Senior living at Iris Memory Care of Nichols Hills in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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Welcome to Iris Memory Care of Nichols Hills

Iris Memory Care is proud to be the premier home-like Assisted Living Community in Oklahoma City to specialize in Alzheimer's and Dementia Care. At Iris Memory Care, we believe that our expertise and specialized knowledge of Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia combined with our heartfelt compassion create the best quality of life for your loved one. From the moment you walk through our front door, you’ll feel like you’re in a single-family home complete with familiar sights, soothing sounds, and homey aromas, providing an easier transition for your loved one. For respite care, short-term stays, or long-term stays, Iris Memory Care welcomes you and your loved one with compassion, dignity, and all the comforts of home.

Staff member assisting resident in the salon at Iris Memory Care of Nichols Hills in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Personalized Care Services

Iris Memory Care of Nichols Hills offers a broad range of Memory Care services and robust activities to support your loved one’s well being. Our caregivers are specially trained to assist residents with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. Understanding that memory loss impacts each resident differently, we make it a priority to get to know your loved one on a personal level. At Iris Memory Care we provide the following services:

  • Certified care staff 24 hours a day
  • On-site nurse
  • Medication management
  • Personalized daily activity programming
  • Three chef-prepared meals daily, dietitian approved
  • Healthy, nutritious snacks
  • Personal assistance with bathing, dressing, and grooming
  • Incontinence care
  • Scheduled transportation*
  • Housekeeping and laundry services
  • Mobility and transfer assistance
  • Emotional and behavioral management

*Available on case-by-case basis.


Resident suites and community spaces at Iris Memory Care reflect an elegance that lends itself to both privacy and dignity. The striking beauty of hardwood-like floors make you feel at home while also providing durability and helping to eliminate fall risks. Even the wall colors are specially chosen for their calming qualities. Additional features and amenities include:

  • Comfortable living rooms
  • Covered porches for shaded relaxation
  • Beautiful courtyards
  • Game and activity room
  • Full-service salon
  • Life safety systems
  • Emergency generator
  • Access control
Life at Iris
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 Enriching Activities

Our activities and amenities are inspired by the unique sensory needs of Memory Care residents, providing regular opportunities for your loved one to get moving, get social, and engage in simple tasks that stimulate the mind and elevate mood. Such activities and amenities include:

  • Peaceful stroll along the secured walking path
  • Rejuvenating trip to the on-site salon
  • Pet therapy
  • Interactive, stimulating art throughout the community
  • Three family-style meals daily
  • Regular field trips and outings
  • Community events, games, and programming
  • Artistic expression and musical enrichment
  • Gardening
  • Spiritual support and community connections

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"SAFE and loving care! This has been home for our grandmother for over a year. We just had a video call with her today, and she continues to look and sound great! We are always amazed at how dedicated and consistent the staff are -- everything from facilitating video calls to making sure there are daily activities for the residents. Even in these difficult times with the pandemic, we feel comfortable that she is safe and well-cared for here. Thank you, Iris!"

-Cyrus N, Family Member

Memory Care By Design

Iris Memory Care is the residential alternative to traditional Assisted Living. Unlike other Memory Care communities which are normally a "wing" in a much larger community, Iris Memory Care offers specialized Alzheimer's and dementia care in a residential setting. Advanced research has shown that those living with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia thrive in a small, intimate environment, therefore our home-like model lends itself to maintaining each resident’s health, happiness, and freedom of movement.

The residential model with centrally located common areas permits residents to relax and feel at home and allows staff to provide accessible care and supervision. Thanks to a higher staff to resident ratio compared to most Assisted Living communities, residents enjoy individualized attention and care every day at Iris Memory Care. The kitchen and dining areas are designed to encourage community and social engagement. Families are encouraged to join their loved one any time for engagement and conversation over a home-cooked meal!

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Great Room with comfortable chairs facing a flat-screen television at Iris Memory Care of Nichols Hills in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
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Keep Each Other Close

Centrally located on May Avenue and nestled next to Nichols Hills, Iris Memory Care is conveniently located on the way to and from all of the area’s major destinations, making it easy for friends and family to stop in for visits. Directly North of Downtown Oklahoma City and conveniently located right off of Hefner Parkway, Iris Memory Care proudly serves all of the northern part of Oklahoma City, including Nichols Hills, The Village, Bethany, Northwest Oklahoma City, and Edmond. Two of the region’s top hospitals, INTEGRIS Health Baptist and Mercy Hospital, are located within a 5-mile radius of Iris Memory Care, as well as a myriad of outpatient clinics for the INTEGRIS, Mercy, Saint’s, and OU Health systems, making it equally convenient to accompany your loved one to important appointments.

Contact us to schedule your tour of Iris Memory Care in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and see how we manage to live well in every moment.

Iris Memory Care of Nichols Hills

8300 N May Ave Oklahoma City, OK 73120



During the healthcare crisis with the novel coronavirus, COVID 19, Iris Senior Living remains committed to serving seniors and their families. Our first priority, always, is the safety of our residents and our staff. Our residents are a vulnerable population, and we want to do everything we can to keep them safe and well. We are following strict safety guidelines recommended by the Centers for Disease Control, as well as staying up-to-date on and following protocols required by OSDH, and local, county, and state governments. To inquire about specific community preparedness and practices relating to COVID 19, please contact the Executive Director. Thank you.

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