The 5 Best Memory Care Facilities in Norman, OK for 2023
Also serving communities of Shawnee.
There are 5 Memory Care Facilities in the Norman area, with 4 in Norman and 1 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Norman is $6,436 per month. This is higher than the national median of $5,495. Cheaper nearby regions include Oklahoma City with an average starting cost of $5,112.
To help you with your search, browse the 3 reviews below for memory care facilities in Norman. On average, consumers rate memory care in Norman 4.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Oklahoma City with an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped thousands of families find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Norman, call (855) 863-8283.
Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Norman, OK
Rivermont at the Gardens Assisted Liv...
Sooner Station University North Park
Rivermont at the Trails Independent L...
Arbor House Reminisce Center
Wickshire Oklahoma City
What to Consider About Memory Care in Norman
The city of Norman is a suburb of Oklahoma City and has a population of nearly 123,000 people. Roughly 12 percent of Norman residents are at least 65, the age at which Alzheimer's disease becomes more prevalent. The city supports local seniors who have dementia by offering two memory care facilities, and there are another six just outside the city.
In Norman, as in all of Oklahoma, memory care facilities are situated within assisted living centers, which are assisted living facilities that licensed to provide assistance with cognitive orientation and services or care for residents with dementia.
- Any Social Security benefits that seniors receive while residing in Norman are not subject to income tax. While other types of retirement income are taxable, seniors can claim a $10,000 deduction to offset the expense.
- The Norman area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Norman Regional Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Summers in Norman are hot and muggy with mostly clear skies. The highs reach into the mid-90s and the lows are in the mid-70s, which may be a consideration for seniors who prefer cooler temperatures. The coldest month of the year is January when highs are around 50 and the lows are in the 30s.
- The violent crime rate in Norman is slightly lower than the nationwide average. While the property crime rate is several points higher than the national average, it's lower than regional and state averages. On a scale of one to 100, with one representing low crime, violent crime is 29.8 and property crime is rated 42.1, compared to the respective national averages of 31.1 and 38.1. To keep residents safe, memory care facilities have a variety of security measures in place.
Paying for Memory Care in Norman
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Norman start around $6,436 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,663 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care 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 Memory Care in Norman
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in Oklahoma 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 Oklahoma page.
Free Memory Care 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 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 Norman, please visit our Memory Care in Oklahoma page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Norman
Norman-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in Oklahoma are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Oklahoma page for more information about these laws.
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Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Norman
Review of Rivermont at the Gardens Assisted Living and Memory Care
Rivermont Assisted Living and Memory Care was kind of sterile. It's nice, but it was more expensive than others and not as homey. The rooms were clean. It just seemed like a place that all they wer... Read more
Review of Arbor House Reminisce Center
Arbor House Reminisce Center is really nice and clean. They're caring and they have a lot of good qualified help that takes care of my mom and the people. The dining area is really nice and they ea... Read more
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