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Senior housing types near Burlington, IA

  • Bickford of Burlington

    Bickford of Burlington

    3301 Sterling Drive, Burlington, IA 52601
    (3)
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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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  • SunnyBrook of Burlington

    SunnyBrook of Burlington

    5175 West Avenue, Burlington, IA 52601
    (5)
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    SunnyBrook Assisted Living was established in 1995 by founder's David and Betty Howell of Fairfield, Iowa who recognized a need to provide a safe home environment for seniors requiring assistance in the acitivites of daily living, but still maintaining a sense of independence...

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  • The Kensington Senior Living & Memory Care at Fort Madison

    The Kensington Senior Living & Memory Care at Fort Madison

    2210 Ave H, Fort Madison, IA 52627
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    First built in 1912, Sacred Heart Hospital quickly became an important member of the Fort Madison community; a place families counted on for service and caring. Today, that spirit of community service has been preserved as The Kensington, a proud landmark in southeast Iowa. Centrally...

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  • SunnyBrook of Ft. Madison

    SunnyBrook of Ft. Madison

    5025 River Valley Road, Fort Madison, IA 52627
    (8)
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    SunnyBrook Assisted Living was established in 1995 by founder's David and Betty Howell of Fairfield, Iowa who recognized a need to provide a safe home environment for seniors requiring assistance in the activities of daily living, but still maintaining a sense of independence and autonomy. The...

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  • SunnyBrook of Mt. Pleasant

    SunnyBrook of Mt. Pleasant

    1406 East Linden Drive, Mount Pleasant, IA 52641
    (6)
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    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, weekly...

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  • Brookstone of Aledo

    Brookstone of Aledo

    405 SE 13th Avenue, Aledo, IL 61231
    (2)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    A gracious affordable assisted lifestyle community for the older adult. At Brookstone of Aledo, you'll enjoy friendly neighbors to share common life experiences and an active community full of choices. In the privacy of your own apartment which has been conveniently designed for senior living, you...

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  • Bickford of Macomb

    Bickford of Macomb

    1600 Maple Ave, Macomb, IL 61455
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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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  • Grand Prairie of Macomb

    Grand Prairie of Macomb

    1307 Meadowlark Ln, Macomb, IL 61455
    (3)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Grand Prairie is your affordable assisted living community in Macomb, Illinois. Macomb is located along Hwy. 67 in western Illinois, south of Monmouth and east of Carthage. Grand Prairie is the only affordable assisted living community in McDonough County. The community serves as a wonderful...

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  • Bickford of Muscatine

    Bickford of Muscatine

    2807 Cedar Street, Muscatine, IA 52761
    (5)
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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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  • SunnyBrook of Muscatine

    SunnyBrook of Muscatine

    3515 Diana Queen Drive, Muscatine, IA 52761
    (14)
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    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...

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  • SunnyBrook of Fairfield

    SunnyBrook of Fairfield

    3000 W Madison Ave, Suite 500, Fairfield, IA 52556
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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...

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  • Friendship Manor

    Friendship Manor

    1209 21st Ave, Rock Island, IL 61201
    (1)
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    Friendship Manor is the Illinois' Quad Cities only “Continuing Care Retirement Community.” Our warm, considerately designed, efficient campus is a safe haven where you can fully explore and celebrate your retirement years. The retirement community at Friendship Manor is a convenient and comfortable...

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  • Amber Ridge Assisted Living

    Amber Ridge Assisted Living

    900 43rd Ave, Moline, IL 61265
    (5)
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    Amber Ridge is dedicated to providing personal care and services within a home-like environment.  Our comfortable setting gives residents greater independence, offers them more choices and accommodates desired privacy.  Amber Ridge is not only more affordable than most traditional long...

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  • Fort Armstrong

    Fort Armstrong

    1900 3rd Ave, Rock Island, IL 61201
    (8)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    The Fort Armstrong knows that making this decision can be difficult, which is why we do everything in our power to make that journey as simple as possible. The Fort Armstrong offers services and amenities comparable to other assisted living communities. We believe we go above and beyond the typical...

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  • Heritage Woods of Moline

    Heritage Woods of Moline

    5500 46th Ave Drive, Moline, IL 61265
    (9)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    The Heritage Woods of Moline assisted lifestyle community is located in beautiful Moline, IL. This area is known for its natural beauty and a never ending list of things to do. The Riverside Park houses a number of outdoor activities to participate in. There is a water park and walking trails that...

