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Senior housing types near Columbia, MO

  • Cedarhurst of Columbia

    Cedarhurst of Columbia

    2333 Chapel Hill Road, Columbia, MO 65203
    (5)
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    Cedarhurst at Columbia is a premier assisted living and memory care community located just off Chapel Hill Road in a quiet neighborhood with shopping and dining establishments nearby. Our community is nestled on 11 acres of landscaped grounds and is within walking distance of Twin Lakes park, a...

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  • Hillcrest Assisted Living

    9415 N Brown Station Rd, Columbia, MO 65202
    (3)
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    Hillcrest Assisted Living is an assisted living community located in the rural outskirts of Columbia, Missouri. Miles away from any heavily populated area, Hillcrest is surrounded by swaths of lush forest and rolling fields. The isolation offers nights free of noise and light pollution, and days...

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  • Candlelight Lodge

    Candlelight Lodge

    1406 Business Loop 70 W, Columbia, MO 65202
    (1)
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  • Bristol Manor of Centralia

    Bristol Manor of Centralia

    610 N Jefferson Street, Centralia, MO 65240
    (3)
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    Services provided at no additional cost: Private room and private bath 3 nutritious meals per day and snacks Medication administration including insulin administration Housekeeping services Laundry service Activities Our company has been providing care for Seniors since 1990 when we built our first...

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  • Bristol Manor of Fulton

    Bristol Manor of Fulton

    750 Sign Painter Road, Fulton, MO 65251
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    Services provided at no additional cost: Private room and private bath 3 nutritious meals per day and snacks Medication administration including insulin administration Housekeeping services Laundry service Activities Our company has been providing care for Seniors since 1990 when we built our first...

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  • Ashbury Heights of Fulton

    Ashbury Heights of Fulton

    704 W Chestnut, Fulton, MO 65251
    (3)
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    Services provided at no additional cost: Private room and private bath 3 nutritious meals per day and snacks Medication administration including insulin administration Housekeeping services Laundry service Activities Our company has been providing care for Seniors since 1990 when we built our first...

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  • Bristol Manor of Boonville

    Bristol Manor of Boonville

    1290 W Ashley Road, Boonville, MO 65233
    (1)
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    Services provided at no additional cost: Private room and private bath 3 nutritious meals per day and snacks Medication administration including insulin administration Housekeeping services Laundry service Activities Our company has been providing care for Seniors since 1990 when we built our first...

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  • Ashbury Heights of Fayette

    Ashbury Heights of Fayette

    200 Groce Street, Fayette, MO 65233
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    Services provided at no additional cost: Private room and private bath 3 nutritious meals per day and snacks Medication administration including insulin administration Housekeeping services Laundry service Activities Our company has been providing care for Seniors since 1990 when we built our first...

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  • Bristol Manor of Jefferson City

    Bristol Manor of Jefferson City

    510 Kensington Park, Jefferson City, MO 65109
    (2)
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    Services provided at no additional cost: Private room and private bath 3 nutritious meals per day and snacks Medication administration including insulin administration Housekeeping services Laundry service Activities Our company has been providing care for Seniors since 1990 when we built our first...

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  • Bristol Manor of California

    Bristol Manor of California

    605 Parkview Drive, California, MO 65018
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    Services provided at no additional cost: Private room and private bath 3 nutritious meals per day and snacks Medication administration including insulin administration Housekeeping services Laundry service Activities Our company has been providing care for Seniors since 1990 when we built our first...

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  • Essex of Mexico

    Essex of Mexico

    1109 Old Farm Road West, Mexico, MO 65265
    (1)
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    Services provided at no additional cost: Private room and private bath 3 nutritious meals per day and snacks Medication administration including insulin administration Housekeeping services Laundry service Activities Our company has been providing care for Seniors since 1990 when we built our first...

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  • Ashbury Heights of Jefferson City

    Ashbury Heights of Jefferson City

    834 Weathered Rock Court, Jefferson City, MO 65101
    (3)
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    Services provided at no additional cost: Private room and private bath 3 nutritious meals per day and snacks Medication administration including insulin administration Housekeeping services Laundry service Activities Our company has been providing care for Seniors since 1990 when we built our first...

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  • Ashbury Heights of Tipton

    Ashbury Heights of Tipton

    908 South Park Avenue, Tipton, MO 65081
    (1)
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    Services provided at no additional cost: Private room and private bath 3 nutritious meals per day and snacks Medication administration including insulin administration Housekeeping services Laundry service Activities Our company has been providing care for Seniors since 1990 when we built our first...

