Senior home care offers numerous services administered in in a residential setting This care type can provide various medical services such as assisting residents in drinking fluid to swallow medication, retrieving medication from secured storage, and assistance in removing medication from container for those residents with a physical disability. In-home care offers a number of services including short-term nursing care, tracheostomy care, and laundry. Most home care providers screen potential patients prior to entry. This screening might include ADLs abilities, weight/nutritional status, and medication use. Additionally, services offered will include ventilator care and long-term nursing care. Home care may also afford your family member assistance doing laundry and with assistance managing tasks. Finally, senior home care can provide your loved one with health services including transfers from bed to wheelchair and monitoring vitals.
Cost of Living
The rent burden for Pocatello is around 15.5% of the average person's monthly income. Monthly, the median rent in Pocatello is about $781 per month and the median home value in Pocatello is $137,962.
Demographics and Values
In Pocatello, 4.9% are widowed, 62.8% participate in the labor force, 20.2% live in poverty, and 15.3% have some form of disability. Out of the total city population, 50.9% are female and 49.1% are male. The median age of Pocatello is 32 years old. Pocatello has a population density of 651 people per square mile. In terms of education, 10.8% have a graduate degree, 26.3% have a high-school diploma, and 30.5% have a college degree. Demographically, Pocatello is 90.4% white, 1.6% Asian, 8.8% Hispanic, 0.8% black, 1.9% Native American, 1.8% other or not specified, 0.2% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 3.3% mixed race. In Pocatello, 7.5% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces.
An overview of Idaho
There are 46 general hospitals and 77 health centers that provide care for 1,790,237 Idaho residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be St Luke's Magic Valley Rmc, St Luke's Regional Medical Center, and Mountain View Hospital. In terms of resources, Idaho has a cost of living index of 94.2, a grocery index rating of 92.2, and a housing index rating of 87.1. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. Based on natural beauty, Idaho ranks 15th in the nation. Overall, Idaho ranks 16th in quality of life and 26th in healthcare compared to other US states.
Social demographics of the state
In Idaho, 35% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 2,427 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-21%, Mainline Protestant-16%, and Historically Black Protestant-1%. In Idaho there are 55 masonic lodges. The median age in the state is 37, and 28% of the population is over the age of 55. In the most recent presidential election, 59% of Idaho residents voted Republican and 27% voted Democrat. The state of Idaho ranks 34th in the country for diversity.
State-wide weather information
On average, Idaho has an air quality index rating of around 32.5 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of August with a rating of 67.0 AQI. Idaho experiences an average humidity rating of about 62%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 77% in the month of December. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 65Â°F. The average high summer temperature is around 97Â°F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 31Â°F during 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 49Â°F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around -2Â°F in the month of December. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of November at around 6.10 inches. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Idaho is around 1.42 inches. While residents of Idaho mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Idaho can include floods, earthquakes, and tornados (moderate).
Wildlife to be found in Idaho
The state of Idaho has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of douglas maple, boise sand-verbena, dwarf sandverbena, and velvet-leaf. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the yellow bullhead, the pygmy rabbit, the domestic cattle, or the bobcat. The state animal of Idaho is the Appaloosa horse.