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Arkansas offers several assisted living facilities across the state. All centers offer active social recreation and professional medication support programs for seniors. These assisted living communities vary their cost by their locations and assisted living services needed. The average for senior assisted costs in the state is $30,800. Assisted living nursing home costs average $53,000 a year.
Seniors needing a special degree of nursing or medical attention might prefer some of the larger cities. Little Rock, found in the center of Arkansas is the state's capitol and the largest community. It offers the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, which has over 1100 doctors. The university offers medical research and treatment programs to help with any health care needs.
The Fort Smith and Fayetteville communities each have assisted living services for seniors in and around their communities. Bentonville is a growing center and popular retirement area in the northwest corner of Arkansas. This was the town that Sam Walton started his first Walmart store in and is now the headquarters for Walmart.
Fort Smith is the second most populated city and found at the western border with Oklahoma. It is a National Historic Site for the courthouse of Judge Isaac Parker, the Hanging Judge. Fayetteville also known as a great retirement location is the home of the University of Arkansas. Fayetteville is also the former home of Bill Clinton.
Arkansas cost of living is below the national rate. The state's income tax steps from 1% to 7%, and the state sales tax rate is 6%, but social security benefits are tax-exempt. Arkansas has hot, humid summers and cold, but moderately dry winters. This will change slightly from the low elevation to the south end compared to the higher north end of the state. Arkansas offers more than 600,000 acres of lakes and 9,700 miles of streams and rivers to visit and explore.
There are over 400,000 seniors over 65 in the state. Arkansas offers assisted living residences and apartments in most of its communities for seniors looking for added care. All assisted living and nursing home centers receive licenses by the Arkansas Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Long-Term Care.
This is the Natural State because of its many natural areas, including the mine at Crater of Diamonds State Park. To sports fans it is the Razorback State. Whatever your retirement or heath care plans are, you are likely to find a special location in Arkansas. With several assisted living programs to cover any condition, a senior will find the care required here.