Expert Senior Living Advisors from A Place for Mom can help direct you to Memory Care communities. Together, we will find the perfect fit for your loved one, and we will provide direction and support as needed. We partner with 3 Memory Care facilities in Grand Rapids and the surrounding area, so there are many options to choose from. A Place for Mom is the largest senior living referral service in North America, and we can help you make a good choice at no cost to you.
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518 7th Avenue NE, Aitkin, MN 56431
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The Golden Horizons of Aitkin is a assisted living community located in the beautiful, rustic town of Aitkin, Aitkin County, Minnesota. Here you will get the chance to enjoy the great outdoors, with the various lakes, parks with walking trails, and recreational activities. Whether you love to...
13631 East Shore Road, Crosslake, MN 56442
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Golden Horizons of Crosslake Golden Horizons of Crosslake is a community that provides assisted living in serene Crosslake, MN. Seniors are allowed to live independently as possible at the same time receiving health services and personal care. The community's apartments and health care services...
Memory care provides long-term medical care to seniors with severe dementia and health conditions in a specialized care facility. A memory care facility conforms to specific dementia-related safety guidelines and security measures. Basic services offered in memory care may include: exercise and physical therapy programs, 24-hour staffing and personal assistance, daily meals, and housekeeping and laundry service. Typically, residents in memory care need aid with grooming, eating, and dressing. This type of facility provides 24-hour monitored care with health management, meals, and social opportunities for seniors. The monthly median cost for a private room is around $11,037 and the cost for a semi-private room is around $10,076 . Minnesota has specific statutes associated with this type of facility. The Minnesota Department of Health, Health Regulations Division, and Home Care and Assisted Living Program certifies this facility type.
The neighborhood where a facility is located could have a significant impact on the total cost. Cost of living is a motivating factor when selecting which community is the best fit for your family. The rent burden for Grand Rapids is around 16.6% of the average person’s monthly income. Grand Rapids has a median home value of around $139,627 and the median cost of rent is $837 per month.
In terms of education, 28.9% have a high-school diploma, 8.7% have a graduate degree, and 25.9% have a college degree. Out of the total population of Grand Rapids, 15.5% live in poverty, 10.2% are widowed, 60.7% participate in the labor force, and 14.7% have some form of disability. Out of the total city population, 50.0% are male and 50.0% are female. The median age of Grand Rapids is 41 years old. Demographically, Grand Rapids is 1.3% mixed race, 0.0% other or not specified, 0.5% Hispanic, 0.8% Asian, 1.2% Native American, 96.4% white, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 0.3% black. In Grand Rapids, 10.7% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. Currently, the population of Grand Rapids consists of 9,603 people and in total the Grand Rapids metro area has a population of 11,242. Grand Rapids has a population density of 192 people per square mile.
In terms of resources, Minnesota has a cost of living index of 101.5, a grocery index rating of 106.7, and a housing index rating of 88.3. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than said average. There are 140 hospitals and 61 health centers that service a population of 5,654,535. Mayo Clinic Hospital Rochester, Mayo Clinic Health System – Red Wing, and Alomere Health are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. In terms of personal well-being, Minnesota ranks 10th in healthcare and 3rd in quality of life compared to other states. The natural beauty of Minnesota is ranked 3rd in the nation.
In terms of diversity, Minnesota ranks 27th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. In terms of religion, 34% of Minnesota residents attend religious services among the 5,953 different congregations that are available in the state. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-19%, Mainline Protestant-29%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Minnesota there are 170 masonic lodges. The median age in the state is 38, and 29% of the population is over the age of 55. In the last presidential election 46% of Minnesota residents voted Democrat and 45% voted Republican.
The average humidity across the state is 70%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 80%. On average, Minnesota has an air quality index rating of around 34.5 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 42.7 AQI. During the summer, the average temperature in Minnesota is around 67F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 86F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 42F in the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Minnesota drops to around 13F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 33F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around -11F during the month of January. The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 5.59 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 2.37 inches of precipitation a month. While residents of Minnesota mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Minnesota can include floods and earthquakes (high).
The state of Minnesota has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of mountain ash, pin cherry, black cherry, and tamarack. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the bald eagles, the trumpeter swans, the eastern phoebe, or the American kestrel. The state animal of Minnesota is the eastern timber wolf.