Let's face it, there are a lot of options out there to consider when you're contemplating your retirement living choices. We've put together a useful resource to help you navigate through your journey to find the option that is right for you. Request a copy of our Straight Talk Guide today!


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Active senior living in a place
where you'll instantly feel at home.

Recently rated as one of the top 10 places in Missouri to retire, Higginsville has all the conveniences of the city with the unmistakable feel of a small town. The lifestyle at John Knox Village East is similar in that you’ll have everything you could ever need or want here, yet you’ll never feel as though you’re overwhelmed or come across an unfriendly face. As a nonprofit community governed by a volunteer Board of Directors, you can rest assured knowing we put our residents first.

With a variety of floor plans to choose from, you’ll be amazed by the panoramic views they provide of our sprawling 40-acre campus. You'll also be inspired by the wellness programs we offer. Continue the hobbies you love or start something brand new – you’ll live happily and maintenance-free while you enjoy active senior living taking advantage of it all.

Services & Amenities
Floor Plans
  • 40-acres of beautifully landscaped grounds with walking trails and gardening areas
  • Restaurant-style dining
  • Housekeeping
  • Fitness center
  • Convenience store
  • Beauty and barber shop
  • Transportation for shopping and other outings
  • Variety of life enrichment programs
  • Ongoing educational programs
  • Repair and/or replacement of mechanical systems, appliances and built-in light fixtures
  • Basic cable TV service
  • All utilities included
  • Storage
  • Carports
  • Guest accommodations
  • Emergency call system (with onsite response)
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Hear from the people who embrace our lifestyle as much as it embraces them.

Hear from our residents
  • George & DeLaine Upton, Residents since 2005

    George & DeLaine have lived here for 14 years. They like the peace of mind from having healthcare on site and the maintenance free lifestyle.

    Click here to hear more from George & DeLaine Upton!
  • Dorothy Peck, Resident since 2012

    Dorothy loves the friendships she's made at John Knox Village East.

    Click here to hear more from Dorothy Peck!
  • Virginia Bertz, Resident since 2008

    Virginia loves helping others and experienced the benefits of our on campus physical therapy.

    Click here to hear more from Virginia Bertz!
  • Rose Sage, Resident since 2016

    Rose loves staff and residents who treat each other like friends and family.

    Click here to hear more from Rose Sage!
  • Art & Helene, Residents since 2018

    Art & Helene Miller love the ease of living at John Knox Village East. The people they call their neighbors make this place great.

    Click here to hear more from Art & Helene!
  • Ken and Elaine Tieman, Residents since 2013

    Ken and Elaine value the security and care they receive here at John Knox Village East. Take a look to see what else they love about calling John Knox Village East home!

    Click here to hear more from Ken and Elaine Tieman!
  • Joe Wood, Resident since 1999

    Joe Wood loves the maintenance free living at John Knox Village East as well as the extra assistance when needed. Listen here for his full story!

    Click here to hear more from Joe Wood!
  • George Hulver, Resident since 2003

    George Hulver has been a resident at John Knox Village East for 15 years! Take a look a why he loves calling John Knox home.

    Click here to hear more from George Hulver!
  • Harold Sampson, Resident since 2002

    Harold Sampson loves the neighbors at John Knox Village East and the convenience of living close to the health center. Learn more about why Harold enjoys life at John Knox Village East!

    Click here to hear more from Harold Sampson!
  • Marveline Keucker, Resident since 2013

    Marveline Keucker moved to John Knox Village East from another senior living community in the area so she could be around more people. Hear more about her story today!

    Click here to hear more from Marveline Keucker!
  • Leland and Mary Lou Buckler, Residents since 2014

    We knew we wanted to be in a Life Plan Community and we knew John Knox Village East was the only place offering it. Plus, how could we not fall in love with it? It’s filled with friendly folks and has everything we need to retire happy.

    Click here to hear more from Leland and Mary Lou Buckler!
  • Ken & Elaine Tieman, Residents since 2013

    It’s safe, secure and we don’t have to scoop snow or mow the lawn! Our advice: Don’t wait – make the move to John Knox Village East so you can start enjoying the good life.

  • Ken & Jane Rechterman, Residents since 2010

    We know that hearing from the people who choose to call John Knox Village East home is some of the information you value most. Here, you will find the opportunity to hear from a different residents each month. They’ll tell you a little about themselves and why they love their home at John Knox Village East.

    Click here to hear more from Ken & Jane Rechterman!
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