AlzheimersNet is your comprehensive guide to memory care in Wichita, KS. Memory care communities provide housing and care for older adults with Alzheimer's disease and other kinds of dementia. Memory care enables seniors who have memory loss to stay as active and engaged as possible, while living in a dignified, safe and secure environment. Our local Senior Living Advisors have local expertise in dementia care in Wichita, KS and surrounding areas. After an initial assessment, your advisor will recommend a list of memory care communities that fit your loved one's unique needs for care and living preferences, as well as your family's budget.Memory Care Costs in Wichita, KS
Price varies widely depending on location, care required, size of the resident's living space and the level of luxury at the community. The price of memory care in Wichita ranges from $3,800 to $6,180 a month.
Memory Care Costs in Nearby Cities* The costs above represent the AVERAGE monthly cost of memory care for a one person bedroom in that city.
Facts about Wichita
Neighborhoods in Wichita include: El Pueblo, Delano, College Hill, Riverside, and Midtown.
The official website for the city of Wichita is http://www.wichita.gov/.
Wichita is represented by Mayor Robert Laytonand City Manager Jeff Longwell.
Wichita WICH-E-tawis the largest city in the State of Kansas and the 49th-largest city in the United States. Located in south-central Kansas on the Arkansas River, Wichita is the county seat of Sedgwick County and the principal city of the Wichita metropolitan area. As of the 2010 United States Census, the city population was 382,368; as of 2014, it was estimated to have increased to 388,413. In 2014, the estimated population of the Wichita metropolitan area was 641,076, and that of the larger Wichita-Winfield combined statistical area was 673,598.The city began as a trading post on the Chisholm Trail in the 1860s, then was incorporated in 1870. It subsequently became a key destination for cattle drives traveling north from Texas to access railroads, earning it the nickname "Cowtown". In the 1920s and 1930s, businessmen and aeronautical engineers established a number of successful aircraft manufacturing companies in Wichita including Beechcraft, Cessna, and Stearman Aircraft. The city transformed into a hub of U.S. aircraft production and became known as "The Air Capital of the World". Beechcraft, Cessna, (both now part of Textron Aviation) and other firms including Learjet, Airbus, and Spirit AeroSystems continue to operate design and manufacturing facilities in Wichita today, and the city remains a major center of the U.S. aircraft industry.As an industrial hub and the largest city in the state, Wichita is an area center of culture, media, and trade. It hosts several large museums, theatres, parks, and entertainment venues, notably Intrust Bank Arena. Several universities are located in the city including Wichita State University, the third largest in the state. The city's daily newspaper, The Wichita Eagle, has the highest circulation of any newspaper in Kansas, and the Wichita broadcast television market includes the western two-thirds of the state. Wichita is also home to two large shopping malls, Towne East Square and Towne West Square, as well as the Century II Performing Arts & Convention Center and Kansas's largest airport, Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport.