14 Assisted Living Facilities near Blue Springs, MO

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Blue Springs, MO

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The Parkway Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
550 NE Napoleon Dr., Blue Springs, MO 64014
"We didn't make an appointment or call any in. We happened to be in the area, so we just stopped in The Parkway. They were nice enough to talk to us. They gave us a very abbreviated tour. From what..." More

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Cedarhurst of Blue Springs

Provides: Assisted Living
20551 E. Trinity Place, Blue Springs, MO 64015
"I chose Cedarhurst of Blue Springs. I am in assisted living, and it's been fine so far. They offer three square meals a day and a bed. My room is a studio apartment, and that's all I need. The food..." More

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Waterford Ladies Home

Provides: Assisted Living
500 NW Vesper, Blue Springs, MO 64015
"I visited Waterford Ladies Home. The buildings were older, but seemed pretty nice. The rooms were just fine, adequate I guess, you had a space just for one. I got a brochure with rates and stuff,..." More

St. Mary's Village

Provides: Assisted Living
111 Mock Avenue, Blue Springs, MO 64014
"The rooms at St Marys Manor were very small and that's the reason why we did not take my mom there. They had very small bathrooms. It's definitely an older facility and the rooms have not been..." More

Benton House of Blue Springs

Provides: Assisted Living
1701 NW Jefferson Street, Blue Springs, MO 64015
"Benton House of Blue Springs was beautiful but expensive. The staff member who showed us around was very nice and pleasant. The rooms were big and roomy." More

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Addington Place of Lee's Summit

Provides: Assisted Living
2160 SE Blue Parkway, Lees Summit, MO 64063
"Addington Place of Lee's Summit was nice, clean, and beautiful. It's on a smaller scale and it's all one level. I could walk to my husband's doctors and the hospital from where the facility is...." More

Villages of Jackson Creek

Provides: Assisted Living
3980 South Jackson Drive, Independence, MO 64057
"We had a good visit at Villages of Jackson Creek. We liked the facility. Everybody there was very nice. We saw 1- and 2-bedroom units. You have the ability to have your own apartment with all the..." More

The Essex

Provides: Assisted Living
401 Southwest Rock Creek Lane, Grain Valley, MO...
"My step dad is in The Essex. He’s in a small bedroom with a separate living area about the size of one and half standard hotel room. He’s got a little kitchenette and a full shower that you don’t..." More

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Cross Creek at Lee's Summit

Provides: Assisted Living
3320 NE Wilshire Dr, Lees Summit, MO 64064
"Cross Creek at Lee's Summit is a newer place and not nearly full. Overall, it's a very clean, a nice place, and the staff is very friendly. This community is our first choice." More

Blue Hills Rest Home, Inc

Provides: Assisted Living
2207 NORTH BLUE MILLS ROAD, Independence, MO 64058
"When my mother-in-law died suddenly of a heart attack my father-in-law fell apart and didn't take care of himself. Within a month my father-in-law was in the hospital and his doctor said that my..." More

Country Oak Village

Provides: Assisted Living
101 CROSS CREEK DRIVE, Grain Valley, MO 64029
"My friend has already moved into Country Oak Village and it's a beautiful and wonderful place. I have never seen my friend this happy in years. The staff is wonderful. My friend's appetite has..." More

Carmel Hills Healthcare and Rehabilit...

Provides: Assisted Living
810 EAST WALNUT, Independence, MO 64050

Bristol Manor of Oak Grove

Provides: Assisted Living
300 North Austin, Oak Grove, MO 64075
"The setup of the place is pretty cool. There are many different rooms and floors and they are open hotel style. However, the place feels very stuffy and sickly. The sterile smell and the general..." More

The Oaks

Provides: Assisted Living
5550 Noland Rd, Kansas City, MO 64133
"I am a resident at the Oaks and some staff are rude and they do not dispense medications correctly! " More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Blue Springs

    The city of Blue Springs, Missouri, is located in Jackson County, near downtown Kansas City. It has a population of just under 55,000, about 11 percent of whom are 65 and older. To meet the needs to this senior population there are four local assisted living facilities (ALFs) in Blue Springs and 17 nearby. Each is  licensed as either an assisted living or residential care facility (RCF), with an RCF having the resources to handle residents who take longer to evacuate due to a disability. Licensing of ALFs and RCFs in Blue Springs, and all of Missouri, is conducted and regulated by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. 

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Blue Springs

    • The cost of living in Blue Springs is a 93 compared to the national average of 100, making it slightly less expensive for seniors than in other U.S. cities. Most seniors can save on groceries, health care, housing and transportation, but may pay more for goods and services and any additional utilities not covered by an assisted living facility.

    • Compared to other cities in the nation, Blue Springs is 20 percent safer and has a 73 percent higher crime rate than other Missouri cities. Violent crime rates, however, are lower than the national rate.

    • Cold, cloudy winter weather is common in Blue Springs, where the temperature is typically 31 to 45-degrees. The summer average is 78 degrees. 

    • The Joplin area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Mercy Hospital, Freeman Hospital West, Landmark Hospital, and Freeman Hospital East, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

    • The air quality in Blue Springs is considered 16 percent worse than the national average, which may be a concern for seniors with a respiratory illness. Alternatively, those with severe allergies may thrive here. The  pollution level is 83 percent better than other neighborhoods in the nation.

    • Blue Springs has an array of community resources for seniors, including the City of Blue Springs Parks & Recreations, an organization that provides over 50 classes and programs at its local senior center. 

    Paying for Assisted Living in Blue Springs

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Missouri

    $4,050.00 Lees Summit
    $4,000.00 Grandview
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,734.00 Kansas City
    $3,520.00 Blue Springs
    $3,042.00 Raytown

    Assisted Living costs in Blue Springs start around $3,520 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of assisted living is $4,000 per month, according to the latest figures from Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey.

    It’s important to note that assisted living rates in Blue Springs and the surrounding suburbs can vary widely based on factors such as location, the level of care needed, apartment size and the types of amenities offered at each community.

    Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Blue Springs

    Eligible seniors seeking financial assistance in Blue Springs have options between the Medicaid State Plan Personal Care (SPPC) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program. 

    Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Missouri page.

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    More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living

    While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for assisted living, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance assisted living costs include:

    • Veterans Benefits
    • Life Insurance Policy
    • Long-Term Care Insurance
    • Reverse Mortgage

    For more information about different ways to finance assisted living, visit our Assisted Living in Missouri page.

    Free Assisted Living Resources in Blue Springs

    Blue Springs and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living community. These organizations can also provide assistance in a number of other eldercare services such as geriatric care management, elder law advice, estate planning, finding home care and health and wellness programs.

    To see a list of free assisted living resources in Blue Springs, please visit our Assisted Living in Missouri page.

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Blue Springs

    Blue Springs-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Missouri are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Missouri page for more information about these laws.

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    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Blue Springs

    • Review of Waterford Ladies Home

      I visited Waterford Ladies Home. The buildings were older, but seemed pretty nice. The rooms were just fine, adequate I guess, you had a space just for one. I got a brochure with rates and stuff, a... Read more

    • Review of Cedarhurst of Blue Springs

      We are satisfied with Cedarhurst of Blue Springs. The place is very clean and well kept. We're happy with it. They're assisting my friend with bathing, meds, and light housekeeping. Everything is g... Read more

    • Review of Cedarhurst of Blue Springs

      Cedarhurst of Blue Springs has nice rooms. They have a movie place, a place where you can get books, play Bingo, and put puzzles together. The staff is very nice. My mother is on a special diet, an... Read more

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