Companion care consists of a variety of different services administered in your family’s home. This type of care offers multiple services including assistance scheduling medical appointments, short-term nursing care, and laundry. This care type can provide various medical services including assistance in removing medication from container for those residents with a physical disability, assisting residents in drinking fluid to swallow medication, and retrieving medication from secured storage. Typically, home care agencies review potential patients prior to entry. This screening might include weight/nutritional status, health problems, and medication use. Also, services can involve rehabilitative services and long-term nursing care. Companion care may also provide your loved one assistance bathing and doing laundry. Finally, home health aide services can provide your loved one with wellness services including transfers from bed to wheelchair and monitoring vitals.
Cost of Living
Rosemead has a median home value of about $489,275 and the median cost of rent is about $1,256 per month. The rent burden for Rosemead is about 22.8% of the average monthly income.
Demographics and Values
In terms of education, 25.9% have a high-school diploma, 17.9% have a college degree, and 3.9% have a graduate degree. Out of the total population of Rosemead, 18.0% live in poverty, 11.5% do not have health insurance, 58.3% participate in the labor force, and 9.4% have some form of disability. Based on gender, 50.3% are female and 49.7% are male. The median age of Rosemead is 42 years old. Rosemead has a population density of 4,080 people per square mile. The total population of Rosemead consists of 54,554 people. Racially, the population of Rosemead is 0.5% Native American, 15.6% white, 0.2% black, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 20.8% other or not specified, 33.6% Hispanic, 1.4% mixed race, and 61.4% Asian. In Rosemead, 2.0% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces.
An overview of California
Based on natural beauty, California ranks 5th in the nation. 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. The quality of life enjoyed by the average California citizen is ranked 19th nation-wide. Additionally, California is ranked 7th by healthcare standards. The state of California has 391 hospitals and 1,108 health centers, providing care to a population of 39,715,372. 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.
Social demographics of the state
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 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. In the last presidential election 62% of California residents voted Democrat and 32% voted Republican.
State-wide weather information
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 temperature in the winter falls 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. On average, the humidity rating for California is around 61%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of July at around 81%. 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. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of December at around 16.26 inches. On average, the state receives 2.04 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 service-berry, sequoia, chamise, and California juniper. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the black bears, the cougars, the whales, or the snakes. The state animal of California is the California grizzly bear.