23 Memory Care Facilities near Overland Park, KS
There are 23 Memory Care Facilities in the Overland Park area, with 12 in Overland Park and 11 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Overland Park is $5,295 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,790. Cheaper nearby regions include Leawood with an average starting cost of $5,080.
To help you with your search, browse the 63 reviews below for memory care facilities in Overland Park. On average, consumers rate memory care in Overland Park 4.3 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Shawnee with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 10 families in Overland Park find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Overland Park, call (855) 863-8283.
12 Memory Care Facilities in Overland Park, KS
11 Memory Care Facilities near Overland Park, KS
What to Consider About Memory Care in Overland Park
Overland Park, which is situated in Johnson County, Kansas, has a population of nearly 200,000, roughly 14 percent of whom are over the age of 65 — some of which have Alzheimer's disease or some other form of dementia. The city is home to The University of Kansas Health System, which has received numerous awards for being among the best hospitals in the country for geriatrics and is an industry leader in researching the causes of dementia. The Overland Park itself supports local seniors with dementia by offering a dozen memory care facilities, and families will find 11 more outside the city limits.
- Seniors with respiratory illnesses or cardiovascular disease can breathe easy in Overland Park, which has outstanding air quality. The American Lung Association gave Johnson County an "A" for both ozone pollution and 24-hour particle pollution as well as a passing grade for annual particle pollution.
- Overland Park's year-round climate is typical of the Midwest, with hot, muggy summers and cold, windy winters. While the high summer humidity levels may be a consideration for seniors who enjoy being outdoors, the area's relatively modest annual snowfall may make travel easier for families visiting their loved ones at their memory care facility.
- While the overall cost of living in Overland Park is 30 percent higher than the state average and 20 percent higher than the national average, this is primarily due to the high cost of housing in the area. When it comes to healthcare expenses, seniors can expect to pay only slightly more than they would in other cities in the state and country.
- Overland Park is a safe city with a relatively low crime rate, which may provide peace of mind to families who are helping their loved ones make the transition to a memory care facility. On a scale of 1 to 100, with 1 representing low crime, the rate of violent crime is 12.2 and the rate of property crime is 33.5, compared to the respective national averages of 31.1 and 38.1.
Paying for Memory Care in Overland Park
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Overland Park start around $5,295 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,897 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Overland Park 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 Overland Park
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 Overland Park
Overland Park 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 Overland Park, please visit our Memory Care in Kansas page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Overland Park
Overland Park-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 Overland Park, KS
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Overland Park
Review of Morningside Place
We visited several facilities in the area and Morningside Place was the one. The staff is friendly and although they have a difficult job they do it well. Taking care of residents with dementia can... Read more
Review of Stratford Commons
My father was a resident at Stratford Commons Memory Care for almost 27 months. During that time, I visited him at least once or twice every week. Most of the nursing staff were caring, hard-workin... Read more
Review of Park Meadows Senior Living
Park Meadows is a very nice place with nice staff but some staffing turnovers. The setup is very nice. The flow, the rooms, and the activity rooms are very nice. They had a central area and some mu... Read more