Senior home care consists of various services provided in the comfort of your family’s home. Home care offers multiple services including housekeeping, assistance scheduling medical appointments, and assistance using mobility/assistive devices. This care type can provide various medical services including aid in self-administration of medication, assistance in removing medication from container for those residents with a physical disability, and opening container lids. Most home care providers screen potential patients before admission. This screening might include weight/nutritional status, skin problems, and health problems. Furthermore, care services offered can comprise help with household chores and rehabilitative services. Assistive home care may also provide your family member help doing laundry and with assistance managing tasks. Finally, intermittent home care can provide your loved one with health services including assistance with ambulation and transfers from bed to wheelchair.
Cost of Living
The rent burden for Wauwatosa is about 17.2% of the average monthly income. Wauwatosa has a median home value of about $226,857 and the median cost of rent is $1,450 per month.
Demographics and Values
Out of the total population of Wauwatosa, 3.3% do not have health insurance, 7.1% live in poverty, 69.8% participate in the labor force, and 9.7% have some form of disability. Demographically, Wauwatosa is 4.4% Asian, 0.3% Native American, 2.8% mixed race, 0.7% other or not specified, 87.0% white, 3.5% Hispanic, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 4.8% black. Based on gender, 48.0% are male and 52.0% are female. The median age of Wauwatosa is 38 years old. Of the population of Wauwatosa 15.4% have a high-school diploma, 59.2% have a college degree, and 23.7% have a graduate degree. Wauwatosa has a population density of 1,409 people per square mile. The current population of Wauwatosa consists of 48,277 people. In Wauwatosa, 6.3% of the people are veterans of the United States military.
An overview of Wisconsin
Out of a national average of 100, Wisconsin has a cost of living index rating of 96, a grocery index rating of 101, and a housing index rating of 91. The natural beauty of Wisconsin is ranked 10th in the nation. 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. 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. The state of Wisconsin ranks 37th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. In Wisconsin, 31% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 40. In terms of religious values, 180,800% of Wisconsin’s population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 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.
State-wide weather information
The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 5.51 inches of precipitation a month. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Wisconsin is around 2.78 inches. 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 winter, the average temperature in Wisconsin drops to around 19F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 35F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around -2F in 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. The average humidity across the state is 72%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 77%. 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 leatherwood, sugar maple (the state tree), hickory, and black cherry. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the porcupine, the badger, the black bear, or the snowshoe hare. The state animal of Wisconsin is the badger.