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  • New Perspective Senior Living | Silvis

    New Perspective Senior Living | Silvis

    1900 10th Street, Silvis, IL 61282
    (20)
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    New Perspective Senior Living | Silvis is located just outside the Quad Cities, in Illinois. Creative interior design combines warm, friendly tones with the beauty and amenities of a fine hotel. And when the resident comes first, there is no end to the great opportunities for Living Life on Purpose!...

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  • Senior Star at Elmore Place

    Senior Star at Elmore Place

    4500 Elmore Ave, Davenport, IA 52807
    (36)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Welcome to Senior Star at Elmore Place! Elmore Place is an independent living, assisted living, and memory care community in Davenport, Iowa. Located south of 53rd street off and west of Elmore Avenue, excellent shopping, entertainment and other destinations are just a short shuttle drive away....

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  • Bickford of Quincy

    Bickford of Quincy

    4221 Maine, Quincy, IL 62305
    (2)
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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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  • Bickford of Iowa City

    Bickford of Iowa City

    3500 Lower West Branch Rd., Iowa City, IA 52245
    (9)
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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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  • Keystone Place at Forevergreen

    Keystone Place at Forevergreen

    1275 W Forevergreen Rd, North Liberty, IA 52317
    (10)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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...

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  • Prairie Hills at Ottumwa

    Prairie Hills at Ottumwa

    173 E. Rochester, Ottumwa, IA 52501
    (5)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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 living...

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  • St. Francis Woods

    St. Francis Woods

    3507 N Molleck, Peoria, IL 61604
    (2)
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    Looking for a great place for Mom or Dad? Look no further! St. Francis Woods is a very unique home for seniors. We sit on 10 lovely acres with plenty of trees and wildlife to make you smile. Come sit in our large, inviting sunroom and watch the flurry of adorable activity in our aviary or just visit...

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  • Bristol Manor of Palmyra

    Bristol Manor of Palmyra

    1815 S Main Street, Palmyra, MO 63461
    (2)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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 first...

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  • Heartis Village of Peoria

    Heartis Village of Peoria

    8201 N IL Route 91, Peoria, IL 61615
    (12)
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    Dedicated to Good Living Pathway to Living’s longstanding mission is to transform the way society thinks about aging and senior living. Our Heartis Village of Peoria community is an extension of that promise. We are steadfast in our commitment to cultivate a genuine home for you or your loved one....

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  • Bickford of Peoria

    Bickford of Peoria

    1920 W. Willow Knolls Drive, Peoria, IL 61614
    (41)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • Peoria

    Peoria

    117 N Western Ave, Peoria, IL 61604
    (7)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Visit us at www.courtyardestates.net A retirement community to call home. Courtyard Estates provides all the comforts of home as well as health maintenance, state-of-the-art security and a full range of care services. The community offers maintenance and worry-free living that allows you to focus on...

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  • Autumn Accolade, Inc.

    Autumn Accolade, Inc.

    13516 Townline Rd, Green Valley, IL 61534
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Autumn Accolade Assisted Living At Autumn Accolade we are beginning our 15th year in business and we hold a Certification (CDP) Certified Dementia Practitioner. Our staff is trained and dedicated to our residents. We are only minutes from shopping, hospital, dining, and parks. We are centrally...

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  • Villas of Holly Brook & Reflections - Pekin

    Villas of Holly Brook & Reflections - Pekin

    2720 S 14th St, Pekin, IL 61554
    (3)
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    Never before have elegance and value been so perfectly defined in a beautifully master planned community. We are committed to standards of excellence in design, construction, amenities, lifestyle, security and affordability. Being faith based and family owned and operated, we assure that our staff...

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  • Evergreen Place and The Legacy Memory Care

    Evergreen Place and The Legacy Memory Care

    404 S. Stillwater, Chillicothe, IL 61523
    (4)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Evergreen Senior Living offers worry-free living, where independence thrives and compassionate care is always nearby. Our beautiful campus offers lovely assisted living options and unmatched memory support. We offer both long-term care and short-term respite care. We welcome you to learn more and...

