Intermittent home care offers numerous services that can be provided in your family's home. Most home care providers screen potential clients before admittance. This screening might include skin problems, medication use, and ADLs abilities. Home care provides a number of services including housekeeping, assistance using mobility/assistive devices, and laundry. This care type can provide various medical services such as aid in self-administration of medication, assistance in removing medication from container for those residents with a physical disability, and retrieving medication from secured storage. Additionally, services offered may involve rehabilitative services and meal preperation. Home health aide services may also afford your family member assistance going grocery shopping and doing help with household chores. Finally, assistive home care can support your loved one with services such as transfers from wheelchair to bed and monitoring vitals.
In total, there are 3 hospitals located in Aurora which offer emergency services and other healthcare. The top hospitals that service Aurora include UNIVERSITY OF Colorado HOSPITAL AUTHORITY, MEDICAL CENTER OF AURORA, THE, and CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL Colorado.
Cost of Living
Aurora has a cost of living index of around 130.2 based on an average rating of 100, where anything higher than 100 is considered more expensive than the average. Aurora has a grocery index of 95.5. The sales tax in Aurora is 2.90%.
Regional Climate and Weather Information
According to many seniors, climate and weather are often a key factor in selecting a care destination. Aurora has a cold semi-arid type of climate. The average humidity rating for Aurora is around 36%. Humidity levels reach their peak in December at around 52%. Monthly, Aurora gets about 4 inches of precipitation. The most precipitation historically occurs in July with an average of 6 inches during the month. In terms of snow fall Aurora receives on average 61.70 inches of snow. In the summertime, the temperature in Aurora is approximately 72Â°F. The low summer temperature falls to around 54Â°F in the month of June. The summer high temperature is at roughly 89Â°F in July. During wintertime, the average air temperature in Aurora dips to approximately 33Â°F. The highest winter temperature is roughly 46Â°F in the month of February. The low winter temperature gets to roughly 19 Â°F during the month of December. The average air quality index rating in Aurora is about 69.0. The average air quality conditions are rated as moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. The air quality index score reaches its peak in the month of December at approximately 105.0. During this time, the average air quality conditions are rated unhealthy for sensitive groups. This means that persons with respiratory diseases such as asthma should avoid prolonged outdoor exposure and exertion.
Demographics and Values
In Aurora, 8.8% of the people are veterans of the United States armed forces. Aurora is considered friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. In terms of crime, Aurora has 6.1 violent crimes per 1000 residents and 30.1 property crimes per 1000 residents. The current population of Aurora consists of 366,623 people. The current population of Aurora is growing at a rate of 0.019%. Aurora has a population density of 921 people per square mile. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Aurora, out of the total population 0.0% practice Judaism, 1.0% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.1% practice Islam. In Aurora, 69.5% are nonbelievers. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Aurora 16.6% practice Catholicism, 3.9% practice another Christian faith, and 2.8% worship the Church of Jesus Christ. During the previous presidential election, 41.3% voted Republican, 8.8% voted for a third party candidate, and 49.9% voted Democrat in Adams county. Based on gender, 51.2% are female and 48.8% are male. In Aurora, 20.7% of the population are over the age of 55, 9.2% are over the age of 60, 4.2% are over the age of 70, and 2.2% are over the age of 80. The median age of Aurora is 34 years old. Of the population of Aurora 26.3% have a high-school diploma, 28.5% have a college degree, and 9.1% have a graduate degree. Demographically, Aurora is 10.7% other or not specified, 0.8% Native American, 0.3% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 6.0% Asian, 61.2% white, 15.7% black, 28.6% Hispanic, and 5.3% mixed race. In Aurora, 9.8% have some form of disability, 71.2% participate in the labor force, 13.7% live in poverty, and 4.4% are widows.
An overview of Colorado
Colorado is ranked 10th in quality of life and 12th in healthcare. The state of Colorado has 92 hospitals and 162 health centers, providing care to a population of 5,776,356. Poudre Valley Hospital, Mercy Regional Medical Center, and Centura Health-penrose St. Francis Health Services are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. The natural beauty of Colorado is ranked 31st in the nation. Out of a national average of 100, Colorado has a cost of living index rating of 106, a grocery index rating of 103, and a housing index rating of 119.
Social demographics of the state
In terms of religious values, 30% of Colorado's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 4,188 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-26%, Mainline Protestant-15%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Colorado there are 148 masonic lodges. The state of Colorado ranks 18th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. In the last presidential election 48% of Colorado residents voted Democrat and 43% voted Republican. In Colorado, 27% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 37.
State-wide weather information
During the summer, the average temperature in Colorado is around 66Â°F. The average high summer temperature is around 96Â°F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 31Â°F in the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 26Â°F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 53Â°F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around -8Â°F during the month of January. The average air quality index rating in Colorado is 44.4 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of July with a rating of 61.9 AQI. Colorado experiences an average humidity rating of about 54%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 79% in the month of December. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of April at around 4.53 inches. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Colorado is around 1.32 inches. While residents of Colorado mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Colorado can include earthquakes (moderate).
Wildlife to be found in Colorado
The state of Colorado has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of aspen, conifers thrive, lichens, and shrubs. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the mountain lion, the antelope, the salmon, or the mule deers. The state animal of Colorado is the the Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep .