5 Assisted Living Facilities near Stillwater, OK

4 Assisted Living Facilities in Stillwater, OK

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Brookdale Stillwater

Provides: Assisted Living
1616 East McElroy Road, Stillwater, OK 74075
"My husband is living now at Brookdale Stillwater. They did an evaluation of him before he came in, and once he gets acclimated, a couple of the charges might drop off. However, within a couple of..." More

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The Renaissance of Stillwater

Provides: Assisted Living
1400 East McElroy Road, Stillwater, OK 74075
"The Renaissance was the facility we liked the best. It was very clean and they were very pleasant. The place was very well laid out, they gave us options for where we can be located in terms of the..." More

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Primrose Retirement Community of Stil...

Provides: Assisted Living
823 S. Range Road, Stillwater, OK 74074
"Primrose is committed to providing a happy, healthy environment for our residents. Assisted living is designed for seniors who want the privacy of an apartment with the security of professional..." More

Golden Oaks Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
5505 West 19th Street, Stillwater, OK 74074
"Golden Oaks Village had a beautiful chandelier and looked really homey when you walk in. They had various sitting rooms, some with fireplaces, and a library. I was impressed with the room because..." More

1 Assisted Living Facility near Stillwater, OK

Red Bud Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
215 West Freeman, Perkins, OK 74059
"Excellent! I have never seen a more caring and attentive staff. The facility is always clean, you are always greeted with a smile. My family member has been there since they opened and we have..." More

Assisted Living near Stillwater, OK

Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Stillwater

  • Review of Brookdale Stillwater

    My husband is living now at Brookdale Stillwater. They did an evaluation of him before he came in, and once he gets acclimated, a couple of the charges might drop off. However, within a couple of w... Read more

    CJ
  • Review of Brookdale Stillwater

    We've been extremely impressed with the services and facility at Brookdale Stillwater. The staff has been unbelievable, and the food has been really good. My dad's only complaint is he's not a big ... Read more

    Steve
  • Review of The Renaissance of Stillwater

    The Renaissance of Stillwater is awful. They're understaffed, but the staff members do the best they can. Sometimes, the call buttons don't work. If you do push the call button, you might have an h... Read more

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Stillwater

Stillwater, Okla., has more than 5,000 acres of parkland with facilities for seniors that include the Multi Arts Center, Lakeside Golf Course and two disc golf courses. Its senior population of 8.4 percent also has a choice of five assisted living facilities, including four in Stillwater. The regulations on assisted living in Oklahoma describe these facilities as assisted living centers, which are administered by the State Department of Health. These facilities also provide assistance with daily living, including eating, grooming and personal care.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Stillwater

  • Stillwater has a humid, subtropical climate. This climate is characterized by hot summers with more variable weather at other times of the year. The average high temperature of 94 degrees in July means seniors will need to limit their outdoor activities during this time.
  • Stillwater’s overall cost of living is about 88 percent of the national average, making it generally affordable for seniors. All essential living expenses are also comparatively inexpensive, especially housing at 79 percent of the national average. Utilities are the highest expense, at 97 percent of the national average.
  • The crime rate is high in Stillwater, especially for property crimes. These crimes occur at the rate of 35.45 per thousand people per year, compared to an annual rate of 29.83 per thousand people for Oklahoma as a whole. 
  • The OSU/Stillwater Community Transit System provides public transportation within the city limits of Stillwater, including the Oklahoma State University campus. Senior citizens 60 and up, Medicare Card holders and the disabled are eligible for discounted fares. Paratransit customers with an ADA Paratransit Authorization Pass can ride for free.
  • Stillwater has a Senior Activity Center that offers many activities for seniors 50 and up. The regular schedule includes games, dancing and art classes. This facility also has a fitness center, with cycling, treadmills and free weights.
  • The Stillwater area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Stillwater Medical Center, Stillwater Surgery Center and Access Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.


Paying for Assisted Living in Stillwater

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Oklahoma

$4,000.00 US
$3,357.00 Edmond
$3,244.00 Oklahoma City
$3,162.00 Ponca City
$3,040.00 Enid
$3,025.00 Midwest City
$2,897.00 Stillwater
$2,745.00 Bethany

Assisted Living costs in Stillwater start around $2,897 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 Stillwater 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 Stillwater

The OK Sooner Services program is one of the Medicaid Waiver programs in Oklahoma that provide senior citizens with financial assistance for assisted living. Applicants must be at least 65 years of age to qualify for this program.

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 Stillwater

Stillwater 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 Stillwater

Stillwater-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.