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 Texarkana 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 organized living communities and assistance for persons who require a helping hand with things such as dressing or mobility. Assisted living communities often provide aid with appointments and transit, chances for social activity, and assistance with the activities of daily life. In certain instances, communities may provide skilled nursing care, Alzheimer’s care, or “aging in place”. 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 type of community. The Arkansas Department of Human Services (DHS), Division of Medical Services, Office of Long Term Care (Office) certifies this type of community. Public assistance is available through 1915(c) Waiver program –the Living Choices Assisted Living Waiver program. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include remove the container cap or loosen the packaging, assistance with self- administration of medication, 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. 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. There is a maximum occupancy of 2 residents per room. The minimum number of residents for this community type is 4. Staff members obtain training in a number of subjects. These include: philosophy and principles of independent living in an ALF, communicable diseases, abuse/neglect, and medication assistance and monitoring. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include assistance in obtaining emergency care , assistance with obtaining transportation, linen service, and assistance with recreational activities . 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 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., An initial needs assessment, compliance agreements, and what the community will and will not do to meet the resident’s needs.
Cost of living can be the big influence in determining which care option works for your family. The rent burden for Texarkana is about 13.2% of the average person’s monthly income. Per month, the median rent in Texarkana is $593 per month and the median home value in Texarkana is about $112,696.
In Texarkana, 10.3% of the people are veterans. Out of the total city population, 50.8% are female and 49.2% are male. The median age of Texarkana is 39 years old. In Texarkana, 7.8% are widows, 56.2% participate in the labor force, 20.2% have some form of disability, and 24.6% live in poverty. Texarkana has a population density of 278 people per square mile. Currently, the population of Texarkana consists of 30,259 people. Of the population of Texarkana 5.5% have a graduate degree, 17.3% have a college degree, and 36.4% have a high-school diploma. Demographically, Texarkana is 0.3% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 60.5% white, 33.5% black, 3.0% mixed race, 1.1% other or not specified, 4.2% Hispanic, and 1.5% Native American.
Based on natural beauty, Arkansas ranks 19th in the nation. Overall, Arkansas ranks 45th out of all states in quality of life and 49th in healthcare. There are 88 general hospitals and 130 health centers that provide care for 3,024,692 Arkansas residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Arkansas Heart Hospital, Llc, Arkansas Surgical Hospital, and And Mercy Hospital Northwest Arkansas. 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.
In terms of religion, 41% of Arkansas residents attend religious services among the 6,697 different congregations that are available in the state. 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 median age in the state is 38, and 30% of the population is over the age of 55. In the most recent presidential election, 61% of Arkansas residents voted Republican and 34% voted Democrat. The state of Arkansas ranks 33rd in the country for diversity.
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 humidity across the state is 71%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of May at around 73%. During the winter, the average temperature in Arkansas drops 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, the state receives 4.23 inches of precipitation a month. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 6.85 inches. 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 Pine, Water Oak, Mink, and Tulip Trees. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Armadillo, the Catfish, the White-tailed Deer, or the Bobwhite Quail. The state animal of Arkansas is the White-tailed Deer.