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If you’re considering moving your loved one into a Lincoln nursing home, our senior living advisors can help. The term “nursing home” is often used interchangeably with assisted living or other senior housing options; but a nursing home is a skilled nursing facility for individuals with serious, debilitating short- or long-term health issues. So even the best nursing homes in Lincoln, NE may not be right for seniors who don’t require round-the-clock care.

We can help you determine if a skilled nursing facility in Lincoln or another care type is right for you. Browse 35 senior living options near you to see the variety available, or contact us to learn more about elderly homes in Lincoln.

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The Windcrest on Van Dorn

7208 Van Dorn St, Lincoln, NE 68506

4.7
(28 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Find your freedom at The Windcrest on Van Dorn, offering Assisted Living services in Lincoln, Nebraska. Featuring spacious apartments, dedicated staff available 24 hours a day and a warm community filled with the most sought-after amenities, our community invites residents to enjoy the best years...

High Plains Senior Living

5601 S 84th Street, Lincoln, NE 68516

4.6
(20 reviews)

Studio

Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska is home not just to the privately owned High Plains Alzheimer's Special Care Center, but to friendly neighbors, nature trails, golf courses, breath taking parks, a lively music scene, artistic treasures, and fine culinary experiences. This assisted living...

Bickford of Lincoln

4451 Old Cheney Rd., Lincoln, NE 68516

4.4
(17 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

We began our quest into senior living because of our love for our beloved mother, Mary Bickford, whose needs became too great for us to manage.  As we researched senior living options, we were shocked at our findings.  The options offered too much or too little — none met her...

The Woodlands at Hillcrest

9421 Gable Pines Road, Lincoln, NE 68527

4.9
(12 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Woodlands at Hillcrest is managed by Life Care Services®, An LCS® Company. Life Care Services ranked highest in customer satisfaction in the J.D. Power 2019 Senior Living Study and achieved the highest score in all seven study factors: resident services and activities; community staff; food...

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Yankee Hill Village

8401 S 33rd St., Lincoln, NE 68516

4.8
(7 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

CountryHouse on Old Cheney - Lincoln 1

5720 S 25th St, Lincoln, NE 68512

5.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

CountryHouse in Lincoln (Old Cheney Road location) was designed and is staffed specifically for individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia. From our many years of experience working with those needing memory care and their families, we know that consistency, security,...

CountryHouse at Pine Lake - Lincoln 2

6616 S 84th St, Lincoln, NE 68516

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

CountryHouse in Lincoln (S. 84th Street location) was designed and is staffed specifically to benefit individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia. From our many years of experience working with those needing memory care and their families, we know that consistency,...

CountryHouse at 70th and O - Lincoln 3

240 So. 70th St., Lincoln, NE 68510

(0 review)

Studio, Semi-Private

CountryHouse in Lincoln (70th and O Street location) was designed and is staffed specifically to benefit individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia. From our many years of experience working with those needing memory care and their families, we know that consistency,...

Havelock Manor

6330 Platte Ave, Lincoln, NE 68507

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Marquis Place

20800 West Maple Road, Elkhorn, NE 68022

4.2
(41 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Discover the sweet life at Marquis Place of Elkhorn, offering Assisted Living and Memory Care services in Elkhorn, Nebraska. Our property invites residents to come together and enjoy the luxury of spacious apartments. Each of our units combines the very best safety features along with...

Brighton Gardens of Omaha

9220 Western Avenue, Omaha, NE 68114

4.3
(33 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Brighton Gardens provides assisted living in an apartment-style setting that offers the simple pleasures - nutritious food, comfortable surroundings, and the support of a warm, caring and competent staff. Our Skilled Nursing Center emphasizes resident care and dignity in private or shared...

Crown Pointe Retirement Community

2820 S 80th St, Omaha, NE 68124

4.0
(32 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

Prairie Meadows Senior Living

13208 Meredith Avenue, Omaha, NE 68164

4.1
(32 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Prairie Meadows Alzheimer's Special Care is an assisted living community located in Omaha, Nebraska, in Douglas County and home to about 447,000 people. Omaha is a beautiful city on the Missouri River with park-like settings and plenty to do. Residents will enjoy being able to go on group...

The Waterford at Miracle Hills

11909 Miracle Hills Drive, Omaha, NE 68154

3.8
(31 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Discover personal freedom and exceptional comfort at The Waterford at Miracle Hills, offering Assisted Living services in Omaha, Nebraska. Our community invites residents to experience the warmth and care provided by our experienced staff, available 24 hours a day. We ensure that all residents...

Bickford of Omaha - Blondo

11308 Blondo St, Omaha, NE 68164

4.2
(23 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

We began our quest into senior living because of our love for our beloved mother, Mary Bickford, whose needs became too great for us to manage.  As we researched senior living options, we were shocked at our findings.  The options offered too much or too little — none met her...

Morton Place

1500 14th Avenue, Nebraska City, NE 68410

4.7
(18 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Morton Place is located in the quiet town of Nebraska City, Nebraska. We are about a mile west of the Missouri River and the popular Riverview State Recreation Area. We are an award winning facility that cares about our residents and our community. We offer seminars to benefit both seniors living...

Greene Place

600 Church St, Seward, NE 68434

4.8
(15 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Greene Place is located in the small town of Seward, Nebraska. Our community is nestled on the end of a street in a quiet residential neighborhood just 1/2 mile east of the Seward Country Club. We are less than two miles from Lied Senior Center which is a popular gathering place for programs,...

