The Waterford on Highland Colony – Senior living in Ridgeland, Mississippi

The Waterford on Highland Colony provides quality care and the supportive environment needed for you to remain as self-reliant as possible.

We offer the following living senior living options:

  • Independent living
  • Temporary stay
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Experience upscale, comfortable elegance at our retirement community.

Fun & friends

There is never a shortage of fun activities or friendly faces at The Waterford on Highland Colony! From movie nights and bridge groups to wine and cider socials and happy hours, we take pride in programming that brings our seniors together.

You’ll love our proximity to Ross Barnett Reservoir, where 33,000 acres welcome boaters, skiers, picnickers and more. Boat rentals are available at the harbor, and residents can enjoy some exercise on nearly seven miles of walking paths. The Mississippi Craft Center is also nearby.

Safety & convenience

Experience peace of mind with 24-hour staffing, emergency response systems, on-site health agencies and full service therapies.

We offer a variety of exercise and recreational programs for you to enjoy onsite. You can also access the Ridgeland Super Star Senior Program, offering enrichment programs such as oil painting, foreign language classes, martial arts and dancing.

Still Water Church meets each Sunday morning at 10:30 in our activity room, or catch a mid-week service on Wednesday evenings at 5:30.

The Waterford on Highland Colony living options

Find the right type of senior living community in Ridgeland, MS.

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.

One-bedroom apartment with living room, bathroom and kitchen at a senior living facility in Ridgeland, Mississippi.

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 on Highland Colony home.

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

I moved to The Waterford because I wanted to have more people in my life. Now, these people have become my family. I am so happy to have found The Waterford! Dorothy T.

Resident life at The Waterford on Highland Colony independent living

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Education & recreation

From our tap dancing lessons and monthly themed dinners to craft and cooking projects to morning exercise classes, we provide meaningful ways for you to develop new skills and interests and expand your social circles.

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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.

Well-lit library with a wall of bookshelves, a table with chairs in the center of the room and comfortable seating spread around in Ridgeland, Mississippi.

On-site amenities

Stroll our beautifully manicured gardens or grab a good read from our well-stocked library and curl up in front of the fireplace. Get your hair done at our on-site salon or join a game of bingo in the activity center. There’s plenty of things to do!

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In the Ridgeland area

Situated just north of Jackson, Mississippi, our independent living community is convenient to Interstates 55 and 220 and Highway 51. A convenient Amtrak station is just 10 miles away.

The Waterford on Highland Colony serves Madison County and is convenient for family members living nearby in Madison, Flowood and Clinton, MS.

Hospitals: St. Dominic, Baptist Health Systems, River Oaks
Pharmacies: Rite Aid, Walgreens, PharMerica, CVS
Restaurants: Koestler Prime, Local 463, Five Guys Burgers and Fries, Biaggi’s Ristorante Italiano
Shopping: Renaissance at Colony Park, Northpark, Costco, Walmart, Kroger, The Fresh Market, Target
Local destinations: Freedom Ridge, Old Trace Park, Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum

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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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