8 Assisted Living Facilities near Kearney, MO

Top 5 Assisted Living Facilities in Kearney, MO

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Oak Pointe of Kearney

Provides: Assisted Living
200 Meadowbrook Dr., Kearney, MO 64060
"Oak Pointe was very impressive. I liked the whole bright and cheery atmosphere. We liked the rooms because they were very modern. The way the meals were served was excellent. They had a menu, so..." More

Westbrook Care Center

Provides: Assisted Living
401 PLATTE CLAY WAY, Kearney, MO 64060

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Addington Place of Shoal Creek

Provides: Assisted Living
9601 North Tullis Drive, Kansas City, MO 64157
"My sister and brother-in-law moved to assisted living at Addington Place in July 2019. My brother-in-law is still in assisted living and my sister is in memory care. I feel blessed that we found..." More

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Cedars of Liberty

Provides: Assisted Living
200 W. Ruth Ewing Rd., Liberty, MO 64068
"I took a tour at Cedars of Liberty. I saw that they have an activity room, a cafeteria, and a little library. The rooms that I saw were normal-sized rooms and fairly nice. The staff was fine, but I..." More

Our Lady of Mercy Country Home

Provides: Assisted Living
2115 Maturana Dr, Liberty, MO 64068
"Everything at Our Lady of Mercy Country Home was wonderful. I would pick it if my parents could afford it. It's very open, very friendly, and very updated. The staff was very knowledgeable and very..." More

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The Oxford Grand at Shoal Creek

Provides: Assisted Living
8280 N. Tullis Ave., Kansas City, MO 64158
"Oxford Grande has a welcoming, homelike atmosphere. The food is excellent and the staff treats each resident with care and respect. The memory care section is designed to feel just like a home,..." More

Superior Park Residential Care Facility

Provides: Assisted Living
410 Superior St, Excelsior Springs, MO 64024

Bristol Manor of Smithville

Provides: Assisted Living
1502 South Commercial, Smithville, MO 64089

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Kearney

    Kearney, Missouri, is one of the fastest-growing cities in the state. Currently, it has about 10,000 residents, approximately 13% of whom are seniors. In some cases, these seniors may seek out assisted living when they need help with daily activities.  

    In Kearney and in Missouri as a whole, assisted living facilities are for residents who require supervision by a physician and who are unable to evacuate the facility without help. Residential care facilities, another type of assisted living facilities in the state, are for seniors with less intensive care needs. Both types of facilities are licensed by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Division of Regulation and Licensure, Section for Long-Term Care Regulation. 

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Kearney

    • Kearney is an expensive place to live, which may make it a poor option for seniors who have limited income and assets. Its overall cost of living is about 10% higher than the national average and roughly 20% higher than the statewide average.   
    • Summers in Kearney are warm with highs in the upper-80s, which is typical of Missouri. Winters are chilly with lows around 18 degrees. However, the city only receives 16 inches of snow per year on average, which is about 12 inches less than the national average. This may make it a good option for seniors who drive or rely on mobility aids.  
    • While Kearney's ozone pollution levels are fairly high, the city's particle pollution levels are relatively low. Seniors, especially those with conditions like COPD or asthma, may want to stay indoors on high ozone days
    • The Kearney area has few facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital located in Liberty.
      • The crime rate in Kearney is near the average of U.S. and Missouri cities of all sizes, including those that are similar in population size and density. Even so, seniors may want to find out what security measures are taken by the assisted living facility they choose. 
      • Kearney seniors pay the regular state income tax rate on private pension income and money drawn from retirement accounts. Public pensions are eligible for significant deductions, and seniors earning less than $85,000 per year do not pay taxes at the state level on Social Security benefits. 

      Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.

      Paying for Assisted Living in Kearney

      Average Monthly Costs

      Cities in Missouri

      $4,050.00 Kansas City
      $4,000.00 US
      $4,000.00 Kearney
      $3,700.00 Blue Springs
      $3,000.00 Gladstone

      Assisted Living costs in Kearney start around $4,000 per month on average, which is on par with the 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 Kearney 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 Kearney

      Seniors in Kearney with limited assets and income may have some assisted living expenses covered by Missouri's Medicaid State Plan Personal Care program.

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

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      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 Missouri page.

      Free Assisted Living Resources in Kearney

      Kearney 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 Kearney, please visit our Assisted Living in Missouri page.

      Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Kearney

      Kearney-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Missouri are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Missouri page for more information about these laws.

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      Other Options in Kearney, MO

      Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Kearney

      • Review of Oak Pointe of Kearney

        Oak Pointe of Kearney is all one level. It's well maintained and up-to-date, and the people seem very comfortable, happy, and friendly. They have two- and one-bedroom apartments, suites, and a coup... Read more

      • Review of Oak Pointe of Kearney

        Oak Pointe was very impressive. I liked the whole bright and cheery atmosphere. We liked the rooms because they were very modern. The way the meals were served was excellent. They had a menu, so th... Read more

      • Review of Oak Pointe of Kearney

        Oak Pointe was nice, new, and clean but too far from where we wanted to be. The staff was nice. The rooms weren’t big enough for our needs. The grounds were OK, but it was a newer place and had not... Read more

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