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  • Vintage Hills Senior Living

    Vintage Hills Senior Living

    1275 SW State Street, Ankeny, IA 50023
    (12)
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    Vintage Hills at Prairie Trail When you think of assisted living and memory care, what do you see? If cookie-cutter apartments, quiet hallways, bland food and stereotypical activities come to mind, then think again. Over twenty years of experience have taught us that today's seniors want more...

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  • Edencrest at Siena Hills

    Edencrest at Siena Hills

    455 SW Ankeny Rd, Ankeny, IA 50023
    (3)
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    Edencrest at Siena Hills Assisted Living and Memory Care is your community of choice in Ankeny! We are committed to providing Red Carpet Treatment for everyone who lives, works, and visits Siena Hills. Red Carpet Treatment is more than simple hospitality; it is our way of life! Our 'Resident First'...

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  • Journey Senior Living of Ankeny

    Journey Senior Living of Ankeny

    3602 NW 5th Street, Ankeny, IA 50023
    (2)
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    Journey Senior Living of Ankeny is an Assisted Living and Memory Care community serving Ankeny, Iowa and surrounding communities. We provide the ideal solution for seniors who value their independence but may require some assistance with activities of daily living. Opened November 2016. Journey...

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  • The Suites of Ankeny

    420 NW Ash Dr, Ankeny, IA 50023
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  • Edencrest at Green Meadows

    Edencrest at Green Meadows

    6750 Corporate Drive, Johnston, IA 50131
    (25)
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    Edencrest at Green Meadows is professionally managed by Senior Housing Companies.We are committed to providing Red Carpet Treatment for everyone who lives, works, and visits Green Meadows. Enjoy peace of mind and a wide variety of all-inclusive amenities when you reserve your apartment today. Ask us...

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  • Bickford of Urbandale

    Bickford of Urbandale

    5915 Sutton Place, Urbandale, IA 50322
    (20)
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    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 needs...

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  • Edencrest at Beaverdale

    Edencrest at Beaverdale

    3410 Beaver Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310
    (4)
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    Edencrest at Beaverdale is professionally managed by Senior Housing Companies. Built by Hubbell Realty Company. We are committed to providing Red Carpet treatment for everyone who lives, works, and visits Beaverdale. Enjoy peace of mind and a wide variety of all-inclusive amenities when you...

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  • Courtyard Estates at Hawthorne Crossing

    Courtyard Estates at Hawthorne Crossing

    601 Hawthorne Crossing Drive SE, Bondurant, IA 50035
    (14)
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    Courtyard Estates at Hawthorne Crossing been a staple in the Bondurant Commuity for nearly a decade. We are a locally owned community that offers Assisted Living and Memory Care Services. Our motto is 'Rolling out the Red Carpet'! Which we do not only to our residents, but our staff and guests as...

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  • Ramsey Village

    Ramsey Village

    1611 27th Street, Des Moines, IA 50310
    (14)
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    Ramsey Village Continuing Care Retirement Community located on 10-acres of beautiful landscapped land provides a full range of choices for today's seniors. Choosing a senior living community represents a lifestyle choice and we understand that our residents are choosing much more than a comfortable...

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  • The Shores at Pleasant Hill

    The Shores at Pleasant Hill

    1500 Edgewater Drive, Pleasant Hill, IA 50327
    (13)
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    Welcome to The Shores of Pleasant Hill.  We provide independent living, assisted living, and memory care — a flexible range of support, without a buy-in.  The building is remarkable; up on a hill, overlooking Copper Creek Lake.  Likewise, the interior has many comforts, and a...

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  • Edencrest at Riverwoods

    Edencrest at Riverwoods

    2210 East Park Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50320
    (31)
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    Edencrest at Riverwoods is an assisted living community located in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa. Our beautiful community is located near Lake Easter and several parks. Des Moines is a wonderful area for both residents and their loved ones to enjoy. We are committed to our residents by providing...

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  • MorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care at Jordan Creek

    MorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care at Jordan Creek

    525 South 60th St., West Des Moines, IA 50266
    (3)
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    Here at MorningStar Senior Living Community,our reputation of excellence and authenticity sets us above the rest. We pride ourselves on our ability to incorporate faith in our everyday responsibilities. We offer 56 Assisted Living Suites and 29 Memory Care suites. We are located in a prime spot of...

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  • Prairie Hills at Des Moines

    Prairie Hills at Des Moines

    5815 SE 27th St, Des Moines, IA 50320
    (18)
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    Prairie Hills Des Moines is tucked in to a beautiful wooded setting just south of Easter Lake and Ewing Park in Des Moines. Our quiet country location is near the shopping, dining, and entertainment options of the Southridge Mall area. Hospitals and medical services are also just minutes away. Our...

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  • Bickford of West Des Moines

    Bickford of West Des Moines

    5050 Hawthorne Dr, West Des Moines, IA 50265
    (12)
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    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 needs...

