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5 Assisted Living Facilities near Scott City, KS

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Ranch House Assisted Living

2900 Campus Dr, Garden City, KS 67846

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$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

The Ranch House is a senior living community that offers residents high quality assisted living and skilled nursing in Garden City, 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. The Ranch House offers many services...... Read more

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Diamond View Estates

775 Diamond View Dr, Dighton, KS 67839

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$X,XXX+ monthly

Provides: Assisted Living

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Homestead of Garden City

2414 Henderson Dr, Garden City, KS 67846

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$X,XXX+ monthly
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Kearny County Hospital Assisted Living

607 Court Pl, Lakin, KS 67860

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Evergreen Gardens

531 Campus View Dr, Garden City, KS 67846

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Cost of assisted living in Scott City, KS

The average cost of senior living in Scott City is $4,314 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Garden City, KS with an average of $5,475 per month.

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What is assisted living?

Assisted living is long-term care for seniors who are generally active and independent, but who require increased supervision and help with some daily tasks. Staff can assist residents with activities of daily living like dressing, bathing, and medication management. Assisted living is also a good option for seniors seeking more socialization. Services and amenities in assisted living facilities often include:

  • Housekeeping
  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Help with personal care
  • Laundry
  • Social activities and outings
  • 24-hour emergency response
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Scott City, Kansas

Assisted Living

An assisted living community is a residential community which offers support, aid, and supervision to independent persons who are not in need of skilled nursing care. Assisted living communities commonly offer help with appointments and transportation, supervision of care, and support with the activities of daily life. Under certain circumstances, communities may offer nursing, continuing care, or Alzheimer’s care. In Kansas, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $53,670 . Kansas maintains specific statutes related to this kind of community. The Secretary of Aging and Disability Services regulates this community type. Public assistance is available through Medicaid 1915(c) Home and Community-Based Services waivers,. This community has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include menus must be planned based on The Dietary Guidelines for Americans, residents must have input into the selection of food served and the timing of meals, and therapeutic diets are provided if included in the negotiated service agreement. 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 If the resident requires health care services, a licensed nurse must develop a health care service plan, communities must develop a negotiated service agreement for each resident, The agreement describes the services that will be provided, and The negotiated service agreement is reviewed at least annually or when requested. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include personal care, other services needed to support residents’ health and safety, wellness and health monitoring, and dental. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include medications may be administered by community staff, medication regimens are reviewed each time the resident experiences a significant change in condition, and self-administer medications. 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.

Demographics and Values

In terms of education, 24.1% have a college degree, 7.4% have a graduate degree, and 32.4% have a high-school diploma. In Scott City, 5.3% of the people are veterans. Out of the total city population, 46.1% are male and 53.9% are female. The median age of Scott City is 38 years old. Demographically, Scott City is 0.8% Asian, 0.9% mixed race, 0.1% Native American, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 23.2% Hispanic, 3.6% other or not specified, 94.6% white, and 0.0% black. Scott City has a population density of 538 people per square mile. The current population of Scott City consists of 3,680 people and in total the Scott City metro area has a population of 3,851. In Scott City, 5.6% live in poverty, 11.2% have some form of disability, 67.6% participate in the labor force, and 6.2% consider themselves widows.

Cost of Living

The price of a Retirement community is determined by the community in which it is located. The rent burden for Scott City is around 14.2% of the average monthly income. The median monthly cost for rent in Scott City is $736 and the median price for a home for Scott City is about $106,747.

State Information

An overview of Kansas

Residents of Kansas enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 8th in the United States. The state of Kansas has 144 hospitals and 75 health centers, providing care to a population of 2,912,321. The three highest ranked hospitals in Kansas are University Of Kansas Hospital, Newton Medical Center, and Providence Medical Center. The state of Kansas has a cost of living index of 89.7 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 91.9 and a housing index rating of 73.8. Kansas is ranked 22nd in quality of life and 33rd in healthcare.

Social demographics of the state

In Kansas, 37% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 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. In the last presidential election 36% of Kansas residents voted Democrat and 57% voted Republican. In Kansas, 29% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 37. In terms of diversity, Kansas ranks 25th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly.

State-wide weather information

On average, the humidity rating for Kansas is around 66%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 72%. 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. During the winter, the average temperature in Kansas drops 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. On average, Kansas has an air quality index rating of around 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 monthly precipitation for the state of Kansas is around 2.55 inches. The most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 6.73 inches of precipitation a month. 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).

Wildlife to be found in Kansas

The state of Kansas has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of Osage Orange, Sugarberry, Bur Oak, and Moonseed. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Beaver, the Muskrat, the Prairie Dog, or the Woodchuck. The state animal of Kansas is the American Buffalo.

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