Memory care communities run in accordance with a memory-care specific care program. This style of community offers patients with expert support in an environment specifically constructed with various safety features. Typically, residents in memory care need support with personal care , washing, and medications. Persons have the option to live in semi-private apartments or private rooms. Basic services offered in memory care may include: medication management, social programs and activities, 24-hour staffing and personal assistance, and housekeeping and laundry service. 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 maintains specific statutes associated with this type of community. The Ohio Department of Health licenses this community type.
Cost of Living
The overall cost of care for a community is determined by the community where it is located. The median home value in Sandusky is about $79,304 and the median price for rent is $711 per month a month. The rent burden for Sandusky is about 18.2% of the average monthly income.
Demographics and Values
Based on gender, 51.8% are female and 48.2% are male. The median age of Sandusky is 38 years old. Out of the total population of Sandusky, 8.8% consider themselves widows, 22.9% live in poverty, 8.6% do not have health insurance, and 62.9% participate in the labor force. In Sandusky, 9.8% of the population are veterans of the United States military. Sandusky has a population density of 987 people per square mile. Racially, the population of Sandusky is 0.4% Native American, 7.2% Hispanic, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 22.7% black, 2.2% other or not specified, 0.2% Asian, 68.8% white, and 5.8% mixed race. In terms of education, 39.2% have a high-school diploma, 4.6% have a graduate degree, and 16.2% have a college degree.
An overview of Ohio
The quality of life enjoyed by the average Ohio citizen is ranked 39th nation-wide. Additionally, Ohio is ranked 35th by standards of healthcare. Based on natural beauty, Ohio ranks 44th in the nation. In total, Ohio has 200 general hospitals and 341 health centers that provide care for 11,714,810 citizens. The three highest ranked hospitals in Ohio are 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 of Ohio ranks 42nd in the country for diversity. The state has a median age of 39 and 31% of its population being over the age of 55. In the last presidential election 44% of Ohio residents voted Democrat and 52% voted Republican. In Ohio, 38% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 13,606 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-29%, Mainline Protestant-17%, and Historically Black Protestant-7%. In Ohio there are 565 masonic lodges.
State-wide weather information
During the summer, the average temperature in Ohio is around 71F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 90F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 53F in the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Ohio drops 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. Ohio experiences an average humidity rating of about 72%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 79%. On average, Ohio has an air quality index rating of around 37.2 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 49.9 AQI. On average, the state receives 3.31 inches of precipitation a month. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of January at around 9.65 inches. 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 pawpaw, poplar, sourwood, and dogwoods. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Norway rat, the American black bear, the American bison, or the eastern mole. The state animal of Ohio is the white-tailed deer.