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Senior housing types near Fort Dodge, IA

  • 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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  • Bickford of Ames

    Bickford of Ames

    2418 Kent Ave, Ames, IA 50010
    (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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Lakeside Village

    Lakeside Village

    2067 Highway 4, Panora, IA 50216
    (5)
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    The Lakeside Village is an absolutely beautiful 64- apartment, senior living community located in Panora, Iowa right on the east side of Lake Panorama. The community is a wonderful choice for seniors who want to retain their much-needed independence, while not having to worry about the hassles of...

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  • Journey Senior Living of Ankeny

    Journey Senior Living of Ankeny

    3602 NW 5th Street, Ankeny, IA 50023
    (2)
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    Journey Senior Living of Ankeny is an Assisted Living and Memory Care community serving Ankeny, Iowa and surrounding communities. We provide the ideal solution for seniors who value their independence but may require some assistance with activities of daily living. Opened November 2016. Journey...

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  • Vintage Hills Ankeny

    Vintage Hills Ankeny

    1275 SW State Street, Ankeny, IA 50023
    (12)
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    At Vintage Hills, everything we do is for you. From personalized services to make the most of every day to menus crafted with a mix of old favorites and new options, fulfilling our residents’ wants and needs is our highest priority. Our community offers both assisted living and memory care services....

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  • Edencrest at Siena Hills

    Edencrest at Siena Hills

    455 SW Ankeny Rd, Ankeny, IA 50023
    (3)
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    Edencrest at Siena Hills Assisted Living and Memory Care is your community of choice in Ankeny! We are committed to providing Red Carpet Treatment for everyone who lives, works, and visits Siena Hills. Red Carpet Treatment is more than simple hospitality; it is our way of life! Our 'Resident First'...

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  • Edencrest at Green Meadows

    Edencrest at Green Meadows

    6750 Corporate Drive, Johnston, IA 50131
    (25)
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    Edencrest at Green Meadows is professionally managed by Senior Housing Companies.We are committed to providing Red Carpet Treatment for everyone who lives, works, and visits Green Meadows. Enjoy peace of mind and a wide variety of all-inclusive amenities when you reserve your apartment today. Ask us...

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  • Bickford of Urbandale

    Bickford of Urbandale

    5915 Sutton Place, Urbandale, IA 50322
    (20)
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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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  • Legacy Pointe Senior Living

    Legacy Pointe Senior Living

    1650 SE Holiday Crest Circle, Waukee, IA 50263
    (36)
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    At Legacy Pointe, everything we do is for you. From personalized services to help you make the most of every day to menus crafted with a mix of old favorites and new options, fulfilling your wants and needs is our highest priority. Our community offers independent living, assisted living, memory...

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  • Woodlands Creek Senior Living

    Woodlands Creek Senior Living

    12605 Woodlands Pkwy, Clive, IA 50325
    (37)
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    At Woodlands Creek Active Retirement Community, we offer 3 different levels of care to meet our residents wants and needs ranging from independent living to memory care. Independent Living Woodlands Creek Independent Living opened in 2005 and expanded in 2008. Our independent living setting...

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  • Homestead of Mason City

    Homestead of Mason City

    2501 W State St, Mason City, IA 50401
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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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  • Edencrest at Beaverdale

    Edencrest at Beaverdale

    3410 Beaver Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310
    (4)
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    Edencrest at Beaverdale is professionally managed by Senior Housing Companies. Built by Hubbell Realty Company. We are committed to providing Red Carpet treatment for everyone who lives, works, and visits Beaverdale. Enjoy peace of mind and a wide variety of all-inclusive amenities when you...

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  • MorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care at Jordan Creek

    MorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care at Jordan Creek

    525 South 60th St., West Des Moines, IA 50266
    (3)
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    Here at MorningStar Senior Living Community,our reputation of excellence and authenticity sets us above the rest. We pride ourselves on our ability to incorporate faith in our everyday responsibilities. We offer 56 Assisted Living Suites and 29 Memory Care suites. We are located in a prime spot of...

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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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  • Ramsey Village

    Ramsey Village

    1611 27th Street, Des Moines, IA 50310
    (14)
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    Ramsey Village Continuing Care Retirement Community located on 10-acres of beautiful landscapped land provides a full range of choices for today's seniors. Choosing a senior living community represents a lifestyle choice and we understand that our residents are choosing much more than a comfortable...

