Expert Senior Living Advisors from A Place for Mom can help direct you to Independent 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 3 Independent Living communities 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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2305 Bernard Street, Jonesboro, AR 72401
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South Wind Heights provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Situated in Arkansas' rice country, you'll love the charm and serenity that South Wind Heights has to offer. Residents also appreciate the convenience of being close to all the things that make life...
3001 Linwood Dr, Paragould, AR 72450
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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 Independent Living Community provides residents the choice to live active lives while assuring their care requirements are being fulfilled. Occupants may continue to use their free time as they see fit while their food is cooked by a professionall chef, housekeeping and laundry duties are handled by staff, and social activities are scheduled and organized. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy an opportunity to live among peers, in a community with others of similar age groups and interests. Within the individual units, residents have access to a private living space and a full kitchen, and can even live with a companion if they choose. While policies vary between locations, a number of residences allow pets as well. Nursing and health care services can always be arranged for with private care providers as desired. There are a variety of expenditures and advantages to keep in mind while deciding on an independent living community. It is important to figure out if these services are included in the care plan: cable TV, parking, move-in fee, Waiting list deposit, initial assessment fee, transportation, meals, and utilities. The benefits and amenities that pertain to independent living include restaurant-style dining hall, laundry service, golf course, beauty salon & barber shop, private rental hall, game/TV room, transportation, and community activities.
The price of a care community is influenced by the neighborhood where it is located. Monthly, the median rent in Jonesboro is $832 per month and the median home value in Jonesboro is about $145,736. The rent burden for Jonesboro is about 14.8% of the average monthly income.
Demographically, Jonesboro is 0.2% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 72.8% white, 6.1% Hispanic, 18.7% black, 2.5% other or not specified, 0.7% Native American, 3.4% mixed race, and 1.6% Asian. Out of the total city population, 51.8% are female and 48.2% are male. The median age of Jonesboro is 32 years old. Jonesboro has a population density of 366 people per square mile. The current population of Jonesboro consists of 73,788 people and in total the Jonesboro metro area has a population of 75,866. In Jonesboro, 16.7% have some form of disability, 6.0% are widows, 10.8% do not have health insurance, and 63.1% participate in the labor force. In terms of education, 30.8% have a college degree, 11.8% have a graduate degree, and 29.5% have a high-school diploma. In Jonesboro, 7.1% of the citizens are veterans.
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 of Arkansas has 88 hospitals and 130 health centers, providing care to a population of 3,024,692. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Arkansas Heart Hospital, Llc, Arkansas Surgical Hospital, and And Mercy Hospital Northwest Arkansas. 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. Based on natural beauty, Arkansas ranks 19th in the nation.
In Arkansas, 30% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 38. In the last presidential election 34% of Arkansas residents voted Democrat and 61% voted Republican. In terms of diversity, Arkansas ranks 33rd in the nation. 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.
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. The average humidity across the state is 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 73% in the month of May. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Arkansas is around 4.23 inches. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 6.85 inches. 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. 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. 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, orchid, hickory, and pine. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the eastern wild turkey, the white-tailed deer, the mourning dove, or the black bears. The state animal of Arkansas is the white-tailed deer.
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