Expert Senior Living Advisors from A Place for Mom can help direct you to Memory Care communities. Together, we will find the perfect fit for your loved one, and we will provide direction and support as needed. We partner with 2 Memory Care facilities in Jonesboro and the surrounding area, so there are many options to choose from. A Place for Mom is the largest senior living referral service in North America, and we can help you make a good choice at no cost to you.
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3001 Linwood Dr, Paragould, AR 72450
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Sunshine ManorNestled in the heart of the northeastern corner of Arkansas, Paragould provides residents of Sunshine Manor with small town charm combined with urban amenities and abundant natural beauty. Paragould offers significant historic ambiance as long term landmarks have been restored...
Memory care communities function in accordance with a dementia specific living curriculum. A memory care community employs staff who have received annually trained in caring for individuals with Alzheimer’s, cognitive impairments, and dementia. Persons may reside in semi-private apartments or single rooms. Basic services offered in memory care may include: 24-hour staffing and personal assistance, daily meals, comfortable private or semi-private rooms, and exercise and physical therapy programs. Structured activities are provided by staff members educated explicitly on providing aid for those with cognitive impairments. The annual median cost for a private room is around $73,000 and the cost for a semi-private room is around $66,065 . The state of Arkansas maintains a number of provisions related to this type of community.
The total cost of living is a major influence when deciding which care choice works for your loved one. The rent burden for Jonesboro is about 14.8% of the average monthly income. Monthly, the median rent in Jonesboro is about $832 and the median value for a home for Jonesboro is around $145,736.
Out of the total city population, 48.2% are male and 51.8% are female. The median age of Jonesboro is 32 years old. Racially, the population of Jonesboro is 2.5% other or not specified, 3.4% mixed race, 72.8% white, 1.6% Asian, 0.7% Native American, 18.7% black, 0.2% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 6.1% Hispanic. In Jonesboro, 7.1% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. Jonesboro has a population density of 366 people per square mile. The current population of Jonesboro consists of 73,788 people and in total the Jonesboro metro area has a population of 75,866. Of the population of Jonesboro 11.8% have a graduate degree, 29.5% have a high-school diploma, and 30.8% have a college degree. Out of the total population of Jonesboro, 63.1% participate in the labor force, 6.0% consider themselves widows, 10.8% do not have health insurance, and 20.4% live in poverty.
Based on natural beauty, Arkansas ranks 19th in the nation. There are 88 general hospitals and 130 health centers that provide care for 3,024,692 Arkansas residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in Arkansas are Arkansas Heart Hospital, Llc, Arkansas Surgical Hospital, and And Mercy Hospital Northwest Arkansas. Out of a national average of 100, Arkansas has a cost of living index rating of 88, a grocery index rating of 92, and a housing index rating of 74. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Arkansas citizen is ranked 45th nation-wide. Additionally, Arkansas is ranked 49th by standards of healthcare.
During the latest presidential election, 61% voted for the Republican candidate while 34% voted for the Democratic candidate. In terms of religious values, 41% of Arkansas’s population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 6,697 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-46%, Mainline Protestant-16%, and Historically Black Protestant-8%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-2%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Arkansas there are 361 masonic lodges. In Arkansas, 30% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 38. In terms of diversity, Arkansas ranks 33rd in the nation.
The most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 6.85 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 4.23 inches of precipitation a month. On average, Arkansas has an air quality index rating of around 38.8 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of July with a rating of 47.9 AQI. On average, the humidity rating for Arkansas is around 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 73% in the month of May. During the summer, the average temperature in Arkansas is around 79F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 95F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 60F in the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 41F. The average high winter temperature is around 60F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 22F in the month of January. While residents of Arkansas mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Arkansas can include earthquakes (moderate) and tornadoes.
The state of Arkansas has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of hickory, mink, water oak, and pine. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the mourning dove, the white-tailed deer, the eastern wild turkey, or the black bears. The state animal of Arkansas is the white-tailed deer.