Considered part of the Kansas City metro area, Overland Park is an affluent community on the Kansas side of the state line. This community continues to draw new residents, and the current population is 197,238, making it the second-most populous city in Kansas. Around 14.9% of that population is age 65 and older. The city is a thriving business center, so seniors have many shopping and dining options available. It is also home to the Overland Park Regional Medical Center and close to the larger hospitals of Kansas City. This includes the University of Kansas Hospital, which ranks number 24 in the nation for senior care.

Seniors who live in an assisted living community in Overland Park pay an average monthly cost of $4,585. This is close to the national average of $4,500 and almost exactly the same as the state average of $4,580. Assisted living communities provide assistance with housekeeping, daily living tasks and some medical attention.

This guide further breaks down these costs and outlines specific resources seniors can access in Overland Park to assist with their retirement. It also lists the pros and cons of retiring to this area.

Directory of Assisted Living Facilities in Overland Park, KS

2016

The Atriums

7300 West 107th Street, Overland Park, KS, 66212

Surrounded by shopping and dining destinations and located minutes from Tuileries Park and Brookridge Golf and Fitness, The Atriums is an assisted and independent living facility in Overland Park, Kan … (read more)
Surrounded by shopping and dining destinations and located minutes from Tuileries Park and Brookridge Golf and Fitness, The Atriums is an assisted and independent living facility in Overland Park, Kan … (read more)

2014, 2016

Brookdale Overland Park

12000 Lamar Avenue, Overland Park, KS, 66209

Brookdale Overland Park is located in the heart of the friendly city of Overland Park, Kansas, close to amenities such as shops, restaurants, banks and medical offices. Residents of this facility rema … (read more)
Brookdale Overland Park is located in the heart of the friendly city of Overland Park, Kansas, close to amenities such as shops, restaurants, banks and medical offices. Residents of this facility rema … (read more)

2016, 2022

Silvercrest at Deer Creek Retirement Community

13060 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, KS, 66213

I toured Silvercrest at Deer Creek Retirement Community. What I liked best was that they had a room large enough that my aunt and my mother could live together. I liked that the room cost was very rea … (read more)
I toured Silvercrest at Deer Creek Retirement Community. What I liked best was that they had a room large enough that my aunt and my mother could live together. I liked that the room cost was very rea … (read more)

2016

Rose Estates Assisted Living

12700 Antioch Rd, Overland Park, KS, 66213

The Rose Estates Assisted Living community is located near cultural attractions, restaurants and shopping centers in Overland Park, Kansas. The facility has 24-hour certified medication assistant … (read more)
The Rose Estates Assisted Living community is located near cultural attractions, restaurants and shopping centers in Overland Park, Kansas. The facility has 24-hour certified medication assistant … (read more)

Sunrise of Overland Park

12500 West 135th, Overland Park, KS, 66221

Sunrise of Overland Park is an upscale community in a lush area of Overland, Kansas. The community is dedicated to providing specialized care and providing residents with experiences through their Liv … (read more)
Sunrise of Overland Park is an upscale community in a lush area of Overland, Kansas. The community is dedicated to providing specialized care and providing residents with experiences through their Liv … (read more)

Lamar Court Assisted Living

11909 Lamar Avenue, Overland Park, KS, 66209

Lamar Court Assisted Living in Overland Park, Kansas, is located in a residential area near Interstate 435, surrounded by several restaurants, retail shops and cultural venues. Guests and family membe … (read more)
Lamar Court Assisted Living in Overland Park, Kansas, is located in a residential area near Interstate 435, surrounded by several restaurants, retail shops and cultural venues. Guests and family membe … (read more)

Anthology of Overland Park

10300 Indian Creek Parkway, Overland Park, KS, 66210

Anthology of Overland Park is located 19 miles south of Kansas City in Overland Park, Kansas, with easy access to I-35 and Route 69, shopping and dining options and the Overland Park Regional Medical … (read more)
Anthology of Overland Park is located 19 miles south of Kansas City in Overland Park, Kansas, with easy access to I-35 and Route 69, shopping and dining options and the Overland Park Regional Medical … (read more)

Vintage Park at Stanley

14430 Metcalf Ave, Overland Park, KS, 66223

My mother-in-law has been living in Vintage Park of Stanley for a year now in a private room. We chose it because it is close to our place, and when we visited, they liked it. We talked to the manager … (read more)
My mother-in-law has been living in Vintage Park of Stanley for a year now in a private room. We chose it because it is close to our place, and when we visited, they liked it. We talked to the manager … (read more)

2013

Park Meadows Senior Living

5901 West 107th Street, Overland Park, KS, 66207

Park Meadows Senior Living is a large, upscale assisted living community located just a few blocks off the 435 on the south side of Overland Park, Kansas. Large hospitals and specialist medical center … (read more)
Park Meadows Senior Living is a large, upscale assisted living community located just a few blocks off the 435 on the south side of Overland Park, Kansas. Large hospitals and specialist medical center … (read more)

