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10 Best Independent Living Communities in Raytown, MO

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Photo of Elliott Place
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8.5
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13 reviews
8.5
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13 reviews
5 star
77%
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15%
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These are some of the things our family likes most about the Elliott Place community - The secluded location of the property and a short drive away, all kinds of businesses. The monthly rent The...
Provides: Independent Living, Senior Apartments
Care types provided by this community
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.
Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Living at Elliott Place gives our residents every opportunity to keep active, stay involved and age gracefully. Enhance your lifestyle while taking advantage of the great Opportunities Elliott Place Retirement Community offers! Home Cooked Meals Our chefs plan meals that are similar to ones that...
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1414 Photos available
9.7
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25 reviews
9.7
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25 reviews
5 star
68%
4 star
20%
3 star
12%
2 star
0%
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0%
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It was a wonderful place. The staff that were there at the time were truly caring people. The Director was always available for conversation. Staff appeared to be engaged with residents. In house therapy is...
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.
The Princeton Senior Living is Lee’s Summit’s premier senior living community. Spend your days enjoying great company and staying active – instead of doing household chores. Try brand new things, enjoy your favorite hobbies, and welcome friends and neighbors excited to share your passion for...
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1010 Photos available
9.6
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70 reviews
9.6
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70 reviews
5 star
63%
4 star
17%
3 star
10%
2 star
4%
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6%
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I haven't met a staff person yet that didn't seem to enjoy what they were doing. from the initial calls and tours to the orientation packets, to the move in coordinator who answered questions face to face,...
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.
Since it was established a little more than 40 years ago, John Knox Village has been the leading continuing care retirement community in the Midwest. Situated on a 420-acre campus in Lee's Summit, Mo., the Village is now home to more than 1,800 residents who enjoy a wide array of residential and...
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99 Photos available
Pricing promotion
9.5
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18 reviews
9.5
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18 reviews
5 star
49%
4 star
28%
3 star
6%
2 star
6%
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It's a smaller facility and a great sense of community. Dog friendly as it was so important that the folks could keep their little dogs! Plenty of activities to keep them busy, weekly grocery run. Just a...
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.
The Forum at Overland Park is a senior retirement community offering Independent Living and Assisted Living. Our community features a comfortable lifestyle, superb amenities and the highest standards of hospitality and service.Independent LivingIndependent Living is ideal for seniors who desire...
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1212 Photos available
77 Floor plans available
Pricing promotion expiring soon
9.4
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48 reviews
9.4
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48 reviews
5 star
52%
4 star
40%
3 star
2%
2 star
2%
1 star
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Before OPP I lived for two years at BROOKDALE wornall so that is all I can compare. I loved many things about BROOKDALE. The facility was up to date and beautiful, though there were stairs everywhere, just...
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.
Good Times and Better CompanyNestled within a quiet and nature-filled neighborhood, our independent and assisted living community provides you with more than a wonderful backdrop to enjoy a life well lived. With spacious common areas for relaxing, dining and socializing, a dining room that...
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88 Photos available
8.5
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66 reviews
8.5
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66 reviews
5 star
59%
4 star
30%
3 star
9%
2 star
2%
1 star
0%
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We have been very pleased overall!! Every single staff member has been friendly and they seem to genuinely care about the residents. A very good variety of activities. Many long time residents have good...
Provides: Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
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.
The Fountains at Greenbriar offers extraordinary rental retirement living in a quaint, suburban setting that is ideally located to all the area has to offer. Improve your swing at a nearby golf course. Enjoy a dinner theater performance in Kansas City. Explore the collections of fine art at area...
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Photo of Solstice Senior Living at Lee's Summit
1111 Photos available
77 Floor plans available
8.2
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83 reviews
8.2
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83 reviews
5 star
62%
4 star
23%
3 star
8%
2 star
1%
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My loved one is currently a resident at Solstice Senior Living at Lee's Summit and overall it has been a good experience. The housekeeping staff is wonderful and will do requests. There are different floor...
