La Grande, Oregon
Non-medical home care consists of many services administered in in a home setting This care type can provide various medical services such as opening container lids, assistance in removing medication from container for those residents with a physical disability, and assisting residents in drinking fluid to swallow medication. Home care offers a number of services including tracheostomy care, assistance scheduling medical appointments, and local transportation. A majority of home care agencies screen potential patients before entry. This screening might include medication use, health problems, and ADLs abilities. Furthermore, services offered may include rehabilitative services and ventilator care. Home health aide services may also provide your family member help with assistance managing tasks and doing laundry. Finally, in-home care can support your family member with health services like transfers from bed to wheelchair and assistance with ambulation.
Cost of Living
The rent burden for La Grande is around 14.5% of the average monthly income. Monthly, the median price for rent in La Grande is around $771 and the median home value for La Grande costs around $150,687.
Demographics and Values
In La Grande, 7.7% of the people are veterans. In La Grande, 7.8% do not have health insurance, 14.9% have some form of disability, 62.0% participate in the labor force, and 6.9% are widows. Out of the total city population, 52.7% are female and 47.3% are male. The median age of La Grande is 34 years old. Of the population of La Grande 31.0% have a high-school diploma, 8.9% have a graduate degree, and 26.7% have a college degree. Demographically, La Grande is 89.3% white, 1.3% Native American, 3.7% mixed race, 1.4% black, 1.9% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 4.2% Hispanic, 1.0% other or not specified, and 1.4% Asian. La Grande has a population density of 1,117 people per square mile.
An overview of Oregon
Oregon is ranked 27th in quality of life and 17th in healthcare. The natural beauty of Oregon is ranked 30th in the nation. 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. There are 64 general hospitals and 163 health centers that provide care for 4,235,303 Oregon residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Asante Three Rivers Medical Center, OHSU Hospital And Clinics, and Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center.
Social demographics of the state
In terms of diversity, Oregon ranks 28th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. During the latest presidential election, 39% voted for the Republican candidate while 50% voted for the Democratic candidate. In Oregon, 31% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 39. 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.
State-wide weather information
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. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 65F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 94F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 35F during the month of June. The average air quality index rating in Oregon is 35.4 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of August with a rating of around 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 amount of precipitation peaks during the month of December at around 16.10 inches. 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, redwood pea, lemon balm, and rayless ragwort. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the great white shark, the common garter snake, the snapping turtle, or the mountain beaver. The state animal of Oregon is the the beaver.