Home health aide service offers the luxury of numerous services that can be provided in in a residential setting This care type 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. In-home care provides multiple services including laundry, short-term nursing care, and local transportation. Typically, home care services review potential seniors prior to admittance. This screening might include skin problems, health problems, and medication use. Furthermore, care services offered will include companionship and help with household chores. Intermittent home care may also provide your loved one help with meal preparation and with assistance managing tasks. Finally, home care can support your loved one with health services comprised of monitoring vitals and transfers from wheelchair to bed.
Cost of Living
The rent burden for Lancaster is around 23.7% of the average person’s monthly income. Monthly, the median cost for rent in Lancaster is $1,348 and the median home value for Lancaster is $209,284.
Demographics and Values
Lancaster has a population density of 656 people per square mile. Racially, the population of Lancaster is 4.7% mixed race, 21.7% black, 6.4% other or not specified, 0.6% Native American, 39.0% Hispanic, 0.2% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 4.2% Asian, and 62.2% white. In Lancaster, 51.1% participate in the labor force, 8.9% do not have health insurance, 9.0% have some form of disability, and 4.4% are widowed. In Lancaster, 7.2% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Of the population of Lancaster 29.7% have a high-school diploma, 5.6% have a graduate degree, and 16.0% have a college degree. Out of the total city population, 49.9% are male and 50.1% are female. The median age of Lancaster is 32 years old.
An overview of California
Overall, California ranks 19th in quality of life and 7th in healthcare compared to other US states. Residents of California enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 5th in the United States. There are 391 general hospitals and 1,108 health centers that provide care for 39,715,372 California residents. Mills-peninsula Medical Center, Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, Santa Monica’s UCLA Medical Center & Orthopedic Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. Out of a national average of 100, California has a cost of living index rating of 139, a grocery index rating of 121, and a housing index rating of 227.
Social demographics of the state
In terms of religion, 31% of California residents attend religious services among the 23,558 different congregations that are available in the state. 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. The state of California ranks 1st in the country for diversity and the state is considered very LGBTQ friendly. In the most recent presidential election, 32% of California residents voted Republican and 62% voted Democrat. The median age in the state is 37, and 26% of the population is over the age of 55.
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. On average, California has an air quality index rating of around 57.1 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of August with a rating of 83.0 AQI. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 47F. The average high winter temperature is around 76F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 8F in the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in California is around 71F. The average high summer temperature is around 116F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 34F in 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. 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 service-berry, western cypress, sequoia, and California juniper. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the coyotes, the black bears, the snakes, or the whales. The state animal of California is the California grizzly bear.