Orange County, California, is one of the main regions of the Los Angeles metropolitan area and provides a tremendously diverse urban environment for cultural, recreational, and social activities. The county has a warm Mediterranean climate that is predominantly moderate to mild throughout the year. The world-famous Disneyland and Disney California Adventure Park are notable examples of Orange County's numerous hotspots.
Additionally, there is the OC Fair & Event Center, which stages over 150 annual entertainment events and attracts millions of tourists. Orange County has beaches, parks, and other open spaces for public leisure. Among these is the beautiful Mission San Juan Capistrano, which is a public park, a natural preserve, and a significant historical site. The 2019 U.S. Census Bureau estimate for Orange County's population is 3,175,692 people, 15.3% of whom are 65 or older. This is slightly below the United States average of 16.5%.
In terms of medical service accessibility, Orange County is overflowing with high-quality options. So is the adjacent metropolitan area of Los Angeles. The county contains notable hospitals such as the Anaheim Global Medical Center and UCI Medical Center. According to the Genworth 2020 Cost of Care Survey, the average monthly cost of homemaker and home health aide services in Orange County is $5,434 and $5,529, respectively. This is significantly more than the corresponding national averages of $4,481 and $4,576 for these services.