Overland Park is a city that’s home to around 197,000 residents, with 15.7% being seniors aged 65 and older. Alzheimer’s disease, which affects one in every nine American seniors, is an issue of particular concern for this demographic. In recent years, the number of Alzheimer’s-related deaths in Overland Park has nearly doubled. The CDC reports that 133 seniors died with Alzheimer’s in 2016. By 2020, that number had risen to 261—an increase of over 96%.

It’s essential that seniors in these communities have access to the proper resources and services, and residents of Overland Park are fortunate to have an abundance of dementia care options, including transitioning to a memory care facility. These communities are designed to provide a safe environment where seniors with memory disorders receive personalized care, wellness programming and 24/7 supervision.

This guide outlines some of the pros and cons of living in Overland Park, how much memory care services cost and some of the local organizations that seniors can reach out to for support.

Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Overland Park, KS

2014, 2015

Brookdale College Square

11000 Oakmont St, Overland Park, KS, 66210

I toured Brookdale College Square. Everything was good there, they just didn’t have any openings at the time. I felt like the rooms were a little bit small, but in a memory care place you don’t want t … (read more)
I toured Brookdale College Square. Everything was good there, they just didn’t have any openings at the time. I felt like the rooms were a little bit small, but in a memory care place you don’t want t … (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)

Heritage of Overland Park

10101 W 127th Street, Overland Park, KS, 66213

We chose Heritage of Overland Park for my dad because we liked that it was all ground floor, and we liked that the buildings were small. Everyone we met was very caring. In general, everything that th … (read more)
We chose Heritage of Overland Park for my dad because we liked that it was all ground floor, and we liked that the buildings were small. Everyone we met was very caring. In general, everything that th … (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)

Morningside Place

6921 W 81st St, Overland Park, KS, 66204

I did a tour of Morningside Place. The residents seemed happy, and the staff seemed sincere in wanting to make the residents happy. Inside, it looked clean, and that it was cleaned and fairly up to da … (read more)
I did a tour of Morningside Place. The residents seemed happy, and the staff seemed sincere in wanting to make the residents happy. Inside, it looked clean, and that it was cleaned and fairly up to da … (read more)

Stratford Commons Rehabilitation & Health Care Center

12340 Quivira Road, Overland Park, KS, 66213

My mom has moved into Stratford Commons Rehabilitation & Health Care Center. It is a very nice place, updated, and it’s very clean. Her apartment is about 525 square feet. That’s the biggest room … (read more)
My mom has moved into Stratford Commons Rehabilitation & Health Care Center. It is a very nice place, updated, and it’s very clean. Her apartment is about 525 square feet. That’s the biggest room … (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)

Trustwell Living of Overland Park

10665 Barkley, Overland Park, KS, 66212

Trustwell Living 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 ho … (read more)
Trustwell Living 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 ho … (read more)

Silverado Overland Park

12701 Pflumm Rd, Overland Park, KS, 66213

Silverado Overland Park was nice. They had a lot going on there, and they had a very good coordinator person. She was very knowledgeable and had a healthcare background. It’s memory care only. They al … (read more)
Silverado Overland Park was nice. They had a lot going on there, and they had a very good coordinator person. She was very knowledgeable and had a healthcare background. It’s memory care only. They al … (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)

SeniorCare Homes

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

I can’t say enough good things about Senior Care Homes. I love the model that has a great ratio between residents and care providers. Both my parents were in two separate houses and I appreciated ho … (read more)
I can’t say enough good things about Senior Care Homes. I love the model that has a great ratio between residents and care providers. Both my parents were in two separate houses and I appreciated ho … (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)

Sunrise of Leawood

11661 Granada Road, Leawood, KS, 66211

Our parent was rushed to the St. Luke’s Hospital ER late one night (not by Sunrise but by a visiting relative) as she was too weak to stand or sit up. She nearly died due to dehydration and over-medic … (read more)
Our parent was rushed to the St. Luke’s Hospital ER late one night (not by Sunrise but by a visiting relative) as she was too weak to stand or sit up. She nearly died due to dehydration and over-medic … (read more)

Anthology of The Plaza

2 Emanuel Cleaver Blvd., Kansas City, MO, 64112


Brookdale Shawnee Kansas

11400 West 65th St., Shawnee, KS, 66203

I was shown one nice room at Brookdale Shawnee. My husband is going there now for daycare, and they do a good job. They have entertainment that comes in and keep them pretty busy. Someone’s watching t … (read more)
I was shown one nice room at Brookdale Shawnee. My husband is going there now for daycare, and they do a good job. They have entertainment that comes in and keep them pretty busy. Someone’s watching t … (read more)

Mission Chateau

4100 West 85th Street, Prairie Village, KS, 66206

Mission Chateau’s primary focus in independent living. They advertise memory care, but are very selective in who they take and do not have skilled nursing. If you move there with a loved one and eve … (read more)
Mission Chateau’s primary focus in independent living. They advertise memory care, but are very selective in who they take and do not have skilled nursing. If you move there with a loved one and eve … (read more)

