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 2 Assisted Living facilities in Hope 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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1625 E 42nd St, Texarkana, AR 71854
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A great place to call "HOME"! The Gardens, an Independent and Residential Care Facility, in Texarkana offers a refreshing option for retirement living - all the comforts of home, without any of the hassles. Our campus includes private Independent living suites and private or semi-private...
4204 Moores Lane, Texarkana, TX 75503
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There’s a lot to love here—like care when you need and a worry-free lifestyle.Here at our assisted living community, you can focus on fun ways to spend your day and we’ll take care of the rest. So go ahead join your new friends for a card game or meet up for a shopping trip. Here you’ll have the...
Assisted living communities provide oversight, social opportunities, and care to people around 65 years old. Services provided often involve aid with the activities of daily life. Inhabitants may be kept under monitoring and assessment. Under certain circumstances, communities may provide nursing, “aging in place”, or respite. In Arkansas, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $38,100 . The state of Arkansas maintains a number of stipulations related to this type of community. The Arkansas Department of Human Services (DHS), Division of Medical Services, Office of Long Term Care (Office) supervises this type of community. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include community staff may place the dose of medication in another container and place that container to the mouth of the resident, 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, and remove the container cap or loosen the packaging. Before a resident is accepted, they must go through a service plan screening to assure their needs are going to be met. This screening includes a number of areas of interest such as An initial needs assessment, compliance agreements, what the community will and will not do to meet the resident’s needs, and resident’s preference to the identified course of action. Public assistance is available through 1915(c) Waiver program –the Living Choices Assisted Living Waiver program. This community has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include three balanced meals, snacks, and fluids are required. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include assistance with recreational activities , assistance with activities of daily living, supervision by awake staff, and medication assistance. In total, there can be no more than 2 residents to a room. The minimum number of residents for this community type is 4. There must be one bath or shower for every 2 residents and one toilet for every 2 residents. This type of community is required to have a staff member on duty 24 hours a day. Staff members receive training in a number of areas. These areas include communicable diseases, dementia and cognitive impairment, Residents’ Bill of Rights, and philosophy and principles of independent living in an ALF.
Cost of living is a motivating factor when determining which community works for you or your loved one’s needs. The rent burden for Hope is about 17.7% of the average person’s monthly income. Monthly, the median rent in Hope is $635 and the median home value for Hope is approximately $73,669.
Of the population of Hope 31.9% have a high-school diploma, 2.5% have a graduate degree, and 9.7% have a college degree. In Hope, 6.5% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. Based on gender, 57.5% are female and 42.5% are male. The median age of Hope is 36 years old. The current population of Hope consists of 9,688 people and in total the Hope metro area has a population of 9,790. Hope has a population density of 353 people per square mile. Racially, the population of Hope is 42.8% black, 0.1% Asian, 2.6% mixed race, 20.5% Hispanic, 0.1% Native American, 43.5% white, 10.9% other or not specified, and 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian. In Hope, 11.7% consider themselves widows, 18.7% have some form of disability, 28.9% live in poverty, and 11.0% do not have health insurance.
The state of Arkansas has a cost of living index of 88.4 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The state has a grocery index rating of 92.0 and a housing index rating of 73.9. The natural beauty of Arkansas is ranked 19th in the nation. Overall, Arkansas ranks 45th out of all states in quality of life and 49th in healthcare. The state of Arkansas has 88 hospitals and 130 health centers, providing care to a population of 3,024,692. Arkansas Heart Hospital, Llc, Arkansas Surgical Hospital, and And Mercy Hospital Northwest Arkansas are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state.
Forty-one percent of Arkansas residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state’s 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. In the most recent presidential election, 61% of Arkansas residents voted Republican and 34% voted Democrat. 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 average monthly precipitation for the state of Arkansas is around 4.23 inches. The most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 6.85 inches of precipitation a month. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 41F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 60F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 22F during the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in Arkansas is around 79F. The average high summer temperature is around 95F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 60F in the month of June. 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. 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, Cypresses, Pine, and Tulip Trees. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the White-tailed Deer, the Catfish, the Bobwhite Quail, or the Eastern Wild Turkey. The state animal of Arkansas is the White-tailed Deer.