Memory care communities run in accordance with a memory-care specific living program. Employees are required to undergo memory-care specific education and staff are required to be available for assistance 24 hours-a-day. Residents in memory care require support with medications, grooming, and personal care . Memory care offers 24-hour supervised care with meals, health management, and social opportunities for occupants. Memory care living homes possess supervised areas to prevent wandering ; a common symptom of Alzheimer’s. The monthly median cost for a private room is around $6,844 and the cost for a semi-private room is around $5,931 . Illinois has specific statutes related to this kind of community. The The Illinois Department of Public Health regulates this community type.
Cost of Living
The price of a care community is affected by the neighborhood where it is located. Per month, the median rent in Centralia is about $588 per month and the median home value in Centralia is about $61,493. The rent burden for Centralia is around 15.3% of the average monthly income.
Demographics and Values
Out of the total population of Centralia, 10.7% are widowed, 21.9% have some form of disability, 57.1% participate in the labor force, and 7.0% do not have health insurance. In Centralia, 10.2% of the population are veterans. Racially, the population of Centralia is 3.6% Hispanic, 0.1% Native American, 83.7% white, 9.2% black, 1.1% other or not specified, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 5.0% mixed race, and 1.0% Asian. In terms of education, 16.7% have a college degree, 5.8% have a graduate degree, and 31.8% have a high-school diploma. Centralia has a population density of 587 people per square mile. Out of the total city population, 52.9% are female and 47.1% are male. The median age of Centralia is 41 years old.
An overview of Illinois
Residents of Illinois enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 43rd in the United States. The state of Illinois has a cost of living index of 95.7 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The state has a grocery index rating of 94.2 and a housing index rating of 87.2. There are 199 general hospitals and 383 health centers that provide care for 12,696,123 Illinois residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Sherman Hospital, Sam Health St. Mary’s Hospital – Centralia, and And Midwestern Region Medical Center. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Illinois citizen is ranked 35th nation-wide. Additionally, Illinois is ranked 22nd by standards of healthcare.
Social demographics of the state
In Illinois, 29% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 38. The state of Illinois ranks 10th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. In the most recent presidential election, 39% of Illinois residents voted Republican and 56% voted Democrat. In Illinois, 34% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 12,453 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-2%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-20%, Mainline Protestant-16%, and Historically Black Protestant-7%. In Illinois there are 518 masonic lodges.
State-wide weather information
The average air quality index rating in Illinois is 37.7 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 54.5 AQI. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Illinois is around 3.33 inches. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 6.02 inches. During the summer, the average temperature in Illinois is around 73F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 91F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 53F in the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Illinois drops to around 28F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 49F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 10F during the month of January. Illinois experiences an average humidity rating of about 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 78% in the month of December. While residents of Illinois mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Illinois can include floods, earthquakes (moderate), and and tornadoes.
Wildlife to be found in Illinois
The state of Illinois has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of bee balm, angelica, black eyedSusan, and bird’s foot violet. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the American pygmy shrew, the big brown bat, the cougar, or the coyote. The state animal of Illinois is the white-tailed deer.