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 5 Assisted Living facilities in Wadena 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...
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.
308 1st Street SE, Little Falls, MN 56345
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Nouis Home at Pine Edge is premier Assisted Living home located in central Minnesota. Located in downtown Little Falls, the 'Pine Edge' is a licensed 42-bed Board & Care with Special Services facility that features both private and semi-private rooms. Three nutritious meals are served every day....
Assisted living communities administer personal care, social interaction, and supervision to individuals who are on average 65 years of age or older. The types of service offered often include help with the activities of daily life. Inhabitants may be kept under observation and assessment. Under certain circumstances, communities may offer dementia care, continuing care, or respite. The annual median cost for a private room is around $132,448 and the cost for a semi-private room is around $120,914 . Minnesota maintains specific rules associated with this type of community. Minnesota Department of Health, Health Regulations Division, Home Care and Assisted Living Program regulates this type of community. Public assistance is available through Medicaid 1915(c) Waiver programs (Elderly, Traumatic Brain Injury, Community Alternatives for Disabled Adults, and Community Alternative Care). Staff must obtain education in a variety of areas. These areas include the residents physical, emotional, and developmental needs, the aging process , ombudsman services, and changes in body function. 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. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include Staff administering medications must be instructed by an RN, the person must demonstrate competence in following the instructions, and administration of medications. 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. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include medication administration, reasonable assistance with arranging transportation, Periodic opportunities for socialization, and weekly housekeeping. This type of community is required to have a staff member on duty 24 hours a day.
Cost of living can be the motivating factor in selecting what community fits best. The median home value in Wadena is $95,584 and the median rent is around $599 a month. The rent burden for Wadena is about 14.7% of the average monthly income.
Based on gender, 53.7% are female and 46.3% are male. The median age of Wadena is 37 years old. Demographically, Wadena is 95.7% white, 2.2% Hispanic, 0.0% other or not specified, 0.0% Asian, 1.6% mixed race, 1.4% Native American, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 1.4% black. Out of the total population of Wadena, 6.9% do not have health insurance, 20.4% have some form of disability, 11.5% consider themselves widows, and 20.2% live in poverty. In terms of education, 36.6% have a high-school diploma, 2.1% have a graduate degree, and 8.1% have a college degree. In Wadena, 10.4% of the people are veterans. Currently, the population of Wadena consists of 3,915 people and in total the Wadena metro area has a population of 4,075. Wadena has a population density of 291 people per square mile.
Based on natural beauty, Minnesota ranks 3rd in the nation. The state of Minnesota has 140 hospitals and 61 health centers, providing care to a population of 5,654,535. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Mayo Clinic Hospital Rochester, Mayo Clinic Health System – Red Wing, and Alomere Health. 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. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Minnesota citizen is ranked 3rd nation-wide. Additionally, Minnesota is ranked 10th by standards of healthcare.
During the latest presidential election, 45% voted for the Republican candidate while 46% voted for the Democratic candidate. In terms of religion, 34% of Minnesota residents attend religious services among the 5,953 different congregations that are available in the state. 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 of Minnesota ranks 27th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. In Minnesota, 29% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 38.
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. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 67F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 86F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 42F during the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 13F. The average high winter temperature is around 33F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around -11F in the month of January. The average humidity across the state is 70%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 80%. On average, the state receives 2.37 inches of precipitation a month. The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 5.59 inches of precipitation a month. 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 Balsam Fir, Tamarack, Mountain Ash, and Black And White Spruce. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Timber Wolves, the Bald Eagles, the Red-winged Blackbird, or the Peregrine Falcons. The state animal of Minnesota is the Eastern Timber Wolf.