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Meadows Assisted Living

1320 S Main St, Clarion, IA 50525

(877) 616-7329

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Bickford of Fort Dodge

1536 20th Avenue North, Fort Dodge, IA 50501

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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...

Homestead of Mason City

2501 W State St, Mason City, IA 50401

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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...

Parker Place

707 Highway 57, Parkersburg, IA 50665

(877) 616-7329

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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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Independence Village of Ames

1325 Coconino Rd, Ames, IA 50014

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Welcome to Independence Village! At Independence Village of Ames, we enjoy spending time getting to know our residents and helping them explore the best living options for each of their specific needs. We’re here to assist with daily tasks like housekeeping, getting ready for the day, or even...

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Clarion, Iowa

Assisted Living

Assisted living communities provide oversight, social interaction, and care to persons who are around 65 years old. Assisted living communities commonly offer outings for social activity, care supervision, and help with appointments and transit. In certain cases, communities may offer respite, hospice, or skilled nursing. In Iowa, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $48,933 . Iowa has specific rules related to this kind of community. The Department of Inspections and Appeals, Health communities Division licenses this community type. Staff are required to obtain education in a number of areas. These areas include accident, fire safety, assisted living management or nursing course, and emergency procedures. The minimum number of residents for this community type is 3. This type of community 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. 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 comprehensive mental and physical assessment, a multidisciplinary team must be involved in service planning when residents require personal care or health-related services, and negotiated risk agreement. Public assistance is available through Medicaid 1915(c) Elderly Waiver program. This community has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include a health care provider must prescribe a therapeutic diet, a licensed dietitian must be available to write and approve the therapeutic menu, communities must provide hot meals at least once a day, and all meals must follow recommendations of the National Academy of Sciences Food and Nutrition Board. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include self-administer medications, medication reminders, and reading instructions or other label information. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include assistance with personal care, health-related services, resident access to a 24-hour personal emergency response system, and assistance with activities of daily living.

Cost of Living

Cost of living is a major factor when choosing which destination meets the needs of your loved one. The rent burden for Clarion is around 16.1% of the average person’s monthly income. Per month, the median rent in Clarion is around $645 and the median price of a house in Clarion is $74,525.

Demographics and Values

In terms of education, 2.5% have a graduate degree, 17.3% have a college degree, and 33.7% have a high-school diploma. The current population of Clarion consists of 2,564 people and in total the Clarion metro area has a population of 2,769. Clarion has a population density of 317 people per square mile. Demographically, Clarion is 0.0% Native American, 2.8% mixed race, 0.0% black, 0.0% Asian, 22.5% Hispanic, 84.1% white, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 13.0% other or not specified. In Clarion, 8.0% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Out of the total population of Clarion, 10.7% are widowed, 60.2% participate in the labor force, 10.1% do not have health insurance, and 12.9% have some form of disability. Based on gender, 50.9% are female and 49.1% are male. The median age of Clarion is 38 years old.

State Information

An overview of Iowa

There are 120 general hospitals and 75 health centers that provide care for 3,168,703 Iowa residents. Mercy Hospital, St. Lukes Hospital, and And Mercy Medical Center Cedar Rapids are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. 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. In terms of personal well-being, Iowa ranks 20th in healthcare and 14th in quality of life compared to other states.

Social demographics of the state

The state of Iowa ranks 43rd in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. Thirty-six percent of Iowa residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state’s 5,107 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-28%, Mainline Protestant-30%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Iowa there are 289 masonic lodges. During the latest presidential election, 51% voted for the Republican candidate while 42% voted for the Democratic candidate. In Iowa, 30% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 38.

State-wide weather information

During the winter, the average temperature in Iowa drops to around 22F. The average high winter temperature is around 40F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 4F in the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 72F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 88F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 55F during the month of June. On average, the humidity rating for Iowa is around 72%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 78% in the month of December. 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. On average, Iowa has an air quality index rating of around 41.2 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 53.8 AQI. 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 Prickly Pear Cactus, Tumblegrass, Bearberry, and Bunchberry. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Mountain Lion, the Gray Wolf, the Black Wolf, or the Lynx. The state animal of Iowa is the Eastern Goldfinch.

Frequently asked questions about Assisted Living facilities in Iowa

Stonebridge Suites, Arlington Place of Grundy Center and Cedar Vale Assisted Living are the top rated assisted living facilities near Clarion, Iowa. See full list of communities.

There are 5 assisted living facilities near Clarion, Iowa. See the full list.

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