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Photo of Arlington Place at Oelwein
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My brother and I were looking for an alternative living for our parents. They were doing well on their own but with neither of us living in town we were concerned about what would happen when they could no...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: 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.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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...
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I felt that the staff relieved a lot of stress from the first interview. They reassured us that this is what they do, what their staff is trained to do; care for my loved one, in my case in memory care....
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: 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.
Nestled in the Greenhill Village Estates neighborhood is CedarStone Senior Living, a community with a brand-new point of view.Here, maintenance-free living, gracious services and open spaces form the foundation upon which you are free to craft a lifestyle that reflects who you are and how you...
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I was very pleased with the care that my husband received while at the Cedars of Austin. The staff was very kind and met all his needs. Every day he had an activity that he would enjoy, from weekly bus...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: 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.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
In 1985, Darrel Farr renovated the Red Cedar Inn to create The Cedars of Austin. The ideal location in the heart of Austin, beautiful view of the Red Cedar River, walking paths around the Mill Pond and wonderful common area design made it an easy choice.Mr. Farr knows that loving care and a sense...
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We choose Harmony Place due to the very friendly staff and the cleanliness of the facility. Due to our experience here so far, we would definitely recommend this facility to other families who are looking.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: 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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That they were very helpful getting him settled in when admitted. In contact with me on his likes on what to do n to keep busy, etc. I'd give a positive experience and recommend taking a look at. We picked...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: 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.
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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Compared to other homes in the area they are most cost effective. In regards to my other numbers 3 is average. Could do a little more activity but being a smaller size I know they are limited with staff....
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Close to the Minnesota border and 120 miles from Des Moines, Homestead of Mason City is a senior living community that offers residents high quality assisted living in Mason City, IA.What is assisted living? Assisted living is for those who can no longer live on their own, but do not require...
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We chose Bickford of Cedar Falls because it was close by our home and we had taken dad here for respite care in the prior years when we were gone so he was comfortable with it. It is a very nice facility and...
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
At Bickford, there's always something exciting happening in our senior living community. Picture your loved one relishing freshly-cooked meals, always assured of a friendly caregiver's presence, and a schedule overflowing with lively activities. We pride ourselves on our dedicated team, committed...
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It's all good but, they should tell what all you need for the room before moving love one in. We picked this community because of the memory care unit.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: 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.
Assisted Living & Memory Care in Mason City, IowaJust on the outskirts of town, close enough to stay connected yet far enough to feel the calm of the country, Country Meadow Place is both a peaceful retreat and a vibrant neighborhood alive with activity and community spirit. Our Assisted...
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The staff has been communicating well with the family they are very friendly. My mother really enjoys her meals the portions and taste seems good. There are a few activities that she has been engaging in...
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
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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My mom recently moved into this community. So far the experience has been going great. The staff know how to keep the facility clean. My mom has plenty of options to choose for her meals and it seems to...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: 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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My mom is so happy at the Rose. When at home she was closing herself off from people, now she is involved in the activities. I am impressed with the cleanliness of the entire place. The staff is always...
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
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...
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Parkview opened in Fairbank in 2004. Fairbank is a small community that has everything that bigger communities offer without the hassel or cost. Fairbank offers a grocery store with deli, bank, post office, gas station, as well as several churches and parks. We are close enough to Oelwein which...
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A quiet and personal hallway and room
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: 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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My sister in law who is in the community seems to be a little confused about the whole transitioning process. However, when i have visit her she really does seem to enjoy her meals they look healthy and...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: 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.
Our House Memory Care is located in Austin, Minnesota. Our House Memory Care offers a safe, comfortable environment for your loved who is having memory problems or has been diagnosed with Dementia or Alzheimer's. Knowing that your loved one is having their needs met in a caring, compassionate...
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They offers numerous levels of care. We love it. Nothing but good things to say about them. They live apartment style with a variety of all different levels of care. My loved one is able to keep her hobbies...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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The staff are so welcoming at Maplecrest Manor. The resident-s company is always welcomed by the staff team . The community is very caring. The food seems very good and there are always snacks available...
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
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I'm so glad that the family chose this community for my in-laws. Its been wonderful so far. The staff is caring and attentive. They wanted to stay close to friends and family. They still are driving but if...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: 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.
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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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: 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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Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: 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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Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Provides: Assisted Living, Home Care
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Home Care: Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
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Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.

What families are saying about assisted living in Charles City

Recent reviews for assisted living in Charles City

Harmony Place

4.7
It's a pretty good place. Ifel like, we got our moneys worth. My loved one is in the memory care unit, and they went from six to ten residents, which is still a pretty small group. They do a pretty good job, for what they have to deal with, especially since it's dementia patients. I am very ...
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Arlington Place at Oelwein

4.9
A parent has been a resident here for over 1 year and I couldn't be happier with the place. It is a safe and beautiful facility with caring and competent staff. The family feels supported and informed, and included in decision making. There are constant opportunities for activities to enrich ...
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Rosewood Estate in Waterloo, IA

4.9
We are very very happy here at Rosewood Estate. It is a unique model, because it allows you to choose how much care you want to use. They encourage you to use that level of care. The difference in the number of falls is radically different that at her prior facility. The staff members are just ...
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Cost of assisted living in Charles City, IA

The average cost of senior living in Charles City is 3902.57 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Frederika, IA with an average of 3695.86 per month.

Average monthly cost of Assisted Living in Charles City, IA vs. nearby cities

Charles City, IA

$3,830/mo

Frederika, IA

$3,696/mo

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What is assisted living?

Assisted living is long-term care for seniors who are generally active and independent, but who require increased supervision and help with some daily tasks. Staff can assist residents with activities of daily living like dressing, bathing, and medication management. Assisted living is also a good option for seniors seeking more socialization. Services and amenities in assisted living facilities often include:

  • Housekeeping
  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Help with personal care
  • Laundry
  • Social activities and outings
  • 24-hour emergency response
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