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 Escanaba 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 Escanaba, Michigan
501 South Lincoln Rd., Escanaba, MI 49829
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North Woods Place is located in the lovely town of Escanaba on Michigan's northern peninsula. We are two miles from Ludington Park on the shores of Little Bay de Noc. We are situated near many amenities available in Escanaba such as parks, restaurants and cultural activities at the William...
Assisted living communities have the luxury of a sense of community as well as personalized care. Assisted living communities commonly offer supervision of care, chances for leisurely activity, and help with transit and appointments. Under certain circumstances, communities may offer “aging in place”, nursing, or hospice. In Michigan, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $48,000 . The state of Michigan maintains a number of stipulations related to this type of community. The Department of Human Services licenses certifies this community type. Staff members receive training in a variety of fields. These areas include supervision, first-aid, standard precautions, and staff training program based on the residents’ service plans. 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 service plan identifies the individual’s need for services, The home must complete a service plan in cooperation with each resident and/or their representative, service plan takes into account the preferences and competency of the resident, and service plan identifies the individual’s need for activities. This community has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include three daily meals and snacks must be provided, Food must be prepared in accordance with the recommended daily dietary allowances of the Food and Nutrition Board of the National Academy of Sciences National Research Council, and communities must provide medical nutrition therapy if prescribed by a licensed health care professional. The minimum number of residents for this community type is 21. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include reminding resident of important activities to be carried out, being aware of a resident’s general whereabouts, assisting a resident to keep appointments, and guidance. Public assistance is available through Medicaid State Plan. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include proper training of direct care workers to handle and administer medications, reminding a resident to maintain his/her medication schedule in accordance with the prescription, and medication supervision and administration.
The neighborhood in which a community is based could have a huge effect on community price. The overall cost of living is a major influence when determining which location is the best fit for your loved one. The median home value in Escanaba is $82,467 and the median rent is about $659 per month a month. The rent burden for Escanaba is around 16.7% of the average monthly income.
In terms of education, 29.3% have a high-school diploma, 20.0% have a college degree, and 6.4% have a graduate degree. In Escanaba, 8.4% of the people are veterans of the United States armed forces. Demographically, Escanaba is 92.6% white, 2.4% Native American, 3.5% mixed race, 0.2% other or not specified, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.7% black, 0.4% Asian, and 1.4% Hispanic. Escanaba has a population density of 370 people per square mile. Out of the total population of Escanaba, 11.6% do not have health insurance, 9.0% are widows, 23.0% have some form of disability, and 54.8% participate in the labor force. Based on gender, 53.3% are female and 46.7% are male. The median age of Escanaba is 45 years old.
The natural beauty of Michigan is ranked 29th in the nation. In terms of personal well-being, Michigan ranks 24th in healthcare and 33rd in quality of life compared to other states. There are 148 general hospitals and 259 health centers that provide care for 10,015,421 Michigan residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be University Of Michigan Health System, Mercy Health Muskegon, and Holland Community Hospital. Out of a national average of 100, Michigan has a cost of living index rating of 89, a grocery index rating of 89, and a housing index rating of 75.
The median age in the state is 40, and 31% of the population is over the age of 55. The state of Michigan ranks 36th in the country for diversity. In Michigan, 33% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 9,521 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-25%, Mainline Protestant-18%, and Historically Black Protestant-8%. In Michigan there are 351 masonic lodges. In the most recent presidential election, 48% of Michigan residents voted Republican and 47% voted Democrat.
The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of June at around 4.76 inches. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Michigan is around 2.76 inches. Michigan experiences an average humidity rating of about 72%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 81% in the month of December. The average air quality index rating in Michigan is 38.1 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 54.5 AQI. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 67F. The average high summer temperature is around 85F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 44F in the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 23F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 37F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around -2F during the month of January. While residents of Michigan mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Michigan can include tornadoes.
The state of Michigan has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of Jack Pine, Birch, White Pine , and Eastern Cottonwood. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Atlantic Salmon, the Monarch Butterfly , the Common Carp And Suckers, or the Wolves. The state animal of Michigan is the White-tailed Deer.