Assisted Living in Wichita

30 Communities

Chaucer Estates

10550 East 21st Street North, Wichita, KS
$$$$
19 reviews
Chaucer Estates sits northeast of Wichita, providing independent and assisted living, memory care and short-term care for seniors in a premier residential community. Greenwich Place Shopping center is nearby as is Chili's and Dunkin' Donuts, giving seniors easy access to outside shopping and dining options. Reviews by family members and residents give the facility and staff five out of five stars, and loved ones especially appreciate the home-like feel of this community. With... (read more)
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Regent Park Assisted Living & Memory Care

10600 E 13th St N, Wichita, KS
$$$$
15 reviews
Regent Park Assisted Living and Memory Care is a senior assisted living and memory care facility located in Wichita, Kansas. Regent Park is a Continuing Care Retirement Community, offering several levels of care including independent living, assisted living, memory care, rehabilitation and healthcare. Tailored services are provided to each resident based on individual needs and preferences, and may include medication assistance, special diets, assistance with bathing, dressin... (read more)
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Sedgwick Plaza

2455 N Woodlawn Blvd, Wichita, KS
$$$$
18 reviews
Sedgwick Plaza in Wichita, Kansas, is an assisted and independent living community conveniently located in a beautiful residential area near State Highway 96. Family members and residents commend the community for their patient and caring staff, meal quality and selection, spacious rooms and exciting social activities. The community receives favorable reviews for their fun leisure trips and the bus transportation provided for residents to visit the pharmacies and grocery stor... (read more)
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Park West Plaza

505 North Maize Road, Wichita, KS
$$$$
20 reviews
Park West Plaza is located in Wichita, Kansas, with convenient access to shopping, movies, transportation and hospitals. Visitors mention the variety of living spaces available at the facility, which include both apartment and condo-style units. Residents note the range of amenities including full kitchens, a weekly housekeeping service and in-unit washers and dryers, and they praise the grounds around the facility, which are beautifully landscaped and include a stocked fishi... (read more)
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Compassionate Care West

968 North Tyler Road, Wichita, KS
$$$$
1 review
A great and accommodating staff, delicious food and a clean facility are just some of the positive attributes residents and visitors mention regarding Compassionate Care West. This assisted living facility is located in Wichita, Kansas, and their team of healthcare professionals offers top-notch care. Residents enjoy the gorgeous patio area along with exercise classes, art and crafts, musical performances and Bingo games. Day trips to nearby attractions such as the Keeper of ... (read more)
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Sunflower Meadows Care Homes II

5502 Polo Drive, Wichita, KS
$$$$
1 review
Sunflower Meadows Care Homes II is a senior assisted living facility located in Wichita, Kansas in Sedgwick County. This facility is a residential care home, providing support for residents' needs in a group home setting. It is located in a residential area conveniently close to shopping, entertainment and medical buildings. Staff is available 24-hours for resident safety and wellness, providing nursing level of care with the comfort of home care. Residents enjoy fun outings ... (read more)
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Premier Living 1

234 S. Anna Street, Wichita, KS
$$$$
2 reviews
Premier Living 1 is a small senior assisted living facility located in Wichita, Kansas offering independent, assisted or total care options in a small private home environment. The facility has staff available 24-hours and licensed nurse on call at all times for resident safety. Medication monitoring, housekeeping and maintenance are provided for convenience. Premier Living offers a variety of activities including performers, singers, crafts, bingo, birthday parties and holid... (read more)
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Brookdale Tallgrass

8600 East 21st Street North, Wichita, KS
$$$$
11 reviews
Brookdale Tallgrass is nestled in the city of Wichita near the Grass Country Club and just minutes from Interstate Highway 135 and numerous shopping centers. Residents and loved ones consistently give the community high marks for the kind, well-trained and courteous staff who are particularly skilled with residents that have memory issues and Alzheimer's. Brookdale Tallgrass is often praised for the number of activities offered on-site such as arts and crafts, yoga and bingo.... (read more)
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Keepsake Kottage

8801 W Bekemeyer Street, Wichita, KS
$$$$
1 review
Caring99976450: "Keepsake Kottage had a room available and that’s a HomePlus. He’s been there for two weeks. He has closer one on one care. The appearance is excellent. He receives meals, housekeeping, medication administration, podiatry care, medical care, and laundry. "
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Sunflower Meadows Care Homes I

649 N Stratford Lane , Wichita, KS
$$$$
0 reviews
Sunflower Meadows Care Homes I is a senior assisted living facility featuring apartment style homes in Wichita, Kansas. Residents in this facility are provided a higher level of service and assistance with activities of daily living, including preparing meals, housekeeping, medication assistance, laundry and regular safety check-ins to bridge the gap between independent living and more specialized nursing facilities. Sunflower Meadows is conveniently located a mile away from ... (read more)
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At A Glance

There are 30 assisted living communities in the city and surrounding suburbs to choose from. The average cost of assisted living in Wichita is $4,216 per month, according to the latest estimates from Genworth.

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Wichita

Wichita, Kansas, is home to the famous 44-foot tall statue Keeper of the Plains which reflect this city's rich Native American culture. Seniors can enjoy annual festivals, history, explore museums, and choose from 24 Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs) within city limits, with 10 more in the nearby area. In Kansas, ALFs are defined as housing arrangements which provide 24-hour supervision, health and personal care services to elderly residents. The state Department for Aging and Disability Services is in charge of setting the statutes and regulations for ALFs statewide.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Wichita

  • Wichita experiences a varied climate and all four seasons, with a warm average high of 91 degrees in the summer, and a chilly average low of 22 degrees in the winter. With 13 annual inches of snow, seniors with limited mobility may find it quite difficult to get around in the winter months.

  • Some seniors may not feel safe in this area due to its high crime rate. Violent crime is rated at 66.1 out of 100 (1 being the safest) which is quite high compared to the national average of 31.1. Property crime is at 62, also higher than the national average at 38.1.

  • The Wichita area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Via Christi Hospital St. Joseph’s, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

  • Seniors can maintain a sense of independence and explore the city using the Wichita Transit bus system or the free Q-line Trolley. Wichita's buses are handicap accessible and offer reduced fare to seniors so they'll save money for local shopping, dining, and entertainment.

  • Seniors on a budget may find that they can more easily build their savings here in Wichita, due to the cost of living being 15.4 percent lower than the national average.

  • Seniors who love to learn can explore Wichita's 33 art and history museums, including the Museum of World Treasures where the most complete skeleton of a T-rex lies.


Paying for Assisted Living in Wichita

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Kansas

$4,390.00 Derby
$4,216.00 Wichita
$4,000.00 US
$3,400.00 Andover
$3,162.00 Ponca City
$3,162.00 Newton
$2,683.00 Hutchinson
$2,475.00 Arkansas City

Assisted Living costs in Wichita start around $4,216 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 Wichita 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 Wichita

Kansas seniors with limited income can get help affording assisted living through KanCare, the state’s Medicaid program. Unfortunately, there are no non-Medicaid programs available for assisted living.

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 Wichita

Wichita 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.


Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Wichita

Wichita-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.