2 Assisted Living Facilities in Chickasha, OK

2 Assisted Living Facilities in Chickasha, OK

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Brookdale Chickasha

Provides: Assisted Living
801 Country Club Road, Chickasha, OK 73018
"My mother is currently in Brookdale Chickasha. She wants to go home, but she's doing OK there. She's in quarantine right now, so she's not getting out. They are all very friendly and nice. The..." More

Glenhaven Retirement Village

Provides: Assisted Living
404 S 29th St, Chickasha, OK 73018
"The nurses and staff were very friendly, but there were times I wondered if they were trying at all. My grandmother had an extended stay there and she constantly ended up with bed rash and bruises...." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Chickasha

    Chickasha, home to the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma, is a historic city with strong Native American roots. From drive-in theaters to the popular Festival of Light, the city has numerous exciting things for seniors to do. Chickasha has a large senior population; out of 16,352 people, 16.8% are seniors aged 65 and over. To properly accommodate their senior community, the city has two assisted living facilities that offer assistance with activities of daily living, such as grooming and medication management. These facilities are licensed and regulated by the Oklahoma State Department of Health.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Chickasha

    • The Chickasha area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Grady Memorial Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
    • Seniors in need of transportation can take advantage of Washita Valley Transit. Every day they offer public transportation with routes that go throughout the city of Chickasha, as well as to many other cities within Grady County. Fares are low, and buses are wheelchair-accessible.
    • The cost of living in Chickasha is 17% lower than the national average, which allows seniors and their families more room to budget for assisted living expenses. 
    • Chickasha has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Association of South Central Oklahoma Governments, an organization that provides resources and referrals for seniors aged 60 and over as well as five senior centers.
    • The state of Oklahoma exempts all forms of social security benefits from taxation. Seniors aged 65 and older are also allowed to claim a $10,000 deduction on all retirement income. 
    • The crime rate in Chickasha is higher than both the state and national averages, which may be a concern for seniors. Violent crime is 13.1% higher than the nation's and 10.3% higher than the rest of the state. Property crime is 2.5% higher than the state's average and 9% higher than the nation's.

    Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.

    Paying for Assisted Living in Chickasha

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Oklahoma

    $4,550.00 Norman
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,455.00 Chickasha
    $3,280.00 Oklahoma City
    $2,995.00 Yukon
    $2,950.00 Mustang

    Assisted Living costs in Chickasha start around $3,455 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 Chickasha 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 Chickasha

    The Oklahoma ADvantage Program is a Medicaid program that provides financial assistance to those who need to stay in an assisted living facility. Eligibility is determined based on income, age and functional ability. 

    Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Oklahoma page.

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    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 Chickasha

    Chickasha 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 Chickasha, please visit our Assisted Living in Oklahoma page.

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Chickasha

    Chickasha-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 Chickasha

    • Review of Brookdale Chickasha

      My mother is currently in Brookdale Chickasha. She wants to go home, but she's doing OK there. She's in quarantine right now, so she's not getting out. They are all very friendly and nice. The staf... Read more

    • Review of Brookdale Chickasha

      The lighting at Brookdale Chickasha was pretty dark, and there didn't seem to be much activity. A lot of people were just sitting around in the seated areas, not really visiting or talking. There w... Read more

    • Review of Brookdale Chickasha

      My father moved into Brookdale Chickasha. So far I have no complaints, they're great. It's really nice, they have a courtyard that you can't get out of, but it's really nice, they can go outside, w... Read more

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