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 3 Assisted Living facilities in Baker City 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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2895 17th St., Baker City, OR 97814
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Surrounded by the majestic Elkhorn, Blue and Eagle mountain range in historic Baker City, Settler's Park Assisted Living and Memory Care Community offers the lifestyle that's just right for you. With proximity to the Hells Canyon National Recreation Area, the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest and a...
1809 Gekeler Ln, La Grande, OR 97850
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Grande Ronde offers independent and assisted living in 114 apartments designed for active senior living. We are located near the Blue Mountains, yet close to medical and professional offices, Grande Ronde Hospital, churches and the Union County Senior Center. We offer a caring atmosphere without...
508 16th St., La Grande, OR 97850
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Nestled between the Wallowa and Blue Mountains in the Grande Ronde Valley, Wildflower Lodge Assisted Living and Memory Care Community offers a lifestyle to meet your unique needs. With proximity to downtown La Grande's architecturally rich and pedestrian-friendly shopping district,...
Assisted living communities provide residential living communities and health care for your loved one who may need a helping hand with mobility or dressing. The services provided often include help with activities of daily living. Occupants may be kept under supervision and assessment. In some instances, communities may provide respite, dementia care, or “aging in place”. The state of Oregon has specific statutes associated with this type of community. Oregon Department of Human Services, Office of Licensing and Regulatory Oversight regulates this community type. Public assistance is available through Medicaid Aged and Disabled 1915(c) Waiver program. 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 mental health evaluation, ADLs test, risk indicator assessment, and physical health exam. Staff members obtain training in a number of areas. These include: fire safety, emergency procedures, infection control, and residents’ rights. The minimum number of residents for this community type is 6. There must be one toilet for every 1 residents and one bath or shower for every 1 residents. In total, there can be no more than 1 residents to a room. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include assist psychosocial wellbeing, 24-hour emergency care service, health services, and maximize physical functioning. This community has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include must provide three meals a day and all food must be in accordance with the Department of Agriculture food pyramid.
Senior living community price is influenced by the destination where it is located. Per month, the median price of rent in Baker City is $710 per month and the median price of a house in Baker City is about $121,759. The rent burden for Baker City is about 16.3% of the average monthly income.
Of the population of Baker City 7.5% have a graduate degree, 22.4% have a college degree, and 35.3% have a high-school diploma. Racially, the population of Baker City is 2.5% mixed race, 1.0% Asian, 1.2% Native American, 1.0% black, 3.9% Hispanic, 0.5% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 2.1% other or not specified, and 91.8% white. Out of the total population of Baker City, 7.8% do not have health insurance, 53.8% participate in the labor force, 21.2% have some form of disability, and 14.5% live in poverty. In Baker City, 15.7% of the citizens are veterans. The current population of Baker City consists of 9,473 people and in total the Baker City metro area has a population of 9,783. Baker City has a population density of 527 people per square mile. Based on gender, 48.2% are female and 51.8% are male. The median age of Baker City is 44 years old.
The quality of life enjoyed by the average Oregon citizen is ranked 27th nation-wide. Additionally, Oregon is ranked 17th by healthcare standards. In terms of resources, Oregon has a cost of living index of 131.2, a grocery index rating of 110.3, and a housing index rating of 181.8. 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. There are 64 general hospitals and 163 health centers that provide care for 4,235,303 Oregon residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Asante Three Rivers Medical Center, OHSU Hospital And Clinics, and Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center. Residents of Oregon enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 30th in the United States.
In Oregon, 29% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 4,026 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-2%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-29%, Mainline Protestant-13%, and Historically Black Protestant-1%. In Oregon there are 120 masonic lodges. The median age in the state is 39, and 31% of the population is over the age of 55. In the most recent presidential election, 39% of Oregon residents voted Republican and 50% voted Democrat. The state of Oregon ranks 28th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly.
The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of December at around 16.10 inches. On average, the state receives 3.06 inches of precipitation a month. The average humidity across the state is 69%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 88% in the month of December. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 65F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 94F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 35F during the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Oregon drops to around 37F. The average high winter temperature is around 57F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 11F during the month of December. The average air quality index rating in Oregon is 35.4 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of August with a rating of 75.0 AQI. While residents of Oregon mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Oregon can include earthquakes (moderate), earthquakes (high), floods, and tornadoes.
The state of Oregon has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of Rayless Ragwort, Pink Spineflower, Redwood Pea, and Playa Phacelia. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Gray-tailed Vole, the Brown Catshark, the Oregon Giant Earthworm , or the Franklin’s Bumble Bee,. The state animal of Oregon is the The Beaver.