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What is the Cost of Senior Living?

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At first glance, the cost of senior living can seem expensive. But when you consider everything that’s included, it’s more affordable than you think.

When you add up the total cost of rent or mortgage payments, utilities, property taxes, landscaping, groceries, transportation, home security, and entertainment, an extraordinary retirement lifestyle could actually be less than you’re currently paying.

See how a Life Plan Community in Lee’s Summit, like ours at John Knox Village, can make senior living more affordable, so you can enjoy a comfortable, convenient and exceptional retirement lifestyle.

Free Yourself from the Hassles of Homeownership with Maintenance-Free Living

Maintenance-free living at John Knox Village means you can experience all the perks of homeownership without having to worry about budgeting for costs like HOA fees, property tax or homeowners insurance.

You’ll no longer have unexpected expenses, like paying for repairs after a natural disaster or a costly heating bill after an especially cold month, because virtually all the bills you paid as a homeowner will be merged into a single monthly fee.

Here are just a few other costs that maintenance-free living covers at our Life Plan Community:

  • Utilities, basic cable TV and telephone (except internet)
  • Snow removal
  • Trash pickup
  • Year-round landscaping and groundskeeping on our entire 200-plus acre campus
  • 24-hour security provided by security officers who are also EMTs
  • Bieweekly housekeeping (apartment homes only)
  • Weekly flat laundry services (apartment homes only)

Our easy-to-use Floor Plan Fit calculator can help you compare how a life at John Knox Village can be more affordable than living in your current home.

Simply enter some basic information about your household size, income and net worth. The calculator will match your results with floor plans that fit your needs comfortably. It’s quick, simple and completely confidential.

Enrich Your Lifestyle Steps Away from Your Front Door

Senior living communities offer a variety of services and amenities that you can’t find in your current neighborhood or in a basic apartment complex. At John Knox Village, everything from our fitness centers to our seven dining venues are designed to add comfort, convenience and enrichment to your daily life. Plus, it’s all just steps away from your front door.

Here are just a few ways we can make your retirement extraordinary:

Wellness and fitness programs. With convenient access to an abundance of wellness classes designed for older adults, two fantastic fitness centers, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a whirlpool, and a 9-hole executive golf course, you won’t have to pay for gym or golf club memberships.

Multiple dining venues. Our senior living community in Lee’s Summit, MO, features seven distinct restaurants that offer unique dining experiences, each with its own staff members who go above and beyond to exceed your expectations.

Entertainment. John Knox Village offers a plethora of ways to have fun and let loose. Whether you’re knocking down pins in the bowling alley, catching a flick in the movie theater, or attending one of our live entertainment and performing arts programs, there’s never a dull moment at our senior living community.

Opportunities to pursue your passions. Retirement is the perfect time to pursue your passions or start a new hobby. That’s why we offer lifelong learning programs, a community garden, fishing lake, library, woodworking shop, and creative arts studio with all the tools and space you need to make a masterpiece.

One of the best benefits of moving to a senior living community is the opportunity to make genuine social connections. From enjoying a cup of coffee in The Coffee Shoppe to making waves playing water volleyball, you’ll find plenty of ways to meet new people.

Discover the Incredible Value of Living in a Life Plan Community

You can benefit from an affordable Life Plan Community like John Knox Village during all stages of retirement. Become an independent living resident and enjoy a maintenance-free lifestyle, vibrant social life, convenient access to wellness programs, and a calendar full of enriching events, programs and activities.
Should your health needs change, personalized health services, such as assisted living, memory care, skilled nursing and rehabilitation, are also available.

John Knox Village features two financial options to suit your budget:

  • The Legacy Plus Entrance Fee Agreement offers multiple refund options and long-term health coverage and priority access to a full continuum of care.

  • The Legacy Plus Lease Agreement provides convenient rental opportunities with zero entrance fees.

No matter which agreement you choose, you’ll have access to all of our incredible services and amenities, so you can enjoy a retirement lifestyle with more conveniences, experiences and choices than any other senior living community in the Kansas City area.

Simply put, our Life Plan Community helps aging adults secure their future. You can rest easy knowing you have access to higher levels of living, if you need it.

John Knox Village Makes Moving to Our Senior Living Community a Breeze

If you’re like many seniors, the thought of moving is delaying you from moving toward the retirement lifestyle you deserve.

The Moving Assistance Program (MAP) at John Knox Village makes your entire home selling and moving process easier than you’ve ever imagined. In addition to using our program to help you get your home market-ready, a team of professionals will assist you through the moving process. Lease contracts receive a reimbursement of up to $300, while entrance fee contracts receive up to $1,000.

These are just a few ways our moving experts will help you transition seamlessly into our Life Plan Community:

  • We’ll help you make your current home market-ready, both inside and out, to help it sell faster and at the highest possible price.
  • Experts will make the sifting, sorting, and packing of your belongings easier and more efficient.
  • Our Moving Assistance Program can alleviate the anxiety of moving by ensuring no loose ends are left to tie up when you settle into your new home at John Knox Village.

With MAP, the experts at our affordable Life Plan Community are here for you and your loved ones for the entire moving process from start to finish.

Thrive in Senior Living Designed Just for Your Comfort at John Knox Village

Redefine retirement by starting the new year in a beautifully appointed apartment at The Meadows at John Knox Village. To learn more about our Life Plan Community in Lee’s Summit, MO, or for information on our latest expansion in The Meadows neighborhood, contact John Knox Village online or call us at 816-892-4294. We’d love to connect!