A care home offers a home-like environment for persons who are able to preform activities of daily living with minimal assistance but desire supervision within a safe and protective location. This type of facility is resembles a single-family home. Services offered can include regular dining options, washing clothes , and transit. Nebraska maintains a number of provisions related to this kind of facility. The Nebraska Division of Public Health, Department of Health and Human Services, and Department of Licensure and Regulation supervises this facility type.
Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers
Proximity to hospitals might be a significant consideration when choosing the best care option. In total, there are 11 hospitals located in Omaha which offer emergency services and other healthcare. The top hospitals in Omaha include Methodist Hospital, The Nebraska Medical Center, and Chi Health Creighton University Medical Center - B.
Cost of Living
Cost of living can be the motivating factor when deciding which care option is best for your loved one. In terms of resources, Omaha has a cost of living index of 94.9 and a cost-of-groceries index of around 92.9. Index ratings are founded on a scale where 100 is the national average and any amount under 100 is considered cheaper than the national average. The rent burden for Omaha is about 18.1% of the average person's monthly income. Per month, the median rent in Omaha is around $1,139 per month and the median home value in Omaha costs around $146,096.
Regional Climate and Weather Information
The humidity, air quality, and air temperature of a destination can have a profound influence on the health of your family member. Omaha has a hot-summer humid continental type of climate. On average, the humidity rating for Omaha is about 70%. Humidity ratings peak in December at around 74%. Monthly, Omaha measures around 3 inches of precipitation. The most precipitation usually occurs in August with an average of 6 inches in a month. For snowfall, Omaha gets on average 30.50 inches of snow in a year. In the summer, the average temperature in Omaha is around 76°F. The low summer temperature falls to about 62°F in the month of June. The summer high rises to approximately 91°F in July. In the winter months, the average air temperature falls to roughly 27°F. The high winter temperature will rise to about 41°F during the month of February. The low winter temperature gets to roughly 14 °F during the month of January. The average air quality index rating in Omaha is about 47.9. The average air quality conditions are rated as good. This means that there is no health advisory associated with the air quality for this destination. The air quality index score reaches its peak during December at approximately 66.6. During this time, the average air quality conditions are rated moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion.
Demographics and Values
During the last presidential election, 47.3% voted Democrat, 7.7% voted for a third party candidate, and 45.0% voted Republican in Douglas county. In Omaha, 7.4% of the people are veterans. Omaha is considered friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. In Omaha, 5.0% consider themselves widows, 15.1% live in poverty, 11.1% do not have health insurance, and 70.1% participate in the labor force. Based on gender, 49.4% are male and 50.6% are female. In Omaha, 24.0% of the population are over the age of 55, 9.9% are over the age of 60, 4.8% are over the age of 70, and 3.2% are over the age of 80. The median age of Omaha is 34 years old. The current population of Omaha is growing at a rate of 0.003%. Omaha has a population density of 1,304 people per square mile. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Omaha 24.7% practice Catholicism, 7.6% are Lutherans, and 6.2% practice another Christian faith. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Omaha, out of the total population 0.7% practice Judaism, 0.8% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.9% practice Islam. In Omaha, 45.6% are nonbelievers. Demographically, Omaha is 12.3% black, 2.3% other or not specified, 0.5% Native American, 13.7% Hispanic, 3.5% Asian, 78.2% white, 3.1% mixed race, and 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian. In terms of crime, Omaha has 6.2 violent crimes per 1000 residents and 37.4 property crimes per 1000 residents. In terms of education, 35.6% have a college degree, 12.6% have a graduate degree, and 22.5% have a high-school diploma.
An overview of Nebraska
There are 93 general hospitals and 42 health centers that provide care for 1,941,032 Nebraska residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Columbus Community Hospital, Chi Health Nebraska Heat, and Methodist Hospital. The state of Nebraska has a cost of living index of 93.3 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The state has a grocery index rating of 95.5 and a housing index rating of 80.9. Overall, Nebraska ranks 9th out of all states in quality of life and 27th in healthcare. Residents of Nebraska enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 27th in the United States.
Social demographics of the state
Thirty-nine percent of Nebraska residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state's 2,860 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-25%, Mainline Protestant-24%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. In Nebraska there are 147 masonic lodges. The state of Nebraska ranks 26th in the country for diversity. During the latest presidential election, 59% voted for the Republican candidate while 34% voted for the Democratic candidate. The median age in the state is 37, and 28% of the population is over the age of 55.
State-wide weather information
On average, Nebraska has an air quality index rating of around 31.5 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of August with a rating of 40.9 AQI. During the summer, the average temperature in Nebraska is around 72°F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 92°F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 49°F in the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 72°F. The average high winter temperature is around 47°F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 6°F in the month of January. The average humidity across the state is 66%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 74% in the month of December. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Nebraska is around 2.10 inches. The most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 5.31 inches of precipitation a month. While residents of Nebraska mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Nebraska can include tornados, floods, and and earthquakes (high).
Wildlife to be found in Nebraska
The state of Nebraska has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of sunflower, tallgrass prairie, snow trillium, and wild rose. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the bob cats, the bald eagles, the pronghorns, or the monarch, grey hairstreak, and orange sulfur butterflies . The state animal of Nebraska is the the white-tailed deer.