The Waterford at Ironbridge – Springfield, Missouri

1131 East Lakewood Springfield, Missouri 65810

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 for our seniors. We embrace a vibrant lifestyle that encourages health and independence through innovative recreational, educational, health and wellness programs.

The exterior of a senior living community with a portico entrance, bench seating and landscaping in Springfield, Missouri.

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

Fun & friends

You will love it here at The Waterford at Ironbridge. From daily exercise programs to off-site entertainment destinations, we like to bring our seniors 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, an on-site salon/barber, covered parking, daily newspaper delivery, flat linen service, housekeeping, church services and scheduled courtesy transportation. Small pets are always welcome!

The Waterford at Ironbridge was a great decision for me! I enjoy the activities provided, and when I make suggestions of activities that could be added, I am listened to. The staff is friendly and supportive. I am proud to say I live here. Judith H.

The Waterford at Ironbridge living options

Find the right type of senior living community in Springfield, MO.

Independent living

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

Temporary stay

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 independent living

See what modern senior living looks like.

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Education & recreation

From our monthly candlelight dinners and weekly poker tournaments to scheduled outings and our “Mix and Mingles,” we provide meaningful ways for you to develop new skills and interests and expand your social circles.

Crepes at the Waterford at ironbridge senior living community in Springfield, Missouri

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.

lobby entrance at the waterford at ironbridge, a senior living community located in Springfield, Missouri

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 Bradford Park and Highways 60, 65 and 160, 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. We enjoy outings around the area, like going to picnics, casinos, shopping areas and other local events.

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

We’re so happy to see your smiles again

With the majority of residents fully vaccinated and new CDC guidelines, we are thrilled to begin returning to life as normal.

As we welcome new residents, enjoy visitors and gather for group activities and meals, we will continue to prioritize the health and safety of our community. We employ enhanced cleaning measures and safety protocols based on state and local guidance. Please call for details.

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