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Senior housing types near Cedar Rapids, IA

  • 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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  • The Views of Cedar Rapids

    The Views of Cedar Rapids

    3005 F Avenue Northwest, Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
    (24)
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    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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  • Cottage Grove Place

    Cottage Grove Place

    2115 1st Ave SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
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    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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  • Corridor Crossing Place

    Corridor Crossing Place

    136 36th Ave SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
    (25)
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    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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  • 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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  • Prairie Hills at Cedar Rapids

    Prairie Hills at Cedar Rapids

    2903 F Avenue Northwest, Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
    (4)
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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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  • Grand Living at Indian Lake (Opening Winter 2019)

    325 Collins Rd SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
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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)
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    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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  • The Villages of Marion

    The Villages of Marion

    365 Marion Blvd, Marion, IA 52302
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    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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  • 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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  • Keystone Place at Forevergreen

    Keystone Place at Forevergreen

    1275 W Forevergreen Rd, North Liberty, IA 52317
    (10)
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    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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  • Pinicon Place

    Pinicon Place

    1615 Breca Ridge Dr, Anamosa, IA 52205
    (18)
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    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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  • 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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  • Prairie Hills at Independence

    Prairie Hills at Independence

    505 Enterprise Dr SW, Independence, IA 50644
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    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 that...

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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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  • 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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  • Arlington Place of Oelwein

    Arlington Place of Oelwein

    1101 3rd Street SW, Oelwein, IA 50662
    (1)
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    Arlington Place of Oelwein is located in beautiful northeast Iowa and offers Independent Living Townhomes, Assisted Living and Memory Care apartments. We have secluded woodlands around us, making for very peaceful and quiet residential surroundings. We have been providing service-enriched housing...

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  • Bickford of Cedar Falls

    Bickford of Cedar Falls

    5101 University Ave, Cedar Falls, IA 50613
    (8)
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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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  • Oak Park Place - Dubuque

    Oak Park Place - Dubuque

    1381 Oak Park Place, Dubuque, IA 52002
    (14)
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    Here in Dubuque, Iowa lies a gem in senior living communities. Oak Park Place not only offers assisted living, but independent living, and memory care as well. Our goal here is to better the lives of our residents. Striving to keep them active, we offer countless opportunities to enhance and enrich...

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  • Eagle Pointe Place

    Eagle Pointe Place

    2700 Matthew John Drive, Dubuque, IA 52002
    (27)
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    Eagle Pointe Place is an Senior Living Community located in Dubuque, Iowa. We are on the end of a residential street in the northwest corner of town just south of the Dubuque Soccer Complex. We are minutes away from Dubuque's beautiful parks, accessible fishing piers and the Mississippi Riverwalk. ...

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  • Arlington Place of Grundy Center

    Arlington Place of Grundy Center

    95 D Ave, Grundy Center, IA 50638
    (2)
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    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'...

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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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  • 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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  • Fort Armstrong

    Fort Armstrong

    1900 3rd Ave, Rock Island, IL 61201
    (8)
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    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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  • 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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  • Senior Star at Elmore Place

    Senior Star at Elmore Place

    4500 Elmore Ave, Davenport, IA 52807
    (36)
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    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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  • 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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  • SunnyBrook of Fairfield

    SunnyBrook of Fairfield

    3000 W Madison Ave, Suite 500, Fairfield, IA 52556
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    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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  • Parker Place

    Parker Place

    707 Highway 57, Parkersburg, IA 50665
    (2)
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    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...

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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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  • Heritage Woods of Moline

    Heritage Woods of Moline

    5500 46th Ave Drive, Moline, IL 61265
    (9)
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    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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  • Brookstone of Aledo

    Brookstone of Aledo

    405 SE 13th Avenue, Aledo, IL 61231
    (2)
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    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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  • 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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  • Prairie Hills at Ottumwa

    Prairie Hills at Ottumwa

    173 E. Rochester, Ottumwa, IA 52501
    (5)
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    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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  • Prairie Hills at Clinton

    Prairie Hills at Clinton

    1701 13th Ave N, Clinton, IA 52732
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    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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  • Garden View Place

    Garden View Place

    800 Darby Drive, Monona, IA 52159
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    Garden View Place Assisted Living and Memory Care Community is a staple in Northeast Iowa for seniors who value independence, freedom of choice, and the company of those who share common values and lifestyles. Our friendly and caring staff is here to make life a little easier and a lot more...

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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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  • Cedar Vale Assisted Living

    Cedar Vale Assisted Living

    100 Poppe Lane, Nashua, IA 50658
    (1)
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    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.

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  • Our House Senior Living Assisted Care - Platteville

    Our House Senior Living Assisted Care - Platteville

    1735 North Water Street, Platteville, WI 53818
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    For residents who cherish their independence but also need assistance with daily activities, Our House Senior Living in Platteville is the optimal lifestyle choice for assisted care. We provide a comfortable, caring and family-like atmosphere with three home-cooked meals a day (plus snacks), a...

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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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  • 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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  • Homestead of Albia

    Homestead of Albia

    6592 165th St, Albia, IA 52531
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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 Homestead, we have created an environment which combines and celebrates these memorable aspects of life and creates new...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Ellen Kennedy Living Center a CCRC

    1177 7th Street SW, Dyersville, IA 52040
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    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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  • Homestead of Oskaloosa

    2102 S Market St, Oskaloosa, IA 52577
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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 Maple Ridge Assisted Living, we have created an environment which combines and celebrates these memorable aspects of life...

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  • Sienna Crest - Platteville

    1480 Bear's Court, Platteville, WI 53818
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    Sienna Crest Platteville is located in Wisconsin and provides senior care in the surroundings of some of the most interesting parts of Wisconsin. This is a great place for senior citizens as shopping and dining are close by. There are also opportunities for many cultural experiences as well. ...

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Assisted Living

Assisted living facilities offer residential living communities and aid to people who might need help with things such as mobility or cooking meals. Assisted living facilities commonly offer care supervision, assistance with transit and appointments, and aid with daily activities. In select instances, facilities may offer dementia care, respite, or "aging in place". In Iowa, the annual median cost for an assisted living facility is around $48,933 . The state of Iowa maintains specific rules related to this kind of facility. The Department of Inspections and Appeals, Health facilities Division licenses this facility type. 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 resident access to a 24-hour personal emergency response system, health-related services, assistance with personal care, and assistance with activities of daily living. This facility has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include 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, a licensed dietitian must be available to write and approve the therapeutic menu, and a healthcare provider must review food preparation and service procedures. Staff members obtain training in a variety of areas. These include: emergency procedures, fire safety, assisted living management or nursing course, and accident. 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. 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 type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include reading instructions or other label information, packaging at the resident's direction, and medication reminders.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

The air temperature, air quality, and humidity of a destination can have a significant effect on the health of senior citizens. In the summertime, the temperature in Cedar Rapids is approximately 72°F. The low summer temperature falls to approximately 60°F during the month of June. The summer high rises to around 84°F in the month of July. In the winter, the average temperature falls to around 23°F. The highest winter temperature will rise to roughly 33°F during the month of December. The lowest winter temperature gets to roughly 12 °F during the month of January. Monthly, Cedar Rapids measures approximately 3 inches of precipitation. The most precipitation normally occurs in June with an average of 7 inches in a month. For snowfall, Cedar Rapids experiences an average of 28.30 inches of snow. On average, the air quality index rating in Cedar Rapids is about 44.6. The average air quality conditions are rated as good. The air quality index score reaches its peak in December at around 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. Cedar Rapids has a hot-summer humid continental type of climate. On average, Cedar Rapids has a humidity level of around 60%. Humidity levels reach their peak in the month of December at around 65%.

Cost of Living

The total cost of living is a major factor when choosing which destination works for you or your loved one. The median home value in Cedar Rapids is around $137,690 and the median rent is $1,021 a month. The rent burden for Cedar Rapids is around 17.5% of the average person's monthly income. In Cedar Rapids, the cost-of-living index is 87.0 where a rating of 100 is the average, and any score under 100 is less costly than the average amount. Cedar Rapids has a grocery-price index of 90.4.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

Access to medical facilities can be a key factor when choosing the right care option. 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.

Demographics and Values

In terms of crime, Cedar Rapids has 2.8 violent crimes per 1000 residents and 37.5 property crimes per 1000 residents. In Cedar Rapids, 8.0% of the people are veterans. Cedar Rapids is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. 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. In Cedar Rapids, 46.3% are nonbelievers. Demographically, Cedar Rapids is 1.2% other or not specified, 3.8% Hispanic, 85.8% white, 3.2% mixed race, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 3.0% Asian, 6.4% black, and 0.2% Native American. The current population of Cedar Rapids is growing at a rate of 0.006%. Cedar Rapids has a population density of 720 people per square mile. Of the population of Cedar Rapids 26.6% have a high-school diploma, 31.9% have a college degree, and 9.5% have a graduate degree. During the previous presidential election, 50.3% voted Democrat, 8.3% voted for a third party candidate, and 41.3% voted Republican in Linn county. Out of the total city population, 48.6% are male and 51.4% are female. 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. The median age of Cedar Rapids is 36 years old. In Cedar Rapids, 5.0% do not have health insurance, 10.4% have some form of disability, 11.4% live in poverty, and 70.6% participate in the labor force.

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. Based on natural beauty, Iowa ranks 32nd in the nation. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Iowa citizen is ranked 14th nation-wide. Additionally, Iowa is ranked 20th by healthcare standards. The state of Iowa has 120 hospitals and 75 health centers, providing care to 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.

Social demographics of the state

During the latest presidential election, 51% voted for the Republican candidate while 42% voted for the Democratic candidate. 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 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.

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 amount of precipitation peaks during the month of July at around 6.46 inches. On average, the state receives 2.93 inches of precipitation a month. 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 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. 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, Cinnamon Ferns , Prickly Pear Cactus, and Bunchberry. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Mountain Lion, the Bison, the Coyote, or the Porcupine. The state animal of Iowa is the Eastern Goldfinch.