Companion care offers a multitude of services administered in the privacy of your home. This type of care can provide various medical services such as assisting residents in drinking fluid to swallow medication, retrieving medication from secured storage, and aid in self-administration of medication. This type of care provides a number of services including assistance scheduling medical appointments, local transportation, and tracheostomy care. Most home care services screen potential seniors before admission. This screening might include medication use, skin problems, and ADLs abilities. Also, services will include ventilator care and long-term nursing care. Non-medical home care may also provide your loved one assistance with assistance managing tasks and with meal preparation. Finally, assistive home care can support your loved one with health services comprised of transfers from wheelchair to bed and transfers from bed to wheelchair.
Cost of Living
The rent burden for Escondido is about 24.9% of the average person’s monthly income. Escondido has a median home value of $396,266 and the median cost of rent is around $1,807 per month.
Demographics and Values
Out of the total population of Escondido, 65.8% participate in the labor force, 5.0% consider themselves widows, 17.7% do not have health insurance, and 10.5% have some form of disability. The total population of Escondido consists of 151,969 people. Escondido has a population density of 1,575 people per square mile. Racially, the population of Escondido is 74.7% white, 10.6% other or not specified, 51.3% Hispanic, 4.0% mixed race, 0.3% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 7.0% Asian, 0.9% Native American, and 2.5% black. In Escondido, 6.6% of the citizens are veterans of the United States military. Based on gender, 49.9% are male and 50.1% are female. The median age of Escondido is 33 years old. In terms of education, 7.4% have a graduate degree, 23.0% have a college degree, and 21.9% have a high-school diploma.
An overview of California
There are 391 general hospitals and 1,108 health centers that provide care for 39,715,372 California residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Mills-peninsula Medical Center, Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, Santa Monica’s UCLA Medical Center & Orthopedic Hospital. Based on natural beauty, California ranks 5th in the nation. Overall, California ranks 19th out of all states in quality of life and 7th in healthcare. The state of California has a cost of living index of 138.7 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than the average. The state has a grocery index rating of 121.4 and a housing index rating of 227.3.
Social demographics of the state
The state has a median age of 37 and 26% of its population being over the age of 55. In the most recent presidential election, 32% of California residents voted Republican and 62% voted Democrat. The state of California ranks 1st in the country for diversity and the state is considered very LGBTQ friendly. In California, 31% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 23,558 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-2%, Buddhist-2%, and Hindu-2%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-20%, Mainline Protestant-10%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. In California there are 395 masonic lodges.
State-wide weather information
The average monthly precipitation for the state of California is around 2.04 inches. The most precipitation occurs in December with an average of 16.26 inches of precipitation a month. During the winter, the average temperature in California drops to around 47F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 76F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 8F during the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 71F. The average high summer temperature is around 116F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 34F during the month of June. The average humidity across the state is 61%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 81% in the month of July. The average air quality index rating in California is 57.1 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of August with a rating of 83.0 AQI. While residents of California mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in California can include earthquakes (high), floods, and tornadoes.
Wildlife to be found in California
The state of California has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of Joshua tree, sequoia, California poppy , and jojoba. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the whales, the black bears, the snakes, or the cougars. The state animal of California is the California grizzly bear.