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About Assisted Living

Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.

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About Care Homes

Residential care homes are shared neighborhood homes for seniors who need a live-in caregiver to assist with activities of daily living, like dressing and bathing.

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Veterans Resources

VA benefits for long-term care, such as Aid and Attendance benefits, can help eligible veterans and their surviving spouses pay for senior care.

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About Home Care

Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.

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Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.

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About Memory Care

Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.

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Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.

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Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.

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If your loved one needs memory care in Olathe, A Place for Mom can help. With 156 memory care facilities in Olathe, we’ll work with you to find the right fit for your family member’s budget, interests, and care needs.

Alzheimer’s care in Olathe incorporates memory care activities and therapies to reduce residents’ confusion and agitation. Olathe memory care also provides security features and supervision, along with trained staff. If you’re considering dementia care in Olathe, know it’s a safe setting for your older relative.

Memory Care Facilities in Olathe, KS

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Anthology of Olathe

101 W 151st St, Olathe, KS 66061

4.2
(31 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

In America’s heartland, where sprawling fields of grass and wheat sway under gentle blue skies, sprouts a new kind of senior living community in South Olathe, Kansas. In this friendly city, residents of Anthology of Olathe are encouraged to live aspirationally by welcoming neighbors and kind,...

Homestead of Olathe

751 North Somerset Terrace, Olathe, KS 66062

4.0
(28 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Homestead Assisted Living offers a warm and inviting atmosphere that allows residents to relax and enjoy every day. We strive to provide all the amenities of home to make them feel comfortable. Whatever residents like to do, they’ll be among friends who share common interests and needs. ...

Benton House of Olathe

15700 W 151st St, Olathe, KS 66062

4.8
(8 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Award Winning Services! National Winner-Top 50 in Aging Services by Fortune magazine. A Great Place to Work certified 3 consecutive years. Multiple Pinnacle Customer Service Awards. Call or drop by to see why Benton House services are superior!Service starts with good design and great people. Our...

Aberdeen Village a CCRC

17500 West 119th Street, Olathe, KS 66061

4.0
(9 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Aberdeen Village is an assisted living community located in welcoming city of Olathe, KS. Our unique community is situated on 35 lush green acres filled with shade trees, a beautiful pond and paved walking paths. Olathe has the ideal mix of city amenities and small-town hospitality, making this a...

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Homestead of Olathe Memory Care

791 North Somerset Terrace, Olathe, KS 66062

3.7
(3 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Homestead Memory Care offers a warm and inviting atmosphere that allows residents to relax and enjoy every day. We strive to provide all the amenities of home to make them feel comfortable. Whatever residents like to do, they’ll be among friends who share common interests and needs. Residents...

Heritage Avonlea of Olathe

625 N Lincoln St, Olathe, KS 66061

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Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Park Meadows Senior Living

5901 W. 107th Street, Overland Park, KS 66207

4.1
(97 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

We can’t wait for you to call Park Meadows Senior Living in Overland Park, Kansas, home. This Kansas City suburb offers Midwestern charm alongside big city venues, cultural centers, and museums set against a backdrop almost as pastoral as a John Steuart Curry painting. With nearly 45 golf courses...

Senior Star at Wexford Place

6500 North Cosby Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64151

4.2
(86 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to Senior Star at Wexford Place! Wexford Place is an independent living, assisted living, and state-of-the-art memory support community located in the heart of "The Northland" in Kansas City, Miissouri. It's a community filled with friendship and lots of ways to enjoy a life full of...

Senior Star at Villa Ventura

12100 Wornall Road, Kansas City, MO 64145

4.3
(51 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to Senior Star at Villa Ventura! Villa Ventura is an independent and assisted living community located near the southern edge of Kansas City. It's a community filled with friendship, sunshine, and lots of ways to enjoy a life full of purpose. Inside Villa Ventura, residents gather for...

Glenwood Village of Overland Park

9201 Foster St, Overland Park, KS 66212

4.0
(54 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Glenwood Village of Overland Park provides assisted living and memory care services to seniors in the Overland Park, Kansas area. The city of Overland Park has excellent healthcare and recreational options, making it an ideal place for retirement.Our spacious apartments come with all of the...

Sunrise of Leawood

11661 Granada, Leawood, KS 66211

3.6
(58 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Sunrise of Leawood is an assisted living community in Leawood, Johnson County, Kansas that specializes in long and short-term memory care stays. The community is conveniently located in an affluent suburb, that's south of I-435 in the Kansas City Metropolitan Area. Leawood is nestled between...

