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 Rolla 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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834 Weathered Rock Court, Jefferson City, MO 65101
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Services provided at no additional cost: Private room and private bath 3 nutritious meals per day and snacks Medication administration including insulin administration Housekeeping services Laundry service Activities Our company has been providing care for Seniors since 1990 when we built our...
Assisted living communities offer healthcare, social interaction, and oversight to people around 65 years of age or older. Assisted living communities commonly offer aid with the activities of daily life, aid with transportation and appointments, and supervision of care. Under certain circumstances, communities may offer hospice, Alzheimer’s care, or nursing. In Missouri, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $34,566 . The state of Missouri maintains a number of stipulations related to this kind of community. The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Division of Regulation and Licensure, Section for Long-Term Care Regulation certifies this type of community. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include assistance with administration of medications, assistance with instrumental activities of daily living, assistance with storage of medications, and assistance with activities of daily living . This community has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include communities must provide at least three daily meals, modified diets prescribed by a physician can be provided, and modified diets must be reviewed at least quarterly by a consulting nutritionist, dietitian, RN, or physician. This type of community is required to have a staff member on duty 24 hours a day. There must be one toilet for every 1 residents and one bath or shower for every 1 residents. Public assistance is available through the Medicaid State Plan Personal Care authority. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include a physician, pharmacist, or registered nurse (RN) must review the medication regimen of each resident every other month, insulin injections may be administered by a certified medication technician or level i medication aide who has successfully completed the state-approved course for insulin administration, and Injections may be administered only by a physician or licensed nurse. Staff must receive training in a variety of subjects. These areas include preservation of resident dignity, instruction regarding person-centered care and the social model of care, 24 hours of additional training on interview skills, and communicating with persons with dementia. 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 assessment must be repeated whenever the resident has a significant change in condition and at least semiannually, complete screening prior to admission to determine whether an applicant is eligible to be admitted, an individualized evacuation plan must be developed for residents who require more than minimal assistance to evacuate, and authorized staff person and a physician must conduct a physical exam to document the individual’s current medical status and write any special orders regarding care and needed procedures.
The total cost of care for a community is influenced by the community where it is located. The rent burden for Rolla is about 13.5% of the average person’s monthly income. Per month, the median price of rent in Rolla is around $687 per month and the median home value in Rolla is about $121,037.
Rolla has a population density of 650 people per square mile. Out of the total city population, 55.8% are male and 44.2% are female. The median age of Rolla is 25 years old. In Rolla, 6.8% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. Of the population of Rolla 15.5% have a graduate degree, 28.9% have a high-school diploma, and 32.5% have a college degree. Racially, the population of Rolla is 0.3% Native American, 7.3% Asian, 4.7% black, 0.0% other or not specified, 85.8% white, 1.8% mixed race, 3.0% Hispanic, and 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian. In Rolla, 14.0% have some form of disability, 6.3% are widowed, 8.1% do not have health insurance, and 52.0% participate in the labor force.
In terms of resources, Missouri has a cost of living index of 88.8, a grocery index rating of 96.6, and a housing index rating of 70.6. 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, Missouri ranks 28th in quality of life and 41st in healthcare compared to other US states. Based on natural beauty, Missouri ranks 9th in the nation. There are 128 hospitals and 212 health centers that service a population of 6,144,344. Mosaic Life Care At St Joseph, Mercy Hospital St Louis, and Mercy Hospital Springfield are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state.
In terms of diversity, Missouri ranks 35th in the nation. In Missouri, 30% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 39. During the latest presidential election, 57% voted for the Republican candidate while 38% voted for the Democratic candidate. In Missouri, 37% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 9,001 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-36%, Mainline Protestant-16%, and Historically Black Protestant-6%. In Missouri there are 414 masonic lodges.
During the summer, the average temperature in Missouri is around 76F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 92F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 57F during the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Missouri drops to around 33F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 51F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 12F during the month of January. On average, the state receives 3.63 inches of precipitation a month. The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 6.57 inches of precipitation a month. The average air quality index rating in Missouri is 37.3 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 48.7 AQI. The average humidity across the state is 69%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 75%. While residents of Missouri mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Missouri can include floods, earthquakes (moderate), and and tornadoes.
The state of Missouri has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of Kentucky Bluegrass, Poison Ivy, Dogwood, and Scouring Rush. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Red Fox, the Long-tailed Weasel, the Cougar, or the Mule Deer. The state animal of Missouri is the The Mule.