Assisted living communities offer a sense of community as well as personalized support. Assisted living communities commonly provide care supervision, opportunities for leisurely activity, and support with daily activities. In select situations, communities may offer respite, Alzheimer’s care, or hospice. In Illinois, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $50,040 . Illinois has a number of stipulations associated with this type of community. The Illinois Department of Public Health regulates this community type. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include only a licensed health care professionall employed by the community may administer medications, medication administration, and supervision of self-administered medications. This community has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include communities must provide three daily meals. The maximum occupancy is 1 residents per room. 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 residents and one toilet for every 1 residents. The minimum number of residents for this community type is 3. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include assistance with activities of daily living, emergency response systems, medication reminders, and non-medical services. Public assistance is available through A Medicaid 1915(c) waiver called the Supported Living Program and a 1915(b) waiver called the Managed Long-Term Services and Supports program. Staff must obtain education in a variety of subjects. These include: abuse, internal policies, hygiene, and disaster procedures. 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 evaluation of a prospective resident’s psychosocial condition, assessment must be updated by a physician annually or upon a significant change in condition, provider must ensure that the resident and the resident’s representative, if any, are informed of the potential consequences of activities that the provider considers to pose risks to health and/or safety, and A comprehensive assessment.
Cost of Living
The neighborhood in which a senior care community is located will have a huge influence on the cost of care. Cost of living can be a motivating factor when determining which community works for you or your loved one. Paris has a median home value of $72,436 and the median cost of rent is around $619 per month. The rent burden for Paris is about 15.0% of the average person’s monthly income.
Demographics and Values
Demographically, Paris is 0.0% Native American, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.2% black, 0.5% mixed race, 0.2% other or not specified, 0.8% Hispanic, 0.6% Asian, and 98.5% white. In terms of education, 15.4% have a college degree, 39.9% have a high-school diploma, and 5.5% have a graduate degree. Based on gender, 51.8% are female and 48.2% are male. The median age of Paris is 44 years old. Out of the total population of Paris, 9.7% are widows, 59.9% participate in the labor force, 8.1% do not have health insurance, and 20.2% live in poverty. Paris has a population density of 562 people per square mile. In Paris, 9.0% of the people are veterans of the United States military.
An overview of Illinois
Out of a national average of 100, Illinois has a cost of living index rating of 96, a grocery index rating of 94, and a housing index rating of 87. Overall, Illinois ranks 35th in quality of life and 22nd in healthcare compared to other US states. There are 199 general hospitals and 383 health centers that provide care for 12,696,123 Illinois residents. Sherman Hospital, Sam Health St. Mary’s¢ s Hospital Ã‚¢’‚¬Centralia, and And Midwestern Region Medical Center are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. The natural beauty of Illinois is ranked 43rd in the nation.
Social demographics of the state
In terms of religion, 34% of Illinois residents attend religious services among the 12,453 different congregations that are available in the state. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-2%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-20%, Mainline Protestant-16%, and Historically Black Protestant-7%. In Illinois there are 518 masonic lodges. In terms of diversity, Illinois ranks 10th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. In the last presidential election 56% of Illinois residents voted Democrat and 39% voted Republican. In Illinois, 29% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 38.
State-wide weather information
The average temperature in the winter falls to around 28F. The average high winter temperature is around 49F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 10F during the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in Illinois is around 73F. The average high summer temperature is around 91F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 53F during the month of June. The average humidity across the state is 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 78% in the month of December. On average, the state receives 3.33 inches of precipitation a month. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 6.02 inches. On average, Illinois has an air quality index rating of around 37.7 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 54.5 AQI. While residents of Illinois mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Illinois can include floods, earthquakes (moderate), and and tornadoes.
Wildlife to be found in Illinois
The state of Illinois has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of Bee Balm, Bird’s Foot Violet, Black Snakeroot, and Angelica. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Coyote, the Eastern Red Bat, the American Pygmy Shrew, or the Cougar. The state animal of Illinois is the White-tailed Deer.