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  • Via Christi Village McLean

    Via Christi Village McLean

    777 N Mclean Blvd, Wichita, KS 67203
    (3)
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    COMMUNITY OVERVIEW Minutes from downtown in West Wichita and just a stone’s throw from the Arkansas River, Via Christi Village is one of the most popular senior living communities in the area. As a continuing care retirement community, we offer all living choices on our campus, including independent...

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  • KMH

    KMH

    402 S Martinson St, Wichita, KS 67213
    (9)
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    Vibrant Living, Valued Principles Welcome to completely new thinking in a senior living community. Vibrant living is part of every floor plan and valued principles is the foundational promise to every resident. KMH is proud to offer the following services at our newly renovated community:...

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  • Via Christi Village Georgetown

    Via Christi Village Georgetown

    1655 S Georgetown St, Wichita, KS 67218
    (9)
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    Ascension Living Via Christi Village Georgetown is a vibrant Independent Living and Assisted Living community located in Wichita, Kansas, where a wide variety of museums, shops, and theaters can be found. Spacious one and two-bedroom apartments are available in a gated community for privacy and...

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  • Rosewood Cottage

    Rosewood Cottage

    5516 Polo Drive, Wichita, KS 67208
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    Rosewood Cottage is a newly renovated Residential Care Home located in a quiet and safe neighborhood in Wichita, KS. The Rosewood Team is dedicated to residents and their families, placing the most utmost priority on resident dignity and respect, individualized resident-centered care and community...

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  • Vintage Park at Waterfront

    Vintage Park at Waterfront

    900 N Bayshore Dr, Wichita, KS 67212
    (9)
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    Located in the thriving and beautiful city of Wichita, Kansas, Vintage Park at Waterfront is an assisted living community dedicated to the health and wellness of our residents. Wichita is the largest city in the state and is a hub of culture, boasting several museums, theaters, parks, and...

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  • Stratford Home

    Stratford Home

    1425 N Stratford Lane, Wichita, KS 67206
    (4)
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    Stratford Home is a home plus facility located on the East side of Wichita, Ks. The home, itself, was built in 1964 in a quiet community located near several ammenties. The facility was remodeled in 2011 to accomodate the needs of elderly persons seeking a home-like atmosphere and help with daily...

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  • Sedgwick Plaza

    Sedgwick Plaza

    2455 North Woodlawn, Wichita, KS 67220
    (36)
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    Welcome To The Family Senior living as you may have once known it is much different today. Sedgwick Plaza strives to create something better—in every sense of the word. Here, you get an exceptional lifestyle filled with good friendships, meaningful activities, delicious food and, basically, all the...

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  • Brookdale Tallgrass

    Brookdale Tallgrass

    8600 East 21st Street North, Wichita, KS 67206
    (18)
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    The Good Life When you decide to join our assisted living community in Wichita, Kansas, prepare to enjoy more time freedom than ever. This is a place that provides you with everything some spacious private accommodations and inviting common rooms to personalized care and more, but we also handle all...

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  • Divine Care Homes

    Divine Care Homes

    5319 S. Spruce, Wichita, KS 67216
    (2)
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    DIVINE CARE HOMES LLC 'Taking Care To The Highest Level' At Divine Care Homes LLC we are a family committed to 'Taking Care To The Highest Level' . Our home is your home! As a Nurse with over 10 years experience working in Geriatrics, I saw a need for better quality of care for our elderly. The...

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  • Regent Park Assisted Living & Memory Care

    Regent Park Assisted Living & Memory Care

    10600 E 13th St, Wichita, KS 67206
    (2)
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    Regent Park is excited to provide more choices for those seeking an assisted living and memory care residence. We are committed to providing quality services in a caring, comfortable environment. Our professional and personalized services are designed to enhance the quality of life for those we...

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  • The Healthcare Resort of Wichita

    7057 W Village Circle, Wichita, KS 67205
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    This is the good life, right here. As you get older, illness or aging can start to limit your activities. At The Healthcare Resort of Wichita you’re not defined by limits. In resort-style splendor, we expand your opportunities for fully engaged living, by offering you the medical and personal...

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  • Chaucer Estates

    Chaucer Estates

    10550 East 21st Street N, Wichita, KS 67206
    (19)
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    Chaucer Estates offers apartments for the young-at-heart and our residents love it here. Our community was built in 1998 and is managed by the family-owned company Senior Lifestyle Corporation. The number of smiles you see in the hall and dining area show just how happy our family is. Located in...

