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Creekside at Elfindale

1601 South Fort, Springfield, MO 65807


Creekside at Elfindale provides a serene independent living environment tucked within 62 beautiful wooded acres in central Springfield. Seniors aged 55 and older can take pleasure in a lifestyle enriched by an array of activities both on and off-site, surrounded by natural beauty and a sense of community. With a commendable reputation, Creekside at Elfindale takes pride in the superior care managed by a professional staff aiming to exceed residents' expectations. Offering a mix of cottages and apartments, the community is specifically designed for active adults seeking independence without the hassles of home ownership. The commitment to dignity in life is not only part of their mission but also a guiding belief that nurtures the family atmosphere. Prospective residents are encouraged to schedule a tour to discover the affordable lifestyle available at Creekside at Elfindale.

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Food and Dining

Fine dining at Creekside at Elfindale is central to the resident experience, offering a chance to unwind and socialize. The chef's menus showcase a dynamic array of choices alongside beloved classics, ensuring dietary variety and culinary delight. The campus chef, Kevin Connaughton, champions the dining services with his passion and expertise, ensuring exceptional dining events and everyday meals alike. Residents can enjoy open dining from morning till evening with seasonal menus and daily specials contributing to the exceptional dining experience.



  • Chef-Prepared Menus
  • Seasonal Menus
  • Dining Events
  • Daily Specials
  • Open Dining


Residents at Creekside at Elfindale are offered a carefree lifestyle with numerous amenities to enhance their day-to-day living. The cottages cater to active adults and are replete with home appliances, decks for outdoor living, and a selection of beautifully designed floor plans. Lodge Apartments complement the carefree lifestyle with included meals and housekeeping services, all with private patios or balconies for additional outside enjoyment. Within the community, a wealth of amenities such as a dining room, private dining spaces, an ice cream parlor, post office, library, activity and club house, dance floor, and designed exercise rooms are readily available. For those who appreciate nature, Creekside provides a resident garden, wooded walking trails, and extensive landscaping featuring a creek and lake.


  • Cottages
  • Lodge Apartments
  • Dining Room
  • Private Dining
  • Ice Cream Parlor
  • Post Office
  • Library
  • Activity Room
  • Club House
  • Dance Floor
  • Exercise Rooms
  • Sun Room
  • Banking Services
  • Barber Shop
  • Natural Surroundings
  • Resident Garden
  • Wooded Walking Trail
  • Landscaping



At Creekside at Elfindale, the full calendar of activities is intentionally curated to cater to various interests, guaranteeing that there is always something stimulating, educational, or entertaining available. Whether the desire is to engage in spiritual enrichment or simply to spend quality time with friends, the Life Enrichment team ensures there are ample opportunities for every resident. Highlighting the appreciation for the surroundings, the natural environment itself plays a significant role in daily life, complete with wildlife and beautifully cultivated landscapes.



  • Life Enrichment
  • Educational Activities
  • Entertainment
  • Spiritual Enrichment
  • Wildlife
  • Landscapes