Provides: Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
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.
Enjoy life on easy street at Solstice Senior Living at Lee’s Summit, where our residents enjoy easy access to adventure, entertainment and the beautiful outdoors. Family members and caregivers find comfort in the availability of on-site personal care professionals and our proximity to St. Luke’s...
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55 Photos available
7.5
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79 reviews
7.5
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79 reviews
5 star
69%
4 star
24%
3 star
6%
2 star
1%
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We picked this community, because of the central to family members and price and cleanliness. The experience is good. They offer breakfast through the week, activities, lunch to purchase, trips to Walmart...
Provides: Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
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.
The Gardens at Jackson Creek is an independent living community in Independence, MO. Independence is a part of Jackson County and is located just east of Kansas City, lying on the south bank of the Missouri River. Independence boasts many beautiful public parks and a rich frontier history. It's...
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1919 Photos available
7.2
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8 reviews
7.2
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8 reviews
5 star
61%
4 star
13%
3 star
13%
2 star
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My mom has found a really good community to be a part of and is enjoying it. She appreciates being cooked for and having choices at mealtimes. The staff are friendly. And the apartment is great.
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.
Kingswood is where you can live the life you love. Here you have maintenance-free living, great friends and neighbors, and a full continuum of care should you ever need it. All in the heart of Kansas City, and all at a great value.The Courtyards at Kingswood are designed for those who need...
Photo of St. Anthony's Senior Living
1717 Photos available
88 Floor plans available
7.0
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10 reviews
7.0
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10 reviews
5 star
50%
4 star
40%
3 star
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I would recommend you look at the community for your loved one. The staff to resident ratio is good. They have transportation to doctor appointments. This is a newer community. The physical community is...
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.
St. Anthony’s Senior Living is a gated, resort-style community that offers one and two-bedroom apartment homes in residential living and assisted living. Designed for residents who are 62 years of age and better, this modern community is perfect for those who wish to pursue an active, healthy,...
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Photo of The Groves
55 Photos available
6.0
Review score
12 reviews
6.0
Review score
12 reviews
5 star
17%
4 star
33%
3 star
8%
2 star
17%
1 star
25%
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Nurses were great and very supportive. Very clean and did not smell. My mother did not participate in activities but Christmas was very festive and lots of Christmas music. Even though she was supposed to go...
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 Armour Oaks
33 Photos available
5.3
Review score
18 reviews
5.3
Review score
18 reviews
5 star
28%
4 star
33%
3 star
6%
2 star
11%
1 star
22%
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Overall, my loved ones are thrilled with their new home. They ended up securing a single family house that is adjacent to the main property. Armour Oaks is understaffed, but they get the job done. The...
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.
Armour Oaks Senior Living in Kansas City, Missouri – Kansas City’s oldest continuing Not-For-Profit entity - is located in the eclectic Waldo neighborhood at the corner of 81st and Wornall Road with easy access to I-435. This historic senior living community, just 15 minutes from the famous...
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Photo of Mission Chateau Senior Living Community
11 Photo available
1.0
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2 reviews
1.0
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2 reviews
5 star
50%
4 star
0%
3 star
0%
2 star
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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.
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1.0
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3 reviews
1.0
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3 reviews
5 star
33%
4 star
33%
3 star
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1 star
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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.
Photo of Armour Oaks Independent Senior Living
Provides: Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
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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5 star
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2 star
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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.
Photo of Claridge Court a CCRC
1010 Photos available
Pricing promotion
Provides: Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
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.
Thank you for your interest in Claridge Court! We are a Life Care community, located in Prairie Village, Kansas. In response to your request, I am enclosing some basic information. I would encourage you to make a personal visit to our community to see firsthand the lifestyle enjoyed by over 170...
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Provides: Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
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.

