Memory care communities run in compliance with a dementia specific living program. A memory care community complies with particular dementia-related health and safety guidelines. Basic services offered in memory care may include: housekeeping and laundry service, daily meals, exercise and physical therapy programs, and medication management. Persons have the option to live in private rooms or semi-private apartments. Organized activities are delivered by staff educated specifically on providing aid for people with memory deficiencies. The annual median cost for a private room is around $166,988 and the cost for a semi-private room is around $152,388 . The state of Connecticut maintains specific rules associated with this kind of community. The The Department of Public Health and community Licensing certifies this type of community.
Cost of Living
The overall cost of living is a big influence in choosing which destination is the best fit for you or your loved one. Avon has a median home value of around $377,192 and the median cost of rent is around $1,946 per month per month. The rent burden for Avon is around 16.5% of the average monthly income.
Demographics and Values
In Avon, 6.2% of the people are veterans. In Avon, 3.2% live in poverty, 6.5% consider themselves widows, 8.6% have some form of disability, and 62.9% participate in the labor force. Based on gender, 52.2% are female and 47.8% are male. The median age of Avon is 45 years old. Demographically, Avon is 1.1% mixed race, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 3.2% Hispanic, 85.5% white, 12.6% Asian, 0.5% other or not specified, 0.3% black, and 0.0% Native American. Of the population of Avon 30.1% have a graduate degree, 68.9% have a college degree, and 10.3% have a high-school diploma. The total population of Avon consists of 18,381 people. Avon has a population density of 306 people per square mile.
An overview of Connecticut
In terms of resources, Connecticut has a cost of living index of 128.8, a grocery index rating of 114.2, and a housing index rating of 144.7. 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. In terms of personal well-being, Connecticut ranks 3rd in healthcare and 21st in quality of life compared to other states. Based on natural beauty, Connecticut ranks 6th in the nation. There are 38 hospitals and 121 health centers that service a population of 3,571,450. The three highest ranked hospitals in Connecticut are St Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Sharon Hospital, and Lawrence and Memorial Hospital.
Social demographics of the state
During the latest presidential election, 41% voted for the Republican candidate while 55% voted for the Democratic candidate. The state has a median age of 41 and 32% of its population being over the age of 55. In terms of religious values, 28% of Connecticut’s population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 2,597 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-13%, Mainline Protestant-17%, and Historically Black Protestant-5%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-3%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Connecticut there are 109 masonic lodges. The state of Connecticut ranks 14th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly.
State-wide weather information
On average, Connecticut has an air quality index rating of around 41.2 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of July with a rating of 53.7 AQI. The most precipitation occurs in March with an average of 5.47 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 4.15 inches of precipitation a month. During the winter, the average temperature in Connecticut drops to around 29F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 44F during the month of December. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 12F during the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 70F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 86F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 52F in the month of June. Connecticut experiences an average humidity rating of about 69%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of September at around 70%. While residents of Connecticut mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Connecticut can include hurricanes and tornadoes.
Wildlife to be found in Connecticut
The state of Connecticut has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of mountain laurel, summer sweet, blue flag iris, and kingcup or marsh marigold. The state animal of Connecticut is the the sperm whale.