Columbia's Preferred Retirement Community

The Terrace isn’t like any other senior retirement community. We believe in helping people aged 62 and older have an independent living lifestyle that they truly love. Our caring and compassionate staff have ensured that each resident has the retirement community experience they deserve.

At the Terrace, Enjoying Life is What It’s All About.

Welcome to the Terrace Retirement Community, where we believe that enjoying life is the ultimate goal. We offer an all-inclusive, independent living environment that allows you to live life on your terms. Whether you prefer working out in the gym, cozying up by the fire with a good book, playing bridge with friends, or going shopping, our community is designed to give you the freedom to do what you love. With our delicious gourmet meals and a wide range of amenities, you can be sure that your days will be filled with activities that bring you joy. 
If you or a loved one are interested in joining our community, you can request more information through email or phone, or visit our location in Columbia, MO to see firsthand the lifestyle our residents enjoy every day.

Our Core Values

Why Make Your Next Home the Terrace Retirement Community?

During your retirement, the community you surround yourself with can have major impact on your quality of life. The Terrace makes it convenient to do the things you love, empowers you to take control of your life, and helps you feel your happiest and healthiest—no matter your age!

Freedom, friendship, and respect are the three core values that lie at the center of everything we do at the Terrace Retirement Community. Explore each way we communicate these core values below.

Discover Independence In Your New Home

At the end of each day, the Terrace invites you to relax in your own, independent apartment suite. We offer a wide variety of floor plans, including studios, one-bedroom and two-bedroom options. Each apartment features a well-equipped kitchen, individual temperature controls, and a carefully designed layout to let in natural sunlight.

Each of our beautiful, private apartments in Columbia, MO are available with no buy-in investment or non-refundable community fee. Interested in hearing more? Check out our Apartments page for more information or call us today to set up a tour!

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"I really feel that the Terrace is truly my home and I am very happy."
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"The Terrace is a great place to live because they do the cooking! They have two menus in each dinning room and many choices."
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"I recently moved to The Terrace and since there are no assigned tables, I like to move around and introduce myself to everyone. Everybody is really kind and they all want to know your name."
Happy Terrace Retirement James Laney
"I love living at The Terrace because the people are super nice and friendly."
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"Living here at the Terrace, I'm able to get my hair fixed every Friday. They also offer pedicures and manicures, and we don't even have to leave the building."
A smiling Terrace Retirement resident
"I don't have to wash dishes. I don't have to paint, I don't have to cut the grass. It's all done for me. The community is just great."
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The Terrace Blog

Ready to Learn More About the Terrace Retirement Community?

Request our informational materials online via our Contact Us page or by telephone at (573) 875-2538 today! We also invite you to stop by our location or schedule a full tour with our staff to get a first-hand look at what it’s like to live at the Terrace! We look forward to meeting you and your loved ones soon!