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 7 Assisted Living facilities in Americus 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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2001 South Lee Street, Americus, GA 31709
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Magnolia Manor's corporate office and longest operating senior community is located in the Southwest Georgia town of Americus. All levels of care are provided on the Americus Campus: independent living, assisted living, skilled nursing and memory care. Moreover, a Wellness Center for Magnolia...
2001 South Lee Street, Americus, GA 31709
As a personal care home, Mattie H. Marshall Center provides specialized memory care in state -of-the-art accommodations. From the physical design of the interior and exterior spaces to the in home assessment performed prior to admission, the Mattie H. Marshll Center differs from other memory care...
166 Oakland Parkway, Leesburg, GA 31763
Oaks at Oakland Plantation stretched across 10-acres of beautiful property, we are proud to offer a vast array of person-centered services and amenities that encourage residents to maintain the independent lifestyle they are accustomed to and promote their overall health and wellness. The...
1010 Kathryn Ryals Rd, Warner Robins, GA 31088
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Antebellum Grove is a licensed assisted living community located in Warner Robins, Ga. providing a warm and inviting residence that conforms to the needs and preferences of each resident. Our apartments are large and cozy, our personal care services are designed to assist residents and provide...
An assisted living community is a residential community which provides supervision, support, and care to independent persons who do not require skilled nursing support. The types of service provided often include help with activities of daily living. Residents may be kept under monitoring and assessment. In some cases, communities may provide respite, “aging in place”, or nursing care. In Georgia, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $135,450 . Georgia maintains a number of stipulations associated with this type of community. The Department of Community Health licenses assisted living communities and personal care homes licenses this community type. Staff are required to obtain training in a number of areas. These include: Medical and social needs and characteristics of the resident population, emergency preparedness, provision of resident care that is individualized and helpful, and including the special needs of residents with dementia. This community has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include at least three meals, one nutritious snack, and any therapeutic diets ordered by a resident’s health care provider must be provided each day. 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 personal preferences relative to care needs, A written care plan must document the assessment findings, whether family supports are available, and care plan must be updated at least annually and when there is a change in the resident’s needs. The minimum number of residents for this community type is 25. This type of community is required to have a staff member on duty 24 hours a day. There must be one bath or shower for every 1 residents and one toilet for every 1 residents. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include the provision of assisted self-preservation, described as personal services, administration of medications by a certified medication aide, and assisted living care. Public assistance is available through 1915(c) Medicaid Waiver programs- ) the Community Care Services Program is managed by the Department of Community Health’s Division of Medical Assistance Plans and partners with the Division of Aging Services and the Service Options Using Resources in a Community Environment (SOURCE) program. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include assisting with an Epi pen, assisting residents with storage of medications, and cognitive and functionally able residents may self-administer medications .
The overall cost of care for a community is determined by the community in which it is located. The median home value in Americus is around $80,350 and the median rent is about $645 per month a month. The rent burden for Americus is around 17.5% of the average monthly income.
Americus has a population density of 526 people per square mile. Demographically, Americus is 63.4% black, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.8% Asian, 0.2% Native American, 32.2% white, 3.1% Hispanic, 1.5% other or not specified, and 1.9% mixed race. In Americus, 6.5% are widows, 42.1% live in poverty, 15.0% do not have health insurance, and 12.1% have some form of disability. Out of the total city population, 55.0% are female and 45.0% are male. The median age of Americus is 29 years old. In Americus, 5.7% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. Of the population of Americus 10.0% have a graduate degree, 31.4% have a high-school diploma, and 17.7% have a college degree.
The state of Georgia has a cost of living index of 91.2 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The state has a grocery index rating of 96.9 and a housing index rating of 73.8. Overall, Georgia ranks 17th in quality of life and 39th in healthcare compared to other US states. There are 151 general hospitals and 251 health centers that provide care for 10,626,983 Georgia residents. Adventhealth Gordon, Wellstar Paulding Hospital, and And Piedmont Columbus Regional Northside are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. The natural beauty of Georgia is ranked 20th in the nation.
The median age in the state is 37, and 26% of the population is over the age of 55. In terms of diversity, Georgia ranks 13th in the nation. In terms of religion, 42% of Georgia residents attend religious services among the 12,292 different congregations that are available in the state. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-38%, Mainline Protestant-12%, and Historically Black Protestant-17%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Georgia there are 622 masonic lodges. In the most recent presidential election, 51% of Georgia residents voted Republican and 46% voted Democrat.
The average monthly precipitation for the state of Georgia is around 4.17 inches. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of August at around 8.46 inches. During the winter, the average temperature in Georgia drops to around 47F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 70F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 24F during the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 79F. The average high summer temperature is around 95F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 57F in the month of June. Georgia experiences an average humidity rating of about 71%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of August at around 75%. On average, Georgia has an air quality index rating of around 37.8 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of March with a rating of around 43.9 AQI. While residents of Georgia mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Georgia can include hurricanes, floods, tornadoes, and and earthquakes (moderate).
The state of Georgia has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of Red Cedar, Palms, Mountain Laurel, and Yellow Jasmine. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Bass, the Copperhead Snakes, the Salamanders, or the Brown Thrasher. The state animal of Georgia is the North Atlantic Right Whale.