Non-medical home care offers the luxury of a variety of different services that can be provided in in a residential setting This type of care can provide various medical services including aid in self-administration of medication, opening container lids, and assistance in removing medication from container for those residents with a physical disability. Typically, home care services screen potential patients before admission. This screening might include health problems, weight/nutritional status, and skin problems. This type of care provides multiple services including tracheostomy care, laundry, and local transportation. Additionally, care services provided may involve rehabilitative services and help with household chores. Home health aide services may also provide your loved one assistance doing help with household chores and with diet choices. Finally, companion care can support your loved one with health services such as transfers from bed to wheelchair and assistance with ambulation.
Cost of Living
The rent burden for Wooster is around 16.3% of the average monthly income. Wooster has a median home value of around $131,886 and the median cost of rent is about $792 per month.
Demographics and Values
In Wooster, 7.3% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. Wooster has a population density of 611 people per square mile. In Wooster, 6.5% consider themselves widows, 15.2% have some form of disability, 5.7% do not have health insurance, and 59.2% participate in the labor force. Out of the total city population, 47.5% are male and 52.5% are female. The median age of Wooster is 37 years old. In terms of education, 12.2% have a graduate degree, 36.0% have a high-school diploma, and 28.0% have a college degree. Racially, the population of Wooster is 2.3% Hispanic, 2.2% mixed race, 0.3% Native American, 90.6% white, 3.3% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.3% other or not specified, and 3.3% black.
An overview of Ohio
Based on natural beauty, Ohio ranks 44th in the nation. 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. In total, Ohio has 200 general hospitals and 341 health centers that provide care for 11,714,810 citizens. The three highest ranked hospitals in Ohio are Parma Community General Hospital, Miami Valley Hospital, and Mercy Health-st Rita’s Medical Center.
Social demographics of the state
The median age in the state is 39, and 31% of the population is over the age of 55. Thirty-eight percent of Ohio residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state’s 13,606 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-29%, Mainline Protestant-17%, and Historically Black Protestant-7%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Ohio there are 565 masonic lodges. The state of Ohio ranks 42nd in the country for diversity. In the last presidential election 44% of Ohio residents voted Democrat and 52% voted Republican.
State-wide weather information
On average, Ohio has an air quality index rating of around 37.2 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 49.9 AQI. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of January at around 9.65 inches. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Ohio is around 3.31 inches. The average humidity across the state is 72%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 79%. During the summer, the average temperature in Ohio is around 71F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 90F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 53F in the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 29F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 49F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 14F in the month of January. 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 dogwoods, witch-hazel, hornbeam, and pitch pine. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the eastern harvest mouse, the American bison, the American black bear, or the north American porcupine. The state animal of Ohio is the White-tailed deer.