Assisted living communities provide social interaction, personal care, and oversight to persons who are on average 65 years old. The types of service offered often involve support with activities of daily living. Inhabitants may be kept under supervision and assessment. Under certain circumstances, communities may offer hospice, continuing care, or nursing care. The annual median cost for a private room is around $111,508 and the cost for a semi-private room is around $100,481 . The state of Michigan has specific statutes associated with this kind of community. The Department of Human Services licenses certifies this community type. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include reminding a resident to maintain his/her medication schedule in accordance with the prescription, medication supervision and administration, and proper training of direct care workers to handle and administer medications. The minimum number of residents for this community type is 21. This community has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include 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, communities must provide medical nutrition therapy if prescribed by a licensed health care professional, and three daily meals and snacks must be provided. Public assistance is available through Medicaid State Plan. Before a resident is accepted, they must go through a service plan screening to make sure their needs are going to be met. This screening includes a number of areas of interest such as The service plan must be updated annually and following a significant change in health status, service plan identifies the individual’s need for services, service plan identifies the individual’s need for activities, and service plan takes into account the preferences and competency of the resident. Staff members receive education in a variety of fields. These include: personal care, supervision, staff training program based on the home’s program statement, and containment of infectious disease. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include medication management, supervised personal care, reminding resident of important activities to be carried out, and assisting a resident to keep appointments.
Cost of Living
The overall cost of living can be the big influence in determining what care option works best. The rent burden for Saginaw is around 18.8% of the average monthly income. Monthly, the median rent in Saginaw is about $618 and the median price of a house in Saginaw is around $38,748.
Demographics and Values
In Saginaw, 7.2% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Out of the total population of Saginaw, 54.9% participate in the labor force, 6.6% consider themselves widows, 33.6% live in poverty, and 23.0% have some form of disability. Racially, the population of Saginaw is 0.5% Native American, 45.8% white, 0.5% Asian, 43.7% black, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 14.9% Hispanic, 6.0% mixed race, and 3.5% other or not specified. In terms of education, 3.9% have a graduate degree, 11.8% have a college degree, and 36.3% have a high-school diploma. Saginaw has a population density of 1,100 people per square mile. Out of the total city population, 51.2% are female and 48.8% are male. The median age of Saginaw is 36 years old.
An overview of Michigan
There are 148 general hospitals and 259 health centers that provide care for 10,015,421 Michigan residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in Michigan are 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. Based on natural beauty, Michigan ranks 29th in the nation. Michigan is ranked 33rd in quality of life and 24th in healthcare.
Social demographics of the state
In the most recent presidential election, 48% of Michigan residents voted Republican and 47% voted Democrat. The state has a median age of 40 and 31% of its population being over the age of 55. In Michigan, 33% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 9,521 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-25%, Mainline Protestant-18%, and Historically Black Protestant-8%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Michigan there are 351 masonic lodges. In terms of diversity, Michigan ranks 36th in the nation.
State-wide weather information
The average humidity across the state is 72%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 81%. The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 4.76 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 2.76 inches of precipitation a month. 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. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around -2F in the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 67F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 85F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 44F in the month of June. The average air quality index rating in Michigan is 38.1 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 54.5 AQI. 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.
Wildlife to be found in Michigan
The state of Michigan has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of Eastern Cottonwood, White Oak, Hemlock, and Jack Pine. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Smelt, the Monarch Butterfly , the Catfish And Bullheads, or the Atlantic Salmon. The state animal of Michigan is the White-tailed Deer.