Heisinger Bluffs campus
1002 W. Main St.
Jefferson City, MO 65109
573.636.6288 | Map
St. Joseph's Bluffs campus
1306 W. Main St.
Jefferson City, MO 65109
573.635.0166 | Map
Jefferson City’s Choice for Exceptional Service in Assisted Living
Assisted Living at Heisinger & St. Joseph’s Bluffs is the perfect choice for people who love living life to the fullest, but who need a little extra help to maintain their independence.
Choose a studio, one or two-bedroom apartment and pair it with your own individualized plan for person-centered care, including personal care assistance, medication management, weekly housekeeping, and regular exercise programs.
Find out how affordable peace of mind can be — call 573.636.6288 or e-mail us today!
Over the years, the residents and staff at our assisted living neighborhood have come together to form a unique, closeknit culture within Heisinger & St. Joseph’s Bluffs, born out of the tastes and needs of the people who live here.
That’s what our person-centered approach to care is all about. Here, older adults can continue to live their lives their way, while still getting the additional help they need. Our program is customized to suit each individual’s preferences that they’ve developed over the course of a lifetime.
In short, assisted living at Heisinger & St. Joseph’s Bluffs is more than senior living; it’s an extended family.
Services and Amenities
Located in Jefferson City, MO 65109, our assisted living apartments offer all the comforts of home, plus so much more. Our surroundings are charming and graceful with exceptional dining and amenities. Perhaps the best comfort comes from knowing that you or your loved one will be embraced in a caring community that fosters active living.
- Assistance with activities of daily living and medication assistance and administration
- An onsite Recreational Assistant specializing in exercise programs, as well as onsite therapy
- Diverse social, cultural and educational services year round
- A sense of community and friendship for active senior living
- Onsite health care services with a wide range of options for mind, body and soul
- Full service building, grounds and appliance maintenance
- Exceptional housekeeping service
- Regularly scheduled activities for many different interests
- Many utility costs included
- Superb dining services with options to fit your lifestyle
- Beautiful countryside surroundings
- Move-In Resources to assist you with the moving process
- A faith-inspired community with an onsite chaplain and spiritual services
For your comfort and convenience, physical, occupational, and speech therapies are available on-site through our REACH Wellness program. Personal care programs are available and tailored to meet your individual needs. Plus, you’ll receive priority access to higher levels of care should your needs change.
Our Promise To You
As part of Lutheran Senior Services, Heisinger & St. Joseph’s Bluffs is backed by one of the largest, most financially stable not-for-profit senior care networks in the country. With a 150-year tradition of excellence, we set out to create the highest quality Continuing Care Retirement Communities possible, with a full array of personalized features to customize the retirement living experience for each person.
Here’s just a small sample of what awaits you at Heisinger & St. Joseph’s Bluffs. Click on the pictures below to enlarge the images.
What does a fulfilling lifestyle look like at Heisinger & St. Joseph’s Bluffs? What do you want it to look like?
When you choose Heisinger & St. Joseph’s Bluffs, you’re making a choice to preserve your independence. Here, our caring staff can offer you the personal assistance you need so you can continue to pursue all the things you love.
Plus, we take care of the housekeeping, cooking, grounds, and property maintenance. In short, when you let us take care of the things you have to do, it frees you to do all the things you want to do!>
Recreation at “The Bluffs”
Our recreation team designs a unique and varied calendar of events each and every month, with an eye toward helping you expand your horizons socially, culturally, spiritually, and educationally.
There’s always something happening at Heisinger & St. Joseph’s Bluffs, from exercise classes to discussion groups in the Chapel, from movie nights in the Media Room to shopping trips off campus. And if there’s ever something you want to do that’s not on the calendar, let us know! We’re always looking for new ideas.
Dining at “The Bluffs”
One of the most popular features of life at Heisinger & St. Joseph’s Bluffs is our fabulous on-site dining. Our attentive dining services staff is always ready to assist you! Residents in our assisted living apartments can enjoy three meals a day in our beautifully appointed dining room, with meal plans included in their service fee.
Plenty of Fun Just Around the Corner
Located in the heart of Jefferson City, Missouri, Heisinger & St. Joseph’s Bluffs is just a short drive from everywhere. Jefferson City and its neighboring communities offer a wealth of cultural attractions, dining, shopping, golf, and medical facilities. Click below to see what Jefferson City and its sister cities have to offer.
Welcome to Heisinger & St. Joseph's Bluffs! We offer seniors an active lifestyle and the peace of mind that comes with knowing that help is available if you need it. Located in Jefferson City, Missouri, our personal services and on-site conveniences allow you to lead a maintenance-free lifestyle. We are the only community in Jefferson City offering a range of services from independent living apartment homes to comprehensive skilled nursing care. When you arrive at Heisinger & St. Joseph's Bluffs, you’ll feel right at home.
As part of the Lutheran Senior Services family of communities, we combine a faith-based approach and a respect and dignity for all who call Heisinger & St. Joseph's Bluffs home. Whether you or your loved one is looking for a maintenance-free, independent living apartmentor requires varying stages of assistance, our senior living communities are the best choice. Please contact us with questions or to set up a time to visit. We look forward to meeting you!
