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Country Squire is a quiet and kindhearted, mid-western retirement community located in the charming town of St. Joseph, Missouri. Situated only an hour outside of the hustle and bustle of Kansas City, residents at this senior living community are never far from the action but surrounded by peace and tranquility. St. Joseph is a city "Made with Uncommon Character." It has an abundance of character, in its architecture, its residents, and its amenities.
This independent living community is deeply rooted in the local area and St. Joseph's history. Many residents have moved here because it reflects the small-town, rural values they grew up with. Country Squire's strong local connections are best illustrated by a hand-painted historical mural in the main area, highlighting local history and lore.
Country Squire is an award-winning, independent senior living community. Awards include the 2020 Great Place to Work certification and the 2019 Great Place to Work certification.
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If you'd like to speak with us about joining our senior living community, please use this form. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff will respond promptly. You can even schedule a personalized virtual tour. We're here 7 days a week and offer visits to suit your schedule.
In the neighborhood
Moving to a new home can be challenging, but you’ll find familiar comforts and discover new favorites at Country Squire and in the surrounding St. Joseph area. With so many entertainment options and transportation services, residents at Country Squire enjoy a lifestyle that’s anything but boring.
Floor Plans & Room Planner
Country Squire features inviting floor plans designed to maximize resident access and everyday comfort in your new home. Use this convenient guide to choose from the many available room sizes and layouts, then use our room planning tool to help arrange the furniture in your new home.
Community Amenities and Services
- Activity Room
- Barber/Beauty Salon
- Billiard Lounge
- Community Fireplace
- Community Grounds
- Country Store
- Fitness Equipment
- Gift Shop
- Large Screen TV Lounge
- Laundry Facilities
- Locked Mailboxes
- Lounge Area
- Patio Area
- Pets Welcome
- Private Dining Room
- Resident Kitchen
- Safety Rails
- Smoke Alarm and Sprinkler System
- Walking Paths
- Washer and Dryer
- Wheelchair Accessible
- Computer Room with Internet Access
- Guest Suite
- Renters Liability Insurance Program
- Basic Cable TV
- Carpet and Window Treatments
- Individually Controlled Heating and Air Conditioning
- Kitchenette in Units
- Patio or Balcony
- Telephone Hookups
- Walk-in Tub
- Wheelchair Accessible Units
Services Included with Monthly Rent
- Common Area WiFi
- Three Chef Prepared Meals Daily
- Full Calendar of Enriching Activities
- Light Linen Service
- Most Utilities Included
- Lively Mobile Plus Personal Emergency Response Device
- Weekly Housekeeping
- Complimentary Scheduled Transportation
- Exclusive Travel and Stay Program
Connection isn’t our goal. It’s our promise.
That’s why life at Holiday Retirement isn’t prescriptive, it’s personal. This is an era of opportunity to find passions that spark curiosity and people that inspire us to learn who one is. Life at Holiday Retirement isn’t about a building or amenities, it’s about the ways those simple pleasures and the people we share them with transform us every day. A meal becomes a memory. A trip to the store becomes an adventure. And a walk around the grounds becomes a tradition between friends. We are Holiday Retirement and we believe life is best lived among friends on your terms.
What are your interests?
Beauty Care Needs Met On-Site
The convenience of Country Squire's on-site beauty salon and barber means all you have to do is walk in to get your hair and nails done. Of course, appointments are available.
Outside clients are welcome into the salon for services as well.
Fitness Right at Home
Country Squire residents enjoy a variety of health and fitness activities, from weekly group exercise classes to anytime access to on-site fitness equipment.
Country Squire maintains a packed activity schedule, including exercise expert-led classes every morning. In the warmer months, many residents enjoy walking the quarter-mile loop around the manicured grounds.
Let Us Serve You
Enjoy restaurant-style dining served with courtesy and caring by our staff who know you. Chef-prepared meals are served every day in Country Squire's dining room. Sit with friends or invite your family for a special occasion in our private dining room. Each meal is designed to meet the unique nutritional needs of community members.
Our award winning Chef has been here for 14 years and the little touches he does every day are too many to count. The Chef came from a high-end restaurant background and creates amazing Italian dishes. He hosts a monthly roundtable in order to get feedback on the menu and prepares all meals from scratch.
Make Memories Exploring the Surrounding Community
There’s so much to explore in the St. Joseph area and Country Squire makes sure that residents experience as much as possible. Regular outings to favorite restaurants, local events, and more introduce residents to all their neighborhood has to offer and connect them to the surrounding community.
Highlights include excursions to the annual eagle migration, the Chiefs during training camp, Fall Foliage tours, The Pony Express Museum, The Jesse James House, or to spend an afternoon at the casino. Twice-weekly, residents can take advantage of the community transportation to dine at the area's many fabulous restaurants.
Life is Never Boring
Country Squire's comprehensive calendar is packed with both recurring activities and special events. The variety of available activities is meant to enrich the whole person by stimulating physical, emotional, spiritual, intellectual, creative, social or vocational wellness.
We have BINGO bashes and show and tell once a month, which is an excellent opportunity for residents to get to know each other. There's also a donut and coffee meet and greet every Saturday morning. As an added bonus, the chef carves ice sculptures for the big holidays in the winter, which is a big crowd favorite to watch.
Pets Make Life Better
Furry friends are welcomed as residents at Country Squire. We understand how important the companionship and bond that seniors share with their pets. We’re delighted to have cats, dogs, birds, and even bunnies as part of our community.
Country Squire isn't just home to cats and dogs, however. It's also home to a custom-built aviary, located in the main atrium for all residents and guests to enjoy. The eight little finches are right at home in this utterly pet-friendly community. Therapy animals also visit the community, residents love to play and cuddle with them!
Stay Connected with Technology and Wifi
Country Squire is equipped with WiFi access to help you stay connected throughout common areas. In the community's activity room, residents have access to the large-screen television, and it also houses all the necessary office equipment residents may need, such as a community computer, printer and scanner.
Travel and Adventure is Always Available
The exclusive Travel & Stay program offers residents exciting opportunities to travel around the country, with free stays of up to seven days at any of Holiday Retirement’s more than 260 communities. Three chef-prepared meals are included with each trip. Visit all 43 states or just choose a favorite new location or two.
Country Squire also operates a program that lets residents get a taste of faraway countries. Once a month, residents can enjoy a themed happy hour with music, food, and presentations related to a new country. They also get a stamp in their community passport.
Lend a Helping Hand
Many residents find a sense of fulfillment in donating their time and skills to a cause close to their hearts. The community hosts school supply drives for local schools, and hosts other evens for local children.
Country Squire is equipped with WiFi access to help you stay connected throughout common areas. You can use a community desktop computer to stay up to date or connect your personal devices to the WiFi.
Join us for a Complimentary Meal
At Holiday Retirement, we love our food and know you will too. We invite you and a guest to join us for a flavorful meal and the opportunity to see first-hand if independent retirement living is right for you.
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