu.


Michael Denney 1st 

Martha Roush 1st

Janet Smock 1st 

Jeannette Woodworth 2nd 

Jim Quakenbush 3rd 

Portia Fortner 4th 

Dudley Graphman 4th 

Darrell Stevens 6th 

Roger Dunn 8th 

James Lahr 8th 

Marsha Jaworski 9th 

Michael Fincher 12th 

Robert McFadyen 12th 

Darla Eyster 13th 

Dennis Hughes 13th 

Kharl Isla    13th 

Marilyn Stacey 13th 

John Walsh 13th 

Sandy Klinefelter 14th 

Sarah Lovell 14th 

Cindy Melloy 14th 

Anne Read 14th 

Joed Vaughn 14th

Lonnie Arthur 16th 

Mataji Ishaya 16th 

Mary Lou Raby 16th 

Margaret Zurcher 16th 

Antonio Abernathy 17th 

Bonnie Foster 17th 

Jack Sharkey 17th 

Steve Abraham 18th 

Hilda Buttz 18th 

Linda Gamble 18th 

William Lego 18th

John Massari 19th 

Roberta Paternoster 19th 

Alta Lile 20th 

Sandy Renihan 20th 

Jean Hafley 21st 

Deloris Reiter 21st 

Linda Hodson 22nd 

Jon Lentz 23rd 

Virginia Moberly 23rd 

Earna Mullins 23rd 

Laura Little 24th 

David Tuttle 24th 

Deborah Baker 25th 

Linda Fisher 26th 

Kathleen Smith 29th 

Randy Stevason 29th 

Robert Cooper Jr 30th 

Myra Dupaski 30th 

Kathryn Gorski 30th


October 2022

The walking club finished out the walking season with a trip to Southeastway Park. Residents enjoyed a fun hayride, pizza, smores, and even singing campfire songs. Join us for the next fun adventure. 

We even had a fun fall fest, where residents got to enjoy all things fall — pumpkin painting, warm chili and a chance to pie an RSC in the face to raise money for Habitat for Humanity. We raised over $200! We want to thank everyone that came out and made this event so much fun.


Vicky Shortt

When did you move to Crestwood Village?

I move to Crestwood in August of 2020.

Where did you grow up?

I grew up on the westside of Indianapolis about 5 blocks from Cheverolet plant; where I worked for a while. We were known as the "Valley Rats"! I don't really know why.

Tell us about your family and/or pet(s)

There were 5 in my family. I had 2 older brothers. I married 3 times and all were special to me. My son came from my first marriage and my 2 daughters came from my second marriage. My son is 60 and unmarried, my oldest daughter is 54 and has 2 wonderful children, a boy and girl. My youngest is 50 and has not been blessed with children but is blessed in many other ways.

What's the most interesting or unusual thing about you?

I love doing a variety of things; cooking, crocheting, playing games, etc. I have been cooking since I was a teen. My mother and I would make candy and cookies to give out at Christmas. I have tried to carry on this tradition and hope to do so for many years to come right here at Crestwood.

If you could tell your younger self something, what would it be?

DON’T SMOKE!!! I did until 2000 and I’m on oxygen now, which limits what I can do; but I thank the Lord every day for what life I do have. 

What do you want to be remembered most for?

I hope that I have been a good wife and mother. Most will remember me for my cooking. I try to feed as many as I can. My children always wanted me to open a bake shop but I said no because then it’s a job. I do for pleasure. I love the look on their faces when thy take that first bite!


Virgil Ison

How long have you worked for the Justus Companies? 

I started out at Crestwood Village East and worked there for 8 months and when that property was sold, I transferred to Crestwood Village South.

What do you like most about working in maintenance here? 

I really enjoy maintenance, working with my hands and I have been in maintenance for 40 years. I also enjoy my co-workers and how well we work together as a team. I really enjoy working under Rocky Chadwick, our maintenance supervisor as he is honest and fair.




Monday – Friday

7:30 am – 4:00 pm


Building 6, Third Floor

Monday – Friday

7:30 am – 4:00 pm.





2:00 pm Bldg 6 Fitness Center


Lobby Chair Fitness:

10:00 am Building 2

10:40 am Building 4

11:20 am Building 5


Lobby Chair Fitness:

10:00 am Building 7 2nd Floor


Lobby Chair Fitness:

10:00 am Building 1

10:40 am Building 3

11:20 am Building 6

Balance Class:

2:30 pm Bldg 6 Fitness Center


Walking Club:

9:00 am In Front of Building 7


Even without formal meditation and controlled breathing, the gentle muscle stretching of yoga can reduce stress. "Full service" yoga is even better. But if that's not your thing, simple breathing exercises can help by themselves. Rapid, shallow, erratic breathing is a common response to stress. Slow, deep, regular breathing is a sign of relaxation. You can learn to control your respirations so they mimic relaxation; the effect, in fact, will be relaxing.

  1. Breathe in slowly and deeply, pushing your stomach out so that your diaphragm is put to maximal use.
  2. Hold your breath briefly.
  3. Exhale slowly, thinking "relax."
  4. Repeat the entire sequence 5 to 10 times, concentrating on breathing deeply and slowly.

Deep breathing is easy to learn. You can do it at any time, in any place. You can use deep breathing to help dissipate stress as it occurs. Practice the routine in advance; then use it when you need it most. If you find it helpful, consider repeating the exercise four to six times a day — even on good days.


Crestwood Village South Video Tour


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Take a 360° tour of a one-bedroom apartment.


View Floor Plans and Pricing


Refer your friend to Crestwood Village and after your friend moves in, you will receive a check for $200! Pick up a Referral Reward form in the lobby or download and print a copy here.

Call the leasing office for details at 317-888-7973.



For a limited time only, are currently offering $500 towards professional moving and packing when you choose a Suite Life apartment as your new home. Must apply by November 30, 2022.

The Suite Life is an ideal and affordable solution providing additional upgraded amenities and services including:

  • All Utilities Paid + Cable TV
  • Emergency Response Pendant
  • Laundry on Each Floor
  • Routine Housekeeping
  • Courtesy Transportation
  • Connected Access to the Clubhouse
  • Life Enrichment Activities
  • Fitness Center + Personal Trainer
  • Transportation to Medical Appointments, Shopping and Errands.

8809 Madison Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46227


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