Independent Living Communities near Lincoln, NE

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Our dedicated local Lincoln, NE advisors have helped 1932 families make the right choice for their needs. Get full details, pricing and read 234 reviews of our hand-picked communities. Typically prices range from $1500 to $6900 per month.

If you are looking for independent living in the city of Lincoln in Lancaster County, Nebraska, then you can expect to find a wide variety of choices in a vibrant and active city full of activities and sites to enjoy. With an extensive public transportation system, Lincoln seniors can get downtown for a nice brunch or lunch at one of Lincoln's many downtown restaurants and then head off for a day of shopping at either the Gateway or Southpointe shopping malls. You can also catch a movie at one of the four major movie theaters in the city. Choosing independent living in Lincoln will allow you to keep up your active lifestyle without all of the responsibilities of managing your family home. The next step is to find the independent retirement community in Lincoln that is the right fit for you.

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Senior housing types near Lincoln, NE

  • Malone Manor

    Malone Manor

    737 N 22nd St, Lincoln, NE 68503
    (4)
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    Malone Manor is an affordable, older adults housing community. It's 50-unit, three-story senior living community is set amidst a lovely park-like setting. Directly across the street is a popular city park, boasting many trails for hikers and bicyclists alike. The Joanne Maxey Senior Center (right...

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  • Gateway Vista

    Gateway Vista

    225 N 56th St, Lincoln, NE 68504
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    Gateway Vista’s rich history and deep roots are fundamental to the vibrant social and active senior living, health and rehabilitation community that exists today. From delicious meals to individualized clinical and therapy services, Gateway Vista is dedicated to providing the highest standards of...

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  • Gramercy Hill

    Gramercy Hill

    6800 A St, Lincoln, NE 68510
    (28)
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    Stop and smell the flowers at Gramercy Hill, offering Independent Living and Assisted Living services in Lincoln, Nebraska. Located on 6 acres of luscious gardens and floral walking paths, our community invites residents to enjoy comfort and relaxation while taking advantage of exceptional services....

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  • Brentwood Estates

    Brentwood Estates

    1111 South 70th Street, Lincoln, NE 68510
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    Brentwood Estates provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Built within beautiful, landscaped grounds in a peaceful corner of Lincoln, you'll love coming home to Brentwood Estates. Residents enjoy the convenience of being located just minutes from the state's...

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  • Savannah Pines Retirement Resort

    Savannah Pines Retirement Resort

    3900 Pine Lake Road, Lincoln, NE 68516
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    Savannah Pines Retirement is Lincoln, NE's Premier independent living community. Savannah Pines Retirement Resort comprises 119 apartments for adults 55 and over — including studio apartments, one,  two, and three bedroom suites and a variety of floor plans. Savannah Pines Retirement...

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  • The Grand Lodge at the Preserve a CCRC

    The Grand Lodge at the Preserve a CCRC

    4400 S 80th St, Lincoln, NE 68516
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    Grand Lodge is located in the beautiful Preserve neighborhood near great shopping and restaurants. Our apartments are the most spacious in Lincoln and we have a very friendly, down-to-earth feel to our community. One of the main benefits Grand Lodge at The Preserve offers is Life Care. We are...

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  • Yankee Hill Village

    Yankee Hill Village

    8401 S 33rd St., Lincoln, NE 68516
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    With a perfect location, Immanuel’s Clark Jeary is your answer for retirement living in south Lincoln. Clark Jeary’s care options include independent living, assisted living and for those affected by Alzheimer’s and dementia, compassionate memory support. Offering one-level living that provides...

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  • Charles Senior Housing

    1933 G St., Lincoln, NE 68510
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    Charles Senior Housing is a senior housing community situated in Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska. Tucked between the capitol and the city county buildings one gets a tree top view of the Lincoln. Its location provides a suburb feel as residents can easily access a nearby shopping mall that has...

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  • Chatelaine Residences

    6201 Normal Blvd, Lincoln, NE 68506
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    Chatelaine Residences is a senior living community that is located in Lincoln, NE. Lincoln is the capital city of Nebraska and is the second most populous city in all of Nebraska. Chatelaine Residences is conveniently located nearby local shopping, entertainment and dining. Although the city is very...

