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Utah’s selection of Christian Assisted living facilities is a bit thin, but what is available is very well rated and, in many ways, the choices are pretty impressive. Seniors will just need to dig a bit to uncover these gems and for those that are committed to living a life of faith, it will be a welcome task.
For example, The Ridge Cottonwood is a 5-star gem, located in Holladay, Utah, is a locally owned and operated, pet-friendly Christian assisted living center and it is just one of 3 assisted living centers in the Ridge group of homes. The others are The Ridge Foothill, in Salt Lake City and The Ridge Pinehurst, but this one is in Neighboring Colorado.
For seniors that prefer smaller and quitter settings, there are the four homes that make up the Constant Care group of Christian assisted living centers. These are all actual homes that have been upgraded to care for seniors in a setting that feel much more like home.
There are others but these examples do a good job of bracketing expectations.
Cost of Christian Assisted Living in Utah
The average monthly cost for Christian assisted living facilities in Utah, as well as all others is $3,400 per month, putting these senior care centers well below the national average of $4,000 per month. The range of prices is also pretty tight, with Logan, UT, coming in as the least expensive at $3,100, and Salt Lake City holding the top spot at $3,885. So, everything in this state comes in below the national average, at least by a bit, making Utah a pretty friendly place for Christian assisted living facilities.
Christian Assisted Living Communities in Utah - Amenities
In any Christian community, there are two truths that define them. First, they are true communities in every sense of the word. They work together, they pray together and they play together. They help each other and when push comes to shove, they can be counted on to pull together as one.
The second truth is the way each individual approaches their faith. For Christians, it is about building a meaning and very personal relationship with God and our Savior, Jesus Christ. This personal relationship is a goal that Christians are constantly striving to find and strengthen, so once again, as a community, each member is on a unique path, heading to the same destination.
Christian assisted living centers are designed to help seniors along on this journey of spiritual fulfillment, as they deliver the physical and emotional care every center is designed to deliver. This makes Christian assisted living facilities true Christian communities as well.
Christian Retirement Communities in Utah - Religious Amenities
- Regardless of the size of the Christian community, it is centered around its church. In Christian assisted living facilities, the community is centered around the chapel. This chapel plays the very same role as the church, but on a smaller scale. Still it is no less important and must be a constant sanctuary whenever any member of the community feels the need to commune with God.
- In any Christian community, the minister / chaplain is critically important for the spiritual wellbeing of the flock. They are the guide and protector. They are the rock the faithful can lean on and the fount on knowledge the faithful need to stay on the right path. This is no different in Christian assisted living facilities, and giver the many challenges that come with aging, they may be even more important.
- On that path to a stronger and more meaning relationship with God, every Christian is tasked with growing in knowledge and faith. That means actively participating in much more than just a weekly church service. There is bible study, and prayer meetings. There are community activities and time spent helping others in all sorts of ways. In Christian assisted living facilities, these activities become a part of the daily schedule of activities that will each day with meaning.
- Caregivers, no matter what type of assisted living facility they work in, are expected to provide a type of care that is highly personal, and must be handled delicately, with compassion, respect and patience. While any good caregiver will understand this and constantly strive to perfect these qualities, Christian caregivers can be expected to live by these tenets at all times and in every setting. This isn’t just a quality of care. It is a way of life.
Christian Assisted Living in Utah - General Amenities
The primary care these assisted living facilities provide is centered on Assisted Daily Living or ADL’s. These are a series of tasks that help seniors deal with all sorts of personal hygiene tasks, like bathing, using the toilet, grooming, dressing, stay confidently mobile, eating without embarrassment, and just getting through each day with a minimum of discomfort and a whole lot of freedom.
To ensure good treatment outcomes, caregivers in the assisted living facilities focus on medication management, while monitoring health. This helps ensure that known health issues are properly treated and what may be new is identified and treated early.
Beyond this care, there are programs for those that need various forms of rehabilitation therapy and memory care. Memory care, in particular, is a far more focus level of care, where seniors are protected from the danger that can come from failing memories, while also helping them recover and retain memories. The goal of all of this is to help each senior remain connected to their world and their loved ones in meaningful ways and for as long as humanly possible.
In addition to the actives that are found in Christian assisted living facilities, all assisted living facilities strive to fill each day with many interesting and exciting things to do. This gives each resident the ability to choose their favorites and to stay as active as they want. Recreational activities in assisted living centers typically include arts & crafts, hands-on class like cooking and baking, woodworking shops, gardening, fitness, music, reading clubs, games and all sorts of social activities. In these assisted living facilities bored is designed out of each day so seniors remain meaningfully engaged in life.
There are 3 meals each day, served in beautiful dining rooms, and shared with friends. They are drawn from menus of all-time favorites and some new experiences seniors may grow to love. Meals are prepared by professional chefs that are guided by trained dieticians. These are not just meals. These are dining experiences.
Seniors will come into an assisted living facility with a choice to make on the type of private space they want to settle into. Living arrangement options in assisted living centers include studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments. Some assisted living centers may also offer semi-private rooms for those seniors that like the company of others or need a space that is a bit more economical.
Utah offers some great Christian assisted living facilities to choose from and prices that are budget friendly for many, so seniors should have no problem finding a great place to call home.
- AMERICAN FORK
- BOX ELDER County
- BRIGHAM CITY
- CACHE County
- CARBON County
- CEDAR CITY
- CEDAR HILLS
- DAVIS County
- DUCHESNE County
- GRAND County
- HEBER CITY
- IRON County
- JUAB County
- MORGAN County
- NORTH LOGAN
- PARK CITY
- PLEASANT GROVE
- SALT LAKE CITY
- SALT LAKE County
- SAN JUAN County
- SEVIER County
- SOUTH JORDAN
- SOUTH SALT LAKE
- SPANISH FORK
- ST GEORGE
- SUMMIT County
- TOOELE County
- UINTAH County
- UTAH County
- WASATCH County
- WASHINGTON County
- WAYNE County
- WEBER County
- WEST HAVEN
- WEST JORDAN
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