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Assisted Living in Saint Louis, Missouri

St. Louis’ iconic 630-foot arch celebrates the diverse people who’ve called the city home. Currently, more than 301,000 residents live in St. Louis, including over 41,000 seniors aged 65 or older. The city is well-known for its many parks that help it earn high marks on the AARP Livability Index. St. Louis’ strong base of cultural and entertainment amenities appeal to some seniors. Proximity to medical care is also crucial for aging adults to lead healthy lives, and St. Louis has several top-rated hospitals, including Barnes-Jewish Hospital. It consistently earns national rankings for geriatric health care. Seniors on a budget benefit from the city’s overall cost of living being nearly 19% below the national average.

Independent seniors who are seeking a residential facility that provides assistance with daily tasks but don’t regularly need high-level medical care may find assisted living appealing. According to the 2021 Genworth Cost of Care Survey, the average cost of assisted living in St. Louis is $4,100, significantly higher than the state average.

This guide covers assisted living in St. Louis, including a comparison of average assisted living costs in other Missouri cities. It also provides a rundown of free or low-cost resources for seniors.

54 Assisted Living communities in St. Louis, MO | 20 nearby communities

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1. Friendship Village Sunset Hills

12563 Village Circle Drive, Saint Louis, MO, 63127

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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2. Autumn View Gardens – St. Louis

11210 Schuetz Rd., Saint Louis, MO, 63146

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 946-6888

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3. St. Louis Altenheim

5408 South Broadway, Saint Louis, MO, 63111

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (866) 956-0235

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4. Mother of Perpetual Help

7601 Watson Road, Saint Louis, MO, 63119

Assisted Living, Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 975-4278

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5. Cedarhurst of Tesson Heights

12335 W. Bend Drive, Saint Louis, MO, 63128

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 981-1799

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6. Brentmoor Retirement Community

8600 Delmar Boulevard, Saint Louis, MO, 63124

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 983-0331

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7. The Gatesworth

One McKnight Place, Saint Louis, MO, 63124

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (866) 984-3845

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Bethesda Southgate, Saint Louis, MO

8. Bethesda Southgate

5943 Telegraph Road, Saint Louis, MO, 63129

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 828-9665

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Mattis Pointe Senior Living, Saint Louis, MO

9. Mattis Pointe Senior Living

4962 Mattis Road, Saint Louis, MO, 63128

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 843-7557

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Dougherty Ferry Assisted Living & Memory Care, Saint Louis, MO

10. Dougherty Ferry Assisted Living & Memory Care

2929 Dougherty Ferry Road, Saint Louis, MO, 63122

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 853-5446

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St Elizabeth Hall, Saint Louis, MO

11. St Elizabeth Hall

325 N. Newstead, Saint Louis, MO, 63108

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 867-8105

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Allways Kare Residential Facility, Inc, Saint Louis, MO

12. Allways Kare Residential Facility, Inc

5076 Waterman Blvd, Saint Louis, MO, 63108

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 874-4734

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Applegate Retirement Home, Saint Louis, MO

13. Applegate Retirement Home

1204 Telegraph Road, Saint Louis, MO, 63125

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 876-4096

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Lindell Manor, Saint Louis, MO

14. Lindell Manor

4336 LINDELL BOULEVARD, Saint Louis, MO, 63108

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 881-2933

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Mary Ryder Home, Saint Louis, MO

15. Mary Ryder Home

4361 Olive Street, Saint Louis, MO, 63108

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 892-7839

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Oasis Residential Care - West, Saint Louis, MO

16. Oasis Residential Care – West

5626 Maffit Avenue, Saint Louis, MO, 63112

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 897-5038

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Sylvan House, Saint Louis, MO

17. Sylvan House

30 Sherman Road, Saint Louis, MO, 63125

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 949-3278

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DuBourg House, Saint Louis, MO

18. DuBourg House

5890 Eichelberger Street, Saint Louis, MO, 63109

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 987-3784

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St Johns Place, Saint Louis, MO

19. St Johns Place

3333 BROWN ROAD, Saint Louis, MO, 63114

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 996-2447

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Aperion Care Hidden Lake, Saint Louis, MO

