Expert Senior Living Advisors from A Place for Mom can help direct you to Assisted Living communities. Together, we will find the perfect fit for your loved one, and we will provide direction and support as needed. We partner with 6 Assisted Living facilities in Fortuna and the surrounding area, so there are many options to choose from. A Place for Mom is the largest senior living referral service in North America, and we can help you make a good choice at no cost to you.
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2401 Redwood Way, Fortuna, CA 95540
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Sequoia Springs Senior Living is an exceptional senior care community offering independent, assisted living and memory care services in Fortuna, California. Fortuna is a thriving city in Northern California with an ideal climate, stunning scenery and local amenities. Our community is within...
2780 Timber Ridge Lane, Eureka, CA 95503
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Thank you for your interest in Timber Ridge Assisted Living. We are pleased to introduce to you the premiere assisted living facility on the Northcoast. Once you have taken a tour and have glimpsed the lifestyle seniors enjoy at Timber Ridge, we think you'll agree that nothing else compares....
1355 Myrtle Ave, Eureka, CA 95501
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At Alder Bay, our mission is simple: creating environments where moments of joy, independence, and wellness are the focus each and every day.Alder Bay is the home of a unique, Balance Fitness program designed especially to strengthen the core muscles needed for improved balance and gait. We have...
Assisted living communities arrange residential living communities and aid for seniors who might require a helping hand with bathing or taking medication. The types of service provided often include support with ADLs. Occupants may be kept under monitoring and assessment. Under certain circumstances, communities may provide respite, hospice, or Alzheimer’s care. In California, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $54,000 . California has a number of provisions related to this type of community. The Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing Division supervises this community type. There must be one toilet for every 1 residents and one bath or shower for every 1 residents. This type of community is required to have a staff member on duty 24 hours a day. Staff must receive training in a number of subjects. These areas include first-aid, the importance and techniques of personal care services and universal precautions, Administrators must complete 40 hours of continuing education units every 2 years, and psychosocial aspects of aging. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include medication administration and assistance with self-administration of medications. This community has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include meals must comply with residents’ dietary preference, communities must provide at least three meals per day and snacks, meals must comply with diet prescribed by physicians, and meals must include an appropriate variety of foods, planned in consideration of cultural and religious backgrounds . Public assistance is available through The state’s Medicaid 1915(c) Assisted Living Waiver program.
Fortuna has a population density of 921 people per square mile. In Fortuna, 9.5% of the population are veterans of the United States military. Based on gender, 47.5% are male and 52.5% are female. The median age of Fortuna is 40 years old. Of the population of Fortuna 4.2% have a graduate degree, 17.0% have a college degree, and 30.3% have a high-school diploma. Racially, the population of Fortuna is 0.5% black, 19.4% Hispanic, 0.7% Asian, 83.2% white, 4.8% mixed race, 0.4% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 7.4% other or not specified, and 3.0% Native American. Out of the total population of Fortuna, 17.6% live in poverty, 56.1% participate in the labor force, 7.4% consider themselves widows, and 17.9% have some form of disability.
The total cost of living is a big influence in choosing which location meets the needs of your loved one. Fortuna has a median home value of around $250,965 and the median cost of rent is around $1,095 per month per month. The rent burden for Fortuna is about 23.6% of the average monthly income.
There are 391 general hospitals and 1,108 health centers that provide care for 39,715,372 California residents. Mills-peninsula Medical Center, Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, and And Santa Monica Ã‚¢UCLA Medical Center & Orthopedic Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. Overall, California ranks 19th in quality of life and 7th in healthcare compared to other US states. Based on natural beauty, California ranks 5th in the nation. The state of California has a cost of living index of 138.7 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 121.4 and a housing index rating of 227.3.
In the most recent presidential election, 32% of California residents voted Republican and 62% voted Democrat. In terms of diversity, California ranks 1st in the nation and is considered very LGBTQ friendly. In California, 31% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 23,558 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-2%, Buddhist-2%, and Hindu-2%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-20%, Mainline Protestant-10%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. In California there are 395 masonic lodges. The state has a median age of 37 and 26% of its population being over the age of 55.
The average air quality index rating in California is 57.1 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of August with a rating of around 83.0 AQI. On average, the humidity rating for California is around 61%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 81% in the month of July. The most precipitation occurs in December with an average of 16.26 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 2.04 inches of precipitation a month. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 71F. The average high summer temperature is around 116F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 34F in the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 47F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 76F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 8F during the month of January. While residents of California mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in California can include earthquakes (high), floods, and and tornadoes.
The state of California has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of California Fan Palm, Western Cypress, Jojoba, and Joshua Tree. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Whales, the Coyotes, the Black Bears, or the Cougars. The state animal of California is the California Grizzly Bear.
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