Expert Senior Living Advisors from A Place for Mom can help direct you to nursing homes. Together, we will find the perfect fit for your loved one, and we will provide direction and support as needed. With 9 senior care options in Sparks and the surrounding area, there are many options to choose from. A Place for Mom is the largest senior living referral service in North America, and we can help you make a good choice at no cost to you.
2360 Wingfield Hills Road, Sparks, NV 89436
1 Bed, 2 Bed, Studio, Semi-Private
MorningStar Senior Living of Sparks is a premier retirement community located in Sparks, Nevada, an eastern suburb of Reno. Sparks is a beautiful city with small stores, lots of great shopping and fun activities for its residents. Residents can go shopping, visit the casino, take in a group...
2000 East Prater Way, Sparks, NV 89434
Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private
Our assisted living community, located in Sparks, Nev., offers an engaging social life that will pull you away from the TV and into card and board games, happy hour socials, fitness classes, art and other creative projects, lively meals, fun outings and anything else that you want to do. And...
275 Neighborhood Way, Spanish Springs, NV 89441
Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private
WE ARE NOW OPEN!Opened July 2009 and located in the exclusive Spanish Springs area, on the northern edge of Reno/Sparks, on a beautiful campus, Cascades of the Sierra provides independent living, assisted living, and a memory care community.Our campus invites you to indulge in a wellness focused...
2305 Ives Ct, Reno, NV 89503
Park Place is Northern Nevada's unique assisted living gated neighborhood of homes, delivering exceptional care 24/7/365. Park Place has been recognized with consecutive "A" ratings and received the Inaugural Perry Gold Award for quality care the first three years it was awarded for Assisted...
4880 Summit Ridge Drive, Reno, NV 89523
Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private
At Atria Summit Ridge, you'll find the perfect balance of relaxation and activity in a beautifully landscaped Nevada home. Engage in a variety of recreational and educational opportunities, or relax outside by our secluded courtyard and fountain. Located in the heart of Reno, Atria Summit Ridge...
3105 Plumas Street, Reno, NV 89509
We understand your concerns for your loved one’s safety and well-being, along with the weight of the responsibility of caring for someone with dementia. At our community in Reno, Nev., which offers Alzheimer’s and dementia care, we have the experience to understand the complexity of dementia at...
6155 Stone Valley Dr, Reno, NV 89523
Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private
Here at Stone Valley, we are more than a memory care facility, we are a memory care community. Located just few blocks away from Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center and Tahoe Pacific Hospital, it offers a warm and welcoming senior community for those in need of assisted living, transitional...
5255 Kietzke Ln, Reno, NV 89511
Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private
Make a lifelong commitment to living well with Clearwater at Rancharrah, an assisted living & memory support community in Reno offering 129 well-appointed apartment homes with both private and semi-private living options. Our community encourages residents to live a purposeful life by offering...
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:
A nursing home is a complex that houses at least two individuals who have no personal relation to the administrator. A nursing home facility provides its occupants with 24-hour care by registered nurses. These caregivers provide personal care, maintenance and other health related services for seniors who are unable to take care of their own needs because of their aging.
Nursing homes can be a convenient and easy living alternative for individuals 65 years or older, however nursing homes will routinely allow individuals 55 and above seldomheard of in senior care regarding alternate care types.As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to have your representative notified about your care, get proper medical care, exercise your rights as a U.S. citizen, and spend time with visitors. Examples of care services and amenitiesprovided at nursing homes can include monitoring of medication, monitoring serious illness and unstable health status, skilled nursing or medical care, and 24-hour emergency care. A significant amount of occupants are single women who have circles of support, and about fifty percent of nursing home residents are over the age of 85. A large number of nursing home residents are seniors who have mental or physical disabilities, experience difficulty seeing and hearing, have incontinence issues, or require assistance with daily tasks such as bathing. Some services come at an extra cost which can include personal comfort items, specially prepared food, and a private room, unless medically needed.
For many seniors, especially those who live with chronic illnesses or those who are in need of long-term treatment, proximity to hospitals might be an important determinant while choosing which senior care facility best suits you or your loved ones needs. In total, there are 2 hospitals located in Sparks which offer emergency services and other healthcare. The top hospitals that service Sparks include Northern Nevada Medical Center and Dini-townsend Hospital At Nnmh.
