Find Assisted Living in

STATE Kansas
  • Alabama
  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • District of Columbia
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming
Get Pricing & Availability for Assisted Living in Manhattan, KS

Call (855) 481-6777 for immediate assistance and get more details


The 7 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Manhattan, KS

Image 1

The small town of Manhattan, Kansas, also known as the Little Apple, is home to Kansas State University, and it was identified in the 2017 Milken Institute report as one of the top 10 cities for successful aging. In downtown Manhattan, seniors can visit several local museums and enjoy listening to live music at Arts in the Park at the city pavilion from May through August. The Flint Hills Discovery Center offers science, history and nature exhibits, and the K-State campus includes a museum of art, an insect zoo and a performing arts theater, all open to the public.

Manhattan is located at the junction of the Kansas and Big Blue Rivers, and the city of 55,000 features plenty of trees, as well as name brand stores and a shopping mall. The cost of living in Manhattan is 88% of the national average, with transportation an especially affordable 67%. The climate comfort index for Manhattan is a robust 7.2 out of 10, with a July high of 90 degrees and winter lows in the teens. Humidity is fairly low year-round, and snowfall can reach 4 inches in the winter.

According to the Genworth Cost of Care Survey 2020, the median cost of assisted living in Manhattan is $5,738, somewhat higher than the statewide rate of $5,090 and higher than the $4,300 national cost. Rates can vary, though, depending on the type of assisted living residence and the services provided.

Here’s our list of the top seven assisted living residences in the Manhattan area, one of which may be perfect for your needs.

Ascension Living Via Christi Village

Ascension Living Via Christi Village is located 2 miles from the Kansas State University campus, in a residential neighborhood covered with trees, and it's less than 10 minutes by car from the shopping and dining of downtown Manhattan. With a Catholic-based mission of caring for the mental, physical and spiritual needs of residents, Via Christi Village welcomes seniors of all faiths. We chose this assisted living community for our list because it's a continuous care residence, meaning that seniors can move from assisted living to skilled nursing care without ever leaving home.

See Full Description

Stoneybrook Retirement Community

The assisted living residence at Stoneybrook Retirement Community is part of a large campus that includes a health and rehabilitation center. Perched in front of a wooded area, the residence offers seniors access to the Grand Mere, a paved public trail that stretches for 2 miles through the trees. Each senior at Stoneybrook has a studio apartment with a kitchenette and a full bathroom with a roll-in shower. Weekly housekeeping is provided, and there's a beauty salon and barbershop on-site.

See Full Description

Homestead of Manhattan

Homestead of Manhattan is located in a residential area that's less than a mile from several coffee houses and restaurants. The assisted living residence is surrounded by trees, and residents have the opportunity to relax in their private suites or socialize in comfortable shared living spaces. It's a five-minute drive from Homestead to the Colbert Hills Golf Course, ranked as the premier golf course in Kansas. Seniors can enjoy the housekeeping and laundry service that's included, and all living units feature ample storage space and individual thermostats.

See Full Description

Brookdale Junction City

Chef-prepared meals are served daily in the restaurant-style dining room at Brookdale Junction City. Seniors can relax in front of the living room fireplace or enjoy surfing the internet with Wi-Fi that's available throughout the building. Situated in a residential neighborhood, Brookdale is less than a mile from banking, shopping and dining and several houses of worship. It's also 1 mile from US-77, convenient for visiting friends and family. We included Brookdale Junction City in our list because of the many amenities offered, including a game room, therapy room and library.

See Full Description


Meadowlark is both an assisted living community and a nonprofit senior outreach center providing enrichment programs to area seniors. Nestled in the Flint Hills, Meadowlark offers assisted living in studio and one-bedroom apartments designed for one to two residents. Each unit includes weekly housekeeping and laundry service and all utilities. Seniors are served three tasty and nutritious meals daily in the dining room or in the more casual atmosphere of the Kansas Room Pub. Transportation is provided for medical appointments and local outings, and the campus includes a winding trail and furnished courtyard. We featured Meadowlark in our top 10 list because of the wealth of amenities that are available there.

See Full Description

Vintage Park

Situated in a neighborhood adjacent to the Kansas River, Vintage Park is just 2 miles from a major intersection with shopping, dining and other services. At Vintage Park, seniors can relax in the comfortably furnished TV room with its big-screen television and enjoy a soft-serve ice cream from the snack station any time of day. Each spacious studio apartment has room for a bed and a separate seating area, with a kitchenette that includes a microwave and mini-fridge. Vintage Park is included in our list because it's a board and care residence, which means that there are fewer occupants and seniors enjoy a higher level of attention.

See Full Description

Home of the Flint Hills

Home of the Flint Hills is a smaller assisted living residence with a home-like atmosphere. To help seniors stay connected to their loved ones, the staff maintains a Facebook page that includes pictures and videos of residents. Studio apartments at Home of the Flint Hills include cable, Wi-Fi and phone, and each one has a kitchenette. Seniors can enjoy restaurant-style dining and an on-site beauty salon and barbershop, and the grounds include an outdoor fireplace and walking paths. Seniors have the opportunity to age in place here, transitioning to nursing home care as needed. Home of the Flint Hills made our list due to the exceptional friendliness and care shown to seniors by the staff.

See Full Description