8600 Delmar Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63124

Mon - Sun
9:00am - 5:00pm

Senior Living Communities,
Designed to Fit Your Lifestyle Needs

Services We Offer

Living at Brentmoor Retirement Community gives our residents every opportunity to keep active, stay involved and age gracefully.

Home Cooked Meals

Our chefs plan meals that are similar to ones that residents have prepared over the years. Fresh fruits and vegetables accompany every meal.

Life Enrichment Activities

We try to stimulate our seniors in social activities, physical skills, and mental stimulation activities, As important, we encourage our seniors to express their opinions, desires and feelings, so that they can be part of a “living community”.


Transportation to medical appointments are provided as well as weekly shopping trips and social outings.


A beauty shop is on site to keep our seniors looking good.

Housekeeping and Maintenance

Friendly housekeepers and maintenance staff are scheduled to clean and maintain our seniors apartment homes.

Personal Care Services

Our staff is available to help with medicine reminders, assisting in showering, and sometimes just to be a friend.

Pricing Plans

Our mission is to provide the best service, care and match
for you and your family.

Independent Living

Our independent senior living communities provide the versatility and benefits of being in your own home without the burdens and complexities of everyday life. Our seniors benefit from an independent lifestyle that promotes new friendships, community involvement and connection to you and your neighbors.
$3,250 Starting at

current_specialsChef prepared meals with snacks

Exercise & Planned Wellness Programs

Planned Activities

Full Calendar of Events

Local transportation services

Weekly housekeeping services


Beauty Shop

Assisted Living

Our assisted living and personal care community offers a personalized lifestyle for our residents that balances independence and assistance with Activities of Daily Living. Our care staff will develop an individualized care plan for each resident based on their needs. Residents will enjoy the privacy of their own apartment and the security of 24-hour personal assistance. We believe Assisted Living should empower our residents by celebrating their unique identify, life experiences and dreams. Our residents enjoy an active lifestyle while benefiting from a broad array of services and amenities that include:
$4,325 Starting at

current_specialsPersonalized Care Program

Medication Management

Personal alert system

Assistance with daily tasks

24-hour care staff

Chef prepared meals with snacks

Exercise & Planned Wellness Programs

Planned Activities

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"Thank you very much for your kindness and amazing care - and making this such a nice place to live. Love & Merry Christmas!"
“Thank you very much for your kindness and amazing care – and making this such a nice place to live. […]
"We love all of you so much! Words cannot convey our gratitude for all the love and care you gave Sam. Forever Grateful."
“We love all of you so much! Words cannot convey our gratitude for all the love and care you gave […]
"Thank you so very, very much for all your help, counsel, prayers & encouragement. The whole family has felt these for our Mom as we go from broken to HEALED AT HOME!! Hope to have Mom home soon and able to share her thanks in person."
“Thank you so very, very much for all your help, counsel, prayers & encouragement. The whole family has felt these […]

Employees in Service

Our management team members complement each other, and together we offer a comprehensive package of experience in all aspects of owning and managing communities committed to providing quality care for seniors.

Jan Effinger

Executive Director

Jan earned her MBA from Webster University and has been working in senior living and senior care for over 10 years. Her passion in life is working with seniors and providing them with passionate care. Prior to working with seniors, she was employed in corporate financial operations and has found that working with seniors is extremely fulfilling and feeds her passion of serving the senior population. She enjoys spending time with her husband, son, two dogs, reading, sewing and listening to music.

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Marilyn Cowsen

Director of Nursing

Marilyn Cowsen is the Director of Nursing at Brentmoor Retirement Community. She has worked in senior living for over 20 years, and has a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from Kaskaskia College in Central Illinois. Her goal is to be an outstanding advocate for seniors, ensuring they receive the excellent care that they are worthy of. In her spare time, Marilyn enjoys spending time with her two children and three grandchildren, as well as rooting on the New England Patriots in Football.

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Steve Downing

Executive Chef

Stephen Downing is the Executive Chef of the Brentmoor. He has worked for the Brentmoor since 2001. The Brentmoor is known for our dining program. Steve takes personal responsibility for each plate of food that comes out of our kitchen and prides himself on delighting our residents. Steve is married and has two children that he enjoys vacationing and eating out with.

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Katie Piper

Enrichment Director

Greetings, my name is Katie Piper and I am the Enrichment Coordinator for the Brentmoor Retirement Community! Being born and raised in St. Louis, I have received my degree in Music Therapy from Maryville University in St. Louis, and I am a board certified music therapist. Music Therapy is the use of music to reach physical, emotional, cognitive, and/or social needs and goals. Having experience in both recreation and music therapy fields, I intend on using both skill sets to enhance residents’ well-being here. Spending time with my family is a must for me, as well as doting on my two dachshunds Cherry and Cinnamon. I also enjoy making arts and crafts and cheering on the Cardinals and Blues!

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Max Oppenheimer

Max Oppenheimer

Marketing Director

Max Oppenheimer is the Marketing Director for the Brentmoor Retirement Community. He has worked in senior living since 2011 and has a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Yeshiva University in New York. Max enjoys spending time with his family and friends, playing racquetball, and is an avid Blues and Cardinals fan. His goal is to ease the transition for residents and their families as they relocate to a new community.

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Savannah Johnson

Back Office Manager

Savannah Johnson is the Business Office Coordinator of the Brentmoor. She has experience in Human Resources and Office Management in a long term care setting. Savannah takes pride in assuring the residents and all those involved receive quality service. Savannah is an avid Blues hockey fan and she is also an animal lover, having two cats and a dog.

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Below are a small sample of events at Brentmoor Retirement Community.
Our commitment to seniors is the benchmark for everything we do… our residents come first!

Sample Menu

Below is a sample of the nutritious and delicious meals we serve at Brentmoor Retirement Community.

Brentmoor Retirement Community

8600 Delmar Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63124
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