Care Options in Hawaii
What is available to seniors in our community and how do I choose one?
There are many different elderly options available in Hawaii. But figuring out which one is right for you (let alone even knowing how to find them) can be a challenge. We are here for you! Let's walk you through our recommended process.
"Help! I am getting discharged from the nursing facility next week but it is not safe for me to go home! Where should I go?!"
"I am looking for something for my mom and I don't get the difference between a care home, a foster care home, and a nursing home!"
"I need to find a place for my dad, but there isn't any great website to find out more."
Unfortunately, the above statements are all too common!
In 2012, we noticed a disturbing trend. People would call us in search for care, but it was clear that they did not know what they did not know about elderly care options. They felt overwhelmed. Familiarizing themselves with the industry was difficult. Worse yet, some people would call in a frantic search because they needed to move into a facility within days!
Deciding to seek care and/or moving into a facility is a big decision at a level similar to buying a house or sending a child to college. The greatest luxury a person can have is enough time to make an informed decision. Start to familiarize yourself as early as you can. Below is our recommended five-step process:
Below are the most common types of elderly care services in Hawaii (click on the titles for specifics). There are pros and cons to each service and the goal is to fit your current (and future) care needs with the most appropriate care service. For additional information, contact us!