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Independent Living near Lawrence, Kansas

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Lawrence Presbyterian Manor

1429 Kasold Dr, Lawrence, KS 66049

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Meadowlark Estates

4430 Bauer Farm Drive, Lawrence, KS 66049

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We believe that Meadowlark Estates Gracious Retirement Living is so much more than walls and windows - it's a place to enjoy home-cooked meals, game night, or a quiet evening with family and friends. It's where you always feel comfortable, safe, and secure.At Meadowlark Estates Gracious...

Arbor Court Retirement Community at Alvamar

1510 St Andrews Dr, Lawrence, KS 66047

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Looking to age gracefully in a senior independent retirement community? Come visit the Arbor Court Retirement Community at Alvamar in Lawrence, Kansas, an independent retirement community designed for active adults that are 55 and over. Our residents enjoy the best in carefree living. Each person...

Delaware Highlands

12600 Delaware Pkwy, Kansas City, KS 66109

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Delaware Highlands Assisted Living is focused on providing assisted living services for the low to moderate income senior adult. Delaware Highlands offers a warm home-like setting for all our residents. We provide affordable assisted living in a compassionate, caring manner so that senior adults...

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Twin Oaks Retirement Community

457 W Eisenhower Rd, Leavenworth, KS 66048

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Twin Oaks Independent Living is designed to maintain individuality and independence. Our elegant community provides hospitality and a worry free lifestyle in a safe and secure environment. Interesting and exciting social, recreational and educational activities and events are part of our...

Shawnee Hills Senior Living

6335 Maurer Road, Shawnee, KS 66217

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In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 within our communities, we are not accepting visitors at this time. However, we’d still love to talk with you! Reach out to schedule a virtual tour or e-meeting with a sales representative to learn more about our community. Welcome to Shawnee Hills...

Aberdeen Village a CCRC

17500 West 119th Street, Olathe, KS 66061

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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...

Anthology of Olathe

101 W 151st St, Olathe, KS 66061

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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,...

The Gardens at Creekside

16110 W 133rd St, Olathe, KS 66062

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On your own but not alone at the Gardens at Creekside a 55 and better independent living community that offers 1 and 2 bedroom apartments with fully furnished kitchens and full size washer/dryer in each unit. At the Gardens you can enjoy a beauty/barber shop, fitness center, internet cafe,...

Greenwood Terrace

11150 Greenwood Street, Lenexa, KS 66215

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Greenwood Terrace provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Finally, a rich country setting that feels miles away but is just minutes from Kansas City. Greenwood Terrace has so much history, culture and entertainment to offer that you could spend years taking it...

Silvercrest College View

13600 W 110th Terrace, Lenexa, KS 66215

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Silvercrest at College View is an exciting new concept in Senior Community Living with lots of variety and amenities to choose from. Our unique and beautiful brand new buildings are contemporary and do not look like the traditional retirement or Assisted Living community. Large spacious floor to...

Atria Hearthstone

3415 Southwest 6th Avenue, Topeka, KS 66606

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Atria Hearthstone East in Topeka is a senior community with a warm, family-style atmosphere. The beautiful, three-acre campus—shared with Atria Hearthstone West—offers lovely area for walks and for relaxing with friends. Atria Hearthstone East is conveniently located to nearby...

Lexington Park Independent Living

1011 SW Cottonwood Ct, Topeka, KS 66604

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Lexington Park Independent Living provides active seniors with a wonderful maintenance-free lifestyle with plenty of activities and opportunities to socialize with neighbors. In our independent living community, residents have time to enjoy their hobbies and the company of their neighbors while...

Avenue 81

8055 Metcalf Ave, Overland Park, KS 66204

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Avenue 81 will redefine the way you think about retirement living. As a luxury senior living community, Avenue 81 provides all the modern services and amenities of an upscale resort with no upfront buy-in. Plus, we’re conveniently located just steps away from the many restaurants and shops of...

Topeka Presbyterian Manor

4712 SW 6th Ave, Topeka, KS 66606

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Novel Place Overland Park

9651 Barkley St, Overland Park, KS 66212

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Affordable conveniences re-imagined for those 55 years and better.More amenities usually means more money in independent living, but at Novel Place you don't have to give up your entire life savings to get the conveniences you desire. Your monthly rent includes dining, light housekeeping,...

The Welstone

6050 Broadmoor St, Mission, KS 66202

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Welcome to The Welstone At Mission Crossing! We are an active, independent senior living community in Mission, Kansas. Mission is a beautiful city to enjoy your retirement years; rich in culture and known for its friendly, laid-back residents. Whether you are moving closer to family or just love...

Overland Park Place

6555 West 75th Street, Overland Park, KS 66204

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Welcome to Overland Park Place, a Five Star Quality Care Senior Living community located in the heart of Overland Park. Conveniently located near shopping, medical facilities and other attractions, Overland Park Place offers a carefree, casual lifestyle dedicated to the beauty of choice. Our...

The Atrium at Overland Park

7300 W 107th Street, Overland Park, KS 66212

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The Atriums Independent and Assisted Living Senior Community feels like luxurious resort living in the heart of Overland Park, Kansas. The large, elegant campus is covered with beautiful trees and plants, while also being within minutes of excellent shopping and entertainment venues. The...