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  • Bristol Manor of Salisbury

    Bristol Manor of Salisbury

    102 N Willie Street /Highway 24 W, Salisbury, MO 65281
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    Services provided at no additional cost: Private room and private bath 3 nutritious meals per day and snacks Medication administration including insulin administration Housekeeping services Laundry service Activities Our company has been providing care for Seniors since 1990 when we built our first...

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  • Bristol Manor of Eldon

    Bristol Manor of Eldon

    1201 E North Street, Eldon, MO 65026
    (2)
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    Services provided at no additional cost: Private room and private bath 3 nutritious meals per day and snacks Medication administration including insulin administration Housekeeping services Laundry service Activities Our company has been providing care for Seniors since 1990 when we built our first...

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  • Rock Island Village

    Rock Island Village

    619 East 8th Street, Eldon, MO 65026
    (6)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    As the only fully licensed Assisted Living and Memory Care community in the region, Rock Island Village is uniquely designed to support, promote, and enhance the quality of life, independence, well-being, and security of seniors in the Central Missouri area. Our commitment is to create sustainable...

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  • Ashbury Heights of Montgomery City

    Ashbury Heights of Montgomery City

    625 W 2nd Street, Montgomery City, MO 63361
    (2)
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    Services provided at no additional cost: Private room and private bath 3 nutritious meals per day and snacks Medication administration including insulin administration Housekeeping services Laundry service Activities Our company has been providing care for Seniors since 1990 when we built our first...

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  • Bristol Manor of Stover

    Bristol Manor of Stover

    604 W 4th Street, Stover, MO 65078
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    Services provided at no additional cost: Private room and private bath 3 nutritious meals per day and snacks Medication administration including insulin administration Housekeeping services Laundry service Activities Our company has been providing care for Seniors since 1990 when we built our first...

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  • Bristol Manor of Sedalia

    Bristol Manor of Sedalia

    1208 E 24th Street, Sedalia, MO 65301
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    Services provided at no additional cost: Private room and private bath 3 nutritious meals per day and snacks Medication administration including insulin administration Housekeeping services Laundry service Activities Our company has been providing care for Seniors since 1990 when we built our first...

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  • Essex of Sedalia

    Essex of Sedalia

    301 E 3rd Street, Sedalia, MO 65301
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    Services provided at no additional cost: Private room and private bath 3 nutritious meals per day and snacks Medication administration including insulin administration Housekeeping services Laundry service Activities Our company has been providing care for Seniors since 1990 when we built our first...

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  • Sunny Meadows Living Center

    Sunny Meadows Living Center

    419 N Prospect Ave, Sedalia, MO 65301
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    SUNNY MEADOWS LIVING CENTER IS LOCATED IN SEDALIA, MISSOURI. IT IS APPROXIMATELY A TOWN OF 20,000 PEOPLE. WE HAVE ALL THE SHOPS YOU WILL EVER NEED IN OUR AREA. A FEW TO NAME ARE WAL MART, KMART, DOLLAR TREE, DOLLAR GENERAL, BINGS, WOODS, CASEYS. OUR FACILITY IS LOCATIED IN A RESIDENTIAL COMMUNITY....

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  • Bristol Manor of Macon

    Bristol Manor of Macon

    707 Ranchland Drive, Macon, MO 63552
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    Services provided at no additional cost: Private room and private bath 3 nutritious meals per day and snacks Medication administration including insulin administration Housekeeping services Laundry service Activities Our company has been providing care for Seniors since 1990 when we built our first...

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  • Bristol Manor of Monroe City

    Bristol Manor of Monroe City

    1017 E Lawn Street, Monroe City, MO 63456
    (1)
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    Services provided at no additional cost: Private room and private bath 3 nutritious meals per day and snacks Medication administration including insulin administration Housekeeping services Laundry service Activities Our company has been providing care for Seniors since 1990 when we built our first...

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  • Ashbury Heights of Laurie

    Ashbury Heights of Laurie

    299 Highway RA, Laurie, MO 65037
    (2)
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    Services provided at no additional cost: Private room and private bath 3 nutritious meals per day and snacks Medication administration including insulin administration Housekeeping services Laundry service Activities Our company has been providing care for Seniors since 1990 when we built our first...

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  • Bristol Manor of La Monte

    Bristol Manor of La Monte

    910 S Main Street, La Monte, MO 65337
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    Services provided at no additional cost: Private room and private bath 3 nutritious meals per day and snacks Medication administration including insulin administration Housekeeping services Laundry service Activities Our company has been providing care for Seniors since 1990 when we built our first...

