The Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Lincoln, NE

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There are approximately 30,000 people aged 65 and over in Lincoln, and many of them will find a new home in one of its assisted living facilities, so it's important to keep track of what's available. Seniors and their family can take a day trip to the Sunken Gardens, visit the Nebraska State Capitol with its 400-foot limestone tower, or see a game at the downtown arena. Lincoln's health system is slightly more affordable than the state average, and the city hosts some of the country's leading physicians at Nebraska Heart and Lincoln Surgical Hospital.

According to the 2019 Genworth Cost of Care Survey, assisted living in Lincoln is 53% more expensive than average for Nebraska. However, we have included facilities at a variety of price points in this list. Nursing care costs are higher by 10% while there is little difference for in-home services, and the average cost of adult day care in Lincoln is substantially less than that of Nebraska.

Scroll down to find out which of Lincoln's assisted living facilities should be next on your list to visit.

The Best Assisted Living Facilities in Lincoln

The Woodlands at Hillcrest

Address: 9421 Gable Pines Road, Lincoln, NE 68520
Phone Number: (402) 261-0261
Website: https://woodlandsathillcrest.com/

The Woodlands at Hillcrest provides assisted living in a peaceful area with views of the golf course at Hillcrest Country Club. It's roughly 2 miles east of St. Elizabeth Hospital and Gateway Mall. Residents can enjoy the outdoor spaces with putting green and communal gardens, go on shopping trips or relax on the porch. Clinical services are available on site from the full-time registered nurse.

Starting Monthly Cost: $4,265
Room Types: Studio, One- and Two-Bedroom Apartments 
Number of Beds: Not Listed
Reviews:

  • Average Stars: 4.7 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 50

The Windcrest on Van Dorn

Address: 7208 Van Dorn Street, Lincoln, NE 68506
Phone Number: (866) 639-5519
Website: https://www.capitalsenior.com/thewindcrestonvandorn/

The Windcrest on Van Dorn is an assisted living community approximately 4 miles east of downtown Lincoln, near Holmes Lake. Common areas are spacious, bright and easy to navigate, with wide passageways and doors for wheelchair access. Residents are cared for by a full staff at all times, including a registered nurse, which helped The Windcrest make the top 10.

Starting Monthly Cost: Not Listed
Room Types: Studio, One- and Two-Bedroom Apartments 
Number of Beds: Not Listed
Reviews:

  • Average Stars: 4.4 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 81

Gramercy Hill

Address: 6800 A Street, Lincoln, NE 68510
Phone Number: (866) 962-1081
Website: https://www.capitalsenior.com/gramercyhill/

This large community provides independent and assisted living in east Lincoln, just a couple of blocks from St. Elizabeth Hospital near East High. Residents enjoy watching the birds in the aviary, and small pets are welcome. There are Mass and Rosary services each week for interested members, as well as scheduled trips for shopping and entertainment. Licensed nurses are on staff for medication and wellness programs.

Starting Monthly Cost: Not Listed
Room Types: Studio and One-Bedroom Apartments 
Number of Beds: Not Listed
Reviews:

  • Average Stars: 3.9 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 115

Havelock Manor

Address: 6330 Platte Avenue, Lincoln, NE 68507
Phone Number: (402) 464-2222
Website: https://www.havelockmanor.com/

Havelock Manor is a home-like assisted living community located just a block away from the senior center in northeast Lincoln. We ranked it in the top 10 for its smaller size, which is a positive for many seniors. Residents enjoy home-cooked food for every meal, and staff are always awake to provide supervision and assistance. Physician, podiatry and massage therapy services are available.

Starting Monthly Cost: $3,750
Room Types: Studio Apartments 
Number of Beds: 25
Reviews:

  • Average Stars: 4.9 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 24

The Waterford at Williamsburg

Address: 3940 Pine Lake Road, Lincoln, NE 68516
Phone Number: (402) 423-0000
Website: https://thewaterford.net/our-communities/williamsburg/

The Waterford at Williamsburg provides assisted living in its large and modern facility in southeast Lincoln. It's under a mile to SouthPointe Mall and is conveniently located for access by car or public transport for friends and family coming from all directions. Physician services are available on site and transportation is provided to outside appointments.

