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The Waterford at Ironbridge – Senior living in Springfield, Missouri

You’ll have a spring in your step when you move into our gorgeous retirement community. We embrace a vibrant senior lifestyle that encourages health and independence through innovative recreational, educational and wellness programs.

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About the Community

About the Community

Apartments and Floor Plans


Community Life

Award winning senior living

We are proud to announce our community has been recognized with several awards for providing the best senior living experience in Springfield!

2023 Caring Super Star: top rated on caring.com

Caring.com Super Star

This honor recognizes the top-rated senior communities in Missouri based on consumer ratings and reviews in the Caring.com senior care directory.

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Best Independent Living

U.S. News & World Report awards communities based on results from a reputable resident and family satisfaction survey.

Get acquainted with our senior living community

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

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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 great places to socialize or just relax.

Safety & convenience

Our newly-renovated, independent living community is as vibrant as it is comfortable. Apartments include a variety of safety features, such as emergency response systems and wheelchair accessible showers, 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 also welcome!

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Activities and entertainment calendar

Take up a new hobby, join a club, get moving in a fitness class, attend special events or enjoy an outing to a local destination–all in the same day, if you’d like! The opportunities to find your joy are endless.

The Waterford at Ironbridge living options

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

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Independent living

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

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Temporary stay

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

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Apartments designed with seniors in mind

You can select from various studio, one- or two-bedroom apartment layouts. Our community offers residents quality finishes, spacious rooms and built-in safety features. We know you will experience peace of mind and comfort in your new home.

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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.

Resident life at The Waterford at Ironbridge

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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.

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Endless dining options

In addition to our ever-changing menu, residents can select from a variety of items on our always-available menu. Our staff is eager to receive feedback and works hard to provide a delicious, personalized dining experience.

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On-site amenities

Enjoy daily fitness classes, strolls on our walking path or 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!

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Finding your joy is easy at The Waterford at Ironbridge. We offer exciting events and activities for residents to take part in every day.
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In the Springfield area

Located near 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.

The Waterford at Ironbridge serves Greene County and is convenient for family members living nearby in Republic, Nixa, Ozark and Branson, MO.

Hospitals: Cox Medical, Mercy Clinic
Pharmacies: Walgreens, Walmart, CVS, Sam’s Club
Shopping: ALDI, Sam’s Club, Battlefield Mall, Hobby Lobby, Lowe’s, Target, T.J. Maxx, Kohl’s
Dining: Golden Corral, Cheddar’s, IHOP, Ruby Tuesday, Braum’s, Black Sheep Burgers and Shakes
Local destinations: Route 66 Car Museum, Wonders of Wildlife National Museum & Aquarium, Sequiota Park