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Senior housing types near Joplin, MO

  • Wildwood Senior Living

    Wildwood Senior Living

    3002 S John Duffy Dr, Joplin, MO 64804
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  • Oak Pointe of Monett

    Oak Pointe of Monett

    1011 Old Airport Rd, Monett, MO 65708
    (4)
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    Our mission is to be the best place a senior adult has ever lived. We prioritize helping residents remain connected to friends, family and community, and always maintain a firm commitment to well-being that nourishes the body, mind and spirit. Assisted Living At Oak Pointe, we start with curiosity...

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  • Good Samaritan Assisted Living Facility

    Good Samaritan Assisted Living Facility

    16979 HIghway 39, Verona, MO 65769
    (2)
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    Our residents automatically becomes our family, we are a smaller community state licence ,we work one on one with Our residents our staff has over 25 yrs experience Meals are made fresh daily, home made meals, our rooms are completely furnished the residents could get outside if they want to enjoy...

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  • Country Place Memory Care

    Country Place Memory Care

    822 S Horton St, Fort Scott, KS 66701
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    Our Mission is to foster peace of mind for our residents and their loved ones and to enhance each resident's individuality, promote their dignity and lovingly encourage their independence. At Country Place Memory Care, every effort has been made to ensure that you or your loved one are provided with...

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  • Village on the Park Bentonville

    Village on the Park Bentonville

    3800 SW Mt. Carmel Drive, Bentonville, AR 72713
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    When it’s time to choose a senior living community where you or a loved one can Live Life Well®, Village on the Park Bentonville in Bentonville, Arkansas, may just be the perfect choice. Our community offers you or your loved one a variety of lifestyle and care options, including Independent Living,...

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  • Grand Brook Memory Care Rogers at Pinnacle Hills

    Grand Brook Memory Care Rogers at Pinnacle Hills

    5125 W Pleasant Grove Dr, Rogers, AR 72758
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    WELCOME TO GRAND BROOK MEMORY CARE OF ROGERS! Located in the Pinnacle Hills development on the corner of S. Pinnacle Hills Pkwy and W. Pleasant Grove Rd. in Rogers, this brand new Grand Brook community comfortably accommodates 32 residents in two, small residential-style homes. Each home faces a...

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  • Country Place Memory Care

    Country Place Memory Care

    705 Osa Martin Blvd, Chanute, KS 66720
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    Our Mission is to foster peace of mind for our residents and their loved ones and to enhance each resident's individuality, promote their dignity and lovingly encourage their independence. At Country Place Memory Care, every effort has been made to ensure that you or your loved one are provided with...

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  • The Gardens Assisted Living & Memory Care

    The Gardens Assisted Living & Memory Care

    1302 W Sunset St, Springfield, MO 65807
    (7)
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    The Gardens Independent Condominiums of Springfield, MO is perfect for those who wish to remain more independent.  The community consists of 14 condos that are primarily two-bedroom, two-bath and have two-car garages.  The condos range from 1050 to 1500 square feet with three different...

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  • Maple Wood Alzheimer's Special Care Center

    Maple Wood Alzheimer's Special Care Center

    1146 E. Lakewood Street, Springfield, MO 65810
    (2)
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    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...

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  • The Fremont Senior Living

    The Fremont Senior Living

    1520 E Bates, Springfield, MO 65804
    (33)
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    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...

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  • Avenir Memory Care at Fayetteville

    Avenir Memory Care at Fayetteville

    1967 W Truckers Drive, Fayetteville, AR 72704
    (11)
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    Avenir Memory Care at Fayetteville is an assisted living level II community in Fayetteville, Arkansas, located in Washington County and home to just over 74,000 people, in the Ozark Mountain region. Residents can enjoy nature walks, excursions with friends, going to local shops, going to sporting...

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  • Brookstone Assisted Living

    Brookstone Assisted Living

    415 E. Longview St, Fayetteville, AR 72703
    (12)
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    The Atrium at Serenity Pointe is proud to have been voted Best Retirement Facility in The Sentinel-Record's 2017 Reader's Choice Awards! Enjoy Stunning Views and Landscapes from the Peninsula on Lake Hamilton! The Atrium at Serenity Pointe is a beautiful senior living provider located in Hot Springs...

