If you’re considering moving your loved one into a Brunswick nursing home, our senior living advisors can help. The term “nursing home” is often used interchangeably with assisted living or other senior housing options; but a nursing home is a skilled nursing facility for individuals with serious, debilitating short- or long-term health issues. So even the best nursing homes in Brunswick, GA may not be right for seniors who don’t require round-the-clock care.
We can help you determine if a skilled nursing facility in Brunswick or another care type is right for you. Browse 9 senior living options near you to see the variety available, or contact us to learn more about elderly homes in Brunswick.
890 Scranton Road, Brunswick, GA 31525
Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private
Welcome to the new Addington Place of Brunswick! A beautiful senior living community full of warmth, decorated with fine furnishings, stunning artwork and more often than not the scent of something delicious baking in the kitchen. A place where independence thrives but help is just a call...
3615 Frederica Rd, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522
What Makes Thrive Assisted Livingand Memory Care Different?This is the place where seniorscan achieve new goals and find continuedpurpose in their lives.Assisted Living LikeYou’ve Never Seen Before seniors today want to thrive…to get the most out of life while beingconnected to the ones they...
1900 Amelia Trace Court, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private
Savannah Grand, offering gracious retirement assisted living is located in Fernandina Beach, Florida on Amelia Island. The assisted living and memory care community is nestled amongst large old oak trees just off of Sadler Road and is only one block from the sandy white beaches well known to the...
649 Amelia Island Pkwy, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed
The Lakeside at Amelia Island provides the highest quality of senior living in the Fernandina Beach, Florida area, including independent living, assisted living and innovative memory care designed specifically for those affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Every resident receives...
1550 Nectarine Street, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
Studio, 2 Bed, Semi-Private
The Jane Adams house is an assisted living community located in Fernandina, Nassau County, Florida on Amelia Island only a few blocks from the Atlantic Ocean and just around the corner from the Baptist Medical Center Nassau. The craftsman style architecture offers residents a nice front porch to...
100 Heritage Drive, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522
Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed
With scenic St. Simons Island, Georgia as a backgrop of natural beauty, Magnoia Manor offers a continuum of care for many who make our campus their 'home'. 'Home' is a nurturing environment where a resident's needs are met by a loving staff you will come to know as family. For independent...
4695 Charlie Smith Sr. Hwy, Saint Marys, GA 31558
1 Bed, 2 Bed
Historic St. Marys blends the beauty of the waterfront and the charm of a friendly southern town. Nestled on the edge of the Crooked River marshes, Magnolia Manor offers serene independent and assisted living options. St. Marys is a natural haven for retirees - the gateway to Cumberland Island,...
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:
A nursing home community provides room and board to at least two individuals who have no familial relation to the administrator. A nursing home community provides its residents with care administered by on-site nurses. These caregivers offer care for people who cannot properly care for themselves.
Nursing homes are a convenient and easy care option for individuals 65 years and above, however nursing homes will persons 55 and older which is uncommon for other senior care types. Some services come at an extra cost which can include a private room, unless medically needed, cosmetic and grooming items, and personal clothing. A significant portion of nursing home inhabitants are persons who have incontinence issues, have a physical or mental disability, require assistance with daily tasks such as bathing, or experience difficulty with hearing and sight. Many occupants of nursing homes are individuals with behavioral problems. These can consist of resisting care, a tendency to wander, or verbal outbursts. The most frequent mental issue experienced by residents of nursing homes is dementia, which can cloud their memory function, and familiarity, and decision making capabilities. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to make complaints, be free from abuse and neglect, get information on services and fees, and have your representative notified about your care.
The total cost of care for a community is affected by the neighborhood in which it is located. Monthly, the median price of rent in Brunswick is $696 per month and the median home value in Brunswick is around $94,712. The rent burden for Brunswick is around 20.5% of the average monthly income.
In Brunswick, 7.4% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. Brunswick has a population density of 368 people per square mile. Out of the total city population, 44.6% are male and 55.4% are female. The median age of Brunswick is 38 years old. In Brunswick, 26.1% do not have health insurance, 7.7% are widows, 58.7% participate in the labor force, and 17.2% have some form of disability. Racially, the population of Brunswick is 1.3% Asian, 10.8% Hispanic, 1.9% other or not specified, 2.1% mixed race, 0.4% Native American, 55.8% black, 38.4% white, and 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian. Of the population of Brunswick 15.7% have a college degree, 6.0% have a graduate degree, and 32.0% have a high-school diploma.
In terms of resources, Georgia has a cost of living index of 91.2, a grocery index rating of 96.9, and a housing index rating of 73.8. 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. Based on natural beauty, Georgia ranks 20th in the nation. Overall, Georgia ranks 17th out of all states in quality of life and 39th in healthcare. The state of Georgia has 151 hospitals and 251 health centers, providing care to a population of 10,626,983. The three highest ranked hospitals in Georgia are Adventhealth Gordon, Wellstar Paulding Hospital, and And Piedmont Columbus Regional Northside.
The state has a median age of 37 and 26% of its population being over the age of 55. In the last presidential election 46% of Georgia residents voted Democrat and 51% voted Republican. In terms of religion, 42% of Georgia residents attend religious services among the 12,292 different congregations that are available in the state. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-38%, Mainline Protestant-12%, and Historically Black Protestant-17%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Georgia there are 622 masonic lodges. In terms of diversity, Georgia ranks 13th in the nation.
The average temperature in the winter falls to around 47F. The average high winter temperature is around 70F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 24F during the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in Georgia is around 79F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 95F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 57F during the month of June. Georgia experiences an average humidity rating of about 71%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of August at around 75%. On average, Georgia has an air quality index rating of around 37.8 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of March with a rating of 43.9 AQI. The most precipitation occurs in August with an average of 8.46 inches of precipitation a month. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Georgia is around 4.17 inches. While residents of Georgia mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Georgia can include hurricanes, floods, tornadoes, and and earthquakes (moderate).
The state of Georgia has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of white hickories, maples, flowering quince, and yellow jasmine. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the mockingbird, the brown thrasher, the salamanders, or the eastern diamondback. The state animal of Georgia is the north Atlantic right whale.
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