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 2 Assisted Living facilities in Johnson City 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 near Johnson City, Kansas
510 E San Jacinto Ave, Ulysses, KS 67880
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Western Prairie Senior Living is a senior living community that offers residents high quality assisted living and skilled nursing in Ulysses, KS.What is assisted living? Assisted living is for those who can no longer live on their own, but do not require 24-hour care. Western Prairie offers many...
Assisted living communities have the luxury of apartment style housing and social interaction as well as individual assistance. Assisted living communities often offer outings for leisurely activity, assistance with the activities of daily life, and care supervision. In select instances, communities may offer hospice, Alzheimer’s care, or respite. In Kansas, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $53,670 . The state of Kansas maintains specific regulations associated with this type of community. The Secretary of Aging and Disability Services licenses this community type. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include wellness and health monitoring, supervised nursing care, personal care, and housekeeping. The minimum number of residents for this community type is 6. 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 are provided if included in the negotiated service agreement, menus must be planned based on The Dietary Guidelines for Americans, and residents must have input into the selection of food served and the timing of meals. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include medication regimens are reviewed at least quarterly, self-administer medications, and medication regimens are reviewed each time the resident experiences a significant change in condition. Public assistance is available through Medicaid 1915(c) Home and Community-Based Services waivers,. 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 The agreement describes the service provider, If the resident requires health care services, a licensed nurse must develop a health care service plan, The negotiated service agreement is reviewed at least annually or when requested, and The agreement describes the parties responsible for payment when services are provides by an outside agency.
Out of the total population of Johnson City, 7.1% are widows, 10.4% do not have health insurance, 11.6% live in poverty, and 18.2% have some form of disability. Demographically, Johnson City is 0.8% black, 0.1% Native American, 14.6% other or not specified, 80.1% white, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.0% Asian, 4.5% mixed race, and 52.9% Hispanic. Of the population of Johnson City 2.2% have a graduate degree, 33.0% have a high-school diploma, and 15.1% have a college degree. Johnson City has a population density of 264 people per square mile. The current population of Johnson City consists of 1,377 people. In Johnson City, 4.2% of the population are veterans. Out of the total city population, 53.7% are female and 46.3% are male. The median age of Johnson City is 38 years old.
Cost of living can be a major factor when determining what community works best. The median home value in Johnson City is around $66,663 and the median cost for rent is $469 a month. The rent burden for Johnson City is around 13.3% of the average monthly income.
The natural beauty of Kansas is ranked 8th in the nation. Out of a national average of 100, Kansas has a cost of living index rating of 90, a grocery index rating of 92, and a housing index rating of 74. There are 144 general hospitals and 75 health centers that provide care for 2,912,321 Kansas residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be University Of Kansas Hospital, Newton Medical Center, and Providence Medical Center. Overall, Kansas ranks 22nd in quality of life and 33rd in healthcare compared to other US states.
Thirty-seven percent of Kansas residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state’s 4,782 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-31%, Mainline Protestant-24%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. In Kansas there are 279 masonic lodges. The median age in the state is 37, and 29% of the population is over the age of 55. In terms of diversity, Kansas ranks 25th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. During the latest presidential election, 57% voted for the Republican candidate while 36% voted for the Democratic candidate.
On average, the humidity rating for Kansas is around 66%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 72% in the month of December. The average air quality index rating in Kansas is 36.0 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of July with a rating of 46.4 AQI. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 32F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 53F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 12F during the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 76F. The average high summer temperature is around 95F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 54F in the month of June. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 6.73 inches. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Kansas is around 2.55 inches. While residents of Kansas mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Kansas can include tornadoes, floods, and and earthquakes (high).
The state of Kansas has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of Sycamore, Eastern Red Cedar, Sugarberry, and Siberian Elm. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Prairie Dog, the Skink, the Woodchuck, or the Muskrat. The state animal of Kansas is the American Buffalo.