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Senior housing types near Ruston, LA

  • The Arbors & Terrace of Ruston

    4518 Highway 80 East, Ruston, LA 71270
    (2)
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    Assisted Living is designed for seniors who may have difficulty with activities of daily living. The Arbor provides a way of living for seniors who seek independence and privacy, yet have concerns for housekeeping, lawn maintenance, activities, personal nutrition, as well as assistance with...

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  • Russ Place

    Russ Place

    165 Jefferson Ave., Ruston, LA 71270
    (38)
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    Russ Place has been rated by our families and community as the Best of the Best in Senior Care. SeniorAdvisor.com recognizes senior living providers who consistently receive high ratings and positive reviews from their residents, families, and visitors. This EXCLUSIVE designation is awarded to the...

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  • Savannah Court of Minden

    Savannah Court of Minden

    619 Germantown Rd, Minden, LA 71055
    (12)
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    The Arbor of Minden is located in a beautiful area north of downtown Minden. The Harbor offers 'independent living' and 'assisted living' apartments in a safe and enjoyable environment. The focus of our trained personal care team is to provide our residents with understanding of their special...

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  • Bloom at Bossier

    Bloom at Bossier

    4828 Medical Drive, Bossier City, LA 71112
    (11)
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    Bloom at Bossier is a family-owned and operated independent living, independent living plus and assited living establishment. Since 1965, our goal has been simple yet aspirational: to help our residents flourish. Entering a Bloom community does not mean checking your lifestyle or personality at the...

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  • Brookdale Bossier City

    Brookdale Bossier City

    2540 Beene Boulevard, Bossier City, LA 71111
    (20)
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    There’s a lot to love here—like care when you need it. And more time to do what you want to do. With both adult residential care and memory care, here at our community, you’ll have the care you need, when you need it. We’ll take care of the rest so you can focus the fun. Your basic utilities and...

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  • Brookdale Shreveport

    Brookdale Shreveport

    7110 University Drive, Shreveport, LA 71105
    (24)
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    Don’t sweat the small stuff. We’ve got that covered for you with care when you need it. If you’re living a mostly independent lifestyle, but you could use an extra hand with some of your day-to-day activities, our community with both adult residential care and memory care could be right for you....

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  • Brookdale Alexandria

    Brookdale Alexandria

    351 Windermere Boulevard, Alexandria, LA 71303
    (5)
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    Designed With You In Mind Do you want to exchange the burden of household chores for a life that gives you freedom to spend more time doing the things you love? Here at our adult residential and memory care community, you can do just that—and so much more. Surrounded by a kind and gracious care team...

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  • Marigold Place

    Marigold Place

    5723 Jackson Street Ext., Alexandria, LA 71303
    (12)
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    Marigold Place is an award winning assisted living community located in the heart of Alexandria, Louisiana. Alexandria is a thriving metropolitan area with many recreational and cultural activities. Our residents enjoy trips to enjoy the sites including the Alexandria Zoo, the Alexandria Museum of...

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  • Hope Haven

    Hope Haven

    500 W 23rd St, Hope, AR 71801
    (1)
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    Hope Haven in Hope, Arkansas, is an Assisted Living Community. The community is located in Hempstead County and is easily accessed off of Highway 112, and just around the corner from Wadley Regional Medical Center at Hope and near Fair Park. Hope Haven is a lovely residence with fantastic...

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  • Cypress Place Assisted Living

    Cypress Place Assisted Living

    100 W Douglas St, Jefferson, TX 75657
    (1)
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    Our Philosophy We believe that every senior deserves to be treated with dignity and respect. That life should be robust, active, and focused on the future at all times. We remain deeply passionate about creating warm, joyous, and caring environments for the seniors in our care and delivering...

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  • Winkler Place

    Winkler Place

    513 N. Adams, Carthage, TX 75633
    (3)
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    Winkler Place is located in the charming town of Carthage, Texas, just north of Panola College. Beautifully landscaped grounds and a charming courtyard welcome you to our community. We are proud of our beautiful home and of our dedicated caring staff members, they are the heart and soul of our...

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  • Brookdale Texarkana

    Brookdale Texarkana

    4204 Moores Lane, Texarkana, TX 75503
    (10)
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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...

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  • The Pinnacle of Greenville

    The Pinnacle of Greenville

    1880 Fairground Rd, Greenville, MS 38703
    (3)
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    We provide our residents with lifestyles, housing, care and services in comfortable surroundings.

