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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...

Senior Star at Villa Ventura

12100 Wornall Road, Kansas City, MO 64145

4.3
(50 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to Senior Star at Villa Ventura! Villa Ventura is an independent and assisted living community located near the southern edge of Kansas City. It's a community filled with friendship, sunshine, and lots of ways to enjoy a life full of purpose. Inside Villa Ventura, residents gather for...

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 Leawood

11661 Granada, Leawood, KS 66211

3.7
(54 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Sunrise of Leawood is an assisted living community in Leawood, Johnson County, Kansas that specializes in long and short-term memory care stays. The community is conveniently located in an affluent suburb, that's south of I-435 in the Kansas City Metropolitan Area. Leawood is nestled between...

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The Parkway Senior Living

550 NE Napoleon Dr, Blue Springs, MO 64014

4.3
(46 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Opened in 2015 - The Parkway Senior Living Community is the first continuing care community in the Blue Springs, Missouri area. The Parkway is designed for the convenience and satisfaction of residents. All services and amenities are provided with attentiveness and professionalism to ensure...

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....

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...

SummitView Terrace

12101 East Bannister Road, Kansas City, MO 64138

4.5
(35 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

When you visit SummitView Terrace in Lee's Summit, you'll find a warm, friendly community where folks can thrive and connect. It's a place full of friendly local faces where you and your loved one will feel right at home, whether that's in our inviting community spaces or homey studio apartments...

Sunrise of Overland Park

12500 West 135th Street, Overland Park, KS 66221

4.0
(40 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

At Sunrise of Overland Park, KS, we offer our residents and their families the best of both worlds in so many ways. Our senior living community is located close enough to Interstate 35 to make it accessible, but far enough from the hustle and bustle to allow our residents to retain the privacy...

Addington Place of Lee's Summit

2160 SE Blue Pkwy, Lee's Summit, MO 64063

4.1
(38 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Welcome to Addington Place of Lee's Summit! A beautiful community of warmth decorated with fine furnishings, stunning artwork and more often than not the scent of something delicious baking in the kitchen. A place where independence thrives but help is just a call away.Addington Place of Lee's...

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...

Carnegie Village

107 Bernard Drive, Belton, MO 64012

3.5
(40 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

The Carnegie Village is an assisted living community for senior residents in the city of Belton, Cass County, Missouri. Belton is an urban city though it is proximal to the Kansas farm lands. This is a clean city and the many parks around make it ideal for picnics and other outdoor activities for...

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...

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,...

Benton House of Tiffany Springs

5901 NW 88th Street, Kansas City, MO 64154

4.0
(32 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

We. Are. Family. Award Winning Senior Living! 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 what makes Benton House of Tiffany Springs the most desired in the...

Bickford of Raytown

9110 East 63rd Street, Raytown, MO 64133

3.7
(29 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...

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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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Independence, Missouri

Nursing Homes

A nursing home provides room and board to two or more persons who are not related by blood or by marriage to the administrator. A nursing home facility offers its occupants around-the-clock care administered by registered nurses. These nurses provide personal care, maintenance and other health related services for those who are unable to care for themselves due to the effects of aging.

Nursing homes are a familiar and comfortable care option for persons 65 years or older, however nursing homes will commonly admit individuals 55 and greater which is unusual for other senior care types.Examples of care services and amenitiesprovided at nursing homes might include social and recreational activities, bill pay, patient and caregiver education, and adult day services . Many inhabitants tend to be bachelors or widows with less social support, and almost 50% of nursing home residents are over the age of 85. The most common mental condition effecting nursing home residents is dementia, which can cloud their and familiarity with their surroundings, decision making capabilities, and memory recall. Many occupants of nursing homes may have behavioral troubles, which can consist of resisting assistance, a tendency to wander, or verbal outbursts. There are some services that may come at a cost to residents which can include specially prepared food, cosmetic and grooming items, and special care services not included in the facility’s Medicaid payment.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

Proximity to hospitals might be a major factor when deciding the most suitable care option. In total, there is one hospital located in Independence which offer emergency services and other healthcare. The top hospitals that service Independence include Centerpoint Medical Center.

