Expert Senior Living Advisors from A Place for Mom can help direct you to Independent 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 8 Independent Living communities in Laurel 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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217 Methodist Blvd., Hattiesburg, MS 39402
Hattiesburg, Mississippi, the “Hub City” of the South, is just a 90-minute drive from the beautiful beaches of the Gulf Coast, New Orleans and Mobile, and is home to Provision Living at Hattiesburg. Located in a quiet and scenic wooded area, we are convenient to Turtle Creek Mall, the Merit...
103 Fox Chase Drive, Hattiesburg, MS 39402
Good Times, Better CompanyCome join us at our warm and friendly assisted living community in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, and you can exchange the monotony of household chores for a life rich in quality care, beautiful accommodations, spacious common rooms, and a community calendar spilling over...
34 Graham Rd., Hattiesburg, MS 39402
Bellevue Assisted Living Community is located in Hattiesburg, Ms. We are a family owned and operated community. At Bellevue our seniors will continue living their lives to the fullest, while experiencing a true sense of belonging. With a dedicated and caring staff, our goal is to provide our...
300 Whispering Pines Blvd, Hattiesburg, MS 39401
At The Claiborne at Hattiesburg, you will discover the finest senior living lifestyle, the fun and activity of a resort and as few responsibilities now that you have started retirement. Our community is specifically designed for seniors, and offers the convenience of upscale apartment living in a...
Independent Living Communities provide seniors with a handy harmony between living an independent lifestyle and not having to concern themselves with the basic tasks of housekeeping and responsibilities. Seniors may continue to use their free time as they desire while their meals are cooked by a professionall chef, housekeeping and laundry duties are taken care of by staff, and social activities are scheduled and organized. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy the opportunity to live among peers, in a community with others of similar age groups and backgrounds. Residents’ quarters consist of a private living space with their own kitchen. The independence of apartment life is still enjoyed, offering opportunities to socialize with guests and visitors in a private and personal setting. While policies vary between locations, a number of residences allow cats and dogs as well. Nursing and health care services can always be arranged for with private care providers as desired. There are a number of expenses and advantages to consider while determining an independent living community. It is important to learn if these amenities are included in your care plan: private phone, initial assessment fee, wellness program, meals, Waiting list deposit, move-in fee, internet access, and transportation. The luxuries that pertain to independent living include concierge services, healthcare center, laundry service, community activities, fitness center & swimming pool, game/TV room, beauty salon & barber shop, and golf course.
Of the population of Laurel 30.0% have a high-school diploma, 20.0% have a college degree, and 7.7% have a graduate degree. In Laurel, 31.5% live in poverty, 13.2% do not have health insurance, 8.8% are widows, and 58.6% participate in the labor force. Based on gender, 51.0% are female and 49.0% are male. The median age of Laurel is 35 years old. In Laurel, 7.2% of the citizens are veterans of the United States military. Racially, the population of Laurel is 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 33.3% white, 4.1% Hispanic, 0.9% Asian, 63.8% black, 0.8% other or not specified, 0.0% Native American, and 1.1% mixed race. Laurel has a population density of 439 people per square mile.
The total cost of living is a motivating factor in choosing which care choice is the best fit for you or your loved one’s needs. Laurel has a median home value of $81,571 and the median cost of rent is about $591 per month. The rent burden for Laurel is around 17.8% of the average person’s monthly income.
The natural beauty of Mississippi is ranked 11th in the nation. The state of Mississippi has a cost of living index of 85.7 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The state has a grocery index rating of 91.6 and a housing index rating of 70.1. There are 105 hospitals and 247 health centers that service a population of 2,983,400. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Baptist Memorial Hospital Union County, Beacham Memorial Hospital, and Ochsner Medical Center-hancock. Mississippi is ranked 48th in quality of life and 50th in healthcare.
During the latest presidential election, 58% voted for the Republican candidate while 40% voted for the Democratic candidate. In Mississippi, 29% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 38. The state of Mississippi ranks 30th in the country for diversity. In terms of religious values, 49% of Mississippi’s population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 6,765 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-41%, Mainline Protestant-12%, and Historically Black Protestant-24%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Mississippi there are 604 masonic lodges.
During the summer, the average temperature in Mississippi is around 80F. The average high summer temperature is around 94F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 63F during the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Mississippi drops to around 46F. The average high winter temperature is around 67F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 27F in the month of January. The most precipitation occurs in July with an average of 7.60 inches of precipitation a month. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Mississippi is around 4.85 inches. Mississippi experiences an average humidity rating of about 74%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 76% in the month of July. The average air quality index rating in Mississippi is 39.2 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 49.3 AQI. While residents of Mississippi mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Mississippi can include hurricanes, tornadoes, and and earthquakes (moderate).
The state of Mississippi has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of virginia waterleaf, mayapple, hepatica, and skunk cabbage. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the crow, the mountain lions, the mountain lions, or the chickadee. The state animal of Mississippi is the white-tailed deer.
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