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  • Wood Manor Skilled Nursing

    Wood Manor Skilled Nursing

    2800 N Hickory St, Claremore, OK 74017
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    Welcome to Wood Manor, Oklahoma’s premier skilled nursing and rehabilitation center. We provide world class care for senior citizens, no matter their situation. Our independently-owned community was built in 2006 and features modern rehabilitation suites designed especially for your loved one’s...

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  • Brookdale Claremore

    Brookdale Claremore

    1605 North Highway 88, Claremore, OK 74017
    (9)
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    Redefine Independence When you decide to make your home here, you are doing more than joining a friendly assisted living and memory care community—you’re becoming a member of the family. Tucked in a beautiful building in Claremore, Oklahoma, you can wake up each day surrounded by an inspiring group...

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  • Green Country Village Inc

    Green Country Village Inc

    1025 Swan Drive, Bartlesville, OK 74006
    (1)
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    Here are just a few of the many reasons Green Country Village, a not-for-profit rental community, has been voted "Bartlesville's Best" year after year: -Exceptional independent living, assisted living and memory care services and amenities -Restaurant-style dining with a full menu -On-site library,...

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  • Homestead of Owasso

    Homestead of Owasso

    14701 E 86th St N, Owasso, OK 74055
    (5)
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    As we turn the pages of our lives – growing up, working, experiencing loves and losses, raising our own children – we all experience times when we need a little extra help. At Homestead, we have created an environment which combines and celebrates these memorable aspects of life and creates new...

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  • Oxford Glen Owasso

    Oxford Glen Owasso

    11113 E 103rd St N, Owasso, OK 74055
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    Oxford Glen Memory Care community is located in Owasso, Oklahoma, just north of Tulsa with easy access to highway 75 or highway 169. At Oxford Glen, we do more than care for your loved one. We care about them. By working with families to create individualized profiles of life before Alzheimer's...

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  • Canoe Brook Assisted Living

    Canoe Brook Assisted Living

    20102 East Admiral Place, Catoosa, OK 74015
    (6)
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    Canoe Brook of Catoosa is a senior living community located in the hilly city of Catoosa, Rogers County, Oklahoma. Catoosa is a beautiful place to live and a scenic city to call home. Canoe Brook of Catoosa provides dedicated 24-hour nurses on staff available to our residents to ensure their highest...

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  • Beehive Homes of Broken Arrow

    Beehive Homes of Broken Arrow

    3200 W Washington St, Broken Arrow, OK 74012
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    We aim to improve quality of life and ensure safety to our residents. We offer 24-hour on-site care staff. Our focus is on our residents and their families. Our dedicated care team at BeeHive is happy to welcome you to our hive.

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  • Brookdale Muskogee

    Brookdale Muskogee

    3211 Chandler Road, Muskogee, OK 74403
    (8)
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    Designed With You In Mind Tucked away on a lovely property just a few minutes from the Muskogee Turnpike, you will discover a memory care community that feels more like a family than your traditional senior living home. We specialize in serving men and women living with Alzheimer’s and other forms...

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  • The Linden at Stonehaven Square

    The Linden at Stonehaven Square

    10802 E 81st St, Tulsa, OK 74133
    (3)
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    At The Linden at Stonehaven Square, we offer a variety of community features. Residents can enjoy regular off-site adventures and excursions. Cats and dogs are allowed in private quarters. Our property is conveniently located near accessible public transportation. We offer free wi-fi. All meals are...

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  • Brookdale Broken Arrow

    Brookdale Broken Arrow

    4001 South Aspen Avenue, Broken Arrow, OK 74011
    (36)
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    Always Something to Do Located in a peaceful setting in a quiet neighborhood, you can enjoy an active and vibrant lifestyle here in our assisted living and memory care community. Our convenient location in northeastern Oklahoma puts you just a short drive away from some of the best local shopping,...

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  • Autumn Leaves of Tulsa

    Autumn Leaves of Tulsa

    7807 S Mingo Rd, Tulsa, OK 74133
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    Overview of Autumn Leaves of Tulsa, Oklahoma At Autumn Leaves of Tulsa, we provide a variety of community amenities. Our purpose-built community offers the benefit of individualized care; every aspect of the community is designed to cater to the particular needs of its residents. Dining Amenities...

