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Enjoy Active Independent Living at Bethesda Terrace

You’ll find ways to seize every day at Bethesda Terrace, from quiet and contemplative mornings to lively evenings with good friends. All in a beautiful setting you’ll love to call home.

Bethesda Terrace Amenities & Lifestyle

Across 10 park-like acres in South St. Louis County, Bethesda Terrace gives you so many ways to enjoy yourself and engage with your community. Read a book next to the soothing waterfall one day, then take a leisurely stroll through the courtyard the next. Feeling social? Entertain your guests in the gazebo before heading to bingo in the dining room. Plus, you can mark your calendar with frequent trips to the ballpark, museums and so many other fascinating destinations in the St. Louis area. With 145 apartments, Bethesda Terrace is large enough to introduce you to a wide range of interesting people but small enough to offer the intimacy of a small town.

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Bethesda: The Best in Wellness

Our wellness program encourages all-around wellness in mind, body and spirit. We’re always offering something new to keep our residents feeling engaged and healthy with comprehensive tools and programs designed to help you stay active longer.

Live Well
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Food that Fits Your Lifestyle

At Bethesda Terrace, food is a means of coming together to celebrate every day. Whether you’re craving gourmet cuisine or comfort food, our Culinary team have delicious options that fit your lifestyle, fulfill your cravings and excite your palate.

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Activities for All

We focus on creating a positive, vibrant living environment full of engaging and socially connected programs that enable our residents to thrive. Our dedicated life enrichment team finds new ways to engage residents based on their individual preferences, inspiring more time to do what they enjoy.

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You’ve earned this life, one with comfort in every moment and without worry for the future. A life like this shouldn’t feel like a far-off fantasy. It’s just around the corner, and it’s at Bethesda Terrace.
Bob M. from Bethesda Terrace
I really appreciated the choice they give at Bethesda Terrace to either put down a down payment when you move in or not to. I visited a few other places before I moved in, and no one else was offering that opportunity.”
— Bob M.
Rosemary B. from Bethesda Terrace
Moving to Bethesda Terrace finally allowed me to ‘retire.’ Weekly housekeeping means no more mopping, vacuuming or dusting. Not only do I no longer have to cook or do the dishes, but I enjoy my meals on a table with a tablecloth and cloth napkins, and served to me. And when I’m finished, I just walk away from the table and it’s taken care of!
— Rosemary B.
Jerry S. from Bethesda Terrace
Bethesda Terrace is my home where all of my needs are met cheerfully by kind and considerate people. I feel like a ‘queen’ as I look out at the gazebo and all of the trees in my backyard. And I am amazed that I didn’t have to do anything to make this so - just move in. Thank you, Bethesda Terrace!
— Jerry S.
Bob and Betty A. from Bethesda Terrace
The grounds are fantastic. We love just sitting and relaxing by the gazebo and the waterfall in the back, and there are often others who are doing the same. I (Bob) walk the grounds 30 minutes a day twice a day, and I love it.
— Bob and Betty A.

Bethesda Terrace Video Tour

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Independent Living Costs in St. Louis

It’s hard to put a price tag on your quality of life, but the cost of living matters when considering moving to an independent living community. Bethesda Terrace offers financial options that fit a wide variety of budgets and planning needs, and don’t be surprised if you find it to be more affordable than you think.

  • Entrance Fee Agreement — offers multiple refund options. Residents pay a one-time entrance fee based on their floor plan and chosen return option along with associated monthly fees.
  • Rental Agreement — provides monthly rental opportunities with no entrance fee.

An Average Range of Independent Living Costs at Bethesda Terrace:

  • Entrance Fees start at $70,000 with an Associated Monthly Fee starting at $505
  • OR
  • Monthly Rental Fees start at $1,480

Entrance and monthly service fees will depend on the floor plan and agreement you choose.

Compare Your Current Housing Expenses to Costs at Bethesda Terrace

As you weigh the costs associated with an independent living community, you will discover that many older adults spend more living alone in their own home by paying separately for a mortgage or rent, utilities, groceries, maintenance, and home care or transportation.

Use our Cost Comparison Calculator as a quick and easy way to see how your current monthly expenses compare to monthly fees at Bethesda Terrace.

Bethesda Terrace Apartments & Floor Plans

Choose from a wide variety of floor plans that offer ample space and true comfort. Bethesda Terrace also offers easy access to everything you could want from a community that’s as vibrant, welcoming and unique as you are.
Studio — 380 sq. ft
1 Bedroom — 590 sq. ft
2 Bedroom — 880 sq. ft
This is a sample of floor plans available at Bethesda Terrace. Please contact us to view more floor plan options and discuss pricing.

Our Guarantee to You

We want to make sure your experience at Bethesda Terrace is a positive one. The Bethesda Guarantee allows you to:

  • Live the Bethesda retirement life without committing to the unknown
  • Experience a variety of social events
  • Make new friends
  • Dine with your family and friends on us
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A Plan for the Future

When you make the move to a Bethesda independent senior living community, you are creating a life plan for both now and the future. That’s because Bethesda also offers an array of living options to accommodate those whose health is starting to decline, including assisted living, memory support, and 24-hour skilled nursing care. We also offer a program called Senior Support Solutions that can provide you with some assistance yet let you remain in your apartment.

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You can take comfort knowing all of these are Bethesda services, and therefore reflect the commitment to quality for which Bethesda is known. Also, it may be comforting to know that our residents get top priority in case any of these are needed.

Staying. Safer. Together.

At Bethesda, we take a very proactive stance on infection control, including providing all of our Independent Senior Living residents and staff with access to flu and COVID vaccines. We are so happy that we are helping keep our community healthy and safe!

We invite those interested in senior living to learn more about our communities and live the life you deserve.

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Moving with Ease

Designed specifically for our incoming residents, Bethesda’s Moving with Ease program simplifies the process and provides you peace of mind. Our Core Experience Team is here to make the transition from your home to your new apartment easy and stress-free.

Your Home Is in Good Hands

When you reserve your home at Bethesda, you will receive up to $3,000 worth of moving assistance through the Moving with Ease program. This benefit includes access to one or more of the following services:

  • Full-Service Movers
  • Professional Organizer and Space Planner
  • Estate Sale Referrals
  • Home Clean-Out
  • Handyman Services
  • Multiple Home Sale Options
  • Weekly House Visits During the Listing Process
  • Consistent Communication
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Embrace Your Independence with Bethesda Terrace

Discover the Bethesda Difference and enjoy an exceptional retirement lifestyle — all on your terms. Fill out the form below or call Ashley, our Sales Counselor, at (314) 375-1070.