Senior home care consists of various services that can be provided in your family's home. In-home care provides a number of services including assistance using mobility/assistive devices, short-term nursing care, and housekeeping. This care type can provide various medical services including retrieving medication from secured storage, opening container lids, and assisting residents in drinking fluid to swallow medication. Most home care providers screen potential clients prior to admittance. This screening might include ADLs abilities, health problems, and weight/nutritional status. Also, care services offered may involve companionship and help with household chores. Assistive home care may also provide your loved one help doing laundry and with assistance managing tasks. Finally, assistive home care can provide your family member with wellness services comprised of transfers from bed to wheelchair and assistance with ambulation.
Cost of Living
Vandergrift has a median home value of about $66,934 and the median cost of rent is around $601 per month. The rent burden for Vandergrift is about 14.1% of the average monthly income.
Demographics and Values
In Vandergrift, 16.6% have some form of disability, 59.1% participate in the labor force, 9.7% do not have health insurance, and 24.9% live in poverty. The total population of Vandergrift consists of 4,952 people. Vandergrift has a population density of 1,405 people per square mile. In terms of education, 6.3% have a graduate degree, 13.3% have a college degree, and 44.3% have a high-school diploma. In Vandergrift, 9.6% of the people are veterans. Out of the total city population, 48.5% are male and 51.5% are female. The median age of Vandergrift is 37 years old. Demographically, Vandergrift is 0.3% other or not specified, 6.5% black, 89.0% white, 0.6% Native American, 0.0% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 3.7% mixed race, and 0.2% Hispanic.
An overview of Pennsylvania
There are 201 general hospitals and 273 health centers that provide care for 12,823,695 Pennsylvania residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Reading Hospital, Lancaster General Hospital, and Main Line Hospital Bryn Mawr Campus. Pennsylvania is ranked 41st in quality of life and 21st in healthcare. Based on natural beauty, Pennsylvania ranks 38th in the nation. The state of Pennsylvania has a cost of living index of 98.6 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 106.9 and a housing index rating of 100.8.
Social demographics of the state
In the most recent presidential election, 48% of Pennsylvania residents voted Republican and 47% voted Democrat. In Pennsylvania, 32% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 41. In terms of diversity, Pennsylvania ranks 29th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. In terms of religious values, 34% of Pennsylvania's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 15,359 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-19%, Mainline Protestant-23%, and Historically Black Protestant-5%. In Pennsylvania there are 535 masonic lodges.
State-wide weather information
On average, the humidity rating for Pennsylvania is around 70%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 75% in the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in Pennsylvania is around 69F. The average high summer temperature is around 89F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 47F 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 45F during the month of December. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 11F during the month of January. On average, Pennsylvania has an air quality index rating of around 39.9 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 49.0 AQI. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of July at around 6.38 inches. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Pennsylvania is around 3.64 inches. While residents of Pennsylvania mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Pennsylvania can include floods, tornadoes, and hurricanes.
Wildlife to be found in Pennsylvania
The state of Pennsylvania has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of walnut, sassafras, dotted hawthorn, and mountain laurel (the state flower). While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the white-tailed deer, the elk, the black bears, or the coyote. The state animal of Pennsylvania is the the white-tailed deer.