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Find the Right Home Care near Shawnee, KS

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If you or a loved one wants to age in the comfort of your own home, home care in Shawnee, KS can offer personal assistance in a familiar setting. Whether an older adult needs more basic elderly home care services in Shawnee – like help with housekeeping, cooking, and transportation – or requires medical care, A Place for Mom can help.

Find the best home care agencies in Shawnee to meet your loved one’s unique care needs, from weekly companionship to Shawnee home hospice care. Personalized home care in Shawnee can reduce caregiver stress, curb senior loneliness, and make daily life easier for older adults. With 45 options for accredited home care in Shawnee, KS, we’ll find the right caregiver for your relative.

You may also consider nearby communities such as Kansas City, Lawrence or Overland Park.

Home Care Facilities near Shawnee, KS

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Review ofSunrise of Leawood
4.8

I have nothing but good things to say about them. They were good about checking in with us, and I thought the staff did a great job with my dad.

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Review ofPark Meadows Senior Living
4.8

Park Meadows is a lovely community. They are very professional and friendly. I appreciate the staff as soon as I walk in the door with her warm welcome. The care of the residence is outstanding.

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Review ofJohn Knox Village
4.9

This is a good safe place for your loved one. They have activities like bingo, cards, movie nights and more for the residents to do. There is something new every week to keep them entertained.

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Elder Care Of Kansas City

7945 State Line Rd # B, Kansas City, MO 64114

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3.5(2 reviews)

I would recommend this service to others based on my experience. Pricing and availability both factored in to my ratings

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Premier Custom Care, LLC - Prairie Village

7301 Mission, Suite 328, Prairie Village, KS 66208

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A More Personalized Approach For Senior Living Our goal is to keep those who need care in a comfortable environment that's safer and easier than ever before. > Transitional Care > In-Home Care > Hospice Support / End-of-Life Care > Respite Care > Alzheimer's & Dementia Care >...... Read more

4.8(16 reviews)

The staff did an excellent job with my loved one. The communication between the staff and the family was very good. I would highly recommend this community to others

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Senior Helpers - Gladstone, MO

851 NW 45th Street Suite #207, Kansas City, MO 64116

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3.8(6 reviews)

We chose them because I felt like after talking with [name removed] that they were going to be the best fit and I was comfortable with them. I was really pleased with our caregiver, he was great with my husband. I would recommend to others looking.

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Senior Services Options - Belton, MO

500 North Scott Avenue, Suite C2, Belton, MO 64012

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5.0(2 reviews)

Understand that staffing is a struggle for everyone right now but the service is very accommodating. The service pre-screens and tries to find compatibility.

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Senior Helpers - Overland Park, KS

7400 W. 130th Street Suite 345, Overland Park, KS 66213

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Hands of Angels Homecare LLC

7520 Shawnee Mission Pkwy Suite 11, Mission, KS 66202

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BrightStar Care® Overland Park/Johnson County

8730 BOURGADE ST Ste 200, Lenexa, KS 66219

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Home Sweet Home Care Services Agency

9402 W 124th Terrace, Overland Park, KS 66213

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Homewatch Caregivers of Overland Park

9270 Glenwood St. Suite A, Overland Park, KS 66212

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Home Care Assistance Kansas City, KS

7214 College Blvd., Overland Park, KS 66210

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FirstLight Home Care - Overland Park, KS

10540 Barkley, Suite 205, Overland Park, KS 66212

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Tav Home Health

9393 W. 110th Street Building 51 Suite 500, Overland Park, KS 66210

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Private Home Care LLC

7500 College Blvd Suite 500, Overland Park, KS 66210

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Comfort Keepers of Overland Park, KS

8249 W 95th Street Suite 109, Overland Park, KS 66212

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We Are Comfort Keepers™ Our Family Is Here To Give Comfort To Your Family. Nothing is more important than helping people to live, independent and dignified lives within the comfort of their own homes. Comfort Keepers has been dedicated to providing the kind of non-medical in-home care that helps...... Read more

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FirstLight HomeCare of Kansas City Northland

7280 NW 87th Terrace, Kansas City, MO 64153

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Preferred Care At Home-Greater Kansas City Missouri

10313 North Harrison Court, Kansas City, MO 64155

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Senior Helpers - Lee's Summit, MO

