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Nursing Homes near Columbus, Mississippi

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Garden Hill Assisted Living, LLC

2082 Yorkville Rd E, Columbus, MS 39702

5.0
(7 reviews)

1 Bed

The Claiborne at Adelaide

74 Claiborne Way, Starkville, MS 39759

4.7
(15 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

The Claiborne at Adelaide offers a perfect blend of living options in Starkville — including independent living cottages and apartments, assisted living and memory care — in a one-of-a-kind, master-planned retirement community.

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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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Columbus, Mississippi

Nursing Homes

A nursing home is a facility that houses two or more individuals who are not related by blood or by marriage to the administrator. This type of facility offers its residents 24-hour care administered by on-site nurses. These nurses provide specialized care for seniors who cannot care for themselves.

Nursing homes are a convenient and comfortable care alternative for individuals 65 years and above, however nursing homes will commonly allow individuals 55 and greater (a rarity in the realm of senior care).There are some services that may come at a cost to residents which can include special care services not included in the facility’s Medicaid payment, flowers and plants, and personal clothing. The most frequent mental issue effecting nursing home residents is dementia, which can hinder their and familiarity with their surroundings, decision making capabilities, and memory function. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to to manage your money, have protections against involuntary transfer or discharge, be treated with respect, and participate in activities. Examples of amenities and servicesoffered at nursing homes can include help with shopping and transportation, rehabilitation needed due to injury, disability, or illness, senior centers, and monitoring serious illness and unstable health status. Many occupants of nursing homes are with . These can encompass verbal lash-outs, resisting help, or a tendency to wander.

Cost of Living

The overall cost of care for a community is determined by the destination in which it is located. The rent burden for Columbus is about 17.1% of the average monthly income. The median monthly rent in Columbus is around $707 and the median home value for Columbus is $109,464.

Demographics and Values

In Columbus, 10.6% of the population are veterans of the United States military. Of the population of Columbus 21.7% have a college degree, 29.8% have a high-school diploma, and 9.1% have a graduate degree. In Columbus, 17.5% do not have health insurance, 25.6% live in poverty, 10.8% are widows, and 17.4% have some form of disability. Demographically, Columbus is 1.1% Asian, 35.0% white, 0.1% other or not specified, 0.2% Native American, 62.6% black, 1.4% Hispanic, 0.9% mixed race, and 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian. Out of the total city population, 45.8% are male and 54.2% are female. The median age of Columbus is 38 years old. Columbus has a population density of 370 people per square mile.

State Information

An overview of Mississippi

Based on natural beauty, Mississippi ranks 11th in the nation. Mississippi is ranked 48th in quality of life and 50th in healthcare. The state of Mississippi has a cost of living index of 85.7 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The state has a grocery index rating of 91.6 and a housing index rating of 70.1. In total, Mississippi has 105 general hospitals and 247 health centers that provide care for 2,983,400 citizens. Baptist Memorial Hospital Union County, Beacham Memorial Hospital, and Ochsner Medical Center-hancock are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state.

Social demographics of the state

The state of Mississippi ranks 30th in the country for diversity. In the most recent presidential election, 58% of Mississippi residents voted Republican and 40% voted Democrat. The state has a median age of 38 and 29% of its population being over the age of 55. In terms of religious values, 49% of Mississippi’s population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 6,765 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-41%, Mainline Protestant-12%, and Historically Black Protestant-24%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Mississippi there are 604 masonic lodges.

State-wide weather information

On average, the state receives 4.85 inches of precipitation a month. The most precipitation occurs in July with an average of 7.60 inches of precipitation a month. During the summer, the average temperature in Mississippi is around 80F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 94F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 63F in the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Mississippi drops to around 46F. The average high winter temperature is around 67F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 27F during the month of January. Mississippi experiences an average humidity rating of about 74%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 76% in the month of July. On average, Mississippi has an air quality index rating of around 39.2 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 49.3 AQI. While residents of Mississippi mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Mississippi can include hurricanes, tornadoes, and and earthquakes (moderate).

Wildlife to be found in Mississippi

The state of Mississippi has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of virginia waterleaf, mayapple, wild geranium, and hepatica. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the crow, the mountain lions, the chickadee, or the cardinal. The state animal of Mississippi is the white-tailed deer.

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