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Nursing Homes near Elkins, West Virginia

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Elmcroft of Maplewood

1000 Maplewood Dr, Bridgeport, WV 26330

4.4
(18 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private, 2 Bed

EXTRA PRECAUTIONS FOR ADDED REASSURANCEWhile the COVID-19 vaccine has been proven safe and effective, we continue to ask residents and associates to follow basic wellness precautions including proper mask wearing in shared spaces. Learn more about how we’re working hard to return things to normal...

Beulahland Assisted Living

4706 Knottsville Rd, Grafton, WV 26354

4.5
(9 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At Beulahland our residents aren't patients, they are family. Our desire is for every resident to feel like their season of assisted living care is one of peace and comfort. We at Beulahland desire to create a home like environment for seniors while giving the best care possible in West Virginia....

Harmony at White Oaks

2025 White Oaks Blvd, Bridgeport, WV 26330

2.5
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Welcome to Harmony at White OaksAssisted Living | Memory CareIn our continued effort to meet the demand of seniors in Bridgeport, West Virginia, we are offering Virtual Tours, an enhanced screening procedure for new residents, along with the security, support, services and supplies needed to...

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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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Elkins, West Virginia

Nursing Homes

A nursing home is a building that houses at least two seniors who have no personal ties to the administrator. This type of establishment provides its occupants with around-the-clock care by on-site nurses. These nurses offer specialized care for those who cannot take care of their own needs because of the effects of aging.

Nursing homes can be a familiar and easy care alternative for individuals 65 years or older, however nursing homes will routinely allow persons 55 and older which is for other senior care types.Types of care services and amenitiesprovided at nursing homes can include patient and caregiver education, senior centers, meal programs, and help with shopping and transportation. Often times seniors may select to live in a nursing home over another type of facility due to a mental or physical impairment that prevents them from easily accomplishing the activities of daily living. A large number of residents are single women who have smaller social support groups, and almost 50% of nursing home residents are older than 85 years old. Many residents of nursing homes are seniorswith . These can consist of verbal outbursts, resisting support, or an inclination to wander. The most common mental disease effecting nursing home residents is dementia, which can hinder their memory function, and familiarity with their surroundings, and decision making capacities.

Cost of Living

The price of a care community is influenced by the city in which it is located. The rent burden for Elkins is about 13.2% of the average monthly income. The median home value in Elkins is around $113,016 and the median price for rent is around $590 a month.

Demographics and Values

Of the population of Elkins 16.2% have a graduate degree, 31.5% have a college degree, and 37.0% have a high-school diploma. In Elkins, 8.9% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. In Elkins, 10.0% do not have health insurance, 21.0% live in poverty, 7.0% are widowed, and 18.9% have some form of disability. Elkins has a population density of 750 people per square mile. Demographically, Elkins is 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.7% Hispanic, 0.5% Native American, 0.5% other or not specified, 1.0% mixed race, 92.1% white, 4.0% black, and 1.8% Asian. Out of the total city population, 52.9% are female and 47.1% are male. The median age of Elkins is 36 years old.

State Information

An overview of West Virginia

Based on natural beauty, West Virginia ranks 41st in the nation. In terms of resources, West Virginia has a cost of living index of 94.7, a grocery index rating of 92.9, and a housing index rating of 79.6. 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. In terms of personal well-being, West Virginia ranks 48th in healthcare and 47th in quality of life compared to other states. The state of West Virginia has 58 hospitals and 324 health centers, providing care to a population of 1,794,685. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Boone Memorial Hospital, Greenbrier Valley Medical Center, and United Hospital Center.

Social demographics of the state

In the last presidential election 26% of West Virginia residents voted Democrat and 69% voted Republican. In terms of diversity, West Virginia ranks 50th in the nation. In terms of religious values, 46% of West Virginia’s population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 4,413 different congregations. 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-39%, Mainline Protestant-29%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. In West Virginia there are 164 masonic lodges. The median age in the state is 43, and 34% of the population is over the age of 55.

State-wide weather information

The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of July at around 6.73 inches. The average monthly precipitation for the state of West Virginia is around 3.80 inches. The average humidity across the state is 70%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of August at around 77%. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 32F. The average high winter temperature is around 49F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 13F in the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 70F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 89F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 50F in the month of June. The average air quality index rating in West Virginia is 30.1 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 38.2 AQI. While residents of West Virginia mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in West Virginia can include floods and earthquakes (moderate).

Wildlife to be found in West Virginia

The state of West Virginia has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of empress tree, horse-chestnut, norway spruce and blue spruce, and norway maple and sycamore maple. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the beaver, the gray foxes and red foxes, the bats, or the black bear. The state animal of West Virginia is the black bear.

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