517 SE 2nd Street Suite B, Lee's Summit, MO 64063

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At Senior Helpers®, our specialty is professional, warm and compassionate senior care that enables our clients to live independently in the comfort of their own home. Whether they need us for a few hours or around the clock, we’ll always provide the kind of quality and responsive care that lets...... Read more

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Apple Home Health Staffing Inc

1942 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, KS 66046

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Benefits of Home-Senior Care

8725 Rosehill Road Ste 107, Lenexa, KS 66215

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Benefits of Home is a family-owned company that provides the highest quality in-home senior care services for the elderly. We have offices in Lenexa and Lawrence, KS and Kansas City North. Since our inception in January 2007, we have listened to and learned from the many families we have...... Read more

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3.2(14 reviews)

I joined Benefits of home a little over two years ago, the staff there treated me with respect and kindness. Most importantly they have true compassion for their clients they go above and beyond to ensure your loved ones are well taken care of. I am very happy working for them and highly recommend them to take care of your loved ones. Thank you Benefits of home for doing such a great job!

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A New Day at Home

10540 Barkley #205, Overland Park, KS 66212

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Certified Alzheimer's SpecialistsDelivering Exceptional Home Care Services for your loved one.A New Day At Home is an in-home services provider that specializes in caring for the Alzheimer's client.We are dedicated to helping our clients and their families make each day a new day of living...... Read more

4.6(4 reviews)
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What is home care?

Home care may be the right fit for seniors who want to age in place, but who would benefit from companionship, housekeeping, and help with some activities of daily living (ADLs). Home care is broad and personalized to each senior’s needs. In general, home caregivers may provide:

  • Help with personal care
  • Housekeeping
  • Mobility assistance
  • Laundry
  • Complimentary transportation
  • Nutritious meals
  • Incontinence care and toileting
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Shawnee, Kansas

Home Care

Assistive home care offers a variety of different services that can be provided in in a residential setting Most home care providers screen potential clients before entry. This screening might include health problems, medication use, and weight/nutritional status. This care type can provide various medical services such as aid in self-administration of medication, retrieving medication from secured storage, and assisting residents in drinking fluid to swallow medication. In-home care provides multiple services including laundry, tracheostomy care, and housekeeping. Additionally, care services offered can include therapy and companionship. Assistive home care may also afford your loved one help doing laundry and going grocery shopping. Finally, assistive home care can support your family member with services such as transfers from wheelchair to bed and monitoring vitals.

Cost of Living

The rent burden for Shawnee is about 16.6% of the average person’s monthly income. Per month, the median cost of rent in Shawnee is about $1,403 per month and the median home value in Shawnee is $213,691.

Demographics and Values

Based on gender, 48.5% are male and 51.5% are female. The median age of Shawnee is 38 years old. In Shawnee, 4.4% consider themselves widows, 9.7% have some form of disability, 73.4% participate in the labor force, and 6.5% do not have health insurance. Of the population of Shawnee 47.7% have a college degree, 18.7% have a high-school diploma, and 16.2% have a graduate degree. Currently, the population of Shawnee consists of 65,513 people. Shawnee has a population density of 602 people per square mile. Demographically, Shawnee is 4.0% mixed race, 7.1% Hispanic, 4.7% black, 1.4% other or not specified, 0.1% Native American, 85.9% white, 3.9% Asian, and 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian. In Shawnee, 6.5% of the population are veterans.

State Information

An overview of Kansas

In terms of resources, Kansas has a cost of living index of 89.7, a grocery index rating of 91.9, and a housing index rating of 73.8. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. Based on natural beauty, Kansas ranks 8th in the nation. Kansas is ranked 22nd in quality of life and 33rd in healthcare. 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

In terms of religion, 37% of Kansas residents attend religious services among the 4,782 different congregations that are available in the state. 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 terms of diversity, Kansas ranks 25th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. In the last presidential election 36% of Kansas residents voted Democrat and 57% voted Republican. The state has a median age of 37 and 29% of its population being over the age of 55.

State-wide weather information

The average humidity across the state is 66%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 72%. During the winter, the average temperature in Kansas drops to around 32F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 53F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 12F in the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 76F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 95F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 54F during the month of June. On average, Kansas has an air quality index rating of around 36.0 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of July with a rating of around 46.4 AQI. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 6.73 inches. On average, the state receives 2.55 inches of precipitation a month. 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 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 bur oak, Osage orange, Siberian elm, and chestnut oak. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the prairie dog, the skink, the cottontail, or the muskrat. The state animal of Kansas is the American buffalo.

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