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 5 Assisted Living facilities in West Fargo 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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3540 University Dr S, Fargo, ND 58104
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Combining the best elements of our Midwest traditions, Pioneer House offers dignity to older adults who need assistance in their daily routine. Walk through our front door and feel right at home with warm, gracious surroundings and a community of people who care.Our building features 48...
2401 11th St South, Moorhead, MN 56560
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River Pointe of Moorhead is in the beautiful Minnesota, near the border of North Dakota. It has a beautiful court yard, and rooms custom designed to look and feel like a real home. They offer individualized plans for each resident, so no one pays for extra care and services that are not needed. ...
Assisted living communities offer personal care, recreational activities, and supervision to individuals who are around 65 years of age or older. Assisted living communities commonly offer aid with transportation and appointments, aid with the activities of daily life, and supervision of care. Under certain circumstances, communities may offer continuing care, hospice, or nursing care. North Dakota has specific rules related to this kind of community. Department of Human Services certifies this community type. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include coordinated individualized support services, ADLs assistance, and preventative health services. Staff members receive education in a variety of areas. These areas include behavioral problems, resident rights, psychical health, and mental health. In total, there can be no more than 2 residents to a room. The minimum number of residents for this community type is 5. There must be one toilet for every 1 residents and one bath or shower for every 1 residents.
Cost of living can be a major influence when determining which community works for you or your loved one. The median home value in West Fargo is around $218,479 and the median price for rent is about $1,359 per month a month. The rent burden for West Fargo is around 17.4% of the average monthly income.
In West Fargo, 79.0% participate in the labor force, 9.1% have some form of disability, 6.0% do not have health insurance, and 3.7% consider themselves widows. The current population of West Fargo consists of 35,708 people. West Fargo has a population density of 862 people per square mile. Of the population of West Fargo 12.1% have a graduate degree, 39.6% have a college degree, and 18.5% have a high-school diploma. Racially, the population of West Fargo is 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 2.0% Asian, 1.1% Native American, 1.7% Hispanic, 2.1% black, 0.7% other or not specified, 91.7% white, and 2.3% mixed race. Out of the total city population, 50.2% are male and 49.8% are female. The median age of West Fargo is 34 years old. In West Fargo, 7.0% of the population are veterans of the United States military.
Overall, North Dakota ranks 15th in quality of life and 38th in healthcare compared to other US states. There are 48 general hospitals and 23 health centers that provide care for 765,010 North Dakota residents. Essentia Health Fargo and Health Center and Carrington Health Center are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. The state of North Dakota has a cost of living index of 98.7 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The state has a grocery index rating of 108.1 and a housing index rating of 90.3. Based on natural beauty, North Dakota ranks 28th in the nation.
Thirty-three percent of North Dakota residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state’s 1,498 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-22%, Mainline Protestant-28%, and Historically Black Protestant-1%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In North Dakota there are 45 masonic lodges. In the last presidential election 27% of North Dakota residents voted Democrat and 63% voted Republican. The state of North Dakota ranks 38th in the country for diversity. The median age in the state is 35, and 28% of the population is over the age of 55.
During the winter, the average temperature in North Dakota drops to around 13F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 34F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around -10F in the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 67F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 87F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 48F during the month of June. On average, North Dakota has an air quality index rating of around 37.6 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of August with a rating of 56.9 AQI. North Dakota experiences an average humidity rating of about 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 78% in the month of December. On average, the state receives 1.52 inches of precipitation a month. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of July at around 4.61 inches. While residents of North Dakota mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in North Dakota can include floods.
The state of North Dakota has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of Balsam Popular, Cranberry, Raspberry, and Paper Birch. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Mountain Lions, the The American Marten, the Gray Wolves, or the Coyotes. The state animal of North Dakota is the Sturnella Neglecta, A Meadowlark.