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Sunshine Gardens West

25 Sunshine Ct, Durango, CO 81301

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Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Bridge at Farmington

1091 W Murray Drive, Farmington, NM 87401

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Studio, 1 Bed

The Bridge at Farmington, New Mexico, gives residents the freedom to experience continued independence and an active lifestyle in a beautiful assisted living community.Friendly associates work to ensure each resident’s quality of life by offering a wide variety of services and amenities focused...

Madison House-Assisted Living

120 S Madison St, Cortez, CO 81321

(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed

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What are nursing homes?

Nursing homes, also called skilled nursing facilities, provide long-term care for seniors with significant physical or mental health conditions, and short-term care to people recovering from an injury or hospital stay. Nursing homes provide personal assistance and medical care from licensed professionals. Services in skilled nursing facilities often include:

  • Help with personal care
  • Rehabilitation care, including physical and speech therapy
  • Mobility assistance
  • Palliative and hospice care
  • Health care services
  • Complimentary transportation
  • 24-hour care and supervision
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Durango, Colorado

Nursing Homes

A nursing home is a building that houses two or more individuals who are not related by blood or by marriage to the administrator. This type of residence offers its residents around-the-clock care administered by registered nurses. These caregivers provide care for seniors who are unable to take care of themselves due to their aging.

This type of community is a convenient and comfy living option for individuals 65 years and above, however nursing homes will often individuals 55 and older which is unusual for other senior care types. The most common mental issue experienced by nursing home residents is dementia, which can hinder their and familiarity, decision making capabilities, and memory function. Many residents of nursing homes are seniors with interpersonal social issues. These can include verbal lash-outs, resisting aid, or an inclination to wander. Nursing homes are required to provide pharmaceutical services, nursing and related services, room and bed maintenance services, and emergency dental services to residents. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to make complaints, participate in activities, get proper medical care, and spend time with visitors. Many inhabitants are single women with circles of support, and about 50% of nursing home residents are over 85 years old.

Cost of Living

The overall cost of living is a big influence when determining which community works for your loved one. The rent burden for Durango is around 20.0% of the average monthly income. The median monthly rent in Durango is around $1,384 and the median value for a home for Durango is about $423,648.

Demographics and Values

Racially, the population of Durango is 1.4% other or not specified, 0.9% Asian, 87.6% white, 2.7% mixed race, 0.6% black, 9.6% Hispanic, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 6.9% Native American. In Durango, 7.4% have some form of disability, 68.5% participate in the labor force, 11.2% live in poverty, and 4.7% consider themselves widows. In terms of education, 14.6% have a high-school diploma, 22.2% have a graduate degree, and 52.7% have a college degree. In Durango, 5.9% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. Based on gender, 48.5% are male and 51.5% are female. The median age of Durango is 34 years old. Durango has a population density of 510 people per square mile.

State Information

An overview of Colorado

The natural beauty of Colorado is ranked 31st in the nation. Out of a national average of 100, Colorado has a cost of living index rating of 106, a grocery index rating of 103, and a housing index rating of 119. There are 92 hospitals and 162 health centers that service a population of 5,776,356. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Poudre Valley Hospital, Mercy Regional Medical Center, and Centura Health-Penrose St. Francis Health Services. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Colorado citizen is ranked 10th nation-wide. Additionally, Colorado is ranked 12th by healthcare standards.

Social demographics of the state

During the latest presidential election, 43% voted for the Republican candidate while 48% voted for the Democratic candidate. The state has a median age of 37 and 27% of its population being over the age of 55. Thirty percent of Colorado residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state’s 4,188 different congregations. 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-26%, Mainline Protestant-15%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. In Colorado there are 148 masonic lodges. The state of Colorado ranks 18th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly.

State-wide weather information

During the winter, the average temperature in Colorado drops to around 26F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 53F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around -8F during the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 66F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 96F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 31F in the month of June. Colorado experiences an average humidity rating of about 54%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 79% in the month of December. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of April at around 4.53 inches. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Colorado is around 1.32 inches. The average air quality index rating in Colorado is 44.4 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of July with a rating of 61.9 AQI. While residents of Colorado mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Colorado can include earthquakes (moderate).

Wildlife to be found in Colorado

The state of Colorado has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of conifers thrive, lichens, berry shrubs, and aspen. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the salmon, the mountain lion, the kokanee, or the mule deers. The state animal of Colorado is the the rocky mountain bighorn sheep.

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Madison House-Assisted Living, Taos Retirement Village and Grand Villa are the top rated nursing homes near Durango, Colorado. See full list of communities.

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