3 Memory Care Facilities in Seminole County, OK
The average cost of memory care in Seminole County is $3,772 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,781.
To help you with your search, browse the 1 review below for memory care facilities in Seminole County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Seminole County 1.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Cleveland County with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Seminole County
Seminole County, Oklahoma, has over 25,000 residents, with 16.1% of those residents being seniors aged 65 or older, the age bracket most likely to experience Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. To care for these seniors, three memory care facilities are located within the county for families to choose from.
In Seminole County and all of Oklahoma, memory care facilities are referred to as assisted living centers and residential care homes. These facilities are licensed by the Department of Health, Protective Health Services, Long-Term Care Services Division.
- Oklahoma does not tax Social Security benefits, although retirement savings account income and pensions are partially taxed. This lower level of taxation could benefit seniors with restrictive memory care budgets.
- Seminole County’s violent crime rate is 24.8, slightly higher than the national average of 22.7, and the property crime rating is 34.8, slightly lower than the national average of 35.4. Seniors and their families may want to ensure that prospective facilities have security precautions in place.
- The cost of living in Seminole County is 76.2, almost 25 points less than the U.S. average of 100. Transportation also ranks lower than the average, but seniors can expect to pay more for healthcare expenses and groceries at 114.6 and 100.8, respectively. Housing in the area is significantly below the average at 29.9, which could be good news to family members hoping to relocate to the county.
- Residents of Seminole County experience hot, humid summers with highs of 84 degrees and colder winters with lows of 27. While the county receives 42 inches of rain each year, 3 inches more than the national average of 39, it only gets 5 inches of snow annually, 21 inches less than the national average of 26. Despite the precipitation, the county still gets 234 sunny days every year. Seniors’ families may want to ask facility staff about protocols they have in place to protect wandering seniors from the elements.
Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.
Paying for Memory Care in Seminole County
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Memory Care costs in Seminole County start around $3,462 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,869 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Seminole 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 Seminole 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 Seminole County
Seminole 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 Seminole County, please visit our Memory Care in Oklahoma page.
Directory of Winners in the Seminole County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Seminole County
Seminole 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.
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Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Seminole County
Review of Brookdale Lake Orienta
My dad was there for 2 months. Every time I went I found him in the same clothes. He became more aggressive and even though we were charged $400 extra for a nurse he was not taking his meds. Then t... Read more