A care home offers a communal environment for seniors who are able to preform activities of daily living with minimal assistance but seek supervision within a safe and protected location. Amenities provided might include regular dining options, laundry, and transportation. This type of community is akin to a single-family home. In California, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $54,000. The state of California maintains a number of provisions related to this type of community. The Department of Social Services and Community Care Licensing Division governs this community type.
Cost of Living
The neighborhood in which a community is based might have a major effect on the price of care. Cost of living is a motivating factor in choosing which destination is best for you or your loved one’s needs. The rent burden for Brentwood is about 23.8% of the average person’s monthly income. Brentwood has a median home value of $482,579 and the median cost of rent is around $2,240 per month.
Demographics and Values
Racially, the population of Brentwood is 0.6% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 8.3% mixed race, 65.8% white, 7.7% other or not specified, 0.3% Native American, 23.6% Hispanic, 7.4% black, and 9.8% Asian. Out of the total population of Brentwood, 5.8% are widows, 63.0% participate in the labor force, 7.7% live in poverty, and 3.5% do not have health insurance. In Brentwood, 8.2% of the people are veterans of the United States armed forces. Out of the total city population, 49.0% are male and 51.0% are female. The median age of Brentwood is 39 years old. The current population of Brentwood consists of 62,433 people. Brentwood has a population density of 1,622 people per square mile. Of the population of Brentwood 7.8% have a graduate degree, 20.8% have a high-school diploma, and 29.5% have a college degree.
An overview of California
The state of California has 391 hospitals and 1,108 health centers, providing care to a population of 39,715,372. Mills-peninsula Medical Center, Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, and And Santa Monica Ã‚Â¢UCLA Medical Center and Orthopedic Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. In terms of personal well-being, California ranks 7th in healthcare and 19th in quality of life compared to other states. Based on natural beauty, California ranks 5th in the nation. In terms of resources, California has a cost of living index of 138.7, a grocery index rating of 121.4, and a housing index rating of 227.3. 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.
Social demographics of the state
In the last presidential election 62% of California residents voted Democrat and 32% voted Republican. The median age in the state is 37, and 26% of the population is over the age of 55. The state of California ranks 1st in the country for diversity and the state is considered very LGBTQ friendly. 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.
State-wide weather information
During the winter, the average temperature in California drops to around 47F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 76F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 8F during the month of January. 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. The average low summer temperature is around 34F in the month of June. California experiences an average humidity rating of about 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 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. 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 California poppy, California fan palm, service-berry, and jojoba. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the coyotes, the cougars, the snakes, or the whales. The state animal of California is the California grizzly bear.