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 1 Assisted Living facilities in Montrose 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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Assisted living communities offer organized living communities and health care to people who require a helping hand with things such as taking medication or cooking. Services provided often include help with ADLs. Occupants may be kept under supervision and assessment. In certain cases, communities may provide continuing care, hospice, or Alzheimer’s care. In Colorado, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $49,140 . Colorado has specific rules associated with this kind of community. The Department of Public Health and Environment licenses assisted living residences certifies this community type. Before a resident is accepted, they must go through a service plan screening to ensure their needs are going to be met. This screening includes a number of areas of interest such as capacity for self-care, whether medication is self-administered or administered by staff;, reassessments must be completed within 10 days of a significant change, and any physical or mental limitations. Staff members receive education in a number of areas. These include: assessment skills, dementia, identifying and addressing difficult situations and behaviors, and emergency procedures and first-aid. Public assistance is available through Medicaid 1915(c) waiver program. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include assistance with medication administration. This type of community is required to have a staff member on duty 24 hours a day. 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 community has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include communities must provide three nutritionally balanced meals, using a variety of foods from the basic food groups, communities must reasonably respond to residents’ suggestions regarding meals, Therapeutic diets may be provided if prescribed by a physician, and meals and snacks of nourishing quality must be provided. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include transportation, social and recreational services, protective oversight, and personal services.
Cost of living can be a motivating factor in selecting which community fits best. The rent burden for Montrose is about 19.4% of the average person’s monthly income. The median home value in Montrose is around $189,645 and the median rent is $906 a month.
Out of the total population of Montrose, 57.9% participate in the labor force, 21.8% live in poverty, 7.4% are widows, and 12.8% do not have health insurance. In terms of education, 8.6% have a graduate degree, 27.2% have a high-school diploma, and 26.0% have a college degree. Racially, the population of Montrose is 0.8% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.3% Native American, 0.7% Asian, 0.3% black, 3.1% other or not specified, 1.6% mixed race, 23.6% Hispanic, and 92.3% white. In Montrose, 10.6% of the citizens are veterans of the United States military. Out of the total city population, 48.8% are male and 51.2% are female. The median age of Montrose is 42 years old. Montrose has a population density of 405 people per square mile.
Based on natural beauty, Colorado ranks 31st in the nation. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Colorado citizen is ranked 10th nation-wide. Additionally, Colorado is ranked 12th by standards of healthcare. The state of Colorado has 92 hospitals and 162 health centers, providing care to a population of 5,776,356. The three highest ranked hospitals in Colorado are Poudre Valley Hospital, Mercy Regional Medical Center, and Centura Health-Penrose St. Francis Health Services. 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 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 the most recent presidential election, 43% of Colorado residents voted Republican and 48% voted Democrat. The state of Colorado ranks 18th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. The state has a median age of 37 and 27% of its population being over the age of 55.
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 most precipitation occurs in April with an average of 4.53 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 1.32 inches of precipitation a month. 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 winter, the average temperature in Colorado drops to around 26F. The average high winter temperature is around 53F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around -8F during the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 66F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 96F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 31F during the month of June. 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, Conifers Thrive, Berry Shrubs, and Shrubs. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Bullhead Deers, the Antelope, the Salmon, or the Mule Deers. The state animal of Colorado is the The Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep .