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Assisted Living in Lincoln, Nebraska

Lincoln is the capital and second-largest city of Nebraska (after Omaha) in the southeastern part of the state. Out of 291,082 residents, approximately 13.4% or 39,000 are seniors, attracted by a lower cost of living that is about 7% below the national average, excellent medical facilities and many recreational activities. Proximity to the University of Nebraska and a booming local economy means that Lincoln is growing and an exciting place to live.

Assisted living facilities support seniors who can no longer live independently and need some help with day-to-day tasks, such as personal care, housekeeping and transportation. Seniors in the Lincoln area pay an average of $4,715 per month for assisted living care, which is above the Nebraska average of $4,076.

This guide offers an introduction to assisted living in Lincoln. It includes information about monthly care costs, the pros and cons of retiring in the city and free local resources available to support seniors.

21 Assisted Living communities in Lincoln, NE | 19 nearby communities

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1. Bailey Pointe Assisted Living at Van Dorn

7208 Van Dorn Street, Lincoln, NE, 68506

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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2. AVIVA Woodlands

9421 Gable Pines Road, Lincoln, NE, 68520

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 946-6888

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3. Bickford of Lincoln

4451 Old Cheney Road, Lincoln, NE, 68516

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 956-0235

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4. The Residence At Gramercy

6800 A Street, Lincoln, NE, 68510

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 975-4278

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Eastmont, Lincoln, NE

5. Eastmont

6315 O St, Lincoln, NE, 68510

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 981-1799

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Legacy Terrace Retirement Community, Lincoln, NE

6. Legacy Terrace Retirement Community

5700 Fremont Street, Lincoln, NE, 68507

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 983-0331

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Yankee Hill Village Home, Lincoln, NE

7. Yankee Hill Village Home

8401 S. 33rd St., Lincoln, NE, 68516

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 984-3845

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Grand Lodge at the Preserve, Lincoln, NE

8. Grand Lodge at the Preserve

4400 South 80th St., Lincoln, NE, 68516

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 828-9665

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The Legacy , Lincoln, NE

9. The Legacy

5600 Pioneers Blvd, Lincoln, NE, 68506

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 843-7557

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The Waterford at College View, Lincoln, NE

10. The Waterford at College View

4848 South 48th Street, Lincoln, NE, 68516

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 853-5446

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Pemberly Place, Lincoln, NE

11. Pemberly Place

7655 Archer Pl, Lincoln, NE, 68516

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 867-8105

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12. Gateway Vista

225 N 56th Street, Lincoln, NE, 68504

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 874-4734

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The Waterford at Williamsburg, Lincoln, NE

13. The Waterford at Williamsburg

3940 Pine Lake Road, Lincoln, NE, 68516

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 876-4096

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Orchard Park, Lincoln, NE

14. Orchard Park

3110 S 48th St, Lincoln, NE, 68506

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 881-2933

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Serenity Place, Lincoln, NE

15. Serenity Place

4520 N 56th St, Lincoln, NE, 68504

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 892-7839

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Haven Manor #3, Lincoln, NE

16. Haven Manor #3

455 S 25th St, Lincoln, NE, 68510

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 897-5038

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Prescott Place Inc, Lincoln, NE

17. Prescott Place Inc

4603 Prescott Ave, Lincoln, NE, 68506

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 949-3278

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Our Homes, Lincoln, NE

18. Our Homes

2445 R St, Lincoln, NE, 68503

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 987-3784

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Bel-Air Home, Lincoln, NE

19. Bel-Air Home

2328 A St, Lincoln, NE, 68502

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 996-2447

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Charles Senior Housing, Lincoln, NE

20. Charles Senior Housing

1933 G St, Lincoln, NE, 68510

Residential Care

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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Malone Manor, Lincoln, NE

21. Malone Manor

737 N 22nd St, Lincoln, NE, 68503

Residential Care

Call for Pricing (866) 946-6888

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What is Assisted Living?

