Today, there are many wonderful, safe, and expert care options available for elderly loved ones, but narrowing down Topeka senior living choices and making the right one can be daunting. It’s important to know you don’t need to do so alone!
Senior Care Authority is here to help. Whether you’re looking for an assisted living facility, a memory care or skilled nursing facility, or you just want to research some possible options, our Certified Senior Advisors and Certified Dementia Practitioners can help you make the right decision based on your needs, resources, and goals. We can provide you with the compassion and expertise you need when you need it most.Schedule a Consultation
Our Certified Senior Advisors have comprehensive knowledge and experience with all facets of senior living, from independent living situations to assisted living homes and memory care communities, and can help you choose the perfect placement for your loved one.
Senior care can be a multifaceted responsibility, and families often need help with challenging transitions, endless decision-making, or navigating a complex healthcare system. Our Topeka senior care consulting can help facilitate the process.
Oftentimes, families must try to digest critical information from a variety of sources, and it can become overwhelming and almost impossible to sort out what you need to know. An advocate can be a good ally to have, especially when things get complicated and decisions must be made.
A third party outside the emotional landscape of your family during tough decision-making can be a tremendous benefit. A coach can help make sure everyone is heard and seen and that people are treated fairly, even if you don’t all agree. Your coach can help your family find consensus when it needs it most.
This program provides a local single point of contact for all guidance and resources available to your employees. Our Certified Senior Advisors are seasoned practitioners passionate about working with families to help navigate difficult decisions and finding workable solutions to caregiving dilemmas.Schedule a Consultation
It begins with one-on-one guidance and continues with ongoing support. Throughout the process of defining your needs and goals, coming up with a unique plan, and selecting the right living arrangement for your loved one, you can count on us to offer support and expertise every step of the way. Why make this journey alone when you don’t have to?Once care has been established, we’ll follow up to ensure your expectations and the comfort and safety needs of your loved one are being met. We can also help you identify other resources, such as attorneys, in-home care professionals, fiduciaries, day programs, moving specialists, and more.
The fact is, when it comes to helping you make the right decisions for the care of your loved one, our Certified Senior Advisors are without equal. We pride ourselves on having the most well-trained senior placement professionals in the industry. In addition to attending ongoing seminars and presentations by professionals in related and complementary services, we require all Senior Care Authority franchisees to acquire the prestigious Certified Senior Advisor and Certified Dementia Practitioner designations.Schedule a Consultation
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Topeka is the capital city of the U.S. state of Kansas and the seat of Shawnee County. It is situated along the Kansas River in the central part of Shawnee County, in northeast Kansas, in the Central United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 127,473. The Topeka Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes Shawnee, Jackson, Jefferson, Osage, and Wabaunsee counties, had a population of 233,870 in the 2010 census.
The name Topeka is a Kansa-Osage sentence that means "place where we dug potatoes", or "a good place to dig potatoes". As a placement, Topeka was first recorded in 1826 as the Kansa name for what is now called the Kansas River. Topeka's founders chose the name in 1855 because it "was novel, of Indian origin and euphonious of sound." The mixed-blood Kansa Native American, Joseph James, called Jojim, is credited with suggesting the name of Topeka. The city, laid out in 1854, was one of the Free-State towns founded by Eastern antislavery men immediately after the passage of the Kansas–Nebraska Bill. In 1857, Topeka was chartered as a city.
As of the census of 2010, there were 127,473 people, 53,943 households, and 30,707 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,118.5 inhabitants per square mile (818.0/km²).
There were 53,943 households of which 29.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 37.9% were married couples living together, 14.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 43.1% were non-families. 35.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 12% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.99.
In the city, the population was spread out, with 24.4% of residents under the age of 18; 9.8% between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.1% from 25 to 44; 25.4% from 45 to 64; and 14.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age in the city was 36 years. The gender makeup of the city was 47.8% male and 52.2% female.