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Honored to be Woven into a Million Life Stories Over a Hundred Years

Looking to start your carefree retirement lifestyle? Learn how our unique approach to senior living makes life shine for our residents every day.

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What's Happening at Village Shalom


Campus Expansion

Village Shalom is set to break ground on a major community expansion that will add 76 independent living apartment residences; a Main Street common area with dining, service and entertainment amenities; a free-standing 48-residence Household Model memory care community; 24 boutique-style short-term rehabilitation suites and a state-of-the-art therapy gym.

Expansion Details

Ages of Excellence

Wednesday, November 14th — InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza — 5:30 p.m

We are thrilled to announce that on Wednesday, November 14, just one week after the mid-term elections, David Gergen, Senior Political Analyst at CNN and White House advisor to four U.S. Presidents of both parties: Nixon, Ford, Reagan and Clinton, will share his insights as our featured speaker for the 2018 Village Shalom Ages of Excellence event. Ages of Excellence benefits Village Shalom’s Financial Assistance Program, which serves residents who have exhausted their financial resources and rely on the community for vital care. One in four residents on our main campus receive financial assistance, totaling an average of $1.5 million annually.

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Meet the Architects

Thursday, October 4th at Hereford House Leawood

Join us at Hereford House Leawood for an inside look at Village Shalom’s new independent living apartment community that’s set to open in early 2020. Representatives from SFCS – an architecture firm that specializes in senior living communities – will discuss the design components and answer your questions. A complementary lunch will be served. RSVPs are required! Seating is limited to the first 40 guests.

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Meet the Architects

The Hard Hat Hotline

Your home for all things expansion.

Interested in keeping up with the latest on the expansion? Subscribe to The Hard Hat Hotline! You'll receive periodic updates on what's happening now, and what you can expect to see next. You'll also be the first to know about important construction-related notices and changes. To subscribe, simply send an email to HardHatHotline@VillageShalom.org. The Hard Hat Hotline is also available to address and of your questions, comments or concerns. You can either email HardHatHotline@VillageShalom.org or leave a message on the hotline at 913-266-8444. Thank you for your continued patience and understanding as we work to make the Village Shalom of the future a reality!

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High School Sweethearts Ready to Start a New Adventure

From teacher, to farmer, to four years in a fifth-wheeler with the Mobile Missionary Assistance Program, Roger and Kay Steinert have shared many adventures throughout their 57 years of marriage. Now they're looking forward to many more when they start their next chapter in the new independent living apartment community at Village Shalom.

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Local Scout Using Music and AI to Bring Back Memories

Nirvan Silswal is collecting data about resident music preferences at Village Shalom and other retirement communities. He plans to use to utilize the data with AI to generate personalized playlists for those experiencing Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia.

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Life Enrichment Events & Activities

All Events

Today

Sep19

Yom Kippur -- Services and Yizkor 9:30am

Conducted by Lisa Siegel. 

Location: Synagogue

Yom Kippur Services 3:00pm

Conducted by Lisa Siegel. 

Location: Synagogue

Tomorrow

Sep20

Catholic Mass 10:00am

Join us for a Catholic morning prayer service.

Location: Staff Development Room

Jews in the News 10:00am

Alan Edelman will talk about Jews in the news. 

Location: Synagogue

Storyteller Joanie Kort Presents 2:00pm

Each month Joanie Kort will present a story over a variety of interesting subjects. 

Location: Social Hall

New Lifestyle Opportunity!

The next generation of retirement living is coming to Village Shalom. A major campus expansion will feature a new independent living apartment community with elegant floor plans and top-notch amenities – bringing with it a hospitality-driven service culture, and a vibrant, active approach to living. Click the link below to learn all about it.Expansion Details