Non-medical home care consists of many services administered in the privacy of your home. This type of care can provide various medical services including aid in self-administration of medication, assisting residents in drinking fluid to swallow medication, and opening container lids. A majority of home care agencies screen potential seniors prior to admission. This screening might include ADLs abilities, medication use, and weight/nutritional status. In-home care offers a number of services including short-term nursing care, assistance using mobility/assistive devices, and assistance scheduling medical appointments. Also, care services will comprise help with household chores and rehabilitative services. Home health aide services may also provide your family member help doing help with household chores and doing laundry. Finally, assistive home care can provide your loved one with health services including assistance with ambulation and transfers from bed to wheelchair.
Cost of Living
Demographics and Values
Hanover has a population density of 1,014 people per square mile.
An overview of Maryland
Based on natural beauty, Maryland ranks 25th in the nation. Out of a national average of 100, Maryland has a cost of living index rating of 131, a grocery index rating of 109, and a housing index rating of 185. There are 59 general hospitals and 98 health centers that provide care for 6,060,598 Maryland residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Peninsula Regional Medical Center, Anne Arundel Medical Center, and Medstar Union Memorial Hospital. Overall, Maryland ranks 6th in quality of life and 8th in healthcare compared to other US states.
Social demographics of the state
During the latest presidential election, 34% voted for the Republican candidate while 60% voted for the Democratic candidate. The state of Maryland ranks 7th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. The state has a median age of 39 and 29% of its population being over the age of 55. Thirty-one percent of Maryland residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state’s 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.
State-wide weather information
During the summer, the average temperature in Maryland is around 74Â°F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 91Â°F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 53Â°F in the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 35Â°F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 51Â°F during the month of December. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 16Â°F in the month of January. 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 most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 5.55 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the humidity rating for Maryland is around 69%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of September at around 70%. 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 blackgum, wild raspberry, yellow poplar, and honeysuckle. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the shearwaters and petrels, the grebes, the loons, or the Rabbits and hares. The state animal of Maryland is the sperm whale.