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Jewish assisted living centers are very rare in Kansas. Although they exist it’s going to require a lot of hunting to find them. Making it even tougher is the lack of Jewish communities of any type in Kansas. It seems to be limited to The University of Kansas Hillel, in Lawrence, KS. Faithful Jews that are hoping to stay on God’s righteous path, will have to look beyond this state or make other resources work for them.

Cost of Jewish Assisted Living in Kansas

All assisted living facilities, whether Jewish or not, in Kansas are for the most part, expensive when compared to the US average of $4,000 per month. The statewide average is $4,473, with a high of $5,450 in Laurence, KS and a low of $3,738 in Topeka, KS. Even Wichita, KS is higher than the state average at nearly $4,700 per month. It should be noted that these rates apply to both Catholic and secular assisted living facilities.

Jewish Assisted Living Communities in Kansas - Amenities

When there are no Jewish assisted living facilities to count on, seniors are going to have to consider alternative, and one of those may well be to look to neighboring states for a great place to call home. If however, a senior is committed to this state, then they will have to look at self-guided ways that they can effectively live their faith in communion with God.

Jewish Assisted Living in Kansas - Religious Amenities

Assuming Kansas is where you want to be, then the only synagogue you can count on is in Lawrence, KS, so start by searching that community for assisted living centers that will allow seniors the ability to go out and find the religious resources they need. There are several, including well-rated homes like The Windsor of Lawrence and Meadowlark Estates. You may be pleasantly surprised to find other Jewish seniors that have settled into these, given their close proximity to the Jewish community in this city.

The most difficult thing to find may be kosher foods. There will certainly be some available around the Lawrence, KS area, but senior may find that they need to prepare their own meals in order to stay truly kosher. Obviously, the best place to start on this quest will be to check with the local Rabbis, but again, there are many online resources that can help seniors stay on track. One of the most popular resources is found at kosher.com. They have complete menus for every major Jewish holiday, alongside some really interesting everyday meals that should be reasonably easy to prepare.

Jewish Retirement Communities in Kansas - Amenities

In some ways, all of the extra effort that may be needed to living a faithful life as a Jew in Kansas, could help seniors remain active as they face and conquer each of these challenges. The focus that will be required helps divert thoughts from the common aches and pains of aging that can become depressing and debilitative. In fact, any active endeavor that requires real focus allows the unconscious mind the opportunity to heal the body while the conscious minds stay focused on achieving goals.

Another way to help the mind stay positively focused is to help seniors deals with life’s daily needs like bathing, grooming, dressing and using the bathroom. Add to this, a helping hand so seniors can confidently move around the home and is gets a lot easier to stay in the right frame of mind. Bring in medication management and health monitoring and that positive focus is strengthened as treatment outcomes are improved. Finally, put a team in place in place to handle most of the day-to-day housekeeping and all of the maintenance, so there are less things for senior to worry about getting done. Together, these are known as ADL’s or Assisted Daily Living.

This isn’t enough for seniors dealing with the impact of Alzheimer’s disease. They will need additional care that includes great security and close supervision, along with unique therapies that work to improve memory and slow the progress of this disease. This this combination of efforts, seniors are kept safe and helped to reconnect with the memories that help bring their loved ones back into their lives.

Assisted living facilities provide three meals a day but it is far more than just a bit of nutritional sustenance. These are restaurant quality meals, prepare by professional chefs and served in very pleasant dining rooms. Seniors are invited to enjoy these great dishes in the company of friends and even family. These include breakfast, lunch and dinner, along with all-day snacks.

Before and after meals, there is more than enough time and plenty of activities to help fill each day with fun, excitement and many opportunities to learn something new. For example, today there may be a fun cooking class in the morning and game time in the afternoon. The evening may include a good movie or maybe a fun game of bridge. Tomorrow it might aqua aerobics and an outdoor photography session. Whatever it is, there is always something that keeps boredom far away from these assisted living centers

Every senior deserves a unique place to call home and in assisted living centers, these come in the form of apartments. Layouts include studios, one-bedroom and two-bedroom suites. The tow-bedroom suites are designed to be shared by family or close friends where there is a shared common living, dining and kitchen space, along with two private bedroom suites.

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