Situated along the northern border of Cleveland County, Moore is a suburb of Oklahoma City and part of the OKC Metropolitan Area. Over 62,000 people call Moore home and about 7,000 of them are aged 65 or older. Moore is a great choice for those wanting to be close to a big city but who prefer a more laid-back suburban lifestyle. Retirees in Moore enjoy conveniently located amenities, interesting attractions, an affordable cost of living and high quality of life.

Moore seniors may choose assisted living facilities when they need some extra help with daily activities but want to remain as independent as possible. Loved ones also like the peace of mind knowing their aging family members have access to help when needed. Assisted living in Moore costs an average of $3,900 monthly, which is slightly higher than the state average but lower than the national average.

This guide covers details about assisted living in Moore, including comparisons of the average cost of various senior living options. It also explores some benefits and drawbacks of retiring in Moore and provides a list of free local resources offering senior assistance.

Directory of Assisted Living Facilities in Moore, OK

Featherstone Assisted Living

301 North Eastern Avenue, Moore, OK, 73160

Featherstone Assisted Living is located in Moore, Oklahoma. Residents enjoy access to the facility’s transportation service which is available to bring them to shops and appointments. Spacious common … (read more)
Featherstone Assisted Living is located in Moore, Oklahoma. Residents enjoy access to the facility’s transportation service which is available to bring them to shops and appointments. Spacious common … (read more)

2014, 2022

Legend at Rivendell

13200 South May Ave, Oklahoma City, OK, 73170

Legend at Rivendell is located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, nestled between Interstates 35 and 44. Residents and their loved ones praise the facility for its friendly and attentive staff and for cultiv … (read more)
Legend at Rivendell is located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, nestled between Interstates 35 and 44. Residents and their loved ones praise the facility for its friendly and attentive staff and for cultiv … (read more)

2019, 2020

Sommerset Neighborhood

1601 Southwest 119th Street, Oklahoma City, OK, 73170

Sommerset Neighborhood is an assisted living facility located on the outskirts of Oklahoma City in Norman, Oklahoma. Family members appreciate that their loved ones are treated with dignity and respec … (read more)
Sommerset Neighborhood is an assisted living facility located on the outskirts of Oklahoma City in Norman, Oklahoma. Family members appreciate that their loved ones are treated with dignity and respec … (read more)

Village on the Park – Oklahoma City

1515 Kingsridge Dr, Oklahoma City, OK, 73170

Village on the Park – Oklahoma City, welcomes residents with friendly staff members and comfortable, inviting apartments. Staffers encourage participation with residents’ family members for a full com … (read more)
Village on the Park – Oklahoma City, welcomes residents with friendly staff members and comfortable, inviting apartments. Staffers encourage participation with residents’ family members for a full com … (read more)

Village at Oakwood

817 SW 59th St, Oklahoma City, OK, 73109

I toured Village at Oakwood. I like the size of the apartment. However, there’s not a very good sitting outside area. The staff person that we spoke with was nice, but the staff people that we saw as … (read more)
I toured Village at Oakwood. I like the size of the apartment. However, there’s not a very good sitting outside area. The staff person that we spoke with was nice, but the staff people that we saw as … (read more)

Southridge Place

2500 South West 89th Street, Oklahoma City, OK, 73159

Southridge Place is a senior care facility that also offers assisted living and is located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Southridge Place takes pride in providing quality care and a host of enjoyable ac … (read more)
Southridge Place is a senior care facility that also offers assisted living and is located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Southridge Place takes pride in providing quality care and a host of enjoyable ac … (read more)


Homestead of Del City

5020 Southeast 44th Street, Oklahoma City, OK, 73135

Timberwood is a mid-size facility with a capacity of 60 residents, located southeast of Oklahoma City just a short drive off the 240, 40 and 35 interstates. The surrounding area has several large golf … (read more)
Timberwood is a mid-size facility with a capacity of 60 residents, located southeast of Oklahoma City just a short drive off the 240, 40 and 35 interstates. The surrounding area has several large golf … (read more)

2015

Arbor House of Norman

4501 W. Main Street, Norman, OK, 73072

Arbor House of Norman is located on the west side of Norman, Oklahoma, near the Canadian River and just a short distance from the Sooner Mall. Visitors comment on the well-manicured grounds and the ar … (read more)
Arbor House of Norman is located on the west side of Norman, Oklahoma, near the Canadian River and just a short distance from the Sooner Mall. Visitors comment on the well-manicured grounds and the ar … (read more)

