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Country Place Memory Care

822 S Horton St, Fort Scott, KS 66701

4.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Our Mission is to foster peace of mind for our residents and their loved ones and to enhance each resident's individuality, promote their dignity and lovingly encourage their independence. At Country Place Memory Care, every effort has been made to ensure that you or your loved one are provided...

Country Place Senior Living

820 S Horton St, Fort Scott, KS 66701

(0 review)

Studio

If Country Place® Living feels like home, it’s purely intentional. This is a community in thetruest sense. We set out to create Country Place® Living with the understanding that ourlives are all about relationships - with our friends, loved ones, the folks we see every day inour surroundings....

Fort Scott Presbyterian Village

2401 Horton St, Fort Scott, KS 66701

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Bristol Manor of Butler

411 S Delaware Street, Butler, MO 64730

4.9
(7 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Services provided at no additional cost: Private room and private bath 3 nutritious meals per day and snacks Medication administration including insulin administration Housekeeping services Laundry service Activities Our company has been providing care for Seniors since 1990 when we built our...

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Country Place Senior Living

701 Osa Martin Blvd, Chanute, KS 66720

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed

If Country Place® Living feels like home, it’s purely intentional. This is a community in thetruest sense. We set out to create Country Place® Living with the understanding that ourlives are all about relationships - with our friends, loved ones, the folks we see every day inour surroundings....

Carl Junction Residential Care

201 Fir Rd, Carl Junction, MO 64834

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Bristol Manor of Nevada

401 E Walnut Street, Nevada, MO 64772

2.5
(3 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Services provided at no additional cost: Private room and private bath 3 nutritious meals per day and snacks Medication administration including insulin administration Housekeeping services Laundry service Activities Our company has been providing care for Seniors since 1990 when we built our...

The Bungalows at Nevada

640 E Highland Ave, Nevada, MO 64772

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed

Bristol Manor of Lamar

603 E 17th Street, Lamar, MO 64759

5.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed

Services provided at no additional cost: Private room and private bath 3 nutritious meals per day and snacks Medication administration including insulin administration Housekeeping services Laundry service Activities Our company has been providing care for Seniors since 1990 when we built our...

Country Place Memory Care

705 Osa Martin Blvd, Chanute, KS 66720

(0 review)

Studio

Our Mission is to foster peace of mind for our residents and their loved ones and to enhance each resident's individuality, promote their dignity and lovingly encourage their independence.At Country Place Memory Care, every effort has been made to ensure that you or your loved one are provided...

Bristol Manor of Webb City

1803 N Main Street/ Highway D, Webb City, MO 64870

2.5
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Services provided at no additional cost: Private room and private bath 3 nutritious meals per day and snacks Medication administration including insulin administration Housekeeping services Laundry service Activities Our company has been providing care for Seniors since 1990 when we built our...

Ascension Living Via Christi Village - Pittsburg

1502 Centennial Dr, Pittsburg, KS 66762

4.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Via Christi Village is an assisted living community in Pittsburg Kansas. You will find our assisted living community easy to access for visitors coming from all parts of the city .Via Christi is dedicated to the independence of each resident within our secured environment. We provide ample...

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Cost of assisted living in Fort Scott, KS

Assisted living costs differ by location and facility, as many communities offer different levels of care, amenities, and activities. Prices also vary based on how much — or how little — assistance a senior needs.

Monthly average assisted living cost comparisons
  • $4,202
    National
  • $4,041
    State
  • $2,929
    Fort Scott, KS
  • $3,368
    Fort Scott, KS
  • $2,530
    Butler, KS
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What is assisted living?

