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 Waycross 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.
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2019 Tebeau St, Waycross, GA 31501
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Surrounded by palm trees and blanketed in luscious green grass, Tebeau House in Waycross Georgia is senior living at its finest. Less than twenty seniors live together in a community of sharing; they live in spacious surroundings with wheelchair accessible showers and full tubs in every bathroom....
Memory care administers intensive medical care to seniors who have severe dementia and health conditions in a specialized care community. Care providers are required to receive memory-care specific training and staff need to be available for assistance around-the-clock. This type of community provides 24-hour monitored care with meals, social opportunities, and health management for members. Residents in memory care need assistance with eating, grooming, and dressing. Persons have the option to live in shared apartments or private rooms. 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 maintains specific regulations associated with this type of community. The The Department of Community Health licenses assisted living communities and personal care homes certifies this community type.
The overall cost of living is a motivating factor when choosing what care option is the best fit for your family. The rent burden for Waycross is around 12.5% of the average monthly income. The median monthly rent in Waycross is around $516 and the median value for a home for Waycross is approximately $66,748.
Waycross has a population density of 451 people per square mile. Racially, the population of Waycross is 2.0% Asian, 38.4% white, 54.2% black, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 6.1% Hispanic, 0.1% Native American, 0.6% mixed race, and 4.8% other or not specified. Of the population of Waycross 5.3% have a graduate degree, 12.9% have a college degree, and 38.4% have a high-school diploma. In Waycross, 9.5% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. Out of the total city population, 44.5% are male and 55.5% are female. The median age of Waycross is 38 years old. Out of the total population of Waycross, 11.3% are widowed, 18.1% do not have health insurance, 46.1% participate in the labor force, and 30.9% live in poverty.
Out of a national average of 100, Georgia has a cost of living index rating of 91, a grocery index rating of 97, and a housing index rating of 74. In terms of personal well-being, Georgia ranks 39th in healthcare and 17th in quality of life compared to other states. 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.
The median age in the state is 37, and 26% of the population is over the age of 55. In terms of diversity, Georgia ranks 13th in the nation. During the latest presidential election, 51% voted for the Republican candidate while 46% voted for the Democratic candidate. Forty-two percent of Georgia residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state’s 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.
The average humidity across the state is 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 75% in the month of August. 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. The average high winter temperature is around 70F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 24F in the month of January. The most precipitation occurs in August with an average of 8.46 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 4.17 inches of precipitation a month. The average air quality index rating in Georgia is 37.8 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of March with a rating of around 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).
The state of Georgia has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of scaly-bark, yellow jasmine, sweetgum, and white hickories. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the copperhead snakes, the bass, the mockingbird, or the brown thrasher. The state animal of Georgia is the north Atlantic right whale.