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Senior housing types near Valley Park, MO

  • Dougherty Ferry Assisted Living and Memory Care

    Dougherty Ferry Assisted Living and Memory Care

    2929 Dougherty Ferry Rd, Valley Park, MO 63122
    (37)
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    Welcome to Dougherty Ferry Assisted Living & Memory Care, a luxurious senior living community just outside St. Louis, Missouri. Here you can enjoy a full lifestyle that balances independence with personal assistance. The community offers 95 comfortable, maintenance-free apartments, along with...

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  • Sunrise of Des Peres

    Sunrise of Des Peres

    13460 Manchester Road, Des Peres, MO 63131
    (53)
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    If you're looking for an assisted living option other than the traditional nursing home, Sunrise of Des Peres is a great choice. We offer a range of individualized assistance and care—from light support to care that addresses more complex needs—in a setting that feels like home. Guided by our...

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  • Cedarhurst of Des Peres

    Cedarhurst of Des Peres

    12826 Daylight Circle, Des Peres, MO 63131
    (3)
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    We planned Cedarhurst of Des Peres as a way to bring seniors together. To foster a sense of community and connection between residents, caregivers, and staff. That’s because we want Cedarhurst to be the best place you can imagine living. A place providing life-enriching activities, exceptional...

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  • Friendship Village Sunset Hills Assisted Living & Memory  Care

    Friendship Village Sunset Hills Assisted Living & Memory Care

    12777 Village Circle Dr, Sunset Hills, MO 63127
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    Fountain View Assisted Living, which is located on the Friendship Village Sunset Hills campus, provides the right level of assistance so that your well-being needs and personal freedoms are met while enjoying the comforts of home. To enhance your well-being, we provide a caring and self-sustaining...

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  • Westview at Ellisville Assisted Living

    Westview at Ellisville Assisted Living

    27 Reinke Road, Ellisville, MO 63021
    (43)
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    Westview at Ellisville is the premier senior living community in Ellisville, Missouri. We offer, assisted living and Dementia / Memory Care. Opened in the summer of 2012. We know how difficult change can be, especially for seniors, so we'll do whatever we can to make the transition to your new home...

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  • Brookdale West County

    Brookdale West County

    785 Henry Avenue, Ballwin, MO 63011
    (23)
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    Embrace Freedom What would you do if you woke up each morning in your own private retreat knowing the only thing you were responsible for was cultivating the retirement of your dreams? Here at our assisted living and memory care community in Ballwin, Missouri, you can make that your reality....

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  • The Fountains of West County

    The Fountains of West County

    15826 Clayton Road, Ellisville, MO 63011
    (31)
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    The Fountains of West County is a wonderful place to live!  We offer one and two bedroom senior living apartment homes.  Located at the intersection of Clayton and Clarkson, we are minutes from shopping, restaurants, entertainment, and more.  We've designed this community with you in...

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  • Tesson Heights

    Tesson Heights

    12335 West Bend Drive, Saint Louis, MO 63128
    (60)
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    Discover that the sky's the limit at Tesson Heights, home to Independent Living and Assisted Living services in St. Louis. From thoughtfully designed floor plans to the world-class service and myriad recreational and social opportunities, residents may just find that we have thought of everything....

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  • Autumn View Gardens Ellisville

    Autumn View Gardens Ellisville

    16219 Autumn View Terrace, Ellisville, MO 63011
    (21)
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    At Autumn View Gardens Assisted Living, our residents maintain their independence with an all-inclusive cost as needs increase. Lush landscapes and lovely views provide privacy with supportive staff nearby. Autumn View is a faith-based nonprofit organization. Across all our communities, faith is a...

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  • Stonecrest of Town & Country

    Stonecrest of Town & Country

    1020 Woods Mill Rd, Town and Country, MO 63017
    (9)
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    Stonecrest Senior Living strives to offer a flexible and thoughtful approach to care. No matter the level of care needed, residents at Stonecrest receive attention and support that is unparalleled. Our communities all offer two neighborhoods: Assisted Living and Memory Care. Once you choose...