Hundreds of thousands of American seniors utilize assisted living, a figure that is only growing. For these seniors, assisted living combines residential housing,assistance in daily activities, and some healthcare. These communities also strive to provide an atmosphere that is comfortable and engaging for their residents… Read More >

COVID-19 Rules and Restrictions for Assisted Living in Lincoln

COVID-19 restrictions and rules for Assisted Living Facilities are typically set by the state – to see the rules in your state, you can read our guide to Assisted Living in Nebraska. Keep in mind that there may be other policies that communities put in place to protect their residents, so you should contact your local community for more information. Additionally, you can contact your local Area Agency on Aging to learn more – find contact information here.

Paying For Assisted Living in Lincoln

The average cost of assisted living in Lincoln is $4,715 per month, but this can vary depending on location and services provided. While less expensive than nursing home facilities, assisted living settings can offer luxurious living with on-site medical and memory care or limited amenities for more independent seniors. 

The Cost of Assisted Living in Lincoln 

On average, assisted living care in Lincoln is $639 higher than the statewide cost of $4,076 and $215 higher than the national average of $4,500 according to the 2021 Genworth Cost of Care Survey.

$4715

Lincoln

$4076

Nebraska

$4500

The United States

Assisted living costs in other cities vary. The monthly median cost in Omaha is on par with Lincoln at $4,652. Average costs are much lower at $2,906 in the smaller community of Grand Island to the west. In the nearby just-out-of-state cities of Sioux City, Iowa, and Manhattan, Kansas, average costs for assisted living average $4,148 and $5,398, respectively. And in neighboring Cheyenne, Wyoming, monthly average costs for assisted living are $5,538.

$4715

Lincoln

$4652

Omaha area

$2906

Grand Island

$4148

Sioux City, IA

$5398

Manhattan, KS

$5538

Cheyenne,WY

How to Get Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Lincoln

Paying for assisted living in Nebraska

More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living

Since not everyone can afford to pay for assisted living out-of-pocket, it’s important to find alternative methods to help make assisted living more affordable. Some of these options include:

  • Veterans Benefits
  • Life Insurance Policy
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Reverse Mortgage

For more information about your options for making assisted living more affordable, visit our guide to Assisted Living in Nebraska.

Lincoln Assisted Living Resources

Resource Contact Service 
Aging Partners(402)
441-7070
The Area Agency on Aging in Lincoln is known as Aging Partners and offers extensive resources, including access to information and referrals, legal services, help with Medicaid waivers and home-delivered meals. Other programs are delivered through senior centers located across the city, including the NeighborLNK program, designed to facilitate personal connections by directly linking volunteers with seniors for extra support during the pandemic.
UNMC Health Clinics(402)
559-4000
The University of Nebraska Medical Center Health Clinic in nearby Omaha offers free services to people aged 60 and over. Clinics are conducted at specific times and include comprehensive foot care; blood glucose, blood pressure, cholesterol and osteoporosis screenings; ear wax removal and health promotion education. The University is a leader in geriatric health care for the entire state and country.
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services State Unit on Aging(402) 471-2307Hotline: (800) 652-1999The Unit on Aging has a wealth of resources, including lists of local senior centers and care providers in Lincoln and the state. Other services aimed at seniors include online fitness and education sessions and a hotline for adult protective services.
Aging and Disability Resource Center(402)
441-7070
Hosted by the Aging Partners program, a local branch of the ADRC helps senior residents with information and counseling on a wide range of topics, including care providers and facilities, nutrition education and medical and legal issues.
Bridge to Better Living(402) 802-3301This organization offers a free resource listing for seniors in Lincoln and provides a consultation service for seniors relocating to assisted living.
AARP NebraskaOnlineThe local chapter of American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) offers seniors online information on a range of topics, including COVID-specific advice and assistance for veterans and their families.

Lincoln Assisted Living Laws and Regulations

Assisted Living Facilities in the Lincoln area are required to follow a set of rules and regulations that are determined at the state level. For an overview of those rules and regulations, see the information below. For more specific information, talk with your local community or Area Agency on Aging.

Laws and regulations for assisted living in Nebraska