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Senior housing types near Jackson, MS

  • The Quarters Assisted Living

    585 Beasley Rd, Jackson, MS 39206
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    The Quarters Assisted Living is an assisted living facility that serves as an alternative to institutional hospitalization and as a transitional migration to independent living. We have created a holistic environment for our residents, which provides a sense of peace and comfort while enhancing the...

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  • Plain View Assisted Living

    Plain View Assisted Living

    214 Spell Dr, Richland, MS 39218
    (8)
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    Plain View offers the comfort and elegance that you expect in senior care including 24 Hour Care, Respite Care and Adult Day Services. We are located on a beautiful site in Richland, MS, where the blooms of spring and the colors of fall can be enjoyed. You may choose to view from the comfort of our...

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  • The Blake at Flowood

    350 Town Center Way, Flowood, MS 39232
    (11)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Located in the heart of Flowood, Mississippi, adjacent to the new East Metro Parkway and the Dogwood Promenade, The Blake at Flowood is a community designed for seniors unlike any other. Retirement and hospitality are blended to create an assisted living and memory care community where you will feel...

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  • Ridgeland Place

    Ridgeland Place

    410 Orchard Park, Ridgeland, MS 39157
    (41)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Ridgeland Place is a warm and welcoming senior living community, offering personalized Assisted Living and Memory Care services, in Ridgeland, Mississippi. We are dedicated to enhancing health, wellness and the highest quality of service delivery for our residents—enabling them to live life more...

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  • Brookdale Clinton

    Brookdale Clinton

    501 East Northside Drive, Clinton, MS 39056
    (10)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Endless Opportunities In a beautiful and peaceful setting with wooded landscapes and a tranquil fishing pond, you can enjoy all kinds of luxury amenities without sacrificing the comforts of home. Here at our assisted living and memory care community in Clinton, Mississippi, you will find cozy and...

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  • River Birch Estate Assisted Living

    River Birch Estate Assisted Living

    606 E Jackson Road, Union, MS 39365
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    River Birch Estate Assisted Living is locally owned and operated. Located on beautiful 1 1/2 acre lot in a fully restored home which originally was built by Dr. E. Laird for his family in Union, MS. Later, a large addition was added to the back of the house which provides additional resident living...

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  • Atwood Personal Care Home

    Atwood Personal Care Home

    101 Pilot Street, Philadelphia, MS 39350
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Atwood Personal Care Home is a senior care home in Philadelphia, Mississippi, in Neshoba County. We provide assisted and independent living, as well as adult day services. With a Choctaw Native American heritage, the Philadelphia area is known for the migration that became the Trail of Tears and...

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  • Bee Hive Homes of Philadelphia

    708 Columbus Ave, Philadelphia, MS 39350
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Bee Hive Homes of Philadelphia is an assisted living home with a residential setting. We offer 24/7/365 care from a trained, caring staff. All meals and snacks are home cooked and served in the central dining area. Laundry, housekeeping as well as assistance with daily functions including medical...

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  • Provision Living at Hattiesburg

    Provision Living at Hattiesburg

    217 Methodist Blvd., Hattiesburg, MS 39402
    (5)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Provision Living at Hattiesburg Provision Living at Hattiesburg located in Hattiesburg, Lamar County, Mississippi provides seniors with an assisted living community. This community provides care to those facing Alzheimer's and dementia. The city of Hattiesburg offers much to residents and their...

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  • Brookdale Hattiesburg I

    Brookdale Hattiesburg I

    103 Fox Chase Drive, Hattiesburg, MS 39402
    (3)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Good Times, Better Company Come join us at our warm and friendly assisted living community in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, and you can exchange the monotony of household chores for a life rich in quality care, beautiful accommodations, spacious common rooms, and a community calendar spilling over with...

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  • Brookdale Meridian

    Brookdale Meridian

    4555 35th Avenue, Meridian, MS 39305
    (6)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    It's time to start enjoying the carefree lifestyle you deserve and when you come home to our continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in historic Meridian, Miss., you’ll enjoy a vibrant lifestyle with varied levels of care to accommodate your changing needs. From independent living and assisted...

