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Marigold Place

5723 Jackson Street Ext., Alexandria, LA 71303

(17 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Marigold Place is an award winning assisted living community located in the heart of Alexandria, Louisiana. Alexandria is a thriving metropolitan area with many recreational and cultural activities. Our residents enjoy trips to enjoy the sites including the Alexandria Zoo, the Alexandria Museum...

Brookdale Alexandria

351 Windermere Boulevard, Alexandria, LA 71303

(8 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Designed With You In MindDo you want to exchange the burden of household chores for a life that gives you freedom to spend more time doing the things you love? Here at our adult residential and memory care community, you can do just that—and so much more. Surrounded by a kind and gracious care...

Bailey Place

650 Pershing Avenue, Bunkie, LA 71322

(4 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Bailey Place is located on the west side of Bunkie Louisiana, we enjoy the best of quiet southern country living. We pride ourselves on giving our residents personalized attention in a warm comfortable setting. We want our seniors to enjoy their golden years; we take away the disadvantages of...

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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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Alexandria, Louisiana

Nursing Homes

A nursing home provides lodging to at least two persons who are not related by marriage or by blood to the administrator. This type of establishment provides its inhabitants with care administered by registered nurses. These caregivers provide specialized care for those who are unable to care for themselves due to mental or physical conditions.

This type of community is a convenient and comfy living choice for individuals 65 years or older, however nursing homes will usually take in persons 55 and greater (a rarity in the world of senior care).Examples of care services and amenities offered at nursing homes might include meal programs, senior centers, monitoring serious illness and unstable health status, and intravenous or nutrition therapy. Often times persons may prefer to live in a nursing home due to a physical or mental impairment that prevents them from easily accomplishing their standard of living. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to have protections against involuntary transfer or discharge, make complaints, be free from abuse and neglect, and be free from restraints. Many residents of nursing homes are seniors with . These can encompass verbal lash-outs, resisting assistance, or an inclination to wander. There are some services that may come at a cost to residents which can include personal comfort items, personal clothing, and personal reading materials.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

Proximity to medical communities can be an important consideration in determining the best community for you or your loved one. The top hospitals that service Alexandria include Inova Mount Vernon Hospital and Inova Alexandria Hospital. In total, there are 2 hospitals located in Alexandria which offer emergency services and other healthcare.

Cost of Living

The overall cost of living can be a motivating factor in selecting which destination meets the needs of your loved one. Alexandria has a cost-of-living index of around 165.2 based on an average rating of 100, where anything higher than 100 is considered costlier than the average. Alexandria has a grocery-price index of around 105.3. Alexandria has a sales tax of 5.30%.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

Climate and weather, particularly air quality and moisture, can be a major factor in selecting which destination is the best fit for your family. Alexandria has a humid subtropical type of climate. Monthly, Alexandria gets around 4 inches of precipitation. The most rain usually falls in June with an average of 5 inches in a month. Alexandria gets an average of 14.10 inches of snow. During the summer, Alexandria is approximately 80F. The low summer temperature is roughly 67F in the month of June. The summer high peaks at approximately 91F in the month of July. In the wintertime, the average temperature in Alexandria dips to around 40F. The highest winter temperature gets to roughly 52F in the month of December. The low winter temperature will rise to around 28 F during the month of January. The average air quality index rating in Alexandria is about 53.1. The average air quality conditions are rated as moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. The air quality index score is at its peak score during the month of December at around 73.4. During this time, the average air quality conditions are rated moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. The average humidity level for Alexandria is about 70%. The average humidity levels are highest in the month of August at about 76%.

Demographics and Values

Demographically, Alexandria is 54.6% black, 3.8% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.3% other or not specified, 39.4% white, 1.4% mixed race, 0.4% Native American, and 1.8% Hispanic. In terms of crime, Alexandria has 1.7 violent crimes per 1000 residents and 15.5 property crimes per 1000 residents. Based on gender, 47.9% are male and 52.1% are female. In Alexandria, 20.6% of the population are over the age of 55, 11.2% are over the age of 60, 6.7% are over the age of 70, and 4.1% are over the age of 80. The median age of Alexandria is 39 years old. During the last presidential election, 17.5% voted Republican, 75.6% voted Democrat, and 6.9% voted for a third party candidate in Rapides county. Out of the total population of Alexandria, 22.1% live in poverty, 12.5% do not have health insurance, 56.0% participate in the labor force, and 8.3% consider themselves widows. In Alexandria, 9.3% of the people are veterans of the United States armed forces. Alexandria is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. The current population of Alexandria is growing at a rate of 0.005%. Alexandria has a population density of 641 people per square mile. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Alexandria 14.2% practice Catholicism, 9.3% are Baptists, and 6.1% are Episcopalians. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Alexandria, out of the total population 2.4% practice Judaism, 0.2% practice an Eastern religion, and 2.6% practice Islam. In Alexandria, 52.1% are nonbelievers. Of the population of Alexandria 34.1% have a high-school diploma, 9.6% have a graduate degree, and 22.8% have a college degree.

State Information

An overview of Louisiana

There are 158 hospitals and 178 health centers that service a population of 4,649,163. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Mercy Regional Medical Center, Park Place Surgical Hospital, and Central Louisiana Surgical Hospital. The natural beauty of Louisiana is ranked 50th in the nation. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Louisiana citizen is ranked 50th nation-wide. Additionally, Louisiana is ranked 45th by standards of healthcare. Out of a national average of 100, Louisiana has a cost of living index rating of 94, a grocery index rating of 100, and a housing index rating of 87.

Social demographics of the state

The state has a median age of 37 and 28% of its population being over the age of 55. In terms of diversity, Louisiana ranks 23rd in the nation. During the latest presidential election, 58% voted for the Republican candidate while 38% voted for the Democratic candidate. In terms of religion, 46% of Louisiana residents attend religious services among the 5,841 different congregations that are available in the state. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-27%, Mainline Protestant-8%, and Historically Black Protestant-22%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Louisiana there are 421 masonic lodges.

State-wide weather information

The average air quality index rating in Louisiana is 37.2 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 48.3 AQI. The average humidity across the state is 74%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 78% in the month of July. During the winter, the average temperature in Louisiana drops to around 51F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 67F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 31F in the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 81F. The average high summer temperature is around 94F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 66F during the month of June. On average, the state receives 4.95 inches of precipitation a month. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of June at around 8.58 inches. While residents of Louisiana mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Louisiana can include hurricanes and floods.

Wildlife to be found in Louisiana

The state of Louisiana has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of hybrid Louisiana iris, bald cypress, gulf coast yucca, and silverbell tree. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the otter, the armadillos, the nutria, or the turkey.

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