Omaha (NE) Senior Living Communities

Omaha is home to Fortune 500 companies such as Berkshire Hathaway, CoNagra Foods and Union Pacific. And it’s also a city with world-class cultural attractions and a relatively low cost of living. Before searching for Omaha senior living options, check out what else the “Gateway o the West” has to offer.

Sitting along the Missouri, Lewis and Clark Landing is the original landing spot for the famed explorers. It’s also a 23-acre public park featuring bike and walking trails, interpretive exhibits, and a free concert series in the summer. Omaha Parks and Recreation operates nine golf courses with discounts for seniors. They also operate ice rinks, tennis courts, swimming pools, and 14 recreation centers with senior classes.

Downtown’s Old Market District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is home to shops, restaurants and cultural attractions such as the Joslyn Museum, the Holland Performing Arts Center, Blue Barn Theater, Opera Omaha and many others.

It’s easy to get away from the city’s buildings and concrete with a visit to the Fontenelle Forest Nature Center in Bellevue and Neale Woods in Omaha. These natural wonders sit on 2,000 acres of forest and wetlands along the Missouri River. And the Henry Doorly Zoo features many of the world’s most impressive zoo traits including largest nocturnal exhibit and indoor swamp, largest indoor rainforest, largest indoor desert and the largest geodesic dome in the world.

So what does it cost to live in Omaha? The overall cost of living is 10% below the national average. Nebraska has a combined average state and local tax burden of 6.7%. Omaha senior living is a little higher than average: a one-bedroom in an assisted living facility averages $3,848 a month (national average is $3,250), according to a Genworth Financial survey on long-term care. A private room in a nursing home averages $215 a day, while a semi-private averages $200.

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