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Rivers Edge Assisted Living

11 Minnesota Ave S, Aitkin, MN 56431

5.0
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Golden Horizons of Aitkin

518 7th Avenue NE, Aitkin, MN 56431

3.2
(3 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

The Golden Horizons of Aitkin is a assisted living community located in the beautiful, rustic town of Aitkin, Aitkin County, Minnesota. Here you will get the chance to enjoy the great outdoors, with the various lakes, parks with walking trails, and recreational activities. Whether you love to...

Nouis Home Care, Inc.

308 1st Street SE, Little Falls, MN 56345

0.5
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Nouis Home at Pine Edge is premier Assisted Living home located in central Minnesota. Located in downtown Little Falls, the 'Pine Edge' is a licensed 42-bed Board & Care with Special Services facility that features both private and semi-private rooms. Three nutritious meals are served every day....

Sunrise Village

115 9th St NW, Ste 120, Milaca, MN 56353

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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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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Brainerd, Minnesota

Nursing Homes

A nursing home is a building that houses two or more persons who are not related by marriage or by blood to the administrator. This type of complex provides its occupants with around-the-clock care administered by on-site nurses. These nurses offer healthcare services for seniors who cannot care for their needs.

This type of facility is a helpful and comfy care choice for persons 65 years or older, however nursing homes will routinely allow persons 55 and above which is uncommon for other senior care types.A large number of occupants are single women with circles of support, and almost fifty percent of nursing home residents are over the age of 85. Some services come at an extra cost which can include cosmetic and grooming items, special care services not included in the facility’s Medicaid payment, and personal reading materials. A large number of nursing home inhabitants are persons who experience difficulty with hearing and seeing, have mental or physical disabilities, require assistance with daily tasks such as getting dressed, or have incontinence issues. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to make complaints, get information on services and fees, have protections against involuntary transfer or discharge, and be treated with respect. Examples of amenities and servicesprovided at nursing homes can include care coordination and case management, 24-hour emergency care, monitoring of medication, and rehabilitation needed due to injury, disability, or illness.

Cost of Living

The total cost of living can be the major factor in selecting what location works best. The rent burden for Brainerd is around 18.7% of the average person’s monthly income. Monthly, the median cost of rent in Brainerd is around $776 per month and the median home value in Brainerd is around $110,007.

Demographics and Values

Out of the total population of Brainerd, 8.2% are widows, 8.9% do not have health insurance, 16.4% live in poverty, and 62.9% participate in the labor force. In terms of education, 31.0% have a high-school diploma, 6.9% have a graduate degree, and 19.7% have a college degree. In Brainerd, 10.0% of the population are veterans. Brainerd has a population density of 426 people per square mile. Demographically, Brainerd is 2.0% Hispanic, 0.3% other or not specified, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 92.6% white, 2.6% mixed race, 2.0% Native American, 2.1% black, and 0.3% Asian. Out of the total city population, 53.3% are female and 46.7% are male. The median age of Brainerd is 34 years old.

State Information

An overview of Minnesota

Based on natural beauty, Minnesota ranks 3rd in the nation. In terms of resources, Minnesota has a cost of living index of 101.5, a grocery index rating of 106.7, and a housing index rating of 88.3. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than said average. There are 140 hospitals and 61 health centers that service a population of 5,654,535. Mayo Clinic Hospital Rochester, Mayo Clinic Health System – Red Wing, and Alomere Health are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. Overall, Minnesota ranks 3rd in quality of life and 10th in healthcare compared to other US states.

Social demographics of the state

During the latest presidential election, 45% voted for the Republican candidate while 46% voted for the Democratic candidate. In Minnesota, 34% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 5,953 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-19%, Mainline Protestant-29%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. In Minnesota there are 170 masonic lodges. The state of Minnesota ranks 27th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. The state has a median age of 38 and 29% of its population being over the age of 55.

State-wide weather information

During the summer, the average temperature in Minnesota is around 67F. The average high summer temperature is around 86F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 42F during the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Minnesota drops to around 13F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 33F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around -11F in the month of January. The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 5.59 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 2.37 inches of precipitation a month. The average humidity across the state is 70%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 80%. The average air quality index rating in Minnesota is 34.5 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 42.7 AQI. While residents of Minnesota mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Minnesota can include floods and earthquakes (high).

Wildlife to be found in Minnesota

The state of Minnesota has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of wine, red, and black spine, pin cherry, black cherry, and black and white spruce. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the common loons, the black bears, the timber wolves, or the red-winged blackbird. The state animal of Minnesota is the eastern timber wolf.

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Rivers Edge Assisted Living, Elk River Senior Living and Okalee of Medina are the top rated nursing homes near Brainerd, Minnesota. See full list of communities.

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