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Senior housing types near Cape Girardeau, MO

  • Saxony Village

    Saxony Village

    2825 Bloomfield Rd, Cape Girardeau, MO 63703
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  • Country Place

    Country Place

    28601 US Highway 61, Scott City, MO 63780
    (6)
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    Independent Living Experience carefree living here in the country. The cottages is our community neighbors. Here, you plot out your own course through the day - whether it includes entertaining family, enjoying yourself with a night on the town or simply doing laundry in your own private cottage....

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  • Crossroads Court

    Crossroads Court

    1309 West Business Hwy 60, Dexter, MO 63841
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    Crossroads Court is a 55+ Senior Community.We have 1 bedroom and studio sizes apartments that are based on income. We have a Service Coordinator on-site to help residents with setting appointments, setting up transportation to and from appointments and home maker services and many other services. We...

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  • Jackson Oaks

    Jackson Oaks

    2500 Marshall Avenue, Paducah, KY 42003
    (8)
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    Jackson Oaks provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Jackson Oaks is a proud member of the Paducah Community. We're conveniently close to all that the city has to offer, with shopping, excellent healthcare and exciting restaurants just minutes from your door. Our...

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  • Summit Terrace

    Summit Terrace

    817 Summit Terrace, Doniphan, MO 63935
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    Summit Terrace is a Senior Community, set in a small country community in Southeast Missouri.We are a National Church Residences community that is dedicated to Senior housing/care across the country. We have served Seniors since our company was founded in 1961. We have rivers, wildlife and nature...

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  • The Atrium of Belleville

    The Atrium of Belleville

    201 South Belt West, Belleville, IL 62220
    (13)
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    At The Atrium of Belleville, you can live the life you want to. Enjoy the delicious all-inclusive dining, a wealth of life enrichment activities and the freedom to explore your interests. Our amenities and concierge services are designed to enhance your life each and every day. If you’re looking for...

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  • Cedarhurst of Shiloh

    Cedarhurst of Shiloh

    429 South Main Street, Shiloh, IL 62269
    (15)
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    Cedarhurst of Shiloh is located at 429 South Main Street Shiloh, IL. We pride ourselves on providing the community with an assisted living service that has your family member's best interests in mind. We give our clients peace of mind knowing their loved ones are in good hands. We're also known for...

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  • Morningside of Shiloh

    Morningside of Shiloh

    1201 Hartman Ln, Shiloh, IL 62221
    (15)
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    You or your loved one will find a comfortable, homelike atmosphere at The Fountains of Shiloh in Shiloh, IL, a Good Neighbor Care community 'Where neighbors become friends and friends become family.' Our residents enjoy privacy, security, and a quiet lifestyle with all the comforts and conveniences...

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  • Regency Manor

    Regency Manor

    128 Regency Park, O'Fallon, IL 62269
    (6)
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    Regency Manor is pleased to offer the 55+ community a new option for independent living. Privately owned and conveniently located in O’Fallon, IL, near I-64, we offer spacious studio and one-bedroom apartments. All utilities, including secured WiFi, cable, and phone are included with your rent! A...

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  • Orchid Terrace

    Orchid Terrace

    4474 Butler Hill Road, Saint Louis, MO 63128
    (23)
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    Orchid Terrace provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Located on beautiful grounds in a quiet corner of St. Louis, you'll be charmed by the elegance of our facilities and the convenience of living in the heart of it all. We're just minutes from shopping, dining,...

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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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  • Alexian Court Apartments

    Alexian Court Apartments

    2636 Chippewa, Saint Louis, MO 63118
    (4)
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    Alexian Court offers comfortable, carefree and affordable apartment living for seniors 62+ and mobility impaired persons. We are conveniently located on the Metro bus line. Alexian Court is perfect for persons with limited and fixed incomes. All utilities are included in rent. Free transportation...

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  • Tower Grove Manor

    Tower Grove Manor

    2710 S Grand Blvd, Saint Louis, MO 63118
    (12)
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    You have earned the right to expect good things from life. Tower Grove Manor has built its reputation on fulfilling those expectations. Located in the heart of historic South St. Louis, Tower Grove Manor takes pride in the traditional values of friendliness and excellent service. With a scenic view...

