Home health aide service consists of various services that can be provided in in a residential setting Typically, home care services screen potential seniors prior to admittance. This screening might include ADLs abilities, medication use, and weight/nutritional status. Home care offers a number of services including local transportation, assistance using mobility/assistive devices, and assistance scheduling medical appointments. This care type can provide various medical services such as aid in self-administration of medication, assisting residents in drinking fluid to swallow medication, and assistance in removing medication from container for those residents with a physical disability. Furthermore, care services offered will comprise help with household chores and companionship. Companion care may also provide your loved one assistance with assistance managing tasks and with meal preparation. Finally, home care can provide your loved one with health services comprised of transfers from bed to wheelchair and assistance with ambulation.
Cost of Living
Monticello has a median home value of about $182,596 and the median cost of rent is $1,204 per month. The rent burden for Monticello is around 17.7% of the average monthly income.
Demographics and Values
Of the population of Monticello 5.8% have a graduate degree, 21.8% have a college degree, and 31.1% have a high-school diploma. Out of the total city population, 50.4% are male and 49.6% are female. The median age of Monticello is 34 years old. Racially, the population of Monticello is 1.9% black, 6.3% Hispanic, 1.7% mixed race, 0.5% Asian, 2.0% other or not specified, 1.7% Native American, 92.1% white, and 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian. Monticello has a population density of 599 people per square mile. In Monticello, 5.3% live in poverty, 5.2% are widowed, 71.6% participate in the labor force, and 10.2% have some form of disability. In Monticello, 8.2% of the citizens are veterans of the United States military.
An overview of Minnesota
Residents of Minnesota enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 3rd in the United States. Overall, Minnesota ranks 3rd out of all states in quality of life and 10th in healthcare. Out of a national average of 100, Minnesota has a cost of living index rating of 102, a grocery index rating of 107, and a housing index rating of 88. There are 140 general hospitals and 61 health centers that provide care for 5,654,535 Minnesota residents. Mayo Clinic Hospital Rochester, Mayo Clinic Health System – Red Wing, and Alomere Health are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state.
Social demographics of the state
In terms of religion, 34% of Minnesota residents attend religious services among the 5,953 different congregations that are available in the state. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-19%, Mainline Protestant-29%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Minnesota there are 170 masonic lodges. In terms of diversity, Minnesota ranks 27th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. The state has a median age of 38 and 29% of its population being over the age of 55. In the last presidential election 46% of Minnesota residents voted Democrat and 45% voted Republican.
State-wide weather information
On average, the humidity rating for Minnesota is around 70%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 80% in the month of December. During the summer, the average temperature in Minnesota is around 67F. The average high summer temperature is around 86F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 42F in the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 13F. The average high winter temperature is around 33F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around -11F during the month of January. The average air quality index rating in Minnesota is 34.5 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 42.7 AQI. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Minnesota is around 2.37 inches. The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 5.59 inches of precipitation a month. While residents of Minnesota mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Minnesota can include floods earthquakes (high).
Wildlife to be found in Minnesota
The state of Minnesota has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of paper, river, and yellow birch, mountain ash, hemlock, and black and white spruce. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the American kestrel, the timber wolves, the black bears, or the peregrine falcons. The state animal of Minnesota is the Eastern timber wolf.