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Kinship Pointe Kearney Northridge

5410 17th Ave, Kearney, NE 68845

(10 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Here it’s all about choices—your choices. With several floor plans to choose from so you’ll be able to find just the right space for you. With plenty of natural window light and space, some apartments even have garden views and a private balcony or patio. You’ll also have a working kitchen. And...

Cambridge Court

4107 Central Ave, Kearney, NE 68847

(2 reviews)

1 Bed

In the spirit of love, Bethesda Adult Communities provides an environment where vintage lives blossom.  We strive to cultivate a vibrant, active and healthy community.  Bethesda Adult Communities are apart of a non-profit Christian based organization that have been caring for seniors...

CountryHouse Grand Island

833 Alpha St, Grand Island, NE 68803

(2 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

CountryHouse in Grand Island was designed and is staffed specifically for individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia. From our many years of experience working with those needing memory care and their families, we know that consistency, security, comfort and a sense...

Avamere at Lexington

1811 Ridgeway Dr, Lexington, NE 68850

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Avamere at Lexington's goal is to give you more time to pursue those activities you love and for us to meet each person's individual needs. The atmosphere is warm. Relaxed and the ambiance embraces the uniqueness of the local culture.At Avamere at Lexington, our month-to-month rent, without...

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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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Kearney, Nebraska

Nursing Homes

A nursing home provides lodging to two or more individuals who are not related by marriage or by blood to the administrator. This type of residence offers its inhabitants 24-hour care administered by registered nurses. These caregivers provide personal care, maintenance and other health related services for people who cannot care for themselves due to their aging.

Nursing homes can be a familiar and easy living option for individuals 65 years or older, however nursing homes will commonly allow individuals 55 and older which is unusual for other senior care types.As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to participate in activities, form or participate in resident groups, be treated with respect, and spend time with visitors. The most frequent mental issue experienced by nursing home residents is dementia, which can cloud their memory function, decision making capabilities, and and familiarity with their surroundings. Nursing homes are required to provide specialized rehabilitative services (treatment for mental illness or intellectual disability), room and bed maintenance services, dietary services, and medically-related social services to residents. Often times persons might choose to live in a nursing home over another type of facility due to a mental or physical condition that prevents them from easily accomplishing their lifestyle goals. Many residents of nursing homes are individuals with . These can encompass verbal lash-outs, resisting assistance, or a propensity to wander.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

For many seniors, particularly those with chronic illnesses or those needing continuous care, access to hospitals may be a key factor in deciding which care option best meets you or your family’s needs. The top hospitals that service Kearney include Kearney Regional Medical Center and Chi Health Good Samaritan. In total, there are 2 hospitals located in Kearney which offer emergency services and other healthcare.

Cost of Living

The overall cost of care for a community is determined by the community in which it is located. Per month, the median rent in Kearney is $1,048 per month and the median value of a home in Kearney costs around $163,256. The rent burden for Kearney is around 16.1% of the average person’s monthly income. In terms of resources, Kearney has a grocery price index of around 99.5 and a cost-of-living index of around 97.8. These index ratings are founded on a system where 100 is the national average and any amount lower than 100 is cheaper than the average amount.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

The air temperature, air quality, and humidity of a destination may have a serious influence on the overall health of senior citizens. Monthly, Kearney receives around 4 inches of precipitation. The most rain normally happens in October with an average of 8 inches in a month. Kearney receives an average of 23.90 inches of snow in a year. Kearney has a hot-summer humid continental type of climate. During the summer, Kearney is about 75F. The low summer temperature is roughly 61F during June. The summer high temperature is at approximately 90F in July. In the winter months, the average temp sinks to roughly 27F. The high winter temperature will rise to roughly 43F during the month of February. The low winter temperature gets to roughly 15 F in the month of January. The average air quality index rating in Kearney is about 25.2. The average AQI conditions are rated as good. This means that there is no health advisory associated with the air quality for this destination. The air quality index rating reaches its highest during August at approximately 40.3. On average, Kearney has a humidity rating of 49%. The average humidity levels are highest during the month of December at around 55%.

Demographics and Values

In terms of crime, Kearney has 9.3 property crimes per 1000 residents and 0.8 violent crimes per 1000 residents. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Kearney, out of the total population 0.0% practice Judaism, 0.0% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.0% practice Islam. In Kearney, 39.3% are nonbelievers. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Kearney 20.1% practice Catholicism, 13.6% are Methodists, and 13.3% are Lutherans. During the previous presidential election, 22.5% voted Democrat, 69.0% voted Republican, and 8.5% voted for a third party candidate in Buffalo county. Based on gender, 49.3% are male and 50.7% are female. The median age of Kearney is 31 years old. In Kearney, 22.5% of the population are over the age of 55, 9.6% are over the age of 60, 5.0% are over the age of 70, and 3.7% are over the age of 80. Racially, the population of Kearney is 8.4% Hispanic, 92.9% white, 1.3% other or not specified, 0.2% Native American, 1.8% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.7% black, and 2.0% mixed race. In Kearney, 7.0% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. Kearney is considered very unfriendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. In Kearney, 5.7% consider themselves widows, 74.0% participate in the labor force, 17.7% live in poverty, and 10.2% have some form of disability. In terms of education, 23.6% have a high-school diploma, 11.9% have a graduate degree, and 36.7% have a college degree. Kearney has a population density of 927 people per square mile. The current population of Kearney is growing at a rate of 0.002%.

State Information

An overview of Nebraska

Based on natural beauty, Nebraska ranks 27th in the nation. The state of Nebraska has a cost of living index of 93.3 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 95.5 and a housing index rating of 80.9. There are 93 general hospitals and 42 health centers that provide care for 1,941,032 Nebraska residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in Nebraska are Columbus Community Hospital, Chi Health Nebraska Heat, and Methodist Hospital. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Nebraska citizen is ranked 9th nation-wide. Additionally, Nebraska is ranked 27th by healthcare standards.

Social demographics of the state

The median age in the state is 37, and 28% of the population is over the age of 55. During the latest presidential election, 59% voted for the Republican candidate while 34% voted for the Democratic candidate. In terms of religion, 39% of Nebraska residents attend religious services among the 2,860 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-25%, Mainline Protestant-24%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. In Nebraska there are 147 masonic lodges. In terms of diversity, Nebraska ranks 26th in the nation.

State-wide weather information

The average air quality index rating in Nebraska is 31.5 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of August with a rating of 40.9 AQI. Nebraska experiences an average humidity rating of about 66%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 74% in the month of December. The most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 5.31 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 2.10 inches of precipitation a month. During the winter, the average temperature in Nebraska drops to around 72F. The average high winter temperature is around 47F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 6F during the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in Nebraska is around 72F. The average high summer temperature is around 92F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 49F during the month of June. While residents of Nebraska mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Nebraska can include tornados, floods, and and earthquakes (high).

Wildlife to be found in Nebraska

The state of Nebraska has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of goldenrod, snow trillium, petunias, and columbine. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the bald eagles, the pronghorn sheep, the bob cats, or the monarch,grey hairstreak,and orange sulfur butterflies. The state animal of Nebraska is the the white-tailed deer.

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