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  • Corridor Crossing Place

    Corridor Crossing Place

    136 36th Ave SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
    (25)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Our goal is to create an environment that makes you feel at home! We invite you to continue to share experiences and make new memories, while being part of a community that truly cares. Enjoy your private apartment and let us take care of housekeeping, cooking & laundry! Your friends are waiting...

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  • Washington Villas of Holly Brook

    Washington Villas of Holly Brook

    1285 Independence Ct, Washington, IL 61571
    (4)
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    Never before have elegance and value been so perfectly defined ina beautifully master planned Community. The Villas is committed to standards of excellence in design, construction, amenities, lifestyle, security and affordability. We are a place where every resident can live their life to the...

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  • Higley Mansion Care Center

    Higley Mansion Care Center

    860 17th St SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
    (7)
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    Higley Mansion Care Center is a remarkably, beautiful senior citizen facility located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Our highly trained staff are available to assist those living in our facility. Our monthly fees include many services to our residents. These services would include furnished bedrooms with...

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  • Prairie Hills at Clinton

    Prairie Hills at Clinton

    1701 13th Ave N, Clinton, IA 52732
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Prairie Hills in Clinton was established in 2006. Professionally Managed by Senior Housing Management, Prairie Hills rolls out the red carpet to our residents and guests. Prairie Hills specializes in dementia care and has a secure Memory Care Program that consists of 20 studio apartments. We are...

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  • Bristol Manor of Monroe City

    Bristol Manor of Monroe City

    1017 E Lawn Street, Monroe City, MO 63456
    (1)
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    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 first...

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  • The Views of Cedar Rapids

    The Views of Cedar Rapids

    3005 F Avenue Northwest, Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
    (24)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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,...

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  • Morningside of Washington

    Morningside of Washington

    100 Grand Victorian Place, Washington, IL 61571
    (8)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    After more than a decade of solid experience as a residential community, The Grand Victorian is recognized as a leader in state-of-the-art senior services. Guided by dedicated staff and management, such a level of competence places The Grand Victorian at the forefront of quality care for older...

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  • Villas of Holly Brook - Morton

    Villas of Holly Brook - Morton

    1709 N Main St, Morton, IL 61550
    (6)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    THE INDEPENDENCE YOU WANT ... THE DAILY ASSISTANCE YOU NEED. The Villas of Holly Brook is an Assisted Living Community that offers residents carefree, retirement living at its finest. We'll do it ALL! We'll cook, clean and do the laundry. We also take care of the lawn and remove snow and ice from...

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  • The Views of Marion (Opening Summer 2019)

    The Views of Marion (Opening Summer 2019)

    720 Oakbrook Dr, Marion, IA 52302
    (1)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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 long-term...

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  • Garnett Place

    Garnett Place

    202 35th Street Dr SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
    (25)
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    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 home...

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  • The Villages of Marion

    The Villages of Marion

    365 Marion Blvd, Marion, IA 52302
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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...

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  • Pinicon Place

    Pinicon Place

    1615 Breca Ridge Dr, Anamosa, IA 52205
    (18)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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 a...

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  • Homestead of Albia

    Homestead of Albia

    6592 165th St, Albia, IA 52531
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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 Homestead, we have created an environment which combines and celebrates these memorable aspects of life and creates new...

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  • Snyder Village a CCRC

    Snyder Village a CCRC

    1200 E Partridge St, Metamora, IL 61548
    (1)
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    Snyder Village is a non-profit, Christian community. We are committed to providing for the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of others in a loving, dignified, and Christian atmosphere. Located in a beautiful rural setting in Metamora, Illinois, Snyder Village offers a variety of living...

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  • Emery Place Assisted Living & Memory Care

    Emery Place Assisted Living & Memory Care

    901 South Mentzer Rd, Robins, IA 52328
    (39)
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    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,...

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  • Heritage Woods of Sterling

    Heritage Woods of Sterling

    2205 Oak Grove Ave, Sterling, IL 61081
    (2)
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    Heritage Woods of Sterling is an assisted living community located in Sterling, IL. Situated along the north bank of the Rock River, Sterling is known for its scenic parks and fertile prairie soil. The city hosts a number of annual events, including the Mexican Fiesta Days, where participants enjoy...

