3 Assisted Living Facilities in Mountain Home, AR
Also serving communities of Harrison.
The average cost of assisted living in Mountain Home is $3,720 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,400.
To help you with your search, browse the 29 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Mountain Home. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Mountain Home 4.0 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Mountain Home
A small, quiet town in Arkansas, Mountain Home's senior population is almost 33 percent of it's 12,000 residents. This city offers seniors three local assisted living facilities and each of these communities is closely monitored and regulated by the Arkansas Department of Human Services (DHS), Division of Medical Services, Office of Long Term Care. The DHS visits each facility, unannounced, annually as a precautionary and requests license renewals every two years. During these visits, each Mountain Home ALF must present its activities of daily living (ADLs), residency rules, provisional charge and refund policies and list of services, food and equipment charges for inspection. Each facility must also comply with any complaint investigations.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Mountain Home
- The city of Mountain Home typically shows little to no levels of pollutants on the Air Quality Index. This fresh air gives all seniors the opportunity to participate in outdoor ADLs.
- Winters are cold and long in Mountain Home, with an average low temperature around 47 degrees Fahrenheit and an annual snowfall around 11 inches. The warmest summer months, June through September, reach average temperatures between 80 to 90 degrees Fahrenheit.
- Residents in Mountain Home have a 15 percent lower cost of living compared to the national average. They also have a 2 percent higher cost of living compared to the Arkansas state average.
- Mountain Home offers several transportation services specific to seniors living in assisted living facilities. AR-GetCare, Choices in Living Resource Center and Abundant Care Transportation are just a few of the list of transportation services and resources available to seniors.
- The Mountain Home area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Baxter Regional Medical Center, Regional Family Medicine, ARP Foot & Ankle Clinic, Hospital Development Foundation, Healthcare Medical, Baxter Regional Medical Center Rehabilitation Center, Out Patient Surgery Center and Abraham Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Within Arkansas, 81 percent of cities or towns have a lower crime rate than Mountain Home because of high property crime rates. It has 50 percent less violent crime rate than the state average, which makes it safer for seniors living in assisted living facilities.
Paying for Assisted Living in Mountain Home
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Mountain Home start around $3,505 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 Mountain Home 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 Mountain Home
Financial assistance is available to seniors considering ALFs in Mountain Home through the Medicaid State Plan: 1915(c) Home & Community-Based Waiver.
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Arkansas page.
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 Mountain Home
Mountain Home 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 Mountain Home, please visit our Assisted Living in Arkansas page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Mountain Home
Mountain Home-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.
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Mountain Home
Review of Good Samaritan Society - Mountain Home
Good Samaritan Society - Mountain Home is absolutely wonderful and my mom loves it. It's just small little apartments with three rooms. They have a facility with a pool and a treadmill, and a wait ... Read more
Review of RiverLodge Assisted Living
My aunt has special needs. She had lived with my grandmother her entire life and when my grandmother passed away suddenly we were anxious to figure out the best living arrangements for my aunt. M... Read more
Review of Elmcroft of Mountain Home
Elmcroft of Mountain Home is very nice. My friend is doing good there. The staff members are great. They have been very good. My friend is happy there. She's happy, so we're happy. I would highly r... Read more