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  • Legend at Mingo Road

    Legend at Mingo Road

    7902 S Mingo Rd, Tulsa, OK 74133
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    We are committed to providing quality services in a caring, comfortable environment. Our professional and personalized services are designed to enhance the quality of life for those we serve. We are dedicated to those who entrust their housing and service needs to us. At Legend at Mingo Road, we...

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  • Heritage Point of Tulsa

    Heritage Point of Tulsa

    9494 E 101st St S, Tulsa, OK 74133
    (9)
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    Thank you for your interest in Heritage Point of Tulsa! Based on a foundation of customer service, associate satisfaction, and community, Heritage Point is proving to be the premier provider of Alzheimer's and memory care services in the metro Tulsa area. Our mission is to care for a special group...

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  • Brookdale Cedar Ridge

    Brookdale Cedar Ridge

    10107 South Garnett Road, Broken Arrow, OK 74011
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    A Life Worth Living Tucked away in an idyllic, rural setting in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, you will have a community that offers you everything you need to embrace a life worth living. You have easy access to medical offices and hospitals, as well as local dining and shopping. You can even admire the...

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  • Brookdale Tulsa 71st and Sheridan

    Brookdale Tulsa 71st and Sheridan

    6022 East 71st Street, Tulsa, OK 74136
    (23)
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    A Place to Call Home We understand how challenging it can be to wrestle with the idea of transitioning the care of your family member to someone else. But we also recognize that they will have every opportunity to thrive here at our memory care community—and you will have more chances to spend...

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  • Aberdeen Memory Care of Tulsa

    Aberdeen Memory Care of Tulsa

    7210 S Yale Ave, Tulsa, OK 74136
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    A residential community for Alzheimer's and memory support needs. Storey Oaks can accommodate up to 66 residents in a homelike environment, individually focused services in a entirely new level of sophistication. Extraordinary architecture and interior design including way finding elements that...

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  • Brookdale Tulsa Midtown

    Brookdale Tulsa Midtown

    5211 South Lewis Avenue, Tulsa, OK 74105
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    The Golden Years If you are ready to trade in a life of fear, worry and stress for one rich in quality care, beautiful accommodations, an exciting community calendar and some of the most interesting men and women you’ve ever met, look no further. Nestled among the trees overlooking the beautiful...

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  • The Courtyards at The Ambassador Memory Care Assisted Living

    The Courtyards at The Ambassador Memory Care Assisted Living

    1380 E 61st St, Tulsa, OK 74136
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    Ambassador Courtyards Assisted Living & Memory Care is the perfect choice for seniors looking for an apartment home setting, with supportive staff available 24 hours a day to assist with personal needs. Our team recognizes that each resident has individual needs and we are committed to doing...

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  • Legend at Tulsa Hills

    Legend at Tulsa Hills

    701 W 71st St, Tulsa, OK 74132
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    Legend is an assisted living and memory care residence committed to providing quality services in an inviting, comfortable environment. We offer professional, personalized services designed to enhance the quality of life for those we serve. We remain dedicated to those who entrust their housing and...

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  • Green Tree Assisted Living & Memory Care

    Green Tree Assisted Living & Memory Care

    4402 S 129th West Ave, Sand Springs, OK 74063
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    Green Tree Assisted Living, located in the Tulsa, Oklahoma suburb of Sand Springs, is a three story, 60-unit licensed assisted living residence. Green Tree overlooks the wooded hillsides of western Tulsa and offers the largest apartments of any local assisted living operator. Green Tree is an...

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  • Benton House of Raymore

    Benton House of Raymore

    2100 Johnston Drive, Raymore, MO 64083
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    Benton House of Raymore provides seniors with assisted living in Raymore, Cass County, Missouri. Those who choose to make this community their home will find that it offers much surrounding natural beauty, and that the location possesses a private feel. Benton House of Raymore offers a caring staff...

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  • Brookdale Fort Smith

    Brookdale Fort Smith

    5501 Duncan Road, Fort Smith, AR 72903
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    Maybe it’s time to let someone else do the dishes. Whether you’re looking for independent living, assisted living or memory care, our senior living community has care options to meet your changing needs. When it comes to chores, less is more—more time for you to do what you want to do and here there...

