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There are a total of 420 senior housing options in Nebraska. Some people may refer to them as Nebraska senior apartments or Nebraska 55+ apartments while others may think of them as Nebraska senior living communities. Costs for senior housing vary in Nebraska, depending on how luxurious the apartment complex / senior community is, as well as what area the apartments are located in. Senior living complexes in Nebraska may include both independent living apartments without any additional services, as well as assisted living apartments that help Nebraska residents with daily living activities. There are both low-income or income based and other apartments for seniors in Nebraska. Older adult apartments in Nebraska may also be part of larger Nebraska continuing care facilities. Many senior living apartments in Nebraska are pet friendly. If you are wondering, how do I find senior apartments near me in Nebraska, please use our Nebraska senior housing locator above or browse by city / county below.

Nebraska may not be a place that tends to jump out for some seniors when they are looking for a new senior apartment to spend the retirement years of their life, yet you should think twice before going elsewhere. Nebraska has a very low cost of living and is generally ranked in the Top 10 for states that represent an overall well-being. It seems that most residents here, long-time or new, enjoy the slower pace and conservative attitudes of the area, as well as more open land and low traffic.

Where are the best senior living apartments in Nebraska? The vast majority of the state is wide open agricultural farm or ranch land; however, the eastern portion of the state has some bigger cities and communities. Lincoln and Omaha are two decent size cities that have a fair share of entertainment, food, drink, shopping variety and senior housing.

Nebraska Senior Condos & Housing Complexes

Due to the lower cost of living, expect the dollar to travel further in Nebraska, senior apartments and condos notwithstanding. The extra money has been pumped into some newer independent living facilities with top of the line amenities that are modern and very clean.

Nebraska prides itself on being a friendly state with plenty of hospitality. Here you can expect to find great management, friendly staff at some of the bigger senior housing complexes in Nebraska along with detailed security personnel.

The state is very low on crime which makes it not only an attractive, but safe and secure place to live in. Senior communities are often tight-knit, meaning that an abundance of activities and events specially designed for seniors will be organized throughout the year. You likely will not be bored for too long, as there is always something to do or a new friend to be made!

Affordable Nebraska Senior Living Apartments

Are you looking to rent a new apartment or condo in Nebraska that is part of an exclusive senior citizen community? Becoming a member of one of these facilities is a great opportunity to socialize and enjoy life in retirement.

Nebraska is divided into two main regions: The Great Plains and Dissected Till Plains. The Dissected Till plains have more rolling hills and contain its two largest cities -Omaha and Lincoln. Meanwhile, the Great Plains have tiny farm communities and far less senior citizen living options than the east.

The Great Plains tend to cost more as Nebraska senior apartments for rent in this region start at $1,200 and go up to $2,900. The average cost for the state for senior living is $2,200 -- right about at the national average. Nebraska affordable senior living exists in certain parts of the east and begins at $1,100 per month.

Pet-friendly Senior Living for Nebraska Seniors on Fixed Income

It might be assumed that many people that live in Nebraska are animal lovers with all the livestock around, and they would be correct. Most Nebraska senior housing is catered to support residents with pets, whether you have dogs, cats or other types of small animals. It’s always a good idea to check with a facility’s policy to make sure they will allow the animal as well as any costs associated with having pets. Some properties require an additional deposit at the time you sign the lease and may have an added monthly fee with the general rent. 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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