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  • Bristol Manor of Marceline

    Bristol Manor of Marceline

    102 E Hayden, Marceline, MO 64468
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    Services provided at no additional cost: Private room and private bath 3 nutritious meals per day and snacks Medication administration including insulin administration Housekeeping services Laundry service Activities Our company has been providing care for Seniors since 1990 when we built our first...

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  • Bristol Manor of Warrenton

    Bristol Manor of Warrenton

    815 Woolf Road, Warrenton, MO 63383
    (4)
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    Services provided at no additional cost: Private room and private bath 3 nutritious meals per day and snacks Medication administration including insulin administration Housekeeping services Laundry service Activities Our company has been providing care for Seniors since 1990 when we built our first...

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  • Oak Pointe of Warrenton

    Oak Pointe of Warrenton

    700 Forrest Ave, Warrenton, MO 63383
    (16)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Oak Pointe of Warrenton is an Assisted Living and Memory Care Community offering private rental apartments and a variety of services. The community is located at 700 Forrest Ave in Warrenton, Missouri. Enjoy a private apartment with wall to wall carpeting, kitchenette with microwave and refrigerator...

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  • Bristol Manor of Lincoln

    Bristol Manor of Lincoln

    204 US Highway 65 South, Lincoln, MO 65338
    (1)
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    Services provided at no additional cost: Private room and private bath 3 nutritious meals per day and snacks Medication administration including insulin administration Housekeeping services Laundry service Activities Our company has been providing care for Seniors since 1990 when we built our first...

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  • Essex of Concordia

    Essex of Concordia

    402 Redbud, Concordia, MO 64020
    (1)
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    Services provided at no additional cost: Private room and private bath 3 nutritious meals per day and snacks Medication administration including insulin administration Housekeeping services Laundry service Activities Our company has been providing care for Seniors since 1990 when we built our first...

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  • Bristol Manor of Carrollton

    Bristol Manor of Carrollton

    1016 E 10th Street, Carrollton, MO 64633
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    Services provided at no additional cost: Private room and private bath 3 nutritious meals per day and snacks Medication administration including insulin administration Housekeeping services Laundry service Activities Our company has been providing care for Seniors since 1990 when we built our first...

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  • Bristol Manor of Camdenton

    Bristol Manor of Camdenton

    75 4th Street, Camdenton, MO 65020
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    Services provided at no additional cost: Private room and private bath 3 nutritious meals per day and snacks Medication administration including insulin administration Housekeeping services Laundry service Activities Our company has been providing care for Seniors since 1990 when we built our first...

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  • Bristol Manor of Brookfield

    Bristol Manor of Brookfield

    338 Thompson Street, Brookfield, MO 64628
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    Services provided at no additional cost: Private room and private bath 3 nutritious meals per day and snacks Medication administration including insulin administration Housekeeping services Laundry service Activities Our company has been providing care for Seniors since 1990 when we built our first...

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  • Bristol Manor of Palmyra

    Bristol Manor of Palmyra

    1815 S Main Street, Palmyra, MO 63461
    (2)
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    Services provided at no additional cost: Private room and private bath 3 nutritious meals per day and snacks Medication administration including insulin administration Housekeeping services Laundry service Activities Our company has been providing care for Seniors since 1990 when we built our first...

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  • Bristol Manor of Warsaw

    Bristol Manor of Warsaw

    1600 Estate Dr, Warsaw, MO 65355
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    Services provided at no additional cost: Private room and private bath 3 nutritious meals per day and snacks Medication administration including insulin administration Housekeeping services Laundry service Activities Our company has been providing care for Seniors since 1990 when we built our first...

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  • Bristol Manor of Warrensburg

    Bristol Manor of Warrensburg

    603 Creach Street, Warrensburg, MO 64093
    (2)
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    Services provided at no additional cost: Private room and private bath 3 nutritious meals per day and snacks Medication administration including insulin administration Housekeeping services Laundry service Activities Our company has been providing care for Seniors since 1990 when we built our first...

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  • John Knox Village East

    John Knox Village East

    1201 W 19th St, Higginsville, MO 64037
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    John Knox Village East is one of the most affordable senior living communities in the Lafayette, Johnson, Saline, Ray and Jackson County areas. We are the only Life Care Community in this area providing residents the ability to age in place and provide for their long term care needs should they...

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  • Bristol Manor of Washington

    Bristol Manor of Washington

    100 W 12th Street, Washington, MO 63090
    (2)
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    Services provided at no additional cost: Private room and private bath 3 nutritious meals per day and snacks Medication administration including insulin administration Housekeeping services Laundry service Activities Our company has been providing care for Seniors since 1990 when we built our first...

