Memory care services offer support to people who require specialized memory care. A memory care community conforms to specific Alzheimer's-related security measures and safety guidelines. Residents in memory care require support with dressing, personal care , and washing. Residents may live in private rooms or shared apartments. Memory care offers 24-hour monitored care with recreational activities, meals, and health management for residents. The annual median cost for a private room is around $92,345 and the cost for a semi-private room is around $84,041 . Nebraska has a number of provisions related to this type of community. The Nebraska Division of Public Health, Department of Health and Human Services, and Department of Licensure and Regulation regulates this type of community.
Cost of Living
The overall cost of care for a community is affected by the neighborhood where it is located. The rent burden for McCook is around 14.7% of the average person's monthly income. The median monthly cost for rent in McCook is around $628 and the median home value for McCook costs around $86,430.
Demographics and Values
In McCook, 8.8% of the population are veterans of the United States military. Based on gender, 48.5% are male and 51.5% are female. The median age of McCook is 37 years old. Racially, the population of McCook is 0.0% Native American, 0.1% other or not specified, 1.7% mixed race, 0.4% Asian, 6.0% Hispanic, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.3% black, and 97.5% white. McCook has a population density of 539 people per square mile. The current population of McCook consists of 7,407 people and in total the McCook metro area has a population of 7,540. In terms of education, 6.0% have a graduate degree, 32.9% have a high-school diploma, and 18.8% have a college degree. Out of the total population of McCook, 10.1% do not have health insurance, 9.6% live in poverty, 13.9% have some form of disability, and 68.3% participate in the labor force.
An overview of Nebraska
Nebraska is ranked 9th in quality of life and 27th in healthcare. The state of Nebraska has a cost of living index of 93.3 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 95.5 and a housing index rating of 80.9. Based on natural beauty, Nebraska ranks 27th in the nation. In total, Nebraska has 93 general hospitals and 42 health centers that provide care for 1,941,032 citizens. Columbus Community Hospital, Chi Health Nebraska Heat, and Methodist Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state.
Social demographics of the state
In terms of religion, 39% of Nebraska residents attend religious services among the 2,860 different congregations that are available in the state. 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-25%, Mainline Protestant-24%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. In Nebraska there are 147 masonic lodges. In the most recent presidential election, 59% of Nebraska residents voted Republican and 34% voted Democrat. The median age in the state is 37, and 28% of the population is over the age of 55. In terms of diversity, Nebraska ranks 26th in the nation.
State-wide weather information
The average air quality index rating in Nebraska is 31.5 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of August with a rating of around 40.9 AQI. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 72F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 47F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 6F during the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in Nebraska is around 72F. 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 49F during the month of June. Nebraska experiences an average humidity rating of about 66%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 74% in the month of December. On average, the state receives 2.10 inches of precipitation a month. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 5.31 inches. While residents of Nebraska mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Nebraska can include tornadoes, floods, and and earthquakes (high).
Wildlife to be found in Nebraska
The state of Nebraska has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of columbine, petunias, wild rose, and yellow lady slipper. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the whooping cranes, the sandhill cranes, the monarch, grey hairstreak, and orange sulfur butterflies, or the peregrine falcons. The state animal of Nebraska is the the white-tailed deer.