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Saint Louis Independent Living

There are 2 Independent Living Facilities in Saint Louis, MO.

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    Tesson Heights

    Tesson Heights is a Independent Living community located on 12335 West Bend Drive in a peaceful neighborhood in the city of Saint Louis. 72 residents are allowed in this large community and it is licensed by the state of Missouri. Tesson Heights can also offer personalized care and assistance...

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    Orchid Terrace

    Orchid Terrace is a 25-bed, Independent Living facility for the elderly located on 4474 Butler Hill Road in a welcoming and friendly neighborhood of Saint Louis,MO. Orchid Terrace also provides personalized care and support services to seniors in a home-like environment. Orchid Terrace is a charmi...

Saint Louis, MO Independent Living


2 Independent Living Communities are located in the city of Saint Louis, Missouri or nearby and can provide a fun, active and social setting for your retirement. In Saint Louis, depending on the residents’ needs, Missouri retirement communities provide daily activity programs, frequent social interaction with residents, wellness programs, musical and art programs, music and pet therapy, social outings, religious service, activity rooms, family dining rooms and much more.



Seniors and retirees in these 2 communities in Saint Louis want retirement to be fun, relaxing and fulfilling. From fully prepared meals by gourmet chefs, food available any time of the day, laundry and cleaning service, beauty and grooming salons, swimming pools, wellness program, massages and much more, Missouri independent living communities really take pampering to a whole new level.



Saint Louis Independent Living Communities can look like large resorts or hotels with 50 to 200 residents. These care facilities will usually be located in commercial zoned areas are not regulated by state licensing.

However, Retirement Communities in Missouri that are considered CCRCs (Continued Care Retirement Communities) will have a full range of care services starting will Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care and even Nursing Care. Saint Louis CCRCs are regulated by state licensing due to the care services they provide. These communities have become a popular choice as of late since Seniors can receive all the care they need in one location.

Some nationally recognized Independent Living Communities that may be in Saint Louis or nearby are familiar names such as Sunrise Senior Living, Brookdale Senior Living, Emeritus Senior Living, Atria Senior Living, Belmont Village, Senior Lifestyle, Holiday Retirement, and Five Star Senior Living to name a few.



The starting cost of Independent Living in Saint Louis is $2100 per month on the low end and can go much higher depending on a variety of factors and preferences (source: Genworth Financial). The cost of living in the Saint Louis area will depend on location of the community, age of the building, amenities and services offered and more.



Retirement living in Saint Louis is paid by the residents out of pocket or through “Private Pay.”  Unfortunately, Long Term Care Insurance, Veteran’s Aid and Attendance, Medicare or Medicaid do not cover the costs of Independent Living. The reason these organizations do not cover this type of senior living is that the communities typically do not provide any type of care to their residents.

We encourage you to browse through our Independent Living Facility Listings in Saint Louis to help you narrow down your options and save time. For more free information regarding Independent Living options and pricing in Saint Louis, please contact 877.523.6523 and a care representative will be more than happy to help you.


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