The 10 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Saint James, MO for 2023

Directory of Assisted Living Facilities in Saint James, MO

Cedar Knoll Home

Provides: Assisted Living
13635 STATE ROUTE V, Saint James, MO 65559
"The facility was basic, but patient needs were well provided for. It had a very homey feeling to it; it felt very warm and comfortable. The residents were all very polite and friendly. There..." More

Country Valley Home

Provides: Assisted Living
15750 COUNTY ROAD 2430, Saint James, MO 65559

Ferndale Residential Care Fac

Provides: Assisted Living
15677 COUNTY ROAD 2430, Saint James, MO 65559

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Oak Pointe of Rolla

Provides: Assisted Living
1000 East Lions Club Drive, Rolla, MO 65401
"My husband and I did a walkthrough of Oak Pointe of Rolla and we were very impressed with the whole facility. We even saw a friend of ours that's living there, and she was very comfortable. All in..." More

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The Arbors at Parkside

Provides: Assisted Living
1700 East 10th Street, Rolla, MO 65401
"Everybody at The Arbors at Parkside Assisted Living was very friendly, and the place was really clean. You could tell that it's a home-like environment. There were no issues with the staff, and..." More

Rolla Presbyterian Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
1200 Homelife Plaza, Rolla, MO 65401
"I toured Rolla Presbyterian Manor two months ago. It's older, it's a different type of facility. They have regular nurses, so they had a regular medical facility, and they were stricter with..." More

Rosewood Residential Care

Provides: Assisted Living
13450 COUNTY ROAD 7040, Rolla, MO 65401
"Rosewood Residential Care in Rolla is quite homey. It's small, which is not a bad thing. Each of the staff is very nice, very friendly and helpful. Each of the resident rooms has a bathroom that's..." More

Parkside Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
2100 Parkside Ave, Rolla, MO 65401
"I went to Parkside Senior Living two months ago. I thought the facility was nice, and the people were great too. I had a very positive impression of it. I saw things like a private dining room, as..." More

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Victorian Place of Cuba

Provides: Assisted Living
901 Highway DD, Cuba, MO 65453
"We were moved from one RCF to this one without seeing first. It is wonderful, clean well decorated and maintained. My relative's room is up to date with decor and nice furnishings. The meals are..." More

Rock Springs Residential

Provides: Assisted Living
81 PILKENTON LANE, Cuba, MO 65453

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Saint James

    Maramec Spring Park is five miles from Saint James, and local seniors can enjoy its natural spring and walking trails. Activities there include free fishing in Dry Fork Creek and bird watching for eagles and great blue herons. In the Saint James area, over 11% of the population is 65 years or older and some of them may eventually need help with the activities of daily living.

    There are three assisted living facilities in Saint James and five others in nearby Rolla and Cuba. They provide personal care and assistance with the needs of daily living and are regulated by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Saint James

    • Water quality in Saint James is among the best in the country with a score of 100 on a scale of 1-100, worst to best. Air quality is 62, better than the national average of 58, which is helpful for seniors with respiratory ailments.
    • Summers can be warm for seniors in Saint James, as temperatures reach 88 degrees in July. There are usually about 12 inches of snowfall in the winter and about nine snow days. The climate in Saint James is rated slightly more comfortable than the national average.
    • The overall cost of living in Missouri is 92.5% of the weighted U.S. average of 100, and in Saint James, it's even lower at 84.1%. Healthcare costs for seniors are high at 118%, but that's balanced by lower costs for housing, utilities and transportation.
    • In Saint James, violent crime is low, making it a safe area for seniors, but property crime is higher than the national average. On a scale of 1-100, Saint James gets a score of 15.5 for violent crime and 43.2 for property crime, compared to the national averages of 22.7 and 35.4, respectively.
    • The Saint James area is home to world-class medical facilities, including the Phelps County Medical Center fifteen minutes away in Rolla and the Saint James VA Clinic in Saint James, in case of medical emergencies or illness.
    • There are eight wineries near Saint James that offer tours, activities and gardens that are open to the public. Saint James winery includes a waterfall and café for seniors to enjoy, along with bocce ball courts and a life-sized chessboard.

    Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.

    Paying for Assisted Living in Saint James

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Missouri

    $4,034.00 Rolla
    $4,000.00 US
    $2,607.00 Union
    $2,561.00 Sullivan
    $2,287.00 Saint Clair
    $1,860.00 Vienna
    $1,200.00 Cuba

    Assisted Living costs in Saint James start around $0 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 Saint James 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 Saint James

    Through MO HealthNet, the Supplemental Nursing Care (SNC) Program offers some assistance with the cost of assisted living for seniors in Saint James.  Missouri also offers an optional state supplement (OSS) to eligible residents. The monthly stipend includes a deduction for the personal needs of the senior. 

    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 Saint James

    Saint James 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 Saint James, please visit our Assisted Living in Missouri page.

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Saint James

    Saint James-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 Saint James

    • Review of Cedar Knoll Home

      The facility was basic, but patient needs were well provided for. It had a very homey feeling to it; it felt very warm and comfortable. The residents were all very polite and friendly. There wer... Read more

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