Independent Living at a Catholic Retirement Community in St. Joseph, MO
Helping you embrace the vibrancy of life.
Independent living is about freedom to choose the things you want to do while leaving chores and home maintenance behind. At Benedictine Living Community-St. Joseph, we provide just that — a community of like-minded individuals who enjoy living independently yet also recognize the value of having on-site health care available should they ever need it.
Along with the rewards of an active, engaging lifestyle, this enriching senior independent living environment also includes a prime selection of St. Joseph senior living apartments.
You see, as a member of the Benedictine family, we make sure everything we do is rooted in the values of Hospitality, Stewardship, Respect and Justice. It’s why we’re proud to offer a mix of services and amenities designed to help you maintain health in body, mind and spirit. From restaurant-style dining venues, libraries, gardens and game rooms to abundant social opportunities, spiritual support, shopping trips and cultural outings, our St. Joseph, MO, senior living community is truly a place where you can live fully and live well.
Included in your monthly fee:
- Hot breakfast buffet daily
- Fine dining with evening meal served daily
- All utilities except phone and TV
- 24-hour emergency call system
- Biweekly housekeeping
- Transportation to local medical appointments
- Convenient laundry facilities on each floor
- Beautiful patios and green space
- Maintenance of all interior and exterior spaces
- Abundant social opportunities
- Wireless internet
- Priority access to more comprehensive levels of care
Why would I choose independent living if I can stay in my home instead?
Living alone in a house that was once full of family can be isolating and lonely. Independent living communities offer an array of opportunities to socialize, learn something new, enjoy cultural events and more. And when you choose an independent living community, you can leave chores like cooking, cleaning, home maintenance and lawn care behind. If your family members worry about your safety living alone, they’ll gain valuable peace of mind knowing you live in a community with staff on site 24-hours a day, seven days a week. For more information, read our blog post, When is Independent Living Needed?
How do I choose a senior living community?
How much will independent living cost?
The cost of independent living will vary depending on the community and the type of residence you choose. Contact the community you’re interested in for detailed information.
Can my grandchildren, family and friends visit?
Your guests are always welcome in your home, and they’re more than welcome to enjoy our common living areas, dining venues, amenities and activities with you while visiting. Some of our communities also offer guest rooms that can be reserved and rented for visiting family members and friends.
Are pets allowed?
Yes. They’re family, too! Many of our communities are pet-friendly and welcome dogs, cats, birds and fish upon approval through our Pet Admissions Program. Be sure to ask about the pet policy, approval process, and the pet-friendly areas of the community when you visit. All our communities accept service dogs and certified companion animals.
May I bring my car?
Many people do bring their cars, but with all the transportation options provided by our communities, a car isn’t a necessity. Many couples find they prefer one car instead of two, but that’s totally up to you.