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

Start your retirement journey surrounded by friendly faces at The Waterford on Highland Colony. We provide a comfortable, affordable senior living experience filled with activities that educate, entertain and delight. Our team members are passionate about making our residents’ lives easier and more enjoyable.

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About the Community

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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 Ridgeland!

2023 Caring Super Star: top rated on caring.com

Caring.com Super Star

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

Best of Senior Living 2023 badge from A Place for Mom

Best of Senior Living

This award is given to independent living communities that received at least a 4.5 star rating on APlaceforMom.com or SeniorAdvisor.com.

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Experience upscale, comfortable elegance at our retirement community.

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Fun & friends

There is never a shortage of fun activities 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 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 Sunday mornings and Wednesday evenings in our activity room.

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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 on Highland Colony living options

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

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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

Find your joy in one of our studio, one or two-bedroom apartment homes. We offer residents quality finishes, thoughtful layouts and built-in safety features.

With a variety of floor plans, we have an option for every lifestyle.

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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

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Education & recreation

From our tap dancing lessons and monthly themed dinners to craft projects and morning exercise classes, 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

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 to do!

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Finding your joy is easy at The Waterford on Highland Colony. We offer exciting events and activities for residents to take part in every day.
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What makes The Waterford on Highland Colony the best senior living community in our area?

From outdoor activities to the finest restaurant-quality cuisine, The Waterford on Highland Colony offers a fun and safe environment for older adults to enjoy their retirement while surrounded by like-minded people.

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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