Home health aide service offers the luxury of various services provided in the comfort of your family’s home. This care type can provide various medical services including assistance in removing medication from container for those residents with a physical disability, retrieving medication from secured storage, and aid in self-administration of medication. Typically, home care providers review potential seniors prior to admittance. This screening might include medication use, ADLs abilities, and weight/nutritional status. This care type provides multiple services including assistance using mobility/assistive devices, housekeeping, and short-term nursing care. Also, services provided may involve meal preparation and therapy. Home health aide services may also provide your loved one help doing help with household chores and bathing. Finally, in-home care can provide your family member with wellness services comprised of monitoring vitals and assistance with ambulation.
Cost of Living
Stratford has a median home value of around $250,679 and the median cost of rent is around $1,753 per month per month. The rent burden for Stratford is about 24.4% of the average person’s monthly income.
Demographics and Values
In Stratford, 6.7% of the citizens are veterans. Racially, the population of Stratford is 74.3% white, 3.3% Asian, 0.7% Native American, 15.3% Hispanic, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 3.2% other or not specified, 2.9% mixed race, and 15.6% black. Out of the total population of Stratford, 4.9% do not have health insurance, 66.4% participate in the labor force, 12.5% have some form of disability, and 8.2% live in poverty. In terms of education, 33.4% have a college degree, 13.3% have a graduate degree, and 30.6% have a high-school diploma. Stratford has a population density of 1,160 people per square mile. The current population of Stratford consists of 52,529 people. Based on gender, 53.5% are female and 46.5% are male. The median age of Stratford is 44 years old.
An overview of Connecticut
There are 38 general hospitals and 121 health centers that provide care for 3,571,450 Connecticut residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in Connecticut are St Francis Hospital & Medical Center, Sharon Hospital, and Lawrence & Memorial Hospital. In terms of resources, Connecticut has a cost of living index of 128.8, a grocery index rating of 114.2, and a housing index rating of 144.7. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than said average. Overall, Connecticut ranks 21st in quality of life and 3rd in healthcare compared to other US states. The natural beauty of Connecticut is ranked 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. During the latest presidential election, 41% voted for the Republican candidate while 55% voted for the Democratic candidate. The state of Connecticut ranks 14th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. In Connecticut, 28% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 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.
State-wide weather information
On average, the humidity rating for Connecticut is around 69%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of September at around 70%. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Connecticut is around 4.15 inches. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of March at around 5.47 inches. During the winter, the average temperature in Connecticut drops 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. During the summer, the average temperature in Connecticut is around 70F. The average high summer temperature is around 86F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 52F in the month of June. 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. 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 blue flag iris, summersweet, kingcup or marsh marigold, and white-tailed deer. The state animal of Connecticut is the the sperm whale.