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  • Atwood Personal Care Home- Noxapater

    Atwood Personal Care Home- Noxapater

    8862 Hwy 15 South, Louisville, MS 39339
    (2)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Atwood Personal Care Home - Noxapater is an assisted living community located in Louisville, Mississippi in Winston county. The area where Atwood Personal Care Home is located in a heavily wooded community that is dotted with small lakes. One of those small lakes is even in the back yard of Atwood...

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  • The Pinnacle of Greenville

    The Pinnacle of Greenville

    1880 Fairground Rd, Greenville, MS 38703
    (3)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    We provide our residents with lifestyles, housing, care and services in comfortable surroundings.

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  • The Claiborne at Hattiesburg Assisted Living and Memory Care

    The Claiborne at Hattiesburg Assisted Living and Memory Care

    200 Whispering Pines Blvd, Hattiesburg, MS 39401
    (4)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Whether you enjoy the freedom of personal independence or the comfort of being catered to , the levels of care offered at The Claiborne at Hattiesburg are tailored to meet your personal needs and preferences. Our Assisted Living community offers a wide range of options and services for seniors who...

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  • Providence Assisted Living of Grenada

    Providence Assisted Living of Grenada

    1855 Hill Dr, Grenada, MS 38901
    (1)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Providence Assisted Living of Grenada is located in Grenada, Mississippi. We specialize in offering seniors over 65 with an opportunity to live independently, with assistance granted only when it is asked for. We know how important it is for our elderly residents to remain active, both socially and...

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  • Providence Assisted Living of Cleveland

    Providence Assisted Living of Cleveland

    800 Third Street, Cleveland, MS 38732
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Providence Assisted Living of Cleveland is an assisted living community located in the beautiful Cleveland, Mississippi. With years of experience building a reputable and comfortable home for senior citizens to become a part of, we take pride in our ability to help each new resident settle in and...

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  • The Claiborne at Adelaide

    The Claiborne at Adelaide

    74 Claiborne Way, Starkville, MS 39759
    (14)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    The Claiborne at Adelaide offers a perfect blend of living options in Starkville — including independent living cottages and apartments, assisted living and memory care — in a one-of-a-kind, master-planned retirement community.

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  • St. Anthony's Gardens

    St. Anthony's Gardens

    601 Holy Trinity Dr, Covington, LA 70433
    (5)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    St. Anthony’s Gardens provides a strong spiritual support base with a vision of creative, inspired and value-oriented retirement living. The community is located on the Northshore in Covington, Louisiana and is conveniently located near local hospitals and other medical services. You’ll find...

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  • House of Grace

    House of Grace

    32956 LA Highway 16, Denham Springs, LA 70706
    (7)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    House of Grace is located in Denham Springs, LA in Livingston Parish. This residential care home offers the support that is right for your needs in an area that is beautiful and offers you the convenience of living in a small city. Those who spend time in Denham Springs appreciate all that it offers...

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  • The Windsor Senior Living Community

    The Windsor Senior Living Community

    1770 North Causeway Boulevard, Mandeville, LA 70471
    (12)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    The Windsor Senior Living Community is an assisted living center in the city of Mandeville, on the shore of beautiful Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana. The Causeway over the lake provides access to New Orleans, center of too many things to do. Welcoming visitors and residents alike are near yearlong...

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  • Brookdale Mandeville

    Brookdale Mandeville

    1414 North Causeway Boulevard, Mandeville, LA 70471
    (19)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    A Life Worth Living When you make your new home at our adult residential and memory care community, you can leave behind the burdensome household chores like cooking, cleaning and laundry. Instead of filling your time with things you have to do but don’t enjoy, you can spend more time doing the...

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  • Colonial Care Assisted Living Facility

    Colonial Care Assisted Living Facility

    14686 Old Hammond Highway, Baton Rouge, LA 70816
    (14)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Colonial Care Assisted Living is a senior living community located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish along the Mississippi River, and home to over 229,000 people, with 820,000 in the Greater Baton Rouge area. Residents who enjoy southern living and a slower pace will be able to...

