5 Memory Care Facilities in Little Rock, AR

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Brookdale Chenal Heights

Provides: Memory Care
1 Chenal Heights Drive, Little Rock, AR 72223
"We offer a home like setting and cheerful smiles from our professional staff who greet you every day. Our caring staff offers the assistance you need while respecting your independence.Our peaceful..." More
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Woodland Heights

Provides: Memory Care
8700 Riley Drive, Little Rock, AR 72205
"The price-range of Woodland Heights Little Rock is affordable, and it's in a convenient part of town. So far, things have been acceptable for my mother. We've had a few problems, but they're just..." More

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Avenir Memory Care at Little Rock

Provides: Memory Care
8401 Ranch Boulevard, Little Rock, AR 72223
"Avenir Memory Care were willing to engage with the community and help support them in Alzheimer's awareness. They were very invested in their staff, too. The person who assisted me was very kind...." More

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Parkway Village

Provides: Memory Care
14300 Chenal Parkway, Little Rock, AR 72211
"When simplifying senior living is what you want, Parkway Village is here. Independent Living: At Parkway Village, independent living truly is independent. You’ll have the freedom to come and..." More
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Memory Care of Little Rock at Good Sh...

Provides: Memory Care
2501 Aldersgate Road, Little Rock, AR 72205
"My friend's parents are in Memory Care of Little Rock at Good Shepherd. They have a whole community of independent living, assisted living, nursing home, and memory care. It's very nice, brand new,..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Little Rock

    Little Rock is the capital city of Arkansas, a state in which it's projected that 60,000 people or more are living with Alzheimer's disease. This city, which lies in Pulaski County in the heart of the state, is home to almost 200,000 people. It has a sizable senior community that accounts for nearly 13 percent of the population. 

    Little Rock has nearly half a dozen memory care facilities to support the local population of seniors living with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. These facilities may also be referred to as Alzheimer's special care units, or ASCUs. They are housed in separate and distinct units within long-term care facilities, including assisted living facilities or nursing homes. Their specific rules vary and are incorporated into the regulations for the type of facility that they're a part of.

    • While living costs are slightly higher in the capital city of Little Rock than they are elsewhere in the state, they are about 12 percent less than in other U.S. cities outside of Arkansas. Medical costs in this city are on par with the rest of the state and about 13 percent lower than elsewhere in the nation. This may help seniors afford memory care services.
    • The crime rate in Little Rock is relatively high. On a scale of one to 100, with 100 representing high crime, the city's property crime ranks 86.0, compared to the national median of 38.1, and the violent crime rate is 92.1, compared to the U.S. average of 31.1. Families may want to review the safety policies put in place by their loved one's memory care facility to ensure they safeguard residents' security.

    • Little Rock's summers are hot and humid with highs in the 90s, and winters are short and cold with lows in the 30s. The region receives just 4 inches of snow annually, which may make local travel easy for those visiting family members or friends in memory care.

    • Little Rock's seniors do not pay income tax on Social Security, which may leave more money in the budget for memory care. While the state does tax other types of retirement income, it offers seniors a deduction of $6,000. 


    Paying for Memory Care in Little Rock

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Arkansas

    $6,240.00 Maumelle
    $5,526.00 Little Rock
    $4,939.00 US
    $3,250.00 Hot Springs

    Memory Care costs in Little Rock start around $5,526 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 Little Rock 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 Little Rock

    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 Little Rock

    Little Rock 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 Little Rock, please visit our Memory Care in Arkansas page.


    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Little Rock

    Little Rock-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.

    Memory Care near Little Rock, AR

    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Little Rock

    • Review of Avenir Memory Care at Little Rock

      Avenir Memory Care were willing to engage with the community and help support them in Alzheimer's awareness. They were very invested in their staff, too. The person who assisted me was very kind. T... Read more

      Rhonda
    • Review of Avenir Memory Care at Little Rock

      Avenir is generally a well-run community with friendly staff who are patient with the clients/residents. My uncle seems to like the food and is generally happy when we visit him. I am concerned... Read more

      MIchaelP
    • Review of Memory Care of Little Rock at Good Shepherd

      My friend's parents are in Memory Care of Little Rock at Good Shepherd. They have a whole community of independent living, assisted living, nursing home, and memory care. It's very nice, brand new,... Read more

      Donna

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