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The average cost of assisted living in the city is $5,300 a month. This guide is a starting point covering the cost of assisted living care in the city, as well as financing options to pay for it. You’ll find in-depth information on 12 assisted living facilities in Overland Park and 30 in surrounding areas.
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The Sheridan at Overland Park, operated by Senior Lifestyle Corporation features luxurious assisted living and memory care for those who can no longer live safely alone.
Lamar Court Assisted Living, located in Overland Park, provides seniors with a selection of amenities to encourage an enjoyable senior living experience.
A resort-style retirement, filled with luxurious surroundings and fine dining, is found at The Atriums, a retirement community that offers independent living and assisted living in Overland Park.
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Welcome to Silvercrest at Deer Creek, where it is our pleasure to make you part of our family and introduce you to the finest in active senior living in Overland Park..
At Sunrise of Overland Park, we offer a convenient location and a quiet, intimate setting where we proudly provide a full range of assisted living services and memory care.
The Park Meadows Senior Living offers a full range of lifestyle options, independent, assisted living and memory care, which include first-class amenities and services.
The Forum at Overland Park offers compassionate senior care in Overland Park, KS. where we strive to create a home-like atmosphere where your loved ones can feel secure.
SeniorCare Homes is changing the way you think of memory care living options. We offer care in specially renovated real-home environments with the emphasis on providing the most personalized care and services you'll find anywhere. Our homes offer a smaller,…
I was in rehab at Brookdale Overland Park. My room was fine, but the place was more like a hospital. I had a modest but fine studio apartment and it was furnished for me. It was pretty institutional. I liked the staff since they were very friendly, caring, and kind. They had cards, Bingo, a library, lots of puzzles and...Read more Brookdale Overland Park reviews
My mother was at Brookdale Overland Park. The food was bad and the staff was not very good. We were not impressed. It looked clean and it was OK, but there were a lot of other places that looked better. The staff members had to be reminded of things, like giving her a shower. There was no way we were going to put her i...Read more Brookdale Overland Park reviews
Park Meadows was very good and our second favorite. The rooms were very nice. Everything was very nice there. My impression of it was good. We saw where they prepared the food, and it all looked pretty good. They had people that come in and do sessions for the residents.Read more Park Meadows Senior Living reviews
I liked Park Meadows. I liked the outside and I liked the floor plans. They had something going on every day. The dining area and menus looked fine. They have a theater room and they have two or three dining areas. They also have a snack bar and several meeting rooms, and a library with computers in it. It was very nic...Read more Park Meadows Senior Living reviews
The Genworth 2018 Cost of Care study indicates that assisted living in the Overland Park area is priced considerably higher than the rest of the state. At $5,300 per month, the average monthly cost of assisted living in Overland Park is $1,300 above the national average and nearly $800 above the state average. In Kansas City, Missouri, which is just across the border from Overland Park, the cost is only $4,050.
Note: Specific senior care cost data isn’t available for Overland Park. Data for the closest major city in the state, Topeka, has been used instead.
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KanCare is Kansas’ state Medicaid program. It provides a variety of health care services to low-income residents of Kansas, including families, seniors and individuals with specific illnesses, such as breast cancer, HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis. Services covered by KanCare include doctor visits and medical treatment, dental care, physical therapy, counseling and prescription medications.
KanCare’s standard state plan provides financial assistance with the cost of assisted living in some cases. While this coverage is generally only available to those in nursing homes, KanCare will cover assisted living costs for seniors in long-term care facilities who receive a high level of care.
KanCare programs are funded by the state and must adhere to parameters that are determined by the federal government. KanCare provides free access to healthcare for elderly applicants with incomes of $62 per month or less. Those with incomes higher than $62 may be eligible for subsidized care which is determined by a sliding scale and based on income. KanCare’s spend-down program allows participants to pay for medical expenses before considering their subsidy amount. Applicants may not have more than $2,000 in countable assets.
To apply for KanCare’s standard state plan, seniors can contact (800) 792-4884.
Home and Community-Based Services Frail Elderly Waiver
KanCare’s HCBS Frail Elderly waiver was created to reduce the number of seniors who require care in the state’s nursing home facilities. It does so by providing additional care to those who live at home or in assisted living facilities. Services that are provided through this waiver include supervision and support services, dental hygiene care, nurse visits and financial management services.
To qualify for the Frail Elderly Waiver, seniors are required to be 65 years of age or above and may not have an income above $747 per month. Asset limitations are the same as those for the state KanCare program. Seniors are also required to undergo a comprehensive care assessment to determine their level of need.
To apply for the HCBS Frail Elderly Waiver, seniors can call (855) 200-2372.
Kansas Optional State Supplement
The Optional State Supplement is available to seniors and disabled individuals who reside in a long-term care facility or receive home care services. It’s a cash benefit that’s meant to assist its recipients with costs that aren’t covered by Medicaid such as room and board. The amount of the benefit is based on the applicant’s income and living arrangements.
To qualify for the supplement as an elderly individual, seniors must be 65 years of age or older and receiving the federal Supplemental Security Income benefit. Those who qualify for the optional state supplement are automatically qualified for KanCare coverage as well.
To apply, seniors can visit the Lenexa Social Security Office at 1537 95th Street Lenexa, Kansas or call (800) 772-1213.
Long Term Care Insurance from LifeSecure Insurance Company
In Kansas, LifeSecure Insurance Company offers long-term care insurance plans to those who wish to prepare for the future. Plans must be purchased before the need for long-term care arises. Premiums, co-pay amounts and deductibles often vary, so for further information, it’s best to contact LifeSecure at (877) 720-2165.
Life Insurance Cash-In
Seniors who own a life insurance policy may be able to cash it in to receive the funds they require for long-term care. When cashing in life insurance, there’s usually a financial penalty that needs to be paid by the policyholder. It’s important to consider that cashing in a life insurance policy renders it void, so it’s usually a good idea to explore other options first.
Senior centers are a great place for elderly individuals to gather and participate in community activities. They often provide a range of programming that includes meal services, educational seminars, senior social activities and fitness classes.
Overland Park Senior Center/Matt Ross Community Center
8101 Marty Street Overland Park, Kansas 66204
Tomahawk Ridge Community Center
11902 Lowell Overland Park, Kansas 66213
For seniors who have served in the military, as well as their spouses, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will provide a range of services including access to health care in VA medical clinics and financial assistance.
Johnson County VA Clinic
10500 Mastin Street Overland Park, Kansas 66212
Area Agencies on Aging are nonprofit organizations that provide seniors with a variety of advocacy programs and access to financial assistance programs. They often act as case managers and facilitate access to local services and resources for seniors.
Johnson County Area Agency
11811 South Sunset Drive #1300 Olathe, Kansas 66061
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