AlzheimersNet is your guide to memory care in Fort Smith, AR. Memory care facilities offer housing and care for people age 65 and older with Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia. Memory care empowers seniors with memory impairment to stay as active and engaged as possible, while living in a dignified, safe and supervised setting. Our local Senior Living Advisors have local expertise in memory care in Fort Smith, AR and nearby cities. After an initial consultation, your advisor will prepare a list of memory care communities that most closely match your loved one's specific needs for care and living preferences, as well as your family's finances.Memory Care Costs in Fort Smith, AR
Price varies widely depending on location, care required, size of the resident's living space and the level of luxury at the community. The price of memory care in Fort Smith ranges from $2,150 to $4,300 a month.
Memory Care Costs in Nearby Cities* The costs above represent the AVERAGE monthly cost of memory care for a one person bedroom in that city.
Facts about Fort Smith
The official website for the city of Fort Smith is http://www.fortsmithar.gov.
Fort Smith is represented by Mayor Sandy Sanders.
Fort Smith is the second-largest city in Arkansas and one of the two county seats of Sebastian County. As of the 2010 Census, the population was 86,209. With an estimated population of 87,443 in 2012, it is the principal city of the Fort Smith, Arkansas-Oklahoma Metropolitan Statistical Area, a region of 298,592 residents that encompasses the Arkansas counties of Crawford, Franklin, and Sebastian and the Oklahoma counties Le Flore and Sequoyah.Fort Smith has a sister city relationship with Cisterna, Italy, site of the World War II Battle of Cisterna, fought by United States Army Rangers commanded by Fort Smith native William O. Darby.Fort Smith lies on the Arkansas-Oklahoma state border, situated at the junction of the Arkansas and Poteau Rivers, also known as Belle Point. The city began as a western frontier military post in 1817 and would later become well known for its role in the settling of the "Wild West" and its law enforcement heritage.In 2007, Fort Smith was selected by the United States Department of the Interior to be the location of the new United States Marshals Service National Museum.