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I. Getting Help

I. How Memory Care Facilities Can Help

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, 83% of all caregivers are unpaid family members, relatives, or other friends, and nearly half of all care is for older adults with some form of dementia. Caregiving, especially when it involves Alzheimer’s or dementia, is extremely exhausting and time-consuming, leading many caregivers to feel isolated and overwhelmed.

As a loved one continues to progress through the stages of dementia and his or her cognitive abilities continue to decline, behavioral problems, safety, and general care often become more than one caregiver can handle. This is when it’s important to find extra help, and residential facilities that have specialized memory care programs are often the best solution.

In addition to providing a safe environment, memory care programs seek to delay or halt cognitive decline while providing the opportunity for a social, independent lifestyle.

II. Our Selection Process

To choose the best memory care facilities in Tulsa, our team of researchers started by using our unique methodology to develop a list of contenders. We further refined the list in the next phase of our process by completing hands-on research for each one of the companies that we developed. Finally, we compiled online reviews from residents and families and wrote summaries of each facility that made it through our selection process.

Overall, our team:

  • Spent over 9 hours researching memory care facilities in Tulsa
  • Read more than 30 reviews written by residents and their loved ones
  • Interviewed 3 representatives from local communities

III. Reviews of the 4 Best Memory Care Facilities in Tulsa

Best Memory Care Community Badge Tulsa

Autumn Leaves of Tulsa

  • Resident Capacity: Call for details
  • Room Types: Studios, Companion Suites
  • Care Provided: Memory Care, Respite
  • Base Pricing: Memory Care starting at $6,100 per month

Those living with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia are treated like family at the family-owned and operated Autumn Leaves of Tulsa. Wide hallways, inviting furnishings and plentiful natural light characterize this assisted living facility intentionally designed for seniors with memory loss. With the help of family members, a Life Portrait is created for each resident around which a personalized Life Engagement program is designed. Each resident’s daily activity schedule reflects their unique interests, talents and life achievements to promote feelings of safety and purpose while increasing independence. Every Autumn Leaves Life Engagement Manager has met or exceeded state-required certification and participates in continuing education training specific to memory loss caregiving. Residents eat in small dining rooms that provide a calm, intimate environment that encourages socializing. Those prone to wandering are offered finger foods, so they can walk freely around the facility and receive nourishment at the same time.

What Residents Are Saying

Reviewers appreciate the all-inclusive monthly rate that doesn’t increase as care needs change. Many praised the passionate and professional staff. One family member wrote, “Mother was well cared for while she was at Autumn Leaves of Tulsa. She was treated with respect and dignity by everyone there.”

Reviews: 3 out of 5 stars; 57 reviews

Phone: (918) 249-1300

Address: 7807 S. Mingo Rd., Tulsa, OK 74133

Web: autumnleaves.com

Heritage Point of Tulsa

  • Resident Capacity: 54
  • Room Types: Studios, 2-Bedroom Apartments, Private Rooms
  • Care Provided: Memory Care, Hospice
  • Base Pricing: Memory care starting at $5,250 per month

Heritage Point of Tulsa is an intentionally built community of three spacious homes designed to provide a safe, nurturing environment for people living with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. Each home accommodates 18 residents in private, studio-like apartments with private baths. The homes also feature a “safe room” where residents and associates can shelter during bad weather. A secure courtyard with a memory garden, walking paths, pond and fountain creates a relaxing, park-like environment that lets residents come and go freely. A high staff-to-resident ratio ensures that each personalized plan of care, called the Life Services Plan, is adhered to daily to meet individual needs, abilities and desires.

What Residents Are Saying

Family members mention how involved and loving the staff is at Heritage Point, which they say is reflected in the energized, animated appearance of many residents. One daughter wrote of her mother, “In her last place, she stayed in her room most of the time and slept a lot. Now when I come to visit, she is awake and happy and seems very at peace. It’s not unusual for me to walk in and one of the staff is visiting with her.”

Reviews: 3.4 out of 5 stars; 30 reviews

Phone: (918) 992-7296

Address: 9494 E. 101st St. South, Tulsa, OK 74133

Web: heritagepointtulsa.com

Montereau

  • Resident Capacity: 30
  • Room Types: 1-Bedroom Apartments, 2-Bedroom Apartments, Private Rooms, Detached Homes
  • Care Provided: Assisted Living, Independent Living, Memory Care, Skilled Nursing
  • Base Pricing: $9,523 Private 1-Bedroom with Private Bath all-inclusive

Montereau’s sprawling campus on a beautifully landscaped, wooded parcel in the heart of Tulsa looks more like a high-end resort than a non-profit continuing care retirement community. Independent living residents choose from eight floors of apartments, single-resident and duplex-style garden homes. Assisted living residents in The Villa enjoy private one- or two-bedroom apartments, while those requiring skilled nursing care find it at The Chateau. Montereau’s Alzheimer’s community, The Abbey, provides innovative treatment options for residents who live in comfortably furnished, bright private apartments with private baths. An indoor/outdoor sensory garden and private courtyard let memory care residents relax in nature at will. The memory care neighborhood is also equipped with a whirlpool spa, lounge, full-service salon and day spa, ensuring that residents enjoy all the pampering they desire. The Abbey Care Partners are certified Dementia Care Specialists who use individualized therapeutic programming to create positive daily experiences for residents.

What Residents Are Saying

Many liken Montereau to an upscale hotel, five-star resort or cruise ship. The exceptional culinary program, luxurious amenities and vast array of activities make this continuing care retirement community exceptional. Reviewers note, “The staff is professional, courteous, and very responsive. They’re very dedicated and helpful.”

Reviews: 4.6 out of 5 stars; 37 reviews

Phone: (918) 491-5200

Address: 6800 S. Granite Ave., Tulsa, OK 74136

Web: montereau.net

The Linden at Stonehaven Square

  • Resident Capacity: 134
  • Room Types: Studios, 1-Bedroom Apartments, 2-Bedroom Apartments, Companion Suites, Private Rooms, Shared Rooms
  • Care Provided: Assisted Living, Memory Care
  • Base Pricing: Assisted Living starting at $3,900 per month. Memory Care starting at $6,100 per month.

Located in the Broken Arrow suburb of Tulsa, Oklahoma, the Linden at Stonehaven Square provides assisted living and memory care services to seniors. The pet-friendly facility offers around-the-clock staffing and security along with a health and wellness program and transportation services. Residents enjoy a full-service salon and restaurant-style dining service. Activities and game rooms keep residents healthy and active. Seniors enjoy several beautiful outdoor spaces along with an on-site gym. Memory care residents participate in the signature Opal program that’s based on seven pillars of wellness with a holistic approach of care for each resident. The seven pillars of the program include physical, experimental, spiritual and emotional, sensory, creative and artistic, social and therapeutic.

What Residents Are Saying

One family member said in an online post, “The staff was very caring. They treated our dad as if he were family. It was a major validation when our dad referred to the staff as very nice. I felt confident that he was in great hands. As his health declined, they were very attentive and called us with any updates, even though we visited him daily.”

Reviews: 4.7 out of 5 stars; 24 reviews

Phone: (918) 203-0210

Address: 10802 E. 81st St., Tulsa, OK 74133

Web: leisurecare.com