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VA benefits for long-term care, such as Aid and Attendance benefits, can help eligible veterans and their surviving spouses pay for senior care.

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Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.

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Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.

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47 Memory Care Facilities near Waterloo, IA

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If your loved one needs memory care in Waterloo, A Place for Mom can help. With 47 memory care facilities in Waterloo, we’ll work with you to find the right fit for your family member’s budget, interests, and care needs.

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

We are also serving Memory Care facilities in surrounding neighborhoods like Downtown Waterloo, , and . You may also consider nearby communities such as Cedar Falls, Cedar Rapids or Fredericksburg.

Memory Care Facilities near Waterloo, IA

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The Rose of Waterloo

421 Oak Avenue, Waterloo, IA 50703

4.3
(7 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

About The Rose of Waterloo The Rose of Waterloo offers one-bedroom and two-bedroom affordable assisted living in spacious private apartments with 24-hour monitoring and assisted living services available on-site and social programming in beautifully appointed community areas, including...

Rosewood Estate

1117 Maxhelen Blvd, Waterloo, IA 50701

4.8
(6 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

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,...

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...

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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,...

Bickford of Cedar Falls

5101 University Ave, Cedar Falls, IA 50613

4.4
(12 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

We began our quest into senior living because of our love for our beloved mother, Mary Bickford, whose needs became too great for us to manage.  As we researched senior living options, we were shocked at our findings.  The options offered too much or too little — none met her...

Prairie Hills of Cedar Rapids

2903 F Ave NW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52405

4.6
(9 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Glenwood Place

2907 South 6th Street, Marshalltown, IA 50158

3.9
(7 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At Glenwood Place, we know the difference between truly living life to its fullest and just getting by. In fact, we playfully and lovingly refer to our community as a 'cruise ship on land!' Our proven track record of excellent care and premier lifestyle is the perfect fit for any retiree. From...

Arlington Place of Grundy Center

95 D Ave, Grundy Center, IA 50638

5.0
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Arlington Place of Grundy Center is professionally managed by Senior Housing Companies. We are committed to providing Red Carpet Treatment for everyone who lives, works and visits Arlington Place. Red Carpet Treatment is more than simple hospitality, it's our way of life. Our 'Resident First'...

Parker Place

707 Highway 57, Parkersburg, IA 50665

4.0
(3 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Parker Place is a vibrant community that feels like home. We are the perfect place for active individuals who simply want a comfortable, secure and enjoyable place to live. For those residents who require more personalized care, our staff can assist you so that you can still be part of an active...

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...

Arlington Place at Oelwein

1101 3rd Street SW, Oelwein, IA 50662

4.5
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Arlington Place at Oelwein is located in beautiful Northeast Iowa and offers Independent Living Townhomes, Assisted Living and Memory Care apartments. Positioned on the West side of Oelwein near secluded woodlands and peaceful residential neighborhoods. Arlington Place has been providing...

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...

Cedar Vale Assisted Living

100 Poppe Lane, Nashua, IA 50658

5.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed

Cedar Vale Assisted Living opened it's doors in 2005 to serve those in Nashua, Iowa by providing them with a beautiful place to live set back off the road surrounded by trees in a more peaceful atmosphere.

The Gardens of Cedar Rapids

5710 Dean Rd SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

4.0
(2 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed, Studio

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...

Whispering Willow Assisted Living and Memory

601 Dawn Avenue, Fredericksburg, IA 50630

4.5
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

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...

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...

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Cost of memory care in Waterloo, IA

The average cost of senior living in Waterloo is $5,400 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include West Union, IA with an average of $3,000 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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Waterloo, Iowa

Memory Care

Memory care offers intensive medical care to individuals with serious dementia and health conditions in a fully-staffed and monitored setting. A memory care community utilizes caregivers who have received annually trained in caring for individuals with Alzheimer’s, memory care, and cognitive impairments. Memory care living environments possess supervised areas to limit wandering which is a typical symptom of the disease. Residents live in shared apartments or private rooms. Residents in memory care need support with grooming, bathing, and dressing. The annual median cost for a private room is around $82,537 and the cost for a semi-private room is around $76,103 . Iowa has a number of provisions associated with this type of community. The The Department of Inspections and Appeals and Health communities Division regulates this type of community.

Cost of Living

Cost of living can be the big influence in determining what community works best. Waterloo has a median home value of around $110,713 and the median cost of rent is $783 per month. The rent burden for Waterloo is about 16.3% of the average monthly income.

Demographics and Values

In Waterloo, 17.0% live in poverty, 6.3% are widowed, 66.0% participate in the labor force, and 13.0% have some form of disability. In Waterloo, 8.1% of the people are veterans of the United States armed forces. Waterloo has a population density of 424 people per square mile. In terms of education, 21.9% have a college degree, 33.9% have a high-school diploma, and 6.5% have a graduate degree. Out of the total city population, 50.6% are female and 49.4% are male. The median age of Waterloo is 37 years old. Racially, the population of Waterloo is 2.1% Asian, 3.2% mixed race, 75.8% white, 6.3% Hispanic, 2.5% other or not specified, 0.4% Native American, 15.6% black, and 0.4% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian.

State Information

An overview of Iowa

There are 120 general hospitals and 75 health centers that provide care for 3,168,703 Iowa residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Mercy Hospital, St. Lukes Hospital, and And Mercy Medical Center – Cedar Rapids. 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. Residents of Iowa enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 32nd in the United States. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Iowa citizen is ranked 14th nation-wide. Additionally, Iowa is ranked 20th by healthcare standards.

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 Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-28%, Mainline Protestant-30%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Iowa there are 289 masonic lodges. In the most recent presidential election, 51% of Iowa residents voted Republican and 42% voted Democrat. The state has a median age of 38 and 30% of its population being over the age of 55.

State-wide weather information

The average air quality index rating in Iowa is 41.2 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 53.8 AQI. The most precipitation occurs in July with an average of 6.46 inches of precipitation a month. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Iowa is around 2.93 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 temperature in the winter falls to around 22F. The average high winter temperature is around 40F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 4F in the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 72F. The average high summer temperature is around 88F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 55F during the month of June. 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 Arrowgrass, bunchberry, tumblegrass, and bearberry. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the lynx, the bear, the black wolf, or the gray wolf. The state animal of Iowa is the eastern goldfinch.

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