12 Assisted Living Facilities near Little Rock, AR

10 Assisted Living Facilities in Little Rock, AR

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Brookdale Pleasant Hills

Provides: Assisted Living
800 Napa Valley Drive, Little Rock, AR 72211
"Brookdale Pleasant Hills was very pleasant. My mother and I were invited to lunch there and the food was excellent. The staff was super friendly and very helpful, and the people that live there..." More

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Brookdale Chenal Heights

Provides: Assisted Living
1 Chenal Heights Drive, Little Rock, AR 72223
"I visited Brookdale Chenal Heights. The person in charge showed me around and he was very nice. However, I sent him an email and asked him a question and he assured me that he would call me the..." More

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Woodland Heights

Provides: Assisted Living
8700 Riley Drive, Little Rock, AR 72205
"Woodland Heights' rooms were good. It was a very nice, new, and up-to-date facility. The staff was very friendly and professional. The place is very clean and I saw a library, a church, a..." More

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Parkway Village

Provides: Assisted Living
14300 Chenal Parkway, Little Rock, AR 72211
"I visited Baptist Health Care. I thought it was pleasant that it was a gated little community, and they had houses in. They had separate care facilities for the memory care and other assisted care...." More

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Fox Ridge Chenal

Provides: Assisted Living
23101 Chenal Valley Drive, Little Rock, AR 72223
"I'm now at Fox Ridge Chenal. I think it is the best one. I have a small, 1-bedroom apartment. The staff is good, but it is expensive. Overall, the experience has been good." More

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The Manor - Assisted Living Community

Provides: Assisted Living
1401 Labelle Drive, Little Rock, AR 72204
"I have lived at the Manor pretty much since the beginning,and like any other new business, we have had our share of problems as residents,but things are much better now.. we have much better food..." More

Presbyterian Village

Provides: Assisted Living
510 Brookside Dr, Little Rock, AR 72205
"All of the people at Presbyterian Village seemed friendly. They had a lot of activities, and everybody we met was really nice. The rooms were adequate, very well-maintained, and very clean...." More

Abington Place Health & Rehab

Provides: Assisted Living
1516 Cumberland, Little Rock, AR 72202
"I went to visit my family member because she had just been placed in this facility. The facility was located in a very quiet downtown area. The outside of the facility is nice. Also, the inside..." More

The Greenbriar on Stagecoach Resident...

Provides: Assisted Living
5201 Stagecoach Road, Little Rock, AR 72204
"I did not feel comfortable at The Greenbriar on Stagecoach. They charged $20 each time to drive people to their doctors or stores. Their pricing was cheap enough, but you get what you pay for; it..." More

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CareNetwork

Provides: Assisted Living
15 Shackelford Drive, Suite E, Little Rock, AR ...
"Home is the Place to Be: We all want to be independent, meeting our own needs; but sometimes situations arise when we require short or long term assistance. Whether young, elderly, ill or..." More

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Elmcroft of Sherwood

Provides: Assisted Living
9880 Brockington Road, Sherwood, AR 72120
"My visit to Elmcroft of Sherwood was fine. I thought the rooms were great. If my mother had to go into one, this is probably the one I would pick. The staff was cordial and knowledgeable. During..." More

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Fox Ridge North Little Rock

Provides: Assisted Living
17 Parkstone Circle, North Little Rock, AR 72116
"North Little Rock or Fox Ridge is really nice. The apartments weren't anything grand, but there was a nice restaurant and nice hardwood floors in the hallways. They have a movie room with functions..." More

Assisted Living near Little Rock, AR

Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Little Rock

  • Review of Brookdale Chenal Heights

    Brookdale Chenal Heights was my second choice. The rooms were nice, comfier, and modern. The library was really good, well-stocked, and well taken care of. It looked like people were using it. They... Read more

    Pat
  • Review of Fox Ridge Chenal

    I'm now at Fox Ridge Chenal. I think it is the best one. I have a small, 1-bedroom apartment. The staff is good, but it is expensive. Overall, the experience has been good. Read more

    Jim
  • Review of Woodland Heights

    I visited Woodland Heights, but it's too costly. It looked very pretty and nice, and a lot of the residents there were all mingling. The place looked more vibrant, and they have a lot of activities... Read more

    Laura
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Little Rock

Located in the center of Arkansas on the banks of the Arkansas River in Pulaski County, Little Rock has much to offer seniors in the way of local attractions. Seniors can visit the River Market District, Clinton Presidential Center & Park,  Central Arkansas Nature Center, The Clinton Presidential Park Wetlands to name a few.

There are 10 assisted living facilities in Little Rock, with another six in neighboring areas such as North Little Rock, Maumelle and Sherwood. Assisted living facilities (ALFs) in Little Rock are licensed and inspected by the Arkansas Department of Human Services, Office of Long Term Care. The Department categorizes the facilities as Level I and Level II, with Level II facilities providing services for those who need a higher level of care. 

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Little Rock

  • The Little Rock area is home to world-class medical facilities, including CHI St. Vincent Infirmary and University of Arkansas Medical Sciences Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
  • Little Rock has excellent air quality. For 24-hour particle pollution, the American Lung Association rated it first for cleanest metropolitan areas in the country, which is good news for seniors with respiratory illness.
  • The cost of living in Little Rock is 11 percent lower than the United States average. The reduced cost of groceries, health care and transportation all allow a fixed income to stretch further.
  • Arkansas does not tax social security payments, which leaves more money in your budget. Income from public and private pensions and withdrawals from retirement accounts are partially taxed. Arkansas also has a high sales tax, which needs to be factored into your budget.
  • Little Rock gets around 51 inches of rain each year, around 12 inches more than the national average. Summer weather can be humid, with the July high averaging 92 degrees. The January low is around 31 degrees.
  • Little Rock has a very high crime rate, with both violent crime and property crime occurring more regularly than similarly sized cities. The violent crime rate in Little Rock is around three times higher than the national average.


Paying for Assisted Living in Little Rock

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Arkansas

$4,000.00 US
$3,785.00 Little Rock
$3,427.00 Maumelle
$3,337.00 Hot Springs
$2,750.00 Conway

Assisted Living costs in Little Rock start around $3,785 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of assisted living is $4,000 per month, according to the latest figures from Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey.

It’s important to note that assisted living rates in Little Rock and the surrounding suburbs can vary widely based on factors such as location, the level of care needed, apartment size and the types of amenities offered at each community.

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Little Rock

The Arkansas Division of Aging and Adult Services administers the Living Choices Assisted Living Waiver program, which may provide financial help to eligible seniors entering Level II assisted living facilities that are enrolled with the program.

Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Arkansas page. Financial Assistance in Arkansas Financial Assistance in Arkansas

More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living

While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for assisted living, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance assisted living costs include:

  • Veterans Benefits
  • Life Insurance Policy
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Reverse Mortgage

For more information about different ways to finance assisted living, visit our Assisted Living in Arkansas page.


Free Assisted Living Resources in Little Rock

Little Rock and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living community. These organizations can also provide assistance in a number of other eldercare services such as geriatric care management, elder law advice, estate planning, finding home care and health and wellness programs.

To see a list of free assisted living resources in Little Rock, please visit our Assisted Living in Arkansas page.


Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Little Rock

Little Rock-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Arkansas are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Arkansas page for more information about these laws.

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