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  • Edgewater

    9225 Cascade Ave, West Des Moines, IA 50266
    (2)
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    Edgewater, a WesleyLife community, is characterized by quality that is second to none and our commitment to making every part of life a positive experience. We believe that: Real Wellness promotes good health for your entire mind, body and spirit. True Hospitality encourages personal choice and...

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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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  • Bickford of West Des Moines

    Bickford of West Des Moines

    5050 Hawthorne Dr, West Des Moines, IA 50265
    (12)
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Edencrest at Riverwoods

    Edencrest at Riverwoods

    2210 East Park Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50320
    (31)
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    Edencrest at Riverwoods is an assisted living community located in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa. Our beautiful community is located near Lake Easter and several parks. Des Moines is a wonderful area for both residents and their loved ones to enjoy. We are committed to our residents by providing...

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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Prairie Hills of Des Moines

    Prairie Hills of Des Moines

    5815 SE 27th St, Des Moines, IA 50320
    (18)
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    Prairie Hills Des Moines is tucked in to a beautiful wooded setting just south of Easter Lake and Ewing Park in Des Moines. Our quiet country location is near the shopping, dining, and entertainment options of the Southridge Mall area. Hospitals and medical services are also just minutes away. Our...

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  • Edencrest at The Legacy

    Edencrest at The Legacy

    2901 Cedar St, Norwalk, IA 50211
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    Edencrest at The Legacy is the fifth retirement living community in the Edencrest series, offering 40 apartments of Independent Living, Assisted Living, Closer Care and Memory Care to the Norwalk community. As a resident at The Legacy, you'll enjoy freedom of choice when it comes to our wide range...

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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,...

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  • Vintage Hills of Indianola

    Vintage Hills of Indianola

    604 E Hillcrest Ave, Indianola, IA 50125
    (12)
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    Vintage Hills is located in Indianola, Iowa just 15 minutes south of Des Moines. There are 46 assisted living apartments ranging from 414 to 813 square feet. The memory care consist of 20 apartments with private and shared rooms. We have immediate availabilities for memory care. There is a town...

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  • Greenfield Manor

    Greenfield Manor

    615 SE Kent Street, Greenfield, IA 50849
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    Welcome to Greenfield Assisted Living Community. Greenfield is the premier assisted living community of Adair County. Our safe, residential environment is staffed by an expert team that provides support and assistance when you need it. Our goal is to promote your independence and the quality of life...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Thorne Crest Senior Living Community

    Thorne Crest Senior Living Community

    1201 Garfield Ave, Albert Lea, MN 56007
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    For over 40 years, Thorne Crest has offered seniors the ability to create a lifestyle of their choosing. During that time we have developed programs and offered services to compliment the changing needs and lifestyles of residents and families. Today Thorne Crest continues a tradition of service...

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  • Oak Park Place - Albert Lea

    Oak Park Place - Albert Lea

    1615 Bridge Ave, Albert Lea, MN 56007
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    Oak Park Place Assisted Living Facility located in Albert Lea, Minnesota is a delightful place for seniors. Residents are presented with a variety of therapeutic activities to help them enjoy life to the fullest. While the main goal of Oak Park Place is to provide a place where residents can receive...

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  • Truman Manor Apartments

    Truman Manor Apartments

    402 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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  • Bavarian Meadows Assisted Living

    Bavarian Meadows Assisted Living

    632 - L14, Remsen, IA 51050
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    Bavarian Meadows where our tenants are “Living their best life!'...We encourage you to engage in the life-enriching programs and activities that are offered at Bavarian. Our activity program is designed to meet your interests and hobbies. You can join in a card or BINGO game, enjoy coffee chats by...

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  • Vriendschap Village Senior Living

    Vriendschap Village Senior Living

    2602 Fifield Rd, Pella, IA 50219
    (2)
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    At Vriendschap Village, everything we do is for you. From personalized services to help you make the most of every day to menus crafted with a mix of old favorites and new options, fulfilling our residents’ wants and needs is our highest priority. We offer independent living, assisted living and...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Shirlee's Retirement Home

    1302 E 2nd Ave, Indianola, IA 50125
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    Shirlee's Retirement Home offers a lot of services for the elderly in Indianola, Iowa. Not only are they focused on their nursing home, but also have assisted living, senior community, and is a micro community. The nursing home facility of Shirlee's Retirement Home offers help to those in need on...