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  • Twin Oaks at Heritage Pointe

    Twin Oaks at Heritage Pointe

    228 Savannah Terrace, Wentzville, MO 63385
    (30)
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    The Beginning... Mary Ann Huber had a vision: to provide an inviting place for residents to enjoy their friends, their families, and their independence. In 1981, Mary Ann's vision became reality with the completion of Twin Oaks Estate in O'Fallon, Missouri. After working together for 19 years,...

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  • Bristol Manor of Wentzville

    Bristol Manor of Wentzville

    840 W Northview Avenue, Wentzville, MO 63385
    (4)
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    Services provided at no additional cost: Private room and private bath 3 nutritious meals per day and snacks Medication administration including insulin administration Housekeeping services Laundry service Activities Our company has been providing care for Seniors since 1990 when we built our first...

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  • Bristol Manor of Lexington

    Bristol Manor of Lexington

    2615 Main Street, Lexington, MO 64067
    (1)
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    Services provided at no additional cost: Private room and private bath 3 nutritious meals per day and snacks Medication administration including insulin administration Housekeeping services Laundry service Activities Our company has been providing care for Seniors since 1990 when we built our first...

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  • Bristol Manor of Elsberry

    Bristol Manor of Elsberry

    1402 Riverview Drive, Elsberry, MO 63343
    (3)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Services provided at no additional cost: Private room and private bath 3 nutritious meals per day and snacks Medication administration including insulin administration Housekeeping services Laundry service Activities Our company has been providing care for Seniors since 1990 when we built our first...

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  • Bickford of Quincy

    Bickford of Quincy

    4221 Maine, Quincy, IL 62305
    (2)
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    We began our quest into senior living because of our love for our beloved mother, Mary Bickford, whose needs became too great for us to manage.  As we researched senior living options, we were shocked at our findings.  The options offered too much or too little — none met her needs...

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  • Bristol Manor of Clinton

    Bristol Manor of Clinton

    1402 E Franklin Street, Clinton, MO 64735
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Services provided at no additional cost: Private room and private bath 3 nutritious meals per day and snacks Medication administration including insulin administration Housekeeping services Laundry service Activities Our company has been providing care for Seniors since 1990 when we built our first...

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  • Park Place Senior Living at Winghaven

    Park Place Senior Living at Winghaven

    2002 Boardwalk Place Drive, O'Fallon, MO 63368
    (62)
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    Park Place Senior Living at WingHaven is truly a unique community!  We offer Independent Apartment Homes and a state licensed Assisted Living.  We are nestled in the community of WingHaven, close to shopping, restaurants, and more.  What makes us different is our exceptional service...

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  • Bristol Manor of Odessa

    Bristol Manor of Odessa

    115 S 5th Street, Odessa, MO 64076
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Services provided at no additional cost: Private room and private bath 3 nutritious meals per day and snacks Medication administration including insulin administration Housekeeping services Laundry service Activities Our company has been providing care for Seniors since 1990 when we built our first...

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  • Twin Oaks Estate

    Twin Oaks Estate

    707 Emge Road, O'Fallon, MO 63366
    (20)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Twin Oaks Estate began as a vision, a vision of the way assisted living care should be. Commited, caring people, in a warm and welcoming environment, where seniors would receive superior assisted living care and opportunities for meaningful social interaction and recreation. Founded in 1981, our...

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  • Ashbury Heights of Chillicothe

    Ashbury Heights of Chillicothe

    603 St Louis Street, Chillicothe, MO 64601
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Services provided at no additional cost: Private room and private bath 3 nutritious meals per day and snacks Medication administration including insulin administration Housekeeping services Laundry service Activities Our company has been providing care for Seniors since 1990 when we built our...

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  • Assisted Living at The Meadowlands

    Assisted Living at The Meadowlands

    135 Meadowlands Estates Lane, O'Fallon, MO 63366
    (29)
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    Providing exceptional, loving and healing care to seniors. Our residents are invited to enjoy their days with friends and hobbies instead of filling them with everyday chores and hassles. Our vibrant, charming community offers privacy, comfort and safety with thoughtful amenities and a wide...

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  • Essex of Lebanon

    Essex of Lebanon

    1316 Deadra Drive, Lebanon, MO 65536
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Services provided at no additional cost: Private room and private bath 3 nutritious meals per day and snacks Medication administration including insulin administration Housekeeping services Laundry service Activities Our company has been providing care for Seniors since 1990 when we built our first...