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  • Legacy Pointe Senior Living

    Legacy Pointe Senior Living

    1650 SE Holiday Crest Circle, Waukee, IA 50263
    (36)
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    An extraordinary retirement community for active seniors age 55 and older. Theculture is one where our residents truly Thrive. A wide array of Community Life events occur each day. Whether it's enjoying a cup of coffee at our Cafe, Working out in the Fitness Center, A friendly Billiards or...

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  • Edgewater

    9225 Cascade Ave, West Des Moines, IA 50266
    (2)
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    Edgewater, a WesleyLife community, is characterized by quality that is second to none and our commitment to making every part of life a positive experience. We believe that: Real Wellness promotes good health for your entire mind, body and spirit. True Hospitality encourages personal choice and...

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  • Edencrest at The Legacy

    Edencrest at The Legacy

    2901 Cedar St, Norwalk, IA 50211
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    Edencrest at The Legacy is the fifth retirement living community in the Edencrest series, offering 40 apartments of Independent Living, Assisted Living, Closer Care and Memory Care to the Norwalk community. As a resident at The Legacy, you'll enjoy freedom of choice when it comes to our wide range...

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  • The Waterford at Ames

    The Waterford at Ames

    1325 Coconino Rd, Ames, IA 50014
    (16)
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    Enjoy the finer things in life at The Waterford at Ames, creating an enriching environment for our residents to flourish in. Renowned for our Assisted Living services in Ames, Iowa, our community features spacious apartments and attentive staff available 24 hours a day. Flexible floor plans...

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  • Vintage Hills of Indianola

    Vintage Hills of Indianola

    604 E Hillcrest Ave, Indianola, IA 50125
    (12)
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    Vintage Hills is located in Indianola, Iowa just 15 minutes south of Des Moines. There are 46 assisted living apartments ranging from 414 to 813 square feet. The memory care consist of 20 apartments with private and shared rooms. We have immediate availabilities for memory care. There is a town...

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  • Perry Lutheran Home Willis Avenue Campus

    Perry Lutheran Home Willis Avenue Campus

    2323 Willis Ave, Perry, IA 50220
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    Innovative, Personalized, and Christ-Centered - Perry Lutheran Home Perry Lutheran Home in Perry, Iowa is Your Christian, Caring Community offering a Continuum of Care for your loved one to meet their changing needs. Perry Lutheran Home offers education and expertise, home care, assisted living,...

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  • Perry Lutheran Home Spring Valley Campus

    Perry Lutheran Home Spring Valley Campus

    501 12th St, Perry, IA 50220
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    Spring Valley Campus Assisted Living Assisted living at is finest! Enjoy beautiful living quarters, excellent dining options, a variety of activities, outdoor patio, and more. Truly relax and live worry free at Spring Valley assisted living campus - conveniently connected to Dallas County Hospital...

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  • Glenwood Place

    Glenwood Place

    2907 South 6th Street, Marshalltown, IA 50158
    (7)
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    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 our...

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  • Vriendschap Village Senior Living

    Vriendschap Village Senior Living

    2602 Fifield Rd, Pella, IA 50219
    (2)
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    Vriendschap Village Over twenty years of experience have taught us that today's seniors want more choices and are leading a more active lifestyle than generations before. That's why at Vriendschap Village we created an Independent Living, Assisted Living & Memory Care community filled with options,...

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  • Bickford of Marshalltown

    Bickford of Marshalltown

    101 New Castle Road, Marshalltown, IA 50158
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    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 needs and nothing felt...

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  • Shirlee's Retirement Home

    1302 E 2nd Ave, Indianola, IA 50125
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    Shirlee's Retirement Home offers a lot of services for the elderly in Indianola, Iowa. Not only are they focused on their nursing home, but also have assisted living, senior community, and is a micro community. The nursing home facility of Shirlee's Retirement Home offers help to those in need on...

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  • Homestead of Knoxville Assisted Living

    908 S Park Ln, Knoxville, IA 50138
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    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 and...

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  • The Gardens of Jefferson

    1000 W Washington Street, Jefferson, IA 50129
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    The Gardens Retirement Community of Ocean Springs, Mississippi, offers all the amenities that every senior could enjoy. Our staff is here to help adjust to new living circumstances and offer a helping hand to adjust to the new setting. We have a passion for enriching the lives of seniors and pride...

