Senior home care offers a variety of different services that can be provided in in a residential setting Typically, home care services screen potential patients prior to admission. This screening might include weight/nutritional status, ADLs abilities, and medication use. In-home care offers multiple services including laundry, local transportation, and housekeeping. This type of care can provide various medical services including aid in self-administration of medication, retrieving medication from secured storage, and opening container lids. Also, services provided can include long-term nursing care and meal preperation. Intermittent home care may also provide your loved one help with meal preperation and doing help with household chores. Finally, home health aide services can support your family member with health services like assistance with ambulation and transfers from bed to wheelchair.
In total, there are 2 hospitals located in Murfreesboro which offer emergency services and other healthcare. The top hospitals that service Murfreesboro include SAINT THOMAS RUTHERFORD HOSPITAL and TRUSTPOINT HOSPITAL.
Cost of Living
In Murfreesboro, the cost-of-living index is around 110.0 based on an average score of 100, where anything higher than 100 is more expensive than the average amount. Murfreesboro has a grocery-price index of around 90.3. Murfreesboro has a sales tax of 7.00%.
Regional Climate and Weather Information
Weather and climate is a big influence in deciding which destination meets the needs of your family. On average, the air quality index rating in Murfreesboro is around 46.6. The average AQI conditions are rated as good. The air quality index score is at its peak score in the month of June at about 61.2. 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. The average humidity rating for Murfreesboro is around 63%. Humidity ratings peak in August at approximately 68%. Monthly, Murfreesboro measures approximately 5 inches of precipitation. The most precipitation normally falls in October with an average of 10 inches during the month. In terms of snow fall Murfreesboro receives on average 4.10 inches of snow. Murfreesboro has a humid subtropical type of climate. During the summertime, the temperature in Murfreesboro is about 82Â°F. The low summer temperature is approximately 67Â°F in the month of June. The summer high is at approximately 99Â°F during August. In wintertime, the average temperature in Murfreesboro sinks to roughly 43Â°F. The peak winter temperature will rise to roughly 53Â°F in the month of December. The low winter temperature is approximately 32 Â°F during the month of February.
Demographics and Values
Out of the total city population, 51.1% are female and 48.9% are male. The median age of Murfreesboro is 30 years old. In Murfreesboro, 16.5% of the population are over the age of 55, 7.1% are over the age of 60, 3.5% are over the age of 70, and 2.0% are over the age of 80. Of the population of Murfreesboro 22.8% have a high-school diploma, 40.2% have a college degree, and 13.0% have a graduate degree. During the previous presidential election, 34.2% voted Democrat, 60.0% voted Republican, and 5.8% voted for a third party candidate in Rutherford county. The current population of Murfreesboro is growing at a rate of 0.039%. Murfreesboro has a population density of 864 people per square mile. In Murfreesboro, 7.2% of the people are veterans of the United States armed forces. Murfreesboro is considered very unfriendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. Demographically, Murfreesboro is 1.2% other or not specified, 3.6% Asian, 73.1% white, 18.1% black, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.2% Native American, 6.6% Hispanic, and 3.8% mixed race. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Murfreesboro 16.1% are Baptists, 11.2% practice another Christian faith, and 4.9% are Methodists. In Murfreesboro, 59.7% are nonbelievers. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Murfreesboro, out of the total population 0.0% practice Judaism, 0.4% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.2% practice Islam. In terms of crime, Murfreesboro has 32.9 property crimes per 1000 residents and 5.5 violent crimes per 1000 residents. Out of the total population of Murfreesboro, 9.2% have some form of disability, 71.1% participate in the labor force, 15.0% live in poverty, and 4.1% are widows.
An overview of Tennessee
The state of Tennessee has a cost of living index of 89.5 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 93.3 and a housing index rating of 80.2. Residents of Tennessee enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 37th in the United States. In total, Tennessee has 124 general hospitals and 157 health centers that provide care for 6,831,785 citizens. The three highest ranked hospitals in Tennessee are Williamson Medical Center, Unity Medical Center, and Baptist Memorial Hospital. Tennessee is ranked 30th in quality of life and 43rd in healthcare.
Social demographics of the state
The median age in the state is 39, and 29% of the population is over the age of 55. In terms of religion, 51% of Tennessee residents attend religious services among the 11,542 different congregations that are available in the state. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-52%, Mainline Protestant-13%, and Historically Black Protestant-8%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Tennessee there are 505 masonic lodges. In the most recent presidential election, 61% of Tennessee residents voted Republican and 35% voted Democrat. The state of Tennessee ranks 32nd in the country for diversity.
State-wide weather information
The average temperature in the summer rises to around 76Â°F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 92Â°F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 55Â°F during the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Tennessee drops to around 39Â°F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 56Â°F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 22Â°F during the month of January. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 6.69 inches. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Tennessee is around 4.46 inches. On average, the humidity rating for Tennessee is around 69%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 7,500% in the month of August. The average air quality index rating in Tennessee is 36.5 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of June with a rating of around 46.5 AQI. While residents of Tennessee mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Tennessee can include earthquakes (moderate), tornados, and floods.
Wildlife to be found in Tennessee
The state of Tennessee has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of cypress, black crappie, sycamore, and gum maple. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the songbirds, the largemouth Bass, the paddlefish, or the rough green snake . The state animal of Tennessee is the raccoon.