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Parkwest

505 N Maize Rd, Wichita, KS 67212

4.4
(43 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Park West Plaza is a Continuing Care Retirement Community with Independent Living, Assisted Living, Reflections Memory Care, and a Skilled Nursing Home all on one campus. We are committed to providing quality services in a warm, comfortable environment. We offer professional, personalized...

Sedgwick Plaza

2455 North Woodlawn, Wichita, KS 67220

4.3
(38 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome To The FamilySenior living as you may have once known it is much different today. Sedgwick Plaza strives to create something better—in every sense of the word. Here, you get an exceptional lifestyle filled with good friendships, meaningful activities, delicious food and, basically, all...

Homestead Estates of Wichita

10550 E 21st St N, Wichita, KS 67206

3.9
(26 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Homestead Estates offers apartments for the young-at-heart and our residents love it here. Our community was built in 1998 and is family-owned and operated by Midwest-Health corporation. The number of smiles you see in the hall and dining area show just how happy our family is. Located in the...

Brookdale Tallgrass

8600 East 21st Street North, Wichita, KS 67206

4.4
(21 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Good LifeWhen you decide to join our assisted living community in Wichita, Kansas, prepare to enjoy more time freedom than ever. This is a place that provides you with everything some spacious private accommodations and inviting common rooms to personalized care and more, but we also handle...

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KMH

402 S Martinson St, Wichita, KS 67213

4.4
(16 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Vibrant Living, Valued PrinciplesWelcome to completely new thinking in a senior living community. Vibrant living is part of every floor plan and valued principles is the foundational promise to every resident. KMH is proud to offer the following services at our newly renovated...

Vintage Park at Waterfront

900 N Bayshore Dr, Wichita, KS 67212

4.0
(13 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Located in the thriving and beautiful city of Wichita, Kansas, Vintage Park at Waterfront is an assisted living community dedicated to the health and wellness of our residents. Wichita is the largest city in the state and is a hub of culture, boasting several museums, theaters, parks, and...

Homestead of Wichita

12221 W Maple St, Wichita, KS 67235

3.9
(11 reviews)

Studio

As we turn the pages of our lives – growing up, working, experiencing loves and losses, raising our own children – we all experience times when we need a little extra help. At Homestead, we have created an environment which combines and celebrates these memorable aspects of life and creates new...

Ascension Living Via Christi Village Georgetown

1655 S Georgetown St, Wichita, KS 67218

4.3
(11 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Ascension Living Via Christi Village Georgetown is a vibrant Independent Living and Assisted Living community located in Wichita, Kansas. Ascension Living serves residents and families in more than 50 senior communities across 12 states. We are the largest Catholic Senior Living provider in the...

Regent Park Assisted Living & Memory Care

10600 E 13th St, Wichita, KS 67206

3.9
(5 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed, Studio

Regent Park is excited to provide more choices for those seeking an assisted living and memory care residence. We are committed to providing quality services in a caring, comfortable environment. Our professional and personalized services are designed to enhance the quality of life for those we...

Ascension Living Via Christi Village - McLean

777 N Mclean Blvd, Wichita, KS 67203

4.8
(5 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

COMMUNITY OVERVIEWMinutes from downtown in West Wichita and just a stone’s throw from the Arkansas River, Via Christi Village is one of the most popular senior living communities in the area. As a continuing care retirement community, we offer all living choices on our campus, including...

Homestead of Crestview

600 N 127th St E, Wichita, KS 67206

3.6
(4 reviews)

Studio

Homestead of Crestview is a senior living community that offers residents high quality memory care and assisted living in Wichita, KS.What is assisted living? Assisted living is for those who can no longer live on their own, but do not require 24-hour care. Homestead of Crestview offers many...

The Healthcare Resort of Wichita

7057 W Village Circle, Wichita, KS 67205

0.5
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed

This is the good life, right here. As you get older, illness or aging can start to limit your activities. At The Healthcare Resort of Wichita you’re not defined by limits. In resort-style splendor, we expand your opportunities for fully engaged living, by offering you the medical and personal...

