Expert Senior Living Advisors from A Place for Mom can help direct you to Assisted Living communities. Together, we will find the perfect fit for your loved one, and we will provide direction and support as needed. We partner with 4 Assisted Living facilities in Forrest City 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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1550 North Parkway, Memphis, TN 38112
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Located near downtown Memphis, in the Evergreen Vollintine Historic District,adjoining the Green Line walking trail. We are just a few blocks from Overton Park, the Memphis Zoo, and the beautiful campus of Rhodes College, and less than five miles to beautiful Harbor Town. The Community is gated,...
108 Clarington Drive, Southaven, MS 38671
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Hermitage Gardens of Southaven is a beautiful, 55-suite retirement community offering Assisted Living and Alzheimer's Care. Step inside our doors and discover charming assisted living with a distinctive grace reminiscent of Southaven's celebrated history. Personal touches create a community rich...
2782 Star Landing Rd E, Southaven, MS 38672
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Assisted living & our Alzheimer's/Dementia Care Unit at LifePointe Village is designed for residents who may need Nursing care, meal preparation or just the companionship of others. We can also provide assistance with daily activities such as bathing, dressing, grooming, and supervision of...
Assisted living communities provide apartment style housing and social interaction as well as individualized assistance. Services offered often involve support with ADLs. Occupants may be kept under supervision and assessment. Under certain circumstances, communities may provide dementia care, nursing care, or hospice. In Arkansas, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $38,100 . Arkansas has specific statutes related to this type of community. The Arkansas Department of Human Services (DHS), Division of Medical Services, Office of Long Term Care (Office) licenses this type of community. This type of community is required to have a staff member on duty 24 hours a day. The minimum number of residents for this community type is 4. There must be one toilet for every 2 residents and one bath or shower for every 2 residents. In total, there can be no more than 2 residents to a room. Public assistance is available through 1915(c) Waiver program –the Living Choices Assisted Living Waiver program. Staff must receive education in a number of fields. These areas include communication skills, sanitation and food safety, disability sensitivity training, and review of the aging process. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include if the resident is physically impaired but cognitively able, staff may assist the resident in removing oral medication from the container and in taking the medication, assistance with self- administration of medication, and remove the container cap or loosen the packaging. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include assistance with recreational activities , linen service, supervision by awake staff, and assistance with obtaining transportation. This community has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include three balanced meals, snacks, and fluids are required. Before a resident is accepted, they must go through a service plan screening to ensure their needs are going to be met. This screening includes a number of areas of interest such as compliance agreements, reassessment must be completed at least annually and more often as changes occur., what the community will and will not do to meet the resident’s needs, and An initial needs assessment.
Forrest City has a population density of 336 people per square mile. Currently, the population of Forrest City consists of 12,728 people and in total the Forrest City metro area has a population of 14,291. In terms of education, 3.5% have a graduate degree, 37.6% have a high-school diploma, and 7.9% have a college degree. Demographically, Forrest City is 25.7% white, 0.7% Asian, 1.6% other or not specified, 3.1% Hispanic, 0.4% Native American, 70.5% black, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 1.2% mixed race. Out of the total population of Forrest City, 31.7% live in poverty, 5.4% are widowed, 12.1% do not have health insurance, and 38.9% participate in the labor force. Out of the total city population, 40.2% are female and 59.8% are male. The median age of Forrest City is 35 years old. In Forrest City, 6.2% of the citizens are veterans.
Cost of living can be the big influence in determining which care choice is the best fit for your family. The rent burden for Forrest City is around 17.8% of the average monthly income. Per month, the median rent in Forrest City is $626 per month and the median value of a home in Forrest City is $64,034.
Residents of Arkansas enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 19th in the United States. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Arkansas citizen is ranked 45th nation-wide. Additionally, Arkansas is ranked 49th by standards of healthcare. The state of Arkansas has 88 hospitals and 130 health centers, providing care to a population of 3,024,692. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be 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.
In terms of diversity, Arkansas ranks 33rd in the nation. In Arkansas, 41% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 6,697 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-2%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-46%, Mainline Protestant-16%, and Historically Black Protestant-8%. In Arkansas there are 361 masonic lodges. The state has a median age of 38 and 30% of its population being over the age of 55. In the last presidential election 34% of Arkansas residents voted Democrat and 61% voted Republican.
On average, the state receives 4.23 inches of precipitation a month. The most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 6.85 inches of precipitation a month. The average humidity across the state is 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 73% in the month of May. On average, Arkansas has an air quality index rating of around 38.8 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of July with a rating of around 47.9 AQI. The average temperature in the summer rises to 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. During the winter, the average temperature in Arkansas drops to around 41F. The average high winter temperature is around 60F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 22F during 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 Mexican Juniper, Water Oak, Tulip Trees, and Orchid. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Catfish, the Mourning Dove, the Armadillo, or the Eastern Wild Turkey. The state animal of Arkansas is the White-tailed Deer.