The Waterford at Ironbridge – Senior living in Springfield, Missouri

Put a spring in your step at our gorgeous senior community. We embrace a vibrant lifestyle that encourages health and independence through innovative recreational, educational, health and wellness programs.

We offer the following living senior living options:

  • Independent living
  • Temporary stay
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Experience a thriving retirement community with possibilities and comforts to live 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 also welcome!

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.

Two-bedroom apartment with living room, two bathrooms and kitchen at a senior living community in Springfield, Missouri.

Apartments designed with seniors in mind

Our apartment homes offer residents quality finishes, thoughtful layouts and built-in safety features. Experience comfort and peace of mind in your Waterford at Ironbridge home.

With a variety of floor plans, we have something for everyone.

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 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 with strawberries and whipped cream at the Waterford at a 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.

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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!

Sunset in Springfield, Missouri, the birthplace of Route 66.

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

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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 continuing to keep our residents happy and engaged.

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