Homemaker care consists of various services that can be provided in in a residential setting This care type offers multiple services including housekeeping, assistance scheduling medical appointments, and laundry. Typically, home care agencies screen potential seniors prior to admittance. This screening might include ADLs abilities, health problems, and weight/nutritional status. This type of care can provide various medical services such as assistance in removing medication from container for those residents with a physical disability, aid in self-administration of medication, and assisting residents in drinking fluid to swallow medication. Additionally, services offered may include help with household chores and meal preperation. Intermittent home care may also afford your family member assistance going grocery shopping and bathing. Finally, in-home care can support your family member with services including transfers from bed to wheelchair and monitoring vitals.
The top hospitals that service Seattle include SWEDISH MEDICAL CENTER, NORTHWEST HOSPITAL, and Virginia MASON MEDICAL CENTER. In total, there are 9 hospitals located in Seattle which offer emergency services and other healthcare.
Cost of Living
The median monthly rent in Seattle is $1,992 and the median home value for Seattle costs around $537,711. The rent burden for Seattle is about 20.1% of the average monthly income. Seattle has a sales tax of 6.50%.
Regional Climate and Weather Information
The air temperature, humidity, and air quality of a city may have a considerable effect on the health of your loved one. The average humidity level for Seattle is around 72%. Humidity ratings are highest in the month of December at about 81%. The average air quality index rating in Seattle is about 52.8. The average air quality conditions are rated as moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. The air quality index rating is at its peak during the month of December at about 94.3. 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. During the summer, Seattle is about 67Â°F. The summer high temperature is at roughly 79Â°F during the month of July. The lowest summer temperature falls to around 54Â°F in the month of June. In the wintertime, the average temperature in Seattle dips to approximately 43Â°F. The high winter temperature gets to roughly 52Â°F during the month of February. The low winter temperature is roughly 36 Â°F during the month of January. Seattle has an oceanic/ warm-summer mediterranean type of climate. Monthly, Seattle measures around 3 inches of precipitation. The most precipitation historically happens in November with an average of 7 inches during the month. In terms of snow fall Seattle experiences an average of 4.60 inches of snow.
Demographics and Values
During the previous presidential election, 21.0% voted Republican, 69.8% voted Democrat, and 9.1% voted for a third party candidate in King county. In Seattle, 61.3% are nonbelievers. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Seattle, out of the total population 0.8% practice Judaism, 1.5% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.7% practice Islam. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Seattle 15.5% practice Catholicism, 7.4% practice another Christian faith, and 3.1% worship the Church of Jesus Christ. Out of the total city population, 50.2% are male and 49.8% are female. The median age of Seattle is 36 years old. In Seattle, 21.9% of the population are over the age of 55, 9.8% are over the age of 60, 4.5% are over the age of 70, and 3.3% are over the age of 80. Out of the total population of Seattle, 3.7% consider themselves widows, 72.9% participate in the labor force, 12.5% live in poverty, and 9.4% have some form of disability. In terms of crime, Seattle has 54.3 property crimes per 1000 residents and 6.3 violent crimes per 1000 residents. Seattle has a population density of 3,336 people per square mile. The current population of Seattle is growing at a rate of 0.021%. Demographically, Seattle is 7.1% black, 2.2% other or not specified, 0.4% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 6.6% mixed race, 68.6% white, 14.5% Asian, 0.6% Native American, and 6.5% Hispanic. In Seattle, 5.1% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Seattle is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. In terms of education, 61.6% have a college degree, 25.7% have a graduate degree, and 10.1% have a high-school diploma.
An overview of Washington
Out of a national average of 100, Washington has a cost of living index rating of 110, a grocery index rating of 108, and a housing index rating of 118. There are 104 hospitals and 216 health centers that service a population of 7,647,384. The three highest ranked hospitals in Washington are Providence St Mary Medical Center, Swedish Medical Center, and Multicare Valley Hospital. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Washington citizen is ranked 1st nation-wide. Additionally, Washington is ranked 4th by standards of healthcare. The natural beauty of Washington is ranked 14th in the nation.
Social demographics of the state
In Washington, 30% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 6,114 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-25%, Mainline Protestant-13%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Washington there are 291 masonic lodges. In Washington, 28% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 38. The state of Washington ranks 19th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. During the latest presidential election, 37% voted for the Republican candidate while 53% voted for the Democratic candidate.
State-wide weather information
The average temperature in the summer rises to around 65Â°F. The average high summer temperature is around 92Â°F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 40Â°F during the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Washington drops to around 35Â°F. The average high winter temperature is around 53Â°F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 14Â°F in the month of December. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Washington is around 3.15 inches. The most precipitation occurs in November with an average of 18.94 inches of precipitation a month. The average air quality index rating in Washington is 32.4 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of August with a rating of around 77.2 AQI. The average humidity across the state is 71%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 8,800%. While residents of Washington mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Washington can include earthquakes (moderate), earthquakes (high), and floods.
Wildlife to be found in Washington
The state of Washington has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of douglas maple, vine maple, quaking aspen, and buckthorn. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the mountain beaver, the shrew-mole, the crescent trout, or the coho (silver) salmon. The state animal of Washington is the Olympic marmot.