In-home care consists of a variety of different services administered in in a residential setting Home care provides a number of services including assistance using mobility/assistive devices, short-term nursing care, and housekeeping. This care type can provide various medical services including opening container lids, assisting residents in drinking fluid to swallow medication, and assistance in removing medication from container for those residents with a physical disability. Typically, home care agencies screen potential patients prior to entry. This screening might include health problems, skin problems, and weight/nutritional status. Furthermore, services provided can comprise rehabilitative services and therapy. Assistive home care may also provide your family member assistance with assistance managing tasks and going grocery shopping. Finally, assistive home care can support your loved one with wellness services including transfers from bed to wheelchair and monitoring vitals.
Cost of Living
Daphne has a median home value of around $189,560 and the median cost of rent is $1,130 per month per month. The rent burden for Daphne is around 17.1% of the average person's monthly income.
Demographics and Values
In Daphne, 11.7% live in poverty, 7.0% do not have health insurance, 5.4% are widows, and 66.7% participate in the labor force. Out of the total city population, 50.1% are female and 49.9% are male. The median age of Daphne is 38 years old. Racially, the population of Daphne is 2.4% Hispanic, 1.2% mixed race, 14.9% black, 80.4% white, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.0% Native American, 2.6% Asian, and 0.8% other or not specified. In Daphne, 11.8% of the population are veterans. Of the population of Daphne 14.2% have a graduate degree, 41.9% have a college degree, and 20.6% have a high-school diploma. Daphne has a population density of 583 people per square mile.
An overview of Alabama
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. Overall, Alabama ranks 49th out of all states in quality of life and 46th in healthcare. The natural beauty of Alabama is ranked 35th in the nation. 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.
Social demographics of the state
The state of Alabama ranks 31st in the country for diversity. In the most recent presidential election, 62% of Alabama residents voted Republican and 34% voted Democrat. In Alabama, 30% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 39. Fifty-one percent of Alabama residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state's 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.
State-wide weather information
On average, the humidity rating for Alabama is around 72%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 76% in the month of July. On average, the state receives 4.74 inches of precipitation a month. The most precipitation occurs in July with an average of 8.15 inches of precipitation a month. On average, Alabama has an air quality index rating of around 38.4 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 47.4 AQI. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 79Â°F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 93Â°F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 62Â°F during the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 46Â°F. The average high winter temperature is around 66Â°F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 66Â°F in the month of February. 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, tornados, 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 flowering dogwood, many varieties of azalea, flowering dogwood, and oak-leaf hydrangea. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the the california sea lion, the feral swine, the jaguarundi, or the ring-tailed cat. The state animal of Alabama is the black bear.