Memory care provides long-term medical care to individuals with severe dementia and health conditions in a specialized care community. Staff members need to undergo dementia-specific training and a staff member need to be available for aid 24 hours-a-day. Residents in memory care require help with personal care , washing, and grooming. Residents may reside in shared apartments or private rooms. Structured activities are provided by staff members trained specifically on caring for people with cognitive impairments. The monthly median cost for a private room is around $7,148 and the cost for a semi-private room is around $6,684 . Georgia has a number of stipulations associated with this kind of community. The The Department of Community Health licenses assisted living communities and personal care homes licenses this type of community.
Cost of Living
The community in which a senior care community is based might have a major influence on community price. The overall cost of living can be a major influence when determining which destination is best for you or your loved one’s needs. Monthly, the median rent in Griffin is about $901 per month and the median value of a house in Griffin is $99,252. The rent burden for Griffin is around 19.0% of the average person’s monthly income.
Demographics and Values
Racially, the population of Griffin is 0.3% Native American, 1.3% mixed race, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.6% other or not specified, 5.2% Hispanic, 43.1% white, 0.4% Asian, and 54.3% black. In Griffin, 8.6% of the people are veterans of the United States military. In terms of education, 36.9% have a high-school diploma, 16.9% have a college degree, and 6.6% have a graduate degree. In Griffin, 6.3% are widows, 56.5% participate in the labor force, 16.4% have some form of disability, and 31.4% live in poverty. Out of the total city population, 53.7% are female and 46.3% are male. The median age of Griffin is 33 years old. Currently, the population of Griffin consists of 22,770 people. Griffin has a population density of 630 people per square mile.
An overview of Georgia
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. There are 151 hospitals and 251 health centers that service a population of 10,626,983. The three highest ranked hospitals in Georgia are Adventhealth Gordon, Wellstar Paulding Hospital, and And Piedmont Columbus Regional Northside. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Georgia citizen is ranked 17th nation-wide. Additionally, Georgia is ranked 39th by standards of healthcare.
Social demographics of the state
During the latest presidential election, 51% voted for the Republican candidate while 46% voted for the Democratic candidate. The median age in the state is 37, and 26% of the population is over the age of 55. In terms of religious values, 42% of Georgia’s population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 12,292 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-38%, Mainline Protestant-12%, and Historically Black Protestant-17%. In Georgia there are 622 masonic lodges. In terms of diversity, Georgia ranks 13th in the nation.
State-wide weather information
On average, the humidity rating for Georgia is around 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 75% in the month of August. The average air quality index rating in Georgia is 37.8 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of March with a rating of 43.9 AQI. On average, the state receives 4.17 inches of precipitation a month. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of August at around 8.46 inches. The average temperature in the summer rises to 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. The average high winter temperature is around 70F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 24F during the month of January. 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 brown thrasher, the salamanders, the cottonmouth snakes, or the mockingbird. The state animal of Georgia is the north Atlantic right whale.