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  • Chenal Village

    Chenal Village

    1 Chenal Village Circle, Little Rock, AR 72223
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    Active Adult Community Live in luxury with the features of the spacious master suite: custom soaking tub, modern glass shower, double sink vanity and spacious walk-in closet with built-ins for organization. ? Amenities Include: Lawn Care Included Olympic Sized Heated Pool Fitness Room Garage Parking...

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  • Chenal Pines Retirement Resort NOW OPEN

    Chenal Pines Retirement Resort NOW OPEN

    16715 Champagnnolle Drive, Little Rock, AR 72223
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    Engage, Enjoy and Live! Affordable, lavish & amenity filled independent living made simple. Let us take care of your needs, so you can enjoy the important things in life. Chenal Pines Retirement Resort is a beautiful new Resort Lifestyle Community that is NOW OPEN! Chenal Pines offers an independent...

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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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  • Andover Place

    Andover Place

    2601 Andover Court, Little Rock, AR 72227
    (24)
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    Andover Place provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Situated on beautiful grounds in a quiet corner of Little Rock, you'll love the graceful elegance of our facilities, the warmth of our staff, and the convenience of living just minutes from all the things that...

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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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  • 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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  • Woodland Heights

    Woodland Heights

    8700 Riley Dr, Little Rock, AR 72205
    (4)
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  • The Greenbriar on Stagecoach

    5201 Stagecoach Rd, Little Rock, AR 72204
    (8)
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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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  • Harding Place Retirement Community

    Harding Place Retirement Community

    801 Benton St, Searcy, AR 72143
    (5)
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    Welcome to Harding Place Retirement Community, exceptional retirement living where residents retire from work, not life. Located within an easy drive of Little Rock near the foothills of the Ozarks. Harding Place is designed to offer a lifestyle that promotes and maintains your independence and...

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  • Country Club Village

    Country Club Village

    1925 Malvern Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901
    (11)
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    Country Club Village is an affordable all-inclusive retirement community, situated on 28 acres and located just outside of the Hot Springs National Park. A Sunshine Retirement Living Community, we offer a variety of amenities to simplify your life, including three chef-prepared meals daily, on-site...

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  • Providence Assisted Living of Searcy

    Providence Assisted Living of Searcy

    3014 E Moore Ave, Searcy, AR 72143
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    We have 6 facilities in Mississippi and Arkansas. Providence properties are all designed to help residents retain a dignified and independent lifestyle in their golden years. We are dedicated to providing affordable assisted living facilities in a secure home-like environment by a staff of caring,...

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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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  • 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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  • Indian Rock Village

    Indian Rock Village

    265 Dave Creek Pkwy, Fairfield Bay, AR 72088
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    Welcome to the good life! Indian Rock Village is a full service Continuing Care Retirement Center that offers a variety of services to individuals needing independent living, assisted living and skilled nursing care. This type of complex makes it easier for residents to move from one stage of care...

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  • Brookdale Russellville

    Brookdale Russellville

    240 South Inglewood Avenue, Russellville, AR 72801
    (2)
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    Do more of what you love Living room or magical fort for the grandkids?  It’s your choice. At our community, your apartment will have plenty of room to entertain. With several floorplans to choose from, you have access to both Independent Living and Assisted Living so you’ll have the lifestyle you...

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  • Providence Assisted Living

    702 S Hospital Drive, Clarksville, AR 72830
    (5)
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    Heritage Inn can offer you peace of mind and the chance to be part of a social community. You can choose from a studio, one, or two bedroom private apartment. The apartments are unfurnished allowing you to create your own personal living style with your favorite furnishings and possessions....

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  • South Wind Heights

    South Wind Heights

    2305 Bernard Street, Jonesboro, AR 72401
    (6)
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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 rich....

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  • Butterfield Place

    Butterfield Place

    8420 Phoenix Avenue, Fort Smith, AR 72903
    (22)
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    Butterfield Place provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Located on beautiful grounds within scenic Fort Smith, we're a quiet community in northwest Arkansas. While you'll enjoy the peacefulness of our facility, we're also conveniently close to shopping,...

