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 1 Assisted Living facilities in Butte 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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An assisted living community is a residential living community which offers aid, support, and supervision to healthy individuals who do not need skilled nursing services. Services provided often include aid with activities of daily living. Residents may be kept under monitoring and assessment. Under certain circumstances, communities may offer hospice, nursing, or respite. In Montana, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $39,000 . Montana has a number of stipulations associated with this type of community. Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services certifies this type of community. 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 mood/behavior patterns, skin problems, health problems, and weight/nutritional status. Staff are required to obtain education in a number of areas. These areas include the Montana elder and persons with developmental disabilities abuse prevention act, services provided by the community, the Montana long-term care resident bill of rights act, and the use of the abdominal thrust maneuver. Public assistance is available through the Montana Medicaid Big Sky 1915(C) Waiver program.. .This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include assisting residents in drinking fluid to swallow medication, aid in self-administration of medication, and retrieving medication from secured storage. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include local transportation, assistance with ADLs, medication assistance, and 24-hour on-site supervision. This type of community is required to have a staff member on duty 24 hours a day. There is a maximum occupancy of 2 residents per room. There must be one toilet for every 4 residents and one bath or shower for every 12 residents. This community has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include meals must offer an alternative for food and drink to provide variety, three meals must be provided daily at regular intervals, and there can be no more than 14 hours between an evening and breakfast meal.
Cost of living can be a motivating factor in selecting which destination works best. Monthly, the median cost of rent in Butte is around $658 and the median home value in Butte is around $135,030. The rent burden for Butte is about 15.0% of the average monthly income.
Out of the total city population, 50.4% are male and 49.6% are female. The median age of Butte is 40 years old. In Butte, 9.9% of the population are veterans of the United States military. Of the population of Butte 26.1% have a college degree, 8.2% have a graduate degree, and 33.1% have a high-school diploma. Out of the total population of Butte, 61.3% participate in the labor force, 8.5% are widowed, 18.9% live in poverty, and 18.4% have some form of disability. Demographically, Butte is 0.5% other or not specified, 2.3% Native American, 0.5% black, 94.5% white, 0.9% Asian, 1.3% mixed race, 4.2% Hispanic, and 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian. Currently, the population of Butte consists of 30,628 people and in total the Butte metro area has a population of 33,901. Butte has a population density of 18 people per square mile.
In total, Montana has 65 general hospitals and 64 health centers that provide care for 1,071,601 citizens. The three highest ranked hospitals in Montana are St Patrick Hospital, St Vincent Healthcare, and Kalispell Regional Medical Center. The state of Montana has a cost of living index of 104.0 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than the average. The state has a grocery index rating of 105.1 and a housing index rating of 111.6. In terms of personal well-being, Montana ranks 28th in healthcare and 29th in quality of life compared to other states. Based on natural beauty, Montana ranks 22nd in the nation.
In terms of diversity, Montana ranks 46th in the nation. Thirty-one percent of Montana residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state’s 1,778 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-28%, Mainline Protestant-14%, and Historically Black Protestant-1%. In Montana there are 94 masonic lodges. In the most recent presidential election, 56% of Montana residents voted Republican and 36% voted Democrat. In Montana, 33% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 40.
The average air quality index rating in Montana is 37.0 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of August with a rating of 69.8 AQI. On average, the state receives 1.27 inches of precipitation a month. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of June at around 4.69 inches. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 65F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 91F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 34F during the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 23F. The average high winter temperature is around 44F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around -3F during the month of January. Montana experiences an average humidity rating of about 60%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 82%. While residents of Montana mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Montana can include floods and earthquakes (moderate) and tornadoes.
The state of Montana has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of Common Moonwort, Alder, Amaranth, and The Bellflower Family. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Killfish, the Mollies, the Drums, or the Goldeyes. The state animal of Montana is the Grizzly Bear .