Laclede Groves (map)
723 S. Laclede Station Rd.
St. Louis, MO 63119
Laclede Groves: Webster Groves’ Premier
Independent Senior Living Community
Tired of cutting grass? Want more time to do what you love most? At Laclede Groves, you’re invited to embrace active, enriching retirement living, free from the hassles that come with maintaining a household.
Choose between our distinctive patio homes and senior apartments to find an option that best suits your lifestyle. However you choose, life at Laclede Groves puts you right in the thick of it — on-site dining, stellar services and amenities, a wide assortment of recreation activities, and a community of good friends to share them with, all in the heart of Webster Groves, MO 63119.
So come join us where value and peace of mind are part of everyday living. Call 314.446.2367 or e-mail us to learn more.
At Laclede Groves, our personal services and on-site conveniences are designed to support you as you discover the possibilities of retirement living. Our spacious senior apartments and patio homes are perfect for pursuing a stimulating, independent lifestyle filled with endless opportunities for fun and friendship. You’re sure to feel right at home the moment you walk in the door.
There are many special and unique features offered at Laclede Groves, including:
- Diverse social, cultural, and educational services all year round
- Active senior living with a sense of community and friendship
- A wide range of onsite health care services for mind, body, and soul
- Massage therapy services available
- Full service building, grounds, and appliance maintenance
- Exceptional housekeeping services
- A fitness center and anIndoor swimming pool
- A community center with regularly scheduled activities for many different interests
- A variety of patio home and apartment floorplans to choose from
- Many utility costs included
- Superb dining services with options to fit your lifestyle
- Beautiful countryside surroundings
- A thriving community garden
- Move-In Resources to assist you with the moving process
- Financial options – a range of payment plans to suit your needs
- Close proximity to historic Webster Groves, with its quaint shops, great restaurants, golf courses, cultural and artistic activities, and hiking and biking trails
- On-site transportation services, beauty shop, and barber shop
- A faith-inspired community with an on-site chaplain and spiritual services
Laclede Groves is a continuing care retirement community, offering a full range of licensed health services. This includes residential care, memory care assisted living, skilled nursing, and our REACH Short Stay Rehabilitation program. To learn more about the scope of our health care programs, click here.
Our full time recreation staff is always coming up with fun and exciting new day trips, games, celebrations, and opportunities for live entertainment right here on campus. Plus, Laclede Groves is home to a wide variety of clubs, from community government to volunteer groups to our award-winning water volleyball team. We’re here to make sure you’re having a great time!
Wellness activities abound as well – be sure to make use of our senior-friendly fitness equipment, indoor swimming pool, outdoor walking paths, and year-round exercise programs. All of these come together through our REACH Wellness program, which incorporates health clinics and short-term therapies.
Our dining services staff works to provide a variety of dishes to excite every palate. From home cooking to more exotic cuisine, there’s always something new to try, and something familiar to savor.
Independent living residents can enjoy lunch or dinner in our beautifully appointed dining rooms, or take a meal back to enjoy in the comfort of their own homes. Our attentive dining services staff is always ready to assist you!
At the heart of Laclede Groves’s philosophy of service is our Christian mission: Older Adults Living Life to the Fullest. Here, we honor and cherish people of all faiths, respecting their beliefs and helping them stay in touch with their personal faith practices.
We strive to serve the entire person—body, mind, and soul. To that end, we have a full time chaplain on staff to host weekly worship services, teach Bible classes, and to provide spiritual support when needed.
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.
Here’s just a small sample of what awaits you at Laclede Groves. Click on the pictures below to enlarge the images.
Retire in style — Laclede Groves offers a variety of floorplans for apartment homes and patio homes. Click on the floorplans below to enlarge images of a few samples.
Laclede Groves offers a full continuum of options for retirement living, from independent living and residential care to memory care and skilled nursing, plus short stay rehabilitation. To learn more about any of the health care options listed below, click here.
REACH Short Stay
If you need short-term rehabilitation following a qualifying hospital stay, you can find it in our REACH Short Stay household. Here, you can benefit from our team of licensed nurses, therapists, nutritional managers, social service workers, and chaplains as you work to reach your highest potential. Click here to learn more.
Need a little extra help to maintain your independence? We offer private residential care apartments featuring access to our friendly, professional nursing staff. Here, residents find help with personal care, medication assistance, weekly housekeeping, linen service, and three daily meals. Click here to learn more.
Memory Care Assisted Living
Our household provides assisted living apartments created especially for residents living with early to mid-stage Alzheimer’s disease or other memory impairments. We offer all the amenities of our assisted living in an innovative living space. Click here to learn more.
Laclede Groves provides private and companion rooms for residents who need 24-hour professional nursing care. Our care center features on-call nursing assistance, licensed medication management, an incontinence care program, and medical director oversight. Click here to learn more.
What does an active lifestyle look like at Laclede Groves? What do you want it to look like?
When you choose a maintenance-free lifestyle at Laclede Groves, you get to leave the hassles and headaches of maintaining property to us. That leaves you free to pursue all the things you love.
Just think — what would you do if you didn’t have to spend all your time keeping the house in order? Spend more time with family and friends? Volunteer at your church? Work on your hobbies? Kick back and relax? Here, all your options are open.