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  • Carnegie Village

    Carnegie Village

    107 Bernard Drive, Belton, MO 64012
    (34)
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    The Carnegie Village is an assisted living community for senior residents in the city of Belton, Cass County, Missouri. Belton is an urban city though it is proximal to the Kansas farm lands. This is a clean city and the many parks around make it ideal for picnics and other outdoor activities for...

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  • Anthology of Olathe

    Anthology of Olathe

    101 W 151st St, Olathe, KS 66061
    (16)
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    In America’s heartland, where sprawling fields of grass and wheat sway under gentle blue skies, sprouts a new kind of senior living community in South Olathe, Kansas. In this friendly city, residents of Anthology of Olathe are encouraged to live aspirationally by welcoming neighbors and kind,...

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  • Sunrise of Overland Park

    Sunrise of Overland Park

    12500 West 135th Street, Overland Park, KS 66221
    (35)
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    At Sunrise of Overland Park, KS, we offer our residents and their families the best of both worlds in so many ways. Our senior living community is located close enough to Interstate 35 to make it accessible, but far enough from the hustle and bustle to allow our residents to retain the privacy they...

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  • Brookdale Leawood State Line

    Brookdale Leawood State Line

    12724 State Line Road, Leawood, KS 66209
    (18)
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    An Elevated Lifestyle You can rest easy knowing your loved one is in good hands here at our memory care community in Leawood, Kansas. With a dedicated care team available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, personalized care plans designed to meet your family member’s specific needs and a warm and...

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  • The Heritage of Overland Park

    The Heritage of Overland Park

    10101 West 127th Street, Overland Park, KS 66213
    (8)
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    Thank you for your interest in The Heritage of Overland Park! Based on a foundation of customer service, associate satisfaction, and community, The Heritage is proving to be the premier provider of Alzheimer's and memory care services in the metro Kansas City/Johnson County area. Our mission is to...

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  • Homestead of Olathe Memory Care

    Homestead of Olathe Memory Care

    791 North Somerset Terrace, Olathe, KS 66062
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    Homestead Assisted Living offers a warm and inviting atmosphere that allows residents to relax and enjoy every day. We strive to provide all the amenities of home to make them feel comfortable. Whatever residents like to do, they’ll be among friends who share common interests and needs. Residents...

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  • Forest Creek Memory Care

    Forest Creek Memory Care

    12701 Pflumm Rd, Overland Park, KS 66213
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    Forest Creek is a stand alone memory care community in Overland Park, KS. Our exceptional and specially trained staff can care for your family member, allowing you to be "the loved one" and not "the caregiver". Our beautiful community includes both indoor and outdoor walking spaces. This allows our...

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  • Stratford Commons Memory Care Community

    Stratford Commons Memory Care Community

    12340 Quivera Road, Overland Park, KS 66213
    (23)
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    Stratford Commons Memory Care Community offers one of the most innovative approaches to senior memory care in Overland Park. Our approach treats residents with the utmost respect, patience, and kindness while offering a sense of purpose and pleasure. The Courtyard program and staff recognize and...

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  • Willow Creek

    Willow Creek

    3101 SW 3rd St, Lee's Summit, MO 64081
    (9)
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    At Autumn Leaves we have 6 distinctive differentiators that set us a part from other providers. 1.Strong Operational and Clinical Team. Our Director of Healthcare provides 7 day per week clinical support to our staff and residents. Our Executive Director has been serving older adults their entire...

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  • Brookdale Overland Park

    Brookdale Overland Park

    12000 Lamar Avenue, Overland Park, KS 66209
    (30)
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    Comforts of Home, Conveniences of Community If you want to exchange the burdens of everyday life for a senior living experience rich in wonderful friendships, quality care and luxury amenities, look no further. Nestled on a quiet campus with beautiful landscaping and fragrant flowers, our continuum...

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  • Sunrise of Leawood

    Sunrise of Leawood

    11661 Granada, Leawood, KS 66211
    (41)
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    Sunrise of Leawood is an assisted living community in Leawood, Johnson County, Kansas that specializes in long and short-term memory care stays. The community is conveniently located in an affluent suburb, that's south of I-435 in the Kansas City Metropolitan Area. Leawood is nestled between...

