Maumelle is a small city located on the Arkansas River in Pulaski County. As of the 2020 U.S. Census, it had a population of 19,251, and just under 15% of those residents were aged 65 or over. The city benefits from proximity to Little Rock, the capital of the state, and therefore offers easy access to a wealth of amenities while having a relatively low cost of living. There are two highly rated hospitals nearby: the CHI St. Vincent Infirmary and the Arkansas Heart Hospital.

Assisted living facilities serve seniors who don’t require full-time supervision or nursing care but do need some help with the activities of daily living or personal care. These facilities are more affordable than nursing homes and help older adults maintain their independence and quality of life. The average cost of assisted living in Maumelle is $3,125 per month, making it one of the most affordable cities in the state.

This guide explores the cost of assisted living in Maumelle and nearby cities, as well as the cost of other types of senior care. It also lists the benefits and drawbacks of retiring to the city and provides links to some useful senior resources.

Directory of Assisted Living Facilities in Maumelle, AR

Stonehaven Assisted Living

101 Olympia Drive, Maumelle, AR, 72113

Stonehaven Assisted Living is nestled in a peaceful wooded area off a major road in Maumelle, Arkansas. Residents enjoy the facility’s comprehensive activity program, which includes movie nights, game … (read more)
Stonehaven Assisted Living is nestled in a peaceful wooded area off a major road in Maumelle, Arkansas. Residents enjoy the facility’s comprehensive activity program, which includes movie nights, game … (read more)

Willow Grove of Maumelle

100 Bringler Drive, Maumelle, AR, 72113

Ideally situated between the banks of the Arkansas River and the I-40 highway, the Willow Grove of Maumelle assisted living facility in Arkansas is a short ride from restaurants, a public library and … (read more)
Ideally situated between the banks of the Arkansas River and the I-40 highway, the Willow Grove of Maumelle assisted living facility in Arkansas is a short ride from restaurants, a public library and … (read more)

Vitality Living Pleasant Hills

800 Napa Valley Dr, Little Rock, AR, 72211

Vitality Living Pleasant Hills was older and not as clean as others we’ve seen. My father-in-law did not like it. It was a very spread-out campus. There was a lot of walking to get to your room and th … (read more)
Vitality Living Pleasant Hills was older and not as clean as others we’ve seen. My father-in-law did not like it. It was a very spread-out campus. There was a lot of walking to get to your room and th … (read more)

Woodland Heights

8700 Riley Drive, Little Rock, AR, 72205

<p>Woodland Heights is situated in a wooded setting with beautiful views that overlook Little Rock. Woodland Heights is a cozy senior living community located near UAMS, Baptist Health, CHI St Vincent … (read more)
<p>Woodland Heights is situated in a wooded setting with beautiful views that overlook Little Rock. Woodland Heights is a cozy senior living community located near UAMS, Baptist Health, CHI St Vincent … (read more)

2015

Brookdale Chenal Heights

1 Chenal Heights Drive, Little Rock, AR, 72223

With shopping malls, restaurants and major thoroughfares nearby, Brookdale Chenal Heights assisted living facility in Little Rock, Arkansas, is set in a very convenient location. Visitors note the hel … (read more)
With shopping malls, restaurants and major thoroughfares nearby, Brookdale Chenal Heights assisted living facility in Little Rock, Arkansas, is set in a very convenient location. Visitors note the hel … (read more)

Parkway Village

14300 Chenal Parkway, Little Rock, AR, 72211

Parkway Village in Conway, Arkansas is conveniently located near Highway 430 on 87 acres of park-like grounds outside of Little Rock. The facility offers three types of independent living: apartments, … (read more)
Parkway Village in Conway, Arkansas is conveniently located near Highway 430 on 87 acres of park-like grounds outside of Little Rock. The facility offers three types of independent living: apartments, … (read more)

