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If you’re considering moving your loved one into a Lawton 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 Lawton, OK 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 Lawton or another care type is right for you. Browse 6 senior living options near you to see the variety available, or contact us to learn more about elderly homes in Lawton.

Nursing Homes near Lawton, Oklahoma

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Ten Oaks Place

3610 Southeast Huntington Circle, Lawton, OK 73501

(22 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Ten Oaks Place is a memory care and assisted living community in scenic Lawton Oklahoma. Lawton boasts ample recreational and cultural opportunities being the home of three public museums, Fort Sill, Cameron University and several annual festivals. The city has over 80 parks for residents to...

The Chateau of Lawton

6302 SW Lee Blvd, Lawton, OK 73505

(5 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

The Chateau of Lawton, OK offers Assisted Living and State-of-the-Art Memory Care. We are privately owned and have never been ran by a management company nor been sold. Our building, built in 1996, is continually maintained and renovated for our residents’ comfort and safety. We offer 24/7 care...

BrookRidge Retirement Community

7802 NW Quanah Parker Trailway, Lawton, OK 73505

(4 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

Brookridge Retirement Community is home to vibrant, active residents who enjoy the comforts of home with the safety of a gated community and 24/7 available medical staff. Our beautiful building is continually renovated for the pleasure and safety of our residents. Each apartment boasts an updated...

Brookdale Midwestern

918 Midwestern Parkway, Wichita Falls, TX 76302

(14 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Perhaps at this time in your life, you want to get back to some of the things you’ve always loved — and try some things you haven’t done. At our assisted living community in Wichita Falls, Texas, you can take a beginning painting class, work on your physical fitness, become a stellar billiards...

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Ashbrook Village

915 W Plato Rd, Duncan, OK 73533

(7 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Ashbrook Village Provides a Resident-Centered Approach that Celebrates the Life of Each of our Residents Ashbrook Village is an assisted living community in Duncan, OK dedicated to caring for the unique individual, not just the needs of senior adults who desire or require varying degrees of...

Brookdale Chickasha

801 W Country Club Road, Chickasha, OK 73018

(6 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

A little help...a lot of livingDon’t sweat the small stuff. We’ve got that covered so you can focus on living your best life. If you want independence but need a little extra help with daily activities, our Assisted Living community in Chickasha, Oklahoma, could be the right fit for you. Your...

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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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Lawton, Oklahoma

Nursing Homes

A nursing home facility offers room and board to two or more persons who are not related by blood or by marriage to the administrator. A nursing home facility offers its residents around-the-clock care administered by on-site nurses. These nurses offer care for seniors who are unable to properly take care of their own needs because of the effects of aging.

This type of facility is a helpful and comfy living choice for persons 65 years and above, however nursing homes will allow persons 55 and older which is for other senior care types.The most common mental issue effecting residents of nursing homes is dementia, which can cloud their and their sense of familiarity, memory function, and decision making capacities. Some services come at an extra cost which can include flowers and plants, personal clothing, and a private room, unless medically needed. A significant amount of inhabitants tend to be single women with circles of support, and almost fifty percent of nursing home residents are over the age of 85. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to participate in activities, be free from restraints, be free from discrimination, and get proper medical care. Nursing homes are required to provide emergency dental services, a professionallly directed program of activities, pharmaceutical services, and routine personal hygiene items to residents.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

Proximity to hospitals might be a major consideration in choosing the right destination. The top hospitals in Lawton include Southwestern Medical Center, Comanche County Memorial Hospital, and Lawton Indian Hospital. In total, there are 4 hospitals located in Lawton which offer emergency services and other healthcare.

Cost of Living

The neighborhood where a senior care community is located could have a large influence on the price of care. The overall cost of living can be a big influence in choosing which care choice is the best fit for your family. The rent burden for Lawton is around 16.0% of the average person’s monthly income. Monthly, the median price for rent in Lawton is $836 and the median price for a house for Lawton is $112,946. The cost-of-living index for Lawton is around 78.4 where a score of 100 is the average rating, and any amount beneath 100 is less pricey than the average. Lawton has a grocery price index of 87.5.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

