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Well-appointed independent living, thoughtful assisted living options and a revolutionary and personalized Memory Care program. 

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With trusted resources and support, you will feel at ease with the physical, emotional and financial changes and options available to you and your family.

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What's on Your Mind?

Probably quite a bit. Find answers (and peace of mind) to some of the most common questions we hear or ask some of your own.

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There is a place for you or your loved one at Traditions at North Willow in Indianapolis, IN.

You may be searching for a feeling of community with people who share your interests, someplace safe and comfortable with little to no home maintenance. You value your independence and want to stay active and connected in an upscale Indianapolis independent living community.

That may sound good, but you may also need a little extra support now or in the future keeping track of medications, doing laundry, errands, bathing or dressing. Assisted living provides the care you need right here in Indianapolis, leaving everything else in your capable hands.

You might even be a concerned family member or friend who knows that Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia can have unexpected effects on your loved one. We see family and friend caregivers feeling frustrated, overwhelmed and in need of help. Memory care close to home can provide daily support for both your loved one and for you.

Your place here, no matter where it is, is filled with friendships and family, a life filled with independence and purpose, tender and trusted care when and how you need it and the feeling that you’re home.

Find out more about Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care options in Indianapolis that focus on fulfilling relationships in a comfortable, supportive senior community.


Barb Arford was born in Mt. Summit, Indiana in 1939 and was an only child. She was raised in Mt. Summit where her father worked at Brooks Foods. Later she moved a few miles away to her parent’s farm, near what is now Summit Lake Reservoir.

She attended Ball State University achieving both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Education. She successfully taught Kindergarten and First grade for nearly 40 years in the New Castle, Blue River and Shenandoah school systems. After retiring in 2004, Barb was active on the boards of the Henry County Public Library and her church.

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Other Traditions Communities

Did you know Traditions at North Willow has other sister communities?

If there is no vacancy at the Traditions community of your choice, we would be happy to welcome you at one of our nearby communities until something opens up.

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