Assisted Living in Liberty

17 Communities

Cedars of Liberty

200 W. Ruth Ewing Rd., Liberty, MO
$$$$
3 reviews
Cedars of Liberty is home to a community of up to 206 residents in Liberty, Missouri, near Interstate 35, the Southview nature trail and a short drive from local shopping and restaurants. Residents appreciate the location with its forest surroundings and wildlife. The facility offers one-bedroom apartments and several companion suites. Visitors point out the availability of common areas, such as an activity room, a cafeteria and a library. Regularly scheduled activities inclu... (read more)
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Our Lady of Mercy Country Home

2115 Maturana Dr, Liberty, MO
$$$$
2 reviews
Our Lady of Mercy Country Home is located close to Interstate 35 in Liberty, Missouri, just a short drive from Shoal Creek Golf Course. Family members note that it's a Catholic facility with an on-site chapel offering daily religious services. According to loved ones, the home is immaculate, and the staff is caring. Residents are able to choose between a private or semi-private room. The facility also provides three meals a day, and relatives say the food is excellent. Commun... (read more)
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The Oxford Grand at Shoal Creek

8280 N. Tullis Ave., Kansas City, MO
$$$$
1 review
The Oxford Grand at Shoal Creek is a picturesque facility in Kansas City, Missouri conveniently located just off of Highway 152. Visitors remark on the meticulously landscaped grounds that offer a sense of luxury. The Oxford Grand is praised for its highly trained memory care staff who connect one-on-one with each resident and provide individualized care plans. Visitors are reassured that their loved ones are safe with 24-hour nursing. Residents appreciate the dining hall whe... (read more)
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Oak Pointe of Kearney

200 Meadowbrook Dr., Kearney, MO
$$$$
3 reviews
Oak Pointe of Kearney is located in Kearney, Missouri, not far from the Chicago-Kansas City Expressway. Visitors praise this facility's modern rooms and bright, cheerful atmosphere. According to guests, staff members are friendly and quick to address any issues that may arise. The community also gets high marks from relatives for its excellent home-cooked meals, which residents order from a menu. On-site amenities include a library, a spa and an on-site beauty and barber shop... (read more)
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Avonlea Cottage of Gladstone

2801 N. East 60th Street, Gladstone, MO
$$$$
4 reviews
Avonlea Cottage of Gladstone, a northern suburb of Kansas City, Missouri, is close to Northeast Antioch Road, which connects the facility's residents to many shopping centers, medical offices and restaurants. Transportation services are available to residents for outings and appointments. Reviewers praise the management for maintaining a clean and professionally staffed environment. They also note that the community has a family-like atmosphere with music programs and religio... (read more)
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Addington Place of Shoal Creek

9601 North Tullis Drive, Kansas City, MO
$$$$
4 reviews
Addington Place of Shoal Creek is located just a short drive from Hodge Park and the Shoal Creek Golf Course in Kansas City, Missouri. Residents visiting their loved ones appreciate its beautiful, cozy ambiance, well-maintained grounds and nicely decorated common areas. They also praise the happy, social residents, good food, and friendly, caring staff members who keep the lines of communication open with families. Relatives appreciate the various daily activities at Addingto... (read more)
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Heritage Village of Gladstone

3000 Northeast 64th Street, Gladstone, MO
$$$$
7 reviews
Heritage Village of Gladstone is located in Gladstone, Missouri near Antioch Road, Hidden Hollow Park, restaurants and retail shopping centers. Relatives notice that the facilities are clean, and they appreciate that their loved ones have access to a range of activities to stay physically active such as walks on the nearby trail, aerobics classes and yoga classes. Visitors also comment that the residents appear to be well taken care of by the respectful staff. The facility is... (read more)
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The Groves Retirement Community

1515 West White Oak Street, Independence, MO
$$$$
19 reviews
The Groves Retirement Community is located in Independence, Missouri, near Interstate 435, U.S. Highway 24 and Harry S. Truman Library and Museum. Visitors say the inside is nice, staff is gracious and helpful and grounds are well-groomed with gardens and a walking trail. Residents' relatives report the well-balanced meals are quite good, and their loved ones may choose what they want to eat. Amenities include a library, game room, meeting room and heated indoor salt-water po... (read more)
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Glennon Place Apartments

128 North Hardesty Ave, Kansas City, MO
$$$$
1 review
Glennon Place Apartments is located in a tree-lined neighborhood in the northwest corner of Kansas City, Missouri. Tucked between Interstates 435, 70, 35 and 29, it has easy access to local restaurants and cultural attractions. Residents at Glennon Place Apartments stay fit with aerobics and yoga classes at the fitness center. Games and group activities are regularly held in the common areas, and residents and their guests are invited on scheduled trips to museums, shopping c... (read more)
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Primrose Retirement Community of Kansas City

8559 North Line Creek, Kansas City, MO
$$$$
6 reviews
Nestled in a suburban corner of Kansas City, Missouri, Primrose Retirement Community of Kansas City is close to golf courses, retail centers and the University of Kansas Hospital. Residents' relatives often praise the spacious floor plans. Reviewers say the staff is friendly and knowledgeable, and the community members are happy with the buffet-style meals. Visitors praise the facility's activities, such as ice cream socials, bingo games, Wii Bowling tournaments and sewing cl... (read more)
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At A Glance

There are 17 assisted living communities in the city and surrounding suburbs to choose from. The average cost of assisted living in Liberty is $2,100 per month, according to the latest estimates from Genworth.

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Liberty

Liberty, located in Clay County, is a suburb of Kansas City. The town offers seniors two local assisted living facilities (ALFs) and 42 nearby. Each facility is regulated and licensed by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. ALFs are licensed as either assisted living communities or residential care facilities (RCFs). Seniors with disabilities may prefer RCFs since they can accommodate patients who need assistance evacuating in case of emergency. Both types of facilities provide aid with medication management, outdoor recreations and activities of daily living (ADLs), with some even planning  tansportation to local attractions.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Liberty

  • The cost of living in Liberty is considered expensive in the state of Missouri, where the average is rated as a 95 compared to the state's median of 90. Seniors do pay fewer expenses in groceries, health care, housing and transportation in comparison to all other neighborhoods in the country.

  • Liberty is considered to be 40 percent safer than all national cities and 51 percent safer than those in the state. Seniors have added security with lower property and violent crime rates compared to the nation.

  • Seniors often face frigid winters in Liberty, with temperatures averaging between 32 to 48 degrees in the winter. Alternatively, seniors enjoy warm summers that average temperatures between 78 to 81 during peak months.

  • The Liberty area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Liberty Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

  • Liberty has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Liberty Silver Center, an organization that provides adult activities and provides Meals on Wheels at its local senior center.

  • Seniors living in Liberty should consider the high sales tax, which is currently at 9.85 percent, significantly higher than the 8.04 percent state average. Alternatively, the state of Missouri is considered moderately tax-friendly toward seniors, providing exemptions or deductions on pensions and Social Security retirement. 


Paying for Assisted Living in Liberty

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Missouri

$4,000.00 US
$3,800.00 Kearney
$3,332.00 Kansas City
$3,000.00 Gladstone
$2,342.00 Raytown
$2,100.00 Liberty

Assisted Living costs in Liberty start around $2,100 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 Liberty 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 Liberty

Eligible seniors in Liberty can receive state financial assistance through two programs, including Medicaid State Plan Personal Care (SPPC) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). 

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

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 Liberty

Liberty 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.


Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Liberty

Liberty-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.