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Cedarhurst of Columbia

2333 Chapel Hill Road, Columbia, MO 65203

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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...

The Westbury Senior Living (Opening Fall 2021)

550 Stone Valley Parkway, Columbia, MO 65203

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I Believe Acts of Kindness Can Change the WorldAt The Westbury, our goal is simple; we want to provide senior citizens with the absolute best in senior living. Featuring Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Memory Care, our community ensures seniors can age in place and their loved ones may...

Gentry Estates

4150 Bethel Street, Columbia, MO 65203

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Apartment Amenities -All electric -Full kitchen including: -Range and oven -Refrigerator with ice maker -Garbage disposal -Dishwasher -Ceiling fans -Full size stackable washer and dryer in each unit Community Amenities -Community room with full kitchen -Computer library -Fitness room -Billiards...

Solstice Senior Living at Columbia

109 Keene Street, Columbia, MO 65201

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Make the most of retirement living at Solstice Senior Living at Columbia, a welcoming, vibrant and engaging independent senior living community in the heart of Missouri. This peaceful community is an oasis of greenery and is near Women’s and Children’s Hospital and Boone Hospital Center. Located...

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Hillcrest Assisted Living

9415 N Brown Station Rd, Columbia, MO 65202

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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...

Bristol Manor of Boonville

1290 W Ashley Road, Boonville, 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...

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...

Ashbury Heights of Fulton

704 W Chestnut, 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...

Bristol Manor of Centralia

610 N Jefferson Street, Centralia, MO 65240

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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...

Ashbury Heights of Fayette

200 Groce Street, Fayette, MO 65248

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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...

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...

Bristol Manor of Jefferson City

510 Kensington Park, Jefferson City, MO 65109

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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...

Chapel Hill Commons III

3451 Chapel Hill Rd, Jefferson City, MO 65109

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Welcome home to Chapel Hill Commons III! We have beautiful 2 bedroom apartments available in our comfortable 62+ senior community. Spaces are limited so tour today!

Ashbury Heights of Jefferson City

834 Weathered Rock Court, Jefferson City, MO 65101

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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...

Ashbury Heights of Tipton

908 South Park Avenue, Tipton, MO 65081

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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...

Essex of Mexico

1109 Old Farm Road West, Mexico, MO 65265

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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...

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...

Bristol Manor of Eldon

1201 E North Street, Eldon, MO 65026

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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...

Big Bend Retreat

620 N Emmerson St, Slater, MO 65349

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Rock Island Village

619 East 8th Street, Eldon, MO 65026

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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...

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Columbia, Missouri


Independent Living

An Independent Living Community permits residents the ability to live an active life while guaranteeing their care requirements have been met. Meals, leisure activities andhousekeeping are taken care of for you while you are unencumbered to use your time as you wish. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy an opportunity to be among peers, surrounded by others of similar ages and backgrounds. Residents’ quarters consist of private living spaces, each 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 differ between locations, a number of residences allow pets as well. If residents decide they would like to enlist the services of private health care professionalls, they always have the option. There are a number of expenditures and advantages to keep in mind while selecting an independent living community. It is important to learn if these services are covered in the plan: private phone, meals, parking, transportation, initial assessment fee, internet access, utilities, and field trips. The conveniences that pertain to independent living include security guards, restaurant-style dining hall, fitness center & swimming pool, private rental hall, community activities, concierge services, healthcare center, and beauty salon & barber shop.


Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

Access to medical communities can be a major consideration in selecting the right choice. 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.


Demographics and Values

Out of the total city population, 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. In Columbia, 5.6% of the population are veterans of the United States military. Columbia is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. In Columbia, 3.3% are widowed, 67.4% participate in the labor force, 9.6% have some form of disability, and 22.9% live in poverty. 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 Columbia, 59.5% are nonbelievers. 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 terms of education, 53.4% have a college degree, 25.1% have a graduate degree, and 16.9% have a high-school diploma. In terms of crime, Columbia has 5.1 violent crimes per 1000 residents and 31.6 property crimes per 1000 residents. Demographically, Columbia is 0.3% Native American, 77.4% white, 1.0% other or not specified, 4.8% mixed race, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 10.4% black, 6.0% Asian, and 3.2% Hispanic. Columbia has a population density of 716 people per square mile. The current population of Columbia is growing at a rate of 0.011%. During the previous presidential election, 43.2% voted Republican, 49.0% voted Democrat, and 7.8% voted for a third party candidate in Boone county.


Regional Climate and Weather Information

Climate and weather, particularly air quality and humidity, can be a significant influence in choosing which location meets the needs of you or your loved one. The average air quality index rating in Columbia is about 40.9. The average air quality conditions are rated as good. The air quality index score reaches its highest 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. The average humidity rating for Columbia is around 72%. Humidity ratings peak during the month of December at approximately 75%. During the summertime, Columbia is about 77F. The summer high temperature is at about 90F during the month of July. The low summer temperature drops to around 63F in the month of June. During wintertime, the average air temperature in Columbia dips to approximately 34F. The highest winter temperature is roughly 47F in the month of February. The lowest winter temperature is roughly 21 F during the month of January. Columbia has a hot-summer humid continental type of climate. Monthly, Columbia measures approximately 4 inches of precipitation. The most rain normally happens in April with an average of 6 inches during the month. For snowfall, Columbia receives on average 15.90 inches of snow in a year.


Cost of Living

The total cost of care for a community is affected by the neighborhood where it is located. In Columbia, the cost of living index is 93.9 where a rating of 100 is the national average, and any score beneath 100 is cheaper than said average. Columbia has a grocery price index of around 90.4. Columbia has a median home value of about $185,044 and the median cost of rent is about $1,074 per month. The rent burden for Columbia is around 15.5% of the average person’s monthly income.


State Information

An overview of Missouri

Overall, Missouri ranks 28th out of all states in quality of life and 41st in healthcare. Based on natural beauty, Missouri ranks 9th in the nation. In total, Missouri has 128 general hospitals and 212 health centers that provide care for 6,144,344 citizens. 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. 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.


Social demographics of the state

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


State-wide weather information

The average monthly precipitation for the state of Missouri is around 3.63 inches. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of June at around 6.57 inches. Missouri experiences an average humidity rating of about 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. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 76F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 92F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 57F during the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 33F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 51F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 12F in 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 dogwood, sumac, scouring rush, and kentucky bluegrass. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the mule deer, the cougar, the long-tailed weasel, or the red fox. The state animal of Missouri is the the mule.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Missouri

Chapel Hill Commons III, Golden Oaks Retirement Home and Bristol Manor of Macon are the top rated independent living facilities near Columbia, Missouri. See full list of communities.

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