Wellington Parke

3107 Tinker Diagonal Street, Del City, OK, 73115

Wellington Parke is conveniently located less than five miles from Oklahoma City in Del City, close to I-40, the Oklahoma River and numerous shopping and dining options. Loved ones are thankful for a … (read more)
Wellington Parke is conveniently located less than five miles from Oklahoma City in Del City, close to I-40, the Oklahoma River and numerous shopping and dining options. Loved ones are thankful for a … (read more)

Wickshire Oklahoma City

12310 S Western, Oklahoma City, OK, 73170

Rambling Oaks Courtyard is located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma near 119th Street and restaurants. Friends of residents positively note the clean, attractive and homey apartments and common areas. They … (read more)
Rambling Oaks Courtyard is located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma near 119th Street and restaurants. Friends of residents positively note the clean, attractive and homey apartments and common areas. They … (read more)

Wickshire Senior Living of Norman

1060 Rambling Oaks Drive, Norman, OK, 73072

Rambling Oaks Assisted Living is located in a thriving area of Norman, Oklahoma, and surrounded by a wide selection of restaurants, stores and a shopping mall. The facility offers well-maintained, spa … (read more)
Rambling Oaks Assisted Living is located in a thriving area of Norman, Oklahoma, and surrounded by a wide selection of restaurants, stores and a shopping mall. The facility offers well-maintained, spa … (read more)

Meadow Lake Retirement Center

963 SW 107th St, Oklahoma City, OK, 73170

Meadow Lake Retirement Center is located in the Kingsridge section of South Oklahoma City, about two blocks west of Interstate 35. Residents and visitors appreciate the helpful demeanor of the staff a … (read more)
Meadow Lake Retirement Center is located in the Kingsridge section of South Oklahoma City, about two blocks west of Interstate 35. Residents and visitors appreciate the helpful demeanor of the staff a … (read more)

Crystal Place Assisted Living

400 Southwest 79th Street, Oklahoma City, OK, 73139

Crystal Place Assisted Living is located in beautiful Norman, Oklahoma, near numerous churches and medical facilities, as well as the main street, which is home to a variety of stores and restaurants. … (read more)
Crystal Place Assisted Living is located in beautiful Norman, Oklahoma, near numerous churches and medical facilities, as well as the main street, which is home to a variety of stores and restaurants. … (read more)

Harborchase Of South Oklahoma City

10801 South May Ave, Oklahoma City, OK, 73170

This is the most beautiful and cleanest community I have ever visited in Oklahoma City the community is top notch. The staff is friendly and inviting. The apartments are beautiful. Would recommend to … (read more)
This is the most beautiful and cleanest community I have ever visited in Oklahoma City the community is top notch. The staff is friendly and inviting. The apartments are beautiful. Would recommend to … (read more)

COVID-19 Rules for Assisted Living in the Moore

Since most COVID-19 rules for Assisted Living Communities and other Senior Living Facilities are set at the state level, you can view the specific rules for your state on our Guide to Assisted Living in OK. Keep in mind that every community has specific policies that they put in place to protect their residents, so you should contact your local community for more information. Additionally, you can contact your local Area Agency on Aging to learn more – find contact information here.

What to Consider About Assisted Living in Moore

The Oklahoma Department of Health Service administers the Long-Term Care Service of Protective Health Services, which enforces comprehensive regulations for assisted living communities in Moore and throughout the state. It conducts annual surveys in each facility for licensure and oversees the health and safety of residents living in licensed long-term care facilities, which includes assisted living centers.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Moore

