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 2 Assisted Living facilities in Whitefield 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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56 Summit Dr, Whitefield, NH 03598
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Built on our commitment to excellence, Summit by Morrison is a first-of-its-kind senior living community in the heart of northern New Hampshire. Located on a sloping hillside with sweeping views of Dalton Mountain, Summit by Morrison is a community that provides a full continuum of care all on...
55 Riverglen Lane, Littleton, NH 03561
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A unique setting on the banks of the Ammonoosuc River with immediate access to Littleton's vibrant Main Street, named one of the Nation's 'Ten Best'. Fifty resident apartments, each with kitchenette and private bath.Three delicious and balanced meals prepared by expert chefs served from a menu in...
An assisted living community is a residential living community which provides aid, support, and care to healthy persons who do not need skilled nursing care. Services provided often include support with the activities of daily life. Occupants may be kept under monitoring and evaluation. Under certain circumstances, communities may provide Alzheimer’s care, respite, or skilled nursing. In New Hampshire, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $72,000 . The state of New Hampshire has a number of stipulations related to this kind of community. New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, Bureau of Health communities Administration certifies this type of community. This community has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include all snacks and meals must meet the recommended dietary guidelines of the National Academy of Science, provide snacks between meals and before bed, provide three or more meals a day, and staff responsible for food prep/service must have knowledge of resident nutritional requirements. Staff members receive education in a variety of areas. These include: dementia, resident plan of care, resident assessment, and first aid. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include social/recreational activities, assistance arranging medical/dental appointments, emergency response, and personal care. 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 by a trained assessor and a nursing assessment. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include the community may remind residents to take medication, staff may not physically handle the medication, and staff may place containers within reach. 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 6 residents. There is a maximum occupancy of 2 residents per room.
Senior living community price is affected by the destination where it is located. The rent burden for Whitefield is about 20.2% of the average person’s monthly income. Monthly, the median rent in Whitefield is around $933 and the median price of a home in Whitefield is $145,937.
Whitefield has a population density of 24 people per square mile. The current population of Whitefield consists of 2,186 people. In Whitefield, 10.8% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Of the population of Whitefield 5.5% have a graduate degree, 32.4% have a high-school diploma, and 23.7% have a college degree. Based on gender, 51.1% are male and 48.9% are female. The median age of Whitefield is 50 years old. Racially, the population of Whitefield is 0.0% Asian, 0.1% Hispanic, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.9% mixed race, 0.0% other or not specified, 95.1% white, 1.9% black, and 1.1% Native American. Out of the total population of Whitefield, 19.0% live in poverty, 5.5% are widowed, 21.1% have some form of disability, and 8.7% do not have health insurance.
Residents of New Hampshire enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 4th in the United States. In terms of personal well-being, New Hampshire ranks 16th in healthcare and 2nd in quality of life compared to other states. In terms of resources, New Hampshire has a cost of living index of 109.3, a grocery index rating of 100.4, and a housing index rating of 110.3. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than said average. The state of New Hampshire has 28 hospitals and 34 health centers, providing care to a population of 1,363,182. Frisbee Memorial Hospital, Wentworth-Douglass Hospital, and Exeter Hospital Inc. are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state.
The median age in the state is 43, and 34% of the population is over the age of 55. The state of New Hampshire ranks 47th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. In terms of religious values, 22% of New Hampshire’s population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 1,025 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-13%, Mainline Protestant-16%, and Historically Black Protestant-1%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-2%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In New Hampshire there are 65 masonic lodges. During the latest presidential election, 47% voted for the Republican candidate while 47% voted for the Democratic candidate.
The most precipitation occurs in November with an average of 9.84 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 9.84 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the humidity rating for New Hampshire is around 70%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of September at around 71%. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 21F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 39F during the month of December. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around -4F in the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in New Hampshire is around 66F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 83F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 40F during the month of June. The average air quality index rating in New Hampshire is 35.1 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 48.5 AQI. While residents of New Hampshire mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in New Hampshire can include earthquakes (moderate) and hurricanes.
The state of New Hampshire has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of Pine, Oak, Elm, and Orchids . While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Raccoon, the Roseate Tern, the Osprey, or the Bald Eagle. The state animal of New Hampshire is the White-tailed Deer.