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2680 N. 15th St., Grand Junction, CO 81506
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In the spirit of love, Bethesda Senior Living Communities provides an environment where vintage lives blossom. We strive to cultivate a vibrant, active and healthy community. Grand Villa is a faith-based nonprofit organization. Across all our communities, faith is a cornerstone of how we operate,...
565 28 1/4 Road, Grand Junction, CO 81501
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From the very first day of our grand opening in June 2001 we have been dedicated to a 'Philosophy of Caring.' We strive to provide a nurturing environment which encourages the continued independence of our residents while providing a full range of supportive services. A wide array of activities...
622 28 1/4 Rd, Grand Junction, CO 81506
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The decisions surrounding Alzheimer's Disease and other dementia's are some of the most difficult that a family must make. Aspen Ridge Alzheimer's Special Care Center will be unique to the Grand Junction area, and will be specially designed and devoted exclusively to the care of those suffering...
2594 Patterson Rd, Grand Junction, CO 81505
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Give your loved one the gift of an engaging lifestyle in a supportive atmosphere at Western Slope Memory Care in Grand Junction, Colorado. Living with memory loss does not mean the end of joy and independence. Our Memory Care specialists provide 24-hour-a-day care and support in a warm setting...
Assisted living communities provide supervision, care, and social events to persons around 65 years old. Assisted living communities usually provide opportunities for leisurely activity, help with appointments and transportation, and care supervision. In select situations, communities may offer hospice, nursing care, or “aging in place”. In Colorado, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $49,140 . The state of Colorado maintains a number of provisions related to this kind of community. The Department of Public Health and Environment licenses assisted living residences supervises this community type. Public assistance is available through Medicaid 1915(c) waiver program. There must be one toilet for every 1 residents and one bath or shower for every 1 residents. The minimum number of residents for this community type is 3. This type of community is required to have a staff member on duty 24 hours a day. Before a resident is accepted, they must go through a service plan screening to assure their needs are going to be met. This screening includes a number of areas of interest such as dietary restrictions, reassessments must be completed within 10 days of a significant change, whether medication is self-administered or administered by staff;, and capacity for self-care. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include physically safe and sanitary environment, assistance with activities of daily living, personal services, and transportation. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include assistance with medication administration. This community has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include communities must reasonably respond to residents’ suggestions regarding meals, Therapeutic diets may be provided if prescribed by a physician, meals and snacks of nourishing quality must be provided, and communities must provide three nutritionally balanced meals, using a variety of foods from the basic food groups. Staff must obtain training in a variety of fields. These include: chronic illnesses, assessment skills, resident needs, and dementia.
For many, climate and weather are the most significant influence in selecting a care destination. Monthly, Grand Junction receives about 1 inches of precipitation. The most precipitation usually happens in September with an average of 1 inches during the month. For snowfall, Grand Junction gets an average of 15.80 inches of snow. In the summer months, Grand Junction is about 76F. The summer high peaks at around 96F during July. The summer low is about 56F in June. During winter, the average temp in Grand Junction dips to roughly 30F. The winter high gets to roughly 48F in the month of February. The lowest winter temperature will rise to around 15 F during the month of January. Grand Junction has a cold semi-arid type of climate. The average air quality index rating in Grand Junction is about 45.8. 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 peak in the month of December at about 64.2. 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. On average, the humidity rating for Grand Junction is around 46%. Humidity levels peak in the month of January at approximately 70%.
In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Grand Junction 9.6% practice another Christian faith, 7.2% worship the Church of Jesus Christ, and 6.0% practice Pentecostalism. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Grand Junction, out of the total population 0.1% practice Judaism, 0.0% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.0% practice Islam. In Grand Junction, 64.3% are nonbelievers. In terms of crime, Grand Junction has 5.8 violent crimes per 1000 residents and 45.6 property crimes per 1000 residents. In Grand Junction, 9.3% of the population are veterans of the United States military. Grand Junction is considered friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. During the previous presidential election, 28.0% voted Democrat, 7.9% voted for a third party candidate, and 64.1% voted Republican in Mesa county. In terms of education, 10.8% have a graduate degree, 25.2% have a high-school diploma, and 32.9% have a college degree. Out of the total city population, 51.4% are female and 48.6% are male. In Grand Junction, 27.9% of the population are over the age of 55, 10.1% are over the age of 60, 7.0% are over the age of 70, and 5.4% are over the age of 80. The median age of Grand Junction is 36 years old. Grand Junction has a population density of 612 people per square mile. The current population of Grand Junction is growing at a rate of 0.019%. Demographically, Grand Junction is 0.7% Native American, 17.0% Hispanic, 1.9% other or not specified, 92.6% white, 2.4% mixed race, 1.1% Asian, 0.3% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 1.1% black. Out of the total population of Grand Junction, 10.2% do not have health insurance, 15.4% have some form of disability, 6.3% are widows, and 18.3% live in poverty.
The community in which a senior care community is based might have a big effect on the cost of care. Cost of living can be a major influence in selecting which community meets the needs of your loved one. The median home value in Grand Junction is around $210,369 and the median cost for rent is $1,024 a month. The rent burden for Grand Junction is around 18.3% of the average monthly income. Grand Junction has a sales tax of 2.90%.
For many seniors, especially those who have chronic illness or those who require long-term care, access to medical communities might be a motivating consideration in determining which community best meets you or your loved ones needs. The top hospitals that service Grand Junction include St Mary’s Medical Center, Community Hospital, and West Springs Hospital. In total, there are 3 hospitals located in Grand Junction which offer emergency services and other healthcare.
Out of a national average of 100, Colorado has a cost of living index rating of 106, a grocery index rating of 103, and a housing index rating of 119. In total, Colorado has 92 general hospitals and 162 health centers that provide care for 5,776,356 citizens. The three highest ranked hospitals in Colorado are Poudre Valley Hospital, Mercy Regional Medical Center, and Centura Health-Penrose St. Francis Health Services. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Colorado citizen is ranked 10th nation-wide. Additionally, Colorado is ranked 12th by healthcare standards. The natural beauty of Colorado is ranked 31st in the nation.
In the last presidential election 48% of Colorado residents voted Democrat and 43% voted Republican. In Colorado, 30% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 4,188 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-26%, Mainline Protestant-15%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. In Colorado there are 148 masonic lodges. In Colorado, 27% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 37. In terms of diversity, Colorado ranks 18th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly.
The average air quality index rating in Colorado is 44.4 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of July with a rating of 61.9 AQI. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 66F. The average high summer temperature is around 96F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 31F during the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 26F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 53F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around -8F in the month of January. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of April at around 4.53 inches. On average, the state receives 1.32 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the humidity rating for Colorado is around 54%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 79% in the month of December. While residents of Colorado mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Colorado can include earthquakes (moderate).
The state of Colorado has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of Berry Shrubs, Lilies, Lichens, and Berry Shrubs. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Mule Deers, the Mountain Lion, the Kokanee, or the Antelope. The state animal of Colorado is the The Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep .
Casey's Pond Senior Living, Renew Roaring Fork Assisted Living and Memory Care and Grand Villa are the top rated assisted living facilities near Grand Junction, Colorado. See full list of communities.