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Nursing Homes near Parkersburg, West Virginia

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Cedar Grove

110 Nicolette Rd, Parkersburg, WV 26104

(10 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Cedar Grove Senior Assisted Living, located in Parkersburg, West Virginia, has more than 30-years of history providing a friendly and pleasant country setting where residents can enjoy their independence while receiving supportive services tailored to their individual needs. Located in historic...

Westwood Place

37950 Airport Road, Woodsfield, OH 43793

(35 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Westwood Place is located in Woodsfield, Ohio, a small town surrounded by beautiful farm country. We provide assisted living for seniors looking for caring and fun retirement living. Our lively community offers many amenities to help you enjoy each day: Fitness room Whirlpool Private dining...

Elmcroft of Marietta

150 Browns Rd, Marietta, OH 45750

(18 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Glenwood Community

200 Timberline Dr, Marietta, OH 45750

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Sign your contract by Dec. 31, 2020 and move into an apartment with free SMART* features. Plus, we’ll give you a safe moving package, up to $1,000. *Limited availability.Glenwood is a United Church Homes community tucked away in 70 wooded acres in Marietta, OH. Glenwood Senior Living Community is...

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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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Parkersburg, West Virginia

Nursing Homes

A nursing home provides room and board to two or more individuals who have no personal relation to the administrator. A nursing home facility offers its occupants 24-hour care administered by on-site nurses. These caregivers offer care for those who cannot adequately take care of themselves due to mental or physical conditions, including age.

Nursing homes can be a convenient and comfy care option for individuals 65 years and above, however nursing homes will usually individuals 55 and older rarely heard of in senior care regarding care types.Some services come at an extra cost which can include specially prepared food, special care services not included in the facility’s Medicaid payment, and cosmetic and grooming items. A significant amount of occupants are single women with circles of support, and about half of nursing home residents are older than the age of 85. Nursing homes are required to provide nursing and related services, routine personal hygiene items, emergency dental services, and pharmaceutical services to residents. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to get proper privacy, property, and living arrangements, spend time with visitors, be free from discrimination, and have protections against involuntary transfer or discharge. Many residents of nursing homes are elderswith . These can span verbal antagonism, resisting support, or an urge to wander.

Cost of Living

The location in which a facility is located could have a major impact on facility price. Cost of living is a motivating factor when deciding which facility works for your loved one’s needs. The median home value in Parkersburg is about $87,448 and the median rent is about $562 per month a month. The rent burden for Parkersburg is about 13.7% of the average monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Out of the total population of Parkersburg, 21.0% have some form of disability, 8.9% are widowed, 25.2% live in poverty, and 9.2% do not have health insurance. In Parkersburg, 10.2% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. Out of the total city population, 53.0% are female and 47.0% are male. The median age of Parkersburg is 42 years old. Parkersburg has a population density of 987 people per square mile. Of the population of Parkersburg 6.4% have a graduate degree, 40.3% have a high-school diploma, and 17.0% have a college degree. Demographically, Parkersburg is 0.3% other or not specified, 0.2% Native American, 2.7% mixed race, 1.2% Hispanic, 94.3% white, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.3% Asian, and 2.1% black.

State Information

An overview of West Virginia

Based on natural beauty, West Virginia ranks 41st in the nation. There are 58 general hospitals and 324 health centers that provide care for 1,794,685 West Virginia residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in West Virginia are Boone Memorial Hospital, Greenbrier Valley Medical Center, and United Hospital Center. 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. The quality of life enjoyed by the average West Virginia citizen is ranked 47th nation-wide. Additionally, West Virginia is ranked 48th by healthcare standards.

Social demographics of the state

The state of West Virginia ranks 50th in the country for diversity. The state has a median age of 43 and 34% of its population being over the age of 55. In the last presidential election 26% of West Virginia residents voted Democrat and 69% voted Republican. Forty-six percent of West Virginia residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state’s 4,413 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-39%, Mainline Protestant-29%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In West Virginia there are 164 masonic lodges.

State-wide weather information

The average monthly precipitation for the state of West Virginia is around 3.80 inches. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of July at around 6.73 inches. West Virginia experiences an average humidity rating of about 70%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 77% in the month of August. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 32F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 49F during 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. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 50F during the month of June. On average, West Virginia has an air quality index rating of around 30.1 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 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 black pine and scots pine, chinese elm, horse-chestnut, and norway spruce and blue spruce. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the skunk, the bats, the white-tailed deer, or the gray foxes and red foxes. The state animal of West Virginia is the black bear.

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Country Club Retirement Center at Dover, Gardens of Scioto and Oakwood are the top rated nursing homes near Parkersburg, West Virginia. See full list of communities.

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