Senior home care consists of a variety of different services provided in in a residential setting Typically, home care providers screen potential seniors prior to entry. This screening might include health problems, medication use, and weight/nutritional status. In-home care provides multiple services including laundry, assistance using mobility/assistive devices, and assistance scheduling medical appointments. This care type can provide various medical services such as opening container lids, retrieving medication from secured storage, and aid in self-administration of medication. Also, care services offered may include help with household chores and rehabilitative services. Home care may also provide your family member help with meal preperation and doing help with household chores. Finally, assistive home care can provide your family member with services such as assistance with ambulation and transfers from bed to wheelchair.
Cost of Living
The rent burden for Middletown is about 18.2% of the average person’s monthly income. Middletown has a median home value of around $283,437 and the median cost of rent is around $1,514 per month.
Demographics and Values
Out of the total city population, 55.7% are female and 44.3% are male. The median age of Middletown is 37 years old. In Middletown, 8.6% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Out of the total population of Middletown, 66.5% participate in the labor force, 5.9% do not have health insurance, 10.5% have some form of disability, and 8.7% are widows. Racially, the population of Middletown is 0.0% Native American, 63.5% white, 8.3% Hispanic, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 3.2% mixed race, 1.6% other or not specified, 28.9% black, and 2.8% Asian. Middletown has a population density of 715 people per square mile. In terms of education, 17.1% have a graduate degree, 28.3% have a high-school diploma, and 37.8% have a college degree.
An overview of Delaware
Out of a national average of 100, Delaware has a cost of living index rating of 106, a grocery index rating of 113, and a housing index rating of 98. Delaware is ranked 23rd in quality of life and 15th in healthcare. Based on natural beauty, Delaware ranks 47th in the nation. There are 13 general hospitals and 15 health centers that provide care for 977,370 Delaware residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in Delaware are Nanticoke Memorial Hospital Christiana Care Health Services, Inc., and St Francis Hospital.
Social demographics of the state
The median age in the state is 41, and 33% of the population is over the age of 55. In the most recent presidential election, 42% of Delaware residents voted Republican and 53% voted Democrat. In Delaware, 34% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 831 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-15%, Mainline Protestant-21%, and Historically Black Protestant-10%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-3%, Muslim-<1%, and Hindu-2%. In Delaware there are 45 masonic lodges. The state of Delaware ranks 17th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly.
State-wide weather information
Delaware experiences an average humidity rating of about 71%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of September at around 7,000%. During the summer, the average temperature in Delaware is around 75Â°F. The average high summer temperature is around 88Â°F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 60Â°F in the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Delaware drops to around 36Â°F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 49Â°F during the month of December. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 24Â°F during the month of January. The most precipitation occurs in August with an average of 5.59 inches of precipitation a month. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Delaware is around 3.76 inches. The average air quality index rating in Delaware is 42.5 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of June with a rating of around 51.5 AQI. While residents of Delaware mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Delaware can include hurricanes.
Wildlife to be found in Delaware
The state of Delaware has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of sassafras, tulip poplar, hickory, and shadbush. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the falcons, the bog turtles, the northern harrier, or the bald eagle. The state animal of Delaware is the bullhead.