© 2022 Art/Photo CLMurphyCreative for


Evergreen Logo Foxwood.jpg

Our first Senior Living Community Spotlight in 2022 features FOXWOOD SPRINGS Senior Living. Located in Raymore, Missouri Foxwood Springs boasts all the benefits and amenities of an exceptionally managed CCRC (Continuing Care Retirement Community). Follow the link below to read all about this wonderful community!

Community Spotlight Page

If you are an Independent or Assisted Living Senior Community that would like to be featured on our

Community Spotlight page, please contact Cindy Murphy

at email: or 816.358.6338 for more information.

Please note: Communities participating in the Community Listing Link Program will take feature preference on the Community Spotlight page. (More about the Listing Link Program below.)



We've put together an affordable program that has the potential of delivering new residents to your doorstep.

We've compiled a concise, single-page--Senior Living Missouri & Kansas--featuring all independent and assisted living communities within the Greater Kansas City Metro. This easy-to-use listing page has communities organized alphabetically by State and City. In addition, each Community is identified as Independent Living (IL), Assisted Living (AL) or both.

Active listing links allow immediate access to the Community's homepage where more information can be obtained. The Listing Link Program is very affordable at just $30.00 per month* (prorated through the end of 2022 with yearly contract renewals on December 31st).

For more information, please email Cindy Murphy

at or call: 816.358.6338.

*Convenient electronic invoicing and payments are accepted.

Is your Community listed?


SENIOR LIVING Missouri & Kansas

Online Classes Through Senior Planet

If you've been looking for classes you can take online, check out Senior Planet. There's a large variety of topics from art classes to book clubs, to exercise classes to learning how to produce YouTube videos, sign up and discover new things at Senior Planet

"Becoming Lincoln" Podcast

Brian Lyman hosts this free podcast on the life of Abraham Lincoln, from his ancestors to his afterlife. This is a 26 episode podcast that can either be binge listened to or spread out over time. If you like history, you'll like this podcast: Becoming Lincoln

"A Life's Story" Podcast

A recently discovered treasure, Leslie Gold hosts A Life's Story podcast. This free, senior storytelling podcast features stories that are not only extremely interesting but also heartwarming. A wonderful way to spend thirty minutes. Connect with A Life's Story wherever you get your podcasts or through the website at: A Life's Story


On May 13 & 27, 2021, KKFI 90.1 FM Cowtown Conversations program host, Joseph Jackson discussed with Downsizing Simplified owner, Cindy Murphy the various steps and considerations involved in the downsizing process. To listen to the archived program from May 27th: KKFI & Downsizing Simplified


If you're a Senior thinking about downsizing or maybe currently working your way through the process, or have recently completed a move, we'd love to hear about your experience. The good, the not-so-good and maybe even the terrible--what experiences can you share that might make the journey a little smoother for others?

Can you share your experiences on any of these topics?

  • Did you allow enough time for the downsizing process?

  • Was procrastination an issue? If so, how and why?

  • What part of the process did you find yourself getting stuck on?

  • Did you make a To-Do list and follow it?

  • What was the motivating factor(s) in your decision to downsize?

  • Did you have difficulty finding a new home environment?

  • Are you happy about making the move?

  • If you had to do it over again, would you?

There are so many more questions that deal with the process steps of downsizing. If we didn't list one that you would like to share your thoughts on, please do so.

You can use the CONTACT US page on the website or send an email:

Thank you for participating.

Personal information is NEVER shared.