Expert Senior Living Advisors from A Place for Mom can help direct you to Memory Care communities. Together, we will find the perfect fit for your loved one, and we will provide direction and support as needed. We partner with 3 Memory Care facilities in Durango and the surrounding area, so there are many options to choose from. A Place for Mom is the largest senior living referral service in North America, and we can help you make a good choice at no cost to you.
1091 W Murray Drive, Farmington, NM 87401
The Bridge at Farmington, New Mexico, gives residents the freedom to experience continued independence and an active lifestyle in a beautiful assisted living community.Friendly associates work to ensure each resident’s quality of life by offering a wide variety of services and amenities focused...
Memory care communities administer long-term medical care to persons who have physiological and mental health troubles in a fully-staffed and monitored community. This community utilizes staff who have received trained annually in assisting persons with dementia, an inability to make basic healthcare decisions, and Alzheimer’s. Persons have the option to live in semi-private apartments or single rooms. Residents in memory care need support with medications, washing, and grooming. Basic services offered in memory care may include: housekeeping and laundry service, daily meals, medication management, and comfortable private or semi-private rooms. The annual median cost for a private room is around $113,150 and the cost for a semi-private room is around $98,368 . Colorado has specific regulations related to this type of community. The The Department of Public Health and Environment licenses assisted living residences regulates this community type.
The neighborhood where a community is located might have a huge impact on the price of care. The overall cost of living can be a major influence when selecting which community works for you or your loved one. The rent burden for Durango is about 20.0% of the average person’s monthly income. Monthly, the median rent in Durango is around $1,384 and the median home value for Durango is $423,648.
Based on gender, 48.5% are male and 51.5% are female. The median age of Durango is 34 years old. Of the population of Durango 22.2% have a graduate degree, 52.7% have a college degree, and 14.6% have a high-school diploma. In Durango, 5.9% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. Demographically, Durango is 0.9% Asian, 2.7% mixed race, 1.4% other or not specified, 87.6% white, 0.6% black, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 9.6% Hispanic, and 6.9% Native American. Durango has a population density of 510 people per square mile. In Durango, 8.6% do not have health insurance, 7.4% have some form of disability, 11.2% live in poverty, and 4.7% consider themselves widows.
In total, Colorado has 92 general hospitals and 162 health centers that provide care for 5,776,356 citizens. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Poudre Valley Hospital, Mercy Regional Medical Center, and Centura Health-Penrose St. Francis Health Services. Based on natural beauty, Colorado ranks 31st in the nation. Out of a national average of 100, Colorado has a cost of living index rating of 106, a grocery index rating of 103, and a housing index rating of 119. Colorado is ranked 10th in quality of life and 12th in healthcare.
In the last presidential election 48% of Colorado residents voted Democrat and 43% voted Republican. The state has a median age of 37 and 27% of its population being over the age of 55. In terms of religion, 30% of Colorado residents attend religious services among the 4,188 different congregations that are available in the state. 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-26%, Mainline Protestant-15%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. In Colorado there are 148 masonic lodges. The state of Colorado ranks 18th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly.
The most precipitation occurs in April with an average of 4.53 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 1.32 inches of precipitation a month. The average humidity across the state is 54%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 79%. During the summer, the average temperature in Colorado is around 66F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 96F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 31F in the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 26F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 53F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around -8F in the month of January. On average, Colorado has an air quality index rating of around 44.4 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of July with a rating of 61.9 AQI. While residents of Colorado mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Colorado can include earthquakes (moderate).
The state of Colorado has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of berry shrubs, lichens, shrubs, and aspen. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the bullhead deer, the kokanee, the mule deer, or the salmon. The state animal of Colorado is the the rocky mountain bighorn sheep.