Memory care services administer aid to seniors with Alzheimer's disease and other kinds of memory conditions. This community complies with particular dementia-related security measures and safety guidelines. Persons may live in single rooms or semi-private apartments. Basic services offered in memory care may include: medication management, housekeeping and laundry service, daily meals, and social programs and activities. Memory care provides 24-hour supervised care with health management, recreational activities, and meals for occupants. The annual median cost for a private room is around $160,418 and the cost for a semi-private room is around $139,795 . The state of Hawaii has a number of provisions related to this type of community. The The Department of Health and Office of Health Care Assurance licenses this type of community.
Cost of Living
The total cost of care for a community is influenced by the neighborhood in which it is located. The rent burden for Lihue is around 16.0% of the average person's monthly income. The median monthly rent in Lihue is about $1,291 and the median price for a home for Lihue is approximately $543,223.
Demographics and Values
In Lihue, 8.8% of the people are veterans. Out of the total population of Lihue, 13.8% have some form of disability, 7.3% are widows, 4.5% do not have health insurance, and 6.3% live in poverty. Based on gender, 52.7% are male and 47.3% are female. The median age of Lihue is 46 years old. Demographically, Lihue is 4.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.4% Native American, 24.8% white, 9.6% Hispanic, 45.4% Asian, 2.1% black, 23.2% mixed race, and 0.0% other or not specified. Lihue has a population density of 408 people per square mile. Currently, the population of Lihue consists of 7,064 people. In terms of education, 11.0% have a graduate degree, 26.2% have a college degree, and 40.4% have a high-school diploma.
An overview of Hawaii
The natural beauty of Hawaii is ranked 16th in the nation. 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 personal well-being, Hawaii ranks 1st in healthcare and 24th in quality of life compared to other states. 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.
Social demographics of the state
The median age in the state is 39, and 31% of the population is over the age of 55. The state of Hawaii ranks 3rd in the country for diversity. 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 non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-0.08, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-25%, Mainline Protestant-11%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. In Hawaii there are 16 masonic lodges. During the latest presidential election, 30% voted for the Republican candidate while 62% voted for the Democratic candidate.
State-wide weather information
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 humidity across the state is 73%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 77% in the month of November. During the winter, the average temperature in Hawaii drops to around 69F. The average high winter temperature is around 83F in the month of December. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 42F in 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 amount of precipitation peaks during the month of March at around 15.67 inches. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Hawaii is around 3.82 inches. 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, aiakanene, old world forked fern, and pua kala. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Hawaiian wild cattle, the hoary bat, the awaous stamineus, or the Hawaiian freshwater goby. Some of the plants species native to the Hawaii region include milo, mamane, and beach naupaka. The state animal of Hawaii is the Hawaiian monk seal.