Non-medical home care offers the luxury of a variety of different services that can be provided in your family's home. Typically, home care services screen potential patients prior to entry. This screening might include skin problems, medication use, and weight/nutritional status. This care type 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 multiple services including tracheostomy care, assistance using mobility/assistive devices, and assistance scheduling medical appointments. Also, care services provided will include meal preparation and ventilator care. Senior home care may also afford your family member help doing help with household chores and doing laundry. Finally, senior home care can support your family member with services including assistance with ambulation and transfers from bed to wheelchair.
The top hospitals that service Eugene include SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY DISTRICT. In total, there is one hospital located in Eugene which offer emergency services and other healthcare.
Cost of Living
Eugene has a cost-of-living index of 114.8 where a rating of 100 is the national average, and any amount higher than 100 is more expensive than the average. Eugene has a grocery price index of 110.4. Eugene has a sales tax of 0.00%.
Regional Climate and Weather Information
Weather, most notably air quality and humidity, is a major factor in determining which destination is the best fit for you or your loved one. The average air quality index rating in Eugene is about 42.8. The average air quality conditions are rated as good. The air quality index score is at its peak in November at about 66.7. During this time, the average air quality conditions are rated moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. Monthly, Eugene measures about 3 inches of precipitation. The most rain normally happens in December with an average of 7 inches in a month. Eugene gets an average of 3.00 inches of snow. On average, Eugene has a humidity level of roughly 74%. The average humidity levels reach their peak during the month of December at about 88%. During the summer, Eugene is approximately 66F. The summer high peaks at about 87F in the month of August. The low summer temperature drops to approximately 47F in June. During wintertime, the average temp in Eugene falls to about 42F. The peak winter temperature is approximately 53F during the month of February. The low winter temperature is around 32 F in the month of December. Eugene has a warm-summer Mediterranean type of climate.
Demographics and Values
Demographically, Eugene is 0.3% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 5.4% mixed race, 4.3% Asian, 3.0% other or not specified, 1.9% black, 84.0% white, 1.0% Native American, and 9.5% Hispanic. Eugene has a population density of 1,476 people per square mile. The current population of Eugene is growing at a rate of 0.010%. In Eugene, 7.0% of the people are veterans. Eugene is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Eugene, out of the total population 0.4% practice Judaism, 1.1% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.1% practice Islam. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Eugene 6.3% practice Catholicism, 5.5% practice another Christian faith, and 3.8% worship the Church of Jesus Christ. In Eugene, 74.7% are nonbelievers. In Eugene, 13.5% have some form of disability, 62.0% participate in the labor force, 21.7% live in poverty, and 4.5% consider themselves widows. In terms of crime, Eugene has 37.3 property crimes per 1000 residents and 3.9 violent crimes per 1000 residents. Out of the total city population, 50.7% are female and 49.3% are male. In Eugene, 25.4% of the population are over the age of 55, 11.5% are over the age of 60, 5.3% are over the age of 70, and 4.3% are over the age of 80. The median age of Eugene is 34 years old. During the last presidential election, 35.0% voted Republican, 53.5% voted Democrat, and 11.5% voted for a third party candidate in Lane county. Of the population of Eugene 41.0% have a college degree, 17.9% have a graduate degree, and 17.6% have a high-school diploma.
An overview of Oregon
Overall, Oregon ranks 27th out of all states in quality of life and 17th in healthcare. Out of a national average of 100, Oregon has a cost of living index rating of 131, a grocery index rating of 110, and a housing index rating of 182. Residents of Oregon enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 30th in the United States. In total, Oregon has 64 general hospitals and 163 health centers that provide care for 4,235,303 citizens. 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.
Social demographics of the state
The state has a median age of 39 and 31% of its population being over the age of 55. In the most recent presidential election, 39% of Oregon residents voted Republican and 50% voted Democrat. In terms of religion, 29% of Oregon residents attend religious services among the 4,026 different congregations that are available in the state. 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 terms of diversity, Oregon ranks 28th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly.
State-wide weather information
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. Oregon experiences an average humidity rating of about 69%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 88% in the month of December. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 37F. The average high winter temperature is around 57F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 11F in the month of December. During the summer, the average temperature in Oregon is 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 most precipitation occurs in December with an average of 16.10 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 3.06 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 rose flower, playa phacelia, redwood pea, and pinto violet. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the great white shark, the snapping turtle, the mountain beaver, or the gray-tailed vole. The state animal of Oregon is the the beaver.