Senior home care offers a multitude of services that can be administered in the comfort of your home. A majority of home care providers review potential patients prior to entry. This screening might include ADLs abilities, weight/nutritional status, and health problems. This type of care can provide various medical services including assistance in removing medication from container for those residents with a physical disability, aid in self-administration of medication, and opening container lids. In-home care provides a number of services including short-term nursing care, assistance scheduling medical appointments, and local transportation. Furthermore, services provided will include therapy and long-term nursing care. Intermittent home care may also provide your family member help with diet choices and doing laundry. Finally, assistive home care can support your loved one with health services such as assistance with ambulation and transfers from wheelchair to bed.
Cost of Living
Gothenburg has a median home value of around $97,508 and the median cost of rent is $854 per month. The rent burden for Gothenburg is around 15.4% of the average monthly income.
Demographics and Values
Racially, the population of Gothenburg is 0.0% Asian, 97.1% white, 1.7% Hispanic, 1.9% mixed race, 0.7% other or not specified, 0.0% Native American, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 0.3% black. In terms of education, 31.2% have a high-school diploma, 8.1% have a graduate degree, and 22.0% have a college degree. In Gothenburg, 8.5% of the people are veterans of the United States armed forces. Currently, the population of Gothenburg consists of 3,415 people and in total the Gothenburg metro area has a population of 3,472. Gothenburg has a population density of 373 people per square mile. Based on gender, 51.5% are female and 48.5% are male. The median age of Gothenburg is 38 years old. Out of the total population of Gothenburg, 11.8% do not have health insurance, 9.1% live in poverty, 8.0% are widows, and 62.7% participate in the labor force.
An overview of Nebraska
The state of Nebraska has a cost of living index of 93.3 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The state has a grocery index rating of 95.5 and a housing index rating of 80.9. There are 93 hospitals and 42 health centers that service a population of 1,941,032. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Columbus Community Hospital, Chi Health Nebraska Heat, and Methodist Hospital. Overall, Nebraska ranks 9th in quality of life and 27th in healthcare compared to other US states. The natural beauty of Nebraska is ranked 27th in the nation.
Social demographics of the state
In terms of religion, 39% of Nebraska residents attend religious services among the 2,860 different congregations that are available in the state. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-25%, Mainline Protestant-24%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. In Nebraska there are 147 masonic lodges. In Nebraska, 28% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 37. The state of Nebraska ranks 26th in the country for diversity. In the last presidential election 34% of Nebraska residents voted Democrat and 59% voted Republican.
State-wide weather information
Nebraska experiences an average humidity rating of about 66%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 74% in the month of December. On average, the state receives 2.10 inches of precipitation a month. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 5.31 inches. During the summer, the average temperature in Nebraska is around 72F. The average high summer temperature is around 92F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 49F in the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Nebraska drops to around 72F. The average high winter temperature is around 47F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 6F in the month of January. On average, Nebraska has an air quality index rating of around 31.5 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of August with a rating of around 40.9 AQI. While residents of Nebraska mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Nebraska can include tornadoes, floods, and earthquakes (high).
Wildlife to be found in Nebraska
The state of Nebraska has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of yellow lady slipper, goldenrod, sunflower, and tallgrass prairie. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the pronghorns, the monarch, grey hairstreak, and orange sulfur butterflies , the sandhill cranes, or the whooping cranes. The state animal of Nebraska is the the white-tailed deer.