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  • Sunrise of Chesterfield

    Sunrise of Chesterfield

    1880 Clarkson Road, Chesterfield, MO 63017
    (40)
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    If you're looking for an assisted living option other than the traditional nursing home, Sunrise on Chesterfield is a great choice. We offer a range of individualized assistance and care—from light support to care that addresses more complex needs—in a setting that feels like home. Guided by our...

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  • Sunrise of Webster Groves

    Sunrise of Webster Groves

    45 E Lockwood Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63119
    (29)
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    Sunrise of Webster Groves is an assisted living and memory care community in St. Louis, Missouri.

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  • Terraces at Marymount Manor

    Terraces at Marymount Manor

    313 Augustine Rd, Eureka, MO 63025
    (1)
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    Located in Eureka on 14 acres of gently rolling countryside surrounded by picturesque woods, located just minutes from the Interstate 270 / Interstate 44 interchange. . Each of our guests receive comprehensive care based on individual needs. Marymount's focus is on matching our support to their...

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  • Stonecrest of Wildwood

    Stonecrest of Wildwood

    251 Plaza Dr, Wildwood, MO 63040
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    Check this out...now you can tour our entire community from the comfort of home. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AN5iwz3EMJY

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  • Creve Coeur Assisted Living

    Creve Coeur Assisted Living

    693 Decker Lane, Creve Coeur, MO 63141
    (33)
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    Welcome to Creve Coeur Assisted Living, a socially active retirement community! Conveniently located near Olive and Highway 270, our community is within minutes of everything the city of Creve Coeur has to offer-seven parks, a golf course, more than a dozen churches, plus chic specialty stores,...

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  • Southview Assisted Living & Memory Care

    Southview Assisted Living & Memory Care

    9916 Reavis Road, Affton, MO 63123
    (39)
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    Southview Assisted Living is the premier senior living community in South County near St. Louis, Missouri. We offer, assisted living and Dementia / Memory Care . This newly built senior living community will begin welcoming residents in Summer 2012. We know how difficult change can be, especially...

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  • Friendship Village Chesterfield

    Friendship Village Chesterfield

    15201 Olive Blvd, Chesterfield, MO 63017
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    The Friendship Village campus in Chesterfield has been here for 45+ years. We've stood as a quality example of senior care - in all levels of care - for decades. Our caregivers have some of the longest tenures in the industry, and we use no agency nursing staff. Our Assisted Living offering...

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  • The Sheridan at Creve Coeur

    The Sheridan at Creve Coeur

    450 N Lindbergh Blvd, Creve Coeur, MO 63141
    (2)
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    At The Sheridan at Creve Coeur, residents pursue their passions within a lively, social atmosphere. They enjoy chef-prepared meals with friends in the elegant dining room, play games in the living rooms, get creative in the art studio, and exercise in the fitness center and physical therapy spaces....

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  • Brookdale Creve Coeur

    Brookdale Creve Coeur

    One New Ballas Place, Creve Coeur, MO 63146
    (25)
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    A Life Well Lived Who wants to spend their golden years sitting around and twiddling their thumbs? Or drowning under the weight of household chores? Instead of wasting your time or feeling lonely and isolated, you can enjoy a retirement rich in exciting activities, delicious dining, quality care and...

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  • Stonecrest of Clayton View

    Stonecrest of Clayton View

    8825 Eager Rd, Richmond Heights, MO 63144
    (6)
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    Perfectly nestled between Ladue, Frontenac and Clayton, MO, in Richmond Heights, Stonecrest at Clayton View will offer an active and engaged lifestyle with just the right supportive care available when needed. Just a stone's throw from all of the exciting cultural, shopping & dining attractions St....

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  • Sunrise on Clayton

    Sunrise on Clayton

    7920 Clayton Road, Richmond Heights, MO 63117
    (22)
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    Sunrise on Clayton is located in the Clayton / Richmond Heights area, just minutes from the Galleria Mall. We pride ourselves in our excellent ability to care for a wide array of care needs in an environment that is warm and homelike. Step into our community and you can't help but feel at home. We...