  • Moore’s weather is relatively average but it can get hot and humid in the summer months. The city receives an average amount of rainfall each year but much less snowfall than the national average. The July high is around 93 degrees Fahrenheit, the January low is about 28 and residents experience four distinct seasons.
  • Moore, like all of Oklahoma, is tax-friendly towards retirees. Social Security retirement benefits are fully exempt and there’s a $10,000 deduction toward all other types of retirement income, including pensions and 401(K)s. 
  • Due to its proximity to Oklahoma City, Norman and Midwest City, Moore has access to numerous top-rated hospitals and medical facilities. These include the Oklahoma Heart Hospital South Campus in OKC, which was rated high performing in six cardiology and heart surgery procedures, as well as adult back surgery. Norman Regional Hospital and Community Hospital OKC were also rated high performing in four adult procedures or conditions. 
  • Residents of Moore benefit from a violent crime rating that’s far below the national average. Violent crime includes assault, murder, robbery and rape, and Moore’s rate is less than half that of the national rate, meaning it’s safer than many other areas of the country. However, its property crime rating is slightly above the national average. 
  • Oklahomans also benefit from one of the lowest costs of living countrywide, making Moore a good choice for an affordable retirement. Although the overall cost of living in Moore is about 3% higher than the state average, it’s nearly 14% lower than the national average. Housing costs in Moore are almost 40% below the national average. Groceries, utilities and miscellaneous expenses are also cheaper. 
  • The City of Moore has several programs that provide transportation to seniors, including EMBARK programs for citizens aged 60 or older and the Brand Senior Center program for citizens aged 55 or older. With advance notice, seniors can schedule rides to doctor’s offices, stores, banks and other places within city limits.

Paying for Assisted Living in Moore

According to Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey, the average cost of assisted living in Moore is $3,900 per month. While this is $150 higher than the state average of $3,750, it’s $400 lower than the national average.

The Cost of Assisted Living in Nearby Cities

The average cost of assisted living in Moore is higher than the state average and some of the other cities in Oklahoma. It’s nearly $1,000 per month higher than Enid, but only about $400 higher than Lawton. However, compared to the second-largest city in Oklahoma, Moore’s average monthly cost is more than $600 less than Tulsa’s. 

$3900

Moore

$3750

Oklahoma

$4300

The United States

$4519

Tulsa

$3490

Lawton

$2960

Enid

The Cost of Other Types of Senior Care

Besides assisted living, seniors may consider other senior living options depending on the level of care they require. For those wishing to age in place and requiring limited assistance, homemaker services cost an average of $4,385 and home health aides cost about $4,433. Nursing home facilities are the costliest option at an average of $5,247 per month for a semi-private room and $5,779 for a private room. 

$4385

Homemaker Services

$4433

Home Health Aide

$1517

Adult Day Health Care

$3900

Assisted Living Facility

$5247

Nursing Home Facility (semi-private room)

$5779

Nursing Home Facility (private room)

Note: Data for Moore was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Oklahoma City, was used instead.

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Moore

Oklahoma provides financial assistance with assisted living through a variety of Medicaid Waiver programs. For example, the OK Sooner Services program is available for senior citizens 65 years of age and older.

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

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Moore

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 Moore

Seniors needing additional assistance with transportation, legal services, nutrition, social activities and other helpful services can find several free resources in Moore and Cleveland County that help in various ways. Government agencies and nonprofit groups offer these free services to ensure aging adults in assisted living and other living situations receive the support they need to maintain their well-being and retain their independence. 

ResourceContact Services
Areawide Agency on Aging(405) 942-8500AAA in OKC serves residents aged 60 or older in Cleveland, Oklahoma, Canadian and Logan counties. Services include the aging helpline, information and assistance program, long-term care ombudsman, caregiver support and respite. It also offers health and wellness programs, legal services, nutrition programs and transportation services.
Aging Services, Inc. (405) 321-3200ASI is a 501(c)(3) organization that helps adults aged 60 or older in Cleveland County. It provides educational programs, socialization and lunch on Mondays through Fridays at five congregate locations throughout the county. ASI also provides transportation services using a wheelchair lift-equipped Kiwanis Kruiser van on Mondays through Fridays from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. It delivers meals to homebound elderly residents and provides housekeeping services, case management and a respite voucher program.
Central Oklahoma Community Action Agency (405) 275-6060COCAA serves Cleveland County with an array of programs, including the Senior Citizens RSVP program, tax return preparation assistance, transportation services, prescription assistance, nutrition services, and more. 
RSVP of Central Oklahoma(405) 605-3110RSVP of Central Oklahoma connects older adults with rewarding community volunteer opportunities. It also provides free transportation to medical appointments for seniors who can’t drive to help older adults remain independent. 
Brand Senior Center(405) 793-5000Brand Senior Center offers an array of activities, including games, pool, quilting, art lessons, ceramics, woodcarving and other crafts. It also offers programs on nutrition, speakers from legal aid and other professional groups, congregate meals, transportation through the Moore Council on Aging. It also conducts regular health checks for blood pressure, hearing and blood sugar.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Moore

Moore-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.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Moore