The Terrace Retirement Community entrance in Columbia, MO during spring

3 Reasons Why The Terrace is the Senior Living Community for You


How do you know when you’ve found the best place to retire? 

It’s simple. When the senior living community makes your life easier! Here at the Terrace Retirement Community, we provide a wealth of helpful insights to get you settled into our all-inclusive independent retirement community. Nestled in the heart of Columbia, Missouri, it emerges as a sanctuary, embodying comfort, companionship, and a commitment to quality living. 

At our core, we advocate for the celebration of life and living the way you choose. Whether your preference is a fitness session, quiet time with a good book, a spirited game of cards with friends, or an indulgent shopping spree, our community is crafted to provide the freedom to pursue your passions. Not to mention our delicious meals and a diverse range of amenities, rest assured that your days will be full of activities curated to bring joy and fulfillment.

Friends socializing together in the Terrace courtyard.Engaging Social Activities

Enjoy a vibrant social life when you live at the Terrace! 

Our bustling calendar is packed with engaging activities and events, creating a community that fosters camaraderie and connection among residents. Experience the delight of forging new friendships, partaking in group outings, and relishing life to the fullest. 

Amidst the hustle and bustle of daily activities, The Terrace understands the importance of quiet moments. We offer opportunities and community spaces for individual reflection, learning, and more.

For those seeking even more adventure, Terrace residents can join group trips around the neighborhood, in Columbia’s community, and in the state! We also offer regularly scheduled transportation services, and transportation for personal appointments within the city limits of Columbia. 

Exceptional Dining Experiences

Say farewell to bland, repetitive cafeteria-style meals—The Terrace invites you to savor a dining experience that rivals the finest restaurants in Columbia, Missouri. Delight your taste buds with the culinary wonders crafted by our professional kitchen staff, showcasing a commitment to delivering delicious, nutritional gourmet meals.

Dining Inclusions:

Dining is seamlessly integrated into your monthly rent at The Terrace, functioning as a flexible meal plan. You’ll receive dining points that provide the freedom to choose when and where you want to enjoy your meals, ensuring a dining experience tailored to your preferences.

3 Reasons Why The Terrace is the Senior Living Community for You 1Special Meals for Celebrations:

At The Terrace, we celebrate a spectrum of special occasions, infusing each event with themed cuisine.

From Memorial Day barbecues to elaborate New Year’s Day brunch feasts, we transform these moments into memorable culinary experiences. Family, friends, and guests are warmly welcomed to join in on the festivities, making every celebration a cherished communal event.

Cooking Your Own Meals:

The freedom to create your culinary masterpieces is always at your fingertips. Our beautiful apartments are equipped with microwaves, stovetops, and ovens, providing you the flexibility to whip up your favorite recipes in the comfort of your home.

Comfortable Living Spaces

A spacious kitchen and dining area of one of the affordable apartments at the Terrace. A corner view of the living space and balcony or one of the all inclusive senior apartments at the Terrace. One of the Terrace bathroom options for independent living in Columbia, Missouri.

Breaking away from the stereotypes of senior living, The Terrace redefines retirement communities by prioritizing independence and personalization, especially when it comes to our affordable senior apartments

We believe that retirement should be an exhilarating adventure, and we actively encourage residents to infuse their apartments with their unique style, from decorations to furniture choices.

With a range of studio, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom apartment options, we provide the spacious, private, and comfortable environment you need to craft your ideal retirement lifestyle. 

Common Retirement Questions & Answers:

  • Age Requirement: To become a resident at The Terrace, the minimum age requirement is 62 years. For those under 62, we eagerly anticipate welcoming you to our community in the near future.
  • Pets: Bring your furry companions along! We joyfully welcome both cats and dogs. If you have specific inquiries about your current pet or our pet policy, please reach out to Linette.
  • Guests: Your friends and family are always welcome. Guests can stay with you in your apartment, or we offer affordable guest accommodations on-site for their convenience.
  • Furnishings: Creating a comfortable home is paramount, and at The Terrace, we invite you to bring your own furnishings to design the perfect apartment that aligns with your preferences.
  • Maintenance/Housekeeping: We understand the importance of a hassle-free retirement living experience. Regular maintenance and housekeeping services are available for all our apartments, ensuring that your living space remains pristine and well-maintained.

If you or a loved one is ready to shift away from the difficulties of homeownership, upkeep, and the overwhelming costs that come with it, schedule a tour at the Terrace. Our mission is to liberate you from these concerns, allowing you to fully embrace and enjoy life. Say goodbye to the hassles and say hello to a lifestyle that prioritizes your well-being, independence, and the pursuit of a fulfilling retirement. 

Reach out to reach out to Linette at 573-875-2538.


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