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  • Bailey Place

    Bailey Place

    650 Pershing Avenue, Bunkie, LA 71322
    (2)
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    Bailey Place is located on the west side of Bunkie Louisiana, we enjoy the best of quiet southern country living. We pride ourselves on giving our residents personalized attention in a warm comfortable setting. We want our seniors to enjoy their golden years; we take away the disadvantages of...

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  • Arabella of Longview Assisted Living & Memory Care

    Arabella of Longview Assisted Living & Memory Care

    1155 E Hawkins Pkwy, Longview, TX 75605
    (10)
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    At Arabella of Longview, TX we offer a perfect blend of living options in Longview: Retirement Homes/cottages and apartments for independent living as well as assisted living and memory care all come together in this one-of-a-kind master planned retirement community. We pride ourselves on top-tier...

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  • Brookdale Longview - Recently Renovated!

    Brookdale Longview - Recently Renovated!

    2920 North Eastman Road, Longview, TX 75605
    (19)
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    Retirement is the time to live purposefully and re-ignite some of those passions that got left by the wayside throughout the years. Our community, offers assisted living, where you can stay wonderfully independent and active while receiving the daily personal assistance you need. And you always have...

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  • Hawkins Creek

    Hawkins Creek

    311 E. Hawkins Parkway, Longview, TX 75605
    (5)
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    Live the sweet life at Hawkins Creek, offering Assisted Living and Memory Care services in Longview, Texas. Our community offers down-home living that incorporates the coziness of lovingly appointed apartments with the convenience of experienced professionals and an excellent location. Our caring...

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  • Heartis Longview

    Heartis Longview

    1408 Lago Trail, Longview, TX 75604
    (12)
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    At Heartis Longview, we are committed to providing a stimulating and nurturing environment — filled with warmth, comfort and care — that improves quality of life and allows our residents to flourish. As a leader in assisted living and memory care, you can count on Heartis Longview to...

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  • Parkview on Hollybrook

    Parkview on Hollybrook

    601-603 Hollybrook, Longview, TX 75605
    (2)
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    Parkview on Hollybrook is set on twenty wooded acres, within one mile of Longview Regional Medical Center. This newly built community offers Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care, with beautiful finishes in great floor plans that are very appealing. Parkview on Hollybrook Independent...

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  • Azalea Place

    Azalea Place

    1905 Old Nacogdoches Rd., Henderson, TX 75654
    (4)
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    Azalea Place is an assisted living community located at the south end of Henderson Texas. We are in a quiet, tree lined neighborhood yet still close to shopping and historic downtown Henderson. Our registered dietician develops individualized meal plans based on each resident's health needs and...

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  • Brookdale Henderson - Newly Renovated!

    Brookdale Henderson - Newly Renovated!

    1000 Richardson Drive, Henderson, TX 75654
    (3)
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    Our community, located in historic Henderson, Texas, offers assisted living and Alzheimer’s and dementia care, so should your needs change over time, and you require memory care, you have the security of knowing you can remain here, in your home, without leaving familiar surroundings and close...

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  • Arabella of Kilgore

    Arabella of Kilgore

    2103 Chandler St, Kilgore, TX 75662
    (3)
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    At Arabella of Kilgore, our retirement homes for independent living are surrounded by three acres of wooded landscape, offering privacy and maintenance-free living. The assisted living and memory care retirement community support your loved one with individualized plans, home-like environments and...

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  • Meadowview Place

    Meadowview Place

    901 Oakview Drive, Nacogdoches, TX 75961
    (7)
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    Meadowview Place is located in Nacogdoches, Texas. We are three miles north of Stephen F. Austin University. Nacogdoches is home to many historical sites and museums as well as historic downtown with its many shops and restaurants. We offer transportation to downtown as well as other nearby parks...

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  • Magnolia Court

    Magnolia Court

    5902 North Street, Nacogdoches, TX 75965
    (5)
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    Hold court in style and comfort when taking up residence at Magnolia Court. Our Assisted Living and Memory Care community in Nacogdoches makes all residents feel like a star in Texas' oldest town. Our professional and courteous staff members who are available 24 hours a day provide a helping hand...

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  • Seniors Comfort Assisted Living

    Seniors Comfort Assisted Living

    100 Saint Nicholas Court, Hot Springs, AR 71901
    (5)
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    Imagine a concept of care in which your elderly loved one may sleep-in every morning, have breakfast made-to-order, to be served in or out of bed, enjoy personalized care throughout the day and interact with others seniors over a board game, during the day's mind-joggers session, while out for lunch...