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  • Parkwest

    Parkwest

    505 N Maize Rd, Wichita, KS 67212
    (25)
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    Park West Plaza is a Continuing Care Retirement Community with Independent Living, Assisted Living, Reflections Memory Care, and a Skilled Nursing Home all on one campus. We are committed to providing quality services in a warm, comfortable environment. We offer professional, personalized services...

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  • Avita Senior Living

    Avita Senior Living

    629 S Maize Ct, Wichita, KS 67209
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    Who We Are Avita Assisted Living and Memory Care at Rolling Hills is more than just a senior living facility. It is a home away from home. From the cozy private rooms to the daily activities, we strive to make your time here feel like an extension of life in your own home. Enjoy time with your...

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  • Homestead of Wichita

    Homestead of Wichita

    12221 W Maple St, Wichita, KS 67235
    (8)
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    As we turn the pages of our lives – growing up, working, experiencing loves and losses, raising our own children – we all experience times when we need a little extra help. At Homestead, we have created an environment which combines and celebrates these memorable aspects of life and creates new...

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  • Keepsake Kottage, Homeplus

    2311 W Westport St, Wichita, KS 67203
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    Keepsake Kottage, Homeplus is a senior care home located in Sedgwick County in Wichita, KS that has the real home feel. The senior care home is located in a quiet, loving and friendly neighborhood and features a large, spacious front and back yard for those warm, relaxing days. Sedgwick County takes...

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  • Sunflower Meadows #2

    5502 Polo Dr, Wichita, KS 67208
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    Sunflower Meadows #2 is located in Wichita, KS in Sedgewick County. Our residential care home gives you great support in an area that is beautiful and filled with opportunities to get out and have fun. Those who spend time in Wichita appreciate all that the area offers, including Botanica: The...

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  • Peace of Mind - Wichita

    223 Burr Oak Street, Wichita, KS 67206
    (1)
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    Peace of Mind-Wichita is a residential care home located in the state's largest city of Wichita, Kansas, which is in Sedgwick, County. Located on the Arkansas River, the metropolitan area is known for the Chisholm Trail and other historical events. Wichita is a great place to live and an exciting...

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  • Via Christi Village Broadmoor

    1240 N Broadmoor Ave, Wichita, KS 67206
    (1)
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    The Cornerstone at Broadmoor Assisted Living community is located in Wichita, KS. Wichita is located in Sedgwick County and is home to about 382,000 people. Considered 'The Air Capital of the World', Wichita is a fun and relaxing town where residents will enjoy going out to restaurants and planned...

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  • Compassionate Care West

    968 North Tyler, Wichita, KS 67212
    (1)
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    Compassionate Care West is a senior care home located in west Wichita, KS. It is our aim at Compassionate Care West to offer quality care in the most personalized and compassionate manner. We endeavor to achieve this goal through preserving the dignity of our residents whereas meeting their social,...

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  • Covenant Care Senior Living

    14422 Twinlake Drive, Wichita, KS 67230
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    Covenant Care Senior Living in Wichita offers comfortable senior living for residents of Sedgwick and Butler Counties. Owned and operated by a physician and nurse, our facility is known for its excellent 24 hour personal care assistance and medication management. On-site services are provided by a...

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  • Homestead of Crestview

    Homestead of Crestview

    600 N 127th St E, Wichita, KS 67206
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  • Premier Living by Warden, LLC

    234 S Anna St, Wichita, KS 67209
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  • Via Christi Village Ridge

    3636 N Ridge Rd, Wichita, KS 67205
    (6)
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  • The Mapleton of Andover

    The Mapleton of Andover

    1419 W Central Ave, Andover, KS 67002
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    At The Mapleton we understand that feeling at home is more than simply having a beautiful place to stay; it’s about being in a place where you feel connected to family, friends and community. We want each of our residents to feel that the entire Mapleton home is an extension of their own living...

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  • Brookdale Derby

    Brookdale Derby

    1709 East Walnut Grove Road, Derby, KS 67037
    (10)
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    A Rich and Full Retirement Prepare to discover a rich and full retirement here in our assisted living community in Derby, Kansas. You will love the intimate, single-story building that provides you with endless opportunities to explore new hobbies and make new friends. Because we handle all the...

