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Highlands Place

225 Norfleet Dr., Somerset, KY 42501

4.9
(13 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

At Highlands Place, our senior living community, we get to know our residents on an individual level so we can offer them personalized services. Our residents engage in a variety of stimulating activities, such as exercise classes, gospel singing, arts and crafts, card and board games, tai chi,...

Bluegrass Senior Living

145 Tower Circle Drive, Somerset, KY 42503

5.0
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

OverviewBluegrass Senior Living aims to empower residents with the right amount of support, free from the concerns of home upkeep and chores. Instead, residents can enjoy the social benefits of community living with the benefit of top-notch amenities and programs to ensure their future happiness...

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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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Monticello, Kentucky

Nursing Homes

A nursing home provides room and board to two or more individuals who are not related by marriage or by blood to the administrator. A nursing home community provides its occupants with around-the-clock care administered by on-site nurses. These nurses offer maintenance, personal care and other health related services for people who cannot take care of themselves because of mental or physical conditions.

This type of community is a helpful and easy living alternative for persons 65 years or older, however nursing homes will often persons 55 and above which is unusual for other senior care types. Often times persons may select to live in a nursing home due to a mental or physical disability that prevents them from easily accomplishing the activities of daily living. A large number of residents tend to be single women who have smaller social support groups, and about 50% of nursing home residents are older than the age of 85. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to get proper medical care, have protections against involuntary transfer or discharge, have your representative notified about your care, and participate in activities. The most common mental issue effecting nursing home residents is dementia, which can cloud their memory function, decision making abilities, and and their sense of familiarity with their surroundings. Nursing homes are required to provide emergency dental services, dietary services, room and bed maintenance services, and a professionallly directed program of activities to residents.

Cost of Living

The total cost of living is a big influence when determining which community is the best fit for your loved one’s needs. Per month, the median price of rent in Monticello is about $465 and the median value of a home in Monticello is $87,324. The rent burden for Monticello is about 13.3% of the average monthly income.

Demographics and Values

In Monticello, 3.4% of the population are veterans of the United States military. Demographically, Monticello is 93.2% white, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 2.1% other or not specified, 7.9% Hispanic, 0.0% Asian, 0.0% Native American, 1.3% mixed race, and 3.4% black. Monticello has a population density of 402 people per square mile. Based on gender, 46.6% are male and 53.4% are female. The median age of Monticello is 40 years old. Out of the total population of Monticello, 50.1% participate in the labor force, 13.5% consider themselves widows, 24.1% live in poverty, and 10.2% do not have health insurance. Of the population of Monticello 4.8% have a graduate degree, 38.9% have a high-school diploma, and 10.5% have a college degree.

State Information

An overview of Kentucky

Residents of Kentucky enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 12th in the United States. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Kentucky citizen is ranked 40th nation-wide. Additionally, Kentucky is ranked 44th by standards of healthcare. The state of Kentucky has 103 hospitals and 285 health centers, providing care to a population of 4,482,977. Arh Our Lady Of The Way, Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital, and Saint Joseph London are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. The state of Kentucky has a cost of living index of 91.8 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 89.9 and a housing index rating of 77.4.

Social demographics of the state

In terms of religion, 39% of Kentucky residents attend religious services among the 7,745 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-49%, Mainline Protestant-11%, and Historically Black Protestant-5%. In Kentucky there are 67 masonic lodges. During the latest presidential election, 63% voted for the Republican candidate while 33% voted for the Democratic candidate. The state has a median age of 39 and 30% of its population being over the age of 55. The state of Kentucky ranks 45th in the country for diversity.

State-wide weather information

The average humidity across the state is 70%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 76% in the month of July. The average air quality index rating in Kentucky is 38.6 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of June with a rating of around 48.0 AQI. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 36F. The average high winter temperature is around 52F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 19, (January)F in the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 75F. The average high summer temperature is around 94F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 56F during the month of June. The most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 6.30 inches of precipitation a month. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Kentucky is around 4.04 inches. While residents of Kentucky mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Kentucky can include earthquakes (moderate), floods, and and tornadoes.

Wildlife to be found in Kentucky

The state of Kentucky has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of magnolia, eastern white pine, tulip poplar, and dwarf iris. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the mud darter, the black bear, the raven (corvus corax), or the eagles.

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