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  • Pemberly Place

    7655 Archer Place, Lincoln, NE 68516
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  • Kinship Pointe Seward

    Kinship Pointe Seward

    500 Heartland Park Dr, Seward, NE 68434
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    Our quaint community has almost 100 senior apartments and the entire community is located on one level, so you’ll have easy access to all of our amenities. Your home is your space. That’s why you have several floor plans to choose from. With a private bathroom, a kitchen and plenty of window light,...

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  • The Kensington Beatrice

    The Kensington Beatrice

    105 N 6th St, Beatrice, NE 68310
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    The Paddock Hotel was first built by U.S. Senator Algernon S. Paddock in 1887, and then rebuilt in 1924. For decades, The Paddock served as the elegant hub of Beatrice society. Placed on the National Register of Historic Places, The Paddock was lovingly restored as The Kensington in 1989....

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  • Walnut Grove Retirement Resort

    Walnut Grove Retirement Resort

    4901 South 153rd Street, Omaha, NE 68137
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    Walnut Grove Retirement is Omaha's Premier independent living community. Walnut Grove Retirement Resort comprises 129 apartments for adults 55 and over — including studio apartments, one,  two, and three bedroom suites and a variety of floor plans. Walnut Grove Retirement is an...

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  • Maple Ridge Retirement Resort

    Maple Ridge Retirement Resort

    3525 North 167th Circle, Omaha, NE 68116
    (15)
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    At Maple Ridge Retirement Resort, we offer a variety of community features. Residents can enjoy regular off-site adventures and excursions. Cats and dogs are allowed in private quarters. We love to accommodate visiting guests, meals included. Dining includes restaurant-style dining, private dining...

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  • The Meriwether-La Vista

    The Meriwether-La Vista

    8140 S 97th Plaza, La Vista, NE 68128
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    Home is more than just a building or an address, it’s a feeling. Of comfort, security, happiness and joy. At The Meriwether, our goal is to make you feel right at home. The Meriwether is home to individuals with varying levels of support needs. We offer three levels of residency: Carefree Living,...

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  • Remington Heights Retirement

    Remington Heights Retirement

    12606 W Dodge Rd, Omaha, NE 68154
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    Remington Heights Retirement in Omaha, Nebraska, is the ideal community for seniors seeking an active and rewarding retirement. Offering both independent living and assisted living, Remington Heights focuses on providing each resident with an enriching lifestyle. With delicious meal options, an...

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  • Nye Square

    Nye Square

    655 W 23rd St, Fremont, NE 68025
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    Nye Square is alive with fun, family and friendship: neighbors and friends sharing a sweet shop rendezvous, playing games, assembling puzzles, strolling in the courtyard and watching the big game in Pete’s Place. We offer independent and assisted living apartments. We are committed to delivering...

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  • Rolling Hills Ranch

    Rolling Hills Ranch

    4324 North 132nd Street, Omaha, NE 68164
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    Rolling Hills Ranch provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Built on beautifully landscaped grounds in a quiet suburb of Omaha, you'll love the elegance of our facilities, friendly staff and the convenience of being close to the amenities of the nearby city. We're...

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  • Crown Pointe

    Crown Pointe

    2820 S 80th St, Omaha, NE 68124
    (28)
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    Discover the good life at Crown Pointe, where the most sought after Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care services in Omaha, Nebraska, can be found in abundance. Our warm and inviting community is filled with potential friends and comforts to help residents enjoy every moment of their...

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  • The Arboretum an Immanuel Community

    The Arboretum an Immanuel Community

    8141 Farnam Drive, Omaha, NE 68114
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    FREE Enhanced Cable: The Arboretum provides free cable with up to 104 channels including the Big Ten Network, ESPN and Hallmark channels. Each resident also receive two mini cable boxes. Additional boxes are available for a small fee from the cable provider.

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  • Richmont Senior Living

    Richmont Senior Living

    702 Fort Crook Rd S, Bellevue, NE 68005
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    Proudly serving the Bellevue community for over 13 years,we have genuine affection for our residents. Come see why Richmont Village is the best and most affordable Independent Living in he area. There is no reason to spend your retirement years alone and inactive. If you are an active senior it's a...

