Memory care provides intensive medical care to seniors who have cognitive and physiological health troubles in a fully-staffed and monitored setting. This style of community offers expert care in a location principally constructed with a variety of safety features. Residents may reside in semi-private apartments or private rooms. Basic services offered in memory care may include: medication management, social programs and activities, daily meals, and 24-hour staffing and personal assistance. Memory care offers 24-hour monitored care with meals, health management, and social opportunities for inhabitants. 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 a number of provisions associated with this type of community. The The Illinois Department of Public Health governs this type of community.
Cost of Living
The overall cost of care for a community is influenced by the community in which it is located. The median home value in Dixon is $92,470 and the median cost for rent is about $746 a month. The rent burden for Dixon is about 14.2% of the average monthly income.
Demographics and Values
In Dixon, 7.7% of the citizens are veterans. In terms of education, 28.4% have a high-school diploma, 6.8% have a graduate degree, and 17.6% have a college degree. Out of the total city population, 56.6% are male and 43.4% are female. The median age of Dixon is 40 years old. Dixon has a population density of 780 people per square mile. Demographically, Dixon is 9.0% Hispanic, 10.7% black, 0.3% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.0% Native American, 1.2% other or not specified, 2.5% mixed race, 84.4% white, and 0.8% Asian. In Dixon, 51.9% participate in the labor force, 13.3% live in poverty, 5.5% do not have health insurance, and 7.1% are widowed.
An overview of Illinois
There are 199 hospitals and 383 health centers that service a population of 12,696,123. 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. Overall, Illinois ranks 35th out of all states in quality of life and 22nd in healthcare. The natural beauty of Illinois is ranked 43rd in the nation. Out of a national average of 100, Illinois has a cost of living index rating of 96, a grocery index rating of 94, and a housing index rating of 87.
Social demographics of the state
The median age in the state is 38, and 29% of the population is over the age of 55. In terms of diversity, Illinois ranks 10th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. During the latest presidential election, 39% voted for the Republican candidate while 56% voted for the Democratic candidate. 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
On average, Illinois has an air quality index rating of around 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 amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 6.02 inches. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Illinois is around 3.33 inches. The average temperature in the summer rises to 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. The average temperature in the winter falls 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. On average, the humidity rating for Illinois is around 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 viola pedata, aromatic aster, bloodroot, and black eyedSusan. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the coyote, the cougar, the American pygmy shrew, or the American black bear. The state animal of Illinois is the white-tailed deer.