Memory care services administer support to persons who need specialized memory care. Employees need to undergo memory-care specific education and a staff member must be available for aid around-the-clock. Basic services offered in memory care may include: social programs and activities, medication management, daily meals, and comfortable private or semi-private rooms. Alzheimer’s living facilities have alarm systems to limit roaming ; a symptom of the disease. Structured activities are offered by caregivers trained specifically on providing aid for persons with memory deficiencies. The monthly median cost for a private room is around $7,717 and the cost for a semi-private room is around $7,459 . The state of Missouri maintains specific standards associated with this kind of facility. The The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Division of Regulation and Licensure, and Section for Long-Term Care Regulation certifies this type of facility.
Cost of Living
The community in which a facility is located might have a large effect on the price of care. The total cost of living is a major influence in deciding which facility is the best fit for your loved one. The rent burden for Republic is around 18.7% of the average person’s monthly income. The median home value in Republic is about $123,550 and the median cost for rent is $940 per month a month.
Demographics and Values
Out of the total city population, 50.4% are female and 49.6% are male. The median age of Republic is 31 years old. The current population of Republic consists of 16,294 people. Republic has a population density of 407 people per square mile. Out of the total population of Republic, 66.3% participate in the labor force, 13.4% have some form of disability, 4.8% are widows, and 8.1% do not have health insurance. Of the population of Republic 22.0% have a college degree, 7.2% have a graduate degree, and 30.1% have a high-school diploma. Racially, the population of Republic is 0.1% black, 2.9% mixed race, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 3.0% Hispanic, 0.3% Native American, 1.7% Asian, 94.6% white, and 0.3% other or not specified. In Republic, 7.3% of the people are veterans of the United States military.
An overview of Missouri
Residents of Missouri enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 9th in the United States. In terms of personal well-being, Missouri ranks 41st in healthcare and 28th in quality of life compared to other states. In total, Missouri has 128 general hospitals and 212 health centers that provide care for 6,144,344 citizens. The three highest ranked hospitals in Missouri are Mosaic Life Care At St Joseph, Mercy Hospital St Louis, and Mercy Hospital Springfield. The state of Missouri has a cost of living index of 88.8 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 96.6 and a housing index rating of 70.6.
Social demographics of the state
In the most recent presidential election, 57% of Missouri residents voted Republican and 38% voted Democrat. In terms of religious values, 37% of Missouri’s population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 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. The median age in the state is 39, and 30% of the population is over the age of 55. The state of Missouri ranks 35th in the country for diversity.
State-wide weather information
The average temperature in the winter falls to around 33F. The average high winter temperature is around 51F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 12F during the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 76F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 92F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 57F during the month of June. On average, the state receives 3.63 inches of precipitation a month. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of June at around 6.57 inches. On average, the humidity rating for Missouri is around 69%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 75%. On average, Missouri has an air quality index rating of around 37.3 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 48.7 AQI. 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 smooth brome, wild grape, Kentucky bluegrass, and sumac. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the silver-haired bat, the cougar, the mule deer, or the long-tailed weasel. The state animal of Missouri is the the mule.