15 Memory Care Facilities near Olathe, KS
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There are 15 Memory Care Facilities in the Olathe area, with 4 in Olathe and 11 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Olathe is $6,546 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Lenexa with an average starting cost of $4,125.
To help you with your search, browse the 32 reviews below for memory care facilities in Olathe. On average, consumers rate memory care in Olathe 4.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Overland Park with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Olathe, KS
What to Consider About Memory Care in Olathe
Olathe is a large city on the Missouri-Kansas border, an area that according to the Alzheimer's Association has 50,000 people living with Alzheimer's disease. Olathe, which as a population of 137,000 and a senior community of roughly 13,700, has three memory care facilities, with another 21 in nearby communities.
Olathe memory care facilities are not licensed or certified by any governing bodies. However, an assisted living facility that houses a memory care unit must provide its staff with specialized training on handling dementia-related behaviors and have secured exits.
- Seniors in Olathe and throughout Kansas who have an adjusted gross income of more than $75,000 pay income tax on their Social Security benefit, while seniors who make less do not pay taxes on this income. Public pensions are tax exempt, but all other forms of retirement income are taxable.
- Olathe is a fairly expensive place to live, which may be a consideration for seniors on a tight budget. Overall, living costs are about 12 percent higher here than elsewhere in the country and 22 percent higher than other Kansas cities. Healthcare expenses around about 5 percent higher than they are elsewhere in the state and country, which may make it difficult to afford treatment for chronic conditions like dementia.
- The air quality in Olathe is exceptional, which may benefit seniors who have respiratory illnesses or cardiovascular disease. The county was given As for short-term particle pollution and ozone pollution and a passing grade for annual particle pollution.
- Olathe summers are hot and muggy, with seasonal highs near 90 degrees Fahrenheit. Winters are dry, cold and windy with lows in the 20s. Seniors who prefer experiencing four distinct seasons may enjoy the city's climate.
Paying for Memory Care in Olathe
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Olathe start around $6,546 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,057 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Olathe 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 Memory Care in Olathe
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in Kansas page.
More Ways to Pay for Memory Care
While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for memory care, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance memory care costs include:
- Veterans Benefits
- Life Insurance Policy
- Long-Term Care Insurance
- Reverse Mortgage
For more information about different ways to finance memory care, visit our Memory Care in Kansas page.
Free Memory Care Resources in Olathe
Olathe and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in a memory care 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 memory care resources in Olathe, please visit our Memory Care in Kansas page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Olathe
Olathe-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in Kansas are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Kansas page for more information about these laws.
Other Options in Olathe, KS
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Olathe
Review of The Plaza at Santa Marta
The Plaza at Santa Marta is phenomenal. They're connected to their memory and assisted living. Everything is really close together. They let patients in assisted go over to skilled for certain trea... Read more