The Parkway Senior Living

550 NE Napoleon Dr, Blue Springs, MO 64014

4.3
(48 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Opened in 2015 - The Parkway Senior Living Community is the first continuing care community in the Blue Springs, Missouri area. The Parkway is designed for the convenience and satisfaction of residents. All services and amenities are provided with attentiveness and professionalism to ensure...

Sunrise of Lenexa

15055 West 87th Street Parkway, Lenexa, KS 66215

4.1
(46 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Step into a Sunrise Assisted Living community and you can't help but feel at home. We stop at nothing to make your experience warm and inviting, from our homelike exterior architecture, to our comfortable community areas and choice of suites to our exceptional outdoor gardens and landscaping....

Morningside Place Memory Care

6921 W 81st Street, Overland Park, KS 66204

4.1
(45 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Morningside Place, an Anthem Memory Care Community is an assisted living conveniently located in the beautiful, upscale city of Overland Park, Johnson County, Kansas. With easy access to four major Interstate highways and a less than forty minute drive from Kansas City International Airport,...

Bickford of Overland Park

10665 Barkley Street, Overland Park, KS 66212

3.9
(47 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

We began our quest into senior living because of our love for our beloved mother, Mary Bickford, whose needs became too great for us to manage.  As we researched senior living options, we were shocked at our findings.  The options offered too much or too little — none met her...

Addington Place of Prairie Village

2700 Somerset Dr, Prairie Village, KS 66206

3.8
(49 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Beautiful Addington Place of Prairie Village is located in Prairie Village, Kansas and can be a wonderful resting home for your elderly parent. We truly understand how difficult it can be for you to find the right spot for your parent to live if they can no longer live on their own. When choosing...

Sunrise of Overland Park

12500 West 135th Street, Overland Park, KS 66221

4.0
(41 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At Sunrise of Overland Park, KS, we offer our residents and their families the best of both worlds in so many ways. Our senior living community is located close enough to Interstate 35 to make it accessible, but far enough from the hustle and bustle to allow our residents to retain the privacy...

Addington Place of Shoal Creek

9601 N Tullis Dr, Kansas City, MO 64157

4.0
(41 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to Addington Place of Shoal Creek! A beautiful community decorated with fine furnishings, stunning artwork and more often than not the scent of something delicious baking in the kitchen. A place where independence thrives but help is just a call away.Addington Place of Shoal Creek enjoys...

Addington Place of Lee's Summit

2160 SE Blue Pkwy, Lee's Summit, MO 64063

4.1
(38 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Welcome to Addington Place of Lee's Summit! A beautiful community of warmth decorated with fine furnishings, stunning artwork and more often than not the scent of something delicious baking in the kitchen. A place where independence thrives but help is just a call away.Addington Place of Lee's...

Carnegie Village

107 Bernard Drive, Belton, MO 64012

3.5
(40 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

The Carnegie Village is an assisted living community for senior residents in the city of Belton, Cass County, Missouri. Belton is an urban city though it is proximal to the Kansas farm lands. This is a clean city and the many parks around make it ideal for picnics and other outdoor activities for...

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Cost of memory care in Olathe, KS

The average cost of senior living in Olathe is $5,489 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Mission, KS with an average of $3,092 per month.

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What is memory care?

 Memory care supports the unique needs of seniors with Alzheimer’s and dementia. Memory care communities provide enhanced security, dementia therapies, and spaces designed to prevent wandering. Services in memory care facilities often include:

  • Medication management
  • Memory-enhancing activities
  • Help with personal care
  • Mobility assistance
  • 24-hour care and supervision
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Services for seniors in Olathe, Kansas

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Health care

Senior activities

In Olathe, Kansas, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

Financial assistance

In Olathe, Kansas, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

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Transportation

Olathe is largely car dependent, meanings seniors can expect to need a car for most errands. Transit options in Olathe include RideKC. Seniors may receive fare discounts. Olathe has limited biking infrastructure and is not particularly walkable.

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Health care

Olathe offers several health care providers for seniors wanting to be proactive about their health or for seniors seeking treatment for chronic conditions. The area has several hospitals, including Olathe Medical Center and Overland Park Regional Medical Center.

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Senior activities

Olathe has plenty of options for recreation and will appeal especially to history buffs and seniors who love the outdoors. Enjoy a taste of the town’s 19th-century pioneer history at the Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm. The Old Olathe Naval Air Museum has a large collection of military memorabilia spanning the history of U.S. Navy aviation. The Ensor Park and Museum is a centuries-old dairy farm that’s been converted into a museum. Olathe is also home to The Museum of Deaf History, Arts and Culture, dedicated to celebrating achievements in the deaf community.

