Memory care administers intensive medical care to seniors with serious health and dementia conditions in a specialized care setting. A memory care community complies with specific dementia-related security measures and safety guidelines. Persons reside in private rooms or semi-private apartments. Residents in memory care need support with dressing, bathing, and medications. Basic services offered in memory care may include: 24-hour staffing and personal assistance, medication management, housekeeping and laundry service, and exercise and physical therapy programs. The annual median cost for a private room is around $148,190 and the cost for a semi-private room is around $139,357 . Indiana has specific standards related to this type of community. The Indiana State Department of Health certifies this community type.
Cost of Living
The total cost of care for a community is determined by the destination in which it is located. Bluffton has a median home value of around $94,305 and the median cost of rent is $619 per month per month. The rent burden for Bluffton is around 14.8% of the average monthly income.
Demographics and Values
Out of the total city population, 48.3% are male and 51.7% are female. The median age of Bluffton is 39 years old. Racially, the population of Bluffton is 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.5% Asian, 3.5% Hispanic, 1.1% mixed race, 0.0% Native American, 1.1% black, 0.9% other or not specified, and 96.4% white. Bluffton has a population density of 470 people per square mile. In Bluffton, 8.2% of the people are veterans of the United States armed forces. Out of the total population of Bluffton, 17.6% live in poverty, 8.2% are widowed, 9.6% do not have health insurance, and 14.9% have some form of disability. In terms of education, 38.8% have a high-school diploma, 6.3% have a graduate degree, and 16.6% have a college degree.
An overview of Indiana
The quality of life enjoyed by the average Indiana citizen is ranked 36th nation-wide. Additionally, Indiana is ranked 40th by standards of healthcare. There are 153 hospitals and 198 health centers that service a population of 6,723,826. The three highest ranked hospitals in Indiana are Eskenazi Health, St. Mary Medical Center Inc., and And Reid Health. Residents of Indiana enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 48th in the United States. In terms of resources, Indiana has a cost of living index of 90.1, a grocery index rating of 93.3, and a housing index rating of 77.3. 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.
Social demographics of the state
In Indiana, 37% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 9,061 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-31%, Mainline Protestant-16%, and Historically Black Protestant-5%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Indiana there are 453 masonic lodges. The state has a median age of 38 and 29% of its population being over the age of 55. During the latest presidential election, 57% voted for the Republican candidate while 38% voted for the Democratic candidate. In terms of diversity, Indiana ranks 40th in the nation.
State-wide weather information
The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 6.18 inches. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Indiana is around 3.54 inches. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 73F. The average high summer temperature is around 89F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 56F during the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 29F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 48F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 13F in the month of January. On average, Indiana has an air quality index rating of around 36.3 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 50.9 AQI. The average humidity across the state is 72%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 79%. While residents of Indiana mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Indiana can include tornadoes, floods, and and earthquakes (moderate).
Wildlife to be found in Indiana
The state of Indiana has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of black gum, tulip tree, bittersweet, and black walnut. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the yellow warbler, the sunfish, the cottontail, or the great blue heron. The state animal of Indiana is the white-tailed deer.