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 2 Assisted Living facilities in Starkville 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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74 Claiborne Way, Starkville, MS 39759
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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.
An assisted living community is a residential community which provides assistance, care, and supervision to self-sufficient seniors who do not need skilled nursing care. The types of service offered often involve support with ADLs. Inhabitants may be kept under monitoring and evaluation. In certain cases, communities may offer respite, Alzheimer’s care, or hospice. In Mississippi, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $42,291 . Mississippi has a number of provisions related to this kind of community. The Mississippi Department of Health, Health communities Licensure and Certification governs this type of community. This community has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include communities must provide at least three daily meals, meals must meet the nutritional, social, emotional, and therapeutic needs of residents, all special diets must be planned by a licensed dietician who visits the community at least once every 30 days, and meals must meet current recommended dietary allowances. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include assistance with activities of daily living, laundry, social activities , and referral to social services as needed. Public assistance is available through Medicaid 1915(c) Assisted Living Waiver program. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include physical act of handing an oral prescription medication to the resident, physical act of handing liquids to resident to assist the resident in swallowing, and medication administration. Staff must obtain education in a variety of fields. 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. Before a resident is accepted, they must go through a service plan screening to assure their needs are going to be met. This screening includes a number of areas of interest such as A re-examination by a physician and/or nurse practitioner or physician assistant is required annually and Prospective residents must be given a thorough examination by a licensed physician or certified nurse practitioner, or physician assistant. There must be one bath or shower for every 1 residents and one toilet for every 1 residents. This type of community is required to have a staff member on duty 24 hours a day.
The price of a care community is determined by the neighborhood in which it is located. Starkville has a median home value of around $157,686 and the median cost of rent is about $792 per month per month. The rent burden for Starkville is around 14.0% of the average person’s monthly income.
In Starkville, 5.3% of the citizens are veterans. Racially, the population of Starkville is 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 57.8% white, 3.3% Asian, 1.0% other or not specified, 0.0% Native American, 1.6% mixed race, 36.2% black, and 1.5% Hispanic. Based on gender, 50.4% are male and 49.6% are female. The median age of Starkville is 27 years old. In Starkville, 30.2% live in poverty, 4.2% are widows, 58.3% participate in the labor force, and 9.9% do not have health insurance. Of the population of Starkville 16.2% have a high-school diploma, 28.3% have a graduate degree, and 49.7% have a college degree. Starkville has a population density of 383 people per square mile.
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. Residents of Mississippi enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 11th in the United States. In total, Mississippi has 105 general hospitals and 247 health centers that provide care for 2,983,400 citizens. The three highest ranked hospitals in Mississippi are Baptist Memorial Hospital Union County, Beacham Memorial Hospital, and Ochsner Medical Center-hancock.
In terms of diversity, Mississippi ranks 30th in the nation. 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 religious values, 49% of Mississippi’s population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 6,765 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-41%, Mainline Protestant-12%, and Historically Black Protestant-24%. In Mississippi there are 604 masonic lodges.
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. On average, the humidity rating for Mississippi is around 74%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 76% in the month of July. During the winter, the average temperature in Mississippi drops to around 46F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 67F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 27F in the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 80F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 94F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 63F during the month of June. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of July at around 7.60 inches. On average, the state receives 4.85 inches of precipitation a month. 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, tornadoes, and and earthquakes (moderate).
The state of Mississippi has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of Skunk Cabbage, Hepatica, Bloodroot, and Virginia Waterleaf. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Dove, the Cardinal, the Cormorant, or the Mountain Lions. The state animal of Mississippi is the White-tailed Deer.