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An assisted living community is a residential community which administers aid, supervision, and care to medically stable individuals who do not need skilled nursing support. Assisted living communities commonly offer outings for organized activity, assistance with daily activities, and supervision of care. In certain cases, communities may offer respite, dementia care, or nursing. In Colorado, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $49,140 . The state of Colorado has a number of provisions associated with this type of community. The Department of Public Health and Environment licenses assisted living residences supervises this community type. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include physically safe and sanitary environment, personal services, protective oversight, and assistance with activities of daily living. Staff are required to obtain training in a variety of fields. These include: emergency procedures and first-aid, activity or care planning, resident needs, and legal and ethical issues. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include assistance with medication administration. 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 residents preferences, dietary restrictions, any physical or mental limitations, and reassessments must be completed within 10 days of a significant change. The minimum number of residents for this community type is 3. 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. This community has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include Therapeutic diets may be provided if prescribed by a physician, communities must provide three nutritionally balanced meals, using a variety of foods from the basic food groups, meals and snacks of nourishing quality must be provided, and communities must reasonably respond to residents’ suggestions regarding meals. Public assistance is available through Medicaid 1915(c) waiver program.
Demographically, Leadville is 6.6% other or not specified, 0.3% mixed race, 22.0% Hispanic, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.0% Asian, 92.8% white, 0.0% Native American, and 0.3% black. Out of the total population of Leadville, 4.5% are widows, 11.3% do not have health insurance, 5.2% live in poverty, and 11.0% have some form of disability. In Leadville, 5.5% of the population are veterans. In terms of education, 40.7% have a college degree, 8.4% have a graduate degree, and 25.9% have a high-school diploma. Leadville has a population density of 965 people per square mile. Out of the total city population, 43.1% are female and 56.9% are male. The median age of Leadville is 39 years old.
Cost of living can be a major factor when choosing what community is the best fit for you or your loved one. The rent burden for Leadville is about 21.9% of the average monthly income. Monthly, the median price for rent in Leadville is $1,060 and the median price for a house for Leadville is $175,810.
There are 92 hospitals and 162 health centers that service a population of 5,776,356. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Poudre Valley Hospital, Mercy Regional Medical Center, and Centura Health-Penrose St. Francis Health Services. The state of Colorado has a cost of living index of 105.5 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 102.5 and a housing index rating of 119.0. Based on natural beauty, Colorado ranks 31st in the nation. Overall, Colorado ranks 10th in quality of life and 12th in healthcare compared to other US states.
During the latest presidential election, 43% voted for the Republican candidate while 48% voted for the Democratic candidate. The median age in the state is 37, and 27% of the population is over the age of 55. 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 terms of diversity, Colorado ranks 18th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly.
Colorado experiences an average humidity rating of about 54%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 79%. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Colorado is around 1.32 inches. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of April at around 4.53 inches. On average, Colorado has an air quality index rating of around 44.4 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of July with a rating of 61.9 AQI. During the summer, the average temperature in Colorado is 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. The average high winter temperature is around 53F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around -8F in the month of January. 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 Aspen, Lilies, Lichens, and Berry Shrubs. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Mule Deers, the The Lark Bunting, the Salmon, or the Kokanee. The state animal of Colorado is the The Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep .