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Oklahoma Memory Care Facilities

“The Sooner State” is located in the middle of the United States, though it is more representative of the southern U.S. than the Midwest in terms of culture and prices for senior living. Oklahoma memory care communities provide a solid mixture of affordable prices, several different services and amenities, and highly trained dementia caregiver staff.

Memory Care in Oklahoma - Cheapest & Most Expensive Places

Oklahoma dementia care homes are moderately priced and comparable to many other states in the south and Midwest. Oklahoma does not have quite the same demand as Texas for senior living, yet has many of the same characteristics that make Texas such a prime destination for the elderly.

The Top 6 Most Affordable Cities for Memory Care in Oklahoma are:

  1. Lawton, OK                       $3,925
  2. Broken Arrow, OK             $4,345
  3. Tulsa, OK                         $4,910
  4. Oklahoma City, OK           $4,920         
  5. Norman, OK                      $5,035
  6. Edmond, OK                     $5,310

The Top 7 Most Affordable Counties in Oklahoma for Memory Care based on Monthly Median Average:

  1. Seminole County, OK        $3,710         
  2. Rogers County, OK           $4,420
  3. Oklahoma County, OK       $4,825
  4. Tulsa County, OK              $4,925         
  5. Delaware County, OK        $5,390
  6. Cleveland County, OK       $5,880
  7. Ottawa County, OK           $6,425         

Oklahoma Dementia & Alzheimer’s Care - Services

Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia are ever-changing cognitive disabilities. Individuals diagnosed with these types of diseases (along with the people that care for them) report varying moods and behaviors. Some days seem very normal and pleasantly uneventful, while others are very negative and challenging for the caregiver. Loved ones therefore assume a very big and taxing role of taking care of a loved one with dementia or Alzheimer’s. Specially trained dementia staff is prepared, willing and ready to handle the numerous challenges and difficulties related to these diseases.

First and foremost, the top dementia care homes in Oklahoma must put the resident first and understand their specific needs. Dementia is a very individualistic problem as each day can present different challenges along with achievements. While there is no known cure for Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia, the right setting can help stabilize and even subtly improve some conditions and symptoms of the disease.

Therefore, Oklahoma Alzheimer’s care homes prefer to promote self-esteem and restoring dignity for residents that may be frustrated and troubled about their current setbacks. The caregivers are available 24-hours a day to help monitor, provide encouragement, help with daily activities, and provide a loving and supportive community for family members.

The buildings are highly functional and accessible for residents with dementia. The large halls with handrails can help residents move around the facility alone or with assistance from staff. The color-coded walls or other helpful indicators can assist individuals with not getting confused or lost. Along with an indoor day room or lounge, many Oklahoma Alzheimer’s homes also feature private outdoor patio seating and gardens.

Do you have questions about what specific features and amenities a provider offers? Along with making a phone call, families should also schedule an appointment to meet with management and get a personal tour of the facility.

SeniorGuidance.org provides comprehensive resources on various senior living options, including: assisted living facilities, senior living communities, nursing homes, independent living communities, continuing care retirement communities (CCRC) and all other long term senior care options, including memory care such as Alzheimer's or Dementia.

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