5 Memory Care Facilities in Ottawa County, OK
The average cost of memory care in Ottawa County is $6,000 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,790. Cheaper nearby regions include Delaware County with an average starting cost of $4,975.
To help you with your search, browse the 4 reviews below for memory care facilities in Ottawa County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Ottawa County 3.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Benton County with an average rating of 4.7 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 Ottawa County, call (855) 863-8283.
What to Consider About Memory Care in Ottawa County
Named after the Ottawa Tribe of Oklahoma, Ottawa County is located in the northeastern corner of the state and is home to nearly 32,000 people. Across the state, 64,000 older adults have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, including some of the 18.1% of Ottawa County residents who are age 65 and older. These seniors may benefit from specialized memory care services.
In Oklahoma, these services are offered at select assisted living facilities, five of which are located in Ottawa County. The Long Term Care Services division of the Department of Public Health's Protective Health Services is responsible for licensing all facilities that offer memory care services.
- Budget-conscious seniors may be attracted to Ottawa County's low cost of living. Compared to the U.S. national average of 100, the area is given an index rating of just 76.9, which is also lower than the statewide average of 89.1.
- While temperatures vary greatly throughout Ottawa County, summers are generally hot across the region. Humidity is high year-round, and the area receives a large amount of rainfall, particularly between the months of March and November, which is sometimes accompanied by thunderstorms and extreme weather conditions.
Crime rates in Ottawa County are lower than they are on average nationally. Violent crime is rated 17.7 out of 100, compared to the overall U.S. average of 22.7. While this may offer peace of mind, family members may still want to find out what security policies and procedures a facility has in place.
- Out of a possible 100, with 100 representing the best, the quality of air in Ottawa County is rated 60, which is slightly above the national average. In terms of high ozone days, the region is given an A Grade by the American Lung Association. In fact, Ottawa County cities are tied for 1st place for cleanest metropolitan areas in the country, based on ozone levels, which could be beneficial to seniors with existing respiratory conditions.
Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.
Paying for Memory Care in Ottawa County
Average Monthly Costs
Counties in Oklahoma
Memory Care costs in Ottawa County start around $6,000 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,855 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Ottawa 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 Ottawa 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 Ottawa County
Ottawa 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 Ottawa County, please visit our Memory Care in Oklahoma page.
Directory of Winners in the Ottawa County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Ottawa County
Ottawa 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 Ottawa County, OK
Memory Care near Ottawa County, OK
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Ottawa County
Review of Grand Pines Assisted Living Center
My father is being taken care of very well at Grand Pines. The staff is excellent. The living atmosphere is nice. His room is very nice. It has everything that the residents could need. They have a... Read more
Review of Vista Springs Holland Meadows
This facility is incapable of taking care of more active dementia/Alzheimer's patients. Their knowledge and skills for memory care are lacking. My loved one was a resident for a short period of tim... Read more
Review of Vista Springs Holland Meadows
Place is beautiful staff seemed friendly and kind, we were going to place my mother at this facility, but less then 24 hours before my mother was to move in we received a call stating they could no... Read more