2014, 2015

Glenwood Village of Overland Park

9201 Foster, Overland Park, KS, 66212

Brookdale Overland Park Glenwood is located in Overland Park, Kansas and provides assisted living and memory care. It’s equipped with a gym and an on-site cafe where residents can enjoy an ice cream o … (read more)
Brookdale Overland Park Glenwood is located in Overland Park, Kansas and provides assisted living and memory care. It’s equipped with a gym and an on-site cafe where residents can enjoy an ice cream o … (read more)

Bickford of Overland Park

10665 Barkley, Overland Park, KS, 66212

Bickford of Overland Park is a beautiful facility located in Overland Park, Kansas. Both residents and visitors are consistently impressed with just how homey this small community feels and how warm a … (read more)
Bickford of Overland Park is a beautiful facility located in Overland Park, Kansas. Both residents and visitors are consistently impressed with just how homey this small community feels and how warm a … (read more)

Homestead of Overland Park

11701 Nieman Rd, Overland Park, KS, 66210

We moved my father-in-law into the Gables at Overland Park. Giving him his medication is included within the monthly payment. There is lot of staff on-site, so you can always find someone. He loves th … (read more)
We moved my father-in-law into the Gables at Overland Park. Giving him his medication is included within the monthly payment. There is lot of staff on-site, so you can always find someone. He loves th … (read more)

The Forum at Overland Park

3501 West 95th Street, Overland Park, KS, 66206

The Forum at Overland Park is nice. They have high-quality staff. They didn’t seem to have a lot of activities, but I might have caught in on a slow day. The place is older, the rooms are shared, and … (read more)
The Forum at Overland Park is nice. They have high-quality staff. They didn’t seem to have a lot of activities, but I might have caught in on a slow day. The place is older, the rooms are shared, and … (read more)

Garden Terrace at Overland Park

7541 Switzer Road, Overland Park, KS, 66214

I placed mom at Garden Terrace at Overland Park. They have a serious problem now with getting the proper drugs because they switched over to Omnicare. It’s one of the few nursing homes that write down … (read more)
I placed mom at Garden Terrace at Overland Park. They have a serious problem now with getting the proper drugs because they switched over to Omnicare. It’s one of the few nursing homes that write down … (read more)

SeniorCare Homes

5200 West 94th Terrace, Overland Park, KS, 66207

SeniorCare Homes was nice, but I was particularly unimpressed with the staff members. Most of them were foreigners and I had trouble communicating with them. The rooms were nice. They gave me a sheet … (read more)
SeniorCare Homes was nice, but I was particularly unimpressed with the staff members. Most of them were foreigners and I had trouble communicating with them. The rooms were nice. They gave me a sheet … (read more)

2018, 2020, 2022

Senior Star at Villa Ventura

12100 Wornall Rd., Kansas City, MO, 64145

The Senior Star at Villa Ventura is an assisted living facility in Kansas City, Missouri. Both residents and family members adore the staff and appreciate their willingness to help. The senior residen … (read more)
The Senior Star at Villa Ventura is an assisted living facility in Kansas City, Missouri. Both residents and family members adore the staff and appreciate their willingness to help. The senior residen … (read more)

Armour Oaks Senior Living

8100 Wornall Road, Kansas City, MO, 64114

Armour Oaks Senior Living is located in a peaceful neighborhood just outside of Kansas City, MO. Guests have access to a fitness room, book club, religious services and cooking classes. Further amenit … (read more)
Armour Oaks Senior Living is located in a peaceful neighborhood just outside of Kansas City, MO. Guests have access to a fitness room, book club, religious services and cooking classes. Further amenit … (read more)

2016

Sunrise of Lenexa

15055 West 87th Street Parkway, Lenexa, KS, 66215

Sunrise of Lenexa is adjacent to a park that features a lake and walking paths in the city of Lenexa, Kansas. This facility offers memory care and assisted living options for seniors. Visitors and res … (read more)
Sunrise of Lenexa is adjacent to a park that features a lake and walking paths in the city of Lenexa, Kansas. This facility offers memory care and assisted living options for seniors. Visitors and res … (read more)

Brookdale Wornall Place

501 West 107th St, Kansas City, MO, 64114

Brookdale Wornall Place is a well-run assisted living facility in Kansas City, Missouri. Residents can’t say enough about the long list of available amenities, including a pub and card room, all-day d … (read more)
Brookdale Wornall Place is a well-run assisted living facility in Kansas City, Missouri. Residents can’t say enough about the long list of available amenities, including a pub and card room, all-day d … (read more)

Brookdale Rosehill

12802 Johnson Dr., Shawnee, KS, 66216

Brookdale Rosehill is located in a quiet neighborhood in Shawnee, Kansas, near Veterans Park and Shawnee County Library. Visitors are impressed by the facility’s clean private rooms and its wide varie … (read more)
Brookdale Rosehill is located in a quiet neighborhood in Shawnee, Kansas, near Veterans Park and Shawnee County Library. Visitors are impressed by the facility’s clean private rooms and its wide varie … (read more)

COVID-19 Rules for Assisted Living in Overland Park

Since most COVID-19 rules for Assisted Living Communities and other Senior Living Facilities are set at the state level, you can view the specific rules for your state on our Guide to Assisted Living in Kansas. Keep in mind that every community has specific policies that they put in place to protect their residents, so you should contact your local community for more information. Additionally, you can contact your local Area Agency on Aging to learn more – find contact information here.

