Independent Living

at Friendship Village

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Resort-style retirement communities in St. Louis.

A Customized Retirement Lifestyle

Independent Living at Friendship Village allows you to enjoy a lifestyle with fewer responsibilities, so you can focus on the essence of who you are and what you love. It's a custom-built community, enabling you to live life on your terms while savoring all of the resort-style amenities and experiences we have to offer.

Tailored Lifestyle

We believe in your unique story and aspirations. Our Independent Living community is crafted to support your desired lifestyle, allowing you to enjoy your independence while shedding unnecessary responsibilities. Say hello to more time with friends and family, and goodbye to home maintenance and chores!

Freedom and Flexibility

Enjoy the freedom to come and go, shaping your days as you please. Whether you want to immerse yourself in community activities, explore new sports and hobbies, or simply savor the serenity of your home, the choice is always yours.

Resort-Style Living

Surround yourself with all the amenities of your favorite resort - all day, every day! Enjoy a clean and spacious living environment, manicured grounds, activities, easy dining access, and more!

Independent Living at Friendship Village: More Freedom, Fewer Responsibilities

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Worry-Free Living: We'll Handle the Details - Present and Future

When you choose Independent Living at Friendship Village, your path forward is simple. You and your loved ones will rest easy, knowing you have a caring, supportive community around you. Set yourself up for success in retirement.

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Quality long-term health care

Receive excellent health care in a familiar setting, all at essentially the same monthly fee as your current residence.

Financial benefits

Options include the return of up to 90 percent of the entrance fee to your estate, ensuring your care and the preservation of assets for your family, and predictable health care costs for life.
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Ready to Secure Your Exclusive Access? Here’s What’s Next:

1. Get in Touch with a Senior Living Specialist

Chesterfield: 636-733-0162
Sunset Hills: 314-270-7833

2. Schedule an Introductory Consultation

Our team will get to know all about your background, preferences, and needs, and be able to answer any questions you may have.

3. Application and Customized Plan

Our team will work with you to complete all of the application materials, so you can start enjoying the Friendship Village lifestyle!

Friendship Village — the Only Life Care Community in the St. Louis Area

Friendship Village is a Life Care Community, which makes its pricing and value unique in St. Louis. Secured by an entrance fee and a monthly service fee, Life Care gives you access to a full continuum of care, at essentially the same fee as your current residence. Think of it as an insurance policy, but one that covers your living expenses should you need to transition to Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation or Memory Care. No other community in the St. Louis area offers The Life Care Difference.


"I think the best years of my life will be at Friendship Village."

Sunset Hills

“I have security and I have peace of mind.”

Sunset Hills

“I have made a wonderful group of friends, we play cards, I go to dance class, I go on outings, I get involved.”

Sunset Hills

“There's everything here that I need at this time of my life. The people, the activities, the opportunities for growth.”

Sunset Hills

“I have met so many beautiful, wonderful people who have enriched my life. I wouldn't want to think of missing that opportunity."

Sunset Hills

“If people wait too long, I think they’re missing many of the opportunities to live a fuller life.” - Sunset Hills Resident

Sunset Hills


Let Us Show You Around

Interested in experiencing the Friendship Village lifestyle
firsthand? Schedule a tour with one of our member
representatives today!

Your Career Lives Here

Looking to make your next career move in a dynamic community with a wide range of benefits? We are always looking for caring professionals to join our team!