Memory care services administer support to people who need specialized cognitive support. This style of community provides occupants with specialized care in a location purposefully constructed with a variety of security features. Organized activities are provided by staff members educated specifically on providing aid for those with memory deficiencies. Persons have the option to reside in shared apartments or private rooms. Basic services offered in memory care may include: social programs and activities, daily meals, housekeeping and laundry service, and comfortable private or semi-private rooms. The monthly median cost for a private room is around $10,494 and the cost for a semi-private room is around 12,473. Massachusetts has specific regulations related to this type of community. The The Executive Office of Elder Affairs licenses this type of community.
Cost of Living
The cost of care for a community is affected by the city where it is located. The median monthly cost for rent in Tyngsborough is around $1,640 and the median home value for Tyngsborough is around $347,320. The rent burden for Tyngsborough is around 17.4% of the average monthly income.
Demographics and Values
Out of the total population of Tyngsborough, 9.2% have some form of disability, 7.1% live in poverty, 1.0% do not have health insurance, and 3.7% are widowed. The total population of Tyngsborough consists of 12,232 people. Tyngsborough has a population density of 281 people per square mile. Racially, the population of Tyngsborough is 0.1% Native American, 3.5% mixed race, 87.6% white, 8.1% Asian, 3.1% Hispanic, 0.5% black, 0.2% other or not specified, and 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian. Of the population of Tyngsborough 25.2% have a high-school diploma, 45.8% have a college degree, and 15.1% have a graduate degree. Out of the total city population, 50.3% are female and 49.7% are male. The median age of Tyngsborough is 41 years old. In Tyngsborough, 6.3% of the people are veterans.
An overview of Massachusetts
The natural beauty of Massachusetts is ranked 26th in the nation. Overall, Massachusetts ranks 8th out of all states in quality of life and 2nd in healthcare. The state of Massachusetts has a cost of living index of 133.8 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than the average. The state has a grocery index rating of 113.9 and a housing index rating of 170.3. In total, Massachusetts has 78 general hospitals and 129 health centers that provide care for 6,941,273 citizens. Cape Cod Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, and New England Baptist Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state.
Social demographics of the state
In Massachusetts, 23% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 4,200 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-9%, Mainline Protestant-10%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-3%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Massachusetts there are 27 masonic lodges. The state of Massachusetts ranks 16th in the country for diversity and the state is considered very LGBTQ friendly. In Massachusetts, 30% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 39. In the last presidential election 60% of Massachusetts residents voted Democrat and 33% voted Republican.
State-wide weather information
The average temperature in the winter falls to around 28F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 45F during the month of January. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 7F in the month of December. During the summer, the average temperature in Massachusetts is around 68F. The average high summer temperature is around 85F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 50F in the month of June. On average, Massachusetts has an air quality index rating of around 38.9 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 47.5 AQI. On average, the state receives 4.04 inches of precipitation a month. The most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 6.10 inches of precipitation a month. The average humidity across the state is 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 71% in the month of December. While residents of Massachusetts mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Massachusetts can include hurricanes, earthquakes (moderate), and and tornadoes.
Wildlife to be found in Massachusetts
The state of Massachusetts has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of eastern red cedar, sycamore, American beech, and American linden. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the black bears, the cardinal flower, the spotted geranium, or the white pine. The state animal of Massachusetts is the woodchucks.