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If you’re considering moving your loved one into a Buffalo nursing home, our senior living advisors can help. The term “nursing home” is often used interchangeably with assisted living or other senior housing options; but a nursing home is a skilled nursing facility for individuals with serious, debilitating short- or long-term health issues. So even the best nursing homes in Buffalo, MO may not be right for seniors who don’t require round-the-clock care.

We can help you determine if a skilled nursing facility in Buffalo or another care type is right for you. Browse 23 senior living options near you to see the variety available, or contact us to learn more about elderly homes in Buffalo.

Nursing Homes near Buffalo, Missouri

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Bristol Manor of Buffalo

1002 Birch Street, Buffalo, MO 65622

4.1
(4 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

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...

The Fremont Senior Living

1520 E Bates, Springfield, MO 65804

4.4
(38 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Fremont Senior Living is a Continuum of Care community offering Independent Apartments and Patio Homes, Assisted Living Level Two Suites, and a Memory Care Cottage. The Fremont is a locally owned and operated community that has been providing the highest level of customer service and care to...

Cedarhurst of Springfield

1146 E. Lakewood Street, Springfield, MO 65810

4.1
(7 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Maple Wood Alzheimer's Special Care Center is a specialized assisted living community located in the outdoorsy and large city of Springfield, Greene County, Missouri. Our scenic community is a beautiful place to live and is an enticing place for visiting family and friends. Maple Wood is...

Castlewood Senior Living

1538 N Old Castle Rd, Nixa, MO 65714

4.0
(8 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Castlewood is located in beautiful Nixa Missouri. With a quiet country setting we provide all of the comforts of home, with a convenient location. Just a 30-minute drive will send you back in time right in the heart of Branson Mo. Enjoy all of the attractions it has to offer including shopping,...

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Cedarhurst of Lebanon

842 Lynn Street, Lebanon, MO 65536

5.0
(1 review)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

We started Cedarhurst of Lebanon to provide truly person-directed care, taking the time to know and work with each resident as an individual and providing them with care that’s as unique as they are. Whether in Assisted Living or Memory Care, our caring, compassionate staff, first-rate amenities,...

The Bungalows at Chesterfield Village

2410 W Chesterfield Blvd, Springfield, MO 65807

5.0
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Turners Rock Senior Living Community

3911 E State Hwy D, Springfield, MO 65809

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Our community is designed to meet your individual needs and give you the freedom to be yourself. We offer the best in independent senior living, assisted living and memory care from a family-owned company that knows connection is everything.

Arrowhead Assisted Living

6100 Arrowhead Dr, Osage Beach, MO 65065

4.3
(3 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Arrowhead Senior Living offers Lake of the Ozark residents quality senior living care in the lake setting they know and love. As Lake residents themselves, our ownership wanted to give area seniors an option to remain in the relaxing, lake community they loved while receiving the care and support...

The Bungalows at Springfield East

3540 E Cherokee St, Springfield, MO 65809

4.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Essex of Ozark

5173 North 22nd Street, Ozark, MO 65721

5.0
(3 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

The Township Senior Living

4150 W Republic Rd, Battlefield, MO 65619

(0 review)

Studio, Semi-Private

Bristol Manor of Willard

511 Watson Street, Willard, MO 65781

4.5
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

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 Lebanon

1316 Deadra Drive, Lebanon, MO 65536

3.8
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

Hudson House

1700 S Hudson Ave, Aurora, MO 65605

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Hudson House is a 41-bed residential care facility located adjacent to the Aurora Nursing Center in Lawrence County, Aurora, Missouri. Hudson House is a unique health care facility with the highest of standards in both resident care and cleanliness while providing a sense of well-being for those...

Ashbury Heights of Laurie

299 Highway RA, Laurie, MO 65037

1.0
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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 Republic

634 E State Route 174, Republic, MO 65738

0.5
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed

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 Camdenton

75 4th Street, Camdenton, MO 65020

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed

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...

Riverview Residential Place

1200 W Hall St, Ozark, MO 65721

(0 review)

1 Bed

Riverview Residential Place is a 40 bed, state licensed Residential Care II Facility that is located on seven and a half acres of the Finley River in Ozark, Missouri. Just minutes from Springfield and Branson, this facility offers a home-like atmosphere with 24-hour protective oversight for...

