Memory care services provide healthcare to individuals who require specialized memory care. Caregivers must obtain dementia-specific training and staff are required to be available for aid around-the-clock. Memory care provides 24-hour monitored care with meals, social activities, and health management for occupants. Typically, residents in memory care require assistance with medications, eating, and grooming. Memory care living environments possess alarm systems to limit roaming which is a standard symptom of the disease. The monthly median cost for a private room is around $6,844 and the cost for a semi-private room is around $5,931 . The state of Illinois maintains a number of stipulations related to this type of community. The The Illinois Department of Public Health governs this community type.
Cost of Living
The community in which a senior care community is located could have a significant effect on the price of care. The total cost of living can be a big influence when selecting which community is the best fit for your loved one’s needs. Niles has a median home value of around $265,919 and the median cost of rent is about $1,195 per month. The rent burden for Niles is about 21.0% of the average monthly income.
Demographics and Values
In terms of education, 29.9% have a high-school diploma, 31.7% have a college degree, and 10.0% have a graduate degree. In Niles, 4.9% of the people are veterans of the United States armed forces. Based on gender, 52.6% are female and 47.4% are male. The median age of Niles is 48 years old. Racially, the population of Niles is 2.0% mixed race, 0.5% Native American, 17.6% Asian, 3.4% black, 11.6% Hispanic, 1.5% other or not specified, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 75.0% white. Out of the total population of Niles, 13.7% have some form of disability, 11.0% consider themselves widows, 9.9% live in poverty, and 54.8% participate in the labor force. Niles has a population density of 1,947 people per square mile. The total population of Niles consists of 29,482 people.
An overview of Illinois
Based on natural beauty, Illinois ranks 43rd in the nation. 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. Overall, Illinois ranks 35th in quality of life and 22nd in healthcare compared to other US states.
Social demographics of the state
In terms of religion, 34% of Illinois residents attend religious services among the 12,453 different congregations that are available in the state. 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. In the last presidential election 56% of Illinois residents voted Democrat and 39% voted Republican. The state of Illinois ranks 10th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. The state has a median age of 38 and 29% of its population being over the age of 55.
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 most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 6.02 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 3.33 inches of precipitation a month. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 73F. The average high summer temperature is around 91F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 53F during the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 28F. The average high winter temperature is around 49F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 10F in 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 black snakeroot, angelica, bird’s foot violet, and bee balm. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the cougar, the American pygmy shrew, the American black bear, or the coyote. The state animal of Illinois is the white-tailed deer.