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Columbia, Missouri

Cost of Living

The total cost of living can be the motivating factor in determining which care option works best. Monthly, the median rent in Columbia is $1,074 per month and the median price of a house in Columbia is $185,044. The rent burden for Columbia is about 15.5% of the average person's monthly income. The sales tax in Columbia is 4.23%.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

For many seniors, primarily those with chronic disease or those needing continuous care, access to hospitals might be a major component when determining which senior care facility is best for them. The top hospitals in Columbia include Boone Hospital Center and University Of Missouri Health Care. In total, there are 2 hospitals located in Columbia which offer emergency services and other healthcare.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

Weather is a big factor in determining which destination is right for you or your loved one. During the summertime, Columbia is around 77°F. The low summer temperature falls to approximately 63°F during the month of June. The summer high temperature rises to roughly 90°F in the month of July. Over the winter months, the average air temperature in Columbia falls to roughly 34°F. The highest winter temperature is approximately 47°F in the month of February. The low winter temperature is approximately 21 °F in the month of January. Monthly, Columbia receives about 4 inches of precipitation. The most precipitation historically occurs in April with an average of 6 inches in a month. For snowfall, Columbia experiences an average of 15.90 inches of snow. Columbia has a hot-summer humid continental type of climate. The average air quality index rating in Columbia is about 40.9. The average air quality conditions are rated as good. This means that there is no health advisory associated with the air quality for this destination. The air quality index rating reaches its max level in October at approximately 54.5. During this time, the average air quality conditions are rated moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. On average, Columbia has a humidity level of roughly 72%. Humidity ratings are highest in the month of December at approximately 75%.

Demographics and Values

Out of the total population of Columbia, 22.9% live in poverty, 9.6% have some form of disability, 6.8% do not have health insurance, and 3.3% consider themselves widows. In the previous presidential election, 49.0% voted Democrat, 7.8% voted for a third party candidate, and 43.2% voted Republican in Boone county. In terms of education, 25.1% have a graduate degree, 53.4% have a college degree, and 16.9% have a high-school diploma. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Columbia 11.9% practice another Chrisitan faith, 9.2% are Baptists, and 6.9% practice Catholicism. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Columbia, out of the total population 0.3% practice Judaism, 0.1% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.4% practice Islam. In Columbia, 59.5% are nonbelievers. Racially, the population of Columbia is 1.0% other or not specified, 0.3% Native American, 77.4% white, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 4.8% mixed race, 10.4% black, 3.2% Hispanic, and 6.0% Asian. Based on gender, 52.0% are female and 48.0% are male. In Columbia, 18.5% of the population are over the age of 55, 7.5% are over the age of 60, 3.9% are over the age of 70, and 2.7% are over the age of 80. The median age of Columbia is 28 years old. Columbia has a population density of 716 people per square mile. The current population of Columbia is growing at a rate of 0.011%. In Columbia, 5.6% of the people are veterans. Columbia is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. In terms of crime, Columbia has 5.1 violent crimes per 1000 residents and 31.6 property crimes per 1000 residents.

State Information

An overview of Missouri

There are 128 hospitals and 212 health centers that service a population of 6,144,344. Mosaic Life Care At St Joseph, Mercy Hospital St Louis, and Mercy Hospital Springfield are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Missouri citizen is ranked 28th nation-wide. Additionally, Missouri is ranked 41st by standards of healthcare. Out of a national average of 100, Missouri has a cost of living index rating of 89, a grocery index rating of 97, and a housing index rating of 71. The natural beauty of Missouri is ranked 9th in the nation.

Social demographics of the state

The median age in the state is 39, and 30% of the population is over the age of 55. The state of Missouri ranks 35th in the country for diversity. In terms of religious values, 37% of Missouri's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 9,001 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-36%, Mainline Protestant-16%, and Historically Black Protestant-6%. In Missouri there are 414 masonic lodges. In the last presidential election 38% of Missouri residents voted Democrat and 57% voted Republican.

State-wide weather information

The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 6.57 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 3.63 inches of precipitation a month. The average humidity across the state is 69%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 75%. During the winter, the average temperature in Missouri drops to around 33°F. The average high winter temperature is around 51°F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 12°F during the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 76°F. The average high summer temperature is around 92°F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 57°F in the month of June. On average, Missouri has an air quality index rating of around 37.3 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 48.7 AQI. While residents of Missouri mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Missouri can include floods, earthquakes (moderate), and and tornados.

Wildlife to be found in Missouri

The state of Missouri has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of Wild Grape, Smooth Brome, Poison Ivy, and Willow. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Cougar, the Silver-haired Bat , the Mule Deer, or the Long-tailed Weasel. The state animal of Missouri is the The Mule.