Home care offers a wide range of services that can be provided in the comfort of your home. In-home care provides multiple services including laundry, short-term nursing care, and assistance using mobility/assistive devices. Typically, home care agencies review potential patients before admission. This screening might include weight/nutritional status, health problems, and skin problems. This type of care can provide various medical services including assisting residents in drinking fluid to swallow medication, retrieving medication from secured storage, and opening container lids. Additionally, services provided can include long-term nursing care and help with household chores. Assistive home care may also provide your loved one help bathing and with diet choices. Finally, companion care can provide your loved one with services comprised of transfers from bed to wheelchair and monitoring vitals.
Cost of Living
The rent burden for Marietta is about 15.6% of the average person’s monthly income. The median home value in Marietta costs around $100,804 and the median rent is about $650 a month.
Demographics and Values
In Marietta, 55.6% participate in the labor force, 8.8% do not have health insurance, 26.3% live in poverty, and 21.7% have some form of disability. Based on gender, 48.9% are male and 51.1% are female. The median age of Marietta is 36 years old. Demographically, Marietta is 1.7% Native American, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 93.6% white, 0.0% other or not specified, 1.8% mixed race, 1.9% black, 1.4% Hispanic, and 1.0% Asian. Of the population of Marietta 9.4% have a graduate degree, 25.3% have a college degree, and 36.1% have a high-school diploma. In Marietta, 9.6% of the population are veterans of the United States military. Marietta has a population density of 626 people per square mile.
An overview of Ohio
There are 200 general hospitals and 341 health centers that provide care for 11,714,810 Ohio residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in Ohio are Parma Community General Hospital, Miami Valley Hospital, and Mercy Health-st Rita’s Medical Center. Residents of Ohio enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 44th in the United States. The state of Ohio has a cost of living index of 92.8 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 98.7 and a housing index rating of 73.6. In terms of personal well-being, Ohio ranks 35th in healthcare and 39th in quality of life compared to other states.
Social demographics of the state
In terms of religious values, 38% of Ohio’s population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 13,606 different congregations. 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-29%, Mainline Protestant-17%, and Historically Black Protestant-7%. In Ohio there are 565 masonic lodges. In Ohio, 31% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 39. During the latest presidential election, 52% voted for the Republican candidate while 44% voted for the Democratic candidate. In terms of diversity, Ohio ranks 42nd in the nation.
State-wide weather information
The average temperature in the summer rises to around 71F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 90F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 53F during the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 29F. The average high winter temperature is around 49F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 14F during the month of January. On average, Ohio has an air quality index rating of around 37.2 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 49.9 AQI. On average, the humidity rating for Ohio is around 72%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 79%. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Ohio is around 3.31 inches. The most precipitation occurs in January with an average of 9.65 inches of precipitation a month. While residents of Ohio mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Ohio can include floods.
Wildlife to be found in Ohio
The state of Ohio has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of ash, witch-hazel, dogwoods, and sassafras. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the north American porcupine, the American black bear, the eastern mole, or the American bison. The state animal of Ohio is the White-tailed deer.