The Waterford at Roxbury Park

5728 S 108th St, Omaha, NE 68137

3.8
(20 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Discover personal freedom and general wellbeing at The Waterford at Roxbury Park, offering Assisted Living services in Omaha, Nebraska. Our goal is to enrich the lives of residents by providing an environment that is physically, mentally, spiritually and emotionally stimulating. Our residents...

Pathfinder Place

3010 N. Clarkson, Fremont, NE 68025

4.7
(13 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Pathfinder Place is located on the north end of Fremont, Nebraska, a town with a small town feel and the amenities of a big city. We are close enough to downtown for shopping trips, live entertainment, or exploring the riverfront in the Luther Hormel Memorial Park. Residents and visitors alike...

Via Christe Assisted Living and Memory Care

3636 California St, Omaha, NE 68131

4.4
(11 reviews)

Studio

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What are nursing homes?

Nursing homes, also called skilled nursing facilities, provide long-term care for seniors with significant physical or mental health conditions, and short-term care to people recovering from an injury or hospital stay. Nursing homes provide personal assistance and medical care from licensed professionals. Services in skilled nursing facilities often include:

  • Help with personal care
  • Rehabilitation care, including physical and speech therapy
  • Mobility assistance
  • Palliative and hospice care
  • Health care services
  • Complimentary transportation
  • 24-hour care and supervision
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Learn More About Nursing Homes in Lincoln, NE

Nursing homes — also called convalescent homes or skilled nursing facilities — are intended for seniors who require 24-hour monitoring and medical assistance. These communities are designed to promote independence among seniors who require constant nursing care to perform activities of daily living (ADLs), but do not require hospital-level care.

Cost of Nursing Homes in Lincoln, NE

The median monthly cost for a private room in a Lincoln nursing home is about $8,243, and the median monthly cost of a private room in a nursing home in the state of Nebraska is around $7,695, according to Genworth.

For this type of elder care, Lincoln, Nebraska offers many great options, and A Place for Mom can help you find the right one.

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Cost of Living

Determining the cost of assisted living tends to vary based on the neighborhood in which the community is located. Compared to the national average, Lincoln is considered very affordable; however, it is also the most expensive city in Nebraska. All index ratings are based on a scale where 100 is equal to the national average.

Cost-of-living index Grocery index Median rent Rent burden Median home value Median family income Estate tax
96 93 $1,063 16.9% $156,191 $53,089 The top inheritance tax rate is 18% with an exemption threshold of $10,000.

Local Hospitals

In total, there are at least 5 hospitals located in and around Lincoln which offer emergency services and other healthcare to the metropolitan area.

  • Bryan Medical Center – This non-profit community has a total of 672 staffed beds split between two campuses. Services provided include: cardiology, neuroscience, orthopedics, vascular, a Level II Trauma Center, emergency departments, intensive care, women’s and children’s health, a Level III NICU, imaging, and mental health.
  • Chi Health Nebraska Heart – This community is the premier heart center in the state while also offering a range of services including emergency, surgical, and home care services.
  • Lincoln Surgical Hospital – This hospital offers a unique recovery experience with larger rooms and more personal attention to aid in the healing process.

Weather and Climate

Lincoln has a hot-summer humid continental climate type. The summers in Lincoln are hot and humid while the winters are freezing, dry, windy, and partly cloudy.

Average summer temp Typical summer high Typical summer low Average winter temp Typical winter high Typical winter low
76°F 92°F (July) 61°F (July) 28°F 43°F (February) 13°F (January)

Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
29 (Good) 48 in the month of December (Good)

Precipitation and Inclement Weather

Average monthly precipitation Average maximum monthly precipitation Average yearly snowfall Inclement weather
3” 6” (May) 26” Tornadoes, floods, and earthquakes (High)

Demographics and Values

2016 Presidential Election

Voted Democratic Voted Republican Voted Third Party
45.44% 45.21% 9.35%

Population Statistics

Population metro area Population city proper Population density Population trend
285,118 284,736 1,159 people per square mile Growing at a rate of 1.02%

Age

Median 55+ 60+ 70+ 80+
32 23% 10% 5% 3%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diploma College degree Graduate degree
22% 38% 14%

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more
4.7% 4.4% 7.4% 0.6% 0.1% 80% 3.3%

Crime

Total crimes Property crimes per 1,000 citizens Violent crimes per 1,000 citizens
11,267 34 6

Miscellaneous

Unemployed Participate in the labor force Have some form of disability Live in poverty Widows Veterans
4% 71% 11% 15% 4% 7%

Lincoln is considered moderately unfriendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that members of the community may face discrimination from members of the general public on the basis of their sexuality or lifestyle. However, this varies depending on the neighborhood.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Lincoln is sweeping top national rankings for livability for its charming character and modesty. Lincoln is a Big 10 epicenter which offers you rotating, nationally ranked college sports facilitated by the hometown favorite Nebraska Cornhuskers.

There are notable places to visit like the International Quilt Museum, where you can see the beauty of America’s great quilts. The Ralph Mueller Planetarium is renowned for its exhibits that are part of the University of Nebraska State Museum. The only underground attraction in Lincoln is the Robber’s Cave, where you can book your own personal cave tour. For thrill seekers there is the Museum of American Speed which showcases cars and memorabilia from throughout the history of American racing.

Transportation

StarTran is the public transit bus system in Lincoln. They operate 18 regular bus routes and a downtown circulator service on weekdays, but no service on Sundays. There is a special Handi-Van transportation service for those who have a disability that prevents them from having to ride a regular city bus. Lincoln is a bit spread out, so you may want to use these services when considering getting around town.

Disclosure: A Place for Mom refers to "nursing home" here generally as an umbrella term to include assisted living facilities. It is not used to indicate that the facility meets official state requirements for level of care of a skilled nursing facility, as defined in that particular jurisdiction.

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