Senior Care

About Norman

Senior Care

Norman Oklahoma is a great place for seniors. Norman has an array of resources for seniors, both recreational and basic. The environment is safe; living is affordable. There is convenient and professional healthcare, and many services aimed primarily at senior citizens.

To address the health needs of seniors, Norman provides several healthcare services including Aging Services, an Eldercare Nutrition Project, an Alzheimer’s Association, an Arthritis Foundation and the Ask a Nurse program through the Norman Regional Health System.

There are also many avenues for seniors to access social services. The local AARP office provides regular services as well as tax assistance to the elderly. Cleveland County has a Council on Aging. Legal Aid of Western Oklahoma has a local office. Meals on Wheels of Norman provides daily lunches to seniors unable to leave their homes and the local Social Security Administration office provides assistance to seniors when needed.

For the social senior, Norman provides several avenues to get out on the town. Full Circle Adult Day Center has daily activities to keep them busy between calls from the grandkids including bingo, outings in Norman, art classes, singing and dancing classes, Center Book Club, faith based activities and a cooking club.
The Norman Senior Citizens Center, located at 329 S. Peters, is a program of the Norman Parks and Recreation Department. The center offers a daily schedule of activities for all persons age 55 and older. In addition to the daily activities the center offers special activities and trips throughout the year. The Cleveland County Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) gets seniors back into the work arena to keep them just busy enough so that they don’t miss that 40-hour work week.

To get around town there are a couple of options. Cleveland Area Rapid Transit offers regularly scheduled routes throughout Norman, and provides senior specific transportation through their CART Special Services program. The Kiwanis Kruiser and the Aging Services vans also aid seniors in getting to their desired locations.

Senior housing is one of the most important decisions to make in your later years. Norman offers several different types of senior housing, from fully functional furnished apartments to assisted living centers with memory care. Housing is available on all sides of town and in many different price ranges. The Norman Housing Authority and its non-profit, the Norman Affordable Housing Corporation, assist seniors with affordable housing needs, including handicap-equipped units.

Senior Living/Services

Health Services

Aging Services, Inc./Eldercare Nutrition Project 405-321-3200
Alzheimers Association 800-272-3900
Arthritis Foundation 405-236-3399
EMSSTAT 405-307-1000 (If an emergency, please dial 911)
Full Circle Senior Adult Day Center 405-447-2955
Norman Regional Physician Referral 405-307-3176
Home Health Services 405-364-9361
Norman Regional Hospital 405-307-1000

Social Services

AARP 405-632-1945
Cleveland County Council on Aging 405-321-5731
Department of Human Services (adult protective services, home maintenance aid & non-technical medical care) 405-321-1434
Department of Rehabilitation Services 405-447-0295
Income Tax Assistance – AARP tax counseling 405-329-4200
Legal Aid of Western Oklahoma 405-360-6631
Meals on Wheels of Norman, Inc 405-321-7272
Medicare Claim Administration Part B 405-848-7711
Norman Housing Authority 405-329-0933
Norman Senior Citizens Center 405-329-4200
Social Security Administration 405-799-0702

Social & Recreational

Cleveland County Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) 405-701-2133
Full Circle Senior Adult Day Center 405-447-2955
Norman Senior Citizens Center 405-329-4200

Miscellaneous Senior Resources

CART Special Services (transportation) 405-325-5438
Disabled American Veterans 405-321-5648
Kiwanis Kruiser (transportation) 405-321-3200
RSVP Provide-A-Ride (medical transport) 405-701-2133
Senior Helpmate 405-321-2770
United Way HELPLINE 405-364-3800
Veterans Center 405-360-5600

Senior Housing

Alterra Sterling House 405-573-9200
Arbor House Assisted Living 405-292-9200
Brookhaven Extensive Care 405-292-2273
The Gardens at Rivermont 405-360-6056
Rambling Oaks Assisted Living Center 405-360-4755
Rivermont Retirement Community 405-360-6056
Rose Rock Villa 405-329-0933
Senior Cottages of Norman 405-292-7714
SYNERGY HomeCare 405-701-0791
Villa de Vey 405-329-2450