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Senior housing types near Cherokee, IA

  • The Gardens of Cherokee

    The Gardens of Cherokee

    1610 Highway 3, Cherokee, IA 51012
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    Beautiful Living 'Where Life Is Blooming!'...We encourage you to engage in the life-enriching programs and activities that are offered at The Gardens. Our activity program is designed to meet your interests and hobbies. You can join in a card or domino game, bake pies in the Country Kitchen, enjoy...

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  • Holstein Senior Living

    Holstein Senior Living

    1500 S Kiel St, Holstein, IA 51025
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    At Holstein Senior Living and The Ridge our "red carpet hospitality" and our focus on making our residents dreams come true, to our exceptional healthcare services and team member's, our focus is always to embrace every moment. This philosophy starts our belief that our residents come first.

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  • Lawton Senior Living

    Lawton Senior Living

    200 E Char-Mac Dr, Lawton, IA 51030
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    Our Assisted-living programs have been recognized by ICAL and NCAL as top award winning premiere facilities in the region. Each and every tenant is treated as family. The program is extremely proud to serve our friends and neighbors. We offers 6 levels of Assisted-living cares, and also integrates...

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  • Whispering Creek

    Whispering Creek

    2609 Nicklaus Blvd, Sioux City, IA 51106
    (10)
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    Retirement Community includes Villa Homes, Independent Living Apartments, Assisted Living Apartments, Memory Care Suites and a beautiful Clubhouse. Whispering Creek Active Retirement Community is located next to the Whispering Overlooking miles of breathtaking golf course views, Whispering Creek...

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  • Bickford of Sioux City

    Bickford of Sioux City

    4020 Indian Hills Dr., Sioux City, IA 51108
    (7)
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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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  • The Heritage at Northern Hills

    The Heritage at Northern Hills

    4000-4002 Teton Trace, Sioux City, IA 51104
    (7)
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    Northern Hills has proudly exceeded resident expectations for more than 17 years! With both Assisted and Independent Living, we offer various levels of assistance while encouraging and supporting independence. Northern Hills allows you to enjoy a worry-free lifestyle. Come discover our elegant and...

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  • Brookdale Sioux City

    Brookdale Sioux City

    2562 Pierce Street, Sioux City, IA 51104
    (6)
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    If you’re ready to let someone else do the dishes, we might be the perfect fit for you.  Here at our community, you’ll have the lifestyle you want, plus care if you need it with both independent living and residential care living on the same campus.  With independent living and assisted living both...

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  • Floyd Place

    Floyd Place

    403 C. Street, Sergeant Bluff, IA 51054
    (13)
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    At Floyd Place, our senior living community in Sergeant Bluff, we offer thoughtful, compassionate service to help our residents thrive. Our residents engage in a variety of stimulating activities, such as tai chi, exercise classes, happy hour, movie nights, spa day, and ice cream socials. We welcome...

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  • Keelson Harbour

    Keelson Harbour

    2810 Aurora Avenue, Spirit Lake, IA 51360
    (3)
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    Keelson Harbour is an assisted living community located in Spirit Lake, Dickinson County, Iowa. Our beautiful property is located on a quiet hill with easy access to nearby lakes. Residents enjoy an on-site pond, complete with growing ducklings and their families. With many nearby attractions, Des...

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  • Reed Place

    Reed Place

    2506 Third Avenue North, Denison, IA 51442
    (2)
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    Reed Place is a pet friendly senior living community where our goal is to offer our residents the opportunity to thrive in mind and body by providing compassionate assistance in their daily routines only when needed. We develop individual care plans to meet the needs of each resident, and a...

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  • Swan Place

    Swan Place

    1024 E. 12th Street, Carroll, IA 51401
    (19)
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    Swan Place is located in the picturesque small town of Carroll, Iowa. We are on the east end of town just one block south of Northeast Park. Our beautiful community evokes images of country living, with its large front porch and white picket fence in front. We have two enclosed courtyards where...

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  • Bickford of Fort Dodge

    Bickford of Fort Dodge

    1536 20th Avenue North, Fort Dodge, IA 50501
    (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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  • Washington Crossing

    Washington Crossing

    4709 E. 6th Street, Sioux Falls, SD 57110
    (6)
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    Washington Crossing is Sioux Falls' premier independent senior living community. We are a local, independently owned and operated company with long standing ties to the Sioux Falls community. We take great pride in providing clean, comfortable retirement living to folks that want to be surrounded by...

