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Independent Living in Kansas City, MO

What do Independent Living residents love most about life at The Grand Royale? We’ll give you a hint: It’s not just about any one thing; it’s about everything. With access to an engaging, active lifestyle complete with the peace of mind of care, we invite you to take a step inside and experience it for yourself.

What Is Independent Living?

Independent Living facilities like The Grand Royale provide unique senior living services that are based around active, healthy lifestyles. ​From spending time enjoying social activities, events and our many community offerings to having complete peace of mind with a carefree lifestyle and senior care on site, your days are defined by you.

What Does Independent Living Look Like at The Grand Royale?

Simply put, life at The Grand Royale can look however you want it to look. With freedom from household chores, home maintenance, yardwork and more, you can spend your days exactly as you choose. Whether you like to stay in, go out with friends and family, or get out of your comfort zone by trying something new, there’s something for everyone. Check out just a few of the ways our residents like to fill their schedules:


  • Spending time with friends exploring our great location

  • Enjoying elevated dining options and delicious meals in our dining room

  • Pampering at Bombshell's Beauty Bar

  • Taking advantage of our scheduled transportation or allowing us to schedule an Uber or Lyft

  • Checking out our calendar of events and getting inspired to try something new

  • Relaxing and rejuvenating in their beautiful apartment

  • Having date night in our movie theater

  • Savoring ice cream at Wayne’s Creamery

  • Competing in a friendly game of pool 


Even better, all this and more is included in your monthly fee, making The Grand Royale the retirement community of choice for so many Gladstone and Kansas City seniors.

Enjoy Your Choice of Residential Floor Plans

The Grand Royale hosts 34 Independent Living apartments, with studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom options to meet the needs of our residents. Our modern, spacious floor plans include:


  • Updated flooring

  • New lighting fixtures

  • Abundant natural light

  • Generous closet space

  • Fully equipped kitchens

  • Spacious bathrooms

  • In-home washer and dryer

  • Private patios


Whether you’re ready to entertain and host family and friends or you’d rather rest up before your next big activity, we’re sure to have a plan that meets your interests and needs. 


How Much Does It Cost to Live in Independent Living?


While this varies among many senior living communities, The Grand Royale stands apart. Offering a rental lifestyle with no entrance fee, only a community fee and a security deposit, pricing starts at $2,475. Prices vary depending on floor plan selection.


What Makes Rental Communities So Beneficial?


Many seniors choose rental Independent Living communities because of their advantages throughout retirement. These include:

  • A maintenance-free lifestyle

  • Enrichment opportunities

  • Keeping your nest-egg safe

  • Having a choice for healthcare

  • Enjoying flexibility and freedom

Do you want to know more? We’re here to provide you with the information you need! Read more about these benefits as we go into deeper detail on our recent blog.

Grand Royale Senior Living Community

“Retirement living at The Grand Royale feels a lot like going on a vacation that you never have to leave.” 

– Teresa Mills, Director of Marketing 

What Does My Independent Living Lifestyle Include?


Aside from our rich calendars of social events, on-site services and endless possibilities, The Grand Royale makes it easy to enjoy each day with predictable costs.


  • Wi-Fi and Basic Cable

  • Scheduled Transportation

  • Weekly Housekeeping

  • Complimentary Maintenance

  • Breakfast and Lunch    

  • All Utilities


How does this cost compare to your current lifestyle? We encourage those considering Independent Living to add up the total cost and compare. Many find the cost is comparable to what they spend at home when all is said and done. 

What Happens if I Need More Care in the Future?  


We know that over time the needs of older adults may change. This is why The Grand Royale offers dedicated support right on site with Assisted Living and Short-Term Rehabilitation, ensuring we can care for your every need. 


Our dedicated care team is ready to help you improve or maintain your active lifestyle while enhancing your quality of life. Learn more about our Assisted Living and Short-Term Rehabilitation services below.

Assised Living

Assisted Living


For those who need additional support, we offer Assisted Living services. Designed to provide just the right amount of care and assistance with activities of daily living, you can enjoy the life you love while having the peace of mind of support when needed.

Short-Term Rehabilitation


With dedicated support 24 hours a day, seven days a week, those who require Short-Term Rehabilitation enjoy the same enriching opportunities and programs our Independent Living and Assisted Living residents do, bringing our residents, families and friends peace of mind. 

Are You Ready To Learn More?


If you or a loved one is looking for Independent Living, we’d love to give you a taste of our lifestyle while answering your questions and showing you around. Schedule a visit to experience a lifestyle you’ll love today.

Short Term Rehab
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