Laclede Groves (map)
723 S. Laclede Station Rd.
St. Louis, MO 63119
314.968.5570 (Main Number)
Webster Groves’ Choice for Exceptional
Service in Residential Care
Residential Care at Laclede Groves 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 314.446.2367 or e-mail us today!
Over the years, the residents and staff at our residential care neighborhood have come together to form a unique, closeknit culture within Webster Groves, 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, residential care at Laclede Groves is more than senior living; it’s an extended family.
Services and Amenities
Located in Webster Groves, MO 63119, our residential care apartments offer all the comforts of home, plus so much more. Recently, we completed a $50 million rejuvenation project, introducing a host of new services, amenities, and senior living options to suit the changing tastes of today’s seniors.
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 Senior Fitness Specialist 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
- Our new Town Center, featuring multiple dining venues, a movie theater, ice cream parlor, general store, game rooms, historic chapel, and much more
- A Community Center with regularly scheduled activities for many different interests
- Many utility costs included
- A fitness center and an indoor swimming pool
- Massage therapy services available
- A thriving community garden
- Superb dining services
- 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. 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, Laclede Groves 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.
What does a fulfilling lifestyle look like at Laclede Groves? What do you want it to look like?
When you choose Laclede Groves, 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 Groves”
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 Laclede Groves, from exercise classes in the pool to discussion groups in the Chapel, from movie nights in the Theater to shopping trips off campus. The heart of campus life is the brand new Town Center. Located in the historic Lutheran Convalescent Home building, here you can find multiple dining venues, the ice cream parlor, our private movie theater, general store, game rooms, and much more.
Our recreation team designs a unique and varied calendar of events each month, with an eye toward helping you expand your horizons socially, culturally, spiritually, and educationally. And remember — 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 Groves”
One of the most popular features of life at Laclede Groves is our fabulous on-site dining. Our attentive dining services staff is always ready to assist you! Residents in our residential care 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 Webster Groves, Missouri, Laclede Groves is just a short drive from everywhere. Webster Groves and its neighboring communities offer a wealth of cultural attractions, dining, shopping, golf, and medical facilities. Click below to see what Webster Groves and its sister cities have to offer.
Welcome to Laclede Groves! 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 Webster Groves, Missouri, our personal services and on-site conveniences allow you to lead a maintenance-free lifestyle. When you arrive at Laclede Groves, 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 Laclede Groves home. Whether you or your loved one is looking for a maintenance-free, independent living apartment or patio home or requires additional assistance, Laclede Groves is the senior living community to select. This is a place where friendships develop and residents feel secure so they can live life to the fullest. Please contact us with questions or to set up a time to visit. We look forward to meeting you!
Members of our Team
Laclede Groves Executive Director
Valerie Cooper has experience encompassing social services, marketing, and administration in the field of senior living. In 2002, she joined Lutheran Senior Services as an administrator, and in 2009, she became the executive director of the organization’s oldest and largest continuing care retirement community, Laclede Groves. A licensed nursing home administrator in the state of Missouri, she holds a bachelor’s degree in human environmental studies from Southeast Missouri State University and a master’s degree in gerontology from Webster University. Valerie feels blessed to be able to experience both the joys of family life and the gift of purposeful service to older adults.
Independent Living Administrator
As the Administrator of Independent Living at Laclede Groves, Roxanne Hinkle has over 25 years’ experience in senior care. Roxanne joined Lutheran Senior Services in 2005. A Certified Aging Services Professional, she has a bachelor’s degree in social work and psychology from Southeast Missouri State University.
Care Center Administrator
The Administrator of Laclede Groves' Care Center, Angie Wilson has nearly 20 years experience with seniors. A member of the Laclede Groves team since 2006, Angie received her nursing education from Washington School of Nursing in Washington, MO. She lives in St. Clair, MO.
Senior Living Counselor
Tom Zaretzky joined Lutheran Senior Services in September of 2006 as a Senior Living Counselor for Independent Living at Laclede Groves. He has a degree in business administration from University of Missouri-St. Louis and more than 15 years of experience in sales and marketing in the hospitality industry. Tom and his wife Leigh Ann live in South County with their sons, Benjamin and Jacob, where they are active in their church and enjoy spending time with their large extended families.
Senior Living Counselor
Jason joined Lutheran Senior Services in November 2012 as a Senior Living Counselor at Laclede Groves. He studied business at Lindenwood University and worked in the new home and real estate industry prior to joining LSS. Jason and his wife Christina have a son and a daughter. They enjoy spending time outdoors, traveling, and visiting with their families.
Health Services Counselor
Laclede Groves' Health Services Counselor Jennifer Ronzio has been with Lutheran Senior Services since 2005, when she joined LSS' Outreach Social Services program. A south St. Louis county native with a passion for serving older adults, Jennifer graduated from Mizzou with a bachelor's degree in sociology. She loves being a mom to her three kids!
Health Services Counselor
Patti grew up in Los Angeles and moved to Missouri 13 years ago to finish raising her daughter, Madalyne. Before graduating with the MSW degree from the University of Missouri, she spent ten years as the Administrative Manager for that university’s school of nursing She joined LSS in January 2013. The impetus for her career choice developed while working at Covenant House California, a shelter in Hollywood, California which provided services for homeless and at-risk youth ages 18 – 21. Patti also spent several years working in the medical field at UCLA Medical Center.
Laclede Groves Chaplain Rev. Darryl Anderson graduated from Concordia Theological Seminary in Springfield, Illinois. Formerly a special education teacher, Rev. Anderson has completed four units of Clinical Pastoral Education. He has experience in ministering to the mentally handicapped and spent several years in Minnesota. He has been with Lutheran Senior Services for more than a decade.
Administrator of Clinical Pastoral Education
The Reverend Jeffery Scheer is a certified ACPE CPE Supervisor and has served as the Administrator of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) at Lutheran Senior Services (LSS) since 2009. He is also a Board Certified Chaplain (BCC) with the Association of Professional Chaplains (APC). He has an MDiv from Concordia Seminary in St. Louis and an MS in Human Relations from the University of Oklahoma. Chaplain Scheer also served his vicarage, one-year internship, at Laclede Groves in 2002-2003. His first call out of the Seminary in 2004 was to come to LSS to be a Supervisor-in-Training for CPE and to serve as the Chaplain at Meramec Bluffs in Ballwin, MO where his home is also located. He returned full-time to Laclede Groves in 2008.
At Laclede Groves, 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 Laclede Groves, 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
Sherri Holzhausen joined Laclede Groves as Director of Stewardship in March 2013. Sherri pioneered a non-profit organization in Russia and served as Executive Director of Comfort Foundation, where she built relationships with donors in several states. She gained experience working with senior adults as Program Specialist for St. Louis Regional OASIS. Sherri works closely with residents to offer opportunities to experience the joy of giving. Many of the financial options she proposes provide tax-advantaged, fixed income for life at an attractive rate of return, or do not involve current assets. Sherri lives with her husband, Dale Holzhausen in Fenton, MO.
Making the move to a senior living community is an investment in your own peace of mind. When you become a resident at Laclede Groves, you get priority access to higher levels of care should your needs change.
Costs for residential care are assessed on a monthly basis. For specific pricing, contact our senior living counselor by calling 314.446.2367 or by email.
LSS Move-In Resources
Lutheran Senior Services offers a host of resources to make the move to Laclede Groves 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 314.446.2367 or by email.