Willow Grove of Sherwood

9880 Brockington Road, Sherwood, AR, 72120

<p>Exceptional senior living with a small town and homelike atmosphere. Providing supportive services striving to be as independent as possible while still having a nursing staff 24/7.</p>
<p>Exceptional senior living with a small town and homelike atmosphere. Providing supportive services striving to be as independent as possible while still having a nursing staff 24/7.</p>

2016

Fox Ridge Chenal

23101 Chenal Valley Drive, Little Rock, AR, 72223

Fox Ridge Chenal is a luxury senior living community in the posh residential area of Chenal Valley in Little Rock, Arkansas. Residents and loved ones are impressed by the beautiful apartments with kit … (read more)
Fox Ridge Chenal is a luxury senior living community in the posh residential area of Chenal Valley in Little Rock, Arkansas. Residents and loved ones are impressed by the beautiful apartments with kit … (read more)

The Manor – Senior Living Community

1401 Labelle Drive, Little Rock, AR, 72204

The Manor – Assisted Living Community is located in the beautiful city of Little Rock, Arkansas, and it receives rave reviews from residents and visitors for being a large and beautifully decorated fa … (read more)
The Manor – Assisted Living Community is located in the beautiful city of Little Rock, Arkansas, and it receives rave reviews from residents and visitors for being a large and beautifully decorated fa … (read more)

Fox Ridge North Little Rock

17 Parkstone Circle, North Little Rock, AR, 72116

My mother is in Fox Ridge North Little Rock. So far, it’s good. There are going to be issues no matter where you go. I’m addressing those as they come up and they make every effort to resolve them. Af … (read more)
My mother is in Fox Ridge North Little Rock. So far, it’s good. There are going to be issues no matter where you go. I’m addressing those as they come up and they make every effort to resolve them. Af … (read more)

StoneBridge of Conway

1306 South Donaghey,, Conway, AR, 72034

Southridge Village has a comfortable location in Conway, Arkansas, in the midst of the downtown area near Highways 60 and 365. Family members praise the responsive staff, who are quick to let them kno … (read more)
Southridge Village has a comfortable location in Conway, Arkansas, in the midst of the downtown area near Highways 60 and 365. Family members praise the responsive staff, who are quick to let them kno … (read more)

Presbyterian Village

510 Brookside Dr, Little Rock, AR, 72205

Presbyterian Village is an assisted living community located in Little Rock, just a quick drive to numerous doctor’s offices, supermarkets and retail stores. Transportation is made easier by facilit … (read more)
Presbyterian Village is an assisted living community located in Little Rock, just a quick drive to numerous doctor’s offices, supermarkets and retail stores. Transportation is made easier by facilit … (read more)

The Waters of Cumberland

1516 Cumberland, Little Rock, AR, 72202

Abington Place Health &amp; Rehab is a senior living facility located in a quiet area of downtown Little Rock, Arkansas. Residents enjoy board games, educational lectures and day trips to nearby attra … (read more)
Abington Place Health &amp; Rehab is a senior living facility located in a quiet area of downtown Little Rock, Arkansas. Residents enjoy board games, educational lectures and day trips to nearby attra … (read more)

The Greenbriar on Stagecoach Residential Care Facility

5201 Stagecoach Road, Little Rock, AR, 72204

The Greenbriar on Stagecoach Residential Care Facility is located on the shore of Pecan Lake in southwest Little Rock, Arkansas and is close to I-430 and I-30. The 34-bedroom facility provides a hotel … (read more)
The Greenbriar on Stagecoach Residential Care Facility is located on the shore of Pecan Lake in southwest Little Rock, Arkansas and is close to I-430 and I-30. The 34-bedroom facility provides a hotel … (read more)

CareNetwork

15 Shackelford Drive, Suite E, Little Rock, AR, 72211


What to Consider About Assisted Living in Maumelle

Assisted living communities in Maumelle are regulated by the Arkansas DHS Office of Long Term Care. The office defines rules and regulations that all communities must abide by to maintain the safety and well-being of residents. Assisted living facilities are inspected regularly to ensure they’re operating in compliance with those rules and regulations.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Maumelle

