2 Memory Care Facilities in Greene County, AR
The average cost of memory care in Greene County is $5,560 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,800.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Greene County
In Greene County, Arkansas, more than 15 percent of its population of over 45,000 people are 65 or older, the group most susceptible developing Alzheimer's disease or other dementias. In Arkansas, it is estimated that more than 56,000 people live with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia and many need support beyond that which their family can provide. To accommodate them, there are two memory care facilities in Greene County, known in Arkansas as Long-Term Care facilities, that specialize in caring for patients with memory impairments.
- If exposure to extreme temperatures are a concern for seniors, the summers in Greene County, which average in the low 80s, may be a better choice than in areas in warmer climates. Winter temperatures in this county also don’t fall to dangerous extremes, tending to average no lower than the 40s.
- Violent crime in Greene County ranks 14 percent higher than the national average, and property crime is 9 percent higher.Long-term Care Facilities have their own security measures in place to keep residents safe, but families may still want to inquire about safety protocols for peace of mind.
- The cost of living index in Greene County, rated over 21 percent lower than the national average, may make the area preferable to others with a higher index. Lower overall expenses may mean more money in the budget for ongoing healthcare needs.
- Senior citizens tend to be more at risk for health-related issues due to poor air quality. Greene County’s air quality score of 65, which is 7 points higher than the national average, may be a negative factor; however, Long-Term Care Facilities may have their own air purification systems. Families may want to ask about this if air quality is a concern.
Paying for Memory Care in Greene County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Greene County start around $5,560 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,939 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Greene 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 Greene 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 Greene County
Greene 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 Greene County, please visit our Memory Care in Arkansas page.
Directory of Winners in the Greene County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Greene County
Greene 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.