Life Beyond Retirement: Great Retirement Homes

These senior homes are perfect for luxury living.

There have never been more options for luxury living after retirement than we see today. Communities tailored to empty-nesters and people looking for a carefree lifestyle are popping up in all parts of the city, each bringing bigger and better amenities. We’ve seen gorgeous front porch communities boasting resort-style living and concierge attendants ready to satisfy your every whim. If you are weighing a decision for yourself or a loved one, the following guide offers insights into some of the finest options in our city.


Cedar Lake Village  

15325 S. Lone Elm Road, Olathe, KS | 913-780-9916 |

Cedar Lake Village in Olathe, is a partnership between Olathe Health and The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society. A full continuum of care is offered including maintenance-free villas, apartments with services, assisted living, memory care, post-acute rehabilitation and skilled nursing.

Along with the advantage of being located on the campus of Olathe Medical Park, residents benefit from many amenities including chef-prepared meals, housekeeping, transportation services, a highly regarded wellness program, indoor heated swimming pool, gym and a new worship and life center.

Cedar Lake Village

photo courtesy of cedar lake village facebook


Travanse Living at OLATHE  

101 W. 151st Street, Olathe, KS | 913-791-0020 |

Olathe’s Travanse Living offers quality senior living that strikes an ideal balance of care and hospitality. Residents enjoy the freedom of living a vibrant, active lifestyle while enjoying the peace of mind that comes with knowing wellness services and amenities are personalized to fit their individual needs.


photo courtesy of Travanse Living at Olathe facebook



 5241 W. 151st Street, Leawood, KS | 913-396-7244 |

Nestled between two fairways at the Ironhorse Golf Club in Leawood is The Fairways of Ironhorse community. It is the nation’s first boutique retirement club, and since it began taking reservations last spring demand has been high.

In partnership with Midwest Health, the founding team at the Fairways has more than 40 years of combined experience in building and developing high-end communities. Resident club members will enjoy accommodations and services rivaling a five-star resort. Lifestyle enhancing technologies such as voice-controlled appliances and personalized fitness equipment are standard, as are freshly prepared dining creations by renowned restaurateur, PB&J.

Enhancing the country club lifestyle are breathtaking views, golf memberships, spa services, an indoor saltwater pool, valet parking and full concierge services.

The Fairways of Ironhorse
The Fairways of Ironhorse

photos courtesy of The fairways of ironhorse- boutique retirement club facebook


Tutera Senior Living & Health Care  

877-988-8372 |

Tutera Senior Living and Healthcare is locally owned and operated and is one of the nation’s premier providers of Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care, Post-surgery rehabilitation and Home Health services. In 1983, Dominic F. Tutera, MD founded Tutera Senior Living and Healthcare to provide compassionate patient care with uncompromising values of integrity, accountability and commitment. Our communities still embody those values today. We customize our senior living options to the needs, goals and desires of our residents, patients and families. Call any of our communities to schedule a tour and experience the Tutera difference firsthand. 


photo courtesy of stratford commons Rehabilitation & health care & memory care facebook


Park Meadows & Shawnee Hills  

Park Meadows | 5901 W. 107th Street, Overland Park, KS | 913-624-1624

 Shawnee Hills Senior Living | 6335 Maurer Road, Shawnee, KS | 913-717-0977 |

Spectrum Retirement Spectrum Retirement offers two unique options for older adults, including apartments for a maintenance-free lifestyle as well as assisted living and memory care. Both facilities offer a lifestyle that balances activity with independence and assistance paired with upscale amenities such as chef-prepared meals, concierge services and enriching activities such as transportation to nearby shopping centers and other fun and enriching activities. 

Shawnee Hills Senior Living

photo courtesy of park meadows senior living facebook


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