Many benefits await you in Searcy
Searcy has all the prerequisites that retiree's seek in a desirable retirement location. Caring neighbors and friends, businesses based on service and quality and active churches concerned about you all await you in Searcy.
An area with four seasons marked by mild climate changes. Our average daily temperature is 73 degrees.
A cost of living lower than the national average. Searcy boasts a favorable cost-of-living index - about 82.0 compared with 100.0 for the rest of the country. The rating is published in "Retirement Places Rated" a guide which ranks retirement destinations according to rankings such as affordable housing, general cost of living, recreation, and so on.
White County Medical Center is a state of the art medical facility designed with programs to fit your changing needs. White County Medical Center features PrimeTIMES a customized package of services and benefits designed specifically to fit your lifestyle and health care needs. There are numerous medical specialists to provide world class medical care for you or your loved ones as well as an active local extension service that serves seniors.
Affordable housing and retirement communities are available. Searcy’s average home sale price for 2010 was $138,808 which was well below the national average of $268,233.
River Oaks Village and Harding Place both offer the choice of studio, 1 bedroom and 2 bedroom apartments with rates as low as $825 per month. Both of these communities can provide you a home free from the rigors of housework, maintenance and other chores. Mason Place is a Residential Care Facility located in Searcy with rates as low as $900 per month. River Oaks Assisted Living offers additional services: Personal care plans can include medication reminders and assistance with bathing, dressing and grooming. Byrd Haven, Oakdale Nursing Home and Searcy Healthcare Center are also available to care of your loved one.
An area surrounded by lakes, rivers, streams and mountains with an abundance of recreational activities for your viewing pleasure. From Sunday drives to view the beauty of our fall foliage to early morning fishing on the Little Red River a wide variety of activities awaits you.
If you’re looking for fun the John E. Lightle Center is the place for you. Programs are offered Monday through Thursday and include monthly birthday parties, bingo, exercise classes, domino games, lunches, dance lessons and live band dances. The program is administered through the White County Aging Program.
White County Medical Center and several local financial institutions have senior programs that offer a host of activities including trips and other great activities that will allow you to get to know other retiree's in the area.