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  • Pioneer Manor

    Pioneer Manor

    123 S. 11th Street, Geneva, NE 68361
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    Pioneer Manor is a three-story building with lush trees on the west side and pine shrubbery at both entrances. The interior has an elevator, coin laundry and 20 one-bedroom units. Each apartment is approximately 540 square feet with individual heating and cooling, an electric range and a...

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  • Fairbury 23 Apartments

    Fairbury 23 Apartments

    720 J Street, Fairbury, NE 68352
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    Fairbury 23 Apartments is a former high school that has been renovated into apartments for low-income seniors, and is on the National Register of Historic Places. Trophy cases along the hallways display memorabilia of former students, some of who are now residents. Much of the original woodwork...

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  • Camelot Village

    Camelot Village

    1105 South Third Street, Council Bluffs, IA 51503
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    CAMELOT VILLAGE is located in Council Bluffs, Iowa, and is made up of units including 29 one-bedroom and 7 efficiency apartments. Four of these units are designed specifically for physically handicapped persons. Apartment amenities include a shower with tub, safety rails in bathroom, electric...

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  • Risen Son Christian Village

    Risen Son Christian Village

    3000 Risen Son Blvd, Council Bluffs, IA 51503
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    At Risen Son Christian Village, we care about you, your family and your future. Think of us as a "one-stop" retirement community. We offer spacious independent living options and wonderful amenities, as well as several levels of additional care when a resident's needs may change. Our highly trained...

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  • The Rose of Council Bluffs

    The Rose of Council Bluffs

    2306 Sherwood Dr., Council Bluffs, IA 51503
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    1- and 2-BR affordable assisted living in spacious private apartments with 24-hour monitoring and assisted living services available on-site; social programming in beautifully appointed community areas, including central dining. Attractive landscaped grounds include patios, water features, and...

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  • The Meadows

    The Meadows

    500 S 18th St, Norfolk, NE 68701
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    Life is full at The Meadows, where friends share ice cream parlor treats, stroll the beautiful enclosed courtyard, enjoy our beautiful sunroom, play games or cozy into their own peaceful apartment homes. We offer independent and assisted living apartments in Norfolk, Nebraska. Enjoy peace of mind...

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  • Loess Hills Estates

    711 Nuckolls St., Glenwood, IA 51534
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    Loess Hills Estates has been around and providing excellent care since 1961. This is a place that offers many different living situations for residents. Located in Glenwood, IA this is a place that can provide the relaxed environment that many people are looking for in the retirement years. This is...

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  • Realife of Columbus

    3600 30th Street, Columbus, NE 68601
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    The Realife of Columbus is an independent living community for seniors in vibrant Columbus, Nebraska. The centrally located residence is near all the convenient necessities including, shops, banks and restaurants. Columbus is located in Platte County and is a great place to live and an inviting...

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  • Prairie Village Retirement Center

    Prairie Village Retirement Center

    3000 39th Avenue, Columbus, NE 68601
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  • Gold Crest Retirement Center

    200 Levi Ln, Adams, NE 68301
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Lincoln, Nebraska

Independent Living

Independent Living Communities offer seniors a convenient equilibrium between an independent lifestyle and not having to worry about chores. Meals, recreational activities and housekeeping duties are taken care of while you are able to use your time as you wish. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy the opportunity to be among peers, surrounded by others of similar age groups and interests. Within the individual units, residents have access to a private living space and a full kitchen, and can even live with a companion if they choose. While policies differ between communities, numerous residences allow cats and dogs as well. If medical or nursing care is desired, residents may always enlist the services of private care providers. There are an assortment of advantages and costs to keep in mind while deciding on an independent living community. It is important to figure out if these amenities are covered in the plan: Waiting list deposit, private phone, utilities, laundry, cable TV, housekeeping, transportation, and field trips. The benefits and amenities that pertain to independent living include security guards, healthcare center, private rental hall, beauty salon & barber shop, restaurant-style dining hall, golf course, fitness center & swimming pool, and concierge services.