Climate and weather, notably humidity and air quality, is a big factor in determining which destination is the best fit for you or your loved one. Monthly, Lawton gets around 8 inches of precipitation. The most precipitation normally occurs in August with an average of 18 inches in a month. For snowfall, Lawton gets an average of 2.00 inches of snow. On average, the humidity level for Lawton is about 38%. Humidity ratings reach their peak in the month of May at around 42%. Lawton has a humid subtropical type of climate. During the summer months, the average temperature in Lawton is about 82F. The low summer temperature falls to about 70F in the month of June. The summer high is at roughly 94F during August. During wintertime, the average temp sinks to about 43F. The peak winter temperature gets to roughly 55F in the month of February. The lowest winter temperature gets to around 31 F in the month of December. The average air quality index rating in Lawton is about 43.9. The average air quality conditions are rated as good. This means that there is no health advisory associated with the air quality for this destination. The air quality index rating reaches its highest during December at around 64.3. During this time, the average air quality conditions are rated moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion.

Demographics and Values

Out of the total city population, 48.1% are female and 51.9% are male. The median age of Lawton is 31 years old. In Lawton, 20.9% of the population are over the age of 55, 7.9% are over the age of 60, 4.4% are over the age of 70, and 2.8% are over the age of 80. In terms of crime, Lawton has 40.0 property crimes per 1000 residents and 8.9 violent crimes per 1000 residents. In Lawton, 6.5% are widowed, 19.2% live in poverty, 65.5% participate in the labor force, and 14.9% do not have health insurance. In terms of education, 7.8% have a graduate degree, 20.9% have a college degree, and 32.3% have a high-school diploma. In Lawton, 18.1% of the population are veterans. Lawton is considered very unfriendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. Demographically, Lawton is 0.6% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 5.1% Native American, 9.3% mixed race, 13.9% Hispanic, 58.9% white, 20.9% black, 2.5% other or not specified, and 2.8% Asian. During the last presidential election, 35.2% voted Democrat, 58.9% voted Republican, and 5.9% voted for a third party candidate in Comanche county. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Lawton, out of the total population 0.0% practice Judaism, 0.2% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.3% practice Islam. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Lawton 28.4% are Baptists, 6.2% practice another Chrisitan faith, and 5.9% are Methodists. In Lawton, 47.3% are nonbelievers. Lawton has a population density of 444 people per square mile. The current population of Lawton is shrinking at a rate of -0.012%. Currently, the population of Lawton consists of 91,383 people and in total the Lawton metro area has a population of 93,714.

State Information

An overview of Oklahoma

There are 134 hospitals and 109 health centers that service a population of 3,953,546. The three highest ranked hospitals in Oklahoma are St Mary’s Regional Medical Center, Memorial Hospital, Community Hospital, and Llc. Based on natural beauty, Oklahoma ranks 42nd in the nation. The state of Oklahoma has a cost of living index of 88.1 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The state has a grocery index rating of 95.4 and a housing index rating of 71.9. In terms of personal well-being, Oklahoma ranks 47th in healthcare and 43rd in quality of life compared to other states.

Social demographics of the state

Forty-three percent of Oklahoma residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state’s 7,057 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-47%, Mainline Protestant-18%, and Historically Black Protestant-4%. In Oklahoma there are 352 masonic lodges. In the last presidential election 29% of Oklahoma residents voted Democrat and 65% voted Republican. The state of Oklahoma ranks 22nd in the country for diversity. In Oklahoma, 28% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 37.

State-wide weather information

The average temperature in the summer rises to around 80F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 98F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 58F during the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Oklahoma drops to around 39F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 60F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 17F in the month of January. Oklahoma experiences an average humidity rating of about 64%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of May at around 72%. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Oklahoma is around 3.08 inches. The most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 6.85 inches of precipitation a month. On average, Oklahoma has an air quality index rating of around 38.5 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of July with a rating of around 52.2 AQI. While residents of Oklahoma mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Oklahoma can include tornados and floods and earthquakes (high).

Wildlife to be found in Oklahoma

The state of Oklahoma has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of switchgrass, yellow poplar, prairie clovers, and little bluestem. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the eastern pipistrelle, the oklahoma salamander, the familiar bluet, or the plains spadefoot toad. The state animal of Oklahoma is the American bison.

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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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The Chateau of Lawton, Ten Oaks Place and BrookRidge Retirement Community are the top rated nursing homes near Lawton, Oklahoma. See full list of communities.

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