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 Ocean Shores 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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1020 Catala Avenue Southeast, Ocean Shores, WA 98569
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Exploring Redefined IndependenceSometimes, building your best life takes big steps. For our assisted living residents, it looks like taking a big step forward. Join our vibrant community and you say goodbye to chores, home maintenance, and even cooking. Instead, you replace them with a community...
21608 O Lane, Ocean Park, WA 98640
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Golden Sands Senior Living provides independent and assisted living services and is the only senior living community in the Long Beach and Ocean Park communities. We are conveniently located in Ocean Park and are adjacent to the senior center and Family Health Centers. Our community offers...
Independent Living Communities provide seniors with a convenient balance between living an independent lifestyle and not having to concern themselves with chores. Daily needs such as the scheduling of social activities and housekeeping are taken care of, allowing occupants more opportunities to live life as they see fit. 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. Within the individual units, residents have access to a private living space and a full kitchen, and can even live with a companion if they choose. While policies differ between communities, numerous residences allow cats and dogs as well. If residents decide they would like to utilize the services of independent medical professionalls, they may always do so. There are an assortment of advantages and costs to balance when determining an independent living community. It is important to determine if these services are included in your care plan: Waiting list deposit, internet access, transportation, laundry, meals, move-in fee, parking, and housekeeping. The conveniences associated with independent living include game/TV room, security guards, restaurant-style dining hall, transportation, golf course, community activities, concierge services, and beauty salon & barber shop.
Based on gender, 48.6% are male and 51.4% are female. The median age of Ocean Shores is 62 years old. Ocean Shores has a population density of 268 people per square mile. The current population of Ocean Shores consists of 5,553 people and in total the Ocean Shores metro area has a population of 5,927. Out of the total population of Ocean Shores, 10.7% live in poverty, 5.5% are widows, 45.4% participate in the labor force, and 26.3% have some form of disability. In Ocean Shores, 21.3% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. Demographically, Ocean Shores is 4.0% Native American, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 88.6% white, 1.9% Hispanic, 4.6% Asian, 0.0% black, 0.0% other or not specified, and 2.8% mixed race. In terms of education, 18.6% have a college degree, 25.9% have a high-school diploma, and 5.3% have a graduate degree.
The community where a senior care community is based might have a significant impact on the price of care. The total cost of living can be a motivating factor when deciding which care choice works for your loved one. The rent burden for Ocean Shores is around 19.5% of the average monthly income. Per month, the median rent in Ocean Shores is about $808 per month and the median home value in Ocean Shores is around $199,322.
The state of Washington has a cost of living index of 109.5 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than the average. The state has a grocery index rating of 107.8 and a housing index rating of 117.8. In terms of personal well-being, Washington ranks 4th in healthcare and 1st in quality of life compared to other states. The natural beauty of Washington is ranked 14th in the nation. There are 104 general hospitals and 216 health centers that provide care for 7,647,384 Washington residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Providence St Mary Medical Center, Swedish Medical Center, and Multicare Valley Hospital.
The state has a median age of 38 and 28% of its population being over the age of 55. In terms of religion, 30% of Washington residents attend religious services among the 6,114 different congregations that are available in the state. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-25%, Mainline Protestant-13%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. In Washington there are 291 masonic lodges. During the latest presidential election, 37% voted for the Republican candidate while 53% voted for the Democratic candidate. The state of Washington ranks 19th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly.
The average air quality index rating in Washington is 32.4 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of August with a rating of around 77.2 AQI. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of November at around 18.94 inches. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Washington is around 3.15 inches. During the summer, the average temperature in Washington is around 65F. The average high summer temperature is around 92F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 40F during the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Washington drops to around 35F. The average high winter temperature is around 53F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 14F in the month of December. Washington experiences an average humidity rating of about 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 88% in the month of December. While residents of Washington mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Washington can include earthquakes (moderate), earthquakes (high), and floods.
The state of Washington has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of buckthorn, quaking aspen, pacific yew, and nootka rose. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the crescent trout, the chestnut-backed chickadee, the mountain beaver, or the shrew-mole. The state animal of Washington is the olympic marmot.