20. Aperion Care Hidden Lake

11728 Hidden Lake Dr, Saint Louis, MO, 63138

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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Carrie Elligson Geitner Home, Saint Louis, MO

21. Carrie Elligson Geitner Home

5000 SOUTH BROADWAY, Saint Louis, MO, 63111

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 946-6888

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Ascension Living Sherbrooke Village, Saint Louis, MO

22. Ascension Living Sherbrooke Village

4005 RIPA AVENUE, Saint Louis, MO, 63125

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 956-0235

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Akins Health Care East Inc, Saint Louis, MO

23. Akins Health Care East Inc

4432 WEST BELLE PLACE, Saint Louis, MO, 63108

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 975-4278

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24. Family Partners Home

12882 Manchester Rd., Saint Louis, MO, 63131

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (866) 981-1799

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Beauvais Manor Healthcare & Rehab Center, Saint Louis, MO

25. Beauvais Manor Healthcare & Rehab Center

3625 MAGNOLIA AVENUE, Saint Louis, MO, 63110

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (866) 983-0331

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Carondelet Retirement Manor, Inc, Saint Louis, MO

26. Carondelet Retirement Manor, Inc

6811 MICHIGAN, Saint Louis, MO, 63111

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 984-3845

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The Central Residence, Saint Louis, MO

27. The Central Residence

5143 WATERMAN BOULEVARD, Saint Louis, MO, 63108

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 828-9665

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Doorways , Saint Louis, MO

28. Doorways

4385 Maryland Avenue, Saint Louis, MO, 63108

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 843-7557

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New Heights Residential Care, Saint Louis, MO

29. New Heights Residential Care

3409 MISSOURI, Saint Louis, MO, 63118

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 853-5446

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Page Manor, Saint Louis, MO

30. Page Manor

3636 PAGE BOULEVARD, Saint Louis, MO, 63113

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 867-8105

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Silver Spur, Saint Louis, MO

31. Silver Spur

3300 TEXAS AVENUE, Saint Louis, MO, 63118

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 874-4734

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Union Manor, Saint Louis, MO

32. Union Manor

2711 NORTH UNION BOULEVARD, Saint Louis, MO, 63113

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 876-4096

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Wilbar Boarding Home, Saint Louis, MO

33. Wilbar Boarding Home

4337 MARYLAND AVENUE, Saint Louis, MO, 63108

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 881-2933

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Affton Residential Care Facility, Saint Louis, MO

34. Affton Residential Care Facility

Po Box 20123, Saint Louis, MO, 63123

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 892-7839

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Sun Valley Manor, Saint Louis, MO

35. Sun Valley Manor

Po Box 26214, Saint Louis, MO, 63136

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 897-5038

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Green Park Resident Center, Saint Louis, MO

36. Green Park Resident Center

9300 Green Park Rd, Saint Louis, MO, 63123

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 949-3278

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Saddler Residential Care, Saint Louis, MO

37. Saddler Residential Care

730 Hodiamont Ave, Saint Louis, MO, 63112

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 987-3784

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Love Of God Fellowship, Saint Louis, MO

38. Love Of God Fellowship

5921 Minerva Ave, Saint Louis, MO, 63112

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 996-2447

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Kfj Manor Inc North, Saint Louis, MO

39. Kfj Manor Inc North

5415 Thekla Ave, Saint Louis, MO, 63120

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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Gamour Manor Iii, Saint Louis, MO

40. Gamour Manor Iii

4641 Washington Blvd, Saint Louis, MO, 63108

Assisted Living

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What is Assisted Living?

Hundreds of thousands of American seniors utilize assisted living, a figure that is only growing. For these seniors, assisted living combines residential housing,assistance in daily activities, and some healthcare. These communities also strive to provide an atmosphere that is comfortable and engaging for their residents… Read More >

COVID-19 Rules and Restrictions for Assisted Living in Saint Louis

COVID-19 restrictions and rules for Assisted Living Facilities are typically set by the state – to see the rules in your state, you can read our guide to Assisted Living in Missouri. Keep in mind that there may be other policies that communities put in place to protect their residents, so you should contact your local community for more information. Additionally, you can contact your local Area Agency on Aging to learn more – find contact information here.

