5 Memory Care Facilities in Pulaski County, AR
The average cost of memory care in Pulaski County is $5,561 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,790.
To help you with your search, browse the 10 reviews below for memory care facilities in Pulaski County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Pulaski County 4.6 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 5 families in Pulaski County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Pulaski County, call (855) 863-8283.
What to Consider About Memory Care in Pulaski County
Pulaski County is located in the center of Arkansas on the Arkansas River and has just under 400,000 residents, 15 percent of whom are aged 65 and over. According to data published by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, 13 percent of Medicare beneficiaries aged 65 and over have Alzheimer's disease or dementia.
In Pulaski County, families have a choice between six memory care facilities, including one in Maumelle and the other five in Little Rock. These facilities are officially called Alzheimer's Special Care Units and may be located in separate wings or areas within long-term care facilities.
- Seniors in Pulaski County do not pay state income tax on Social Security, which may leave more money in the budget for memory care. While Arkansas does tax other types of retirement income, it offers seniors a deduction of $6,000.
- Pulaski County's air quality is good, which may benefit seniors with respiratory illnesses or cardiovascular disease. The county was given a "B" for ozone pollution and an "A" for short-term particle pollution from the American Lung Association.
- The overall cost of living, as well as the cost of healthcare, is about 13 percent lower than the national average. This may make the county a good option for families who are seeking cost-effective memory care services for their senior loved ones.
- Crime is more prevalent in Pulaski County than in the United States as a whole, which may be a concern for safety-minded families. On a 100-point scale, property crime in this county is rated 54.4, which is a little over 15 points higher than the national average. Violent crime is rated 52.8, which is nearly 20 points higher than the U.S. average.
Paying for Memory Care in Pulaski County
Average Monthly Costs
County in Arkansas
Memory Care costs in Pulaski County start around $5,561 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,897 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Pulaski 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 Pulaski 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 Pulaski County
Pulaski 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 Pulaski County, please visit our Memory Care in Arkansas page.
Directory of Winners in the Pulaski County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Pulaski County
Pulaski 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.
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Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Pulaski County
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
Review of Woodland Heights
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 m... Read more
Review of Avenir Memory Care at Little Rock
My husband moved into Avenir Memory Care and it has been excellent. The staff is very warm, very caring, they get to know the individual personally, and try to interact with him. They want to get t... Read more