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  • Homestead of Osceola

    Homestead of Osceola

    334 N Westview Dr, Osceola, IA 50213
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  • Bishop Drumm Retirement Center

    5837 Winwood Dr, Johnston, IA 50131
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  • Deerfield a CCRC

    13731 Hickman Rd, Urbandale, IA 50323
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Ankeny, Iowa

Assisted Living

Assisted living facilities offer coordinated social interaction and apartment style housing as well as individual help. The types of service provided often involve aid with the activities of daily life. Inhabitants may be kept under observation and assessment. In select instances, facilities may offer respite, hospice, or Alzheimer's care. In Iowa, the annual median cost for an assisted living facility is around $48,933 . The state of Iowa has specific statutes related to this kind of facility. The Department of Inspections and Appeals, Health facilities Division governs this facility type. Before a resident is accepted, they must go through a service plan screening to guarantee their needs are going to be met. This screening includes a number of areas of interest such as negotiated risk agreement, a comprehensive mental and physical assessment, and a multidisciplinary team must be involved in service planning when residents require personal care or health-related services. This facility has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include a healthcare provider must review food preparation and service procedures, a licensed dietitian must be available to write and approve the therapeutic menu, facilities must provide hot meals at least once a day, and a health care provider must prescribe a theraputic diet. Public assistance is available through Medicaid 1915(c) Elderly Waiver program. Staff members obtain training in a number of subjects. These areas include assisted living management or nursing course, accident, emergency procedures, and fire safety. This facility type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include opening containers, packaging at the resident's direction, and medication reminders. This type of facility is required to offer a number of services. These include resident access to a 24-hour personal emergency response system, health-related services, assistance with activities of daily living, and assistance with personal care. This type of facility is required to have a staff member on duty 24 hours a day. The minimum number of residents for this facility type is 3. There must be one toilet for every 1 residents and one bath or shower for every 1 residents.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

For many seniors, climate and weather are the most significant influence in deciding on a care community. Monthly, Ankeny receives about 3 inches of precipitation. The most rain historically falls in June with an average of 7 inches in a month. For snowfall, Ankeny gets on average 33.90 inches of snow. On average, the air quality index rating in Ankeny is about 41.5. The average AQI 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 is at its highest during May at around 58.8. 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. During the summer, Ankeny is approximately 76°F. The low summer temperature is approximately 62°F during June. The summer high peaks at approximately 89°F during the month of July. During wintertime, the average temp sinks to approximately 27°F. The peak winter temperature is around 39°F in the month of February. The low winter temperature will rise to about 14 °F in the month of January. The average humidity level for Ankeny is roughly 57%. The average humidity levels are highest in the month of December at about 61%. Ankeny has a hot-summer humid continental type of climate.

Demographics and Values

In Ankeny, 53.8% are nonbelievers. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Ankeny, out of the total population 0.4% practice Judaism, 0.2% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.4% practice Islam. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Ankeny 15.1% practice Catholicism, 6.8% are Lutherans, and 6.7% practice another Christian faith. The total population of Ankeny consists of 62,416 people. The current population of Ankeny is growing at a rate of 0.046%. Ankeny has a population density of 804 people per square mile. In Ankeny, 7.4% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Ankeny is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. In the previous presidential election, 40.4% voted Republican, 51.7% voted Democrat, and 7.9% voted for a third party candidate in Polk county. Out of the total city population, 51.1% are female and 48.9% are male. In Ankeny, 15.7% of the population are over the age of 55, 6.9% are over the age of 60, 3.5% are over the age of 70, and 2.2% are over the age of 80. The median age of Ankeny is 32 years old. In terms of crime, Ankeny has 2.1 violent crimes per 1000 residents and 13.3 property crimes per 1000 residents. Out of the total population of Ankeny, 3.0% are widows, 4.0% do not have health insurance, 79.1% participate in the labor force, and 6.3% live in poverty. Of the population of Ankeny 18.7% have a high-school diploma, 12.6% have a graduate degree, and 45.4% have a college degree. Racially, the population of Ankeny is 1.5% black, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.0% Native American, 0.1% other or not specified, 1.5% mixed race, 94.4% white, 2.4% Asian, and 2.6% Hispanic.

Cost of Living

The overall cost of living can be the big influence when deciding which community works best. The rent burden for Ankeny is about 17.5% of the average person's monthly income. Ankeny has a median home value of $198,611 and the median cost of rent is about $1,395 per month per month. The sales tax in Ankeny is 6.00%.

State Information

An overview of Iowa

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

Social demographics of the state

In Iowa, 30% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 38. In terms of diversity, Iowa ranks 43rd in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. In the most recent presidential election, 51% of Iowa residents voted Republican and 42% voted Democrat. In terms of religious values, 36% of Iowa's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 5,107 different congregations. 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.

State-wide weather information

On average, Iowa has an air quality index rating of around 41.2 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 53.8 AQI. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 22°F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 40°F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 4°F in the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 72°F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 88°F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 55°F during the month of June. The average humidity across the state is 72%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 78% in the month of December. On average, the state receives 2.93 inches of precipitation a month. The most precipitation occurs in July with an average of 6.46 inches of precipitation a month. 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 Tumblegrass, Arrowgrass, Bunchberry, and Bearberry. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Coyote, the Gray Wolf, the Bear, or the Lynx. The state animal of Iowa is the Eastern Goldfinch.