Memory care communities run in accordance with a memory-care specific care program. Staff are required to obtain memory-care specific education and a staff member need to be available for assistance around-the-clock. This sort of community provides 24-hour monitored care with meals, social activities, and health management for seniors. Alzheimer's living communities maintain supervised areas to limit roaming which is a symptom of Dementia. Organized activities are provided by caregivers trained specifically on providing aid for persons with memory impairments. The monthly median cost for a private room is around $13,368 and the cost for a semi-private room is around 11,650. The state of Hawaii has a number of provisions related to this kind of community. The The Department of Health and Office of Health Care Assurance supervises this community type.
Cost of Living
Cost of living can be a major factor in choosing what care option fits best. The median home value in Kapolei is about $491,373 and the median cost for rent is about $2,090 per month a month. The rent burden for Kapolei is around 23.1% of the average monthly income.
Demographics and Values
In Kapolei, 75.1% participate in the labor force, 7.9% have some form of disability, 2.8% do not have health insurance, and 3.8% live in poverty. Out of the total city population, 48.6% are male and 51.4% are female. The median age of Kapolei is 32 years old. The total population of Kapolei consists of 21,086 people. Kapolei has a population density of 1,967 people per square mile. In terms of education, 8.2% have a graduate degree, 29.8% have a college degree, and 27.8% have a high-school diploma. In Kapolei, 11.8% of the citizens are veterans of the United States military. Demographically, Kapolei is 32.3% Asian, 15.5% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 37.9% mixed race, 0.7% other or not specified, 0.0% Native American, 10.5% white, 3.1% black, and 14.5% Hispanic.
An overview of Hawaii
The state of Hawaii has a cost of living index of 190.1 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than the average. The state has a grocery index rating of 169.3 and a housing index rating of 318.6. Residents of Hawaii enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 16th in the United States. In terms of personal well-being, Hawaii ranks 1st in healthcare and 24th in quality of life compared to other states. In total, Hawaii has 25 general hospitals and 61 health centers that provide care for 1,416,789 citizens. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be The Queens Medical Center, Straub Clinic And Hospital, and Pail Mimi Medical Center.
Social demographics of the state
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. In the last presidential election 62% of Hawaii residents voted Democrat and 30% voted Republican. The state of Hawaii ranks 3rd in the country for diversity. In Hawaii, 31% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 39.
State-wide weather information
On average, Hawaii has an air quality index rating of around 41.7 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of July with a rating of 57.8 AQI. 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. During the summer, the average temperature in Hawaii is around 75F. The average high summer temperature is around 89F in the month of August. The average low summer temperature is around 47F in the month of June. The average humidity across the state is 73%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 77% in the month of November. The most precipitation occurs in March with an average of 15.67 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 3.82 inches of precipitation a month. 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, Florida hopbush, ocean blue morning-glory, and pua kala. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the synemporion, the stenogobius Hawaii, the Hawaiian wild cattle, or the Hawaiian poi dog. Some of the plants species native to the Hawaii region include pukiawe, milo, and mamane. The state animal of Hawaii is the Hawaiian monk seal.