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 3 Assisted Living facilities in Whitefish 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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1001 River Lakes Pkwy, Whitefish, MT 59937
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Nestled in the heart of the Flathead Valley, The Springs at Whitefish is situated with a picturesque pond, walking paths and beautiful views all around. The moment you walk through the doors you’ll feel a warmth and comfort that make you feel at home. The smell of chef-prepared meals, delectable...
375 Meadow Lake Blvd, Columbia Falls, MT 59912
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Timber Creek Village of Columbia Falls is an assisted living community located in Columbia Falls, MT. The city of Columbia Falls is located in Flathead County and is home to about 4,500 people. Columbia Falls is a small town where residents can enjoy quiet walks, going out on group outings, or...
125 Glenwood Dr, Kalispell, MT 59901
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Minutes away from Glacier National Park, Whitefish Mountain Ski Resort, Flathead Lake and snow-capped mountain peaks, Prestige Assisted Living Center in Kalispell, Montana is surrounded by the awesome beauty of nature. Conveniently located in a residential area just off Meridian and Highway 2...
An assisted living community is a residential community which provides supervision, support, and care to healthy persons who do not need skilled nursing support. Assisted living communities frequently provide care supervision, assistance with transit and appointments, and aid with the activities of daily life. Under certain circumstances, communities may offer hospice, dementia care, or nursing care. In Montana, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $39,000 . Montana has a number of stipulations related to this type of community. Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services supervises this community type. Public assistance is available through the Montana Medicaid Big Sky 1915(C) Waiver program.. . Staff must receive education in a variety of fields. These areas include the use of the abdominal thrust maneuver, basic first-aid, services provided by the community, and the Montana long-term care resident bill of rights act. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include local transportation, 24-hour on-site supervision, recreational activities, and laundry. There is a maximum occupancy of 2 residents per room. This type of community is required to have a staff member on duty 24 hours a day. There must be one bath or shower for every 12 residents and one toilet for every 4 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. 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 use of restraints/assistive/safety devices, medication use, ADLs abilities, and skin problems. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include assistance in removing medication from container for those residents with a physical disability, aid in self-administration of medication, and opening the container lid.
The location in which a community is based can have a huge effect on the price of care. Cost of living is a motivating factor when choosing which destination is best for your loved one’s needs. Per month, the median cost of rent in Whitefish is about $1,080 and the median home value in Whitefish costs around $329,913. The rent burden for Whitefish is about 19.3% of the average monthly income.
Based on gender, 51.5% are male and 48.5% are female. The median age of Whitefish is 44 years old. Racially, the population of Whitefish is 1.4% Hispanic, 0.3% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.3% Native American, 0.0% black, 0.7% other or not specified, 98.4% white, and 0.3% mixed race. Currently, the population of Whitefish consists of 7,540 people and in total the Whitefish metro area has a population of 7,608. Whitefish has a population density of 441 people per square mile. In Whitefish, 6.7% do not have health insurance, 10.4% live in poverty, 6.2% have some form of disability, and 68.3% participate in the labor force. In Whitefish, 11.4% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. Of the population of Whitefish 53.1% have a college degree, 19.6% have a graduate degree, and 18.2% have a high-school diploma.
There are 65 general hospitals and 64 health centers that provide care for 1,071,601 Montana residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in Montana are St Patrick Hospital, St Vincent Healthcare, and Kalispell Regional Medical Center. Out of a national average of 100, Montana has a cost of living index rating of 104, a grocery index rating of 105, and a housing index rating of 112. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Montana citizen is ranked 29th nation-wide. Additionally, Montana is ranked 28th by standards of healthcare. Residents of Montana enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 22nd in the United States.
In the most recent presidential election, 56% of Montana residents voted Republican and 36% voted Democrat. The state has a median age of 40 and 33% of its population being over the age of 55. The state of Montana ranks 46th in the country for diversity. In terms of religious values, 31% of Montana’s population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 1,778 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-28%, Mainline Protestant-14%, and Historically Black Protestant-1%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Montana there are 94 masonic lodges.
During the winter, the average temperature in Montana drops 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. During the summer, the average temperature in Montana is around 65F. The average high summer temperature is around 91F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 34F in the month of June. The average humidity across the state is 60%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 82%. 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. On average, Montana has an air quality index rating of around 37.0 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of August with a rating of 69.8 AQI. 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 Sunflowers, Alder, Barberries, and Common Moonwort. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Gars, the Killfish, the Drums, or the Pronghorn. The state animal of Montana is the Grizzly Bear .
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