Experience a retirement lifestyle that’s full of options

Superb amenities, helpful services and a full calendar of events at St. James Place

Discover a retirement lifestyle of exceptional value with superb amenities and helpful services. When you live maintenance-free at this Continuing Care Retirement Community, you’ll have the freedom to focus on your interests. You’ll have the opportunity to engage in a more active, healthy and social way of life. Plan to do as much or as little as you like. Fill your days to the brim with activities, or simply kick back with a good book and relax.

There’s a full calendar of social events, recreational activities, exercise classes and local and worldwide travel opportunities. Learn something new with an LSU sponsored OLLI educational course or join our popular resident’s association. Watch your favorite sporting event in the multimedia room or meet friends for a delicious meal at one of our restaurants. Practice your stroke on our putting green or challenge your neighbor to a game of billiards. Exercise at our state-of-the art fitness center or swim some laps, then pamper yourself at the holistic spa and salon afterward. The choice is all yours.

Located along the Mississippi River, Baton Rouge is the capital city of Louisiana. The area offers amazing opportunities for active adults. From the sounds of zydeco music to the smells of Creole and Cajun cooking, residents in this area enjoy many exciting attractions that include fine restaurants, historic points of interest, music venues, live theater, ballet and more…

See the area’s fascinating history and visit elaborate and beautiful antebellum mansions:
The Myrtles Plantation
Nottoway Plantation
Laura, a Creole Plantation
Houmas House Plantation and Gardens
Oakley Plantation at Audubon Historic Site
Magnolia Mound
LSU Rural Life Museum
Whitney Plantation
Oakalley Plantation
Go team! College sports play a major role in the active culture of Baton Rouge:
LSU Tigers
Southern University Jaguars
See Louisiana’s lush landscapes and agricultural heritage at area gardens:
Independence Park Botanic Gardens
LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens
Burden Museum and Gardens
Get inspired and experience an expanding visual arts scene in the city:
Shaw Center for the Arts
LSU Museum of Art
Louisiana Art and Science Museum
Baton Rouge Gallery
See exciting shows at area performing arts centers:
LSU’s Swine Palace
Baton Rouge Little Theater
Opera Louisiane
Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre
Baton Rouge River Center
Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra
Participate in a fun celebration or special event:
Biannual Restaurant Week
Louisiana Earth Day
Mardi Gras season
Wearin’ of the Green St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Bayou Country Superfest
Red Stick International Animation Festival
Taste the flavor of Louisiana at some of our local favorites in Baton Rouge:
Galatoire’s Bistro
Pinetta’s European Restaurant

Check out everything St. James Place residents will enjoy this month …

It’s a more social and active way of life in Baton Rouge.

Many things are happening just outside our front door and the resident calendar of events is just the start.

Independent Living Events:
Weekly Activities  • Monthly Calendar

newsletter february 2018



Making friends in retirement is easy. Say hello to friendly St. James Place …

Enjoy fine dining or casual buffet style meals at St. James Place

Prepared fresh by our award-winning executive chef and his culinary team

Dining is truly an experience at St. James Place. Treat yourself to delicious food in elegant, comfortable surroundings with pleasant and attentive staff at our two on-site restaurants: The Duplantier and Le Petit Carré. In addition, St. James Square features a delightful coffee house that offers muffins, pastries and various sweets, as well as delicious luncheon salads and sandwiches.

Our menus are as varied as they are mouth-watering. Meals are based on recommended nutritional guidelines. Our dining program targets health concerns, including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer, arthritis, and dementia. With our delicious menu selections, we encourage choice and variety. Dining at St. James Place offers nutrition counseling services and healthy menu selections designed to support a healthy, active lifestyle.

Within Independent Living you receive a “choice account” as part of your monthly service fee. On any given day, you simply decide which of the three meals to eat out and at which restaurant—then simply show up. Dining options include:

The Duplantier

St. James Place gives you the opportunity to enjoy first-class dining complemented with impeccable service at The Duplantier Dining Room. Every Sunday, the crowd swells with family members and friends joining residents for a mid-day elegant buffet. Special items such as prime rib and filet mignon are often available, as well as brunch items such as crepes and waffles. In addition, residents can enjoy a glass of wine or beer with their meal.

