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 4 Assisted Living facilities in Norfolk 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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1120 N First Street, Norfolk, NE 68701
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Madison House is the preferred Assisted Living community in Norfolk, Nebraska. Madison House offers residents a caring atmosphere, an active community, and a comfortable life. We would love for you to visit us with your family and loved ones and see for yourself! With Madison House's convenient...
1500 Vintage Hill Dr, Wayne, NE 68787
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It’s not downsizing your home; it’s upsizing your possibilities. At Kinship Pointe, you can have the worry-free lifestyle you deserve. With independent living and assisted living both on one campus, it makes the transition between care levels easy if you need it later. And you and your spouse can...
3271 29th Avenue, Columbus, NE 68601
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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...
An assisted living community is a residential community which offers aid, supervision, and support to healthy individuals who are not in need of skilled nursing services. Services offered often involve assistance with activities of daily living. Residents may be kept under observation and evaluation. In some instances, communities may offer respite, “aging in place”, or Alzheimer’s care. The state of Nebraska maintains specific statutes associated with this type of community. Nebraska Division of Public Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Licensure and Regulation certifies this community type. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include health maintenance activities, assistance with self-administration of medications, supportive services, and case management. The maximum occupancy is 4 residents per room. This type of community is required to have a staff member on duty 24 hours a day. There must be one toilet for every 6 residents and one bath or shower for every 8 residents. This community has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include must offer written menus based on federal nutrition standards, provide adequate food services, and monitor for nutritional problems on specified weight changes. Public assistance is available through Government assistance is covered through two Medicaid 1915(c) waiver programs.. 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 services for residents with special needs and services provided by the community: how often, when and by who. Staff must receive training in a number of areas. These areas include rules/regulations/standards for operating an ALF, resident care/services, administration, and financial management.
Cost of living can be a motivating factor in choosing what care option works best. The rent burden for Norfolk is around 14.9% of the average person’s monthly income. Norfolk has a median home value of $123,428 and the median cost of rent is about $794 per month per month.
Out of the total city population, 51.4% are female and 48.6% are male. The median age of Norfolk is 36 years old. Of the population of Norfolk 30.9% have a high-school diploma, 20.6% have a college degree, and 6.5% have a graduate degree. Norfolk has a population density of 835 people per square mile. Demographically, Norfolk is 2.8% other or not specified, 2.0% black, 1.9% mixed race, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 89.8% white, 1.5% Asian, 14.3% Hispanic, and 2.1% Native American. In Norfolk, 7.3% of the population are veterans of the United States military. Out of the total population of Norfolk, 70.3% participate in the labor force, 18.1% live in poverty, 10.3% do not have health insurance, and 11.6% have some form of disability.
Out of a national average of 100, Nebraska has a cost of living index rating of 93, a grocery index rating of 96, and a housing index rating of 81. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Nebraska citizen is ranked 9th nation-wide. Additionally, Nebraska is ranked 27th by standards of healthcare. There are 93 general hospitals and 42 health centers that provide care for 1,941,032 Nebraska residents. Columbus Community Hospital, Chi Health Nebraska Heat, and Methodist Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. Based on natural beauty, Nebraska ranks 27th in the nation.
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 Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-25%, Mainline Protestant-24%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Nebraska there are 147 masonic lodges. During the latest presidential election, 59% voted for the Republican candidate while 34% voted for the Democratic candidate. The median age in the state is 37, and 28% of the population is over the age of 55. The state of Nebraska ranks 26th in the country for diversity.
The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 5.31 inches. On average, the state receives 2.10 inches of precipitation a month. The average air quality index rating in Nebraska is 31.5 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of August with a rating of 40.9 AQI. The average humidity across the state is 66%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 74%. During the winter, the average temperature in Nebraska drops to around 72F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 47F during 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. 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 49F during the month of June. 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, Yellow (Ponderosa) Pine, Petunias, and Wild Rose. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Whooping Cranes, the Monarch, grey Hairstreak, and Orange Sulfur Butterflies , the Bald Eagles, or the Pronghorn Sheep. The state animal of Nebraska is the The White-tailed Deer.