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Grande Ronde Retirement Residence

1809 Gekeler Ln, La Grande, OR 97850

4.8
(4 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Grande Ronde offers independent and assisted living in 114 apartments designed for active senior living. We are located near the Blue Mountains, yet close to medical and professional offices, Grande Ronde Hospital, churches and the Union County Senior Center. We offer a caring atmosphere without...

Wildflower Lodge

508 16th St., La Grande, OR 97850

3.9
(5 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Nestled between the Wallowa and Blue Mountains in the Grande Ronde Valley, Wildflower Lodge Assisted Living and Memory Care Community offers a lifestyle to meet your unique needs. With proximity to downtown La Grande's architecturally rich and pedestrian-friendly shopping district,...

Settlers Park Assisted Living & Memory Care

2895 17th St., Baker City, OR 97814

5.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Surrounded by the majestic Elkhorn, Blue and Eagle mountain range in historic Baker City, Settler's Park Assisted Living and Memory Care Community offers the lifestyle that's just right for you. With proximity to the Hells Canyon National Recreation Area, the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest and a...

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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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Baker City, Oregon

Nursing Homes

A nursing home is a building that houses at least two individuals who are not related by marriage or by blood to the administrator. This type of residence provides its residents with care by registered nurses. These caregivers provide health related services for people who cannot care for themselves.

Nursing homes are a helpful and comfy care alternative for persons 65 years or older, however nursing homes will usually take in individuals 55 and older seldomheard of in senior care regarding different care types.Many occupants of nursing homes are individuals with behavioral issues, which can consist of a tendency to wander, verbal outbursts, or resisting care. There are some services that may come at a cost to residents which can include cosmetic and grooming items, personal clothing, and special care services not included in the facility’s Medicaid payment. Nursing homes are required to provide emergency dental services, medically-related social services, routine personal hygiene items, and a professionallly directed program of activities to residents. The most common mental issue effecting nursing home residents is dementia, which can cloud their and their sense of familiarity with their surroundings, decision making capacities, and memory recall. Often times individuals might select life in a nursing home due to a physical or mental disability that makes it difficult for them to accomplish their lifestyle goals.

Cost of Living

The total cost of living can be the major influence in determining what community fits best. Monthly, the median rent in Baker City is $710 per month and the median home value in Baker City is around $121,759. The rent burden for Baker City is around 16.3% of the average person’s monthly income.

Demographics and Values

In Baker City, 15.7% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Based on gender, 51.8% are male and 48.2% are female. The median age of Baker City is 44 years old. Baker City has a population density of 527 people per square mile. The current population of Baker City consists of 9,473 people and in total the Baker City metro area has a population of 9,783. In terms of education, 22.4% have a college degree, 35.3% have a high-school diploma, and 7.5% have a graduate degree. Out of the total population of Baker City, 14.5% live in poverty, 21.2% have some form of disability, 53.8% participate in the labor force, and 9.6% are widows. Demographically, Baker City is 91.8% white, 2.5% mixed race, 0.5% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.0% Asian, 1.0% black, 2.1% other or not specified, 3.9% Hispanic, and 1.2% Native American.

State Information

An overview of Oregon

There are 64 hospitals and 163 health centers that service a population of 4,235,303. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Asante Three Rivers Medical Center, OHSU Hospital And Clinics, and Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Oregon citizen is ranked 27th nation-wide. Additionally, Oregon is ranked 17th by healthcare standards. In terms of resources, Oregon has a cost of living index of 131.2, a grocery index rating of 110.3, and a housing index rating of 181.8. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than said average. Residents of Oregon enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 30th in the United States.

Social demographics of the state

During the latest presidential election, 39% voted for the Republican candidate while 50% voted for the Democratic candidate. In terms of religion, 29% of Oregon residents attend religious services among the 4,026 different congregations that are available in the state. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-29%, Mainline Protestant-13%, and Historically Black Protestant-1%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-2%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Oregon there are 120 masonic lodges. The state of Oregon ranks 28th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. The median age in the state is 39, and 31% of the population is over the age of 55.

State-wide weather information

The average air quality index rating in Oregon is 35.4 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of August with a rating of around 75.0 AQI. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 65F. The average high summer temperature is around 94F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 35F during the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Oregon drops to around 37F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 57F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 11F during the month of December. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Oregon is around 3.06 inches. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of December at around 16.10 inches. On average, the humidity rating for Oregon is around 69%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 88% in the month of December. While residents of Oregon mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Oregon can include earthquakes (moderate), earthquakes (high), floods, and tornadoes.

Wildlife to be found in Oregon

The state of Oregon has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of ponderosa pine, lemon balm, roseflower, and playa phacelia. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the franklin’s bumble bee,, the brown catshark, the California mountain king snake, or the baird’s shrew. The state animal of Oregon is the the beaver.

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