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 4 Assisted Living facilities in Fergus Falls 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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112 Iverson Avenue, Ashby, MN 56309
The Ashby Living Center is an assisted living community conveniently located from the I-94, near Little Lake. Our campus is just minutes from a number of local restaurants and other services. We offer ample parking for residents and their guests. Our comfortable common areas feel like home...
1010 1st St NE, Elbow Lake, MN 56531
Maplewood Manor provides seniors with the assistance they need to live full and satisfying lives while maintaining their independence and dignity. Our high standards and unique approach to delivering care makes us a preferred residential choice for seniors.Maplewood Manor provides a retirement...
1325 Pelican Ln, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
Pelican Landing is Detroit Lakes newest Senior living Community. Pelican Landing offers tenants the opportunity to age in a community where they can live safely and comfortably through our supportive services. We range in support through Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Memory Care.
An assisted living community is an organized living community which provides supervision, support, and care to self-sufficient seniors who do not need skilled nursing care. The services offered often include support with the activities of daily life. Occupants may be kept under supervision and assessment. In some cases, communities may offer “aging in place”, nursing, or hospice. The monthly median cost for a private room is around $11,037 and the cost for a semi-private room is around $10,076 . The state of Minnesota has a number of provisions related to this kind of community. Minnesota Department of Health, Health Regulations Division, Home Care and Assisted Living Program supervises this type of community. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include assistance with self-administration of medications, the person must demonstrate competence in following the instructions, and the instructions must be written. This type of community is required to have a staff member on duty 24 hours a day. Staff members receive education in a number of subjects. These areas include changes in body function, ombudsman services, bill of rights, and communication skills. Public assistance is available through Medicaid 1915(c) Waiver programs (Elderly, Traumatic Brain Injury, Community Alternatives for Disabled Adults, and Community Alternative Care).This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include laundry , reasonable assistance with arranging transportation, Periodic opportunities for socialization, and weekly housekeeping. This community has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include housing with service establishments that use the term assisted living must provide two meals per day. 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 assessment by an RN of a prospective resident’s physical and cognitive needs and communities must propose a service agreement or service plan prior to the date on which the prospective resident executes a contract or the date on which he or she moves in, whichever is earlier.
In Fergus Falls, 9.4% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. Out of the total population of Fergus Falls, 11.3% live in poverty, 62.0% participate in the labor force, 16.0% have some form of disability, and 9.8% are widowed. Out of the total city population, 48.2% are male and 51.8% are female. The median age of Fergus Falls is 43 years old. Demographically, Fergus Falls is 2.6% black, 0.0% other or not specified, 0.9% mixed race, 3.4% Hispanic, 0.8% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.6% Native American, and 95.1% white. Fergus Falls has a population density of 370 people per square mile. The current population of Fergus Falls consists of 12,673 people and in total the Fergus Falls metro area has a population of 13,783. Of the population of Fergus Falls 7.8% have a graduate degree, 27.4% have a college degree, and 26.4% have a high-school diploma.
The total cost of living is a motivating factor when choosing which care option meets the needs of your family. The rent burden for Fergus Falls is around 13.4% of the average person’s monthly income. Monthly, the median rent in Fergus Falls is about $722 and the median home value for Fergus Falls is approximately $121,572.
Residents of Minnesota enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 3rd in the United States. There are 140 general hospitals and 61 health centers that provide care for 5,654,535 Minnesota residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Mayo Clinic Hospital Rochester, Mayo Clinic Health System – Red Wing, and Alomere Health. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Minnesota citizen is ranked 3rd nation-wide. Additionally, Minnesota is ranked 10th by standards of healthcare. Out of a national average of 100, Minnesota has a cost of living index rating of 102, a grocery index rating of 107, and a housing index rating of 88.
In terms of diversity, Minnesota ranks 27th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. During the latest presidential election, 45% voted for the Republican candidate while 46% voted for the Democratic candidate. Thirty-four percent of Minnesota residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state’s 5,953 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-19%, Mainline Protestant-29%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. In Minnesota there are 170 masonic lodges. The state has a median age of 38 and 29% of its population being over the age of 55.
The average monthly precipitation for the state of Minnesota is around 2.37 inches. The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 5.59 inches of precipitation a month. The average humidity across the state is 70%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 80%. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 13F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 33F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around -11F in the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in Minnesota is around 67F. The average high summer temperature is around 86F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 42F in the month of June. On average, Minnesota has an air quality index rating of around 34.5 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 42.7 AQI. While residents of Minnesota mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Minnesota can include floods and earthquakes (high).
The state of Minnesota has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of Black Cherry, Balsam Fir, Black And White Spruce, and Juniper. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Peregrine Falcons, the Trumpeter Swans, the Bald Eagles, or the Eastern Phoebe. The state animal of Minnesota is the Eastern Timber Wolf.