Memory care communities function in accordance with a dementia specific living curriculum. This style of care provides specialized aid in a home especially built with a myriad of safety features. Basic services offered in memory care may include: comfortable private or semi-private rooms, medication management, social programs and activities, and exercise and physical therapy programs. Persons have the option to reside in single rooms or semi-private apartments. Organized activities are offered by staff members educated explicitly on caring for those with memory deficiencies. The annual median cost for a private room is around $97,638 and the cost for a semi-private room is around $77,198 . California maintains specific standards associated with this type of community. The The Department of Social Services and Community Care Licensing Division licenses this type of community.
Cost of Living
The total cost of care for a community is affected by the city where it is located. Monthly, the median cost for rent in Dixon is around $1,669 and the median home value for Dixon costs around $331,502. The rent burden for Dixon is about 24.1% of the average monthly income.
Demographics and Values
Demographically, Dixon is 2.3% black, 4.2% Asian, 69.5% white, 0.2% Native American, 7.0% mixed race, 0.3% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 16.6% other or not specified, and 42.6% Hispanic. In Dixon, 7.1% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. Out of the total population of Dixon, 10.4% do not have health insurance, 10.2% have some form of disability, 13.8% live in poverty, and 3.8% are widowed. Of the population of Dixon 7.2% have a graduate degree, 19.6% have a college degree, and 24.2% have a high-school diploma. Out of the total city population, 49.8% are female and 50.2% are male. The median age of Dixon is 34 years old. Dixon has a population density of 1,094 people per square mile.
An overview of California
The state of California has 391 hospitals and 1,108 health centers, providing care to a population of 39,715,372. Mills-peninsula Medical Center, Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, and And Santa Monica Medical Center and Orthopedic Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. Residents of California enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 5th in the United States. In terms of personal well-being, California ranks 7th in healthcare and 19th in quality of life compared to other states. The state of California has a cost of living index of 138.7 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than the average. The state has a grocery index rating of 121.4 and a housing index rating of 227.3.
Social demographics of the state
In California, 26% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 37. During the latest presidential election, 32% voted for the Republican candidate while 62% voted for the Democratic candidate. In terms of religious values, 31% of California’s population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 23,558 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-20%, Mainline Protestant-10%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-2%, Buddhist-2%, and Hindu-2%. In California there are 395 masonic lodges. The state of California ranks 1st in the country for diversity and the state is considered very LGBTQ friendly.
State-wide weather information
The average air quality index rating in California is 57.1 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of August with a rating of around 83.0 AQI. On average, the humidity rating for California is around 61%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 81% in the month of July. During the winter, the average temperature in California drops to around 47F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 76F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 8F in the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in California is around 71F. The average high summer temperature is around 116F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 34F during the month of June. On average, the state receives 2.04 inches of precipitation a month. The most precipitation occurs in December with an average of 16.26 inches of precipitation a month. While residents of California mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in California can include earthquakes (high), floods, and and tornadoes.
Wildlife to be found in California
The state of California has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of California juniper, service-berry, Joshua tree, and redwood. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the coyotes, the whales, the snakes, or the cougars. The state animal of California is the California grizzly bear.