Village Shalom

5500 West 123rd Street

Overland Park Kansas 66209

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  • On-Site Medical Staff
  • Chef Prepared Meals
  • Dietary Accommodations
  • Transportation Services
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry Service
  • 24-Hour Staff
  • Medication Management
  • Security
  • Planned Activities
  • Pet Friendly
  • Multiple Floor Plans
  • Private Rooms
  • Fitness Center
  • Activity Space
  • Theater Room
  • Beauty Salon
  • Outdoor Patio
  • Walking Paths
  • Free Wi-Fi

Living Types

  • Senior Living
  • Assisted Living
  • Independent Living
  • Memory Care
  • Nursing Home
  • At-Home Care
  • Respite Care


Village Shalom traces its lineage to 1902 when a small contingent of Orthodox Jews met in a Kansas City storeroom to discuss care for the elderly. Ten years later, their vision began to assume tangible form with the chartering of the Moshav Zkeinim Home for the Aged Society in 1912. In 1919, a 14-room house at 29th and Troost was donated to the society by an oil magnate named Herman Appleman. What followed was the Michael Appleman Home for Aged Jews – a home that would serve Kansas City’s Jewish elders for more than 30 years.

Our mission is to nurture the physical, emotional, social and spiritual well-being of every individual whom we are privileged to serve, inspired by our heritage as a Jewish-sponsored continuing-care retirement community. Our vision is to enable senior adults to flourish in a safe, caring, compassionate community.

Honor, Provide, Respect, Foster, Uphold and Pursue. These values are our promise to our residents, families, staff and the entire Kansas City community.

Independent Living

Whether you’re looking for all the comforts of home with The Villas, or the activity and convenience of our upcoming expansion apartments, you’ll enjoy first-class service in a close-knit community with independent living at Village Shalom.

At Village Shalom, the hassles of home ownership will be a long-forgotten thing of the past. From air conditioners to appliances, leaky faucets to light bulbs – the remedies to your household headaches are no more than a call away.

* Maintenance-free living inside and out
* Landscaping
* Weekly housekeeping services
* Wellness Center membership
* Scheduled transportation services
* 24-hour security
* Myriad of life enrichment opportunities
* Priority access to all levels of care

Independent living residents are entitled to our $60,000 per-person healthcare benefit. This means should you ever need to move from independent living to one of our healthcare accomodations of the campus – assisted living, skilled nursing or memory care – there will be a benefit in place to help lower your cost of care. The $60,000 Healthcare Benefit works like long-term care insurance – providing a $1,000 per month discount on the additional care areas of our campus for up to five years. You may never need the continuous care we provide, but you’ll sure have peace of mind knowing it’s there.

illage Shalom provides numerous amenities right on campus to simplify the lives of our residents and provide convenient alternatives to going out for errands.

For your health and beauty needs, there’s our Wellness Center, two licensed beauty salons, a dental clinic and a massage therapy studio. Our residents also have access to on-site visits from our house physician, podiatrist and audiologist.

The Epsten Gallery is a contemporary, museum-quality art gallery housed on the Village Shalom campus. The Epsten Gallery hosts traveling exhibits from all across the country each year. Open to the public, the gallery also makes resident involvement a priority through several art therapy classes each week and the annual interactive art experience/exhibit – ARTicipation.

Village Shalom is home to two on-campus salons operated by Salon PS. With hair and nail services offered by highly-skilled cosmetologists, you’ll never have to worry about traveling out to a hairdresser again.

We offer traditional and liberal Jewish worship services every Friday and Saturday in the Appleman Synagogue. We also offer High Holy Day services and morning and evening minyans hosted by our friends at Beth Shalom. We also offer monthly Catholic and Protestant services and free transportation to-and-from synagogues and churches every weekend.

Whether you’re getting your heart rate up with a brisk walk or taking your puppy for a stroll, the walking path across 123rd Street is a perfect spot to enjoy the great outdoors.

Village Shalom takes great pride in the high quality service we provide to our residents. With hospitality services for nearly every need, your solution to any problem is simply a call away.

Independent living residents enjoy the added convenience of concierge assistance. Whether it’s a maintenance need, transportation request or you need to RSVP for a program, just give the concierge a call and consider it done.

Maintenance-free living is the hallmark of a carefree lifestyle at Village Shalom. With a team of professional technicians to quickly respond to all your maintenance needs, and weekly light housekeeping services to keep things tidy, you’ll have a lot more time to devote to the more enjoyable things in life

Whether you just want dinner in, or need to cater for a hundred friends, Village Shalom’s Dining Services team is here to serve. No need is too large or small. Kosher meals and catering available, too.

Need someone you can trust to help fix your computer or set up your entertainment center? Village Shalom’s Information Technology department is here to help. With reasonable rates and friendly service, our IT experts will have you surfing channels or the web in no time.

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