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The 10 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Richmond Heights, MO for 2024

Our comprehensive listings and authentic reviews in Richmond Heights, MO below include 59 Assisted Living facilities with 822 reviews. On average in Richmond Heights, residents and their loved ones rate Assisted Living options 4.68 out of 5 stars.

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Richmond Heights

Richmond Heights is a small city nestled in St. Louis County, Missouri. This city, which has a population of about 8,400 people, is a suburb of vibrant St. Louis. Just over 15 percent of the city’s residents are senior citizens. In Richmond Heights and the surrounding communities, there are 55 assisted living facilities for seniors to choose from.

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services regulates Richmond Heights’ assisted living facilities. These facilities provide 24-hour personal care services to three or more residents. In Missouri, assisted living facilities must have a licensed physician available to supervise residents’ care.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Richmond Heights

  • Richmond Heights’ climate is slightly less comfortable than the national average. Winter lows are in the 20s, and the city receives an average of 16 inches of snow every year. Summer highs are in the high 80s. This may be appealing for seniors who would like to experience varied weather.
  • The cost of living in Richmond Heights is 12.5 percent higher than the national average. This is driven largely by increased housing prices, which are much higher than the Missouri average. This may be a consideration for budget-conscious seniors.
  • The Richmond Heights area is home to world-class medical facilities, including SSM St. Mary’s Health Center and St. Louis University Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.  
  • As a suburb of St. Louis, Richmond Heights offers easy access to arts and culture options. Assisted living facilities in Richmond Heights may schedule organized trips to top St. Louis attractions, such as the St. Louis Zoo and the Missouri Botanical Gardens.
  • Richmond Heights has an array of community resources for seniors, including the County Older Resident Program, an organization that offers tax preparation, forms assistance and a variety of classes.
  • free senior van service is offered by the Parks and Recreation Cooperative. The PARC service transports seniors to appointments, shopping centers and other destinations. Seniors can also use METRO Transit’s Call-A-Ride service for travel throughout the St. Louis area. 

Paying for Assisted Living in Richmond Heights

Assisted Living costs in Richmond Heights start around $4,735 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 Richmond Heights 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.

Cities in Missouri

Kirkwood

$7,900

Saint Louis

$6,178

Creve Coeur

$5,263

Richmond Heights

$4,735

Affton

$4,125

US

$4,000

St. Louis

$3,764

Webster Groves

$3,192

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Richmond Heights

The Supplemental Nursing Care program may help seniors pay for care in licensed assisted living facilities. To receive funding from this cash assistance program, seniors must be eligible for Medicaid. Richmond Heights residents may be eligible for other sources of funding, including the optional state supplement, which can be used to pay for room and board. 

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

Financial Assistance in Missouri

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 Richmond Heights

Richmond Heights 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 Richmond Heights, please visit our Assisted Living in Missouri page.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Richmond Heights

Richmond Heights-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.

Laws and Regulations in Missouri

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My friend moved into Fairmont Senior Living on Clayton. The facility is very clean and has a healing atmosphere. Her room is small but efficient. Everybody is caring and very attentive. They are...

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Miranda

I visited this facility

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I toured Fairmont on Clayton. I very much appreciated the staff at the location, and the cleanliness. The staff was very attentive. They're a full-service location. They have a salon, a small...

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Thank you Miranda! We appreciate you giving Fairmont on Clayton and opportunity to serve your loved one.

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Pinkie

I visited this facility

Review of Fairmont on Clayton

There was nothing that I didn't like about Fairmont on Clayton. Everyone that I was introduced to, I was pleased with. The staff were personable. The facility was clean and well-organized. It's a...

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