SHAWNEE, KS (KCTV) — It’s a hard to decision to move a parent to assisted living and that struggle inspired one local man to try something new.
He and the generation before him broke barriers to make it happen.
Don Kelly built Our Home Senior Care with just 12 bedrooms and luxury touches, aiming to differentiate it with switch-ups as small as the dining room.
“We can do family style as opposed to the four-to-a-table you tend to see in nursing homes,” he said. “We wanted to give that family style feel.”
It’s the first senior home in Johnson County that’s African American owned and Kelly has his parents to thank for that.
“My mom was my biggest supporter,” he said. “My dad never felt like there was anything he couldn’t do.”
James Kelly, Jr. was 19 when he moved to KC in 1958.
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