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 1 Assisted Living facilities in Palestine 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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Assisted living communities provide supervision, social opportunities, and care to persons who are on average 65 years of age or older. Services provided often involve help with activities of daily living. Residents may be kept under supervision and evaluation. In certain situations, communities may offer “aging in place”, dementia care, or nursing care. In Arkansas, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $38,100 . The state of Arkansas has 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) regulates this type of community. 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 An initial needs assessment, compliance agreements, alternatives offered to deal with the risk, and resident’s preference to the identified course of action. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include linen service, assistance with activities of daily living, assistance in obtaining emergency care , and assistance with recreational activities . 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, remove the container cap or loosen the packaging, 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. Staff members receive education in a variety of subjects. These include: resident health, disability sensitivity training, financial exploitation, and reporting requirements. 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. The minimum number of residents for this community type is 4. This type of community is required to have a staff member on duty 24 hours a day. There must be one bath or shower for every 2 residents and one toilet for every 2 residents. In total, there can be no more than 2 residents to a room.
The overall cost of care for a community is affected by the neighborhood where it is located. The rent burden for Palestine is around 11.5% of the average person’s monthly income. Palestine has a median home value of around $59,161 and the median cost of rent is about $479 per month per month.
Of the population of Palestine 1.2% have a graduate degree, 35.7% have a high-school diploma, and 3.5% have a college degree. Demographically, Palestine is 4.0% Hispanic, 1.5% mixed race, 1.0% other or not specified, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.0% Asian, 16.6% black, 0.0% Native American, and 80.9% white. Out of the total population of Palestine, 15.5% do not have health insurance, 21.6% live in poverty, 11.1% consider themselves widows, and 53.6% participate in the labor force. In Palestine, 3.0% of the citizens are veterans of the United States military. Palestine has a population density of 74 people per square mile. The total population of Palestine consists of 607 people. Based on gender, 47.1% are male and 52.9% are female. The median age of Palestine is 38 years old.
In total, Arkansas has 88 general hospitals and 130 health centers that provide care for 3,024,692 citizens. Arkansas Heart Hospital, Llc, Arkansas Surgical Hospital, and And Mercy Hospital Northwest Arkansas are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. 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. The natural beauty of Arkansas is ranked 19th in the nation. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Arkansas citizen is ranked 45th nation-wide. Additionally, Arkansas is ranked 49th by healthcare standards.
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. 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. In terms of diversity, Arkansas ranks 33rd in the nation.
The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 6.85 inches. On average, the state receives 4.23 inches of precipitation a month. Arkansas experiences an average humidity rating of about 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 73% in the month of May. 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. 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. 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. 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 Water Oak, Mink, Mexican Juniper, and Tulip Trees. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Bobwhite Quail, the Mourning Dove, the White-tailed Deer, or the Armadillo. The state animal of Arkansas is the White-tailed Deer.