Assistive home care offers numerous services administered in in a residential setting This care type can provide various medical services such as assisting residents in drinking fluid to swallow medication, aid in self-administration of medication, and opening container lids. Most home care agencies review potential seniors prior to admission. This screening might include health problems, weight/nutritional status, and ADLs abilities. In-home care provides a number of services including assistance scheduling medical appointments, tracheostomy care, and housekeeping. Also, care services will include companionship and rehabilitative services. Assistive home care may also afford your family member help going grocery shopping and doing help with household chores. Finally, companion care can provide your loved one with health services such as assistance with ambulation and transfers from wheelchair to bed.
Cost of Living
Clanton has a median home value of $113,936 and the median cost of rent is around $481 per month per month. The rent burden for Clanton is about 11.0% of the average person’s monthly income.
Demographics and Values
Out of the total city population, 53.5% are female and 46.5% are male. The median age of Clanton is 39 years old. Currently, the population of Clanton consists of 5,876 people and in total the Clanton metro area has a population of 8,756. Clanton has a population density of 147 people per square mile. Demographically, Clanton is 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 6.7% Hispanic, 72.4% white, 0.0% Native American, 3.3% other or not specified, 20.7% black, 2.0% Asian, and 1.6% mixed race. In Clanton, 51.0% participate in the labor force, 15.3% do not have health insurance, 19.8% live in poverty, and 9.7% consider themselves widows. In terms of education, 17.8% have a college degree, 36.4% have a high-school diploma, and 6.7% have a graduate degree. In Clanton, 8.4% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces.
An overview of Alabama
Overall, Alabama ranks 49th out of all states in quality of life and 46th in healthcare. There are 101 hospitals and 164 health centers that service a population of 4,900,655. The three highest ranked hospitals in Alabama are Marion Regional Medical Center, Fayette Medical Center, and Lakeland Community Hospital. The state of Alabama has a cost of living index of 89.5 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 97.4 and a housing index rating of 71.5. The natural beauty of Alabama is ranked 35th in the nation.
Social demographics of the state
During the latest presidential election, 62% voted for the Republican candidate while 34% voted for the Democratic candidate. In Alabama, 51% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 10,514 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-49%, Mainline Protestant-13%, and Historically Black Protestant-16%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Alabama there are 892 masonic lodges. In terms of diversity, Alabama ranks 31st in the nation. The state has a median age of 39 and 30% of its population being over the age of 55.
State-wide weather information
The average temperature in the winter falls to around 46F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 66F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 66F during the month of February. During the summer, the average temperature in Alabama is around 79F. The average high summer temperature is around 93F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 62F in the month of June. On average, Alabama has an air quality index rating of around 38.4 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 47.4 AQI. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of July at around 8.15 inches. On average, the state receives 4.74 inches of precipitation a month. The average humidity across the state is 72%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of July at around 76%. While residents of Alabama mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Alabama can include floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, and earthquakes (moderate).
Wildlife to be found in Alabama
The state of Alabama has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of downy serviceberry, many varieties of azalea, oak-leaf hydrangea, and flowering dogwood. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the ring-tailed cat, the the California sea lion, the feral swine, or the jaguarundi. The state animal of Alabama is the black bear.