Home health aide service consists of many services that can be provided in the comfort of your home. In-home care offers multiple services including short-term nursing care, housekeeping, and tracheostomy care. This type of care can provide various medical services such as assistance in removing medication from container for those residents with a physical disability, retrieving medication from secured storage, and aid in self-administration of medication. Most home care services screen potential seniors before admittance. This screening might include ADLs abilities, health problems, and medication use. Additionally, care services can comprise meal preparation and therapy. Home care may also provide your family member assistance with assistance managing tasks and with diet choices. Finally, companion care can provide your family member with health services comprised of monitoring vitals and transfers from wheelchair to bed.
The top hospitals that service Scottsdale include SCOTTSDALE THOMPSON PEAK MEDICAL CENTER, SCOTTSDALE OSBORN MEDICAL CENTER, and SCOTTSDALE SHEA MEDICAL CENTER. In total, there are 4 hospitals located in Scottsdale which offer emergency services and other healthcare.
Cost of Living
The cost-of-living index for Scottsdale is around 148.7 where a score of 100 is the average score, and any score above 100 is considered more expensive than said average. Scottsdale has a grocery-price index of around 95.5. The rent burden for Scottsdale is around 17.7% of the average monthly income. Monthly, the median cost for rent in Scottsdale is $1,473 and the median value for a home for Scottsdale is approximately $433,248.
Regional Climate and Weather Information
The air quality, humidity, and air temperature of a location may have a profound impact on the overall health of your family member. On average, Scottsdale has a humidity rating of 20%. Humidity ratings reach their peak in the month of January at around 32%. In the summer months, the air temperature in Scottsdale is around 95F. The summer high temperature peaks at approximately 108F in the month of July. The lowest summer temperature is about 79F in the month of June. In the wintertime, the average temperature in Scottsdale sinks to approximately 58F. The high winter temperature will rise to approximately 74F during the month of February. The low winter temperature gets to around 45 F during the month of January. Monthly, Scottsdale gets about 1 inches of precipitation. The most rain normally occurs in August with an average of 1 inches during the month. For snowfall, Scottsdale gets on average 0.00 inches of snow. On average, the air quality index rating in Scottsdale is around 92.6. The average air quality conditions are rated as moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. The air quality index rating is at its highest during December at about 160.0. During this time, the average air quality conditions are rated unhealthy. This means that all persons, especially those with a respiratory disease should limit all outdoor exertion and exposure. Scottsdale has a hot semi-arid type of climate.
Demographics and Values
Out of the total city population, 49.1% are male and 50.9% are female. In Scottsdale, 36.3% of the population are over the age of 55, 14.5% are over the age of 60, 10.1% are over the age of 70, and 5.7% are over the age of 80. The median age of Scottsdale is 47 years old. The current population of Scottsdale consists of 249,950 people. Scottsdale has a population density of 524 people per square mile. The current population of Scottsdale is growing at a rate of 0.015%. In Scottsdale, 6.1% are widowed, 10.6% have some form of disability, 6.1% do not have health insurance, and 8.9% live in poverty. In terms of education, 21.8% have a graduate degree, 12.5% have a high-school diploma, and 56.2% have a college degree. In Scottsdale, 8.4% of the people are veterans of the United States armed forces. Scottsdale is considered friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. During the previous presidential election, 7.5% voted for a third party candidate, 47.7% voted Republican, and 44.8% voted Democrat in Maricopa county. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Scottsdale 14.2% practice Catholicism, 7.8% practice another Christian faith, and 6.5% worship the Church of Jesus Christ. In Scottsdale, 60.2% are nonbelievers. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Scottsdale, out of the total population 0.4% practice Judaism, 1.1% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.2% practice Islam. Demographically, Scottsdale is 2.3% mixed race, 2.3% other or not specified, 0.9% Native American, 4.3% Asian, 10.3% Hispanic, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.7% black, and 88.4% white. In terms of crime, Scottsdale has 21.9 property crimes per 1000 residents and 1.6 violent crimes per 1000 residents.
An overview of Arizona
The state of Arizona has 96 hospitals and 153 health centers, providing care to a population of 7,296,554. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Verde Valley Medical Center, Flagstaff Medical Center, and Mayo Clinic Hospital. Based on natural beauty, Arizona ranks 33rd in the nation. Overall, Arizona ranks 34th in quality of life and 23rd in healthcare compared to other US states. Out of a national average of 100, Arizona has a cost of living index rating of 98, a grocery index rating of 97, and a housing index rating of 92.
Social demographics of the state
In Arizona, 30% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 38. In the most recent presidential election, 49% of Arizona residents voted Republican and 45% voted Democrat. In terms of diversity, Arizona ranks 11th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. In terms of religious values, 34% of Arizona's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 4,673 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-2%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-26%, Mainline Protestant-12%, and Historically Black Protestant-1%. In Arizona there are 67 masonic lodges.
State-wide weather information
During the winter, the average temperature in Arizona drops to around 46F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 75F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 11F during the month of December. During the summer, the average temperature in Arizona is around 81F. The average high summer temperature is around 112F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 34F during the month of June. The average air quality index rating in Arizona is 49.9 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of April with a rating of around 65.5 AQI. The average humidity across the state is 39%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of January at around 61%. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of July at around 4.92 inches. On average, the state receives 1.04 inches of precipitation a month. While residents of Arizona mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Arizona can include earthquakes (moderate) floods.
Wildlife to be found in Arizona
The state of Arizona has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of ponderosa pine, cereus, desert flowers , and spruce. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the rattlesnakes, the black and brown bears, the coyote, or the gray fox. The state animal of Arizona is the the ringtail cat.