Home health aide service offers the luxury of numerous services that can be provided in the comfort of your family's home. This care type can provide various medical services including assisting residents in drinking fluid to swallow medication, assistance in removing medication from container for those residents with a physical disability, and opening container lids. This type of care offers multiple services including short-term nursing care, assistance using mobility/assistive devices, and local transportation. Typically, home care agencies review potential seniors prior to entry. This screening might include weight/nutritional status, skin problems, and medication use. Additionally, care services offered will comprise rehabilitative services and ventilator care. Home health aide services may also provide your loved one assistance with assistance managing tasks and doing help with household chores. Finally, intermittent home care can provide your loved one with health services comprised of assistance with ambulation and transfers from wheelchair to bed.
Cost of Living
Alvin has a median home value of around $127,781 and the median cost of rent is about $956 per month. The rent burden for Alvin is around 18.7% of the average person's monthly income.
Demographics and Values
Based on gender, 49.3% are male and 50.7% are female. The median age of Alvin is 34 years old. In Alvin, 7.8% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. Racially, the population of Alvin is 0.2% Native American, 1.1% mixed race, 92.7% white, 36.4% Hispanic, 1.4% Asian, 2.3% black, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 2.2% other or not specified. The current population of Alvin consists of 26,474 people. Alvin has a population density of 422 people per square mile. Out of the total population of Alvin, 6.7% are widowed, 19.6% do not have health insurance, 11.4% have some form of disability, and 64.0% participate in the labor force. Of the population of Alvin 15.9% have a college degree, 4.5% have a graduate degree, and 32.8% have a high-school diploma.
An overview of Texas
In terms of resources, Texas has a cost of living index of 91.3, a grocery index rating of 88.9, and a housing index rating of 85.3. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. There are 468 general hospitals and 501 health centers that provide care for 28,701,845 Texas residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Nix Health Care System, Grace Medical Center, and Houston Methodist Hospital. Overall, Texas ranks 38th out of all states in quality of life and 37th in healthcare. The natural beauty of Texas is ranked 40th in the nation.
Social demographics of the state
The state has a median age of 35 and 24% of its population being over the age of 55. In terms of religion, 42% of Texas residents attend religious services among the 27,848 different congregations that are available in the state. 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-31%, Mainline Protestant-13%, and Historically Black Protestant-6%. In Texas there are 1,292 masonic lodges. During the latest presidential election, 5,220% voted for the Republican candidate while 4,320% voted for the Democratic candidate. The state of Texas ranks 2nd in the country for diversity.
State-wide weather information
The average humidity across the state is 65%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of February at around 81%. The average air quality index rating in Texas is 36.8 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of July with a rating of 51.4 AQI. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Texas is around 31.68 inches. The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 7.44 inches of precipitation a month. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 82F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 102F during the month of June. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 56F during the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Texas drops to around 48F. The average high winter temperature is around 75F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 16F in the month of January. While residents of Texas mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Texas can include tornadoes, hurricanes, and floods.
Wildlife to be found in Texas
The state of Texas has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of ceniz, post oak, prickly pear (opuntia) cactus, and cat claw. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the manatees, the white tail deer, the alligators, or the pronghorn deer. The state animal of Texas is the nine-banded armadillo. Some of the plants species native to the Texas region include live oak, mesquite, and post oak.