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  • Andover Court

    Andover Court

    721 W 21st St, Andover, KS 67002
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    At Andover Court, located in Andover, Kansas, you will discover a senior living community dedicated to providing the ideal atmosphere for your retirement. With tastefully decorated interiors, outstanding services and amenities and personalized attention from our associates, our residents are proud...

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  • Dove Estates Senior Living

    Dove Estates Senior Living

    1400 S. 183rd St. West, Goddard, KS 67052
    (1)
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    Welcome to Dove Estates Senior Living Community. We offer Assisted Living in our apartments; Independent Living at The Villas; rehabilitation services; and respite, short-term care stays. At Dove you can continue your active lifestyle the way you choose free from the hassels of home ownership....

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  • Homestead of Augusta

    Homestead of Augusta

    1611 Fairway Drive, Augusta, KS 67010
    (2)
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    As we turn the pages of our lives – growing up, working, experiencing loves and losses, raising our own children – we all experience times when we need a little extra help. At Homestead, we have created an environment which combines and celebrates these memorable aspects of life and creates new...

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  • Homestead of Halstead

    Homestead of Halstead

    715 W. 6th Street, Halstead, KS 67056
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    As we turn the pages of our lives – growing up, working, experiencing loves and losses, raising our own children – we all experience times when we need a little extra help. At Homestead, we have created an environment which combines and celebrates these memorable aspects of life and creates new...

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  • Homestead of Derby

    Homestead of Derby

    1701 Walnut Grove Rd, Derby, KS 67037
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Assisted Living in Wichita, KS

The assisted living communities of Kansas offer personalized care, supervision, and social opportunities to individuals approximately 65 years of age or older. Life in assisted living can include leisure, transportation services, and assistance with daily tasks. Some communities may provide additional care services, such as respite, hospice, or skilled nursing. The average monthly costs of assisted living in Wichita are as follows:

  • Mean cost city proper: $4,549
  • Median cost city proper: $4,590
  • Mean cost metro area: $4,583
  • Median cost metro area: $4,786

The annual cost of an assisted living community in Kansas is approximately $53,670. Assisted living is a great choice for seniors who would like the opportunity to live amongst peers in a safe, supervised environment, while continuing to maintain their independence.

Licensing Requirements – Kansas

Cost of Living in Wichita, KS

The cost of living in Wichita is pretty close to the national average, and in some cases even less expensive. Wichita is a great choice for those who wish to save on living costs. All index ratings are based on a system where a grade of 100 is equal to the national average.

Cost-of-living index Grocery index Health care index Median rent Median home value Median family income Estate tax
86 90 102 $665 $138,575 $51,051 None

Local Medical Providers

The Wichita area is home to multiple highly-rated hospitals, and the following are often ranked among the region’s best:

  • Kansas Heart Hospital - This hospital focuses on providing cardiovascular care to residents of Wichita and the surrounding area. Kansas Heart Hospital incorporates fixed nursing-to-patient ratios in order to provide a personalized, one-on-one experience with their visitors.
  • Wesley Medical Center - Wesley Medical Center is a 760-bed acute-care hospital and Level 1 Trauma Center located in Wichita. The hospital employs 900 physicians, and is known for being home to the largest emergency department in the state.
  • Ascension Via Christi Hospital-St.Teresa - Ascension Via Christi St. Teresa is a short-term acute-care hospital located in Wichita, providing services such as physical therapy, cardiology, and orthopedics.

Climate and Weather

Wichita is located in central Kansas in the middle of the Great Plains, and has a humid subtropical type of climate. The region experiences distinct seasons, including hot summers and cold winters with occasional snowfall.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer temp Typical summer high Typical summer low Average winter temp Typical winter high Typical winter low
81°F 95°F (July) 66°F (June) 36°F 52°F (February) 21°F (January)

Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
43.3 (Good) 59.7 (December - Moderate)

The peak air quality conditions are rated as moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion.

Precipitation

Average monthly precipitation Average maximum monthly precipitation Average yearly snowfall
3” 6” (May) 12.7”

Demographics and Values

The demographics and social climate of Wichita are in line with much of the cities of the great plains and the American Midwest. Traditional, conservative values are prominent, along with an all-American working class ethic closely tied to the farming and agricultural industries. This is not to imply that the region’s lifestyle is strictly rural - Wichita is in fact the largest metropolitan area in Kansas, and boasts a population of 644,888 people. One of the largest fields of employment in Wichita is the aviation industry, including several aircraft manufacturing companies as well as McConnell Air Force Base. Politics in the area lean right of center, especially in the suburbs, with Sedgwick County as a whole often voting Republican. Wichita proper, however, has been shown to lean a little more Democratic than the city outskirts.

