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Lutheran Home Assisted Living

2825 Bloomfield Rd, Cape Girardeau, MO 63703

4.9
(40 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Country Place

28601 US Highway 61, Scott City, MO 63780

5.0
(6 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private, 2 Bed

Independent LivingExperience carefree living here in the country. The cottages is our community neighbors. Here, you plot out your own course through the day - whether it includes entertaining family, enjoying yourself with a night on the town or simply doing laundry in your own private cottage....

Villas of Holly Brook - Herrin

505 Rushing Drive, Carterville, IL 62918

4.9
(6 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Villas of Holly Brook is the premier assisted living community in Southern Illinois. We are managed by Meridian Senior Living, a national leader in providing quality care for seniors. The community offers 1BR, 2BR, and 2BR deluxe apartment floor plans. Our staffing includes a 40-hour /week RN...

The Landings at Reed Station Crossing

2100 Reed Station Pkwy, Carbondale, IL 62901

5.0
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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Reflections Memory Care - Carterville

517 Rushing Dr, Carterville, IL 62918

4.3
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

The Lakes of Paducah

2265 Olivet Church Rd, Paducah, KY 42001

(0 review)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

The Independence of Home ~ The Care of FamilyThe Lakes of Paducah Assisted Living is a locally-owned and operated community of 42 apartments located on a beautiful 200 acre campus. We are fully licensed in the state of Kentucky as an Assisted Living Community, providing ADL & IADL assistance,...

Gaither Suites At West Park Assisted Living & Personal Care Home

4960 Village Square Dr, Paducah, KY 42001

4.5
(1 review)

1 Bed, 2 Bed, Studio

Gaither Suites at West Park is the only residential care home that offers both state license personal care and certified assisted living in Paducah KY.Single-story residential settingPrivate full baths and kitchenettesAll utilities, including basic cable TVDelicious meals served in the elegant...

Fifth Season Residential

915 Radcliffe Street, Marion, IL 62959

5.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed

At Fifth Season, our facility design is smaller, in order to provide unique Personal Lifestyle Programs that are intended to instill a feeling of self worth and value to our residents. Specifically, our programming is designed to provide quality of life and slow the aging process. Alzheimer's...

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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
Complete guide to nursing homes

Cape Girardeau, Missouri

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 provides its residents with care administered by on-site nurses. These nurses provide care for people who cannot take care of their own needs.

This type of facility is a helpful and comfortable care alternative for persons 65 years or older, however nursing homes will frequently admit individuals 55 and older infrequentlyheard of in senior care regarding other care types.Nursing homes are required to provide dietary services, room and bed maintenance services, a professionallly directed program of activities, and specialized rehabilitative services (treatment for mental illness or intellectual disability) to residents. A significant amount of residents tend to be bachelors or widows who have circles of support, and about fifty percent of nursing home residents are over 85 years old. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to to manage your money, be free from abuse and neglect, be free from restraints, and be treated with respect. Types of amenities and servicesprovided at nursing homes can include patient and caregiver education, room and board, help with shopping and transportation, and senior centers. A significant portion of nursing home inhabitants are individuals who experience difficulty with hearing and seeing, require assistance with daily tasks such as bathing, have mental or physical disabilities, or have incontinence issues.

Cost of Living

The community in which a care facility is based can have a significant influence on the cost of care. The total cost of living is a motivating factor when deciding which destination works for your family. The rent burden for Cape Girardeau is around 16.0% of the average person’s monthly income. Per month, the median price of rent in Cape Girardeau is $840 per month and the median home value in Cape Girardeau is about $141,062.

Demographics and Values

In Cape Girardeau, 7.2% consider themselves widows, 13.6% have some form of disability, 9.9% do not have health insurance, and 24.6% live in poverty. Based on gender, 47.9% are male and 52.1% are female. The median age of Cape Girardeau is 33 years old. In Cape Girardeau, 7.3% of the population are veterans of the United States military. Of the population of Cape Girardeau 13.7% have a graduate degree, 26.0% have a high-school diploma, and 33.9% have a college degree. Cape Girardeau has a population density of 521 people per square mile. Demographically, Cape Girardeau is 1.9% Hispanic, 2.3% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 14.3% black, 80.6% white, 0.2% Native American, 2.3% mixed race, and 0.3% other or not specified.

State Information

An overview of Missouri

The state of Missouri has a cost of living index of 88.8 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 96.6 and a housing index rating of 70.6. Based on natural beauty, Missouri ranks 9th in the nation. In total, Missouri has 128 general hospitals and 212 health centers that provide care for 6,144,344 citizens. The three highest ranked hospitals in Missouri are Mosaic Life Care At St Joseph, Mercy Hospital St Louis, and Mercy Hospital Springfield. Overall, Missouri ranks 28th out of all states in quality of life and 41st in healthcare.

Social demographics of the state

In Missouri, 37% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 9,001 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-36%, Mainline Protestant-16%, and Historically Black Protestant-6%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Missouri there are 414 masonic lodges. The state of Missouri ranks 35th in the country for diversity. In Missouri, 30% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 39. During the latest presidential election, 57% voted for the Republican candidate while 38% voted for the Democratic candidate.

State-wide weather information

The average monthly precipitation for the state of Missouri is around 3.63 inches. The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 6.57 inches of precipitation a month. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 76F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 92F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 57F during the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Missouri drops to around 33F. The average high winter temperature is around 51F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 12F during the month of January. On average, the humidity rating for Missouri is around 69%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 75% in the month of December. On average, Missouri has an air quality index rating of around 37.3 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 48.7 AQI. While residents of Missouri mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Missouri can include floods, earthquakes (moderate), and and tornadoes.

Wildlife to be found in Missouri

The state of Missouri has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of scouring rush, kentucky bluegrass, willow, and wild grape. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the silver-haired bat, the cougar, the mule deer, or the red fox. The state animal of Missouri is the the mule.

Disclosure: A Place for Mom refers to "nursing home" here generally as an umbrella term to include assisted living facilities. It is not used to indicate that the facility meets official state requirements for level of care of a skilled nursing facility, as defined in that particular jurisdiction.

Frequently asked questions about Nursing Homes in Missouri

Country Place, The Landings at Reed Station Crossing and Fifth Season Residential are the top rated nursing homes near Cape Girardeau, Missouri. See full list of communities.

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