Assistive home care consists of a multitude of services that can be administered in in a home setting Most home care providers screen potential patients before entry. This screening might include weight/nutritional status, medication use, and health problems. Home care provides a number of services including local transportation, laundry, and housekeeping. This type of care can provide various medical services such as assisting residents in drinking fluid to swallow medication, aid in self-administration of medication, and opening container lids. Furthermore, services provided can involve rehabilitative services and ventilator care. Companion care may also provide your family member help doing laundry and with meal preparation. Finally, non-medical home care can provide your family member with health services like transfers from wheelchair to bed and monitoring vitals.
In total, there is one hospital located in Boulder which offer emergency services and other healthcare. The top hospitals in Boulder include FOOTHILLS HOSPITAL.
Cost of Living
Boulder has a cost of living index of 186.9 where a score of 100 is the average, and any score above 100 is considered costlier than the average. Boulder has a grocery index of 95.5. The sales tax in Boulder is 2.90%.
Regional Climate and Weather Information
The humidity, air temperature, and air quality of a city may have a profound influence on the well-being of your loved one. In the summertime, Boulder is around 73F. The low summer temperature falls to roughly 54F during June. The summer high temperature peaks at around 92F during the month of July. During the winter months, the temperature in Boulder sinks to around 33F. The highest winter temperature is roughly 50F in the month of February. The lowest winter temperature will rise to around 17 F during the month of December. On average, Boulder has a humidity level of 36%. Humidity levels are highest in December at roughly 52%. Boulder has a cold semi-arid type of climate. Monthly, Boulder measures about 1 inches of precipitation. The most rain usually falls in November with an average of 3 inches during the month. In terms of snow fall Boulder gets an average of 71.10 inches of snow. The average air quality index rating in Boulder is around 54.1. 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 highest during December at around 89.2. During this time, the average air quality conditions are rated moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion.
Demographics and Values
The current population of Boulder is shrinking at a rate of -0.005%. Boulder has a population density of 1,573 people per square mile. In Boulder, 3.7% of the population are veterans of the United States military. Boulder is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. During the last presidential election, 7.7% voted for a third party candidate, 70.3% voted Democrat, and 22.0% voted Republican in Boulder county. Out of the total city population, 52.1% are male and 47.9% are female. In Boulder, 19.4% of the population are over the age of 55, 8.5% are over the age of 60, 3.9% are over the age of 70, and 2.9% are over the age of 80. The median age of Boulder is 29 years old. In terms of education, 39.0% have a graduate degree, 7.1% have a high-school diploma, and 73.8% have a college degree. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Boulder 20.7% practice Catholicism, 7.1% practice another Christian faith, and 3.1% are Lutherans. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Boulder, out of the total population 0.8% practice Judaism, 0.7% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.1% practice Islam. In Boulder, 57.9% are nonbelievers. In terms of crime, Boulder has 2.7 violent crimes per 1000 residents and 28.3 property crimes per 1000 residents. In Boulder, 5.3% do not have health insurance, 2.7% are widowed, 6.8% have some form of disability, and 66.6% participate in the labor force. Demographically, Boulder is 1.7% other or not specified, 1.1% black, 5.3% Asian, 87.9% white, 3.5% mixed race, 0.3% Native American, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 9.3% Hispanic.
An overview of Colorado
Based on natural beauty, Colorado ranks 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. There are 92 hospitals and 162 health centers that service a population of 5,776,356. The three highest ranked hospitals in Colorado are Poudre Valley Hospital, Mercy Regional Medical Center, and Centura Health-Penrose St. Francis Health Services. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Colorado citizen is ranked 10th nation-wide. Additionally, Colorado is ranked 12th by standards of healthcare.
Social demographics of the state
In terms of religion, 30% of Colorado residents attend religious services among the 4,188 different congregations that are available in the state. 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. During the latest presidential election, 43% voted for the Republican candidate while 48% voted for the Democratic candidate. In Colorado, 27% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 37. In terms of diversity, Colorado ranks 18th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly.
State-wide weather information
On average, Colorado has an air quality index rating of around 44.4 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of July with a rating of around 61.9 AQI. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 66F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 96F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 31F during the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Colorado drops to around 26F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 53F 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 Colorado is around 54%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 79% in the month of December. On average, the state receives 1.32 inches of precipitation a month. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of April at around 4.53 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 shrubs, lilies, berry shrubs, and berry shrubs. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the the lark bunting, the salmon, the antelope, or the mountain lion. The state animal of Colorado is the the Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep .