19 Assisted Living Facilities near Andover, KS
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There are 19 Assisted Living Facilities in the Andover area, with 4 in Andover and 15 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Andover is $5,000 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,630. Cheaper nearby regions include Wichita with an average starting cost of $4,395.
To help you with your search, browse the 96 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Andover. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Andover 4.2 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Derby with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Andover, KS
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Andover
Nestled in Butler County, Kansas, lies Andover, a small city with 12,745 residents. Seniors can explore one of the city's six parks, participate in community events like Greater Andover Days or learn interesting facts at the Andover Historical Museum. After a day of fun, many seniors head home to one of Andover's four assisted living facilities or one of the additional 19 communities located near the city. These facilities provide a safe, welcoming environment for seniors by meeting or exceeding guidelines from the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Andover
Temperatures typically range from the 20s to 80s in Andover, but sometimes they drop to single digits in winter and rise to triple during summer. Seniors who like outdoor activities may prefer the spring and fall months, as this is when temperatures often sit between the 50s to 70s.
- Andover is safer than more than 4 out of 10 U.S. cities. It has a crime index of 42 on a 100-point scale, and most crimes involve property damage rather than violent incidents. There is a 1 in 263 chance of being a crime victim in Kansas but only a 1 in 865 chance in Andover.
- Transportation options are limited in Andover, but residents can use the The Butler County Transit Program run by the Butler County Department on Aging. Reservations for rides are accepted Monday through Friday between 8:30 a.m. and noon. The company recommends scheduling your ride at least 24 hours ahead of time.
- Andover has few facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital located in Wichita, Kansas.
- Andover seniors spend less on housing, health, groceries and utilities than the national average for other U.S. cities. However, on average, it has a higher cost of living than Kansas as a whole.
- Low-income seniors receive property tax relief through the SAFESR program. This program offers a rebate covering 75 percent of qualifying personal property expenses paid each year. Also, Social Security benefits aren't taxed for seniors who earn $75,000 per year or less.
Paying for Assisted Living in Andover
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Kansas
Assisted Living costs in Andover start around $3,400 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of assisted living is $4,000 per month, according to the latest figures from Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey.
It’s important to note that assisted living rates in Andover and the surrounding suburbs can vary widely based on factors such as location, the level of care needed, apartment size and the types of amenities offered at each community.
Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Andover
Qualified Medicaid members combat assisted living expenses with help from the Frail Elderly Waiver program. This program offers coverage at approved assisted living communities throughout the state of Kansas, not just in Andover. Seniors enrolled in this program also receive services that help them maintain their oral health and overall well-being.
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Kansas page.
More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living
While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for assisted living, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance assisted living costs include:
- Veterans Benefits
- Life Insurance Policy
- Long-Term Care Insurance
- Reverse Mortgage
For more information about different ways to finance assisted living, visit our Assisted Living in Kansas page.
Free Assisted Living Resources in Andover
Andover and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living community. These organizations can also provide assistance in a number of other eldercare services such as geriatric care management, elder law advice, estate planning, finding home care and health and wellness programs.
To see a list of free assisted living resources in Andover, please visit our Assisted Living in Kansas page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Andover
Andover-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Kansas are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Kansas page for more information about these laws.
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Andover
Review of Andover Court
We were able to go in a room at Andover Court, but not the entire facility, just the room that they had for rent. The room was really nice; that's all we ever saw. It happened to have an outside en... Read more
Review of Victoria Falls Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation
Overall the facility is clean and nice. I could tell that the staff genuinely cared for my mother, even when she was difficult. They involved her in choices of what she wanted to eat and do. Staff ... Read more
Review of The Mapleton
My parents are in The Mapleton Assisted Living for three months now. It is a small community with two buildings. My parents were the first ones to move into the building. They're starting to get fi... Read more