3 Assisted Living Facilities near Kapolei, HI

2 Assisted Living Facilities in Kapolei, HI

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Ilima at Leihano

Provides: Assisted Living
739 Leihano Street, Kapolei, HI 96707
"Ilima at Leihano was nice because it's newer. It was just built. The assisted side is totally separate from the other side because they have all the kind of people that live there that don't really..." More

Ka Punawai Ola

Provides: Assisted Living
575 Farrington Highway, Kapolei, HI 96707
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The Plaza at Pearl City

Provides: Assisted Living
1048 Kuala Street , Pearl City, HI 96782
"I had an in-person tour of The Plaza at Pearl City. I thought it was a great and a very nice place. The people were great. At that time, it would have been okay because it's assisted living. But..." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Kapolei

    In Kapolei, known as Oahu’s Second City, seniors can find fine dining, a regional transit hub, healthcare services and the lush 60-acre Kapolei Regional Park. As of the 2010 census, the community of Kapolei was home to more than 15,000 people, including over 1,000 seniors. For those considering a move into senior housing, there are two assisted living communities available in Kapolei. Hawaii's Department of Health, Office of Health Care Assurance, licenses these communities as either Assisted Living Facilities or Adult Residential Care Homes

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Kapolei

    • When it comes to day trips for seniors in Kapolei's assisted living communities, the possibilities are virtually endless. Shops, theaters and award-winning eateries can be found at Kapolei MarketplaceKapolei Shopping Center and Kapolei Commons. Nearby is Kroc Center Hawaii, a community center offering a health and wellness center as well as a state-of-the-art performing arts venue.  
    • Seniors looking to escape brutal winters will appreciate Kapolei's temperate climate, where the average annual low temperature is just 65 degrees, with even warmer temperature in the spring and summer months.
    • Hawaii's fairly friendly tax policies may leave seniors with more money in the bank to put toward assisted living and other expenses. Social Security retirement benefits and public pension income are tax-free for seniors residing in Kapolei. Keep in mind, however, that the Aloha State does tax private pensions and other kinds of retirement income, such as 401(k) plan withdrawals. 
    • The Kapolei area is home to world-class medical facilities, including The Queen's Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
    • Living in the Hawaii, where living costs average 87 more than the U.S. median, can take a big bite out of seniors' assisted living budgets. This is especially true in Kapolei, where the overall cost of living is more than double the national average. There are pockets of savings, however, such as healthcare, which typically costs 7 percent less in Kapolei than the national average. 
    • Seniors in assisted living facilities often depend on public transportation to get around town. The public bus system serving Kapolei, called TheBus, has twice been hailed as America's Best Transit System by the American Public Transportation Association, and seniors 65 years of age or older can ride at a discounted rate.

    Paying for Assisted Living in Kapolei

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Hawaii

    $8,000.00 Kaneohe
    $6,800.00 Kapolei
    $5,498.00 Honolulu
    $4,000.00 US

    Assisted Living costs in Kapolei start around $6,800 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 Kapolei 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 Kapolei

    Eligible seniors in Kapolei can apply for the Aloha state's Medicaid Fee-For-Service Program, a home and community based waiver which provides coverage of long term care services. 

    Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Hawaii page.

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    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 Kapolei

    Kapolei 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 Kapolei, please visit our Assisted Living in Hawaii page.

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Kapolei

    Kapolei-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.

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    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Kapolei

    • Review of Ilima at Leihano

      Ilima at Leihano was nice because it's newer. It was just built. The assisted side is totally separate from the other side because they have all the kind of people that live there that don't really... Read more

    • Review of Ilima at Leihano

      From what I've seen, Ilima at Leihano is a good place. My mom likes the meals they provide and they have extracurricular activities. It's nice, clean, the staff is friendly, and she seems to be enj... Read more

    • Review of Ilima at Leihano

      We're choosing the Ilima at Leihano facility because it was well kept, and the support staff is at the level that my father needed at this time. The staff assisted me in facilitating the necessary ... Read more

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