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Anthology of Olathe

101 W 151st St, Olathe, KS 66061

(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

(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. ...

The Gardens at Creekside

16110 W 133rd St, Olathe, KS 66062

(18 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

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,...

Aspens Ridgeview

11691 S Ridgeview Rd, Olathe, KS 66061

(1 review)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

Luxury Resort Style Community for Active 55+ AdultsExperience affordable, luxury living in a beautiful Colorado inspired community. Our homes feature designer finishes with spacious floor plans to fit your style and unique taste. Enjoy maintenance free living with new friends in a community that...

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Benton House of Olathe

15700 W 151st St, Olathe, KS 66062

(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

(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...

Heritage Avonlea of Olathe

625 N Lincoln St, Olathe, KS 66061

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Park Meadows Senior Living

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

(93 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...

Greenwood Terrace

11150 Greenwood Street, Lenexa, KS 66215

(90 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

Senior Star at Wexford Place

6500 North Cosby Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64151

(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...

Garden Village

8550 North Granby Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64154

(82 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Garden Village provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Our all-inclusive month-to-month rent covers: - Private apartment suites - Daily chef-prepared meals from scratch - A variety of enriching activities - Maintenance-free living - Weekly housekeeping and linen...

Solstice Senior Living at Lee's Summit

1098 Northeast Independence Avenue, Lee's Summit, MO 64086

(63 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Enjoy life on easy street at Solstice Senior Living at Lee’s Summit, where our residents enjoy easy access to adventure, entertainment and the beautiful outdoors. Family members and caregivers find comfort in the availability of on-site personal care professionals and our proximity to St. Luke’s...

Shawnee Hills Senior Living

6335 Maurer Road, Shawnee, KS 66217

(49 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to Shawnee Hills Senior Living, a new concept in senior living in Shawnee, Kansas. The Community is conveniently located off of West 63rd Street and Maurer Road with direct access to Highway 435 and Shawnee Mission Parkway. Shawnee Hills is located directly north of the Shawnee Station...

Senior Star at Villa Ventura

12100 Wornall Road, Kansas City, MO 64145

(50 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

(52 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

(55 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

(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

(45 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....

The Welstone

6050 Broadmoor St, Mission, KS 66202

(42 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

Bickford of Overland Park

10665 Barkley Street, Overland Park, KS 66212

(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...

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Cost of independent living in Olathe, KS

Independent 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 independent living cost comparisons
  • $3,250
  • $2,558
  • $2,690
    Olathe, KS
  • $2,774
    Lawrence, KS
  • $2,530
    Oak Grove, KS
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What is independent living?

Independent living offers a stress-free lifestyle for older adults. Independent living communities don’t provide personal care or supervision, but do offer generally healthy adults opportunities for socialization and hassle-free living. Independent living services often include:

  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Home maintenance and repairs
  • Social activities and outings
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Independent Living in Olathe, KS

Independent living communities, also known in Olathe as retirement communities, offer a wide range of services to seniors who desire to live independently among their peers. The median monthly cost of independent living in Olathe, KS is about $1,199 within the city proper. When it comes to senior living, Olathe, KS is a great option for you or your loved one.

Learn More About Olathe, KS

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.


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%


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%


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


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.


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.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Kansas

Novel Place Overland Park, Our Home Senior Care and Arbor Court Retirement Community at Alvamar are the top rated independent living facilities near Olathe, Kansas. See full list of communities.

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