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  • Garrett Woods

    Garrett Woods

    142 Brighton Terrace, Hot Springs, AR 71913
    (2)
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    Garrett Woods Senior Living has been a part of the Hot Springs Community for almost 20 years. Located directly off of Central Avenue and in a quiet secluded park-like area, residents can get out and walk or sit in the many comfortable out-door sitting areas. We are minutes away from Hot Springs Mall...

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  • Brookdale Clinton

    Brookdale Clinton

    501 East Northside Drive, Clinton, MS 39056
    (10)
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    Endless Opportunities In a beautiful and peaceful setting with wooded landscapes and a tranquil fishing pond, you can enjoy all kinds of luxury amenities without sacrificing the comforts of home. Here at our assisted living and memory care community in Clinton, Mississippi, you will find cozy and...

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  • West Shores

    West Shores

    2607 Albert Pike, Hot Springs, AR 71913
    (16)
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    See the natural beauty that flows through West Shores, a 17-acre community that combines serenity and security by offering desired services and amenities in every studio, one- and two-bedroom apartment home. Our goal is to enrich the lives of our residents by providing an environment that is...

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  • Atrium at Serenity Pointe

    Atrium at Serenity Pointe

    2803 Albert Pike Road, Hot Springs, AR 71913
    (16)
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    Enjoy Stunning Views and Landscapes from the Peninsula on Lake Hamilton! The Atrium at Serenity Pointe is a beautiful senior living provider located in Hot Springs, AR, offering unparalleled views from the peninsula on beautiful Lake Hamilton. The Atrium at Serenity Pointe offers the perfect mix of...

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  • Southern Wind Manor

    Southern Wind Manor

    618 Quitman Street, Pittsburg, TX 75686
    (1)
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    Welcome to Southern Wind Manor Assisted Living Community . We are honored that you would consider us in your decision to select a senior living community. Southern Wind Manor is locally owned and operated. We are located in Northeast Texas. Our vision originated from our personal need to provide...

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  • Providence Assisted Living of Cleveland

    Providence Assisted Living of Cleveland

    800 Third Street, Cleveland, MS 38732
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    Providence Assisted Living of Cleveland is an assisted living community located in the beautiful Cleveland, Mississippi. With years of experience building a reputable and comfortable home for senior citizens to become a part of, we take pride in our ability to help each new resident settle in and...

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  • The Manor Senior Living Community of Benton

    The Manor Senior Living Community of Benton

    4727 Boone Rd, Bryant, AR 72022
    (6)
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    At The Manor Senior Living Community, our seniors continue living their lives to the fullest, while experiencing a true sense of belonging. With a dedicated and caring staff, our goal is to provide our valued residents, and their families, relief from the stresses of everyday life, and give them...

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  • Heritage Park Village

    Heritage Park Village

    1714 North Edwards Avenue, Mount Pleasant, TX 75455
    (4)
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    Our goal at Heritage Park Village is to fulfill the needs of our Residents and to give them an enriched lifestyle, a better quality of life and the opportunity to share new experiences and activities in pleasant surroundings. Heritage Park Village offers unique Texas style comfortable living,...

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  • Plain View Assisted Living

    Plain View Assisted Living

    214 Spell Dr, Richland, MS 39218
    (8)
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    Plain View offers the comfort and elegance that you expect in senior care including 24 Hour Care, Respite Care and Adult Day Services. We are located on a beautiful site in Richland, MS, where the blooms of spring and the colors of fall can be enjoyed. You may choose to view from the comfort of our...

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  • Ridgeland Place

    Ridgeland Place

    410 Orchard Park, Ridgeland, MS 39157
    (41)
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    Ridgeland Place is a warm and welcoming senior living community, offering personalized Assisted Living and Memory Care services, in Ridgeland, Mississippi. We are dedicated to enhancing health, wellness and the highest quality of service delivery for our residents—enabling them to live life more...

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  • The Blake at Flowood

    The Blake at Flowood

    350 Town Center Way, Flowood, MS 39232
    (11)
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    Located in the heart of Flowood, Mississippi, adjacent to the new East Metro Parkway and the Dogwood Promenade, The Blake at Flowood is a community designed for seniors unlike any other. Retirement and hospitality are blended to create an assisted living and memory care community where you will feel...

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  • Brookdale Tyler East

    Brookdale Tyler East

    3505 University Boulevard, Tyler, TX 75701
    (23)
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    The assisted living lifestyle at our community provides a safe, carefree setting for you to live your redefined independence without the inconvenient burdens of home ownership. Indeed, our apartment-style community offers all the conveniences of home without any of the work. Our assisted living...

