7 Assisted Living Facilities near Bartlesville, OK
There are 7 Assisted Living Facilities in the Bartlesville area, with 4 in Bartlesville and 3 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Bartlesville is $3,773 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,500. Cheaper nearby regions include Coffeyville with an average starting cost of $2,647.
To help you with your search, browse the 18 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Bartlesville. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Bartlesville 4.3 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Coffeyville with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
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Top 5 Assisted Living Facilities in Bartlesville, OK
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Bartlesville
Bartlesville’s senior population is 18.1 percent, which is considerably higher than Oklahoma's total senior population of 15.3 percent. Seniors who want to live in Bartlesville but require help with daily tasks can choose from six assisted living facilities, with three of these in Bartlesville itself and the other three in nearby towns like Coffeyville.
The Oklahoma State Department of Health regulates assisted living facilities in Bartlesville and the rest of the state, which describes them as assisted living centers. These facilities also provide seniors with assistance in daily living activities, eating and personal care.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Bartlesville
- Seniors who live in Bartlesville will need to be aware of its location in Tornado Alley, where tornadoes typically occur in late spring. This region typically has hot summers and cool winters, but the temperature changes can be extreme. For example, the record high for Bartlesville is 115 degrees and the record low is -28 degrees.
- The cost of living in Bartlesville is quite low, primarily because housing is only 56 percent of the national average. Groceries and healthcare are also relatively inexpensive, at 92 and 93 percent of the national average respectively. Senior citizens should be able to live comfortably in Bartlesville, compared to other cities of its size.
- Bartlesville’s overall crime rate is relatively high, since 85 percent of cities in the United States have a lower crime rate. However, the rate of violent crime is only 2.97 per thousand people per year, which is considerably lower than the annual rate of 4.5 per thousand for Oklahoma. Seniors in Bartlesville will be safest in neighborhoods like Matoaka/Hogshooter.
- Public transportation within the city limits of Bartlesville is provided by CityRide, Monday through Friday with limited service on Saturday. Seniors with limited mobility, service animals and personal assistants should call in advance to ensure the proper accommodations can be made. Members of the Cherokee Nation can ride CityRide buses at a substantial discount.
- Bartlesville has an array of community resources for seniors, including the B-ville 55+ Activity Center, an organization that sponsors many types of card games for seniors 55 and up, as well as more than five other senior centers.
Paying for Assisted Living in Bartlesville
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Bartlesville start around $3,773 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of assisted living is $4,000 per month, according to the latest figures from Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey.
It’s important to note that assisted living rates in Bartlesville and the surrounding suburbs can vary widely based on factors such as location, the level of care needed, apartment size and the types of amenities offered at each community.
Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Bartlesville
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Oklahoma page.
More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living
While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for assisted living, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance assisted living costs include:
- Veterans Benefits
- Life Insurance Policy
- Long-Term Care Insurance
- Reverse Mortgage
For more information about different ways to finance assisted living, visit our Assisted Living in Oklahoma page.
Free Assisted Living Resources in Bartlesville
Bartlesville and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living community. These organizations can also provide assistance in a number of other eldercare services such as geriatric care management, elder law advice, estate planning, finding home care and health and wellness programs.
To see a list of free assisted living resources in Bartlesville, please visit our Assisted Living in Oklahoma page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Bartlesville
Bartlesville-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Oklahoma are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Oklahoma page for more information about these laws.
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Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Bartlesville
Review of Brookdale Bartlesville North
I chose Brookdale Bartlesville North for my relative. I was told that he would be able to age out there. He wouldn't have to be moved. It was a very nice tour. I like the place. They have activitie... Read more
Review of Green Country Village
I went to Green Country Village. I didn't have a tour, I just have an interview. She was very efficient and told me everything I needed to know. It's just that they were not letting people tour the... Read more
Review of Brookdale Bartlesville South
My father has only been in Brookdale Bartlesville South (formerly Sterling House of Bartlesville South) for about five weeks, but he has done very well. The staff is very friendly, helpful, and acc... Read more