Expert Senior Living Advisors from A Place for Mom can help direct you to Assisted Living communities. Together, we will find the perfect fit for your loved one, and we will provide direction and support as needed. We partner with 4 Assisted Living facilities in Waipahu and the surrounding area, so there are many options to choose from. A Place for Mom is the largest senior living referral service in North America, and we can help you make a good choice at no cost to you.
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739 Leihano St, Kapolei, HI 96707
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Ilima is located within the 40 acre Leihano mixed-use community in the heart of the new 'Second City' of Oahu. Ilima offers Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care embracing both, indoor and outdoor living with an innovative approach to living well. Within and adjacent to Leihano,...
96 Kaneohe Bay Dr, Kailua, HI 96734
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Wilson Senior Living is an assisted living residence providing enriching life experiences in Kailua, Hawaii. Located on the windward side of the island of Oahu, the impressive state of the art residence is in the beach side town of Kailua in the Aikahi area. The year round warm weather allows for...
428 Kawaihae Street, Honolulu, HI 96825
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Nestled in the lush Ka'alakei Valley, Hawai'i Kai Retirement Community is a welcoming haven. Stroll the walking paths and enjoy serene sites of blooming flowers and bubbling waterfalls. Cool off in the saltwater pool. Dine on culturally inspired chef-prepared meals and take in ocean views from...
Assisted living communities provide organized living communities and health care to seniors who might require help with things such as mobility or dressing. The types of service provided often include aid with ADLs. Residents may be kept under monitoring and evaluation. In certain cases, communities may offer “aging in place”, skilled nursing, or dementia care. In Hawaii, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $52,500 . Hawaii maintains specific standards related to this type of community. The Department of Health, Office of Health Care Assurance supervises this type of community. Public assistance is available through Medicaid 1115 demonstration waiver program-QUEST Expanded Access. Staff members obtain education in a variety of subjects. These include: philosophy, regularly scheduled in-service training, goals of assisted living, and organization. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include unlicensed assistive personnel may provide this assistance, An RN or physician must review all residents’ medications at least every 90 days, and Residents who self-administer may keep medications in their unit. This community has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include a minimum of three meals a day at regular intervals, meals are appropriate to the residents’ needs and choices, and meals are evaluated and approved by a dietitian on a semi-annual basis. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include laundry and housekeeping services, routine nursing tasks, recreational and social activities, and services for residents with behavior problems. This type of community is required to have a staff member on duty 24 hours a day. Before a resident is accepted, they must go through a service plan screening to assure their needs are going to be met. This screening includes a number of areas of interest such as periodically update the service plan, the service plan should be developed with the resident’s involvement, plan must address residents’ needs, decisions, or preferences, and plan and implement responsive services.
The total cost of living is a major factor in selecting which location is the best fit for your loved one. Per month, the median rent in Waipahu is $1,786 and the median home value in Waipahu costs around $573,729. The rent burden for Waipahu is about 19.5% of the average person’s monthly income.
Out of the total population of Waipahu, 11.8% live in poverty, 13.5% have some form of disability, 5.2% do not have health insurance, and 64.5% participate in the labor force. Out of the total city population, 49.5% are male and 50.5% are female. The median age of Waipahu is 37 years old. In terms of education, 35.7% have a high-school diploma, 17.0% have a college degree, and 2.6% have a graduate degree. Demographically, Waipahu is 3.7% white, 67.0% Asian, 0.0% Native American, 13.3% mixed race, 0.2% other or not specified, 15.2% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 7.3% Hispanic, and 0.6% black. In Waipahu, 6.9% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Currently, the population of Waipahu consists of 41,715 people. Waipahu has a population density of 6,076 people per square mile.
The quality of life enjoyed by the average Hawaii citizen is ranked 24th nation-wide. Additionally, Hawaii is ranked 1st by standards of healthcare. The natural beauty of Hawaii is ranked 16th in the nation. In total, Hawaii has 25 general hospitals and 61 health centers that provide care for 1,416,789 citizens. The three highest ranked hospitals in Hawaii are The Queens Medical Center, Straub Clinic And Hospital, and Pali Momi 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.
In Hawaii, 28% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 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 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. During the latest presidential election, 30% voted for the Republican candidate while 62% voted for the Democratic candidate.
The average monthly precipitation for the state of Hawaii is around 3.82 inches. The most precipitation occurs in March with an average of 15.67 inches of precipitation a month. 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. 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. 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. 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. The average humidity across the state is 73%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of November at around 77%. 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.
The state of Hawaii has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of Oceanblue Morning-glory, Hapu’u, Old World Forkedfern, and Pua Kala. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Synemporion, the Sicyopterus Stimpsoni, the Stenogobius Hawaiiensis , or the Hawaiian Freshwater Goby. The state animal of Hawaii is the Hawaiian Monk Seal. Some of the plants species native to the Hawaii region include Beach Naupaka, Milo, and Pukiawe.
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