Lawrence Assisted Living

Average Cost: $4,500

Lawrence Assisted Living Facility Costs

The median cost of Assisted Living in Lawrence for a single-occupancy apartment is $4,106/month (Genworth - 2013). This monthly cost typically includes rent, utilities, dining, housekeeping and transportation.

Cost of Lawrence Assisted Living Facilities

Community Starting Price
Brandon Woods at Alvamar $2,423/month
The Windsor of Lawrence $3,725/month

Cost of Nearby Assisted Living Facilities

Community City Starting Price
Sunrise of Lenexa Lenexa $3,290/month
Sunrise of Overland Park Overland Park $3,380/month
Legend at Capital Ridge Topeka $2,935/month
Country Place Senior Living Basehor Basehor $3,700/month
Avonlea Cottage of Olathe Olathe $2,700/month
The Piper Kansas City $3,650/month
Victory Hills Senior Living Kansas City $1,555/month
Travanse Living at Olathe Olathe $3,650/month
Cost data provided by senior living communities and compiled by SeniorHomes.com is subject to change without notice. This data is for informational purposes only and may contain inaccuracies. Your actual senior living costs may vary depending on your personal situation.
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Map of Lawrence Assisted Living Facilities

Information About Assisted Living Facility in Lawrence

Located about 40 miles outside of Kansas City, Lawrence is currently the sixth largest city in the state of Kansas, home to more than 80,000 people and the University of Kansas. Lawrence’s downtown riverfront is often alive with art and music. Several music festivals take place in the city, and award-winning radio stations are a constant source of entertainment. Assisted living in Lawrence allows seniors to enjoy a diverse atmosphere and numerous local attractions.

Lawrence Attractions

Residents of assisted living in Lawrence can admire the ever-changing outdoor sculpture exhibit, historical architecture and many art galleries populating the city’s downtown. Restaurants in Lawrence offer everything from eclectic gourmet cuisine to down-home BBQ. From mid-April to mid-November, seniors can frequent the oldest farmer's market in Kansas, where more than 80 vendors sell their homegrown food, crafts and other goodies. For more fun outside the city limits, seniors can also hop aboard the Midland Railway, which takes weekend excursions along the state's oldest rail line south of the Kansas River.

Lawrence Senior Activities

Douglas County Senior Services is a local nonprofit organization that provides opportunities for seniors and residents of assisted living in Lawrence to participate in social, cultural and recreational activities. The organization provides resources to the senior community, such as a monthly newsletter and annual Senior Resource Fair, as well as exercise classes. The Lawrence Division of Parks and Recreation also offers diverse classes for senior citizens, as well as for people with disabilities. These classes include informative strolls through the arboretum and aquatic fitness classes. The Lawrence Public Library also has a book van that stops at retirement communities throughout the city.

Lawrence Medical Facilities

Lawrence Memorial Hospital (LMH) is a not-for-profit hospital that focuses on improving the health of the community. Since it was founded in 1921, LMH has continued to expand its facility and offerings. Seniors enjoying assisted living in Lawrence benefit from this wide range of services which include a cardiac evaluation center and rehabilitation clinics. The hospital also holds periodic health fairs that provide free health screenings, exhibits and refreshments.

Lawrence Transportation

The Lawrence Transit System was named the top public transit system in Kansas at the annual conference of the Kansas Public Transit Association in 2010. Their public bus system, nicknamed the “T,” offers service throughout the city and the University of Kansas campus. Routes offer convenient stops that include recreation centers, the Lawrence Memorial Hospital and Douglas County Senior Services. Lawrence Transit also operates a paratransit service called T Lift that works with customers who cannot use the regular fixed-route bus system due to disability. Residents of assisted living in Lawrence can use the T or T Lift to travel almost anywhere in the city. With constant opportunities for recreation and entertainment, seniors in Lawrence enjoy a high quality of life. View a list of local assisted living communities on our Lawrence Assisted Living page. Written by senior housing staff writer. Back to Top