Thornton Place

2901 Southwest Armstrong Ave, Topeka, KS 66614

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Thornton Place provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Nestled within gorgeously landscaped grounds in the Flint Hills, you'll love the grandeur of Thornton Place while enjoying all the conveniences of nearby Topeka. We're just minutes from shopping, dining,...

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Lawrence, Kansas


Independent Living

If you would like the peace of mind of having many of your frequent tasks handled by professionalls while living your life at your own pace, you might want to consider independent living. Residents may live their lives as they see fit while their meals are prepared by a professionall chef, housekeeping and laundry duties are taken care of by staff, and social activities are scheduled and organized. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy an opportunity to be among peers, in a community with others of similar age groups and backgrounds. Residents’ quarters consist of private living spaces, each with their own kitchen. The independence of apartment life is still enjoyed, offering an opportunity to socialize with guests and visitors in a private and personal setting. While policies differ between locations, a number of residences allow cats and dogs as well. If medical or nursing assistance is desired, residents may always enlist the services of independent care providers. There are an assortment of expenses and benefits to keep in mind when determining an independent living community. It is important to figure out if these amenities are covered in the care plan: Waiting list deposit, internet access, move-in fee, housekeeping, private phone, initial assessment fee, wellness program, and utilities. The benefits that pertain to independent living include laundry service, security guards, fitness center & swimming pool, restaurant-style dining hall, golf course, transportation, beauty salon & barber shop, and private rental hall.


Cost of Living

Cost of living can be a major factor in determining what community meets the needs of your loved one. Lawrence has a median home value of about $183,412 and the median cost of rent is around $1,148 per month per month. The rent burden for Lawrence is about 16.4% of the average person’s monthly income. Lawrence has a sales tax of 6.50%.


Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

For many seniors, especially those who live with chronic illnesses or those who are in need of continuing care, access to medical communities is a major component when choosing what type of care best suits you or your family’s needs. The top hospitals that service Lawrence include Lawrence Memorial Hospital. In total, there is one hospital located in Lawrence which offer emergency services and other healthcare.


Regional Climate and Weather Information

Weather and climate, particularly humidity and air quality, is a major influence in determining which location is the right fit for your family. On average, the air quality index rating in Lawrence is about 35.7. The average air quality conditions are rated as good. This means that there is no health advisory associated with the air quality for this destination. The air quality index score is at its max in May at approximately 55.3. During this time, the average air quality conditions are rated moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. During the summer months, Lawrence is around 78F. The summer high peaks at approximately 91F during the month of July. The low summer temperature falls to around 65F during the month of June. In the wintertime, the average air temperature in Lawrence sinks to approximately 33F. The high winter temperature is roughly 46F in the month of February. The lowest winter temperature is about 18 F in the month of January. Lawrence has a hot-summer humid continental type of climate. On average, Lawrence has a humidity rating of around 59%. Humidity levels reach their peak during the month of December at about 65%. Monthly, Lawrence receives about 3 inches of precipitation. The most precipitation usually falls in May with an average of 5 inches in a month. For snowfall, Lawrence gets an average of 13.00 inches of snow.


Demographics and Values

In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Lawrence 8.5% practice Catholicism, 7.0% practice another Christian faith, and 4.7% are Methodists. In Lawrence, 68.3% are nonbelievers. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Lawrence, out of the total population 0.0% practice Judaism, 0.3% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.3% practice Islam. Racially, the population of Lawrence is 1.3% other or not specified, 2.5% Native American, 5.0% mixed race, 80.8% white, 4.5% black, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 6.6% Hispanic, and 5.9% Asian. Of the population of Lawrence 53.4% have a college degree, 26.4% have a graduate degree, and 15.8% have a high-school diploma. During the last presidential election, 29.3% voted Republican, 62.3% voted Democrat, and 8.4% voted for a third party candidate in Douglas county. Out of the total population of Lawrence, 3.7% consider themselves widows, 10.6% have some form of disability, 9.2% do not have health insurance, and 21.8% live in poverty. Out of the total city population, 50.7% are female and 49.3% are male. The median age of Lawrence is 28 years old. In Lawrence, 18.2% of the population are over the age of 55, 7.4% are over the age of 60, 4.4% are over the age of 70, and 2.4% are over the age of 80. The current population of Lawrence is growing at a rate of 0.006%. Lawrence has a population density of 1,095 people per square mile. In terms of crime, Lawrence has 2.7 violent crimes per 1000 residents and 27.5 property crimes per 1000 residents. In Lawrence, 4.7% of the population are veterans. Lawrence is considered friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community.


State Information

An overview of Kansas

Kansas is ranked 22nd in quality of life and 33rd in healthcare. There are 144 general hospitals and 75 health centers that provide care for 2,912,321 Kansas residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in Kansas are University Of Kansas Hospital, Newton Medical Center, and Providence Medical Center. Out of a national average of 100, Kansas has a cost of living index rating of 90, a grocery index rating of 92, and a housing index rating of 74. The natural beauty of Kansas is ranked 8th in the nation.


Social demographics of the state

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. 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.


State-wide weather information

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 most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 6.73 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 2.55 inches of precipitation a month. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 32F. The average high winter temperature is around 53F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 12F during the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in Kansas is around 76F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 95F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 54F in the month of June. Kansas experiences an average humidity rating of about 66%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 72% in the month of December. 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 eastern red cedar, Siberian elm, moonseed, and pawpaw. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the woodchuck, the skink, the muskrat, or the prairie dog. The state animal of Kansas is the American buffalo.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Kansas

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