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  • Meadowview Assisted Living at the Woodlands

    Meadowview Assisted Living at the Woodlands

    100 Woodlands Ct, Arnold, MO 63010
    (2)
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    Meadowview Assisted Living offers private suites surrounding an open floor-plan living area, featuring a large flat-screen TV along with a fireplace and an open view of our gourmet kitchen area. There is a large, screened-in porch with ceiling heaters and fans, for three season comfort.

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  • Autumn View Gardens Creve Coeur

    Autumn View Gardens Creve Coeur

    11210 Schuetz Road, Creve Coeur, MO 63146
    (37)
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    Autumn Gardens provides your loved one with a caring embrace in Creve Coeur. It is a faith-based nonprofit organization. Across all our communities, faith is a cornerstone of how we operate, which means everything we do is in service of our residents. Our assisted living community promotes...

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  • Sherbrooke Village

    4005 Ripa Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63125
    (25)
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    Welcome to….. Alexian Brothers Sherbrooke Village, where we make A Difficult Choice Easier. Nestled on several acres at the foot of Ripa Avenue in an area of outstanding natural beauty in South County, Sherbrooke Village represents Today’s nursing care residence. We share a mission of providing care...

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  • Brentmoor

    Brentmoor

    8600 Delmar Blvd, Saint Louis, MO 63124
    (7)
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    Life Begins at Brentmoor! Centrally located in mid-St. Louis County (Delmar and I-70), this high-rise community offers 72 independent living apartments which include studio, one, two and three bedroom units. Senior Living at The Brentmoor includes all the comforts of home, plus scheduled...

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  • Charter Senior Living of St. Louis Hills

    Charter Senior Living of St. Louis Hills

    6543 Chippewa St, Saint Louis, MO 63109
    (22)
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    Welcome Aboard Charter Senior Living of St Louis Hills! This community offers private studio apartments and limited one bedroom apartments with discreet assistance. Our community is part of the larger St. Louis Hills community. When you are looking for an apartment that offers discreet...

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  • Allegro

    Allegro

    1055 Bellevue Ave, Richmond Heights, MO 63117
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    Allegro is now open in Richmond Heights! Allegro is proud to bring our 40 year history and experience to the St. Louis metropolitan area, home of our company headquarters. Allegro strives to reimagine senior living, bringing comfort, convenience and quality care to older adults who want and deserve...

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  • The Gables at Brady Circle

    The Gables at Brady Circle

    11 Brady Circle, Saint Louis, MO 63114
    (7)
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    The Gables at Brady Circle is revolutionizing assisted living care by removing the institutional setting and returning to an intimate, residential social model. We understand that the choice of an assisted living/ Memory Care community is a difficult and stressful process. That is why we embrace our...

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  • Altenheim St. Louis

    Altenheim St. Louis

    5408 S Broadway, Saint Louis, MO 63111
    (11)
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    Experience elegant, boutique senior living at affordable rates. The charm of the Altenheim begins with its magnificent location on the banks of the scenic Mississippi. From the moment you walk in, you'll feel at home with the most delightful surroundings you could ask for in an independent,...

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  • St. Andrew's Assisted Living of Bridgeton

    St. Andrew's Assisted Living of Bridgeton

    11325 Saint Charles Rock Road, Bridgeton, MO 63044
    (11)
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    Mizpah Manor is where you'll find: Cozy studio apartments furnished with your favorite furniture and treasured mementos, refrigerator- and microwave-equipped kitchenettes, and easily accessed private bathrooms. Thoughtful staff, on-hand around the clock, provide help with personal care needs,...

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  • Mary Ryder Home for Women

    Mary Ryder Home for Women

    4361 Olive St, Saint Louis, MO 63108
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    Mary Ryder Home is a not-for-profit residential care facility (RCF Level II) located in the Central West End neighborhood of St. Louis, Missouri, focused on assisting low-income senior women who can no longer live independently but who do not yet need the level of care provided by a skilled nursing...

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  • The Landing of O'Fallon

    The Landing of O'Fallon

    1000 Landing Circle, Saint Charles, MO 63304
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    The Landing of O'Fallon opened Summer 2018 and has everything you would expect for a senior care community and more. Yes, we have assisted living, but it's a bit more personalized and flexible. And yes, we have memory care, but it's a bit more comprehensive and thoughtful. But to really see who we...

