Cities with Retirement Communities in Missouri

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Grand South Senior Apartments

  3530 Winnebago Street St. Louis, MO 63118
St. Louis, MO 63118
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Friendship Village Chesterfield

  15201 Olive Boulevard
Chesterfield, MO 63017
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Mount Carmel Senior Living

  723 First Capitol Dr
Saint Charles, MO 63301
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Friendship Village Sunset Hills

  12563 Village Circle Dr.
St. Louis, MO 63127
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Kingswood Senior Living Community

  10000 Wornall Road
Kansas City, MO 64114
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Foxwood Springs

  1500 W. Foxwood Drive
Raymore, MO 64083
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The Cambridge

  2900 S Jefferson
Springfield, MO 65807
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Orchid Terrace

  4474 Butler Hill Road
St. Louis, MO 63128
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Briarcrest Estates

  14525 Clayton Road
Ballwin, MO 63011
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Solstice Senior Living at Columbia

  109 N Keene Street
Columbia, MO 65201
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Brookdale Creve Coeur

  1 New Ballas Place
Creve Coeur, MO 63146
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Solstice Senior Living at Lee's Summit

  1098 NE Independence Avenue
Lee's Summit, MO 64086
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The Fremont Senior Living

  1520 E. Bates St.
Springfield, MO 65804
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The Waterford at Ironbridge

  1131 E Lakewood
Springfield, MO 65810
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The Montclair Senior Living

  1000 East Montclair
Springfield, MO 65807
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The Homestead at Hickory View

  1481 Marbach Dr
Washington, MO 63090
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Crestview Senior Living

  8660 Grant Rd
Crestwood, MO 63123
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Gambrill Gardens

  1 Strecker Road
Ellisville, MO 63011
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Solstice Senior Living at Fenton

  1393 Bowles Avenue
Fenton, MO 63026
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Cedarhurst of Tesson Heights

  12335 West Bend Drive
St. Louis, MO 63128
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Fairwinds - River's Edge

  600 River's Edge Drive
St. Charles, MO 63303
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The Watermark at St. Peters

  363 Jungermann Road
St. Peters, MO 63376
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Riverstone Retirement

  9000 North Congress Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64153

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John Knox Village East

  1201 West 19th Street
Higginsville, MO 64037
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Garden Village

  8550 N Granby Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64154
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Country Squire

  1602 Buckingham Street
St. Joseph, MO 64506
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Brookdale Wornall Place

  501 W. 107th Street
Kansas City, MO 64114
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The Villa at Riverwood

  1 Pratt Place
Florissant, MO 63031
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St. Joseph Senior Living

  1317 N. 36th Street
St. Joseph, MO 64506
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Ashton Court Care and Rehab Centre

  1200 West College Drive
Liberty, MO 64068
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Sunrise on Clayton

  7920 Clayton Road
St. Louis, MO 63117
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Sunrise of Des Peres

  13460 Manchester Road
Des Peres, MO 63131
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Sunrise of Chesterfield

  1880 Clarkson Road
Chesterfield, MO 63017
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Westview at Ellisville

  27 Reinke Road
Ellisville, MO 63021
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Southview Assisted Living

  9916 Reavis Road
Affton, MO 63123
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Sunrise of Webster Groves

  45 East Lockwood Ave.
Webster Groves, MO 63119
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St. Louis Hills

  6543 Chippewa
St. Louis, MO 63109
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Oak Pointe of Kearney

  200 Meadowbrook Drive
Kearney, MO 64060
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Oak Pointe of Neosho

  2601 Oak Ridge Extension
Neosho, MO 64850
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Bickford of Raytown

  9110 E 63rd Street
Raytown, MO 64133
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Cedarhurst of Des Peres

  12826 Daylight Circle
St. Louis, MO 63131
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The Meadowlands

  135 Meadowlands Estates Lane
O'Fallon, MO 63366

What are Retirement Communities?

Retirement communities are often also called independent living communities, because they are designed for seniors who are able to live independently, with no need for daily personal or medical care. They are generally mid-to large-sized campus-style communities that offer a wide variety of activities and conveniences for residents.

If this sounds similar to an active adult or 55+ community, that is because retirement and active adult communities share some core commonalities. These often include providing exterior home and lawn maintenance, planned social activities, communal spaces and outdoor amenities such as tennis courts, golf courses or swimming pools. The benefits of living in a retirement community are generally the same as living in other types of senior housing: more opportunities for social engagement, more free time to spend pursuing hobbies and low-maintenance living. Retirement communities take low-maintenance living to an even higher level than active adult communities, because the following are often included, with other services available a la carte:

• Meals – 3x/day, served in a dining room
• Linen and laundry service
• Housekeeping
• Interior home maintenance
• Scheduled transportation to shopping, medical appointments and other errands
• 24-hr staff and onsite-healthcare in case of emergency

As in most types of senior housing, the size and style of home varies from community to community, from studio apartments to large villas, often with many styles available within the same campus. While the homes may differ in size, most will have features that are designed with seniors in mind, such as:

• One-level living
• Wide doorways
• Walk-in showers
• Low thresholds
• Emergency call systems

And while every community is unique, many will offer the same types of amenities and benefits to residents, all aimed at allowing them to live easier, more engaged and fulfilling lives. Most retirement communities provide an even broader range of amenities than those found in active adult communities, including:

• Daily scheduled activities, fitness classes or crafts
• On-site salons, libraries and chapels
• Game rooms
• Theaters
• Community meeting spaces such as club houses and bistros
• Private dining rooms for special family meals
• Community excursions

Some independent living communities are located within larger campuses that also offer assisted living, skilled nursing and memory care services; these campuses are called Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs). They offer a full range of senior care to residents as they age and their health needs change. CCRCs allow residents to age in place, and stay within the same overall community, as they move from one level of care to the next. A CCRC is especially helpful if one spouse has different care needs than the other. Even if one spouse is in a higher-level care facility, couples are still close enough to see each other every day and are able to enjoy the same amenities and activities.

Use our US map above to begin your search for the best retirement communities for you or your loved one.

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