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Golden Horizons of Sandstone

1109 Lundorff Dr, Sandstone, MN 55072

3.9
(5 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Encore at North Branch

38610 14th Avenue, North Branch, MN 55056

2.8
(5 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Encore at North Branch is a small senior living community located in North Branch, Minnesota. Here at Encore, we pride ourselves on being a a close knit family and provide our residents with the care and love that we would give to our own family. Our location is in a beautiful environment where...

The Villas at Maple Ridge

819 Ash St Suite W201, Spooner, WI 54801

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1 Bed

The Villas at Maple Ridge is a new assisted living facility in Spooner, WI offering exceptional care and amenities. We promote independence with varying levels of care. Private rooms & bathrooms, delicious meals, activities, companionship, and friendly staff in a home-like environment. We take...

Sophie's Manor Assisted Living II

300 Michigan Ave, Centuria, WI 54824

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Studio

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Elmhurst Commons

400 3rd St SW, Braham, MN 55006

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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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Sandstone, Minnesota

Nursing Homes

A nursing home facility provides residence to at least two individuals who have no family ties to the administrator. This type of establishment provides its residents with care by on-site nurses. These nurses offer healthcare services for those who cannot take care of themselves due to mental or physical conditions, including age.

This type of facility is a convenient and easy care alternative for individuals 65 years and above, however nursing homes will commonly admit persons 55 and greater (a rarity in the realm of senior care).Examples of care services and amenities offered at nursing homes can include help with legal questions, skilled nursing or medical care, bill pay, and monitoring of medication. Many occupants of nursing homes are seniorswith interpersonal social issues. These can encompass verbal antagonism, resisting aid, or an urge to wander. The most frequent mental condition effecting nursing home residents is dementia, which can hinder their memory function, and familiarity with their surroundings, and decision making capacities. Often times individuals may select to live in a nursing home due to a mental or physical condition that prevents them from easily accomplishing their standard of living. There are some services that may come at a cost to residents which can include cosmetic and grooming items, personal comfort items, and specially prepared food.

Cost of Living

Cost of living can be the big influence when deciding which community meets the needs of your family. The median monthly cost for rent in Sandstone is about $692 and the median value for a home for Sandstone is around $77,611. The rent burden for Sandstone is about 18.0% of the average monthly income.

Demographics and Values

In Sandstone, 6.8% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Demographically, Sandstone is 13.9% black, 8.6% Hispanic, 3.7% mixed race, 2.5% other or not specified, 0.5% Asian, 74.4% white, 0.6% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 4.4% Native American. In Sandstone, 29.0% participate in the labor force, 21.4% live in poverty, 4.0% do not have health insurance, and 22.9% have some form of disability. Of the population of Sandstone 50.5% have a high-school diploma, 8.9% have a college degree, and 2.2% have a graduate degree. Based on gender, 28.0% are female and 72.0% are male. The median age of Sandstone is 40 years old. Sandstone has a population density of 192 people per square mile. The current population of Sandstone consists of 2,631 people.

State Information

An overview of Minnesota

Residents of Minnesota enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 3rd in the United States. The state of Minnesota has 140 hospitals and 61 health centers, providing care to 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. Out of a national average of 100, Minnesota has a cost of living index rating of 102, a grocery index rating of 107, and a housing index rating of 88.

Social demographics of the state

The state of Minnesota ranks 27th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. In terms of religion, 34% of Minnesota residents attend religious services among the 5,953 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-19%, Mainline Protestant-29%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. In Minnesota there are 170 masonic lodges. In the most recent presidential election, 45% of Minnesota residents voted Republican and 46% voted Democrat. The median age in the state is 38, and 29% of the population is over the age of 55.

State-wide weather information

The average air quality index rating in Minnesota is 34.5 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 42.7 AQI. The average humidity across the state is 70%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 80%. 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 temperature in the winter falls 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. During the summer, the average temperature in Minnesota is around 67F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 86F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 42F in the month of June. 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 black and white spruce, pin cherry, hemlock, and black cherry. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the common loons, the timber wolves, the peregrine falcons, or the trumpeter swans. The state animal of Minnesota is the eastern timber wolf.

Frequently asked questions about Nursing Homes in Minnesota

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