11 Memory Care Facilities in Sedgwick County, KS
The average cost of memory care in Sedgwick County is $5,579 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,790.
To help you with your search, browse the 31 reviews below for memory care facilities in Sedgwick County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Sedgwick County 4.4 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Harvey County with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 15 families in Sedgwick County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Sedgwick County, call (855) 863-8283.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Sedgwick County
Sedgwick County, Kansas, has a population of approximately 513,687 residents, with 14 percent being seniors aged 65 and over. Approximately 11.8 percent of Sedgwick County residents in the 65 and over age group have Alzheimer’s disease or another type of dementia. To accommodate their need for memory care, Sedgwick County has 10 memory care facilities in cities such as Wichita.
In Kansas, including Sedgwick County, memory care facilities are called residential health care facilities and are licensed by the Kansas Department of Aging and Disability Services.
- Sedgwick County has a living cost of 88.1, making it one of the most affordable places to live in Kansas for seniors in memory care. The Kansas state average living cost is 90, while the U.S. average is 100. Seniors may find that transportation, healthcare and memory care facility costs are more manageable in Sedgwick County than in counties with a higher cost of living.
- In Sedgwick County and the rest of Kansas, Social Security benefits are exempt from taxation for seniors whose adjusted gross income (AGI) is $75,000 or less. There’s also no tax on public pension income. This may be a financial advantage for Sedgwick County seniors in memory care.
- The property crime rate in Sedgwick County ranks at 43.3, while the U.S. average comes in at 38.1. Violent crime is more prevalent as well, with Sedgwick County ranked at 41.8 compared to the U.S. average of 31.1. Seniors and their family members can still enjoy peace of mind despite the higher crime rate because memory care facilities have security measures in place to keep residents safe.
- Seniors in memory care may not be able to spend a lot of time outdoors in the winter, as January lows in Sedgwick County can drop to 22 degrees. The county ranks 47 out of 100 on Sperling’s Comfort Index, which measures the number of days in the comfort range of 70 to 80 degrees.
Paying for Memory Care in Sedgwick County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Sedgwick County start around $5,525 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,869 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Sedgwick County 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 Sedgwick County
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 Sedgwick County
Sedgwick County 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 Sedgwick County, please visit our Memory Care in Kansas page.
Directory of Winners in the Sedgwick County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Sedgwick County
Sedgwick County-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 Sedgwick County, KS
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Sedgwick County
Review of Chisholm Place
My mother stayed at Chisholm Place. They provided good care, and the facility was nice. Everybody seemed professional and on top of things. It's a good place, but she had a fall and had to go to th... Read more
Review of ComfortCare Homes, Inc.
ComfortCare Homes Newton is not dedicated memory care. It's more typical of a traditional nursing home, and it's all levels of assisted living, not just memory care. It's visually nice, but was als... Read more
Review of Chisholm Place
Chisholm Place is very nice. The layout is square, so it's easy for the people living there to get around, because they just keep going until they run into what they're looking for. So far everybod... Read more