Memory care communities provide care in accordance with a dementia specific care program. A memory care community conforms to specific Alzheimer’s-related safety guidelines and security measures. Basic services offered in memory care may include: social programs and activities, medication management, exercise and physical therapy programs, and housekeeping and laundry service. Seniors reside in single rooms or shared apartments. Residents in memory care need assistance with dressing, grooming, and personal care . The annual median cost for a private room is around $68,255 and the cost for a semi-private room is around $60,736 . Missouri maintains a number of stipulations associated with this kind of community. The The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Division of Regulation and Licensure, and Section for Long-Term Care Regulation certifies this community type.
Cost of Living
The total cost of care for a community is determined by the city in which it is located. Lebanon has a median home value of around $96,507 and the median cost of rent is $612 per month per month. The rent burden for Lebanon is around 14.9% of the average monthly income.
Demographics and Values
Racially, the population of Lebanon is 4.1% Hispanic, 93.9% white, 0.5% Asian, 0.3% other or not specified, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.2% Native American, 0.9% black, and 4.1% mixed race. In Lebanon, 24.5% live in poverty, 8.9% consider themselves widows, 20.8% have some form of disability, and 13.4% do not have health insurance. In terms of education, 4.2% have a graduate degree, 38.4% have a high-school diploma, and 11.8% have a college degree. Lebanon has a population density of 385 people per square mile. The current population of Lebanon consists of 14,179 people and in total the Lebanon metro area has a population of 14,611. In Lebanon, 9.5% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. Out of the total city population, 51.7% are female and 48.3% are male. The median age of Lebanon is 37 years old.
An overview of Missouri
The quality of life enjoyed by the average Missouri citizen is ranked 28th nation-wide. Additionally, Missouri is ranked 41st by standards of healthcare. The natural beauty of Missouri is ranked 9th in the nation. In terms of resources, Missouri has a cost of living index of 88.8, a grocery index rating of 96.6, and a housing index rating of 70.6. 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. There are 128 general hospitals and 212 health centers that provide care for 6,144,344 Missouri residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Mosaic Life Care At St Joseph, Mercy Hospital St Louis, and Mercy Hospital Springfield.
Social demographics of the state
In the most recent presidential election, 57% of Missouri residents voted Republican and 38% voted Democrat. The state of Missouri ranks 35th in the country for diversity. In Missouri, 30% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 39. Thirty-seven percent of Missouri residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state’s 9,001 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-36%, Mainline Protestant-16%, and Historically Black Protestant-6%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Missouri there are 414 masonic lodges.
State-wide weather information
During the summer, the average temperature in Missouri is around 76F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 92F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 57F in the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 33F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 51F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 12F in the month of January. Missouri experiences an average humidity rating of about 69%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 75%. The average air quality index rating in Missouri is 37.3 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 48.7 AQI. The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 6.57 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 3.63 inches of precipitation a month. While residents of Missouri mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Missouri can include floods, earthquakes (moderate), and and tornadoes.
Wildlife to be found in Missouri
The state of Missouri has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of poison ivy, Kentucky bluegrass, smooth brome, and wild grape. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the cougar, the silver-haired bat, the long-tailed weasel, or the red fox. The state animal of Missouri is the the mule.