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

  • Sorted through 42 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 11 hours researching assisted living communities in Topeka
  • Read more than 85 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 Topeka is $4,025, which is considerably lower than the state average of $5,090 and similar to the national average of $4,051.

Jonathan Frank
Licensed Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner
Jonathan Frank
Licensed Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner

Jonathan Frank is a Licensed Social Worker with over 10 years experience working with the geriatric population in a variety of different settings. He received his Masters degree from Rutgers University with a certificate in Aging and Gerontological Services. Additionally, he is a Certified Dementia Practitioner accredited by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. Jonathan also has Bachelors degree in psychology and worked as an Emergency Medical Technician for 14 years. His passion lies with the elderly and ensuring they age with dignity.

Read on for in-depth information about the top assisted living facilities in Topeka, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 42 communities in the Topeka area.

AssistedLiving.org Institute Trusted Communities

The Assisted Living Research Institute spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Topeka 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.

Atria Hearthstone (West)
Not Listed
Studios, 1-Bedroom Apartments, 2-Bedroom Apartments, Companion Suites
Assisted Living, Independent Living, Memory Care
Assisted Living: $2,095, Independent Living: $2,295
Atria Hearthstone West offers assisted and independent living on a lovely 10-acre estate located near Gage Park. Manicured lawns surround the beautiful facility with convenient walkways where residents can safely enjoy the outdoors. The community's holistic and inclusive approach to senior care includes physical therapy, skilled nursing and an on-site wellness center. Attentive staff are available 24/7 to offer housekeeping and personal care services to residents. Some popular activities include daily fitness classes, book club and craft sessions. Residents will enjoy three home-style meals served daily in the communal dining hall. Residents can also relax or go for a walk in the enclosed courtyard and garden.
What Residents are Saying:
Relatives and family members appreciate the facility's welcoming atmosphere. One reviewer says, "My mother's room is very nice" and "they have a great staff...there are a lot of things that we appreciate about the place."
4.14 out of 5 stars
(92) Reviews
3515 SW. 6th Ave., Topeka, KS 66606
Homestead of Topeka
Kelly House of Topeka (#2)
Legend at Capital Ridge
Lexington Park Assisted Living
McCrite Plaza Topeka
Oak Creek Senior Living
Pioneer Ridge Assisted Living
The Windsor of Lawrence
Topeka Presbyterian Manor

Our Methodology

It’s not what we research, but the way we research that makes AssistedLiving.org 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
amenities.

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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