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Anthology at the Plaza

2 Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64112

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Sophisticated Accommodations on The Plaza! In the heart of Kansas City, The Plaza stands out as a robust, vibrant community with a flavor all its own. Known for its Spanish-inspired architecture—complete with scenic fountains and statues—The Plaza features an abundance of shopping and dining...

Mound City Apartments

4512 Northwest Greystone Court, Riverside, MO 64150

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The Mound City Apartments are senior apartments located in the serene community of Mound City, Holt County, MI. When looking for an area with small town charm and lots of things to do, then the Mound City Area is the place for you. There is a very strong sense of community in here, which is why...

Mount Washington

570 S Evanston Ave, Independence, MO 64053

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Mount Washington Senior Apartments Offers a unique living experience with this historically restored building which was once the first elementary school of Independence. Mount Washington appreciates its historical roots with its warm designs, in-home chalkboards, restored hardwood floors, and...

Heritage Avonlea of Gladstone

2801 NE 60th St, Gladstone, MO 64119

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The Grand Royale (Opening Summer 2021)

2900 NE Kendallwood Pkwy, Kansas City, MO 64119

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St. Anthony's Senior Living

1010 E 68th St, Kansas City, MO 64131

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St. Anthony’s Senior Living is a gated, resort-style community that offers one and two-bedroom apartment homes in residential living and assisted living. Designed for residents who are 62 years of age and better, this modern community is perfect for those who wish to pursue an active, healthy,...

Bickford at Mission Springs

5350 W. 61st Place, Mission, KS 66205

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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...

Heritage Village of Gladstone

3000 NE 64th St, Gladstone, MO 64119

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Heritage Village of Gladstone is an assisted living community located in the city of Gladstone, Missouri in the county of Clay. Residents of this community can easily spend their days wandering through the wooded trails of Hidden Hollow Park which touches up against the back yard of Heritage...

The Community Apartments at Antioch Crossing

5300 NE Chouteau Trafficway, Kansas City, MO 64119

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The Newest 55+ Apartment Community in North Kansas City! Move into your brand new home today! We have one bedrooms starting at $975 and two bedrooms staring at $1150! Restaurants and shopping at your door!

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...

Anthology at Burlington Creek

6311 N Cosby Ave, Kansas City, MO 64151

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The Villages at Mission

7105 Mission Rd, Prairie Village, KS 66208

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Brighton Gardens provides assisted living in an apartment-style setting that offers the simple pleasures - nutritious food, comfortable surroundings, and the support of a warm, caring and competent staff. Our Healthcare neighborhood emphasizes resident care and dignity in private or shared...

Plaza l & ll Apts

7777 Holmes Rd, Kansas City, MO 64131

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Plaza I and II Apartments are located in Kansas City, MO. It offers studio, 1 bedroom, and 2 bedroom section 8 and tax credit units. Rent is based on 30% of income and income limits apply.Floor PlanStudio, 1 Bath | 446 Sq. Ft.1 Bedroom, 1 Bath | 593 Sq. Ft.2 Bedroom, 1 Bath | 696 Sq. Ft.Amenities...

Bickford of Raytown

9110 East 63rd Street, Raytown, MO 64133

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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...

Senior Star at Wexford Place

6500 North Cosby Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64151

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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...

Addington Place of Prairie Village

2700 Somerset Dr, Prairie Village, KS 66206

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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...

Armour Oaks

8100 Wornall Road, Kansas City, MO 64114

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Armour Oaks Senior Living in Kansas City, Missouri – Kansas City’s oldest continuing Not-For-Profit entity - is located in the eclectic Waldo neighborhood at the corner of 81st and Wornall Road with easy access to I-435. This historic senior living community, just 15 minutes from the famous...

Claridge Court a CCRC

8101 Mission Rd, Prairie Village, KS 66208

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Thank you for your interest in Claridge Court! We are a Life Care community, located in Prairie Village, Kansas. In response to your request, I am enclosing some basic information. I would encourage you to make a personal visit to our community to see firsthand the lifestyle enjoyed by over 170...

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...

Victory Hills

1900 North 70th Street, Kansas City, KS 66102

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Discover a distinctive difference in senior living at Victory Hills. Our community offers independent living and assisted living options for a lifestyle with activities tailored to your specific desires and needs. At Victory Hills, we're committed to making a positive difference in the lives of...

