For those who desire to live primarily without personal assistance but wish for the convenience of having chores and housekeeping taken care of by professionalls, an Independent Living Community could be the perfect choice. Daily needs such as meal planning and housekeeping are accounted for, allowing occupants more free time to live life as they wish. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy the opportunity to be among peers, in a community with others of similar age groups and interests. Residents’ quarters consist of a private living space with their own kitchen. The independence of apartment life is still enjoyed, offering an opportunity to entertain guests and visitors in a private and personal setting. While policies differ between locations, a number of residences allow pets as well. Nursing and health care services can always be arranged for with private care providers as desired. There are a number of benefits and costs to consider while selecting an independent living community. It is important to learn if these services are covered in the care plan: utilities, parking, internet access, laundry, housekeeping, private phone, Waiting list deposit, and transportation. The benefits that pertain to independent living include community activities, golf course, beauty salon & barber shop, private rental hall, laundry service, fitness center & swimming pool, restaurant-style dining hall, and game/TV room.
Cost of Living
The total cost of living can be a big influence in selecting what care option is the best fit for your loved one. Northville has a median home value of $320,258 and the median cost of rent is around $1,634 per month. The rent burden for Northville is about 16.2% of the average person’s monthly income.
Demographics and Values
The current population of Northville consists of 5,988 people. Northville has a population density of 1,133 people per square mile. Out of the total population of Northville, 4.9% are widowed, 3.1% do not have health insurance, 65.0% participate in the labor force, and 6.5% have some form of disability. Racially, the population of Northville is 93.6% white, 1.9% Hispanic, 0.0% Native American, 3.1% mixed race, 2.8% Asian, 0.0% other or not specified, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 0.5% black. Of the population of Northville 31.8% have a graduate degree, 65.8% have a college degree, and 14.5% have a high-school diploma. Out of the total city population, 48.4% are male and 51.6% are female. The median age of Northville is 47 years old. In Northville, 4.9% of the people are veterans.
An overview of Michigan
Residents of Michigan enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 29th in the United States. In terms of resources, Michigan has a cost of living index of 89.3, a grocery index rating of 89.3, and a housing index rating of 75.2. 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. Michigan is ranked 33rd in quality of life and 24th in healthcare. The state of Michigan has 148 hospitals and 259 health centers, providing care to a population of 10,015,421. The three highest ranked hospitals in Michigan are University Of Michigan Health System, Mercy Health Muskegon, and Holland Community Hospital.
Social demographics of the state
During the latest presidential election, 48% voted for the Republican candidate while 47% voted for the Democratic candidate. The state of Michigan ranks 36th in the country for diversity. In terms of religious values, 33% of Michigan’s population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 9,521 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-25%, Mainline Protestant-18%, and Historically Black Protestant-8%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Michigan there are 351 masonic lodges. In Michigan, 31% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 40.
State-wide weather information
During the winter, the average temperature in Michigan drops to around 23F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 37F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around -2F in the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in Michigan is around 67F. The average high summer temperature is around 85F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 44F in the month of June. On average, Michigan has an air quality index rating of around 38.1 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 54.5 AQI. The average humidity across the state is 72%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 81%. The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 4.76 inches of precipitation a month. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Michigan is around 2.76 inches. While residents of Michigan mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Michigan can include tornadoes.
Wildlife to be found in Michigan
The state of Michigan has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of white oak, jack pine, beech, and birch. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Mitchell’s satyr, the Atlantic salmon, the wolves, or the chinook salmon. The state animal of Michigan is the white-tailed deer.