Memory care administers long-term medical care to persons who have physical and cognitive health problems in a fully-staffed and monitored community. Staff must undergo memory-care specific education and staff need to be available for assistance 24 hours-a-day. Basic services offered in memory care may include: housekeeping and laundry service, medication management, daily meals, and social programs and activities. Seniors may live in private rooms or shared apartments. Typically, residents in memory care need support with grooming, eating, and personal care . The monthly median cost for a private room is around $7,817 and the cost for a semi-private room is around $6,996 . Ohio has a number of stipulations associated with this type of community. The Ohio Department of Health supervises this community type.
Cost of Living
The community in which a community is located can have a big influence on the overall price. The total cost of living is a big influence in deciding which care choice meets the needs of your loved one. The rent burden for London is around 16.4% of the average person’s monthly income. The median home value in London is about $135,296 and the median cost for rent is $938 per month a month.
Demographics and Values
London has a population density of 466 people per square mile. In London, 8.3% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. Out of the total population of London, 63.5% participate in the labor force, 14.0% live in poverty, 8.0% do not have health insurance, and 19.9% have some form of disability. Racially, the population of London is 89.4% white, 4.4% black, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 3.3% mixed race, 1.6% Hispanic, 0.1% other or not specified, 2.6% Asian, and 0.1% Native American. Of the population of London 4.6% have a graduate degree, 42.5% have a high-school diploma, and 14.0% have a college degree. Out of the total city population, 50.5% are female and 49.5% are male. The median age of London is 38 years old.
An overview of Ohio
In terms of personal well-being, Ohio ranks 35th in healthcare and 39th in quality of life compared to other states. The natural beauty of Ohio is ranked 44th in the nation. There are 200 hospitals and 341 health centers that service a population of 11,714,810. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Parma Community General Hospital, Miami Valley Hospital, and Mercy Health-st Rita’s Medical Center. The state of Ohio has a cost of living index of 92.8 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 98.7 and a housing index rating of 73.6.
Social demographics of the state
The state has a median age of 39 and 31% of its population being over the age of 55. In Ohio, 38% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 13,606 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-29%, Mainline Protestant-17%, and Historically Black Protestant-7%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Ohio there are 565 masonic lodges. The state of Ohio ranks 42nd in the country for diversity. In the most recent presidential election, 52% of Ohio residents voted Republican and 44% voted Democrat.
State-wide weather information
The average air quality index rating in Ohio is 37.2 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 49.9 AQI. The most precipitation occurs in January with an average of 9.65 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 3.31 inches of precipitation a month. During the summer, the average temperature in Ohio is around 71F. The average high summer temperature is around 90F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 53F in the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 29F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 49F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 14F in the month of January. On average, the humidity rating for Ohio is around 72%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 79% in the month of December. While residents of Ohio mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Ohio can include floods.
Wildlife to be found in Ohio
The state of Ohio has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of dogwoods, pitch pine, witch-hazel, and sassafras. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the eastern mole, the Norway rat, the Virginia opossum, or the cougar. The state animal of Ohio is the white-tailed deer.