Memory care communities run in compliance with a memory-care specific care program. A memory care community complies with particular dementia-related safety guidelines and security measures. This sort of community provides 24-hour supervised care with social activities, meals, and health management for occupants. Typically, residents in memory care need support with dressing, eating, and bathing. Memory care living communities have alarm systems to limit roaming which is a standard symptom of Dementia. The monthly median cost for a private room is around $13,368 and the cost for a semi-private room is around 11,650. Hawaii maintains specific rules related to this type of community. The The Department of Health and Office of Health Care Assurance regulates this type of community.
Cost of Living
The total cost of living is a motivating factor in deciding which destination is best for you or your loved one. The rent burden for Kailua is around 23.3% of the average person's monthly income. Kailua has a median home value of around $898,999 and the median cost of rent is about $2,420 per month.
Demographics and Values
Racially, the population of Kailua is 8.2% Hispanic, 0.7% other or not specified, 47.1% white, 0.7% black, 0.2% Native American, 27.7% mixed race, 19.4% Asian, and 4.2% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian. Based on gender, 51.0% are female and 49.0% are male. The median age of Kailua is 43 years old. In Kailua, 12.9% of the population are veterans of the United States military. Out of the total population of Kailua, 4.2% do not have health insurance, 6.2% are widowed, 5.0% live in poverty, and 10.2% have some form of disability. Kailua has a population density of 1,893 people per square mile. Currently, the population of Kailua consists of 38,088 people. Of the population of Kailua 21.0% have a graduate degree, 49.1% have a college degree, and 19.8% have a high-school diploma.
An overview of Hawaii
Residents of Hawaii enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 16th in the United States. There are 25 general hospitals and 61 health centers that provide care for 1,416,789 Hawaii residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in Hawaii are The Queens Medical Center, Straub Clinic And Hospital, and Pail Mimi Medical Center. In terms of resources, Hawaii has a cost of living index of 190.1, a grocery index rating of 169.3, and a housing index rating of 318.6. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than said average. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Hawaii citizen is ranked 24th nation-wide. Additionally, Hawaii is ranked 1st by healthcare standards.
Social demographics of the state
In terms of diversity, Hawaii ranks 3rd in the nation. In terms of religious values, 28% of Hawaii's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 1,314 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-25%, Mainline Protestant-11%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-0.08. In Hawaii there are 16 masonic lodges. The median age in the state is 39, and 31% of the population is over the age of 55. In the last presidential election 62% of Hawaii residents voted Democrat and 30% voted Republican.
State-wide weather information
The average humidity across the state is 73%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 77% in the month of November. The average air quality index rating in Hawaii is 41.7 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of July with a rating of around 57.8 AQI. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Hawaii is around 3.82 inches. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of March at around 15.67 inches. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 69F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 83F during the month of December. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 42F during the month of February. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 75F. The average high summer temperature is around 89F in the month of August. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 47F during the month of June. While residents of Hawaii mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Hawaii can include floods and hurricanes.
Wildlife to be found in Hawaii
The state of Hawaii has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of hinahina, pua kala, ma'o hau hele, and ocean blue morning-glory. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the eleotris sandwicensis, the awaous stamineus, the stenogobius Hawaii, or the sicyopterus stimpsoni. The state animal of Hawaii is the Hawaiian monk seal. Some of the plants species native to the Hawaii region include milo, mamane, and pukiawe.