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Nursing Homes near Elk City, Oklahoma

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Homestead of Elk City

1000 Elkwood Blvd, Elk City, OK 73644

(7 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Elkwoodwood Assisted Living is a place where seniors can enjoy all the comforts and conveniences of home, free from burdensome chores associated with daily living, yet receive support and assistance when needed. Trained staff members render individualized service to residents,...

Angelwood Assisted Living

3200 W. Hayes, Clinton, OK 73601

(5 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Angelwood Assisted Living is a place where seniors can enjoy all the comforts and conveniences of home, free from burdensome chores associated with daily living, yet receive support and assistance when needed. Trained staff members render individualized service to residents,...

Homestead of Weatherford

3601 E Main St, Weatherford, OK 73096

(6 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Weatherwood Assisted Living and Memory Care is a place where seniors can enjoy all the comforts and conveniences of home, free from burdensome chores associated with daily living, yet receive support and assistance when needed. Trained staff members render individualized service to residents,...

Brookdale Weatherford

800 Gartrell Place, Weatherford, OK 73096

(3 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Living room or a pretend princess castle?  You decide. If you’re looking for an Assisted Living community that understands you need an apartment that you can make your own, our community in Weatherford, Oklahoma, may be the right fit for you. You’ll have a studio or one-bedroom floor plan to...

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Woodland Gardens Assisted Living

915 North Broadway, Hobart, OK 73651

(12 reviews)

1 Bed

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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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Elk City, Oklahoma

Nursing Homes

A nursing home is a building that offers residence to at least two individuals who are not related by blood or by marriage to the administrator. This type of facility provides its inhabitants with care by registered nurses. These nurses offer specialized care for seniors who are unable to care for themselves.

Nursing homes can be a convenient and easy living choice for individuals 65 years or older, however nursing homes will usually allow persons 55 and older (a rarity in theworldof senior care).Many occupants of nursing homes may have behavioral troubles, which can consist of verbal outbursts, a tendency to wander, or resisting care. Often times individuals might choose life in a nursing home due to a physical or mental impairment that prevents them from easily accomplishing their lifestyle goals. A significant amount of occupants tend to be single women with less social support, and about 50% of nursing home residents are over the age of 85. Nursing homes are required to provide pharmaceutical services, a professionallly directed program of activities, room and bed maintenance services, and emergency dental services to residents. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to to manage your money, be free from abuse and neglect, exercise your rights as a U.S. citizen, and participate in activities.

Cost of Living

The total cost of living is a motivating factor in determining which destination is the best fit for you or your loved one. The rent burden for Elk City is around 13.3% of the average monthly income. Monthly, the median rent in Elk City is about $764 per month and the median home value in Elk City is about $1,361.

Demographics and Values

Racially, the population of Elk City is 1.3% black, 85.0% white, 14.9% Hispanic, 1.7% Asian, 7.2% mixed race, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.5% Native American, and 3.3% other or not specified. Out of the total population of Elk City, 6.4% are widows, 15.1% do not have health insurance, 13.4% have some form of disability, and 13.3% live in poverty. In Elk City, 4.9% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. Elk City has a population density of 274 people per square mile. The current population of Elk City consists of 10,726 people and in total the Elk City metro area has a population of 11,555. Based on gender, 49.8% are female and 50.2% are male. The median age of Elk City is 34 years old. In terms of education, 18.5% have a college degree, 41.2% have a high-school diploma, and 5.9% have a graduate degree.

State Information

An overview of Oklahoma

The natural beauty of Oklahoma is ranked 42nd in the nation. The state of Oklahoma has 134 hospitals and 109 health centers, providing care to a population of 3,953,546. St Mary’s Regional Medical Center, Memorial Hospital, Community Hospital, and Llc are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. Out of a national average of 100, Oklahoma has a cost of living index rating of 88, a grocery index rating of 95, and a housing index rating of 72. In terms of personal well-being, Oklahoma ranks 47th in healthcare and 43rd in quality of life compared to other states.

Social demographics of the state

In terms of religion, 43% of Oklahoma residents attend religious services among the 7,057 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-47%, Mainline Protestant-18%, and Historically Black Protestant-4%. In Oklahoma there are 352 masonic lodges. The state has a median age of 37 and 28% of its population being over the age of 55. In the last presidential election 29% of Oklahoma residents voted Democrat and 65% voted Republican. The state of Oklahoma ranks 22nd in the country for diversity.

State-wide weather information

The average air quality index rating in Oklahoma is 38.5 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of July with a rating of around 52.2 AQI. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 39F. The average high winter temperature is around 60F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 17F in the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 80F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 98F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 58F during the month of June. The most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 6.85 inches of precipitation a month. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Oklahoma is around 3.08 inches. Oklahoma experiences an average humidity rating of about 64%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 72% in the month of May. While residents of Oklahoma mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Oklahoma can include tornadoes and floods and earthquakes (high).

Wildlife to be found in Oklahoma

The state of Oklahoma has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of hickories and others, yellow poplar, switchgrass, and red and white oaks. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the plains spadefoot toad, the eastern pipistrelle, the green toad, or the lesser siren. The state animal of Oklahoma is the American bison.

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