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Nursing Homes near Pocomoke City, Maryland

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Lakeside Assisted Living At Mallard Landing

1109 S Schumaker Dr, Salisbury, MD 21804

3.8
(20 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Lakeside Assisted Living at Mallard Landing is a well established retirement community centrally located in Salisbury, Maryland. We can provide you or your loved one with a worry-free lifestyle while not sacrificing privacy or independence.  Our spacious apartments and variety of...

Commonwealth Senior Living at Salisbury

611 Tressler Drive, Salisbury, MD 21801

4.3
(5 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Sterling Care Harbor Point is an assisted living and memory care community located in the city of Salisbury, Wicomico County, Maryland. Our exquisite community is well placed in the region on the head of Wicomico River. The river offers many sights to see and activities to engage in. Thus,...

Atria Salisbury

1110 Healthway Drive, Salisbury, MD 21804

4.3
(35 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Atria Salisbury offers peaceful charm and a friendly atmosphere with all the comforts of home. Take a getaway with new friends to the beaches of Ocean City and Rehoboth, or participate in one of our many on-site activities. Atria Salisbury is situated in historic Salisbury, Maryland, near the...

Gull Creek Senior Living Community

1 Meadow Street, Berlin, MD 21811

3.3
(15 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Discover a senior living community with a family atmosphere and small town ambiance. Gull Creek offers residents and their families a relaxed environment and a variety of retirement lifestyle offerings on a rental basis; Assisted Living apartments to a safe and secure Memory Care...

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Commonwealth Senior Living at the Eastern Shore

23610 North St, Onancock, VA 23417

3.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Commonwealth Senior Living at the Eastern Shore has long been the area’spremier choice for retirement living for over 50 years. Our residents livecomfortably in the historic village of Onancock in their choice of a studio or one-bedroom suites. Residents enjoy three levels of care within the same...

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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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Pocomoke City, Maryland

Nursing Homes

A nursing home offers 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 24-hour care by registered nurses. These caregivers provide health related services for those who are unable to adequately care for themselves.

This type of community is a helpful and comfy living choice for individuals 65 years and above, however nursing homes will routinely take in individuals 55 and older which is for other senior care types. Some services come at an extra cost which can include personal reading materials, special care services not included in the community’s Medicaid payment, and personal clothing. Many occupants of nursing homes are seniors with , which can span verbal fits, resisting support, or an urge to wander. The most frequent mental issue experienced by nursing home residents is dementia, which can cloud their memory function, decision making abilities, and and their sense of familiarity. A significant portion of nursing home residents are persons who experience difficulty with hearing and sight, require assistance with daily tasks such as walking, have a physical or mental disability, or have incontinence issues. Nursing homes are required to provide room and bed maintenance services, routine personal hygiene items, pharmaceutical services, and specialized rehabilitative services (treatment for mental illness or intellectual disability) to residents.

Cost of Living

The overall cost of living can be a big influence when choosing which community meets the needs of your loved one. The rent burden for Pocomoke City is about 21.5% of the average monthly income. The median home value in Pocomoke City is around $127,442 and the median rent is around $866 a month.

Demographics and Values

Racially, the population of Pocomoke City is 0.0% other or not specified, 2.3% mixed race, 47.5% white, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.4% Native American, 3.5% Asian, 46.4% black, and 2.4% Hispanic. Out of the total city population, 39.8% are male and 60.2% are female. The median age of Pocomoke City is 35 years old. In Pocomoke City, 7.5% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Pocomoke City has a population density of 418 people per square mile. Of the population of Pocomoke City 21.6% have a college degree, 6.9% have a graduate degree, and 36.5% have a high-school diploma. Out of the total population of Pocomoke City, 9.7% do not have health insurance, 11.6% are widows, 63.7% participate in the labor force, and 34.0% live in poverty.

State Information

An overview of Maryland

There are 59 general hospitals and 98 health centers that provide care for 6,060,598 Maryland residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in Maryland are Peninsula Regional Medical Center, Anne Arundel Medical Center, and Medstar Union Memorial Hospital. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Maryland citizen is ranked 6th nation-wide. Additionally, Maryland is ranked 8th by standards of healthcare. Based on natural beauty, Maryland ranks 25th in the nation. The state of Maryland has a cost of living index of 131.3 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than the average. The state has a grocery index rating of 108.5 and a housing index rating of 184.5.

Social demographics of the state

The state of Maryland ranks 7th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. In terms of religious values, 31% of Maryland’s population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 5,336 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-3%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-18%, Mainline Protestant-18%, and Historically Black Protestant-16%. In Maryland there are 218 masonic lodges. In Maryland, 29% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 39. In the last presidential election 60% of Maryland residents voted Democrat and 34% voted Republican.

State-wide weather information

On average, the humidity rating for Maryland is around 69%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 70% in the month of September. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 35F. The average high winter temperature is around 51F in the month of December. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 16F during the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in Maryland is around 74F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 91F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 53F during the month of June. On average, the state receives 3.69 inches of precipitation a month. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 5.55 inches. On average, Maryland has an air quality index rating of around 40.2 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of July with a rating of around 49.4 AQI. While residents of Maryland mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Maryland can include floods and hurricanes.

Wildlife to be found in Maryland

The state of Maryland has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of yellow poplar, wild rose, Virginia creeper, and wild raspberry. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the toothed whales, the albatrosses, the grebes, or the shearwaters and petrels. The state animal of Maryland is the sperm whale.

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