11 Memory Care Facilities in Wichita, KS
Also serving communities of Arkansas City.
The average cost of memory care in Wichita is $5,614 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,800.
To help you with your search, browse the 35 reviews below for memory care facilities in Wichita. On average, consumers rate memory care in Wichita 4.4 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Newton with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Wichita
Wichita is the largest city in Kansas, with a population of over 382,000, 12 percent seniors 65 and over. Approximately 53,000 residents in Wichita have Alzheimer's disease. There are ten memory care facilities in the city that cater to seniors with Alzheimer's, dementia and other memory conditions. In all of Kansas, including Wichita, the Secretary of Aging and Disability Services licenses Adult Care Homes, where seniors receive memory care. These facilities must meet specific standards regarding staff training and building security.
- Wichita has cold winters, with low temperatures in January averaging 22 degrees and around 13 inches of snow each year. Despite this, the city averages 221 sunny days each year, giving seniors plenty of opportunities to spend time in the sunshine.
- Sedgwick County, including Wichita, received passing grades for air quality in the State of the Air Report 2018. Particle pollution received a B grade and ozone pollution is rated as a C. This is not among the highest air pollution in the country but may still impact the health of seniors with respiratory conditions.
- Social Security Income in Kansas is tax-exempt for seniors with an adjusted income under a certain amount. Pensions are also exempt, but retirement income from other sources is subject to income tax. Sales taxes in the state are also above average which may impact the budget of seniors on a fixed income.
- Wichita has a very high crime rate and Neighborhood Scout named it one of the Top 100 Most Dangerous Cities in the U.S. It has the highest crime rate in Kansas with a property crime rate that's double the state average and a violent crime rate almost three times higher than the Kansas average. Seniors may need to take precautions in order to feel safe in the city.
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Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Wichita
Review of Chisholm Place
We're really pleased with Chisholm Place. The atmosphere is welcoming. There's always a lot of staff members present and a lot of residents out doing things. They try to get them out of their rooms... Read more
Review of Regent Park Assisted Living & Memory Care
The staff at Regent Park was really good, and the overall facility was really nice. When we were there all the residents were out in the common area, and there were staff members there with them. T... Read more
Review of Chaucer Estates
I didn't like that Chaucer Estates was just kind of added onto the facility. It was like a metal door that you went through to get into it, unlike the others where it's a separate facility, and it ... Read more