Assistive home care offers a variety of different services that can be provided in in a home setting Most home care services screen potential patients prior to entry. This screening might include skin problems, weight/nutritional status, and health problems. In-home care offers multiple services including tracheostomy care, assistance scheduling medical appointments, and short-term nursing care. This care type can provide various medical services including opening container lids, aid in self-administration of medication, and assistance in removing medication from container for those residents with a physical disability. Furthermore, care services will involve ventilator care and rehabilitative services. Intermittent home care may also afford your family member help going grocery shopping and doing help with household chores. Finally, home-maker care can support your loved one with health services such as assistance with ambulation and monitoring vitals.
Cost of Living
Demographics and Values
Halethorpe has a population density of 1,360 people per square mile.
An overview of Maryland
There are 59 hospitals and 98 health centers that service a population of 6,060,598. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Peninsula Regional Medical Center, Anne Arundel Medical Center, and Medstar Union Memorial Hospital. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Maryland citizen is ranked 6th nation-wide. Additionally, Maryland is ranked 8th by standards of healthcare. 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. The natural beauty of Maryland is ranked 25th in the nation.
Social demographics of the state
In Maryland, 31% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 5,336 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-18%, Mainline Protestant-18%, and Historically Black Protestant-16%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-3%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Maryland there are 218 masonic lodges. The median age in the state is 39, and 29% of the population is over the age of 55. During the latest presidential election, 34% voted for the Republican candidate while 60% voted for the Democratic candidate. In terms of diversity, Maryland ranks 7th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly.
State-wide weather information
Maryland experiences an average humidity rating of about 69%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of September at around 70%. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 35F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 51F during the month of December. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 16F in 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. The average low summer temperature is around 53F in the month of June. On average, Maryland has an air quality index rating of around 40.2 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of July with a rating of 49.4 AQI. On average, the state receives 3.69 inches of precipitation a month. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 5.55 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 white ash, early blue violet, wild raspberry, and shortleaf and loblolly pines. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the toothed whales , the shearwaters and petrels, the Rabbits and hares, or the loons. The state animal of Maryland is the sperm whale.