12 Memory Care Facilities in Lincoln, NE
The average cost of memory care in Lincoln is $5,767 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Elkhorn with an average starting cost of $5,720.
To help you with your search, browse the 43 reviews below for memory care facilities in Lincoln. On average, consumers rate memory care in Lincoln 4.4 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 7 families in Lincoln find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Lincoln, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Lincoln, NE
What to Consider About Memory Care in Lincoln
As the capital of Nebraska, Lincoln has all the big-city amenities seniors could need. Regular performances offered at the Lied Center are a great option for supervised outings for seniors who require memory care. When they aren't taking advantage of engaging activities in the city, seniors have a choice of 10 memory care facilities in the area to call home.
Memory care facilities are governed under assisted living facility laws and are licensed and regulated by the Nebraska Division of Public Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Licensure and Regulation.
- Lincoln's cooler climate might be uncomfortable for seniors who are sensitive to the cold. The average high temperature in July only reaches 88 degrees Fahrenheit, and January lows dip down to 14 degrees. The area sees 26 inches of snow each year and around 31 inches of rain.
- The Nebraska area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Bryan Medical Center and CHI Health St. Elizabeth, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- On a scale where 100 is the safest, Lincoln has a crime index score of 13, so family members are encouraged to take precautions for the safety of their loved ones requiring memory care. Although the crime rate in Lincoln is higher than the national average, it comes in lower when compared to other communities of similar size. The combination of violent and property crimes occur at a rate of one in 28 residents.
- The cost of living in Lincoln, when compared to the U.S. average of 100, is 95.6, so seniors may enjoy some savings. Every category sits below the national average except health care, which comes in at 20 percent higher.
Paying for Memory Care in Lincoln
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Lincoln start around $5,617 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,053 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Lincoln 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 Lincoln
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 Lincoln
Lincoln 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 Lincoln, please visit our Memory Care in Nebraska page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Lincoln
Lincoln-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.
Other Options in Lincoln, NE
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Lincoln
Review of CountryHouse at Pine Lake – Lincoln
My mother has moved into CountryHouse at Pine Lake - Lincoln Memory Care, and everything is going along great. People there are really nice. The room is good size, and we had to furnish it. That wa... Read more
Review of High Plains
We toured High Plains Memory Care, and it was fine. The man who gave us the tour was very nice. It just reminded me more of what I would call a nursing home. When we walked in, there were a lot of ... Read more
Review of Independence House at Northview
I chose the Independence House at Northview because of the staff and the size of the facility. It is a smaller home and the staff really impresses me. Since my dad arrived, I have seen marked diffe... Read more