Non-medical home care offers the luxury of a multitude of services administered in the comfort of your own home. Home care offers a number of services including tracheostomy care, local transportation, and laundry. Typically, home care providers screen potential seniors prior to admission. This screening might include weight/nutritional status, ADLs abilities, and skin problems. This care type can provide various medical services such as opening container lids, retrieving medication from secured storage, and assisting residents in drinking fluid to swallow medication. Additionally, services provided may involve companionship and long-term nursing care. Home health aide services may also afford your family member assistance with meal preparation and with assistance managing tasks. Finally, home health aide services can support your family member with health services comprised of transfers from wheelchair to bed and monitoring vitals.
Cost of Living
Demographics and Values
Baldwin has a population density of 56 people per square mile.
An overview of Maryland
There are 59 general hospitals and 98 health centers that provide care for 6,060,598 Maryland residents. Peninsula Regional Medical Center, Anne Arundel Medical Center, and Medstar Union Memorial Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. In terms of resources, Maryland has a cost of living index of 131.3, a grocery index rating of 108.5, and a housing index rating of 184.5. 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. Residents of Maryland enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 25th in the United States. In terms of personal well-being, Maryland ranks 8th in healthcare and 6th in quality of life compared to other states.
Social demographics of the state
In terms of religion, 31% of Maryland residents attend religious services among the 5,336 different congregations that are available in the state. 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-18%, Mainline Protestant-18%, and Historically Black Protestant-16%. In Maryland there are 218 masonic lodges. In Maryland, 29% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 39. In terms of diversity, Maryland ranks 7th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. In the most recent presidential election, 34% of Maryland residents voted Republican and 60% voted Democrat.
State-wide weather information
The average humidity across the state is 69%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 70% in the month of September. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 35F. The average high winter temperature is around 51F in the month of December. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 16F during the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in Maryland is around 74F. 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. On average, Maryland has an air quality index rating of around 40.2 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of July with a rating of around 49.4 AQI. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 5.55 inches. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Maryland is around 3.69 inches. While residents of Maryland mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Maryland can include floods hurricanes.
Wildlife to be found in Maryland
The state of Maryland has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of wild rose , wild raspberry, Virginia creeper, and black gum. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the loons, the albatrosses, the Rabbits and hares, or the grebes. The state animal of Maryland is the sperm whale.