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Nebraska is a great place for seniors for a variety of reasons. The smaller state in America’s heartland provides a slower pace of living with conservative values and friendly, caring staff at Nebraska nursing homes. The cost of living is also cheaper in Nebraska, as the state routinely ranks in the Top 10 among being the most affordable.

Nebraska skilled nursing facilities may not have crack the Top 10 last year, yet the state was very close in terms of quality long term care and short-term care or rehabilitation. Long term care in Nebraska is well regarded for its clean, orderly facilities along with professional, friendly and caring staff. All in all, Nebraska nursing homes have a ton going for them in the positive direction.

Nebraska Nursing Home Costs

What can you expect to pay for such high-quality service? The average semi-private room at a Nebraska nursing home is approximately $170 per day. The number is well below the national average of $225 per day. It means that you or a loved one at a Nebraska skilled nursing facility could save $55 per day on average. When you do the math, that is over $1,600 per month and nearly $20,000 per year in savings!

The projected yearly average cost for high quality Nebraska long term care is just over $62,000 per year. Affordable nursing homes in Nebraska deliver some of the best rates in the country without sacrificing high quality service or amenities.

Are you seeking a private room at a Nebraska nursing home instead? For a private room expect to pay around $185 per day, or $67,160 per year. Like the semi-private room median average, private rooms in the state are considerably lower than the national average. The value here is exceptional.

Nebraska Nursing Home / Skilled Nursing - Amenities

When deciding on a retirement home in Nebraska the most common question visitors ask is what kind of amenities can we expect? Good question. You or your loved one deserve to get phenomenal care as well as amenities for the steep price tag that is associated with nursing homes in Nebraska.

The top-rated skilled nursing facilities in Nebraska include several great care-related features including routine checkups, added security measures, med management, 24/7 monitoring (even overnight) and other medical services.

In addition to enhanced medical care, residents are also treated to at least three quality meals per day, with special accommodations made for certain nutritional or religious needs and opportunities to socialize inside the dining hall.

Regularly scheduled activities also provide ample opportunities to remain mentally and physically active as well as for making some really great new friends. Staff at the best Nebraska nursing homes are also friendly, courteous, respectful and caring.

Even at the more expensive regions of Nebraska (such as Omaha), nursing homes in Nebraska are far cheaper than the national average. In fact, Nebraska ranks around tenth in terms of affordability of all short-term care and long-term care facilities.

Nebraska nursing homes can provide a number of advanced services including care for chronic diseases, cognitive disabilities and post-stroke or heart attack recovery.

There are a total of 215 nursing homes in Nebraska that Nebraska senior citizen residents can take advantage of. Nebraska nursing facilities can be part of larger nursing care communities, including continuing care, dementia or Alzheimer's care communities. Most skilled nursing facilities in Nebraska will provide older adults with both long term care as well as short term rehabilitative nursing care. Most Nebraska nursing homes accept Medicaid and all will accept private pay. All nursing facilities throughout Nebraska state that you can locate through Senior Guidance are officially licensed by Medicare. 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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