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Memory Care in Olathe, KS

Memory care facilities in Olathe, KS provide assistance with the activities of daily living (ADLs) alongside personalized cognitive rehabilitation programs, and are geared toward seniors who have Alzheimer’s or dementia.

Cost of Memory Care Facilities in Olathe, KS

The median monthly cost of memory care in Olathe, KS is about $6,050 within the city proper.

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Cost of Living

Compared to most other cities in Kansas, Olathe is considered to be more expensive than average. The cost-of-living index is rated over 12 points higher than the national average. The grocery index however is rated as lower. This means that the high cost of living can most likely be attributed to the relatively high cost of real estate. All index scores are based on a sliding scale with the national average set at 100.

Cost-of-living index Grocery index Median rent Rent burden Median home value Median family income Estate tax
112 93 $1,449 17.1% spend over 30% of their income on rent $211,483 $82,649 None

Local Hospitals

The highest-rated hospitals in Olathe include:

  • Saint Anthony”s Senior Care Hospital – This behavioral health hospital specifically caters to the needs of people over the age of 50. They work with seniors who struggle with cognitive impairment to improve their quality of life.
  • Olathe Medical Center – This 254-bed short-term acute care community offers a number of services specifically for seniors. This includes home health care, hospice care, and physical therapy.
  • Cottonwood Springs – A 72-bed psychiatric community which offers a number of mental health and substance abuse services.

Weather and Climate

Olathe has a humid subtropical type of climate. This means that the summers tend to be hot and muggy, while the winters are often cool with lots of overcast cloud cover. The transition seasons of spring and fall are usually wet and rainy. On average, the humidity level for Olathe is about 59%. The humidity levels are often highest during the month of December at around 65%.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer temp Typical summer high Typical summer low Average winter temp Typical winter high Typical winter low
77°F 89°F (July) 66°F (July) 34°F 45°F (February) 22°F (January)

Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
39 (Good) 55 in the month of August (Moderate)

Moderate conditions mean that those who are sensitive to particulates in the air should consider limiting the amount of time they spend on outdoor exertion.

Precipitation

Average monthly precipitation Average maximum monthly precipitation Average yearly snowfall
3” 6” (May) 13”

Demographics and Values

A wealthy suburb of Kansas City, Olathe tends to lean slightly conservative politically. Many people who live in Olathe have families and commute into Overland Park for work. The town is well educated, with nearly half the population having a college degree of higher. The city is considered very religious and many people hold traditional family values in high regard.

2016 Presidential Election for Johnson County

Voted Democratic Voted Republican Voted Third Party
44.1% 46.7% 9.1%

Population Statistics

Population metro area Population city proper Population density Population trend
2,143,651 137,472 861 people per square mile Growing at a rate of 1.53%

Age

Median 55+ 60+ 70+ 80+
35 20% 9% 4% 2%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diploma College degree Graduate degree
16% 47% 16%

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more
4% 6.1% 11.3% 0.3% 0.1% 75.7% 3.3%

Crime

Total crimes Property crimes per 1,000 citizens Violent crimes per 1,000 citizens
2,227 14 2

Miscellaneous

Unemployed Participate in the labor force Have some form of disability Live in poverty Widows Veterans
4% 75% 8% 6% 3% 7%

Olathe is not considered friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that there is a good chance that members of the community may face discrimination or bigotry from the general public.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Olathe has plenty of options for recreation, and will appeal especially to history buffs and those who love the outdoors. Among the city’s many museums and historical sites, one can enjoy a taste of the town’s 19th-century pioneer history at the Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm. The Old Olathe Naval Air Museum has a large collection of military memorabilia spanning the history of U.S. naval aviation. The Ensor Park and Museum is a centuries old dairy farm that has been converted into a museum. Olathe is also home to The Museum of Deaf History, Art and Culture, dedicated to celebrating the experience of deafness while promoting deaf arts and cultural contributions.

For a breath of fresh air, there are 13 community parks in the city and 24 neighborhood parks to choose from. The city has installed 23 sculptures throughout the various parks, and the city maintains a rotating outdoor exhibit downtown that showcases the works of various artists. The city is very proud of its trees and has earned the designation of Tree City, USA by the Arbor Day Foundation. The Olathe Garden Club has created a series of self-guided tours for those who wish to see the city’s many historic trees. One popular tour, “The Trees of Veterans Memorial Park”, takes you on a peaceful walk through the park’s 8 acres while highlighting the 25 different species of trees that live in the park.

Transportation

Public transportation options are limited in Olathe. However, RideKC operates routes on the weekdays that connect Olathe to the wider metropolitan area. Cars or other means of individual transportation are recommended as the best option for getting around the city.

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