11400 West 65th Street
Shawnee, KS 66203
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  • Sweet Life at Shawnee Dementia Care

    Sweet Life at Shawnee is a memory care provider in Shawnee, KS.  The staff at Sweet Life at Shawnee provide supervision and are able to remind residents to attend to activities of daily living such as grooming and toileting.  Staff are on service 24 hours a day.  There are activities appropriate for seniors with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia that help keep residents active and engaged.  Sweet Life at Shawnee was designed specifically to provide memory care.  It is a secured property.  Residents who are prone to wandering can be accepted.  Sweet Life at Shawnee may allow residents to keep a dog or cat.  Pet care is provided.  At Sweet Life at Shawnee, you can rest assured because nurse is on staff and a doctor is on call.  Devotional services are provided to residents.  

    Features at a glance

  • Residents


    The minimum age that a resident may be is 55 years old.


    Nurses on Staff
    Doctor on Call
    24-Hour Awake Staff
    Visiting Nurse
    Visiting Podiatrist
    Visiting Dentist
    Visiting Physical Therapist
    Visiting Occupational Therapist
    Visiting Speech Therapist

    Facility Care Level

    Care Level Percentage
    Light Care0%
    Medium Care0%
    Heavy Care100%

    Sweet Life at Shawnee prefers that residents need: light care, medium care

    Additional Services

    Diabetic Care
    This community offers diabetes care and can offer insulin injections, including sliding scale therapy.

    Memory Care Offered
    The memory care area of this community is secured to protect the safety of residents who wander. This community's memory care section can accept residents with major behavior issues. The community's memory care area was purpose built to care for residents with Alzheimer's and dementia. The community's memory care section is in its own building.

    Incontinence Care
    Incontinent residents must be able to manage incontinence themselves. This staff at this community can remind incontinent residents to use the restroom. This community can care for residents with bowel incontinence. This community can care for residents with bladder incontinence.

    Non Ambulatory Care
    This community can provide a 1 person assisted transfer for residents who need help transferring, for example, from a bed into a wheelchair.

    Other Care
    This community can accept residents who are an elopement risk. This community can accept residents who act out physically. This community is provides multiple levels of care allowing residents to remain at the community while receiving increasing care.
  • Transportation

    Transportation at Cost
    Property Convenient to Busline


    Allowed Outdoors


    Meals Provided

    Additional Amenities

    Activities Onsite
    Activities Offsite
    Devotional Services Onsite
    Devotional Services Offsite
    Outdoor Common Areas
    Indoor Common Areas
    Beautician Onsite

    Other Services

    Wheelchair Accessible Showers
    Hospice Available
    Respite Offered
    Aging in Place

    Activities Provided

    Morning Fitness daily Outings 2-3 times a week including Outreach support to our community Bingo, Crafts, Make overs, Fishing, Golf and other games on the Wii, Memories in the Making weekly Art Class, Pedicures every Tuesday/Thursday, Animal Therapy, Music Entertainment 3 times a week, Bible Study, Communion, and so much more! Monthly Pot Luck dinner for our residents and families - very well attended and is a lot of fun! A different theme we celebrate each month. Families are WELCOME! No set visiting hours.
  • Average Room Pricing at Sweet Life at Shawnee

    Room Type Memory Care
    Studio Averages $4,800 - $5,900
    Disclaimer: The prices, amenities, features and care offered at senior communities are all subject to change; therefore information on this community profile may be out of date. Please note the costs per community are rough estimates; actual costs may vary depending on special offers and discounts, additional fees for services and care, and availability.

    Estimated Fees at Sweet Life at Shawnee

    Fee Type Memory Care
    Community Fee Averages $2,700 - $3,400 One-time
    Respite Fee Averages $200 - $300 Daily
    Disclaimer: The prices, amenities, features and care offered at senior communities are all subject to change; therefore information on this community profile may be out of date. Please note the costs per community are rough estimates; actual costs may vary depending on special offers and discounts, additional fees for services and care, and availability.

    Paying for care

    Commercial Insurance
    Private pay
    Social Security
    Separate pricing structure for care
    Veteran's benefits

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Nearby Cities

City Distance Number of Facilities Average Cost for 1 Bedroom
Shawnee0 miles2N/A
Lenexa4 miles1$3,360
Mission4 miles1N/A
Prairie Village5 miles2N/A
Overland Park8 miles11$4,370
Olathe10 miles1$5,300

General Pricing Information for Shawnee Memory Care

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Community Reviews

BEAUTIFUL, peaceful, serene place. T...

reviewed on: 12/28/2012 by A Place For Mom Customer

BEAUTIFUL, peaceful, serene place. Tailored activities to individual.

reviewed on: 09/07/2016 by Anonymous

Friendly community. Seemed nice, but all memory care. I was looking for something for both of my parents and only one needs memory care, so I choose a different place. If looking for someone... Read the full review.

Review of Brookdale Shawnee - Shawnee, KS

reviewed on: 11/09/2015 by Anonymous

When my parents moved in 9/13 this place was frustrating to work with the personnel. No follow up. No call backs.This year (2015) I see everything has improved. Better communication. More... Read the full review.

Could use some work.

reviewed on: 08/29/2016 by Anonymous

The Brookdale Shawnee is a well kept community. They offer a variety of activities for the residents to participate in. The community would benefit from better training staff on how to deal with... Read the full review.

reviewed on: 08/14/2016 by Anonymous

Nice clean facility with a happy atmosphere. A contender in my search. Staff was professional and has long tenure.

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