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  • Crestview Senior Living

    8660 Grant Road, Crestwood, MO 63123
    (46)
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    In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 within our communities, we are not accepting visitors at this time. However, we’d still love to talk with you! Reach out to schedule a virtual tour or e-meeting with a sales representative to learn more about our community. Life is an Invitation .... Enjoy...

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  • Heritage Landing

    Heritage Landing

    4260 Heritage Avenue, Mount Vernon, IL 62864
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    Welcome to Heritage Landing Senior Apartments! Come and see our beautiful 1 and 2 bedroom apartment homes with many features designed specifically for seniors 55+. Our community offers a fitness room, laundry facilities and trash chutes on each floor, a computer center, a multi-purpose room with...

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  • City Parc at Pine

    City Parc at Pine

    1531 Pine Street, Saint Louis, MO 63103
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    Beautiful newly renovated apartment homes in the heart of the city. Tired of the upkeep of home ownership and that high mortgage payment? City Parc at Pine is just the place for you to relax and unwind! These apartments are equipped with full kitchens including all new black refrigerators, flat top...

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  • Solstice Senior Living at Fenton

    Solstice Senior Living at Fenton

    1393 Bowles Avenue, Fenton, MO 63026
    (36)
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    Friends of Solstice, Since the coronavirus (COVID-19) hit the United States, it has dramatically changed all our daily lives. We know there is a great deal of concern for the well-being of our most vulnerable population, those with compromised immune systems and those 60 years old or older, many of...

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  • Pacific Place Retirement Community

    45 South Old Orchard Avenue, Saint Louis, MO 63119
    (4)
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    Pacific Place offers one of the most inviting and gracious retirement lifestyles in the area. The first urban senior Living community in St. Louis built in 1997. We are an independent community, designed exclusively for active, independent Seniors. Here you will discover that where you live has a...

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  • McCormack House-Forest Park Southeast

    McCormack House-Forest Park Southeast

    4575 Cadet Avenue, Saint Louis, MO 63110
    (8)
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    Here at McCormack House at Forest Park Southeast we offer spacious one and two bedroom apartments for seniors 62 and older. We are located in the Tower Grove Community, at the intersection of Manchester and Kingshighway. We have a Fitness Center, Activity Room, and Dining Facility. We have...

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  • The Rockwood

    330 W. Lockwood Ave, Webster Groves, MO 63119
    (10)
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    The Rockwood is a historic building in Old Webster Groves, Missouri from the 1928 era and was renovated in 2007, however each year, our owners complete projects to keep current with seniors' wants and needs. Our staff has combined 50 years in senior care and senior living. We are not part of a...

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  • House at Westminster

    House at Westminster

    3915 Olive St, Saint Louis, MO 63108
    (10)
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    Luxury Independent Living in The Central West End! Please let us introduce McCormack House at Westminster PL., an apartment community centrally located in St. Louis, MO, offering 1 and 2 bedroom apartment homes for mature adults 62+ !  Heat, water, sewer, trash, stove, refrigerator, carpeted...

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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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  • Morningside of Troy

    Morningside of Troy

    39 Dorothy Dr, Troy, IL 62294
    (15)
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    You or your loved one will find a comfortable, homelike atmosphere at The Fountains of Troy, IL, a modern Good Neighbor Care independent and assisted living community for seniors. Our residents are free from the cares of chores and other daily stresses. Our staff is available 24 hours a day to...

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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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  • 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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  • Sunshine Manor

    Sunshine Manor

    3001 Linwood Dr, Paragould, AR 72450
    (1)
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    Sunshine Manor Nestled in the heart of the northeastern corner of Arkansas, Paragould provides residents of Sunshine Manor with small town charm combined with urban amenities and abundant natural beauty. Paragould offers significant historic ambiance as long term landmarks have been restored during...

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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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  • Creek Valley Retirement Community (Opening Winter 2020)

    Creek Valley Retirement Community (Opening Winter 2020)

    15950 Manchester Rd, Ellisville, MO 63011
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    Creek Valley, the luxurious Resort Lifestyle Community, is currently under construction on Manchester Road in Ellisville. We look forward to opening brand new during the winter of 2020! Creek Valley will offer all of the comforts and conveniences of modern-day living that allow you to enjoy your...

