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 2 Independent Living communities in Starkville 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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74 Claiborne Way, Starkville, MS 39759
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The Claiborne at Adelaide offers a perfect blend of living options in Starkville — including independent living cottages and apartments, assisted living and memory care — in a one-of-a-kind, master-planned retirement community.
For many seniors, the cost burden of home ownership and the maintenance of the property might be a deterrent to an independent lifestyle. Independent Living Communities offer a convenient solution. Meals, leisure activities and housekeeping responsibilities are handled while you are free to use your time as you wish. 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 interests. Residents’ quarters consist of private living spaces, each 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 vary between locations, many residences allow pets as well. If residents decide they would like to utilize the services of independent health care professionalls, they always have the option. There are an assortment of benefits and expenses to balance when deciding on an independent living community. It is important to figure out if these services are covered in your care plan: move-in fee, cable TV, initial assessment fee, private phone, parking, Waiting list deposit, internet access, and meals. The luxuries that pertain to independent living include healthcare center, concierge services, security guards, beauty salon & barber shop, restaurant-style dining hall, transportation, private rental hall, and community activities.
Starkville has a population density of 383 people per square mile. Of the population of Starkville 28.3% have a graduate degree, 49.7% have a college degree, and 16.2% have a high-school diploma. In Starkville, 5.3% of the citizens are veterans. Out of the total city population, 49.6% are female and 50.4% are male. The median age of Starkville is 27 years old. Demographically, Starkville is 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 36.2% black, 1.6% mixed race, 1.0% other or not specified, 57.8% white, 3.3% Asian, 0.0% Native American, and 1.5% Hispanic. Out of the total population of Starkville, 58.3% participate in the labor force, 9.9% do not have health insurance, 10.5% have some form of disability, and 30.2% live in poverty.
The neighborhood in which a care community is located will have a huge influence on the cost of care. Cost of living is a motivating factor when selecting which destination meets the needs of your family. Per month, the median price of rent in Starkville is around $792 per month and the median price of a house in Starkville is around $157,686. The rent burden for Starkville is about 14.0% of the average person’s monthly income.
Mississippi is ranked 48th in quality of life and 50th in healthcare. 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. Based on natural beauty, Mississippi ranks 11th in the nation. There are 105 general hospitals and 247 health centers that provide care for 2,983,400 Mississippi residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Baptist Memorial Hospital Union County, Beacham Memorial Hospital, and Ochsner Medical Center-hancock.
In terms of religion, 49% of Mississippi residents attend religious services among the 6,765 different congregations that are available in the state. 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. The median age in the state is 38, and 29% of the population is over the age of 55. In terms of diversity, Mississippi ranks 30th in the nation. In the most recent presidential election, 58% of Mississippi residents voted Republican and 40% voted Democrat.
On average, Mississippi has an air quality index rating of around 39.2 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 49.3 AQI. During the summer, the average temperature in Mississippi is around 80F. The average high summer temperature is around 94F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 63F in 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 average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of July at around 7.60 inches. On average, the state receives 4.85 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the humidity rating for Mississippi is around 74%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 76% in the month of July. 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 bloodroot, dutchman’s breeches, mayapple, and wild geranium. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the cormorant, the cardinal, the crow, or the chickadee. The state animal of Mississippi is the white-tailed deer.