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Legend at Capital Ridge

1931 SW Arvonia Pl, Topeka, KS 66615

4.4
(27 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Legend at Capital Ridge is an assisted living and memory care residence committed to providing quality services in an inviting, comfortable environment. We offer professional, personalized services designed to enhance the quality of life for those we serve. We remain dedicated to those who...

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...

Atria Hearthstone

3415 Southwest 6th Avenue, Topeka, KS 66606

4.1
(8 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Atria Hearthstone East in Topeka is a senior community with a warm, family-style atmosphere. The beautiful, three-acre campus—shared with Atria Hearthstone West—offers lovely area for walks and for relaxing with friends. Atria Hearthstone East is conveniently located to nearby...

Topeka Presbyterian Manor

4712 SW 6th Ave, Topeka, KS 66606

4.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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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....

Anthology of Olathe

101 W 151st St, Olathe, KS 66061

4.2
(28 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,...

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...

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. ...

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...

Vintage Park at Baldwin City

321 Crimson Avenue, Baldwin City, KS 66006

4.8
(4 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Vintage Park at Baldwin City 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 Baldwin City offers supportive assistance when and where...

Vintage Park at Gardner

869 Juniper Terrace, Gardner, KS 66030

4.4
(5 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Vintage Park at Gardner 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 Eureka offers supportive assistance when and where it is...

Vintage Park at Tonganoxie

120 W 8th St, Tonganoxie, KS 66086

3.3
(4 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Vintage Park at Tonganoxie is a beautiful assisted living community located in the growing community of Tonganoxie, Kansas. Tonganoxie is well known throughout the state for providing a high quality of life for residents including a low crime rate, high quality educational opportunities, peaceful...

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...

Vintage Park at Osage City

1403 Laing St, Osage City, KS 66523

4.7
(3 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

What a bustling little community you will find this to be. Their doors are always welcome to anyone who wishes to stop by for a visit. They host an annual garage sale, car show, Easter egg hunt, and many dinners and parties throughout the year. With all this going on, Jodi Smith, Director even...

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,...

Twin Oaks Retirement Community

457 W Eisenhower Rd, Lansing, KS 66043

4.2
(3 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Twin Oaks Independent Living is designed to maintain individuality and independence. Our elegant community provides hospitality and a worry free lifestyle in a safe and secure environment. Interesting and exciting social, recreational and educational activities and events are part of our...

Vintage Park at Holton

410 Juniper Dr, Holton, KS 66436

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Vintage Park at Holton 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 Holton offers supportive assistance when and where it is...

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...

Benton House of Lenexa

22000 Prairie Star Pkwy, Lenexa, KS 66220

4.3
(3 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...

Bristol Manor of Weston

178 Walnut Street, Weston, MO 64098

2.1
(7 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Services provided at no additional cost: Private room and private bath 3 nutritious meals per day and snacks Medication administration including insulin administration Housekeeping services Laundry service Activities Our company has been providing care for Seniors since 1990 when we built 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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Learn More About Nursing Homes in Topeka, KS

Nursing homes — also called convalescent homes or skilled nursing facilities — are intended for seniors who require 24-hour monitoring and medical assistance. These communities are designed to promote independence among seniors who require constant nursing care to perform activities of daily living (ADLs), but do not require hospital-level care.

Cost of Nursing Homes in Topeka, KS

The median monthly cost for a private room in a Topeka nursing home is around $6,327, and the median monthly cost of a private room in a nursing home in the state of Kansas is about $6,175, according to Genworth.

For this type of elder care, Topeka, KS offers many great options, and A Place for Mom can help you find the right one.

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Cost of Living

Cost-of-living index Grocery index Median rent Rent burden Median home value Median family income Estate tax
83 93 $813 15.5% spend over 30% of their income on rent $100,074 $46,087 None

Local Hospitals

The Topeka region has several highly-rated hospitals, and the following are often ranked among the best in the area:

  • University of Kansas HospitSt. Francis Campus – This 264-bed facility holds an advanced certification for primary stroke care from the American Heart Association. In addition to these recognized services, other specialties include joint replacement, neurology, and diabetes treatment. The hospital also offers a home care program.
  • Newton Medical Center – Named one of the best rural hospital facilities in the country, Newton Medical Center is often recognized for providing care related to bone health and fragility. This hospital provides home care for eligible patients.