Assisted living is long-term care for seniors who are generally active and independent, but who require increased supervision and help with some daily tasks. Staff can assist residents with activities of daily living like dressing, bathing, and medication management. Assisted living is also a good option for seniors seeking more socialization. Services and amenities in assisted living facilities often include:

  • Housekeeping
  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Help with personal care
  • Laundry
  • Social activities and outings
  • 24-hour emergency response
Complete guide to assisted living

Fort Scott, Kansas

Assisted Living

An assisted living community is a residential community which offers aid, care, and supervision to self-sufficient seniors who are not in need of skilled nursing services. Assisted living communities frequently offer support with the activities of daily life, supervision of care, and aid with transit and appointments. In certain cases, communities may provide “aging in place”, nursing care, or Alzheimer’s care. In Kansas, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $53,670 . The state of Kansas maintains a number of provisions related to this type of community. The Secretary of Aging and Disability Services certifies this type of community. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include self-administer medications, medication regimens are reviewed at least quarterly, and medications may be administered by community staff. Before a resident is accepted, they must go through a service plan screening to assure their needs are going to be met. This screening includes a number of areas of interest such as The agreement describes the service provider, The agreement describes the services that will be provided, The negotiated service agreement is reviewed at least annually or when requested, and If the resident requires health care services, a licensed nurse must develop a health care service plan. Public assistance is available through Medicaid 1915(c) Home and Community-Based Services waivers,. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include supervised nursing care, housekeeping, dental, and medical. This community has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include menus must be planned based on The Dietary Guidelines for Americans, therapeutic diets are provided if included in the negotiated service agreement, and residents must have input into the selection of food served and the timing of meals. This type of community is required to have a staff member on duty 24 hours a day. The minimum number of residents for this community type is 6.

Cost of Living

The overall cost of living can be a big influence in deciding which community is best for your loved one. The rent burden for Fort Scott is about 16.9% of the average person’s monthly income. Per month, the median cost of rent in Fort Scott is around $558 per month and the median value of a home in Fort Scott is $65,246.

Demographics and Values

In terms of education, 6.1% have a graduate degree, 30.3% have a high-school diploma, and 17.3% have a college degree. Racially, the population of Fort Scott is 90.4% white, 2.4% mixed race, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 2.8% Hispanic, 4.7% black, 0.6% Native American, 0.4% other or not specified, and 1.6% Asian. In Fort Scott, 53.9% participate in the labor force, 8.9% consider themselves widows, 9.9% do not have health insurance, and 18.7% live in poverty. In Fort Scott, 7.2% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. Based on gender, 46.1% are male and 53.9% are female. The median age of Fort Scott is 38 years old. Fort Scott has a population density of 544 people per square mile. The current population of Fort Scott consists of 7,628 people and in total the Fort Scott metro area has a population of 7,813.

State Information

An overview of Kansas

The state of Kansas has a cost of living index of 89.7 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The state has a grocery index rating of 91.9 and a housing index rating of 73.8. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Kansas citizen is ranked 22nd nation-wide. Additionally, Kansas is ranked 33rd by healthcare standards. Residents of Kansas enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 8th in the United States. There are 144 hospitals and 75 health centers that service a population of 2,912,321. University Of Kansas Hospital, Newton Medical Center, and Providence Medical Center are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state.

Social demographics of the state

The state of Kansas ranks 25th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. In terms of religious values, 37% of Kansas’s population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 4,782 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-31%, Mainline Protestant-24%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. In Kansas there are 279 masonic lodges. In the last presidential election 36% of Kansas residents voted Democrat and 57% voted Republican. In Kansas, 29% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 37.

State-wide weather information

The average monthly precipitation for the state of Kansas is around 2.55 inches. The most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 6.73 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the humidity rating for Kansas is around 66%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 72%. On average, Kansas has an air quality index rating of around 36.0 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of July with a rating of 46.4 AQI. During the summer, the average temperature in Kansas is around 76F. The average high summer temperature is around 95F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 54F in the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Kansas drops to around 32F. The average high winter temperature is around 53F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 12F in the month of January. While residents of Kansas mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Kansas can include tornadoes, floods, and and earthquakes (high).

Wildlife to be found in Kansas

The state of Kansas has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of Sycamore, Osage Orange, Chestnut Oak, and Pawpaw. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Skink, the Prairie Dog, the Cottontail, or the Muskrat. The state animal of Kansas is the American Buffalo.

Frequently asked questions about Assisted Living facilities in Kansas

Bristol Manor of Lamar, Bristol Manor of Butler and Country Place Memory Care are the top rated assisted living facilities near Fort Scott, Kansas. See full list of communities.

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