3 Assisted Living Facilities near Russellville, AR
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There are 3 Assisted Living Facilities in the Russellville area, with 2 in Russellville and 1 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Russellville is $3,720 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,650.
To help you with your search, browse the 11 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Russellville. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Russellville 4.1 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Dardanelle with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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2 Assisted Living Facilities in Russellville, AR
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Russellville
Russellville, Arkansas, is a scenic city nestled along the banks of Lake Dardanelle and the Arkansas River. The city, which is in Pope County, is home to an estimated 29,325 residents and more than 10% of its population is made up of seniors aged 65 and older.
The city is home to two assisted living facilities that provide round-the-clock care to seniors who need it. One additional facility is located in nearby Dardanelle. Assisted living facilities in Russellville and throughout Arkansas are licensed and monitored by the Arkansas Department of Human Services - Office of Long Term Care.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Russellville
- The Russellville area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Saint Mary's Regional Health System, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Russellville has an array of community resources for seniors, such as the Senior Companion program, which pairs seniors with volunteers who offer friendship and personal care, as well as two senior centers.
- Russellville has no major public transit service, which means that seniors may have to rely on friends, family members or facility shuttles to transport them to and from appointments.
- On a scale of 1 to 100, where 100 represents the best air quality, Russellville's air quality is rated 39, which is 19% lower than the national average. Poor air quality can result in adverse health effects for senior citizens, particularly those who suffer from cardiovascular or respiratory illnesses.
- Russellville is an affordable location for seniors who are on a tight budget. The cost of living in the city is nearly 20% below the national average.
- Summers in Russellville are hot and humid, which can cause discomfort for some seniors. The city gets an average of 50 inches of rain per year and has an average high temperature of 93 degrees in July.
Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.
Paying for Assisted Living in Russellville
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Russellville start around $3,720 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 Russellville 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 Russellville
Seniors in Russellville may be able to receive financial help with the cost of assisted living under the state's Medicaid Living Choices Assisted Living Waiver program. While this program covers the cost of care, it doesn't provide assistance with room-and-board costs. The state doesn't provide seniors with a Medicaid optional state supplement, but it does limit the amount that assisted living facilities are allowed to charge for room and board when residents are Medicaid or Supplemental Security Income beneficiaries.
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 Russellville
Russellville 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 Russellville, please visit our Assisted Living in Arkansas page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Russellville
Russellville-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.
Other Options in Russellville, AR
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Russellville
Review of Brookdale Russellville
I live out of state and had to rely on the staff at Brookdale to help setup my mother's room. My mother has no computer or smart phone so the Brookdale staff worked with me during this entire proc... Read more
Review of StoneBridge of Russellville
StoneBridge of Russellville wasn't just one large centralized building. There were series of buildings and the facilities were nice and clean. I just didn't get the community feeling there, maybe b... Read more
Review of Brookdale Russellville
I went to Brookdale Russellville. The staff was very helpful, very thorough, and answered all questions. It was a good experience, it's a nice place. It's very clean, well updated, and the size of ... Read more