Care homes arrange for an intimate care experience for seniors. Residential care homes offer community living with around the clock staff and individual support. This type of facility is like a single-family home. Services offered may include three meals a day, laundry services, and transit. Ohio has a number of stipulations related to this type of facility. The Ohio Department of Health regulates this type of facility.
Cost of Living
The neighborhood in which a senior care community is located could have a major influence on the cost of care. The overall cost of living is a big influence in deciding which facility meets the needs of you or your loved one. Beachwood has a median home value of $283,540 and the median cost of rent is about $1,549 per month. The rent burden for Beachwood is about 16.8% of the average monthly income.
Demographics and Values
Out of the total city population, 55.8% are female and 44.2% are male. The median age of Beachwood is 50 years old. Demographically, Beachwood is 1.3% mixed race, 11.9% black, 11.9% Asian, 74.3% white, 0.2% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.0% Native American, 2.8% Hispanic, and 0.4% other or not specified. In Beachwood, 12.6% have some form of disability, 2.0% do not have health insurance, 13.7% consider themselves widows, and 55.5% participate in the labor force. Beachwood has a population density of 858 people per square mile. The total population of Beachwood consists of 11,696 people. In Beachwood, 6.7% of the population are veterans of the United States military. In terms of education, 16.6% have a high-school diploma, 59.2% have a college degree, and 35.2% have a graduate degree.
An overview of Ohio
Residents of Ohio enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 44th in the United States. Out of a national average of 100, Ohio has a cost of living index rating of 93, a grocery index rating of 99, and a housing index rating of 74. In total, Ohio has 200 general hospitals and 341 health centers that provide care for 11,714,810 citizens. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Parma Community General Hospital, Miami Valley Hospital, and Mercy Health-st Rita’s Medical Center. Overall, Ohio ranks 39th in quality of life and 35th in healthcare compared to other US states.
Social demographics of the state
In terms of diversity, Ohio ranks 42nd in the nation. Thirty-eight percent of Ohio residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state’s 13,606 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-29%, Mainline Protestant-17%, and Historically Black Protestant-7%. In Ohio there are 565 masonic lodges. In the most recent presidential election, 52% of Ohio residents voted Republican and 44% voted Democrat. In Ohio, 31% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 39.
State-wide weather information
The most precipitation occurs in January with an average of 9.65 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 3.31 inches of precipitation a month. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 29F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 49F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 14F during the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in Ohio is around 71F. The average high summer temperature is around 90F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 53F during the month of June. On average, the humidity rating for Ohio is around 72%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 79% in the month of December. On average, Ohio has an air quality index rating of around 37.2 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 49.9 AQI. While residents of Ohio mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Ohio can include floods.
Wildlife to be found in Ohio
The state of Ohio has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of ash, witch-hazel, poplar, and sourwood. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Virginia opossum, the eastern harvest mouse, the Norway rat, or the north American porcupine. The state animal of Ohio is the white-tailed deer.