Weather and Climate

The climate of Topeka, KS is considered hot-summer/humid continental. Residents can expect four distinct seasons, with warm summers and cold winters. On average, the humidity level for Topeka is about 70%. This number often peaks in June, at around 72% humidity.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer temp Typical summer high Typical summer low Average winter temp Typical winter high Typical winter low
79°F 93°F (July) 65°F (July) 34°F 49°F (February) 19°F (January)

Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
44 (Good) 52 in December (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

Average monthly precipitation Average maximum monthly precipitation Average yearly snowfall
3” 6” (May) 16”

Demographics and Values

Topeka tends to lean slightly conservative. Although a majority of the city’s residents voted for Republican candidates in the last five presidential elections, Republicans won this majority by less than 10 percent. State, county, and city governments employ a fourth of all workers in Topeka, as the city is home to the Kansas Statehouse. Manufacturing, construction, and retail trades also stand out as major industries. Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Goodyear Tire & Rubber, Frito-Lay, Inc., and Hallmark Cards all have distribution plants in the city. BlueCross BlueShield of Kansas, a health insurance company, is headquartered in Topeka.

Topeka, KS has a significant Hispanic and Latino population. Residents founded El Centro de Topeka, which empowers the community through crucial resources. The Community Resource Program strives to bridge the gap for residents with limited English comprehension, and employs a fully-bilingual staff. The Mobile Health Clinic, a partner of the Washburn School of Nursing, aims to make healthcare more accessible and transparent for this population. Additionally, the Latino Leadership Collective amplifies Latino voices in business, and advocates for high-level representation across the city’s leading companies.

Topeka proudly showcases the city’s Black history as well. The state made history as the site of the landmark Brown v. Board of Education case, which ruled that “separate but equal” policies violated the U.S. Constitution. The city preserves Monroe Elementary School, which integrated due to this decision, as a commemorative museum.

2016 Presidential Election Results for Shawnee County

Voted Democratic Voted Republican Voted Third Party
44.2% 46.8% 9.0%

Population Statistics

Population metro area Population city proper Population density Population trend
232,594 148,960 795 people per square mile Shrinking at a rate of 0.50% since 2010

Age

Median 55+ 60+ 70+ 80+
37 29% 12% 6% 5%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diploma College degree Graduate degree
31% 28% 11%

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more
1.7% 10.6% 15% 1% 0.1% 68.3% 4.9%

Crime

Total crimes Property crimes per 1,000 citizens Violent crimes per 1,000 citizens
7,326 52 6

Miscellaneous

Unemployed Participate in the labor force Have some form of disability Live in poverty Widows Veterans
6% 63% 16% 17% 7% 10%

Topeka is not considered friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that members of the LGBTQ+ community may face discrimination in certain parts of the city. The Human Rights Campaign scored Topeka a zero out of 30 on its index for non-discrimination laws. The city does not prohibit discrimation on the basis of sexual orientation in housing or employment. In spite of this, there is some support in the area. Equality House, which has made headlines for its location directly across from Westboro Baptist Church, is an LGBTQ+ resource center and a strong visual testament to LGBTQ+ pride. PFLAG, a national body of affirming support groups for LGBTQ+ youths and parents, also has a chapter in Topeka.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Topeka’s rich museum scene will appeal to fans of history and politics. Tourists and residents can glimpse the role and process of state politics and legislature with guided tours of the Kansas State Capitol Visitor Center. The Kansas Museum of History traces state events and figures from the prehistoric age to the present, with exhibits on Native American tribal culture, the Oregon and Santa Fe trails, and the state’s impact in the Civil War. The Combat Air Museum, Museum of Kansas National Guard, and Holley Museum of Military History all contain war relics, machinery, and tributes. Seniors receive discounts at many of these institutions.

The Topeka Zoo, located in Gage Park, regularly ranks as one of the city’s most popular attractions. More than 250 animals live in the zoo, which also houses an indoor tropical rain forest. Fishers, kayakers, or anyone looking to enjoy the water will appreciate Topeka’s access to both Shawnee Lake and Kaw River.

Transportation

Topeka Metro runs 14 fixed routes on weekdays and 12 on Saturdays. The Flex, a general, direct-to-destination transit service, gives rides weekdays from 5:45 a.m. to 6 p.m., which passengers must call to schedule. Seniors, people with disabilities, low-income individuals, and Medicare cardholders are all eligible for fare discounts.

Frequently asked questions about Nursing Homes in Kansas

Homestead of Eudora, Vintage Park at Wamego and Vintage Park at Ottawa are the top rated nursing homes near Topeka, Kansas. See full list of communities.

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