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  • Sunrise of Baton Rouge

    Sunrise of Baton Rouge

    8502 Jefferson Highway, Baton Rouge, LA 70809
    (15)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

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  • Amber Terrace

    8585 Summa Ave, Baton Rouge, LA 70809
    (11)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Amber Terrace is a facility that provides services for Assisted Living, Alzheimer's and Dementia Care. Amber Terrace features many levels of care options with a dedication that "our Residents come first, then we focus on our Staff, and our belief is that success will follow".

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  • Southside Gardens

    Southside Gardens

    4604 Perkins Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70808
    (2)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Welcome to Southside Gardens Independent and Assisted Living Community. We're delighted that you are visiting our site to learn more about our services. For the past 30 years, we have provided high quality and affordable senior living housing and care. We're family owned business and we listen to...

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  • The Arbors & Terrace of Ruston

    4518 Highway 80 East, Ruston, LA 71270
    (2)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Assisted Living is designed for seniors who may have difficulty with activities of daily living. The Arbor provides a way of living for seniors who seek independence and privacy, yet have concerns for housekeeping, lawn maintenance, activities, personal nutrition, as well as assistance with...

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  • Sunrise at Siegen

    Sunrise at Siegen

    9351 Siegen Lane, Baton Rouge, LA 70810
    (14)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Sunrise at Siegen is an assisted living community situated in the lovely cultural capital of Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana. Louisiana is one state that has increasingly been an independent setup and it has been incredibly endowed with French culture and customs. This independence...

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  • Russ Place

    Russ Place

    165 Jefferson Ave., Ruston, LA 71270
    (38)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Russ Place has been rated by our families and community as the Best of the Best in Senior Care. SeniorAdvisor.com recognizes senior living providers who consistently receive high ratings and positive reviews from their residents, families, and visitors. This EXCLUSIVE designation is awarded to the...

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  • Elmcroft of Oxford

    Elmcroft of Oxford

    100 Azalea Dr, Oxford, MS 38655
    (7)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Lease by November 30 and lock in your rate! Enjoy no increases to your base rent until 2021.*See our Sales Director for details. Nestled in the charming city of Oxford, Mississippi, Elmcroft of Oxford is minutes away from Oxford Square’s dining and shopping amenities as well as concerts and athletic...

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  • Hermitage Gardens of Oxford

    Hermitage Gardens of Oxford

    1488 Belk Boulevard, Oxford, MS 38655
    (10)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Hermitage Gardens of Oxford is a beautiful, 55-suite retirement community offering Assisted Living and Alzheimer's Care. Step inside our doors and discover charming assisted living with a distinctive grace reminiscent of Oxford's celebrated history. Personal touches create a community rich in...

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  • The Blake at Oxford

    The Blake at Oxford

    110 Ed Perry Blvd, Oxford, MS 38655
    (6)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Strategically located in the new Oxford Commons development in Oxford, Mississippi, The Blake at Oxford is a community for seniors unlike any other. Retirement and hospitality are blended to create an assisted living and memory care community where you will feel right at home. Assisted Living and...

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  • Brookdale Biloxi

    Brookdale Biloxi

    2120 Enterprise Drive, Biloxi, MS 39531
    (21)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Round-the-Clock Care From the moment you walk through our front door, you may find yourself thinking you stumbled upon a family reunion instead of an assisted living and memory care community. We can’t blame you. From the warmth and friendliness of the care team to the sound of residents laughing as...

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  • Bailey Place

    Bailey Place

    650 Pershing Avenue, Bunkie, LA 71322
    (2)
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    Bailey Place is located on the west side of Bunkie Louisiana, we enjoy the best of quiet southern country living. We pride ourselves on giving our residents personalized attention in a warm comfortable setting. We want our seniors to enjoy their golden years; we take away the disadvantages of...

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  • Brookdale Alexandria

    Brookdale Alexandria

    351 Windermere Boulevard, Alexandria, LA 71303
    (5)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Designed With You In Mind Do you want to exchange the burden of household chores for a life that gives you freedom to spend more time doing the things you love? Here at our adult residential and memory care community, you can do just that—and so much more. Surrounded by a kind and gracious care team...