Paying For Assisted Living in Saint Louis

Assisted living communities in St. Louis charge an average of $4,100 per month. However, the final price can vary based on the type and number of amenities and services a community offers.

The Cost of Assisted Living in St. Louis

St. Louis’ average cost of assisted living is substantially higher than Missouri’s overall statewide average of $3,000 per month by $1,100. However, it’s still $400 under the national average of $4,500.

$4100

Saint Louis

$3000

Missouri

$4500

The United States

The elevated cost of assisted living in St. Louis makes it higher than every listed city in the state but one. Kansas City has the highest average at $4,585. Conversely, Jefferson City has the lowest average at $2,075, which is nearly half the cost of assisted living in St. Louis. Among the cities between these two extremes, Cape Girardeau averages $2,538, Columbia sits at $2,800, Joplin is $5 higher at $2,895, Springfield costs $3,250, and St. Joseph comes in at $3,875.

$4100

Saint Louis

$2075

Jefferson City

$2538

Cape Girardeau

$2800

Columbia

$2805

Joplin

$3250

Springfield

$3875

St. Joseph

$4585

Kansas City

How to Get Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Saint Louis

Paying for assisted living in Missouri

More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living

Since not everyone can afford to pay for assisted living out-of-pocket, it’s important to find alternative methods to help make assisted living more affordable. Some of these options include:

  • Veterans Benefits
  • Life Insurance Policy
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Reverse Mortgage

For more information about your options for making assisted living more affordable, visit our guide to Assisted Living in Missouri.

Saint Louis Assisted Living Resources

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St. Louis Area Agency on Aging(314) 612-5918SLAAA maintains a comprehensive system of community-based services to support older adults in St. Louis to ensure that they receive the support they need. It serves seniors aged 60 or older and disabled residents aged 18 to 59. Of the many programs and services it administers, the ones that may be most beneficial to seniors in assisted living include the AARP Tax-Aide Program for Seniors, the Functional Needs Registry, senior transportation, health care options and government benefits assistance. Chronic disease prevention and health promotion services are also available.
Senior Centers in St. LouisContact individual senior centersSenior centers in St. Louis offer safe places for older adults to socialize with peers. These centers provide numerous opportunities to participate in activities that help residents stay healthy, active and engaged. Programs provided at the city’s senior centers vary by location, but they generally offer health screenings, transportation, congregate meals, computer classes, exercise classes, tax assistance programs, live speakers and benefits assistance. St. Louis has at least 11 senior centers across the city.
Metro Transit Reduced Fare Programs(314) 982-1495Seniors aged 65 and older, riders with disabilities and anyone on Medicare is eligible for the Metro Transit’s Reduced Fare Programs. Older adults can apply for a Senior Reduced Fare Permit that allows them to ride MetroBus and MetroLink half price. They may obtain their permit for free by applying in person at the MetroStore or at one of the Metro Transit’s mobile registration events. Metro Transit also operates the On The Way With ADA program that allows ADA paratransit riders to ride MetroLink and MetroBus for free.
Missouri Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program(800) 309-3282The Missouri LTCOP is a statewide network of individuals who help residents in long-term care facilities, including assisted living communities. Ombudsmen protect LTC residents’ rights and ensure that the facilities maintain their quality of life. When an ombudsman takes action on a complaint from a resident, the aim is to provide encouragement and support. Ombudsmen attempt to empower residents to solve their problems independently when possible, but they can step in or alert state authorities if needed.
County Older Resident Programs(314) 615-4516CORP offers various programs and services to serve the needs of St. Louis residents aged 60 and older. It’s the leader of the St. Louis County Age-Friendly Community Action Plan. Transportation services are available to seniors in assisted living. Volunteer drivers take seniors to medical appointments and other high-priority destinations without cost. They can prepare federal and state tax returns for income-eligible seniors and assist with insurance claims forms. Trained staff provide information about federal, state and local benefits programs. They can also supply information about other senior resources within the community and make appropriate referrals.

Saint Louis Assisted Living Laws and Regulations

Assisted Living Facilities in the Saint Louis area are required to follow a set of rules and regulations that are determined at the state level. For an overview of those rules and regulations, see the information below. For more specific information, talk with your local community or Area Agency on Aging.

Assisted living laws and regulations in Missouri