17 Memory Care Facilities in Oklahoma County, OK
The average cost of memory care in Oklahoma County is $4,793 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,795.
To help you with your search, browse the 41 reviews below for memory care facilities in Oklahoma County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Oklahoma County 4.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Cleveland County with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 16 families in Oklahoma County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Oklahoma County, call (855) 863-8283.
What to Consider About Memory Care in Oklahoma County
Oklahoma County, located in central Oklahoma, has a population of 718,633, along with a large senior representation with more than 86,000 of those residents being 65 or older. That age group is so vulnerable that there are already 64,000 Oklahoma seniors who are living with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, a number that’s expected to grow to 76,000 before 2025. To support this growing demographic, there are 18 memory care facilities in the county, with the majority of them being located in Oklahoma City and Edmond.
In Oklahoma County and throughout the state of Oklahoma, memory care facilities are known as residential care homes and assisted living centers. Both are governed by the Department of Health Long-Term Care Services division.
Violent crime rates are low in Oklahoma County, which may put the minds of safety-cautious seniors and their families at ease. The county’s violent crime rate is 19.5 and the property crime rate is 40.2, compared to the national averages of 22.8 and 35.4, respectively.
- Although the cost of living in Oklahoma County is 92.4, lower than the national average of 100, healthcare expenses are higher than the average at 118.5, which could drive up facility costs.
- On a 100-point scale where 100 represents the areas with the best air quality, Oklahoma County has a rank of 51, seven points lower than the national average of 58. Seniors with heart or respiratory conditions may want to take the poorer air quality in the county into consideration when seeking out perspective memory care facilities.
- The weather in Oklahoma County is hot and humid in summers with highs of 94 degrees, and cool and comfortable in the winter with lows rarely dropping below 28. County residents can also expect to enjoy 235 sunny days each year, 30 more than the national average of 205, which might be good news for seniors who enjoy spending a lot of time outdoors participating in supervised activities.
Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.
Paying for Memory Care in Oklahoma County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Oklahoma County start around $4,793 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,905 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Oklahoma 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 Oklahoma County
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 County
Oklahoma 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 Oklahoma County, please visit our Memory Care in Oklahoma page.
Directory of Winners in the Oklahoma County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Oklahoma County
Oklahoma County-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 County, OK
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Oklahoma County
Review of Touchmark at Coffee Creek
My mother was at Touchmark at Coffee Creek. I was happy overall with the care that she was receiving. However, it became cost-prohibitive. The staff was very caring. Overall, I was happy with them.... Read more
Review of Autumn Leaves of Edmond
Autumn Leaves of Edmond is a lovely community. It is relatively new. What I did not like about them was that I felt the residents were able to wander a little bit. The staff seemed very friendly an... Read more
Review of Brookdale Oklahoma City Southwest
I liked Brookdale Oklahoma City Southwest. I put my moms name on the waiting list. It was very nice and clean. They had a big open area in the middle for the residents. However, in hindsight, it w... Read more