Wichita Assisted Living

There are 6 Assisted Living Facilities in Wichita, KS and 3 Assisted Living Facilities nearby. The average cost of Assisted Living in Wichita, KS is $3,545 per month.

Wichita Assisted Living Facilities

  • Sterling House of Tallgrass

    Sterling House of Tallgrass

    Sterling House of Tallgrass, located in Wichita, welcomes seniors seeking comfortable, beautiful surroundings in a personalized assisted living community, emphasizing independence.

    Request info from Sterling House of Tallgrass
    Wichita, KS 67206-2990
    Assisted Living, Respite Care

Nearby Assisted Living Facilities

  • Sterling House of Derby

    Sterling House of Derby

    At Sterling House of Derby, situated just southeast of Wichita, our residents receive personalized assisted living services in a vibrant, accessible community.

    Request info from Sterling House of Derby
    Derby, KS 67037-3555 Distance: 10.7 mi
    Assisted Living
  • Avita Senior Living in Derby

    Avita Senior Living in Derby

    At Avita Senior Living in Derby, assisted living is offered in a supportive community that creates a home-like atmosphere for the seniors to call home.

    Request info from Avita Senior Living in Derby
    Derby, KS 67037 Distance: 10.8 mi
    Assisted Living, Respite Care
  • Sterling House of Wellington

    Sterling House of Wellington

    Welcome to Sterling House of Wellington, a charming, intimate community, providing custom services with a personal touch for the best in assisted living.

    Request info from Sterling House of Wellington
    Wellington, KS 67152-3574 Distance: 29.1 mi
    Assisted Living, Respite Care

Other Assisted Living Facilities

  • Park West Plaza

    Wichita, KS 67212
    Assisted Living, Continuing Care, Independent Living, Memory Care, Nursing Homes, Retirement Communities
  • Presbyterian Manor of Wichita

    Wichita, KS 67212
    Assisted Living, Continuing Care, Independent Living, Nursing Homes, Retirement Communities
  • Sedgwick Plaza

    Wichita, KS 67220
    Assisted Living, Independent Living, Retirement Communities
  • The Homestead of Wichita

    Wichita, KS 67235
    Assisted Living
  • The Regent

    Wichita, KS 67206
    Assisted Living, Independent Living, Respite Care, Retirement Communities

Information About Assisted Living in Wichita

The largest city in Kansas, Wichita grew as a trading community on the Chisholm Trail. Wichita is known as the “Air Capital of the World” and has been home to aviation leaders Clyde Cessna, Walter Beech and Bill Lear.

The Arkansas River runs through downtown Wichita and “The Keeper of the Plains,” a 44-foot sculpture by Blackbear Bosin, is a beloved symbol of the city. Named by Newsmax Magazine as a “Uniquely American” city, seniors in Kansas should consider assisted living in Wichita.

Wichita Recreation

Gardening enthusiasts enjoying assisted living in Wichita will love Botanica, The Wichita Gardens, where individuals can stroll through dozens of garden areas that feature more than 3,600 species of plants. Numerous parks offer opportunities for enjoying active life, and the Sedgwick County Zoo is one of the most popular attractions in the state.

Artists and art appreciators will enjoy Final Fridays, an informal monthly gallery tour on the last Friday of the month, while local music fans have started a similar First Fridays initiative. The Tallgrass Film Festival features a number of talented filmmakers, and is held every in October. The Wichita Public Library has nine locations and offers free, year-round programming for all ages.

Wichita Activities

Senior Services of Wichita, Inc., operates four senior centers with many activities such as exercise classes, seminars on investments and legal issues, computer training, book discussions and performing arts.

Shepherd’s Center of West Wichita, Senior Wednesdays and LifeVentures offer lifelong learning opportunities just for seniors.

Seniors at communities that provide assisted living in Wichita can keep up with the times by reading a copy of Active Aging, a monthly newspaper serving the local senior community that provides details on all the city has to offer its senior residents.

Wichita Medical Facilities

Wichita is home to one of the largest medical centers in Kansas, Via Christi. Via Christi features a Level I trauma center, regional burn center and stroke center. Via Christi claims Kansas’ only Neuro Critical Care and Cycle III Chest Pain units. Another hospital, Wesley Medical Center, features the largest emergency center in Kansas with 42 beds and is a Level I trauma center.

Wesley Medical Center also includes the area’s only Gamma Knife Center and hyperbaric oxygen chambers. Since Wichita is a regional destination for medical care, there are many specialty hospitals. Residents of assisted living in Wichita will not be disappointed with the world-class selection of medical centers available to them.

Wichita Transportation

Wichita Transit features 18 fixed-route bus lines and 17 demand-response paratransit routes. Individuals 65 years of age and older, Medicare card recipients and people who have a physical or mental disability verified by a licensed physician qualify for half-price fares with a special application.

A city that has much to offer individuals who are interested in assisted living, Wichita’s four-time “All American City” status speaks for itself. For more information on local senior housing, go to our Wichita Assisted Living page.

Written by senior housing staff writer.

View Wichita Assisted Living Facilities

Map of Wichita Assisted Living Facilities

View Wichita Assisted Living Facilities

Wichita, KS Assisted Living Costs

The median cost of Assisted Living in Wichita is $3,545 per month. Assisted Living costs range from $2,820 to $5,925 depending on location and other factors.

Cost of Assisted Living Facilities near Wichita, KS

City Minimum Cost Maximum Cost Median Cost
Tulsa, OK$2,150$4,945$3,550
Wichita, KS$2,820$5,925$3,545
Topeka, KS$2,250$6,000$4,813
Lawrence, KS$3,053$5,160$4,106
Saint Joseph, MO$1,400$4,050$2,325
Manhattan, KS$3,298$4,180$3,875
Source: Genworth - 2013

Cost of Assisted Living in Kansas

Generally, the monthly rent at an assisted living community in Kansas covers:

  • Lodging
  • Meals
  • Transportation
  • Housekeeping
  • Enrichment activities

Communities may charge more for medication administration and other services as stated in a resident’s written negotiated service agreement.

Seniors who require financial assistance may apply for a Medicaid Home and Community Based Services Waiver through KDOA. Applying for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is another option for seniors 65 years of age and older who fit within income and resources guidelines. Using personal financial resources is the most common way to pay for assisted living in Kansas.

View Wichita Assisted Living Facilities