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  • The Inn on Westport

    The Inn on Westport

    4000 S Westport Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD 57106
    (10)
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    Welcome to The Inn on Westport.  We offer everything desired for the active senior lifestyles, including truly private apartments at affordable prices for the Independent Retirees, those desiring Assisted Living services, and for those in need of Respite Care. We are conveniently located...

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  • Brookdale Wayne

    Brookdale Wayne

    1500 Vintage Hill Drive, Wayne, NE 68787
    (7)
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    It’s not downsizing your home; it’s upsizing your possibilities. At Brookdale Wayne, you can have the worry-free lifestyle you deserve. With independent living and assisted living both on one campus, it makes the transition between care levels easy if you need it later. And you and your spouse can...

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  • Vista Prairie at Goldfinch Estates

    850 Goldfinch Street, Fairmont, MN 56031
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    Vista Prairie at Goldfinch Estates is located in the heart of southern, Fairmont, Martin County, Minnesota. Our scenic asssited living community is located down the road from a string of five beautiful lakes. Fairmont is a lovely place to call home and a great place for visiting family members and...

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  • Carter Place

    Carter Place

    1028 Joann Drive, Blair, NE 68008
    (7)
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    Carter Place is located in the quiet countryside just outside of Blair, Nebraska. We offer assisted living with all of the comforts of home. Your health and safety is our top priority: On site 24 hour a day Registered Nurse Short term care available Assistance with medication and daily activities...

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  • Elmore Assisted Living & Memory Care

    Elmore Assisted Living & Memory Care

    202 North Street East, Elmore, MN 56027
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    Elmore Assisted Living, founded in 2015, is an exciting new addition to the town of Elmore, MN. Our focus is to provide modest, economical housing accommodations that promote independence and well-being, with support available when needed. Residents live simply while not sacrificing quality of life....

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  • Autumn Pointe

    Autumn Pointe

    501 N 13th St, Fort Calhoun, NE 68023
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    Just 10 minutes north of Omaha, Autumn Pointe is a locally owned and operated assisted-living residence that’s perfect for the person desirous of quality and affordable accommodations in a safe small-town atmosphere. At the same time, our proximity to Omaha allows all the advantages that being near...

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  • Truman Manor Apartments

    Truman Manor Apartments

    400 N 4th Ave E, Truman, MN 56088
    (1)
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    Located in rural southern Minnesota, Truman Manor Apartments are connected directly to Truman Senior Living. As a partner of LeadingAge, we pride ourselves with top senior care and a variety of available services. Under the new ownership of the Heartland Senior Living non-profit group, outstanding...

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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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  • Allen Place

    Allen Place

    1406 East 19th Street, Atlantic, IA 50022
    (6)
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    Allen Place is a senior living community in Atlantic Iowa near the Nishna Hills Golf Club. Our community has a wonderful view of the lush green rolling hills but we are close enough to town for frequent outings to restaurants, shopping and our local farmers market. We also take regular visits to the...

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  • Parker Oaks Senior Living

    Parker Oaks Senior Living

    211 6th St NW, Winnebago, MN 56098
    (2)
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    Located in rural Winnebago, Minnesota, Parker Oaks Senior Living has deep roots in serving the surrounding communities. As a partner of LeadingAge, we pride ourselves with top senior care and a wide range of available services. Under the new ownership of the Heartland Senior Living non-profit group,...

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  • Golden Horizons of Ida Grove

    800 Byron Godbersen Drive, Ida Grove, IA 51445
    (2)
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    Golden Horizons of Ida Grove is an assisted living community located in the quiet town of Ida Grove, IA. This quaint community is located in the north eastern portion of Iowa with plenty of fresh farm air to go around. Ida Grove is a wonderful place to reside and it is also a great place for family...

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  • Vista Prairie at Fieldcrest

    2501 East 6th Street, Sheldon, IA 51201
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    Vista Prairie at Fieldcrest is an assisted living community located in the city of Sheldon, Iowa in O'brien County. Sheldon is a serene and beautiful place that provides a great setting for this wonderful assisted living community. The country setting of the town provides the perfect backdrop for...

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  • Stonebridge Suites

    713 Scuyler Street, Pomeroy, IA 50575
    (1)
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    Scuyler Place Assisted Living is designed for couples or individuals. Our staff provide provide a friendly atmosphere that will make you feel right at home. Activities are planned and designed to help prevent the isolation that can result from physical challenges. Feel the independence of your own...

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  • Golden Horizons of Worthington

    1790 College Way, Worthington, MN 56187
    (1)
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    Situated in the tranquil, small town of Worthington, MN, Golden Horizons of Worthington is a full-service assisted living community with an idyllic lakefront setting. The small, manageable community is big enough to offer excellent care while still being intimate enough to feel like home. Golden...

