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Vintage Park at Ottawa

2250 S. Elm, Ottawa, KS 66067

5.0
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Vintage Park at Ottawa is a family focused ASSISTED LIVING community in the town of Ottawa, Kansas. Ottawa is a historical midwestern town with a plethora of cultural and recreational activities including antique stores, live theater, museums, lakes for fishing, farms, camps, cultural centers,...

Cedar Square

1550 South Cedar, Ottawa, KS 66067

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed

Cedar Square is a senior housing community in South Cedar, Ottawa, Franklin County, Kansas. It has a very active senior housing program for citizens aged 55 years and older. It is tucked away from the bustling noise of the city with the greenery surrounding the locality creating a stunningly...

Park Meadows Senior Living

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

4.1
(94 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

4.3
(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...

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Shawnee Hills Senior Living

6335 Maurer Road, Shawnee, KS 66217

4.5
(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

4.3
(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

4.0
(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

3.6
(56 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...

Sunrise of Lenexa

15055 West 87th Street Parkway, Lenexa, KS 66215

4.2
(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

4.6
(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

3.9
(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...

Brookdale Overland Park 119th

6101 West 119th Street, Overland Park, KS 66209

4.5
(42 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Embrace the Good LifeAnyone can experience basic senior living, but why settle for basic when you can enjoy something exceptional? Nestled on a quiet campus with beautiful landscaping and fragrant gardens, our independent living community is full of active and vibrant seniors just like you....

Town Village of Leawood

4400 W 115th St, Leawood, KS 66211

4.5
(41 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Town Village of Leawood is a well-respected senior living community in Leawood, Kansas. As soon as you walk through our door, meet our wonderful staff, and see our beautiful community — you will understand why seniors love living at Town Village of Leawood.Our community replaces the drudgery of...

Addington Place of Prairie Village

2700 Somerset Dr, Prairie Village, KS 66206

3.8
(49 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Beautiful Addington Place of Prairie Village is located in Prairie Village, Kansas and can be a wonderful resting home for your elderly parent. We truly understand how difficult it can be for you to find the right spot for your parent to live if they can no longer live on their own. When choosing...

Sunrise of Overland Park

12500 West 135th Street, Overland Park, KS 66221

4.0
(41 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At Sunrise of Overland Park, KS, we offer our residents and their families the best of both worlds in so many ways. Our senior living community is located close enough to Interstate 35 to make it accessible, but far enough from the hustle and bustle to allow our residents to retain the privacy...

Overland Park Place

6555 West 75th Street, Overland Park, KS 66204

4.4
(37 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

Bickford at Mission Springs

5350 W. 61st Place, Mission, KS 66205

4.2
(33 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Anthology of Olathe

101 W 151st St, Olathe, KS 66061

4.2
(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,...

Thornton Place

2901 Southwest Armstrong Ave, Topeka, KS 66614

4.2
(33 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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,...

Carnegie Village

107 Bernard Drive, Belton, MO 64012

3.5
(40 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

The Carnegie Village is an assisted living community for senior residents in the city of Belton, Cass County, Missouri. Belton is an urban city though it is proximal to the Kansas farm lands. This is a clean city and the many parks around make it ideal for picnics and other outdoor activities for...

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Cost of independent living in Ottawa, 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
  • $3,257
    National
  • $2,558
    State
  • $2,722
    Ottawa, KS
  • $2,441
    Raymore, KS
  • $2,825
    Lansing, 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
Complete guide to independent living

Ottawa, Kansas

Independent Living

For those who would prefer to live primarily without personal care assistance but would like the advantage of having daily tasks and responsibilities taken care of by professionalls, an Independent Living Community could be the perfect option. Basic needs such as meal planning and housekeeping are handled by staff and a calendar of recreational and leisure activities is provided, allowing residents the autonomy to use their time as they wish, free from daily responsibilities. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy the opportunity to live among peers, in a community with others of similar ages and interests. Typically comprised of a private living space and a full kitchen, these communities offer residences with many of the amenities of apartment life but without the hassle. Guests can be invited over and entertained, and more time can be spent with them with the basic maintenance of daily tasks out of the way. While policies differ between communities, numerous residences allow pets as well. If residents decide they would like to utilize the services of independent medical providers, they may always do so. There are an assortment of expenses and advantages to keep in mind when deciding on an independent living community. It is important to figure out if these amenities are included in the care plan: meals, housekeeping, initial assessment fee, Waiting list deposit, field trips, laundry, move-in fee, and cable TV. The benefits that pertain to independent living include game/TV room, laundry service, security guards, transportation, community activities, private rental hall, restaurant-style dining hall, and healthcare center.

Cost of Living

Cost of living is a major influence in choosing which community works for you or your loved one’s needs. The median home value in Ottawa is about $97,302 and the median rent is around $805 per month a month. The rent burden for Ottawa is around 18.1% of the average person’s monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Racially, the population of Ottawa is 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 4.8% Hispanic, 92.6% white, 2.1% black, 2.4% other or not specified, 2.2% mixed race, 0.4% Native American, and 0.3% Asian. In terms of education, 20.2% have a college degree, 8.1% have a graduate degree, and 34.2% have a high-school diploma. Currently, the population of Ottawa consists of 12,147 people and in total the Ottawa metro area has a population of 12,342. Ottawa has a population density of 483 people per square mile. Out of the total population of Ottawa, 15.8% live in poverty, 6.3% consider themselves widows, 10.1% do not have health insurance, and 15.2% have some form of disability. Out of the total city population, 46.3% are male and 53.7% are female. The median age of Ottawa is 35 years old. In Ottawa, 8.6% of the population are veterans of the United States military.

State Information

An overview of Kansas

Kansas is ranked 22nd in quality of life and 33rd in healthcare. 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. Based on natural beauty, Kansas ranks 8th in the nation. 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 the last presidential election 36% of Kansas residents voted Democrat and 57% voted Republican. 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 Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-31%, Mainline Protestant-24%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Kansas there are 279 masonic lodges. The median age in the state is 37, and 29% of the population is over the age of 55. In terms of diversity, Kansas ranks 25th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly.

State-wide weather information

On average, the state receives 2.55 inches of precipitation a month. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 6.73 inches. The average air quality index rating in Kansas is 36.0 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of July with a rating of 46.4 AQI. The average temperature in the winter falls 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. 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. The average low summer temperature is around 54F in the month of June. 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%. 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 Osage orange, Siberian elm, sycamore, and pawpaw. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the woodchuck, the skink, the beaver, or the prairie dog. The state animal of Kansas is the American buffalo.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Kansas

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

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