Independent and Assisted Living Options in Ballwin, Missouri

Discover Life’s Abundance on the Bluffs of the Meramec River

Visit our community, and you’ll quickly discover the abundance of opportunities each new day brings. You’ll see the secure peace of mind that comes from having a comprehensive continuum of quality senior living and care all in one place.

Like our Lutheran Senior Services sister communities throughout the St. Louis area, Meramec Bluffs delivers a close-knit, caring community with a lifestyle that offers wide-ranging amenities. We pride ourselves on an approach that puts people first — focusing on senior living that enriches every resident’s mind, body, and spirit while helping older adults in Ballwin, MO, and beyond live a life full of lasting, meaningful connections.

To learn more about senior living options at Meramec Bluffs or to schedule a tour, complete our Contact Us form.

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Independent and Assisted Living Options in Ballwin  Missouri

Older Adults Living Life to the Fullest

(John 10:10)


A Lifestyle Only Limited by What You Want It to Be

At Meramec Bluffs, you’ll enjoy the freedom and flexibility to embrace what makes your heart full, and spend more time exploring passions new and old — relaxing in the convenience and comfort of knowing you’re free from the hassles of home maintenance and worries of what the future may hold.

Within our full schedule of cultural and educational events, you’ll find endless chances to stay active, and a variety of amenities at your fingertips. You’ll find that life as you know it soon becomes life as you wouldn’t have it any other way.

A Lifestyle Only Limited by What You Want It to Be

Living at Meramec Bluffs includes:

  • Restaurant-style dining
  • Indoor pool and whirlpool
  • Fitness center and exercise room
  • Main Street featuring movie theater, market, on-site banking, library, veterans room, game room, computer room, and health clinic
  • Art and activity rooms
  • Workshop
  • Beauty salon/barbershop
  • On-site chapel and religious services
  • Reflection garden
  • Scheduled transportation services
  • Home maintenance and repair
  • Scheduled housekeeping and laundry
  • 50 acres of manicured lawns
  • A historic, rustic log cabin overlooking the Meramec River, perfect for gatherings of family and friends
  • Prime location in the heart of Ballwin and the neighboring St. Louis suburban communities


REACH Short Stay Rehabilitation

Need short-term care following a qualifying hospital stay? You can find it at REACH Short Stay Rehabilitation. Our interdisciplinary team of professionals creates individualized therapy and care plans to help you achieve a comfortable and speedy recovery.

REACH Short Stay Rehabilitation is Medicare-certified and delivers the same level of exceptional, person-centered care found throughout Meramec Bluffs. From delicious meals to personalized attention, our staff is dedicated to getting to know you and meeting your needs. Our services include occupational, speech, respiratory, and physical therapy — each delivered by caring experts trained in nursing, therapy, nutritional management, social services, and spiritual care. And throughout their stay, REACH guests also enjoy complete access to the full host of amenities available within the Meramec Bluffs community.

REACH Short Stay Rehabilitation

Living Choices

Abundant Options for a Fulfilled Today and Tomorrow

As a Life Plan Community — sometimes called a continuing care retirement community or CCRC — Meramec Bluffs offers priority access to other levels of living and care. With a welcoming culture of warmth and belonging, you simply won’t find anything like Meramec Bluffs at other Ballwin-area senior living communities.

Independent Living

Independent Living

Independent Living at Meramec Bluffs is designed to give you opportunities to live your life to the fullest. Our spacious, comfortable senior living apartments and patio homes offer a full range of life-enriching amenities. Surrounded by warm, friendly neighbors and a caring, professional staff, you’re sure to feel right at home.

At Meramec Bluffs, our personal services and on-site conveniences are designed to support you as you discover the possibilities of joyful living. Below is a list of some of the great features you’ll find:

  • Wide range of opportunities to promote an active mind, body, and soul
  • Variety of floor plans from which to choose
  • Full-service building and grounds maintenance
  • Regularly scheduled housekeeping services
  • Full calendar of diverse and intriguing social, cultural, and educational events and programs
  • Main Street featuring movie theater, market, on-site banking, library, veterans room, game room, computer room, and health clinic
  • Fitness centers with indoor swimming pool and trainers on staff
  • Scheduled transportation services
  • Beauty salon/barbershop
  • Move-in resources to assist you with the moving process
  • Faith-inspired community with an on-site chaplain and religious services

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Assisted Living

Assisted Living

Meramec Bluffs offers personalized assistance ranging from extra help with tasks of daily living to medication management. Plus, all private Assisted Living apartments come with the added benefits of weekly housekeeping, laundry service, three daily meals, and a professional staff that’s available around-the-clock.

