The Waterford at Ironbridge

Put a spring in your step at our gorgeous independent living community in Springfield, Missouri. We offer thoughtfully designed floor plans, exceptional services and myriad recreational and social opportunities. We embrace a vibrant lifestyle that encourages health and independence through innovative recreational, educational, health and wellness programs.

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Get acquainted with our senior living community

Experience a thriving community with possibilities and comforts to enjoy life to the fullest.

Fun & friends

You will love it here. From daily exercise programs to off-site entertainment destinations, we like to bring our community together with special activities and events.

Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy our beautifully landscaped courtyard, walking path and three patios, each with a stunning view. For golf lovers, our property is adjacent to the Twins Oaks Golf Course.

Our indoor lounge, library and activity center are equally as inviting and a great place to socialize or just relax.

Safety & convenience

Our independent living community is as vibrant as it is comfortable. Our newly renovated community offers endless spaces to relax and thrive. Apartments include a variety of safety features, such as emergency response systems, that provide you and your loved ones peace of mind.

We offer 24-hour staffing, on-site banking, covered parking, daily newspaper delivery, church services and scheduled courtesy transportation.

Small pets are always welcome!

Our community is a wonderful place to live. It is like one big family and the workers are all fantastic. My family really likes it too. I feel safe and secure here. Diane S.

The Waterford at Ironbridge living options

Find the right type of senior living community.

Independent living

Enjoy a private apartment and active social life with freedom from chores like housekeeping, laundry and home maintenance.

Temporary care

Move in for a short-term stay when you need additional support or try out our community before committing to a lease.

Resident life at The Waterford at Ironbridge

See what modern senior living looks like.

Senior woman and male caregiver discussing knitting techniques at a table.

Education & recreation

From our monthly candlelight dinners and weekly poker tournaments to craft and cooking projects to themed dress-up days, we provide meaningful ways for you to develop new skills and interests and expand your social circles.

Senior man and woman laughing while making cookies.

Fun with food

Food connects us, brings us joy and can be a creative outlet. You don’t have to be a professional chef to get in on the action! Our staff and residents hold bake-offs, organize recipe exchanges and work together on fun cooking projects.

Seniors playing a game of jenga at a table in an activity center.

On-site amenities

Enjoy daily fitness class, or walks on our manicured walking path or just enjoy the views on one of the patios. Join a game in our activity center, watch a show on the big-screen TV or curl up with a book from our library. There’s plenty of fun here!

In the area

Located near Highways 60, 65 and 144, we are just moments away from dining, shopping and entertainment. We are near the Springfield Bus stop which can get you around to local destinations. Or, count on our scheduled courtesy transportation.

Hospitals: Cox Medical, Mercy
Pharmacies: Walgreens, Walmart
Shopping: Sam’s Club, Battlefield Mall, Home Depot, Staples, Lowe’s, Target, TJ Maxx
Dining: Golden Corral, Cheddars, IHOP, Pizza Parlor, Appleby’s, Ruby Tuesday, Braum’s

Our COVID-19 response

The safety of our residents and team members is our highest priority. Company-wide, we are taking safety measures and following guidance from officials. While life in our communities might look a bit different right now, we’re hard at work keeping our residents happy and engaged.

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