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  • Bristol Manor of Pacific

    Bristol Manor of Pacific

    2049 Rose Lane, Pacific, MO 63069
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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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  • Park Place Senior Living at Winghaven

    Park Place Senior Living at Winghaven

    2002 Boardwalk Place Drive, O'Fallon, MO 63368
    (64)
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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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  • Desmet Retirement Community

    Desmet Retirement Community

    1425 N New Florissant Rd, Florissant, MO 63033
    (21)
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    DeSmet Retirement Community is a non-profit housing community offering assisted care and independent living for seniors. As one of over 160 properties owned and operated by Retirement Housing Foundation (RHF), we strive to carry out the RHF mission of providing quality housing at an affordable price...

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  • Aperion Care Hidden Lake

    11728 Hidden Lake Dr, Saint Louis, MO 63138
    (5)
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    Hidden Lake, A Lutheran Senior Services Community is a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC), offering the peace of mind that comes with knowing your'll enjoy priority access to additional levels of care should your needs ever change. Independent Living. A distinctive patio home or a one or...

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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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  • Twin Oaks Estate

    Twin Oaks Estate

    707 Emge Road, O'Fallon, MO 63366
    (21)
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    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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  • Cedarhurst of Granite City

    Cedarhurst of Granite City

    3450 Village Lane, Granite City, IL 62040
    (16)
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    Thank you for your interest in Cedarhurst of Granite City! When it comes time for individuals and families to consider relocating to an independent or assisted living environment, the decision can be very emotional and challenging. You are not alone. Each day, more than 5,000 American families find...

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  • Harvester Residential Care

    35 Lillian Drive, Saint Charles, MO 63304
    (17)
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    Harvester Residential Care Inc. is dual licensed (Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services and Missouri Department of Mental Health) facility that conveniently located in the middle of family oriented residential neighborhood of St. Charles county, with easy access (less than 10-15 minutes)...

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  • Mount Carmel Communities

    723 First Capitol Drive, Saint Charles, MO 63301
    (3)
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    Just minutes from entertainment, religious, and shopping activities, Mount Carmel Communities is a senior living community in the heart of St. Charles, Missouri. You'll find our faith-based care is designed to provide you with a wonderful place to call home. Not only do we offer a residential, home...

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  • My Place Residential Care

    23 N 6th St, Festus, MO 63028
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    Senior care is becoming very common in this day and age. One of the main reasons is due to the fact the caring for a senior is a lot of responsibility considering you have other things to take care of that are important in your life as well. One of many amazing senior care facilities is My Place...

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  • Magnolia Home

    204 Grand Ave, Festus, MO 63028
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    Magnolia Home is a residential care home in Festus, MO in Jefferson County. Although incorporated separately, Festus, meaning joy, and neighboring Crystal City are often referred to as the 'Twin Cities.' This beautifully maintained Midwestern city offers all the charms of small town living with city...

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  • The Sheridan at Laumeier Park

    The Sheridan at Laumeier Park

    12470 Rott Rd, Sunset Hills, MO 63127
    (6)
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  • The Mary Culver Home

    221 W Washington Ave, Kirkwood, MO 63122
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  • The Sheridan at Chesterfield

    The Sheridan at Chesterfield

    16300 Justus Post Rd, Chesterfield, MO 63017
    (6)
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  • Kingsland Walk (Opening Spring 2020)

    Kingsland Walk (Opening Spring 2020)

    6668 Vernon Ave, University City, MO 63130
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  • Lake St. Charles Retirement Community

    Lake St. Charles Retirement Community

    45 Honey Locust Ln, Saint Charles, MO 63303
    (10)
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  • The Boulevard of St. Charles Senior Living

    The Boulevard of St. Charles Senior Living

    3330 Ehlmann Rd, Saint Charles, MO 63301
    (12)
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  • Family Partners

