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In order to find the top assisted living communities in the Kansas City area, our team of researchers:

  • Sorted through 47 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 10 hours researching assisted living communities in Kansas City
  • Read more than 70 reviews left by residents and their family members

After filtering out facilities that didn’t meet our high standards, we were left with 10 assisted living communities that earned our seal of approval. Through this process we discovered that the average cost of assisted living in the city of Kansas City is $4,460 which is considerably higher than the state average of $5,090 and the national average of $4,051.

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Christina Drumm-Boyd
Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) and Geriatric Care Manager (GCM)
Christina Drumm-Boyd
Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) and Geriatric Care Manager (GCM)

Christina is a Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) and Geriatric Care Manager (GCM) who is passionate about seniors and their families. Along with her staff, Christina works hands-on with each client to find the best solutions for the challenges that often come with aging.

Read on for in-depth information about the top assisted living facilities in Kansas City, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 47 communities in the Kansas City area. Institute Trusted Communities

The Assisted Living Research Institute spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Kansas City area to allow seniors and their families to find the community that’s right for them. Click through the facilities listed below to read in-depth reviews, what residents are saying, and details such as base pricing, room types, and more.

Addington Place of Prairie Village
Studios, 1-Bedroom Apartments
Assisted Living, Memory Care
Assisted Living: $4,125, Memory Care: $5,950
Addington Place of Prairie Village is in a quiet residential area in the south of Kansas City. Residents can enjoy parks, shops and restaurants close by, and there is also a medical center a short distance away. The community is all on one level and includes amenities such as a games room, beautiful outdoor courtyards and a beauty shop. There is a life enrichment program, created with the diverse interests and needs of residents in mind. The program includes pet therapy, tai chi classes and religious services. Caregivers provide 24/7 support in addition to housekeeping and laundry and there are a geriatrics physician and nurse practitioner available two days a week. The community features restaurant-style dining, with various options at every meal. It is a pet-friendly community and residents are encouraged to bring their furry friends to live with them.
What Residents are Saying:
Family members appreciate the warm care staff provides, with one reviewer saying, "We are very pleased. The staff is excellent. She has a very nice room. She is happy there. She is enjoying every meal. She enjoys the people she can visit with. It is excellent. I like their friendliness. They are warm and inviting."
4.06 out of 5 stars
(60) Reviews
2700 Somerset Dr., Prairie Village, KS 66206
Armour Oaks Senior Living Community
Bickford at Mission Springs
Brighton Gardens of Prairie Village
Brookdale Rosehill
Delaware Highlands Assisted Living
Our Home Senior Care
Senior Star at Wexford Place
St. Anthony's Senior Living
The Gardens at Barry Road

Our Methodology

It’s not what we research, but the way we research that makes stand out. We start by identifying problems and challenges in the senior care industry by gaining insight from conversations with industry professionals, older adults, and those that care for them. Next, our research team led by industry experts apply our data-driven research techniques to understand the magnitude of the challenge and how to overcome it. Finally, we present our findings in easy-to-understand guides and studies and share our actionable results with influencers and caregivers, as well as the general public.

Facility Features (40%)

Facility Health Services Graded on health services provided
on the facility including, but not
limited to, on-site nursing,
pharmacy, skilled nursing,
medicine administration, etc

Facility Amenities Graded on the available

Affordability Financial assistance acceptance
and overall costs and value.

Residential Quality (40%)

Resident Satisfaction Polling & survey of overall facility satisfaction.

Facility Complaint and Violations Number of complaints and violations the facility had. Taking into account improvement over time.

Online Reviews Aggregated verified online reviews.

Location (20%)

Location-Based Benefits Including, but not limited to, proximity to
hospitals, ambulance response times, senior
resources available, and state and city
financial assistance.

Location Quality Local crime rates, incidents against older
adults, air quality, climate.

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