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Moved my mom to addington a little over a year ago. She is enjoying the socializing and I’m relieved to know there are people who are there to monitor Mom and make sure she’s safe. The staff know every...
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.
Addington Place of Fairfield Assisted Living and Memory Care- 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...
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My mom lives at this wonderful facility. The satff is very responsive and caring. The facility is clean and well managed. My mother loves the food. She has actually improved in health since she now has a...
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.
Addington Place of Mount Pleasant is part of the Jaybird Senior Living family. We've been in business since 2005 offering senior care services to the Mount Pleasant area and surrounding communities. We offers "all the comforts of home without the worry" in a 46 apartment community. Residents...
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[name removed] loved it there. Staff was great. It was his home. The atmosphere was very bright and cheery, it felt very welcoming.
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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.
The Views of Burlington provides a full range of services for older adults. In addition to assisted living services provided at RidgeView, skilled nursing, long-term care, and hospice services are provided at adjacent OakView Nursing & Rehab.We are proud to be independently owned and have...
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The facility is beautiful and very clean and Mom receives excellent care from the friendly staff. Mom is in a one bedroom and it's the perfect size for her, spacious but not so large that she has trouble...
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.
Stirlingshire of Coralville offers Carefree, Assisted Living, and Memory Care in a beautiful well-appointed new apartment homes. You'll get the lifestyle you want with the services and amenities that will make your life easier in an elegant retirement community.Whether you are looking for peace...
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I couldn't have found a better place. They are so caring and concerned, notify me every time my loved one is not feeling well and answer all of my questions. Worth every penny. I would absolutely...
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.
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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They are very helpful at coordinating care. It's a very pleasant place to be. They have a daily activities schedule which include baking doggie cookies for the local pet shelter and other things....
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.
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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.
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...
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Homestead of Albia have taken excellent care of my mother in law. They provide many types of activities. My mother in law is able to go with staff to the store shopping, to the ice cream shop for a sweet...
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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 Homestead of Albia, we strive to offer residents the care and personalized assistance they need. Care is offered around the clock, seven days a week, by our certified nursing staff. Beautiful, yet comfortable suites allow us to offer convenient assistance in your own personal environment,...
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the atmosphere is beautiful. the rooms are really clean, they try really hard to plan activities for the residents. the food is decent and the director was really easy to work with. we just felt like it...
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.
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...
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Nursing staff is very nice. Treat her like a person not a patient.
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.
Community HighlightsParkview Manor provides exceptional services with one purpose in mind – to provide a great place to call home. We support those who need minimal to moderate help with daily activities and serve residents with quality care. We even cater to families who need respite care for a...
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My father-in-law was a resident of Sunnybrook in Ft. Madison for almost 3 years. Prior to moving to Sunnybrook, his health was poor and he was hospitized monthly. He enjoyed the social aspect of visiting 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.
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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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.
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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Bickford of Burlington has very friendly staff. i was sort of dissatisfied with the meals, but overall they are a good community.
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.
If you're seeking a dynamic senior living community, look no further than Bickford. It's where delicious food made from scratch, ever-present friendly caregivers, and a bustling social calendar come together. But that's not all; our HigherPath senior health model, known nationally for its...
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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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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.
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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.
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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.
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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, 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.
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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.
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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.

What families are saying about assisted living in Fairfield

Recent reviews for assisted living in Fairfield

River Valley Place of Ottumwa

4.6
They're not quite as good as before Covid, but it's still a very friendly community. You'd better stay healthy or you won't be able to stay here. If you're on a special diet or anything ,forget about it. The staff was very good. It's just not great if your loved one gets sick and requires ...
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Addington Place of Burlington

4.0
our experience with Addington Place has been so far so good. mom is happy here and has adapted very quickly. it's really has been a good experience so far. the staff is good, they do things with them and they make them feel special - which has been a good thing. we are very happy with them.

Ridgeview Assisted Living in Burlington, IA

4.9
The Views where I now live, I would highly refer to others. Reasonably priced, clean place. Very nice staff. Allows my cat to live with me. Good food and fun activities.

Cost of assisted living in Fairfield, IA

The average cost of senior living in Fairfield is 4331.38 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Pleasant Plain, IA with an average of 4035.52 per month.

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

Fairfield, IA

$4,331/mo

Veo, IA

$4,036/mo

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Planning ahead can better position you to make good choices for your loved one’s care in the future. But if your aging family member needs care now, there are ways to finance the cost of long-term care through a combination of approaches.

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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Addington Place of Mt Pleasant, Ridgeview Assisted Living and Stirlingshire of Coralville are the top rated assisted living facilities near Fairfield, Iowa. See full list of communities.

There are 67 assisted living facilities near Fairfield, Iowa. See the full list.

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