Intermittent home care consists of a wide range of services provided in in a residential setting Most home care providers screen potential seniors before admission. This screening might include skin problems, ADLs abilities, and health problems. This type of care can provide various medical services such as opening container lids, retrieving medication from secured storage, and aid in self-administration of medication. This type of care provides a number of services including tracheostomy care, assistance using mobility/assistive devices, and short-term nursing care. Also, care services provided may involve companionship and help with household chores. Assistive home care may also provide your family member assistance bathing and with meal preparation. Finally, home health aide services can support your family member with services like transfers from wheelchair to bed and transfers from bed to wheelchair.
Cost of Living
The rent burden for Quincy is about 15.2% of the average person’s monthly income. Monthly, the median rent in Quincy is $720 and the median home value for Quincy is about $110,077.
Demographics and Values
In Quincy, 8.8% of the population are veterans of the United States military. Out of the total population of Quincy, 62.6% participate in the labor force, 15.2% have some form of disability, 16.5% live in poverty, and 5.9% do not have health insurance. Quincy has a population density of 990 people per square mile. Demographically, Quincy is 2.1% mixed race, 0.2% Native American, 0.3% other or not specified, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 6.3% black, 1.6% Hispanic, 90.1% white, and 0.9% Asian. In terms of education, 34.8% have a high-school diploma, 23.3% have a college degree, and 8.7% have a graduate degree. Based on gender, 47.8% are male and 52.2% are female. The median age of Quincy is 40 years old.
An overview of Illinois
Overall, Illinois ranks 35th out of all states in quality of life and 22nd in healthcare. Out of a national average of 100, Illinois has a cost of living index rating of 96, a grocery index rating of 94, and a housing index rating of 87. There are 199 general hospitals and 383 health centers that provide care for 12,696,123 Illinois residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in Illinois are Sherman Hospital, Sam Health St. Mary Hospital, ‘‚¬Centralia, and Midwestern Region Medical Center. Residents of Illinois enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 43rd in the United States.
Social demographics of the state
In Illinois, 34% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 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. In the most recent presidential election, 39% of Illinois residents voted Republican and 56% voted Democrat. The state has a median age of 38 and 29% of its population being over the age of 55. The state of Illinois ranks 10th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly.
State-wide weather information
The average temperature in the summer rises to around 73F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 91F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 53F during the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Illinois drops to around 28F. The average high winter temperature is around 49F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 10F during the month of January. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Illinois is around 3.33 inches. The most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 6.02 inches of precipitation a month. The average air quality index rating in Illinois is 37.7 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 54.5 AQI. On average, the humidity rating for Illinois is around 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 78% in the month of December. 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 bee balm, aromatic aster, bird’s foot violet, and angelica. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the cougar, the eastern red bat, the coyote, or the American black bear. The state animal of Illinois is the white-tailed deer.