The 10 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Kaneohe, HI for 2023
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There are 17 Assisted Living Facilities in the Kaneohe area, with 5 in Kaneohe and 12 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Kaneohe is $7,175 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,870.
To help you with your search, browse the 58 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Kaneohe. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Kaneohe 4.3 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Kailua with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
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Directory of Assisted Living Facilities in Kaneohe, HI
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Kaneohe
Kaneohe is located northeast of Honolulu on the shore of Kaneohe Bay. The town’s name means “bamboo husband,” and it has a sizable senior population. Of the town’s nearly 35,000 people, 20% are seniors. With so many seniors in the area, it is no surprise that there are 11 assisted living facilities located nearby.
In Kaneohe, assisted living facilities are regulated by the Office of Health Care Assurance, a division of the Hawaii Department of Health. These facilities provide personal care services, health monitoring, social activities and other services for their residents.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Kaneohe
- Kaneohe offers year-round warm weather. Winter lows are in the 60s, and summer highs are in the 80s. In an average year, the city receives zero inches of snow, which is much less than the national average of 28. Seniors can participate in their favorite warm weather activities, such as walking and golf, at any time of year.
- Kaneohe’s great weather makes it a desirable place to live, and unfortunately, that is reflected in its higher-than-average cost of living. The town’s overall cost of living is 123.4% higher than the national average. The biggest factor is the area’s housing costs, though utilities and groceries are also pricier.
- Hawaii’s retiree-friendly tax policies may help make up for Kaneohe's high cost of living. Many types of pensions, including military, federal and state, are not taxed. Social Security benefits are also exempt. Private, employer-funded pensions may be partially taxed.
- Compared to the statewide average, Kaneohe’s crime rate is low. Residents of this city have a one in 507 chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime, while for Hawaii overall, the chance is one in 399. Seniors who want to retire in Hawaii may choose Kaneohe for this reason.
- The Kaneohe area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Adventist Health Castle, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Seniors who live in Kaneohe can take advantage of the area’s many tourist destinations. The 400-acre Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden displays plantings from around the world. For kayaking, snorkeling and other outdoor activities, they can visit He’eia State Park. Art enthusiasts can visit the Sunshine Arts Gallery, which displays original Hawaiian artwork.
Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.
Paying for Assisted Living in Kaneohe
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Kaneohe start around $7,175 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of assisted living is $4,000 per month, according to the latest figures from Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey.
It’s important to note that assisted living rates in Kaneohe and the surrounding suburbs can vary widely based on factors such as location, the level of care needed, apartment size and the types of amenities offered at each community.
Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Kaneohe
In Hawaii, Medicaid participants may be eligible for state-funded long-term services and supports, including assisted living services. SSI recipients who live in assisted living facilities may receive top-up funding from the state, called optional state supplementation.
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Hawaii page.
More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living
While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for assisted living, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance assisted living costs include:
- Veterans Benefits
- Life Insurance Policy
- Long-Term Care Insurance
- Reverse Mortgage
For more information about different ways to finance assisted living, visit our Assisted Living in Hawaii page.
Free Assisted Living Resources in Kaneohe
Kaneohe and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living community. These organizations can also provide assistance in a number of other eldercare services such as geriatric care management, elder law advice, estate planning, finding home care and health and wellness programs.
To see a list of free assisted living resources in Kaneohe, please visit our Assisted Living in Hawaii page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Kaneohe
Kaneohe-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Hawaii are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Hawaii page for more information about these laws.
Other Options in Kaneohe, HI
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Kaneohe
Review of Kina Ole Estate
It's been about a week and Mother is having a little hard adjusting to new environment (Not Home). Kina Ole staff is patiently assisting her thru this time. Still waiting for okay to visit her ... Read more
Review of The Plaza at Kaneohe
We went to The Plaza at Kaneohe. It was clean. We went close to lunchtime, so the residents were mostly waiting for their lunch. They have a calendar of activities though. They showed us the room w... Read more
Review of Kina Ole Estate
Kina Ole Estate was a little nicer than the other place I visited, but it was more expensive. It's newer, so it was more modernized. The rooms and everything were a lot newer. The staff was excelle... Read more