What to Consider About Assisted Living in Overland Park

Assisted living and other residential health care facilities in Overland Park are the responsibility of the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. This organization oversees the licensure and operation of these communities, ensuring they operate in line with the state’s laws.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Overland Park

  • Seniors in Overland Park have access to some of the region’s top medical facilities. The University of Kansas Hospital is ranked among the top 25 geriatric hospitals in the nation. Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City is another nearby option that ranked as “High Performing” for senior care.
  • The overall cost of living in Overland Park is higher than both state and national averages. However, transportation costs are lower than average, and the cost of assisted living care is right in line with state and national averages. These factors help offset the slightly higher costs for health care and groceries.
  • Violent and property crime rates in Overland Park are lower than national averages. This makes it a relatively safe place to settle down for retirement. Local assisted living faculties also help with this by offering security for their residents.
  • The climate in Overland Park experiences the full range of seasons, with cool winters and occasional snow and warm summers with plenty of sunshine. The average summer temperature is a comfortable 88 degrees, and the low in winter is around 20. Seniors can see the seasons change when they retire to this Kansas City suburb.
  • Overland Park has public transit options that partner with RideKC to make the entire KC metro area accessible. Older adults may be able to use RideKC’s special needs transit for even more affordable transportation services.

Paying for Assisted Living in Overland Park

Data from the 2021 Genworth Cost of Care Survey shows that assisted living costs in Overland Park average $4,585. This is very close to the state’s average of $4,580 a month and just $85 more a month than the national average. Costs do vary from city to city, and Overland Park has one of the more affordable costs in the state. In nearby Lawrence, the costs drop just a little to $4,538. In Wichita, however, it jumps by almost $1,000 to $5,425 a month. Seniors in Manhattan pay an average of $5,398 a month.

$4585

Overland Park

$4580

Kansas

$4500

The United States

$4538

Lawrence

$5398

Manhattan

$5425

Wichita

The Cost of Other Types of Senior Care

Assisted living costs seniors in Overland Park an average of $4,585 a month, but this is just one choice they have for their care. A more affordable option is adult day health care, which averages $1,733 a month. Seniors who need in-home care pay an average of $4,957 a month for both homemaker services and home health aide services. If a senior needs around-the-clock nursing care, a semiprivate room in a nursing home averages $6,464. the most expensive option is a private room, which averages $7,908 a month.

$4957

Homemaker Services

$4957

Home Health Aide

$1733

Adult Day Health Care

$4585

Assisted Living Facility

$6464

Nursing home (semiprivate room)

$7908

Nursing home (private room)

 Note: Data for Overland Park was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Kansas City, was used instead.

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Overland Park

Low-income seniors who qualify for KanCare, the state Medicaid program, may qualify for the Frail Elderly Waiver, which helps pay the costs of assisted living for seniors who would otherwise qualify for placement in a nursing home.

Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Kansas page.

Paying for Assisted Living in Kansas

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 Overland Park

From transportation to help with legal services, there are many free and low-cost resources available to seniors in Overland Park. These organizations and government agencies strive to make retirement more comfortable for seniors living in assisted living communities in the area.

Resource

Contact 

Service

(816) 842-9070

RideKC Freedom provides affordable transportation options for disabled individuals and seniors living in the KC metro area. Older adults can receive paratransit and regular transit services through this program to get them around town. Seniors should schedule their ride up to 14 days ahead of time. For most riders, rides are $3 a trip.

(913) 826-2830

Johnson County residents who are age 60 and over can get legal help for estate planning, powers of attorney, public benefits, and other non-criminal matters through Kansas Legal Services. The organization has three locations in the county, including the Matt Ross Community Center in Overland Park. These services are available at no cost to eligible seniors.

(913) 236-9385

The Kansas Long-Term Care Ombudsman program has an office in Overland Park. This program provides advocacy for seniors who live in assisted living communities. The Ombudsman educates seniors about their rights in these communities, provides information to families of residents and investigates complaints about abuse or neglect. The goal of these investigations is to resolve complaints and help seniors live healthy and fulfilling lives in their assisted living community.

(913) 715-8800

The Johnson County Area Agency on Aging provides services that help seniors maintain dignity and independence. The agency also advocates for local seniors and their families.

(913) 371-5968

The Overland Park Field Office of the Kansas Commission on Veterans Affairs provides a contact point for veterans to learn more about the benefits they earned through their military service, which may include financial benefits, medical care, insurance and retirement benefits.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Overland Park

Overland Park Assisted Living Communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all Assisted Living Facilities in Kansas are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Kansas page for more information about these laws.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Kansas