Home health aide service consists of many services provided in in a residential setting This type of care provides a number of services including laundry, assistance using mobility/assistive devices, and tracheostomy care. Typically, home care providers review potential clients prior to admission. This screening might include skin problems, 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, opening container lids, and assisting residents in drinking fluid to swallow medication. Furthermore, services provided can include therapy and help with household chores. In-home care may also afford your loved one help with assistance managing tasks and with meal preparation. Finally, non-medical home care can provide your family member with wellness services including transfers from bed to wheelchair and monitoring vitals.
Cost of Living
Per month, the median price of rent in Watertown is about $1,078 and the median value of a home in Watertown costs around $147,194. The rent burden for Watertown is around 19.4% of the average person's monthly income.
Demographics and Values
Of the population of Watertown 37.9% have a high-school diploma, 6.2% have a graduate degree, and 20.3% have a college degree. Currently, the population of Watertown consists of 23,145 people and in total the Watertown metro area has a population of 23,655. Watertown has a population density of 756 people per square mile. Demographically, Watertown is 4.3% mixed race, 0.1% Native American, 1.5% other or not specified, 7.8% Hispanic, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.5% black, 92.0% white, and 0.7% Asian. Out of the total city population, 49.7% are male and 50.3% are female. The median age of Watertown is 37 years old. In Watertown, 8.7% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Out of the total population of Watertown, 7.3% consider themselves widows, 12.2% live in poverty, 12.6% have some form of disability, and 69.2% participate in the labor force.
An overview of Wisconsin
Based on natural beauty, Wisconsin ranks 10th in the nation. The state of Wisconsin has a cost of living index of 95.8 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 100.7 and a housing index rating of 91.4. In total, Wisconsin has 138 general hospitals and 57 health centers that provide care for 5,835,165 citizens. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Mayo Clinic Health System, Franciscan Medical Center, and Waukesha Memorial Hospital. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Wisconsin citizen is ranked 11th nation-wide. Additionally, Wisconsin is ranked 14th by standards of healthcare.
Social demographics of the state
In the last presidential election 46% of Wisconsin residents voted Democrat and 47% voted Republican. In Wisconsin, 31% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 40. In Wisconsin, 180,800% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 0 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-22%, Mainline Protestant-18%, and Historically Black Protestant-4%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Wisconsin there are 6,078 masonic lodges. In terms of diversity, Wisconsin ranks 37th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly.
State-wide weather information
The average air quality index rating in Wisconsin is 39.5 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 53.2 AQI. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 19F. The average high winter temperature is around 35F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around -2F during the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in Wisconsin is around 68F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 86F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 46F in the month of June. On average, the state receives 2.78 inches of precipitation a month. The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 5.51 inches of precipitation a month. The average humidity across the state is 72%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 77% in the month of December. While residents of Wisconsin mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Wisconsin can include floods.
Wildlife to be found in Wisconsin
The state of Wisconsin has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of black, white and red bur, hickory, leatherwood, and balsam fir. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the woodchuck, the red and gray foxes, the snowshoe hare, or the mink. The state animal of Wisconsin is the badger.