Assisted living communities have the luxury of regular social interaction and apartment style housing as well as personalized support. Assisted living communities often provide care supervision, aid with appointments and transportation, and aid with the activities of daily life. In some cases, communities may offer skilled nursing, “aging in place”, or hospice. Ohio maintains specific standards related to this kind of community. Ohio Department of Health licenses this community type. 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 8 residents. The minimum number of residents for this community type is 17. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include reminders, verifying labels, and assistance organizing medication. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include intermittent nursing services, medication administration, personal care, and supervision. Staff members obtain education in a variety of fields. These areas include securing emergency assistance, community procedures, residents rights, and job responsibilities. 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 functional status assessment, health history, medication review, and psychological history. Public assistance is available through 1915(c) Assisted Living Program and the 1915(b)(c) Managed Care Demonstration Waiver called MyCare.
Cost of Living
Senior community price is influenced by the neighborhood in which it is located. The rent burden for Beavercreek is about 14.5% of the average person’s monthly income. The median home value in Beavercreek is around $178,423 and the median price for rent is about $1,214 a month.
Demographics and Values
Out of the total population of Beavercreek, 9.4% have some form of disability, 3.6% do not have health insurance, 5.1% live in poverty, and 4.7% consider themselves widows. Out of the total city population, 51.4% are male and 48.6% are female. The median age of Beavercreek is 41 years old. Beavercreek has a population density of 681 people per square mile. Currently, the population of Beavercreek consists of 46,948 people. Demographically, Beavercreek is 6.0% Asian, 3.1% mixed race, 87.8% white, 2.8% Hispanic, 2.4% black, 0.6% other or not specified, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 0.2% Native American. In Beavercreek, 16.4% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. In terms of education, 25.8% have a graduate degree, 18.2% have a high-school diploma, and 51.7% have a college degree.
An overview of Ohio
In terms of personal well-being, Ohio ranks 35th in healthcare and 39th in quality of life compared to other states. Residents of Ohio enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 44th in the United States. In terms of resources, Ohio has a cost of living index of 92.8, a grocery index rating of 98.7, and a housing index rating of 73.6. 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. There are 200 general hospitals and 341 health centers that provide care for 11,714,810 Ohio residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in Ohio are Parma Community General Hospital, Miami Valley Hospital, and Mercy Health-st Rita’s Medical Center.
Social demographics of the state
The median age in the state is 39, and 31% of the population is over the age of 55. In terms of religious values, 38% of Ohio’s population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 13,606 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-29%, Mainline Protestant-17%, and Historically Black Protestant-7%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Ohio there are 565 masonic lodges. The state of Ohio ranks 42nd in the country for diversity. In the most recent presidential election, 52% of Ohio residents voted Republican and 44% voted Democrat.
State-wide weather information
The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of January at around 9.65 inches. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Ohio is around 3.31 inches. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 29F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 49F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 14F in the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 71F. The average high summer temperature is around 90F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 53F during the month of June. On average, the humidity rating for Ohio is around 72%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 79% in the month of December. On average, Ohio has an air quality index rating of around 37.2 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 49.9 AQI. While residents of Ohio mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Ohio can include floods.
Wildlife to be found in Ohio
The state of Ohio has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of Dogwoods, Ash, Witch-hazel, and Sassafras. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Norway Rat, the Eastern Harvest Mouse, the North American Porcupine, or the Cougar. The state animal of Ohio is the White-tailed Deer.