Wichita (KS) Senior Living Communities

History, culture and a low cost of living make this Midwestern city an ideal retiree destination. And with hundreds of Wichita senior living options, it won’t be hard to find the right retirement community.

Living in Wichita will allow you to really stretch those retirement dollars. The overall cost of living is 7% below the national average. The following retirement incomes are exempt from taxes: civil service, state/local government pensions, military and Social Security when gross income is less than $75,000. Wichita senior living is also affordable. A one-bedroom in an assisted living facility averages $3,500 a month, according to a Genworth Financial survey of long-term care. A private room in a nursing home averages $154 a day, while a semi-private averages $144. 

The Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum tells the story of the area’s past from the Wichita Indians to cowboys to the city’s role as the “Air Capital of the World.” The building itself is part of history constructed in 1890. The Old Cowtown Museum is a living history town that takes visitors back to Old West with educational programs and historic reenactments. At the Mid-American All Indian Center, you’ll learn which tribes (Wichita, Osage and Pawnee among others) were here before Manifest Destiny, and how they clashed with settlers when they arrived. 

Botanica, The Wichita Gardens is an oasis of 25 themed gardens. The metro area has 36 museums and among those are the Frank Lloyd Right Museum, the Great Plains Transportation Museum, Museum of World Treasures, Wichita Art Museum, Kansas African American Museum and the Holmes Museum of Anthropology. Notable performing arts include the Music Theater of Wichita, Wichita Center for the Arts and the Wichita Symphony and Opera.

Before you begin your search for Wichita senior living, read our “Senior Retirement Lifestyles” article. You’ll find out the key differences between senior communities


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