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Fairwinds - River's Edge wins award for Best Independent Living - U.S. NewsFairwinds – River’s Edge, voted US News & World Report’s Best Senior Living, offers high-quality independent living in St. Charles, Missouri.

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Learn more about our community!

Our 62+ community is elegant and comfortable, encouraging residents to feel at home right away. Fairwinds – River’s Edge is bursting with energy and our happy residents are highly engaged in activities, social events and local excursions. Our prime location in St. Charles near Ameristar Casino and not far from Mid-Rivers Mall, allows our residents to enjoy the finest shopping and dining in the area. Independent living at Fairwinds – River’s Edge is the perfect combination of relaxation and adventure. Our community has regular happy hours with live entertainment, garden plots maintained by residents, and a state-of-the-art fitness center. We are a unique community that creates an environment where seniors can thrive, living each day to its fullest.

We are committed to providing five-star service, making Fairwinds – River’s Edge feel more like a cruise vacation than everyday life. We work around the clock to make your retirement dreams a reality. Whatever residents need and whenever they need it – we are here to help.


Fairwinds - River's Edge

600 River's Edge Drive

St. Charles, MO 63303

Floor Plans

We offer spacious one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments and villas with private patios or balconies, and built-in emergency communication systems.

One Bedroom

650 Square Feet

Two Bedroom

975 Square Feet


1,500 Square Feet


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Brain HQ by Posit Science

Fairwinds – River’s Edge has a BrainHQ program designed to help you keep your mind healthy, build a stronger brain, concentrate deeper, and enhance your memory. Try it out!

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Travel by Leisure Care

The minute you move in, you’ll have your own travel agent to make airfare, hotel, or car rental arrangements anywhere around the world. Our Travel by Leisure Care signature program understands the unique needs of seniors, and will be available to you 24/7 to help make any travel dream a reality. 



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Fairwinds Rivers Edge App

Fairwinds – River’s Edge is excited to announce the new MyLeisureCare app, now available for all residents on their smartphones, computers, and tablets! Learn more about the app and how residents stay connected at Fairwinds – River’s Edge.  MyLeisureCare App Encourages Connection and Participation It’s no secret that there is a lot going on at […]

Fairwinds Rivers Edge Best Independent Living

When it comes to creating exceptional senior living, experience matters. Fairwinds – River’s Edge is a well-established senior living community in St. Charles, Missouri. Meet some of our dedicated team members who strive to deliver an unparalleled independent living experience for our residents. 20 Years of Experience in Embracing Joy and Purpose New is not […]

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For decades, U.S. News and World Report rankings have been a trusted source for consumers in identifying the best hospitals, mutual funds, cars, colleges, nursing homes, and more. Now, U.S. News and World Report has identified the best independent living, assisted living, and memory care communities. We are proud to say that 38 of our […]

Fairwinds Rivers Edge Independent Living

At Fairwinds – River’s Edge, we understand that change can be difficult. Many of our residents have found that once they have decided to move to an independent living community, they have the peace of mind they had been missing and could find freedom in retirement. Meet Karen, one of our independent living residents, and […]

Fairwinds Rivers Edge Technology

At Fairwinds – River’s Edge, we encourage residents to learn new things and make the most of every day. Part of thriving in today’s world is understanding technology, especially mobile technology such as smartphones, virtual assistant technology, and tablets. Learn more about how and why we encourage our independent living residents to explore mobile technology. […]

Fairwinds Rivers Edge Dance

Staying active is an essential part of life at Fairwinds – River’s Edge. Our residents enjoy a holistic approach to health through PrimeFit Wellness in our independent living community. PrimeFit Wellness is a signature program offered exclusively by Leisure Care communities to incorporate living well in every aspect of life fully. Fairwinds – River’s Edge residents […]

Fairwinds Rivers Edge Landing Ofallon Golf Tournament

Leisure Care communities are consistently seeking ways to give back to the areas where they live, work, and play. Fairwinds – River’s Edge and The Landing of O’Fallon recently teamed up with Nurses & Company (their onsite home health care and therapy provider) to host their third annual Charity Golf Tournament benefitting the VFW National […]