Members of our Team
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As Executive Director for Heisinger & St. Joseph’s Bluffs, Sherry King has 30 years of long-term care experience. She joined Lutheran Senior Services in 2000 after serving in a variety of senior living positions. Sherry attended Northeast Missouri State University. She lives in Jefferson City with her husband and enjoys being a grandmother to one grandson and surrogate grandmother to her two grandnieces and one grandnephew.
Administrator of Independent Living
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The administrator of independent living and senior living counselor of Heisinger & St. Joseph's Bluffs, Grace Hoffmann has more than 36 years of experience in senior care. She joined Lutheran Senior Services in 2004 after working in a variety of senior living administrative positions. She and her husband live in the Jefferson City area.
Administrator, St. Joseph’s Bluffs Care Center
April has been serving residents in Central Missouri since 2005 when she joined Lutheran Senior Services at Lenoir Woods. April joined the Heisinger & St. Joseph’s Bluffs team in 2009 and currently is the Administrator of St. Joseph’s Bluffs Care Center. April attended the University of Missouri where she received her Master’s in Social Work. April is a native of Central Missouri, having grown up in southern Boone County. She and her husband currently live in Ashland, but enjoy spending time along the coasts of North and South Carolina.
Community Nurse Leader
Paula joined the Lutheran Senior Services family in 2006, serving residents at Lenoir Woods. She moved to Heisinger & St. Joseph's Bluffs as the Community Nurse Leader in May 2009. Paula also had the honor of being part of the team that opened the Households and REACH Short Stay Rehabilitation program at the St. Joseph’s Bluffs campus. A native of St. Louis, she received her associate’s degree in nursing from the Community College at Meramec. She had an aunt and uncle who both lived at Laclede Groves; her mother now resides in LSS’ The Village at Mackenzie Place community.
Director of Dining Services
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With Lutheran Senior Services since 2006, Director of Dining Services at Heisinger & St. Joseph's Bluffs Mary Simpson worked for 32 years as a general manager in the restaurant industry. She enjoys bringing a new perspective to dining services. Mary lives in Jefferson City with her husband of 35 years. She has three children and five grandchildren, all of whom live in the area.
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The chaplain at Heisinger & St. Joseph's Bluffs since 2008, Rev. James (Jim) Mueller entered the seminary at Concordia Theological Seminary in St. Louis in 2003 and completed his Master of Divinity Studies in 2008. He completed his vicarage at Laclede Groves senior living community in St. Louis from 2006 to 2007. Before entering the seminary, Jim was a farmer and greenhouse operator in southeast Missouri. Jim lives in Jefferson City with his wife, Cindy. They have two grown children, Anna and Jacob.
Administrator of Care Center
Drew joined Lutheran Senior Services in June 2011 as an administrative intern at Breeze Park in St. Charles, MO. He moved to Jefferson City and joined Heisinger & St. Joseph's Bluffs in April 2012 as their Administrator in Training. In April 2013, Drew was named the Care Center Administrator for the Heisinger Bluffs campus. Drew attended the University of Missouri and obtained a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in 2009 and earned a Master of Science in Healthcare Administration in 2013. Drew currently lives in Jefferson City with his wife Ashley.
At Heisinger & St. Joseph's Bluffs, service-minded individuals find many opportunities to give of their time and talents. We match each volunteer with residents and their families depending upon skills, interests, and availability.
Volunteering can include any number of activities, including:
- Clerical work
- Assistance with resident activities
- Support for special events and fundraisers
If you are interested in volunteering at Heisinger & St. Joseph's Bluffs, click here to email our volunteer coordinator.
Giving a Gift of Treasure
Our parent organization, Lutheran Senior Services, is a not-for-profit organization built on financial stability and sound stewardship. We invite you to support us in our mission of service by making a gift through the LSS Living Foundation.
Your help will advance our Christian mission of honoring and cherishing those we serve. Your gift will be used to directly help older adults living life to the fullest.
So make your legacy part of the Lutheran Senior Services legacy - give today or contact our stewardship director for free and confidential advice about how your gift can help others.
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Director of Stewardship
ph 573.634.5042, x2513
Director of Stewardship Ron Freiburghaus is committed to building the benevolent care endowment for residents who have outlived their resources. With 20 years of experience in fund development and estate planning at organizations such as Yale University, Missouri State Teachers Foundation and the University of Missouri, Ron holds a bachelor's and law degree from the University of Missouri. He works closely with volunteers and residents to offer wonderful opportunities to experience the joy of giving. Many of the financial options he proposes provide tax-advantaged, fixed income for life at an attractive rate of return or do not involve current assets. His wife, Mary, is an advanced practice nurse at the Cosmopolitan Diabetes Center at University Hospital.
Making the move to a senior living community is an investment in your own peace of mind. When you become a resident at Heisinger & St. Joseph’s Bluffs, you get priority access to higher levels of care should your needs change.
Costs for assisted living are assessed on a monthly basis. For specific pricing, contact our senior living counselor by calling 573.636.6288 or by email.
LSS Move-In Resources
Lutheran Senior Services offers a host of resources to make the move to Heisinger & St. Joseph’s Bluffs as smooth and carefree as possible. Through the LSS Move-In Resources service, you can find help to organize, rightsize, move, and enjoy!
Our Move-In Resources service can provide…
- Help with managing the home sale process.
- Assistance with transforming a new space so it becomes home.
- Advice on what to take, sell, or give away.
- Preapproved resources to help make the transition easy.
To learn more, contact our senior living counselor by calling 573.636.6288 or by email.