5 Memory Care Facilities in Fulton County, AR
The average cost of memory care in Fulton County is $4,548 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,860.
To help you with your search, browse the 13 reviews below for memory care facilities in Fulton County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Fulton County 4.5 out of 5 stars.
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Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Fulton County, AR
What to Consider About Memory Care in Fulton County
More than a quarter of Fulton County's 12,055 citizens is 65 or older, the age range in which Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia are most prevalent. It's estimated that 11.9 percent of Fulton County's seniors have Alzheimer's disease and may require the specialized care available in Alzheimer’s Special Care Units (ASCU), as they are known in Arkansas. To treat seniors that require specialized care due to cognitive impairments, Fulton County has six ASCUs.
The state regulates ASCUs, located in other long-term care facilities, via the Arkansas Department of Human Services (DHS), Division of Medical Services, Office of Long Term Care.
- In Salem, the county seat of Fulton County, the cost of living is 88, compared to the Arkansas average of 84 and the national average of 100. Seniors in the county's memory care facilities may have a bit more money left over for memory care expenses.
- Based on a scale of one to 100, the violent crime rate in Fulton County is 38, higher than the U.S. average of 31, while the property crime rate is 38, slightly lower than the national average of 38. Families of seniors in memory care can take comfort that property crime is much lower than in the state as a whole.
- On average, seniors in Fulton County experience 215 sunny days per year, or 10 more than the national average. Summer high in July of 90 degrees and winter lows in January or 23 degrees can make certain times of the year uncomfortable. Families of memory care residents with arthritis should ensure that the staff takes measures to keep their loved ones comfortable year-round.
- According to the EPA's National Air Toxics Assessment, Fulton County has an air quality rating of 60, which is close to the U.S. average of 58. The assessment measures the impact of hazardous air pollutants on respiratory ailments and the risk of cancer. Seniors with asthma and other respiratory conditions should not experience very high levels of pollution.
Paying for Memory Care in Fulton County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Fulton County start around $4,614 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,974 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Fulton County 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 Fulton County
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 Fulton County
Fulton County 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 Fulton County, please visit our Memory Care in Arkansas page.
Directory of Winners in the Fulton County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Fulton County
Fulton County-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.
Other Options in Fulton County, AR
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Fulton County
Review of The Cohen Home
We looked at The Cohen Home. The staff was very nice, but the facade of the building, and the interior of the rooms needed some work. The rooms were small, and felt like you couldn't get in a queen... Read more
Review of The Memory Center Atlanta
We have found a place for my dad, The Memory Center Atlanta. We chose this because it just had full service staff for him. Also his neurologist serviced that facility. It had an environment-like fe... Read more
Review of The Memory Center Atlanta
The way The Memory Center Atlanta is designed gives the residents more freedom. It's very good. The staff is very high quality. My mother's eating better there. They have pet therapy, music therapy... Read more