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  • Brookdale Fort Smith

    Brookdale Fort Smith

    5501 Duncan Road, Fort Smith, AR 72903
    (11)
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    Maybe it’s time to let someone else do the dishes. Whether you’re looking for independent living, assisted living or memory care, our senior living community has care options to meet your changing needs. When it comes to chores, less is more—more time for you to do what you want to do and here there...

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  • City View Towers

    City View Towers

    256 S Camilla St, Memphis, TN 38104
    (1)
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    City View Towers are twin high-rise apartments overlooking downtown Memphis, TN. City View is the largest Section-8 community in Tennessee and the one of the best for seniors over the age of 55 to call home. The property has an Elderly designation with HUD and we pride ourselves on our ability to...

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  • The Glenmary at Evergreen

    The Glenmary at Evergreen

    1550 North Parkway, Memphis, TN 38112
    (51)
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    Located near downtown Memphis, in the Evergreen Vollintine Historic District,adjoining the Green Line walking trail. We are just a few blocks from Overton Park, the Memphis Zoo, and the beautiful campus of Rhodes College, and less than five miles to beautiful Harbor Town. The Community is gated,...

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  • The Parkview

    The Parkview

    1914 Poplar Avenue, Memphis, TN 38104
    (35)
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    The Parkview is located in the heart of Mid-Town Memphis with views of Overton Park. Our apartment-style community offers all of the amenities of a home without the work. Imagine a life without household chores, yard work or home maintenance. Invite guests to a meal, special event or social outing....

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  • Sunshine Manor

    Sunshine Manor

    3001 Linwood Dr, Paragould, AR 72450
    (1)
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    Sunshine Manor Nestled 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 during...

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  • The Gardens

    The Gardens

    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...

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  • Cowhorn Creek Estates

    Cowhorn Creek Estates

    5415 Cowhorn Creek Road, Texarkana, TX 75503
    (23)
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    Cowhorn Creek Estates provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. You'll love the rural feel and friendly nature of your Texarkana home, while enjoying nearby big-city conveniences. Our community is just minutes away from metro shopping, golfing, excellent healthcare,...

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  • Town Village Audubon Park

    950 Cherry Road, Memphis, TN 38117
    (30)
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    Town Village is much more than senior living—it's a way of life. Here you'll find a distinctive living experience filled with friendships and life enrichment activities. Step outside and discover peaceful outdoor spaces perfect for visiting with friends, gardening, enjoying fresh air or bird...

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  • Silvercreek Senior Living

    Silvercreek Senior Living

    6630 Crumpler Blvd, Olive Branch, MS 38654
    (23)
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    We are the best kept secret in retirement living in this area— tucked away on the Cherokee Valley Gold Course in Olive Branch, MS! Can you imagine...not having to worry with changing a light bulb or dealing with repairmen when your washer goes out! Are you looking into downsizing but still...

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  • Robinwood Retirement Resort

    Robinwood Retirement Resort

    2795 Kirby Whitten Road, Bartlett, TN 38134
    (11)
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    Robinwood Retirement Resort is Bartlett's newest independent living community. Robinwood Retirement Resort comprises 142 apartments for adults 55 and over — including studio apartments, one,  two, and three bedroom suites and a variety of floor plans. Robinwood Retirement is an...

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  • Brookdale Dogwood Creek

    Brookdale Dogwood Creek

    8199 Poplar Avenue, Germantown, TN 38138
    (29)
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    Do more of what you love Trade your to-do list for a bucket list.  Here at our community in Germantown, Tennesse, you can do just that with more time for what matters most— pursuing your passion for volunteering, rediscovering an old hobby like painting or focusing on personal wellness with fitness...

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  • The Gardens at Arkanshire

    The Gardens at Arkanshire

    5000 Arkanshire Circle, Springdale, AR 72764
    (21)
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    The Gardens at Arkanshire provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Built on the sprawling and scenic Springdale Golf Course, The Gardens at Arkanshire offers you convenience, comfort and lovely views to enjoy. You'll love coming home to a place that feels more like...

