Home health aide service offers the luxury of various services administered in in a residential setting This care type can provide various medical services including assisting residents in drinking fluid to swallow medication, opening container lids, and assistance in removing medication from container for those residents with a physical disability. Typically, home care services screen potential seniors prior to entry. This screening might include health problems, medication use, and skin problems. In-home care provides a number of services including assistance using mobility/assistive devices, local transportation, and tracheostomy care. Also, care services offered will comprise meal preparation and therapy. Senior home care may also provide your family member assistance bathing and with diet choices. Finally, home care can support your family member with health services like monitoring vitals and transfers from bed to wheelchair.
Cost of Living
The rent burden for Hastings is around 13.9% of the average person's monthly income. The median monthly cost for rent in Hastings is about $757 and the median value for a home for Hastings is around $106,747.
Demographics and Values
Out of the total city population, 50.3% are male and 49.7% are female. The median age of Hastings is 36 years old. In terms of education, 9.7% have a graduate degree, 24.0% have a college degree, and 29.5% have a high-school diploma. In Hastings, 65.5% participate in the labor force, 13.8% have some form of disability, 13.8% live in poverty, and 7.2% are widows. In Hastings, 8.1% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. The current population of Hastings consists of 24,391 people and in total the Hastings metro area has a population of 24,989. Hastings has a population density of 662 people per square mile. Racially, the population of Hastings is 2.0% mixed race, 1.3% Asian, 3.0% other or not specified, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.8% black, 11.7% Hispanic, 0.4% Native American, and 92.4% white.
An overview of Nebraska
In total, Nebraska has 93 general hospitals and 42 health centers that provide care for 1,941,032 citizens. Columbus Community Hospital, Chi Health Nebraska Heat, and Methodist Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. Out of a national average of 100, Nebraska has a cost of living index rating of 93, a grocery index rating of 96, and a housing index rating of 81. Residents of Nebraska enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 27th in the United States. In terms of personal well-being, Nebraska ranks 27th in healthcare and 9th in quality of life compared to other states.
Social demographics of the state
During the latest presidential election, 59% voted for the Republican candidate while 34% voted for the Democratic candidate. 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 terms of religious values, 39% of Nebraska's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 2,860 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-25%, Mainline Protestant-24%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Nebraska there are 147 masonic lodges.
State-wide weather information
The average air quality index rating in Nebraska is 31.5 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of August with a rating of around 40.9 AQI. 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. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 6F during the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 72F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 92F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 49F during the month of June. The most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 5.31 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 2.10 inches of precipitation a month. Nebraska experiences an average humidity rating of about 66%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 74% in the month of December. 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 columbine, goldenrod, sunflower, and yellow (ponderosa) pine. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the pronghorns, the white-tailed deer, the sandhill cranes, or the monarch, grey hairstreak, and orange sulfur butterflies . The state animal of Nebraska is the the white-tailed deer.