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Ranch House Assisted Living

2900 Campus Dr, Garden City, KS 67846

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The Ranch House is a senior living community that offers residents high quality assisted living and skilled nursing in Garden City, KS.What is assisted living? Assisted living is for those who can no longer live on their own, but do not require 24-hour care. The Ranch House offers many services...

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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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Dighton, Kansas

Nursing Homes

A nursing home offers room and board to at least two seniors who have no personal relation to the administrator. A nursing home community provides its inhabitants with care by on-site nurses. These nurses provide health related services for those who are unable to take care of themselves due to their aging.

This type of community is a helpful and comfy care alternative for persons 65 years and above, however nursing homes will commonly persons 55 and greater which is unusual for other senior care types. Many residents of nursing homes may have behavioral issues, which can consist of verbal outbursts, a tendency to wander, or resisting care. Many inhabitants are bachelors or widows with circles of support, and about half of nursing home residents are older than 85 years old. The most common mental disease experienced by nursing home residents is dementia, which can hinder their memory function, decision making capacities, and and their sense of familiarity with their surroundings. Types of amenities and services provided at nursing homes can include skilled nursing or medical care, bill pay, monitoring of medication, and personal care (including dressing, bathing, and toilet assistance). Often times seniors might prefer life in a nursing home over another type of community due to a mental or physical condition that prevents them from easily accomplishing their standard of living.

Cost of Living

Senior living community price is influenced by the destination where it is located. Dighton has a median home value of about $69,647 and the median cost of rent is about $593 per month. The rent burden for Dighton is around 11.2% of the average person’s monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Out of the total population of Dighton, 10.7% do not have health insurance, 9.1% live in poverty, 21.3% have some form of disability, and 15.5% consider themselves widows. In Dighton, 9.3% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. Based on gender, 48.3% are male and 51.7% are female. The median age of Dighton is 42 years old. Racially, the population of Dighton is 0.3% other or not specified, 1.7% Native American, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.0% Asian, 0.3% mixed race, 97.6% white, 10.6% Hispanic, and 0.1% black. The current population of Dighton consists of 925 people. Dighton has a population density of 408 people per square mile. In terms of education, 5.7% have a graduate degree, 35.1% have a high-school diploma, and 19.5% have a college degree.

State Information

An overview of Kansas

Out of a national average of 100, Kansas has a cost of living index rating of 90, a grocery index rating of 92, and a housing index rating of 74. Residents of Kansas enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 8th in the United States. There are 144 general hospitals and 75 health centers that provide care for 2,912,321 Kansas residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be University Of Kansas Hospital, Newton Medical Center, and Providence Medical Center. Kansas is ranked 22nd in quality of life and 33rd in healthcare.

Social demographics of the state

In the last presidential election 36% of Kansas residents voted Democrat and 57% voted Republican. In terms of religious values, 37% of Kansas’s population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 4,782 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-31%, Mainline Protestant-24%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. In Kansas there are 279 masonic lodges. In terms of diversity, Kansas ranks 25th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. The state has a median age of 37 and 29% of its population being over the age of 55.

State-wide weather information

On average, the humidity rating for Kansas is around 66%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 72%. The most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 6.73 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 2.55 inches of precipitation a month. On average, Kansas has an air quality index rating of around 36.0 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of July with a rating of around 46.4 AQI. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 76F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 95F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 54F in the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Kansas drops to around 32F. The average high winter temperature is around 53F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 12F in the month of January. While residents of Kansas mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Kansas can include tornadoes, floods, and and earthquakes (high).

Wildlife to be found in Kansas

The state of Kansas has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of pawpaw, Osage orange, sassafras, and sycamore. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the woodchuck, the beaver, the skink, or the cottontail. The state animal of Kansas is the American buffalo.

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Brookdale Dodge City, Brookdale Hays and Parkwood Village are the top rated nursing homes near Dighton, Kansas. See full list of communities.

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