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 6 Assisted Living facilities in Union 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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101 Pilot Street, Philadelphia, MS 39350
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...
4555 35th Avenue, Meridian, MS 39305
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It's time to start enjoying the carefree lifestyle you deserve and when you come home to our community in historic Meridian, Miss., you’ll enjoy a vibrant lifestyle with varied levels of care to accommodate your changing needs. From assisted living to memory care, the transition between levels...
538 Bonita Lakes Drive, Meridian, MS 39301
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Get the independence you desire with the assistance you need! Meridian Living focuses on a comfortable atmosphere and is surrounded with loving, caring, and compassionate caregivers. We offer many serves and amenities. Enjoy 3 delicious meals per day in a casual, relaxing dining room, then visit...
328 Goodman Street, Kosciusko, MS 39090
Atwood Personal Care Home is an assisted living community located in Kosciusko, Mississippi in the county of Attala. Kosciusko is a lovely, out of the way town that is peaceful and relaxing. It is a place where people can leave their doors unlocked and children safely run around at night trying...
Assisted living communities administer supervision, care, and social events to persons around 65 years of age or older. Services provided often involve help with activities of daily living. Residents may be kept under monitoring and evaluation. In select situations, communities may offer skilled nursing care, respite, or Alzheimer’s care. In Mississippi, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $42,291 . Mississippi maintains a number of stipulations associated with this type of community. The Mississippi Department of Health, Health communities Licensure and Certification licenses this community type. This community 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 community is required to offer a number of services. These include assistance with activities of daily living, social activities , laundry, and referral to social services as needed. Public assistance is available through Medicaid 1915(c) Assisted Living Waiver program. 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. Staff members receive education in a variety of fields. These include: direct care staff must receive appropriate training on topics related to the care of the population being served and new operators must spend 2 concurrent days with the licensing agency for training and mentoring. Before a resident is accepted, they must go through a service plan screening to guarantee 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. This community has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include meals must meet current recommended dietary allowances, all special diets must be planned by a licensed dietician who visits the community at least once every 30 days, meals must meet the nutritional, social, emotional, and therapeutic needs of residents, and communities must provide at least three daily meals.
The overall cost of care for a community is affected by the city where it is located. Monthly, the median rent in Union is about $469 and the median price for a house for Union is approximately $74,829. The rent burden for Union is about 12.5% of the average monthly income.
In terms of education, 27.4% have a high-school diploma, 4.0% have a graduate degree, and 16.5% have a college degree. Union has a population density of 216 people per square mile. The total population of Union consists of 1,925 people. Out of the total city population, 48.6% are female and 51.4% are male. The median age of Union is 42 years old. In Union, 4.7% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. In Union, 11.7% consider themselves widows, 26.6% have some form of disability, 27.5% live in poverty, and 47.7% participate in the labor force. Racially, the population of Union is 0.0% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 43.8% black, 0.0% other or not specified, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.8% mixed race, 55.2% white, and 0.3% Hispanic.
Out of a national average of 100, Mississippi has a cost of living index rating of 86, a grocery index rating of 92, and a housing index rating of 70. In total, Mississippi has 105 general hospitals and 247 health centers that provide care for 2,983,400 citizens. Baptist Memorial Hospital Union County, Beacham Memorial Hospital, and Ochsner Medical Center-hancock are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. Residents of Mississippi enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 11th in the United States. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Mississippi citizen is ranked 48th nation-wide. Additionally, Mississippi is ranked 50th by healthcare standards.
The median age in the state is 38, and 29% of the population is over the age of 55. The state of Mississippi ranks 30th in the country for diversity. In the last presidential election 40% of Mississippi residents voted Democrat and 58% voted Republican. 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 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 average monthly precipitation for the state of Mississippi is around 4.85 inches. The most precipitation occurs in July with an average of 7.60 inches of precipitation a month. During the summer, the average temperature in Mississippi is around 80F. The average high summer temperature is around 94F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 63F in the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Mississippi drops to around 46F. The average high winter temperature is around 67F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 27F during the month of January. On average, Mississippi has an air quality index rating of around 39.2 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 49.3 AQI. Mississippi experiences an average humidity rating of about 74%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 76% in the month of July. 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 Bloodroot, Wild Geranium, Dutchman’s Breeches, and Eastern Cottonwood. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Cardinal, the Crow, the Mountain Lions, or the Chickadee. The state animal of Mississippi is the White-tailed Deer.