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  • The Manor

    The Manor

    1401 Labelle Drive, Little Rock, AR 72204
    (9)
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    “Exceptional Living for Extraordinary Seniors”! At The Manor Senior Living Community, our seniors continue living their lives to the fullest, while experiencing a true sense of belonging. With a dedicated and caring staff, our goal is to provide our valued residents, and their families, relief from...

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  • Parkway Village

    Parkway Village

    14300 Chenal Pkwy, Little Rock, AR 72211
    (8)
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    Parkway Village, located in bustling west Little Rock, is the only continuing care retirement community in central Arkansas. Founded by Baptist Health, Arkansas’ leading private healthcare system, we serve residents with home options, cultural and recreational activities, and wellness services for...

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  • Brookdale Pleasant Hills

    Brookdale Pleasant Hills

    800 Napa Valley Drive, Little Rock, AR 72211
    (33)
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    Put a little more living back in your life. You’ll find us nestled in the scenic residential hills of west Little Rock near the sights of the Arkansas River. And we think if you visit, you’ll get a new idea of what independence can look like. Whether you’re looking for independent living or assisted...

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  • Atria Copeland

    Atria Copeland

    5317 New Copeland Road, Tyler, TX 75703
    (15)
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    At Atria Copeland, you'll enjoy the perfect blend of hospitality, independence, and exceptional service. This gated community has a grand front entrance with a fountain, landscaped courtyards and beautiful gardens. Enjoy walking the grounds and chatting with your neighbors. Atria Copeland is right...

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  • Brookdale Chenal Heights

    Brookdale Chenal Heights

    1 Chenal Heights Drive, Little Rock, AR 72223
    (22)
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    It’s good to be home. If you are ready to go seize the day on your next adventure with your grandkids, but need a little bit of help, our Assisted Living community might be the right one for you. You’ll also have peace of mind knowing our staff is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to be...

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  • Autumn Wind

    Autumn Wind

    1004 E. Coke Road, Winnsboro, TX 75494
    (2)
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    Autumn Wind is an assisted living community that is available to seniors who are looking to make Winnsboro, TX their home. Winnsboro has much to offer in terms of history, and those who choose to live there or visit will find that history to be something that really connects them to the place....

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  • Atria Willow Park

    3500 South Vine Avenue, Tyler, TX 75701
    (51)
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    Atria Willow Park is conveniently located in the heart of Tyler, minutes from popular restaurants and shopping areas. Residents enjoy a three-acre park with an outdoor kitchen, putting green, fountain and walking trail, and plenty of space for the concerts and other outdoor events. Transportation is...

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  • Azalea Trails

    Azalea Trails

    5550 Old Jacksonville Hwy., Tyler, TX 75703
    (12)
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    Take some much-deserved time to smell the roses at Azalea Trails, where our lush features and convenient services keep residents happy year-round. Our Assisted Living and Memory Care community in Tyler, Texas, offers thoughtfully designed studio, one- and two-bedroom floor plans that strike a...

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  • Garden Estates of Tyler

    Garden Estates of Tyler

    2055 W. Grande Boulevard, Tyler, TX 75703
    (34)
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    Garden Estates of Tyler has been serving seniors for over twenty years. Our tenured staff are passionate about resident care and dignity. We have been voted 2018 Best Assisted Living by senioradvisor.com. To see for yourself, visit our Facebook page for a snapshot of our residents in action. In...

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  • Courtyard Retirement and Assisted Living

    Courtyard Retirement and Assisted Living

    308 Sidney Martin Road, Lafayette, LA 70507
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    Courtyard Retirement and Assisted Living is an assisted living facility in Lafayette, LA that offers residents independent living options and daily support services. Our residents range from ages fifty-five and older; most requiring assistance with activities of daily living; services are to include...

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  • Stonehaven

    Stonehaven

    101 Olympia Dr, Maumelle, AR 72113
    (3)
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    Stonehaven Assisted Living is Central Arkansas’ newest senior living community! We offer many levels of service and care, and our residents have the opportunity to engage in social, physical, and emotionally supportive activities and events. Our basic package includes three meals daily,...

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  • Elmcroft of Sherwood

    Elmcroft of Sherwood

    9880 Brockington Rd, Sherwood, AR 72120
    (10)
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    Enjoy no increases to your base rent until 2021 when you lease by December 15th!*See our Sales Director for details. Recognized by the Wall Street Journal as one of the 10 best cities in the US, Sherwood is a quiet, hometown neighborhood with all the amenities of an active city. An abundance of...

