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Because of its central location, Missouri retains characteristics of the Midwest, the West, and the South. It’s a gateway to lands west of the Mississippi, shares a border with the southern states of Tennessee and Arkansas, and also borders the mid-western states of Iowa, Nebraska and Kansas. It’s also a state that takes its senior care seriously with 930+ assisted living options available. Senior Living was created to help in your search for just the right senior community whether it’s a nursing home, independent living or Hospice care. You’ll find reviews of these communities from residents, and we’ll give you the hard facts on Missouri.
Missourians pay a total state and local tax burden of 9.2%. With a median household income of $45, 329, residents also have one of the lowest costs of livings (43rd) in the country. Residential property is assessed at 19% of the market value. According to city sources, the median home value in the state is $141,500.
Missouri’s crime rate is 12% higher than the national average according to the National Institute of Corrections. Property crimes make up 88% of the crime with the remaining made up of violent crimes. Crime rates in the major cities vary quite dramatically. Kansas City’s overall rate is double the national rate while St. Louis’ rate is 230% higher than the national average. Independence’s rate is 43% higher while Springfield’s is 100% higher.
Cold winters and hot humid summers are the norm in Missouri. The northern part of the state is generally a few degrees colder in the winter and receives 14 to 24 inches of snow per year. Because of the “urban heat island effect” both Kansas City and St. Louis experience hotter summers. In St. Louis, for example, the normal July high is 91 degrees while the normal January high is 38 degrees.
Whatever your interests may be in retirement there’s a good chance Missouri can accommodate you. If you’re into outdoor recreation, there are 386 golf courses across the state, excellent fishing in the lakes and reservoirs, and hiking and camping in the beautiful Ozarks. Along the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers, there are old-fashioned gambling boats as well as Indian casinos on dry land. And Kansas City and St. Louis have all the amenities you’d expect from a metropolitan area.
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If you’re looking for information about Missouri’s senior living communities, you’ve come to the right place! Missouri offers 935 assisted living options for seniors. These include nursing homes, in-home residential and assisted living situations, retirement communities, adult day care, Alzheimer’s and hospice care, as well as a whole range of independent living situations. Here at Senior Living website, we provide you with the most comprehensive information about these options, including (both positive and negative) reviews, written by senior citizens who have first-hand experience of them. Since we’re not affiliated with any specific care providers, we have the freedom - and it is our privilege - to provide you with the most unbiased information about the various senior living communities that Missouri has to offer.
Using the Senior Living website to find information about Missouri’s senior living communities is easy! Simply (1) Click on a Missouri city to see the list of its options; or (2) Enter a Missouri street address to find senior living nearest to a desired location; or (3) Fill out a form provided on this site, and someone will contact you. Use the Senior Living website in these three ways to find a situation that accords perfectly with your situation, and allows you (or your loved one) to live close to family and friends, enjoying their senior years fully in one of Missouri’s senior living communities.
Missouri Senior Living Information
Larger cities frequently offer the largest array of living options, and support services, for senior citizens - so you might choose to focus your search on Missouri’s three largest cities: St. Louis, Kansas City and Springfield. Missouri’s overall cost of living index is 90 (with 100 being the nationwide average) making it fifth lowest in the nation. What this means is that your retirement dollars will go further in Missouri than in most other states! The personal income tax rate ranges from 1.5% to 6.0% and the sales tax for most items is 4.225%. Missouri’s crime rate is 12% higher - and their violent crime rate 10% higher - than the national average. Expect to see hot and humid summers (highs near 90F) and cold winters (lows in the teens). Senior Living Amenities in Missouri And More
Staying involved in activities that we’re passionate about is a vital ingredient for maintaining health and happiness, and nurturing our wisdom as elders. Knowing about Missouri’s available amenities is, therefore, important when considering retirement options there. Missouri has 386 Golf courses, with most to be found in St. Louis, Kansas City and Columbia. Legal gambling options include charitable, lotteries, commercial and Indian games. Missouri hosts numerous professional and minor league sports teams. Cultural attractions include the St. Louis Zoo, and the St. Louis and Springfield Art Museums.
Whether searching by city and state, or by street address; or by filling out a simple online form, we’re confident that the Senior Living website will continue to be a valuable resource for you, in locating the senior living community in Missouri that perfectly suits your needs.