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  • Homestead of Knoxville Assisted Living

    908 S Park Ln, Knoxville, IA 50138
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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 Park Lane Assisted Living, we have created an environment which combines and celebrates these memorable aspects of life and...

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  • Homestead of Creston

    1709 W Prairie St, Creston, IA 50801
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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 Prairie View Assisted Living, we have created an environment which combines and celebrates these memorable aspects of life...

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  • Meadows Assisted Living

    1320 S Main St, Clarion, IA 50525
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Fort Dodge, Iowa

Assisted Living

Assisted living communities provide residential communities and aid to seniors who may need help with self-administering medication or showering. The services offered often include assistance with ADLs. Residents may be kept under observation and evaluation. Under certain circumstances, communities may provide "aging in place", Alzheimer's care, or respite. In Iowa, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $48,933 . The state of Iowa maintains a number of provisions associated with this type of community. The Department of Inspections and Appeals, Health communities Division licenses this community type. This community has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include a licensed dietitian must be available to write and approve the therapeutic menu, all meals must follow recommendations of the National Academy of Sciences Food and Nutrition Board, a healthcare provider must review food preparation and service procedures, and communities must provide hot meals at least once a day. Staff must obtain training in a variety of areas. These areas include fire safety, emergency procedures, assisted living management or nursing course, and accident. Public assistance is available through Medicaid 1915(c) Elderly Waiver program. 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 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. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include medications may be administered by community staff, packaging at the resident's direction, and opening containers. There must be one toilet for every 1 residents and one bath or shower for every 1 residents. This type of community is required to have a staff member on duty 24 hours a day. The minimum number of residents for this community type is 3. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include health-related services, resident access to a 24-hour personal emergency response system, assistance with activities of daily living, and assistance with personal care.

Demographics and Values

In Fort Dodge, 8.3% of the citizens are veterans. In Fort Dodge, 7.5% consider themselves widows, 6.3% do not have health insurance, 57.4% participate in the labor force, and 16.3% have some form of disability. In terms of education, 6.4% have a graduate degree, 21.8% have a college degree, and 32.7% have a high-school diploma. Based on gender, 48.4% are female and 51.6% are male. The median age of Fort Dodge is 37 years old. Fort Dodge has a population density of 584 people per square mile. Currently, the population of Fort Dodge consists of 24,223 people and in total the Fort Dodge metro area has a population of 24,305. Racially, the population of Fort Dodge is 6.6% black, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.3% Native American, 1.5% mixed race, 1.9% Asian, 89.3% white, 0.5% other or not specified, and 5.5% Hispanic.

Cost of Living

The neighborhood in which a care community is located might have a huge influence on the total price. Cost of living can be a motivating factor when choosing which community works for you or your loved one's needs. Per month, the median cost of rent in Fort Dodge is around $702 per month and the median home value in Fort Dodge is about $89,527. The rent burden for Fort Dodge is about 16.6% of the average person's monthly income.

State Information

An overview of Iowa

Out of a national average of 100, Iowa has a cost of living index rating of 92, a grocery index rating of 96, and a housing index rating of 80. Residents of Iowa enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 32nd in the United States. 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. 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

In terms of religious values, 36% of Iowa's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 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 the most recent presidential election, 51% of Iowa residents voted Republican and 42% voted Democrat. In terms of diversity, Iowa ranks 43rd in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly.

State-wide weather information

The average temperature in the winter falls to around 22F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 40F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 4F during the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 72F. The average high summer temperature is around 88F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 55F in the month of June. On average, the humidity rating for Iowa is around 72%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 78%. 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. On average, the state receives 2.93 inches of precipitation a month. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of July at around 6.46 inches. 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 Tumblegrass, Bunchberry, Arrowgrass, and Cinnamon Ferns . While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Bear, the Bison, the Black Wolf, or the Porcupine. The state animal of Iowa is the Eastern Goldfinch.