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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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  • StoneyBrook Suites (Dakota Dunes, SD)

    StoneyBrook Suites (Dakota Dunes, SD)

    301 Dakota Dunes Blvd, Dakota Dunes, SD 57049
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  • StoneyBrook Suites

    StoneyBrook Suites

    4501 E Pampas Pl, Sioux Falls, SD 57110
    (2)
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  • Aspen Heights

    1410 Aspen Street, Hull, IA 51239
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  • Manning Senior Living

    203 11th St, Manning, IA 51455
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  • Trail Ridge Senior Living

    3408 W Ralph Rogers Rd Suite 100, Sioux Falls, SD 57108
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  • Meadows Assisted Living

    1320 S Main St, Clarion, IA 50525
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Cherokee, Iowa

Assisted Living

Assisted living facilities provide residential living communities and assistance for people who might require a helping hand with dressing or cooking food. Services provided often involve assistance with the activities of daily life. Inhabitants may be kept under monitoring and evaluation. Under certain circumstances, facilities may offer hospice, skilled nursing care, or "aging in place". In Iowa, the annual median cost for an assisted living facility is around $48,933 . The state of Iowa has a number of stipulations associated with this type of facility. The Department of Inspections and Appeals, Health facilities Division regulates this type of facility. This type of facility is required to offer a number of services. These include assistance with personal care, resident access to a 24-hour personal emergency response system, assistance with activities of daily living, and health-related services. Staff members obtain training in a number of fields. These include: emergency procedures, assisted living management or nursing course, accident, and fire safety. This type of facility is required to have a staff member on duty 24 hours a day. There must be one toilet for every 1 residents and one bath or shower for every 1 residents. The minimum number of residents for this facility type is 3. Public assistance is available through Medicaid 1915(c) Elderly Waiver program.This facility has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include a licensed dietitian must be available to write and approve the therapeutic menu, a health care provider must prescribe a theraputic diet, a healthcare provider must review food preparation and service procedures, and all meals must follow recommendations of the National Academy of Sciences Food and Nutrition Board. This facility type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include opening containers, self-administer medications, and medication reminders. Before a resident is accepted, they must go through a service plan screening to make sure 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, a comprehensive mental and physical assessment, and negotiated risk agreement.

Demographics and Values

Demographically, Cherokee is 0.3% mixed race, 4.0% Hispanic, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 96.5% white, 1.7% black, 0.1% other or not specified, 0.6% Native American, and 0.8% Asian. In Cherokee, 10.0% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Currently, the population of Cherokee consists of 4,353 people and in total the Cherokee metro area has a population of 4,905. Cherokee has a population density of 289 people per square mile. Of the population of Cherokee 6.2% have a graduate degree, 18.9% have a college degree, and 33.3% have a high-school diploma. Out of the total population of Cherokee, 11.3% consider themselves widows, 16.0% have some form of disability, 63.1% participate in the labor force, and 7.4% do not have health insurance. Based on gender, 52.9% are female and 47.1% are male. The median age of Cherokee is 41 years old.

Cost of Living

The overall cost of living is a big influence in choosing what location fits best. The rent burden for Cherokee is around 12.2% of the average monthly income. Monthly, the median price for rent in Cherokee is around $551 and the median price for a home for Cherokee is around $82,075.

State Information

An overview of Iowa

The natural beauty of Iowa is ranked 32nd in the nation. 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. 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. Overall, Iowa ranks 14th in quality of life and 20th in healthcare compared to other US states.

Social demographics of the state

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. In terms of religion, 36% of Iowa residents attend religious services among the 5,107 different congregations that are available in the state. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-28%, Mainline Protestant-30%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Iowa there are 289 masonic lodges. In Iowa, 30% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 38.

State-wide weather information

The most precipitation occurs in July with an average of 6.46 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 2.93 inches of precipitation a month. During the summer, the average temperature in Iowa is around 72°F. The average high summer temperature is around 88°F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 55°F during the month of June. 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. 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. On average, the humidity rating for Iowa is around 72%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 78% in the month of December. While residents of Iowa mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Iowa can include floods and earthquakes (high).

Wildlife to be found in Iowa

The state of Iowa has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of Arrowgrass, Prickly Pear Cactus, Twinleaf, and Bunchberry. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Lynx, the Bison, the Gray Wolf, or the Bear. The state animal of Iowa is the Eastern Goldfinch.