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 Columbus 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.
3271 29th Avenue, Columbus, NE 68601
Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private
Cottonwood Place is located in a quiet residential neighborhood in the friendly town of Columbus, Nebraska. We are about four blocks north of Glur Park. In 2012 and 2014 we won the Best Assisted Living Facility in Columbus award and in 2013 we won the Certificate of Achievement for Exceptional...
600 Church St, Seward, NE 68434
Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private
Greene Place is located in the small town of Seward, Nebraska. Our community is nestled on the end of a street in a quiet residential neighborhood just 1/2 mile east of the Seward Country Club. We are less than two miles from Lied Senior Center which is a popular gathering place for programs,...
3010 N. Clarkson, Fremont, NE 68025
Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private
Pathfinder Place is located on the north end of Fremont, Nebraska, a town with a small town feel and the amenities of a big city. We are close enough to downtown for shopping trips, live entertainment, or exploring the riverfront in the Luther Hormel Memorial Park. Residents and visitors alike...
500 Heartland Park Dr, Seward, NE 68434
Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed
Our quaint community has almost 100 senior apartments and the entire community is located on one level, so you’ll have easy access to all of our amenities.Your home is your space. That’s why you have several floor plans to choose from. With a private bathroom, a kitchen and plenty of window...
Assisted living is long-term care for seniors who are generally active and independent, but who require increased supervision and help with some daily tasks. Staff can assist residents with activities of daily living like dressing, bathing, and medication management. Assisted living is also a good option for seniors seeking more socialization. Services and amenities in assisted living facilities often include:
Assisted living communities provide apartment-style housing and social events as well as individual help. The services provided often include support with activities of daily living. Occupants may be kept under observation and assessment. Under certain circumstances, communities may provide continuing care, skilled nursing care, or hospice. The state of Nebraska has specific regulations related to this type of community. Nebraska Division of Public Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Licensure and Regulation licenses this type of community. Staff must receive training in a number of areas. These areas include resident care/services, financial management, administration, and gerontology. There is a maximum occupancy of 4 residents per room. There must be one bath or shower for every 8 residents and one toilet for every 6 residents. This type of community is required to have a staff member on duty 24 hours a day. Public assistance is available through Government assistance is covered through two Medicaid 1915(c) waiver programs. This community has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include monitor for nutritional problems on specified weight changes, must offer written menus based on federal nutrition standards, and provide adequate food services. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include assistance with self-administration of medications, behavioral management, case management, and financial management. 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 services provided by the community: how often, when and by who and services for residents with special needs.
The current population of Columbus consists of 23,123 people and in total the Columbus metro area has a population of 23,128. Columbus has a population density of 874 people per square mile. Demographically, Columbus is 0.5% Native American, 2.7% other or not specified, 22.4% Hispanic, 94.7% white, 0.6% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.2% mixed race, and 0.4% black. Of the population of Columbus 6.5% have a graduate degree, 30.3% have a high-school diploma, and 21.9% have a college degree. In Columbus, 8.5% of the citizens are veterans. Based on gender, 50.9% are male and 49.1% are female. The median age of Columbus is 37 years old. Out of the total population of Columbus, 9.1% live in poverty, 73.5% participate in the labor force, 7.4% are widowed, and 10.2% have some form of disability.
The location in which a community is based will have a significant influence on the cost of care. Cost of living is a major factor when selecting which location is the best fit for your family. The median monthly rent in Columbus is $817 and the median home value for Columbus is about $131,877. The rent burden for Columbus is around 14.7% of the average person’s monthly income.
In terms of resources, Nebraska has a cost of living index of 93.3, a grocery index rating of 95.5, and a housing index rating of 80.9. 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. The state of Nebraska has 93 hospitals and 42 health centers, providing care to a population of 1,941,032. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Columbus Community Hospital, Chi Health Nebraska Heat, and Methodist Hospital. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Nebraska citizen is ranked 9th nation-wide. Additionally, Nebraska is ranked 27th by standards of healthcare. Residents of Nebraska enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 27th in the United States.
In terms of diversity, Nebraska ranks 26th in the nation. The state has a median age of 37 and 28% of its population being over the age of 55. In terms of religion, 39% of Nebraska residents attend religious services among the 2,860 different congregations that are available in the state. 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-25%, Mainline Protestant-24%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. In Nebraska there are 147 masonic lodges. In the last presidential election 34% of Nebraska residents voted Democrat and 59% voted Republican.
The average humidity across the state is 66%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 74% in the month of December. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 72F. The average high winter temperature is around 47F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 6F during the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 72F. The average high summer temperature is around 92F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 49F in the month of June. The most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 5.31 inches of precipitation a month. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Nebraska is around 2.10 inches. On average, Nebraska has an air quality index rating of around 31.5 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of August with a rating of around 40.9 AQI. While residents of Nebraska mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Nebraska can include tornadoes, floods, and and earthquakes (high).
The state of Nebraska has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of Yellow Lady slipper, Goldenrod, Snow Trillium , and Columbine. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Monarch, grey Hairstreak, and Orange Sulfur Butterflies , the Bald Eagles, the Pronghorn Sheep, or the Bob Cats. The state animal of Nebraska is the The White-tailed Deer.
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