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49 Memory Care Facilities near Cedar Rapids, IA

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If your loved one needs memory care in Cedar Rapids, A Place for Mom can help. With 49 memory care facilities in Cedar Rapids, we’ll work with you to find the right fit for your family member’s budget, interests, and care needs.

Alzheimer’s care in Cedar Rapids incorporates memory care activities and therapies to reduce residents’ confusion and agitation. Cedar Rapids memory care also provides security features and supervision, along with trained staff. If you’re considering dementia care in Cedar Rapids, know it’s a safe setting for your older relative.

Memory Care Facilities in Cedar Rapids, IA

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Garnett Place

202 35th Street Dr SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52403

4.1
(25 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed, Studio, Semi-Private

Garnett Place Retirement Community offers the best of both worlds! While close to shopping, medical services and entertainment, the community sits in a quiet, wooded area with natural surroundings and wildlife to view. Friendly, compassionate, and dedicated staff make Garnett Place easy to call...

The Views of Cedar Rapids

3005 F Avenue Northwest, Cedar Rapids, IA 52405

4.4
(29 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

The Views Senior Living is proud to be locally owned! For the last 14 years, The Views has built a reputation of trusted quality care as the premier assisted living provider in Cedar Rapids and innovative leaders in a one-of-a-kind healing design memory care program. Their current locations,...

Prairie Hills of Cedar Rapids

2903 F Ave NW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52405

4.6
(9 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

CountryHouse - Cedar Rapids

5710 Gibson Dr, NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52411

(0 review)

Studio, Semi-Private

CountryHouse in Cedar Rapids was designed and is staffed specifically to benefit individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia. From our many years of experience working with those needing memory care and their families, we know that consistency, security, comfort and a...

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The Keystones of Cedar Rapids

6325 Rockwell Dr NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402

4.1
(5 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed, Studio

Imagine a senior living community that embraces all of the comforts of home, delivers exceptional care and encourages independence for you or your loved ones. The Keystones of Cedar Rapids is a beautiful senior living community nestled in Northeast Cedar Rapids offering Independent, Assisted...

Boyson Heights Senior Living NOW OPEN

765 Boyson Rd NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402

5.0
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Boyson Heights is a community that encompasses everything necessary to live a maintenance-free, active and engaged lifestyle. Regardless of the lifestyle option you choose you will find the warm experience and opportunities you’ve been looking for, along with 14 different spacious and affordable...

The Gardens of Cedar Rapids

5710 Dean Rd SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

4.0
(2 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed, Studio

Cottage Grove Place, a CCRC

2115 1st Ave SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402

5.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Cottage Grove Place is a continuing care retirement community dedicated to providing the highest-quality care to our residents. Our community offers independent living, assisted living, assisted living memory care, skilled nursing care, rehabilitation and low stimulus care; the right kind of care...

Emery Place Assisted Living & Memory Care

901 South Mentzer Rd, Robins, IA 52328

4.5
(51 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Emery Place Assisted Living and Memory Care is certified by the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals. The Robins based community features private assisted living and memory care apartments as well as common areas, including a central dining room with restaurant style dining, exercise room,...

Pinicon Place

1615 Breca Ridge Dr, Anamosa, IA 52205

4.4
(21 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

At Pinicon Place, you'll find thoughtful, compassionate care in a warm, intimate residential care senior living community. We are located in a quiet residential neighborhood with convenient nearby access to Highway 151. We have private residential apartments and inviting communal spaces including...

Addington Place Muscatine

3515 Diana Queen Dr, Muscatine, IA 52761

4.8
(16 reviews)

Semi-Private

At Sunnybrook at Muscatine, residents enjoy an active, engaging lifestyle that promotes wellness and independence. It is our goal to keep our residents linked to resources and opportunities that will fulfill their needs and interests in the Muscatine area. Residents have many opportunities to...

Keystone Place at Forevergreen

1275 W Forevergreen Rd, North Liberty, IA 52317

3.8
(16 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Discover Keystone Place at Forevergreen, a new rental independent living and assisted living community:* Monthly rental with no large entrance fee or buy in* Spacious, well-appointed one and two bedroom/two bathroom independent living apartment homes complete with full kitchens* Exceptional...

The Views of Marion

720 Oakbrook Dr, Marion, IA 52302

3.9
(4 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Views Senior Living of Marion is a locally owned and Iowa managed community. When we open in 2019 we will be the only full continuum of care in Marion, IA. This includes independent and assisted living apartments, our well-known healing design memory care, skilled rehabilitation, and...

