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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...

Vintage Park at Wamego

1607 Fourth Street, Wamego, KS 66547

5.0
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Vintage Park at Wamego is an assisted living community providing excellent care and a high quality of life for our residents. Located in the vibrant and progressive city of Wamego, Kansas residents enjoy access to the luxuries that come with being near a thriving city. Wamego boasts a beautiful...

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...

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...

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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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Clay Center, Kansas

Nursing Homes

A nursing home offers residence to two or more persons who have no familial relation to the administrator. This type of complex provides its residents with 24-hour care by registered nurses. These caregivers provide care for people who cannot care for their needs due to their aging.

Nursing homes can be a helpful and comfy living option for persons 65 years and above, however nursing homes will commonly admit individuals 55 and greater seldom heard of in senior care regarding care types. Nursing homes are required to provide specialized rehabilitative services (treatment for mental illness or intellectual disability), a professionallly directed program of activities, pharmaceutical services, and routine personal hygiene items to residents. A large number of inhabitants tend to be bachelors or widows with less social support, and almost half of nursing home residents are over 85 years old. There are some services that may come at a cost to residents which can include flowers and plants, cosmetic and grooming items, and a private room, unless medically needed. Many occupants of nursing homes are elders with interpersonal social issues, which can include verbal lash-outs, resisting aid, or a tendency to wander. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to be free from discrimination, get proper medical care, make complaints, and be free from abuse and neglect.

Cost of Living

The neighborhood where a care community is based can have a big impact on the overall price. The total cost of living can be a major factor when choosing which location is best for your loved one’s needs. Monthly, the median rent in Clay Center is $644 and the median value of a home in Clay Center costs around $82,588. The rent burden for Clay Center is around 13.2% of the average person’s monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Of the population of Clay Center 8.2% have a graduate degree, 28.6% have a high-school diploma, and 25.3% have a college degree. Out of the total population of Clay Center, 66.8% participate in the labor force, 19.5% have some form of disability, 7.6% consider themselves widows, and 11.6% live in poverty. In Clay Center, 13.9% of the citizens are veterans of the United States military. Demographically, Clay Center is 0.4% other or not specified, 0.8% Hispanic, 96.8% white, 0.9% Asian, 1.1% black, 0.0% Native American, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 0.8% mixed race. The current population of Clay Center consists of 3,955 people and in total the Clay Center metro area has a population of 3,980. Clay Center has a population density of 482 people per square mile. Based on gender, 48.5% are male and 51.5% are female. The median age of Clay Center is 43 years old.

State Information

An overview of Kansas

There are 144 general hospitals and 75 health centers that provide care for 2,912,321 Kansas residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be University Of Kansas Hospital, Newton Medical Center, and Providence Medical Center. Based on natural beauty, Kansas ranks 8th in the nation. Out of a national average of 100, Kansas has a cost of living index rating of 90, a grocery index rating of 92, and a housing index rating of 74. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Kansas citizen is ranked 22nd nation-wide. Additionally, Kansas is ranked 33rd by healthcare standards.

Social demographics of the state

In Kansas, 29% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 37. The state of Kansas ranks 25th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. In the last presidential election 36% of Kansas residents voted Democrat and 57% voted Republican. 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.

State-wide weather information

The most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 6.73 inches of precipitation a month. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Kansas is around 2.55 inches. During the summer, the average temperature in Kansas is 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 temperature in the winter falls 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. 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. Kansas experiences an average humidity rating of about 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 moonseed, sugarberry, Siberian elm, and eastern red cedar. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the cottontail, the woodchuck, the muskrat, or the prairie dog. The state animal of Kansas is the American buffalo.

Frequently asked questions about Nursing Homes in Kansas

There are 8 nursing homes near Clay Center, Kansas. See the full list.

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