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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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  • Briarcrest Estates

    Briarcrest Estates

    14525 Clayton Road, Ballwin, MO 63011
    (23)
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    Briarcrest Estates provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Situated on beautiful grounds of Ballwin, a peaceful suburb of St. Louis, you'll love the graceful elegance of our facilities while enjoying the conveniences of the city. We're just minutes from shopping,...

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  • Stillwater Senior Living

    Stillwater Senior Living

    1111 University Drive, Edwardsville, IL 62025
    (5)
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    Stillwater Senior Living is an assisted living community right next door to the campus of the Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville. Woodland and freshly cut fields dominate the landscape of Edwardsville, creating a sense of separation from the city life in nearby St. Louis. At Stillwater...

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  • Gambrill Gardens

    Gambrill Gardens

    1 Strecker Rd, Ellisville, MO 63011
    (15)
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    For nearly 40 years the experienced staff at Gambrill Gardens Senior Community have been serving the seniors of West County St. Louis. We are proud of the excellent reputation our facility upholds due to the superior services and amenities we provide. Our convenient location in the heart of...

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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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  • 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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  • Heritage Place

    Heritage Place

    10711 St. Cosmas Lane, Saint Louis, MO 63074
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    Heritage Place is an affordable independent living apartment community for individuals 55 years of age or older.

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  • The Estates of Hidden Lake AL/IL

    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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  • St Catherine Retirement Community

    St Catherine Retirement Community

    3350 Saint Catherine St, Florissant, MO 63033
    (26)
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    If you are ready to enjoy the simple pleasures of worry-free apartment living, St. Catherine Retirement Community is here to welcome you. Located in the heart of Florissant, St. Catherine is just a few blocks from shopping, restaurants, churches, medical facilities and the Eagan Senior Center. Our...

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  • Solarbron

    Solarbron

    1501 McDowell Road, Evansville, IN 47712
    (3)
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    Nestled in a quiet residential neighborhood on the west side of Evansville, Solarbron offers a variety of attractive and affordable senior living options. Our 64-acre campus invites residents and guests to stroll the grounds and enjoy rolling hills, natural woodlands, stocked fishing lakes and...

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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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  • The Villa at Riverwood

    The Villa at Riverwood

    One Pratt Place, Florissant, MO 63031
    (23)
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    Welcome to The Villa at Riverwood, a Five Star Quality Care community! Tucked into a quiet, residential area, our beautifully landscaped grounds include a serene courtyard, reflecting pond, waterfalls and walking track for a complete Independent Living lifestyle. We are close to all major highways,...

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  • Fairwinds - River's Edge

    Fairwinds - River's Edge

    600 River's Edge Dr, Saint Charles, MO 63303
    (31)
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    Nestled on ten acres in the heart of charming St. Charles, Fairwinds- River's Edge offers luxurious apartment homes in a fun and active retirement community. We are very proud to be managed by Leisure Care, who leads the industry in the development and management of retirement communities that are...

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  • The Homestead at Hickory View Retirement Community

    1481 Marbach Dr, Washington, MO 63090
    (35)
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    In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 within our communities, we are not accepting visitors at this time. However, we’d still love to talk with you! Reach out to schedule a virtual tour or e-meeting with a sales representative to learn more about our community. Welcome to The Homestead at...

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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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  • Clarendale of St. Peters NOW OPEN

    Clarendale of St. Peters NOW OPEN

    10 Dubray Dr, Saint Peters, MO 63376
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    Clarendale of St. Peters senior living community offers extraordinary independent living, assisted living, and memory care all under one roof. Service-rich, yet as comfortable and welcoming as a friendly village, Clarendale of St. Peters keeps you connected to the people and places you love most in...

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  • Asbury Village

    Asbury Village

    5201 Asbury Avenue, Godfrey, IL 62035
    (4)
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    The United Methodist Village is a 120-acre campus located in Godfrey, Illinois. Opened in late 1997, the community features 44 duplex Patio Homes referred to as Villas, as well as 64 Independent Living apartments, known as the Wiseman-Pollock Residence. There are also 44 Assisted Living apartments...

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  • Brookdale Jackson Oaks

    Brookdale Jackson Oaks

    3131 North Highland Avenue, Jackson, TN 38305
    (8)
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    All the Comforts of Home No one should be forced to choose between quality care and a rich and full life, which is why you will love being a resident at our independent and assisted living community in Jackson, Tennessee. You can enjoy peace of mind knowing our team will always be available to...

