14 Memory Care Facilities in Tulsa County, OK
The average cost of memory care in Tulsa County is $4,909 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,800.
To help you with your search, browse the 48 reviews below for memory care facilities in Tulsa County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Tulsa County 3.9 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 16 families in Tulsa County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Tulsa County, call (855) 863-8283.
What to Consider About Memory Care in Tulsa County
Tulsa County, in Oklahoma, is home to more than 600,000 residents, 72,856 of whom are seniors aged 65 or older, the most vulnerable age group for Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Oklahoma has 64,000 seniors who have already been diagnosed, a number that’s expected to grow by over 18 percent before 2025. To assist those seniors with cognitive impairments,14 memory care facilities are located in the county, with the majority of them in Tulsa and Broken Arrow.
Throughout Oklahoma, including Tulsa County, memory care facilities are called assisted living centers and residential care homes and are licensed and regulated by the Long-Term Care Services Division of the Department of Health.
- Tulsa County’s crime rates are almost in line with the national averages. The county has a violent crime rate of 20.1, slightly lower than the national average of 22.7, and a property crime rate of 39.8, slightly higher than the national average of 35.4. These crime rates are unlikely to affect seniors in memory care facilities, but it’s always a good idea to ensure that prospective facilities have security measures in place, such as cameras, alarms and self-locking doors.
- Tulsa County has a cost of living of 93.1, slightly lower than the national average of 100. However, transportation and healthcare both rank higher than the average at 106.3 and 110.7, respectively. Seniors and their families looking for memory care facilities in the area might want to keep the higher costs of transportation and healthcare expenses in mind.
- On a scale where 100 represents the locations with the best air quality, Tulsa County has a rank of 39, almost 20 points lower than the national average of 58. Seniors with respiratory issues may find living in Tulsa County stressful.
- Oklahoma is a fairly tax-friendly state, which might be of interest to seniors and their families with tight budgets. Social security benefits are not taxed, although retirement savings account income, public pensions and private pensions are partially taxed.
Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.
Paying for Memory Care in Tulsa County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Tulsa County start around $4,992 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,939 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Tulsa 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 Tulsa 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 Tulsa County
Tulsa 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 Tulsa County, please visit our Memory Care in Oklahoma page.
Directory of Winners in the Tulsa County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Tulsa County
Tulsa 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 Tulsa County
Review of Oxford Glen Memory Care at Owasso
This is a nice looking facility at first glance. They are chronically understaffed and have a very high turnover rate. I have seen neglect that some would consider abusive. Many residents can't fee... Read more
Review of Autumn Leaves of Tulsa
We chose Autumn Leaves of Tulsa for my father. I just like the freedom that they had to roam around for the memory care part, the rooms for 2 beds were still separate, I liked that part, and then t... Read more
Review of Brookdale Tulsa Midtown
I saw Brookdale Tulsa Midtown. It was priced higher, and I didn't like that they didn't have much room for the memory care patients. The dining area was very limited for people with memory care. Th... Read more