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Located in northeast Kansas, Lawrence offers a convenient location just 20 minutes from Topeka and 30 minutes from Kansas City. Lawrence boasts a slower pace and small-town charm many seniors find appealing while also offering a vibrant art and entertainment scene and a distinctive downtown district with unique shops, art galleries and locally-owned restaurants.
Forbes named Lawrence the best place to retire in Kansas in 2021, and it placed eighth on the Milken Institute’s top 20 small “Best Cities for Successful Aging” list. Health and wellness boosted the city’s rating, including short emergency room waits, ample primary care and affordable hospitals.
Retirees in Lawrence also benefit from good air quality and a comfortable climate, which encourages outdoor activities. The city promotes an active retirement with 70 miles of trails, 54 parks and nearby Clinton State Park with its lakeside marina. Avid golfers can play 81 holes of golf over four local links.
Lawrence is home to more than 98,000 residents, and 11% of the population is seniors aged 65 or older. Seniors who require some personalized supportive care may find assisted living communities a good fit. The average cost of assisted living in Lawrence is $5,280 per month. While this is slightly higher than the state average of $5,090, it’s nearly $500 less than nearby Manhattan’s average of $5,738.
Check out the top 10 list of assisted living facilities in Lawrence we compiled to see if one of these facilities fits your senior care needs.