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  • John Knox Village

    John Knox Village

    1001 Northwest Murray Road, Lee's Summit, MO 64081
    (34)
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    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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  • Park Meadows Senior Living

    5901 W. 107th Street, Overland Park, KS 66207
    (79)
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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. We can’t wait for you to call...

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  • Brookdale College Square

    Brookdale College Square

    11000 Oakmont Street, Overland Park, KS 66210
    (27)
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    A Warm and Welcoming Community We know how difficult it is to care for a loved one dealing with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia. We also understand how challenging it can feel to transition their care to someone else. But after you visit our memory care community in Overland Park, Kansas, we...

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  • Bickford of Overland Park

    Bickford of Overland Park

    10665 Barkley Street, Overland Park, KS 66212
    (44)
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    We began our quest into senior living because of our love for our beloved mother, Mary Bickford, whose needs became too great for us to manage.  As we researched senior living options, we were shocked at our findings.  The options offered too much or too little — none met her needs...

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  • Kingswood Senior Living

    Kingswood Senior Living

    10000 Wornall Rd, Kansas City, MO 64114
    (3)
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    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...

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Joplin, Missouri

Nursing Homes

A nursing home facility offers lodging to two or more individuals who have no familial ties to the administrator. This type of establishment provides its occupants with around-the-clock care by on-site nurses. These nurses offer care for those who are unable to properly take care of their needs due to their aging.

Nursing homes are a convenient and easy care alternative for persons 65 years or older, however nursing homes will routinely persons 55 and above rarely heard of in senior care regarding other care types.As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to make complaints, spend time with visitors, have your representative notified about your care, and get information on services and fees. Many occupants of nursing homes may have behavioral issues, which can consist of a tendency to wander, resisting assistance, or verbal outbursts. Some services come at an extra cost which can include special care services not included in the facility's Medicaid payment, specially prepared food, and cosmetic and grooming items. A large number of residents tend to be bachelors or widows who have smaller social support groups, and almost fifty percent of nursing home residents are older than the age of 85. Nursing homes are required to provide a professionallly directed program of activities, emergency dental services, dietary services, and medically-related social services to residents.

Cost of Living

The neighborhood in which a facility is located can have a significant impact on facility price. The overall cost of living is a motivating factor in deciding which facility works for you or your loved one. Per month, the median cost of rent in Joplin is $719 per month and the median value of a house in Joplin is $118,582. The rent burden for Joplin is around 15.2% of the average monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Out of the total city population, 51.0% are female and 49.0% are male. The median age of Joplin is 37 years old. Racially, the population of Joplin is 3.1% Hispanic, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.8% Native American, 3.9% mixed race, 87.6% white, 1.9% Asian, 3.8% black, and 0.9% other or not specified. In Joplin, 15.2% have some form of disability, 65.3% participate in the labor force, 7.0% are widowed, and 17.9% live in poverty. In terms of education, 31.8% have a high-school diploma, 25.6% have a college degree, and 8.3% have a graduate degree. Joplin has a population density of 535 people per square mile. In Joplin, 9.1% of the people are veterans.

State Information

An overview of Missouri

Residents of Missouri enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 9th in the United States. 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. The state of Missouri has 128 hospitals and 212 health centers, providing care to a population of 6,144,344. The three highest ranked hospitals in Missouri are Mosaic Life Care At St Joseph, Mercy Hospital St Louis, and Mercy Hospital Springfield. Overall, Missouri ranks 28th in quality of life and 41st in healthcare compared to other US states.

Social demographics of the state

The state of Missouri ranks 35th in the country for diversity. In the most recent presidential election, 57% of Missouri residents voted Republican and 38% voted Democrat. The median age in the state is 39, and 30% of the population is over the age of 55. Thirty-seven percent of Missouri residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state's 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.

State-wide weather information

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. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 12F in 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 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. Missouri experiences an average humidity rating of about 69%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 75%. 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. 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, wild grape, and dogwood. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the long-tailed weasel, the silver-haired bat, the cougar, or the mule deer. The state animal of Missouri is the the mule.