Memory care offers intensive medical care to seniors who have severe dementia and health conditions in a specialized care setting. Care providers must undergo dementia-specific education and staff must be available for assistance 24 hours-a-day. Memory care living environments possess secured areas to limit wandering which is a common symptom of Alzheimer’s. Typically, residents in memory care need support with washing, medications, and personal care . Basic services offered in memory care may include: housekeeping and laundry service, 24-hour staffing and personal assistance, medication management, and social programs and activities. The annual median cost for a private room is around $124,100 and the cost for a semi-private room is around $114,610 . The state of Oregon maintains a number of provisions associated with this kind of community. The Oregon Department of Human Services and Office of Licensing and Regulatory Oversight supervises this community type.
Cost of Living
The overall cost of living is a big influence in selecting what care choice is the best fit for your loved one. The rent burden for Maupin is about 13.3% of the average monthly income. The median home value in Maupin is about $155,946 and the median rent is about $570 per month a month.
Demographics and Values
Out of the total population of Maupin, 20.9% have some form of disability, 55.4% participate in the labor force, 10.3% are widows, and 8.9% live in poverty. In terms of education, 36.2% have a high-school diploma, 14.1% have a college degree, and 6.7% have a graduate degree. Currently, the population of Maupin consists of 437 people. Maupin has a population density of 123 people per square mile. In Maupin, 9.4% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Based on gender, 51.2% are male and 48.8% are female. The median age of Maupin is 52 years old. Demographically, Maupin is 0.3% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 96.5% white, 1.8% mixed race, 0.0% black, 0.0% other or not specified, 1.4% Native American, 0.0% Asian, and 0.3% Hispanic.
An overview of Oregon
There are 64 general hospitals and 163 health centers that provide care for 4,235,303 Oregon residents. Asante Three Rivers Medical Center, Otsu Hospital And Clinics, and Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. The state of Oregon has a cost of living index of 131.2 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 110.3 and a housing index rating of 181.8. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Oregon citizen is ranked 27th nation-wide. Additionally, Oregon is ranked 17th by healthcare standards. Residents of Oregon enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 30th in the United States.
Social demographics of the state
In the last presidential election 50% of Oregon residents voted Democrat and 39% voted Republican. In terms of religious values, 29% of Oregon’s population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 4,026 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-2%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-29%, Mainline Protestant-13%, and Historically Black Protestant-1%. In Oregon there are 120 masonic lodges. The state has a median age of 39 and 31% of its population being over the age of 55. The state of Oregon ranks 28th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly.
State-wide weather information
On average, Oregon has an air quality index rating of around 35.4 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of August with a rating of around 75.0 AQI. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 37F. The average high winter temperature is around 57F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 11F in the month of December. During the summer, the average temperature in Oregon is around 65F. The average high summer temperature is around 94F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 35F during the month of June. On average, the humidity rating for Oregon is around 69%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 88% in the month of December. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Oregon is around 3.06 inches. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of December at around 16.10 inches. While residents of Oregon mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Oregon can include earthquakes (moderate), earthquakes (high), floods, and tornadoes.
Wildlife to be found in Oregon
The state of Oregon has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of playa phacelia, pink spine flower, lemon balm, and rayless ragwort. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the bard’s shrew, the brown catshark, the franklin’s bumble bee,, or the common garter snake. The state animal of Oregon is the the beaver.