Ascension Living Via Christi Village - Ridge

3636 N Ridge Rd, Wichita, KS 67205

3.6
(8 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Legend of Hutchinson

2416 Brentwood St, Hutchinson, KS 67502

4.1
(18 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Legend of Hutchinson is a retreat for many seniors looking for a community to call home. Located in Hutchinson, Kansas, close to Highway 61 and 135 from Salina and I-96 from Wichita, we have resort-style amenities, a full-service dining facility and excellent activities that engage your interests...

Brookdale Derby

1709 East Walnut Grove Road, Derby, KS 67037

4.5
(11 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

A Rich and Full RetirementPrepare to discover a rich and full retirement here in our assisted living community in Derby, Kansas. You will love the intimate, single-story building that provides you with endless opportunities to explore new hobbies and make new friends. Because we handle all the...

Homestead of Wellington

500 N Plum St, Wellington, KS 67152

5.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed

Homestead of Wellington is a senior care community that offers residents high quality assisted living in Wellington, KS.What is assisted living? Assisted living is for those who can no longer live on their own, but do not require 24-hour care. Homestead of Wellington offers many services and...

Homestead of Derby

1701 Walnut Grove Rd, Derby, KS 67037

3.9
(4 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Homestead of Derby is a senior care community that offers residents high quality assisted living in Derby, KS.What is assisted living? Assisted living is for those who can no longer live on their own, but do not require 24-hour care. Homestead of Derby offers many services and amenities including...

Homestead of Augusta

1611 Fairway Drive, Augusta, KS 67010

3.8
(4 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

As we turn the pages of our lives – growing up, working, experiencing loves and losses, raising our own children – we all experience times when we need a little extra help. At Homestead, we have created an environment which combines and celebrates these memorable aspects of life and creates new...

Alderbrook Village

402 E Windsor Rd, Arkansas City, KS 67005

4.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed

Alderbrook Village Provides a Resident-Centered Approach that Celebrates the Life of Each of our ResidentsWelcome to Arkansas City’s finest assisted living community and to the many exciting choices available to you at Alderbrook Village. In our community the amenities and supportive options are...

Homestead of Halstead

715 W. 6th Street, Halstead, KS 67056

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

As we turn the pages of our lives – growing up, working, experiencing loves and losses, raising our own children – we all experience times when we need a little extra help. At Homestead, we have created an environment which combines and celebrates these memorable aspects of life and creates new...

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Cost of senior apartments in Wichita, KS

Senior Apartments costs differ by location and facility, as many communities offer different levels of care, amenities, and activities. Prices also vary based on how much — or how little — assistance a senior needs.

Monthly average senior apartments cost comparisons
  • $1,160
    National
  • $573
    State
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What are senior apartments?

Senior apartments offer a no-frills housing option for active and independent seniors. Units are often designed with senior-friendly features for accessibility, such as elevators and wide doorways. In general, senior apartments don’t provide health care services or daily assistance. Many senior apartments include:

  • Utilities
  • Home maintenance and repairs
  • Security
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Learn More About Senior Apartments in Wichita, KS

 

Senior apartments are communities geared exclusively toward residents 55+, and offer amenities similar to a typical apartment complex. These communities offer older adults an easier lifestyle by taking care of tasks such as yard work and household repairs, but they typically provide limited organized social events and few additional services compared to those offered by independent or assisted living communities.

Cost of Senior Apartments in Wichita, KS

The median monthly cost of a senior apartment in Wichita is about $868 within the city proper. In the state of Kansas, the median monthly cost for a senior apartment is around $859.

When it comes to senior apartments, Wichita, Kansas offers many great options, and A Place for Mom can help you find the right one.

 

Learn More About Wichita, KS

 

Cost of Living

 

The cost of living in Wichita is pretty close to the national average, and in some cases even less expensive. Wichita is a great choice for those who wish to save on living costs. All index ratings are based on a system where a grade of 100 is equal to the national average.