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Learn More About Independent Living in Kansas City, MO

Independent living communities – also known simply as retirement communities – in Kansas City, Missouri are geared towards seniors who are able to live on their own, without daily assistance, and prefer to live among people their age. This usually means residents are self-sufficient and do not require hands-on care. Think of Kansas City retirement communities as age-restricted (typically 55+) complexes, which provide organized activities, meal services, and transportation.


Cost of Independent Living in Kansas City, MO

The median monthly cost of independent living in Kansas City is about $2,175 in the city proper, and $2,492 within the metropolitan area. The median monthly cost of independent living in the state of Missouri is around $2,597.

For this type of senior living, Kansas City, Missouri offers many great options, and A Place for Mom can help you find the right one.

Learn More About Kansas City, MO

Cost of Living

Kansas City has an average cost of living 14 points below the national average of 100. Produce and essentials are similarly below the national average of 100, making Kansas City a very affordable option for your senior living needs.

Cost-of-living indexGrocery indexMedian rentRent burdenMedian home valueMedian family incomeEstate taxSales tax8693$1,39316.1%$248,083$78,217No estate tax or inheritance tax6.5%

Local Hospitals

Two of the top rated hospitals in Kansas City include:

Weather and Climate

Kansas City has a humid subtropical type of climate with hot, humid, and rainy summers. The winters in the city tend to be cold and dry. On average, the humidity level for Kansas City is roughly 59%. The average humidity levels are highest during the month of December at roughly 65%.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer tempTypical summer highTypical summer lowAverage winter tempTypical winter highTypical winter low78°F89°F (August)66°F (August)33°F45°F (February)23°F (January)

Air Quality

Average air quality index ratingAverage maximum air quality index rating39 (Good)55 in 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.

Precipitation and Inclement Weather

Average monthly precipitationAverage maximum monthly precipitationAverage yearly snowfallInclement weather7”15” (June)14”Tornadoes, floods, and earthquakes (high)

Demographics and Values

2016 Presidential Election Results for Wyandotte County

Voted DemocraticVoted RepublicanVoted Third Party61.22%32.10%6.68%

Population Statistics

Population city properPopulation metro areaPopulation densityPopulation trend1,615,621488,943599 people per square mileGrowing at a rate of 0.01%

Age

Median55+60+70+80+3523%10%5%3%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diplomaCollege degreeGraduate degree26%34%13%

Race & Ethnicity

AsianBlackHispanicNative AmericanPacific Islander or Native HawaiianWhiteTwo or moreOther or Not Specified2.8%28.7%10.2%0.4%0.1%60.3%3.3%4.4%

Crime

Total crimesProperty crimes per 1,000 citizensViolent crimes per 1,000 citizens6,370339

Miscellaneous

UnemployedParticipate in the labor forceHave some form of disabilityLive in povertyWidowsVeterans6%68%13%17%6%7%

Kansas City is considered moderately friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that for the most part, members of the community can participate in public life without fear of bigotry or discrimination. However, there are parts of the city that members of the LGBTQ+ community may experience some discrimination or bigotry based on their sexual orientation.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Living in Kansas City is great for anyone that wants to mix an active lifestyle with a taste for the arts and some farmland roots. It’s home to major professional sports franchises such as the Super Bowl Champion Kansas City Chiefs, Major League Baseball’s Kansas City Royals, Kansas City Sporting MLS Football Club, and the Kansas City Speedway, which hosts multiple NASCAR events each year.

Kansas City is home to the world-renowned National WWI Museum, the National Archives and Records Administration, and the Harry S Truman Presidential Library and Museum. Kansas City also has ancient, renaissance, and contemporary art on display at its many museums — seven of which are considered world-class.

If you love the outdoors, Powell Gardens, Kansas City’s botanical garden, is a 970-acre botanical garden in Kingsville that is a must-see. It features 6,000 varieties of plants, with 225,000 plants in seasonal displays.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Missouri

Our Home Senior Care, Novel Place Overland Park and Homestead of Shawnee are the top rated independent living facilities near Kansas City, Missouri. See full list of communities.

There are 125 independent living facilities near Kansas City, Missouri. See the full list.

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