February 13 – 17: LUNCH MENU • DINNER MENU

February 20 – 24: LUNCH MENU • DINNER MENU

February 23: DINE TO THE 9s MENU

Hours of Operation:
Brunch Buffet:
Sunday: 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Lunch: Tuesday – Saturday: 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Dinner: Tuesday – Saturday: 5:00 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Monday: Closed

Le Petit Carré

Located in St. James Square, Le Petit Carré is where you can enjoy casual buffet-style dining, featuring a new selection daily of delicious “home-style” favorites-as well as a few tasty surprises-that are certain to please. Le Petit Carré can also prepare meals-to-go on request.

February 11 – 17: VIEW MENU

February 18 – 24: VIEW MENU

Hours of Operation:
Sunday: 7:30 – 8:30 a.m.
Monday – Saturday: 7:30 – 9 a.m.Lunch:
Monday – Saturday: 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Closed for lunch on Sunday

Sunday: 5 – 6 p.m.
Monday: 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday – Saturday: 5 – 6:30 p.m.

St. James Square Coffee House

Located in St. James Square, this delightful coffee house offers coffee, muffins, pastries and various sweets, as well as delicious luncheon salads and sandwiches.

Hours of Operation:
Coming Soon!

The Parlor

A friendly neighborhood wouldn’t be complete without its own little gathering place, and St. James Place is no exception. At the Parlor, you can meet, mingle and relax in an inviting atmosphere perfect for enjoying conversation or board games with friends-and cocktails prepared by our very own bartender.

Hours of Operation:
Tuesday through Saturday: 4:00 – 6:30 p.m.

See for yourself why people enjoy living at St. James Place

Browse through our photo galleries or take a virtual tour

Our Independent Living apartments and garden homes are bright and airy with smart floor plans and important safety features. See a selection of photos:

Gallery of Interiors

Just outside your private residence, you’ll find inviting social spaces and fine amenities at this Continuing Care Retirement Community. Take a look at some of the highlights:

Campus & Amenities Gallery

Peek at what you’ll see when you visit St. James Place. From tree-lined walking paths to welcoming front porches, it’s authentic southern charm:

Virtual Tour

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Join a culture of health and fitness at St. James Place

Stay strong and fit with a state-of-the art, 5,000 square feet fitness center

You’ll be part of an active culture, where everyday healthy choices can lead to a more fulfilling lifestyle. Retirement community residents enjoy everything from heart healthy menus, to health-related lectures and events, to our state-of-the art, 5,000 square feet fitness center. Our focus is on healthy aging and enhanced quality of life. Experience a rich variety of health and fitness programming. With weight machines, free weights, treadmills, stationary bicycles, Nu-step machines and more, including an exercise room with a special “joint-friendly” floor, you can participate in a wide range of exercise classes to enhance balance, strength, and cardiovascular health. Try Pilates, yoga, aerobics, Tai Chi, and water aerobics. A dedicated staff of full-time, certified fitness/personal trainers can also design a fitness program especially for you. For non-residents, St. James Place Fitness Center welcomes any health insurance plan whose provider has fitness center benefits and designates St. James Place Fitness Center as a participant. Please check with your provider to see if your plan allows you access to our Fitness Center. St. James Place Fitness Center amenities include:

  • Showers, changing rooms, personal lockers, and towel service
  • TechnoGym equipment for both able-bodied and disabled exercisers
  • Weight training and flexibility stretch machines
  • Kinesis all-purpose 360-degree range-of-motion training equipment
  • Scheduled exercise classes like Pilates, yoga, aerobics, and Tai Chi
  • Shuffleboard courts, ping-pong table, and billiard table
  • A heated, covered swimming pool, spa, and whirlpool tub
  • An outdoor putting green and scenic walking trails
  • Holistic Wellness Services like massage therapy

Enjoy the spa and salon services at St. James Place

Our services are for both men and women

Enjoy the spa and salon services at St. James Place. Looking good never felt so great. Our holistic wellness services are for both men and women. In addition to haircuts, styling, perms, and color treatments, you can indulge in extensive selection of day spa services including massages, facials, manicures, and pedicures. We guarantee you’ll feel refreshed and revitalized after a enjoying our spa and salon services.

Our salon and spa services include:

  • Haircut and styling
  • Manicure
  • Pedicure


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