Home health aide service consists of a variety of different services administered in in a residential setting This type of care can provide various medical services including assistance in removing medication from container for those residents with a physical disability, retrieving medication from secured storage, and aid in self-administration of medication. This care type offers multiple services including short-term nursing care, assistance scheduling medical appointments, and laundry. A majority of home care services screen potential patients before admission. This screening might include weight/nutritional status, health problems, and medication use. Furthermore, care services provided will include meal preparation and therapy. Non-medical home care may also provide your family member help with diet choices and with assistance managing tasks. Finally, assistive home care can provide your family member with wellness services like monitoring vitals and transfers from bed to wheelchair.
Cost of Living
Odessa has a median home value of $135,835 and the median cost of rent is about $836 per month per month. The rent burden for Odessa is around 12.9% of the average person's monthly income.
Demographics and Values
In Odessa, 20.3% do not have health insurance, 11.8% live in poverty, 6.2% are widows, and 69.8% participate in the labor force. Out of the total city population, 50.1% are male and 49.9% are female. The median age of Odessa is 31 years old. In Odessa, 6.3% of the population are veterans. Racially, the population of Odessa is 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 5.2% black, 3.6% mixed race, 8.6% other or not specified, 55.8% Hispanic, 0.5% Native American, 80.4% white, and 1.6% Asian. Odessa has a population density of 997 people per square mile. In terms of education, 27.8% have a high-school diploma, 5.2% have a graduate degree, and 18.3% have a college degree.
An overview of Texas
Texas is ranked 38th in quality of life and 37th in healthcare. The state of Texas has 468 hospitals and 501 health centers, providing care to a population of 28,701,845. The three highest ranked hospitals in Texas are Nix Health Care System, Grace Medical Center, and Houston Methodist Hospital. Based on natural beauty, Texas ranks 40th in the nation. 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.
Social demographics of the state
In the last presidential election 4,320% of Texas residents voted Democrat and 5,220% voted Republican. In terms of religious values, 42% of Texas's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 27,848 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-31%, Mainline Protestant-13%, and Historically Black Protestant-6%. In Texas there are 1,292 masonic lodges. The median age in the state is 35, and 24% of the population is over the age of 55. In terms of diversity, Texas ranks 2nd in the nation.
State-wide weather information
The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 7.44 inches of precipitation a month. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Texas is around 31.68 inches. 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. The average low summer temperature is around 56F in the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls 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. The average air quality index rating in Texas is 36.8 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of July with a rating of around 51.4 AQI. Texas experiences an average humidity rating of about 65%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 81% in the month of February. 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 guajillo, prickly pear (opuntia) cactus, small live oak, and white brush. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the rabbits, the alligators, the coyotes, or the bats. Some of the plants species native to the Texas region include post oak, perennial bunchgrasses, and mesquite. The state animal of Texas is the nine-banded armadillo.