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  • Heritage at Irene Woods

    Heritage at Irene Woods

    4580 Forest Hill Irene Rd, Memphis, TN 38125
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    Heritage at Irene Woods was designed by nationally known real estate developer Edwards Rose & Sons and is the area’s most sought after option for a beautiful senior living choice. Heritage at Irene Woods offers independent living apartment homes, assisted living apartments and memory care...

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  • Germantown Plantation

    Germantown Plantation

    9293 Poplar, Germantown, TN 38138
    (20)
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    Germantown Plantation is a combination independent living and assisted living community with luxury apartments which face a three-story atrium. Rents are month-to-month with no buy-in fees and includes a 30 day move out option. Meals are prepared by an award winning chef and are served restaurant...

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  • StoryPoint Collierville (Opening Late 2020)

    StoryPoint Collierville (Opening Late 2020)

    691 S Byhalia Rd, Collierville, TN 38017
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    Coming soon to Collierville, TN, seniors will receive remarkable retirement living options while remaining independent at StoryPoint Collierville. Once our community opens in late 2020, we will have Independent Living and Enhanced Living apartments available to seniors in Collierville, TN....

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  • Summit Terrace

    Summit Terrace

    817 Summit Terrace, Doniphan, MO 63935
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    Summit Terrace is a Senior Community, set in a small country community in Southeast Missouri.We are a National Church Residences community that is dedicated to Senior housing/care across the country. We have served Seniors since our company was founded in 1961. We have rivers, wildlife and nature...

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  • Apple Blossom

    Apple Blossom

    2501 North 22nd Street, Rogers, AR 72756
    (23)
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    Holiday Retirement provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. With so much to see and do, you'll love calling Apple Blossom home. We're conveniently located near several large communities that offer exciting shopping, excellent healthcare and entertainment. Our...

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  • Colonial Lodge Senior Living

    Colonial Lodge Senior Living

    1307 SE Adams St, Idabel, OK 74745
    (2)
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    As Southeastern Oklahoma’s best independent living community, Colonial Lodge of Idabel provides residents a thoroughly enjoyable, carefree, comfortable, and secure lifestyle with large, well-appointed apartment’s cottages and villas to call home. With its convenient location to the public library,...

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  • Village on the Park Bentonville

    Village on the Park Bentonville

    3800 SW Mt. Carmel Drive, Bentonville, AR 72713
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    When it’s time to choose a senior living community where you or a loved one can Live Life Well®, Village on the Park Bentonville in Bentonville, Arkansas, may just be the perfect choice. Our community offers you or your loved one a variety of lifestyle and care options, including Independent Living,...

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  • Concordia of Bella Vista

    Concordia of Bella Vista

    1 Concordia Dr, Bella Vista, AR 72715
    (4)
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    As a trusted landmark in northwest Arkansas for almost 50 years, Concordia of Bella Vista is deeply committed to providing an enjoyable and fulfilling lifestyle for each of our independent living residents. Perched high on a ridge overlooking Little Sugar and Tanyard Creeks, Concordia of Bella Vista...

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  • The Plaza at Highlands Crossing

    The Plaza at Highlands Crossing

    1 Highlands Crossing Dr, Bella Vista, AR 72715
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    The Plaza at Highlands Crossing is in the beautiful Ozark mountains of northwest Arkansas in Bella Vista. Bella Vista is 33 miles north of Fayetteville Arkansas, home of the Razorbacks and 10 miles north of Bentonville, home of Walmart and the world-renowned Crystal Bridges Museum. Opened in 2005...

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  • Essex of Ozark

    Essex of Ozark

    5173 North 22nd Street, Ozark, MO 65721
    (3)
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    Services provided at no additional cost: Private room and private bath 3 nutritious meals per day and snacks Medication administration including insulin administration Housekeeping services Laundry service Activities Our company has been providing care for Seniors since 1990 when we built our first...

