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 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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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...
An assisted living community is an organized living community which offers supervision, assistance, and support to medically stable individuals who are not in need of skilled nursing services. The services offered often involve support with activities of daily living. Residents may be kept under monitoring and assessment. In certain instances, communities may offer “aging in place”, skilled nursing care, or Alzheimer’s care. In Arkansas, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $38,100 . The state of Arkansas maintains a number of stipulations associated with this kind 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 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 obtaining transportation, supervision by awake staff, assistance in obtaining emergency care , and assistance with recreational activities . Before a resident is accepted, they must go through a service plan screening to guarantee their needs are going to be met. This screening includes a number of areas of interest such as reassessment must be completed at least annually and more often as changes occur., 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. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include assistance with self- administration of medication, community staff may place the dose of medication in another container and place that container to the mouth of the resident, and 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. 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. The maximum occupancy is 2 residents per room. Public assistance is available through 1915(c) Waiver program –the Living Choices Assisted Living Waiver program. Staff members obtain education in a number of fields. These areas include incident reporting, resident health, appropriate response to emergencies, and review of the aging process.
Cost of living can be a major influence when determining what care choice works best. The rent burden for Jonesboro is around 14.8% of the average person’s monthly income. Monthly, the median cost of rent in Jonesboro is around $832 per month and the median value of a house in Jonesboro is around $145,736.
Of the population of Jonesboro 30.8% have a college degree, 11.8% have a graduate degree, and 29.5% have a high-school diploma. Racially, the population of Jonesboro is 6.1% Hispanic, 2.5% other or not specified, 18.7% black, 72.8% white, 3.4% mixed race, 0.2% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.6% Asian, and 0.7% Native American. Currently, the population of Jonesboro consists of 73,788 people and in total the Jonesboro metro area has a population of 75,866. Jonesboro has a population density of 366 people per square mile. Based on gender, 51.8% are female and 48.2% are male. The median age of Jonesboro is 32 years old. In Jonesboro, 7.1% of the citizens are veterans. Out of the total population of Jonesboro, 6.0% are widowed, 10.8% do not have health insurance, 16.7% have some form of disability, and 63.1% participate in the labor force.
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. Arkansas is ranked 45th in quality of life and 49th in healthcare. In terms of resources, Arkansas has a cost of living index of 88.4, a grocery index rating of 92.0, and a housing index rating of 73.9. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. Residents of Arkansas enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 19th in the United States.
In the most recent presidential election, 61% of Arkansas residents voted Republican and 34% voted Democrat. In terms of diversity, Arkansas ranks 33rd in the nation. The state has a median age of 38 and 30% of its population being over the age of 55. In Arkansas, 41% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 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.
The average air quality index rating in Arkansas is 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. The average high summer temperature is around 95F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 60F during 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. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 22F in the month of January. On average, the humidity rating for Arkansas is around 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 73% in the month of May. 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. 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 Mink, Cypresses, Pine, and Tulip Trees. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Armadillo, the Eastern Wild Turkey, the Catfish, or the White-tailed Deer. The state animal of Arkansas is the White-tailed Deer.