  • The cost of living in Maumelle is lower than the national average. This means seniors who are on a low income or who want to make their retirement funds last as long as possible can get more for their money if they retire to Maumelle.
  • Arkansas is a state that is friendly to retirees when it comes to its tax policies. Social Security payments aren’t taxed, and the exemptions for other retirement income are generous. When combined with the previously mentioned low cost of living, this makes the state an appealing choice for financially savvy retirees.
  • The rates of violent crime and property crime in Maumelle are below the national average. Seniors should be able to feel safe when running errands around the city and in their own homes.
  • The summertime in Maumelle is hot and muggy. Winters are short and cool but not freezing cold. The city may appeal to older adults who dislike extreme temperatures and want to live somewhere that’s comfortable enough for outdoor activities during the summer months.
  • Seniors living in Maumelle may find it’s easy to connect with their peers and get involved with a variety of activities at local seniors centers. The Maumelle Center on the Lake runs a variety of in-person and virtual activities for older adults. It also has a cafe for more informal dining and socializing.

Paying for Assisted Living in Maumelle

The Genworth Financial Cost of Care Survey 2020 lists the average cost of assisted living in Maumelle at $3,125 per month. This is significantly lower than both the national median price of $4,300 and the statewide average of $3,500, making Maumelle an affordable choice for assisted living.

The Cost of Assisted Living in Nearby Cities

At just $3,125 per month, assisted living facilities in Maumelle are some of the least expensive in the state. Nearby Pine Bluff is one of the few cities with lower average fees, at $2,350 per month. In Hot Springs, assisted living prices are slightly above average, at $3,625. Further north in Fayetteville, seniors pay far more, with average monthly fees of $3,900.

$3125

Maumelle

$3500

Arkansas

$4300

The United States

$2350

Pine Bluff

$3625

Hot Springs

$3900

Fayetteville

The Cost of Other Types of Senior Care

There are many care options available to seniors in Maumelle. Those who require limited day-to-day support may find adult day care services the most practical and affordable, costing just $2,167 for care in a group setting. In-home personal care and health care services are both available for $4,157. Nursing homes are the most costly, at $6,083 for semiprivate rooms and $6,692 for private rooms.

$4157

Homemaker Services

$4157

Home Health Care

$2167

Adult Day Health Care

$3125

Assisted Living Facility

$6082

Nursing Home Facility (semiprivate room)

$6692

Nursing Home Facility (private room)

Note: Care cost data for Maumelle was not available, so data for the closest city, Little Rock, was used instead.

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Maumelle

Personal care services in assisted living facilities in Maumelle may be covered through the Medicaid State Plan. Services provided in a Level II facility may be covered through the Living Choices Assisted Living waiver program

Personal care services in assisted living facilities in Maumelle may be covered through the Medicaid State Plan. Services provided in a Level II facility may be covered through the Living Choices Assisted Living waiver program

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

Paying for Assisted Living Facilities 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 Maumelle

Seniors living in Maumelle may find these resources useful when planning their next steps for long-term care. These organizations offer benefits counseling, support services, wellness sessions and information for local older adults.


Resource

Contact 

Service

(501) 372-5300

CareLink provides resources and support for older people in central Arkansas. It oversees a number of services, including volunteer programs, local senior centers, and social and educational activities. Many of the programs are volunteer-led and run and are offered free of charge or for a nominal donation.

(501) 682-1001

The Division of Aging, Adult and Behavioral Health Services oversees a variety of services for older adults in Arkansas. It runs Home and Community-Based Services for seniors and is also responsible for the Senior Medicaid Fraud Patrol and Adult Protective Services. Seniors can contact the division if they have questions about Medicare/Medicaid, are concerned about elder exploitation or neglect, or need support to access care services.

(501) 340-5622

The Pulaski County Veterans Services Office helps veterans navigate the VA system and access the benefits, pensions and support they're entitled to. It can help with completing claims forms, accessing disability payments and appealing a denied application. It can also advise on other services veterans and their immediate families may qualify for. 

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Maumelle

Maumelle-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.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Arkansas