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Best of Wichita Senior Living 2016

Finding a senior community center or facility that provides quality care and services is not an easy task. can help you make the right choice by providing listings of outstanding senior living options across the U.S. that are rated by residents, family members, friends, and visitors. Take a look at the award selection criteria we use here, which was used in determining the 2016 Best of Senior Living award winners in the Wichita area.

Assisted Living Communities

Assisted living communities are the perfect choice for seniors who are still active but need some help with day-to-day activities such as housekeeping, laundry, cooking, transportation, and personal care.

Brookdale Tallgrass in Wichita is an assisted living community that caters to each resident and provides a full range of onsite activities and programs. Staff and caregivers help seniors with daily living activities such as bathing and medication reminders as well as housekeeping and transportation. Amenities feature a library, beauty salon and barbershop, game room, walking paths, and greenhouse.

The Best of Senior Living award for top assisted living facilities was given to Brookdale Tallgrass - Wichita in 2013-2014 and more recently again in 2016. One family member posted a positive comment by writing, “It was so easy to choose beautiful Tallgrass. I am so thrilled. My mom lives there and is happy, comfortable and enjoying her life. This is the place to live a happy independent life.”

Chaucer Estates in Wichita provides seniors with a wide variety of activities as part of its assisted living services. Residents have access to an onsite indoor heated swimming pool, a library, game tables, and get delicious chef-prepared meals daily. Assistance with daily living activities includes housekeeping and laundry services as well as transportation for visits to the doctor.

Chaucer Estates was recognized as a top assisted living facility and was given the Best of Senior Living award in 2013-2014 and again in 2016. Outstanding care was noted by one reviewer who wrote, “The staff are amazing! My friend is getting unbelievable care. They helped her to a better stage and maintained her integrity and dignity through the process.”

Independent Living Facilities

Top-rated independent living communities provide residents with all the comforts of home but in a resort-like atmosphere. Seniors that want to stay active and socialize with others in the community will enjoy independent living settings.

Reflection Ridge Retirement Resort provides all the amenities of your own home with the convenience of having access to onsite services that includes weekly housekeeping. Residents can participate in a variety of social activities and join community clubs for bird watching, painting, reading, gardening, and more. The resort has its own beauty salon and barbershop, library, and computer center.

Reviewers regularly post positive comments and reviews for Reflection Ridge Retirement Resort in Wichita. One reviewer wrote, “From the first time we walked in we were just in awe at how beautiful the place was. The food also is outstanding!” The facility was given the Best of Senior Living award in 2013-2014 and again in 2016 in recognition of their independent living services.

You can see the complete list of 2016 Best of Senior Living award winners, including winners in the Wichita area here.

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