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Abilene Place North

1100 North Vine Street, Abilene, KS 67410

4.6
(7 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Abilene Place North is an assisted living community in Abilene, Kansas. Abilene is a historic town a short drive from Wichita and Kansas City. Our town boasts five world-class museums, historic mansions, a vintage train through the Smoky River Hill Valley, a professional theater and a strong love...

Abilene Place South

1102 North Vine Street, Abilene, KS 67410

4.4
(7 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Abilene Place South is an assisted living community in Abilene, Kansas.Abilene Place South boasts small town charm and a rich history as home to President Dwight D. Eisenhower. Abilene is a charming town with a big personality and has been voted by Smithsonian as one of the top 20 small towns to...

Brookdale Junction City

1022 South Caroline Avenue, Junction City, KS 66441

3.5
(3 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Putting More Life Back Into Senior LivingOur residents enjoy a more relaxed senior living lifestyle, with less stress and more options for living life well. And they do it in a luxurious community that feels just like home sweet home, trading the stress and hassle that comes from living life at...

Brookdale Salina Kirwin

1200 East Kirwin Avenue, Salina, KS 67401

5.0
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Exceptional Senior LivingYour senior living years shouldn’t be spent cooped up inside, filled with chores, cleaning, and home maintenance. They should be filled with interesting things to do and interesting people to do them with. That’s what you’ll find at our retirement community, which offers...

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Brookdale Salina Fairdale

2251 East Crawford, Salina, KS 67401

2.5
(3 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Upgrade Your Senior Living LifestyleIt’s time to trade the stress and hassles of living at home for free time and interesting activities to fill it. While you’re at it, you can trade the isolation and worry that often comes from living at home for a full social circle and the comfort knowing that...

Brookdale McPherson

1460 North Main Street, McPherson, KS 67460

3.5
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Upscale Kansas Senior LivingIt’s time to upgrade your senior living. And we have just the place. At our upscale senior living community in McPherson, Kansas, you can trade the stress and hassle that comes from living at home for a life full of interesting things to do and interesting people to do...

Stoneybrook Assisted Living

2029 Little Kitten Ave, Manhattan, KS 66503

1.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Stoneybrook Assisted Living & Memory Care is a senior living community that offers residents high quality assisted living and memory care in Manhattan, KS. We are located on Little Kitten Avenue in NW Manhattan.What is assisted living? Assisted living is for those who can no longer live on their...

Sunflower Terrace

821 E Swensson, Lindsborg, KS 67456

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Bethany Village (formerly Bethany Home Association) is a vital part of the Smoky Valley, providing quality senior care since 1911. As a non-profit mission of the Evangelical Lutheran Churches of America, our mission has always been to serve our elders with dignity, compassion, and grace....

Ascension Living Via Christi Village - Manhattan

2800 Willow Grove Rd, Manhattan, KS 66502

4.3
(5 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Via Christi Village - Manhattan is a premier assisted living and independent living community in Manhattan, Kansas. Manhattan offers all the amenities that residents and their families require, with available transportation, entertainment and excellent shopping opportunities. The remarkable...

Council Grove Assisted Living

554 Country Lane, Council Grove, KS 66846

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed

Council Grove Assisted Living is an assisted living community located in beautiful Council Grove, KS. Our community is located in the heartland resting among the stunning Flint Hills, which offer our residents and their visitors amazing sunsets to view, and warm prairie winds from the spring and...

Marion Assisted Living LLC

200 Eisenhower Road, Marion, KS 66861

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed

The goal of Marion Assisted Living is to help residents reduce the burden of household responsibility and personal care to sensible limits, while maintaining as much of their independence and individuality as possible and practical.  Those who reside in its 18 apartments will find it large...

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What are nursing homes?

Nursing homes, also called skilled nursing facilities, provide long-term care for seniors with significant physical or mental health conditions, and short-term care to people recovering from an injury or hospital stay. Nursing homes provide personal assistance and medical care from licensed professionals. Services in skilled nursing facilities often include:

  • Help with personal care
  • Rehabilitation care, including physical and speech therapy
  • Mobility assistance
  • Palliative and hospice care
  • Health care services
  • Complimentary transportation
  • 24-hour care and supervision
Complete guide to nursing homes

Abilene, Kansas

Nursing Homes

A nursing home community offers residence to two or more seniors who have no familial ties to the administrator. This type of community provides its occupants with 24-hour care by on-site nurses. These caregivers offer healthcare services for those who are unable to care for their own needs.

This type of community is a helpful and comfortable care choice for individuals 65 years and above, however nursing homes will usually admit individuals 55 and greater rarely heard of in senior care regarding other care types. There are some services that may come at a cost to residents which can include personal comfort items, flowers and plants, and special care services not included in the community’s Medicaid payment. A large number of inhabitants are bachelors or widows who have circles of support, and about fifty percent of nursing home residents are older than the age of 85. The most common mental issue effecting nursing home residents is dementia, which can cloud their and familiarity, memory recall, and decision making capabilities. A significant number of nursing home residents are persons who experience difficulty with hearing and seeing, have a physical or mental disability, have incontinence issues, or require assistance with daily tasks such as getting dressed. Nursing homes are required to provide emergency dental services, medically-related social services, pharmaceutical services, and a professionallly directed program of activities to residents.

Cost of Living

The cost of care for a community is affected by the community where it is located. The median home value in Abilene is about $114,628 and the median cost for rent is about $909 a month. The rent burden for Abilene is about 18.5% of the average person’s monthly income.

Demographics and Values

In Abilene, 9.9% consider themselves widows, 17.5% have some form of disability, 61.4% participate in the labor force, and 11.5% live in poverty. Out of the total city population, 50.2% are female and 49.8% are male. The median age of Abilene is 41 years old. Of the population of Abilene 32.8% have a high-school diploma, 24.0% have a college degree, and 6.9% have a graduate degree. Abilene has a population density of 517 people per square mile. Demographically, Abilene is 96.4% white, 0.0% Asian, 3.8% Hispanic, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.5% mixed race, 0.9% Native American, 0.7% black, and 0.4% other or not specified. In Abilene, 13.0% of the population are veterans of the United States military.

State Information

An overview of Kansas

Overall, Kansas ranks 22nd out of all states 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. In total, Kansas has 144 general hospitals and 75 health centers that provide care for 2,912,321 citizens. 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 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. In terms of diversity, Kansas ranks 25th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. The median age in the state is 37, and 29% of the population is over the age of 55. In the most recent presidential election, 57% of Kansas residents voted Republican and 36% voted Democrat.

State-wide weather information

The average temperature in the summer rises to around 76F. The average high summer temperature is around 95F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 54F in the month of June. 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. 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. On average, the state receives 2.55 inches of precipitation a month. The most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 6.73 inches of precipitation a month. The average humidity across the state is 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 pawpaw, sassafras, bur oak, and chestnut oak. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the prairie dog, the woodchuck, the beaver, or the muskrat. The state animal of Kansas is the American buffalo.

Frequently asked questions about Nursing Homes in Kansas

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