Memory care communities run in accordance with a memory-care specific living curriculum. This style of care provides expert assistance in a setting especially designed with a variety of security features. Seniors have the option to reside in shared apartments or single rooms. Basic services offered in memory care may include: comfortable private or semi-private rooms, daily meals, 24-hour staffing and personal assistance, and housekeeping and laundry service. Residents in memory care need help with grooming, medications, and washing. 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 Montana maintains specific rules associated with this kind of community. The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services regulates this community type.
Cost of Living
Cost of living can be a motivating factor in choosing which care option works for your family. The rent burden for Boulder is around 23.6% of the average monthly income. Monthly, the median rent in Boulder is $801 per month and the median home value in Boulder is around $128,534.
Demographics and Values
The total population of Boulder consists of 1,248 people. Boulder has a population density of 428 people per square mile. In Boulder, 19.3% of the population are veterans. Racially, the population of Boulder is 0.0% other or not specified, 1.9% Native American, 0.0% black, 92.8% white, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 9.3% Hispanic, 0.0% Asian, and 5.3% mixed race. Out of the total city population, 43.8% are female and 56.2% are male. The median age of Boulder is 47 years old. Out of the total population of Boulder, 17.1% do not have health insurance, 56.5% participate in the labor force, 28.3% live in poverty, and 20.2% have some form of disability. Of the population of Boulder 43.3% have a high-school diploma, 12.5% have a college degree, and 5.0% have a graduate degree.
An overview of Montana
There are 65 general hospitals and 64 health centers that provide care for 1,071,601 Montana residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be St Patrick Hospital, St Vincent Healthcare, and Kalispell Regional Medical Center. The state of Montana has a cost of living index of 104.0 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 105.1 and a housing index rating of 111.6. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Montana citizen is ranked 29th nation-wide. Additionally, Montana is ranked 28th by healthcare standards. Based on natural beauty, Montana ranks 22nd in the nation.
Social demographics of the state
The state has a median age of 40 and 33% of its population being over the age of 55. In the most recent presidential election, 56% of Montana residents voted Republican and 36% voted Democrat. In Montana, 31% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 1,778 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-28%, Mainline Protestant-14%, and Historically Black Protestant-1%. In Montana there are 94 masonic lodges. The state of Montana ranks 46th in the country for diversity.
State-wide weather information
The average air quality index rating in Montana is 37.0 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of August with a rating of 69.8 AQI. Montana experiences an average humidity rating of about 60%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 82%. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of June at around 4.69 inches. On average, the state receives 1.27 inches of precipitation a month. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 65F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 91F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 34F in the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 23F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 44F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around -3F in the month of January. While residents of Montana mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Montana can include floods and earthquakes (moderate) and tornadoes.
Wildlife to be found in Montana
The state of Montana has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of amaranth, bedstraws, alder, and barberries. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the goats, the bison, the killfish, or the mollies. The state animal of Montana is the grizzly bear.