Memory care communities run in compliance with a dementia specific living program. A memory care community complies with particular dementia-related security measures and safety guidelines. Organized activities are provided by caregivers trained explicitly on caring for those with cognitive deficiencies. Residents reside in semi-private apartments or private rooms. Dementia living homes have secured communities to prevent roaming which is a typical symptom of Dementia. The monthly median cost for a private room is around $7,148 and the cost for a semi-private room is around $6,684 . The state of Georgia has specific standards related to this type of community. The The Department of Community Health licenses assisted living communities and personal care homes certifies this community type.
Cost of Living
The overall cost of care for a community is determined by the neighborhood in which it is located. Monthly, the median rent in Cochran is about $518 and the median value for a home for Cochran is about $80,123. The rent burden for Cochran is around 15.6% of the average person’s monthly income.
Demographics and Values
Cochran has a population density of 402 people per square mile. Racially, the population of Cochran is 0.2% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 2.1% other or not specified, 0.2% Native American, 5.8% Hispanic, 2.3% mixed race, 48.4% black, and 46.7% white. Of the population of Cochran 9.1% have a graduate degree, 38.1% have a high-school diploma, and 19.5% have a college degree. In Cochran, 6.7% of the people are veterans. Out of the total population of Cochran, 35.9% live in poverty, 35.9% participate in the labor force, 11.0% do not have health insurance, and 18.5% have some form of disability. Out of the total city population, 45.9% are male and 54.1% are female. The median age of Cochran is 32 years old.
An overview of Georgia
The quality of life enjoyed by the average Georgia citizen is ranked 17th nation-wide. Additionally, Georgia is ranked 39th by standards of healthcare. In terms of resources, Georgia has a cost of living index of 91.2, a grocery index rating of 96.9, and a housing index rating of 73.8. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. Residents of Georgia enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 20th in the United States. The state of Georgia has 151 hospitals and 251 health centers, providing care to a population of 10,626,983. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Adventhealth Gordon, Wellstar Paulding Hospital, and And Piedmont Columbus Regional Northside.
Social demographics of the state
The state of Georgia ranks 13th in the country for diversity. In terms of religion, 42% of Georgia residents attend religious services among the 12,292 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-38%, Mainline Protestant-12%, and Historically Black Protestant-17%. In Georgia there are 622 masonic lodges. In Georgia, 26% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 37. In the most recent presidential election, 51% of Georgia residents voted Republican and 46% voted Democrat.
State-wide weather information
During the summer, the average temperature in Georgia is around 79F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 95F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 57F during the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 47F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 70F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 24F during the month of January. On average, the humidity rating for Georgia is around 71%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of August at around 75%. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Georgia is around 4.17 inches. The most precipitation occurs in August with an average of 8.46 inches of precipitation a month. On average, Georgia has an air quality index rating of around 37.8 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of March with a rating of 43.9 AQI. While residents of Georgia mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Georgia can include hurricanes, floods, tornadoes, and and earthquakes (moderate).
Wildlife to be found in Georgia
The state of Georgia has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of flowering quince, scaly-bark, sweetgum, and yellow jasmine. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the copperhead snakes, the eastern diamondback, the brown thrasher, or the cottonmouth snakes. The state animal of Georgia is the north Atlantic right whale.