Recreation at “The Groves”
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.
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 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 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 independent living apartments and patio homes can enjoy meals in our beautifully appointed dining room or packaged to go, with meal plans included in their monthly service fee.
Plenty of Fun Just Around the Corner
Located in the heart of 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
If there’s been one constant in Marilyn King’s life, it’s been her art.
Today, the walls of her house at Laclede Groves are covered with her landscapes and studies of flowers, and her love for the medium jumps off of every canvas.
Sharing her craft has helped Marilyn make a lot of friends in her new home. And lately, she’s been happily converting her fellow residents through an art class she teaches in the craft room. “We’ve been living here (at Laclede Groves) for about a year now, and everybody here is so friendly,” she says. “Let me tell you – we lived in our house for 32 years, and we don’t miss it a bit. It’s amazing.”
A place to belong, a sense of purpose, and the time to create – what more can an artist ask for?
Home & Garden
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
As the Executive Director for Laclede Groves, Valerie Cooper has more than 13 years of experience in the field of senior health care and living. She joined Lutheran Senior Services in 2002. She has a bachelor’s degree in human environmental studies from Southeast Missouri State University and a master’s degree in gerontology from Webster University. She lives in Crestwood, Missouri with her husband Andrew Meier and two sons.
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.
Lutheran Convalescent Home Administrator
As the Administrator of Lutheran Convalescent Home, Julie Collins has seven years of experience in senior care. She has a bachelor’s degree in recreational therapy from the University of Missouri, a graduate certificate in mission leadership from the Aquinas Institute, two master’s degrees (in public relations and business administration) from Webster University, and accreditation as a Certified Aging Services Professional (CASP). She lives in Overland, Missouri.
Laclede Commons Administrator
As the Administrator of Laclede Commons 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 2006. As a Senior Living Counselor for Laclede Groves, he enjoys helping seniors to discover the many worry-free living options available at our 64-acre community in Webster Groves. As a continuing care community, Laclede Groves offers a full continuum of services, from gracious patio homes and spacious apartment homes to residential care to skilled nursing. Give Tom a call to schedule a personal visit. Currently, Tom lives in South County with his wife Leigh Ann, two sons Benjamin and Jacob, Nora the Pug, and Ginger the Cat.
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 two kids.
Tina Valentine is an adult nurse practitioner with over 25 years’ experience in health care with the most recent 10 years of experience in the nurse practitioner role. She has clinical experience in various settings including health clinics, hospitals, hospice, and geriatric care communities. She graduated in 2000 from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville with dual certification as an adult and family nurse practitioner. While attending SIUE, she also completed her certification in gerontology and was the recipient of the Vernice Williams Excellence in Gerontology Award. She has enjoyed working in the academic field with students and has been a public speaker on Alzheimer’s disease and dementia care. Tina resides in Columbia, Illinois, with her husband Ken and two sons.
Manager of Dining Services at Laclede Oaks, Carole Gibbar has been employed with Lutheran Senior Services since March of 2002. Previous to this position, Carole’s expertise was in the restaurant business, including private clubs, learning all aspects of the “back of the house,” in addition to outside catering events. Managing menus and inventing new food interests was the impetus for an ever expanding culinary base. St. Louis Community College at Forest Park and CIA in Napa Valley, California were the two schools of knowledge that lead her to this career.
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.
Director of Human Resources
With degrees in finance, human resources, and communications, Nichole Nichols began her executive career in New Orleans, where she opened a satellite office for Basic, Inc. A highlight of her tenure at Basic was the acquisition of a $2.5 million grant to expand her office’s program. In 2007, she was hired as the generalist of human resources for Laclede Groves; six months later she was named the director of her department. Today, she is a member of Lutheran Senior Services’ Emerging Leadership Program for outstanding future executives.
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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Administrator of Stewardship
Kirk Mattes, Administrator of Stewardship for Lutheran Senior Services, joined Lutheran Senior Services in 2000. Prior to joining Lutheran Senior Services, he was vice president of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod Foundation's Gift Planning Services. As the Administrator of Stewardship, Kirk oversees a professional staff deployed to the various Lutheran Senior Services communities. He has a wealth of experience, helping people deal with financial challenges and opportunities. When not working, he enjoys trying to keep up with his grandchildren, playing racquetball, and rooting for the Cardinals.
Think about everything you spend on your home in a given month – mortgage, utilities, repairs, landscaping and more. Now think about how much you spend on eating out, entertainment, a health club membership, and transportation.
At Laclede Groves, most (if not all) of these expenses are covered with a single monthly payment. And when you compare it to what you’re paying now, you may be surprised at how reasonable a move to Laclede Groves can be.
When you move into one of our independent living apartment homes or patio homes, you pay a one-time refundable Entrance Fee. Investing in our 95% or 50% refundable entrance fee options is a wise financial strategy that reduces your monthly service fees and keeps your money working for you while preserving your assets.
In addition, we have a variety of other financial options that can reduce your monthly fees.
For specific pricing, contact our senior living counselor by calling 314.446.2367 or by email.
Pricing for Other Levels of Service
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.