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23 Memory Care Facilities near Ottumwa, IA

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If your loved one needs memory care in Ottumwa, A Place for Mom can help. With 23 memory care facilities in Ottumwa, we’ll work with you to find the right fit for your family member’s budget, interests, and care needs.

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

We are also serving Memory Care facilities in surrounding neighborhoods like , , and . You may also consider nearby communities such as Albia, Centerville or Chariton.

Memory Care Facilities near Ottumwa, IA

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Addington Place Ottumwa

173 E Rochester Rd, Ottumwa, IA 52501

4.8
(20 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Prairie Hills at Ottumwa is an assisted living community in Ottumwa, Iowa. Ottumwa is a historical city known as the 'City of Bridges'. Established in the mid-1800s Ottumwa respects its strong cultural and historical significance while also providing residents with all the luxuries of modern...

Pennsylvania Place

1 Pennsylvania Pl, Ottumwa, IA 52501

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Independence Village of Pella

2602 Fifield Rd, Pella, IA 50219

4.5
(44 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to Independence Village of Pella! This isn’t just a place to reside — it’s a place where our community members truly shine, and we are glad to share this experience with them.?Our various senior living options include independent living, assisted living, and memory care. Throughout each...

Addington Place Mt Pleasant

1406 E Linden Dr, Mount Pleasant, IA 52641

4.9
(15 reviews)

Semi-Private

SunnyBrook Ashford Park Assisted Living offers 'all the comforts of home without the worry' in a 46 apartment community. Residents enjoy independence and choice, with the availability of personal care services in a social environment. The base rental plan includes three delicious meals daily,...

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Homestead of Chariton

1110 N 6th St, Chariton, IA 50049

(0 review)

Studio

As we turn the pages of our lives – growing up, working, experiencing loves and losses, raising our own children – we all experience times when we need a little extra help. At Northridge Assisted Living, we have created an environment which combines and celebrates these memorable aspects of life...

Silver Pond and Reflections at Parkview Manor

516 13th St, Wellman, IA 52356

(0 review)

1 Bed, 2 Bed, Studio

Homestead of Albia

6592 165th St, Albia, IA 52531

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed

At Homestead of Albia, we strive to offer residents the care and personalized assistance they need. Care is offered around the clock, seven days a week, by our certified nursing staff. Beautiful, yet comfortable suites allow us to offer convenient assistance in your own personal environment,...

Addington Place Fairfield

3000 W Madison Ave, Suite 500, Fairfield, IA 52556

(0 review)

Semi-Private

SunnyBrook Assisted Living 'all the comforts of home...without the worry!' . Assisted Living is a special combination of housing, supportive services and health care designed to meet the individual needs of those who require help with activities of daily living (ADLs). These services include- but...

Homestead of Centerville

19999 St. Joseph's Dr, Centerville, IA 52544

5.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

90 miles from Des Moines and conveniently located across the street from Mercy Medical Center, Homestead of Centerville is a senior living community that offers residents high quality assisted living and memory care in Centerville, IA.What is assisted living? Assisted living is for those who can...

Homestead of Oskaloosa

2102 S Market St, Oskaloosa, IA 52577

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed

As we turn the pages of our lives – growing up, working, experiencing loves and losses, raising our own children – we all experience times when we need a little extra help. At Maple Ridge Assisted Living, we have created an environment which combines and celebrates these memorable aspects of...

Homestead of Knoxville Assisted Living

908 S Park Ln, Knoxville, IA 50138

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed

As we turn the pages of our lives – growing up, working, experiencing loves and losses, raising our own children – we all experience times when we need a little extra help. At Park Lane Assisted Living, we have created an environment which combines and celebrates these memorable aspects of life...

Bristol Manor of Unionville

715 N 22nd Street/ Highway 5 North, Unionville, MO 63565

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed

Services provided at no additional cost: Private room and private bath 3 nutritious meals per day and snacks Medication administration including insulin administration Housekeeping services Laundry service Activities Our company has been providing care for Seniors since 1990 when we built our...

