6 Memory Care Facilities in Honolulu County, HI
The average cost of memory care in Honolulu County is $6,797 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,800.
To help you with your search, browse the 2 reviews below for memory care facilities in Honolulu County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Honolulu County 3.5 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Honolulu County
Honolulu County, which includes the city of Honolulu and the rest of the island of Oʻahu, is home to about 989,000 residents, about 17 percent of whom are aged 65 and over. Nearly 12 percent of seniors who receive Medicare benefits in this county are living with Alzheimer's disease or dementia.
In addition to local resources, Honolulu County has three memory care facilities, two of which are in the city of Honolulu and one of which is in Hauula. One of Honolulu's facilities exclusively offers memory care services, and the other two are located within assisted living facilities that offer other levels of care. All memory care facilities are licensed through the Hawaii Office of Health Care Assurance.
- Honolulu County has outstanding air quality, according to data published by the American Lung Association. With very low ozone pollution and short-term particle pollution levels, this county is a great option for seniors who have respiratory illnesses like asthma.
- The overall cost of living in Honolulu County is about double the national average, primarily due to the high cost of housing and utilities, which may drive up the cost of memory care here. Healthcare expenses are about 7 percent lower than the national average, however, which may help to offset other living expenses.
- Honolulu County's crime rate is a little higher than the national average. On a 100-point scale, with a low rate indicating less crime, the county's property crime is rated 43.7 and the violent crime is rated 37.5. This is a little higher than the respective national averages of 38.1 and 31.1. To keep residents safe, memory care facilities here use security features like surveillance cameras and alarm systems.
- On Sperling's Comfort Index, on which a high score represents a more comfortable climate, Honolulu County is rated 95. Throughout the year, temperatures here range between 66 degrees and 88 degrees. The county's comfortable year-round climate is well-suited for seniors who enjoy being outdoors.
Paying for Memory Care in Honolulu County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Honolulu County start around $6,797 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,921 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Honolulu County 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 Memory Care in Honolulu County
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in Hawaii page.
More Ways to Pay for Memory Care
While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for memory care, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance memory care costs include:
- Veterans Benefits
- Life Insurance Policy
- Long-Term Care Insurance
- Reverse Mortgage
For more information about different ways to finance memory care, visit our Memory Care in Hawaii page.
Free Memory Care Resources in Honolulu County
Honolulu County and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in a memory care 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 memory care resources in Honolulu County, please visit our Memory Care in Hawaii page.
Directory of Winners in the Honolulu County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Honolulu County
Honolulu County-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in Hawaii are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Hawaii page for more information about these laws.
Other Options in Honolulu County, HI
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Honolulu County
Review of Dignity Senior Living at Oceanside
Dignity Senior Living at Oceanside was in a very nice setting. The facility was nice, spacious, and clean. There were daily activities and meals, and they take them to doctor visits, but mostly the... Read more
Review of Hale Kū'ike
Hale Ku'ike specializes in memory care, and I think they do a good job. They have communities, open dining room, and the people are encouraged to sit and eat together. You can have a single room or... Read more