Memory care communities administer intensive medical care to persons who are afflicted with physiological and cognitive wellness troubles in a supervised community. This type of community offers specialized aid in a home specifically constructed with various safety features. Residents in memory care need aid with washing, personal care , and dressing. Memory care living communities possess supervised areas to limit wandering which is a typical symptom of Dementia. Structured activities are offered by staff trained explicitly on providing aid for persons with cognitive deficiencies. The monthly median cost for a private room is around 30,219 and the cost for a semi-private room is around 30,219. The state of Alaska has a number of provisions related to this kind of community. The The Department of Health and Social Services, Division of Health Care Services, and and the Department of Administration supervises this type of community.
Cost of Living
The price of care for a community is affected by the neighborhood where it is located. Soldotna has a median home value of $227,923 and the median cost of rent is $1,124 per month per month. The rent burden for Soldotna is around 15.3% of the average person's monthly income.
Demographics and Values
In Soldotna, 9.9% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. In Soldotna, 16.0% have some form of disability, 66.1% participate in the labor force, 16.0% do not have health insurance, and 6.5% live in poverty. Racially, the population of Soldotna is 1.3% Hispanic, 91.1% white, 4.7% Native American, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.0% other or not specified, 3.6% mixed race, 0.0% black, and 0.6% Asian. In terms of education, 29.6% have a high-school diploma, 22.9% have a college degree, and 9.9% have a graduate degree. Soldotna has a population density of 258 people per square mile. Based on gender, 53.4% are female and 46.6% are male. The median age of Soldotna is 39 years old.
An overview of Alaska
In terms of resources, Alaska has a cost of living index of 130.6, a grocery index rating of 134.2, and a housing index rating of 133.9. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than said average. Based on natural beauty, Alaska ranks 45th in the nation. The state of Alaska has 26 hospitals and 35 health centers, providing care to a population of 735,097. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Fairbanks Memorial Hospital, Alaska Regional Hospital, and Providence Alaska Medical Center. Alaska is ranked 44th in quality of life and 25th in healthcare.
Social demographics of the state
During the latest presidential election, 51% voted for the Republican candidate while 37% voted for the Democratic candidate. In Alaska, 30% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 1,246 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-22%, Mainline Protestant-12%, and Historically Black Protestant-3%. In Alaska there are 27 masonic lodges. The state has a median age of 35 and 25% of its population being over the age of 55. In terms of diversity, Alaska ranks 15th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly.
State-wide weather information
The average air quality index rating in Alaska is 29.6 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of February with a rating of 42.0 AQI. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 12F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 43F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around -31F in the month of February. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 54F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 74F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 31F during the month of June. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of October at around 21.97 inches. On average, the state receives 3.13 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the humidity rating for Alaska is around 77%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 93% in the month of July. While residents of Alaska mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Alaska can include floods.
Wildlife to be found in Alaska
The state of Alaska has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of white spruce, western hemlock, Sitka spruce, and black spruce. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the orca, the turtles, the salamanders, or the moose. The state animal of Alaska is the the moose.