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  • Marigold Place

    Marigold Place

    5723 Jackson Street Ext., Alexandria, LA 71303
    (12)
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    Marigold Place is an award winning assisted living community located in the heart of Alexandria, Louisiana. Alexandria is a thriving metropolitan area with many recreational and cultural activities. Our residents enjoy trips to enjoy the sites including the Alexandria Zoo, the Alexandria Museum of...

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  • Laketown Village

    Laketown Village

    1600 Joe Yenni Blvd, Kenner, LA 70065
    (52)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Laketown Village is located in Kenner, Louisiana near the shore of Lake Pontchartrain. We offer assisted living and memory care services to seniors in the Jefferson Parish region. Our community is ideally located near shopping areas, golf courses and beautiful natural areas. Our in-house activities...

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  • Inspired Living at Kenner

    Inspired Living at Kenner

    3801 Loyola Dr, Kenner, LA 70065
    (9)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Located in Kenner, Louisiana, Inspired Living at Kenner is an innovative community that offers a choice of senior living options. Whether you are active and independent, need a little assistance, or require personalized memory care, you can be assured that we can help design a rewarding lifestyle...

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  • Vista Shores

    Vista Shores

    5958 St. Bernard Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70122
    (6)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Vista Shores Assisted Living and Memory Care is a private, luxury, assisted living and memory care community built on the site of the legendary Vista Shores Country Club with 4 beautifully landscaped acres overlooking Bayou St John. At Vista Shores every detail is attended to allowing our residents...

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  • Schouest House

    Schouest House

    7004 Schouest St., Metairie, LA 70003
    (1)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    There is an alternative to 'nursing homes' and large 'assisted living' facilities for your loved one! Imagine a licensed assisted living facility in an ordinary-looking suburban home shared by only six residents! Small assisted living residences such as ours, now known in elder-care circles as...

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  • Academy House

    Academy House

    4324 Academy Dr., Metairie, LA 70003
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    There is an alternative to 'nursing homes' and large 'assisted living' facilities for your loved one! Imagine a licensed assisted living facility in an ordinary-looking suburban home shared by only five residents! Small assisted living residences such as ours, now known in elder-care circles as...

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  • Sunrise of Metairie

    Sunrise of Metairie

    3732 W. Esplanade Avenue, Metairie, LA 70002
    (13)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    At Sunrise Senior Living, we believe life is precious and worth celebrating every day. And what better way to celebrate than in a community that feels like home. A senior's life is an accumulation of richness, accomplishments, loves, learnings, trails and successes. This is a community where that...

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  • Lake Villa House

    Lake Villa House

    4212 Lake Villa Drive, Metairie, LA 70002
    (3)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    There is an alternative to 'nursing homes' and large 'assisted living' facilities for your loved one! Imagine a licensed assisted living facility in an ordinary-looking suburban home shared by only five or six residents! Small assisted living residences such as ours, now known in elder-care circles...

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  • The Atrium Assisted Living

    The Atrium Assisted Living

    6555 Park Manor Drive, Metairie, LA 70003
    (35)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    The Atrium Assisted Living is an assisted living community located in the quiet suburb of Metairie, Louisiana, located in Jefferson Parish. The area that the community is built in is quiet and peaceful, and there are many great restaurants around. From Copeland's to Cheesecake Bistro, the residents...

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  • Providence Assisted Living of Senatobia

    Providence Assisted Living of Senatobia

    700 Moores Crossing, Senatobia, MS 38668
    (4)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Providence Assisted Living of Senatobia is located in Senatobia. Our facility offers assisted living. We also have access to specialists like podiatrists, dentists, optometrists, and psychologists. Our facility is rather large. Full range therapy is available to all residents but we work hard to...

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  • Somerby of Mobile

    Somerby of Mobile

    901 Somerby Drive, Mobile, AL 36695
    (31)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Are All Mobile-Area Retirement Communities Alike? Somerby Is Truly Something Special. It's The Somerby Spark that does it. Visit Somerby of Mobile, and you'll find beautiful rental apartment homes — in an active, vibrant retirement community just minutes from everything you love in Mobile...