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  • Bristol Manor of Aurora

    Bristol Manor of Aurora

    740 S Hudson, Aurora, MO 65605
    (1)
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    Services provided at no additional cost: Private room and private bath 3 nutritious meals per day and snacks Medication administration including insulin administration Housekeeping services Laundry service Activities Our company has been providing care for Seniors since 1990 when we built our first...

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  • The Waterford at Ironbridge

    The Waterford at Ironbridge

    1131 East Lakewood, Springfield, MO 65810
    (35)
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    Put a spring in your step at The Waterford at Ironbridge. Our community offers exceptional Independent Living services in Springfield, Missouri. From thoughtfully designed floor plans to the world-class service and myriad recreational and social opportunities, residents may just find that we have...

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  • The Fremont Senior Living

    The Fremont Senior Living

    1520 E Bates, Springfield, MO 65804
    (33)
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    The Fremont Senior Living is a Continuum of Care community offering Independent Apartments and Patio Homes, Assisted Living Level Two Suites, and a Memory Care Cottage. The Fremont is a locally owned and operated community that has been providing the highest level of customer service and care to...

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  • The Montclair

    The Montclair

    1000 East Montclair Street, Springfield, MO 65807
    (20)
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    Live the good life at The Montclair, offering Independent Living services in Springfield, Missouri. From thoughtfully designed floor plans to world-class service and myriad recreational and social opportunities, residents may just find that we have thought of everything. Each of our floor plan...

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  • The Cambridge

    The Cambridge

    2900 South Jefferson Avenue, Springfield, MO 65807
    (42)
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    The Cambridge provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Conveniently nestled within four manicured acres in downtown Springfield, you'll enjoy a beautiful, peaceful home in the heart of it all. Residents have easy access to all the shopping, golf, hospitals and...

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  • Tera Vera 55+

    Tera Vera 55+

    2715 S Kimbrough Ave, Springfield, MO 65807
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    Tera Vera is a sophisticated gated community that offers stress-free, upscale living for Springfield's 55+. Every detail of the community is centered around supporting your active lifestyle both today and in the years to come. Thrive in a welcoming, pet-friendly atmosphere that features an on-site...

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  • The Gardens Independent Living

    The Gardens Independent Living

    2730 S Nettleton Ave, Springfield, MO 65807
    (4)
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    The Gardens, a Bethesda Senior Living Community is a non-profit, faith- based independent retirement living community that has been located in southwest Springfield, Missouri since 2001. This retirement community has everything active seniors are looking for and great customer service provided by...

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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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Independent Living in Little Rock, AR

Independent living communities, also known simply as retirement communities in Little Rock, AR, are geared towards seniors who are able to live on their own, without daily assistance, and prefer to live among people their age. This usually means residents are self-sufficient and do not require hands-on care. Think of Little Rock retirement communities as age-restricted (typically 55+) complexes, which provide organized activities, meal services, and transportation.

The median monthly cost of independent living in Little Rock is about $2,237 in the city proper, and $2,233 within the metropolitan area. The median monthly cost of independent living in the state of Arkansas is around $2,450.

For this type of senior living, Little Rock, Arkansas offers many great options, and A Place for Mom can help you find the right one.

Cost of Living in Little Rock, AR

The cost of living in Little Rock often ranks lower than the national average. Little Rock is a smaller city which still has plenty to offer in the way of convenience and activity, and it can be a great destination choice to save on living costs compared to larger metropolitan areas. All index ratings are based on a system where a score of 100 represents the cost of the national average.

Cost-of-living index Grocery index Health care index Median rent Rent burden Median home value Median family income Estate tax
83 96 86 $995 16.8% $159,269 $46,409 None

Local Medical Providers

The Little Rock area is home to a number of highly-rated hospitals, and the following are often ranked among the region’s best:

  • UAMS Medical Center - UAMS is a Level 1 Trauma Center and teaching hospital in Little Rock, affiliated with the University of Arkansas. The UAMS campus covers 84 acres and consists of 25 buildings focusing on different specialties. The hospital is most highly regarded in the fields of cancer care, otolaryngology, diabetes treatment, and orthopaedics.
  • CHI St. Vincent Infirmary - CHI St. Vincent is part of the Catholic Health Initiative network, which operates hospitals in 18 states. This particular community has served the Little Rock area since 1888 and includes approximately 1,000 medical staff members on board. Specialties at CHI St. Vincent include cancer and heart care, women’s health, and radiology.
  • Arkansas Heart Hospital - The “premiere cardiac hospital in the state of Arkansas,” Arkansas Heart Hospital provides a wide spectrum of heart-related care. They also offer diabetes care and endocrinology, as well as vascular health services.

