The 5 Best Memory Care Facilities in Bentonville, AR for 2023
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There are 6 Memory Care Facilities in the Bentonville area, with 2 in Bentonville and 4 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Bentonville is $6,350 per month. This is higher than the national median of $5,349. Cheaper nearby regions include Rogers with an average starting cost of $5,590.
To help you with your search, browse the 20 reviews below for memory care facilities in Bentonville. Better rated regions include Rogers with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
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Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Bentonville, AR
What to Consider About Memory Care in Bentonville
Senior citizens represent just 7.7 percent of Bentonville's population or about 3,795 of the city's 50,000 residents. Despite the area's limited population of older adults, Bentonville is home to several facilities specializing in dementia and Alzheimer's care. The Arkansas Department of Human Services refers to memory care facilities as Alzheimer's special care units. Both assisted living facilities and nursing homes may provide these services. However, regulations vary depending on the property's primary classification.
- State income tax policies affect the cost of living as well as the affordability of memory care. Arkansas does not tax Social Security, military pensions or Railroad Retirement benefits. However, distributions from IRAs and 401(k)s are taxed according to the filer's income bracket.
- Bentonville residents enjoy a low cost of living. Although the area is slightly more expensive than other parts of Arkansas, housing costs are just 18 percent higher than the U.S. average. All other essentials are lower than the national average. Healthcare costs are 15 percent lower than average, which makes Bentonville an attractive area for individuals with medical concerns or chronic illnesses, such as dementia.
- The Bentonville region is home to several world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as the Washington Regional Memory Clinic, Mercy Hospital Northwest Arkansas and the Northwest Medical Center - Bentonville, in the event of a medical emergency or illness.
- With summer highs near 90 degrees and winter lows in the mid-20s, memory care facilities in Bentonville must have adequate climate controls and security systems to protect residents from inclement weather. Although Bentonville receives substantially less snow and slightly more rain than other parts of the U.S., the area has a Sperling's Comfort Index of 49, which is slightly lower than the average American city.
Paying for Memory Care in Bentonville
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Bentonville start around $6,350 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,525 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Bentonville 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 Memory Care in Bentonville
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in Arkansas page.
More Ways to Pay for Memory Care
While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for memory care, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance memory care costs include:
- Veterans Benefits
- Life Insurance Policy
- Long-Term Care Insurance
- Reverse Mortgage
For more information about different ways to finance memory care, visit our Memory Care in Arkansas page.
Free Memory Care Resources in Bentonville
Bentonville and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in a memory care 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 memory care resources in Bentonville, please visit our Memory Care in Arkansas page.
Directory of Winners in the Bentonville Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Bentonville
Bentonville-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in Arkansas are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Arkansas page for more information about these laws.