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  • Generations at Riverview Senior & Assisted Living Community

    500 Centennial Dr, East Peoria, IL 61611
    (5)
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    Riverview, located on 55 acres with beautiful scenery and landscaping, is a comprehensive healthcare center that specializes in skilled nursing care , rehabilitation services , and retirement living at its best. Tenants and patients enjoy a variety of social, recreational, and cultural activities...

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  • Cottage Grove Place

    2115 1st Ave SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • Homestead of Oskaloosa

    2102 S Market St, Oskaloosa, IA 52577
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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 life...

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  • The Gardens of Cedar Rapids

    The Gardens of Cedar Rapids

    5710 Dean Rd SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
    (1)
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  • Prairie Hills at Cedar Rapids

    Prairie Hills at Cedar Rapids

    2903 F Avenue Northwest, Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
    (4)
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Burlington, Iowa

Assisted Living

An assisted living facility is a residential living community which administers supervision, care, and assistance to self-sufficient seniors who do not require skilled nursing services. Assisted living facilities frequently provide chances for organized activity, supervision of care, and aid with transportation and appointments. In some instances, facilities may provide nursing, Alzheimer's care, or hospice. In Iowa, the annual median cost for an assisted living facility is around $48,933 . Iowa has specific standards associated with this type of facility. The Department of Inspections and Appeals, Health facilities Division governs this type of facility. This facility type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include opening containers, reading instructions or other label information, and self-administer medications. Public assistance is available through Medicaid 1915(c) Elderly Waiver program.This type of facility is required to offer a number of services. These include assistance with activities of daily living, resident access to a 24-hour personal emergency response system, health-related services, and assistance with personal care. This facility has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include a healthcare provider must review food preparation and service procedures, facilities must provide hot meals at least once a day, all meals must follow recommendations of the National Academy of Sciences Food and Nutrition Board, and a licensed dietitian must be available to write and approve the therapeutic menu. Before a resident is accepted, they must go through a service plan screening to assure their needs are going to be met. This screening includes a number of areas of interest such as a multidisciplinary team must be involved in service planning when residents require personal care or health-related services, negotiated risk agreement, and a comprehensive mental and physical assessment. The minimum number of residents for this facility type is 3. This type of facility is required to have a staff member on duty 24 hours a day. There must be one bath or shower for every 1 residents and one toilet for every 1 residents. Staff must obtain training in a number of fields. These areas include fire safety, assisted living management or nursing course, accident, and emergency procedures.

Demographics and Values

Based on gender, 51.8% are female and 48.2% are male. The median age of Burlington is 41 years old. Burlington has a population density of 670 people per square mile. Racially, the population of Burlington is 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 87.8% white, 0.3% Native American, 0.4% other or not specified, 3.7% Hispanic, 2.3% mixed race, 0.4% Asian, and 8.8% black. Out of the total population of Burlington, 7.3% are widows, 19.2% live in poverty, 16.0% have some form of disability, and 7.9% do not have health insurance. In terms of education, 19.5% have a college degree, 33.0% have a high-school diploma, and 5.8% have a graduate degree. In Burlington, 10.7% of the people are veterans.

Cost of Living

The price of a Retirement community is influenced by the community in which it is located. The rent burden for Burlington is about 17.2% of the average monthly income. The median monthly rent in Burlington is about $774 and the median home value for Burlington is about $89,292.

State Information

An overview of Iowa

Based on natural beauty, Iowa ranks 32nd in the nation. There are 120 hospitals and 75 health centers that service a population of 3,168,703. The three highest ranked hospitals in Iowa are Mercy Hospital, St. Lukes Hospital, and And Mercy Medical Center ¢– Cedar Rapids. In terms of personal well-being, Iowa ranks 20th in healthcare and 14th in quality of life compared to other states. 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.

Social demographics of the state

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. The state has a median age of 38 and 30% of its population being over the age of 55. In terms of diversity, Iowa ranks 43rd in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. During the latest presidential election, 51% voted for the Republican candidate while 42% voted for the Democratic candidate.

State-wide weather information

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. The average humidity across the state is 72%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 78% in the month of December. During the winter, the average temperature in Iowa drops to around 22°F. The average high winter temperature is around 40°F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 4°F during the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in Iowa is 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 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. 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 Bearberry, Dryflower, Arrowgrass, and Twinleaf. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Bison, the Black Wolf, the Mountain Lion, or the Lynx. The state animal of Iowa is the Eastern Goldfinch.