A nursing home is a building that houses two or more seniors who have no family relation to the administrator. This type of residence provides its inhabitants with around-the-clock care by on-site nurses. These caregivers provide care for seniors who are unable to adequately take care of their own needs.
This type of facility is a convenient and comfy living choice for individuals 65 years or older, however nursing homes will frequently allow access to persons 55 and greater seldomheard of in senior care regarding other care types.Types of amenities and servicesoffered at nursing homes can include care coordination and case management, monitoring serious illness and unstable health status, room and board, and friendly visitor programs. There are some services that may come at a cost to residents which can include cosmetic and grooming items, special care services not included in the facility's Medicaid payment, and a private room, unless medically needed. A large number of residents are single women with smaller social support groups, and almost fifty percent of nursing home residents are older than 85 years old. A large portion of nursing home residents are seniors who experience difficulty seeing and hearing, have incontinence issues, have mental or physical disabilities, or require assistance with daily tasks such as walking. Many occupants of nursing homes are individuals with behavioral troubles, which can consist of a tendency to wander, verbal outbursts, or resisting assistance.
Cost of Living
The total cost of care for a community is determined by the city where it is located. The rent burden for Aiea is about 16.1% of the average person's monthly income. Aiea has a median home value of $755,526 and the median cost of rent is about $1,553 per month per month.
Demographics and Values
In Aiea, 13.0% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. Demographically, Aiea is 25.2% mixed race, 0.0% Native American, 0.6% black, 17.6% white, 10.7% Hispanic, 6.9% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.8% other or not specified, and 49.0% Asian. Out of the total population of Aiea, 2.7% do not have health insurance, 12.7% have some form of disability, 5.9% live in poverty, and 7.9% consider themselves widows. Out of the total city population, 50.5% are female and 49.5% are male. The median age of Aiea is 40 years old. Of the population of Aiea 24.7% have a high-school diploma, 35.5% have a college degree, and 14.5% have a graduate degree. The total population of Aiea consists of 9,332 people. Aiea has a population density of 2,169 people per square mile.
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. 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 Pali Momi Medical Center. In terms of personal well-being, Hawaii ranks 1st in healthcare and 24th in quality of life compared to other states. Residents of Hawaii enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 16th in the United States.
Social demographics of the state
During the latest presidential election, 30% voted for the Republican candidate while 62% voted for the Democratic candidate. In terms of diversity, Hawaii ranks 3rd in the nation. In Hawaii, 31% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 39. 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.
State-wide weather information
The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of March at around 15.67 inches. On average, the state receives 3.82 inches of precipitation a month. The average humidity across the state is 73%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 77% in the month of November. On average, Hawaii has an air quality index rating of around 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 temperature in the winter falls to around 69Â°F. The average high winter temperature is around 83Â°F in the month of December. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 42Â°F during the month of February. During the summer, the average temperature in Hawaii is around 75Â°F. The average high summer temperature is around 89Â°F in the month of August. The average low summer temperature is around 47Â°F in 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 pua kala, hapu'u, mexican primrose, and ma'o hau hele. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the hawaiian wild cattle, the awaous stamineus, the eleotris sandwicensis, or the stenogobius hawaiiensis. The state animal of Hawaii is the hawaiian monk seal. Some of the plants species native to the Hawaii region include milo, pukiawe, and beach naupaka.