2016 Presidential Election Results for Sedgwick County

Voted Democratic Voted Republican Voted Third Party
36.3% 54.4% 9.3%

Population Statistics

Population density Population trend
935 people per square mile Shrinking at a rate of 0.003%

Age

Median 55+ 60+ 70+ 80+
35 25.3% 10.2% 5.2% 3.5%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diploma College degree Graduate degree
26.3% 29.6% 10.4%

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more
5.0% 11.2% 17% 1% <0.1% 63% 4.2%

Crime

Property crimes per 1,000 citizens Violent crimes per 1,000 citizens
55.6 10.3

Miscellaneous

Participate in the labor force Veterans
66.4% 8.4%

Wichita is not considered especially tolerant to members of the LGBTQ+ community, and certain spaces might not welcome members of the community in that regard.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Wichita is a large enough urban area to have plenty of choices when it comes to finding fun things to do. The city is home to The Wichita Art Museum, the largest art museum in the state. The museum’s permanent collection boasts over 10,000 pieces, with a focus on American art in all media, from pre-Columbian times to the present day. The campus of the Wichita Art Museum also consists of an Art Garden, an 8-acre outdoor walking path and sculpture garden accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Each year since 1972, the city has hosted the Wichita River Festival, a celebration consisting of music, food, fireworks, historic events, a flea market, and much more. The festival takes place in the late spring/early summer months and draws hundreds of thousands of people. Spring also brings the yearly Wichita Black Arts festival, focusing on artistic and creative contributions of the city’s African American community. Another popular annual draw is the Wichita Flight Festival, a multiple-day event recognizing the notable presence of the region’s aviation industries. The festival consists of a variety of aviation displays and visiting performers, and often hosts several large-scale air shows.

Transportation

Wichita Transit is the city’s public transportation service, which operates city-wide bus routes Monday through Saturday. The routes cover a large amount of the city and hours tend to range from early morning to early evening. Discounted fares are offered to persons 65 years of age and above, with proper ID.

Licensure Terms for Assisted Living in Wichita, KS

Adult Day Care: Means any place or facility operating less than 24 hours a day caring for individuals not related within the third degree of relationship to the operator or owner by blood or marriage and who, due to functional impairment need supervision of or assistance with activities of daily living.

Assisted Living Facility: Means any place or facility caring for six or more individuals not related within the third degree of relationship to the administrator, operator or owner by blood or marriage and who, by choice or due to functional impairments, may need personal care and may need supervised nursing care to compensate for activities of daily living limitations and in which the place or facility includes apartments for residents and provides or coordinates a range of services including personal care or supervised nursing care available 24 hours a day, seven days a week for the support of resident independence. The provision of skilled nursing procedures to a resident in an assisted living facility is not prohibited by Kansas law. Generally, the skilled services provided in an assisted living facility shall be provided on an intermittent or limited term basis, or if limited in scope, a regular basis.

Boarding Care Home: Means any place or facility operating 24 hours a day, seven days a week, caring for not more than 10 individuals not related within the third degree of relationship to the operator or owner by blood or marriage and who, due to functional impairment, need supervision of activities of daily living but who are ambulatory and essentially capable of managing their own care and affairs.

Home Plus: Means any residence or facility caring for not more than eight individuals not related within the third degree of relationship to the operator or owner by blood or marriage unless the resident in need of care is approved for placement by the Kansas Secretary of the Department of Children and Families, and who, due to functional impairment, needs personal care and may need supervised nursing care to compensate for activities of daily living limitations. The level of care provided residents shall be determined by preparation of the staff and rules and regulations developed by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Service.

Residential Health Care Facility: Means any place or facility caring for six or more individuals not related within the third degree of relationship to the administrator, operator or owner by blood or marriage and who, by choice or due to functional impairments, may need personal care and may need supervised nursing care to compensate for activities of daily living limitations and in which the place or facility includes individual living units and provides or coordinates personal care or supervised nursing care available on a 24 hour, seven day a week basis for the support of resident independence. The provision of skilled nursing procedures to a resident in a residential health facility is not prohibited by Kansas law. Generally the skilled services provided in a residential health care facility shall be provided on an intermittent or limited term basis, or if limited in scope, a regular basis.

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