Bristol Manor of Warsaw

1600 Estate Dr, Warsaw, MO 65355

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

Hopedale Cottage

1314 W School St, Ozark, MO 65721

4.4
(12 reviews)

Studio

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What are nursing homes?

Nursing homes, also called skilled nursing facilities, provide long-term care for seniors with significant physical or mental health conditions, and short-term care to people recovering from an injury or hospital stay. Nursing homes provide personal assistance and medical care from licensed professionals. Services in skilled nursing facilities often include:

  • Help with personal care
  • Rehabilitation care, including physical and speech therapy
  • Mobility assistance
  • Palliative and hospice care
  • Health care services
  • Complimentary transportation
  • 24-hour care and supervision
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Buffalo, Missouri

Nursing Homes

A nursing home offers lodging to two or more seniors who are not related by blood or by marriage to the administrator. A nursing home facility provides its residents with 24-hour care administered by on-site nurses. These caregivers provide care for people who cannot care for their needs.

Nursing homes can be a familiar and comfy care choice for persons 65 years and above, however nursing homes will frequently individuals 55 and above (a rarity in theworldof senior care).The most frequent mental disease experienced by residents of nursing homes is dementia, which can hinder their and familiarity, memory recall, and decision making abilities. Some services come at an extra cost which can include personal clothing, cosmetic and grooming items, and personal reading materials. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to have protections against involuntary transfer or discharge, be free from abuse and neglect, have your representative notified about your care, and make complaints. Many inhabitants tend to be bachelors or widows with less social support, and about fifty percent of nursing home residents are over the age of 85. Many occupants of nursing homes are individuals with interpersonal social issues. These can encompass verbal outbursts, resisting support, or experiencing a desire to wander.

Cost of Living

Cost of living is a major influence when choosing what care option is best for your loved one. The rent burden for Buffalo is about 17.0% of the average person’s monthly income. Buffalo has a median home value of about $80,600 and the median cost of rent is $580 per month.

Demographics and Values

Out of the total population of Buffalo, 18.1% do not have health insurance, 10.5% consider themselves widows, 39.6% participate in the labor force, and 28.4% have some form of disability. In terms of education, 3.0% have a graduate degree, 10.3% have a college degree, and 32.8% have a high-school diploma. Demographically, Buffalo is 0.5% other or not specified, 0.0% black, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.9% Hispanic, 4.0% mixed race, 2.0% Native American, 0.2% Asian, and 93.3% white. Buffalo has a population density of 411 people per square mile. Currently, the population of Buffalo consists of 3,007 people and in total the Buffalo metro area has a population of 3,060. Based on gender, 50.4% are female and 49.6% are male. The median age of Buffalo is 37 years old. In Buffalo, 9.0% of the people are veterans of the United States armed forces.

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. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Missouri citizen is ranked 28th nation-wide. Additionally, Missouri is ranked 41st by standards of healthcare. Based on natural beauty, Missouri ranks 9th in the nation. There are 128 general hospitals and 212 health centers that provide care for 6,144,344 Missouri residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in Missouri are Mosaic Life Care At St Joseph, Mercy Hospital St Louis, and Mercy Hospital Springfield.

Social demographics of the state

Thirty-seven percent of Missouri residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state’s 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. During the latest presidential election, 57% voted for the Republican candidate while 38% voted for the Democratic candidate. In Missouri, 30% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 39. The state of Missouri ranks 35th in the country for diversity.

State-wide weather information

The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of June at around 6.57 inches. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Missouri is around 3.63 inches. The average humidity across the state is 69%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 75%. During the winter, the average temperature in Missouri drops to around 33F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 51F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 12F during the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 76F. The average high summer temperature is around 92F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 57F during the month of June. The average air quality index rating in Missouri is 37.3 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 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 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 scouring rush, willow, dogwood, and sumac. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the long-tailed weasel, the cougar, the red fox, or the mule deer. The state animal of Missouri is the the mule.

Disclosure: A Place for Mom refers to "nursing home" here generally as an umbrella term to include assisted living facilities. It is not used to indicate that the facility meets official state requirements for level of care of a skilled nursing facility, as defined in that particular jurisdiction.

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