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

  • Sorted through 36 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 9 hours researching assisted living communities in Independence
  • Read more than 100 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 Independence is $4,460, which is considerably higher than the state average of $3,000 and the national average of $4,051.

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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 Independence, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 36 communities in the Independence area. Institute Trusted Communities

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

Anthology of the Plaza
Studios, 1-Bedroom Apartments, 2-Bedroom Apartments
Assisted Living, Memory Care
Assisted Living: $4,500, Memory Care: $6,300
Anthology of the Plaza is a vibrant community that encourages independence through its thoroughly composed care plans. Fully trained staff members are available 24/7 to assist with activities of daily living including bathing, dressing, grooming and dining. The pet-friendly community has a state-of-the-art emergency call system that ensures accidents and emergencies are dealt with promptly, and complimentary internet service ensures residents are always connected. Beautifully landscaped outdoor spaces offer ideal opportunities for gentle strolls or brisk walks and a bistro and coffee bar is the perfect setting for unwinding with friends over a drink and a snack. The fitness center, complete with senior-friendly equipment ensures movement goals are met and a movie theatre offers the opportunity to relax with friends while watching a movie. Seniors enjoy restaurant-style dining where in-house chefs prepare daily gourmet meals.
What Residents are Saying:
Visitors appreciate the generous and accommodating nature shown by staff members while taking a tour of the community. One impressed visitor said, "Anthology of The Plaza just opened, and they gave me a tour of the whole place. They even gave me lunch. It's super nice. It's beautiful. Everything was basically redone."
5.00 out of 5 stars
(3) Reviews
2 Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64112
Bickford of Raytown
Cedarhurst of Blue Springs
Heritage Avonlea of Gladstone
SummitView Terrace Senior Living
The Groves
The Oxford Grand Assisted Living & Memory Care
The Parkway Senior Living
Villages of Jackson Creek
Waterford Ladies Home

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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