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3610 Southeast Huntington Circle, Lawton, OK 73501
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Ten Oaks Place is a memory care and assisted living community in scenic Lawton Oklahoma. Lawton boasts ample recreational and cultural opportunities being the home of three public museums, Fort Sill, Cameron University and several annual festivals. The city has over 80 parks for residents to...
801 W Country Club Road, Chickasha, OK 73018
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A little help...a lot of livingDon’t sweat the small stuff. We’ve got that covered so you can focus on living your best life. If you want independence but need a little extra help with daily activities, our Assisted Living community in Chickasha, Oklahoma, could be the right fit for you. Your...
918 Midwestern Parkway, Wichita Falls, TX 76302
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Perhaps at this time in your life, you want to get back to some of the things you’ve always loved — and try some things you haven’t done. At our assisted living community in Wichita Falls, Texas, you can take a beginning painting class, work on your physical fitness, become a stellar billiards...
Memory care communities administer intensive medical care to individuals who have severe dementia and health conditions in a fully-staffed and monitored community. This style of care provides expert assistance in a community principally designed with a variety of security features. Memory care living environments possess alarm systems to prevent wandering which is a symptom of Alzheimer’s. Structured activities are provided by staff members trained specifically on providing aid for those with cognitive impairments. 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. The annual median cost for a private room is around $67,525 and the cost for a semi-private room is around $58,400 . The state of Oklahoma maintains a number of provisions associated with this type of community. The Department of Health, Protective Health Services, and Long-term Care Services regulates this type of community.
For many seniors, especially those who have chronic disease or those needing continuing care, proximity to hospitals could be a motivating determinant in selecting which community is right. In total, there are 4 hospitals located in Lawton which offer emergency services and other healthcare. The top hospitals that service Lawton include Southwestern Medical Center, Comanche County Memorial Hospital, and Lawton Indian Hospital.
Senior living community price is affected by the neighborhood in which it is located. In Lawton, the cost of living index is around 78.4 based on an average of 100, where any amount below 100 is cheaper than the average amount. Lawton has a grocery-price index of 87.5. Monthly, the median price of rent in Lawton is around $836 per month and the median home value in Lawton is about $112,946. The rent burden for Lawton is around 16.0% of the average monthly income.
The humidity, air temperature, and air quality of a city may have a significant impact on the overall health of senior citizens. On average, Lawton has a humidity rating of approximately 38%. Humidity levels are highest in May at around 42%. During the summertime, the temperature in Lawton is approximately 82F. The summer high temperature is at approximately 94F during August. The summer low drops to around 70F during June. In wintertime, the temperature in Lawton drops to around 43F. The winter high is roughly 55F during the month of February. The low winter temperature gets to approximately 31 F in the month of December. Monthly, Lawton receives about 8 inches of precipitation. The most precipitation historically occurs in August with an average of 18 inches in a month. Lawton gets an average of 2.00 inches of snow per year. Lawton has a humid subtropical type of climate. On average, the air quality index rating in Lawton is around 43.9. The average air quality conditions are rated as good. This means that there is no health advisory associated with the air quality for this destination. The air quality index score is at its max in the month of December at around 64.3. During this time, the average air quality conditions are rated moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion.
Demographically, Lawton is 2.8% Asian, 0.6% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 5.1% Native American, 58.9% white, 20.9% black, 13.9% Hispanic, 9.3% mixed race, and 2.5% other or not specified. Of the population of Lawton 20.9% have a college degree, 7.8% have a graduate degree, and 32.3% have a high-school diploma. In terms of crime, Lawton has 40.0 property crimes per 1000 residents and 8.9 violent crimes per 1000 residents. Currently, the population of Lawton consists of 91,383 people and in total the Lawton metro area has a population of 93,714. The current population of Lawton is shrinking at a rate of -0.012%. Lawton has a population density of 444 people per square mile. In Lawton, 18.1% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Lawton is considered very unfriendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. In the previous presidential election, 35.2% voted Democrat, 5.9% voted for a third party candidate, and 58.9% voted Republican in Comanche county. Out of the total city population, 48.1% are female and 51.9% are male. In Lawton, 20.9% of the population are over the age of 55, 7.9% are over the age of 60, 4.4% are over the age of 70, and 2.8% are over the age of 80. The median age of Lawton is 31 years old. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Lawton, out of the total population 0.0% practice Judaism, 0.2% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.3% practice Islam. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Lawton 28.4% are Baptists, 6.2% practice another Christian faith, and 5.9% are Methodists. In Lawton, 47.3% are nonbelievers. Out of the total population of Lawton, 14.9% do not have health insurance, 6.5% are widows, 18.5% have some form of disability, and 19.2% live in poverty.
The state of Oklahoma has 134 hospitals and 109 health centers, providing care to a population of 3,953,546. St Mary’s Regional Medical Center, Memorial Hospital, Community Hospital, and Llc are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. Residents of Oklahoma enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 42nd in the United States. The state of Oklahoma has a cost of living index of 88.1 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 95.4 and a housing index rating of 71.9. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Oklahoma citizen is ranked 43rd nation-wide. Additionally, Oklahoma is ranked 47th by healthcare standards.
In the last presidential election 29% of Oklahoma residents voted Democrat and 65% voted Republican. The state of Oklahoma ranks 22nd in the country for diversity. In terms of religious values, 43% of Oklahoma’s population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 7,057 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-47%, Mainline Protestant-18%, and Historically Black Protestant-4%. In Oklahoma there are 352 masonic lodges. The state has a median age of 37 and 28% of its population being over the age of 55.
The average monthly precipitation for the state of Oklahoma is around 3.08 inches. The most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 6.85 inches of precipitation a month. On average, Oklahoma has an air quality index rating of around 38.5 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of July with a rating of 52.2 AQI. The average humidity across the state is 64%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of May at around 72%. During the summer, the average temperature in Oklahoma is around 80F. The average high summer temperature is around 98F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 58F in the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Oklahoma drops to around 39F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 60F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 17F during the month of January. While residents of Oklahoma mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Oklahoma can include tornadoes and floods and earthquakes (high).
The state of Oklahoma has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of big bluestem, scurf pea, red and white oaks, and Indian grass. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the plains spadefoot toad, the three-toed amphiuma, the eastern pipistrelle, or the citrine forktail. The state animal of Oklahoma is the American bison.