Information for Seniors

Excelsior Springs Senior Site mealsExcelsior Springs Senior Center

The Excelsior Springs Senior Center is a place to socialize, participate in activities, and enjoy a hot nutritious meal during the week from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.  The Senior Center offers a variety of activities from card games to fitness classes and many other health programs.  The Senior Center is available for anyone 60 years of age and older, or physically or mentally challenged between 18-59 years of age.

Excelsior Springs Home Delivered Meals

The Excelsior Springs Senior Center also manages the home delivered meals within the city limits. The program is provided through a partnership with Mid-American Regional Council. MARC works with vendors to deliver meals to homebound older adults. The meals are planned by a registered dietician to provide one-third of the Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) of nutrients for adults. To be eligible, a person must be aged 60 or older, and physically or mentally unable to leave their home. A limited number of meals are available for those who are aged 18-59 and disabled. In some situations, an eligible person’s caregiver may also receive meals. Priority is given to those with the greatest social and/or economic need. Call 816-421-4980 to find out if you’re eligible for home-delivered meals.

Excelsior Springs Transportation

The City of Excelsior Springs Transportation Department operates a curb to curb public transportation system for its citizens as a Fixed Route Service, with minor deviations within the city limits. Service is provided without regard to race, color, and national origin in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act.

Excelsior Springs TransportationThe bus operates Monday thru Friday, 5 a.m. (24 hour notice), 9 a.m., 10 a.m., 11 a.m., lunch, 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m. Fare $2.00 per one way; children 3 and under ride free. Passengers may purchase a 10-card pass for $18.00. Our bus stops every hour at the following sites:

:00 – Hall of Waters
:02 – Saratoga Towers
:05 – Ruey Ann High Rise
:07 – Colony Plaza
:20 – Excelsior Springs Hospital
:35 – Wal-Mart
:40 – Price Chopper
:59 – Hall of Waters

Ride a Share Program: Some merchants/professionals participate in a “Ride a Share” program which provides the return fare from their location, Monday through Friday. Included are Excelsior Springs Hospital, Price Chopper, Wal-Mart, Family Vision, North American Savings Bank, Dr. Craven Family Dentistry, and Excelsior Springs Clinic.

Passengers with disabilities may request modifications to current service procedures to access our service. To make a request, please call 816-630-0754, Ext. 4425 or send an email. Please submit request at least the day before the trip.

The safety of our driver and passengers are the number one priority! For complete details, visit the Excelsior Springs Transportation Department website or download the transportation schedule brochure.

Transportation Schedule Brochure

Minor Home Repair Program

Senior Minor Home Repair Program

The City has partnered with Rebuilding Together KC, Inc. and Northland Neighborhoods, Inc. to provide Minor Home Repairs to residents in city limits who qualify. To apply, please call Laura Mize at 816-629-7011 to schedule an appointment. If you would like to apply to RTKC or NNI directly you may call them at the numbers below.
Rebuilding Together KC, Inc. 816-781-8985
Northland Neighborhoods, Inc. 816-454-2000

USDA Home Repair

USDA Home Financing

The USDA offers Home Repair grants and loans to those who qualify. To qualify for the grant, you must be 62 or older and not be able to repay a repair loan. Home Repair loans have a fixed interest rate at 1%. To apply, please call Laura Mize at 816-629-7011 to schedule an appointment.

Online Resource Directory

Seniors Online
Get additional information and online resources for Excelsior Springs residents.

Download our Excelsior Springs Area Senior Resource Guide or read online. Click here.