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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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  • Jackson Meadow

    Jackson Meadow

    25 Max Lane Drive, Jackson, TN 38305
    (7)
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    Jackson Meadow provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Situated centrally with access to the best the city has to offer, Jackson Meadow is proud to be a part of our great community. We're within a five-mile radius of two medical centers, terrific shopping, dining...

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  • Cedarhurst of Godfrey

    Cedarhurst of Godfrey

    1000 Airport Road, Godfrey, IL 62035
    (16)
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    Thank you for your interest in Cedarhurst at Godfrey! Cedarhurst at Godfrey is an assisted living community in Godfrey, Illinois. Godfrey offers residents the best of Midwestern living with scenic trails, fine shopping, eclectic dining and warm, welcoming people. Located in the St. Louis metro area,...

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  • South Wind Heights

    South Wind Heights

    2305 Bernard Street, Jonesboro, AR 72401
    (6)
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    South Wind Heights provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Situated in Arkansas' rice country, you'll love the charm and serenity that South Wind Heights has to offer. Residents also appreciate the convenience of being close to all the things that make life rich....

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Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Independent Living

For those who desire to live primarily without personal care assistance but wish for the convenience of having housekeeping maintained by professionalls, an Independent Living Community may be the perfect option. Meals, recreational activities and housekeeping responsibilities are handled for you while you are unrestricted to use your time as you wish. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy an opportunity to be among peers, in a community with others of similar ages and backgrounds. Residents' quarters consist of a private living space with their own kitchen. The independence of apartment life is still enjoyed, offering opportunities to socialize with guests and visitors in a private and personal setting. While policies vary between locations, many residences allow pets as well. Nursing and health care services can always be arranged for with independent care providers as desired. There are a number of advantages and expenditures to consider when choosing an independent living community. It is important to determine if these services are included in your service plan: utilities, housekeeping, laundry, field trips, cable TV, meals, parking, and Waiting list deposit. The benefits that pertain to independent living include concierge services, community activities, beauty salon & barber shop, healthcare center, transportation, laundry service, private rental hall, and golf course.

Demographics and Values

Of the population of Cape Girardeau 33.9% have a college degree, 13.7% have a graduate degree, and 26.0% have a high-school diploma. In Cape Girardeau, 7.3% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Out of the total population of Cape Girardeau, 60.3% participate in the labor force, 13.6% have some form of disability, 24.6% live in poverty, and 9.9% do not have health insurance. Cape Girardeau has a population density of 521 people per square mile. Based on gender, 47.9% are male and 52.1% are female. The median age of Cape Girardeau is 33 years old. Racially, the population of Cape Girardeau is 0.2% Native American, 2.3% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.9% Hispanic, 14.3% black, 80.6% white, 2.3% mixed race, and 0.3% other or not specified.

Cost of Living

The overall cost of living is a motivating factor in determining which care choice works for your family. The rent burden for Cape Girardeau is about 16.0% of the average monthly income. The median home value in Cape Girardeau costs around $141,062 and the median cost for rent is around $840 per month a month.

State Information

An overview of Missouri

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. There are 128 general hospitals and 212 health centers that provide care for 6,144,344 Missouri residents. 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. Missouri is ranked 28th in quality of life and 41st in healthcare. Based on natural beauty, Missouri ranks 9th in the nation.

Social demographics of the state

In the last presidential election 38% of Missouri residents voted Democrat and 57% voted Republican. 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 Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-36%, Mainline Protestant-16%, and Historically Black Protestant-6%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Missouri there are 414 masonic lodges. In terms of diversity, Missouri ranks 35th in the nation. The median age in the state is 39, and 30% of the population is over the age of 55.

State-wide weather information

The average monthly precipitation for the state of Missouri is around 3.63 inches. The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 6.57 inches of precipitation a month. On average, Missouri has an air quality index rating of around 37.3 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 48.7 AQI. On average, the humidity rating for Missouri is around 69%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 75% in the month of December. During the summer, the average temperature in Missouri is around 76F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 92F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 57F in the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Missouri drops to around 33F. The average high winter temperature is around 51F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 12F during the month of January. 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 tornadoes.

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 poison ivy, dogwood, scouring rush, and wild grape. 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.