Senior home care consists of many services that can be provided in in a home setting Typically, home care services review potential patients prior to entry. This screening might include weight/nutritional status, health problems, and skin problems. This care type 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. In-home care provides a number of services including laundry, assistance using mobility/assistive devices, and short-term nursing care. Additionally, care services offered will involve therapy and rehabilitative services. Companion care may also provide your family member help with assistance managing tasks and bathing. Finally, companion care can support your loved one with services comprised of monitoring vitals and transfers from bed to wheelchair.
Cost of Living
Per month, the median price of rent in Middlefield is $1,771 and the median price of a house in Middlefield is about $299,785. The rent burden for Middlefield is around 18.6% of the average monthly income.
Demographics and Values
Demographically, Middlefield is 0.0% Native American, 97.4% white, 2.1% Hispanic, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.0% black, 0.5% other or not specified, 1.6% Asian, and 0.4% mixed race. Out of the total city population, 47.9% are male and 52.1% are female. The median age of Middlefield is 49 years old. The current population of Middlefield consists of 4,402 people. Middlefield has a population density of 134 people per square mile. In Middlefield, 7.2% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. Out of the total population of Middlefield, 6.5% are widowed, 70.3% participate in the labor force, 6.4% live in poverty, and 2.2% do not have health insurance. Of the population of Middlefield 34.6% have a high-school diploma, 39.0% have a college degree, and 21.1% have a graduate degree.
An overview of Connecticut
The state of Connecticut has a cost of living index of 128.8 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 114.2 and a housing index rating of 144.7. There are 38 general hospitals and 121 health centers that provide care for 3,571,450 Connecticut residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be St Francis Hospital & Medical Center, Sharon Hospital, and Lawrence & Memorial Hospital. In terms of personal well-being, Connecticut ranks 3rd in healthcare and 21st in quality of life compared to other states. Based on natural beauty, Connecticut ranks 6th in the nation.
Social demographics of the state
The state has a median age of 41 and 32% of its population being over the age of 55. The state of Connecticut ranks 14th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. In terms of religious values, 28% of Connecticut’s population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 2,597 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-3%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-13%, Mainline Protestant-17%, and Historically Black Protestant-5%. In Connecticut there are 109 masonic lodges. In the last presidential election 55% of Connecticut residents voted Democrat and 41% voted Republican.
State-wide weather information
During the summer, the average temperature in Connecticut is around 70F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 86F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 52F during the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 29F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 44F during the month of December. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 12F in the month of January. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of March at around 5.47 inches. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Connecticut is around 4.15 inches. On average, Connecticut has an air quality index rating of around 41.2 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of July with a rating of around 53.7 AQI. Connecticut experiences an average humidity rating of about 69%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 70% in the month of September. While residents of Connecticut mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Connecticut can include hurricanes tornadoes.
Wildlife to be found in Connecticut
The state of Connecticut has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of summersweet, white oak, kingcup or marsh marigold, and blue flag iris. The state animal of Connecticut is the the sperm whale.