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  • The Suites at Algiers Point

    The Suites at Algiers Point

    813 Pelican Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70114
    (4)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    St. Margaret's at Belleville Assisted Living is an assisted living community located in New Orleans, LA. The exciting city of New Orleans is famous for its rich culture, delicious food, distinctive local dialect and its entertainment and performing arts venues. Home to world-famous attractions such...

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  • Atria Regency

    Atria Regency

    4720 Morrison Drive, Mobile, AL 36609
    (11)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    At Atria Regency, you'll experience southern living with grace and charm, and enjoy an active lifestyle with all the comforts of home. Exciting activities contribute to the social atmosphere at Atria Regency. Chat with old friends or meet new ones in this home-style community. Atria Senior Living is...

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  • West Bank Lighthouse in New Orleans

    West Bank Lighthouse in New Orleans

    1712 Holiday Dr, New Orleans, LA 70131
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Your loved one deserves to have all the comforts of home- and that’s exactly where we’ll care for them. The Westbank Lighthouse is a licensed residential home for seniors with 7 individual bedrooms. We strive to provide exceptional care for our residents in a safe, loving and beautiful home. Our...

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  • Ashton Manor

    Ashton Manor

    270 Ashton Plantation Blvd, Luling, LA 70070
    (6)
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    As the only assisted living and memory care community in Luling, LA, Ashton Manor provides its residents with a relaxed, comfortable, safe and secure lifestyle. The community features three neighborhoods based on ability: two neighborhoods for assisted living and one neighborhood for memory care....

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  • Crowne Place

    Crowne Place

    3720 Dauphin St., Mobile, AL 36608
    (1)
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    Crowne Place is an assisted living community located in the prestigious Spring Hill area of Mobile, Alabama. There are several beautifully appointed living rooms that include tables for playing games or hosting bridge clubs. Three meals a day with choice of entrees are served in the elegant dining...

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Jackson, Mississippi

Assisted Living

Assisted living facilities provide apartment style housing and social interaction as well as individualized support. The types of service provided often involve support with ADLs. Residents may be kept under monitoring and assessment. Under certain circumstances, facilities may offer dementia care, hospice, or nursing care. In Mississippi, the annual median cost for an assisted living facility is around $42,291 . Mississippi maintains a number of stipulations related to this type of facility. The Mississippi Department of Health, Health facilities Licensure and Certification licenses this type of facility. 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 Prospective residents must be given a thorough examination by a licensed physician or certified nurse practitioner, or physician assistant and A re-examination by a physician and/or nurse practitioner or physician assistant is required annually. Public assistance is available through Medicaid 1915(c) Assisted Living Waiver program. Staff members obtain education in a variety of areas. These include: new operators must spend 2 concurrent days with the licensing agency for training and mentoring and direct care staff must receive appropriate training on topics related to the care of the population being served. There must be one bath or shower for every 1 residents and one toilet for every 1 residents. This type of facility is required to have a staff member on duty 24 hours a day. This facility has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include all special diets must be planned by a licensed dietician who visits the facility at least once every 30 days, facilities must provide at least three daily meals, meals must meet current recommended dietary allowances, and meals must meet the nutritional, social, emotional, and therapeutic needs of residents. This facility type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include physical act of handing liquids to resident to assist the resident in swallowing, medication administration, and physical act of handing an oral prescription medication to the resident. This type of facility is required to offer a number of services. These include social activities , referral to social services as needed, laundry, and assistance with activities of daily living.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

For many seniors, particularly those who live with chronic illnesses or those who require long-term care, proximity to medical facilities is a motivating determinant while deciding which care option is right for them. The top hospitals that service Jackson include Mississippi Baptist Medical Center, St Dominic-jackson Memorial Hospital, and Merit Health Central. In total, there are 5 hospitals located in Jackson which offer emergency services and other healthcare.

