Arkansas Retirement Communities

Retirement Community Directory

Find Arkansas retirement communities, including active adult communities, independent living, assisted living, memory care, nursing care and more.

Best Places to Retire in Arkansas

Fayetteville – Fayetteville (population 61,000) is located in the foothills of the Ozark Mountain in scenic northwestern Arkansas.  It is a college town, home to the University of Arkansas with over 13,000 students.  It has a small-town atmosphere with many amenities, a reasonable cost of living, and a solid economic base.  It has been cited in recent years as being a great place to retire. (Click here to view full report)

Assisted Living Communities

Arkansas has a lot of facilities across the state that offer assisted living with an average monthly cost of $3,500. Arkansas is a beautiful place to retire thanks to its beautiful landscapes, rolling hills, and temperate weather. The weather in Arkansas is similar to many of the surrounding states with very hot temperatures during the summer months, but an average annual temperature of 72.8 degrees.

Memory Care

The search for a memory care facility can be hard, but it is extremely important that you find a facility with the capabilities to grow and adapt to your loved one’s changing needs. The average cost of living in Arkansas is low compared to the national average. The average cost of memory care is also lower than the national average costing $3,700 per month. The weather also makes Arkansas a great location for retirement.

Nursing Homes

Nursing care is often a necessary step for an aging loved one. Ensuring the nursing facility you choose has adequately trained and qualified staff to handle whatever needs your loved one might have is also very important. The average cost of nursing care in Arkansas is higher than the surrounding states but is lower than the national average cost of care at $5,500 per month.

In Home Care

In Home Care is often a great alternative for those who would like to age in place rather than move to a facility. The average cost of in-home care averages $3,500 across the state of Arkansas which is slightly lower than the surrounding states. An In Home Care option gives your loved one the freedom to age in the comfort of their own home.

Active Adult Communities

Hot Springs Crown Trace Villa
101 Second Street
Hot Springs, AR 71913
501-623-6308
Hot Springs Village RE/MAX of Hot Springs Village
(Not age restricted)
1400 Desoto Boulevard
Hot Springs Village, AR 71909
501-922-3777
Little Rock Villas of Chenal
100 Villas Circle
Little Rock, AR  72223
501-261-8045

Independent Living Communities

Heber Springs Stonebridge of Herber Springs
1414 Sagebrush
Heber Springs, AR 72543
800-944-2607
Hot Springs Crown Trace Villa
101 Second Street
Hot Springs, AR 71913
501-623-6308
Little Rock Villas of Chenal
100 Villas Circle
Little Rock, AR  72223
501-261-8045

Continuing Care Retirement Communities

Heber Springs Stonebridge of Herber Springs
1414 Sagebrush
Heber Springs, AR 72543
800-944-2607