The overall cost of living can be the major factor in selecting which destination is the best fit for your loved one. The cost of living index for Sparks is around 123.9 based on an average rating of 100, where any amount above 100 is costlier than the national average. Sparks has a grocery price index of around 107.8. Sparks has a median home value of $242,628 and the median cost of rent is about $1,207 per month per month. The rent burden for Sparks is around 19.8% of the average monthly income.
The air temperature, humidity, and air quality of a destination may have a serious impact on the health of a senior citizen. Monthly, Sparks gets approximately 1 inches of precipitation. The most rain historically happens in January with an average of 1 inches in a month. Sparks gets an average of 18.50 inches of snow. On average, the air quality index rating in Sparks is around 54.3. The average air quality conditions are rated as moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. The air quality index score reaches its peak during the month of August at approximately 83.7. During this time, the average air quality conditions are rated moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. Sparks has a cold semi-arid type of climate. On average, Sparks has a humidity rating of about 19%. The average humidity levels are highest in January at around 34%. During the summertime, Sparks is approximately 75F. The low summer temperature is about 53F in June. The summer high temperature peaks at around 96F during July. During winter, the average air temperature in Sparks drops to approximately 38F. The highest winter temperature will rise to roughly 55F during the month of February. The lowest winter temperature gets to about 23 F during the month of December.
Out of the total population of Sparks, 5.0% consider themselves widows, 11.8% do not have health insurance, 67.2% participate in the labor force, and 12.1% have some form of disability. Sparks has a population density of 1,087 people per square mile. The total population of Sparks consists of 100,888 people. The current population of Sparks is growing at a rate of 0.041%. Out of the total city population, 50.4% are female and 49.6% are male. In Sparks, 26.6% of the population are over the age of 55, 11.6% are over the age of 60, 6.5% are over the age of 70, and 3.1% are over the age of 80. The median age of Sparks is 38 years old. In terms of education, 7.2% have a graduate degree, 26.8% have a high-school diploma, and 23.0% have a college degree. In Sparks, 10.0% of the citizens are veterans. Sparks is considered neutral to members of the LGBTQ+ community. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Sparks, out of the total population 0.2% practice Judaism, 0.1% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.1% practice Islam. In Sparks, 69.8% are nonbelievers. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Sparks 14.8% practice Catholicism, 4.7% worship the Church of Jesus Christ, and 4.2% practice another Chrisitan faith. In the previous presidential election, 8.5% voted for a third party candidate, 45.1% voted Republican, and 46.4% voted Democrat in Washoe county. In terms of crime, Sparks has 4.8 violent crimes per 1000 residents and 27.1 property crimes per 1000 residents. Racially, the population of Sparks is 6.1% Asian, 77.2% white, 2.6% black, 27.6% Hispanic, 1.6% Native American, 7.4% other or not specified, 0.4% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 4.7% mixed race.
The quality of life enjoyed by the average Nevada citizen is ranked 37th nation-wide. Additionally, Nevada is ranked 31st by standards of healthcare. Out of a national average of 100, Nevada has a cost of living index rating of 108, a grocery index rating of 108, and a housing index rating of 122. Based on natural beauty, Nevada ranks 46th in the nation. In total, Nevada has 46 general hospitals and 45 health centers that provide care for 3,097,672 citizens. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center, Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center, and And Renown South Meadows Medical Center.
In terms of religious values, 31% of Nevada’s population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 1,392 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-20%, Mainline Protestant-10%, and Historically Black Protestant-5%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-2%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Nevada there are 48 masonic lodges. The state has a median age of 38 and 28% of its population being over the age of 55. In the most recent presidential election, 46% of Nevada residents voted Republican and 48% voted Democrat. In terms of diversity, Nevada ranks 9th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly.
The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of January at around 2.95 inches. On average, the state receives 0.72 inches of precipitation a month. Nevada experiences an average humidity rating of about 38%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 70% in the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in Nevada is around 72F. The average high summer temperature is around 110F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 37F during the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 34F. The average high winter temperature is around 69F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 8F in the month of December. On average, Nevada has an air quality index rating of around 41.4 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of August with a rating of 68.8 AQI. While residents of Nevada mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Nevada can include earthquakes (moderate), floods, and and tornados.
The state of Nevada has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of single-leaf pinon, spiny hopsage, snowberry, and white and yellow violets. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the horned toads, the desert tortoise, the eagles, or the pronghorns. The state animal of Nevada is the the sheep.
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