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The 10 Best Assisted Living Facilities in North Kansas City, MO
While North Kansas City, MO, is considered a suburb of Kansas City, it is an independent municipality and is often referred to as the historical portion of the city. North Kansas City offers its residents the small-town charm where everyone knows your name combined with the attractions of a larger city. Seniors enjoy the quiet pace of life and the chance to try their hands at the slots at Harrah’s. The designated Tree USA city is home to acres of parkland, including the stunning Macken Park where seniors enjoy the dog park, walking trails and various gardens.
The city takes care of its seniors by offering health care at the local North Kansas City Hospital and a variety of health care services and assistance programs via Clay County Senior Services. The cost of living in North Kansas City is much less than the national average, and the area is known for its attractive highly walkable downtown.
The low cost of living is reflected in the low cost of assisted living, which averages $2,898 per month in North Kansas City. This is much lower than the national average of $4,051but aligned with the state average of $2,881.
Note: Information for North Kansas City was not available, so data from the surrounding area, Kansas City, was used.
Check out our list of the top 10 assisted living facilities in North Kansas City.
Senior Star at Wexford Place
Situated behind Hy-Vee at the junction of Interstate 29 and Route 45, Senior Star at Wexford Place is a retirement community that offers independent living, assisted living and memory care services. Assisted living residents receive help with the activities of daily living, housekeeping and medication management. Meals are provided by a chef three times a day, or seniors can choose to prepare their own meals in personal apartment kitchens. Seniors can be found throughout the day enjoying the patio on warm summer days, grabbing a haircut in the salon or taking advantage of the scheduled transportation.
- Guests are invited to meals
- Overnight guests allowed
Senior Star at Villa Ventura
Located right above the western side of Santa Fe Park, Senior Star at Villa Ventura is an upscale senior retirement community that provides independent living and assisted living apartments. Assisted living residents can enjoy personalized care, daily chef-prepared meals, medication management and health care coordination. In their free time, seniors can be found taking part in a weekly outing into the community, checking their email in the computer lab, trying out Zumba in the fitness room or relaxing during Laughter Yoga sessions.
- Scheduled transportation
- Concierge service
The Gardens at Barry Road
Located just a few minutes down the road from the Zona Rosa Town Center just south of Amity Woods Nature Park is The Gardens at Barry Road assisted living and memory care community. The upscale community provides assisted living residents with individual care plans, access to caregivers around the clock, medication management, and performs monthly health assessments. Seniors can be found exploring the elegant courtyard, enjoying cooking classes and getting their hair done at the on-site salon. We included the Gardens at Barry Road on our list for its spacious accommodations and wide array of activities and outings.
- On-site podiatry services
- Chapel services
Brookdale Wornall Place
Brookdale Wornall Place is located just a stone’s throw from Interstate 435 and the St. Joseph’s Medical Center. Tucked into a serene wooded forest, the continuing care community offers care for all stages of aging so that residents can remain safely in their own homes. Assisted living residents receive personalized care plans that include assistance with daily activities, access to caregivers 24/7, housekeeping and laundry services. Brookdale Wornall Place offers a wide range of amenities, which is why we included it on our list of top 10 assisted living facilities including a snack shop, wide porch, landscaped courtyard with walking paths, game room and a beauty salon.
- Therapy pool
- Sports bar on-site
Addington Place of Shoal Creek
Situated in a residential neighborhood that is easily explored by foot or with furry friends, Addington Place of Shoal Creek is an assisted living and memory care community. The small size of the one-level community allows it to offer residents personalized care in an intimate setting, which is one reason we placed it on our top 10 list. Assisted living residents receive assistance with daily activities, have rooms equipped with safety features, medication management and mobility management as needed. The staff works hard to foster a family-like atmosphere at Addington Place and seniors can often be found relaxing with friends out in the courtyard during the summer months, watching a film with friends in the movie theater or enjoying coffee with family in the living room.
- Private dining room
- Weekly happy hour
Armour Oaks Senior Living
Conveniently located within walking distance of Sunnyside Park, Armour Oaks Senior Living Community is a senior retirement community that offers independent living, assisted living and memory care services. Assisted living residents receive three daily meals, weekly housekeeping, access to licensed nurses at all times, medication management and regular medical assessments to ensure they remain healthy. A purposeful life is stressed at Armour Oaks and seniors are encouraged to engage with their community whether that means eating meals together, relaxing in the Grand Parlor and chatting over coffee or taking advantage of scheduled outings to stretch their legs.
- 24-hour emergency response system in all apartments
- On-site salon
Anthology of Burlington Creek
Tucked into a clear area behind the Village at Burlington Creek shopping plaza near the junction of Interstate 29 and Route 45 is the elegant Anthology of Burlington Creek. The luxury assisted living and memory care facility offers resort-like amenities and public areas so that seniors enjoy their golden years. The rustic-styled facility offers assisted living residents assistance with daily activities, medication coordination, access to a licensed nurse, private accommodations, housekeeping and three daily gourmet meals. Seniors are also invited to enjoy the world-class amenities, which include a bistro, pub, salon, library and fully landscaped courtyard.
- Regular wellness visits from a licensed nurse
Situated just south of Minor Park and the Minor Park Golf Course, Waterford South is a locally owned assisted living facility that prides itself on offering the most affordable services in the area. The homelike community only hosts 28 residents at most, which allows for truly individualized care in a small one-level facility that resembles a large home. Throughout the day seniors enjoy home-cooked meals based on seasonal produce, relaxing in lounges equipped with large skylights to lighten the mood and 24-hour supervision.
- Laundry and housekeeping
- Medication distribution
Anthology of The Plaza
Sleek and refined, the grand Anthology of the Plaza is located at the corner of city Plaza and offers easy access to an array of city amenities including fine dining, tennis courts, art museums and high-end shopping. The Anthology houses both assisted living and memory care residents in spacious and modern apartments that feature city views and gracious decor. Throughout the day residents receive support with daily activities such as housekeeping and bathing and are encouraged to take advantage of the ornate community areas spread throughout the facility. We included the Anthology of the Plaza on our list for its grandeur and outdoor patio and garden areas.
- Fireside outdoor seating
- Golf simulator room
Benton House of Tiffany Springs
Situated right off Route 152 down the street from several grocery stores and shopping plazas, Benton House of Tiffany Springs offers upscale assisted living and memory care accommodations. The facility resembles a boutique hotel and features modern and sleek decor in apartments and common areas. Assisted living residents receive help throughout the day from 24/7 caregivers and are free from menial tasks such as housekeeping and linens. Instead, they can enjoy their days attending concerts, taking part in walking clubs or exercise classes or mixing with friends at happy hour.
- Studio and one-bedroom apartments
- Within five minutes of Saint Luke’s North Hospital