Cost of independent living in Raytown, MO

The average cost of senior living in Raytown is $3,621 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Grain Valley, MO with an average of $3,410 per month.

Average monthly cost of Independent Living in Raytown, MO vs. nearby cities

Raytown, MO
$3,621/mo

Average monthly cost of Independent Living in Raytown, MO vs. the state and national average

Raytown, MO
$3,621/mo
U.S. national average
$4,230/mo

Average monthly cost of Independent Living in Raytown vs. other types of senior living

$5,657/mo
Independent Living
$3,621/mo

Median monthly costs of Independent Living in Raytown, MO by room type

Semi-Private
$6,853/mo
Studio
$3,801/mo
1 Bedroom
$4,098/mo
2 Bedroom
$4,384/mo
Detached Cottage/Bungalow
$3,172/mo

Average cost of Independent Living in Raytown over time

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What families are saying about independent living in Raytown

Recent reviews for independent living in Raytown

Brookdale Wornall Place in Kansas City, MO

5.0
This is a wonderful community. The staff is exceptional and the care goes with that as well - exceptional. There are plenty of activities for residents. My friend was never bored!! There is a shuttle available for residents for nearby shopping and dining. Also an indoor pool! I would ...
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The Princeton Senior Living in Lee's Summit, MO

4.1
It is a very nice and modern facility. From what I have seen, the independent living apartment sizes are outstanding. The washer and dryer are inside of the units. I would recommend The Princeton to others looking.

Anthology of Olathe

4.1
The food is good and appropriate temperature but the residents have to sit and wait for their food way to long. When it comes to the activities they have for the residents there are crafts, history talks, bingo, games, movies, outings, manicures, happy hour, Bible study, church service. We would ...
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Raytown independent living services and amenities

These charts highlight some of the many care, dining, and entertainment offerings available in Raytown independent living communities. They don’t represent all possible services and amenities available at assisted living communities in Raytown, but support comparisons against nationwide offerings. Our Senior Living Advisors can help you find communities that fit your preferences.

Availability of select dietary accommodations in Raytown independent living

Independent living communities help seniors maintain a balanced diet by accommodating their health needs, allergies, and other restrictions. Below you’ll find the percentage of Raytown partners making specific dietary accommodations for seniors compared to the percentage of assisted living partners making those accommodations nationally.
Raytown, MONational
Nutritionist / dietician
Nutritionist / dietician
50%
19.5%
Low / no sodium
Low / no sodium
44.4%
32.5%
No sugar
No sugar
38.9%
30%
Vegetarian
Vegetarian
33.3%
31.8%
Pureed meals
Pureed meals
5.6%
7.2%
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Availability of select dining options in Raytown independent living

Our independent living communities know that seniors want top-quality meals and options for how they dine. The chart below indicates the percentage of Raytown communities that offer dining options to their discerning residents compared to our partners nationally.
Raytown, MONational
Professional chef
Professional chef
55.6%
34.6%
Restaurant style dining
Restaurant style dining
66.7%
41.5%
Room service
Room service
55.6%
35.1%
Anytime dining
Anytime dining
27.8%
16.3%
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Availability of select programs and activities in Raytown independent living

Senior living communities offer a variety of programming to keep seniors socially, mentally, and physically vibrant. The chart below shows what percentage of partnered independent living communities in Raytown offer the selected activities, amenities, and programs compared to the percentage of partners nationwide.
Raytown, MONational
Activity director
Activity director
77.8%
43.3%
Pet-focused programs
Pet-focused programs
27.8%
27%
Community service programs
Community service programs
72.2%
31.3%
Devotional activities on-site
Devotional activities on-site
61.1%
47.1%
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
77.8%
48%
Outings / off-site activities
Outings / off-site activities
83.3%
52.9%
Piano or organ
Piano or organ
66.7%
41.2%
Arts and crafts center
Arts and crafts center
61.1%
36%
Educational speakers / life long learning
Educational speakers / life long learning
66.7%
39.8%
Clubs / games / karaoke
Clubs / games / karaoke
83.3%
45.6%
Live performances
Live performances
77.8%
45.3%
Dances
Dances
61.1%
30.8%
Fitness center
Fitness center
66.7%
38.4%
Fitness classes
Fitness classes
83.3%
45.1%
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