Memory care communities run in compliance with a memory-care specific care curriculum. A memory care community employs caregivers who have received trained annually in aiding patients with an inability to make basic healthcare decisions, dementia, and cognitive impairments. Typically, residents in memory care need aid with eating, dressing, and washing. Residents live in private rooms or semi-private apartments. Memory care provides 24-hour monitored care with health management, recreational activities, and meals for occupants. Wisconsin maintains specific regulations associated with this kind of community. The The Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Bureau of Assisted Living, Division of Quality Assurance, and regulates community-based residential communities (CBRFs) regulates this type of community.
Cost of Living
Senior living community price is affected by the destination where it is located. The rent burden for Spooner is around 15.8% of the average monthly income. The median home value in Spooner is around $106,311 and the median cost for rent is $627 per month a month.
Demographics and Values
Out of the total population of Spooner, 58.1% participate in the labor force, 11.7% are widows, 18.4% have some form of disability, and 19.3% live in poverty. Racially, the population of Spooner is 1.0% Asian, 2.4% mixed race, 0.0% other or not specified, 3.9% Hispanic, 1.0% Native American, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 94.5% white, and 1.1% black. Based on gender, 47.8% are male and 52.2% are female. The median age of Spooner is 41 years old. Currently, the population of Spooner consists of 2,588 people and in total the Spooner metro area has a population of 2,597. Spooner has a population density of 248 people per square mile. In Spooner, 11.1% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. In terms of education, 22.3% have a college degree, 36.4% have a high-school diploma, and 6.3% have a graduate degree.
An overview of Wisconsin
The quality of life enjoyed by the average Wisconsin citizen is ranked 11th nation-wide. Additionally, Wisconsin is ranked 14th by standards of healthcare. The state of Wisconsin has 138 hospitals and 57 health centers, providing care to a population of 5,835,165. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Mayo Clinic Health System, Franciscan Medical Center, and Waukesha Memorial Hospital. In terms of resources, Wisconsin has a cost of living index of 95.8, a grocery index rating of 100.7, and a housing index rating of 91.4. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The natural beauty of Wisconsin is ranked 10th in the nation.
Social demographics of the state
The median age in the state is 40, and 31% of the population is over the age of 55. The state of Wisconsin ranks 37th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. In the most recent presidential election, 47% of Wisconsin residents voted Republican and 46% voted Democrat. In terms of religion, 180,800% of Wisconsin residents attend religious services among the 0 different congregations that are available in the state. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-22%, Mainline Protestant-18%, and Historically Black Protestant-4%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Wisconsin there are 6,078 masonic lodges.
State-wide weather information
During the summer, the average temperature in Wisconsin is around 68F. The average high summer temperature is around 86F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 46F in the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 19F. The average high winter temperature is around 35F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around -2F in the month of January. The average air quality index rating in Wisconsin is 39.5 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 53.2 AQI. The average humidity across the state is 72%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 77% in the month of December. The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 5.51 inches of precipitation a month. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Wisconsin is around 2.78 inches. While residents of Wisconsin mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Wisconsin can include floods.
Wildlife to be found in Wisconsin
The state of Wisconsin has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of balsam fir, black, white and red bur, moosewood, and sugar maple (the state tree). While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the red and gray foxes, the river otter, the snowshoe hare, or the striped skunk. The state animal of Wisconsin is the badger.