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The Arbors & Terrace of Ruston

4518 Highway 80 East, Ruston, LA 71270

4.0
(2 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed, Studio

Assisted Living is designed for seniors who may have difficulty with activities of daily living. The Arbor provides a way of living for seniors who seek independence and privacy, yet have concerns for housekeeping, lawn maintenance, activities, personal nutrition, as well as assistance with...

Russ Place

165 Jefferson Ave., Ruston, LA 71270

4.8
(41 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Russ Place has been rated by our families and community as the Best of the Best in Senior Care. SeniorAdvisor.com recognizes senior living providers who consistently receive high ratings and positive reviews from their residents, families, and visitors. This EXCLUSIVE designation is awarded to...

Savannah Grand of West Monroe

3702 Cypress St, West Monroe, LA 71291

4.7
(34 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Savannah Grand of West Monroe is an assisted living community in the city of West Monroe, Ouachita Parish, Louisiana. Our bravura community is located close to the banks of river Ouachita with fresh water trickling with a calming breeze always. West Monroe is ideal for meditation and...

The Rosemont

110 Regency Pl, West Monroe, LA 71291

(0 review)

1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Rosemont is a licensed Assisted Living and Memory Support community that goes beyond just personal assistance. When seniors want quality, respect and dignity, they choose The Rosemont. The Rosemont is proud to be one of the first true assisted living and Memory Care communities in...

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Savannah Court of Minden

619 Germantown Rd, Minden, LA 71055

5.0
(27 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Arbor of Minden is located in a beautiful area north of downtown Minden. The Harbor offers 'independent living' and 'assisted living' apartments in a safe and enjoyable environment. The focus of our trained personal care team is to provide our residents with understanding of their special...

Savannah Court of Bastrop

10280 Boswell St., Bastrop, LA 71220

4.5
(22 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Savannah Court of Bastrop is an assisted living memory care community that is located in the urban city of Bastrop, Morehouse Parish, Louisiana. Our community is located right in the outskirts of the city thus the residents experience both urban and rural life balanced effectively. Bastrop city...

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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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Ruston, Louisiana

Nursing Homes

A nursing home community provides room and board to two or more individuals who have no personal ties to the administrator. A nursing home community provides its occupants with 24-hour care administered by registered nurses. These caregivers offer personal care, maintenance and other health related services for people who are unable to adequately care for their own needs.

Nursing homes are a helpful and comfy living option for individuals 65 years and above, however nursing homes will allow individuals 55 and older rarely heard of in senior care regarding different care types. There are some services that may come at a cost to residents which can include flowers and plants, cosmetic and grooming items, and specially prepared food. Many residents of nursing homes are seniors with , which can include verbal antagonism, resisting assistance, or a propensity to wander. The most common mental condition effecting nursing home residents is dementia, which can hinder their memory recall, decision making capacities, and and their sense of familiarity. A significant number of nursing home occupants are seniors who have incontinence issues, experience difficulty with hearing and sight, have a physical or mental disability, or require assistance with daily tasks such as bathing. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to to manage your money, have your representative notified about your care, be free from restraints, and get information on services and fees.

Cost of Living

The community where a senior care community is located might have a large effect on community price. Cost of living is a major factor in selecting which care option meets the needs of you or your loved one. The rent burden for Ruston is around 12.7% of the average monthly income. The median home value in Ruston is $166,722 and the median rent is $736 per month a month.

Demographics and Values

In terms of education, 42.2% have a college degree, 22.4% have a high-school diploma, and 19.3% have a graduate degree. In Ruston, 4.0% of the citizens are veterans. Racially, the population of Ruston is 46.7% white, 0.6% other or not specified, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.2% Native American, 2.8% Asian, 1.9% mixed race, 1.4% Hispanic, and 47.9% black. Ruston has a population density of 407 people per square mile. Out of the total city population, 50.9% are female and 49.1% are male. The median age of Ruston is 24 years old. In Ruston, 11.2% have some form of disability, 59.5% participate in the labor force, 12.4% do not have health insurance, and 43.4% live in poverty.

State Information

An overview of Louisiana

Residents of Louisiana enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 50th in the United States. Overall, Louisiana ranks 50th out of all states in quality of life and 45th in healthcare. There are 158 general hospitals and 178 health centers that provide care for 4,649,163 Louisiana residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Mercy Regional Medical Center, Park Place Surgical Hospital, and Central Louisiana Surgical Hospital. In terms of resources, Louisiana has a cost of living index of 93.6, a grocery index rating of 99.9, and a housing index rating of 86.6. 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.

Social demographics of the state

In terms of diversity, Louisiana ranks 23rd in the nation. The median age in the state is 37, and 28% of the population is over the age of 55. In Louisiana, 46% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 5,841 different congregations. 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. In the most recent presidential election, 58% of Louisiana residents voted Republican and 38% voted Democrat.

State-wide weather information

The average temperature in the summer rises to around 81F. The average high summer temperature is around 94F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 66F in the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 51F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 67F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 31F during the month of January. The average air quality index rating in Louisiana is 37.2 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 48.3 AQI. The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 8.58 inches of precipitation a month. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Louisiana is around 4.95 inches. Louisiana experiences an average humidity rating of about 74%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 78% in the month of July. 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, silverbell tree, Louisiana phlox, and gulf coast yucca. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the nutria, the alligators, the mink, or the turtles.

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