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Brookdale Hattiesburg II

107 Fox Chase Drive, Hattiesburg, MS 39402

4.6
(13 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

A Wonderful LifeWe know how challenging it can be to transition the care of someone you love to someone else, but we also know they are in for a rich and full life here at our memory care community in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Because we handle all the household chores and provide quality,...

Provision Living at Hattiesburg

217 Methodist Blvd., Hattiesburg, MS 39402

4.7
(5 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Hattiesburg, Mississippi, the “Hub City” of the South, is just a 90-minute drive from the beautiful beaches of the Gulf Coast, New Orleans and Mobile, and is home to Provision Living at Hattiesburg. Located in a quiet and scenic wooded area, we are convenient to Turtle Creek Mall, the Merit...

Brookdale Hattiesburg I

103 Fox Chase Drive, Hattiesburg, MS 39402

4.6
(5 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Good Times, Better CompanyCome join us at our warm and friendly assisted living community in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, and you can exchange the monotony of household chores for a life rich in quality care, beautiful accommodations, spacious common rooms, and a community calendar spilling over...

Northview Care Center

625 Northview Dr, Laurel, MS 39440

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed

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Bellevue Assisted Living NOW OPEN

34 Graham Rd., Hattiesburg, MS 39402

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Studio

Bellevue Assisted Living Community is located in Hattiesburg, Ms. We are a family owned and operated community. At Bellevue our seniors will continue living their lives to the fullest, while experiencing a true sense of belonging. With a dedicated and caring staff, our goal is to provide our...

Wisteria Manor

421 County Road 280, Shubuta, MS 39360

(0 review)

Studio, 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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Petal, Mississippi

Nursing Homes

A nursing home is a building that houses two or more persons who have no family relation to the administrator. A nursing home facility offers its inhabitants around-the-clock care administered by registered nurses. These nurses offer care for those who are unable to properly care for their needs.

This type of facility is a convenient and comfy living option for individuals 65 years or older, however nursing homes will routinely allow persons 55 and above which is uncommon for other senior care types.The most frequent mental issue experienced by residents of nursing homes is dementia, which can cloud their and their sense of familiarity with their surroundings, memory function, and decision making abilities. Some services come at an extra cost which can include flowers and plants, special care services not included in the facility’s Medicaid payment, and a private room, unless medically needed. Many residents of nursing homes are individuals with , which can include verbal lash-outs, resisting assistance, or experiencing a desire to wander. A significant portion of nursing home residents are persons who experience difficulty seeing and hearing, have a physical or mental disability, have incontinence issues, or require assistance with daily tasks such as bathing. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to get information on services and fees, be free from discrimination, be free from abuse and neglect, and be free from restraints.

Cost of Living

The total cost of living can be a big influence in deciding what care option fits best. The rent burden for Petal is around 13.9% of the average person’s monthly income. The median home value in Petal is $137,792 and the median rent is about $799 per month a month.

Demographics and Values

Petal has a population density of 244 people per square mile. The total population of Petal consists of 10,633 people. Out of the total city population, 50.8% are female and 49.2% are male. The median age of Petal is 36 years old. In Petal, 10.7% of the citizens are veterans. In Petal, 64.2% participate in the labor force, 6.8% are widowed, 10.7% do not have health insurance, and 10.2% live in poverty. Racially, the population of Petal is 13.4% black, 0.7% Native American, 82.9% white, 1.8% mixed race, 1.0% Asian, 5.8% Hispanic, 0.1% other or not specified, and 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian. Of the population of Petal 27.7% have a college degree, 28.6% have a high-school diploma, and 9.8% have a graduate degree.

State Information

An overview of Mississippi

Based on natural beauty, Mississippi ranks 11th in the nation. Overall, Mississippi ranks 48th out of all states in quality of life and 50th in healthcare. There are 105 general hospitals and 247 health centers that provide care for 2,983,400 Mississippi residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Baptist Memorial Hospital Union County, Beacham Memorial Hospital, and Ochsner Medical Center-hancock. In terms of resources, Mississippi has a cost of living index of 85.7, a grocery index rating of 91.6, and a housing index rating of 70.1. 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

The state of Mississippi ranks 30th in the country for diversity. In terms of religion, 49% of Mississippi residents attend religious services among the 6,765 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-41%, Mainline Protestant-12%, and Historically Black Protestant-24%. In Mississippi there are 604 masonic lodges. In Mississippi, 29% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 38. During the latest presidential election, 58% voted for the Republican candidate while 40% voted for the Democratic candidate.

State-wide weather information

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. During the summer, the average temperature in Mississippi is around 80F. The average high summer temperature is around 94F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 63F in the month of June. The most precipitation occurs in July with an average of 7.60 inches of precipitation a month. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Mississippi is around 4.85 inches. 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. On average, the humidity rating for Mississippi is around 74%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of July at around 76%. 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 bloodroot, hepatica, dutchman’s breeches, and skunk cabbage. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the cormorant, the mountain lions, the cardinal, or the dove. The state animal of Mississippi is the white-tailed deer.

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