Cost of Living

Cost of living can be a major influence when deciding what community works best. Jackson has a cost of living index of around 89.3 where a rating of 100 is the national average, and anything lower than 100 is less costly than the average amount. Jackson has a grocery-price index of about 91.8. Jackson has a sales tax of 7.00%.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

For many seniors, weather and climate are often the most significant influence in selecting a home that's right for you. Monthly, Jackson receives around 5 inches of precipitation. The most precipitation historically happens in March with an average of 6 inches in a month. Jackson gets an average of 0.50 inches of snow in a year. The average air quality index rating in Jackson is around 45.8. The average air quality conditions are rated as good. The air quality index score reaches its peak in the month of December at around 55.9. During this time, the average air quality conditions are rated moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. On average, the humidity rating for Jackson is approximately 73%. Humidity levels are highest in July at approximately 76%. During the summer, the air temperature in Jackson is about 82°F. The summer high temperature peaks at around 93°F in August. The low summer temperature drops to roughly 71°F in the month of June. During winter, the average air temperature falls to around 51°F. The highest winter temperature will rise to about 63°F in the month of February. The low winter temperature is around 39 °F during the month of January. Jackson has a humid subtropical type of climate.

Demographics and Values

Demographically, Jackson is 0.1% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 81.7% black, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.3% other or not specified, 1.1% Hispanic, 16.9% white, and 0.6% mixed race. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Jackson, out of the total population 0.2% practice Judaism, 0.8% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.3% practice Islam. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Jackson 28.2% are Baptists, 13.7% practice another Christian faith, and 12.6% are Methodists. In Jackson, 33.2% are nonbelievers. In terms of crime, Jackson has 46.4 property crimes per 1000 residents and 8.1 violent crimes per 1000 residents. Out of the total population of Jackson, 62.2% participate in the labor force, 28.9% live in poverty, 12.3% have some form of disability, and 6.3% consider themselves widows. In Jackson, 6.2% of the citizens are veterans of the United States military. Jackson is considered friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. In terms of education, 11.6% have a graduate degree, 27.1% have a college degree, and 26.0% have a high-school diploma. Out of the total city population, 46.5% are male and 53.5% are female. The median age of Jackson is 32 years old. In Jackson, 23.7% of the population are over the age of 55, 9.2% are over the age of 60, 4.5% are over the age of 70, and 3.1% are over the age of 80. The current population of Jackson is shrinking at a rate of -0.015%. Jackson has a population density of 580 people per square mile. During the previous presidential election, 71.1% voted Democrat, 2.3% voted for a third party candidate, and 26.6% voted Republican in Hinds county.

State Information

An overview of Mississippi

The natural beauty of Mississippi is ranked 11th in the nation. There are 105 hospitals and 247 health centers that service a population of 2,983,400. Baptist Memorial Hospital Union County, Beacham Memorial Hospital, and Ochsner Medical Center-hancock are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. In terms of resources, Mississippi has a cost of living index of 85.7, a grocery index rating of 91.6, and a housing index rating of 70.1. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. Overall, Mississippi ranks 48th out of all states in quality of life and 50th in healthcare.

Social demographics of the state

In the last presidential election 40% of Mississippi residents voted Democrat and 58% voted Republican. The state has a median age of 38 and 29% of its population being over the age of 55. In terms of religion, 49% of Mississippi residents attend religious services among the 6,765 different congregations that are available in the state. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-41%, Mainline Protestant-12%, and Historically Black Protestant-24%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Mississippi there are 604 masonic lodges. The state of Mississippi ranks 30th in the country for diversity.

State-wide weather information

On average, the state receives 4.85 inches of precipitation a month. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of July at around 7.60 inches. Mississippi experiences an average humidity rating of about 74%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of July at around 76%. During the winter, the average temperature in Mississippi drops to around 46°F. The average high winter temperature is around 67°F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 27°F in the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 80°F. The average high summer temperature is around 94°F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 63°F in the month of June. The average air quality index rating in Mississippi is 39.2 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 49.3 AQI. While residents of Mississippi mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Mississippi can include hurricanes, tornados, and and earthquakes (moderate).

Wildlife to be found in Mississippi

The state of Mississippi has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of Eastern Cottonwood, Dutchman's Breeches, Skunk Cabbage, and Staghorn Sumac. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Crow, the Dove, the Mountain Lions, or the Cormorant. The state animal of Mississippi is the White-tailed Deer.