Memory care communities administer long-term medical care to persons who are afflicted by mental and physiological health problems in a supervised community. Care providers must obtain memory-care specific education and a staff member need to be available for aid around-the-clock. Residents have the option to live in shared apartments or private rooms. Residents in memory care need support with eating, dressing, and personal care . Basic services offered in memory care may include: housekeeping and laundry service, 24-hour staffing and personal assistance, exercise and physical therapy programs, and comfortable private or semi-private rooms. The annual median cost for a private room is around $85,775 and the cost for a semi-private room is around $80,209 . The state of 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 certifies this community type.
Cost of Living
The overall cost of living is a major influence when determining which care option works for your loved one’s needs. The median monthly price for rent in Jackson is around $840 and the median price for a house for Jackson costs around $99,450. The rent burden for Jackson is about 22.8% of the average person’s monthly income.
Demographics and Values
In Jackson, 7.5% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. Based on gender, 56.4% are female and 43.6% are male. The median age of Jackson is 31 years old. Out of the total population of Jackson, 11.7% do not have health insurance, 14.9% have some form of disability, 53.7% participate in the labor force, and 12.7% consider themselves widows. Demographically, Jackson is 0.0% other or not specified, 0.0% Native American, 40.9% black, 2.8% mixed race, 54.8% white, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 5.0% Hispanic, and 1.5% Asian. Of the population of Jackson 14.3% have a college degree, 5.8% have a graduate degree, and 37.1% have a high-school diploma. Jackson has a population density of 323 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. There are 151 hospitals and 251 health centers that service a population of 10,626,983. Adventhealth Gordon, Wellstar Paulding Hospital, and And Piedmont Columbus Regional Northside are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. Overall, Georgia ranks 17th in quality of life and 39th in healthcare compared to other US states. Residents of Georgia enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 20th in the United States.
Social demographics of the state
During the latest presidential election, 51% voted for the Republican candidate while 46% voted for the Democratic candidate. In terms of diversity, Georgia ranks 13th in the nation. 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 Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-38%, Mainline Protestant-12%, and Historically Black Protestant-17%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Georgia there are 622 masonic lodges. The state has a median age of 37 and 26% of its population being over the age of 55.
State-wide weather information
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. 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. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 79F. The average high summer temperature is around 95F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 57F in the month of June. 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 amount of precipitation peaks during the month of August at around 8.46 inches. On average, the state receives 4.17 inches of precipitation a month. 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 yellow jasmine, scaly-bark, mountain laurel, and maples. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the mockingbird, the brown thrasher, the eastern diamondback, or the cottonmouth snakes. The state animal of Georgia is the north Atlantic right whale.