Expert Senior Living Advisors from A Place for Mom can help direct you to Residential Care Homes. Together, we will find the perfect fit for your loved one, and we will provide direction and support as needed. We partner with 3 Care Homes in Alexandria 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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351 Windermere Boulevard, Alexandria, LA 71303
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Designed With You In MindDo you want to exchange the burden of household chores for a life that gives you freedom to spend more time doing the things you love? Here at our adult residential and memory care community, you can do just that—and so much more. Surrounded by a kind and gracious care...
5723 Jackson Street Ext., Alexandria, LA 71303
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Marigold Place is an award winning assisted living community located in the heart of Alexandria, Louisiana. Alexandria is a thriving metropolitan area with many recreational and cultural activities. Our residents enjoy trips to enjoy the sites including the Alexandria Zoo, the Alexandria Museum...
650 Pershing Avenue, Bunkie, LA 71322
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Bailey Place is located on the west side of Bunkie Louisiana, we enjoy the best of quiet southern country living. We pride ourselves on giving our residents personalized attention in a warm comfortable setting. We want our seniors to enjoy their golden years; we take away the disadvantages of...
Care homes provide seniors with a close sense of community without the agitation of larger communities. This type of community is akin to a single-family home. Services offered may include regular dining options, laundry services, and transit. In Louisiana, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $43,800. The state of Louisiana has a number of stipulations related to this kind of community. The Department of Health and Hospitals and Health Standards Section governs this type of community.
For many seniors, particularly those with chronic diseases or those who are in need of continuous care, proximity to hospitals may be a major factor when determining which care home is right for them. The top hospitals in Alexandria include Inova Mount Vernon Hospital and Inova Alexandria Hospital. In total, there are 2 hospitals located in Alexandria which offer emergency services and other healthcare.
Senior living community price is determined by the community where it is located. Alexandria has a median home value of around $133,443 and the median cost of rent is $730 per month. The rent burden for Alexandria is around 15.5% of the average monthly income. Alexandria has a cost-of-groceries index of around 105.3 and a cost-of-living index of 165.2. These index scores are founded on a scale where 100 is the national average and any score above 100 is costlier than the national average.
Weather is a big influence in determining which destination is the best fit for your family. On average, the air quality index rating in Alexandria is approximately 53.1. The average air quality conditions are rated as moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. The air quality index rating reaches its peak in December at approximately 73.4. During this time, the average air quality conditions are rated moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. The average humidity level for Alexandria is about 70%. Humidity levels peak during the month of August at approximately 76%. During the summer months, the temperature in Alexandria is approximately 80F. The low summer temperature drops to around 67F in the month of June. The summer high temperature peaks at around 91F in July. Over the winter months, the average temp falls to approximately 40F. The high winter temperature will rise to roughly 52F during the month of December. The low winter temperature is around 28 F during the month of January. Monthly, Alexandria gets approximately 4 inches of precipitation. The most precipitation historically occurs in June with an average of 5 inches during the month. In terms of snow fall Alexandria experiences an average of 14.10 inches of snow in a year. Alexandria has a humid subtropical type of climate.
During the previous presidential election, 17.5% voted Republican, 6.9% voted for a third party candidate, and 75.6% voted Democrat in Rapides county. Out of the total city population, 52.1% are female and 47.9% are male. In Alexandria, 20.6% of the population are over the age of 55, 11.2% are over the age of 60, 6.7% are over the age of 70, and 4.1% are over the age of 80. The median age of Alexandria is 39 years old. Alexandria has a population density of 641 people per square mile. The current population of Alexandria is growing at a rate of 0.005%. Demographically, Alexandria is 1.4% mixed race, 1.8% Hispanic, 0.3% other or not specified, 3.8% Asian, 39.4% white, 54.6% black, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 0.4% Native American. In Alexandria, 9.3% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. Alexandria is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Alexandria 14.2% practice Catholicism, 9.3% are Baptists, and 6.1% are Episcopalians. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Alexandria, out of the total population 2.4% practice Judaism, 0.2% practice an Eastern religion, and 2.6% practice Islam. In Alexandria, 52.1% are nonbelievers. Of the population of Alexandria 22.8% have a college degree, 9.6% have a graduate degree, and 34.1% have a high-school diploma. In Alexandria, 22.1% live in poverty, 56.0% participate in the labor force, 8.3% are widowed, and 12.5% do not have health insurance. In terms of crime, Alexandria has 1.7 violent crimes per 1000 residents and 15.5 property crimes per 1000 residents.
There are 158 general hospitals and 178 health centers that provide care for 4,649,163 Louisiana residents. Mercy Regional Medical Center, Park Place Surgical Hospital, and Central Louisiana Surgical Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. Louisiana is ranked 50th in quality of life and 45th in healthcare. In terms of resources, Louisiana has a cost of living index of 93.6, a grocery index rating of 99.9, and a housing index rating of 86.6. 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. Based on natural beauty, Louisiana ranks 50th in the nation.
In Louisiana, 46% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 5,841 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-27%, Mainline Protestant-8%, and Historically Black Protestant-22%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Louisiana there are 421 masonic lodges. The state has a median age of 37 and 28% of its population being over the age of 55. In terms of diversity, Louisiana ranks 23rd in the nation. In the most recent presidential election, 58% of Louisiana residents voted Republican and 38% voted Democrat.
On average, Louisiana has an air quality index rating of around 37.2 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 48.3 AQI. On average, the humidity rating for Louisiana is around 74%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of July at around 78%. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 51F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 67F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 31F during the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 81F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 94F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 66F in the month of June. The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 8.58 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 4.95 inches of precipitation a month. While residents of Louisiana mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Louisiana can include hurricanes and floods.
The state of Louisiana has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of hybrid Louisiana iris, bald cypress, gulf coast yucca, and Louisiana phlox. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the bears, the armadillos, the turkey, or the alligators.