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 Brookings 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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98059 Gerlach Way, Brookings, OR 97415
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Home is not about a remarkable place but rather remarkable people. Here at Sea View Senior Living, you'll find a place that's remarkable in every way, one that you'll find easy to call home. Near the Pacific Ocean, in the beautiful Southern Oregon Coast town of Brookings-Harbor, Sea View Senior...
1445 Parkway Dr, Crescent City, CA 95531
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It only takes one look at Addie Meedom House's beautifully landscaped courtyards, spacious apartments and elegant decor to know this is a great place to call home. Our goal is to meet each resident's individual needs while maintaining the highest level of choice, dignity, privacy and respect....
An assisted living community is a residential community which administers supervision, care, and support to independent individuals who are not in need of skilled nursing support. The services provided often involve help with activities of daily living. Occupants may be kept under observation and evaluation. In certain situations, communities may offer continuing care, respite, or dementia care. The state of Oregon maintains a number of provisions related to this kind of community. Oregon Department of Human Services, Office of Licensing and Regulatory Oversight supervises this community type. 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 physical health exam, mental health evaluation, risk indicator assessment, and ADLs test. Public assistance is available through Medicaid Aged and Disabled 1915(c) Waiver program. 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. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include maximize physical functioning, health services, assist psychosocial wellbeing, and transportation services. There is a maximum occupancy of 1 residents per room. The minimum number of residents for this community type is 6. There must be one bath or shower for every 1 residents and one toilet for every 1 residents. Staff members receive education in a variety of fields. These include: residents’ rights, abuse and reporting requirements, emergency procedures, and fire safety.
Cost of living is a motivating factor when deciding which community meets the needs of your loved one. The rent burden for Brookings is about 24.8% of the average monthly income. The median home value in Brookings is around $271,754 and the median price for rent is $1,212 a month.
Brookings has a population density of 599 people per square mile. Out of the total population of Brookings, 48.8% participate in the labor force, 7.9% are widowed, 12.7% live in poverty, and 5.4% do not have health insurance. Racially, the population of Brookings is 0.8% Asian, 89.1% white, 0.9% black, 1.6% Native American, 0.5% other or not specified, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 7.0% mixed race, and 7.9% Hispanic. In Brookings, 11.9% of the population are veterans. Based on gender, 53.6% are female and 46.4% are male. The median age of Brookings is 49 years old. Of the population of Brookings 9.4% have a graduate degree, 29.3% have a high-school diploma, and 24.8% have a college degree.
Oregon is ranked 27th in quality of life and 17th in healthcare. In total, Oregon has 64 general hospitals and 163 health centers that provide care for 4,235,303 citizens. The three highest ranked hospitals in Oregon are 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. The state of Oregon has a cost of living index of 131.2 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than the average. The state has a grocery index rating of 110.3 and a housing index rating of 181.8.
In the last presidential election 50% of Oregon residents voted Democrat and 39% voted Republican. In terms of religion, 29% of Oregon residents attend religious services among the 4,026 different congregations that are available in the state. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-29%, Mainline Protestant-13%, and Historically Black Protestant-1%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-2%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Oregon there are 120 masonic lodges. The state has a median age of 39 and 31% of its population being over the age of 55. The state of Oregon ranks 28th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly.
The average humidity across the state is 69%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 88%. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 37F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 57F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 11F 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. The average low summer temperature is around 35F in the month of June. On average, Oregon has an air quality index rating of around 35.4 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of August with a rating of 75.0 AQI. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Oregon is around 3.06 inches. The most precipitation occurs in December with an average of 16.10 inches of precipitation a month. 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 Redwood Pea, Rayless Ragwort, Prettyface, and Ponderosa Pine. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Franklin’s Bumble Bee,, the Mountain Beaver, the Baird’s Shrew, or the Jerusalem Cricket. The state animal of Oregon is the The Beaver.