Rosewood Estate

1117 Maxhelen Blvd, Waterloo, IA 50701

4.8
(6 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Prairie Hills at Independence

505 Enterprise Dr SW, Independence, IA 50644

4.5
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Prairie Hills is conveniently located right off of Highway 20 in Independence. Our Assisted Living and Memory Care apartments offer comfort, privacy and available health care assistance during the many stages of retirement. We pride ourselves on providing a flexible Individualized Service Plan...

The Villages of Marion

365 Marion Blvd, Marion, IA 52302

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

The Villages at Marion offer a peaceful atmosphere for residents. Village Place, the Independent Living Facility, provides carefree living and a community of friends. While at Village Ridge, the Assisted Living Facility, you will be able to maintain an independent lifestyle with the individual...

Woodland Park Assisted Living

1207 E 3rd St, Anamosa, IA 52205

(0 review)

1 Bed

Birkwood Village (Opening Fall 2021)

308 2nd Ave, Toledo, IA 52342

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

We understand that a well-rounded community helps people feel a sense of belonging and maintain overall wellness and independence while offering peace of mind as we age. That is the value of choosing Birkwood Village.Imagine as you age, despite changing needs, having the opportunity to continue...

Silver Pond and Reflections at Parkview Manor

516 13th St, Wellman, IA 52356

(0 review)

1 Bed, 2 Bed, Studio

Ellen Kennedy Living Center a CCRC

1177 7th Street SW, Dyersville, IA 52040

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Ellen Kennedy Living Center is an assisted living community located in the picturesque Midwestern town of Dyersville, Iowa. Outside the immediate vicinity of large cities like Cedar Rapids and Des Moines, Ellen Kennedy Living Center residents enjoy the charming view of unbroken plains with...

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Cost of memory care in Cedar Rapids, IA

The average cost of senior living in Cedar Rapids is $5,334 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Anamosa, IA with an average of $3,450 per month.

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What is memory care?

 Memory care supports the unique needs of seniors with Alzheimer’s and dementia. Memory care communities provide enhanced security, dementia therapies, and spaces designed to prevent wandering. Services in memory care facilities often include:

  • Medication management
  • Memory-enhancing activities
  • Help with personal care
  • Mobility assistance
  • 24-hour care and supervision
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Services for seniors in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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In Cedar Rapids, Iowa, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

Financial assistance

In Cedar Rapids, Iowa, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

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Transportation

Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is car dependent. Seniors can expect to need a car for most errands. Transit options in Cedar Rapids are minimal. Seniors may receive fare discounts. Cedar Rapids has somewhat limited biking infrastructure and is not very walkable.

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Health care

Cedar Rapids offers several health care providers for seniors wanting to be proactive about their health or for seniors seeking treatment for chronic conditions. The area has several hospitals including Mercy Medical Center Cedar Rapids and UnityPoint Health.

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Senior activities

Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is known as the largest corn-processing city in the world. Explore a variety of shopping, dining, museums with local history, and more. Enjoy a day at Bever Park, which offers an ice rink, pool, and farm animals. Nature-loving seniors can stay active by strolling through Indian Creek Nature Center to enjoy bird-watching, fishing, snowshoeing, and more.

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Memory Care

Memory care administers long-term medical care to persons who have cognitive and physiological health troubles in a specialized care setting. This style of community offers occupants with specialized care in a setting especially built with a variety of security features. This sort of community offers 24-hour supervised care with recreational activities, health management, and meals for members. Basic services offered in memory care may include: housekeeping and laundry service, daily meals, medication management, and exercise and physical therapy programs. Persons reside in single rooms or shared apartments. The monthly median cost for a private room is around $6,878 and the cost for a semi-private room is around $6,342 . The state of Iowa maintains specific standards related to this kind of community. The The Department of Inspections and Appeals and Health communities Division regulates this type of community.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

Proximity to medical communities is a significant factor in deciding the most suitable care option for you or your loved one. In total, there are 2 hospitals located in Cedar Rapids which offer emergency services and other healthcare. The top hospitals that service Cedar Rapids include St Lukes Hospital and Mercy Medical Center – Cedar Rapids.