Assisted Living at Meramec Bluffs is more than senior living; it’s an extended family. Over the years, residents and staff at our assisted living neighborhood have come together to form a unique, close-knit culture. That’s what our person-centered approach to care is all about, and it’s why we work to provide a vast range of services and amenities that include:

  • On-site senior fitness specialist as well as personalized on-site therapy programs
  • Diverse schedule of engaging social, cultural, and educational opportunities
  • Move-in resources to assist you with the moving process
  • Faith-inspired community with on-site chaplain and religious services
  • Endless options for enhancing wellness of the mind, body, and soul
  • Full-service building, grounds, and appliance maintenance
  • Exceptional and attentive housekeeping service
  • Main Street featuring movie theater, market, on-site banking, library, veterans room, game room, computer room, and health clinic
  • Fitness center and indoor swimming pool

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Memory Care Assisted Living

Memory Care Assisted Living

Our controlled-access Memory Care neighborhood supports ambulatory residents who have early- to mid-stage Alzheimer’s disease or other memory impairments. Offering all the amenities of our assisted senior living apartments, this inviting setting helps residents find comfort in the company of friendly neighbors and caring staff members.

For people living with early- to mid-stage Alzheimer’s disease or other memory impairments, change can be more than just hard. That’s why we’re focused on making the adjustment to life at our community as comfortable as possible.

Our Memory Care assisted living is designed to embrace each resident in a caring, comfortable community that fosters active living — all while providing exceptional services and amenities, including:

  • 24-hour care with on-site therapy and licensed nursing care as well as medication administration
  • Consistent, dedicated, and familiar staff that helps promote a sense of stability
  • Three meals prepared daily and snacks
  • Engaged daily schedules to enhance social, spiritual, psychological, and physical well-being
  • Comfortable surroundings with controlled-access entrances
  • Housekeeping and laundry services

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Long-Term Care

Long-Term Care

For residents needing 24-hour Long-Term Care, we offer private and companion rooms to help seniors continue to live a comfortable, full life. Far from the sterile image of the traditional nursing home, these warm, welcoming environments are staffed with a compassionate team of professionals driven to fulfill the needs and wishes of each resident.

Our person-centered care approach aims to help each of our Long-Term Care residents retain as much independence as possible in a friendly, comfortable setting. We do so by creating flexible, personalized care plans, and providing services and amenities to make each individual feel at home. Through our care center, we offer:

  • Private and companion rooms
  • Exceptional health care, including an advanced therapy department
  • Three meals prepared daily and snacks
  • Warm, comfortable surroundings
  • Beauty salon/barbershop
  • Medication management
  • Urgent call system
  • Housekeeping and laundry services
  • Recreational, educational, and spiritual programs
  • Faith-inspired community with full-time chaplain

Memory Care Skilled Nursing activities calendar

Skilled Nursing activities calendar


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Floor Plans

Find your perfect fit at Meramec Bluffs

View the details of our available floor plans to see which option may best suit your needs.

The Fabius

  • Independent Living
  • Apartment Home
  • 1000 sq. ft.
  • 1 bedroom

The Moreau

  • Independent Living
  • Apartment Home
  • 1,290 sq. ft.
  • 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath

The Osage

  • Independent Living
  • Patio Home
  • 1,580 sq. ft.
  • 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath

The Pomme de Terre

  • Independent Living
  • Apartment Home
  • 1,790 sq. ft.
  • 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath


Real people, real perspective

Hear from the folks who know Meramec Bluffs best.

"Meramec Bluffs has helped us live our life the way we choose by providing opportunities without pressure. And I know I always have someone watching over me with the Bluffs Buddy Program."
- Marion
"It’s obvious the staff cares about the residents. Efficiency of the staff stretches throughout the whole community. Leadership is enthusiastic about team success. Staff genuinely loves coming to work each day. I’m in love with Meramec Bluffs!"
- Don
"I was very pleasantly surprised with the level of maintenance care I receive. They’re quick and friendly. They come fix my sink, and then stay and chat if invited."
- Doug
"I’m so blessed to be surrounded by the friendliest neighbors you could ask for. I’ve made so many beautiful friends here. If I had a chance to pick any other retirement community, I’d pick Meramec Bluffs."
- Katie
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