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Tallgrass Creek

(866) 870-5699

13800 Metcalf Ave, Overland Park, KS

Services

  • Nursing Home
  • Assisted Living
  • Senior Community
  • Alzheimer's Care

Payment Options

  • Medicare No
  • Medicaid No
  • Veteran's Benefits No
  • Long Term Care Insurance No
  • Subsidy Available No
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13800 METCALF AVE
OVERLAND PARK
KS
66062
USA
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    Description of Tallgrass Creek in Overland Park, KS

    Tallgrass Creek, located in Overland Park, Kansas provides the following services: Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Senior Community, and Alzheimer's Care. Tallgrass Creek has an average user review rating of 4 stars. Tallgrass Creek has a very good hospital, Shawnee Mission Medical Center, located nearby, which scored a 85 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Tallgrass Creek's nearest hospital is 1 miles away. The zipcode (66062) in Kansas, where Tallgrass Creek is located, has an average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Tallgrass Creek can be found here.

    Tallgrass Creek is a nursing home. It provides medical nursing service for seniors with serious illnesses or disabilities twenty-four hours a day, delivered by registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and certified nurse aids.

    Nursing care facilities cater to several types of patients: some patients require short-term rehab while recovering from surgery; others require long-term nursing and medical supervision. In addition, some nursing homes offer specialized care programs for Alzheimer's or other illnesses, or short-term respite care for frail or disabled persons when a family member requires a rest from providing care in the home. Please note that you can help compare nursing homes by looking at the Medicare ratings of a given facility (Medicare has a 5-star rating system for comparing nursing homes). There are various ways for paying for care in a nursing home. Make sure you know your loved one's Medicare and Medicaid eligibility, and understand how you can use tools like long term care insurance to pay for nursing home care.

    Also, Tallgrass Creek is an assisted living facility. Assisted living facilities are an apartment-style habitat designed to focus on providing assistance with daily living activities. They provide a higher level of service for the elderly which can include preparing meals, housekeeping, medication assistance, laundry, and also do regular check-in's on the residents. Basically, they are designed to bridge the gap between independent living and nursing home facilities. When thinking about how to pay for care, assisted living facilities are generally less expensive than nursing homes, if assisted living is a viable option for your loved one.

    Also, Tallgrass Creek is a Senior Community. Senior communities are for seniors who can take care of themselves. It is often a set of apartments in a variety of sizes from studios to large two bedrooms, where seniors live independently, but may receive additional services like transportation, pools, a convenience store, bank, barber/beauty shop, resident laundry, housekeeping, and security, are all services and amenities that may be provided there.

    Also, Tallgrass Creek facility provides Alzheimer's care. This means it has special safeguards for wandering seniors, and caregivers are trained in handling dementia behaviors.

    Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.

    Demographic Profile for Overland Park, KS, 66062

    People

    Male Population
    49.84%
    Female Population
    50.16%
    Median Age
    31.8 Years
    Average Household Income
    $81,488

    Cost Of Living
    Compared to the National Average

    Overall
    2% Below
    Cost of Food
    10% Below
    Utilities
    14% Below
    Miscellaneous
    3% Below

    Environment
    Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better

    Air Quality
    86.1 / 100
    Water Quality
    30 / 100
    Superfund Sites
    19 / 100
    Physicians per 100k
    369.4

    Annual Crime

    Violent Crimes
    4
    Property Crimes
    4
    Owned and Operated By
    Erickson Retirement Communities
    Founders: John Erickson
    Established: 1983