Intermittent home care offers numerous services that can be administered in in a home setting This type of care 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. Most home care providers screen potential patients prior to admission. This screening might include medication use, health problems, and ADLs abilities. Home care offers a number of services including short-term nursing care, laundry, and housekeeping. Additionally, care services will involve rehabilitative services and meal preparation. Companion care may also afford your loved one help going grocery shopping and with diet choices. Finally, senior home care can provide your family member with wellness services like monitoring vitals and assistance with ambulation.
Cost of Living
Macomb has a median home value of about $100,753 and the median cost of rent is around $721 per month. The rent burden for Macomb is about 11.4% of the average person’s monthly income.
Demographics and Values
In terms of education, 40.9% have a college degree, 24.5% have a high-school diploma, and 21.5% have a graduate degree. Racially, the population of Macomb is 3.8% Hispanic, 86.9% white, 2.6% mixed race, 0.3% Native American, 0.2% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.5% other or not specified, 7.5% black, and 2.0% Asian. Out of the total city population, 52.6% are female and 47.4% are male. The median age of Macomb is 25 years old. Out of the total population of Macomb, 5.6% are widowed, 31.4% live in poverty, 52.6% participate in the labor force, and 12.4% have some form of disability. In Macomb, 6.6% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Macomb has a population density of 647 people per square mile.
An overview of Illinois
The state of Illinois has a cost of living index of 95.7 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The state has a grocery index rating of 94.2 and a housing index rating of 87.2. In total, Illinois has 199 general hospitals and 383 health centers that provide care for 12,696,123 citizens. Sherman Hospital, Sam Health St. Mary Hospital, ‘‚¬Centralia, and Midwestern Region Medical Center are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. Residents of Illinois enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 43rd in the United States. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Illinois citizen is ranked 35th nation-wide. Additionally, Illinois is ranked 22nd by healthcare standards.
Social demographics of the state
In the most recent presidential election, 39% of Illinois residents voted Republican and 56% voted Democrat. In Illinois, 29% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 38. In terms of diversity, Illinois ranks 10th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. In terms of religious values, 34% of Illinois’s population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 12,453 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-2%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-20%, Mainline Protestant-16%, and Historically Black Protestant-7%. In Illinois there are 518 masonic lodges.
State-wide weather information
The average air quality index rating in Illinois is 37.7 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 54.5 AQI. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Illinois is around 3.33 inches. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 6.02 inches. Illinois experiences an average humidity rating of about 71%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 78%. During the winter, the average temperature in Illinois drops to around 28F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 49F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 10F in the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 73F. The average high summer temperature is around 91F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 53F in the month of June. While residents of Illinois mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Illinois can include floods, earthquakes (moderate), and tornadoes.
Wildlife to be found in Illinois
The state of Illinois has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of viola pedata, angelica, bird’s foot violet, and black snakeroot. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the American black bear, the American pygmy shrew, the cougar, or the coyote. The state animal of Illinois is the white-tailed deer.