Trustwell Living at Mission Springs

5350 West 61st Place, Mission, KS, 66205


Garden Villas of Lenexa

9705 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS, 66215


Colonial Oaks at Leawood

5201 W 143rd St, Leawood, KS, 66224, Leawood, KS, 66224

I toured and it was a good community and a good facility. The interaction between assisted living and memory care didn’t work. They were nice. There were studios to full, and then they did have shared … (read more)
I toured and it was a good community and a good facility. The interaction between assisted living and memory care didn’t work. They were nice. There were studios to full, and then they did have shared … (read more)

COVID-19 Rules for Memory Care in Overland Park

Since most COVID-19 rules for Memory Care 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 Memory Care 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 Memory Care in Overland Park

The Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services oversees long-term care facilities throughout Kansas. The department is also responsible for managing state licensing and federal certification programs. In addition, its representatives conduct routine and unannounced inspections to ensure state rules and regulations compliance.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Memory Care in Overland Park

  • Seniors benefit from Overland Park’s 365 physicians per 100,000 population, which is well above the nation’s 210 per 100,000. The area’s 24 hospitals also provide geriatric-specific care, including the University of Kansas Health System, widely recognized for its dementia-related research.
  • Overland Park’s overall cost of living index of 111.2 is considerably higher than Kansas at 83.1 and the U.S. at 100. Its grocery and health care costs are also well above the state’s averages. The city’s low property and violent crime rates make it an attractive retirement community for seniors.
  • Overland Park’s winter snow can present significant transportation challenges, and July is notably humid. However, the area’s overall weather comfort-level index rating is 7.7 out of 10, according to Best Places. Seniors who can get outdoors benefit from the many temperate Kansas days.
  • Future job growth in Overland Park is 35.5%, surpassing the United States at 33.5%. A strong economy helps support necessary senior care and services.
  • Residents in Overland Park pay 9.1% sales tax, which is considerably higher than the national average of 6.97%. However, the city’s property taxes, figured at 1.27% of assessed value, are in line with the nation’s. 1.09%. Seniors benefit from the services provided by property taxes through public safety, snow removal and street repair.

Paying for Memory Care in Overland Park

Memory care facilities must meet specific criteria to care for patients living with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. Standard features include clear sightlines, quiet rooms to minimize wandering and 24/7 staffing. Because of the supplemental preparation and education, memory care facilities usually cost 20-30% more than assisted living establishments. As such, 25% has been added to the Genworth 2021 Cost of Care Survey assisted living costs.

The Cost of Memory Care in Nearby Cities

Overland Park’s average monthly memory care costs of $5,731 are slightly higher than Kansas’ overall average of $5,725 and about 2% higher than the national average of $5,625 and $5,618 in Topeka. Wichita and Manhattan have much higher monthly memory care costs than Overland Park, averaging $6,781 and $6,748, respectively. St. Joseph, MO, about an hour north, has a much lower monthly rate of $4,844 than Overland Park.

$5731

Overland Park

$5725

Kansas

$5625

The United States

$6781

Wichita

$5618

Topeka

$6748

Manhattan

$4844

St. Joseph, MO

The Cost of Other Types of Senior Care

Seniors in Overland Park may opt for other types of long-term care. The most affordable choice is adult day health care’s average monthly cost of $1,733 for weekday supervision. Both homemaker services and home health aides average $4,957 per month. Assisted living facilities that don’t require memory care services have a median monthly rate of $4,585. The most expensive options are nursing home facilities, with a semiprivate room cost of $6,464 and a private room at $7,908 per month.

$4957

Homemaker Services

$4957

Home Health Aide

$1733

Adult Day Health Care

$4585

Assisted Living Facility

$6464

Nursing Home Facility (semiprivate room)

$7908

Nursing Home Facility (private room)

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

Financial Assistance for Memory Care in Overland Park

In Overland Park, there are options for seniors who need financial assistance paying for Memory Care. For more information about other options, who qualifies, and how to apply, Memory Care in Kansas page.

More ways o pay for memory care in Kansas

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 Overland Park, KS

Individuals and families in the Overland Park area can find free and low-cost memory care resources through a variety of government and nonprofit organizations listed below.

Resource

Contact

Service

(800) 272-3900

Located in Prairie Village, the Alzheimer's Association helps individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer's and their families locate and access a wide range of resources. The agency's representatives assist with locating community and medical services and provide information about housing options. They also host support groups for caregivers and family members and offer a 24/7 helpline. 

(800) 513-7731

The highly trained Veteran Service Representatives in the Overland Park VA office help senior veterans with a variety of services that include assistance with completing and filing the appropriate documents for VA benefits, such as health care, pensions and disability compensation. 

(913) 715-8861

Johnson County AAA provides area seniors and their loved ones with information about long-term care options and referrals for free legal advice and case management services. AAA's support staff also offers residents access to local, state and federal resources.

(913) 236-9385

The Ombudsman advocates for residents' rights in long-term care facilities. They investigate complaints and attempt to resolve conflict through in-service training for facility staff and educating seniors and their family members about their rights.

Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Overland Park

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

Laws and regulations for memory care in Kansas