Starting Monthly Cost: $4,050
Room Types: Studio, One- and Two-Bedroom Apartments 
Number of Beds: Not Listed
Reviews:

  • Average Stars: 4.4 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 28

Fallbrook Assisted Living and Memory Care

Address: 6600 Juliet Court, Lincoln, NE 68521
Phone Number: (402) 261-9050
Website: https://fallbrookassisted.com/

Fallbrook is a large senior community that provides assisted living and memory care in north Lincoln, near Highlands Golf Course. Cable and wireless internet are included, so residents can stay connected with friends and family, and the coffee shop is a good place to socialize with others in the community. The facility also has a wellness room and theater.

Starting Monthly Cost: $3,100
Room Types: Studio, One- and Two-Bedroom Apartments 
Number of Beds: 131
Reviews:

  • Average Stars: 4 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 4

The Landing at Williamsburg Village

Address: 3500 Faulkner Drive, Lincoln, NE 68516
Phone Number: (402) 413-7714
Website: https://www.immanuel.com/community/the-landing

The Landing at Williamsburg Village is an upscale community with independent and assisted living. It's located in south Lincoln near SouthPointe Mall. Residents enjoy luxurious accommodations and amenities, such as the indoor warm-water pool and whirlwind spa, Telehealth monitoring services, gardening spaces and a woodworking shop. We included The Landing in our top 10 list for its extensive list of amenities and activities.

Starting Monthly Cost: Not Listed
Room Types: One- and Two-Bedroom Apartments 
Number of Beds: Not Listed
Reviews:

  • Average Stars: 4.5 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 41

Legacy Terrace Retirement Community

Address: 5700 Fremont Street, Lincoln, NE 68507
Phone Number: (402) 464-5700
Website: https://www.legacyretirement.com/communities/legacy-terrace

Legacy Terrace is a large retirement community with assisted living located approximately 3 miles from downtown Lincoln. Meals are prepared on site with ingredients from local farmers, and the ice cream parlor serves up dessert. The Iron Horse Saloon is a popular place for residents to play cards, pool or just chat over a coffee, and the solarium gives everyone a chance to sit and relax.

Starting Monthly Cost: Not Listed
Room Types: Not Listed
Number of Beds: 70
Reviews:

  • Average Stars: 3.3 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 6

GracePointe Assisted Living & Memory Care

Address: 4620 Randolph Street, Lincoln, NE 68510
Phone Number: (402) 486-8520
Website: https://www.tabitha.org/living-communities/assisted-living/gracepointe.html

GracePointe is a mid-sized facility with assisted living and memory care. It's under a mile to Gateway Mall and Bryan Medical Center. Residents can snack and chat by the fireplace in the lounge or take a walk on the secured grounds, and emergency response staff are on-site 24/7. GracePointe is in our top 10 list for its full-featured assisted living suites, including complete kitchen and washer and dryer hook-up.

Starting Monthly Cost: Not Listed
Room Types: One-Bedroom Apartments 
Number of Beds: Not Listed
Reviews:

  • Average Stars: 4.9 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 5

Bickford of Lincoln

Address: 4451 Old Cheney Road, Lincoln, NE 68516
Phone Number: (402) 875-9259
Website: https://www.bickfordseniorliving.com/branch/bickford-of-lincoln

Bickford of Lincoln is a modern assisted living community with bright and spacious common areas. Residents are entertained by visiting musicians and dance groups, and there are scheduled trips to local shops and events. While at home, residents can get some light exercise in the fitness room or walk in the courtyard garden before visiting the spa and beauty shop.

  • Starting Monthly Cost: $3,194
  • Room Types: Studio and One-Bedroom Apartments 
  • Number of Beds: Not Listed
  • Reviews:
    • Average Stars: 4.2 out of 5
    • Number of Reviews: 38

Learn More About Assisted Living in Lincoln

Lincoln is home to many assisted living communities, large and small, and many of them are new constructions. The larger facilities provide more amenities and services, although some seniors may prefer the home-like setting, closeness and familiarity of one of Lincoln's smaller communities. Public transit isn't available in all areas of Lincoln, which is important to keep in mind when choosing a facility if friends and families intend to visit without driving.

Find out more about long-term senior care options and how to pay for them in our Lincoln assisted living guide.