12 Memory Care Facilities in Lancaster County, NE

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The Woodlands at Hillcrest

Provides: Memory Care
9421 Gable Pines Road, Lincoln, NE 68520
"I highly recommend The Woodlands at Hillcrest! Both my parents live in the memory care community. We never saw this coming, but now mom and dad are enjoying their days together and safe. The..." More

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Independence House at Northview

Provides: Memory Care
2355 Superior Street, Lincoln, NE 68521
"My mom is currently at Independence House at Northview, and it's a good place. The rooms are fine, and the staff is good. The price was one of the reasons why we chose it as well as care and their..." More

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CountryHouse at 70th & O – Lincoln

Provides: Memory Care
240 S. 70th St, Lincoln, NE 68510
"This is a lovely place for a family member to live. The staff are excellent and develop a real relationship with the residents. There are always interesting activities or outings residents can..." More
CountryHouse will pay for moving expenses; please talk to the Senior Living Consultant for details. Ends in 78 days

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CountryHouse at Pine Lake – Lincoln

Provides: Memory Care
6616 South 84th Street, Lincoln, NE 68516
"I toured Wife CountryHouse at Pine Lake - Lincoln and I saw a lot of care being given to the residents. The staff had a cheerful attitude and they were on top of things. The food was good, the..." More
CountryHouse will pay for moving expenses; please talk to the Senior Living Consultant for details. Ends in 109 days

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The Waterford at Wilderness Hills Mem...

Provides: Memory Care
8939 Keystone Drive, Lincoln, NE 68516
"I visited Waterford at Wilderness Hills. It was fine, but I did not think mom would fit in very well. The apartments looked good. " More

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High Plains Alzheimer's Special Care ...

Provides: Memory Care
5601 S. 84th Street, Lincoln, NE 68516
"High Plains Alzheimer's Special Care Center was clean and I liked it. I liked the rooms, but they were smallish. I like that they have a bus that they can take the residents out and that they have..." More

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CountryHouse on Old Cheney – Lincoln

Provides: Memory Care
5720 South 25th Street, Lincoln, NE 68512
"Our beloved Aunt Ellen McCrory was here for 6 weeks before her death (cancer). She also had vascular dementia. They took such great care of her. We loved the atmosphere of this place. It was..." More

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Fallbrook Assisted Living and Memory ...

Provides: Memory Care
6600 Juliet Court, Lincoln, NE 68521
"We would like to extend a personal welcome to you. We realize you’re here because this is a new chapter in life. The time has come to search for a place where you can live independently and yet,..." More

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The Knolls Retirement Community

Provides: Memory Care
5801 Norman Road, Lincoln, NE 68512
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GracePointe Assisted Living & Memory ...

Provides: Memory Care
4620 Randolph, Lincoln, NE 68510
"Gain peace of mind knowing the Tabitha Continuum of Elder Care is always here to support your changing needs. Whether you need a little extra help with day-to-day tasks, home health care, emergency..." More

Independence House at Coddington

Provides: Memory Care
5500 South Coddington Avenue, Lincoln, NE 68523
"My mom is in the Independence House in Lincoln. It’s a good, clean place to stay. She is very comfortable there. There are 17 beds and very personalized attendants. They have an RN on-staff there..." More

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Bickford of Lincoln

Provides: Memory Care
4451 Old Cheney Road, Lincoln, NE 68516
"We began our quest into senior living because of our love for our beloved mother, Mary Bickford, whose needs became too great for us to manage. As we researched senior living options, we were..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Lancaster County

    More than 300,000 people reside in Lancaster County, and nearly 14 percent of those residents are age 65 and over. According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, about one in 10 seniors who receive Medicaid services in Lancaster County have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease.  

    Lancaster County’s assisted living facilities that offer memory care services must meet the guidelines outlined in the Alzheimer's Special Care Disclosure Act, including providing a secured and separate unit for residents with dementia. In this county, there are 10 memory care facilities for local families to choose from.  

    • Nebraska imposes a state income tax, without exemptions or deductions, on all types of retirement income. Because seniors pay state income tax on Social Security benefits, withdrawals from retirement savings accounts and money from government and private pensions, they may have less money to put toward memory care expenses in Lancaster County.
    • The air quality in Lancaster County is exceptional, with the American Lung Association giving the county an A for ozone pollution, an A for short-term particle pollution and a passing score for annual particle pollution. This may make the county a good option for seniors who have conditions like heart disease or diabetes. 
    • Lancaster County's crime rate is relatively low. On a 100-point scale, the county's violent crime is rated 16.3 and the property crime is rated 34.3. This is compared to the national averages of 22.7 and 35.4. Even so, families may want to seek out memory care facilities with security features like alarm systems and surveillance cameras. 
    • Lancaster County's cost of living is relatively low, which may be beneficial to seniors who have restrictive memory care budgets. While healthcare in this county costs about 20 percent more than in the nation as a whole, it is roughly 7 percent lower than the statewide median. 

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


    Paying for Memory Care in Lancaster County

    Average Monthly Costs

    Counties in Nebraska

    $5,995.00 Hall County
    $5,657.00 Lancaster County
    $5,400.00 Sarpy County
    $5,201.00 Douglas County
    $4,869.00 US
    $3,550.00 Pottawattamie County

    Memory Care costs in Lancaster County start around $5,657 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,869 per month.

    It’s important to note that memory care rates in Lancaster County 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 Memory Care in Lancaster County

    Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in Nebraska page.

    More Ways to Pay for Memory Care

    While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for memory care, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance memory care costs include:

    • Veterans Benefits
    • Life Insurance Policy
    • Long-Term Care Insurance
    • Reverse Mortgage

    For more information about different ways to finance memory care, visit our Memory Care in Nebraska page.


    Free Memory Care Resources in Lancaster County

    Lancaster County and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in a memory care 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 memory care resources in Lancaster County, please visit our Memory Care in Nebraska page.

    Directory of Winners in the Lancaster County Area


    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Lancaster County

    Lancaster County-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in Nebraska are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Nebraska page for more information about these laws.

    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Lancaster County

    • Review of CountryHouse at Pine Lake – Lincoln

      I toured Wife CountryHouse at Pine Lake - Lincoln and I saw a lot of care being given to the residents. The staff had a cheerful attitude and they were on top of things. The food was good, the plac... Read more

      Don
    • Review of The Waterford at Wilderness Hills Memory Care

      The people at The Waterford at Wilderness Hills Memory Care weren't very on top of things. I had an appointment and the person that we spoke to wasn't there, so the person who gave me the tour wasn... Read more

      Don
    • Review of High Plains Alzheimer's Special Care Center

      The individual who gave me the tour of High Plains Alzheimer's Special Care Center was very knowledgeable. It was clean and it looked great. The rooms were an adequate size and had plenty of daylig... Read more

      Don
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