12 Memory Care Facilities near Wichita, KS
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There are 12 Memory Care Facilities in the Wichita area, with 11 in Wichita and 1 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Wichita is $5,642 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,900.
To help you with your search, browse the 38 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.
Caring.com has helped 11 families in Wichita find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Wichita, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Wichita, KS
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 Avita Senior Living at Rolling Hills
I've been to Avita Senior Living at Rolling Hills several times. My mother-in-law was there before she passed away in September. She had a studio apartment, which was nice. It had a big bathroom, t... Read more
Review of Chisholm Place
I visited many care facilities before making the difficult decision to move my husband to a residential setting. I felt led to Chisholm Place and that decision has been positively reinforced many... Read more
Review of Chisholm Place
Chisholm Place is a good fit for my mother because it reminded me of the assisted living place where she was living. It's very clean and the people are very nice. I like it. It's homey. They watch ... Read more