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 Edinburg 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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2825 W Canton Rd, Edinburg, TX 78541
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At AVALON, we set ourselves apart from other residences with the level of care and compassion we show to our residents. Our care is unique in that we treat our residents as people with individual needs rather than grouping them as 'those with dementia.' After all, a lack of cognitive ability...
1201 W. Ridge Road, Pharr, TX 78577
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Introducing The Gardens at Brook Ridge Brand New, State-of-the-Art Assisted Living & Memory Care Community The Gardens at Brook Ridge is a warm, welcoming assisted living home that fosters a sense of community for the residents. The overall design balances the operational needs of providing...
900 Camelot Drive, Harlingen, TX 78550
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We Celebrate Life At Valley View Senior Living we believe that every senior deserves to be treated with dignity and respect. We also believe that life should be robust, active and focused on the future at all times. We remain deeply passionate about creating warm, joyous and caring environments...
Assisted living communities provide oversight, social interaction, and healthcare to people around 65 years old. Services provided often include aid with the activities of daily life. Inhabitants may be kept under observation and assessment. In some situations, communities may offer “aging in place”, dementia care, or nursing. Texas has specific rules related to this kind of community. The Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) licenses several types of assisted living communities licenses this community type. There is a maximum occupancy of 4 residents per room. There must be one toilet for every 1 residents and one bath or shower for every 10 residents. Staff members obtain training in a variety of subjects. These include: financial management, abuse/neglect, basic principles of management, and resident characteristics (including dementia). Before a resident is accepted, they must go through a service plan screening to ensure their needs are going to be met. This screening includes a number of areas of interest such as interviews, and home visits, must address the residents individual needs, preferences, and strengths, and a comprehensive assessment . Public assistance is available through Medicaid 1115 demonstration managed care waiver program–called STAR+PLUS. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include returning medications to the proper locked areas, supervision of a resident’s medication regimen, and obtaining medications from a pharmacy. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include personal care, activity and/or social program for residents, supervision or direct administration of medications, and assistance with activities of daily living. This community has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include The meals must be served daily, at regular times, with no more than a 16-hour span between a substantial evening meal and breakfast the following morning, communities must provide at least three balanced and nutritious meals or the equivalent per day, Therapeutic diets as ordered by the resident’s physician must be provided according to the service plan, and exceptions must be specifically approved by the Department.
Based on gender, 47.6% are male and 52.4% are female. The median age of Edinburg is 28 years old. Of the population of Edinburg 20.9% have a high-school diploma, 29.4% have a college degree, and 9.4% have a graduate degree. Edinburg has a population density of 779 people per square mile. The total population of Edinburg consists of 90,280 people. Out of the total population of Edinburg, 23.8% do not have health insurance, 65.9% participate in the labor force, 4.2% are widows, and 25.9% live in poverty. In Edinburg, 4.7% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. Racially, the population of Edinburg is 87.9% white, 1.3% black, 0.4% Native American, 89.1% Hispanic, 2.3% Asian, 1.2% mixed race, 6.9% other or not specified, and 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian.
Cost of living can be a big influence in choosing which care option is best for your loved one. The rent burden for Edinburg is around 15.4% of the average person’s monthly income. The median monthly cost for rent in Edinburg is about $881 and the median value for a house for Edinburg costs around $105,355.
Residents of Texas enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 40th in the United States. There are 468 general hospitals and 501 health centers that provide care for 28,701,845 Texas residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in Texas are Nix Health Care System, Grace Medical Center, and Houston Methodist Hospital. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Texas citizen is ranked 38th nation-wide. Additionally, Texas is ranked 37th by healthcare standards. In terms of resources, Texas has a cost of living index of 91.3, a grocery index rating of 88.9, and a housing index rating of 85.3. 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.
In Texas, 24% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 35. During the latest presidential election, 52% voted for the Republican candidate while 43% voted for the Democratic candidate. In terms of diversity, Texas ranks 2nd in the nation. In terms of religious values, 42% of Texas’s population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 27,848 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-31%, Mainline Protestant-13%, and Historically Black Protestant-6%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Texas there are 1,292 masonic lodges.
On average, the humidity rating for Texas is around 65%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of February at around 81%. During the summer, the average temperature in Texas is around 82F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 102F during the month of June. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 56F during the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Texas drops to around 48F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 75F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 16F during the month of January. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of June at around 7.44 inches. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Texas is around 31.68 inches. On average, Texas has an air quality index rating of around 36.8 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of July with a rating of 51.4 AQI. While residents of Texas mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Texas can include tornadoes, hurricanes, and floods.
The state of Texas has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of Blackbrush, Whitebrush, Prickly Pear (Opuntia) Cactus, and Small Live Oak. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Whales, the Dolphins, the Opossums, or the Rattlesnake. The state animal of Texas is the Nine-banded Armadillo. Some of the plants species native to the Texas region include Post Oak, Mesquite, and Perennial Bunchgrasses.