Climate and Weather

The climate of Little Rock is considered humid subtropical, and consists of hot, humid summers and short, occasionally cool winters. Little Rock experiences rainy seasons throughout spring and late autumn. On average, the humidity level for Little Rock is about 56.3%, often peaking in January at around 64%.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer temp Typical summer high Typical summer low Average winter temp Typical winter high Typical winter low
81°F 93°F (July) 68°F (June) 43°F 56°F (February) 30°F (January)

Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
49 (good) 60 in december (moderate)

The peak air quality conditions are rated as moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion.

Precipitation

Average monthly precipitation Average maximum monthly precipitation Average yearly snowfall
4” 5” (November) 3.5”

Demographics and Values

The largest city in Arkansas as well as the state capital, Little Rock is a small urban center located in the center of the state. Little Rock is home to the University of Arkansas which oversees UAMS, the University of Arkansas Medical Center - one of the state’s largest employers. Little Rock is fairly youthful, with a median age of 36 years old. Politics in Little Rock lean a little more toward the left of the spectrum compared to much of the conservative South - Democrats won Pulaski County in the 2016 presidential election by over 17%.

2016 Presidential Election

Voted Democratic Voted Republican Voted Third Party
56.1% 38.3% 5.6%

Population Statistics

Population density Population trend
643 people per square mile Shrinking at a rate of 0.13%

Age

Median 0-18 18-24 25-44 45-64 65+
36 24.7% 10% 31.7% 22% 11.6%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diploma College degree Graduate degree
22.5% 40.4% 16.4%

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more
3.1% 41.7% 7.3% 0.2% 0.1% 45.7% 2.4%

Crime

Property crimes per 1,000 citizens Violent crimes per 1,000 citizens
67 14.6

Miscellaneous

Participate in the labor force Have some form of disability Veterans
65% 13.2% 7.4%

Little Rock is considered neutral to members of the LGBTQ+ community. Many people in Little Rock hold traditional family values in high regard and may be biased towards members of the queer community.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Despite its small size, Little Rock still has plenty going on. The city is home to enough museums, parks, theaters, and historic sites to keep you busy for a long time. The Arkansas Art Center is the largest art museum in the state, and contains works by noted artists such as Van Gogh, Andrew Wyeth, and Pablo Picasso, as well as plenty of contemporary work. The museum also teaches classes in ceramics, drawing, jewelry making, woodworking, and more. Also noteworthy is the Arkansas Repertory Theater, the longest-running non-profit theater in Arkansas. Known locally as “The Rep,” the theater hosts about 200 shows a year, performing classic productions as well as world premiers, and has been known to draw over 70,000 patrons yearly.

For those interested in history, the Quapaw Quarter is a must-see Little Rock destination. Named for the region’s native Quapaw people, this section of the city consists of hundreds of buildings on the National Register of Historic Places, dating back to the 1800s, and includes examples of architecture in Victorian, Antebellum, and Craftsman styles. Downtown Little Rock is also home to the William J. Clinton presidential center, a library, museum, and park dedicated to the 42nd president of the United States. It includes a number of artifacts from Clinton’s presidency and displays full-size replicas of the Oval Office and Cabinet Room during his time in office.

Transportation

Little Rock’s public transportation options are covered by the Rock Region Metro. The Metro runs a bus system which is in operation 7 days a week, except for certain holidays. The city also has two streetcar lines. Most transit lines are in operation from early morning hours until nighttime, and cover a wide portion of the city. Discounted fares are offered to seniors 65 years of age and older and persons with disabilities.

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