Cost-of-living index Grocery index Health care index Median rent Median home value Median family income Estate tax
86 90 102 $665 $138,575 $51,051 None

 

 

Local Hospitals

 

The Wichita area is home to multiple highly-rated hospitals, and the following are often ranked among the region’s best:

  • Kansas Heart Hospital – This hospital focuses on providing cardiovascular care to residents of Wichita and the surrounding area. Kansas Heart Hospital incorporates fixed nursing-to-patient ratios in order to provide a personalized, one-on-one experience with their visitors.
  • Wesley Medical Center – Wesley Medical Center is a 760-bed acute-care hospital and Level 1 Trauma Center located in Wichita. The hospital employs 900 physicians, and is known for being home to the largest emergency department in the state.
  • Ascension Via Christi Hospital-St.Teresa – Ascension Via Christi St. Teresa is a short-term acute-care hospital located in Wichita, providing services such as physical therapy, cardiology, and orthopedics.

 

 

Weather and Climate

 

Wichita is located in central Kansas in the middle of the Great Plains, and has a humid subtropical type of climate. The region experiences distinct seasons, including hot summers and cold winters with occasional snowfall.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer temp Typical summer high Typical summer low Average winter temp Typical winter high Typical winter low
81°F 95°F (July) 66°F (June) 36°F 52°F (February) 21°F (January)

 

Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
43.3 (Good) 59.7 (December – Moderate)

The peak air quality conditions are rated as moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion.

Precipitation

Average monthly precipitation Average maximum monthly precipitation Average yearly snowfall
3” 6” (May) 12.7”

 

 

Demographics and Values

 

The demographics and social climate of Wichita are in line with much of the cities of the great plains and the American Midwest. Traditional, conservative values are prominent, along with an all-American working class ethic closely tied to the farming and agricultural industries. This is not to imply that the region’s lifestyle is strictly rurWichita is in fact the largest metropolitan area in Kansas, and boasts a population of 644,888 people. One of the largest fields of employment in Wichita is the aviation industry, including several aircraft manufacturing companies as well as McConnell Air Force Base. Politics in the area lean right of center, especially in the suburbs, with Sedgwick County as a whole often voting Republican. Wichita proper, however, has been shown to lean a little more Democratic than the city outskirts.

 

2016 Presidential Election Results for Sedgwick County

Voted Democratic Voted Republican Voted Third Party
36.3% 54.4% 9.3%

 

Population Statistics

Population density Population trend
935 people per square mile Shrinking at a rate of 0.003%

 

Age

Median 55+ 60+ 70+ 80+
35 25.3% 10.2% 5.2% 3.5%

 

Highest Level of Education

High-school diploma College degree Graduate degree
26.3% 29.6% 10.4%

 

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more
5.0% 11.2% 17% 1% <0.1% 63% 4.2%

 

Crime

Property crimes per 1,000 citizens Violent crimes per 1,000 citizens
55.6 10.3

 

Miscellaneous

Participate in the labor force Veterans
66.4% 8.4%

Wichita is not considered especially tolerant to members of the LGBTQ+ community, and certain spaces might not welcome members of the community in that regard.

 

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

 

Wichita is a large enough urban area to have plenty of choices when it comes to finding fun things to do. The city is home to The Wichita Art Museum, the largest art museum in the state. The museum’s permanent collection boasts over 10,000 pieces, with a focus on American art in all media, from pre-Columbian times to the present day. The campus of the Wichita Art Museum also consists of an Art Garden, an 8-acre outdoor walking path and sculpture garden accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Each year since 1972, the city has hosted the Wichita River Festival, a celebration consisting of music, food, fireworks, historic events, a flea market, and much more. The festival takes place in the late spring/early summer months and draws hundreds of thousands of people. Spring also brings the yearly Wichita Black Arts festival, focusing on artistic and creative contributions of the city’s African American community. Another popular annual draw is the Wichita Flight Festival, a multiple-day event recognizing the notable presence of the region’s aviation industries. The festival consists of a variety of aviation displays and visiting performers, and often hosts several large-scale air shows.

 

Transportation

Wichita Transit is the city’s public transportation service, which operates city-wide bus routes Monday through Saturday. The routes cover a large amount of the city and hours tend to range from early morning to early evening. Discounted fares are offered to persons 65 years of age and above, with proper ID.

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