7 Memory Care Facilities in Pulaski County, AR

Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Pulaski County, AR

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Brookdale Chenal Heights

Provides: Memory Care
1 Chenal Heights Drive, Little Rock, AR 72223
"The food service is generic at best. Special needs are not easily accommodated ( my loved one has no teeth and is frequently served over cooked meat which cannot be chewed) laundry service is not..." More

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Woodland Heights

Provides: Memory Care
8700 Riley Drive, Little Rock, AR 72205
"Woodland Heights is situated in a wooded setting with beautiful views that overlook Little Rock. Woodland Heights is a cozy senior living community located near UAMS, Baptist Health, CHI St Vincent..." More

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Willow Grove of Maumelle

Provides: Memory Care
100 Bringler Drive, Maumelle, AR 72113
"So far, we're totally satisfied. The staff, so far, is awesome -- the ones that we've met. She's got dementia so you can't tell she's gonna be angry with anybody, but the staff has been great with..." More

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Parkway Village

Provides: Memory Care
14300 Chenal Parkway, Little Rock, AR 72211
"Parkway Village is a premier senior living facility that offers the best of both worlds. It caters to those who are looking for a carefree independent lifestyle or the help of an assisted living..." More

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Memory Care of Little Rock at Good Sh...

Provides: Memory Care
2501 Aldersgate Road, Little Rock, AR 72205
"I was very impressed with Memory Care of Little Rock at Good Shepherd. It was a very homey setting. It did not look institutional. It was very open and roomy. The furnishings were very nice. They..." More

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Avenir Memory Care at Little Rock

Provides: Memory Care
8401 Ranch Boulevard, Little Rock, AR 72223
"Avenir Memory Care at Little Rock was real nice. I saw everything. I liked the apartments. I saw a one-bedroom, and it was very clean. The staff was real nice, answered all my questions, and were..." More

Fox Ridge North Little Rock

Provides: Memory Care
17 Parkstone Circle, North Little Rock, AR 72116
"Fox Ridge is clean. The people are knowledgeable and keep me updated on what's going on. I am very happy with them. My wife has been in their memory care for about a month already. Her room has all..." More

    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

    $5,343.00 Pulaski County
    $5,053.00 US
    $4,141.00 Garland County

    Memory Care costs in Pulaski County start around $5,343 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,053 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.

    Memory Care near Pulaski County, AR

    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Pulaski County

    • Review of Memory Care of Little Rock at Good Shepherd

      I was very impressed with Memory Care of Little Rock at Good Shepherd. It was a very homey setting. It did not look institutional. It was very open and roomy. The furnishings were very nice. They h... Read more

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

      Memory Care of Little Rock at Good Shepherd is beautiful. It's like a five star hotel. They are very compassionate and professional. I have not been able to go there recently because of COVID. They... Read more

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

      Memory Care of Little Rock at Good Shepherd is the one that we chose. My mom has been in there for two or three weeks now, and she loves it. It's a beautiful place. They have lots of activities. Sh... Read more

      Donna
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