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 4 Assisted Living facilities in Dyersburg 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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1169 S Dupree Ave, Brownsville, TN 38012
Home away from home . . . that's what residents will find at Sugar Creek Senior Living Community. Located in the heart of beautiful Brownsville, Tennessee, our facility offers assisted living with comfort, companionship and, of course, all the amenities of home. Here we cater to each resident so...
911 Old Humboldt Road, Jackson, TN 38305
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3131 North Highland Avenue, Jackson, TN 38305
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All the Comforts of HomeNo one should be forced to choose between quality care and a rich and full life, which is why you will love being a resident at our independent and assisted living community in Jackson, Tennessee. You can enjoy peace of mind knowing our team will always be available to...
82 Will McKnight Drive, Jackson, TN 38301
Cades Center Assisted Living is an assisted living community located in Jackson, Tennessee. Our modern location sits in a private, park-like setting and provides you with a home-like feel. You'll find that our location is perfectly suited for those who want to be near medical facilities,...
Assisted living communities offer personal care, supervision, and social interaction to individuals around 65 years of age or older. The types of service offered often include help with activities of daily living. Occupants may be kept under monitoring and evaluation. In select situations, communities may offer nursing, respite, or dementia care. The state of Tennessee maintains specific standards related to this kind of community. The Tennessee Department of Health, Board for Licensing Health Care communities supervises this community type. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include opening dosage packaging, residents may self-administer medication, and assistance with reading labels. In total, there can be no more than 2 residents to a room. Public assistance is available through Medicaid 1115 managed care Long-Term Services and Supports CHOICES program. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include dietary services, laundry services, responsibility for the safety of the resident when in the community, and personal services such as protective care. This community has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include No more than 14 hours must elapse between the evening and morning meals, the food must be adapted to residents habits, preferences, and and physical abilities, must provide additional nourishment and/or snacks to residents with special dietary needs or upon request, and must provide three meals a day that meet acceptable and/or prescribed diet standards. Before a resident is accepted, they must go through a service plan screening to assure their needs are going to be met. This screening includes a number of areas of interest such as assistance with health services, arrangements for visits by or to health care providers, physical assessment, and recreational and social activities. Staff must receive education in a variety of areas. These include: health care management, applicable state rules and regulations, food service, and nutrition.
Out of the total city population, 55.3% are female and 44.7% are male. The median age of Dyersburg is 41 years old. Racially, the population of Dyersburg is 0.3% other or not specified, 70.3% white, 0.2% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 2.5% mixed race, 0.6% Native American, 25.2% black, 3.9% Hispanic, and 1.0% Asian. Out of the total population of Dyersburg, 11.0% do not have health insurance, 56.8% participate in the labor force, 10.5% are widowed, and 21.7% have some form of disability. In Dyersburg, 10.2% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Dyersburg has a population density of 367 people per square mile. Of the population of Dyersburg 37.5% have a high-school diploma, 20.0% have a college degree, and 5.7% have a graduate degree.
Cost of living is a major factor in selecting which care option is the best fit for you or your loved one’s needs. Monthly, the median cost of rent in Dyersburg is about $714 and the median home value in Dyersburg is around $101,061. The rent burden for Dyersburg is about 14.4% of the average person’s monthly income.
In terms of resources, Tennessee has a cost of living index of 89.5, a grocery index rating of 93.3, and a housing index rating of 80.2. 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. Based on natural beauty, Tennessee ranks 37th in the nation. Overall, Tennessee ranks 30th in quality of life and 43rd in healthcare compared to other US states. The state of Tennessee has 124 hospitals and 157 health centers, providing care to a population of 6,831,785. Williamson Medical Center, Unity Medical Center, and And Baptist Memorial Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state.
In the most recent presidential election, 61% of Tennessee residents voted Republican and 35% voted Democrat. In terms of diversity, Tennessee ranks 32nd in the nation. In terms of religion, 51% of Tennessee residents attend religious services among the 11,542 different congregations that are available in the state. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-52%, Mainline Protestant-13%, and Historically Black Protestant-8%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Tennessee there are 505 masonic lodges. The median age in the state is 39, and 29% of the population is over the age of 55.
On average, the state receives 4.46 inches of precipitation a month. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 6.69 inches. During the summer, the average temperature in Tennessee is around 76F. The average high summer temperature is around 92F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 55F during the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Tennessee drops to around 39F. The average high winter temperature is around 56F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 22F in the month of January. On average, the humidity rating for Tennessee is around 69%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 75% in the month of August. On average, Tennessee has an air quality index rating of around 36.5 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of June with a rating of around 46.5 AQI. While residents of Tennessee mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Tennessee can include earthquakes (moderate), tornadoes, and and floods.
The state of Tennessee has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of Ash, Sycamore, Black Crappie, and Shortleaf Pine. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Largemouth Bass, the Songbirds, the Paddlefish, or the Waterfowl. The state animal of Tennessee is the Raccoon.