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10 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Independence, MO

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Photo of Cedarhurst of Blue Springs
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77 Floor plans available
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Overall experience has been great; [name removed] loves living there. What we like the most about the Cedarhust of Blue Springs is the overall cleanliness of the community as well as the friendliness of the...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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Photo of Beehive Homes of Grain Valley
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Country Oaks - Now ‘Beehive’ I was searching for a place for a family friend. Beehive was a great fit for this friend! It’s smaller and more close knit. I love how everyone knows each other . Everyone sits...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Beehive Homes of Grain Valley is located in the town of Grain Valley, Missouri, just minutes away from Kansas City. Residents are treated like family at Beehive Homes of Grain Valley because they are a part of our home. With a major renovation in 2024 to the main entry, commons area, kitchen,...
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Photo of The Parkway Senior Living
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My mother is currently a resident at The Parkway Senior Living and most everything has been great for her at this facility so far. I would recommend this facility to others.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Opened in 2015 - The Parkway Senior Living Community is the first continuing care community in the Blue Springs, Missouri area. The Parkway is designed for the convenience and satisfaction of residents. All services and amenities are provided with attentiveness and professionalism to ensure...
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I would tell a friend, the atmosphere felt more like a home not an institution. We visited other places and they didn't seem as friendly and more sterile.
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Welcome to Trustwell Living of Raytown! Whether you are a resident, team member, visiting family member or guest, every person who walks through the door of a Trustwell Living community is treated like family. Our caring team looks forward to continuing to provide the quality care and services...
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Photo of Benton House of Blue Springs
1010 Photos available
44 Floor plans available
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I would recommend them. The staff was very attentive and helpful to the family as well. The food was good and they had great activities for the residents. They had monthly activities that the families could...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
We. Are. Family. Award Winning Senior Living! National Winner-Top 50 in Aging Services by Fortune magazine. A Great Place to Work certified 3 consecutive years. Multiple Pinnacle Customer Service Awards. Call or drop by to see what make Benton House of Blue Springs the most desired in the...
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It is clean and they go above in de orating for each holiday. Looks great and always festive. The staff are very friendly. The groves has a new activity director and she is adding more activities, they...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
At The Groves, you’ll find we’re a community dedicated to your comfort and security. We’ll take care of the yard, the housekeeping, and the maintenance, leaving you free to do the things you choose to do! Feel carefree!We are located in Independence, MO-Harry Truman’s choice of retirement...
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Photo of Ignite Medical Resort St Mary's
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My mother has been in the long term care portion of this facility for almost a year. She suffers short term memory loss and has a very difficult time answering the telephone. The staff is amazing. If I call...
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Our 38 unit Assisted Living community offers uncompromising care, with affordable monthly rates. St. Mary's has been proudly servicing the community for 38 years, setting the standard for Assisted living care in Eastern Jackson County. St. Mary's Assisted Living has received deficiency free...
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Through passive monitoring, residents at Cross Creek enjoy a homelike atmosphere allowing them to live freely while still remaining safe and supported each day. Exterior security cameras, controlled and monitored access, audible alarms and community space sensors will serve to alert staff if any...
Photo of Essex of Grain Valley
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Our parent has lived in the facility for years. We are pleased with the care our parent receives. The rooms are big plenty of room. The home cooked meals with big portions are appreciated. When we have...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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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Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
The decision to leave the comfort of your own home to move into an assisted living residence is a difficult one for most people. You don't need constant help, every day. But you do need a little help from time to time. Is it worth the move? Assisted living can offer you more lifestyle choices at...
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Photo of Blue Hills Rest Home
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I would highly recommend Bule Hills Rest Home. It feels like a family setting, not institutional. My mother in law likes the food. They have outdoor space. Layout and room sizes are good. Staff helpful. We...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
When the obligation of taking care of a beloved family member's health arises, it is important to ensure that the proper measures and steps are being taken. One of the most important decisions one has to make in their adult lives is to decide on how to take care of their elderly parents. Parents...
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Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Photo of The Oaks
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Photo of Waterford Ladies Home
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
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They are professional. The staff is attentive. They are open to suggestions. They show care toward residents. It is clean and smells nice. The food is good. The room size is sufficient. The layout is nice.
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
The decision to leave the comfort of your own home to move into an assisted living residence is a difficult one for most people. You don't need constant help, every day. But you do need a little help from time to time. Is it worth the move? Assisted living can offer you more lifestyle choices at...

What families are saying about assisted living in Independence

Recent reviews for assisted living in Independence

Bristol Manor of Odessa

5.0
We like that this home has staff that has been there long term. It was one of the reasons we chose this home. After touring for several places and going back to some we found that management and staff were always changing. We were looking for a place where the staff stayed and we felt were ...
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Westchester Village of Lenexa

4.6
Mom's 1st fall led to 9 weeks of pain and substandard care in rehab facilities and with her passing. During this 9 weeks it was decided that Mom and Dad would not be able to remain in their home of 50+ years and after extensive research Westchester Village was selected for their Assisted Living ...
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Benton House of Staley Hills in Kansas City, MO

3.4
Have had two small instances. Spoke with staff and those were handled after bringing those two up. The wonderful and great thing about it is a very small community. So makes it homey and more ordeal. A family oriented environment.

Cost of assisted living in Independence, MO

The average cost of senior living in Independence is 4523.34 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Buckner, MO with an average of 4048.84 per month.

Average monthly cost of Assisted Living in Independence, MO vs. nearby cities

Independence, MO

$4,523/mo

Buckner, MO

$4,049/mo

Sibley, MO

$4,159/mo

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What is assisted living?

Assisted living is long-term care for seniors who are generally active and independent, but who require increased supervision and help with some daily tasks. Staff can assist residents with activities of daily living like dressing, bathing, and medication management. Assisted living is also a good option for seniors seeking more socialization. Services and amenities in assisted living facilities often include:

  • Housekeeping
  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Help with personal care
  • Laundry
  • Social activities and outings
  • 24-hour emergency response
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Our Lady of Mercy Country Home, Senior Star at Wexford Place and John Knox Village are the top rated assisted living facilities near Independence, Missouri. See full list of communities.

There are 16 assisted living facilities near Independence, Missouri. See the full list.

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