Leaders break ground for new retirement community in Cape Girardeau

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KBSI) – City leaders and representatives from Newbridge Properties broke ground for a new senior living facility in Cape Girardeau on Thursday.

The Newbridge Retirement Community will be a 75,000 square foot facility located at 1205 S. Mount Auburn and Kingshighway. It will provide independent living, assisted living and memory care for those 65 and older.

This resort-style retirement community will consist of 82 apartments with 46 assisted living private apartments, 12 second-person accommodations for couples and 36 special care units that are private apartments designed for memory care residents diagnosed with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.

The memory care portion will include two households designed to empower each resident to function at his or her best potential. The households will engage residents in activities adapted to their cognitive and physical abilities. Each household will have its own private dining, kitchen, nursing station and common living spaces.

There will be a library, café, salon and spa, pub with outdoor seating, fitness and therapy room, restaurant style dining with outdoor seating, fire pit, outdoor courtyards, art and gardening areas, theatre room and personal transportation services.

Pre-leasing begins May 2022. The grand opening is planned for December 2022, according to the Cape Girardeau Area Chamber of Commerce.


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