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Bell Gardens Place

251 Harry Sauner Rd., Hillsboro, OH 45133

4.8
(31 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

A great place to call home! At Enlivant, we honor the commitments we make to our residents and their families. Our goal is to enhance our resident's quality of life by providing a warm, caring environment that fosters independence, dignity and choice of each resident. Our residents are often...

Randall Residence of Wheelersburg

900 Pirate Drive, Wheelersburg, OH 45694

4.9
(7 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Opened in 1997, River Bend House is the premier Assisted Living community in Wheelersburg, Ohio. Set among the schools of the local neighborhood, River Bend House offers residents a caring atmosphere, an active community, and a comfortable life. We would love for you to visit us with your family...

Alpine House of West Union (Now Open)

210 N Wilson Dr, West Union, OH 45693

2.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed

Alpine House of West Union is a 80-bed, licensed residential care facility located on a serene 6-acre property. The facility offers some of the best assisted living amenities.We are licensed by the Ohio Department of Health, and certified by the Ohio Department of Aging. We accept ALF Medicaid...

Paramount Senior Living at Cabell Midland

100 Weatherholt Drive, Ona, WV 25545

4.1
(6 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Paramount Senior Living at Cabell Midland promises to maintain its position as the premiere senior living facility in SW West Virginia. We are located just 35 miles from the the capital. We are built on a commitment to our residents and their families. We believe no two residents are alike, so...

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Northfork Senior Living

200 Northfork Dr, Morehead, KY 40351

3.5
(1 review)

Studio

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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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Portsmouth, Ohio

Nursing Homes

A nursing home is an establishment that houses at least two persons who are not related by blood or by marriage to the administrator. A nursing home facility provides its occupants with care by on-site nurses. These caregivers offer personal care, maintenance and other health related services for people who cannot adequately take care of themselves.

This type of facility is a convenient and comfortable living choice for individuals 65 years and above, however nursing homes will often persons 55 and greater (a rarity in the realm of senior care).The most frequent mental condition effecting nursing home residents is dementia, which can hinder their memory recall, decision making capabilities, and and familiarity. There are some services that may come at a cost to residents which can include personal reading materials, personal comfort items, and a private room, unless medically needed. Examples of care services and amenitiesprovided at nursing homes can include help with legal questions, social and recreational activities, intravenous or nutrition therapy, and meal programs. A significant amount of occupants are single women with less social support, and about half of nursing home residents are older than the age of 85. Many residents of nursing homes are with behavioral problems. These can include verbal fits, resisting assistance, or experiencing a desire to wander.

Cost of Living

The total cost of care for a community is determined by the neighborhood where it is located. The rent burden for Portsmouth is around 16.1% of the average monthly income. The median home value in Portsmouth is about $72,657 and the median price for rent is about $596 per month a month.

Demographics and Values

Racially, the population of Portsmouth is 0.5% other or not specified, 2.1% mixed race, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.5% Native American, 5.9% black, 1.3% Asian, 1.2% Hispanic, and 89.6% white. Out of the total population of Portsmouth, 9.3% are widowed, 9.7% do not have health insurance, 35.1% live in poverty, and 47.9% participate in the labor force. In Portsmouth, 8.5% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. Portsmouth has a population density of 735 people per square mile. In terms of education, 5.8% have a graduate degree, 14.4% have a college degree, and 35.8% have a high-school diploma. Out of the total city population, 53.5% are female and 46.5% are male. The median age of Portsmouth is 37 years old.

State Information

An overview of Ohio

Overall, Ohio ranks 39th in quality of life and 35th in healthcare compared to other US states. In terms of resources, Ohio has a cost of living index of 92.8, a grocery index rating of 98.7, and a housing index rating of 73.6. 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. Residents of Ohio enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 44th in the United States. In total, Ohio has 200 general hospitals and 341 health centers that provide care for 11,714,810 citizens. The three highest ranked hospitals in Ohio are Parma Community General Hospital, Miami Valley Hospital, and Mercy Health-st Rita’s Medical Center.

Social demographics of the state

In the last presidential election 44% of Ohio residents voted Democrat and 52% voted Republican. In Ohio, 31% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 39. Thirty-eight percent of Ohio residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state’s 13,606 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-29%, Mainline Protestant-17%, and Historically Black Protestant-7%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Ohio there are 565 masonic lodges. In terms of diversity, Ohio ranks 42nd in the nation.

State-wide weather information

The average temperature in the summer rises to around 71F. The average high summer temperature is around 90F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 53F during the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 29F. The average high winter temperature is around 49F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 14F in the month of January. On average, the state receives 3.31 inches of precipitation a month. The most precipitation occurs in January with an average of 9.65 inches of precipitation a month. The average humidity across the state is 72%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 79% in the month of December. The average air quality index rating in Ohio is 37.2 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 49.9 AQI. While residents of Ohio mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Ohio can include floods.

Wildlife to be found in Ohio

The state of Ohio has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of dogwoods, witch-hazel, ash, and bigleaf magnolia. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the eastern harvest mouse, the American bison, the norway rat, or the American black bear. The state animal of Ohio is the white-tailed deer.

Frequently asked questions about Nursing Homes in Ohio

Gardens of Scioto, Oakwood and Carmel Manor are the top rated nursing homes near Portsmouth, Ohio. See full list of communities.

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