19 Memory Care Facilities near Oklahoma City, OK
Also serving communities of Midwest City.
There are 19 Memory Care Facilities in the Oklahoma City area, with 17 in Oklahoma City and 2 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Oklahoma City is $4,942 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Mustang with an average starting cost of $4,375.
To help you with your search, browse the 54 reviews below for memory care facilities in Oklahoma City. On average, consumers rate memory care in Oklahoma City 4.1 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Edmond with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 19 families in Oklahoma City find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Oklahoma City, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Oklahoma City, OK
What to Consider About Memory Care in Oklahoma City
The state capital of Oklahoma City is the largest city in Oklahoma and home to more than half a million people — some living with Alzheimer's disease or other types of dementia. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 11.7 percent of Oklahoma City's residents were estimated to be seniors 65 years of age or older in 2017. For seniors who number among the estimated 60,000 Oklahomans with Alzheimer's disease, Oklahoma City offers fifteen different memory care facilities. Seven more facilities are located in surrounding communities such as Edmond and Norman. Officially, memory care facilities in Oklahoma City and throughout the state fall under the category of assisted living centers. The state's provisions for memory care facilities are the same as those for assisted living centers.
- Seniors who choose a memory care facility in Oklahoma City may benefit from the area's lower than average cost of living. On average, living costs in Oklahoma City are 8.5 percent cheaper than the rest of the country.
- Oklahoma state's tax policies are favorable toward seniors. The state does not tax Social Security income and allows seniors to take a $10,000 deduction toward pension and 401(k) plan withdrawals.
- Seniors living in Oklahoma can expect hot summers with average high temperatures in the 90s and generally mild winters, with January low temperatures averaging 28 degrees Fahrenheit. The city experiences frequent storms, some of which may be severe and could include hail, damaging winds and tornadoes.
- Seniors and their families should be aware that Oklahoma City is not one of the safest cities in Oklahoma. Its rates of both violent and property crimes are above national and state averages. Ninety-three percent of communities in Oklahoma have a lower crime rate than Oklahoma City. A person's odds of being a victim of any type of crime in the city are one in 21.
Paying for Memory Care in Oklahoma City
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Oklahoma
Memory Care costs in Oklahoma City start around $4,660 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 Oklahoma City 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 Oklahoma City
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 Oklahoma City
Oklahoma City 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 Oklahoma City, please visit our Memory Care in Oklahoma page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Oklahoma City
Oklahoma City-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.
Other Options in Oklahoma City, OK
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Oklahoma City
Review of Legend at Rivendell
We loved Legend at Rivendell and we liked how the memory care can walk the hallways. It was like a square so when they turn around they'll eventually find their room. In the middle, there's a reall... Read more
Review of The Mansion at Waterford
We like The Mansion at Waterford because of the price. The reason why I wouldn't give them a 5 is it's an older facility even though it's well maintained, but then on the positive points, it's got ... Read more
Review of Storey Oaks of Oklahoma City
Storey Oaks of Oklahoma City was a new facility, and it was nice and clean. The staff was very, very helpful. We got a complete tour, and they gave us a book on how to help a person with Alzheimer'... Read more