Cost of Living

Cost of living can be a big influence in deciding which destination is the best fit for your family. Lincoln has a cost of living index of 95.6 where a rating of 100 is the average score, and any score under 100 is cheaper than the national average. Lincoln has a grocery index of around 92.9. Lincoln has a median home value of about $156,191 and the median cost of rent is $1,063 per month. The rent burden for Lincoln is about 16.9% of the average person's monthly income.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

For many seniors, weather and climate are often the most significant factors in determining a care destination. On average, Lincoln has a humidity level of roughly 69%. Humidity ratings reach their peak in January at around 72%. Lincoln has a hot-summer humid continental type of climate. Monthly, Lincoln gets approximately 3 inches of precipitation. The most rain normally happens in May with an average of 6 inches during the month. In terms of snow fall Lincoln gets an average of 25.60 inches of snow per year. During the summertime, Lincoln is approximately 76F. The summer high temperature rises to approximately 92F in July. The summer low drops to around 61F during June. During winter, the temperature drops to about 28F. The winter high will rise to about 43F during the month of February. The lowest winter temperature gets to roughly 13 F in the month of January. On average, the air quality index rating in Lincoln is around 28.7. The average air quality conditions are rated as good. The air quality index rating reaches its highest in December at around 48.0.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

Proximity to hospitals is an important factor in selecting the right destination for you or your loved one. In total, there are 5 hospitals located in Lincoln which offer emergency services and other healthcare. The top hospitals in Lincoln include Chi Health Nebraska Heart, Bryan Medical Center, and Chi Health St Elizabeth.

Demographics and Values

During the previous presidential election, 9.4% voted for a third party candidate, 45.2% voted Republican, and 45.4% voted Democrat in Lancaster county. Demographically, Lincoln is 0.6% Native American, 85.3% white, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 7.3% Hispanic, 4.6% Asian, 4.4% black, 1.7% other or not specified, and 3.3% mixed race. Of the population of Lincoln 22.2% have a high-school diploma, 13.6% have a graduate degree, and 37.8% have a college degree. In Lincoln, 8.8% do not have health insurance, 15.1% live in poverty, 71.4% participate in the labor force, and 10.8% have some form of disability. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Lincoln 15.3% practice Catholicism, 10.0% are Lutherans, and 7.0% are Methodists. In Lincoln, 52.1% are nonbelievers. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Lincoln, out of the total population 0.2% practice Judaism, 0.3% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.2% practice Islam. Based on gender, 49.9% are female and 50.1% are male. The median age of Lincoln is 32 years old. In Lincoln, 22.9% of the population are over the age of 55, 9.5% are over the age of 60, 4.7% are over the age of 70, and 3.3% are over the age of 80. In Lincoln, 6.6% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Lincoln is considered neutral to members of the LGBTQ+ community. The current population of Lincoln is growing at a rate of 0.010%. Lincoln has a population density of 1,159 people per square mile. In terms of crime, Lincoln has 34.0 property crimes per 1000 residents and 5.6 violent crimes per 1000 residents.

State Information

An overview of Nebraska

Out of a national average of 100, Nebraska has a cost of living index rating of 93, a grocery index rating of 96, and a housing index rating of 81. Nebraska is ranked 9th in quality of life and 27th in healthcare. The state of Nebraska has 93 hospitals and 42 health centers, providing care to a population of 1,941,032. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Columbus Community Hospital, Chi Health Nebraska Heat, and Methodist Hospital. The natural beauty of Nebraska is ranked 27th in the nation.

Social demographics of the state

In terms of diversity, Nebraska ranks 26th in the nation. During the latest presidential election, 59% voted for the Republican candidate while 34% voted for the Democratic candidate. In Nebraska, 39% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 2,860 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-25%, Mainline Protestant-24%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Nebraska there are 147 masonic lodges. The state has a median age of 37 and 28% of its population being over the age of 55.

State-wide weather information

Nebraska experiences an average humidity rating of about 66%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 74%. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 5.31 inches. On average, the state receives 2.10 inches of precipitation a month. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 72F. The average high summer temperature is around 92F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 49F in the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Nebraska drops to around 72F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 47F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 6F in the month of January. On average, Nebraska has an air quality index rating of around 31.5 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of August with a rating of around 40.9 AQI. While residents of Nebraska mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Nebraska can include tornadoes, floods, and and earthquakes (high).

Wildlife to be found in Nebraska

The state of Nebraska has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of yellow (ponderosa) pine, goldenrod, yellow ladyslipper, and wild rose. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the whooping cranes, the bob cats, the white-tailed deer, or the peregrine falcons. The state animal of Nebraska is the the white-tailed deer.