Cost of Living

Cost of living can be a big influence when deciding which location is the best fit for your loved one’s needs. The sales tax in Independence is 4.23%. The cost of living index for Independence is around 88.8 where a score of 100 is the average rating, and any amount under 100 is less expensive than the national average. Independence has a grocery index of 92.9.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

For many, weather and climate are the most significant factors in deciding on a home that’s right for your family’s needs. During the summertime, the temperature in Independence is about 78F. The low summer temperature falls to about 66F in the month of June. The summer high temperature is at roughly 89F in the month of July. In the winter months, the average air temperature in Independence falls to around 34F. The high winter temperature is around 45F during the month of February. The lowest winter temperature is around 22 F in the month of January. Monthly, Independence measures about 3 inches of precipitation. The most precipitation normally occurs in May with an average of 6 inches during the month. In terms of snow fall Independence gets on average 13.60 inches of snow. The average air quality index rating in Independence is approximately 37.1. The average AQI conditions are rated as good. The air quality index rating reaches its max during the month of August at about 44.6. Independence has a humid subtropical type of climate. On average, Independence has a humidity level of about 53%. Humidity ratings are highest in December at roughly 57%.

Demographics and Values

In Independence, 16.0% live in poverty, 12.5% do not have health insurance, 7.2% are widows, and 61.4% participate in the labor force. In Independence, 10.0% of the population are veterans. Independence is considered very unfriendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. In terms of crime, Independence has 57.1 property crimes per 1000 residents and 5.5 violent crimes per 1000 residents. The current population of Independence is shrinking at a rate of -0.002%. The current population of Independence consists of 117,306 people. Independence has a population density of 581 people per square mile. In terms of education, 5.8% have a graduate degree, 18.8% have a college degree, and 37.6% have a high-school diploma. Racially, the population of Independence is 7.2% black, 5.6% other or not specified, 9.8% Hispanic, 0.7% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 81.8% white, 0.6% Native American, 1.3% Asian, and 2.7% mixed race. Based on gender, 52.6% are female and 47.4% are male. In Independence, 31.9% of the population are over the age of 55, 12.1% are over the age of 60, 7.1% are over the age of 70, and 4.9% are over the age of 80. The median age of Independence is 41 years old. In the previous presidential election, 55.5% voted Democrat, 6.4% voted for a third party candidate, and 38.1% voted Republican in Jackson county. In Independence, 46.6% are nonbelievers. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Independence 13.4% are Baptists, 11.1% practice another Chrisitan faith, and 10.6% practice Catholicism. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Independence, out of the total population 0.1% practice Judaism, 0.3% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.4% practice Islam.

State Information

An overview of Missouri

The quality of life enjoyed by the average Missouri citizen is ranked 28th nation-wide. Additionally, Missouri is ranked 41st by healthcare standards. There are 128 hospitals and 212 health centers that service a population of 6,144,344. The three highest ranked hospitals in Missouri are Mosaic Life Care At St Joseph, Mercy Hospital St Louis, and Mercy Hospital Springfield. Residents of Missouri enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 9th in the United States. Out of a national average of 100, Missouri has a cost of living index rating of 89, a grocery index rating of 97, and a housing index rating of 71.

Social demographics of the state

In terms of religion, 37% of Missouri residents attend religious services among the 9,001 different congregations that are available in the state. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-36%, Mainline Protestant-16%, and Historically Black Protestant-6%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Missouri there are 414 masonic lodges. During the latest presidential election, 57% voted for the Republican candidate while 38% voted for the Democratic candidate. The median age in the state is 39, and 30% of the population is over the age of 55. The state of Missouri ranks 35th in the country for diversity.

State-wide weather information

The average air quality index rating in Missouri is 37.3 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 48.7 AQI. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 76F. The average high summer temperature is around 92F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 57F during the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Missouri drops to around 33F. The average high winter temperature is around 51F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 12F in the month of January. The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 6.57 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 3.63 inches of precipitation a month. The average humidity across the state is 69%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 75%. While residents of Missouri mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Missouri can include floods, earthquakes (moderate), and and tornadoes.

Wildlife to be found in Missouri

The state of Missouri has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of poison ivy, sumac, wild grape, and dogwood. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the cougar, the mule deer, the long-tailed weasel, or the silver-haired bat. The state animal of Missouri is the the mule.

Frequently asked questions about Nursing Homes in Missouri

Norterre, Our Home Senior Care and Homestead of Overland Park are the top rated nursing homes near Independence, Missouri. See full list of communities.

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