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Arkansas Assisted Living

The state capitol of Arkansas in Little Rock, AR (Arkansas)The state of Arkansas defines assisted living as any facility that provides personal care services to three or more adult residents. However, homes are grouped into two levels based on care provided: Level I Assisted Living homes are for those who need personal care but not skilled nursing care. Level II Assisted Living homes may provide both skilled nursing and assisted living care.

In Arkansas there are 18 Assisted Living Facilities. We can help you find the best matches for your needs. The average cost of Assisted Living in Arkansas is $2,850 per month.

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Arkansas Assisted Living Facilities by Region

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Other Areas in Arkansas

Blytheville, Fort Smith, Jonesboro, Little Rock, Mountain Home, Russellville

Map of Arkansas Assisted Living Facilities

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Cost of Assisted Living in Arkansas

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The average cost of Assisted Living in Arkansas is $2,850. Assisted Living costs range from $1,400 to $5,538 depending on location and other factors.

City Minimum Cost Maximum Cost Median Cost
Conway$1,706$4,238$3,050
Fort Smith$1,300$4,033$1,975
Hot Springs$1,300$4,000$3,490
Jonesboro$3,300$3,300$3,300
Little Rock$1,706$4,238$3,050
Source: Genworth - 2013
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Overview of Arkansas Assisted Living

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Home to former President Bill Clinton, retail giant Wal-Mart and fine Southern hospitality, Arkansas boasts some of the best in the U.S. Surrounded by the Ozark Mountains, Mississippi River and Arkansas Delta, seniors who choose assisted living in Arkansas enjoy unparalleled natural beauty. Conveniently located in the central United States, residents of Arkansas are only a few hours away from the amenities and services of major cities such as Little Rock, Dallas, St. Louis and Memphis.

Assisted Living in Arkansas Defined

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The State of Arkansas defines assisted living as any facility that provides assisted living services to three or more adult residents for a period of more than 24 hours. Residents live in apartment-style housing with an emphasis on personal self-direction and independence.Arkansas Assisted Living Assisted living services include:

  • Room and board
  • Laundry service
  • Social activities
  • Direct care and healthcare services
  • 24-hour supervision
  • Limited nursing services
Arkansas also breaks down assisted living facilities into two different types:
  • Level I assisted living facilities are for seniors who need assisted living care and nothing else. Residents are free of serious medical conditions and do not require skilled nursing care.
  • Level II assisted living facilities may provide nursing home care as well as assisted living care, but must keep residents with different needs in separate areas of the facility.
You can find full-service nursing homes in Arkansas in our Nursing Homes category.

Licensing of Arkansas Assisted Living Facilities

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In the state of Arkansas, there are several types of facilities that provide care services for adults. Facilities that specifically provide assisted living services, such as bathing, grooming or supervision, for adults 60 years or older are called assisted living facilities. Arkansas Code Title 20, Subtitle 2, 10-1703 defines assisted living facilities as any building or residential facility that provides assisted living services for more than 24 hours to three or more adult residents. To learn more on how assisted living facilities in Arkansas a are licensed, please visit our Arkansas Licensing Summary.

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