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  • Elmcroft of Maumelle

    Elmcroft of Maumelle

    100 Bringler Drive, Maumelle, AR 72113
    (23)
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    Enjoy no increases to your base rent until 2021 when you lease by December 15th!*See our Sales Director for details. Welcome!! Elmcroft of Maumelle is nestled in a peaceful, wooded setting in central Arkansas. We are conveniently located between Little Rock, North Little Rock and Conway near the...

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Ruston, Louisiana

Assisted Living

An assisted living facility is an organized living community which offers care, support, and supervision to independent persons who are not in need of skilled nursing care. Services provided often involve support with ADLs. Occupants may be kept under observation and assessment. In select cases, facilities may offer "aging in place", hospice, or Alzheimer's care. In Louisiana, the annual median cost for an assisted living facility is around $43,800 . Louisiana maintains a number of stipulations associated with this type of facility. The Department of Health and Hospitals, Health Standards Section licenses this facility type. This facility has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include menus must be reviewed and approved by a nutritionist or dietician to ensure nutritional appropriateness, facilities must provide three meals a day, facilities must make reasonable accommodations to make snacks, fruit, and beverages available when requested, and facilities must make reasonable accommodations to meet residents' temporary schedule changes and preferences. The minimum number of residents for this facility type is 2. There must be one bath or shower for every 1 residents and one toilet for every 1 residents. menus must be planned or approved by a registered licensed dietician if the resident has a medically prescribed diet This type of facility is required to have a staff member on duty 24 hours a day. 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 service plan must be revised when a resident's condition or preferences change, pre-admission appraisal, The service plan must include the scope of services that will be provided to meet the resident's needs, and assessment of the resident's needs and preferences. This type of facility is required to offer a number of services. These include health related services to maximize the resident's autonomy , assisted living services, health-related services that encourage family and community involvment, and 24 hour supervision and assistance. Staff are required to obtain education in a number of areas. These include: supervisory/management techniques, residents' rights, instruction in the specific responsibilities of each employee's job, and training in resident care services. This facility type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include assistance with self-administration, Staff may open the medicine container if the resident lacks the ability to open the container, and the dosage may be checked according to the container label.

Demographics and Values

Out of the total city population, 49.1% are male and 50.9% are female. The median age of Ruston is 24 years old. Ruston has a population density of 407 people per square mile. Racially, the population of Ruston is 1.4% Hispanic, 47.9% black, 2.8% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.6% other or not specified, 1.9% mixed race, 0.2% Native American, and 46.7% white. Out of the total population of Ruston, 11.2% have some form of disability, 59.5% participate in the labor force, 12.4% do not have health insurance, and 4.4% are widows. In Ruston, 4.0% of the population are veterans. In terms of education, 22.4% have a high-school diploma, 19.3% have a graduate degree, and 42.2% have a college degree.

Cost of Living

The overall cost of living is a major factor when determining which facility is best for you or your loved one's needs. The rent burden for Ruston is around 12.7% of the average monthly income. Per month, the median rent in Ruston is $736 and the median home value in Ruston is about $166,722.

State Information

An overview of Louisiana

There are 158 hospitals and 178 health centers that service a population of 4,649,163. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Mercy Regional Medical Center, Park Place Surgical Hospital, and Central Louisiana Surgical Hospital. Residents of Louisiana enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 50th in the United States. The state of Louisiana has a cost of living index of 93.6 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 99.9 and a housing index rating of 86.6. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Louisiana citizen is ranked 50th nation-wide. Additionally, Louisiana is ranked 45th by standards of healthcare.

Social demographics of the state

In the most recent presidential election, 58% of Louisiana residents voted Republican and 38% voted Democrat. In terms of religion, 46% of Louisiana residents attend religious services among the 5,841 different congregations that are available in the state. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-27%, Mainline Protestant-8%, and Historically Black Protestant-22%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Louisiana there are 421 masonic lodges. In Louisiana, 28% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 37. In terms of diversity, Louisiana ranks 23rd in the nation.

State-wide weather information

On average, Louisiana has an air quality index rating of around 37.2 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 48.3 AQI. Louisiana experiences an average humidity rating of about 74%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 78% in the month of July. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Louisiana is around 4.95 inches. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of June at around 8.58 inches. During the summer, the average temperature in Louisiana is around 81°F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 94°F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 66°F in the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Louisiana drops to around 51°F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 67°F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 31°F during the month of January. While residents of Louisiana mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Louisiana can include hurricanes and floods.

Wildlife to be found in Louisiana

The state of Louisiana has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of Bald Cypress, Silverbell Tree, Louisiana Phlox, and Gulf Coast Yucca. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Muskrat, the Nutria, the Turtles, or the Bears.