6 Assisted Living Facilities near Norman, OK

4 Assisted Living Facilities in Norman, OK

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Arbor House of Norman

Provides: Assisted Living
4501 W. Main Street, Norman, OK 73072
"We liked the atmosphere, activities, and location of Arbor House of Norman. We liked the room that my grandmother applied for, the size, and the layout. They had games, and people coming in and..." More


Rivermont Assisted Living and Memory ...

Provides: Assisted Living
750 Canadian Trails Dr., Norman, OK 73072
"Everything at Rivermont Retirement Community seemed perfect to me. The staff member who toured us around was very informative, friendly, and spent plenty of time with us. The rooms were extremely..." More


Brookdale Norman

Provides: Assisted Living
1701 East Alameda Street, Norman, OK 73071
"I thoroughly enjoyed the visit to Brookdale. The staff was really friendly and helpful. The guy at the register impressed mother. A lot of the staff came up and talk to me. The rooms have..." More

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Rambling Oaks Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
1060 Rambling Oaks Drive, Norman, OK 73072
"I’m going into Rambling Oaks. I’ve toured about six different places, and I like Rambling Oaks because it is bright, open, and cheerful-looking. I got the size of the apartment that I wanted, which..." More

2 Assisted Living Facilities near Norman, OK


Rambling Oaks Courtyard

Provides: Assisted Living
12310 S. Western, Oklahoma City, OK 73170
"My mother is at Rambling Oaks, and they were very nice and qualified. She has a good room. The food is very good, and she loves it. She does exercise, Bible study, they go on outings once a week,..." More

Featherstone Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
301 North Eastern Avenue, Moore, OK 73160
"Featherstone is a small facility. It has new owners, and it is completely renovated. I met with the people there, and they were great. They gave me a discount to help me for a while. They have a..." More

Assisted Living near Norman, OK

Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Norman

  • Review of Rivermont Assisted Living and Memory Care

    My parents are in Rivermont. It was a very nice facility to look at and pleasant to be inside. We liked the staff that we met, and we liked that it was a private corporation. The food was good, I l... Read more

  • Review of Brookdale Norman

    We toured Brookdale Norman. I liked the staff, facility, and rooms very much, and I actually preferred it as far as looks and maintenance go, but it was more expensive. They had a hair salon. It wa... Read more

  • Review of Rivermont Assisted Living and Memory Care

    Everything at Rivermont Retirement Community seemed perfect to me. The staff member who toured us around was very informative, friendly, and spent plenty of time with us. The rooms were extremely c... Read more

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Norman

Home to Oklahoma's largest public university, Norman is a local hub of history, culture and the arts for people of all ages. It is also the state's third largest city, with an estimated population of 120,284, 21.3 percent of whom are over the age of 55.

Seniors considering a move into assisted living in the Norman area, have 15 different facilities to choose from, 4 in Norman and 11 in nearby communities such as Edmond and Oklahoma City. The state's Long Term Care Service of Protective Health Services licenses assisted living facilities as residential care homes (RCHs) and assisted living centers (ALCs). RCHs provide accommodations, personal care, housekeeping and medication assistance to residents who don't need regular skilled nursing care. ALCs offer similar benefits but provide additional services, including nursing supervision.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Norman

• Located in Tornado Alley, Norman's climate is prone to hot summers (with an average high of 93 degrees), high winds and severe storms that may spawn hail, flash floods and tornadoes.

•  Norman is affordable, with a cost of living 17 percent below the national average. Seniors can expect to pay about 10 percent less than the U.S. median for groceries and 15 percent less for health care.

• The Cleveland Area Rapid Transit (CART) bus system serves Norman and offers seniors transportation through its CART Special Services program. OKC EMBARK and Amtrak service outlying areas. The Kiwanis Kruiser and the Aging Services vans also help seniors reach their desired destinations.

• Norman's streets bustle with restaurants, parks and shopping centers. With museums, sports events, casinos and theaters also close by, the possibilities for senior outings are endless.

• The Norman area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Norman Regional Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

• Norman has an array of community resources for seniors, including Aging Services, Inc. (ASI), an organization that provides programs to promote healthy independent living, as well as a senior center.

Paying for Assisted Living in Norman

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Oklahoma

$4,000.00 US
$3,885.00 Norman
$3,357.00 Edmond
$3,244.00 Oklahoma City
$3,095.00 Yukon
$3,025.00 Midwest City
$2,750.00 Mustang
$2,745.00 Bethany

Assisted Living costs in Norman start around $3,885 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 Norman 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 Norman

Soonercare, Oklahoma's Medicaid, has three waiver programs to help qualifying individuals pay for assisted living. The Sooner Services Program (for adults age 65 and up) and the My Life My Choice Program (for persons age 19-64 with physical disabilities) are for Medicaid clients who have moved to the community from nursing facilities as part of the Living Choice program. The Advantage Program is for adults age 65 and older (and those 21-64 who have physical disabilities).

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 Norman

Norman 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.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Norman

Norman-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.