Memory care administers intensive medical care to seniors with cognitive and physical wellness problems in a specialized care community. Caregivers must obtain memory-care specific education and a staff member must be available for assistance 24 hours-a-day. Organized activities are offered by staff members trained specifically on providing aid for those with memory impairments. Residents have the option to live in shared apartments or private rooms. Basic services offered in memory care may include: exercise and physical therapy programs, medication management, daily meals, and housekeeping and laundry service. The monthly median cost for a private room is around $10,646 and the cost for a semi-private room is around $8,760 . The state of California maintains a number of provisions associated with this kind of community. The The Department of Social Services and Community Care Licensing Division supervises this type of community.
Cost of Living
The price of care for a community is influenced by the neighborhood in which it is located. The median monthly rent in Covina is around $1,826 and the median price for a house for Covina is $440,630. The rent burden for Covina is about 24.0% of the average monthly income.
Demographics and Values
In Covina, 5.3% of the population are veterans. In terms of education, 27.7% have a college degree, 7.3% have a graduate degree, and 23.7% have a high-school diploma. The total population of Covina consists of 48,462 people. Covina has a population density of 2,662 people per square mile. Demographically, Covina is 5.6% mixed race, 1.0% Native American, 49.2% white, 13.9% Asian, 26.1% other or not specified, 56.0% Hispanic, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 4.1% black. Out of the total city population, 47.9% are male and 52.1% are female. The median age of Covina is 36 years old. In Covina, 10.5% have some form of disability, 9.0% do not have health insurance, 5.1% are widowed, and 9.1% live in poverty.
An overview of California
The state of California has a cost of living index of 138.7 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than the average. The state has a grocery index rating of 121.4 and a housing index rating of 227.3. Based on natural beauty, California ranks 5th in the nation. The quality of life enjoyed by the average California citizen is ranked 19th nation-wide. Additionally, California is ranked 7th by standards of healthcare. There are 391 hospitals and 1,108 health centers that service a population of 39,715,372. The three highest ranked hospitals in California are Mills-peninsula Medical Center, Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, and And Santa Monica Medical Center and Orthopedic Hospital.
Social demographics of the state
In terms of diversity, California ranks 1st in the nation and is considered very LGBTQ friendly. In the last presidential election 62% of California residents voted Democrat and 32% voted Republican. In California, 31% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 23,558 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-2%, Buddhist-2%, and Hindu-2%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-20%, Mainline Protestant-10%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. In California there are 395 masonic lodges. In California, 26% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 37.
State-wide weather information
The average monthly precipitation for the state of California is around 2.04 inches. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of December at around 16.26 inches. On average, the humidity rating for California is around 61%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 81% in the month of July. On average, California has an air quality index rating of around 57.1 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of August with a rating of around 83.0 AQI. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 71F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 116F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 34F during the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in California drops to around 47F. The average high winter temperature is around 76F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 8F in the month of January. While residents of California mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in California can include earthquakes (high), floods, and and tornadoes.
Wildlife to be found in California
The state of California has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of jojoba, sequoia, western cypress, and California fan palm. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the black bears, the coyotes, the cougars, or the whales. The state animal of California is the California grizzly bear.