Pearl City, Hawaii
Memory care communities function in compliance with a dementia specific living curriculum. A memory care community complies with specific Alzheimer's-related health and safety guidelines. Organized activities are provided by staff members trained explicitly on providing aid for persons with memory impairments. Memory care provides 24-hour monitored care with health management, meals, and recreational activities for inhabitants. Seniors have the option to reside in private rooms or shared apartments. The annual median cost for a private room is around $160,418 and the cost for a semi-private room is around $139,795 . Hawaii has specific rules associated with this kind of community. The The Department of Health and Office of Health Care Assurance governs this type of community.
Cost of Living
The community in which a care community is based can have a big impact on the cost of care. The overall cost of living is a big influence in selecting which care option is best for your loved one. The rent burden for Pearl City is around 19.1% of the average person's monthly income. Per month, the median price of rent in Pearl City is $1,694 per month and the median value of a home in Pearl City is about $626,405.
Demographics and Values
Based on gender, 51.2% are male and 48.8% are female. The median age of Pearl City is 41 years old. Out of the total population of Pearl City, 12.6% have some form of disability, 6.5% consider themselves widows, 4.6% live in poverty, and 2.8% do not have health insurance. Of the population of Pearl City 30.4% have a college degree, 9.4% have a graduate degree, and 29.2% have a high-school diploma. Currently, the population of Pearl City consists of 46,259 people. Pearl City has a population density of 1,960 people per square mile. In Pearl City, 13.6% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. Demographically, Pearl City is 6.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 25.2% mixed race, 1.2% other or not specified, 0.1% Native American, 2.2% black, 13.7% white, 51.6% Asian, and 8.7% Hispanic.
An overview of Hawaii
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. There are 25 general hospitals and 61 health centers that provide care for 1,416,789 Hawaii residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be The Queens Medical Center, Straub Clinic And Hospital, and Pail Mimi Medical Center. The natural beauty of Hawaii is ranked 16th in the nation.
Social demographics of the state
In Hawaii, 28% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 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. The state has a median age of 39 and 31% of its population being over the age of 55. The state of Hawaii ranks 3rd in the country for diversity.
State-wide weather information
The average air quality index rating in Hawaii is 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 summer rises to around 75F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 89F during the month of August. The average low summer temperature is around 47F in the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Hawaii drops 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 humidity across the state is 73%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of November at around 77%. 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. 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 koi, hapu'u, hinahina, and old world forked fern. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Hawaiian freshwater goby, the Hawaiian poi dog, the sicyopterus stimpsoni, or the Hawaiian wild cattle. Some of the plants species native to the Hawaii region include beach naupaka, milo, and mamane. The state animal of Hawaii is the Hawaiian monk seal.