Assisted Living in Springfield

16 Communities

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The Fremont Senior Living

1520 E Bates St, Springfield, MO
$$$$
17 reviews
The Fremont Senior Living facility is a fast-growing senior community encouraging independence with a variety of services and amenities to suit individual lifestyles. Situated in Springfield, Missouri, this pleasant facility is within close proximity to various restaurants, a YMCA and shopping. Visitors love that this community feels like a home rather than a hotel. Modern and upscale, The Fremont Senior Living offers various floor plans for apartments designed to meet unique... (read more)
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Close to Paradise Assisted Living

3824 E Farm RD 156, Springfield, MO
$$$$
6 reviews
Close to Paradise Assisted Living is located in Springfield, just off of US Route 65 and across the street from a park. Residents and their loved ones enjoy the atmosphere at the facility, which they describe as peaceful, homelike and warm. Residents and visitors appreciate the private rooms, which have access to a yard and porch. They enjoy amenities such as meal planning, homemade meals and music therapy. Visitors are consistently impressed with the compassionate staff at t... (read more)
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Joy Assisted Living

2030 West Mount Vernon Street, Springfield, MO
$$$$
7 reviews
Since opening in 1995 in Springfield, Missouri, Joy Assisted Living has been family owned and operated. This facility offers an array of fully furnished rooms, including private rooms and suites. Visitors praise the community for its comfortable atmosphere and homey décor. With friendly staff who genuinely care for and respond to the needs of residents, this facility allows relatives to rest assured that their loved ones are being taken care of 24 hours a day. Families expres... (read more)
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The Gardens Assisted Living and Memory Care - Springfield

1302 W. Sunset, Springfield, MO
$$$$
6 reviews
The Gardens Assisted Living and Memory Care in Springfield is noted for its spacious rooms and extensive list of amenities. The well-maintained grounds are beautiful and private, perfect for outdoor activities or taking a walk. Inside the facility, residents rave about the swimming pool, hot tub, movie theater, hair salon services, fitness center, Jacuzzi spa, library and chapel. There are plenty of social events like the cooking classes and family events held in the communit... (read more)
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The Good Samaritan II

2244 N East Avenue, Springfield, MO
$$$$
0 reviews
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 seniors, and build long-lasting friendships with the community we serve. Our location is in the peaceful country where you will enjoy relaxing and living under the care of our specialized team. Our assisted living home has trained and experienced caregivers 24/7 on staff ... (read more)
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The Township Senior Living

4150 W Republic Road, Springfield, MO
$$$$
0 reviews
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 residents to retain the feeling of independence and security that they’ve enjoyed their entire lives. Our community will be equipped with state-of-the-art equipment, 24-hour staff, and apartments designed with senior safety and comfort in mind. Residents of The Township Senior Livi... (read more)
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Lakewood

4685 South Robberson Ave., Springfield, MO
$$$$
12 reviews
Located in Springfield, Missouri, Lakewood is focused less on paperwork and more on people. With a higher staff-to-resident ratio than required by state law, this outstandingly clean facility emphasizes individualized care and counseling. Relatives commend the exceptional staff and claim residents are treated as friends, not as patients. Activities such as gardening, book club and brain games help tenants remain mentally active even when suffering from declining memory. Offer... (read more)
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Spring Ridge

2828 S. Meadowbrook, Springfield, MO
$$$$
1 review
Spring Ridge is a pristine assisted living facility located in Springfield, Missouri. The community features a versatile range of services and amenities for residents to lead comfortable and fulfilling lives including in-room medical supervision, therapy services, grooming assistance, a beauty and barber shop, laundry services, social enrichment programs, restaurant-style dining, weekly shopping trips and an exercise area. The well-landscaped courtyard is an ideal place for r... (read more)
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Morningside of Chesterfield Village

2410 W Chesterfield Boulevard, Springfield, MO
$$$$
3 reviews
Morningside of Chesterfield Village is located in an upscale residential neighborhood in Springfield, Missouri. The spacious, clean living quarters add to the homey ambience, and residents immediately feel comfortable in their personal apartments. Residents especially enjoy organized on-site music events, games, story time, book clubs, religious services, Tai Chi classes and Wii sports. Social activities can include gardening, cooking classes and various arts and crafts ... (read more)
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Morningside of Springfield

3540 East Cherokee, Springfield, MO
$$$$
5 reviews
Morningside of Springfield is near the heart of Springfield, MO. Residents enjoy that the facility offers so many group activities for them to participate in, including group exercise classes, bingo and cards. There is also a weekly music class available. Residents like being able to partake in church services and enjoy live entertainment without having to leave the facility. Family members feel that the facility is well-kept, tidy and beautifully decorated. Loved ones tout t... (read more)
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At A Glance

There are 16 assisted living communities in the city and surrounding suburbs to choose from. The average cost of assisted living in Springfield is $3,225 per month, according to the latest estimates from Genworth.

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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
$3,722.00 Nixa
$3,540.00 Springfield
$3,000.00 Marionville
$2,833.00 Ozark

Assisted Living costs in Springfield start around $3,540 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.

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.


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.