The Willows

701 E Mapleleaf Dr, Mount Pleasant, IA 52641

(0 review)

Studio

The Villages Of Marion

Marion St, Bussey, IA 50044

3.8
(2 reviews)

Hilltop Manor

408 Jefferson St, Pella, IA 50219

(0 review)

Parkview Home

102 N Jackson St, Wayland, IA 52654

(0 review)

Homestead of Knoxville Memory Care

711 S Willetts Dr, Knoxville, IA 50138

(0 review)

Studio

Silver Palms

126 W Stonebrook Dr, Mount Pleasant, IA 52641

(0 review)

Auburn Manor

815 Auburn Ave, Chariton, IA 50049

(0 review)

Pleasant Park Estates

1514 High Ave W, Oskaloosa, IA 52577

(0 review)
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Cost of memory care in Ottumwa, IA

The average cost of senior living in Ottumwa is $5,093 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Mount Pleasant, IA with an average of $2,512 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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Ottumwa, Iowa

Memory Care

Memory care services administer healthcare to persons with Dementia and other types of memory conditions. A memory care community complies with specific dementia-related safety guidelines and security measures. Residents in memory care require assistance with dressing, bathing, and personal care . Basic services offered in memory care may include: medication management, exercise and physical therapy programs, comfortable private or semi-private rooms, and housekeeping and laundry service. Residents reside in private rooms or shared apartments. The annual median cost for a private room is around $82,537 and the cost for a semi-private room is around $76,103 . The state of Iowa maintains specific standards related to this type of community. The The Department of Inspections and Appeals and Health communities Division certifies this community type.

Cost of Living

The price of a care community is affected by the destination where it is located. Ottumwa has a median home value of about $73,395 and the median cost of rent is around $686 per month. The rent burden for Ottumwa is about 16.7% of the average monthly income.

Demographics and Values

In Ottumwa, 8.4% of the citizens are veterans. In Ottumwa, 62.4% participate in the labor force, 7.7% do not have health insurance, 13.4% have some form of disability, and 19.5% live in poverty. Of the population of Ottumwa 6.3% have a graduate degree, 17.5% have a college degree, and 34.7% have a high-school diploma. Demographically, Ottumwa is 2.0% mixed race, 14.7% Hispanic, 1.1% Asian, 0.1% Native American, 8.3% other or not specified, 84.2% white, 4.0% black, and 0.3% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian. Ottumwa has a population density of 595 people per square mile. Currently, the population of Ottumwa consists of 24,206 people and in total the Ottumwa metro area has a population of 24,454. Out of the total city population, 49.1% are male and 50.9% are female. The median age of Ottumwa is 36 years old.

State Information

An overview of Iowa

Based on natural beauty, Iowa ranks 32nd in the nation. Iowa is ranked 14th in quality of life and 20th in healthcare. In terms of resources, Iowa has a cost of living index of 91.8, a grocery index rating of 95.9, and a housing index rating of 79.6. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. In total, Iowa has 120 general hospitals and 75 health centers that provide care for 3,168,703 citizens. The three highest ranked hospitals in Iowa are Mercy Hospital, St. Lukes Hospital, and And Mercy Medical Center – Cedar Rapids.

Social demographics of the state

The state of Iowa ranks 43rd in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. In terms of religion, 36% of Iowa residents attend religious services among the 5,107 different congregations that are available in the state. 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 monthly precipitation for the state of Iowa is around 2.93 inches. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of July at around 6.46 inches. 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. During the summer, the average temperature in Iowa is around 72F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 88F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 55F in the month of June. On average, the humidity rating for Iowa is around 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 pink lady’s slipper, dryflower, bearberry, and prickly pear cactus. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the black wolf, the bison, the bear, or the lynx. The state animal of Iowa is the eastern goldfinch.

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Homestead of Centerville, Addington Place Mt Pleasant and Addington Place Ottumwa are the top rated memory care facilities near Ottumwa, Iowa. See full list of communities.

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