    232 Creve Coeur Ave, Ballwin, MO 63011
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Valley Park, Missouri

Assisted Living

Assisted living facilities provide residential living communities and assistance to your loved one who require support with things such as taking medication or dressing. The services provided often involve support with activities of daily living. Inhabitants may be kept under monitoring and evaluation. In certain cases, facilities may provide hospice, respite, or "aging in place". In Missouri, the annual median cost for an assisted living facility is around $34,566 . The state of Missouri maintains specific regulations related to this type of facility. The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Division of Regulation and Licensure, Section for Long-Term Care Regulation regulates this type of facility. Staff members receive education in a variety of fields. These include: working with residents with mental illness, abuse/neglect, fire safety, and (2 hours) of initial training on transfer assistance. There must be one toilet for every 1 residents and one bath or shower for every 1 residents. This type of facility is required to have a staff member on duty 24 hours a day. Before a resident is accepted, they must go through a service plan screening to ensure their needs are going to be met. This screening includes a number of areas of interest such as an individualized service plan must be developed that describes the services to be provided to meet the resident's needs, complete screening prior to admission to determine whether an applicant is eligible to be admitted, assessment must be repeated whenever the resident has a significant change in condition and at least semiannually, and authorized staff person and a physician must conduct a physical exam to document the individual's current medical status and write any special orders regarding care and needed procedures. This facility has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include modified diets must be reviewed at least quarterly by a consulting nutritionist, dietitian, RN, or physician, modified diets prescribed by a physician can be provided, and facilities must provide at least three daily meals. This type of facility is required to offer a number of services. These include nursing services, protective oversight, assistance with recreational activities, and 24-hour care. This facility type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include insulin injections may be administered by a certified medication technician or level i medication aide who has successfully completed the state-approved course for insulin administration, self-administer prescription and nonprescription medications if a licensed health provider approves, and a physician, pharmacist, or registered nurse (RN) must review the medication regimen of each resident every other month. Public assistance is available through the Medicaid State Plan Personal Care authority.

Demographics and Values

Racially, the population of Valley Park is 0.2% other or not specified, 1.2% mixed race, 1.6% black, 0.0% Native American, 4.2% Asian, 1.3% Hispanic, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 92.8% white. Based on gender, 49.1% are female and 50.9% are male. The median age of Valley Park is 37 years old. In Valley Park, 11.7% have some form of disability, 69.7% participate in the labor force, 8.7% live in poverty, and 10.4% do not have health insurance. In Valley Park, 7.0% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. Valley Park has a population density of 676 people per square mile. Currently, the population of Valley Park consists of 6,902 people. Of the population of Valley Park 18.8% have a high-school diploma, 36.5% have a college degree, and 13.7% have a graduate degree.

Cost of Living

The total cost of living is a motivating factor in selecting which community is the best fit for your loved one's needs. The rent burden for Valley Park is around 21.9% of the average person's monthly income. Valley Park has a median home value of about $172,596 and the median cost of rent is around $1,176 per month per month.

State Information

An overview of Missouri

There are 128 hospitals and 212 health centers that service a population of 6,144,344. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Mosaic Life Care At St Joseph, Mercy Hospital St Louis, and Mercy Hospital Springfield. The natural beauty of Missouri is ranked 9th in the nation. Overall, Missouri ranks 28th out of all states in quality of life and 41st in healthcare. In terms of resources, Missouri has a cost of living index of 88.8, a grocery index rating of 96.6, and a housing index rating of 70.6. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average.

Social demographics of the state

The state of Missouri ranks 35th in the country for diversity. In Missouri, 37% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 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. The state has a median age of 39 and 30% of its population being over the age of 55. During the latest presidential election, 57% voted for the Republican candidate while 38% voted for the Democratic candidate.

State-wide weather information

The average temperature in the winter falls to around 33°F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 51°F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 12°F in the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in Missouri is around 76°F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 92°F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 57°F in the month of June. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of June at around 6.57 inches. On average, the state receives 3.63 inches of precipitation a month. The average humidity across the state is 69%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 75% in the month of December. The average air quality index rating in Missouri is 37.3 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 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 Dogwood, Poison Ivy, Smooth Brome, and Willow. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Silver-haired Bat , the Long-tailed Weasel, the Red Fox, or the Cougar. The state animal of Missouri is the The Mule.