Homemaker care consists of a wide range of services that can be provided in in a home setting Typically, home care agencies review potential clients prior to admittance. This screening might include medication use, weight/nutritional status, and health problems. This type of care provides multiple services including assistance using mobility/assistive devices, local transportation, and tracheostomy care. This type of care can provide various medical services such as aid in self-administration of medication, opening container lids, and assistance in removing medication from container for those residents with a physical disability. Furthermore, services will include rehabilitative services and help with household chores. Home health aide services may also afford your loved one assistance doing help with household chores and with diet choices. Finally, non-medical home care can provide your loved one with services like monitoring vitals and transfers from wheelchair to bed.
Cost of Living
The rent burden for Brookings is around 24.8% of the average monthly income. Brookings has a median home value of $271,754 and the median cost of rent is about $1,212 per month.
Demographics and Values
Out of the total city population, 46.4% are male and 53.6% are female. The median age of Brookings is 49 years old. Demographically, Brookings is 0.5% other or not specified, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 7.0% mixed race, 1.6% Native American, 0.9% black, 0.8% Asian, 7.9% Hispanic, and 89.1% white. Brookings has a population density of 599 people per square mile. In Brookings, 11.9% of the citizens are veterans of the United States military. In Brookings, 48.8% participate in the labor force, 5.4% do not have health insurance, 17.9% have some form of disability, and 12.7% live in poverty. Of the population of Brookings 9.4% have a graduate degree, 24.8% have a college degree, and 29.3% have a high-school diploma.
An overview of Oregon
The state of Oregon has a cost of living index of 131.2 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than the average. The state has a grocery index rating of 110.3 and a housing index rating of 181.8. Overall, Oregon ranks 27th out of all states in quality of life and 17th in healthcare. There are 64 general hospitals and 163 health centers that provide care for 4,235,303 Oregon residents. Asante Three Rivers Medical Center, OHSU Hospital And Clinics, and Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. Residents of Oregon enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 30th in the United States.
Social demographics of the state
In the most recent presidential election, 39% of Oregon residents voted Republican and 50% voted Democrat. In terms of diversity, Oregon ranks 28th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. In Oregon, 29% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 4,026 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-2%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-29%, Mainline Protestant-13%, and Historically Black Protestant-1%. In Oregon there are 120 masonic lodges. In Oregon, 31% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 39.
State-wide weather information
The average humidity across the state is 69%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 88% in the month of December. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 65F. The average high summer temperature is around 94F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 35F during the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 37F. The average high winter temperature is around 57F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 11F during the month of December. The average air quality index rating in Oregon is 35.4 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of August with a rating of 75.0 AQI. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Oregon is around 3.06 inches. The most precipitation occurs in December with an average of 16.10 inches of precipitation a month. While residents of Oregon mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Oregon can include earthquakes (moderate), earthquakes (high), floods, and tornadoes.
Wildlife to be found in Oregon
The state of Oregon has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of rayless ragwort, playa phacelia, pinto violet, and pink spine flower. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the brown catshark, the snapping turtle, the gray-tailed vole, or the franklin's bumble bee,. The state animal of Oregon is the the beaver.