Cost of Living

The location in which a senior care community is located could have a significant effect on the cost of care. The total cost of living is a big influence in determining which community is the best fit for your loved one. Cedar Rapids has a cost-of-living index of 87.0 and a grocery index rating of 90.4. Index scores are based on a scale where 100 is considered the national average and anything under 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The median home value in Cedar Rapids costs around $137,690 and the median rent is around $1,021 per month a month. The rent burden for Cedar Rapids is about 17.5% of the average person’s monthly income.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

For many seniors, climate and weather are often the most significant influence in selecting a care destination. The average air quality index rating in Cedar Rapids is around 44.6. The average air quality conditions are rated as good. This means that there is no health advisory associated with the air quality for this destination. The air quality index score reaches its highest during December at approximately 63.6. During this time, the average air quality conditions are rated moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. In the summertime, the temperature in Cedar Rapids is about 72F. The low summer temperature is approximately 60F during the month of June. The summer high rises to around 84F in July. During the winter months, the average temp sinks to approximately 23F. The peak winter temperature will rise to roughly 33F during the month of December. The lowest winter temperature will rise to about 12 F during the month of January. Cedar Rapids has a hot-summer humid continental type of climate. The average humidity rating for Cedar Rapids is approximately 60%. Humidity ratings peak in December at about 65%. Monthly, Cedar Rapids measures approximately 3 inches of precipitation. The most precipitation usually falls in June with an average of 7 inches during the month. For snowfall, Cedar Rapids gets on average 28.30 inches of snow.

Demographics and Values

In Cedar Rapids, 8.0% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Cedar Rapids is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. In terms of education, 31.9% have a college degree, 9.5% have a graduate degree, and 26.6% have a high-school diploma. Cedar Rapids has a population density of 720 people per square mile. The current population of Cedar Rapids is growing at a rate of 0.006%. Racially, the population of Cedar Rapids is 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 6.4% black, 0.2% Native American, 1.2% other or not specified, 3.2% mixed race, 85.8% white, 3.0% Asian, and 3.8% Hispanic. In Cedar Rapids, 11.4% live in poverty, 6.0% are widows, 10.4% have some form of disability, and 5.0% do not have health insurance. In terms of crime, Cedar Rapids has 2.8 violent crimes per 1000 residents and 37.5 property crimes per 1000 residents. Based on gender, 48.6% are male and 51.4% are female. The median age of Cedar Rapids is 36 years old. In Cedar Rapids, 26.0% of the population are over the age of 55, 10.1% are over the age of 60, 5.8% are over the age of 70, and 4.1% are over the age of 80. During the previous presidential election, 8.3% voted for a third party candidate, 41.3% voted Republican, and 50.3% voted Democrat in Linn county. In Cedar Rapids, 46.3% are nonbelievers. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Cedar Rapids, out of the total population 0.1% practice Judaism, 0.4% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.7% practice Islam. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Cedar Rapids 20.0% practice Catholicism, 9.8% are Lutherans, and 7.5% are Methodists.

State Information

An overview of Iowa

The state of Iowa has a cost of living index of 91.8 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The state has a grocery index rating of 95.9 and a housing index rating of 79.6. In total, Iowa has 120 general hospitals and 75 health centers that provide care for 3,168,703 citizens. Mercy Hospital, St. Lukes Hospital, and And Mercy Medical Center – Cedar Rapids are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. Residents of Iowa enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 32nd in the United States. In terms of personal well-being, Iowa ranks 20th in healthcare and 14th in quality of life compared to other states.

Social demographics of the state

The state of Iowa ranks 43rd in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. In Iowa, 36% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 5,107 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-28%, Mainline Protestant-30%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. In Iowa there are 289 masonic lodges. In the last presidential election 42% of Iowa residents voted Democrat and 51% voted Republican. In Iowa, 30% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 38.

State-wide weather information

The average temperature in the summer rises to around 72F. The average high summer temperature is around 88F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 55F in the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 22F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 40F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 4F during the month of January. On average, the state receives 2.93 inches of precipitation a month. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of July at around 6.46 inches. Iowa experiences an average humidity rating of about 72%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 78%. The average air quality index rating in Iowa is 41.2 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 53.8 AQI. While residents of Iowa mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Iowa can include floods and earthquakes (high).

Wildlife to be found in Iowa

The state of Iowa has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of prickly pear cactus, cinnamon ferns, Arrowgrass, and pink lady’s slipper. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the gray wolf, the porcupine, the black wolf, or the coyote. The state animal of Iowa is the eastern goldfinch.

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