Senior home care offers a variety of different services that can be provided in in a residential setting This care type can provide various medical services including assistance in removing medication from container for those residents with a physical disability, assisting residents in drinking fluid to swallow medication, and aid in self-administration of medication. Typically, home care agencies review potential seniors prior to admission. This screening might include health problems, skin problems, and ADLs abilities. Home care offers multiple services including housekeeping, assistance using mobility/assistive devices, and tracheostomy care. Additionally, services offered can comprise help with household chores and long-term nursing care. Assistive home care may also provide your family member help with assistance managing tasks and with meal preparation. Finally, intermittent home care can support your family member with wellness services comprised of assistance with ambulation and monitoring vitals.
Cost of Living
Monthly, the median price for rent in Waukesha is around $1,326 and the median home value for Waukesha is around $195,628. The rent burden for Waukesha is about 18.6% of the average monthly income.
Demographics and Values
In terms of education, 11.4% have a graduate degree, 36.2% have a college degree, and 25.0% have a high-school diploma. Out of the total city population, 51.2% are female and 48.8% are male. The median age of Waukesha is 35 years old. Currently, the population of Waukesha consists of 72,489 people. Waukesha has a population density of 1,096 people per square mile. In Waukesha, 6.0% of the people are veterans. In Waukesha, 5.9% do not have health insurance, 12.0% have some form of disability, 10.6% live in poverty, and 71.5% participate in the labor force. Demographically, Waukesha is 87.4% white, 12.5% Hispanic, 0.3% Native American, 2.2% mixed race, 3.4% Asian, 3.0% other or not specified, 3.7% black, and 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian.
An overview of Wisconsin
Overall, Wisconsin ranks 11th in quality of life and 14th in healthcare compared to other US states. Based on natural beauty, Wisconsin ranks 10th in the nation. In terms of resources, Wisconsin has a cost of living index of 95.8, a grocery index rating of 100.7, and a housing index rating of 91.4. 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 138 general hospitals and 57 health centers that provide care for 5,835,165 Wisconsin residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in Wisconsin are Mayo Clinic Health System, Franciscan Medical Center, and Waukesha Memorial Hospital.
Social demographics of the state
In terms of religion, 180,800% of Wisconsin residents attend religious services among the 0 different congregations that are available in the state. 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. The median age in the state is 40, and 31% of the population is over the age of 55. In the last presidential election 46% of Wisconsin residents voted Democrat and 47% voted Republican. In terms of diversity, Wisconsin ranks 37th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly.
State-wide weather information
The average humidity across the state is 72%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 77% in the month of December. On average, Wisconsin has an air quality index rating of around 39.5 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 53.2 AQI. During the summer, the average temperature in Wisconsin is around 68F. The average high summer temperature is around 86F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 46F during the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Wisconsin drops 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. On average, the state receives 2.78 inches of precipitation a month. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of June at around 5.51 inches. 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 white elm, black, white and red bur, leatherwood, and balsam fir. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the muskrat, the water shrew, the black bear, or the woodchuck. The state animal of Wisconsin is the badger.