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Vintage Park at Atchison

1301 N Fourth St, Atchison, KS 66002

4.7
(3 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Vintage Park at Atchison is an assisted living community in beautiful rural Kansas. Residents enjoy being a part of an active, vibrant community with a wealth of social activities and delicious, restaurant-style dining. Vintage Park at Atchison offers supportive assistance when and where it is...

Senior Star at Wexford Place

6500 North Cosby Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64151

4.2
(84 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...

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 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....

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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...

Morningside Place Memory Care

6921 W 81st Street, Overland Park, KS 66204

4.1
(43 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Morningside Place, an Anthem Memory Care Community is an assisted living conveniently located in the beautiful, upscale city of Overland Park, Johnson County, Kansas. With easy access to four major Interstate highways and a less than forty minute drive from Kansas City International Airport,...

Addington Place of Prairie Village

2700 Somerset Dr, Prairie Village, KS 66206

3.8
(48 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...

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...

Brookdale College Square

11000 Oakmont Street, Overland Park, KS 66210

4.2
(33 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

A Warm and Welcoming CommunityWe know how difficult it is to care for a loved one dealing with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia. We also understand how challenging it can feel to transition their care to someone else. But after you visit our memory care community in Overland Park, Kansas,...

Brookdale Shawnee

11400 West 65th Street, Shawnee, KS 66203

4.0
(33 reviews)

Studio

Safety For Them, Peace of Mind For YouWe understand how difficult it can be to transition your loved one’s care to someone else. That’s why we go above and cultivate a warm and welcoming memory care environment that fosters a sense of purpose and belonging without sacrificing quality care and...

The Villages at Mission

7105 Mission Rd, Prairie Village, KS 66208

3.6
(34 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

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...

Benton House of Tiffany Springs

5901 NW 88th Street, Kansas City, MO 64154

4.0
(32 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...

The Windsor of Lawrence

3220 Peterson Rd, Lawrence, KS 66049

4.4
(23 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

The Windsor of Lawrence is a licensed assisted living and memory care residence committed to providing quality services in a caring, comfortable environment. We offer professional, personalized services designed to enhance the quality of life for those we serve. We honor each resident's...

Brookdale Topeka

5800 Southwest Drury Lane, Topeka, KS 66604

4.3
(25 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Exceptional Memory Care for Exceptional SeniorsIf you or your loved one is considering Alzheimer’s or dementia care, you deserve a community with the special skills, special training, and specially designed community to deliver a stable environment where seniors with dementia can thrive.That’s...

The Gardens at Barry Road

8300 NW Barry Road, Kansas City, MO 64153

3.8
(25 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Gardens at Barry Road Assisted Living and Memory Care is an engaging, service-oriented community in the heart of Kansas City, Missouri. Our community recognizes that a new phase in life can be a leap of faith—for you and your family. To make this transition easier, our compassionate team...

Homestead of Olathe

751 North Somerset Terrace, Olathe, KS 66062

4.1
(26 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. ...

Garden Villas of Lenexa

9705 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS 66215

4.3
(14 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Garden Villas of Lenexa Luxury Retirement and Assisted Living Community continues the grand tradition of excellence established by the Delmar Gardens Family in 1965. Based in St. Louis and owned by the same local family for over 55 years, everything we do is founded upon a unique philosophy of...

Anthology at Burlington Creek

6311 N Cosby Ave, Kansas City, MO 64151

4.3
(15 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Anthology of Overland Park

10300 Indian Creek Pkwy, Overland Park, KS 66210

4.6
(14 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Live your best life within a dynamic, engaging community that features exceptional accommodations, services and experiences. Enjoy each day to the fullest with maximum independence, supported by a personalized care plan and passionate caregivers. Your loved one will flourish with an enriching...

Country Place Senior Living of Basehor

15707 Pinehurst Drive, Basehor, KS 66007

4.2
(12 reviews)

Studio

The Country Place Senior Living's motto, Life as you want it...Care as you need it is exactly how today's seniors should live and that lifestyle is now available to the Basehor community. Country Place has maintained a respected reputation as a leader in the assisted living industry. Our...

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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
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Atchison, Kansas

Nursing Homes

A nursing home is a complex that houses at least two persons who have no personal ties to the administrator. This type of community provides its residents with around-the-clock care administered by on-site nurses. These nurses offer specialized care for those who are unable to properly take care of their own needs.

Nursing homes can be a helpful and easy living alternative for persons 65 years or older, however nursing homes will usually accept individuals 55 and above which is for other senior care types. Examples of care services and amenities offered at nursing homes might include friendly visitor programs, rehabilitation needed due to injury, disability, or illness, adult day health care (which offers nursing and therapy) , and injections. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to be treated with respect, have your representative notified about your care, form or participate in resident groups, and be free from restraints. Some services come at an extra cost which can include personal comfort items, personal clothing, and personal reading materials. Many occupants of nursing homes might have behavioral issues, which can consist of a tendency to wander, verbal outbursts, or resisting assistance. The most common mental condition experienced by residents of nursing homes is dementia, which can hinder their and their sense of familiarity with their surroundings, decision making capacities, and memory recall.

Cost of Living

The community in which a community is located will have a big influence on community price. The total cost of living is a major influence in selecting which care choice is best for your loved one’s needs. Atchison has a median home value of around $82,194 and the median cost of rent is $749 per month. The rent burden for Atchison is around 16.9% of the average monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Racially, the population of Atchison is 3.9% Hispanic, 0.3% other or not specified, 0.4% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 4.1% black, 87.6% white, 0.6% Native American, and 6.9% mixed race. In terms of education, 23.8% have a college degree, 32.6% have a high-school diploma, and 10.0% have a graduate degree. Based on gender, 53.1% are female and 46.9% are male. The median age of Atchison is 29 years old. Out of the total population of Atchison, 24.0% live in poverty, 64.6% participate in the labor force, 11.6% do not have health insurance, and 15.3% have some form of disability. In Atchison, 7.2% of the citizens are veterans of the United States military. Atchison has a population density of 512 people per square mile.

State Information

An overview of Kansas

Based on natural beauty, Kansas ranks 8th in the nation. Overall, Kansas ranks 22nd in quality of life and 33rd in healthcare compared to other US states. 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. 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.

Social demographics of the state

Thirty-seven percent of Kansas residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state’s 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. 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. The state of Kansas ranks 25th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly.

State-wide weather information

Kansas experiences an average humidity rating of about 66%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 72%. During the winter, the average temperature in Kansas drops 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. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 76F. The average high summer temperature is around 95F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 54F during the month of June. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 6.73 inches. On average, the state receives 2.55 inches of precipitation a month. The average air quality index rating in Kansas is 36.0 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of July with a rating of around 46.4 AQI. 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, Osage orange, sassafras, and chestnut oak. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the cottontail, the woodchuck, the prairie dog, or the beaver. The state animal of Kansas is the American buffalo.

Frequently asked questions about Nursing Homes in Kansas

Homestead of Leavenworth, Norterre and Homestead of Eudora are the top rated nursing homes near Atchison, Kansas. See full list of communities.

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