Fairwinds Rivers Edge Healthcare Services

Fairwinds – River’s Edge is an independent living community in St. Charles, Missouri. Our active community is warm and welcoming, helping seniors live better (and healthier!) in retirement. Health and wellness are an important part of living well and so Fairwinds – River’s Edge offers onsite home healthcare services to all residents.  Onsite Home Healthcare […]

February Fitness Frenzy Fairwinds Rivers Edge

Fairwinds – River’s Edge independent living recently completed their February Fitness Frenzy, surpassing their fundraising and active minutes goals! Learn more about Leisure Care’s annual February Fitness Frenzy and how Fairwinds – River’s Edge is working hard to improve the area where we live, work, and play. Every February, Leisure Care communities across the country […]

Fairwinds Rivers Edge Covid Vaccine

Residents and staff at Fairwinds – River’s Edge senior living recently received the COVID-19 vaccination. Take a closer look at how senior living communities, like Fairwinds – River’s Edge, are helping residents regain a sense of normalcy and stay socially engaged and socially distanced. Senior Living Residents Receive COVID-19 Vaccine On January 28, 2021, Fairwinds […]

Community Details



Fairwinds – River’s Edge is located in St. Charles, MO. Our prime location is near a thriving, quaint, and historic downtown area with an abundance of dining and shopping options. We are a short drive from the Missouri River and just a short drive from the neighboring cities of O’Fallon and Chesterfield. Residents also appreciate our proximity to the Lambert – St. Louis International Airport and St. Joseph’s Hospital.


  • Full-service dining complete with full menus changed seasonally, as well as daily specials, offering great variety to our residents
  • Intimate dining room for private parties
  • All apartments and villas have fully furnished kitchens
  • Casual dining in Edgewater’s Lounge
  • Room Service


  • 24-Hour On-site Reception Staff
  • Resident Services Manager
  • On-Site 24-hour Home Health Care Services (third party provider)
  • On-Site Physical, Occupational, Speech, and Water Therapists (third party provider)
  • Visiting Podiatrist
  • Full-time Activities Supervisor
  • Visiting Audiologist
  • PrimeFit Group Fitness Instructor
  • Full-Service Salon
  • Visiting Massage Therapist


  • Spacious one- and two bedroom apartments and two-bedroom villas
  • Walk-in closets in villas
  • Bathrooms designed for comfort and safety, with step-in showers and, in our apartments, safety bars are standard
  • Emergency call system in every apartment and villa, as well as a daily check-in system
  • Full kitchens
  • Wall-to-wall carpeting
  • Window covering
  • Balconies or patios in most apartments
  • Individually controlled air system
  • Comprehensive fire safety program including smoke detectors and sprinklers
  • Apartments include a washer/dryer unit and villas have a washer/dryer hook-up
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi


  • Pet care available
  • Accepts indoor cats and dogs


  • Carports and valet service available
  • Luxurious entertainment lounge with piano and fireplace
  • Fountains and ponds throughout grounds
  • Garden plots
  • Comfortable library with complimentary books, daily newspapers, and a computer station providing wi-fi for the library and grand lobby
  • Edgewater’s Lounge
  • Game room and poker room
  • Activities room
  • Complimentary laundry facilities
  • Bi-weekly housekeeping services
  • PrimeFit Gym & Fitness
  • Swimming pool and Jacuzzi
  • Billiards area
  • Theater
  • Arts program, including arts and crafts, painting and drawing classes
  • Concierge Services
  • On-site Home Health care and Therapy Services (third party provider)
  • Travel by Leisure Care
  • Balance Builders Multidimensional Balance Building Program
  • BrainHQ by Posit Science
  • Language Learning programs powered by Rosetta Stone®
  • Nintendo Wii
  • Full calendar of fun and engaging programs, events and activities
  • Regularly scheduled shuttle service
  • Private chauffeur service
  • Full-service salon
  • Health and wellness center
  • Pendant service available
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Fairwinds – River’s Edge

Fairwinds - River's Edge
600 River's Edge Drive St. Charles MO 63303