Non-medical home care offers the luxury of various services that can be provided in the privacy of your home. Home care provides a number of services including housekeeping, tracheostomy care, and local transportation. This type of care can provide various medical services such as assistance in removing medication from container for those residents with a physical disability, assisting residents in drinking fluid to swallow medication, and opening container lids. Typically, home care agencies review potential patients before admission. This screening might include weight/nutritional status, medication use, and health problems. Furthermore, services offered will include companionship and long-term nursing care. Companion care may also afford your family member help with meal preparation and doing laundry. Finally, senior home care can support your loved one with health services like transfers from bed to wheelchair and transfers from wheelchair to bed.
Cost of Living
The rent burden for Lompoc is about 21.9% of the average person’s monthly income. Per month, the median rent in Lompoc is $1,306 per month and the median home value in Lompoc is about $268,530.
Demographics and Values
Out of the total city population, 46.7% are female and 53.3% are male. The median age of Lompoc is 32 years old. Lompoc has a population density of 1,446 people per square mile. In Lompoc, 9.1% of the citizens are veterans of the United States military. In Lompoc, 60.5% participate in the labor force, 20.8% live in poverty, 13.4% do not have health insurance, and 5.0% are widowed. In terms of education, 26.1% have a high-school diploma, 4.1% have a graduate degree, and 12.4% have a college degree. Racially, the population of Lompoc is 7.4% mixed race, 0.3% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 64.4% white, 1.9% Native American, 5.1% black, 17.6% other or not specified, 3.3% Asian, and 56.7% Hispanic.
An overview of California
Based on natural beauty, California ranks 5th in the nation. The quality of life enjoyed by the average California citizen is ranked 19th nation-wide. Additionally, California is ranked 7th by standards of healthcare. 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. 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.
Social demographics of the state
Thirty-one percent of California residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state’s 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. The state of California ranks 1st in the country for diversity and the state is considered very LGBTQ friendly. In California, 26% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 37. In the last presidential election 62% of California residents voted Democrat and 32% voted Republican.
State-wide weather information
The average humidity across the state is 61%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 81% in the month of July. 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. During the summer, the average temperature in California is around 71F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 116F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 34F in the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 47F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 76F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 8F in the month of January. On average, the state receives 2.04 inches of precipitation a month. The most precipitation occurs in December with an average of 16.26 inches of precipitation a month. 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, chamise, redwood, and jojoba. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the cougars, the black bears, the snakes, or the coyotes. The state animal of California is the California grizzly bear.