16 Assisted Living Facilities in Springfield, MO

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Caring Star 2019

The Fremont Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
1520 E Bates St, Springfield, MO 65804
"My Parents have been residents of Fremont for 7 months now. It has been difficult for them as they have been so independent all their lives. Fremont Staff is Amazing and Personable! From the Cafe..." More

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Caring Star 2016

Close to Paradise Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
3824 E Farm RD 156, Springfield, MO 65809
"The people at Close to Paradise are very kind and give lots of one on one attention. The place is quiet, peaceful, and clean. They have very good care for the stage that my mother is in, which is..." More

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Joy Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
2030 West Mount Vernon Street, Springfield, MO ...
"Joy Assisted Living was a very nice, very homey place. When you walk in, the walls are covered in wallpaper, like an old-fashioned home. The furniture and stuff they have in there is homey too,..." More

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The Gardens Assisted Living and Memor...

Provides: Assisted Living
1302 W. Sunset, Springfield, MO 65807
"My mom is in assisted living at The Gardens– Springfield. We interviewed a lot of places and The Gardens had the most opportunities, largest rooms, most help, and could take animals. The staff is..." More

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The Good Samaritan II

Provides: Assisted Living
2244 N East Avenue, Springfield, MO 65803
"Welcome to The Good Samaritan II Assisted Living Our Mission with over a decade of experience in caring for seniors, The Good Samaritan’s mission is to make a positive difference in lives of the..." More

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The Township Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
4150 W Republic Road, Springfield, MO 65619
"Battlefield’s Premier Senior Living Community The Township is a senior living continuum of care community located in Battlefield, MO. We offer a range of services and amenities that allow our..." More

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Caring Star 2016

Lakewood Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
4685 South Robberson Ave., Springfield, MO 65810
"My husband is in The Arbors at Lakewood. The staff takes excellent care of their patients. Patients are not considered as patients there; they are considered as friends. It does make a big..." More

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Spring Ridge

Provides: Assisted Living
2828 S. Meadowbrook, Springfield, MO 65807
"Spring Ridge has been a blessing to my mother and to our family. When we realized she could no longer stay in her own home, we had her come to live with us and her condition declined severely. ..." More

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Morningside of Chesterfield Village

Provides: Assisted Living
2410 W Chesterfield Boulevard, Springfield, MO ...
"Morningside of Chesterfield Village is a really nice facility. It was clean and friendly. They have a pool table. It's not too far from stores and restaurants." More

Morningside of Springfield

Provides: Assisted Living
3540 East Cherokee, Springfield, MO 65809
"Morningside of Springfield is very nice and clean. It is what they call a residential care facility, and they provide some assistance with medication. Cleaning, meals and help with ADLs if..." More

Maranatha Village

Provides: Assisted Living
233 EAST NORTON ROAD, Springfield, MO 65803

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Ravenwood Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
1950 E. Republic Road, Springfield, MO 65804
"I went to The Arbors at Ravenwood. When you walk in the facility, it just feels like home. The staff's attitude was A+. The lady was very polite. She toured me everywhere. She took time with me...." More

Mitchell's Care Center

Provides: Assisted Living
1134 WEST NORTON ROAD, Springfield, MO 65803

Springfield Skilled Care Center & the...

Provides: Assisted Living
2401 W Grand St, Springfield, MO 65802
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Quality Residential Care

Provides: Assisted Living
2034 WEST COLLEGE, Springfield, MO 65806

The Arc of the Ozarks in Springfield ...

Provides: Assisted Living
1501 E Pythian St, Springfield, MO 65802

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Springfield

    Springfield is a bustling community in southwestern Missouri.  It is the third largest city in the state and is home to the historic Route 66. Assisted living facilities in Springfield are licensed by the Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services and are classified as either residential care facilities (RCFs) or assisted living facilities (ALFs). ALFs are defined as long-term care facilities that provide 24-hour services such as assistance with daily activities and health care supervision. 

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Springfield

    • The climate in Springfield may be difficult for seniors as the city experiences hot, muggy summers and cold, cloudy winters. Sperling’s Comfort Index rates Springfield with a 48 out of 100, slightly below the national average of 54. The city gets approximately 45 inches of rain and 13 inches of snow per year.  
    • Seniors wishing to reside in Springfield should note that Crime averages are high. Violent crime rated 82.1 out of 100, considerably higher than the U.S. median of 31.1 and property crime rated 93.3 compared to the national average of 38.1.  
    • The cost of living in Springfield is 15.7 percent lower than the U.S. average, making it an ideal choice for seniors on a budget. This lower average is due to costs slightly lower than the national average for groceries, health care and transportation. 

    • CU Transit offers seniors public transportation around the city with reduced fares for seniors 65 and older. OATS transit provides seniors door-to-door service and fixed-point bus lines. 

    • The Springfield area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Cox North Hospital, Mercy Hospital Springfield and Cox Medical Center South, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
       
    • Springfield has an array of community resources for seniors including the SeniorAge Area Agency on Aging which provides services like tax assistance, driving and wellness classes and educational presentations. The area is home to four senior centers where seniors can enjoy recreational and educational programs, exercise classes, health screenings and tax counseling. 


    Paying for Assisted Living in Springfield

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Missouri

    $4,000.00 US
    $3,782.00 Nixa
    $3,550.00 Ozark
    $3,406.00 Springfield
    $3,000.00 Marionville

    Assisted Living costs in Springfield start around $3,406 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 Springfield 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 Springfield

    Seniors looking for financial aid for assisted living in Springfield may apply for funding through the Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services. This government agency offers the Missouri Care Options (MCO) program. The Missouri Department of Social Services also offers Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Medicaid Waivers including the Independent Living Waiver (ILW).

    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 Springfield

    Springfield 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 Springfield, please visit our Assisted Living in Missouri page.


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Springfield

    Springfield-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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    Assisted Living near Springfield, MO

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Springfield

    • Review of The Gardens Assisted Living and Memory Care - Springfield

      The Gardens was clean. The person we talked to was friendly. However, the information did not match up with the other information that we have heard about benefits and financing. It also seemed lik... Read more

      Rose
    • Review of The Gardens Assisted Living and Memory Care - Springfield

      My mom is in assisted living at The Gardens– Springfield. We interviewed a lot of places and The Gardens had the most opportunities, largest rooms, most help, and could take animals. The staff is v... Read more

      Roger
    • Review of Ravenwood Senior Living

      My tour at Ravenwood Assisted Living was good, but the place was a little more rundown. They had activities. It was a smaller facility. The staff was good, but there seemed to be a little confusion... Read more

      Roger
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