Assistive home care consists of various services administered in in a residential setting Home care offers multiple services including assistance scheduling medical appointments, 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, opening container lids, and assisting residents in drinking fluid to swallow medication. Most home care providers review potential seniors prior to admission. This screening might include medication use, weight/nutritional status, and ADLs abilities. Additionally, services offered may comprise help with household chores and long-term nursing care. Non-medical home care may also afford your loved one assistance with meal preperation and doing laundry. Finally, in-home care can provide your family member with health services like monitoring vitals and assistance with ambulation.
Cost of Living
The rent burden for Stockton is about 22.3% of the average person’s monthly income. The median home value in Stockton is about $218,510 and the median cost for rent is around $1,310 a month.
Demographics and Values
Stockton has a population density of 1,943 people per square mile. Out of the total population of Stockton, 10.8% do not have health insurance, 59.2% participate in the labor force, 22.4% live in poverty, and 13.7% have some form of disability. Out of the total city population, 51.1% are female and 48.9% are male. The median age of Stockton is 32 years old. Of the population of Stockton 5.6% have a graduate degree, 17.4% have a college degree, and 26.2% have a high-school diploma. In Stockton, 5.0% of the population are veterans of the United States military. Demographically, Stockton is 42.2% Hispanic, 11.8% other or not specified, 0.8% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 43.9% white, 21.7% Asian, 9.7% mixed race, 0.6% Native American, and 11.5% black.
An overview of California
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. The three highest ranked hospitals in California are Mills-peninsula Medical Center, Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, Santa Monica, and â€“ Ucla Medical Center & Orthopedic Hospital. California is ranked 19th 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
In the last presidential election 62% of California residents voted Democrat and 32% voted Republican. The median age in the state is 37, and 26% of the population is over the age of 55. The state of California ranks 1st in the country for diversity and the state is considered very LGBTQ friendly. In terms of religious values, 31% of California’s population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 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
On average, California has an air quality index rating of around 57.1 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of August with a rating of around 83.0 AQI. The most precipitation occurs in December with an average of 16.26 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 2.04 inches of precipitation a month. During the winter, the average temperature in California drops to around 47Â°F. The average high winter temperature is around 76Â°F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 8Â°F during the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 71Â°F. The average high summer temperature is around 116Â°F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 34Â°F during the month of June. California experiences an average humidity rating of about 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 tornados.
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, redwood, and western cypress. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the whales, the black bears, the coyotes, or the cougars. The state animal of California is the California grizzly bear.